Skincare

Too Cool For School Pumpkin 24K Gold, Coconut, Essentials, and Egg Cream sleeping/sheet masks

By on May 18, 2017
Too Cool For School masks: Pumpkin 24K Gold, Coconut Oil Serum, Coconut Ceramide, Multivitamin Vitamin A, Multivitamin Vitamin E, Egg Cream Firming, Egg Cream Hydration

I have a bunch of Too Cool For School masks that I’ve been using, all in the $4-9 range, and so I wanted to talk about them all in one place. I’m lucky enough to have a Too Cool For School storefront nearby in New York City but the Egg Cream masks are also available at Sephora, while the rest of the others are definitely available from various places online (particularly Amazon). I’ve become a bit of a sheet and sleeping mask nut and really enjoyed trying all of these from a fun brand like Too Cool For School.

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The Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight Serum-in-Oil

By on January 11, 2015
The Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight Serum-in-Oil ($26 for 0.94 fl. oz.)
The Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight Serum-in-Oil ($26 for 0.94 fl. oz.)

The Vitamin E Overnight Serum-in-Oil from The Body Shop is a facial oil that’s formulated to replenish and recharge skin overnight, and is supposed to combine the potency of a serum and the nourishment of an oil. This is a hydrating blend of oils that includes wheatgerm oil, community fair trade soya oil, and vitamin E, as well as a handful of other beneficial plant oils.

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The Body Shop Vitamin E Nourishing Night Cream

By on March 26, 2014
The Body Shop Vitamin E Nourishing Night Cream ($20 for 1.7 oz.)
The Body Shop Vitamin E Nourishing Night Cream ($20 for 1.67 oz.)

The Body Shop’s Vitamin E Nourishing Night Cream is pretty much what it sounds like: a simple and nourishing nighttime moisturizer. The Body Shop says this is for all skin types, and the formulation is rich with wheat germ oil, cocoa butter, panthenol, and vitamin E.

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Malin + Goetz Vitamin E Face Moisturizer for all skin types

By on November 1, 2013
Malin + Goetz Vitamin E Face Moisturizer ($45 for 4 fl. oz.)
Malin + Goetz Vitamin E Face Moisturizer ($45 for 4 fl. oz.)

I received the Malin + Goetz Vitamin E Face Moisturizer in early October inside my Sample Society subscription box, and have been trying it out over the past few weeks. I like the plain little bottle it comes in, though it’s basically impossible to read thanks to the curvature of the bottle. This moisturizer is supposed to be appropriate for all skin types, and is formulated with 0.5% vitamin E and “fatty acid absorption technology”. The website also says that it balances pH, includes natural antioxidants, vitamin B5 (panthenol), soothing chamomile and  fatty acids. At $45 for a full-sized bottle of 4 oz., it’s also quite expensive, so I’ve been trying to pay close attention to this one to see if I think it’s worth it.

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