My Acid Toner / Essence Sequence Dilemma
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My Acid Toner / Essence Sequence Dilemma

What goes on first? An acid toner or an essence? For the longest time, the torment was real. Clearly, I suck at layering products but I am not willing to eliminate either liquid step from my skincare routine. I’ll admit…

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Non-Millennial Tries: Glossier Solution Exfoliating Skin Perfector
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Non-Millennial Tries: Glossier Solution Exfoliating Skin Perfector

Having navigated the P50 formula landscape the past few years, I’m no longer a stranger to acid toning. Since most recently, I had embraced and enjoyed impressive liquid exfoliants from tarte and REN, it was only fair that I dip…

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REN Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA Tonic
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REN Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA Tonic

Entering the very trendy space of acid toners, REN recently launched the Ready Steady Glow Daily AHA Tonic, which provides yet another option to transform dull to radiant without any downtime. Having completed a solid trial run of the tarte…

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Tarte Knockout Tingling Treatment
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Tarte Knockout Tingling Treatment

Far too many toners for far too long have caused me to question the benefits derived by practicing the traditional Cleanse-Tone-Moisturize mantra. I did fully embrace treatment-driven essences from around the world when they began to appear on the beauty…

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