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Hello! I was wondering if someone could have a look at my routine and tell me what I am doing wrong. I have always had large pours on my cheeks and I don’t know how to get rid of. Morning cleanser: CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin
And then I put on VitaminSea.beauty - Dead Sea Minerals & Vitamin C Complex Toning Skin Serum Eye cream Then I put on Cetaphil - DermaControl Oil Control Moisturizer SPF 30
Night double cleanse Neutrogena - Ultra Light Cleansing Oil
CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin
Eye cream Moisturizer ST. Ives - Renewing Collagen Elastin Moisturizer
Sep. 28, 2020
JoelleTrollingerIm also struggling with large pores and I can’t find the right product!
Oct. 17, 2020·1 like
AuttumnSpehNicinamide!! look up hyram on youtube he raves about that ingredient!! it will help
Oct. 25, 2020·1 like
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Go Drugstore Skincare Shopping With Me 🛒 💰
Affordable skin care for all skin types👇🏾 (I’ve tried all of these products✨) PanOxyl - Acne Creamy Wash Benzoyl Peroxide 4% Daily Control Acne!? We don’t know her! You can use this cleaner of your face,neck, & back! Benzoyl Peroxide is a staple in treating acne & this has 4%! It’s gentle on skin but effective! Aveeno - Ultra-Calming Foaming Cleanser My sensitive skin lovelies this is for you! I used this during my breakout time in early January (I was also pregnant). It’s also toted as a makeup remover. This left my skin cleansed without worries about breakouts✨ Neutrogena - Ultra Gentle Hydrating Cleanser -Dry & Sensitive skin? This is for you! This is perfect for the fall/winter months. It’s fragrance free and leaves your skin sooo hydrated ! Neutrogena - Ultra Gentle Daily Cleanser -Oily & Sensitive? This is for you! Just like it’s sister above it it gets the job done and perfect for that gentle cleanse! #Dickinson’s - Gentle Alcohol Free Toner[products]#[FiveStars] -Love witch hazel, but want a alcohol free version? This is for you! This is the new and improved Dickinsons witch hazel toner. Witch hazel gets a bad rap but honestly it’s great when formulated right! bliss - Clear Genius Clarifying Toner + Serum Want a multi-use product? This is for you ! This is great for toning and serum. I have had lazy days before and this is perfect! It has BHA, Witch Hazel, Niacinamide & Zinc! DIFFERIN - DIFFERIN Acne Treatment Gel This is my HG acne treatment! I swear by Differin Gel. It’s a retinoid that has helped clear my acne and skin! (See previous reviews) RoC - Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Filler Fine lines & wrinkles? This is for you! This is a combo of retinol and hyaluronic acid. You gets the skin clearing benefits and moisture all in one ! Clean&Clear - Persa-Gel 10 Acne Medication Spot Treatment Stubborn acne & blackheads? This is for you! I used this YEARS ago. It helped my acne but warning it is drying. I used this as a spot treatment. CeraVe - Resurfacing Retinol Serum Acne & large pores? This is for you! I just bought this recently and have been seeing if I see a difference between my Differin Gel and honestly they seem to work the same. If you are new to retinol this is for you! Aveeno - Positively Radiant Daily Moisturizer SPF 30 This is my HG drugstore sunscreen. It’s gentle, doesn’t leave a white cast, & gives you a subtle glow. It’s also proven to brighten your skin complexion! Cetaphil - DermaControl Oil Control Moisturizer SPF 30 Oily skin needing sunscreen protection? This is for you ! Before my skin turned combo (thanks to retinols) this was my HG moisturizer GARNIER - SkinActive Water Rose 24H Moisture Cream GARNIER - SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream GARNIER - SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water with Rose Water Fruit of the Earth - Aloe Vera 100% Gel
Do the seasons affect your skin?
