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Swipe left to see the RESULTS!!⬅️⬅️⬅️🌟🐝 Me and my husband tried this mask Fleur & Bee - Prince Charcoal / Natural Detox Mask ! He never uses any products on his face, he doesn't like to try out different ingredients as he gets reaction from several of them. But for this I asked him if he wants to try and he did!! His skin is pretty normal and flawless unlike me. I have active hormonal acne and my skin is super sensitive. We tried it according to the instructions and after we washed our face, our skin was burning and turned red. I was scared at first thinking this may have given us rashes and breakouts but the redness calmed down in 2-3 minutes. (Similar to chemical peels AHA + BHA). After it resided I took a shower and my skin was glowing like anything! I rarely see that glass skin glow where all my texture and pores were tightened and overall compexion was looking bright! I have posted pictures of BEFORE AND AFTER (unedited and unfiltered) for you to see what it really does!! ￼Basically it's a detox mask made from a fusion of Clays and Charcoal to purify pores and balance natural oils. ￼🐝This mask has ingredients like Kaolin Clay, Bentonite clay, Coconut charcoal, Organic Aloe Vera juice, Organic Reishi mushroom extract and Green tea leaf extract! ￼🐝Apart from these amazing botanical ingredients there are amazing actives like Rosehip seed oil, Lactic acid, Salicylic acid and Glycolic acid. ￼🐝 The best part of this product is..... The price!! It is only 18$ 😍💖✨ The next post will show you how it worked magic on my skin!! 🌟 🐝 This brand and products from their line are the next rising and shining ones as they're 100% Vegan and cruelty free AND THEY WORK!!! ❤️ 🐝 WHAT IT REALLY DOES? MY OPINIONS AND OBSERVATION: 💫Brightens skin and complexion! 💫Gives radiant glow and glass skin! 💫Purifies pores and tightens them! 💫Blurs out texture! 💫Skin feels smooth and soft in just one use! . . This instantly has become my Weekly spa at home treatment. And I'm so excited to use this before any big day. This will give me that 'just did facial' skin!
Fleur & Bee-Prince Charcoal / Natural Detox Mask
$ vs Formula vs Feel? This L-Ascorbic Acid is 👑
Vitamin C is my OG beloved skincare ingredient and my goal this summer was to (a) transition from using vitamin C derivative to L-Ascorbic acid (the true form), to (b) find a formulation that worked best in my current routine (water-based) and (c) didn’t break the bank. 💴 Y’all, I’ll say no more. I think I’ve found the one. What’s so great about Purito’s formulation? PURITO - Pure Vitamin C Serum is a water-based 5% L-Ascorbic acid serum formulated with some of my favorite ingredients- niacinamide, adenosine, hylauronic acid and red ginseng extract. Other goodies include pineapple and turmeric extract. A lot of other pure Vit C serums are on the thinner oilier side (for stability) and these more potent forms (like 15-20%) can feel extremely drying. Although Purito’s is not as high in concentration nor stabilized with ferulic acid and Vit E, the water-based formula works as a effortless substitute to the Vit C derivative I’ve already been using- only even more effective! The packaging is completely unexposed to air until you break the seal after receipt, which hopefully buys us a few months of shelf stability! The fresh serum dispenses clear (love that it’s a pump bottle to minimize oxidation) and I can already see little droplets on the outside rim that have oxidized (turned orange) so I know what is and is not fresh. Sometimes, it’s all about the feel. It’s impossible to try all the L-Ascorbic acid formulations out there but as I mentioned before, many true Vit Cs from my experience have cancelled out the hydrating efforts of my other serums. Purito’s does not. In fact, minus the mild stinging from the Vitamin C initially, this product is my vehicle for sneaking HA into my routine as HA (in sodium hylauronate form) is the first ingredient! It’s an easy step between my toner and second serum or sunscreen. If you’ve been using sodium or magnesium ascorbyl phosphate (Vit C derivative) and looking to upgrade, you will have no problem swapping this product in. Can we talk about the price please? This serum goes for ~$15 for 60 mL (2 Fl Oz)!! Where are you gonna find a deal like that? This is essentially the same price as my previous Vit C derivative (SAP) and 4-5x cheaper than many of the L-Ascorbic acid serums out there on the Sephora- ahem Drunk Elephant- shelves! If you are hesitant, at least it won’t hurt your pocket too much to give it a try! Enjoy and cheers to summer skin ☀️
