BASICS - Chemical vs Physical Exfoliants 🧼🧖🏼
Okay it’s time to talk about exfoliating! Chemical exfoliant has recently become more accessible and mainstream in the world of beauty, but before chemical exfoliants were seen outside of the walls of high-end salons I know we all had our favourite face scrubs 🧖🏿♀️ St. Ives, Clean & Clear, Fresh, they all had their own version of a sugar or walnut scrub.. but more and more we see products like this leaving store shelves. But why 🤔 Exfoliating your skin should be a non-negotiable in your routine! Clearing away the dead skin cells on the top layer of your skin is a crucial step to help you skin generate new cells 🆕 As you clear away the dead skin cells not only are you encouraging new cells to form, but you are also brightening, smoothing, and cleansing your skin on a cellular level. Physical exfoliants like the two shown above promise to bring amazing results, when in reality they are actually creating little micro tears in your skin 🥵 By actually making the surface of your skin bumpier and more uneven, products like this trick you into purchasing more by making your skin worse in the long run. Often physical scrubs also include ingredients that are comedogenic, contribute to fungal acne, and fragrances which cause extra irritation. Now, if you’re looking to continue to exfoliate but are not sure where to start check out my tips below: • Struggling with surface-level issues (anti-aging, acne scarring, pigmentation issues, etc.) then try out an AHA based serum a few nights a week, my current favourite is The Ordinary - Lactic Acid 5% + HA
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Dec. 4, 2020
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Morning routine updated
Ok I’ve made a few changes to my routine and sometimes I keep switching a few things in and out depending on the day.... I start with The Ordinary - Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution which I love. I think glycolic acid is an important ingredient to have in your routine for oily skin and wrinkles and even acne too. I always use insta natural - Zinc Vitamin C Serum but I go between also using insta natural - Age Defying & Skin Clearing Serum which I love for acne, insta natural - Dark Spot Corrector I don’t notice a huge difference with this but it has great ingredients or insta natural - Skin Brightening Serum, Anti-Aging that has alpha arbutin to help brighten dark spots or hyperpigmentation. So I alternate with those! Love using COSRX - Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence to have a dewy glow and helps with skin texture and pigmentation issues I’ve recently added The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% to help with acne and oily skin and love it too. I top with a thin layer of Clindamycin gel and then moisturizer which I alternate also between a few different ones. BEEKMAN 1802 - Bloom Cream Daily Probiotic Moisturizer has great ingredients but a funky old woman smell I do not like, thank goodness I only have a sample size.... Honest has a great soothing moisturizer I’ve tried and also ARBONNE has a great calming moisturizer as well as a lightweight jelly moisturizer I go between. Then I do a few drops of The Ordinary - Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2% and I’m done. I usually let it sit for awhile or at least a good 5 minutes while I do my eye makeup and eyeliner before I use any face makeup but I love the texture of my skin so far using this all together.
Reviewing My Followers Skincare Routines pt. 3
Hey y’all! Today’s post is part 3 of 4 of my Reviewing My Followers Skincare Routines series. In today’s post we’re covering @geralorentas and @robynkenner ! Starting with @geralorentas. She starts out by cleansing with theCeraVe - Hydrating Facial Cleanser which costs $13 for 8 fl oz. This cleanser has super gentle exfoliating agents, as well as glycerin and Hylaronic acid which are very hydrating. Next she uses theRENÉE ROULEAU - Rapid Response Detox Toner which costs $41 for 6 fl oz. This toner, as far as toners go, is pretty good. Its main draws are Salicylic acid and Lactic acid which are great for dealing with acne. Next she uses theSKIN GRAMMAR - Super Good Repair Essence which costs $38 for 5.7 fl oz. This essence has Nicinamide and glycerin, as well as a ton of ceramides. Unfortunately it has orange peel oil. Citrus oils a extracts are extremely irritating to the skin because they are acidic, so I have to say no to this essence. Next she uses the RENÉE ROULEAU - Vitamin C&E Treatment which costs $69 for 1 fl oz. It has glycerin, Vitamin E, and Vitamin C, but again it has citrus oils and extracts