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Avène Eau Thermale, La Roche Posay Toleriane Ultra 8, SVR Ampoule B3 Hydra, La Roche Posay Cicaplast baume lèvres
Skincare

My best of skincare from the French pharmacie

May 10, 2020

If you're a regular BTY ALY reader, you already know that I have a hard time making choices. That's why I never do "favorites" posts. And I already have a feeling that this article will look more like a very long products list than a curated selection of my favourite French 'pharmacie' beauty products. Oh well, you've been warned!
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Shu Uemura Ultime8 Sublime Beauty Cleansing Oil, Dr Dennis Gross Ferulic Retinol Eye Serum, Sulwhasoo Concentrated Ginseng Renewing Cream EX
Skincare

My current evening skincare routine

April 5, 2020

I introduced you to my morning routine last week, so I thought we'd keep the fun rolling with my evening routine! In this week's article, I describe its goals, the ingredients and which products I prefer to use at night, with the steps' order of my anti-ageing layering skincare routine.
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Paulas Choice 1% Retinol Booster, The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 2% Emulsion, Shani Darden Retinol Reform, Medik8 Crystal Retinal 6
Skincare

How do I use retinol effectively?

March 1, 2020

Now that the theory about retinol is out of the way, let's move on to the practical side of things, shall we? In this article, I'll tell you more about my experience with retinoids and I'll also share some tips that have helped me to optimize their usage in my routine without messing up my skin!
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