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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…

Kiehl's Midnight Recovery Concentrate review: Just buy sunscreen instead

Is this high-end serum all it's cracked up to be? My dad doesn't think it's worth the splurge.

Last fall, I attended the grand opening of the first Nordstrom in NYC, and snagged a bunch of Kiehl’s goodies for free. Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate was the smallest sample of the bunch. It came in a miniscule, 0.14-oz. glass vial with a dropper. When I went home and looked it up, I understood why the bottle was so tiny. This stuff is expensive. Are you curious to see if it lives up to its price tag? Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients and ask my dad if…

Garnier Whole Blends Oat Delicacy Conditioner Review

This conditioner helps make my hair feel more sleek and shiny, but it also slightly irritates my ears, probably because of the fragrance, limonene, and sodium hydroxide.

After my harrowing experience with Suave Professionals Sleek & Smooth Conditioner, I wandered the aisles of Duane Reade in search of a non-irritating product that could tame my mane without inflaming my ears. I spotted Garnier Whole Blends Oat Delicacy Conditioner and decided to give it a go because it claimed that it had been “tested on sensitive scalp” and was gentle enough for everyday use. Unfortunately, it didn’t end up being gentle enough for my sensitive ears, but…