which make this another no for me. Then to moisturize she goes in with the#Dr. zenovia - Peptide + Ceramide Moisturizer[products]#[FourStars] which costs $79 for 1.7 fl oz. This moisturizer has ceramides and glycerin. Finally she goes in with theLA ROCHE-POSAY - Anthelios XL Anti-shine Dry Touch Facial Sunscreen SPF50+ which I couldn’t find the price for. It’s a really good basic sunscreen. So that’s @geralorentas routine. For her I would recommend getting rid of the essence and the treatment, but otherwise the products seem great! Moving on to @robynkenner. She starts with a double cleanse, and we’ll talk in a minute about what she’s doing wrong. She starts with the The Ordinary - Squalane Cleanser which costs $7.90 for 1 fl oz. The main ingredients in this are squalane and glycerin. A lot of people complain that this cleanser is so gentle is barely cleans, but it seems to work for @robynkenner. Then she uses theMurad - Clarifying Cleanser which costs $32 for 6.75 fl oz. The main draw for this product is Salicylic acid, but again it’s a no because of citrus oils and extracts as well as fragrance. Now I mentioned that she’s double cleansing wrong. Double cleansing isn’t just using 2 cleansers, it’s specifically using an oil based cleanser and then a water based cleanser. (Check out my post on double cleansing for more information) In this case, @robynkenner is using 2 water based cleansers which can be stripping to the skin, and isn’t considered double cleansing. She mentioned she started doing this because her skin didn’t feel clean with just the first cleanse, and I think this might be because the Squalane Cleanser is too gentle. Next she uses theNeutrogena - Hydro Boost Eye Gel-Cream which costs $25 for .5 fl oz. First off, eye cream should be at the end of a routine. The eye cream itself is great though. Next she usesThe Ordinary - Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution which costs $8.70 for 8 fl oz. I talked about this product in pt. 1, but in short it’s really good. And finally she uses the FIRST AID BEAUTY - Ultra Repair Cream which costs $36 for 6 fl oz. This is a nice super thick basic moisturizer. So in conclusion @robynkenner, I’d try to find a new cleanser, then just add your eye cream after moisturizer instead of early in the routine. That’s all for pt. 3! Please cheer for this post if you liked it, comment below your favorite cleansers to help out @robynkenner, and follow me to join the family and for similar content. -Mae
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So I thought I would do a skin update. All the products I’ve been using have been tagged in the first photo. I’ve started this new regime a while back when my acne got really bad after I tried oil cleansing. And it’s been a long and difficult road since then and I noticed my skins needs have changed a little bit so I decided to update my routine. I have combination skin and the skin on my forehead is really dry and so is the area around my mouth but my nose and my cheeks are super oily. So I’ve decided to start usingThe Ordinary - Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5to help combat this as well as The Ordinary - 100% Organic Cold Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oilto further hydrate my skin. I also need a new sunscreen because I wasn’t a fan of the Neutrogena ultra sheer. The sunscreen would take a really long time to rub it in and if I got the sunscreen on my eyebrows or any of my hair it would turn white and flake, which wasn’t fun. So I’ve decided to try the Neutrogena - Hydro Boost Water Gel Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30. I’ve also started icing my face recently and I’ve noticed that it helps reduce inflammation from acne. And I’ve also noticed that my facial features have become a little bit more defined but only when I ice my face consistently. While I don’t have much acne around my cheeks anymore, i’ve noticed that I keep getting acne in my upper lip area in the same spots. Although I still don’t know exactly what’s causing this acne I did read that certain toothpaste can contain sodium lauryl sulfate, which can clog pores if you get toothpaste on your skin. So I’ve become hyper aware of toothpaste getting on my skin when I brush my teeth now but I haven’t been paying attention long enough to notice a difference yet. And because of the consistent acne around my lips I have hyper pigmentation and that area is kind of getting dark now. I’m using vitamin C and Azelic acid to treat the hyper pigmentation but I’m not seeing results as fast as I would like. Does anyone know of a way to get faster results or how to treat it more effectively?
