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Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare Complete Clarity Daily Facial Exfoliating Polish

We’re used to tradeoffs when it comes to exfoliating. We subject our skin to some rather abrasive beads, and in return, we get a glowing complexion to show off at that 9 a.m. meeting (or 9 p.m. date). Well, if this best-of-both-worlds exfoliator had a motto, it would be “no compromises.” The aloe- and glycerin-infused creamy formula is gentle enough for everyday use (bye, harsh beads), yet still packs a revitalizing punch to refine skin’s texture, whisk away dirt and buildup, and stimulate cell turnover to reveal a radiant look.

Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare Complete Clarity Daily Facial Exfoliating Polish
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Hey there everyone! This is one of my first makeup/skincare reviews, so if this seems choppy or just like not good in general. I'm going to go ahead and give it my best shot.

So I received this little bottle here in a Birchbox pretty recently. I've been trying to use up most of my little samples just so I can say that I'm not throwing my money away for a cute box and tissue paper. But speaking of which, my latest Birchbox did not have any tissue paper. Is this a new thing they are doing? I liked it when they have tissue paper because it feels more like a little present.

Okay, okay, back to the actual product. So I've used exfoliators before, but not one that has been advertised as being used "daily." I've always been told not to exfoliate everyday because it strips your face of some of those essential oils. I was afraid this product would dry up my face, but again it says that it is "gentle on all skin types." This little thing lasted me a little more than a week.

The formula wasn't anything special, it had that sandy, yet creamy texture to it that it typical of most exfoliators. A little did go a long way, but this is about how much I would use on my face daily. It felt nice after my morning workout and that scrubbing action made my skin feel so nice. So I would apply it in little circles all on my face and wiped it off with warm water on a washcloth.

Looking back, I should have posted a before and after pictures. I will say that I did not have as much acne using this product every day. The full size product (3 oz.) is around $34. Do I think that it is worth the $34? It might be something to look into if you have sensitive skin that is acne prone, but for me, it's kind of a toss up. There are so many exfoliator products out there I want to try, but I'll definitely keep this one in mind if I'm ever in the market for one.

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Works without beads!
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My daughter and NEED this stuff. I do love scrub with beads but this works just about as well and leaves delicate facial skin feeling like velvet. Full size lasts about 3 months.

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Great product
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I loved this product! This product helped clear my acne when using it a few times a week. There was a clear improvement of my skin when using.

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Combo Skin Friendly
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this was one of my favorite skin treatments I've received from Birchbox. My fussy combination skin usually can't handle microdermabrasion treatments. I'm happy to report no dryness afterward and cleared up acne in my T-Zone!

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Lovely face polish
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This polish is amazing! It smells heavenly and it has just enough beads to fee like it's really working! My face felt so smooth after just one use!

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Great!
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Although not for the cost. But you can't go wrong with a facial polish, ever.

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Nice product
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Does the job, but wish is has not been as "rough" as it was. Could use a bit of a moisture so it doesn't feel like you are rubbing dirt on your face. Most scrubs are a bit smoother and don't feel tight after you are finished.

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Clean
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I enjoyed this as I work in a very oil exposed environment. It helps keep my skin from breaking out.

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loved it
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It didn't leave my skin feeling dry and dirty, used it and noticed a change my skin was smoother and it wasn't as abrasive as other scrubs are

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very nice
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this was a very nice product. nice packaging but not very much

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