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the Balm Time Balm Peppermint Hydrating Face Cream Review, Photos, Swatches

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Why, oh, why did I discover the Balm’s new Time Balm Peppermint Hydrating Face Cream at the end of Summer? I could have used you all Summer long to keep my skin hydrated with your lovely lightweight formula and to cool it off thanks to the refreshing burst of peppermint in the mix.

Damn.

Too late.

But we’ll be friends until the end right? Or at least until it gets cold out and I can’t use you anymore because my dry skin needs something heavier to keep it from acting all kinds of crazy.

Time Balm Peppermint Hydrating Face Cream is the balm…it’s the balm dot com! Loves it.

Check it!

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The Best Lightweight Moisturizer for Summer: Garnier Nutritioniste Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel Cream

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Now that the warm weather is settling in you probably should start stashing away those heavier, rich moisturizers and start replacing them with lighter ones.

The US market doesn’t have a ton of lightweight gel moisturizer options but the one we do have is a winner!

Best lightweight moisturizer for Summer?

Garnier got it covered!

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Borba Age Defying Super Creme SPF 100+ Review

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I ran into Walgreens several days ago and came across a Borba display that had some skincare options and supplements. I don’t think the items are new however they are new to me.

I’m not sure if it’s exclusive to Walgreens or if other drugstores will carry the collection but compared to other Borba skincare products they were priced at an affordable $17.99-$19.99.

I’ve personally never tried any of Borba’s skincare in the past and I think a combination of the cheaper price tag and the promise of a whooping SPF 100+ had me running to the cash register with my booty.

Today I’ll be taking a look at the Borba Age Defying Super Creme SPF 100+.

Jump!

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Skin Food Lettuce & Cucumber Massage Review

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Skin Food Lettuce & Cucumber Massage is an oil-free massage gel with lettuce and cucumber extracts that provides water and nutrients to skin.

I’m a huge fan of the Lettuce & Cucumber Collection and it’s my skincare of choice for Summer. I’ve had the massage gel laying about for a while but I never actually sit around massaging my face. Anyone actually embrace the technique?

A facial massage facilitates blood circulation and relaxes skin while helping with wrinkles thus a massage gel with good glide is always helpful.

Gimmick? Who knows! Lush Cosmetics had instructions and a video for giving oneself a full face massage which proved interesting and many Asian products and magazines recommend such techniques but I honestly don’t have the patience for it…I’m already doing way TOO much with my skin as is, now I need to massage it too?

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Review: Steam Cream Spring 2011 Tins

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In 2009, I purchased my first tins of Steam Cream and proceeded to fall in love. I contacted the company and quickly arranged an interview with them because I seriously wanted to explore all things Steam Cream and bring it back to readers!

Today I thought I’d repost that review and interview but before I do allow me to introduce you to the brand new tin line up for Spring 2011.

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Take a look and do read the review from early 2009 after the jump if you’re interested!

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