Tried for body breakouts
#Clean&Clear - Deep cleaning astringent[products]#[FourStars] This is fungal acne safe and has salicylic acid which helps fight fungal acne. I tried this for body acne. It helped a little... What has really worked well for my body acne is The Ordinary - Lactic Acid 5% + HA which is also fungal acne safe and has helped my skin become a lot smoother! 👍🏼
Pore Balance facial scrub !! Amazing❄️❄️❄️💧
Let’s talk about quality . This scrub really refines your pores . It heats up once applied to your face . I’ve seen a difference and I’ve been using for less than a week . It has AHAs that really help lift off all your dead skin. I love the eucalyptus peppermint scent it has and feeling it gives my face . I love using this product before bed time . Is it worth the money ? Yes . I’ve never seen a facial scrub work so efficiently . This is a keeper . Dark spots /hyperpigmentation then this is your friend . Trust me 💕🥰 OLE HENRIKSEN - Pore-Balance Facial Sauna Scrub
🌋IS THIS SAUNA SCRUB JUST BOOGIE ST IVES?! 🌋
🌋Ohhh the horror, I never really thought about this much until yesterday when I was using this scrub and it occurred to me the little particles weren’t uniform, and I remembered watching a video of Dr.Shah putting the St. Ives scrub under a microscope showing that the microbeads weren’t uniform and some were even jagged that could be damaging to the skin. 🌋Anywayyyyys the TL:DR answer is NO, the OLE HENRIKSEN - Pore-Balance Facial Sauna Scrub is not the same as ST. Ives - Acne Control Apricot Scrub . 🌋Sometimes, I just feel like I need a little texture. A gentle physical exfoliant, that is a little more satisfying then their straight chemical exfoliant counterparts. Especially in the morning if I’ve maybe over did it with the facial oil or moisturizer. With the cooler months rolling in especially, I’m grabbing the Sauna Scrub more and more for a quick spa like experience in the shower. 🌋I love the warming effects, that turns into a refreshing cool sensation. My skin always feels squeaky clean, and soft after this scrub. 🌋The particles are beneficial for luminous skin, the innate richness of volcanic black sand make it an excellent ingredient for skin purifying, detoxifying, anti-stress and contain protective properties to increase the natural defence of skin. 🌋This scrub also contains AHA’s - lactic and glycolic acid do you are getting the best of both exfoliant worlds. 🌋At $37 for a 3oz product, with a 12 month lifespan this will easily carry you through all your fall winter exfoliation needs. 🌋Now, where it loses a star for me is a couple things mid way down the ingredients list. Eucalyptus leaf oil, peppermint oil and limonene are all know skin irritants, so where I’m comfortable with this products those with really sensitive skin might not be. 🌋Another thing to remember, is with AHA’s present in the scrub it is super important that you slather on that SPF and keep that new skin looking firm and fresh ✨💛
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The cleanser you’ve been looking for
CeraVe - Renewing SA Cleanser For Normal Skin Here is my favorite new cerave product. I have been using for a week now and it does remove dirt and oil from the face while leaving the face soft and smooth. It contains two important ingredients: 1️⃣ ceramides : to restore the skin’s barrier 2️⃣ salicylic acid: NEW; exfoliates and softens to smooth rough skin In addition it is : Non- comedogenic ✅ Non - drying ✅ Non - irritating ✅ Cerave did not disappoint ❗️✅ CeraVe - Renewing SA Cleanser For Normal Skin
My favorite cleansers
I’ve tried so manny cleansers in my skin journey, but these are the ones I absolutely love, I’ve kind of stuck with the one brand because I’m slow to trust other products!😂 ￼My favorite one at the moment is CeraVe - Acne Foaming Cream Cleanser I love this product because it cleared up my active acne and it really cleans your face! I have also noticed that my blackheads are starting to clear up and be less noticeable! ￼My second favorite is the CeraVe - SA Smoothing Cleanser this one is a better than I thought it would be when i first got it!😂 it’s really smooth and it made my face so soft! ￼The other two are ok, I use the CeraVe - Hydrating Facial Cleanser when I have dry skin. And the CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin is good for when my face needs a break from the active ingredients the first two have! ￼Definitely would recommend all of them! There all really good!
