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Mirabillis

October 27, 2017

Park & Cube

ParknCube_Roger-Gallet-Aura-Mirabillis-001 art direction SHINI PARK photography assistance SIMON SCHMIDT in collaboration with ROGER&GALLET le soin aura mirabilis Inspired by ancestral beauty recipes and officinal galenics: a careful cocktail of precious ingredients selected for their virtues cleanse, detox & revive; clarify; restore, correct and infuse radiance; even out with final layer What is our skin if not for the most elaborate (and diva – speaking of mine) personality on our body. No pancreas has ever pouted, or a kidney crossed its arms in complaint about how beautiful and moist it should be looking. Long time readers will know mine threw a coup during the latter half of my 20’s and decided to entirely mutate its ecosystem under a banner named ‘adult-onset eczema’. MAN, that was a pain to fix. Also, apologies for harping on about it for years. In all honesty, I‘m grateful to even be able to share a skincare routine now; it means a lot to me to be able to present by a routine that has been tried, tested AND SUSTAINED. As with all things, stick to brands that promote natural, wholesome ideals of beauty: Roger&Gallet products are born of healing/natural remedies and precious ingredients are selected only for their virtues. Also, the entire range is relatively inexpensive, so makes for some great gifting ideas. Here are some notes on personal results from the Aura Mirabilis range. cleanserevive roger&gallet extra-fine cleansing mask As much as I qualm about dry skin, I use this mostly to target my T-zone, which can get quite oily depending on diet and season. Massage until gel turns into oil (at which point the impurities are captured), then rinse with warm water. It visibly clears up pores for me when used gently every other day in the colder months. clarify roger&gallet Beauty Vinegar Perfect for dry skin to refine skin texture and act as secondary cleansing using a cotton pad. My skin is quite sensitive and bone dry in the Winter months so I personally use it as a toner directly on skin and apply pressure to my face and neck. I‘ve noticed skin texture improving visibly after six weeks. restorecorrect roger&gallet double extract serum This is my favourite step: the most concentrated component of the range and what I feel the most effective when massaged in S-pattern on forehead and cheeks. I personally saw noticeable difference in transparency and radiance in my own skin. Tip: do splash out and use more than recommended – I promise your skin will soak it right up. even & illuminate roger&gallet legendary cream Final ‘cashmere‘ layer to lock it all in, even out skin complexion and help increase cell turnover. I feel naked without it because it leaves such a comfortable touch to the skin. Plus, it contains Fleur de Lys extract that fights against redness and irritation, which helps maintain post-eczema* flare-ups. *Not recommended to treat eczema. I recommend using fragrance-free remedial alternatives for flare-ups. While this story is in collaboration with Roger&Gallet, all products have been personally tested and tried before the partnership for the sake of integrity.