My skin care routine for GLOWY Skin - inexpensiv
Most products are super inexpensive! Neutrogena - Fragrance Free Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes
Witch hazel toners
Skin hydration products
Vitamin E moisturizers
AS I AM
Apr. 29, 2020
linddU look gorg! But for eye makeup including mascara, I think a special eye makeup remover is still needed to protect the skin. I use Bifesta's which is not expensive. Maybe you can try it. Of course, makeup remover wipes are too convenient!!! Love it!
Jun. 8, 2020·2 likes
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Differin progress... is this a purge or what?
Sorry this is gross.. I know my skin isn’t pretty right now. Today marks the 4th week I’ve been on DIFFERIN - 0.1% Adapalene Acne Treatment Gel Pump and also my new birth control (yaz). I have literally never, EVER seen my skin this awful and angry. Should I stick it out until the and of 12 weeks? Does this look like a purge or just a flat out breakout?! I’m freaking out.. I don’t even want to go outside looking like this. I’m also using Cetaphil - Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream am and pm, and cleansing with CeraVe - Hydrating Facial Cleanser . Not looking to add any more products. Sometimes I use a hydrating toner. The dryness and peeling has subsided but the pimples do hurt, my cheeks are tender to the touch and sometimes itchy but that has gotten better over time also. Please help!!!!! EDIT: i just bought the DIFFERIN - Daily Deep Cleanser BPO 5%, Neutrogena - On-the-Spot Acne Treatmentand HERO COSMETICS - Mighty Patch Original for Madewellto hopefully combat the horrible breakouts pictured above. just praying it doesnt over dry my skin.
The Process !! Everyone !!! The Process !!
Hey everyone !! Since you’ve guys last heard from me , I had a completely different skin care routine.. I just came to tell you guys how much I love THE ORDINARY!!! Thanks to the ordinary , I’m feeling better than ever & so good with my healthy , glowing skin. It’s only up from here!!!!! My new skin care routine is below : I start out using my Cetaphil - Gentle Skin Cleanser mixing it with YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Superfood Antioxidant Cleanser I then pay my face dry with a PAPER TOWEL. I stopped using clean cloths like rags or towels... they seem to work better. I after go in with my The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% After using, The Ordinary - Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2% ThenThe Ordinary - Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA I then go in with my Tretinoin 0.025% cream , mixing it with my The Ordinary - Retinol 0.5% in Squalane After this using my Cetaphil - Cetaphil Moisturizing Cream mixing this with The Ordinary - 100% Organic Cold Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil In the morning , I mix in my sunscreen with the Rose hip oil & my moisturizing cream , because my sunscreen which is CeraVe - Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50 for Body with Zinc Oxide gives off a very white cast. At night I just moisturize with the listed above products . At night I also use my AZTEC SECRET - Indian Healing Clay AFTER cleansing my face . Then I go in with my serums & retinols. The Ordinary really has become such a life changer . Finally , Making me feel comfortable in my own skin. I hope this helps anyone who is going through acne. You’re not alone. Don’t let your acne define you! You’re beautiful!! Thank you everyone💓 I hope you guys keep helping me & stay by my side during my journey!!! Have a blessed day!!! Much love!
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skin transformation diaries: intro and 1 week!
