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Samples Made Me Buy It

Check out part one here.

REN Clean Skincare Clarimatte T-Zone Control Cleansing Gel

Let this be a testament to the power of value sets / travel kits. I tried this product in 2014 and have repurchased numerous times. I've also recommended it to a few people.

REN Clean Skincare Combination Skin Kit - www.modenmakeup.com
REN Clean Skincare Clarimatte T-Zone Control Cleansing Gel - www.modenmakeup.com
thisworks and REN Clean Skincare Product recommendations - www.modenmakeup.com
Janelle got hers
Pure Source Barbados Haul - www.modenmakeup.com
Pure Source Barbados haul - www.modenmakeup.com
The Accountant buys them in twos
Green People and REN Clean Skincare product recommendations - www.modenmakeup.com
Sultan got his


Beautylish sent two samples of this product when I got the Wayne Goss Collection brushes. I had already seen a lot of beauty vloggers rave about Bioderma but I wasn't really buying into the micellar water hype. Well I tried the sample and then...

Skincare samples - www.modenmakeup.com
Bioderma Sebium H2O and Sensibio 500ml pump bottles - www.modenmakeup.com

First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser

Both Heidi and I have raved about this.

Skincare samples - www.modenmakeup.com
First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser - www.modenmakeup.com

Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist

A comparison of spray toners is coming soon. For now, just know that a 1.8 ml sample convinced me to buy a 50 ml bottle in limited edition packaging.

Omorovicza Queen of Hungary Mist - www.modenmakeup.com

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair

I don't travel without it.

Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair samples - www.modenmakeup.com
Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair - www.modenmakeup.com

Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion Skin Exfoliant

I said here that I wasn't sure if I would buy this since it costs $72USD but I was just kidding myself. This is the heavy duty stuff. Wayyyyyy better than the Exfoli-Kate.

Skincare samples - www.modenmakeup.com
Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion Skin Exfoliant - www.modenmakeup.com

What skincare brands are you loyal to? Let us know in the comments.

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