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Lotus & the Snail 🐌  Skincare obsessed and desperately trying to quench an insatiable thirst. Lets fall down the rabbit hole together. πŸ’Œ PR: Lotusandthesnail@gmail.com

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Thought it was time to clean out my purse again and see how many lippies I had in there.... Last time I did this it was 17, and now it's 21. Clearly I have a problem. I mean... do I really need every single Aritaum lip tint I own?! (Well, yes actually πŸ˜‚) Or, two of the EXACT same Trader Joe's lip balm (those are the shit, btw).
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In case you were curious, here's what was in my handbag...
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πŸ’‹#PeriPera Peri's Ink in No. 5
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πŸ’‹#Smiths Minted Rose Lip Balm
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πŸ’‹#Mamonde Highlight Lip Tint in No. 10 (Midnight Singer)
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πŸ’‹#Milani Power Lip Gloss Stain in No. 07 (Mango Tango) - these stains are a hidden drugstore gem.
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πŸ’‹#Mamonde Highlight Lip Tint in No. 9 (Number Memory)
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πŸ’‹#Amok Strongfix Lipstick in F008- one of the only lipsticks in my bag. Can you tell I'm not much of a lipstick person? I much prefer lip stains and balms. But this color is SO pretty.
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πŸ’‹#Aritaum Color Lasting Tint in No. 5 (So Hot Pink) - my favorite πŸ’–
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πŸ’‹#Aritaum Color Lasting Tint in No. 8 (Shy Orange)
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πŸ’‹#Aritaum Color Lasting Tint in No. 11 (Dancing Red)
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πŸ’‹#Aritaum Color Lasting Tint in No. 12 (Cherry Ade)
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πŸ’‹#CathyCat Water Grafitti Tint in No. 101
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πŸ’‹#Missha Line Friends (in Maple Latte)
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πŸ’‹#WetandWild Balm Stain (in Red-inactive) - still one my favorite lippies ever
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πŸ’‹#Mamonde Lip Balm in Pomegranate
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πŸ’‹#TooCoolForSchool Dinoplatz Lip Balm in #2 (Beet Jam) - Current favorite lip balm. LOVE this.
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πŸ’‹#Vaseline Honeylicious Lip Therapy in Queen Bee
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πŸ’‹#Benefit Lip Balm (Posie Balm)
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πŸ’‹#DHC Lip Cream
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πŸ’‹#TraderJoes Lip Balm Virtuoso X2
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πŸ’‹#TheHistoryofWhoo Lip Balm
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➑️ Let me know if you have any specific questions about anything!
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I'm tagging @gamine.beauty @the.brown.eyed.fox @lilchubmonkey @beautybemused @hellohimawarii @carouselmakeup and @champagneandsheetmasks to show me their handbag stash (has to be what is in there NOW. No excuses)!!!

Wanna know what my newest obsession is?? DEFINITELY these right here! These @3ce_official Drawing Lip Pens are bomb πŸ’‹πŸ’£. The pigment (and color selections!) are amazing and these literally last almost all day. They also fade really nicely, without any patchiness whatsoever, (which is a huge pet peeve of mine, with a lot of lipsticks). I do recommend using a lip mask the night before you want to wear one! They aren't too drying, but they will go on so much smoother, if your lips are nice and hydrated! πŸ’‹πŸ’„
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I got mine at @miibox for only $10 and I collect a new one every time I go there! (Bye money πŸ‘‹πŸΌπŸ’Έ)
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Swipe left for swatches! I honest don't know which color I like more. They're all so pretty!
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❀️ Born Red
πŸ’Ÿ Mayhap
πŸ’˜ Crush On You
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Love this girl SO much and could not be HAPPIER for her!!! See, I told you @gamine.beauty would take the AB world by storm!! πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸŽ‰πŸŒŸπŸ’–πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ‘πŸΌ
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#Repost @gamine.beauty (@get_repost)
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✨[ANNOUNCEMENT] - @beaut.chat x @gamine.beauty // LA Event Collaboration ✨
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πŸ’•Good Evening All My Lovelies! I hope that you all had a fabulous Monday and a start to your week! I am currently typing this to you from a relaxing cabin in the redwoods in Sea Ranch, CA for a mini getaway for myself before a long work week. But I was so excited to announce this news and I just couldn’t wait another second!
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πŸ’„As many of you know and have seen in the IG AB Community - There is a new a BRAND NEW Beauty Channel in Town on Youtube and it’s gearing up to celebrate its debut in LA next month with a exciting beauty class…it’s name is @beaut.chat. BeautChat is a new Online Beauty Channel focused on delivering you the most up to date information in K-Beauty and beyond through product reviews, current trend watches, video tutorials, and much more!