I've decided to undergo a little skin care transformation. Pictures are from the 1 week I've used these products so far! I am going to continue this routine and post more entries as I go on. The products I use are: 1. Spacewash by Starface a. Applied with Meejee 2. Thayer's Witch Hazel Toner (spray form) 3. The Ordinary's Niacinamide a. Applied with Jade Roller 4. (Under eyes) The Ordinary's Caffeine Solution a. Applied with Jade Roller 5. (AM ONLY) Glossier Invisible Shield 35 SPF 6. Moisture on Mars by Starface Sometimes I like to use the Starface pimple patches⭐️ Reviews: 1. Spacewash by Starface- 11/10! Hands down the best face wash I've ever used. It foams really nicely especially paired with my Meejee, and leaves my skin feeling so clean. 2. Meejee- 10/10! Exceeded my expectations 10 fold. Really nothing I could think of improving in this product. It's super gentle on my sensitive skin, it feels really nice and really gets the job done cleansing my skin. 3. Thayer's Witch Hazel Toner- 6/10. I've been using this product for 3 years and I really do think it works but as many people will tell you, it does burn a little bit. 4. The Ordinary Niacinamide- 8/10. I haven't developed much of an opinion on this product yet but I think it's definitely helped to minimize the textures in my skin. Although I didn't take any pictures of this, around my jaw on my cheeks is very textured and I've noticed some serious improvement! 5. The Ordinary Caffeine Solution- ??/10. I haven't been paying attention to if this works or not😬😬Sorry! I will be taking more of that in the future. 6. Jade Roller by ina beauty- 11/10! I was looking for a cheap roller to get and I found this one on Amazon for $7. Read some reviews and my expectations weren't very high but I was blown away but the quality of this thing. I absolutely love using it especially because it's nice and cold even though I keep it in a room temp drawer in my bathroom! Feels very nice. 7. Glossier Invisible Shield- 7/10. I doubt there will be a physical change caused by this product because it's a protective measure, and a necessary one in Texas! The only reason I've taken some points off is because it makes my skin feel kind of greasy, although it goes away after given proper time to absorb, and sometimes i notice what appears to be dead skin coming off of my face but I think it's something from the sunscreen. I'm not sure though. 8. Moisture on Mars by Starface- 200000/10!!!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE. I have "normal" skin, and moisturizers make it oily but a moisturizer is necessary. When I found this product I think God sent it from Heaven himself. I adore this product. It makes my skin so glowy and doesn't feel heavy or cause any breakouts due to unnecessary oil. LOVE.The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% STARFACE - Space Wash meejee - Meejee The Ordinary - Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG THAYERS - Cucumber Facial Mist Glossier. - Invisible Shield Daily Sunscreen
Since I been working from home I was finally able to get a morning routine and found one that works for me, and can be done when I’m in a rush especially. So I start off by washing my face w the Aveeno - Positively Radiant Brightening Facial Cleanser , I just got it from target bc I needed something less concentrated and drying. So just as a gentle cleanser in the morning I like this. Once I dry my face, and I’ve toned using my THAYERS - Cucumber Facial Mist . I drop a few drops of Bio-Oil - Multiuse Skincare Oil and apply it to my chin as that’s where most of my concerns are ; I have a lot of hyperpigmentation in that area bc of my PCOS. Just before moving on, for a little extra uumph and hydration, I mist my hyaluronic acid and rose water spray and fan it dry. Next, I begin w my serums. So from “lightest to heaviest”. I apply my Nolaskinsentials - Brightening-C Serum (I LOVE THIS SERUM!!!!! It has helped soooo much with lightening my dark spots, in addition to it helping brighten my skin all together... 12/10 rating! And it’s blackowned) I follow that up w The Ordinary - Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 (not pictured since I’m waiting for my package to be delivered). Currently I’m using a product as a fill in. I bought this from Marshall’s for about $5 so I may just use this and compare the two once my package does arrive. Bc it’s honestly a pretty decent serum. Moving right along, w my The Ordinary - Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG , I use this for my eyes bc ya girl apparently hates a good night’s rest and I started getting bags under my eyes, this came as a shock bc never have I ever and also my eyes are too small for bags so I definitely had to get that situated and seriously it helps. I would recommend this to anyone who doesn’t really have a “concern” of their eye area bc it is still good to just be proactive and preserve your good eyes while you have a chance! And to wrap things up, I finish off with my Neutrogena - Neutrogena Hydroboost Water Gel Moisturizer the best stuff ever and my Neutrogena - Hydro Boost Water Gel Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30 . I learned recently that 1. Hydrated skin and moisturized skin are in two completely different categories. The water gel moisturizer is a good investment if you’ve had issues with your pores. Literally the holy grail! And super affordable. And I just got into using sunscreen and omg !!! My life literally did a 180° and I’m obsessed. Don’t leave the house w out it anymore!!! So good for dark spots!!! So yeah, that’s my story and I’m sticking to it. Everyone’s skin is different, and I hope you’re able to be inspired to find what works for you!
