Why I love Antioxidants - Skin Savers for Busy People
We all have demanding lifestyles. The signs of stress show up on your skin: sun damage, the effects of smoking and drinking alcohol, along with pollution, and combined with harsh exercise. All in all, our skin has a lot to cope with. My job is very full-on; this means I don’t have time or money to waste. Let’s get to the heart of the problem - because of our lifestyle factors free radicals form in our skin, like tiny time bombs that go off to damage healthy skin. We really don’t want these because they harm our proteins, DNA, healthy fats in cells and tissues, making us look old before our time. So the way to fight them off is with antioxidants. Milk Makeup Vegan Milk Moisturizer Made from desert flower milk, fig milk, argan milk, all-vegan products it’s very nourishing full of antioxidants, and although it has a thick texture this absorbs easily, leaving my skin feeling soft, looking smooth, and feeling nourished. Recommended to those with normal and dry skin, using this made a difference in under two weeks of continual use. As a treat after a stressful week’s work, I bought myself Clarins Orchid Facial Oil. I had heard great things about it, so I tried it. I am so happy with the results I had to tell you about it. Clarins Orchid Facial Oil Made from 100% pure plant extracts full of essential oils, soothing Rosewood, Patchouli, and Blue Orchid extract; amazing properties that will revitalize, hydrate, and tone the skin. Hazelnut oil is used to lock moisture into the skin, leaving my face feeling soft and looking radiant. Now here comes the money shot - only apply to your face after using your moisturizer: it’s so effective. No more tired wrinkly skin in my house Clarins Extra-Firming Wrinkle Control - Anti-ageing night cream So we’ve done day time: but at night I love Clarins extra-firming wrinkle control night cream. Again great for all skin types, but what I really love is that it regenerates my skin while I’m sleeping. I’ve noticed over the last ten days of use that the loss of firmness and elasticity and the dullness has disappeared. I wake up with lovely radiant skin due to its antioxidant properties. It’s important to note that you pat the cream into the skin, instead of rubbing. Doing this stimulates the skin so the cream goes in deeper and the effects the next day are really noticeable.
May 25, 2020
So this is the last four weeks that I’ve started using Clarins . I have had a few breakouts but that is expected when you change your whole skin care and routine! I love Clarins and everything it does for your skin,not to mention the smell. The smell makes me feel like I’m at a Spa somewhere in France. But this my skin routine Mornings: CLARINS - Cleansing Milk with Alpine Herbs for Normal/Dry Skin CLARINS - Extra-Comfort Toning Lotion CLARINS - Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate CLARINS - Hydra-Essentiel Rich Cream CLARINS - Extra-Firming Wrinkle Control Firming Day Cream All Skin Types Nights: CLARINS - Cleansing Milk with Alpine Herbs for Normal/Dry Skin CLARINS - Extra-Comfort Toning Lotion CLARINS - Extra-Firming Eye CLARINS - Blue Orchid Face Treatment Oil CLARINS - Extra-Firming Wrinkle Control Firming Day Rich Cream For Dry Skin CLARINS - Extra-Firming Eye
🌞🌞🌞The BEST skin care products for summer are...
