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Damaged Skin Barrier + Closed comedones breakout

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SharonAngeline
I could NOT stop breaking out nothing was working for my skin To give you some background info I’ve only very recently had problems with my skin. I’ve never had issues with acne and it all started with oil cleansing. I didn’t know I had sensitive skin until I began oil cleansing. That was only the beginning of the out of control spiral my skin routine had. I tried finding a solution everywhere and tried a ton of different products. Including curology too and that’s when it got worse! In the midst of trying to find a solution I ended up damaging my skin barrier like crazy. I have never broken out like that. My skin consistently felt tight. I thought I had a hormonal issue or that my skin was acne prone. In reality my skin just did better with low maintenance I didn’t need to add crazy products or actives. I started incorporating Manuka honey a natrual ingredient that has a lot of skin benefits. healthline.com/health/manuka-honey-for-acne Before: CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin
Gentle but wayy to drying for my face. I don’t recommend it to anyone who has dry skin. Or suffering from a damaged moisture barrier. Curology - Curology formula
I was not a fan of this because it broke out my skin more but it honestly was probably due to the condition of my skin. Azelaic Acid 4% Clindamycin 1% Zinc Pyrithione 0.25% CeraVe - CeraVe Moisturising Cream
This was a good cream except I felt like I was getting open comedones but again could have been due to my skin being at a poor state. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • After finding out I had a damaged moisture barrier (NOW) Pm: 🌙 LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Face Cleanser
THIS!!!! Ladies and Gentlemen. Oh. My. Gosh. This has been by far the best product I’ve used to wash my face. It doesn’t make me skin feel right and it washes right off. It doesn’t make my skin feel like I still have product and I love it. It has a lot of nice ingredients too and super gentle! #Kiva Health Food - Kiva Raw Manuka Honey[products]# I leave this on all night and it has worked AMAZING! This helped balance my skins ph is getting rid of acne scars and fight the extremely stubborn acne! (What got rid of the issue) Am: 🌞 All I do is rinse my face and add moisturizer and my essence that’s it I don’t do anything else! COSRX - Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence
This is a great essence to lock in moisture while fighting gently acne and lightning those pesky dark spots! CeraVe - AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30
I didn’t love this before but it was because my face was SO DRY! But now it’s great and it’s oil free! Highly recommend if you want a moisturizer with SPF. This helped dark spots too (hyperpigmentation) so they wouldn’t get darker and lighten them up.
Nov. 18
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jul.ia.gGirrrrl I have the same skin right now, I haven’t seen anybody who has the same looking problem as me. I was using way to many actives and started breaking out a lot so had to switch to the basic 3 step routine cleanse, moisturize and SPF (only in the morning). I was thinking of getting the Krave Barrier Relief if my skin does’t calm down soon
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SharonAngelineIm glad i can help! And relate with. i was trying to find someone who was going through the same thing and no one had posted something like this. But you should try Manuka honey instead it helps with acne and is incredible and wound healing and restoring the skins moisture barrier! You can even use it as a cleanser. I’ve been using it as a mask for a month and a half and have seen incredible results!
