So of the ones you use here weekly or even more sparing if have sensitive skin like me areThe Ordinary - AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling SolutionDRUNK ELEPHANT - T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial Mask... even though drunk elephant baby facial lower percent I feel ordinary is gentler .... if you want that glow you want use an acid... I admit I was scared at first with sensitive skin... I don’t use it as often or let it sit on that long
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Feb. 3, 2020
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Reviewing My Followers Skincare Routines pt. 4
Hey ya’ll! In part 4 of Reviewing My Followers Skincare Routines we’re reviewing @Raks and @juliachristine’s skincare routines. Starting with @Rakswho reached out to me via Cherie message because she started skincare about a year ago because of her upcoming wedding. She starts by cleansing with theThursday Plantation - Tea Tree Face Wash Foam which costs $8.99 for 5.1 fl oz. This cleanser is very basic. It has tea tree oil, and eucalyptus oil. My issue is with the eucalyptus oil, which is a very irritating essential oil right up there with lemon oil and peppermint oil. If this doesn’t irritate your skin then it’s a great cleanser, but I can’t recommend it to those with sensitive skin. Then she goes in with 4 serums. First is thepura d'or - 20% Vitamin C Serum which costs $14.99 for 4 fl oz. This is a really good serum. It has aloe vera juice, glycerin, jojoba oil, and argan oil which are hydrating ingredients, and then it has hylaronic acid, retinol, and Vitamin C. I love it! Then she uses#The Ordinary - Nicinamide Serum[products]#[FiveStars] which costs $5.90 for 1 fl oz. We’ve talked a lot about this serum, it’s very good. Next is the#Tree Of Life - Hylaronic acid serum[products]#[TwoStars] which costs $10.95 for 1 fl oz. I don’t like this serum. It started off good with hylaronic acid, aloe vera juice, Vitamin E, and Vitamin C, but it contains way too many Essential oils and irritating extracts. And her final serum is theSkinMedica - LYTERA 2.0 Pigment Correcting Serum which costs $130.90 for 2 fl oz, which is very expensive. This is not worth the price. It has nicinamide and glycerin, and then some not very researched acids. I don’t recommend continuing use of this serum. Then to moisturize she goes in with theOLAY - Regenerist Regenerating Day Cream which costs $29.99 for 1.7 fl oz. I don’t like this moisturizer. Let’s start with some positives. It has nicinamide, glycerin, and Vitamin B3. Now it has a lot of bad ingredients also. It has Sodium Laureth Sulfate, which is a harsh cleansing agent, as well as fragrance being the 6th ingredient. The she uses a Neutrogena sunscreen, and occasionally usesThe Ordinary - AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution which costs $7.20 for 1 fl oz. This is a great exfoliant. I think @Raks is using too many serums. I would stick to only the Pura D’or and The Ordinary serum, and ditch the other two. Keep the cleanser, and maybe try a different moisturizer. You asked for mineral sunscreen reccomendations for dark skin tones that don’t have a white cast, so I got you girl! I have light skin, but I did some research and I’d recommend the#First Aid Beauty - Weightless Mineral SPF 30[products]#[FiveStars] which costs $34 for 1.5 fl oz, and the #Biossance - Squalane Zinc Sheer SPF 30[products]#[FiveStars] which costs $30 for 1.7 fl oz. Both of these have minimal white cast, and Skincare by Hyram recommends them. Next is @juliachristine’s night routine. She starts off by cleansing with the #Vanicream - Unscented Gentle Cleanser[products]#[ThreeStars] witch costs $8.99 for 8 fl oz. This a nice basic cleanser with glycerin. Next she uses the#OBAGI - Tretinoin 0.025% Cream[products]#[TwoStars] which costs $84 for .7 fl oz. This cream has tretinoin which is a Vitamin A derivative which can treat acne, as well as retinol which also Vitamin A. I don’t think it’s worth the price, but it’s okay. Next she uses the #The Ordinary - Azelaic Acid Suspension 10%[products]#[FourStars] which costs $7.99 for 1 fl oz. Along with azelaic acid, it has dimethicone which is a great moisturizer for dry skin. Next she uses theCeraVe - Daily Moisturizing Lotion For Normal To Dry Skin which costs $17.99 for 15 fl oz. Y’all know I love this product! Finally she finishes off with theVERSED - ZERO-G Smoothing Eye Cream witch costs $17.99 for .5 fl oz. Eye cream is definitely not necessary but this one is great! It has glycerin, algae extract, and olive oil which are hydrating, along with shea butter and a blend of peptides which can help firm the skin and increase collagen production which can help reduce fine lines around the eyes. Overall @juliachristine your routine looks great! That’s it for this post please cheer for this post if you liked it, comment your opinions on these products, and follow me for similar content. Upcoming posts include a 1 month Curology review and unnecessary skincare steps you don’t need. -Mae
Suggestions help?? 🥲
I’m still having trouble with my acne, at first it was clearing up then all of sudden it keeps getting worse, any recommendations will help ! 😣 Cetaphil - Cetaphil Gentle Foaming Cleanser epielle - Black Charcoal Peel-Off Mask The Ordinary - AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution Sometimes I would use .. The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% but if I don’t I would skip it and use .. The Ordinary - Ascorbic Acid 8% + Alpha Arbutin 2%
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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
Drunk Elephant Babyfacial
In need of an exfoliating/peeling mask??? Look no further. While this mask is certainly pricey, it is so worth it. For my sensitive skin I love mixing it with a thick moisturizer and the marula oil. My skin loves that combo! I leave it on for 10 minutes and my skin feels like a babys butt after! It doesn’t have any particular smell, and it feels like a thick cream. I love this mask and love using it once a week!! 💞DRUNK ELEPHANT - T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial Mask
DRUNK ELEPHANT-T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial Mask
First post. 💕Babyfacial baby!
