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    The Ordinary ” Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate 10 % ” Review

    Hi ! 😊 As you know, with this post I’m ending my first round from the Deciem series. So without further adieu, let’s start with my review of  The Ordinary – Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate 10% . As usual, I’ve divided this post into several sections : Packaging Unlike my previous products by The Ordinary, this product comes in a small grayish colored tube with a flip top, all nicely snuggled in a white cardboard box. Again, very simple sturdy packaging, with the instructions both in english and french. You get 30 ml of product, with a shelf life of 12 months after opening. About the product & the ingredients When…

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    The Ordinary “Buffet” Multi – Technology Peptide serum / Review

    Hello everybody ! 🤗 It’s time for my second review from the Deciem series ! Now, the name of this product can be a little confusing at first. But, in fact, it suits it just right. The term perfectly represents all the variety of ways in which a serum can help in fighting those first signs of age. Yep ! – This time I’m here with a review of the The Ordinary “ Buffet “ Multi – Technology Peptide serum. So- let’s get started! 😊 As always,  I’ve divided this review into several sections : Packaging The packaging is pretty much the same as with their hyaluronic serum. You get 30…

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    The Ordinary ” Hyaluronic acid 2% + B 5 ” Review

    When it comes to The Ordinary brand, this is what I would call,  the basic, foundation brand from Deciem. This means,  you get products with a more simple, yet effective, combination of ingredients ( in compare to products from other Deciem skin care brands, and the evident, price difference among them). This is also the brand you should start with, if you’re a beginner when it comes to skin care education.  By this, I mean learning about ingredients, what something does for the skin, when to use it,  etc., pretty much knowing what you’re actually putting onto your skin. In that sense, this will be a slightly different review comparing…

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    Deciem – The Masterbrand

    Hello everybody!  😃 After a month of testing, I’ve decided to start  my “Deciem series” , so in the upcoming weeks,  you’ll be reading several reviews of their products, starting with the first –  The Ordinary  “ Hyaluronic acid 2% + B5 “. But, before I post my first review,  I wanted to write a small intro regarding Deciem itself. So, this is a Canadian, Toronto based corporate umbrella,  founded by Brandon Truaxe in 2013. The name originates from the Latin word “ decima”,  meaning “ 10 in a sequence”, which perfectly suits this masterbrand, since it has more than 10 brands under its wing. This includes : Grow Gorgeous…

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    Eucerin DermatoClean refreshing cleansing gel Review

    As promised, and since I’m not sick anymore, I sat down and wrote a new review! 🙌 This time it’s about an all-time favorite of mine,  the Eucerin DermatoClean refreshing cleansing gel. As usual, I’ve divided the review into several sections : Packaging Nothing fancy, just a sturdy white 200 ml plastic bottle with a press top (a.k.a disc lid). Pretty secure, I’ve traveled with it and it never opened or leaked. About the product / ingredients This cleanser is targeted at normal to combination skin with a very mild formula, so it’s suitable for sensitive skin. You won’t find parabens, alcohols, fragrance or colorants in this cleanser. Even though…

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    Lip Balm Battle Smackdown !

    Winter is in its full swing and with shoveling snow, wearing layers upon layers, freezing cold and icy streets, heating issues and flu epidemic, the most annoying thing about winter are also chapped lips. Oh yes, red, painful, cracked, smackers. 😒 To prevent or heal this issue, the easiest way is to use a lip balm or as some people call it – A chapstick. 😀 💄 Now, I’ve decided to write this post in a different form than my usual, so instead of a standard lip balm review, this will be a cross comparison between two pairs of lip balms, based on the following criteria : color, texture and…

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    Innisfree “It’s real Squeeze ” Sheet masks Review

    Hello my lovely blogosphere people ! Long time no see… Sorry for being M.I.A last month, december was very hectic for me and on top of it all I got sick, taking antibiotics and having to bed rest for 2 weeks… I’ll make it up to you this month, I promise. Oh, and MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY ! Also, HAPPY HANUKKAH! Wishing you all good health and lots of happiness this year ! New Year = New beginnings, can’t wait to see all the amazing things 2017 has in stored ! 🙂 So, sheet masks are very popular in the past few years. Before that, they…

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    Bioten Skin Moisture Scrub cream Review

    Hello everybody ! 🙂 In this blog post I’ll be talking about a drugstore exfoliant that was raved about in the past few years, especially in the Serbian beauty community – The Bioten “Skin Moisture, Scrub Cream (Honey and apricot kernel)” . When it comes to the brand itself, Bioten (Elmiplan cosmetics) was a well-known natural skin care brand from Romania, founded in the early 90s. Later on, the company was sold to “Sarantis Group” from Athens, changing into a greek brand. They emphasize  that they use only the finest natural ingredients, perfectly combined to give us good quality skin care products at affordable prices. Products are dermatologically tested, tested ” in…

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    Babyliss Curl Secret Review

    Since the holiday season is just around the corner, people are starting to think about presents for their loved ones. This is also the time of year when people tend to splurge, spending on more expensive items, ranging from skin care and makeup, to a variety of hair and beauty tools. For that reason, in this post I’ll be reviewing the Babyliss Curl Secret styler. I hope that this review can help you if you considered it as a gift for that special someone in your life.   Packaging, appearance and about the styler   This hair tool comes in a hard cardboard box, securely packaged (unfortunately, I threw the…

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    My october makeup trinkets

    ¡ Holaaa ! 😀 I was thinking how I could write some smaller reviews, from time to time, maybe combined with some fun facts, just to spice things up.So, occasionally you’ll be reading ” My monthly trinkets ” reviews . Now, since it’s the beginning of november, lets start with ” My october  trinkets”. First product that I’ve used throughout october is a well-known mascara,   Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara . Packaging The packaging itself, nothing special or new, just their trademark shaped plastic bottle in a pearl lilac color (although it looks more rose gold in the picture). About the product The wand is their patented curved fan brush with 10…