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Am I the only one who thinks facial cleansers have become a bit complicated? So, to further complicate things, but not really, I’m reviewing the MBR Two In One Cleanser. MBR is a German skincare brand founded on the expertise of dermatologists and aesthetic physicians (plastic surgeons). Created in 2000, the brand is not shy…

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Under scrutiny this go-round are the three current cleansers I’m using and the one I’ll always repurchase. While they’ve all done their job to cleanse, there is one standout that I’ve been using for years and will always repurchase for so many reasons but first, some details on the other two cleansers. Votary Cleansing Oil…

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Lately, I’ve been relying on three current cleanser MVP’s, Votary, Natura Bissé and Avène with the first two for facial cleansing and the third item for eye makeup removal. Your facial cleanser should do three key things, remove dirt, sebum and makeup without stripping your skin of its natural oils and disrupting your skin’s natural…

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I almost didn’t prepare this post because full disclosure, at the moment I’m feeling the effects of a very tired brain. But I put the kettle on, popped a  genmaicha teabag into my cup and got to typing. Writing this not long after the passing of Deciem’s founder, the multi-armed Canadian beauty company renowned for…

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Dry skin needs a cream cleanser, agreed? In actuality, all skin types can benefit from a well-made creamy or milky cleanser because such cleansers get right to task with grime and makeup. That old saying about books and their covers? Biologique Recherche Lait VIP 02 is a creamy cleanser touted as being among the best in…

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Cleansing Balms have taken on an almost cultish fervour with brands churning them out rapidly and attaching fantastical claims to them. But that’s where I put a pin in all of it because choosing and using a cleansing balm should be straightforward. Enter De Mamiel, a brand started by Australian born Annee De Mamiel in…

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Using Yuli Halcyon Facial Cleanser these past few months has been…surprising. Yuli Skincare is a new brand that’s been receiving quite a bit of attention from those looking for greener, cleaner, cruelty-free product options. As my other cleanser was approaching the empty mark, an event you may read about here , naturally I wanted something equally good to replace it. Let’s…

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