Testing Acne Covering Make-up (with before & after pics): Dermablend, MAC, Jane Iredale & Everyday Minerals

It’s no secret that my skin has been acting up recently… but I always try to look at the bright side of life. In this case…my bad skin makes me an ideal test case for…

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Shopping – Skincare & Shoes + Birthday Present

I’m still struggling with my skin so most of my recent purchases are skincare related. I’ve stopped using Tactuo/Epiduo as Benzoyl Peroxide doesn’t suit my skin AT ALL (it makes acne marks appear really dark…

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The Best Mineral Make-up for Acne-prone Skin?

I’m a HUGE fan of full-coverage mineral foundation for my day-to-day make-up. Here’s why: Some of my mineral make-up – the packaging gets grubby easily… ADVANTAGES: –Ingredients: I prefer its relatively simple ingredients compared to…

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Meet My New French Friends

Introducing my new amis: Mademoiselle Bioderma, Madame La Roche-Posay & Monsieur Avene: My acne-prone skin is acting up again – so I’m back on antibiotics (Minocyclin + Tactuo/Epiduo) BUT while I let the medicine work…

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Skincare update AKA How I got rid of my acne

My best advice to people suffering from  acne is simple: find a GOOD dermatologist and follow their advice. Last year I experienced REALLY bad breakouts – I’m STILL unable to pinpoint what made my normal…

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