My Current Skincare Routine (oily/acne prone)

Current Skincare Routine Oily/Acne-Prone)
Current Skincare Routine Oily/Acne-Prone)

Hey there! Well it’s been a while since my last blog post (a busted laptop and life will do that) but I’ve replaced my laptop and am ready to get back into it with a renewed enthusiasm! I have a lot to catch up on.

One thing I’ve been wanting to share with you is my latest skincare routine. I’ve been sticking to my newer routine pretty regularly for about a month and using the same products consistently. It’s a tad simpler and more streamlined than it had been (if you can believe it lol), but time will tell if it’s truly meant to be. My skin type is oily and prone to hormonal breakouts, so I use products that will (hopefully) control that situation. As a side note, another skincare goal is to possibly downsize my products, in particular my cleansers and makeup removers. I like everything I have but I don’t know if they’re all necessary to have at the same time, but it’s also nice to have options. The struggle, as they say, is real.

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I Went Dairy Free to Clear Up Acne-Did it Work?

I’m no stranger to a hormonal breakout, but my skin was on a whole other level this summer. In June, one side of my forehead started breaking out like crazy which hasn’t happened in a really long time, and then my chin took a turn for the worst. It was getting a little ridiculous. Was it my pillowcase? Change of seasons? I’ve tried different topical treatments over the years, but I felt like those were more of a temporary fix. There had to be a better solution.

Dairy Free To Clear Acne, Does it Work?
Dairy Free To Clear Acne, Does it Work?
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Even Deeper Cleansing Oil by International Face Station

International Face Station Even Deeper Cleansing Oil
International Face Station Even Deeper Cleansing Oil
Hey Friends! Summer has officially started and I’m back to my blogging ways! Teaching is over for a bit and though you’d think I’d welcome days off with open arms, it does take a few days for me to get into the summer rhythm. I’m sure I’ll get over it though!

Disclosure: This product was sent to me for free. All opinions are my own.

I’m reviewing the Even Deeper Cleansing Oil by International Face Station. I’ve always been a little weary of using oils on my face even though they’re supposed to be OK for different skin types (I get oily for the record). I’ve tried different brands before and stopped just because I didn’t see any benefits but who knows if I was even using them correctly. Since receiving this, I’ve become more interested in how they are actually used. Cleansing oils can be used alone or in conjunction with another cleanser of your choice (double-cleansing I guess is the official term).  Anyway, here are details about the product:
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Does It Work: Johnson’s Baby Wash for the Face?

Johnson's baby head-to-toe wash
Johnson’s baby head-to-toe wash
Hey Everyone! Here I am today with another Does it Work hack report! I recently tried fixing broken makeup with rubbing alcohol, and now I want to share my experience using baby wash as as face wash- something I’ve been seeing around and was curious, albeit a bit uncertain. I don’t know about you, but any products meant for the body just seems off limits for the face. I have used Dove bar soap on my face at one point, but it wasn’t anything amazing and stopped there.

Now I think people actually use actual baby shampoo as a face wash as well which I haven’t really tried, so keep in mind that I used the head-to-toe wash and not their actual baby shampoo so I can’t make any claims on that.

Anyway, people have been using Johnson’s Head-to-Toe baby wash as a facial cleanser, claim it works really well and is supposed to be great for sensitive skin. I guess it would make sense-if it’s gentle enough to use on a baby’s sensitive skin, what harm could it do to an adult? Some have even said it changed their skin drastically. Again, stuff I was definitely skeptical about and I needed to have my own proof. Let’s get into some info!
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BareMinerals Clay Chameleon Cleanser Review

BareMinerals Clay Chameleon Cleanser
BareMinerals Clay Chameleon Cleanser
Hola, Beauts! So this winter I’ve been interested in trying out charcoal or mud masks. I read amazing reviews on a BareMinerals mask called Dirty Detox but apparently it’s sold out and isn’t coming back in stock for a while! WHAT!

So after that disappointing information was confirmed at their boutique, a saleslady showed me this other product I might like called Clay Chameleon, $22. This isn’t sold as a mask but as a cleanser and can be used for all skin types. Since we actually had similar skin types (oily), she had my attention. This product normally retails at $22.00 for 4.2 oz at their boutique which I found to be reasonable, and even more so with a promo they had going on at the time. I ended up spending $18.00. Now let’s get into the review!
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