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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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  Curious about how a product has worked out after the review went up? I thought so….so here’s a quick, updated review on Chanel’s Sublimage Texture Suprême Cream. In the initial review, I shared the technical aspects of Sublimage along with how it worked for me up to that point. This past summer, my skin broke out…

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Chanel’s Huile de Jasmin was originally created in 1927, to be used when Madame (Chanel) did her facial massages. Chanel believed in living well, eating well, being athletic and maintaining a sharp mind. She also believed that beauty should extend to every aspect of a person’s existence, including one’s surroundings, an ethos I can certainly get…

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    Mintd Box celebrates 2 years with July’s box containing four premium skincare products. I’ve integrated each product into my dry-skin life routine but each product can serve other skin types as well. The four products also make complete sense for a rookie skincare convert or a seasoned skincare veteran, so here’s the lineup: Sunday Riley…

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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…

De Mamiel Cleansing Balm

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It’s an unending search isn’t it, looking for a buildable foundation that works well with your skin, adjusts to your skin’s moods, temperature changes and simply delivers each time you wear it. Whether it’s buildable, light-weight, satin, full-coverage, glowy or blendable, one of these words describe what you’d want a foundation/base to be. Guerlain, apart from being…

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Scrubs or acids? First, to exfoliate is to remove the surface of a bone, the skin etc. or to throw off in scales, splinters, etc. All skins need to shed old cells to facilitate new ones. Animals do it and we do it naturally as well, but it helps when we add in products that…

Madara Peel and Paula's Choice 2%BHA Liquid

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