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HOW TO GET YOUR MAN ON A SKIN CARE ROUTINE!💞
Me being the skin care junkie that I am, my boyfriend is forced to listen to me rant about products, sales, ingredients, & my good (and bad) skin days. Eventually, I dragged him into liking it to! (kind of). I've peaked his interest...and now he understands the concept & importance of skin health. Eventually he started a routine, & now enjoys it! He has resilient, combo skin with an occasional blemish, but overall his skin is pretty good! He just needs the basics, no crazy treatments or harsh products. Just a cleanser, SPF, and moisturizer. He's been using the CeraVe - Hydrating Facial Cleanser , the CeraVe - PM Facial Moisturizing Lotion and the CeraVe - AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30 The cleanser isn't abrasive & stripping like his previous Neutrogena Deep Scrub! 😳 Also, the Niacinamide & Hyaluronic Acid in these reduced his pores, redness, & smoothed his skin. And now he's using SPF too!! 😆 These are fast absorbing, light-weight, quality products perfect for his skin! 💯 I promise, they're ways to get your man to start a skin care routine too, without forcing him to watch Hyram... Don't over-complicate it! 🗯 Simple is best. You don't want to overwhelm him, or make it seem long & time-consuming. Don't choose products with girly packaging! 💟 If he's into it, then go for it! But most of the time those girly, shiny products with cute names don't sound appealing to them. Especially just getting into it. He needs to realize it's about skin health!🏥 Let him know its just a way of taking care of yourself. And that makeup and skincare are different things! Because my boyfriend would mix them up all the time. I honestly don't think he knew the difference...which made him more hesitant. Do it together!👥 If you guys live together, start dedicating time in the bathroom before you go to bed to just unwind. Have him try your products, or do a skin care routine together! Make it enjoyable and a memorable experience, so it sets a positive impression. Consistently show him products and explain what they do! 🧴🧼 What peaked my boyfriends interest was me talking to him about products all the time, & what they fix! I would catch him complaining about his skin over a pimple or redness, and I would tell him about an ingredient or product that would help that issue. It intrigued him! Consider fragrance free, light-weight products that fit his skin type! ✅ The biggest complaint I hear from guys and skin care is that it feels greasy, heavy, or sticky. The purfumey smell is a big one too. So avoid those things. And make sure to talk to him about his skin type & properly match what products would be best for him! Make sure he STAYS on the routine. Remind him about it, & don't forget to compliment his skin! 💞 I still try to remind my boyfriend, but at this point he always remembers. Also, COMPLIMENT his skin!! If he's starting a routine, he wants to know you see results. He wants to look good in your eyes!
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Ali.Ashley
winter moisture boost!
I only started my skincare journey in January of this year, so I've been adjusting to the seasons as I go. I've noticed as we transition into colder weather that my skin feels moisturized to the touch, but my face feels simultaneously too oily and too dry/tight. Here's my spring/summer a.m. skincare routine for reference: COSRX - Low PH Good Morning Gel Cleanser L'ORÉAL - Revitalift Derm Intensives Vitamin C Serum The Ordinary - Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG CeraVe - AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30 I knew I didnt want to add another moisturizer under my already thick moisturizer SPF (my skin hates weighty moisture), so I bought the COSRX - Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence . It adds a good dose of moisture, while being light-weight enough for my oily combination skin. Within a couple days, my skin stopped feeling parched! I would absolutely recommend for combo to oily skinned peeps!! Such a good winter supplement to my daily regime!
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KristenDey
PRO TIP! when you apply a retinoid before bed, the oil from your skin can cause the retinoid to travel on your face or transfer onto your pillowcases. this can cause the retinoid to get on sensitive areas and cause burns! for me, it was my eyelids. i applied the cerave healing ointment on the burns and they healed in a day. now every night before bed i apply the healing ointment and now no more burns!!! my acne was bad and left deep scars and with these products my skin has never looked and felt better. VANICREAM - Gentle Facial Cleanser LA ROCHE-POSAY - Effaclar Adapalene Gel .01% Topical Retinoid Acne Treatment VANICREAM - Lite Lotion CeraVe - Healing Ointment
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krob0109
winter moisture boost!
I only started my skincare journey in January of this year, so I've been adjusting to the seasons as I go. I've noticed as we transition into colder weather that my skin feels moisturized to the touch, but my face feels simultaneously too oily and too dry/tight. Here's my spring/summer a.m. skincare routine for reference: COSRX - Low PH Good Morning Gel Cleanser L'ORÉAL - Revitalift Derm Intensives Vitamin C Serum The Ordinary - Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG CeraVe - AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30 I knew I didnt want to add another moisturizer under my already thick moisturizer SPF (my skin hates weighty moisture), so I bought the COSRX - Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence . It adds a good dose of moisture, while being light-weight enough for my oily combination skin. Within a couple days, my skin stopped feeling parched! I would absolutely recommend for combo to oily skinned peeps!! Such a good winter supplement to my daily regime!