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Drunk Elephant- The Littles 🐘
I won this cute little kit in a raffle & I couldn’t be more thankful! I have always wanted to try these products but never wanted to spend the money on all of them incase I didn’t like them! Inside this kit are the following products: DRUNK ELEPHANT - Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser Deluxe Sample DRUNK ELEPHANT - B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum DRUNK ELEPHANT - Protini Polypeptide Cream DRUNK ELEPHANT - C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream DRUNK ELEPHANT - T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Resurfacing Night Serum DRUNK ELEPHANT - C-Firma Vitamin C Day Serum DRUNK ELEPHANT - Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil DRUNK ELEPHANT - Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30 That’s literally a whole skincare routine! So far I started out my day with one of Drunk Elephants infamous “Face Smoothies” I washed my face with Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser & then combined C-Firma Day Serum, Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil, & Protini Polypeptide Cream together on my mixing trey with a disposable skincare spatula! I applied it all over my face & neck. Once that absorbed, I applied Umbra Tinte Daily Defense SPF 30 over my face & neck & was done! I love how the kit comes with steps to walk you through different routines you can use in the morning or at night! I will do a follow up review after I have used all the products for a few weeks! But so far, my skin feels & looks great! I have been breaking out lately & haven’t felt the best about my skin so I really needed this pick me up!! Thank you for reading! You guys are the best!! ❤️ @cherie@Cheriebeauty@CheriePick
SEPHORA HAUL 🔥💰🖤
Okay so I said I wasn’t going to buy anything from Sephora this month.. but then my vitamin C serum ran out so here we are! The list of products I’ve tried: DRUNK ELEPHANT - Protini Polypeptide Cream Big DRUNK ELEPHANT - T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Resurfacing Night Serum The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% What’s new to me: FARMACY - Very Cherry Bright 15% Clean Vitamin C Serum with Acerola Cherry Living proof. - 5-in-1 Styling Treatment (sample) touch in SOL - No Poreblem Primer(sample) #Jlo Beauty - That Jlo Glow Serum[products]#(sample) Any suggestions for what to buy next?!
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Babyfacial Not Your Fave? Try This New Peel!
Whether it be because of the brand, the potency, or the texture, some folks just don’t love Drunk Elephant Babyfacial. But some substitutes leave a lot to be desired- either they’re irritating, or too simple, or the texture makes everything a mess. Insert PAULA'S CHOICE - 25% AHA + 2% BHA Exfoliant Peel : a fantastically well-formulated substitute for the cult fave facial. I’m a huge DE fan, but I have to admit, I reach far more for PC’s shimmery purple goo! • Compare/Contrast: Like DRUNK ELEPHANT - T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial Mask , the Paula’s Choice peel contains a 25% AHA cocktail alongside 2% BHA, both formulated at a low pH (PC: 3.5-3.9, Babyfacial: 3.5-3.6) so that the acids can function optimally. PC incorporates 8.4% glycolic acid, 7.1% lactic acid, 5% mandelic acid, 2.5% malic acid, 2% tartaric acid, 2% salicylic acid, a variety of humectants and emollients, plus antioxidants and skin-soothing ingredients like licorice root extract, bisabolol, and allantoin. DE doesn’t specify the quantities of acids in it, but considering the position of the acids in the INCI list, glycolic acid is the most present, with lactic acid and citric acid below the 2% salicylic acid. They also include humectants, emollients (like marula oil), antioxidants, as well as soothing aloe, prickly pear extract, green tea leaf extract, allantoin, and licorice root extract. I didn’t find any literature that supported the exfoliating claims of the included pumpkin enzyme so 🤷🏽♀️ But still, both tout great ingredient lists! • Thoughts: Both products deliver on promises of a deep exfoliating treatment that leaves skin soft and smooth, as well as visibly evened skin tone and a more luminous complexion. But I find Babyfacial is too abrasive to use more than 1-2 times per month for me... the high glycolic acid content makes it incredibly potent -think med spa peels- but something more suitable to skin that tolerates strong exfoliants, and mature skin that benefits from stimulated fibroblasts for collagen production. Paula’s Choice’s Peel is a more solid try for sensitive skin and exfoliant newbies- the cocktail of multiple acids make for a more gentle peel, especially since citric acid (which PC forgoes but DE includes) can be a bit sensitizing. I didn’t experience any tingling whatsoever with this shimmery purple mask and used it twice in one month without issue, making me think it’d be a good weekly peel for most folks! Is it a Dupe? I don’t believe in dupes unless the formulas are identical. PC’s new peel is a great substitute for Babyfacial or the Ordinary’s Vampire Peel, being far more gentle and an overall better experience, in my opinion.
