Toner

Curesys Trouble Clear Toner review

This toner is designed to soothe and exfoliate your skin before your nighttime treatments. But don't apply it in the morning, since it contains glycolic acid.

This Curesys Trouble Clear Toner was part of my TJ Maxx skin care haul a few weeks ago (when I picked up this Jeju:en Hyaluronic Acid Sleeping Mask. Curesys is a Korean beauty brand that I can’t find much info about online. It appears to be pretty new, and I’m not sure how this lone bottle of toner ended up on the shelves of my local TJ Maxx.

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…

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…