Merry Cherie Giveaway x DermDoctor
Cherie and I have teamed up again for an amazing holiday skincare giveaway. I ran a poll on my Instagram account asking what product my followers would love to have. Overwhelmingly, people chose the SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic Vitamin C and I’m thrilled that we were able to include it in this routine! Head over to my Instagram account @doctorly or Cherie’s Instagram account @cherie for a chance to win this entire routine! SKINCEUTICALS - C E Ferulic With 15% L-Ascorbic Acid Vitamin C Serum The best studied form of vitamin C optimized with Ferulic acid and vitamin E. This is a dermatologist cult favorite. It helps with anti-aging by boosting collagen, brightens the skin, and fades hyperpigmentation VICHY - Minéral 89 Face Serum Lightweight Hyaluronic acid product. I apply this after my vitamin C. It’s crucial to moisturize otherwise it can actually dry out your skin. Vichy is famous for its volcanic water, which has actually been proven to repair the skin barrier after procedures. This high-molecular weight HA helps to moisturize and plump the skin elta md SKINCARE - UV Clear Broad Spectrum SPF 46 Near-invisible sunscreen with broad spectrum coverage. This is a Derm favorite with niacinamide that helps regulate oil production, build collagen, fade dark spots, and minimize redness! This was actually the first sunscreen that I was able to use every single day! #First Aid Beauty - Ultra Repair Cream[products]#[FiveStars] Medium-weight moisturizing cream with colloidal oatmeal. Of course, fragrance free and amazing for sensitive skin. This is one of my favorite moisturizers of all time and really is a hero product in the winter I think that you will all love these products, so make sure to check out the giveaway on Instagram! #CheriePartner
SKINCEUTICALS-C E Ferulic With 15% L-Ascorbic Acid Vitamin C Serum
And the WINNERS of @dermdoctor’s giveaway are...
Congrats 🎊🎉 to the winners of@DermDoctor‘s HUGE giveaway with Cherie!! @azi_astr @Brittneyluvsmakeup @Aleasha98 @Beautifful.Sag @morgan.maloney All winners will be contacted via notification here on the cherie app, so keep your eyes peeled! Thank you to everyone who entered and left their thoughtful comments and questions! We hope everyone enjoyed Dr. Shah’s live with cherie on Instagram! If you missed it, the full video is on our IG page (@cherie). Be sure to browse the cherie app for amazing beauty content from beauty lovers like you! You never know who might have the answer to your beauty questions 🥰🥰
SUNDAY RILEY-Good Genes All in One Lactic Acid Treatment
@DERMDOCTOR X CHERIE GIVEAWAY
DermDoctor Hand-Selected Skincare Routine 🔲 5 winners will be selected to receive the entire skincare routine below 🔲 Here's how to enter: 1. Follow me here (dermdoctor) 2. Comment any skincare question for our Instagram Live on 9/28 @ 9AM PST (IG: @doctorly) 🔲 Giveaway Prize: CeraVe - Hydrating Cream-To-Foam Cleanser I absolutely love this product and use it every single day. As someone with combination skin, it's not overly drying but you still feel clean after using it. It also doubles as a make-up or sunscreen remover. You can use this as the first step in your morning and evening routine. VICHY - LiftActiv Specialist Peptide-C Anti-Aging Ampoules Vichy really did it with this one. This contains 10% L-ascorbic acid, the best-studied form of vitamin C. It also contains hyaluronic acid and peptides. It serves as an amazing anti-oxidant and will brighten the skin and build collagen over time. Use this in the AM after cleansing. elta md SKINCARE - UV Clear Broad Spectrum SPF 46 You all know this is one of my favorite products of all time. It goes on without a white cast and contains niacinamide, which is amazing for acne and rosacea-prone skin. CeraVe - Resurfacing Retinol Serum Retinoids are the cornerstone of my skincare routine. They have anti-aging and anti-acne benefits. They fade dark spots and improve skin texture. This product by ceraVe is a perfect starter retinoid because it contains an encapsulated form of retinoid and licorice, which helps to calm down inflammation and fade hyperpigmentation. Use this at night after cleansing. Avoid this if pregnant or breastfeeding! SUNDAY RILEY - Good Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment This is one of the best exfoliants on the market. It contains lactic acid, one of the most gentle and effective alpha-hydroxy acids you can use in your skincare routine. It also contains licorice, which helps to fade dark spots and calm redness. This is best used 1-2x a week at night. Avoid using it on the same nights as your retinol. This product does contain lemongrass oil, which can cause irritation or allergy in a very small group of people (<1%). Always make sure to patch test. LA ROCHE-POSAY - Toleriane Ultra Face Moisturizer for Sensitive Skin This is a gentle, non-greasy moisturizer that's great for all skin types. The bottle is hermetically sealed to prevent air from getting it, which allows the moisturize to be produced with no preservatives. It's also fragrance-free. One of the best moisturizers money can buy if you have sensitive skin. This can be used twice a day. Giveaway Rules: Ends 9/28/2020 at 11:59 PM PST. Shipping within the USA and Canada only. Giveaway winners will be picked by cherie. #CheriePartner