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KristenDey
I’m Thankful for the Morning Glow
ESSENCE: SK-II - Facial Treatment Essence (Pitera Essence) I’ve been using this for years, I get it when I’m at a layover in Hong Kong or Korea so I get it significantly cheaper. However have I noticed anything? No. Nothing bad, nothing good. It is basically fermented rice for over $200. I have found so many dupes I’d like to try! NEOGENLAB - Real Rerment Micro Essenceor MISSHA - Time Revolution The First Treatment Essence Rx I are said to be better products for a fraction of the price so I will be buying when I run out!!! Fermented ingredients are wonderful for brightens, refining pores, hydration, improving texture, and is full of beneficial enzymes and peptides VITAMIN C: MAELOVE - Glow Maker Everyone needs vitamin c, and this is very reasonably priced, has a great formulation with vitamin E and ferulic acid, non sticky, and just disappears into the skin. TIP: Put in the refrigerator. I found that oxidising is just the nature of ascorbic acid, so this will prolong the life of your product! CeraVe - CeraVe Moisturising Cream I thought this would be too heavy, especially in the daytime. Nope! You can apply a little or a lot, it has Ceramides and totally does the job of moisturising and protecting that skin barrier, especially if you exfoliate a lot or use tretinoin. Do buy the one with the pump though! Neutrogena - Ultra Sheer Liquid Sunblock Broad Spectrum SPF 70 I love this because it’s super lightweight and rubs in so quickly! It does not pill, and I’m all for inexpensive sunscreen because you need A LOT. Ignore influencers who use a “pea size amount”. Not for sunscreen!!!! Slather it on!! Great sunscreens from Neutrogena are also Neutrogena - Hydro Boost Sunscreen SPF 50 and Neutrogena - Ultra Sheer Dry Touch Sunscreen SPF 55 . Dying dying dying to try PURITO - Centella Green Level Safe Sun!!! ✨✨Keep glowing!!✨✨
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JoTuazon
SKINCARE: NIGHT ROUTINE BASICS!
Finally part two of my skin care basics! A lot of the steps are the same but I do have different products in those places. Let's get into it.... 1) MAKEUP REMOVER: this step is essential after a long day, look at this like double cleansing so they scheduled the service layer off before your cleanser goes in to get a deeper clean. my product: CLINIQUE - Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm 2) CLEANSER: cleansing helps to get rid of dead skin, pollutants, oils, dirt, and bacteria in general but many dermatologists & estheticians recommend that you should wash your face first thing in the morning so that you can prepare your skin for any other products that go on top of it. my product: CeraVe - Hydrating Facial Cleanser 3) EYE CREAM: the eye area is a super fragile, sensitive part of the face so your best bet is to apply your eye cream right away. to allow for maximum moisturization, apply first and pat around the area GENTLY! also in the AM, eye cream can help tighten and depuff the eyes. my product: BURT’S BEES - Sensitive Eye Cream 4) TONER/ESSENCE/MIST: this step can help to prime your skin to absorb active ingredients, do you research on whether you should be using a toner or an essence. shameless plug, one of my first posts is about the difference between toners and tonics, check that out for help. my products: pixi - Collagen Tonic pixi - Hydrating Milky Mist 5) SERUM(S): this stuff delivers the bulk of active ingredients to your freshly primed face! if you apply serums over thicker formulas (moisturizers, etc.) they may not penetrate as well. serums DIFFER from day to night. be sure to choose ingredients that are SAFE for the time of day you're using them. (i.e. retinol should be used AT night, vitamin c during the day) my product: PACIfICA - Dream Shot Beauty Sleep Booster Serum 6) RETINOL: as stated above right now is best used at night! i use a retinol alternative. check out my dedicated post on bakuchiol vs. retinol! my product: ACURE - Radically Rejuvenating Dual Phase Bakuchiol Serum 7) MOISTURIZER: think of this as a way to seal in everything you just did! look for hyaluronic acid & other ingredients that lock in moisture. my products: CeraVe - CeraVe Moisturising Cream CLARISMA - Cali Dreaming Cream Daily Moisturizer 8) SPOT TREATMENT: only if necessary, you should be applying spot treatment on active breakouts both morning & night to accelerate the healing process. my product: JĀSON - JĀSON Tea Tree Oil 9) FACE OIL: i have a special post also on what face oils can do for oily skin! they help trap moisture in your skin & as a protective barrier. think of it like skin care topcoat. my product: ACURE - Seriously Soothing Blue Tansy Night Oil Thanks for reading! ❤️
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glowingniks
update skincare routine for fungal acne!
