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The Art of Double Cleansing

Yep.. It’s an art Most times one cleanse is not sufficient to cleanse your skin of sunscreen, make up or dirt. You cleanse and go over with a cotton pad n toner and you are appalled by what you see on the pad. You might wonder and think this is a no brainer, everyone knows what double cleansing is….but you… Read More »

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My Bodycare Routine

My bodycare routine is one of the questions I get asked a lot. I don’t pay as much attention to my body ..well like I do to  my face. However, know that I WAS BORN LIGHTSKINNED. I emphasize this because I get some funny questions where people are lowkey asking me how to get lighter. My response to this….wrong number…LOL.… Read More »

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Review – SkinBetter AlphaRet Intensive Overnight Treatment

Based on the success I had with the Even Tone Correcting serum (see review here), I decided to try their retinol. They have two versions and I got the intensive version being a seasoned retinol user and my dear friend Joy told me the regular version would be too mild for me. I was really intrigued by the ingredient list… Read More »

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Treating Hyperpigmentation – My Experience

If I had a dollar for every time I am asked about hyperpigmentation on Instagram, I probably would be rich by now! (ok…slight exaggeration but you get what I mean). Hyperpigmentation is a pretty common skincare condition which is basically an increase in melanin production and can be caused by numerous factors from acne, sun damage, medication, hormonal imbalance or… Read More »

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My Dermaplaning Experience

I recently won a giveaway with Hello Perfect and when they told me I won a dermaplaning session, I was elated as I have been wanting to try dermaplaning for the longest time. What is Dermaplaning? It is a physical exfoliation procedure. It requires the use of a sterile, surgical scalpel to gently “shave” the skin’s surface, removing the top-most layer… Read More »

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My Top 5 Products of 2018

I can’t believe it is almost christmas!!! It was just February yesterday! Since last year, I decided to whittle down my skincare stash so I haven’t been buying as much as I used to when I would go crazy with skincare. However, I still found a few things to try. I did try quite a number of different products and… Read More »

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Review – SkinBetter EvenTone Correcting Serum

I first heard about the Skinbetter EvenTone Serum on Instagram and a few other people raved about it and how it helped their hyperpigmentation so I knew I had to get it as that is a major skincare concern for me. I kept stalling due to the price as I didn’t want to splurge on a product and it won’t… Read More »

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Review – Krave Beauty

A long overdue review of Krave Beauty…….. When I heard Liah Yoo was coming out with a skincare line, I was super excited as I watch her on YouTube and I find her videos really helpful. Krave Beauty was launched in 2018 with the #PressReset slogan as the idea behind the brand is simple and gentle skincare – a break… Read More »

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Review – Garden of Wisdom Skincare

I know this review is long overdue, I have no tangible excuse but when I saw I had two empties of products I was meant to review after four weeks….forgive meeee! Anyway….when I read about this brand on Instagram and watched reviews from Nadine Baggott and Wayne Goss, I decided to get 4 products from the brand. I am not… Read More »