Goldfaden MD Detox Hydrating Gel
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Goldfaden MD Detox Hydrating Gel

It’s no secret that Goldfaden MD tops the list of my favorite skincare brands. The ‘detox’ range in particular has proven extremely helpful in addressing my temperamental combination skin (think enlarged, congested pores, uneven tone, frustrating breakouts that randomly pop…

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Dr. Jart’s Shake & Shot Rubber Masks
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Dr. Jart’s Shake & Shot Rubber Masks

Back in the very late nineties (1999 to be exact), on my very first visit to Sephora (Times Square in NYC), I remember being fascinated by what at the time was a rather unique face mask from bliss. Packaged in…

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Spring Ready with Avène ft. the NEW Mattifying Sunscreen SPF 50+
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Spring Ready with Avène ft. the …

The good news: we are days away from gaining an hour of daylight. The bad news is that despite the gorgeous Spring weather we’ve been having in the New York area this week, another nor’easter is on its way. And,…

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Jane Scrivner Bioluronic Buzz 2000 – Hydration with Benefits
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Jane Scrivner Bioluronic Buzz 2000 – Hydration with Benefits

Niche but with an air of friendly inclusivity, the Jane Scrivner line of skincare is straightforward, innovative, and unfortunately, not easy to find Stateside. Ok, it’s borderline impossible. Having drooled forever over British bloggers’ instagram posts, the uber kind Jane…

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Darphin Lumière Essentielle – Illuminating Skincare Collection
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Darphin Lumière Essentielle – Illuminating Skincare Collection

One of my favorite heritage driven brands, I discovered Darphin when I purchased my very first facial oil over a decade ago. The Niaouli formula saved my insanely congested and rebellious skin circa 2002. Fast forward to the same skin looking pretty…

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