Neutrogena makeup removing wipes
The Neutrogena fragrance-free makeup removing wipes are marketed as soft and gentle makeup removing wipes that can dissolve all traces of dirt, oil and makeup, even waterproof mascara, without irritating the skin for clean, fresh looking skin every day. The wipes itself are just like any other cleansing wipes but in terms of the product quality, they feel very gentle on the skin indeed as they claim. They feel like soft cloth on your skin as you swipe them on your skin to remove makeup. I have been using these for years now, & these are my holy-grail makeup removing wipes. I will never stop using them to remove my makeup (unless they change their formula or something). These are really good removing all kinds of makeup but you do have to go in with another cleanser after to get everything off completely (which you should anyways to double cleanse). One thing to note is that it claims to remove waterproof mascara but it doesn’t really do that for me. But it easily melts everything off on first swipe and makes it easier for your second cleanser to work properly! Neutrogena Cleansing Towelettes also are free of alcohol and are also opthalmologist tested-so it does not irritate the eyes. I particularly love the fragrance free formula and because these are also alcohol free, and doesn’t dry out your skin which is a big concern with most other cleansing wipes I have seen in the market. Overall I will definitely recommend it people as I have already mentioned that I am myself going to repurchase this forever! I rate this a 5/5 because along with doing its job very well, its are also super affordable so your wallet won’t hate you even if you buy a pack to just try out! Neutrogena - Fragrance Free Makeup Remover Cleansing Towelettes
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PLS HELP ME OUT + MY SKINCARE ROUTINE
so my skin really wild and so i thought it come here and ask for advice and suggestions. so the day starts w cleansing w the Cetaphil - Gentle Skin Cleanser than i put the The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% and top it off w the CeraVe - AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30 at night i remove my make up w Neutrogena - Fresh Foaming Cleanserand than go in w the Cetaphil - Gentle Skin Cleanseragain. every other day i go w the Neutrogena - Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Foaming Scruband Neutrogena - Hydro Boost Exfoliating Cleanser we leave my bathroom and now i use the innisfree - Green Tea Fresh Essence than use the serums The Ordinary - Lactic Acid 10% + HA and The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% and lastly moisturize w CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skin if u have anything to say pls do soo!! i’ll make an update if anything major happens :)
It Is Worth Every Dollar You Spent!💯💯💯
If you’re reading this, lucky you! Because I will be tackling THREE different issues we all might face with our skin and will be giving you THREE different solutions! Do you ever feel sometimes your skin is feeling big and puffy especially after you wake up? This is because of water retention. To get rid of this puffiness, I recommend washing your face with cold water and a face wash or cleanser with microbeads. I personally have oily, acne prone skin and I strongly recommend the Neutrogena - Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Foaming Scrub. This is wonderful for my skin because it is so cooling, and it also has microbeads which turns my puffy face into a chiselled work of art! One down, two to go! With my acne, I had some scarring that was STUBBORN and wouldn’t leave. I tried a multitude of products and when I landed on The Ordinary - Vitamin C Suspension 30% in Silicone, I couldn’t have been more thrilled. The product has a gritty texture similar to how microbeads feel, and they work well with my skin type. It is quite strong, so I started with twice a week and worked my way up to every alternate day. The Vitamin C is so good for my skin because it almost immediately removed all the scarring on my face! But make sure NOT use it when you exfoliate because the two don’t go together, I’ve learnt, and it can irritate the skin. However, the product itself is a gift from above. The third and final product from my list of treasures is the fresh - Umbrian Clay Pore Purifying Face Mask. I bought it at Sephora for $58, and I have to say that it is worth EVERY dollar. After just one use, it felt as though my skin was reborn! I could feel a significant change in the texture of my skin, and even my acne was disappearing after a couple of uses! The clay was so soothing and smelt like heaven! Usually I’m not one for clay masks, but this one broke all records in my book!