PURITO-Pure Vitamin C Serum
Brightening + Dark Spot Reduction
Brightening + Dark Spot Reduction ❤️ @korres Apothecary Wild Rose 15% Vitamin C Spotless Serum and Apothecary Wild Rose Night-Brightening Sleeping Facial are formulated with rosehip oil that is rich in vitamin A which helps to reduce the appearance of dark spots and reduce fine lines. it is also packed with wild rose oil and vitamin super c which give my skin moisture and radiant. It also helps to smooth skin tone and prevent discoloration. These products are made with organic plant actives and are eco-friendly manufactured with recyclable packaging. ⠀⠀ This Vitamin C Spotless Serum requires to shake well to activate the potent brightening complex. After cleansing and toner, I apply it to the face and neck in my AM and PM routine. It has a very subtle scent that is not overpowering. It doesn't leave me greasy but plumping feel. I apply the Sleeping Facial cream as my last step in PM routine. The next morning, after I cleanse my face, I feel smooth and hydrates. ⠀⠀ I have suffered from hormones acne and leave me dark spots. It always takes months to fade off. I have been using this serum and facial for 1 week, I can see some of my dark spots have been significant fade off than usual. I am impressed with the vitamin super C ingredients in these products which are.. giving me 9 times more vitamin C than orange juice. ⠀⠀ #gifted #korres #GoGreekBeauty #giftsFromgreece KORRES - Wild Rose Spotless Serum with 15% Vitamin Super C ⠀⠀KORRES - Wild Rose Vitamin C Brightening Sleeping Facial ⠀⠀
KORRES-Wild Rose Spotless Serum with 15% Vitamin Super C
So you over exfoliated your skin.. what’s next?
So you over exfoliated your skin... it’s okay. It happens. I’ve been super guilty in the past of loading everything on my face or thinking “the more I use something the more effective it will be”. When over exfoliation happens your skin starts to go into distress. Your moisture barrier is compromised. Your skin might start to feel irritated, itchy, and inflamed. When this happens at any time I like to reset my routine with gentler products. This guide is meant for sensitized skin but the products are also perfect for those with sensitive or dry skin. 1.) Stop using exfoliating/stripping products I know you want to keep using your routine to see results but now is the time to take a break. Stop exfoliation, retinol, acne treatments, and foaming cleansers. These products are going to be too intense for sensitized skin right now. 2.) Opt for mild and emollient products This is when I switch my routine to products that are more geared towards sensitive skin. Two power house ingredients I look for are colloidal oatmeal and cannabis sativa seed oil. My favorite being colloidal oatmeal which helps to soften and soothe the skin. My favorite product I’ve been using to soothe my mask irritation has been the FIRST AID BEAUTY - Ultra Repair Instant Oatmeal Mask as it nourishes and protects. Cannabis sativa oil on the other hand helps repair the skin’s moisture barrier while helping to reduce inflammation. As always you want to seal everything in with a moisturizer. For sensitive or sensitized skin I always say go for a fragrance free/dye free lightweight cream. My favorite lately has been the dr. brandt - Cool Biotic Prebiotic Redness Relief Cream as it contains colloidal oatmeal, cannabis sativa seed oil, and ceramides (ceramides are amazing for locking moisture into the skin to help prevent dryness and irritation). 3.) Add hydrating, antioxidant, or inflammation reducing treatments The only “treatments” I will add to my routine when my skin feels sensitized are either hydrating, have antioxidant properties, or reduce inflammation. I am currently using is the GOOD MOLECULES - Hyaluronic Acid Serum as this will help draw and keep water in the skin. I also swear by the GOOD MOLECULES - Niacinamide Brightening Toner which showcases niacinamide with its anti-inflammatory properties. This toner is very gentle on the skin and sinks right in which is why I use it at the beginning of my routine. With the skin being wet from the toner is “prepped” for all the other ingredients to penetrate deeper and work more effectively. 4.) Wear sunscreen/avoid the sun I know this is usually everyone’s least favorite part of their routine but it’s the most important. With fresh cells at the forefront they need to be protected from UV damage. They are more susceptible to damage being “newer” than older cells. If you don’t protect these everything else is counterproductive.
