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Nighttime Skin Care Routine

I don’t like to mess around when it’s time to go to bed. Which is why I keep my evening skin care routine short but effective. Here’s how I can go from a full face of makeup to having my head hit the pillow in about six minutes:

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Dr. Brandt Xtend Your Youth Eye & Face Cream

SSdrbrandt_xtend_your_youth My summer skin care regime now includes Dr.Brandt Xtend Your Youth products. Basically the name itself drew me in! I was in the market for an eye cream that I could use in the morning; something lightweight that would absorb quickly. I was happy to discover that while it does do all that,

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The Body Shop Vitamin C Glow Boosting Moisturizer

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The Body Shop’s new Vitamin C moisturizer quickly takes skin from dull and tired to rejuvenated and glowy. The lightweight gel cream which is also refreshingly scented like citrus, perks up tired skin, clarifies and hydrates. The key ingredient Camu Camu berry is packed with vitamin C,

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Aveeno Fresh Essentials

During the winter months skincare is imperative. Currently I’ve been using the Aveeno Fresh Essentials line. All of the products contain southernwood extract, as well as vitamins A, C and E, which together replenish and retain moisture. My skin feels super smooth after using the exfoliator even though the particles of natural luffa and coconut pulp are very gentle.

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Kiehl's Rosa Arctica Lightweight Cream

Kiehl’s Rosa Arctica has long been a go-to product for improving skin texture. Lines, wrinkles, and firmness would diminish quickly but I always thought it was way too heavy of  a cream for younger or oily skin. The new version still tackles all of your anti-aging concerns but with a much lighter texture.

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Tip of the day: Moisturized Skin

Get silky smooth skin that never looks dry by adding a few drops of oil into your body lotion. I love the Ultra Glow Body Moisturizing Oil. It’s very inexpensive, and gives your lotion the extra boost to not only hydrate but leaves skin with a sexy sheen.

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BeautiControl Tropical Getaway

Just in time for summer, BeautiControl’s Tropical Getaway collection scrubs and moisturizes your skin, and smells delicious. Instant Manicure takes care of dry hands with sea salts and natural oils. Leaving your hands super smooth, and with the delicious scent of guava, coconut,

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Winter Casual

Winter is here and while we’re bundling up in shearling parkas and cashmere cardi’s, there’s no need to pile on the makeup. A few key products are all that’s required to look done but not overdone. Obviously a good dose of moisturizer is required to prevent dry or dehydrated skin during cooler temperatures.

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Tip of the Day: DIY Tinted Moisturizer

The fastest way to create your own tinted moisturizer is to mix equal parts of your usual foundation and day time moisturizer together. The result is a lightweight version of your foundation, perfect for the summer weather.

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Shu Uemura PuREnovate

Shu Uemura just launched 3 new skin care products specifically for oily skin-that means me! The line is inspired by water lilies, and is designed to combat both external and internal stresses that cause excess oil on the skin. Primarily I’ve been using the Intense Pore Perfecting Solution.

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