Clear Complexion masks

Happy Saturday, beauties! I hope all is well on this beautiful evening!

Keeping your skin fresh and bright can be a challenge. I suffer from uneven skin tone and dry skin, so I find it hard to keep my skin radiant. Since we are entering the winter season in the USA, I wanted to share with you all my skin routine on how I keep my face clear and bright and moisturized. Okay, beauties personally, I use a lot of different products on my skin. I tend to switch back and forth from trying different products, which some work and some don’t. What I realized was sometimes, you don’t have to blow your money to get the best facial products. I do make my own DIY face products at home, but for my beauties that don’t really have time for that, I have found some products that you can buy from your local Ulta Beauty or Target (which is my fav).

I love a good face mask! I love a mask that can keep my face fresh and not sticky after wearing it. I have used so many face masks that have left my face feeling sticky and oily. The Papaya Peel off mask by Que Bella and the Sweet Chef Ginder Vitamin C mask has excellent benefits for the face. fullsizeoutput_77

Que Bella Skin Brightening Papaya Peel-off mask $1.99

This mask refreshes and revitalizes the skin. This papaya mask is enriched with natural papaya extract, which helps exfoliate and help even out skin tone, which also reveals smoother skin. Most importantly, giving you a glowing complexation. I really love using this mask, I can tell you beauties for a fact that once this mask peels off, your skin will for sure look brand new! The best part about this mask is that IT’S CHEAP AND IT WORKS! Always make sure you moisturize with your favorite moisturizer after using a peel-off mask to avoid dry skin (which is something we don’t want). I use the L’Oreal Age Perfect Honey Balm. It works wonders on my face while keeping it hydrated and young.

Tips: Always cleanse skin before applying ANY MASK! Avoid your HAIRS. I have seen so many videos of people using a peel-off mask on their eye-brows and even their eyes. After a good 20 minutes or whenever it dries gently, peel the mask off, and remove any remaining product with warm water! And that’s it!

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Sweet Chef Ginger Vitamin C Fresh-Pressed Sheet Mask $3.50

What I really love about this mask is that SweetChef mixes the perfect daily shot of vegetables and vitamins to freshly boost your skin’s vitality and deliver a healthy radiance.

GINGER: Amazing antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties and helps generate circulation. Ginger helps fight blemishes, toning your skin, and making your skin more radiant.

VITAMIN C: Powerful antioxidant that helps even skin tone and brightens for a radiant complexion.

TIPS: Again, always cleanse skin before applying ANY MASK! Gently apply the mask onto clean, dry skin and make sure to smooth onto face. I love using my Jade Roller when applying a sheet mask. It not only helps smoothen out the mask, but it keeps my skin nice and firm.

 

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Give these masks a try and let me know how each of them works for you! What mask do you recommend me to try for a brighter and more radiant complexion? Let me know in the comments beauties! Stay fierce and moisturized beauties!

XO Ashley L ūüĖ§

A NOTE TO MY BEAUTIES

Hey beauties, it has been a long time since I have talked to you all. This summertime was hectic for me, and I had no time at all to blog. I hope all is well, I have been working on a natural skincare line that I am so excited to share with you all once it is complete. Sending you all love and happy vibesūüíĖ

CLINIQUE 3 STEP SKIN SYSTEM‚Äč COLLECTION

Hey beauties, I hope you all are having a great week so far! Today I wanted to tell you guys about this moisturizer that I have been using for about a year now. It’s the Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel. About a year ago I was on a mission to find a great facial moisturizer that could help with my dry skin. After researching all around the web I read some good reviews about Clinique face products. I visited my local Sephora to check out some of their Clinique products. Since I was in a rush I realized¬†when I got home, I made the wrong purchase. The Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing¬†Gel is for oily and acne-prone skin. Which is for skin type 3, I was looking for Skin type 2 which is the Dry Combination. By the time I got it, it was too late to return it so I decided I’ll just give it a try. ¬†I got the 3-step skincare system, which came with the liquid facial wash and the Clarifying Lotion. After a few weeks of using the products altogether,¬†I noticed a difference in my skin. This moisturizer always leaves my face so moisturized all day long.¬†

 

Clinique 3 Step Cleanse Face Forward // dramatically different moisturising lotion
Clinique 3-Step Skincare System! Includes; Facial soap, Clarifying lotion, and Clinique Gel Moisturizer. 

 

Pros; As far as the Clinique Moisturizing Gel all together it is a great moisturizer. 

