My skin is mostly dry, but I do get the occasional breakout. Gotta love chin acne and those hormones.
I’m in a constant battle between balancing breakouts and dry skin. I’m trying to keep my barrier healthy, so I’m always sure not to overuse acne products. Oh… and blackheads. Blackheads will probably put me in an insane asylum.
Best Skincare/Beauty Tip:
Don’t be afraid of scary words like oil or acid! Before I was skin-educated, the idea of adding oil to already oily skin would strike fear in my heart. In reality, oils and acids are your best friend.
Worst Skincare/Beauty Advice You Have Been Given Or See Others Give:
Oh God… the old tradition of brushing your hair 100 times before bed is the worst. *cringe*
Top 5 Current/All-Time Favorite Beauty/Skincare Products:
- Embyrolisse Lait-Crème Concentre
- Glossier Boy Brow in Brown
- Glossier Concealer in Light – THIS IS MY HOLY GRAIL.
- Fur Pubic Oil
- Grown Alchemist Intensive Hand Cream
Which Skincare/Beauty Brands Do You Trust The Most?
I have been on the Glossier ban wagon for a few years now and for good reason! Their products cut my makeup routine time in half and have made my skin so happy! I’ll live that glazed donut life until the day I die.
I also really trust and respect LeahLani Skincare. They use the absolute best ingredients, everything is made by hand, and their Bless Beauty Balm is to die for.
What Skincare Ingredient Do You Feel Works Best For You Skin?
Recently, I’ve actually noticed that my skin has really loved shea butter. Shea butter is somewhat controversial in the skin care world. I know some people who are applaud by the idea of using it, but my skin just loves it. So I think I’ll just continue to slather thick layers all over myself.
Product You Currently Have Your Eye On To Try?
Raise your hand if you’ve been personally victimized by Emily Ferber? Because she has me hankering to try Vintner’s Daughter and I can feel my wallet actually crying because of it.
Most Underrated Beauty/Skincare Product/Brand?
Okay, I couldn’t choose just one – Schmidt’s Naturals and Verb Haircare. Schmidt’s has officially made natural deodorants cool, which is kind of weird if you really think about it. Anyway, damn is it some good deodorant. Also they have toothpaste now and it is pretty poppin’ too.
I love Verb because the products feel so expensive to me, but the prices are really reasonable. I have a sensitive scalp, but these products don’t bother me at all. Their wave spray is my absolute favorite!
What Is Your Go-To Personal Fragrance?
I’m a basic bitch, so of course I love Nirvana Black by Elizabeth and James. It’s just the perfect blend of spicy, sweet, with a tiny hint of something woody in there. Honestly, this perfume is like nose crack to me. I would bathe in it if I could.
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