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January 18, 2016 Expert selections

On a razor-edge

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It is a real ritual for men: the time it takes to shave is divided into several steps. First, the skin is cleansed in the shower and exfoliated for the epidermis to get rid of its impurities and feel softer. After that comes actual shaving, gently and meticulously over the cheeks, the neck, and the delicate areas around the mouth and chin. Then there is the rinsing step to remove any product residue, before the final touch with the application of a soothing, moisturizing and/or anti-aging care product to relieve the inflamed skin and tone it. A real beauty routine that requires manly patience…

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November 14, 2016 Expert selections
6 lip balms recommended by CosmeticOBS

No gloves, they are obviously for the hands… No woollen caps, they are supposed to warm up our hair and ears… As a consequence, our lips must actually go out without any cloth to cover them, so they are the first casualties of periods of cold and climate aggressions. Still, we can... [Read more ]

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October 17, 2016 Expert selections
6 hand creams recommended by CosmeticOBS

They do deserve their own comforting skincare cream, these hands we make use of all the time, without always thanking them for their loyal service with a few specific treatments. They do deserve to be consoled for the daily aggressions they are subjected to, with a moisturizing, regenerating,... [Read more ]

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September 19, 2016 Expert selections
Six liniments recommended by CosmeticOBS

It is a typical example of a granny’s recipe applied to cosmetics. Liniment is old as the hills, and today, there is no need to prove its efficacy to cleanse and prevent babies’ nappy rash. However, liniments can have their own specificities, and they are not all as efficient: ... [Read more ]

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February 1, 2016 Expert selections
A mask show

From the hairline to the whole face, including the eye contour and specific areas of the body, masks are the ultimate cocooning treatment! As they combine pleasure and softness, freshness, and purity, they provide a pleasant sensation of relaxation and exude their benefits for an incomparable... [Read more ]

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January 4, 2016 Expert selections
On the changing table

For young mothers, there are many and varied treatments to perform on the changing table! From merely changing a nappy to soothing a painful rash, there are so many nappies to handle and small folds to wash over the first months of a baby’s life. Cosmetic brands are here to help, so they... [Read more ]

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December 21, 2015 Expert selections
Beauty elixirs

Softening, restructuring, or purifying, the serum is a highly concentrated, anti-stress cosmetic treatment. It is recommended as part of the facial beauty routine before applying a cream, but it can actually be used alone on certain skin types. As an elixir with a melting texture, it nourishes... [Read more ]

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December 14, 2015 Expert selections
The Nourishing Selection

When winter comes, the skin suffers from the cold, the wind, the rain, or the snow. It can get damaged, so it reacts, and tends to dehydrate, in particular if it is dry and fragile. The face is the most concerned area, along with the lips and hands, but also certain body areas and the scalp.... [Read more ]

November 23, 2015 Expert selections
The 2015 ChristmasSelection

Just like every year, the CosmeticOBS-L'Observatoire des Cosmétiques experts have made a Christmas selection for you to buy as a gift or for your own pleasure. Glamour skincare products for the celebrations, body and face sensorial cosmetics, women and men’s products, best sellers... [Read more ]

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November 9, 2015 Expert selections
Oriental ritual

With its black soap and rhassoul wrap, anti-aging argan and prickly pear pip oil, rose water and its entrancing scent, or kohl and its deep pigments, the hammam ritual and its oriental ingredients offer sun-kissed, exotic cosmetics. Indulge in the charm of these Arabian nights’ beauty and... [Read more ]

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October 26, 2015 Expert selections
Cleansing milks

Milk is the best adapted texture to gently cleanse the most sensitive epidermises. Whether creamy or melting, soothing or nourishing, a cleansing milk helps the facial skin remove impurities and makeup. In the evening and in the morning, a simple gesture will refresh it and leave it soft and... [Read more ]