  • It is not sticky after use.¬†
  • It leaves my¬†skin feeling super soft and bright, and fresh.
  • It does not irritate the skin or causes breakouts. ¬†
  • It contains beneficial ingredients. Such as Fruit Extracts and Sunflower.¬†
  • It has a nice texture which melts right into your skin. It is not too thick nor runny, it is very lightweight.¬†

Cons; I don’t really have cons about this product it really works great!¬†

  • It is expensive, by its self the Gel cost about $ 28, which is a lot¬†for a moisturizer.¬†
  • If wanting to purchase the 3-Step skincare system, it is a total of $62¬†

How to use this product is very easy. All you do is apply the Moisturizing Gel all over face and throat, or where needed. Of course, for best results, you can use this after using the¬†Facial soap and clarifying lotion as Step 3 in Clinique’s¬†3-step skin care system.¬†

 

The Best Moisturizer for Oily Skin, I found it! Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel #Moisturizer
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel! 

 

Facial Soap

~ This is an amazing facial cleanser it takes all the dirt off my face after a long day and keeps my face feeling fresh.  This product has no scent to it, it kind of smells a little sterile or medicinal, like the rest of the products. I would most definitely recommend this product to anyone who wears makeup all day long and is looking for something that can wipe it all off. Altogether this is a great facial cleanser and really gentle on the skin. I use this with my Luna Foreo and it works wonders. 

Clarifying Lotion

~, To be honest, you guys at first, I thought this was a facial toner when I first got it! ūüėā¬†This Clarifying lotion cleanses, exfoliates, and moisturize the skin. I use it on my face and neck! ¬†It is a gentle, oil-free exfoliation lotion for combination and oily skin, and it works great! This is a smoothing formula which whisks away pore-clogging oil and flakes to reveal a clearer complexion. Since I live in Florida this product works amazing, because of the humidity levels and how hot it can be. The sun just beams on my skin and sometimes my face can become really yucky. This Clarifying lotion helps get rid of that feeling! I recommend it even if you don’t get the 3-step care. All you need is cotton balls or cotton rounds and rub it all over your face and neck!¬†

What is a go-to product that you all use every day? Let me know in the comments beauties!! 

Where to purchase Clinique 3-step skincare product ‚Üď I found a promo code you beauties can use hopefully it still works!

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~ Clinique 3 Step Collection

Xo Ashley L ūüĖ§

New Year Natural Glow

Hey, beauties, Happy happy new year! I am wishing you all a very blessed new year, and lots of love… ¬†Lately, I’ve been getting myself together for the new year. I have fully recovered from my pneumonia and I ¬†recently celebrated my 23rd birthday a few days ago. I am so excited about 2019 because to me it means a new year, and it is always a good time to start fresh. ¬†I wanted to bring in the new year with something simple not to extra so I decided to just do a New Year glow no makeup just a fresh face to start off the new year! And of course a little snapchat¬†filter! ¬† ¬†

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This year I have a lot planned, and I want to share some of my new year resolutions with you all! 

~ Being more active on my blog. Since finishing college this past semester, I wanted to take extra time on my blog, because it is something I love to do, I love to blog and I find so much joy doing it, now that I have a little more free time this is something I will definitely be doing more.

~ Starting a vlogging channel. Starting a vlogging channel is something I would love to do. I personally feel like vlogging/blogging together can help my viewers get a better understanding of the products that I review. 

~ Working on being a better me is a plus and something that I am really working on!  Being healthy mentally and physically is something very important. I found that when I  exercise it helps me so much and I end up feeling better about myself.

~Also being a better makeup artist, I know this sounds silly but I am not the best when it comes to makeup, I need to learn how to SLAY!!! I love seeing all the beauties on WordPress slay their makeup looks,  you all look stunning, which reminds me to keep practicing! 

Again Happy New Year beauties… Tell me one goal you have set for yourself this new year!!!!

