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moisturizers, lotions, masks & cleansers

topshop all over glow liquid illuminator1

old man winter, we are done with you. thankfully, sweet glossarie contributor maggie has a little something for us to get our glow on without leaving town – although, for the record, looking at today’s forecast, we would very much … Continue reading

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dr. dennis gross color smart cleanser & mask0

disclaimer: i haven’t tried this one, but i’m so intrigued that i had to share it. dr. dennis gross has created a cleanser/mask that changes color to reveal the areas of your face that have been properly cleansed. you rub … Continue reading

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jouer anti aging moisture primer0

in the last six months it has become abundantly clear that a lack of sleep truly does read all over your face. for me, sleep deprivation is coming across loud and clear, in the form of tired, lackluster skin. there’s … Continue reading

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mario badescu alpha-grapefruit cleansing lotion0

i’ve been suffering from a ferocious case of the tiny forehead bumps – for weeks. i cannot for the life of me figure out what is causing them and i have completely overhauled my hair routine (twice) to uncover the … Continue reading

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la roche-posay physiological cleansing gel6

leave it to me to get totally fired up over a face wash, but if you only knew how much i dread washing my face before bed you would understand. i have searched far and wide for the best evening … Continue reading

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sebamed q10 age defense cream0

did you know that your skin has an optimum pH of 5.5? this is the level where it seals in hydration and can better protect itself from environmental stressors that cause damage. there are a lot of ways that you can bring … Continue reading

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clarins moisture replenishing lip balm2

i can’t believe it’s almost been a year since i saw lupita nyong’o drop a little blue tube of lip balm into pharrell’s hat at the oscars. while that may be just about the most random way to find out … Continue reading

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olay regenerist micro-sculpting cream0

as if the cold air doesn’t do enough damage, the late nights and lack of sleep that come with the holidays can really wreak havoc on my skin. knowing that my face needs a little extra love this time of … Continue reading

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neutrogena 7-day retinol road test2

a major skincare overhaul is not normally something that i’m game for, but every once in awhile the claims are so good that i just can’t resist. neutrogena asked me to road test their rapid wrinkle repair products for seven … Continue reading

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pretty gifty: paul & joe hand cream0

who: your beauty entourage – hair stylist, masseuse, nail artist, aesthetician etc. what: paul & joe’s deeply hydrating hand cream, coming in scents like rose, geranium and orange why: pretty much anything from this adorably packaged and luxuriously formulated line would make the … Continue reading

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