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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Review: Dr. Dennis Gross Universal 5 Day Peel

 

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Ahhh yes, winter has now settled in around here and my skin knows it. Grumpy, itchy, dry skin that begged for exfoliation even after exfoliating. Remembering that I have some products stashed away, I decided to have a peek to see if I have anything to help my skin and wouldn’t you know it, I happened across this five-day treatment by Dr Dennis Gross that I bought when I was in Canada and totally forgot about. It was like my skin spirit animal was singing to me.

I decided to document my progress over the days and see if I can revive my very grumpy skin.

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