The best Combo
Happy #babyfacial Sunday friends! 💗 “Enjoy #selfcaresunday with Babyfacial, exfoliate those dead surface skin cells to turnover and have smooth, and brighten skin to reveal greater clarity, improved skin texture and tone, and more of youthful appearance! After don’t forget to apply Virgin Marula facial oil! Have great week! . Babyfacial has been one best Face mask by far my favorite mask! Makes my skin soft and smooth helps with texture, fine lines and pores are less noticeable! I haven’t had no breakouts since using Babyfacial . Babyfacial everything you need to take a #acleanbreak🐘 with you will never find what they call the Suspicious 6 (essential oils, drying alcohols, silicones, chemical sunscreens, fragrances/dyes, SLS) in their line. “Babyfacial is definitely a lightweight Mask!” @drunkelephant Retails $80 definitely worth buying using once week on Sunday it last more then 5 months! ✨🐘✨🐘✨🐘✨🐘✨🐘✨🐘✨🐘✨🐘✨🐘 Babyfacial helps with - Dark spots, Fine lines, and Wrinkles and Pores! 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐭 𝐢𝐬 𝐯𝐞𝐠𝐚𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐜𝐫𝐮𝐞𝐥𝐭𝐲-𝐟𝐫𝐞𝐞
can't just stick to one regimen 😬 plz help!
Ok ppl, I've bought quite a few things to kick start a AM routine and a PM routine but it seems like I just can't stick to one or two items 😑 which is probably why I'm not seeing great results 😕 can yall help me stick to one or maybe even cancel out some things??? a little FYI: I have Dry sometimes sensitive skin (mostly dry tho). Got a couple acne scars but nothing too serious. Lots of black heads 😣 i feel because im putting too much product on my face im getting alot of black heads around my cheeks and chin. so in the AM I have a couple cleansers I like to use: TATCHA - The Rice Wash Skin-Softening Cleanser or the CeraVe - Hydrating Face Cleanser For Normal To Dry Skin next I put Neutrogena - Hydro Boost Hydrating Serum i like it but I want something more hydrating. I also have OLE HENRIKSEN - Truth Serum but I've heard some negative things about it so I rarely apply it in the AM, more towards the PM. so here is where I might be doing it wrong, I put on CeraVe - Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50 for Body with Zinc Oxide before my moisturizer. Now I like the sunscreen, it does have that white cast but once I put moisturizer it kinda goes away. I do have the Supergoop! - Unseen Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 40 which i alternate depending on what ill be doing that day. lastly, I have tons of moisturizers. I need something that will hydrate my face all day or at least all day. I have the TATCHA - The Dewy Skin Cream which i LOVE but I hate using it everyday cuz 1. it's EXPENSIVE and 2. it can be a bit too hydrating where it looks oily toward the end of the day. I like using this one more at night time. Another moisturizer I use is the OLE HENRIKSEN - C-Rush Vitamin C Gel Moisturizer also heard negative things about so I'll wear it more for the PM. I have SUNDAY RILEY - C.E.O. Vitamin C Rich Hydration Cream which is AMAZING! 👏👏 this gives me just the right amount of hydration and it doesn't feel heavy or tacky like the CeraVe - CeraVe Moisturising Cream which i rather use at night as well. This one doesn't give me as much hydration as I would like. oh and for toners the only thing I have is THAYERS - Rose Petal Facial Toner its ok, if anyone else has recommendations plz feel free to drop some info plz 🙏 Anywho, this is pretty much what I use for both AM and PM. I do have 2 exfoliaters the Murad - AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser and OLE HENRIKSEN - Transforming Walnut Scrub which I will alternate as well. If anyone has any recommendations or tips for ya girl PLZ feel free. Lmk if I need to add or take out some of the things I use. Can't wait to see your guy's feedback 🤗😓
Textures are everything 😍
Being a skincare addict comes with being addicted to textures. I love textures because they really help me figure out whether I love/like a product or not. These 3 textures are super different from one another but really make a difference on my skin! belif - Pore Cleaner Bubble Foam This cleaner is really interesting because it goes on like a gel but it foams up and it feels like the bubbles are cleansing your skin! I like it but I find it to be too stripping on my skin OLE HENRIKSEN - Transforming Walnut Scrub This walnut scrub is semi-gritty and super gentle. I like to use this on a monthly basis to just slush off all the dead skin cells! Sometimes you just need a good physical exfoliater! MISSHA - Essence Sun SPF 45 PA+++ This sunscreen has been such a life savior for me the past few weeks. It has a satin finish and doesn’t leave a white cast! Even though it’s a chemical sunscreen I find that it doesn’t seem to irritate my skin at all! I love that about this sunscreen & it’s a must-have in my daily routine. These products are nice but I highly recommend the ole henriksen scrub & missha sunscreen, and the belif one only if you like a super stripping cleanser!