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Rate my Routine✨
Hi friends👋🏼 I’ve been using this wreck of a year to FINALLY start taking care of my skin! I did a TON of research over the summer and finally started a multi-step routine last month. I’d appreciate some seasoned skincare advice, since I’m still mostly a newbie 🥺 ☀️ Cleanser: LA ROCHE-POSAY - Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser for Acne Prone Skin (works well, no strong medicated scent, and it makes me feel clean right away!) Toner: DICKINSON'S - Original Witch Hazel Pore Perfecting Toner (not great, not bad, just an average toner) Serums: COSRX - BHA Blackhead Power Liquid (can already see a difference on my nose/chin after just a week!) DERMA•E - Vitamin C Concentrated Serum (LOVE this serum! I can already see a slight brightening of my skin after 1 week. I also love the smell🥰) The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% (Only gave 3 stars because I can’t tell if the recent decrease in acne is due to starting this or my period ending?) Eye Cream: VERSED - VACATION EYES Brightening Eye Gel (pretty sure this isn’t doing anything... I just keep using it because I already have it...) Spot Treatment: Clean&Clear - Advantage Acne Spot Treatment (Similarly to TO, can’t tell yet if this is working or if my acne was more hormonal¿) Moisturizer: LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Double Repair Face Moisturizer CeraVe - CeraVe Moisturising Cream Sunscreen: Aveeno - Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 30 🌚 Make-Up Remover: CeraVe - Makeup Removing Cleanser Cloths (I use these on my lazy evenings) 1st Cleanse: VERSED - DAY DISSOLVE Cleansing Balm (LOOOVE. Helps get everything loose for my 2nd cleanse) 2nd Cleanse: LA ROCHE-POSAY - Effaclar Medicated Gel Cleanser for Acne Prone Skin *Same Serums/Eye Creams/Spot Treatment as AM* Retinol: CeraVe - Resurfacing Retinol Serum (using every night and I don’t think it’s too harsh, but it’s also not doing much?) Moisturizer: CeraVe - Skin Renewing Night Cream (very rich & creamy!) Vaseline - Cocoa Butter Healing Jelly, Rich Moisturizing (on lips and extra dry areas for locked in moisture through the night) What’s the verdict? Are there products I should add/remove/change the order of? I REALLY want a better eye cream and have heard good things about THE inkey LIST - Brighten-i Eye Cream??I’m also thinking about replacing my current toner with THE inkey LIST - Glycolic Acid Liquid Toner 100ml. THANKS 🖤
THIS CLEARED MY ACNE IN 3 MONTHS!(IM IN LOVE )
Ok the title may be a bit dramatic but seriously back in June or July I started noticing I got serious case maskne I was very depressed about it was spending $60-100$ on skincare and it didn’t do crap :( I thought drying lotion and biore was doing it for me , and it wasn’t at all my skin was so overwhelmed with all the things I was putting on it until I went back to basics and subscribed to curology (that didn’t last long btw) the products - CeraVe - Moisturizing Cream For Normal To Dry Skin MARIO BADESCU - Facial Spray with Aloe, Herbs and Rosewater sukin - Certified Organic Rosehip Oil 50ml DICKINSON'S - Original Witch Hazel Pore Perfecting Toner The Ordinary - Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% CeraVe - Hydrating Facial Cleanser 1. First I wash my face with CeraVe Pat dry with a paper towel next I take a cotton pad and drench it in witch hazel ( I know witch hazel is iffy for some people but it works for me and it really improved my skin care routine all the years I’ve had acne . I use CeraVe Moisturizer Cream + Azalaic Acid I used Curology for 3 months , it improved my skin texture blemishes and overall pimples however it got expensive and I started to use alternatives as the weeks went on , Azelaic was in my prescription (4%, I use 10% now ) That combo is a bit drying even if CeraVe says it’s moisture 😩so I usually spray my face with rose water spray (there’s no real benefits to it I just like doing it tbh ), after that I slap my face with rose hip oil , the best thing /oil ive ever purchased I spent years thinking oil meant acne and breakouts I just had to find the right oil and it’s rose hip it’s a game changer my maskne scars are completely gone .
