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Origins Super Spot Remover Review: A whitehead pimple's worst enemy

This spot treatment is a great way to fight a pimple as it's coming on. But some of the ingredients may be a bit harsh for sensitive skin.

When I feel stressed out and/or it’s that time of the month, I’m approximately 15837% more likely to see a big, fat pimple pop up somewhere on my face. Though Differin has helped reduce my acne a lot, it still isn’t 100% effective at preventing those angry pimples (usually whiteheads) from showing up every now and then. Usually I just fight the urge to pop the pimple (the acne scars on my face don’t need more company), and hope it will subside on its own as quickly as…

Origins Mega Mushroom Soothing Treatment Lotion review

If your skin is in need of some tender loving care, give it a taste of this Mega Mushroom Soothing Treatment Lotion.

I grew up eating Fruity Pebbles and coffee cake for breakfast, so I didn’t start thinking about nutrition until I first started working for a nutritionist in college. At that job, I learned about Dr. Weil, whose website served as a trusted resource for that particular nutritionist. Our skin is an organ, and whatever we apply to our skin is like nutritious food. So it makes total sense that Origins would partner with Dr. Weil to create a Mega Mushroom Soothing Treatment Lotion, based on…

Origins Drink Up Intensive Overnight Mask review

If your skin is dry or irritated, give it the chance to drink up this smoothie-like mask of soothing, moisturizing, and anti-inflammatory ingredients.

Every year, after the holiday season has come and gone, I’m left with the unsettling realization that we still have several months of cold weather ahead. Thankfully, we have Christmas (and in my case, birthday) presents to comfort us until spring finally decides to show up. I received an Origins bestsellers gift set from a dear friend of mine, and I’ve been slowly working my way through it—so look out for more Origins product reviews to come! Today’s post will focus on the…