yay updated skincare routine! these past few months i had been getting these crazy breakouts on my forehead, but after a switching some products, my skin has been thriving! cleanser  although i love the CeraVe - Salicylic Acid Facial Cleanser, i found that i would irritate my skin a bit and i decided to switch over to my favorite fa safe gentle cleanser ETUDE - SoonJung pH6.5 Whip Cleanser serums dont get me wrong, i absolutely LOVE the NATURIUM - Niacinamide Serum 12% Plus Zinc 2%this was my second bottle of it but once i ran out i decided to finish up the PEACH & LILY - Glass Skin Refining Serumso it wouldn’t be lying around in my skincare stash. but i still much prefer the naturium serum over peach and lily. essence i wanted to incorporate an exfoliating step in mu routine sence i had drop the SA cleanser. so i thought the ISNtree - Clear Skin 8% AHA Essencewould be a perfect fit in my routine. i use this serum every other day. treatment of course i have my holy grail Curology - Curology formulawith azelaic acid, clindamycin, and zinc pyrithione, this is the one product i will never get rid of moisturizer i think the FIRST AID BEAUTY - Hello FAB Coconut Water Creamis an all around good moisturizer. its fungal acne safe however it wasn’t moisturizing enough nor did it prevent breakouts. i was previously using the NATURIUM - Marine Hyaluronic Water Creambefore but had temporarily stopped using it. although its not fungal acne safe, this moisturizer hasn’t caused any breakouts and is just so luxurious. and cheaper 😳 masks ive had this DRUNK ELEPHANT - T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial Masksince last christmas, and since december is comming soon, i want to use this mask up as quickly as possible because baby this wasn’t cheap. i use this on the weekends in place of my exfoliating essence. oil / occlusive in my last routine i was using Aquaphor - Healing Ointment Skin Protectanton my cheeks for the evening but switched to The Ordinary - 100% Plant-Derived Squalaneoils because i felt that it absorbed nicely and didn’t leave my poor pillow so mf greasy sunscreen i love love love love the FACE HALO - MISSHA All-Around Safe Block Aqua Sun Gel SPF50+ PA++++but i wanted to try something new and something more accessible to me so i tried the Neutrogena - Sensitive Skin Face Liquid Sunscreen SPF 50and aaahh its an ok sunscreen but not as good as the missha one micellar water i would always buy the GARNIER - SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water All-in-1 Cleanser & Waterproof Makeup Remover( blue) and i love it its great but i wanted to switch it up and use the pink one. its ok but i think the blue one works better. comment which products you love for fungal acne!! like and share! xo melanie 💗
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dewybaby
3 months of skin care less makeup let my skin breathe with clean product happy with the results Curology - Curology formula Curology - The Cleanser Curology - The Moisturizer The Ordinary - Hydration Bundle The Ordinary - Colours Coverage Foundation with SPF 15 DIFFERIN - Daily Deep Cleanser BPO 5% I use this morning cleanse And I use curology at night
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lulu3131
UPDATE ON MY SKIN :))!!!!!
