The Important Connection Between Skin Care & Hygiene — 4 Things You Need to Practice Now!Hygiene and skincare: you can't have one without the other!
Picture this: you spend all that time watching YouTube video reviews, reading skincare blog testimonials, and scouring the internet for the best skincare products, all guaranteeing incomparable glow. The truth will come chasing you, though: no matter how good your products may be, your efforts (and money!) will keep falling short if you’re not keeping everything clean. It would be such a shame to throw your skin’s health away and the efficacy of your products to thriving families of bacteria. Such issues can arise from contaminated tools and storage. Good habits and cleanliness also make for the best skincare routines, so it’s only logical that you take great care of how you clean your tools, surroundings, and habits. Here are some easy tips you can follow to keep everything sanitary: 1. Never forget to wash your hands!This one is quite obvious, and needed now more than ever given the current pandemic. You should strictly follow this rule, especially before touching your face. A simple rinse doesn’t count either, as it’s crucial to wash every crevice for at least 20 seconds to get rid of all bacteria. Although frequent hand washing is vital, don’t let your hands turn as rough as sandpaper in the process. Make sure your chosen soap isn’t harsh—the rule of thumb: anything with scented comes with harsh chemicals you wouldn’t want touching your skin frequently. If cracking and drying ensue, make sure you apply enough moisturizer to help your skin heal. 2. Clean your beauty tools regularlyIf you’re using it on your face, be it a makeup brush or your trusty gua sha, make sure that you clean them thoroughly at least once a week. If it’s the flu and cold season, wash it even more frequently to prevent bacteria and viruses from forming. From brushes and beauty sponges, opt to use a facial cleanser of dish soap to wash away dirt, grime, and makeup build-up. For rollers, dipping it in warm water and drying with a soft towel will do just the trick! For maximum infection protection, make it a habit to spray all your tools once a week with a bit of rubbing alcohol.3. Get rid of all your expired productsIt’s understandable to want to hang on to beauty products already past their prime, especially if you’ve spent quite a lot on them. Unfortunately, doing this won’t be doing your skin any favors. Using expired products may be causing your current products, so it’s best to let them go. As they pass expiration, your beauty products lose potency and become home to harmful bacteria—which could then cause infections and breakouts. So, yes—let that toner go, no matter how beautiful the packaging may be. 4. Make sure you store your skincare products properlyThe effectiveness and safety of your products are directly proportional to how you store it. If you store your products improperly, you risk losing their potency. Moreover, you encourage bacteria and germs to thrive in them. The best way to store your products is to keep them away from sunlight exposure, particularly somewhere cool and dry. You can store them on shelves or drawers, making sure they’re away from the humidity and moisture your bathroom houses.The TakeawayYou may spend hours researching the best skincare products and reviews, but if you don’t change your hygiene habits, no product will be able to work properly. As you continue your journey to skin health and glow, keep these simple tips in mind! For the best makeup reviews and the best skincare products, keep in touch with us at Cherie! We’re your one-stop-shop resource for your beauty needs—download our app now!
Jun. 17, 2020
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I’m so obsessed with this packaging. What products should I post a review on? 💫
CMON MADDIE..... Really ? 😒
okay so i’m sorry for the light this week but i’m working on a work station. However this Morphe Maddie palette isn’t doing it for the me. In my opinion I believe to pull a good palette together is blend ability and good shimmer or glitters. The shimmers on the is so trash 🗑 sorry to say. i literally had to dig for a good creamy shine. However it isn’t a complete miss. The other colors did have some good pigment and my fav shade is the black shade. It was really dark and blendable. I would probably recommend this to someone with more fair skin because they pigments and shimmers would work better in their favor. Have you used this palette if yes tell me all about below, if no would you still wanna try it out and why ?
are pore bubbling masks worth it? 🧼🛁💬
since COVID has started, I know many people are on new (or refining old) skincare journeys and I’ve recently been experiencing some dryness/dehydrating as the winter rolls around, which also aggravates my already oily skin. I’ve worked in the beauty industry for a while and also was formerly an esthetician, so I can get picky with skincare and ingredients. ‼️for reference, my skin type is: combo (oily/dehydrated), formerly acneic, hyperpigmentation prone, and sensitive 🔬I’ve used Dr. Jart in the past and love that it’s a Korean, science-backed brand so I was stoked to try this Porecting Solution Mask! this mask promises fresh, clear glowing skin that deeply cleanses and purifies pores. the mask contains charcoal and saponine, which creates the bubbling effect you see in the above photo. this product does not contain sulfates, paragons, are phthalates. 🛁when I first took it out of its package, I thought there were *two* masks per package instead of one, but if you read the instructions, there’s actually a “mask film” on the actual mask itself that you’re supposed to remove, so make sure to do that! the actual mask is thick and full of product while the mask film is thinner and lighter in color. the directions also give you a tip to massage the mask to release the bubbling/foaming effect - I did this mask with my mom at the same time in separate rooms and she totally didn’t read the instructions so her mask didn’t bubble at all, so I would suggest to definitely massage the mask. 💬I left it on for 20 minutes and it continued to bubble about 5-10 minutes in, then stopped bubbling. you can hear the bubbles pop as the mask sits on your face, which is kinda weird but cool. the mask didn’t slip off AT ALL which is also a huge, even when I put a sweatshirt on over my head. after taking it off, the serum took about another 10 minutes to soak into my skin and my face felt super smooth and my pores looked tighter and more clean. I have a few sebaceous filaments on my nose that I sometimes pick at and as I was rubbing the serum into my skin, I saw that some of the sebaceous filaments on my nose were sloughing off (which is gross, but speaks to how well the product worked)! overall, I would definitely recommend and use this again! if you have oily skin or otherwise clogged pores, sebaceous filaments, blackheads, etc. I would suggest this for you. even if you have dry/normal skin, this would be a good option since my skin didn’t feel dried out at all afterward, even in my dry spell now, and felt rather hydrated and plump. five stars! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
My Top 5 Foundations for Oily Skin
Here are my top 5 foundations for oily/combination/acne prone skin! These are by no means my only favorite foundations, just the ones I keep going back to. 1. ESTĒE LAUDER - Double Wear Stay-in-Place Foundation This matte, oil-free foundation controls oil all day. It’s sweat, heat and humidity-resistant, waterproof and 24-hour colour true. With buildable, medium-to-full coverage that feels lightweight and so comfortable. No touchups needed. Best for hot weather/ holidays. The only Downside is that it doesn’t come with a pump 2. MAYBELLINE - Fit Me! Matte & Poreless Foundation This foundation is a must have if you are looking for a good drugstore option for oily skin. It’s super affordable and gives a beautiful finish without feeling heavy on the skin. 3. HUDA BEAUTY - Fauxfilter Foundation is perfect for you if you are looking for full coverage. Just a couple of pumps go a long way. However, the formula isn’t ideal for anyone with dry skin or for people sensitive to string fragrances. 4. L'ORÉAL - Infallible Pro-Matte Liquid Longwear Foundation This formula blends unbelievably well and you can build this to completely full coverage! ! I'm beyond impressed for this being drugstore. 5. The Ordinary - Colours Coverage Foundation with SPF 15 this is my everyday foundation and gives good enough coverage. I just have to mix two different shades to get my color as the range is quiet limited but for the price I pay, I don’t mind. Always stay away form words like “dewy”, “luminous”, “shiny” , “glowy” if you have oily skin. Let me know if you have any questions.
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