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Clinique Turnaround Concentrate

Posted on: October 26th, 2015 by Olena 46 Comments

Clinique Turnaround Concentrate

A leave-on exfoliator I swear by!

I began using Clinique Turnaround Concentrate around 5 years ago and since then I’m in love with this product. Although from time to time I take a break and try serums by other brands, I never get the same great results as I get with Clinique Turnaround Concentrate. To me, it’s simply the best, as it does make the difference to my skin and I do not even need to wait for long to … Read more

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Anti-aging Gommage by Gatineau

Posted on: March 30th, 2015 by Olena No Comments

Gatineau Anti Aging Gommage Face Scrub

The purpose of any exfoliator is to remove dead surface skin cells. There are three main forms of exfoliating products:

1) Physical exfoliator (contains physical exfoliating particles)

2) Chemical exfoliator (usually contains either AHA or BHA)

3) Gommage (contains enzymes or other cellular dissolving agents)

Gommage by Gatineau looks like a rich cream without any physical exfoliating particles. The texture of the exfoliator is slightly sticky; I take it as a benefit, as a sticky texture better picks up dead … Read more

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Age Smart Multivitamin Thermafoliant by Dermalogica

Posted on: March 30th, 2015 by Olena No Comments

Multivitamin Thermafoliant by Dermalogica


Currently I have two favourite exfoliators and it happens that both of them are by Dermalogica. They are: Age Smart Multivitamin Thermafoliant and Daily Microfoliant. I switch from one to another according to what my skin requires.

I still remember how I was amazed when I used Multivitamin Thermafoliant the very first time. And I mean I was really amazed, and I kept saying this word in front of a mirror and kept touching my skin, as if … Read more

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Daily Microfoliant by Dermalogica

Posted on: December 8th, 2014 by Olena No Comments


In spite nowadays it is one of my favourite exfoliators, I didn’t have high expectations when I used it the very first time. I had it in a sample size, which I’d got with my purchase. I used it in the evening and just went to sleep. But the next morning when I looked in the mirror and noticed that the inflammations around my chin were gone just in one night, I was very pleasantly surprised! And that was the … Read more

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