First Impressions: Farmacy Honeymoon Glow
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First Impressions: Farmacy Honeymoon Glow

There certainly is no shortage of resurfacing acid treatments in the skincare space. We can pick and choose from among countless single acid formulas or uniquely balanced blends. Toners, pads, serums, overnight masks, and moisturizers – the choices are at…

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Recovery Mode feat. TATCHA Violet-C Radiance Mask
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Recovery Mode feat. TATCHA Violet-C Radiance Mask

Having successfully bridged the gap between TV shopping and the luxury retail space, the Japanese beauty brand TATCHA has yet to leave my complexion underwhelmed. The latest launch of Violet-C Radiance Mask is, neither surprise nor exception. Recognizing my bias…

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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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AHAVA Diamond Glow Day & Night Cream
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AHAVA Diamond Glow Day & Night Cream

AHAVA and I go way back… to 1999 or 2000 when I’d walk into one of three Sephora stores in Manhattan and splurge on the iconic Mineral Hand Cream. Back then, believe it or not, Sephora was pretty low key.…

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Shea Terra Organics – African Black Soap, Baobab & Coconut Water Face Masque
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Shea Terra Organics – African Black Soap, Baobab & …

Known for incorporating some of the most beneficial raw materials into its products, Shea Terra Organics delivers pure, natural, borderline miraculous skin, body and hair solutions. Surprisingly affordable, the range popped on my radar while researching facial oils a decade…

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