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SMD Cosmetics Alogel Skin Perfecting Gel Review

SMD Cosmetics Alogel

I’m still obsessing over my summer skincare routine. I want soothing skincare of light layers, anti-oxidants and high SPF. To soothe my hot, grimy skin, I’ve added Alogel by Korean skincare brand, SMD Cosmetics/Saimdang.

What is this Alogel?

A. Alogel is a lightweight, gel with botanicals that you apply after cleansing/toning and before moisturizing.

What’s it for?

A. According to SMD Cosmetics, this gel helps to soothe and hydrate skin. It’s like a “booster” for your skincare routine to add extra moisture.

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Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 10.26.15

Isa Miranda

The Lipstick League – Week of 10.26.15

Question of the Week: How do you change your facial skincare ritual for cooler months?

EauMG’s Answer: This will be my first winter in the tri-state area so I feel it’s going to be a learning curve…again. In Seattle, my skin would get drier in the cooler months but here, I think my skin is going to need a lot of TLC. In the past, I usually switch to an oil or balm cleanser for morning and night

Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 9/28/15

Brigitte Nielsen

The Lipstick League – Week of 9.28.15

Question of the Week: How many skincare products do you use every day?

EauMG’s Answer: I get asked this a lot and I don’t know the answer. I actually use a lot and that’s why I avoid this question. It also changes weekly because of masks and treatments. But, here we go. Morning routine: cream cleanser, acid toner, eye serum, eye cream with SPF, BHA lotion/gel, prescription topical antibiotic, hydrating toner (like

Blog Weekly Roundup

The Lipstick League – Week of 9/14/15

Yvette Duguay

The Lipstick League – week of 9.14.15

Question of the Week: What’s your favorite body moisturizer?

EauMG’s Answer: This is such a boring answer but I have dry skin and I spend a lot of time testing perfumes. I need something moisturizing and fragrance-free. I absolutely love CeraVe Moisturizing Cream. At night, I often use oils because I need moisture and actually like to feel greasy. 

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California Naturel Skincare Reviews

California Naturel Skincare

California Naturel is a line of natural skincare products that are naturally scented with essential oils. The brand likes to talk about what they don’t have: they’re free of parabens and sulfates.

Quick reminder of my skin type: I’m super dry. My biggest concerns are with discolorations and preventing future damage. However, this summer has been warm and I have no air conditioning, so my skin has been much more “greasy” and gross feeling than usual.

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