[ ♡ ] – Origins Exchange – From Fishy to Menthol!

So a few posts back I posted about my new Origins Cleanser & Toner and after using it for a few weeks, I was finally able to make a good decision about whether or not I like it and wanted to exchange it for something else. I had the Checks & Balance Cleanser and Purifying Toner and I went in yesterday and exchanged it for this new set, the Zero Oil Cleanser & Toner which is what I originally wanted.

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^I also got a night cream, details later.

Here is the Cleanser, it’s packaged pretty much the same way but the contents are liquidy and gel-like compared the other one which was creamy.
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It’s definitely different than the C&B one. For a product that is supposed to control oil, it left me feeling rather oily. Maybe I’m just reeling from the after effects of the C&B one which left my face really squeaky clean but I definitely prefer the feeling of the other cleanser. It has a strong menthol smell but that doesn’t really bother me that much. So far, it’s alright, we’ll see what it does to my skin.

Here is the Toner.
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This one smells really menthol-y but it’s big improvement from the old purifying toner because that one smelled like fish and alcohol. The smell of the last toner was the main reason I did not keep it. As far as toning goes for this one, I think it’s again, alright so far. The bottle is open like a water bottle so you can’t distribute it nicely onto a cotton pad like the old toner which had a part at the top of the bottle that filtered the product through a much smaller hole. I might switch it to another bottle because I don’t like this one.

In addition to the other two, I had a few dollars extra from the exchange because this set was cheaper so I bought a night cream to go with.
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I got the Starting over oil free age-eraser moisturizer with mimosa. I’ve actually been on the hunt for a night cream since the beginning of summer. I’m now 22 and I feel like I need to start taking care of my skin and I know the best way to tackle age is to prevent it, not tackle it. I’m currently using a day eye cream already but am also looking for one for night time. Since I don’t yet have wrinkles I wanted a night cream that would be thin but help prevent wrinkles and so I got this one. It’s supposed to help you build collagen right away.
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It’s comes in a little can shape container and it’s a very cute pink color.
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It’s a medium thick cream. When you rub it into your hand, it feels light and sort of watery but when you put it on your face, you can feel it a little more. It’s thicker and you can definitely feel it working because it makes your skin feel a little tingle. There’s no real smell to it so that makes me happy. So far I’m liking it. It was 45 dollars so not too bad, the other creams I was looking at ranged from 40-120. My skin care regimen is now almost complete! I only need a night eye cream!

♡ PaNhia

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