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innisfree Intensive Hydrating Serum with Green Tea Seed | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME 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 The innisfree Intensive Hydrating Serum with Green Tea Seed was what I took with me whenever bringing my Vitamin C was not an option – when we went camping for example, so the bottle would have been exposed to light, temperature changes and all the other changes fickle L-Ascorbic Acid wouldn‘t tolerate without turning one me.     Whenever that happens, I…

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Beekman 1802 Smooth Booster Willow Bark Exfoliating Serum – hundreds of years ago | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME 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 Beekman 1802 might sport the 1802 in the brand name, but the company itself was founded much later. It gets its name from the farm the products like the Beekman 1802 Smooth Booster I want to talk about today were created. Created as in “thought into existence”, thankfully no one here claims to mix them by hand at the kitchen table. They…

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Alpha-H Advocate Vitamin C Serum – nice, but… | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME 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 found my favorite Vitamin C serum a while ago. It ticks all the boxes, is affordable, never failed me… still I feel the need to stray sometimes, just for the excitement of trying something new. And the latest one that led me astray? The Alpha-H Advocate Vitamin C Serum. You see, Vitamin C is a fickle ingredient, hard to…

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NIOD Non-Acid Acid Precursor 15% – What is it? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME 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 admit it rarely happens that I look at a product and have no clue what it is supposed to do, but the NIOD Non-Acid Acid Precursor 15% left me confused. What is an acid precursor? What is it supposed to do in the skin?     Where do the 15% come from? And where do I fit it into my routine?…

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SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Hyalu-Cica Blue Serum – golden ratio | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME 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 actually mentioned the SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Hyalu-Cica Blue Serum before on the blog, as part of a summer skincare routine featuring only SKIN1004 products (More info: Summer skincare routine using only SKIN1004 and Tretinoin), but as that was already in 2021 and not as in-depth as I usually do product posts, I figured it deserved a dedicated review.    …

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Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Serum – Plump as a … plum? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PURCHASED MYSELF AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   I am a fan of alliterations, I really am, but calling the product Glow Recipe Plum Plump Hyaluronic Serum? I mean, have you ever looked at a plum and thought “that plumpness”? It might be my medical background, but when I think of plums, I think of prunes and their digestive benefits, so anything but plump and bouncy skin.     Before…

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Clinical Skin Vitamin C Pro Collagen Serum – Worth the money? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME 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 It seems that testing new Vitamin C serums is kind of a hobby of mine, so I couldn’t pass on the opportunity to try the Clinical Skin Vitamin C Pro Collagen Serum although I admit, I knew that at this price point it would most likely not replace my current favorite.     Pricewise it costs about the same as the cult…

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Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops – Confused | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: SOME 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 admit that the Glow Recipe Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops had me confused for a long time. I just couldn’t figure out fro the claims what they were supposed to be – skincare or makeup? Or maybe a hybrid, aiming to do both?     According to the website they are a hybrid product, both skincare and a highlighter serum,…

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Balea Beauty Expert Calming Serum – Ceramides | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS DISCUSSED IN THIS BLOGPOST ARE PURCHASED MYSELF AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   The Balea Beauty Expert Calming Serum claims to have a 0,3% Ceramide-Complex, which leads to the question: What do Ceramides do for your skin? After all, the Beauty Expert line claims to put a specific focus on effective ingredients, so the Ceramides should have a beneficial effect. (More info: A complete review of the Balea Beauty Expert line)     Well, we…

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La Roche Posay Pure Vitamin C10 Serum – Dropper fail | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS MENTIONED WERE PURCHASED MYSELF AND LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   There are a few things in skincare I simply can’t say no to, and a Vitamin C Serum is among them. So when in France last summer I picked up a bottle of the La Roche Posay Vitamin C10 Serum  to compare to my long standing favorite from Geek and Gorgeous.     It is not the only Vitamin C option available from the brand,…

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