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Sampled Out

Using up samples seems to be the only thing I'm doing right these days...

skincare empties -

Dr. Brandt PoreDermabrasion Pore Perfecting Exfoliator 0.25 oz / 7.5 g

The Microdermabrasion one is bae. I dunno what's this impostor; doth not recommend. Ok seriously, if you find my self dubbed "face sandpaper" too harsh maybe you would like this.

Sephora Collection Exfoliating Cleansing Cream 0.1 fl. oz. / 3 ml

This was ok. It's not listed on anymore so there's that. I didn't have any expectations for this product going in but now I'm inclined to give more Sephora Collection skincare a try if the price is right and the ingredients aren't trash.

Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield 0.17 fl. oz. / 5 ml

My wife's mother loves this product so I was happy to get a trial size. Unfortunately, air in the packaging seems to have affected the consistency. It pilled immediately when dispensed and was unusable 😒 The premise is a great idea though; blurring imperfections and protecting from the sun's rays. That is, if chemical sunscreens are your preference.

Lancôme Visionnaire Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 20

The Visionnaire name takes me waaaayyyyy back. Come to think of it, Lancôme makes a lot of products that I like. Add this one to the list. A lightweight sunscreen with minimal white cast. Again, you'd have to be ok with chemical sunscreens to appreciate this.

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Youth To The People Superfood Hyaluronic Acid Moisturizer

This is a fantastic moisturiser, especially if you have oily skin. Youth To The People is fast becoming one of my favourite brands. The full size is a lil spendy at $48USD for 2 oz but it's worth it.

Check out this post if you want to be entered to win this month's giveaway 😉


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