7 Quarantine Beauty Activities to Try - Our RecommendationsThe time to experiment and discover is now! Here are some of the ways Cherie is going to make the most of Quarantine
Cherie is an online community of beauty lovers sharing their stories; whether that's their favorite products, makeup tutorials, or skincare routines. Download the app today to be a part of #BeautyWithoutBarriers and show the world what beauty means to you!Staying indoors in times of a pandemic will help save your and other people’s lives. While this prevents you from doing the usual routine of going out to have a pamper day for your hair and skin, you can always turn this waiting phase into a self-care period. To help you get started, here are indoor beauty activities you can do while helping flatten the coronavirus curve: 1. Sort out your beauty and care productsThe most important thing you should not forget to do while on home quarantine is to sort your makeup and personal care products. Throw out the already expired products you’re keeping and separate those you do not use. This little activity will also help you to note things you don’t use often and things you don’t need. Eventually, it can help you save money because then, you’ll know what products you actually use. 2. Test out some DIY'sThis is your chance to try out those DIYs you bookmarked on social media. To start, check out all the ingredients you have in your pantry and see what you can do. With a few ingredients, you can try creating your facial mask, body scrub, soft or hard wax, and moisturizer. Just make sure to test a little first on your skin to make sure you’re not allergic to what you create.3. Switch out to natural deo If you’re curious about trying to switch to natural deodorant, now is the best time to do it. Staying at home will remove the fear of the transition smell and sweat you need to undergo before the product kicks in. After the lockdown or quarantine period, you’re probably done with the detox phase and you’d be more comfortable with using your new natural deo. 4. Wash hair less frequentlySince you’re not going out as often as you did before, try to experiment with a new hair-washing routine. If you’re used to washing your hair every day, which the experts say isn’t healthy for the hair, this is the time to see what schedule is best for you. Try washing every other day and observe how oily your hair can get. If you’re happy with the new routine, you’d save up more on your shampoo and conditioner usage. 5. Have a makeup detoxThis is the best gift you can give your skin. Since most of the time you’ll be staying inside, there’s no need for you to put on heavy makeup. Try to go on a bare face look, and pamper your skin through focusing on skincare. Check out all the skin care products you have and see which products you often forget to use. Then, try to be consistent with your newly discovered routine and see how you glow after. Besides saving up on makeup, this is also the best time to discover the skincare products that work for your skin and the products you should avoid. 6. Have a hair detoxSimilar to the makeup detox, this is the time to let your hair breathe. If you are a fan of changing hair colors once in a while, take this time as an opportunity to give your hair a break. It might be tempting to experiment with new looks, cuts, and colors, but try to stop yourself. You can always do all those once everything gets better outside. For now, focus on letting your hair recover. 7. Get enough sleepHaving all the time for yourself may tempt you to do as much as you can not to waste time, but don’t forget to have enough rest. The best defense you have against coronavirus is having a healthy body and mind. Try to train yourself slowly to sleep early and wake up early. Your body and skin will thank you for this.Conclusion Being stuck inside your home should never be a barrier to get the skin and hair care you deserve. Take this moment to give yourself the most transformational beauty yet. At Cherie, we believe in beauty without barriers. Looking for the best face serum? Or the best eye cream for dark circles? Browse through our site for more products and tips about skincare and beauty.
Jul. 15, 2020
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Drink of water for your skin!
We’re in the deep of winter and our skin get dehydrated and beaten by the harsh elements. Treat your skin to a pure drink of water that is based with pure Artic water —The ultra pure water that flows from the Arctic is known for its unique functional composition that’s buzzed about for helping to recharge dull-looking skin. By adding moisture back in helps fortify your skin and enhances skins’ luminosity. LUMENE - Nordic-C Glow Boost Essence Serum 30ml $12-$25 depends on size and retail. Based with pure artic spring water and two types o hyaluronic acids this serum is super emollient and hydrating. Love love love how gentle this formula is. LUMENE - Nordic C Valo Glow Lumenessence Brightening Beauty Lotion $14-$18 A gorgeous lightweight toning essence with pure artic water, hyaluronic acids and vitamin c rich berry complex. I love that it is gentle and not drying. 🐰 cruelty free and sustainably sourced
Stay Young Forever? ✨
That’d be great right? Well in taking those steps, I definitely recommend these amazing serums. I was gifted the: Intoxicated Cosmetics: Snake Serum Bee Serum Snail Serum I started using the Snail Serum last night first and wow did I notice a difference. The Snail Serum mainly targets dryness. I used this in place of my usual night time serum and boy did I notice a difference. I N G R E D I E N T S : All Serums contain: ✨Niacinamide Bee Serum: Bee Venom Plant Based Stem Cells Royal Epigen Snake Serum Snake Venom Green & White Tea Extract Peptides Snail Serum Snail Peptide Hyadisine Echinacea Moronga Oil Extract I definitely will try the other serums in my routine as I get used to the Snail Serum but so far my skin is definitely happy. What serum would you like to try?