dr. brandt-Cool Biotic Prebiotic Redness Relief Cream
Indian Healing Clay ✨BEFORE&AFTER✨
AZTEC SECRET - Indian Healing Clay I’ve been seeing this Indian Healing Clay everywhere from Instagram to TikTok you name it. So I finally got them from Amazon, I’ve used them about two times, so today is my third time using this mask. It says on the description to use this mask once per week, so I’ve continually used this mask for three weeks straight now, and I honestly do not see much of a difference 😕 - I’ve put on before and after photos in the end to show you the results. But it could be just my skin isn’t the perfect fit for this mask to see results, or maybe I haven’t used this long enough to see the results happen. Furthermore, I do want to say I do like how this mask makes my nose seem smaller as soon as the mask dries on my face 😂 I know this is super irrelevant but I still want to put it out there 😂😂 because this mask really does cause the sensation on your face/skin that makes you feel like your face is being “vacuumed” by the mask. It literally sucks your face to a point where it makes it seem like to me that my nose had gotten smaller 😂😂 - I used to put on the thickest layer possible with this mask because I thought it’ll be more effective 😂 but after binge watching SkinCareByHyram on YouTube where he was reacting to Charlie D’Amelio’s skin routine, I learnt that it’s actually damaging for my skin to do that. So as many of us would, I took SkinCareByHyram’s advice and I put on a thin layer this time. It had the same effect, and it was way less time consuming and less messy to while I wash off my mask. - I used my Foreo electric exfoliator to wash my mask off because this clay mask is quite difficult to rub off once it’s dry. You can try this too, it makes the job much easier, but remember to wet your entire mask/face first before going in with the electric exfoliator because if you don’t wet your mask before doing so (and trust me on this) it will cause you a lot of pain and damage on your skin. - My face is red for about half an hour after I took my mask off, it goes away, nothing to worry about, it says it on the label as well. - So if you are interested in experiencing the hype, you could definitely give this mask a try since it’s quite affordable anyway. I just want to put it out there that it is better to use it with raw Apple cider (like the one I use), than just mixing it with water (or rose water) because for some reason the raw Apple cider causes this “chemical” reaction as soon as it hits the clay mask, making the clay mask bubble and makes a simmering sound, like when baking soda mixes with water kind of sound, in which many effective deep pore cleansing masks itself from other brands does to our faces (e.g. Glam Glow bubble mask, it bubbles up the minute you take it out of the bag).AZTEC SECRET - Indian Healing Clay
AZTEC SECRET-Indian Healing Clay
7 Step Routine
Ok Loves, lets go over the 7 Step Skincare Routine. This is the routine I use the most! The steps are in the order I personally use, you don’t have to follow the steps exactly the same way I do but I will explain why I layer everything in that way. Also if I something’s not quite right in my process of explaining things, don’t hesitate to call me out on it in the comments. We are all learning everyday, and I am not an expert. 🌞 AM: Step 1: In the mornings I tend to wash my face with just water. Over night your skin releases oils that help the healing process of your skin. And though we do want to get the top layer of oil off our faces, we also should keep the natural oils that our bodies know we need. If you do want to wash your face with a cleanser in the mornings, maybe go with a more gentle one something that won’t strip your skin completely of those healing oils. Step 2: Toners. Now toners are an optional step, but I typically do recommend them. A toner will help also give your skin a splash of hydration, or if you want to skip the first step you can also use the toners to remove the top layer of oil on your face. Step 3: Essence. Not everyone uses an essence, and that’s ok! I just recently started using one myself. From what I understand is that an essence is a nutrients packed set up for a serum, it’s a thin water like consistency that helps with cellular turnover and deep hydration. Step 4: Serums. There are so many different kinds of serums to choose from. And if something