guys my skin has actually cleared up SO much compared to my last post I’m so excited🥺🥺🥺🥺 when I’m on my period it definitely breaks out, but when I’m not it clears up a lot and the products I’m using and mentioned in my last post realllly calmed and cleared my skin up, there are still some acne scars but other than that I’m super happy. But here is the products I use: CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin or CeraVe - Hydrating Cream-To-Foam Cleanser PAULA'S CHOICE - Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliator The Ordinary - Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5 PAULA'S CHOICE - Clear Oil-Free Moisturizer PAULA'S CHOICE - REGULAR STRENGTH DAILY SKIN CLEARING TREATMENT WITH 2.5% BENZOYL PEROXIDE Thank u all for the comments on my last post, they were SO helpful
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chantalhoang
Please help!!😭
I started a skin routine like a week ago and things were going pretty well. Every morning I would cleanse, put a bakuchiol serum and moisturizer. At night I'd cleanse, apply rosehip oil and moisturizer. I immediately saw improvement. While I still had whiteheads, blackheads, and pustules, I didn't have any painful or itchy pimples. But then I decided to get CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin because, cult favorite☝️ and Neutrogena - Clear Face Break-Out Free Liquid-Lotion Sunscreen SPF 55because I need sunscreen Worse thing is I checked the ingredients in COSDNA😖 there were some ingredients that were supposed to be really irritating in both of them, but I put it on my face anyway *intense facepalm right about now* I got these horribly painful pimples under my nose, on my chin, on my forehead and on my cheeks😭😭 I also got these weird bumps on my chin?? idk what to do, they hurt so bad :(
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mooshycow
🌞good morning glow🌞
Hello beauties! I wanted to share my morning routine with you all now that I *finally*seem to have one down. My nighttime routine uses a lot of actives but I like to keep it relatively simple in the morning and it has paid off! 🌊LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Face Cleanser I feel like every skin care junkie has a part of the routine that they find themselves drawn to product-wise and mine is definitely the cleansing step! I use many cleansers but I wanted to share this one since it’s my favorite for the morning. This one is incredible, a short, amazing ingredient list, a nice milky consistency that leaves my skin feeling refreshed. Who could ask for more to start the day? 🦋cosmedica SKINCARE - Pure Hyaluronic Acid Serum To prevent stripping my skin in the morning and compromising my repairs from the night before, I always make sure to apply some hyaluronic acid immediately after cleansing. For the price and it’s efficacy it’s definitely worth it, however it’s not the most luxurious hyaluronic acid product out there! ✨The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% Liquid. Gold. I upgraded to the 2 oz bottle because I have become obsessed with this product in the last six months. I have noticed less redness throughout the day, less sebum production in my T-zone, and a gradual evening of my skin texture. I can not live without this product! 🌸HADALABO - Tokyo Skin Plumping Gel Cream I had just run out of my Honest Beauty hydrogel cream so I sort of got this one on a whim after watching a Dr. Dray video. I can not get enough of this product! The gel texture for the morning is exactly what my skin craves and yet the gel doesn’t just feel like water, it blends like a cream. My skin instantly looks refreshed and plump after applying. I am excited to see the long term effects! 🌱e.l.f. - All the Feels Facial Oil All hail cannabis! I was absolutely floored by this product. This was *another* impulse buy but for $12 I didn’t feel too guilty about it and now I’m so happy I sprung for it! I love using this on top of my moisturizer in the colder mornings for a little something extra. This sinks in so nicely and keeps me hydrated all day while delivering a beautiful glow to my skin. I’ll be keeping this around all fall and winter long! 🎍PURITO - Centella Green Level Unscented Sun SPF50+ There were days before this sunscreen, and there are the days now. This product has been such a game changer in how I look at sunscreen. I used to abhor putting on sunscreen because it felt thick and pasty and made me look like Casper the ghost. This one sinks in like a moisturizer and leaves absolutely no white cast. This is my second bottle and I’ll be looking forward to purchasing this again OR trying the #PURITO - Comfy Water Sun Block[products]# next! That’s my morning routine! Thanks y’all 💕✨🥰
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Catherine17
