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My go-to skincare routine when I’m in the awkward period🤫

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Vikkii
Skin type: dry and acne-prone, sensitive in period The following skincare routine is specially designed for my period😆. As i mentioned before, I’m acne-prone skin but not sensitive most time. During the period, my skin would become super sensitive and easy to get pimples. Gentle and maintenance are my main concerns.  Step one:  Apply Clinique Dramatic Hydrating Jelly after cleaning.  Even I’m in the awkward period, hydration is my first concern. Dehydrated skin is hard to absorb the nutrient from further skincare steps. This Clinique Dramatic Hydrating Jelly claims that no oil and help lock the hydration of inner skin barrier, prevent skin from outside pollution. The little amount would go for a long way. While using it, I didn’t experience any breakouts. But remember, if you want to try this serum, a little amount is enough. The more amount of it you use, the harder to rinse. And may lead to the desquamation of horniness.  Step two: La Roche-Posay Cicaplast Baume B5 Cream will play the role of hydration locker.  As we all know, the process of water evaporation happens quickly. To build a strong wall is literally important. Most face creams are thick and nutrient. I admit that this kind of function is good. But during the period, refreshing, useful, and calming are necessary. B5 cream meets all expectations. Due to the thick creamy texture, it is strong enough to lock all nutrients. It’s doing good for calming my pimples. If I keep using it on my acne scars during the period, scars will tend to disappear or vanish, which is surprising.  Step three: To apply eye cream is always my last step. Because eye around the skin is too sensitive to general care. So I choose Lancôme renergie eye.  During the awkward period, my eye around the skin seems more sensitive than before. The dry lines and wrinkles are obviously during the period. Besides that, puffiness and inflamed eyes become my problems. This eye cream is not thick, creamy texture, and easy to spread. It some kind removed my puffiness. Hydration is ok. I could feel the firming function actually.  Here is the simplest and most useful skincare routine for me during the period.
Apr. 12, 2020
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CheriePickLeaned so much🥰
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How to build your routine Vol III - brands for beginners and where to shop 😎 • I get quite a few questions from people via comments and messages asking where they should shop for products (might be an unpopular opinion from other Esty’s) but I do quite like drugstore skincare 🤷🏽‍♀️ • Here is my list of brands in no particular order: The Ordinary - 5 Piece Glowing Skin Collection , THE inkey LIST - The Pore Wonders Set GOOD MOLECULES - The Super Seven + Instant Cleansing Balm , CeraVe - Hydrating Face Cleanser For Normal To Dry Skin , LA ROCHE-POSAY - Cicaplast Baume B5 for Dry Skin Irritations , BIODERMA - Sensibio H2O Soothing Micellar Cleansing Water , SEPHORA COLLECTION - SEPHORA COLLECTION The Essentials Kit , FIRST AID BEAUTY - Calling All FAB Skin Heroes & last but not least my fav PAULA'S CHOICE - Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid Exfoliator 🥰 • I tried to keep these on the ends of very very affordable to mid range depending on the product because it’s not all bad to splurge especially on serums (antioxidants) 😉 • If you scroll down my page you’ll see I’ve tried just about every brand mentioned here - ya girl loves trying new skincare products probably a little too much 🥴 • Let me know if this was helpful and if you want a bigger breakdown of what products to try from each brand if you are new 👀 • Have you tried any of these brands? What are some of the staples you started off with? 🥲 • #beautywithbodden
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