I live in a hot and humid place, especially in the summer, my face is really sticky. When I was younger I rarely used face cream in the summer because it was very uncomfortable. But as I got older, I had to use creams to keep my skin stable, so I was looking for a fresher face cream. Recently, a friend recommended the moisturizers of Clarins to me, I was so excited because I finally found the right face cream. I bought CLARINS - Extra-Firming Wrinkle Control Firming Day Rich Cream For Dry Skinand CLARINS - Extra-Firming Wrinkle Control Regenerating Night Cream and use them every day. About the day cream, which impressed me most is the melting, non-greasy, oil-infused texture, this goes on so smoothly and feels so moist, and my skin absorbs it easily. After using it, the skin is not sticky, but feel slippery. I put on my makeup every morning after using the day cream, and it fits better. Moreover, this face cream is very suitable for mature skin. After using it for a while, I found that my wrinkles were less and spots were a little lighter. When it comes to the night one, it is a little more moist than the day cream and it can restore vitality to mature skin. When I'm busy with work or often stay up late, I applied more on my face, the cream was fully absorbed overnight and then my skin always glowed the next day. In addition, this two products are good for sensitive skin, which can effectively relieve facial redness and allergies. The two creams are best used together, after a month with the day and night creams, my skin looks and feels smoother and healthier. The creams will be my first choice for summer. For those of you who like being fresh and are afraid of being sticky, just try it. If you have any questions or suggestions hmu 😘
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I have very high tolerance to skincare products if they're not particularly prone to cause allergies, become pasty, result in skin peeling, and so on, but these two products are just way too bad. I have dry skin, FYI. I got 2 samples from Clarins' s counter and will NEVER buy the full size! CLARINS - Extra-Firming Mask This gel mask has a fruity scent and a purple creamy texture. It feels great when applied and it makes your skin tender when washed off, but there's also a slight tingling and warming sensation when used. I'm not sure if I'm sensitive to any of the ingredients but I will definitely not purchase this mask again. CLARINS - Extra-Firming Wrinkle Control Regenerating Night Cream This is a facial cream travel set gifted to me when I was purchasing the Clarins Double Serum. It focuses on anti-wrinkle effects and has a nice plant smell. It has a thick consistency, so it doesn't spread easily. Your skin will feel dry even if the cream is fully absorbed. It's suitable for pregnant women or those with sensitive skin but it has a strong smell. Beware if this is something you are sensitive to. It started becoming pasty when I used my makeup and I don't really like the sticky texture, so I'm not interested in their same series day cream and night cream either. Have you had similar experience? Do you like Clarins? Let's chat🙂
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Good skn w/ some frizzy hair, how’s Quarantini?
Basically me everyday wash routine morning and night is Step 1: Cleanse with average Hydrating cleanser (the one that doesn’t foam) *MAKE SURE YOURE CLEANSER YOUR SKN FOR 60 SECS LADIES/GENTS) We want all that dirt and debris off ur skin. Step 2: I used persa gel which is 10% benzoyl peroxide to fight acne. I use it morning and night, but make sure in the morning to really use a hydrating moisturizer since it can dry out the skin. Step 3: MOISTUREEEEEEEE with whatever works for your skin sometimes i use two moisturizers idk I’m weird like that 🤣🤣 Last but not least in the morning I use sunscreen ALWAYS WEAR YA SUNSCREEN LADIES/GENTS I can’t stress this enough BTW: your skincare routine does not have to include 30 different products, I’ll give you guys a break down if your new or just want some insight on a super easy and effective routine without spending 30 mins in the bathroom. But hey I understand the skincare routine is a form of relaxation sis I’m not mad at ya. Do ya thang ! I’m about to go steam my face rn brb 💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖💖
Milk MAKEUP - Vegan Milk Moisturizer I just finished my mini milk makeup moisturizer that i got from marshalls for 4.99 instead of paying $18 or $15 at sephora First of all ive never finished entire product on my life lol im always curious to try another product if i dont like it but this one is great! This is a creamy THICC moisturizer that really nourishes your skin! I love it doesnt have fragrance but theres a lil bit scent idk if its because of the ingredients. Packaging is cool too!
HERBIVORE - Emerald Deep Moisture Glow Oil what is it: the perfect lightweight oil to help calm and nourish skin: emerald by herbivore botanicals . concerns: dryness, fine lines, wrinkles, dullness, uneven skin texture for normal, dry & combination skin types my thoughts: got this as a sample from Sephora and naturally wanted to try it for its calming and nourishing benefits. it’s hydrating and leaves you with a natural glow to lock in moisture. made with cannabis stativa (hemp seed oil) has sooo many benefits. this works suprisingly well my oily and acne prone skin. It is the non-psychoactive version & does not contain THC or CBD. Herbivore does make the same oil with 100 mg full-spectrum CBD and less than .3% THC if that’s your thing!! I would def recommend this oil and brand- everything i have tried is amazing!