isn’t working for you, don’t continue to use it; there are plenty of other brands. It will take up to a month if not sooner to see a real difference in your skin, but if it doesn’t work for you, you will find out almost immediately. Step 5: Eye cream. We should always make sure to hydrate the skin around our eyes, this will help prevent wrinkles from forming. Eye creams can easily be too much sometimes. I am prone to getting milia, so I can’t use eye creams that have oil in them and usually go with something that says gel or water based. Step 6: Moisturizer. You guys know this one. Moisturizer is important for everyone, don’t skip out on making sure your face is hydrated. Step: 7 Sunscreen. It is crucial for everyone to wear some form of Sunscreen. Sunscreen helps prevent fine lines, discoloration,and possible skin cancers. 🌘 PM: Step 1: Oil cleansers. This is where the double cleansing process starts. To take off the makeup, dirt, and grime from the day, it’s best to start with the oil based cleanser. If you’re thinking “I have oily skin, I can’t put more oils on my face” no need to worry. After this step is Face wash, which will help remove the oils left over. Step 2: Face wash. Take out that favorite cleanser of yours and get to washing the beautiful canvas that is your face. Clearing everything so that we can start anew on a blank surface. Step 3: Toner. Once again this is recommended but is up to you if you want to use it. —> : this is the spot where you would do a face mask if you want to do one. Or a sheet mask after the serum (step 5) it’s where ever you want to do it really. Step 4: Essence. The same as in the morning routine, this is where we are starting that hydration cycle. Step 5: Serum. Just as in the AM routine, I also recommend it in the PM routine. Serums are packed full of nutrients for you skin. Step 6: Eye cream. The PM routine is where a heavier, more deeper penetrating eye cream can be used. A lot of people use sleeping eye masks which is a cream-like mask to leave on overnight to gain the best results. Step 7: Moisturizer. Time to breakout those thicker nourishing moisturizers to help you skin heal overnight. You can also add a sleeping mask on top too. These are just like the sleeping eye masks, where they provide a punch of healing qualities during the night and washed off in the mornings. Once again my beautiful people, I am an enthusiast not an expert. If you see something that’s off don’t hesitate to correct me. What’s your favorite step in the 7 step routine? Thanks Loves!! ❤️❤️ All artwork is my own, please ask before turning it around to use for other projects.
Vita B3 + C The Best to brighten Dull skin
Swipe left for texture shots 🔙 This Royal Vita Propolis 33 Ampoule by Dr. Ceuracle @dr.ceuracle_global Dr.Ceuracle - Royal Vita Propolis 33 Ampoule is Amazing!!! This is a Korean brand and product⭐ The name is given with the ingredients it has! This small ampoule works great on skin without requiring a large amount in single application. Only two-three drops go a long way and they work great by giving the skin a natural radiant glow and brightened complexion. ✨Ingredients breakdown: 1. 33.5% Propolis extract + Royal jelly extract (Propolis is made by bees to protect their hives from external factors) - This has rich Anti-oxidant properties. Also it helps amazingly to relieve Irritated, sensitive skin with eliminating redness and rosacea. 2. Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), Panthenol (Vitamin B5) and Ethyl Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C derivative) - This concussion is very well known for boosting radiance and brightening complexion, also this helps in getting rid of Hyperpigmentation and dark spots. 3. Rose Centifolia flower water - Helps in calming and hydrating irritated skin. ✨My experience: 1. The formula is so unique it starts as watery consistency and applies like a lightweight oil similar to Squalane. 2. Doesn't feel greasy or heavy. 3. Doesn't irritate or burn skin. 4. Gives that instant glow because of the oily consistency. 5. Works amazing over the time by brightening dull skin and leaves skin looking plump and healthy. 6. The bottle is very small but you don't require a lot of product. So it goes a long way. Apply this as the last step in your routine or before moisturiser and it won't even feel on the skin. Over all I loved the skin science behind this formula, it's very unique and effective!! ❤
