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Byroe Bell Pepper Serum
Byroe Bell Pepper Serum
🍅 Byroe Bell Pepper Serum (I know this emoji is a tomato but there is no pepper emoji) 🍅 What is it? An antioxidant rich, skin soothing, and hydrating serum. 🍅Call Outs: Free Of: Alcohol, Parabens, Sulfates, Silicones, Mineral Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Pthalates, and Triclosane Cruelty Free 🍎Who’s it for? Anyone looking for a serum (because this one does just about everything), anyone looking for glow, hydration, or soothing. 🍎What’s in it? So much! The more I’ve been looking into this brands ingredients the more impressed I am. The brands philosophy is to nourish the skin like you nourish the body. All their products are jam packed with extracts of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and protein which are rich in antioxidants and nourish the skin. Some of the ingredients of note in this particular product are antioxidant and photochemical rich bell pepper extract, brightening and skin protecting abscorbic acid (the strongest form of vitamin c), barrier replenishing ceramides, and soothing centella asciatica as well as a plethora of other fruit and vegetable extracts. 🍎My thoughts? I really enjoy this serum. I was afraid this serum would smell like bell peppers (the absolute worst food) but it doesn’t at all it has a very light, vague, fresh scent. It is intensely hydrating and has the consistency of almost a very lightweight oil. I prefer this for nighttime because it is a little too rich for me during the daytime but when I use it at night I woke up with the softest glowiest skin. I also swear it makes my skin feel more plump. I don’t know if this is just a delusion born out of my recent visit to the doctor where I was told I have no cheeks but I swear it makes my skin feel springier and gives it more bounce.
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ass_out_for_antioxidants
Bell Pepper Serum
BYROE-Bell Pepper Serum
Dupe Alert!! My favorite Retinoids dupes
Dupe Alert!! My favorite Retinoids dupes
If you know me, I'm a huge fan of Retinols and now with advanced research, Retinoids. Sunday Riley A+ Retinoid has been my favorite from a long time but it's 85$ and that's a huge amount when it comes to just one bottle of what you can't live without. So, I started digging for more options that will give me the same results but with lesser price and guess what? I found a dupe/similar product with 1/10 of the price! I know my mind was also blown when I figured how similar The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 2% The Ordinary - Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion emulsion is to Sunday Riley SUNDAY RILEY - A+ High-Dose Retinol Serum A+. Although these two are way different in prices and ingredients, the overall texture, consistency and finish of these two are similar. Also the results that I have seen with these two are pretty much the same. I've done my comparison and it's really helpful in seeing if you want something that works similarly who not pay 8.90$ than 85$ all the time! I'm going to break down my comparison into points ⬇️ 🌿Ingredients - Sunday Riley A+ has 6.5% of stabilized Retinoid and botanical alternative to Retinol. It combines 5% retinoid ester blend, 1% liposomal-encapsulated retinol blend, and a half percent blue green algae with natural retinoid-alternative activity. Whereas, The Ordinary one has 2% of Granactive Retinoid which is a complex of solubilized Hydroxypinacolone Retinoate (HPR). HPR is a highly-advanced form of retinoid which is, in fact, a non-prescription ester of all-trans direct retinoic acid that offers a multi-fold better effect against signs of aging than retinol, retinyl palmitate and nearly all other forms of non-prescription retinoid. Retinoid in Sunday Riley A+ also has Hawaiian white honey, bisabolol, cactus extract, and ginger balance which acts as great humectant and soothes skin. 🌿 Texture, Color and Consistency (Formulation): I found these two very similar in this category. They both are yellow in color and has that milky texture. Although, Sunday Riley A+ has more yellow tone than The Ordinary one. Both serums are thin and runny while The Ordinary one is a bit more liquidy and runny than A+. They both glides on face similarly, have that milky texture so they take about a minute to absorb in skin and both leave a slightly shiny finish. The Ordinary Granactive retinoid emulsion leaves a tackier finish and skin feels a little stickier than Sunday Riley. 🌿Smell/Fragrance: Both have less than 1% synthetic fragrance and shockingly they both smell similar to me. They both have a subtle, chemically scent. 🌿 Feel and Results: This is the best category for me and also the most accurate one for calling them too similar. They both give the same results in making your skin smooth, soft and getting rid of dry, flakey skin. They both help reducing the look of fine lines, wrinkles and loose skin. They both have given me tighter, brighter skin and my Hyperpigmentation seemed to fade away. The best part is how bright and glowing your skin feels the next morning. Although, I must agree with the percentage amount Sunday Riley one is a bit more Potent and does a rapid job in exfoliating skin on deeper level. The Ordinary Retinoid work the similar way but it takes consistent use and probably few days here and there to see the results. A+ may be a bit harsh for some people but I found The Ordinary quite gentle and non-irritating. In my opinion these two are very similar and work amazing in giving you that smooth brighter skin! What do you think of these two? Comment down below if you have any questions ❤️
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Beautycation_by_shruti
A+ High-Dose Retinol Serum
SUNDAY RILEY-A+ High-Dose Retinol Serum
The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin 2%