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😨This is why I was completely ecstatic and shocked when BeautChat reached out to me and asked if I would be willing to host the upcoming LA Event Debut/Live Beauty Class on July 8th, 2017.
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😱I am so flabbergasted and honored simultaneously to be able to be apart of this event and share my knowledge and love of the participating brands with all of you through this hands on beauty class (yes ladies and gents! we get to play with these amazing products! Commence your ooooooo’s and ahhhhh’s now! haha!) All those in attendance will get to play with the well loved products from @oneoseven_official @instauka and @sep.beauty
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πŸ’Œβ€¦Oh and did I mention? All attendees will receive a Complimentary Gift Set! *commence heavy breathing*
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πŸ‘‰πŸ»This Beauty Class has a limited number of available spots so if you are interested in attending be sure to hop over to the @beaut.chat IG Account and submit your RSVP via Direct Messages or through e-mail at - mailto:beautchat@gmail.com!
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Can't WAIT to see you all there πŸ˜˜πŸ’•
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MASK #EMPTIES!! πŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ’ƒπŸ»
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❌#Kicho Phyto Refreshing Daily Mask- it's a shame the fit of this mask sucks so much, bc the results are actually quite nice. Thank you @ohlollybeauty 😘
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βœ…#Nohj Superfood Honey Mask- one of my all time favorites. I even like this more then the Papa Recipe Honey Mask.
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βœ…#Aritaum Bio Cellulose Soothing- if I RP'ed any of the masks from Aritaum's salon line, it would be this one. GREAT soothing mask.
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βœ…#Naruko Tea Tree Shine Control & Blemish Clear Mask- one of my favorites. Never disappoints.
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❔#Leaders Tundra Cranberry Anti-Aging Mask- love the effects of this mask, but I just wish it was a better and softer fitting bio cellulose.
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❔#BRTC Morning Glory Stem Cell Mask- Awesome results- not so great of a fit.
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βœ…#TheCure Tea Tree Collagen Essence Mask- this one surprised me, as I wasn't expecting much. The material is SO soft and the results were pretty great too!
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βœ…#CompanyV Steam Milk Mask- love this mask. Creamy and perfectly soothing!
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βœ…#LJH Tea Tree Facial Mask- the mask version of one of my favorite essences and is also πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ
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βœ…#3CE Water Wrapping Facial Mask- omg the material is SO SOFT. Results were pretty great too! Thank you @stillhungry02 😘
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βœ…#Leaders Balancing Recovery Mask- pretty great for soothing & balancing πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ
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βœ…#Mediheal PDF A.C. Dressing Ampoule Mask- one of my favorite masks for breakouts.
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βœ…#Leaders Deep Aqua Moisturizing Mask- SO hydrating and nourishing.
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βœ…#MyScheming Raw Job's Tears Brightening Black Mask- YES. Nourishing and brightening. Can't get better then that.
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βœ…#DrJart- an all time favorite. Gives intense GLOW.
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βœ…#BotanicFarm Cherry Blossom Mask- this one surprised me! SUPER soft material and wonderful results! Thanks @botanic_farm 😘

🌟 R E V I E W 🌟
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@orptokyo Hot Cleansing Gel
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I freaking love this stuff. Like SO much. It's so warm and comforting... Like a big bowl of mac & cheese... Or a plate of hot hash browns that are crispy and have been browned to perfection (can you tell I'm a little hungry... and binging on @chefstablenetflix isn't helping...)
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But in all seriousness, I like to keep this in my shower because it's a HOT CLEANSING GEL. Meaning, it warms up on contact, and is the most perfect treat for after a long stressful day. It's energizing, and warming and comfortable and I will probably repurchase this forever and ever and ever. In all honesty though, I have to note- I don't think it would work that great alone, as a first cleanser (which is how @imagebeautystore told me to use it), so I personally like to use this after my oil cleanser and before my second (foam) cleanser... Just as an extra little treat, to give myself that extra cleanse, if I feel like it. I looooovveee the way it smells- like fresh grapefruit juice!! It's also super gentle, low PH, and free of synthetic perfumes, parabens, animal derived materials, ethanol, colorants, mineral oil and petroleum based surfactants! I mean... What more can you really ask for?
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This was a gift from @imagebeautystore during one of our LA meet ups. Thank you, thank you! 😘 I would have never have tried this on my own, but now I'm glad I did!!
