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Kiehl's Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate 12.5% Vitamin C Serum review

This serum contains two forms of vitamin C to help brighten skin, but I'm not sure if it lives up to its claims and it's very expensive.

If you’ve been reading for a while now, you may have noticed that premium skin care products are not really my thing. Actually, premium anything is not really my thing. Kiehl’s is one of those high-endish brands that does a great job of marketing itself, but doesn’t really impress me much. If you actually take a close look at the ingredients, everything seems pretty similar to whatever you’d find on a regular drugstore shelf. Of course, it’s definitely possible that…

Amika Soulfood Nourishing Mask Review

This hair mask includes sea buckthorn oil, jojoba oil, panthenol, and other conditioning agents that work together to leave your hair oh-so-glossy after just five minutes.

I received a travel-friendly bottle of Amika Soulfood Nourishing Mask in a Sephora Summer Hair Sample Set, and it couldn’t have come a minute sooner. My hair has been feeling pretty dull and lackluster because of the humidity, but this hair mask helped revive it in just five minutes.

SkinCeuticals Vitamin C dupe comparison: Dr. Brenner vs. Timeless

I asked my dad which dupe looks more appealing (based on the ingredients alone). Read on to C what he had to say.

When a product is as expensive as SkinCeuticals Vitamin C serum, there are always going to be duplicates waiting in the wings, waiting for you to try them. The tricky thing is finding out which dupe is actually worth your money—the last thing you want to do is spend money on a bunch of duplicates that don’t work. You might even end up spending as much as the real thing would have cost in the first place.