My morning routine
Hi everyone 👋 these are my daily morning routine products! Let me know what you think! bliss - Clear Genius Clarifying Gel Cleanser bliss - Clear Genius Clarifying Toner + Serum I’ve already talked about the first two products in my nighttime routine so if you wanna hear my thoughts on those check out my first post! HOWEVER, I don’t always use the cleanser in the morning because like Cassandra Bankson said “how dirty can your face get overnight?”. So I only cleanse if my face is super oily (which it rarely is). If it isn’t oily then I skip straight to my toner. The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% I put this on after my bliss serum only on my problem areas such as breakouts and large pores just as a gentle spot treatment. I gave this 4 stars because I had used up an entire bottle and repurchased and still don’t see wonderful results. It does minimize pores and oil production but it takes a long time to get rid of breakouts and doesn’t heal acne scars or prevent future breakouts like the bliss clear genius does. ORIGINS - Clear Improvement Pore Clearing Moisturizer with Salicylic Acid bliss - Bright Idea Vitamin C + Tri-Peptide Collagen Protecting & Brightening Moisturizer I switch between these two moisturizers depending on what I need for the day. If I’m having a really bad breakout day I will use origins because of that extra acne fighting power. I rated it 4 stars however because it piles off and although it isn’t oily it looks like it on the skin if you put just a bit too much. The bliss bright idea is my go to for everyday and has not caused me any problems. It has vitimin c and collagen which will leave your skin moisturized and help with brightening and clearing scars. It also has niacinamide which is going to help with the oil production. I love this cause it is amazingly moisturizing, fighting oily skin, clearing acne scars, brightening and antiwrinkle!
bliss-Bright Idea Vitamin C + Tri-Peptide Collagen Protecting & Brightening Moisturizer
☺️☺️ let's start the skincare journey...
