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Want Instagram-ready skin? No Photoshopping needed with this stuff :D

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Beauty Wonkette might be tempted to  call bareMinerals' new Complexion Rescue the best foundation to touch her face, but that would be a lie. It’s not a foundation. It’s not a BB or CC cream either — it's a light gel-cream hybrid with SPF 30 that combines the best of what foundation, concealer, and BB cream have to offer. So Beauty Wonkette doesn't know exactly what to call it. It’s like an early Valentine’s Day present to your face, and Beauty Wonkette thinks she's in love.

BW tried Complexion Rescue for the first time a month ago. Using the brand's Smoothing Face Brush, I swept the formula over my face, which evened my skin tone, blurred a few dark spots out of focus, and made my face look radiant and soft. The coverage isn’t particularly heavy, but that’s also what makes the cream so special. It hides imperfections while still making your skin look like skin.

Though Beauty Wonkette wouldn’t suggest ditching your morning moisturizer, Complexion Rescue is a light…

Everything You Need to Know About Face Acids

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Hello my lovelies.  Beauty Wonkette rarely does the cut and past routine, but sometimes somebody else says it as well as it can be said.  Kathleen Hou did as fine a job as Beauty Wonkette would have and it's stuff you really should know.  Soooo

Acids are totally groovy. Just ask your aunt with the ankle flower tattoo or, as it turns out, any dermatologist. If you have anti-aging, anti-acne, or anti-dry-skin concerns — or, in other words, are human — acids can drastically help you deal with your face. (And, no, using them doesn't feel like a chemical peel.) They work by helping you get new skin quicker through a process dermatologists call “turnover.” New skin is shiny and bright, and looks better than old skin. As Dr. Julie Russak explains, “Dead cells absorb light rather than reflect it, resulting in dull-looking skin.” Below, our non-painful everything guide to getting to know your essential face acids.

Glycolic acid is a good starter acid. If acids were a boy band, glycoli…