New routine for combination skin
To give you some background, I have combination skin. My cheeks are more on the normal side but I do get an oily T-zone as the day goes on. My goal with this new routine is to shrink my large pores, control oil production and keep hormonal acne at bay especially around the time of my cycle each month. I’ve been using this routine for several weeks now and I have to say my face is feeling fabulous. More even skin tone, smaller looking pores and no hormonal acne in sight! I love all of these products but the only one I am not sold on is PAULA'S CHOICE - The Unscrub I’m not a fan of the cleaning beads, it seems too gentle for an exfoliant. Here is my current routine: Morning: Cleanser: LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Face Cleanser Toner: pixi - Collagen Tonic Serum: THE inkey LIST - Hyaluronic Acid Serum Treatment: THE inkey LIST - Niacinamide Oil Control Serum Eye serum: The Ordinary - Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG Eye cream: RoC - Retinol Correxion Eye Cream *I’ve noticed that while the caffeine solution is wonderful, it can get sticky so I like to go over it with a tiny bit of eye cream especially if I am going to put concealer on Moisturizer: Aveeno - Calm + Restore Oat Gel Moisturizer Sunscreen: PAULA'S CHOICE - Youth-extending Daily Hydrating Fluid SPF 50 Night: First cleanser: FARMACY - Green Clean Makeup Meltaway Cleansing Balm Second cleanser: LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Hydrating Gentle Face Cleanser Exfoliating: PAULA'S CHOICE - Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliator (I currently use this 3-4 nights a week, working my way to using every night) Alternative: PAULA'S CHOICE - The Unscrub On nights were I don’t use the BHA, I use this scrub but like I said I’m not completely in love with it so I might change. The beads in it do not exfoliate or break down. It’s very weird but if you have any advice on how to use this better, I’m all ears! Serum: THE inkey LIST - Hyaluronic Acid Serum Treatment: THE inkey LIST - Niacinamide Oil Control Serum Eye serum: The Ordinary - Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG Moisturizer: ANDALOU NATURALS - CannaCell Dreamy Night Cream This routine has been amazing for my skin! I hope this helps anyone who’s needing help with products for their combination skin routines! Thanks!
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Cunningshel

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Week 4 of Tretinoin and Spirinolactone Journey
Week 4 of Tretinoin and Spirinolactone Journey
This is the end of my fourth week going on Spirinolactone (pills for hormonal acne that I take 1x a day) and Tretinoin. This first half is a repeat of last week’s post, though I have made some slight updates to my routine. The new info will be right below my posted routine. I purchased both treatments from Apostrophe, so they have been prescribed by a dermatologist. My Apostrophe cream formula is 0.025% Tretinoin and 4% Niacinimide. I’ve simplified my routine to only include an oil cleanser, a gentle cleanser, moisturizer, the tret cream, a sunscreen, and an occlusive . I have normal skin. I’m looking to add more in as I adjust to treatment. My routine is as follows: AM CeraVe - Hydrating Face Cleanser For Normal To Dry Skin dear, klairs - Supple Preparation Unscented Facial Toner COSRX - Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skin Aveeno - Ultra-Calming Daily Moisturizer SPF 30 PM DHC - Deep Cleansing Oil CeraVe - Hydrating Face Cleanser For Normal To Dry Skin dear, klairs - Supple Preparation Unscented Facial Toner COSRX - Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence (on non-tret nights) CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skin Apostrophe formula (using this after moisturizer so I can have a buffer between the tret and my skin) CeraVe - Healing Ointment So I added snail mucin and a hydrating toner as part of my regular routine. I’m now switching to everyday use of tret, so I want to keep my moisture barrier intact as my usage increases. I’m using snail mucin in the mornings, and am considering using it at night along with tret. Is the snail mucin 2x a day even better it is it just overkill? I’m also using the Cerave healing ointment as an occlusive to seal in hydration and moisture as the last step of my routine. I’m definitely in the purging period. I’m seeing a lot of pustules and closed comedones show up. Super excited, because this is showing me that Tret is actually working and speeding up my cell turnover. I’m am concerned about the Post-Inflammatory Hyperpigmentation (PIH) and the Post-Inflammatory Erythema (PIE) that will be left over after my acne subsides. Are there any products that for sure get rid of PIH/PIE. If you know of any, comment down below!