Xo Ashley LūüĖ§

I had Pneumonia for a whole month

Omg hey beauties, I feel like I just disappeared off the face of the earth for this past month. Last month around the beginning of November I came up with a bad cold which was later diagnosed¬†as pneumonia. I was literally in bed for the whole month and was not able to do anything but literally cough myself to death! Thanksgiving was not so fun for me, I was sick the whole weekend and couldn’t even go black Friday¬†shopping!! This has to be my worst year ever! To make things worst my doctor diagnosed me with bronchitis, which just made everything go downhill, I missed most of my class finals and had to make them up while everyone else was enjoying their holiday¬†break! But today I am feeling so much better my cough has cleared up a little and I am getting my energy back slowly, I just couldn’t wait to blog about my experience because I know there are so many people feeling under the weather especially around this time this time of the year. Unfortunately for me, it was worse than just a normal cold. Let me tell you guys it took a lot of home remedies and a lot of fluids to get rid of this pneumonia¬†and bronchitis.¬†

Quick tip: If you guys ever catch pneumonia/bronchitis especially during this cold winter, Lemons and limes will be your best friend!  Warm ginger honey tea will save your life, and of course, drinking lots of water to keep you hydrated. The lemon or lime whichever you want helps cut through congestion and the honey soothes the throat, and of course, ginger just make everything better!

                  Pneumonia is not something to be taken lightly. This illness when left untreated can cause death. These natural remedies were created to help alleviate the side effects of the medication for pneumonia and not to cure it. Pneumonia is caused by an inflammation of the lung that can be caused by a virus or bacteria.

The whole month I was in bed sick, I had serval breakouts. My cheeks had several red pimples, and I was breaking out around my forehead. The bags underneath my eyes came back and I was devastated, I had black circles around my¬†eyes all over again. Of course, at this point, I had no energy what so ever to even attempt to fix these ongoing breakouts, it was actually quite irritating¬†because¬†I was sick, I had the worst cough ever, my face was breaking out, life was just going downhill. What saved my life was this face cleanser my mom got me from our local Walgreens, Cetaphil Gentle Face Cleanser, I’m sure most of you have heard about it before. It is a life saver and I recommend anyone who is dealing with breakouts to try it. ¬†I was drinking a significant amount of water to keep me hydrated and that really helped my skin out. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY CHANGING MY PILLOW CASE ONCE A WEEK HAD A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT! ¬†When we lay our head down we shed dead skin cells, and that causes bacteria over time, oils from our face creates build-up, so changing my pillowcase weekly really helped me out, trust me it could’ve been much worse! Overall this was just a horrible month for me, but I am so grateful to be alive and doing better! I’ve been missing out on so much, and clearly, my face needs a miracle!¬†

Let me know if any of you have had a bad cold or pneumonia before and what was your experiences! 

XO Ashley LūüĖ§

 Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleanser

Balancing‚Äč Social ‚Äčlife and college

~Happy voting week! I hope everyone is having a great start to their day I, hope everyone got up and voted yesterday because it is important to have our voices heard! FIGHT FOR WHAT YOU BELIEVE IN!!! WE ARE THE FUTURE!! 

Lately, a few people have asked me how do¬†I balance out my social life and stay focus while I’m in college. To be honest, I just go with the flow sometimes! ¬†There is so much pressure! Being in college, whether it is your first year or you are returning back can be stressful. For me, this is my senior year and I can tell you all this has not been an easy four-year journey! Trying to balance life and my studies have been a hassle.¬†

I try to have a routine and get things done but truth be told I’m human and sometimes things just don’t go as planned. With the pressure of completing coursework while trying to enjoy the college experience can be quite overwhelming. Most of the time I have no social life because I’m¬†always studying. ¬†I know many¬†students battle between working, schoolwork, and maintaining a social life can honestly be stressful. But I’m here to tell you all that it is okay to take breaks sometimes. Most of the time we need naps to get through that paper that is due. Sometimes we need to get a little fresh air on the weekends. But in order to be successful at what we do, we have to set a routine and stay focused. ¬†I personally have some steps that I tend to follow even though sometimes I fall off balance. Keeping a routine is important, sometimes I get so busy I forget that I have a social life and friends that need my support. I have a couple of short routines I will share with you all, this is how I survive the college life!¬†

~Organizing will save your life in college it saved mines! Adjusting to college and college life is already hard enough, organizing helps makes things simple. Learning how to organize properly will literally save your life. Of course, organizing is important no matter what you are doing. ¬†There are so many tools out there that can help you stay organized. I personally use a planner. I find a planner well planned out and all I have to do is fill in the blanks and jot down notes that I need to remember. Most students take advantage of using Google Calendar which is also great and always reliable when you need it to send you reminders. Last but not least I know it’s a bit old school but… Having a folder for every class saves so much time. Keeping syllabus, homework, papers, and quizzes or anything related to that class in a folder is very helpful. If you ever need anything pertaining to that subject, you already know exactly where to look and you won’t find yourself wasting valuable time.¬†

Set Goals; Before I begin any type of task I always set a goal. Setting goals allow me to accomplish what I need. Usually, I set short-term goals for the week, like getting my papers done and when to blog. I also set long-term goals like finishing college and building a blog to help inspire other women. 