Recipe for a gentle acne cream!! 🥺👉👈
If you have really dry skin and acne this is the recipe for you I don’t really have very dry skin only in specific spots and I also have acne so this is tested on me and it works!! It’s gentle enough for my sensitive skin and it gets rid of my dry spot and acne at the same time!!!! The recipe: Vitamin E oil Nivea All I did was I took a little mask spatula (you can use anything to stir) then I put in a fair amount of vitamin e oil and begun to stir until creamy and milky. It’s ok if it starts to clump up first that means that the Nivea is in contact with the oil but the oils not in the Nivea yet. If you have oily skin I do not recommend this because it may make your skin more oily but if you have very dry skin I recommend this 💯 NIVEA - NIVEA Crème AS I AM - Vitamin E Oil Or any vitamin e oil (Make sure it’s not a face serum just the oil I did not test out the one with a vitamin e serum so it may not be good)
Night time skincare routine 💤
Hey guys I recently posted my morning skincare routine and thought it was only right to share my nighttime skincare as well! CeraVe - Renewing SA Cleanser For Normal Skin- I just started using this product 2 days ago after hearing all about it from almost everyone on this app! I will be posting a separate review so stay tuned! Neutrogena - Alcohol Free Toner - I’ve been using this toner for forever! It’s a great alcohol free option and at an affordable price! Makes your skin feel great and doesn’t strip it if it’s hydration! I have two different moisturizers that I switch between for my nighttime skin! First, CeraVe - Moisturizing Cream For Normal To Dry Skin I love this moisturizer! My dermatologist recommended this product to me because I do have eczema. This doesn’t feel to thick but it’s not a thin moisturizer ether! Love it! Now for my second one, POND'S - Facial Moisturizers Dry Skin Cream I love this moisturizer even more then the cerave! It’s a great thick moisturizer but once you rub it into your skin it doesn’t feel heavy! My skin never feels dry after using it! Cetaphil - Hydrating Eye Gel-Cream - My favorite eye cream! I used to struggle with very dry under eyes and this product was recommended to me by a friend. I used it and saw a change immediately! I use it every day and haven’t had dry under eyes since! That’s my nighttime skin please recommend any serums you might use for nighttime below! I’m interested in purchasing one! Leave any questions below as well!
Neutrogena-Alcohol Free Toner
I love these products. They can be used for all skin types. It works best for me for acne prone skin ✨. In fact the most important part that stood out to me the most is that: • Hyaloronic acid 💧 • Oil-free 👏🏼 • Citric acid (AHA) 🍋 • Salicylic acid 🍃 • Rose Petal 🌹 P.S the rose petal witch hazel mist is boom 🤯 It feel so refreshing and gentle on the skin.
THAYERS-Cucumber Facial Mist
Everyday & (Drugstore) Skincare Routine! 🧴
** WHAT WORKS FOR ME WONT NECESSARILY FOR YOU, JUST SHARING WHAT WORKS FOR MOI** I do this routine all the time, i like to keep it simple and quick, this routine ( minus the rose quartz rolling, which i do for about 10 minutes a time) is probably 5-7 mins. Not gonna lie i don’t do the roller all the time but out of 7 days of the week, i rose quartz roll about 3/4 times. I wash my face with a Cetaphil - Daily Facial Cleanser , just to clean my face, get the dirt off just to refresh my skin. Then i go in with my toner THAYERS - Witch Hazel Astringent i like to use that as my final step for any extra dirt from left over makeup etc to make sure my skin is quarantine clean before my serum. Next, I use pixi - Glow Tonic and SKIN GYM - Rose Quartz Crystal Facial Roller , i use them together because the directions on the roller said use with serum, so i did and PRO TIP: put your roller in the fridge and DO NOT clean with water, it messes with the magic of the roller so i just clean it after use with my toner and put it back in the fridge. To go finish off i use Neutrogena - Hydro Boost Gel-Cream for that moisture back into my skin. i have combo skin and that gel cream realy penetrates the skin and leaves it feeling so Supple and soft. i use to roller for like 5 mins after I apply the cream just to help it sink into my skin. That’s it, that’s my routine, it’s simple. I don’t really like talking about skincare cause its as personal as a social security card 😂😂 but it’s just for those who might ask me.