With a change in season comes a different temperature, humidity, wind and UV exposure which can all affect changes which the body needs to adapt to. It makes sense that as the weather changes outside your skin will react differently to it. With lower humidity— what we experience during the cold winter months—our skin’s moisture levels can drop drastically and dryness and a dull skin tone can set in. So what can we do? In general skin tends to be dryer in the winter, oilier (or at least less dry) in the summer. Extremes of temperatures and humidity disrupt the surface of the skin and cause changes in the function of the external skin barrier. After you have found a core skin routine that works for you, it is easier to adapt it to how your skin changes throughout the year. In drier seasons like autumn and winter, make a move to a more hydrating cleanser or balm. You will want to focus on hydration since the low-humidity climate during this time of year can dry out skin and the best place to start is with the first step of your skin care routine. Dermatologists also advise to tone less or even discontinue completely. Whether you have dry skin in the winter, oily skin when the humidity sky rockets, or normal skin year-round, the one thing your skin care routine needs is a hydrating moisturizer. Not moisturizing your skin you risk stripping your skin of oh-so important hydration , which causes overproduction of oils and a gross build up of dead skin cells on your face. When you start seeing the advertisements for everything pumpkin 🎃 spice (yum), Now is the time to pack away the lighter formulas and reach for the more emollient products focused on hydration and to find ways to combat visible evidence of any sun damage that may have occurred over the summer. The best part, most of the skin care routine changes you’ll make for the fall will last you through winter as well! Don’t forget your body!! Apply moisturizer within 60 seconds of coming out of the shower and look for ingredients like glycerin, ceramides and hyaluronic acid. 💦 The biggest thing is pay close attention to your skin. It will start to tell you what it needs and just make sure to adjust accordingly 🍁 Some great moisturizers I recommend for the fall and winter. Cetaphil - DermaControl Oil Control Moisturizer SPF 30 is a good one for oily skin. Jumiso - Have A Good Cream Snail & Centella also for normal to oily skin. boscia - Chia Seed Moisture Cream for dry skin PETER THOMAS ROTH - Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Cream normal to dry. Happy Fall Y’all 🎃🍁
Product Review: Skincare and Makeup
I received these item free in exchange for my honest review on them. Iv been using these products for about a month now. So here we go! 1. COSRX - Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patch Acne Pimple Master Patch $6. Firs of all holy value! These patches are actual magic. They are virtually invisible when on and I love how there are multiple sizes. It honestly cleared up deep pimples overnight. I’m going to stock up! 2. @LA ROCHE-POSAY - Effaclar Duo (+) Effaclar Duo Acne Treatment. I do not have very strong breakouts, while I wish I had this product in high school when my acne was really really bad this product was good but too strong/intense for where my skin is currently at. I used it on a few problem areas but it seems more like a long term treatment not a quick fix for someone like me. 3. MAYBELLINE - Mascara Lash Sensational Lash Sensational I loved the applicator but the formula itself was just not doing it for me. It clumped together on the brush and that transferred over to my lashes. I think the applicator is awesome but not the biggest fan of the formula. 4. MAYBELLINE - FaceStudio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter Master Chrome Highlighter. I absolutely love this product! It provides a very natural glow that is PERFECT for literally everyday. It blends beautiful and I just really love it. 5. CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin GOLD STAR! This cleanser is seriously the BOM! It’s affordable, gentle, and gets everything from lipstick to lash glue off your face. I’m buying the biggest bottle they have right now!
Starting tretinoin and spironolactone
After 6 months of researching products and learning more about my skin and what works, I have finally found out the root cause of my acne. I feel like I’ve always had a good, consistent skincare routine. I’ve even made good lifestyle choices such as changing my pillow case every week, cutting out diary, limiting junk food, and drinking lots of water. However, I did not see any improvements with my skin. I mainly break out on my cheeks, chin, and jawline, especially when I’m on or about to start my period. I recently consulted a doctor for free thanks to my university’s student health services. She told me that this is hormonal for sure. I had been producing an excess of androgen hormones which lead to more oil production and eventually more acne. She prescribed me with spironolactone and tretinoin. I started taking these medications a few days ago. I think I’m in the purge period right now. I’m so glad I finally have closure on what has been causing my acne. I’ve never had serious acne problems in the past so this has been really frustrating. Current skincare routine: Morning: CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skin CeraVe - Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30 for Face with Zinc Oxide Night: íUNIK - Calendula Complete Cleansing Oil CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skin pura d'or - 100% Rosehip Seed Oil I also use the THE inkey LIST - Salicylic Acid Acne + Pore Cleanser every other night. If I need to subside a pimple, I would use Rael - Acne Healing Patch or the COSRX - Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patch I’ve been taking spironolactone every morning and applying my .025% tretinoin every other night. I’m giving my skin time to adjust to the tretinoin so I will start applying it nightly next week. For those who have taken spironolactone or tretinoin: how long did it take for you to see less breakouts? And can I still use my salicylic acid cleanser while on tretinoin?
