Dupe Alert: Murad Rapid Resurfacing Peel vs. Nip + Fab Glycolic Fix Night Pads Extreme

Hello beauties,

You guys know my love for glycolic acid! Glycolic acid is the one skincare ingredient that makes my skin instantly radiant, hence why I love it so much. But I’m also a snob. I’m a loyal Alpha H Liquid Gold user and very rarely stray from it. But in the name of research I bring to you two new contenders. The high end Murad Rapid Resurfacing Peel* and the drugstore Nip + Fab Glycolic Fix Night Pads Extreme*. But who will be the winner?

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Powder Exfoliants. What’s the go?

Hello beauties,

Recently I’ve noticed powder exfoliants popping up left, right and centre. I’ve tried quite a few and wanted to share my thoughts on what works, and what’s just fluff.

Let’s start with explaining what powder exfoliants are. As we all know the traditional exfoliants with grains or particles can be quite abrasive on the skin. Most of us are more educated now and go for a gentler options such as chemical exfoliants or the newer powder exfoliants. Powder exfoliants tend to have finer grains, natural and need to be activated with water.

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Here’s some of the powder exfoliants I’ve tried and my thoughts on each.

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Review: Alpha H Gentle Daily Exfoliant

Hello Beauties,

Now you all know, I’m not a fan of physical exfoliants. But when I heard that the Alpha H Gentle Daily Exfoliant*, was a powder exfoliant I wanted to find out more! The Alpha H Gentle Daily Exfoliant* is a powder exfoliant that “comes to life” when mixed with water.

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What are the benefits?

  • Can be used with water or mixed with a cleanser
  • Removes unwanted dead skin cells whilst leaving healthy skin cells intact
  • Enzymes instantly break down corneocytes to achieve an immediate exfoliation
  • Softens surface pigmentation and uneven skin tone
  • Can exfoliate even the most sensitive skins without harm

Now that’s some serious claims! So how does it work, and is it just a fad?

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