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Albion Skin Conditioner Essential (get ready for a long one... I have to a lot say about this!)
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Is it possible to fall in love with a toner? Sure, I've adored and liked many toners... But I don't think I've ever fallen head over heels, madly IN LOVE with one. Until now.
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I honestly am not sure I have the proper words to express how much I love this stuff... But I'm going to try my best, so here we go...
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First here's a little backstory for you: I have ALWAYS had sensitive skin. Sensitive and reactive. And I have unfortunate Rosacea flare ups. There are soooooo many products that people love and swear by that break me out or just don't do it for me (Sulwhasoo Overnight Mask is one of them *sobs into pillow* and I love Sulwhasoo too! What a shame...). I had never, ever found a product that TRULY helped my rosacea flare ups, until I tried this. (LJH Tea Tree Essence came the closest, btw). Anyway, whenever I go into an AB store, I always have the habit of asking the salesgirls what their favorite product is, and this was a recurring product that just kept coming up. Over SKII? Over Sulwhasoo? I kept asking, in disbelief. I just couldn't believe this unassuming looking bootle that looked like it came straight out of an 1980s magazine ad, was what everyone preferred.
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So I caved. I tried a smaller bottle first, because this stuff is not cheap. It's quite expensive actually. I was hooked within the week. I couldn't believe it.
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First of all, I have never seen my skin SO smooth, so soft, but not only that... this makes my complexion look so pretty and even and completely calms all my Rosacea or any patchy unevenness I have going on that day- or any day, for that matter! It's amazing at soothing inflammation and other skin stresses. This always leaves my skin supple, nourished and balanced. Over the course of using this, I can also confidently say my skin looks so much brighter and more plump!! I can't explain it any other way then just this: my skin is so happy when I use this.
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EMPTIES POST!!
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Ever since I realized my skin prefers simplicity, I've been going through a lot less products these days. My skin may be an expensive bitch, but at least she's selective!
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βœ… #Ryo Total Anti-Aging Shampoo- the shampoo that changed it all. This opened my eyes to Ryo, ginseng for my hair (hello bouncy, soft hair!) and just AB hair products in general.
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βœ… #illi Total Aging Care Scrub Wash- LOVE this stuff. The way it smells and how soft it makes my skin.
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βœ…#Bathclin Bath Salts/ box of 5 packets- a thousand times repurchasing this. Best bath salts ever. Not only were these super relaxing and smell amazing, but they also left my skin soft and smooth after my bath.
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❌#HeroinLong Scalp & Hair Care Treatment- I probably would never RP as a regular conditioner, but it was fine as my first conditioner in my CWC (condition, wash, condition) method that I do.
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βœ… #Naruko Face Renewal Miracle Essence- I love the texture of this and how it sinks in beautifully. At first I didn't think it was doing enough for me... Until I starting using it with the Albion Skin Conditioner, which is a GREAT combo for me. Always left my skin calm, even toned and happy!
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βœ…#Albion Skin Conditioner Essential- This product really needs an entire separate post (review coming soon!) because there are just too many many wonderful things I want to say about it. It's also probably my favorite product of 2017 (so far!)
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βœ…#BLab I Am Sorry Just Cleansing Water- the perfect cleansing water. Gentle but yet effective and no scent! (Thank you Carmen @_daint for sending me this! 😘)
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βœ… #Yojiya Blotting Papers- the best blotting papers EVER. I'm so sad I only have one packet left 😭
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Ok... So I think I'm about to share an unpopular opinion, but that's why it's an opinion, right?
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I see the Laneige Lip Sleeping mask all over IG and on so many people's HG line ups. I know it reigns supreme for many of you on here, but... It just didn't do it for me. Now don't get me wrong, it's a lovely product. It smells great (like candy), the texture is amazing and it's nicely hydrating... Just not quite enough to be used as a lip sleeping mask. I have chronically dry lips and more often then not, after using this the night before, I wake up, only with *slightly* softer lips. I'm glad I received a sample of this first because at $28 bucks a pop (at the Aritaum store) it's just not worth it to me. I do enjoy using it as lip balm though.
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Now the Arituam Ginger Sugar Overnight Lip Mask is a whole other story. I love, love, LOVE this stuff. It's thick and creamy and leaves my lips insanely soft and hydrated the next morning. The smell is also intoxicating. It really does smell JUST like sugared ginger!! It also comes in a very nice sized container (.88 oz) and literally lasts forever! But you wanna know the BEST part?! It was EIGHT dollars!!! That's 20 bucks cheaper for a way better product (in my opinion!)
