First Impressions: Alpha-H Liquid Gold

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There’s been much hype for a while now about Alpha-H and their Liquid Gold product. You’ve probably seen this product on beauty blogs, sales sites like Ozsale or shopping sites like Adore Beauty, which is where I got mine from.

Yes, I grabbed one to see what it was all about.

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Beauty Misconceptions Mini: New Skin Regime Can Break You Out/Purging

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I was going to address this in the last beauty misconceptions post but I didn’t want it to be a whole chapter. Instead, I thought I would address it individually from the others in its own post because the whole subject can be really confusing and there are multiple reasons you might break out.

The short answer to this question/statement is yes, a new skincare regime can break you out, but the reasons are a bit longer than a word…

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Common Beauty Misconceptions Part 2

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Hey guys, what a crazy week it’s been around here!

I wanted to do another instalment of beauty misconceptions since it’s been a while and heaven knows there’s some bad info being touted as fact or a liiiiittle off the mark.

Let’s dive in!

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I Tried Some Clarins Stuff!

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*record scratch* You’re probably wondering where Elle is -you know- the late sometimes-“writer” of this blog that whines about anything costing over 30 dollars and swears way too much to be taken seriously by anyone. ‘I’m sure she isn’t cool enough for Clarins’ you might be thinking.. for which I’ll say yes I am and even though I know this, I’m a little insulted you thought that.

Yet here we are! Elle is reviewing some reputable skincare! Some reputable, science-based skincare at that.

Let’s cut to the chase and dive in.

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Review: Dr. Dennis Gross Universal 5 Day Peel

 

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Ahhh yes, winter has now settled in around here and my skin knows it. Grumpy, itchy, dry skin that begged for exfoliation even after exfoliating. Remembering that I have some products stashed away, I decided to have a peek to see if I have anything to help my skin and wouldn’t you know it, I happened across this five-day treatment by Dr Dennis Gross that I bought when I was in Canada and totally forgot about. It was like my skin spirit animal was singing to me.

I decided to document my progress over the days and see if I can revive my very grumpy skin.

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Wrap Up For Winter!: My Favourite Moisturisers

This post was going to be done at the start of November last year to coincide with Northern Hemisphere winter and the Summer scrubs post for us Southern Hemisphere folk, buuut it didn’t happen and now we’re here. I think it’ll be good to post now as summer here SHOULD be dying down soon and winter for the northern bunnies should eventually end. Yep, it’s March and all of us have unprecedented, fucked up weather.

Enough of that, let’s all cuddle because there’s nothing like wrapping up in winter, right? What’s even better is wrapping up and not feeling like an itching snake (no offence to the snakes reading this). Or having such dry skin your dead skin clings to sheets and clothing. Yum-yum. So let’s get our favourite tea, snort the last of the pumpkin spice we have up, stop the jibber-jabber and get onto some of my favourite face and body moisturisers for winter.

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