The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA - Review🦋 🦋Description: Alpha Arbutin reduces the looks of spots and hyper-pigmentation. It’s used at a high 2% concentration versus a standard concentration of 1% and supported with a next-generation form of Hyaluronic Acid for enhanced delivery. Alpha Arbutin is much stronger in effect than Arbutin or Beta Arbutin. 🦋My Thoughts: After read so many good reviews and people kept raving about this serum, I finally bought it. I already finished this one bottle, and eventhough at first I was almost disappointed with this serum but I kept on using and after awhile this serum has caught my heart.😂 First 2 weeks, eventhough this serum is not an acid. I had a little bit of bad reaction / redness. I stopped using it for a week and then i brave myself to continue. Oh dear, I can see my skin brighten and hydrates. The texture is clear and I would say a bit thick. I can see my old scars faded and my skin tone improved. A good booster to my snail serum too! Or maybe the snail serum is a good booster for this😂 And I love the simple and minimalist packaging!❤️
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skincarerants
Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA
The Ordinary-Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA
“ SKIN CEUTICALS C E FERULIC “
“ SKIN CEUTICALS C E FERULIC “ $210 AUD (ouch😩) ✨ Finally finished up this beauty and thought it deserved a pretty picture and a review ✨🧡 Firstly I was nervous to spend this much money on one product not knowing if it would work for me. I decided to do it after hearing so many amazing reviews and I’m glad I did! 🤩 This has seriously been a game changer for my skin, it has really brightened my overall complexion and evened out my skin tone < something I have struggled with for so long. It also definitely has helped fade some old acne scares that I had from years ago! Amen 🙏🏼 It leaves my skin super super soft which I didn’t expect but I’m not complaining! 🙌🏼 I didn’t use this every single morning because sometimes I like to let my skin breathe and use no actives and my skin would still be brighter and glowey so it’s not just a product that works when you put it on 🙌🏼It’s also super hydrating at the same time and doesn’t dry my skin out at all! I did find after some time the colour changed from a clearer colour to a more orangey/ yellow colour but I didn’t find it changed the effectiveness. It can also have a funky smell that I’ll occasionally notice when I’m wearing it but it’s definitely bearable and so worth it 👌🏽 If you’ve been eyeing off this serum for awhile I say go for it if you can! 🙌🏼 your skin will thank you for it! ☺️ I will definitely repurchase soon! My skin is going to miss it ✨
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Glowingskin_kristy
C E Ferulic With 15% L-Ascorbic Acid Vitamin C Serum
SKINCEUTICALS-C E Ferulic With 15% L-Ascorbic Acid Vitamin C Serum
Urban Decay VS. Natasha Denona
Urban Decay VS. Natasha Denona
I have bought a lot of eye shadows and I generally like all of them. I will make recommendations based on their practicality and talk about the two eyeshadow palettes I use the most. UrbanDecay #Honey URBAN DECAY - Naked Honey Eyeshadow Palette This product includes a range of colors from light to dark, and it is especially generous with the transition colors, as it has several different shades in them. There are also darker colors, so you can give all of them a try. The matte color is outstanding. All the mattes are very smooth, and the color blends well. 💖The metallic ones are not as smooth, and the powder feels slightly rough and grainy. But I think it is fine overall, it just feels more metallic. It is not the velvety pearl look, which is very different from the Dior I used previously. The yellow in the center is the central color of the entire palette, but it is also the most useless color. I can only use it for halo eye makeup or to brighten the inner corners of my eyes. But this yellow is really pretty and you can't find it anywhere else.😍 Natasha Denona MiNi #Nude Palette NATASHA DENONA - Mini Nude Eyeshadow Palette Nude is a small palette that is good for everyday use. 👍 The colors are super basic, and I think everyone should have one regardless of how experienced they are in using eye shadow. Even if you have many similar colors at hand, Natasha Denona's powder is still worth trying! I bet you will hand over your wallet willingly after trying it out. 😉 There are five colors in this palette: two mattes and three metallics. It is enough for daily use. The first four colors can be used every day, while the final dark color can be used to add a deeper shade. The color matching is perfect and I highly recommend it.
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Namibia
Mini Nude Eyeshadow Palette
NATASHA DENONA-Mini Nude Eyeshadow Palette
Amazing Yet Underrated: Azelaic Acid Suspension
Amazing Yet Underrated: Azelaic Acid Suspension
Alright, let’s be honest; I feel like a majority of people that are into skincare know about the Ordinary. It is a brand that has been getting a lot of exposure lately because of its affordable prices with great quality products. Their serums (niacinamide, hyaluronic acid) are one of the most popular products from the line. Although I own and love these serums, there is a product that I came across and bought that has helped my skin tremendously over the past few months. This product is the Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%; it is defined as a “multifunctional brightening formula.” This suspension is so well rounded and can treat various skin concerns. Azelaic acid is an antioxidant that helps with dark spots, pores, and redness; and although I don’t suffer from acne, I heard that this ingredient helps a lot with the healing process of acne scarring. Lastly, it’s super lightweight and makes my skin feel very soft! Even though this product is great for all skin types, I would do a skin patch test if you have sensitive skin (considering the fact that it is a direct acid). If your skin does not react well to the suspension, it could lead to skin irritation so be careful. But aside from that, I think that the Azelaic Acid Suspension 10% can benefit anyone and it’s only about 8 dollars! I use it only at night, but it’s gentle enough to be applied twice a day daily. Just make sure to put on your sunscreen in the daytime :)
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ZeinaBriones
Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%
The Ordinary-Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%
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