SUNDAY RILEY-Good Genes Glycolic Acid Treatment
Daily Skincare Routine
I constantly switch up my skincare routine according to my skin’s needs, but I’ve been LOVING these products lately! I start by cleansing my face in the shower using CeraVe - Hydrating Facial CleanserIt gently cleanses without stripping my skin of its natural oils and it contains hyaluronic acid, which helps retain moisture. I then tone using HERITAGE STORE - Rosewater Sprayas it has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce redness. For serum, my staple is SKINCEUTICALS - Hyaluronic Acid Intensifier SerumIt acts as a natural humectant that provides long lasting hydration and it plumps the skin- minimizing fine lines and wrinkles! To moisturize I go in with YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE - Adaptogen Deep Moisture Cream with Ashwagandha + ReishiIt’s formulated with squalane which mimics the skin’s natural oils to boost hydration and it gives my skin a healthy glow. For my undereyes, I apply DRUNK ELEPHANT - Shaba Complex Firming Eye SerumThis eye cream is a game changer! It improves radiance and slows down signs of aging before they even begin! This is easily the most important part of my skincare routine- SUNSCREEN! To protect my skin from the sun, I use elta md SKINCARE - UV Clear Broad Spectrum SPF 46I love this sunscreen because it’s super light weight and it doesn’t leave a white cast. It’s also beautiful under makeup! Last but not least, I hydrate my lips using the LANEIGE - LANEIGE Lip Sleeping Mask It smells like a dream and makes my lips feel pillow soft!
YOUTH TO THE PEOPLE-Adaptogen Deep Moisture Cream with Ashwagandha + Reishi
Top Tips for Treating Hyperpigmentation!
I have combination, oily skin that is prone to breakouts, the breakouts lead to hyperpigmentation which is my biggest skin concern. I've been dealing with hyperpigmentation for what seems like forever and have learned some important tips when it comes to it! Tip #1: Use SPF religiously! For anyone dealing with hyperpigmentation this is the most important tip because the sun's UV rays can cause pigmentation to darken. SPF is also essential because many treatments for hyperpigmentation, like acids, can cause the skin to be even more sensitive to the sun. My top SPFs are: elta md SKINCARE - UV Clear Broad Spectrum SPF 46 Supergoop! - 100% Mineral Smooth & Poreless Matte Screen SPF 40 SKINCEUTICALS - Physical Fusion Uv Defense SPF 50 Tip #2: Use Vitamin C in your routine! Vitamin C is an antioxidant that lightens dark spots, it also contains an enzyme that helps to prevent melanin production - effectively preventing hyperpigmentation! My Vitamin C products are: SKINCEUTICALS - Phloretin Cf FARMACY - Very Cherry Bright 15% Clean Vitamin C Serum with Acerola Cherry URBAN SKIN Rx - Even Tone Smooth & Glow Enzyme Mask Tip #3: Niacinamide is a powerhouse at fighting pigmentation! Similar to vitamin C, niacinamide fights and prevents hyperpigmentation. It also helps to treat acne which for many of us is the main cause of our hyperpigmentation! My favorite products with niacinamide are: PETER THOMAS ROTH - Pro Strength Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment THE inkey LIST - Niacinamide Oil Control Serum Tip #4: Add a retinoid to your routine! Retinoids speed up the cell turnover rate, which for pigmentation means it helps to fade dark spots faster. I use a tretinoin, which is a prescription you can get from your dermatologist, but there are other great options like retinol! Here are my favorite retinol products: SKINCEUTICALS - Retinol 0.5 Retinol Night Cream DIFFERIN - DIFFERIN Acne Treatment Gel Additional Tips: Acid is your friend, but don't overdo it! Protect your moisture barrier! Healthy skin will heal the fastest! If your breakouts are hormonal, you may need to do some research into your diet! I've cut dairy and eggs because my body doesn't tolerate them and they were leading to hormonal breakouts.