Cetaphil-Daily Facial Cleanser
🥀 Empty! Thayers Facial Toner🥀
THAYERS - Rose Petal Facial Mist About me 🤗 and the product 🥀Skin type/skin tone I have combination skin. My t-zone is in the range of normal to oily skin and I have dry skin on my cheeks. My skin tone is warm ivory with a slight reddish discoloration in my cheeks 🧐I also have some freckles across my cheeks and my nose bridge. My skin type for the rest of my body is dry. 🥀Product function The product claims to create healthy looking skin by hydrating💦 the skin and protecting it from impurities in the air 😷. 🥀Texture/consistency The texture and consistency is the same as water. It is not viscous at all, is clear and has a light pleasant smell of roses 🌹. 🥀Packaging The packaging is a simple plastic bottle with a cap on top that can be screwed open. There seemed to be no leakage when I went though the product. Beauty story📖 🥀Overall experience Again, I’ve seen 👀 and heard 👂of this product everywhere and bought it to try it out. After buying this product I added it to my nightly skincare routine by temporarily replacing it with my usual toner (not a traitor I promise! 🥴). 🥀Verdict💔💔 I really wanted to like this product but I couldn’t 😭. The product dried out my already dried combination skin and it irritated my sensitive skin causing it to become red 🥵! I thought it was something else that made my skin become that way so I gave it a second try the next day but sure enough that was the culprit 🧐. Again, after I used the toner, my face was irritated so I stopped using it immediately. I gave the product to my sister to use since she has oily skin and non-sensitive skin. It seemed to work fine for her since she emptied the bottle and did not seem to have any problems?🤷🏻♀️ 🥀Recommend?❌✅ I would absolutely NOT recommend this if you have combination, dry, or sensitive skin since it causes dryness and irritation! ❌ I would maybe recommend it to people with oily and non-sensitive skin since it does have a drying effect and seemed to be fine on my sister. ✅ 🥀Worth it?💰 I bought the small size since it was my first time using this product. The 3 oz was around $4 and the full size, 12 oz is around $10. I would say that it’s worth it 👍🏻 if you have oily skin but not 👎🏻 if you have dry and sensitive skin. I will not repurchase this product and it’s a good thing it worked on my sister and she was able to empty it for me! 😅
THAYERS-Rose Petal Facial Mist
Toner for my dry skin
The attendant from the drugstore recommended me this and I got it in the travel size to try , I really like affordable product and this is one of this , after washing my face with my neutrogena cleanser that I like I apply this the product it’s like a water it’s smell like rose water and it takes all the residue left over from my face and don’t leave my face dryTHAYERS - Rose Petal Facial Mist
THAYERS-Rose Petal Facial Mist
Squeeky Clean But Plump Face
THAYERS - Cucumber Facial Mist As much as I love sophisticated skincare products, I also love drugstore finds because they’re incredibly affordable and effective as well. Thayers is one of my go-to drugstore skincare brands. I used to tone my face with its witch hazel toner. I actually finished one big bottle. This cucumber facial mist feels great on skin after the double cleanse I have on a regular basis. I love this (and Avene Eau Thermale Spring Water) as facial mists that I just spritz on after cleansing and all throughout the day, especially that it’s just too hot and humid outside. ESTĒE LAUDER - Perfectly Clean Multi-Action Foam Cleanser/Purifying Mask I’m such a fan of products that do double duty, especially if they’re as pricey as Estee Lauder. I love using this as both a cleanser and a mask when my skin feels like it’s too congested because of the pollution outside or because of the makeup products I use. When I use it as a cleanser, it feels such a hydrating cleanser. It comes as thick and very foamy. So that’s perfect for you if you’re like me who have dry combination skin. I love this product as a mask as much as when I use it to clean my face. The only issue I deal with this is that my skin feels a bit creamy after applying it. This is why I pair it with a facial mist because it combats the creamy feel on my skin, leaving it feeling and looking hydrated, supple, and clean. Definitely recommend this to others.
THAYERS-Cucumber Facial Mist
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