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Imperial Barber Grade Products Glycerin Soap: Charter Hotel Seattle Toiletries Review

This glycerin hand soap isn't available for sale, but it was provided by the Charter Hotel (by Hilton) in Seattle.

Do you remember the first time you visited someone else’s house and realized that things were just a bit different from the way your family did things? It rocked my world that not everybody grew up in a shoes-off, liquid-soap kind of household, like I did. It’s still hard for me to use bar soap in a hotel instead of my usual liquid, foaming hand soap. I was happy as a clam to see that one hotel in Japan provided a pump-style bottle of foaming face wash that doubled as a hand soap.…

Why I gave up on The Ordinary Glycolic Acid Toner

This glycolic acid toner is slightly more irritating than mandelic acid, but not quite as strong as a full-on chemical peel (and maybe not as effective, either).

You know how I feel about toners. I’m not sure if they actually do anything, but I still like to use them, because they help my skin feel cleaner and more refreshed at night. I’ve been hearing good things about The Ordinary Glycolic Acid Toning Solution for a while now, so I decided to give it a try. Since it contains 7 percent glycolic acid, this is not your typical toner—it falls somewhere between a toner and a chemical peel. And what’s in the other 93 percent? According to…