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~¬†Don’t procrastinate; seriously guys I think I’m the biggest procrastinator ever! Don’t be like me… By procrastinating we let our to-do list grow more and more. Once all our work is piled up, it is ten times harder to motivate ourselves to get started. Trust me on this one get everything done ahead of time!

~ Make time for yourself; as I mentioned above we all need fresh air. Whether this means spending time with friends or family or just relaxing by ourselves, it is important to take a moment to relax for our well being. I try to do this once a week or during the weekends because the amount of stress during the week can be exhausting. Remember in order to proceed in anything we do we have to be healthy physically and mentally. 

And last but not least, never give up on your dreams, no matter how long it takes you to achieve those dreams keep pushing, even when times get hard you have to keep pushing! 

Let me know how you all balance your social life with school or work!

Xoxo Ashley LūüĖ§

 

Age Perfect Cell Renewal Mask

Happy Halloween !!!! I have a quick little blog I wanted to share with you all. I hope you all are having a great start to the week. I wanted to share with you all this mask I’ve been using for a couple of weeks now.¬†¬†I’ve been using this little mask from L’oreal for over two weeks and I must say I am so excited to share this product with you all. You guys seriously I wish I would’ve found out about this a long time ago. ¬†As someone who truly cares about how I take care of my skin, I know how important it is to exfoliate regularly. As the skin matures, we all need a very gentle¬†exfoliant.¬†IMG_0743

Quick fact: As our skin ages its ability to renew surface cells slows down, which causes a buildup of dead skin cells on the surface. 

This cell Renewal Rosy tone mask is a refreshing¬†gel facial mask treatment ¬†and it is infused with peony¬†extract. All you do is apply it to clean skin and gently exfoliate mask onto your skin in a circular motion after 5 minutes rinse it off with lukewarm water. As¬†a result,¬†your skin will feel instantly refreshed. My skin felt so smooth and new. You do this twice a week or if you’re extra like me 3 times a week! ¬† Give this a try ladies!!¬†

Link to mask L’Oreal Paris Age Perfect Cell Renewal Rosy Tone

Xoxo Ashley L ūüĖ§

 

 

 

How often should you get a facial?

Hey, beauties, I know I haven’t blogged in some weeks and that is because I’ve been working on my blog content for you guys! But no worries I’m back… Let’s chat girls, I love getting facials, as you all know I am a big advocate for beauty and i’m always finding different methods to treat the skin. Facials are beneficial in so many ways! But how often do you ladies get professional facials? Do most of you go once a week? Bi-weekly or once a month? For me, I go once a month and that is because I have a decent skin care routine at home. And let’s be honest ladies we all could use a little relaxation once a month!¬†

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How often should you get a facial depends on several factors such as your skin type, skin condition, and so on. Estheticians recommend to at least get a facial once a month. Everyone is different depending on the condition of your skin. Professional facials are designed to give you a fresh glow and help keep your skin healthy and youthful as possible. A facial is probably one of the best ways to treat your skin. A facial cleanses, exfoliates, and nourishes the skin, promoting a clear, well-hydrated complexion and can help the skin look younger. There are all types of facials such as; Mircoderembrassion facial, Hydrafacial, Biophora Deep Cleansing facial, and many more. 

Different types of skin have different types of needs and therefore they require different treatment. (Fun fact) The skin types are broken down into four major categories; normal, combination, dry or oily. People with normal, combination or dry skin, once- a month facials are enough, going back to soon can actually irritate your skin. Individuals who have oily skin or suffer from breakouts may sometimes need bi-weekly facials until the skin is cleared up and stays clear. Of course, your esthetician can recommend differently. They can also recommend different treatments such as chemical peels, light therapy, or microdermabrasion depending on the condition. 

Personally, Mircrodembrassion and Aromatherapy are my favorite facials to get. A Microdermabrasion is a non-chemical, non-invasive procedure that uses a spray of microcrystals to remove the outermost layer or dry, dead skin cells and reveal younger, healthier-looking skin. It is also used to treat deeper facial lines, extreme sun damage, and scars. An Aromatherapy facial helps clear skin congestion and improve the normal functions of the skin. The mask is applied at the end of the facial, it contains essential oils, which gives me a relaxing sensation. Of course, talk to your esthetician first to find out what facials are best for you and your needs. 

