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DIY Shimmer Oil

I’m going to be honest. I avoid the sun at all costs and I am too lazy to self tan, but I really really like the look of glowy skin in the summer. I can’t help it. In my quest for the perfect glow, I stumbled upon a few shimmer oils but was blown away by the prices. $59 for 3 oz of body oil? No thanks... The thing is, I do use body oil daily. I like to put it on over my moisturizer (CeraVe moisturizing cream) to lock it in, but I also like that it gives a little sheen to my skin. Plus the scent is amazing. That’s when I got to thinking, why not make my own shimmer oil? Using stuff I already had, I was able to whip this up in 10 minutes and the result is a subtle glow and shine that lasts all day. Here’s how to do it: 1. Grab a body oil of your choice. I like Palmer’s because the scent is sweet and it absorbs really well into the skin. An oil works better than a lotion because it has a subtle glaze-y glow to it already. Plus you don’t have to break the bank. Here are some good ones: PALMER'S - Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Oil
Neutrogena - Body Oil
Bio-Oil - Multiuse Skincare Oil
2. Grab a powdered highlighter (pressed or loose, cream will not work) that blends well with your skin tone. Test it on your arm to make sure it blends to a slight glimmer without any light or dark cast to it. The more translucent the better. I used doucce pressed highlighter in “solstice” because I had it laying around. If your highlighter is pressed, use a spoon to remove it from its container and stir until it’s broken up. Here are some ones I like: doucce - Freematic Highlighter Mono
wet n wild - MegaGlo Loose Highlighting Powder
NYX - Shimmer Down Pigment
3. Using a funnel (or a piece of paper wrapped into a cone), combine about 1/2tsp of powdered highlighter to your body oil, close and shake. Add more for a more dramatic effect, up to 1tsp of highlighter. 4. Apply daily over moisturizer or directly to skin! And that’s it! Go get your glow on. -XOK
Jul. 10
HeatherSmallI love Palmer’s Body Oil! I’ve been using it for years. Great tip to create body highlights. Palmer’s also makes a fantastic chapstick. It’s sold next to the oil, sorta looks like a glue stick. Only chapstick that works in the dry dead of winter.
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My current skincare routine!
PALMER'S - Coconut Sugar Facial Scrub BAEBODY BEAUTY - Eye Gel CeraVe - Hydrating Facial Cleanser Bioré - Rose Quartz + Charcoal Daily Purifying Cleanser THAYERS - Rose Petal Facial Mist This is my current routine. I double cleanse at night with the Cerave and Biore products. 2-3 days a week, I use the Palmer’s scrub. I absolutely love that scrub. It feels great on my skin! I follow up with the facial toner, eye gel and palmer’s face oil. I love that these products work great and are very affordable! PALMER'S - Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Oil
Keep your body quenched!!
Keeping skin hydrated is just as important in the summer as it is in the winter months. Here are the products I use and why ✨ SOL de Janeiro - Brazilian Bum Bum Cream I wanted to hate this product because of its price. To me $45 for lotion is absurd. So I started with the $20 travel size which is 75mL. But, I love this product. It’s ingredient list is impressive as well as the results. It’s an all over body cream that claims to smooth and tighten skin. About a month ago I began using it only on stomach, thighs and butt and have noticed a difference in the appearance in my skin. It smells like heaven. I definitely am going to be a lifelong fan. PALMER'S - Cocoa Butter Formula Skin Therapy Oil Lets get real. I have stretch marks (thanks puberty!), however, a majority of woman have them so it’s nothing to be ashamed of. I do use this product in conjunction with the bum bum cream to minimize the appearance of stretch marks. Additionally it’s super hydrating and really gives the skin a great glow. I have been using this product for years and can’t rave about it enough. Also the coconut oil gives it a great smell. philosophy - Holiday Pajamas Body Lotion Personally, I am not a fan of perfume. Despite the years in high school and college that I spent bathing myself in it. As I got older and began more invested in being conscious on what I put on and in my body. The idea of perfume just reminded me of chemicals. However, when I want to add a little bit of a warm scent, I just use this bad boy on my wrist, nape of my neck and remainder of the product on my shoulders ** i use these products after the shower after patting my skin of excess water and then as needed **
Fashion week glowy makeup look #cheriepartner
My dewy makeup look for fashion week . This look is natural and elegant to attend fashion week and it’s great with any look. Dewy makeup looks are my fav they are natural but bold and I added some liner to my eyelids as well for a pop to my eyes and to bring out my eye color I had so much fun doing this look And here is what I used My skin type is dry so these products go well with not drying out my skin and applied so smooth on with no flakes either. COVERGIRL - Clean Liquid Foundation this foundation is smooth and soft on your skin helps with sensitive skin at least for me it helps because I do have sensitive and dry skin and I’ve been using this foundation for a long time now and it’s always gonna be my go to wet n wild - MegaGlo Loose Highlighting Powder I love this highlighter gives me the perfect glow and bronze at the same time so I don’t have to use bronzer and I don’t have to use eliminator is already has illuminating in it so it gives me a really nice pop to my cheeks and I add a little bit to my nose you only need to add a little bit because a little goes a long ways and make sure you tap the brush I also use this powder a little bit on my eyelids to give me a little Goldenglow doucce - Fierce & Fine Graphic Pen I use this liquid eyeliner for my eyes and gives me the perfect butterfly shape I love it so much tarte - Sea H2O Lip Gloss for the perfect glossy plumped look MAYBELLINE - Maybelline Colossal Volum' Express Mascara this gives my eyelashes the perfect volume and length I really love this mascara
#mymakeuplook #tarte #garnier #elflipstick #dior
