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Tag Archives: Exfoliators

Smoothing it Out: Exfoliate Your Skin

30 Days of Beauty, Day 4: Smooth Your Skin and Prep it for Makeup and Products With The Right Exfoliation Skin exfoliation is a fancy term for scrubbing dead skin cells from the body. The very top layer of the skin, the stratum corneum, is composed of dead skin cells that help protect the skin… Continue Reading

Skinsonic Skin Care, Sonic Cleansing Review

The Skinsonic from Sirius Beauty offers sonic cleansing at a much more affordable price than the more expensive Clarisonic. The products are fairly comparable in terms of features (more on that below) and, based on Clarisonic reviews and other Skinsonic reviews , it appears that the Skinsonic offers comparable results as well. It is no… Continue Reading

Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Exfoliating Treatment

Boy do I love this exfoliator! This one will definitely make my best of the year list, and I have use very little else since I bought it. Update: This product now comes in a tube instead of a tub, which is a huge improvement in my opinion because my tub was having some issues… Continue Reading

Aloette Restorative Enzyme Peel

Aloette uses aloe vera as a base for their products. One that I particularly liked was their Aloette Restroative Enzyme Peel. This gel mask contains a combination of natural fruit extracts—including grapefruit, cucumber, papaya and pineapple—along with 54% purified aloe vera gel. I found that the mask did a nice job of providing a light… Continue Reading

Review: Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion in a Jar

I am rather particular about scrubs. I want to feel them working and I want to see results.  Dr. Brandt Microdermabrasion in a Jar nicely fit the bill on both accounts. The Dr. Brandt microdermabrasion scrub is very fine grained and is a fairly powerful scrub. I definitely could feel it working, and my skin… Continue Reading