hey everyone ( first of all my English is not that good you will forgive me for that ) so yeah, I've been recently looking at skincare pro's posts and I've been like yeah I wan my face to look gloowy and healthy too . And I've bought the top brands I've been seeing on Cherie or Pinterest and YouTube ( thanks hyram😅). CeraVe - Foaming Facial Cleanser For Normal To Oily Skin I didn't try it yet but I'm excited to see the results .... because Holly god this brand save my skin during the winter The Ordinary - Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG The Ordinary - Retinol 0.2% in Squalane i took the less concentrationone because I wanted to avoid any reaction from my face it's said to be irritating The Ordinary - Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA as my second cleanser The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% I've seen this product on way too much post. I just hope it wil work on my skin The Ordinary - Salicylic Acid 2% Masque as an alternative to the salicylic serum though it has an higher price The Ordinary - Lactic Acid 10% + HA is the last product I took I will let you know if it was efficient or not but if you find any flaws in my skin care products I will highly appreciate if you tell me 🤗🤗
The Ordinary-Caffeine Solution 5% + EGCG
EXFOLIATE 101: Chemical vs. Physical
🌊 everyone loves to exfoliate! the process of removing dead and old skin cells to reveal new skin is as old as time. exfoliation reduces scarring, wrinkles, and dull skin, for a smooth, bright complexion 🌊 what’s the difference? Chemical Exfoliation uses alpha hydroxy acids to loosen and dissolve the skin glue between skin cells, allowing them to be swept away. Imagine adding olive oil to pasta to keep it from sticking together, and then taking away the dry noodles. Kate Somerville - ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment very intensive chemical exfoliation, not for those with sensitive skin. Also has a physical component HERBIVORE - Prism 20% AHA + 5% BHA Exfoliating Glow Facial Good for those with sensitive/dry skin! Very mild, little stinging! I use this a lot and I am oily-acne probe Physical Exfoliation uses little microbeads or a scrubby brush to to physically push dead skin cells away. Imagine sweeping a broom across your face. Don’t abuse your skin, scrubbing til you’re red is NOT the answer! philosophy - The Microdelivery Exfoliating Facial Wash this is a mild exfoliation that feels SO good and isn’t harsh on skin. Dont overscrub! 🌊 Which one is for Me? This really depends on your skin type! Oily-Acne Prone: chemical — scrubbing active spots can cause more acne Oily/Combo: chemical or physical your skin can benefit from both types Sensitive: mild chemical or mild physical — don’t scrub your sensitive skin to death Dry: chemical — use something MILD with hydration ingredients. physical may be too harsh for you and dry you out more Normal: chemical or physical — both work
Kate Somerville-ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment
Morning + Night Routine
I have been using these products for the last two weeks as a part of my morning and night routine. I have oily, acne prone, large pores, and sometimes dry skin. 💙 I have been using the Kiehl’s acne treatment cleanser in the morning & night and I really like this face cleanser! I have noticed my acne scars have faded and this has controlled my breakouts. It doesn’t leave my face feeling dry afterwards. I am so happy that I have found a cleanser that is actually showing results. I am hoping this cleaner will continue to work on my face. I sometimes have to switch up my cleansers because they will stop working. Kiehl's - Blue Herbal Acne Cleanser Treatment 💖In the morning after I cleanse my face with the Kiehl’s cleanser I put on the fresh rose deep hydration oil infused serum. I got a free sample with one of my Sephora purchase and I love this stuff! It smells like fresh roses and the smell is not over powering. It gives my face the hydration it needs and I like to use this in the morning because it’s lighter & doesn’t leave my face looking like I dipped it in oil. I would 100% purchase this again. I have also not noticed any reaction or breakout with this product. fresh - Rose Deep Hydration Oil-Infused Serum 🤍 in the night time after I cleanse my face with the Kiehl’s cleanser I put on the ordinary Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% -but I only use this about 3-4 times per week. & OMG this does my face wonders 🤩🤩 I use this one in the night time because it is a bit heavy for my face and leaves it looking oily. It applies nicely on my face-no irritation or breakouts. When I wake up in the morning my face looks less red, my acne scars have gone down, my pores look smaller, and my face feels soft and smooth. I am so happy I found this product and am currently testing out other ordinary products at the moment. Will def purchase this again 🥰 The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%
Kiehl's-Blue Herbal Acne Cleanser Treatment
Evening Skin Care Routine
I have oily skin with larger than average pores and some hyperpigmentation. Please suggest any changes or additions I should do!Simple - Micellar Cleansing Water THE inkey LIST - Salicylic Acid Acne + Pore Cleanser The Ordinary - Retinol 1% in SqualaneGLOW RECIPE - Watermelon Glow Pink Juice Moisturizer
Simple-Micellar Cleansing Water
My drawer of my fav products for my face routine
• Sunday Riley U.F.O Is quick-absorbing, medicated dry oil to clear congested pores, treat and prevent acne, and smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for clearer, smoother skin, you can mixed even with your foundation how cool huh! •Kylie foam cleanser I really love the cleanser it’s not gonna fight your acne or remove your makeup, well didn’t work for me, but is really good for a fresh and smooth skin. • first aid pads With only one pad you can exfoliate, tone and brighten your skin I love to used one pad after washing my face.
FIRST AID BEAUTY-Facial Radiance Pads
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