Here is my get ready with me look all the products I use everday because I’m so obsessed with how amazing they look and feel on my skin. I know I always share my natural looks but I really do love a natural look with that glow up I also love bold looks to and will be doing one with my morphe eyeshadow pallet I can’t wait, I did a video a little ago on all the pretty colors and I’ll mix them together for that pop of a look to your eyes and New Year’s Eve makeup look. I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas with your loved ones and I can’t wait to see what this New Year bring for us all 😊❣️✨ -my first step before I use foundation is KYLIE COSMETICS - KYLIE COSMETICS Face primer it really sets the tone to your makeup and foundation leaving a natural glow with it. After I use primer I use my all time favorite foundation I’m so glad I found DIOR - BACKSTAGE Face & Body Foundation it matches my skin store and doesn’t dry out my skin everything looks even and fresh and well blended. Eyelashes.. I use the great benefit - They’re Real! Lengthening Mascara for a great volume to your lashes you don’t even have to curl them it already gives that volume right when you put it on to be honest I love to mix it with tarte - Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1 Mascara so my lashes don’t look clumpy this mascara evens it out and makes them long and pretty without the clump so remember to apply either one or both mascaras a little so your lashes don’t build up on clump. For brows i use benefit - Gimme Brow+ Volumizing Eyebrow Gel keeps my brow hairs in place and adds to them with a natural color and filling it all in I use a little for a touch up and it still looks good. Then I use blush to rose my cheeks using tarte - Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush this blush is amazing and last all day long the pop to your cheeks is never ending witch I love a long wear blush. After blush I glow up with my illuminator the Balm cosmetics - Mary-Dew Manizer Liquid Highlighter this liquid highlighter is so awesome I love how bright it looks on your skin leaving that natural tone to your skin and I use wet n wild - MegaGlo Loose Highlighting Powder to bronze my cheeks you would only need a little to add to your brush little goes long way and it really pops onto your skin so I put some on my cheeks bones , forehead and a little to my nose. Then is use e.l.f. - e.l.f. Eyelash Curler I know this curler might have mixed reviews but I personally like it when I curl my lashes to give a extra volume to them they really bring it out witch I love and I love my e.l.f. - 3 Piece Lip Balm Set these 3 colors are my favorite I love the tones and they feel hydrating The i use GARNIER - SkinActive Soothing Facial Mist with Rose Water
Hello hello ✨🥰 Today I picked up a few new goodies and I’m soo excited to try them. So far I’ve tried the LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Purifying Foaming Cleanser and i love the clean feeling i get without it feelings overly stripping!! Good cleanser for a good price ($15) I’m going to try out the other products and give updates on my thoughts. If you have any suggestions for new products I should try or things you’d like to see me try feel free to pitch them to me 😘❤️ UPDATE: i have used The Ordinary - Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution twice now once last night and once this morning. I definitely notice a glow in my skin as well as my face not being dry after washing it. It gives my face a smooth texture as well. I love it! too cool for school - Rules of Mastic IX Enhancer Recovery Balm this has a very smooth cream consistency. It’s very light weight and gives good moisture so i like this one as well. I’ll be doing more research on the ingredients. Bio-Oil - Multiuse Skincare Oil I got this in hopes to repair my skin and get rid of my scarring left behind from acne. So far i like it. It’s a very light weight oil that doesn’t leave me looking too greasy for everyday wear. bliss - What a Melon Water Jelly Hydrator for Combination Skin This reminds me a lot of the Neutrogena - Neutrogena Hydroboost Water Gel Moisturizer Which is definitely a favorite of mine. It got it on sale from Target for $6 so i decided to give it a try. It has nice fragrance and a very hydrating feel due to it being a gel consistency.
New Skincare Journey- Tips welcomes
Hi everyone, I am so excited to start this new journey. The pictures I uploaded is a depiction of my current skin. Following doing the The Ordinary - AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution, patting dry and then applying the CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skinand Bio-Oil - Multiuse Skincare Oil. I suffer for hormonal acne (not that bad) and post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation. I have had these issues since middle school, with periods of clear skin. I have done some research and this is what I am going to start are my skincare routine starting tomorrow. Am Routine I am going to start my routine off with the essano - Rosehip Gentle Facial Cleansing Micellar Water. Then I will use the Aveeno - MaxGlow Infusion Drops, followed by the Clean&Clear - Advantage Acne Spot Treatment. Then the CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skinand my favorite Neutrogena - Hydro Boost Sunscreen SPF 50 . This the only daily sunscreen that I have used and I love how soft and bright ir leaves my skin. I was having trouble finding a face oil, but the Bio-Oil - Multiuse Skincare Oilreceived a lot of good reviews from people with similar experiences so I thought it would be a good product to try. Pm Routine I am going to start my routine off with the essano - Rosehip Gentle Facial Cleansing Micellar Water again. Then I will use the The Ordinary - Hyaluronic Acid 2% + B5, followed by the Clean&Clear - Advantage Acne Spot Treatment. Then the CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skinand Bio-Oil - Multiuse Skincare Oil. On Sundays (my first day) At night, I will continue to wash my face with warm water, beforing patting dry and applying The Ordinary - AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution. This is my third time using this product, I only use it once a week. The last two times I apply a niamincide-based moisturizer afterward and I think it caused my skin to break out. I do see my blemishes lightening with this product, so I will continue to use it for 10 minutes once a week. After I rinse and pat dry, I will apply the CeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skin. After my first use, I do feel my skin to feel more elastic and moisturized, but the smell is a bit unappealing. Following with the Bio-Oil - Multiuse Skincare Oil, I currently have no comments on this product. I am open to any assistance or concerns. I look forward to journaling this journey ❤️
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