Dr.Ceuracle-Royal Vita Propolis 33 Ampoule
🏆Never lose your fight with acnes
Hey sisters🥰!!! If everything gets shutdown during COVID-19, one of the few things that should never be affected is your addiction to skin care. My life-long enemy acne never knows how to self-quarantine and spare a little stability to my skin. I mean...who's undefeatable in front of the brutal acnes🤭? But you're lucky enough - in our incredibly loving Cherie community, your skin problem is never a problem because of our super helpful beauty experts🤩!!! @Paola29suffered from acnes because of hormonal imbalances. Weeks ago, they made a post on Cherie and asked for skincare advice. Believe it or not, within a week, they got so many useful tips on acne treatment - read the golden advice below word by word! @mira.nichole "I love using products like The Ordinary Salicylic Acid 2% Masque and any of the Sweet Chef Serum Shots to help my skin out. I definitely recommend seeing a dermatologist though if you haven’t already, since I also use a prescription cream called Aczone (Dapsone) which I found has helped out a ton." @skincarebytate "I would recommend using the CeraVe foaming cleanser and daily moisturizer. The CeraVe foaming cleanser works wonders for oily skin. Also you have to moisturize! I would also recommend steering clear of essential oils as they can cause irritation. The ordinary is great though! so keep using their products! Also don’t forget to exfoliate. I would reccomend chemical exfoliants rather than scrubs :)💗 " @al0na.c "The holy grail acne treatment that ended up working for me (finally @ 26 years old!) was the Roche-Posay Effaclar 3 step acne system, but especially the Effaclar Duo Cream. It really works very fast at clearing up breakouts and soothes the redness of the pimples." @Paola29, hope now you have a better idea of removing acnes - please keep us updated 💗! Girls, if you have other advice, don't hesitate to leave your comments below <3
CeraVe-Acne Foaming Cream Cleanser
Fight Acne with Retinoids and Retinol to GLOW ✨
🚨If you suffer from stubborn acne (like I have) you may want to consider adding OTC retinoids to your routine! 🔑Retinoids, a vitamin A derivative, are a key player in the skincare industry. Many studies have proven retinoids fight acne, promote collagen, reduce wrinkles and hyperpigmentation to give skin a healthy glow. The good news is now there are plenty of options for Rx strength one now available OTC! 💁🏻♀️I only mentioned products I’ve use and that work! Best OTC Rx Strength Adapalene 0.1% proactiv - Adapalene Gel 0.1% Acne Treatment DIFFERIN - Acne Treatment Gel LA ROCHE-POSAY - Effaclar Adapalene Gel .01% Topical Retinoid Acne Treatment This former prescription-only retinoid works to unclog pores by slowing pore lining growth and reduces the skin’s sensitivity to inflammation! This is a great introductory retinoid if you’ve never used any before. ✨Prevents pimple formation ✨Speeds blemish healing time ✨Reduces inflammation and redness ✨Evens skin tone and texture ✨Anti-aging benefits Best OTC Retinol Serums Why do I like OTC retinoids better than retinol? Retinol actually takes much longer to work. In fact, because retinol must convert at the cellular level of the skin, it can take 6 months to a year before seeing results. Retinol can be 20x less effective than a Rx strength retinoids. Murad - Retinol Youth Renewal Serum dermalogica - Retinol Acne Clearing Oil SUNDAY RILEY - A+ High-Dose Retinol Serum The Ordinary - Retinol 0.2% in Squalane The Ordinary - Retinol 0.2% in Squalane DRUNK ELEPHANT - A-Passioni Retinol Cream ✨Gentle formulas - good for sensitive skin ✨Decrease fine lines over time ✨Serums contain other skin hydrating ingredients Myths True and False: ⚡️Retinoids thin your skin - FALSE They actually strengthen your skin by promoting collagen production. ⚡️Retinoids have drying side effects - TRUE and FALSE When you start using retinoids, skin may go through a process of Retinization, the adjustment period in which dryness, flaking and redness can occur. Symptoms subside in about 4 weeks and are almost eliminated my using a great moisturizer. ⚡️You should wait till your older to use retinoids - FALSE Retinoids and retinol are safe to use ages 12 and up! 💁🏻♀️Right now, I personally use Proactive adapalene 0.1% for acne fighting and anti-aging at the same time! How save retinoids improved your skin?
