Skin Care

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Skin care is a very important part of my life and my daily routine. Over the years I have gone through many not so good skin days, which were horrible, and directly affected my mood and self confidence, and some great skin days, that I loved.

I recall the first time I had like a thousand pimples on my face (ok, maybe an exaggeration) and they kept coming and coming …… and coming. I cried on several occasions because my skin was so painful and my job, at the time, required me wear full make up at all times. And I love make up:-)

I had never had bad skin before so I didn’t know what to do. I remember meeting my sister and all she said was, ‘get ready am taking you to a doctor!’ She meant a dermatologist, lol. Long story short, the doctor told me I had acne…like real acne!! I never ever thought I would ever have acne. And I did. This was the beginning of my passion for skincare.

Since then my skin has cleared, and there isn’t a trace of that horrible time in my life, maybe an occasional pimple here and there, nothing too serious.

Moving on, I have learnt the benefit of taking care of the skin and I would like to share some products that have been good to me over the years:-)

Ps: I have combination skin….

Cleanser – Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Cleanser , Dermalogica Special Cleansing Gel

Moisturiser – Estee Lauder DayWear Advanced Multi-Protection Anti-Oxidant & UV Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 ( I know the name is long)

Masks – Cinique Acne Solutions Oil-Control Cleansing Mask

Vitamins & Supplements – New Chapter Every Woman Daily multivitamins and Whole Omega

These are basically my everyday go to  products that have saved my skin, potentially my life..

I exfoliate my skin regularly, I like Clarisonic Mia 2 for this and incorporate some anti aging serums (day and night) and more masks depending on how my skin feels. I will be sharing more in future posts.

I drink lots of water, lots and lots of water, skin needs water:-)

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