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.
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What is the best way to apply spf and how often?
Understanding what products to use in your routine can be overwhelming, add trying to figure out how much sunscreen you need to put on your face makes it all that more complicated. Thankfully there are some tips to know exactly how much sun protection is the right amount. Proper sun protection is extremely important for everyone, especially if you are also into skincare or use actives (also known as exfoliants or acids). The best way to apply sunscreen or spf is to use the 2 to 3 finger rule for liquid sunscreens. This rule was popularized by Tiara aka MakeupforWOC who is an esthetician on Twitter and Instagram. This method involves using the index and middle finger length of sunscreen, with the option of adding your ring finger to ensure full sun protection for your face, neck and ears. To make sure you have enough sun protection before leaving the house use a full teaspoon to cover the face, neck and ears, then apply whatever else is left over on the back of your hands and half a teaspoon for only your face. When applying sunscreen, make sure there is an even application, rubbing it into the skin and wait 15 minutes before any sun exposure. Reapplication is recommended every 2 hours after the initial application. If you are also wearing makeup there are the options of spray, powder, cream/lotion for spf. The rule of thumb for reapplication of sunscreen is to blot your face before, as the oils from your face can breakdown the spf. My two fav sunscreens are LA ROCHE-POSAY - Anthelios XL Ultra-Light Fluid SPF 50+ and EVERYDAY HUMANS - Resting Beach Face SPF30 Sunscreen Serum #CheriePartner
Dermatologist tips on pores!
FACTS ABOUT PORES: Pore size is affected by: ✔️ Age ✔️ Sun exposure overtime ✔️ Genetics ✔️ Skin type For these reasons, it is not possible to shrink pores, but these products can help minimize the appearance of pores (I listed different options to choose from in each category. One from each category is all that would be needed): 1. Sunscreen ✔️ SPF 30 or higher in the morning, reapply every 2 hours (can use setting powder to reapply!) CeraVe - Face Sheer Tint Hydrating Sunscreen SPF 30 LA ROCHE-POSAY - Anthelios Ultra Fluid Face Lotion SPF 50+ Supergoop! - 100% Mineral Invincible Setting Powder SPF 45 2. Salicylic acid cleanser ✔️ Once a day ✔️ Treatment for acne CeraVe - Salicylic Acid Facial Cleanser THE inkey LIST - Salicylic Acid Acne + Pore Cleanser 3. Retinoids/retinol ✔️ Takes ~12 weeks to see an effect ✔️ Treatment for acne ❗️Acne may get worse before it gets better ❗️Only at night, must wear sunscreen during the day ❌ Avoid in pregnancy and breastfeeding DIFFERIN - 0.1% Adapalene Acne Treatment Gel Pump LA ROCHE-POSAY - Effaclar Adapalene Gel .01% Topical Retinoid Acne Treatment ❗️Sensitive skin may not be able to use salicylic acid cleanser and retinol/retinoid together at night (may be too irritating) ✔️ For sensitive skin: can consider salicylic acid cleanser in the morning & retinol/retinoid at night It can take weeks to months to start noticing a difference, patience is 🔑 What works to help decrease the appearance of your pores? Have you tried any of these? Comment below!
Let’s learn a criss cross braid!
￼Start with your hair in 4 quadrants or sections. ￼Begin a Dutch or French braid on either front section and continue until the end of the section ￼When you drop your next section, drop from the opposite side. Continue braid and secure with an elastic ￼Continue braid on opposite front section. When you reach the previous braid hop over and grab hair from the new section. Secure with an elastic. ￼That’s it! You have a criss cross braid! Xo
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The prizes are packed, we are just waiting for you to pick them up 👀 ✨ Make sure you enter our LIVE GIVEAWAY that ends on 11/15/2020 at 11:59 PM PST! All you have to do is 1) Cheer our giveaway announcement post from Wednesday 🌈 2) Create a post and tag 🏷 Love Body Care before the giveaway ends See our post from Monday to learn more. 10 Winners will be announced here on Monday 11/16/2020. Good luck!💕 Creator Spotlights: @LindseyRR “This scrub is a highly moisturizing blend of Virgin Coconut Oil and delicately floral Moroccan Rose…” @JadesJourney “🧚♀️ I add bath soak and recently purchased the Tanya K Australian Art Series from Australia Post for $10. Yes, my local post office…” @D.Bennett “With winter around the corner and fall being so unpredictable, I love to tackle body issues I would worry about during the summer…” @halfkimchi “This is my go to body routine especially when the weather starts getting colder and my skin starts getting drier!”
Dermatologist opinion: facial oil dupe
Marula oil is extracted from the marula tree nut found in Africa. Benefits of marula oil: ✔️Rich in antioxidants- which help fight off free radicals from pollution and UV exposure. ✔️Anti-aging – the antioxidants also help with its anti-aging properties to help keep the skin looking youthful. ✔️Rich in fatty acids- (oleic and linoleic fatty acids) that soften and moisturize the skin. ✔️Lightweight - What’s great about marula oil is that it hydrates the skin and absorbs well without being too heavy or greasy. ✔️Immediate glow- I definitely notice my skin is radiating after I wear this oil. I love to use this instead of a moisturizer as a last step in my nighttime skincare routine, especially during the winter months! DRUNK ELEPHANT - Virgin Marula Luxury Facial Oil Drunk elephant - $72. yes the packaging is beautiful, but that price point is way too high. It only has one ingredient: marula oil. Why is it so expensive? It is likely due to the processing. It is cold pressed with a patented process of unheated extraction. It is unclear if this process is necessary to maintain all of the benefits of marula oil. The Ordinary - 100% Cold Pressed Virgin Marula Oil Ordinary- $8. Also 100% cold pressed marula oil. The processing may be slightly different. The application is a little less light weight, and for this reason slower to absorb, but still blends easily into the skin and gives an immediate glow. Final thoughts: after trying both, I would choose the ordinary product because they are both so similar! What would you choose?
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