Drunk Elephant- The Littles 🐘
I won this cute little kit in a raffle & I couldn’t be more thankful! I have always wanted to try these products but never wanted to spend the money on all of them incase I didn’t like them! Inside this kit are the following products: DRUNK ELEPHANT - Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser Deluxe Sample DRUNK ELEPHANT - B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum DRUNK ELEPHANT - Protini Polypeptide Cream DRUNK ELEPHANT - C-Tango Multivitamin Eye Cream DRUNK ELEPHANT - T.L.C. Framboos Glycolic Resurfacing Night Serum DRUNK ELEPHANT - C-Firma Vitamin C Day Serum DRUNK ELEPHANT - Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil DRUNK ELEPHANT - Umbra Tinte Physical Daily Defense Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 30 That’s literally a whole skincare routine! So far I started out my day with one of Drunk Elephants infamous “Face Smoothies” I washed my face with Beste No. 9 Jelly Cleanser & then combined C-Firma Day Serum, Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil, & Protini Polypeptide Cream together on my mixing trey with a disposable skincare spatula! I applied it all over my face & neck. Once that absorbed, I applied Umbra Tinte Daily Defense SPF 30 over my face & neck & was done! I love how the kit comes with steps to walk you through different routines you can use in the morning or at night! I will do a follow up review after I have used all the products for a few weeks! But so far, my skin feels & looks great! I have been breaking out lately & haven’t felt the best about my skin so I really needed this pick me up!! Thank you for reading! You guys are the best!! ❤️ @cherie@Cheriebeauty@CheriePick
Black Owned Makeup Look
So I decided to use the products I pictured in my first photo (minus my highlight shade and lipstick) I used the #Ace Beaute - Nostalgia Palette[products]#[FiveStars] for my entire eye look. I definitely enjoyed these products. My only advice is to shake the UOMA BEAUTY - Say What?! Foundation before use (because it can come out watery) but the coverage is absolutely flawless. I was shocked with the consistency the coverage I got. What’s your favorite black owned brands? (I do not own right to the song)
DISAPPOINTED BY THESE 100% NATURAL PRODUCTS 😩
I was so excited to try these out because I love moisturizers & I am always in search of a good one! These looked & sounded very promising! They’re from a woman owned company, completely natural, vegan, & cruelty free! However, I was quite disappointed. EARTH HARBOR - MERMAID MILK Nutrient Glow Moisturizer This moisturizer claims to give you a glow right away & it contains spirulina + matcha. I was excited about the matcha because it has so many amazing benefits for skin. It has a very whipped consistency which I like. However it always contains essential oils that were strong, although not toooo strong for my liking. But I’m really just not a fan of essential oils in my face creams. The moisturizer did make my skin appear a little brighter but the cream just sat on my face. All day long I could touch my face & still feel the cream sitting there! I hate that feeling! It also almost gave me a greasy appearance after a while? Not a fan. EARTH HARBOR - SIREN SILK Multi-Tasking Hydration Creme This one was absolutely awful. If I could give it 0 stars I would. It says to use it at night time & the apply it at least 5 minutes before bed so it can absorb on your face & not your pillow. It contains Sea Retinol + other Superherbs which normally make me love a product! But that just wasn’t enough here. First, when I put it on my face my eyes started to actually burn & I felt suffocated from the scent. It was THAT strong. Guys, I’m not being dramatic at all. The smell like attacked me it was crazy! I have never had something like that happen with a face cream! I couldn’t believe how strong the fragrance was. & to top it off, it wasn’t even a pretty smell. My husband described it as smelling like floor cleaner. But I powered through. The longer I had it on, the more “used” to the smell I got. So, I wore it overnight. But then I woke up even more upset with it! I had pilling all over my face. It almost looked like my face was peeling but it wasn’t, it was jus the cream. One thing I cannot stand about a moisturizer is pulling. That’s enough for me to throw it out! It also didn’t really even moisturize my face that well! All in all, I hated this experience. But if you want, you should try them out for yourself, don’t let my experience deter you from trying something new! I however, will be sticking with my Youth To The People Dream Mask & Superfood Whipped Moisturizer! Love those two!! YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Superberry Hydrate + Glow Dream Mask YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Superfood Air-Whip Moisture Cream 💗💗💗 @cherie@Cheriebeauty@CheriePick
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