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My Mum Is 73 and Loves Expensive Skincare—Here's Her Review of The Ordinary
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My Mum Is 73 and Loves Expensive Skincare—Here's Her Review of The Ordinary

By now you all might know my mum. She's fabulous, she's 73, and she knows her way around beauty. In fact, she might own more makeup and skincare products than I do—which is equal parts impressive and terrifying. So you can see why she's the ultimate guinea pig when it comes to trying out the latest, greatest, or buzziest products in the biz. I love that we both represent different generations, have different skincare needs and goals (me: breakouts and dark circles; her: fine lines and pigmentation), and I firmly believe bringing in other age demographics for product reviews really ups the ante when it comes to fishing for efficacy. After all, how the heck will someone like me with 26-year-old skin know if an age-pegged serum is helping? Right? Right.Enter The Ordinary, the affordable sk...
Everyone's Comparing This Affordable Skincare Brand to The Ordinary
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Everyone's Comparing This Affordable Skincare Brand to The Ordinary

Let's play a game: Name the most minimal, most buzzworthy and most affordable skincare brand available right now.If you shouted The Ordinary, we commend you. The brand does, indeed, offer up a spectacular lineup of skin heroes, and some of the brand's main talking points are simplistic, in-demand formulas clocking in at very impressive (i.e., budget-friendly) price points. However, as much as we love The Ordinary, it's actually not the holy-grail skincare brand we're referring to. Beauty lovers everywhere, meet The Inkey List—the under-the-radar brand that delivers sleek and minimal product formulas for under £15 each. Yep, you read that right!Founded by former Boots' branding and product developers Colette Newberry and Mark Curry, the British company has been garnering lots of talk and...