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 THE APPLE OF SKINCARE: SIMPLISTIC

Here it comes. The in-depth deep dive into the a single brand's world: SIMPLISTIC    We first stumbled across Simplistic through an online retailer Beautibi, an online skincare boutique that retails indie brands discovered within the premises of Taiwan and Korea. While there's nothing wrong with being identified as an indie brand, the term "Indie" poof-ed and evaporated - metamorphosing into "Masterpieces" as we gaze, held and experience each of the three - Begin Cleanser, Wonder Essence, Good Moisturizer - that travelled across oceans and into our appraisal.  THE EXPERIENCE While the packaging design speaks pretty and visually pleasing, we didn't want it to sway our perception of what makes a product essential: information to result ratio. The consensus was that all 3...

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Simplistic Skin Begin Cleanser Review

*Note this review first appeared on https://beautyfindsforme.wordpress.com/2017/01/01/two-gentle-foaming-cleanser-reviews-gentlemask-t-tox-simplistic-skin-begin-promo-code/ SIMPLISTIC SKIN BEGIN CLEANSER   Okay, I am just going to say it now ~ this is one amazing cleanser and I will repurchase it.  It was one of my favorite products in 2016 and I really love it.  It has reached Holy Grail status for me in terms of a cleanser, which is a rare thing, btw ~ only one other cleanser has reached that and that is the above mentioned Ciracle Tea Tree Anti-Blemish Cleanser.   This 250 mL cleanser comes in a simple, streamlined, brown squared off  bottle.  I feel like I need some Danish furniture around when I use Simplistic Skin products ~ they have minimalist packaging, but aesthetically pleasing...

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How To: Strategically Put Together An Error-Free Skincare Routine

I remember walking down a department store about 5 years ago, looking up and browsing through the skincare brands with a squint, subconsciously taking mental notes on which counter's gonna be favorable for my acneic skin. I settled for a brand that emits a clinical, gentle, natural resound. I surrended to the saleslady's recommendation upon first question: "Which cleanser's best for my skin condition" Notable brands that would make it into my skincare arsenal are Biotherm (Homme or not) and Clinique because they looked reputable and they're costly, they must've somethin' sciency in there ainnit'? The saleslady recommended a baby blue bottle flaunting a white foam pump that stamps the word "ACNE" front and center. She explained I needed something...

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How To Achieve Korean Glass Skin In Singapore

Korean model SeoJinBan rocking the Glass Skin  When I first heard about 'Glass Skin', the jargon for Korea's ideal skin standard, it took me a second to realize that it's baby skin equivalent with overflowing  moisture levels. That's setting the standards way over scale, don't you think?  Reflective, transparent and evenly toned - that's dreamy skin, and to think that it's only exclusive to the Korean DNA or feasible after an exhausive 10 step korean skincare routine morning and evenings is quite unjust. But it's truly achievable in less time and effort than you'd think; and it's more of what you should avoid doing, than what you should be doing.  Think about it this way: You might be doing everything...

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The Black Truth Of “Natural” Skincare Products - A Fun Read

It's dark. Like pitch black, back alley adorned with only a flickering vintage lamppost and jagged pathways, dark. "Natural" "Organic" "Pure" "99.9%" "No Parabens" "Dermatologist tested"   They light up your mind don't they. These assuring, shoulder patting words imprinted on packaging as if they were written by an all supportive Uncle who always had your back. "Go on, you can trust me." As he pushed you down the bungee jumping spot without a cord. You chuckled on your way down. Don't be that guy. Falling face flat marred with lethal damage is fairly avoidable. Downhill battle In 2012 I was a happy teenage hotshot with youthful, undamaged skin. I didn't know about skincare then because I didn't see a...

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