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Apr05
Price Tag Cage Match: Sunscreen

Price Tag Cage Match: Sunscreen

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Ladies and Probably No Gentlemen, meet today’s contenders: Please note we actually have TWO Cage Matches going down today: one for stand-alone sunscreens and one for moisturizers plus sunscreen. Also note my cheap-ass use of free samples. In the pricey fancypants corner, we have Philosophy’s Pigment of Your Imagination SPF 18 with kojic acid and […]

Apr04

Unmasked, Part II

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Hi Amy, your friend turned me on to your website about a month ago and I’ve no idea how I’ve survived without it all these years. Here’s my dilemma, birth control pills have caused dark spots OVER MY TOP LIP. And my gosh, it is so irritating. I was recommended an insanely overpriced product, I […]

Apr02
Unmasked

Unmasked

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Amalah, I am pregnant and just starting my second trimester (yay). I am very fair-skinned and the sun is very strong here in Tennessee. I am worried about developing the dreaded “mask of pregnancy.” And advice on how to avoid this? Any products you recommend? Many thanks, Laurie Melasma (or chloasma — a darkish skin […]

Mar30
Bacne, Shmacne

Bacne, Shmacne

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Dear High Priestess of Beauty & Skincare Amalah, After recently discovering you and soaking up your advice like a sponge, I have recently switched from using the Proactive skincare system to using Philosophy Purity Made Simple for cleansing, thus drastically reducing the number of skincare products I am using. My face is perfectly happy. The […]

Mar21

The DaSkincare Code

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My dearest Amalah, who I may have to name my firstborn child after regardless if it’s a boy or a girl, for the gratitude I feel for you now: Before reading the smackdown I was one of those wash my face with soap and water kind of girls. If that. And you’ll cringe even harder […]

Mar12
Day and Night, Night and Day

Day and Night, Night and Day

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This is the last of the half-assed short columns, I swear. But I am leaving for Austin in like, 10 minutes and am trying to get all these entries written ahead of time. Oh! Woe is me! My writing gig is going to cut into my drinking time! Noooo! Dear Great One Who Has Been […]

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