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What do you guys think? Any other favorites I need to try?? πŸ’πŸ»πŸ‘„
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This.
This is E V E R Y T H I N G πŸ’›πŸ’—

🌟 R E V I E W 🌟
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@b_lab_korea I Am Sorry Just Cleansing Natural Cleansing Peeling Gel (whew, that was a mouthful) and Cleansing Water
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Boy do I love a good peeling gel. I mean... who doesn't love super soft, smooth, clean skin?? So what makes this peeling gel so amazing? Well, let me tell you.
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First of all, it's very gentle, which I, being a sensitive skin gal, can definitely appreciate. Anything that doesn't irritate my skin is a plus in my book. The smell is also absolutely intoxicating. It smells like a mixture of subtle pine and lavender... and maybe with a hint of lime? The gel contains three different kinds of AHAs- lactic, citric and glycolic acids- to help exfoliate and brighten skin. It also contains salicylic acid (a BHA) to help unclog pores, glycerin (a humectant), Royal jelly, propolis, snail secretion filtrate, green tea and witch hazel. So basically, that right there, is a line up of the most amazing mix of ingredients to safely exfoliate dead skin cells for clearer, smoother skin.
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The results of course, are amazing. Every time I use this stuff, my skin is left SO SOFT and SMOOTH. It also helps smooth the texture on my forehead- which I hate so much.
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🌟 Honorable mention goes to the cleansing water in this series, which I used up in a little over a week, that's how much I loved it. With it's 92% aloe water and lemon balm extracts (both well known for their calming properties), it makes the perfect cleansing water for my skin type.
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I will absolutely be repurchasing both of these. I received both products from the very lovely Carmen, of @_daint 😘😘. Thanks again Carmen!!
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I've always been attracted to weird and interesting ingredients in my skincare. I'm just one of those super curious people. Or gullible. Whatever you want to call it. For example: one year, as me and my best friend were driving up the coast of California on a road trip, we came across an Ostrich/Emu farm... so of course we decided to stop. I mean... there was a sign that said you could feed them for $3... so YOLO. I had never even heard of Emus or the "wonderful" benefits that come from their oil. Did you know the Emu (which is the second largest bird on the planet) has one of the most powerful immune systems in the world and so their oil naturally comes with a myriad of powerful health benefits... Including treating acne and other skin ailments? I didn't either.
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So fast forward a couple years later, when the lovely May of @swanicoco.en reached out to me. One of the first things I told her was that I love to try interesting or unusual ingredients in my skincare. "You must try our
Flower Silk Cream. It has the texture of yarn", she said. Well that certainly grabbed my attention.
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After trying it for the first time I couldn't stop using it. It's so fun to use! The texture is so unusual and stringy- sort of similar to snail secretion filtrate but it has a softer feel to it and absorbs pretty quickly, into a sort of powdery finish. I LOVE the way this cream smells too- it has a very delicate, floral scent; but not perfume-y at all- more like a bunch of wild flowers. The fact that this comes in a tube is a huge plus- it makes it super easy to use and is also very hygienic. The tube is fairly small at 50 ml, but a little goes a long way. I like to use this cream at night, because it's not too rich for my combo/sensitive skin, but very effective at hydrating and nourishing my skin overnight. I always wake up with soft, calm skin when I use this. Now to my favorite part (the ingredients!):
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@oneoseven_official Premium WHITE Soap
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O.M.G. you guys... I had a feeling I was going to like this soap, but I did not expect the luxurious experience I just had. Siiiiigghhhhhh.
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FIRST of all, this soap lathers up like a dream. Like a freaking DREAM. It's silky and creamy and smooth and I absolutely love it. Since the PH clocks in around 8, I didn't want to chance using it on my face, so I used it in the bath on my body instead. Not only does it lather up amazingly, this soap works great for shaving my legs! It also left my skin feeling clean but still nourished.
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It's clear that this isn't just any soap, and I think the ingredients and formula are what set it apart from the rest. It's made with cosmetic grade vinegar that has been naturally fermented for over 5 years, contains 20 Oriental medicine herbs and vitamins C, E, B1, B3, B5 and B6. Vinegar is real star here- vinegar is a natural anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory. It also helps re-set the PH balance in your skin, which in turn, helps skin kill off bacteria and reduce acne.
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Even though the soap is a little pricey ($14 a pop), I definitely think I'll be re-purchasing! Thank you again Chloe and the rest of the @oneoseven_official gang for sending me this amazing product to try. This is quickly becoming one of my new favorite brands!
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