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gigistar7
Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence
COSRX-Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence
products and suggestions with differin
products and suggestions with differin
hi!! i have super oily skin which gets oily about 2 hours after cleansing and it’s like a pool of oil on my face in the morning. haha i know, it sounds gross. i just started using DIFFERIN - DIFFERIN Acne Treatment Gel again which i had used last year but didn’t see any results, which was probably because of my poor diet, so i decided to try it again! for a cleanser in the morning i use the everyday cleanser from suzanne organics (something i just had laying around and i thought i should use it up) and The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%and after that i use Neutrogena - Neutrogena Hydroboost Water Gel Moisturizer. at night i cleanse with CeraVe - Hydrating Face Cleanser For Normal To Dry Skinand moisturize with the same one from the morning routine and then i apply the differin. i have tried many many products and have tried to stick with them for a while but i haven’t seen much difference, for a little while it works but then my skin goes back to how it is now. also any product i use for oily skin doesn’t seem to work either that well. help!!
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ana_realmuto
DIFFERIN Acne Treatment Gel
DIFFERIN-DIFFERIN Acne Treatment Gel
Thoughts on Morning Skincare Routine?
Thoughts on Morning Skincare Routine?
Hey everyone! I’m so impressed with the Cherie community and how much I’ve learned from others on this site already that I thought I would share my morning skincare routine! For context: I am a 24 year old who in the past year has struggled with moderate adult acne (only along the chin/jawline). In the past few months I have become very passionate about skincare and finding a skincare routine that works for me! Please leave any comments below if you have suggestions for me to add/replace in my routine! I am still somewhat new to the skincare community so any and all suggestions and comments are welcome!!☺️ First I cleanse with CeraVe - Acne Foaming Cream Cleanser while I am in the shower and I leave this cleanser on for about 2 minutes before washing it off. I love benzoyl peroxide because I found it is one of the only ingredients to be effective in fighting acne (salicylic acid didn’t do the trick😭). Second I follow with The Ordinary - Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution for my daily exfoliation. I know it’s controversial to use glycolic acid in the morning but I’ve had a lot of people tell me it’s okay to do as long as you are following it up with a good moisturizer and sunscreen! I have some acne scarring (just redness) along my chin and jawline and I have found overtime this product has worked wonders to diminish those scars! Third I use 1% clindamycin which was prescribed by the doctor for my acne and it has been absolutely amazing combined with the benzoyl peroxide! Fourth I apply NATURIUM - Niacinamide Serum 12% Plus Zinc 2% I love this formulation and I use it mainly to help with the acne scarring that has occurred. Although it can be a little sticky, it gives your face a really nice glow that I just love. Fifth I apply NATURIUM - Vitamin C Super Serum Plus this product contains a cocktail of fabulous ingredients, and I find that the combination of this with the Niacinimide has just strengthened my skin. Sixth I apply one of my favorite products ever CeraVe - Moisturizing Cream For Normal To Dry Skin This product has been a life savior as it is non-comedogenic, fragrance free, and so hydrating! Truly an incredible product! Finally I apply elta md SKINCARE - UV Clear Broad Spectrum SPF 46 I absolutely love this sunscreen because it’s formulated by dermatologists specifically for people with sensitive or acne proned skin. I absolutely love that it comes in a tinted version so it doesn’t leave a white cast, and it’s a great base for makeup! My one complaint is that it is a bit expensive for a small bottle. However, if you’re willing to pay the money it’s definitely worth it! That’s my routine! Please comment and let me know what you think/suggestions you have:)
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simplyem
Acne Foaming Cream Cleanser
CeraVe-Acne Foaming Cream Cleanser
Can someone rate/review my skincare routine?
Can someone rate/review my skincare routine?
