Realistic Ways To Take Some Years Off

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Hey guys, welcome back! How are you? That’s good! I’m back with a beauty-based post to start our April off and -spoiler alert- this won’t be about getting Botox or rubbing jellyfish on your face. It’s going to be easier and realistic ways that you might not have thought about if you’re looking to appear younger.

I do want to preface this with why we’re doing this kind of post. Last month I was scrolling through Twitter and a certain thread reminded me of a customer I had years ago for a certain brand at a certain department store. This customer and the Twitter user felt their thin brows aged them and were wondering how you start growing thicker brows out after 10+ years of extreme plucking.

I decided that if this is something that’s been actively searched for on a daily basis but there are small things anyone can do to help them take some years off (or, more importantly, feel better about themselves), and I have some tips, I should share them. You might find you’ve tried all of them or find them redundant, but I hope something helps someone out there.

 

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The Best $2 I Have Ever Spent On My Face

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As a former beauty advisor and all-round person who just needs to know stuff, I have tried a lot of different face cleansers, both manufactured and home-made. Lately, though, I’ve been scaling back as we could be moving (for real this time) and I finished up the last of my cleanser, so on a whim at the supermarket I bought something for $2 that has made me postpone using cleansers this winter.

Are you ready for it?

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Beauty Misconceptions Mini: New Skin Regime Can Break You Out/Purging

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I was going to address this in the last beauty misconceptions post but I didn’t want it to be a whole chapter. Instead, I thought I would address it individually from the others in its own post because the whole subject can be really confusing and there are multiple¬†reasons you might break out.

The short answer to this question/statement is yes, a new skincare regime can break you out, but the reasons are a bit longer than a word…

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Common Beauty Misconceptions Part 2

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Hey guys, what a crazy week it’s been around here!

I wanted to do another¬†instalment of beauty misconceptions since it’s been a while and heaven knows there’s some bad info being touted as fact or a liiiiittle off the mark.

Let’s dive in!

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I Tried Some Clarins Stuff!

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*record scratch* You’re probably wondering where Elle is -you know- the late sometimes-“writer” of this blog that whines about anything costing over 30 dollars and swears way too much to be taken seriously by anyone. ‘I’m sure she isn’t cool enough for Clarins’ you might be thinking.. for which I’ll say yes I am and even though I know this, I’m a little insulted you thought that.

Yet here we are! Elle is reviewing some reputable skincare! Some reputable, science-based skincare at that.

Let’s cut to the chase and dive in.

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