Products that DESTROYED my skin
I have been struggling with acne since I was in 7th grade and I’m currently in my second year of college. I was desperate to clear my face and find a routine that works for me and I ended up using products that really hurt my skin. Now, this app, dermatologists, and hyram from YouTube have aided me in discovering a new and improved routine that has really been improving all of my skin concerns. (My current routine is posted at the end of my last post if you’re interested!). These products I have pictured above damaged my skin and I will share my experiences. I am in no way telling you what products you should stop using, I just want to share my personal experiences. If some of these products work for you and you like them, by all means keep using them if that’s what you’re comfortable with! Mario Bedescu facial sprays: I loved these spray because they made me think my skin was being hydrated and they smelled good. I had never really thought about fragrance and how it could make my acne worse until I did some research and began watching Hyram on YouTube. I concluded that my skin in face does not react well to fragrance and it can be really damaging. Mario Bedescu sprays are essentially fragranced water. I stopped using these products as soon as I realized how harmful they can be and realized a lot of my other products contained fragrance. These sprays ultimately don’t do anything good for your skin. Thayers witch hazel toner: Upon doing research, I have learned that witch hazel can be very stripping to the skin and cause further issues. I have combination skin, more dry than oily, so my skin felt stripped and dry. I also would not use makeup remover, so I would cleanse and then use toner as a second cleanse, which is a HUGE misconception with many toners. Toners are meant to be a sort of treatment, not apart of cleansing, which I wish I had known sooner. Overall, which hazel is not very good for your skin, however I know some people with very very oily skin like witch hazel which makes sense because it can dry out the oil, but even oily skin needs moisturize. My experience with this product wasn’t pleasant due to the drying effect as well as the fragrance. Neutrogenia acne face wash: A common pattern I realized with many of these products is my skin being stripped. I have used this products more than once throughout the years hoping it would work for me and I never had to outcome I wanted. After every use with this product, my skin felt so dry and tight, but I kept using it which was a big mistake. My skin felt extremely dry for about a month and it was hard to recover. I feel there are better face washes out there with similar ingredients that won’t strip your skin as badly as this one. Overall, my experience was not good. St. Ive’s scrub: I cannot say this enough... STOP USING THESE SCRUBS. These scrubs contain walnut shells which create tears in your skin which can cause a lot of issues. These physicals scrubs are way too harsh!!!!!!!
Dec. 21, 2020
jassintadoeI didn’t like the Mario Badescu facial spray either. I haven’t used Thayers but my skin hated the Mario Badescu witch hazel toner, it caused a lot of irritation so I haven’t used any MB products or ones containing witch hazel since and no more problems!
Dec. 27, 2020·1 like
𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐨, 𝐈’𝐦 𝐉𝐚𝐬𝐦𝐢𝐧𝐞. I’d thought I would share a brief introduction since you’ve found your way to my page. 🥳 I’m a 32 year old stay at home mommy and Behavioral 𝖧𝖾𝖺𝗅𝗍𝗁 𝖧𝖱/𝖯𝗋𝗈𝖿𝖾𝗌𝗌𝗂𝗈𝗇𝖺𝗅 [𝗈𝗇 𝗌𝖺𝖻𝖻𝖺𝗍𝗂𝖼𝖺𝗅.] that lives in the Eastern Shore of Maryland. (the country 🥴 lol) I’ve always loved beauty products from the time I was around my daughter’s age, playing in my mommy’s make-up and avon (she was that girl!) products. As I’ve gotten older I’ve discovered new and innovative beauty + skincare and I’m excited to see long-awaited doors opening especially for Black companies, MUA’s & estheticians in this field. 𝗪𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐈 𝐚𝐦 𝐧𝐨𝐭: An Esthetician, Dermatologist or MUA. I just simply enjoy reviewing products and exchanging ideas with my friends + fam and I thought it would be cool like many others online to create my own space. There are amazing aforementioned creators in all of the professions listed above and I advise anyone who needs more information to seek advice and proper momentary compensation to them. Thank you for checking me out! I’m glad you stopped by! ✨💕
Shea Moisture Men - Full Beard Detangler
#Shea Moisture Men - Full Beard Detangler[products]#[FourStars] I like using this product so far. I’ve only used it twice to detangle my beard after washing it with the Shea Moisture Men beard wash. It has a scent to it which I will have to grow on me because it is not your normal musk scent. It smells good but just isn’t a scent I smell day to day. This product gives good moisture to my beard once I comb it through. I would recommend it to those that want to detangle their beard without putting too much tugging.
SheaMoisture-Maracuja Oil & Shea Butter Full Beard Detangler
I Almost Threw It Away After Using It For The First Time😲😲
KORRES - Hydra Biome Probiotic Superdose Face Mask With Real Greek Yoghurtis really popular. I was shocked when I first used it as it stung my skin so badly. I've never used any mask that irritates this much, but not only is it irritating, it also doesn't do anything to my skin. Later on, I realized that I had used it the wrong way, so I tried it again, going through the whole skincare process and the results amazed me. I could see my skin glowing and my complexion lightened. It also minimized my pores and calmed my acne, significantly helping with the absorption of follow-up skincare products. Korres is the only mask which I feel accelerates the absorption of its facial cream. It feels a bit like N°7 - Instant Results Nourishing Hydration Mask but it's easier to wash off. Just clear water will do the job and it cleanses thoroughly enough. This is an SOS face mask for an immediate moisture boost. Instructions: Apply it on thickly! Apply it for about 10 minutes, then massage any acne-prone areas before finally washing it off. It irritated my skin the first few times, but that soon faded and after using it consistently for a few times, my skin condition is a lot more stabilized and even my acne marks have disappeared!
KORRES-Hydra Biome Probiotic Superdose Face Mask With Real Greek Yoghurt
Juicyful Daily Peeling Tissue 22 Sheets review These cleansing + exfoliating tissues are interesting because they feature a bumpy side and a smooth side. The bumpy side helps physically exfoliate and get rid of texture while the smooth side effectively removes makeup while cleansing and hydrating. 10 different vitamin complex and lemon extract help rejuvenate and brighten your skin, while centella extract and hyaluronic acid help soothe and hydrate. I found the bumpy side to be a little rough to use on my entire face, so instead I just focus on my nose and problem areas. I then use the smooth side all over to get rid of excess sebum and cleanse my skin. 😊 The packaging is also smaller than regular wipes which is great for travels. It also features a lid that prevents the essence from evaporating. The wipes have a light lemon scent and are pretty saturated with essence. They are soft and do not tug apart/leave lint. A minor complaint I have is the size: 1 tissue is a little large for my face, but I can always cut it in half and try to put it back in the package (lazy though 😆) All in all, I'm enjoying these wipes and their addition of the bumpy side which help exfoliate my problem areas. Whether using makeup or not, they are also super convenient and effective to cleanse my skin and leave it softer, smoother, and more hydrated 🙌
jumiso Chewy-Elasticity Sheet Mask Impression • The sheet adheres so well to my skin! • Very hydrating, sheet remains wet even after 30 minutes. • After taking off, my skin felt so well-hydrated! • I’m gonna love this. From the sheet, hydration power and overall experience is just great! • What’s even more, I’ve had some redness before using the sheet mask and as you can see, it got reduced significantly 💃💃💃 Now that’s a bonus! . Overall, I give this 5/5. Definitely going to purchase some more!
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