SUNDAY RILEY-A+ High-Dose Retinol Serum
SUMMER! Anyone in the mood for ice cream? 🍦🍫🍒
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Coty AIRSPUN-Airspun Translucent Extra Coverage Loose Powder
🌈 Be Proud, Stay True
Hello, beautiful people🤗!!! How's July been treating y'all so far? Oh please - I know life is tough (and I low key think skin care is tougher🤫). But forget about how uneasy life was - we're created to bring our communities warmness and love. Last month, we celebrated the LGBTQ+ community and their freedom to love in the virtual space because of the global crisis. Our Cherie members, of course, expressed their love and support to the LGBTQ+ community by making gorgeous make up looks🥰. We'll present 9 pride make up looks to you. Congrats to all the make up artists whose posts are collected here@CustomaryMary@RachaelDare@RavenOnRebel@jessika_c@heynoonoo@KissedbyCoco@LaraDelmarre@FiorellaForno@VictorVictoria__, and please comment below and let us know the one that you love the most！ Honestly, I did not expect we have so many talented make up artists in our community. The beautiful looks all remind us to treasure the right to love others and keep fighting for a more inclusive, diverse community💪. During the global pandemic, it is even more important to send out care and love. Apart from all the turmoil, pride month undoubtedly showed us how the fragile love between human beings can survive, thrive, and combat all the unfairness. Girls, please also comment below to share your experience of being true to yourself or being supportive to your friends💋! ‼️Don't forget to follow your best friend CheriePick, an official Cherie account, to interact with other Cherie members and get daily update of the best content in the community😚.
Pricey toner with Alcohol ☹️
I've really been enjoying Caudalie's line of Vinopure products, but sadly, their toner was a miss for me. It gave me little bumps on my nose, and didn't make a big difference to the rest of my skin! So I broke down its claims and ingredients to understand why below: ⭐️ITS CLAIMS ⭐️ Pore-minimizing with salicylic acid to treat extra sebum and smooth texture. Aimed at combination skin. ⭐️ INGREDIENTS ⭐️ 🍷 Alcohol Denatured - the SECOND ingredient on the list, right after water. This is a controversial alcohol for skincare because it can help control oil short-term. Long-term, though, it can dry out your skin and make it flaky. It's worrying that it's one of the main ingredients. 🥀 Rose Damascena Flower Water- the third ingredient. It's known to balance the skin's pH, and to be an effective toner by tightening capillaries and soothing blotchiness. 🍋 Other ingredients: rosemary, peppermint, and. lemon balm oil work as antibacterial ingredients. It also has Pelargonium Graveolens Flower Oil, which tightens the skin, and grape seed oil to even out skin tone. 🧺 Lower rung: Contains Geraniol and Linanool, two natural fragrances that can irritate the skin when exposed to oxygen. ⭐️ APPLICATION ⭐️ After application, the toner feels a tiny bit tacky. When it dries, your skin feels slightly tight. Ultimately, I found it a bit drying. ⭐️ SKIN CHANGES ⭐️ I got tiny bumps on my nose- not white heads or black heads, but something like miniature hives. Otherwise, I didn't notice any dramatic changes in my skin texture or tone. It didn't sting my face, which is good I guess- But for $28, a toner should do more. 🍇 FINAL THOUGHTS 🍇 Comparison to other Vinopure products I think the mini break out on my nose was probably because of the Geraniol and Linanool combined with drying denatured alcohol. I use their face wash which has those fragrances, too, but they didn't give me that reaction. In fact, it seemed to be the only ingredient that set it apart from other Caudalie products I've tried, like their Grape Water and Vinopure Gel Cleanser. And for $28, I think you could get more for your money's worth with non-alcohol toners. It goes to show that sometimes, it might be just one ingredient that throws off a good formula for you.
CAUDALIE-Vinopure Natural Salicylic Acid Pore Minimizing Toner