At-home skin care is just as important as facials. There are many at-home facial washes that contain exfoliators which are gentle enough to not damage the skin! My fav is the St.Ives Acne Control face wash! It gets the job done!

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At-home skin care is just as important as facials. There are many at-home facial washes that contain exfoliators which are gentle enough to not damage the skin! My fav is the St.Ives Acne Control face wash! It gets the job done!

 

 

 

 

I know facials can be expensive ladies, but always remember to put yourself first treat and pamper yourself and of course get on Groupon they always have facials for the low! Let me know what kind of facials you all get! 

Xo Ashley LūüĖ§

How to Get Rid Of Blackheads on The Chin

We all know how¬†annoying it can be when we find blackheads underneath our chin. It seems like the more we scrub them away the more they¬†reappear, so we try everything, including blackhead strips which¬†don’t always work. But we can forget about buying does blackhead strips because I’m going to share with you all some home-remedies that you ladies can follow to help get rid of these little blackheads.¬†

If you ladies are like me you probably suffer from blackheads underneath your chin and around the corners of your nose. Blackheads are nothing but a mild form of acne. Blocked   I have tried almost everything on the market to get rid of these blackheads I went from buying black strips for my nose and chin. I even purchased facial cleanser scrubs because I thought I would be able to scrub them off but I was wrong. Over scrubbing your blackheads off can actually make them worse. I know us ladies sometimes easily cover/hide our blackheads with concealers and makeup which is probably the easiest way to cover it but concealer and makeup clog our pores which makes these blackheads to appear worse. 

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Exfoliate on the regular~ Exfoliation removes dead skin cells from the chin and also unclogs pores. But remember ladies avoid over exfoliating it may worsen the condition. Gently scrub to exfoliate the area. 

Making your own Sea Salt. When SHTF knowing how to extract resources from your surroundings is essential. Salt is used for many things including food preservation. If you live near the coast this could be very helpful.

Use Sea Salt for Blackheads~ Ladies sea salt is an excellent antibacterial that unclogs your pores. Mix the sea salt with few drops of lemon juice and a little bit of water, massage the mixture on your chin or wherever the blackhead may be. This will literally dissolve all the dirt and dead skin cells. 

Rhassoul Clay Hair Cleanser is perfect for those are looking for a truly natural hair cleanser that really works. Traditional shampoos are full of chemicals that can damage your hair, irritate your scalp, and even cause hair loss. Shampoos strip your hair of your own natural, beneficial oil called sebum, which causes your body to produce more sebum, aggravating a vicious cycle of an imbalanced system. TO USE: Shake vigorously and apply directly to wet hair. Massage scalp and work through hair. Let it sit for a few minutes then rinse thoroughly. The longer the cleanser is in the hair, the more it will draw. To prevent over-drawing of beneficial oils, leave on for 2 minutes and adjust as needed. This cleanser can be used 1-4 times a week. BENEFITS & INGREDIENTS - Rhassoul Clay is rich in silica which strengthens hair, stimulates hair growth, and improves hair quality. Rhassoul cleans the hair and scalp by removing dirt, debris, and excess oil without completely stripping away beneficial oil. Rhassoul imparts a slightly gritty feeling to the cleanser, which can be very satisfying when massaging the scalp. It benefits the overall condition of your hair and scalp , leaving your hair full of body and vitality. - Herbal infused organic Apple Cider Vinegar helps restore a healthy pH balance to hair, smooths the hair cuticles reducing tangles and breakage, while adding sheen. - Aloe Vera helps to maintain a healthy pH balance for your hair, locks in moisture, and accentuates natural curls. - Borax helps to eliminate dandruff and clean the scalp and hair. Borax is an essential mineral that is listed on the Material Safety Data Sheets as a health hazard of 1 (along with salt and baking soda). Borax and Boric Acid are not the same. - Floral waters diminish the smell of vinegar and leaves a pleasant scent on your hair. The following Floral Waters are available: *Rosemary-stimulates hair growth and treats dandruff or oily hair. *Lemongrass- uplifting and energizing, and it repels bugs. *Orange Blossom (Neroli)- is used to combat stress, headaches, and nervous tension. *Geranium-improves circulation,regulates sebum production, and is stimulating. *Lavender- regenerates cells, encourages hair growth and is relaxing. *Peppermint- astringent that treats oily hair or dandruff. Essential Oils vary depending on the type of cleanser that suits your personal needs: *Rosemary and Clary Sage essential oils are added to the Rosemary Clay Hair Cleanser. *Pine and Litsea Cubeba are added to the Lemongrass Clay Hair Cleanser. *Grapefruit and Litsea Cubeba are added to the Orange Blossom Clay Hair Cleanser. *Cedar Wood and Palmarosa are added to the Geranium Clay Hair Cleanser. *Juniper and Bergamot are added to the Lavender Clay Hair Cleanser. *Red Thyme and Bergamot are added to the Peppermint Clay Hair Cleanser. The scent of the essential oils will linger on your hair even when it has been rinsed. 8 ounce bottle. Also available in 16 ounce size. All products come in BPA free containers that are made from recycled materials and are recyclable. Keep in mind that not all hair products work for everyone. Note: Clary Sage should not be used if you are pregnant or breast feeding. Rosemary should not be used if you are pregnant or suffer from seizures. Cedar Wood should not be used if you are pregnant. Palmarosa should not be used if you are pregnant. Juniper should not be used if you are pregnant. Thyme should not be used if you are pregnant or suffer from seizures.