Hi 👋🏾. My name is Taisha and I’m new to Cherie. But I am not new to Drunk Elephant’s Babyfacial mask. I’ve been using this chemical exfoliating mask once a week for 2 years. I look forward to that 20 minute session out of my week. When I first started using the mask I found it very strong. I experienced tingling and felt like my face was on fire. The more I used it I realized I was overusing other acids which made my mantle very sensitive to Babyfacial. Babyfacial contains Alpha and Beta Hydroxy Acids. I also found that my skin prefers when I apply this mask during the morning versus at night. I’m then left with soft, bouncy skin for the rest of the day. The mask is more on the expensive end. It will run you $80. But this jar lasted me an entire year which was worth it for me. I’d definitely recommend this product to anyone looking to add an exfoliating mask to their skincare routine. It gets 5 out 5 stars ⭐️ from me.
DRUNK ELEPHANT-T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial Mask
I tried a viral Drunk Elephant dupe
The Ordinary - AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution DRUNK ELEPHANT - T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial Mask I also found this dupe on Tiktok! Everyone is talking about the ordinary AHA BHA solution and I’m so glad! I’ve been using this for a little over a year now and it’s really amazing. I have a previous review on this product so I won’t get too much into it. The Drunk Elephant Babyfacial is a new product to me. I always saw everyone raving about this so I finally decided to give it a try. So many people on Tiktok are saying that the ordinary product is a dupe for this one but I had to see for myself. These products are more different than I originally thought. Despite them having almost the same percentage of AHA and BHA, the user experience is much different. The drunk elephant one comes out a tan color with slight particles in it. It’s super sticky and you have to spread it evenly before it dries because it’ll become tacky and uneven. It has a subtle scent but it smells natural. You are supposed to leave this on for 20 minutes but I usually do 15 to lessen irritation. The ordinary one goes on red and less sticky but you are supposed to leave it on for only 10 minutes or less. In my opinion, the ordinary one does a more intense job at exfoliating. I would recommend this to someone who has oily or rough skin type that wants to try an AHA BHA product. The drunk elephant one is more of a luxury experience and left my skin a little softer. I think this is good for someone with normal to dry skin because it does have some moisturizing agents as well as the AHA BHA. I will continue to use both! I do think that if you’re on a budget, it’s worth it to just get the ordinary product because the results are very comparable
The Ordinary-AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution
Peels so good
When I think of an effective peeling face mask this has to be the holy grail! It’s not for the faint of heart with a 25% acid blend and pumpkin ferment extract it is definitely intense and not for the super sensitive skinned! Most people will experience some tingling upon application. However it definitely gives you bang for your buck and is a good alternative to a true facial experience that will last you for many uses. Drunk elephant is such an iconic brand for good reason! With truly clean ingredients, fun packaging and great formulas, it’s one of my favorites and this product is the best of the bunch. The only downside is it’s not cheap but in my opinion the results are worth it.
DRUNK ELEPHANT-T.L.C. Sukari Babyfacial Mask
Currently in rotation. ✨ glossier Solution is my current favorite AHA/BHA exfoliant. It’s so gentle, even on my sensitive skin. I’ve even found that I can use it in conjunction with the caudalie Vinoperfect Glycolic Brightening Essence without irritation. ✨ drunkelephant TLC Sukari Babyfacial has been my go-to mask for the past year. I use it once a week or when I notice that my skin is looking dull and it instantly brightens my skin. Babyfacial is SO worth the investment! I’ve yet to find a product that even comes close to giving me the results that this mask does. ✨ contextskin Intensive Daily Moisturizer SPF 15 is one of my favorite moisturizers atm. I’m obsessed with the fresh citrus scent and the fact that it has SPF allows me to skip a step in my routine if I’m in a hurry. I’ve been loving Context’s hair products as well.
Glossier.-Solution Exfoliating Skin Perfector
My thoughts on four masks. Not one compares to the other. • Dr Sebagh Skin Perfecting Mask - I love this mask. It’s simple yet completely clarifying. The only downside is as with many clay masks it can dry out some areas. 8/10 • Dr Sebagh Deep Exfoliating Mask - this mask works for me like no other. It’s tingly and makes my complexion clearer over night. 9/10 • The Ordinary Peeling Solution - I loved this mask when I could use it (salicylic acid causes me problems on the face now) but I wouldn’t recommend putting it on active spots as it can further irritate. It also works brilliantly on the body 6/10 • Lixirskin Vitamin C Paste - this mask is an all time favourite for brightening. I love to use it before bed and in the morning and I can use it even when I’m breaking out. 8.5/10
The Ordinary-AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution
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