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Microneedling changed my skin!
I battle with acne for my entire adult life. It started soon after starting my university career and progressively for worse over the years. I tried everything from doxycycline to strong birth control, to aggressive prescription creams and NOTHING worked ... until I found Microneedling. The transformation you see in this photo was from November 2019 (photos on the right taken on the day of my first treatment) to March 2020 - that’s only 5 months! What is Microneedling? Microneedling is a procedure that involved creating micro channels in the skin using a Microneedling pen. The tip of the pen has lots of tiny little needles that pierce the skin. But isn’t that painful? Not at all - your skin is numbed the whole time! What is Microneedling used for? It can help with many different skin concern such as acne scarring, surgery/injury scars, sun spots, fine lines and wrinkles, skin texture and milia! What about using dermarollers at home? Many of you may have seen dermarollers that you can buy on amazon and even winners - please do not use these! Because of the way they enter and exit your skin, they can cause undesirable tearing and even scratching of the skin - which can do more harm than good! I’m ready to book a consultation - where should I go? Although Microneedling is available as a treatment by just about anyone - I would strongly recommend only getting this treatment with a cosmetic nurse. Cosmetic nurses have the education to know the skin anatomy and know how to do this procedure properly. I have seen too many things done incorrectly by aestheticians who do not have proper training. Microneedling should be done as a procedure on it’s own and not as a part of a facial. There should not be any masks, serums or creams applied to your face during the procedure! What about recovery? Typically you’ll need about a full week to get back to normal. The first 24h you should not apply anything to your face unless something was given to you by the nurse! 2-3 days following the treatment you can cleanse the skin with a mild cleanser and apply a very basic cream. After 3-4 days you can wear light mineral makeup or bb cream. For about 1 week you will notice your skin is dry and flaky but the dryness will peel away and reveal gorgeous glowing skin! I hope you guys enjoyed this review! Please do not hesitate to ask me any questions, I’ll be more than happy to answer them. The cosmetic nurse who did my Microneedling is on insta as @PlumpItUpp
Morning routine for bright and glowy skin
Me last year = lots and lots of breakouts. Me now = still very acne prone BUT got a hold of it and now I want to target acne scars, get glowy skin and avoid any future flare ups. My morning and evening routines are fairly different. In the evening, I do a double cleanse and use products like my benzagel face wash to reduce the chances of getting acne and mix up a couple different products such as acids or retinol depending on what my skin needs. But in the morning I try to go for a hydrating and brightening routine that will help me reduce my pesky acne scars and make me look glowy and more awake! I also love this routine because most products are from the drugstore. Products: CeraVe - Hydrating Facial Cleanser This is great for the morning. It’s gentle, hydrating and won’t strip the skin. Definitely worth your money. I'm from - Rice Toner Loving this toner for the morning to help keep my skin plump and bright. This is one of products that I depend on to gently fade my acne scars and overall brighten my whole face. Mad Hippie - Vitamin C Serum I’m not quite ready to give a full review on this yet, but so far, so good! This serum has a higher percentage of vitamin c (10%) than the latest one I was using and also vitamin e and ferulic acid. Overall, skin is glowy and it’s not irritated at all, so I’m happy. THE inkey LIST - Caffeine Eye Cream Keeps eyes hydrated, helps de-puff, all good in my books. HONEST - Hydrogel Cream So excited to put up a full review about this product, but overall, great ingredients that keep skin moisturized and I love how glowy it makes my skin look in the morning. LA ROCHE-POSAY - Anthelios 50 Mineral Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid SPF 50 Light-weight, good protection, no white cast and also helps give skin a little glow in the morning. Super happy with this purchase so far. Thought of the day: I had been doing a water cleanse in the morning for the last few months but recently read that it wasn’t the best idea. So I’ve started to use this gentle cleanser from Cerave for now. My skin seems to be liking it so far! Does anyone else do a water cleanse in the AM?
LA ROCHE-POSAY -Anthelios 50 Mineral Ultra Light Sunscreen Fluid SPF 50
Get Rid Of The Facial Scars
Let me just start this post out by saying that I wished I had the information and know how about healthy skincare back when I was a teenager. Over 20+ years ago, I had horrible horrible facial acne... and yes, I picked and picked at my skin. Now in my adulthood, I still deal with acne and also scarring from my teenage years. I slowly started seeing improvements in my acne flare ups but the scars on my face were just NOT going away. Here’s to today’s post.... I have been using Peter Thomas Roth products for a while now and have always had great results. Their newest Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment has been really helping with my scarring. I haven’t used it THAT long... just a few weeks or so. But I can see the difference in the discoloration around my chin and forehead area (where I have the most scarring). This product DOES has a higher potency but it really has worked well with my sensitive skin. I have seen a real improvement in my red spots and I really feel like it’s helped my acne flare ups as well. I cannot wait for the day when I don’t have to cake on the concealer to hide my scars!! 💕 PETER THOMAS ROTH - Pro Strength Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment
PETER THOMAS ROTH-Pro Strength Niacinamide Discoloration Treatment
Getting rid of Acne and scars w/ The ordinary
The Ordinary - Lactic Acid 10% + HA The Ordinary - Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1% The Ordinary - AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution Here is an update on my skin . It’s been a while since I upload but I have seen A HUGE DIFFERENCE and it the best product that I ever bought and has been worth the risk. I have eczema VERY SENSITIVE skin so I’m very cautious what I put on my skin. If you can see a little closer you can notice my eczema on my lips. In Cali the weather has been to much for me with the hot and the cold. I have no acne what so ever ! And I’m so happy to say that but I do have acne scars that I am working on and I’m not even have way done with the products. So stay tune to find out the finish results (:
The Ordinary-AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution
Week one using The Ordinary AHA 30% + BHA 2%
I’ve been struggling with acne scars for quite a while now, and decided to give this product a go, hopefully my skin tone will even out! If you know of any other products that will help with this please let me know! Additionally because summer has come around I’m dealing with fungal acne bumps on my forehead that won’t seem to go away, if you have any advice please let me know!
The Ordinary-AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution
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