Use Aloe~ Aloe Vera gel is a great potent remedy for anything dealing with the skin. Apply the gel directly on your chin or affected area and leave it on for 15-20 minutes. Wash off with warm water. 

 

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Use Lemon for Blackheads~ Lemon is good for almost everything, but most importantly blackheads. It prevents blemishes and marks and also evens your skin tone. Literally, all you need is a lemon, a cotton ball or cotton pad, and a squeeze a drop of lemon apply this directly to the blackheads. Once it dries, reapply this same process, do it 5-10 times and then wash your face with lukewarm water. Finish off with your favorite moisturizer to give the face hydration! 

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Egg white face mask~ Ladies if you haven’t heard of this before you probably have been missing out on this trick! This a great peel-off face mask that will work on blackheads, whiteheads, and even acne. You need one egg white and some facial tissue. Wash your face to make sure it is clean before applying this. Place the dry tissue on the affected area where you have blackheads and apply the egg white over the tissue using a makeup brush (don’t worry you can clean it right off). Apply three layers of egg white and wait until it dries. Once this dry, peel off the tissue. It is literally that simple, this is probably one of my favorite DIY masks that I do everytime I get blackheads.¬†

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Baking Soda And Water for Blackhead Removal~ I think we can admit we use baking soda for anything. Everyone has baking soda somewhere in their house! Take a tablespoon of baking soda and add water to it to form a paste. Apply it on blackheads and rub it in. Leave this mixture on for about 15 minutes before washing it off.

10 #Diabetes #Superfoods - #Citrus The pulpiness of oranges and grapefruit provide a great source of fiber. Eat the whole fruit rather than drink the juice for the maximum benefit of fiber and vitamin C. According to Harvard Medical School, the average orange has a GI score of only 40. Other citrus fruits, such as the grapefruit, have even lower GI scores: a 120-gram grapefruit GI score is a rock-bottom 25.

Vitamin C diet~A healthy diet is key to healthy skin! Vitamin C is an antioxidant that protects and nurtures the skin and prevents acne, blemishes, and blackheads. Vitamin C fights bacterial growth. Consume foods rich in vitamin C, such as papayas, strawberries, vegetables, you can also take vitamin C supplements such as vitamin C gummies! It’s the best way to help boost collagen! ¬†

REMEMBER TO DRINK LOTS OF WATER!!!! IT IS KEY TO FLAWLESS LOOKING SKIN!

Ladies, I hope this quick little blog can help you all! I know how hard it is to struggle with blackheads it can be very annoying… Let me know if any of these tips helped you! Share with me some of your remedies to treat acne or blackheads.¬†

XOXO,

Ashley LūüĖ§¬†

FACIAL TONER

 