HERBIVORE-Emerald Deep Moisture Glow Oil
Drunk Elephant LALA RETRO WHIPPED CREAM. 🐘 This cream contains a blend of 6 African oils of which a few are Marula, baobab and ximenia which help to restore, soothe and quench the skin. 🐘 This cream also has passion fruit and fermented green tea to help brighten the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines. 🐘 I was a bit worried about using this because it claims to be good for dry, dull skin that needs an overhaul of which I don’t fit into any of those categories. I started using this because it was included in the littles kit otherwise if I was reading online and had to choose between this and the Protini this would not have been the one that I would have selected. 🐘 I’m glad this was the one in the littles though because it made me use it and I have to say it’s the best face cream I’ve ever used. I get a bit bored with using the same creams but I just love applying this and look forward to it. 🐘 This has a gorgeous whipped texture and it feels quite rich but it just instantly absorbs into the skin and leaves a beautiful glow without looking or feeling oily at all. I’m amazed at how well this absorbs considering I have more normal skin and this is designed for more dry. 🐘 I don’t have any issues with this pilling, and make up sits well on top too and is still long lasting. 🐘 I have saw a reduction in fine lines and I do have brighter skin but I can’t say it’s down to this because I do use their Retinol and Vitamin C and Glycolic which are all designed to brighten and reduce fine lines. 🐘 With this being designed for more dry skin I was concerned that over time it may cause congestion but this did not happen at all. I have to say I highly recommend this to anyone regardless of your skin type.
DRUNK ELEPHANT-Lala Retro Whipped Cream
The justification of Estee Lauder’s price tag
Estee Lauder Perfectionist Pro Rapid Firm + Lift Treatment Estee Lauder has decades worth of beauty expertise. I remember seeing my mom applying some products and using their lipsticks when I was young. Hence, the EL name and brand resonates to me a lot. It was just a couple of years ago that I decided to splurge and treat myself to their products as they don’t come cheap. I had to convince myself that I’m investing on my skin. So I purchased their Advanced Night Repair Serum as it’s their hero product (according to a lot of beauty editors and magazines), and a couple more other products. With my purchase, I was gifted travel sized skincare products, and the Perfectionist Pro Rapid Firm is one of them. I’m thankful that at my age, I don’t have any wrinkles yet, but prevention is always better than cure so it’s better to start having an anti-aging or anti-gravity skincare regimen to minimize the early signs of aging. With daily use of this gold potion in a bottle, I notice that my face becomes brighter, and my complexion seems to look more alive. I also see that it helps my toner tone my face. I need to buy the regular size of this product, definitely. Estee Lauder DayWear Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant 24H Moisture Creme Another Estee Lauder product that’s on the top of my list is this antioxidant 24 hour moisture creme. My face is dry combination and sensitive at the same time, so I need hydrating products that will nourish my skin and make it feel like new. I like to apply this at night cause it’s pretty heavy, but not in a way where it will make you look like you’re about to fry an egg on your face. Since it’s a rich face cream, it’s perfect for those who have skin types like me. I notice that my face looks so plumped in the morning when I wake up. It feels smooth and soft. There are days when I wake up and my face look pretty oily after using it at night but it never made me breakout so it’s all good. I love this and definitely recommend it to others.