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Shower/ bath essentials
-First product is Dr Teal's - Melatonin Sleep Soak Pure Epsom Salt honestly after a hard day of work/ school or whatever you do this is amazing to relax you over same thing with the foaming bath -Second product is ST. Ives - Renewing Collagen Elastin Moisturizer honestly this is meant for the face but the fragrance is super strong so I use it after the shower on certain areas of my body such as knees, elbows, and feet. - Next, is the dove gentle exfoliator which smells amazing and is such a gentle scrub for your skin so if you have sensitive skin like me I recommend this - Next essential is the cake - The Head Strong Volume Boosting Scalp Scrub I love this product but the only problem is that it dries out my hair but the Marc Anthony conditioner fixes it and my scalp and hair is squeaky clean and likes so healthy!!! - Lasty, I use the baby dove soap which I use more often because I found it to be the most gentle on my skin since I have eczema and it smells amazing and leaves my skin glowing and moisturized.
I swear by this moisturizer!
I have tried so many moisturizers to really complete a solid skin care routine, and ever since I came across this baby, I haven't looked the other way since! This moisturizer is an essential in my daily skin care routine, and after repurchasing it many times, it never disappoints! It visibly brings life to my skin and leaves a radiant finish to the skin, and it also has: Collagen: Found naturally in our skin that fades with age, it brings strength to our skin to prevent our skin from sagging and wrinkling. Elastin: Enables our skin to bounce back from everyday things that tug on our skin (from sleeping in a weird position to making facial expressions.) Both of these properties are key to our skins appearance because it helps our skin maintain firmness and elasticity! I 5/5 recommend to give this a try as it has changed the appearance of my skin noticeably. It's retailed for about $6 at your local drug store.
Intro into cleansing oils
Neutrogena is one of the most accessible brands in the world but it is not one i usually use. The reasons for this is that it is not cruelty free and I find the products lack lustre. That being said the accessibility and price point is usually great. This product was given to me and it was my introduction to oil cleanses which I appreciate. This is very affordable, fragrance free, light and effective. Effectiveness: I find that this very effectively removed makeup and sunscreen. I also liked that it emulsified. Texture: This is a very light oil that can be massaged into the skin and it’s easily washed off. Neutrogena - Ultra Light Cleansing Oil this was an effective product but I will not repurchase as it doesn’t line up with my morals and preferences. I have also discovered that I prefer cleansing balms as they are less messy to use.
Recently my skin has been drier than normal. Most winters I never really struggled with dryness. So I had to add in some added moisture. There’s a few new products I just started using with in the past few days & so far like. A. M. Routine cleanse w/ LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Purifying Foaming Cleanser  tone bliss - Clear Genius Clarifying Toner + Serum ( this has been a game changer for my hormonal acne )  vitamin c SheaMoisture - Papaya & Vitamin C Brighter Days Ahead Serum ( bottle wrapped in foil ) * would give higher rate but I dont like it’s in a clear glass bottle eye cream PACIfICA - Rose Jelly Beauty Sleep Undereye Gel SPF Neutrogena - Hydro Boost Water Gel Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30 ( sinks right in no greasy film ) moisturize GARNIER - SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream * every time I wash I always pat dry w/ a clean paper towel. I have found that it’s really helped my acne because of the bacteria & towels hold tons of it. * also applying my first product after cleansing to my damp face adds moisture to my face but took some serious getting use to. Lol P. M. Routine double cleanse w/ Neutrogena - Ultra Light Cleansing Oil then follow w/ LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Purifying Foaming Cleanser *after I use the cleansing oil I will use the AZTEC SECRET - Indian Healing Clay mask mixed w\ water 2x a week tone bliss - Clear Genius Clarifying Toner + Serum exfoliation -I alternate using these every 2-3 days I tend to use one & then the other the next week. * bliss - Clear Genius Clarifying Liquid Peel { this peel you well start to experience some peeling, personally I didn’t start see some until about a week or two into using it. } * MEASURABLE DIFFERENCE - Lactic Acid Skin Renewal Serum ( first week trying this & so far looove it noticeable difference in pores a few minutes after application & skin looks ultra smooth ) off days from acids OLAY - Regenerist Retinol24 Max Night Face Serum { would give higher rate but this serum seems to have an added ingredient to give it some what of a luminous purple affect? Which I’m not fond of. I didn’t notice it on my face but on my jade roller I could visible tell } Then finally to top it all off moisturize w/ OLAY - Regenerist Retinol 24 Max Fragrance-Free Night Hydrating Moisturizer *** I only use this when I use the matching Olay serum *** Aveeno - Calm + Restore Oat Gel Moisturizer * I use this every night regardless of which serums I use. * I layer this on top of the olay one because my face tends to be dry. ☃️❄️☃️❄️

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