Category: Skincare

Aug 19 2014

Origins Plantscription Anti-Aging SPF 25 – Summer Essential SPF

  The Origins Plantscription Anti-Aging SPF 25 cream is a moisturizer/sunscreen hybrid designed to fight the signs of aging and boost moisture levels, delivering a younger-looking, healthy complexion. It is formulated with raspberry stem cells, an ingredient which Origins claims to: help to improve skin firmness, boost moisture levels, and safeguard skin from aging UV damage. It is a …

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Aug 12 2014

Brand Spotlight: Clarins Skincare Review

Clarins Skincare Review

  Two weeks ago I posted the first installment of my Brand Spotlight series, which focused on makeup and the brand NARS. I want to keep the ball rolling and try to stick with my bi-monthly schedule. I’ll probably end up doing one makeup brand spotlight and one skincare brand spotlight per month on Tuesdays (fingers …

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Aug 03 2014

Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion SPF 50 (Summer Essential SPF)

Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion

  The Shiseido Ultimate Sun Protection Lotion Broad Spectrum SPF 50 is marketed as a “highly nourishing sunscreen lotion for the face and body” that claims to be sand- and perspiration-proof, water-resistant (for up to 80 minutes) and PABA free.     According to Shiseido, this super sunscreen contains “Super-Veil 360 for extreme outer protection”.  Apparently, this …

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Jul 27 2014

Ole Henriksen Blue Black Berry Enzyme Mask

Ole Henriksen Blue Black Berry Enzyme Mask

  Looking for a mask that’s more than just a mask? The Ole Henriksen Blue Black Berry Enzyme Mask is sensory experience that I’ve come to crave since first being introduced to this product two years ago.     A lovely cast member at my former Sephora haunt in D.C. (when I lived there) saved …

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Jul 23 2014

Peter Thomas Roth Max Sheer SPF 30 (Summer Essential SPF)

Peter Thomas Roth Max Sheer SPF 30

  Still the height of Summer (well at least in this part of the world), I continue on my SPF/Sunscreen journey. If you guys want some background, check out the Summer Essential SPF Series page under “Special Features” which lays out the inspiration behind these reviews.  Basically, although this series is about “sun safety” and protecting your skin, I …

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