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Geek and Gorgeous HA 5 Light and Rich – Which one will work for you? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS DISCUSSED IN THIS BLOGPOST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER    I am going out on a limb here saying that no one above the age of 25 needs a dedicated Hyaluronic Acid Serum in their routine, let alone two different options. Yet Geek and Gorgeous have two to choose from, the HA 5 Rich and the HA 5 Light. (More info: Ingredient Spotlight Hyaluronic Acid)   But how do they actually differ?…

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The Inkey List Omega Water Cream – Versatility | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS ARE DISCUSSED IN THIS BLOGPOST ARE PURCHASED MYSELF AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   What is the difference between a serum and a moisturizer? The formulation, the purpose and, well, the marketing. Honestly, these days it can be hard to tell without the label if you apply a rich serum or a lightweight gel, and I love that.     My latest example? The Inkey List Omega Water Cream, which is called a lightweight gel…

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Geek and Gorgeous B-Bomb 10% Niacinamide Serum – Which skin is it for? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS ARE DISCUSSED IN THIS BLOGPOST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   No, you do not need a dedicated Niacinamide Serum in your routine. Niacinamide is in so many skincare products these days that you most likely get enough through your multipurpose products already. With that being said: I almost always have one in my rotation, and the reason for that is my minimalistic approach. Sounds counterintuitive, but on the nights I use…

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Biossance Squalane + Copper Peptides Rapid Plumping Serum – Better than The Ordinary and NIOD? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   Before you look into Copper Peptides, you need to cover your skincare basics – sunscreen, antioxidants and probably a retinoid. But once you did that and, like me, are of a certain age as they say, peptides and especially Copper peptides you might want to consider.     I won’t go into detail on the data today (you can find more info…

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The Inkey List Niacinamide Serum – Some things don’t work as expected | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   I love The Inkey List skincare. I love Niacinamide as an ingredient, so I was convinced that trying The Inkey List Niacinamide would lead to the discovery of a new staple in my routine. (More info: The Inkey List Brand Overview)     Well… Sometimes things don’t turn out as expected, and today I want to tell you why that is and…

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NIOD Modulating Glucosides – But what are Glucosides? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   So, what on earth are Glucosides, giving their name to the NIOD Modulating Glucosides we will review today? Well, they are a pretty broad term describing organic substances in which an alcohol or phenol-group is bound to a sugar.     And no, knowing that didn’t help me understand what the Modulating Glucosides Serum is supposed to do for my skin either.…

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107 DEWY GLOW Serum Mist – Very glowy indeed | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   I need to preface today’s review of the 107 DEWY GLOW Serum Mist with my usual skin finish preference disclaimer: I am old. When I was young, skin was supposed to be matte, maybe satin, and I spent most of my life combating shine.     And while I no longer cake on powder, it just doesn’t work with my aged skin…

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Deciem Hylamide SubQ Skin Serum Review – the ultimate anti-aging serum? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO:  PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER To be honest, I don’t use purely hydrating serums anymore. They might be fine in your twenties, but for someone like me, the Hylamide SubQ Skin Serum is a much better pick. (More info: The best skincare to use in your 20s) You see, hydration is really important, and it still is at age 43, but I want something with a little more…

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Hylamide Booster C25 Review – Weird texture | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO:  PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER  In an attempt to make building your skincare routine easier, Hylamide has a Core series for the basics and a Booster series for the extras, and the Hylamide Booster C25 Serum that I will review today belongs to the latter. It features 25% of a Vitamin C derivative that is more stable than the diva Ascorbic Acid and other ingredients targeting hyperpigmentation. (More…

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NIOD Copper Amino Isolate Serum 3 – Better than The Ordinary Buffet + Copper Peptides? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO:  PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER    I have been a long time fan of The Ordinary Buffet + Copper Peptides ad of Copper Peptides in my skincare in general, but the slightly oily texture of The Ordinarys version didn’t completely agree with my skin. (More info: The Ordinary Buffet + Copper Peptides Review) Which is why I was extra excited to get my hands on the NIOD Copper…

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