Biossance face oil
BIOSSANCE - Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil It is a lightweight oil for Normal and dry skin. It targets dullness, dryness, uneven skin tone, loss of firmness and elasticity. The main ingredients are: * Vitamin C - brightens the look of skin and improve elasticity . * Chios crystal oil firms and revitalizes the skin. * Squalane locks in moisture. * Damascus rose petal extract calms and soothes. This is in color Antique Rose (which is a limited edition). They also have in clean green color. I like the light rose scent. I love this oil. This is one of my favourite oils. It brightens my skin, keeps it hydrated and gives a dewy look. I love how moisturized it keeps my skin and that instant glow. At times, I only apply this oil at night (after cleansing) and it never disappoints me. I had first tried mini sample and than purchased this full size. I love Vitamin C in it. The price is high $72 for 1 oz but I think its worth it. The product is vegan, cruelty-free and gluten-free. I recommend this oil to everyone with normal and dry skin. This oil is hydrating and gives nice radiance.
BIOSSANCE-Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil
Biossance on a budget hack!
Like many of you, I got a sample of the BIOSSANCE - Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil and fell deeply in love. Tragically, this beauty is $72 for 1oz and that causes me and my grad student stipend physical pain 😩 Even though the bottle lasts me forever with daily use (I mix 3-4 drops in with my morning moisturizer), I just couldn’t justify buying another bottle after splurging on the first one. Luckily, I found a workaround that ended up saving me over 90% of the cost! I realized that what I really love about this oil is the feel—it’s lightweight and super moisturizing, but it never leaves me feeling greasy. I’m not sure how much the vitamin C in this does for me—Biossance doesn’t specify the percentage, and I always use a separate vitamin C product anyway (see my previous post!) I’m also not sure if the added rose oil makes much of a difference in my skin. Enter the BIOSSANCE - 100% Squalane Oil Limited Edition ! This is the exact same squalane that makes up the base of the other oil, it just doesn’t have added vitamin C or rose oil. It has that same moisturizing, lightweight feel that I fell in love with, but wait for it: this 3.3oz bottle was $22 (this was on sale—it’s normally $32, which is still less than half the price of the other oil for more than 3x the amount of product). That means I paid less than $7/oz, compared to $72/oz! I don’t think I’ll ever go back (unless I win the lottery, then maybe). This oil can also be used on hair and body, but so far I’ve only used it on my face. At that price point though, I wouldn’t feel bad about using it pretty liberally all over! Does anyone else looove Biossance?
BIOSSANCE-100% Squalane Oil Limited Edition
Holy Grail Face Oil
Luxurious is the perfect adjective for the Drunk Elephant Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil. I’ll be honest - I was not a fan AT ALL of facial oils before this one. I have combination skin; mostly oily with some dry patches here & there. I tried a handful of facial oils from other brands and I always looked like I stood in front of a fryer for 23 hours. When I received the DE Littles kit a few months ago, I figured I would give facial oil one more chance; I created my first DE smoothie using protini, 2 pumps of b-hydra and 2 drops of the Marula oil - I was in love. My skin felt so nourished, soft, and hydrated. I couldn’t stop touching my face, saying “wow” to myself! Fast forward to today, I mix 2-3 drops each night for my night time routine. This facial oil is a must have for me & definitely here to stay. 💛 There are absolutely no additives - Drunk Elephant takes the ingredient straight from the Marula fruit leaving it untouched, delivering a product to consumers that is in its purest form. Loaded with beneficial antioxidants and omegas 6 & 9, this facial oil seeps into the skin to help reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, redness, and blotchiness, while giving you youthful, hydrated glow. I should also add that this product is versatile considering it can also be used for your nail cuticles and hair. Available in several sizes, the price point ranges from $40-$72, but Drunk Elephant also has gift sets and kits that contain mini sizes of this product (which will last you awhile). I also love the packaging / component of this product; it certainly gives you luxury vibes. The minis come in a pump component, where as the midi and full size come in a luxurious glass dropper. I 100% believe the price is right, especially since there is a variety of sizes ranging in price to accommodate whatever budget it is that you may have. I am a firm believer that skincare is a worthy investment; your makeup only looks as good as what is underneath.
DRUNK ELEPHANT-Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil
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