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Most Repurchased Skincare

For regular readers you probably all this stuff already but just incase you need it all in one place...

Olay 4-in-1 Daily Facial Cloths

When I first started using these they were bigger, the pack was cheaper and they only came in one type. Alas, the price of progress. I love these to take on the go since they do a very good job of removing makeup.

Olay 4-in-1 Daily Facial Cloths www.modenmakeup.com
As seen in Collins, Broad Street

Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap 'Peppermint'

I have bought so much of these it's almost ridiculous. Next time Imma just get the jumbo size and call it wally. This product is a hit with the gents too.

Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap 'Peppermint' liquid www.modenmakeup.com
Dr. Bronner's Magic Soap 'Peppermint' bar www.modenmakeup.com
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Purchased from Jenn's

REN Clean Skincare Clarimatte T-Zone Control Cleansing Gel

Pricey but can't be beat when it comes to ingredients.

REN Clean Skincare Clarimatte T-Zone Control Cleansing Gel www.modenmakeup.com

St. Ives Green Tea Gel Cleanser

For when I don't want to shell out the money for REN stuff.

St. Ives Green Tea Gel Cleanser www.modenmakeup.com


Another hit with the gents.

Clarins Toning Lotion With Iris www.modenmakeup.com
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The link above gives a nice comparison.

REN Clean Skincare Clarifying Toning Lotion (far right) www.modenmakeup.com
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Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Antibacterial Bar

Hands down the soap I have repurchased the most.


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If you're wondering about face or eye creams know that I mostly use samples. Eye cream samples take forever to go through! I am a fan of the Clinique All About Eyes gel/cream - I bought the full size for $134BDS LP after using a sample. For face moisturizers I usually stick with REN Clean Skincare again. Currently I'm using their Frankincense Revitalising Night Cream (when I remember) and their Vita-Mineral Radiant Day Cream. As well as the Mario Badescu Skincare Glycolic Skin Renewal Complex.

Mario Badescu Skincare Glycolic Skin Renewal Complex www.modenmakeup.com

What skincare products are currently in your rotation?

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