Marula Oil Showdown – Drunk Elephant VS The Ordinary!

I discovered the use of facial oils a couple years ago, and they have really changed my skin for the better. Having oily skin my entire life, it was an odd bandwagon to jump on – but trust me! Oils are your friend! Oily skin does not mean you are not in need of moisture and hydration. It means you need to provide the CORRECT moisture and hydration.

I bring to you today my thoughts on the drastically differing in cost Marula Oil offerings from Drunk Elephant and The Ordinary. One is $72, and the other is less than $10. So are they really that different? Let’s dive into this! Continue reading

The Ordinary. Skincare Review – Round 3!

Leslie here with yet another round of thoughts on items from The Ordinary! This skincare line is extremely affordable, but made with clinical technologies, and very straightforward ingredients, claims, and marketing. I, for one, have had great luck with almost everything I have tried from this brand and will continue to try ALL THE THINGS.

On the chopping block today, we have: Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12%, Resveratrol 3% + Ferulic Acid 3%, Alpha Arbutin 2% + HA, & Argireline Solution 10%. Let’s. get. in. to. this!

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The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 5% in Squalane – Sunday Riley Dupe?!

Alright, alright, alright – it’s Leslie here!

One of my favorite things in the world is skincare – with a close second being saving money. So naturally I am heavily drawn to the brand The Ordinary. You may have seen my other reviews on various other items from their line, but today. TODAY. I am bringing you something very exciting.

This, my friends, is my review of the relatively new Granactive Retinoid serum in Squalane. And I am going to show you how you can save $91. BOOM. Let’s go. Continue reading

The Ordinary. – Skincare Review!

If you are not balls deep into skincare like I am, you may not have heard of the umbrella of brands DECIEM. They own a variety of high quality, science driven brands with products for skin and hair. They recently added the brand The Ordinary and I couldn’t wait a single second to get my hands on some of the items! This brand was created to bring the highest quality ingredients, with clinical formulations, all while being incredibly affordable.

I have been using these products for about a month now, so I am finally able to share my feelings about them! Read on for my thoughts on the Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%, Lactic Acid 5% + HA 2%, and Matrixyl 10% + HA.

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