Acure Organics Brightening Facial Scrub Review – organic skincare with sea kelp, lemon peel, and French green clay

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Look. Look at how pretty this is! Might as well sell my soul to all-natural, organic skincare brand Acure because their products speak to my deepest weakness – simple, bright packaging with clean lines. Swoon. I initially planned to review both the Cell Stimulating Facial Mask and the Brightening Facial Scrub in this post, but I got carried away and wrote a lot of words about just the scrub, so I’m going to talk just about that, and will review the Cell Stimulating Facial Mask soon.[/caption]

I’d been wanting the Acure Organics Brightening Facial Scrub for months after seeing it  featured in Allure’s Best of 2015 list as the best facial scrub and finally, after being unable to find it stocked at Target ever for love or money, ordered it on Amazon. I trust Allure recommendations more than any other source in the world, simply because I’ve found so many of them to be so effective, and there’s a great blend of science and skincare knowledge in their recommendations, without an obsessive commitment to any one brand of skincare thought.

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Goodreads: Beauty Posts I’m loving this week


Goodreads Beauty Posts this Week

The most beautiful makeup for a woman is passion, but cosmetics are easier to buy – Yves St. Laurent

I swear I didn’t intentionally round up all the L beauty bloggers, y’all, it just happened. Here’s a weekly roundup of beauty posts I’m loving this week.

~ Oly at TLVBirdie has a glorious and simple four-ingredient coffee scrub that I am going to make this weekend because it’s everything I’ve been looking for. Homemade coffee scrub

~ Laura at Lelore blogged about some favorite gold-shaded or gold-containing beauty products. I’m obsessed with Drybar’s Gold Conditioner. Because Gold 

~ Lauren at Cup of Jo is having a green beauty giveaway through July 31st, featuring one of my favorite brands, C.W. Basics. Go. Green Beauty Giveaway

~ Laura at Bright and Beautiful has five beauty products she’s loving, including my favorite Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick and a gorgeous Bite Beauty coral lip pencil. 5 Beauty Products

~ Lara at The Glossarie’s review of this Rose Clay Konjac Sponge has me swooning. One Love Organics Konjac Sponge

-Love Amber

Best Drugstore Products – Primers

Best Drugstore Primers L'Oreal Magic Lumi and Hard Candy Sheer Envy
Whenever possible, I love to buy drugstore products, since so much of the beauty industry is a scam bent at separating us from our hard-earned bucks. I’ve gradually shifted more and more toward high-end skincare as I’ve come to prioritize that and explored that world more and more, but as far as makeup goes, there’s certain products there’s no need to ever spend more than $10-$15 on. Primers are one of these.

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