Ah acne. The bane of our existence. Even if you miraculously avoided it in high school, it can rear its ugly head and develop it later on in life. What fun. While it’s embarrassing in our youth, it’s expected. What’s not expected is to see a fully-grown adult plastered with pimples and pockmarks. Whether you’ve been battling this since you were wearing choker necklaces and … Continue reading The Basics of Treating Acne
Exfoliation is the word on everyone’s lips. It whisks away dead skin cells, clears up acne, softens skin, and brightens dulls complexions. As a result, we’ve turned into an exfoliation nation. There are more products on the market than you can shake a stick at (weirdest idiom ever). Well, I’m here to offer my humble opinion on a product and a brand that I am … Continue reading I am a NUDE-ist: Nude Skincare’s Miracle Mask
Admittedly, the term “peel” is rather frightening. Who in their right mind would want to do something to your skin that would make it PEEL? Nevermind PAY for it! Well, ladies, that’s probably because it doesn’t make your face peel. I mean, think about it. Would thousands of women from around the globe be doing this if it really melted your face off like that guy … Continue reading A “Peel” By Any Other Name Would Still Be Awesome
Cleansing your face might seem like a pretty straight forward concept. Wash your face until you don’t see anymore makeup left. Right? Wrong. Just as there’s an art to putting on makeup, there’s an art to taking it off. Here are the proper steps to ensure you cleanse your face properly, which will allow your other skincare products to fully penetrate and absorb for most … Continue reading The Total Cleanse: Steps to Fully & Properly Removing Makeup
Double cleansing. Heard of it? Yes, no, maybe so? It’s nothing fancy. In fact, it’s literally exactly what it sounds like. Washing your face not just once but twice. You might be thinking, why would I need to clean my face if I just cleaned it? This is more for the ladies in the house who wear makeup. If you slather on some makeup remover … Continue reading Double Cleansing: Why Everyone Should Be Doing it!
We take special attention to carefully apply our makeup. Foundation, blush, shadow, mascara etc. What about when it’s time to hit the sac? gif courtesy of barkpost.com Please, Lord baby Jesus, tell me you don’t sleep in your makeup on a regular basis. Once in a drunken blue moon, it’s bound to happen. Sure. If you commit this beauty crime frequently, however, your makeup will … Continue reading The Opposite of Makeup: The Basics of Skincare
Whether you have enough oil to rival the BP spill, enlarged pores, blackheads, or straight up acne, you need to follow a routine that has products catered to your skincare concerns. Luckily, all of these issues can be addressed with some similar ingredients. Read on to learn more about how you can clear up your skin on a daily basis. Cleanser: You want a cleanser … Continue reading Skincare for Oily/Acne Prone Skin
No fluff or fanfare. Let’s get right down to it! Washcloth: Pros: Cheapest, offers a good level of exfoliation Cons: Harbors a lot of bacteria, can tug on skin and lead to skin irritation and wrinkles. Tips: Use a fresh washcloth every time to avoid bacterial contamination Sponge: Pros: Cheap, offers a good level of exfoliation without tugging on skin Cons: Can harbor some bacteria … Continue reading Tool Time: Face-Cleansing Devices