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Hi all! I found that Mary Kay microdermabrasion kit is very effective. Even my fine lines practically disappear after that! And it is convenient because they are for home use. What is your secret for making your skin really smooth?
 

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That is good especially if they stay away, where do you get it from may fancy trying it after finished me olay kit?

Anyway to answer your question I really like making my exfoliate products and face masks too, you can get loads of recepies off the net and works out cheaper too, and its all natural products!! Clinique is great though for products and Body Shop, Lush, Banana Boat, Could go on but wont!!
 

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I found that home microdermabraion kits were never really good. I think they're nothing more than glorified exfoliation products.
 

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That does look like a good microdermabrasion kit, shame none of these sites ship to the UK though, Olay is alright for now though!!
 

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Today has been the coldest day in Toronto yet this winter (below zero F), but I needed to get out and about. I went looking for one of those micro fibre face cloths that Fawnie has mentioned a couple of times. I searched high and low and finally found one (for those of you that know Toronto, I found it on Yonge street, the most bizarre street in the city). And I'm telling you, it's great for gentle exfoliation - and only cost $6 (Canadian).
 

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Why is it so bizarre, may be I missed something when I went there? It has been blooming freezing in Uk too, not going out at the mo and everyone seems to be working from home!! Are you meant to also use cloth when you clease too or is this just for exfoliating?
 

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Depending on how much exfoliation you need, you can use the cloth after every time you cleanse, or just a couple times a week. You have to clean your skin first then use the cloth damp afterwards to polish off the flakies!



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I think doing a deep exfoliante is enough on my skin its in good condition and dont want to over do it, but Ok so what I cleanse then use the exfoliante and cloth? Or am I getting confused and have I got it wrong way round?
 

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What kind of exfoliator are you using?

The microfiber cloth is a gentle manual exfoliator. You wash your face first with whatever cleanser you usually use then go over your skin to "polish" it with the damp cloth. This is gentler than a "deep" exfoliation I think.



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I searched high and low and finally found one (for those of you that know Toronto, I found it on Yonge street, the most bizarre street in the city). And I'm telling you, it's great for gentle exfoliation - and only cost $6 (Canadian).
Ok, I haven t been to TO for some time, but what do you find bizarre about Yonge St.


The exfoliating product I like is from the Dr. Denese line. It gives a good scrub but your face doesn t feel dry afterwards.
 

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Ah i get it now and yeah i do need to get gentler exfoliater, thinking about prescriptives ones, meant to be gentle enough!! Thanks!

Mari Im also wondering that about Yonge street
 

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Ok, I haven t been to TO for some time, but what do you find bizarre about Yonge St.
I guess first impressions are lasting ones. You asked so here goes -

I moved to downtown Toronto after working in NYC for a long time. So I've seen alot and am surprised by little. But didn't know anything really about the city or about Canada.

On my first trip here with a Canadian friend (from the West) we walked down Yonge Street for a cup of coffee. We stopped in a nice little place with only a couple of other customers.

After we left I asked my friend if she noticed the man at the other end of the counter. She said - yes, but thought it was a little strange that he would be wearing a long-sleeved shirt on this hot, humid, sunny, August day. I asked her what kind of shirt he had on, and she responded - paisley.

Well, he wasn't wearing a shirt at all, but was tatooed from head to toe. And I'm glad that she didn't notice the theme of the pattern. It was very "edgy" even for the big city.

Anyway, we had a big chuckle and I began to wonder if all Toronto was this bizarre (from my perspective).

Of course, it's not bizarre but a wonderful place with alot of diversity and a very welcoming attitude. I've been impressed that everyone fits in here, regardless of our many differences.

But I still pause each time I go down that street wondering what I may encounter - six years later.
 

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Oh i get it now and I cant wait to start my travels there!! Saving money for it is the problem though, spend it more quickly than me and my boyfriend save unfortunately!
 

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I am currently using Olay exfoliator but not too happy about it as it too much perfumed!
I am thinking of trying simple one when the olay finishes.
 

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I have a product by Neostrate called "Daytime Smoothing Serum, Level 3" which is a 10% glycolic acid product with SPF 15 (that's why it's for daytime use).

It's a good product, but I'll tell ya - ever since I started using a homemade vitamin C serum, my face doesn't need any additional exfoliation. The 15% ascorbic acid is doing a fine job - and it is alot less expensive, and has no unnatural ingredients. I just have to remember to wear a sunscreen, though.
 

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I have to say mirecka i really like neostrata stuff they seem to be really on the ball, so to speak with their products!
 
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