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SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Hyalu Cica Water Fit Sun Serum SPF 50 + PA ++++ – my new favorite office sunscreen? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST PR (GIFTED), LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. THE VIDEO IS SPONSORED BY SKIN1004, THIS BLOGPOST IS NOT PART OF THE AGREEMENT. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   You know I have a weakness for what I like to call “office sunscreens”, these cosmetically elegant, usually Asian formulas that are comfortable to wear and work well under makeup. I have a few in my sunscreen wardrobe and the latest addition is the SKIN1004 Madagascar Centella Hyalu-Cica Water-Fit Sun Serum SPF 50+ PA ++++. SKIN1004 are sponsoring…

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Murad Vita-C Triple Exfoliating Facial – as good as microdermabrasion? | 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 has been a while since I had a microdermabrasion facial – or any facial, for that matter – so I can’t say for sure if the Murad Vita-C Triple Exfoliating Facial does, as claimed, is as effective as microdermabrasion in smoothing texture.   I have however tested it for a good two months now, so I am confident…

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Balea Beauty Expert Peeling Cleanser | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: PRODUCTS DISCUSSED IN THIS BLOGPOST ARE PURCHASED MYSELF, BUT LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   If you spend time in the internet skincare community, you have learned by now that daily exfoliation is not a good thing. Yet the Balea Beauty Expert line offers but one cleanser option, their Peeling Cleanser with 0,8% AHA and 3% PHA. So are you supposed to pair it with other cleansers?     Or does the “no daily exfoliation” recommendation not…

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DRMTLGY Universal Tinted Moisturizer and Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 45 – A pleasant surprise | 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 had no idea DRMTLGY sunscreens were that popular until I received some in the mail – I hadn’t even heard of the brand at all, not even their infamous needle-less serum, which is apparently a bestseller. Their products are more on the pricey side, with the DRMTLGY Universal Tinted Moisturizer SPF 46 and their DRMTLGY Broad Spectrum SPF 45 being among the…

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Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel – better than Beauty of Joseon? | 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 Yes, I did try the usurper before the original – to be honest, I had no idea that the Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Watery Sun Gel SPF 50+ PA++++  was so popular until I reviewed Beauty of Joseons Relief Sun Rice + Probiotics SPF 50+ and literally everyone wanted to know how the two compare.     To answer that, I filmed a quick…

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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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Beauty of Joseon Green Plum Refreshing Cleanser – Perfect foam | 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   Double Cleansing, first with an oil-based cleanser and then with a foaming one, is something you most likely already heard of. Well, today I want to talk about the Beauty of Joseon Green Plum Refreshing Cleanser, meant to be used as second step and perfect to follow up a first cleanse with the Beauty of Joseon Radiance Cleansing Balm (full review here)…

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The Inkey List Symbright Moisturizer – Underwhelmed | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO:  PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST WERE PURCHASED MYSELF, LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   As someone that was pretty careless when it comes to sun protection in their youth, brightening my hyperpigmentation is definitely among the top skincare concerns. Call your product brightening and I am easily convinced to give it a go – case in point: The Inkey List Symbright Moisturizer that I am going to review for you today. (More info: The different types of…

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Dr Sam’s Flawless Moisturizer | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: THE PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST ARE PR (GIFTED) AND LINK USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER   Finding the right moisturizer when your skin is oily and acne-prone is a struggle, I know that, so I had high hopes that Dr Sam’s Flawless Moisturizer  could be the one. You know I need a formula that is light so it doesn’t make me feel suffocated, yet enough to soothe my Tretinoin irritated skin in winter, and that sounds exactly…

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The Inkey List Fulvic Acid Cleanser – What is Fulvic Acid? | Doctors Review

ADVERTISEMENT INFO: THE PRODUCTS MENTIONED IN THIS POST WERE PURCHASED BY ME. LINKS USED ARE AFFILIATE LINKS. I RECEIVED NO MONEY TO WRITE THE BLOGPOST. PLEASE READ DISCLAIMER  Is the Fulvic Acid lending its name to The Inkey List Fulvic Acid Brightening Cleanser as exciting as Glycolic, Tranexamic or Hyaluronic Acid are? (More info: Tranexamic Acid for hyperpigmentation and Everything you need to know about Hyaluronic Acid) To be honest, I don’t think so.   But that doesn’t mean that this cleanser is one you should pass on. Why? That…

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