Best of 2017 – 17 Skincare Discoveries!

Leslie here!

If you haven’t been keeping up – I am slightly obsessed with skincare ’round here. And while I lie to myself and try to think that I’ll be better and not buy so much new skincare to try (because honestly wtf you literally don’t need anymore), I tried so many great, new things this year!

Looking around at my current ‘routine’, if you can call it that, I am realizing so many things I am using on a daily basis were discovered in 2017. Whether they were released this year, or just new to me this year – I wanted to share with you guys! So keep reading if you want to see my top 17 skincare discoveries of 2017!

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The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 5% in Squalane – Sunday Riley Dupe?!

Alright, alright, alright – it’s Leslie here!

One of my favorite things in the world is skincare – with a close second being saving money. So naturally I am heavily drawn to the brand The Ordinary. You may have seen my other reviews on various other items from their line, but today. TODAY. I am bringing you something very exciting.

This, my friends, is my review of the relatively new Granactive Retinoid serum in Squalane. And I am going to show you how you can save $91. BOOM. Let’s go. Continue reading

The Best of 2016!

Leslie here! And so is 2017! I am so excited for a refresh and a restart. I love the holidays, but when they are over, when everything can reset, is my favorite! One of my goals for the new year is to STOP BUYING SO MANY NEW THINGS. But don’t worry! I will still be bringing you reviews! I am going to work my way through ‘sample mountain’ hidden under the cabinets…

With that said- I discovered quite a few new and awesome things in 2016! Some of these are new-new and some are just new to me. But these were products I fell in love with this year! (most of these you have seen in past favorites so I’m not going to get too deep here!) Continue reading

The Ordinary. – Skincare Review!

If you are not balls deep into skincare like I am, you may not have heard of the umbrella of brands DECIEM. They own a variety of high quality, science driven brands with products for skin and hair. They recently added the brand The Ordinary and I couldn’t wait a single second to get my hands on some of the items! This brand was created to bring the highest quality ingredients, with clinical formulations, all while being incredibly affordable.

I have been using these products for about a month now, so I am finally able to share my feelings about them! Read on for my thoughts on the Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%, Lactic Acid 5% + HA 2%, and Matrixyl 10% + HA.

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