Skincare Routine

Skincare is so important to me and one of my favorite topics!!!! I finally took the time to break down my somewhat lengthy routine.

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How I Cleared My Skin

Most people go through bad skin days, and I’m definitely not an exception. I’ve always struggled with acne here and there, but there was a period of time when my skin was so bad that I literally wanted to cry every time I looked in the mirror. I knew I couldn’t continue living that way, so I decided to make my skin health a priority. I made several lifestyle changes that I think truly transformed my skin!Read More »

My 5 Skincare Essentials


1. Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm ($29)

Taking off makeup is one of the most important steps in my skincare routine. How else is my skin going to breathe if it’s always covered in crap? I’ve tried various makeup removers, but this product is by far my favorite. It comes in balm form so it’s perfect for traveling. I scrape off a little bit of the balm with my finger and as I massage it into my face, the balm immediately dissolves into an oil. I focus on my lashes first and then spread it out from the center of my face where most of my makeup is concentrated. This product is excellent at removing any traces of  makeup on my skin but it also gently and effectively melts away my waterproof mascara!!!! There’s no need to tug on my lashes and the balm turned oil doesn’t burn my eyeballs. I also love how lightweight it feels despite the oil form and when I wash it away, my skin doesn’t feel stripped nor oily. In fact, I don’t think I would need to cleanse my face again except that I just want to.Read More »