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Origins Checks and Balances Face Wash review

This face wash is great for travel (a little goes a looong way), but may not be suitable for acne-prone and/or sensitive skin.

I’ve you’ve ever been unlucky enough to suffer from cystic acne, you probably know that touching your face—or letting anyone else touch it—is a no-no. It’s a sad, but no matter how much I love someone, I really don’t want that person’s hands to make contact with my face unless (a) it’s a matter of life or death; or (b) that person has impeccably clean hands. If you think that sounds crazy, you’re either a better person than I am or you’ve never had…

Origins GinZing Gel Moisturizer Review

This gel moisturizer is lightweight and great for oily skin like mine. I love using it in the morning under sunscreen.

Origins GinZing Gel Moisturizer was included in the Origins bestseller gift set I received as a Christmas present. It’s pretty similar to the Origins’s GinZing Eye Cream that I reviewed a few months ago, but more citrusy and “zing”-y, if that makes sense. If you love the smell of oranges, you’ll love this moisturizer. And if you have oily, acne-prone skin, this is a great gel moisturizer to incorporate into your routine.

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…