Okay ladies I know you all have heard of some type of facial toner! Face toners are beneficial in so many ways. Toners are most¬†helpful and necessary for people with oily or¬†acne prone skin, or for people who want extra cleasing after wearing makeup or other heavy skin products like¬†sunscreen. That’s not all toners do, toners shrink your pores,¬†removing oil and give the¬†appearance of smaller pores. I¬†discovered this product¬†through a friend and decided to try it out. Before finding out about Fresh, the toner I used was Witch Hazel which I felt like¬†didn’t do much for me. After discovering Fresh toner I used it every night after a long day. Fresh¬†toner is¬†induce¬†with real rose petals, Rose Deep Hydration Facial Toner is a¬†heavenly¬†experience¬†for your skin and your senses. This toner is a skin-softening formula that gently¬†cleanses and removes residual¬†impurities while refining the appearance of pores for a healthy -looking complexion. This toner is so hydrating and feels so good on the skin. You can use it day or night or anytime your skin is feeling dry, which I know for me is often.¬†This toner¬†goes along¬†way and is¬†comforting on¬†sensitive skin.¬†65f87e1dc754aa712c440c7f5f257baf

     Okay ladies what this little bottle is an extra-gentle, multitasking gel formula that intensely whisk away everyday impurities  and makeup-even mascara without stripping the skin of essential moisture. What I love most about both the Fresh toner and Soy face cleanser product is that it is infused with amino-acid rich soy proteins which promotes moisture retention, elasticity and firmness, while rosewater blanches and tones the skin. It is further enriched with calming cucumber extract and borage seed oil, which helps to nourish the skin.  This is a great cleanser on the skin it leave your skin feeling clean yet moist, while other cleansers are too fragrant and leaves the skin dry. 

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Fresh Lotus Youth Preserve Face cream, this universal daily moisturizer it is designed to minimize and prevent visible signs of aging, provide 24 hours of significant moisture and boost radiance. The face cream, which can be used day or night, is further enriched with maca root extract, noted for enhancing  luminosity. Hydrating and radiance-boosting blend (in vitro) of seven super-charged ingredients that promote a youthful-looking complexion, including lotus flower extract to defend against wrinkle-causing free radicals; blue-green algae to help visibly minimize early sign of aging; hibiscus fruit extract to boost hydration; fig fruit extract to help preserve ideal moisture levels; vitamin C for its antioxidant and protective properties; vitamin E to help soften the skin; and vegetable glycerol to attract water and seal in moisture. LADIES THIS IS A MUST HAVE!

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NIGHT SERUM

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NIGHT SERUM

Estee Lauder

Okay, ladies listen up this stuff right here, this Advanced Night Repair serum by Estee Lauder is the bomb!!! I think this one is my all-time favorite literally. I purchased this night serum from Macy’s over six months ago while doing some Christmas shopping.  I know some ladies actually use Estee Lauder makeup line, which by the way has some incredible makeup for all the ladies out there who are wondering. This night serum is POWERFUL! Best nighttime renewal for radiant, youthful- looking skin. IT literally adds instant radiance. For my ladies that wear makeup throughout the day, we all know how annoying it can be when we wipe that makeup off at the end of the day and not knowing what else we should put on so our face can have a glow. We all know that makeup can leave our face feeling dry and also leaving are face dull with little to no color. This Advance Night Repair serum gives your face all the hydration you’re looking for when the makeup comes off at night. Advance Night Repair significantly reduce the look of key signs of aging. To all my ladies out here after trying this serum you might throw away the makeup and start rocking your natural beauty, that is how wonderful this product works. 

~ I did a little research on what ingredients are in this product, I think it is very important to know what we are putting into our skins. According to Estee Lauder “, this Advanced Night Serum maximizes the power of skin’s natural nighttime renewal with exclusive ChronoluxCB Technology. It also includes Hyaluronic Acid, nature’s moisture magnet, to help lock in moisture. 

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 I suffer from wrinkles underneath my eye area, with this advance night serum my lines look significantly reduced. I saw a difference in 4 weeks from using this every night. My skin felt even younger, radiant, and more even toned. Not to mention this serum also works on damaged skin especially for my ladies who have skin damage from tans. It reduces acne marks, undereye puffs which I can tell you I suffer from under eye puffs for many years. I could go on and on about how fresh my face felt. The best way to see results is to use this every night. I love the fact that this product has no scent, being able to find a product with no scent is a plus for me. 

 

~ I cannot go on about the fact that this is a must-have! My friends and family even saw the difference in my skin. I’m literally glowing day and night! This product comes in different sizes, you can even purchase a travel bottle if you’re just wanting to test it out. Thank you all for reading this review! Tell me what you guys think about this product in the comments! tag me on Twitter! 

ūüĖ§¬†~Ashley L.

This product can be purchased from EsteeLauder.com