Nighttime skincare routine

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(That feeling when it’s so hot that you can’t wait to run home and wash your face)

I am so proud of my current nighttime skincare routine. All of the products I use are relatively affordable, do what they claim to do, and most of them contain no harmful ingredients. I do eventually want to transition into using only cruelty-free and natural skincare products, so feel free to leave me your recommendations.

For now, let me introduce you to my nighttime skincare squad.
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How my skin got to its current happy place

Happy almost weekend!

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(Photo from last weekend. No makeup and no face tuning.)

Before I go into my acne update and my skincare routine, I would like to thank you for taking the time to stop by and read this post. If you’re new to my blog, welcome! I’m so glad you stopped by. I write about skincare, my personal style, and my travel experiences. Feel free to catch up on my posts by exploring the menu on top.Β If you’re all caught up on my blog, thank you for coming back!

Now that introductions and thank yous are done, let’s move on to the main course…

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Skin update + First Impression of The Ordinary

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Last week my Beautylish order arrived and I finally got my hands on four of The Ordinary products:

1. Niacinamide 10% + Zinc 1%

2. Salicylic Acid 2% Solution

3. AHA 30% + BHA 2% Peeling Solution

4. Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution

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Dealing with acne

This week has been a terrible skin week. About three weeks ago,Β my chin started developing these bumps that you couldn’t see but could feel. Then some whiteheads formed and some remained stubborn bumps. Naturally, I did the worst possible thing to “fix it.”Β I attempted to pop all of them regardless of their readiness to enter the outside world. Instead of turning this into an incredibly long rant about acne, I’m going to show you what I’ve been working with and what I’ve been using. Brace yourself for some of these close ups.

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Skincare: 3 Things that quickly hydrate, brighten, and soothe

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It’s Friday! So this post is going to be short and sweet. With the weather confusing my skin lately, I’ve found 3 skincare things that I can count on when I need a quick fix. Continue reading “Skincare: 3 Things that quickly hydrate, brighten, and soothe”