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3 easy ways to turn drugstore beauty buys into luxury products

The average department store lipstick can set you back a whopping $26. But, the truth is, the trendiest, most coveted items at the department store can be re-created at home with drugstore beauty buys. Yes, seriously.

Glycolic acid peel mask

These ingredients create a brightening, tightening and toning mask right at home – and it’s so easy.

Aspirin has salicylic acid — which you may have seen used in over-the-counter acne medications — that can delve deeper into the pore to dissolve keratin plugs that can lead to blackheads and whiteheads. “It is lipophilic and absorbs nicely through fatty substances, like oil, and the ‘fatty’ layer of the upper skin cells,” Dr. Rachel Nazarian from Schweiger Dermatology Group told TODAY Style.

Nazarian confirmed that lemon has alpha hydroxy acid, a water-soluble acid that can help unglue dead skin cells on surface of the skin.

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Source: Today – 3 easy ways to turn drugstore beauty buys into luxury products By, Anna De Souza

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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