Hey everyone! Throughout the years I have been sucked into skincare trends and marketing to try and help my skincare concerns. Although trying many different products, I haven’t noticed any difference in my skin. So within the past couple months I have started to do research online and watching Skincare By Hyram. I have gradually been buying products that are highly recommended and wanted to know what you guys think. I have combination/oily skin, acne-prone skin, hyperpigmentation on my cheeks and chin, and tiny bumps on my forehead and around my mouth (which I think is fungal ance?) The products that I am using atm are: AM: CeraVe - Salicylic Acid Facial Cleanser The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% CeraVe - AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30 PM: GARNIER - SkinActive Micellar Cleansing Water All-in-1 Cleanser & Waterproof Makeup Remover I use this with a cotton pad to take off the makeup and sunscreen. CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skin **Please let me know what I am doing wrong, what I need to add, or any tips for acne/hyperpigmentation! Thanks!!
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elhs6
AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30
CeraVe-AM Facial Moisturizing Lotion SPF 30
First time trying the cerave SA smoothing cream!
First time trying the cerave SA smoothing cream!
So I’ve been dealing with hormonal breakouts on my chin (and recently my forehead) for a long time now and I heard that cerave skincare was really good for most skin types! I think I have combination skin, my cheeks are pretty normal but my forehead and chin can get oily throughout the day (I only break out on my chin and forehead), I also get pretty dry after washing my face. I’m very new to skincare, I still only wash my face with water and previously used the aveeno moisturiser, which worked for me for a while but hasn’t been doing anything for me for the past few months.Aveeno - Skin Relief Moisturising Cream I just bought the cerave SA smoothing cream for dry, rough and bumpy skin, I’ve only used it twice (last night and this morning). CeraVe - SA Moisturizing Cream For Rough & Bumpy Skin I’m hoping this cream will work to help reduce the breakouts I have and hopefully prevent further ones. So far, I haven’t noticed anything groundbreaking but I will say that my skin feels very hydrated and my T-zone doesn’t feel as oily as it did before. I still really want to try a cerave cleanser (currently sold out everywhere which sucks) - I just have no idea which one to choose for my skin! I’m contemplating the CeraVe - SA Smoothing Cleanserso that it goes with the moisturiser but I’m not sure if this will be too harsh and if I should stick with the hydrating cleanser. I also really want to try The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%as I’ve heard really great things about this. I’ll keep updating and hopefully see some results soon!
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gracewmitchell
Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%
The Ordinary-Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%
Help! Red irritated sin!
Help! Red irritated sin!
(Pictures in different lighting. The flash gives a better look) So i have been struggling for a while. I switch between products a lot recently but found a routine. I have used this daily to wash my face for about five years and love it and have no problems. CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin For a few months I’ve been on and off with the moisturizer because i think it is giving me skin texture but is good at hydrating and is lightweight and soothing and nothing compares. CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skin I began along with the below using this moisturizer a week after the rest of the PC products to space them out. It is a nice moisturizer but it has ethylhexylglycerine which i have found irritates me skin so i stopped using after about a week. (It has been a full week without now) PAULA'S CHOICE - Clear Oil-Free Moisturizer I recently started using Paulas choice BHA. I used this all over my face and it was too heavy and made my face only oilier and more sensitive. So i started using once a week. It still doesn’t seem to make a difference with oiliness. I started using it on my chin for hormonal acne and that has been working well. PAULA'S CHOICE - Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliator After about two weeks i gave the cleaner a try since salycilic acid is great for hormonal acne and cleaning skin. This didn’t seem to irritate my skin as i only use in mornings. PAULA'S CHOICE - Skin Balancing Oil-Reducing Cleanser I need help figuring out what is making my face so irritated because it seems to be where i apply my lotion(cerave).It’s giving me a red mask look all over my face and my face is super oily by the end of the day. It is also very irritated and red so i am not sure what could be doing this since the face wash seems ok until i put lotion on. TYIA for any help or your trials with these products!
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martistamper
Clear Oil-Free Moisturizer
PAULA'S CHOICE-Clear Oil-Free Moisturizer
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