gel vs dip powder nails

Gel vs Dip Powder Nails | What’s the Difference & Which is Best?

Gel nails are brushed on like a polish, while dip powders are applied by dipping your nail into a powder and sealing with an activator. Both manicures create stunning, strong, and long-lasting nails.  I have been a nail technician for five years, and I come to you with the experience I have gained to explain …

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Best Eye Creams For Dark Circles

6 Best Eye Creams For Dark Circles That Refresh Tired Eyes

Dark under-eye circles are negatively seen as tired, old, and lifeless-looking. This prompts many women (and men) to do all they can to cover up their dark circles. As an experienced beauty writer on products that work and products that don’t, I highly recommend eye creams that specifically target dark circles. But just using skincare …

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Eye Serum VS Eye Cream

Eye Serum VS Eye Cream: What’s the Difference and Which is Best?

Eye serum vs eye cream, what’s the difference? To the average person, they may sound like a substitute for one another. But there’s more to it than meets the eye (pun intended).  I’m a long-time beauty writer who dabbles with skincare on the daily. Today, I’ll explain the similarities and differences that eye serums and …

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The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Why The Ordinary Hyaluronic Acid Serum is a Favorite For Thirsty Skin

There’s so much hype around The Ordinary hyaluronic acid. You’re probably well-acquainted with the brand. But you have reservations about this specific product. Should you or shouldn’t you give this cult-favorite a try? I’m a long-time beauty writer who’s a personal fan of The Ordinary hyaluronic acid. As such, I’m in the perfect position to …

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The Oridnary Niacinamide

The Ordinary Niacinamide | Worth the Hype?

You’ve seen it in Sephora, at Target, and Diecem.com. You’ve scrutinized the before/after comparisons on Reddit. You’ve even pored over every 4- and 5-star customer review. Now, you’re thinking if you should take the plunge and get your first bottle of The Ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%. So, should you? (Drum roll, please.) As …

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Glycolic acid vs lactic acid

Glycolic Acid vs Lactic Acid

As a long time beauty writer, I’ve covered almost every skincare ingredient under the sun, from the most-talked-about ones (like niacinamide – The Ordinary niacinamide is one of our favs) to beauty hypes in recent years — hey, bakuchiol, I’m looking at you. 😉 Safe to say, I’ve been around the block with chemical exfoliants, …

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