Supergoop!-100% Mineral Smooth & Poreless Matte Screen SPF 40
FULL Gentle Hydrating Skincare Routine
This has kind of been the theme of my entire Cherie page since its creation, but I’ve been needing to really hydrate my skin more since the weather’s become colder. Having rosacea means I always need to do extra research on the products I try. So after some experimenting, trying a LOT of new products, and deciding to stick to some old favorites, this is the routine I’ve come up with for myself: AM Routine Cleanser - Inkey Oat Cleansing Balm: A recent switch for the winter. Leaves my skin feeling nourished and hydrated, but doesn’t tackle my acne very effectively. Might switch back to my old cleanser (Cosrx Good Morning Gel) and just use this when my skin is feeling tight/for double cleansing. Toner - FAB Wild Oat Ultra Hydrating Toner: Another recent switch. This toner is so hydrating that I don’t need to use hydrating masks or overnight creams as frequently as I used to and it’s very calming. Serum - Peach & Lily’s Glass Skin Refining Serum: This is definitely worth the hype. My skin has been noticeably smooth since using it. Spot Treatment - TULA Go Away Acne: Uses benzoyl peroxide to work on acne which can interfere with rosacea, so I don’t use this on my cheeks but it works well in other areas. Not a repurchase for me. Eye Cream - Cetaphil Deep Hydration Refreshing Eye Serum: I said recently that eye cream doesn’t work for me, but I’m starting to get wrinkles under my eyes and thought it was important to kick up the hydration and attention. This one is quite gentle and pretty affordable. Moisturizer - CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion: Undefeated! If I need some extra hydration I’ll add a couple drops of Leo Oil and mix on my hand using my ring finger. Sunscreen - EltaMD SPF 46 on days with no makeup or ILIA Serum Skin Tint: Both are mineral sunscreens and unscented with protection in the 40s. PM Routine Cleanser - The Inkey List Oat Cleansing Balm: ...and I’ll double cleanse with my old Cosrx Good Morning Gel if I wore makeup that day. Toner - FAB Wild Oat Ultra Hydrating Toner Serum - Paula’s Choice CALM 1% BHA Lotion Exfoliant or 10% Azelaic Acid Booster: I like to alternate between these two serums. The BHA (salicylic acid) targets pores and redness. The Azelaic Acid Boost contains salicylic acid too, but is more effective at targeting rosacea specifically. Eye Cream - Veriphy 20/20 Eye Cream: Received this as a gift and I actually really like it! Contains ingredients like peptides, niacinamide, and cucumber extract. But it’s wildly expensive and I won’t be able to repurchase. Moisturizer - CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion + Astrologiens Leo Oil: At night I always combine these two if I’m not using my Naturium Sleeping Cream (2 pumps + 2 drops). I have individual reviews on a number of these products, so if you’re interested in learning more about something feel free to check those posts out or just ask a question here :) Most of these products are generally rosacea and sensitive skin safe. I have type 1 rosacea for reference.
PAULA'S CHOICE-10% Azelaic Acid Booster
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