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IS LUXURY SKIN CARE EVEN WORTH IT?🙅🏻‍♀️

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PaulaKarnasopoulos
I’m sure all of us can agree that skin care should be made a priority, but that doesn’t mean we need to spend thousands of dollars on it. Does it?🤷🏻‍♀️ Luxury skin care brands like La Mer and Dior are some of the most expensive on the market - I’ve never tried any of these brands because I don’t think I can spend $175 on a moisturizer! I’m sure these products all smell and feel amazing BUT we need to remember that these products are also filled with ingredients like fragrances to smell nice, that really aren’t so good for your skin. We want products that have natural ingredients and solutions to help our skin fight acne and blemishes. We want products that are clean, fragrance free, environmentally-friendly, and of course... affordable. Brands such as The Ordinary and The Inkey List have really shown us that you don’t need to spend lots of money to have an effective skin care routine. I always used cheap drugstore cleansers and moisturizers like Cetaphil...and it worked for a while, until it didn’t. My dermatologist advised me to stop using Cetaphil as it’s “basically just Aqueous Cream”. As I grew up I realized I needed something more effective to really help fight my pimples and blemishes. That’s when I got introduced to pH formula. pH formula is a dermatological skin resurfacing system. It is a bit more expensive than drugstore products but it doesn’t come close to the prices of the high end skin care brands. This brand has changed my life and I don’t think I could ever use anything else. PRODUCTS I USE DAILY: pH formula - E.X.F.O. Cleanse
This is such a lovely, gentle exfoliant. It removes all my makeup and skin impurities. It doesn’t lather and it has completely saved my skin! pH formula - A.C. Recovery
This serum is used to prevent any skin problems from occurring. It’s an anti-oxidant and an anti-inflammatory which means it prevents your skin from breaking out and helps clear impurities that are already there. (A MUST HAVE IF YOU ASK ME) pH formula - Spot On Moisture Balance
This moisturizer is SOOOO lightweight on the skin and helps hydrate your face while still maintaining a matte finish. It’s just the best. It’s not thick or oily and is perfect for everyday application. Point of the matter is that we really don’t need to hurt our wallets to have clear, flawless skin. So there’s my two cents! Paula x
Oct. 4
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patr0525always a fan of your post!
Oct. 5·1 like
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PaulaKarnasopoulosAh thank you 😘
Oct. 8

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