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Do’s and Don’t’s for Combo Skin | Cherie

Do’s and Don’t’s for Combo Skin

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ass_out_for_antioxidants
🪐 It can be very tricky having combo skin. My skin can go from being so dry it’s peeling to covered in a fine film of oil depending on weather, location, hormones, diet...really anything. I also consistently struggle with minor breakouts while also dealing with minor find lines because I’m ya know...30. 🪐 Do: - Change it up! My routine can be completely different depending on what my skin is doing. There’s no need to feel anchored down in one routine if that’s not what your skin is craving. - Use actives! Chemical exfoliants and retinol have helped me so much with balancing out my skin. I use them consistently whether my skin is going through an oily or dry spell and they definitely put me more in the normal range. - Replenish your skin barrier. Often times skim that is oily and dry can be due to a damaged skin barrier. Things like ceramides, omega 3 fatty acids, and antioxidants will help keep your skin barrier happy and keep your skin more in the normal range (especially if you are using actives). 🪐 Don’t’s: - Forget your sun screen. This is for all skin types. Just wear your sunscreen. - Punish your skin. I’ve definitely been prone to using overly harsh products when my skin is acting up. It can definitely be tempting to just want to beat your skin into submission but don’t do it!! That will only further damage your skin barrier and make things worse. - Overdo it. This goes hand in hand with the last one. I’ve definitely been guilty of overdoing it with actives (especially chemical exfoliants...I have a problem) or just having overly complicated routines. Less is more. Go slow with actives and incorporate products into your routine slowly that way if your skin freaks out you know what the culprit is. Find what works for you and stick with it.
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CybilSolynI love this pic and I love your flat lays!
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ass_out_for_antioxidantsThank you!!
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