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Who knew water was trending? I did, but that’s not why I love water-based beauty products this time of year. At the very top of the list is that they never slip and slide, no matter how steamy and sticky the weather gets. Also, water-based products cool on contact, don’t add excess oil, are quickly absorbed, are not likely to clog pores and can even boost hydration in a major way.
Check out these H2O-laced keepers:
La Mer The Cleansing Micellar Water ($90) is a super-luxurious way to cleanse your skin gently and effectively. It’s formulated with de-clustered water so it’s easily absorbed by the body, marine micelles to whisk away impurities and pollutants including waterproof makeup, a
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Though no one would ever classify my skin or hair as oily, I do notice that clay-based beauty products always find a place in my bathroom, especially in the dog days of summer. It’s important to note though, that all clay used beauty products are not created equal. Though most of these products do absorb excess oil, many are also mixed with ingredients that will keep your skin from feeling dry, and depending on the type of clay used they have many other beautifying benefits besides eliminating excess oil. For example Bentonite Clay detoxes, Kaolin Clay gently exfoliates and brightens, French Green Clay tightens pores, Fuller’s Earth’s Clay minimizes hyperpigmentation, and mineral-rich Rhasso
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If you google “baby goats in pajamas” you’ll come across a few variations of what I deem some of the cutest videos imaginable. You’ll see baby goats wearing the sweetest pjs while jumping high into the air. I fell head-over-heels in love with each and every little goat in these videos — so much so that I had to be talked down from actually adding a real live baby goat to our family. Sadly, I’ll have to get my “goat fix” another way.
Though there won’t be a new kid in the Simon clan, there will be many goat milk beauty products under our roof since this wonder ingredient has many benefits and is gentle on the skin. It can do a world of good for those with sensitive or dry skin, or those w