Exfoliating Products

When it comes to exfoliation, I much prefer the chemical variety.  Chemical exfoliants tend to be gentler, with no scratchy particles to possibly break or damage skin.  But that’s not to say that I always use them.  There are some fantastic facial scrubs that do a great job of removing dead skin without damaging what’s…

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Pixi Glow Tonic

Nothing drags my skin down more than a lack of exfoliation.  Granted, at my age the turnover rate of my skin cells isn’t what it was, and I feel my skin sometimes has trouble sloughing off what’s no longer needed.  Dead skin has to go, though.  It dulls the complexion and causes makeup to sit…

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Good Genes

I always feel a little unsettled recommending a product with a high price tag, especially when there are often other less expensive alternatives about.  There’s usually a cheaper cleanser, moisturiser or mask which will work just as well as its pricier counterpart, so when in doubt, take the lesser risk. Good Genes is different.  It…

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8 Steps to Fabulous Skin

Layering skincare has been a revelation for me.  Without really noticing, I’d been slowly adding steps to my routine for the past few years.  I started with cleansers and SPF day creams.  Then I added serums and night creams. Soon after came essences and chemical exfoliants.  Early last year, I discovered the joys of facial oils, and more recently,…

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