All my friends and family have recently started to notice how AMAZING my skin has transformed lately.. and they’ve all been asking me how I did it.. So I thought rather than telling only my family and friends, I want to tell everyone.
If you guys know me from the beginning.. you know that when I started this blog, its sole purpose was to help anyone who is suffering from acne. I would share all my little secrets, what products helped and what didn’t help. So along the journey, I’ve found this ONEPRODUCT that took care of ALL my skin care problems including acne, clogged pores and enlarged pores. Yes.. it has managed to significantly REDUCE the size of my pores.
Here’s the product reveal and my full review so keep on reading.. (more…)
100% Natural and clean skin care products can be difficult to find especially if you have problematic skin. And if we do find some products.. they tend to be expensive.
I am the queen of DIYs when it comes to skin care. So whatever your skin type is whether it’s oily, dry or acne prone here are some great DIYs for every skin type you might need on a daily basis. For example, cleanser, toner, facial moisturizer and also body skin care products.
I used to have really bad acne, pimples and scars.. until I went ‘au natural’ with my whole skincare routine. Ever since then I haven’t turned back and my skin has never been better. Now I rarely get any pimples and if I get any scars, they disappear in less than A WEEK.
Harsh ingredients such as methylparaben and propylene glycol are really common in skin care products these days. If you’re acne prone or sensitive, these ingredients can make your skin worse. And if you have normal skin, they can cause pre-mature aging in the long run. And we always want to keep our skin wrinkle-free for as long as we can.
So ditch your current skin care products and go on a journey of natural skin care with me.. Trust me they will transform your skin and you won’t go back..(more…)
I used to get scars even if I didn’t pick on my pimples / acne (I know TMI) and it’s worse when you’re brown or darker skin tone because those scars just take years to disappear. At one point, I literally couldn’t step outside my house without slapping some concealer on.. that’s how insecure it made me.
So I started using all natural face masks and treatments which would help them fade away faster. But I wanted to find something that would PREVENT them in the first place. I didn’t want to deal with them at all.
One day, I stumbled upon 10 step Korean skin care routine and I was OBSESSED because if you haven’t noticed.. it’s like every Korean has the most flawless skin ever. It’s so flawless I didn’t even believe it was real. I am not exaggerating at all. So it got me wondering how do they not have ANY kind of flaw on their faces. I researched for WEEKS and watched every single Korean skin care routine there is on YouTube. And BTW, their skin care products are decades ahead in terms of the technology and ingredients they use compared to Western skin care products.
So basically, at this point I have adapted 80% of the 10 step Korean skin care routine and I literally don’t get scars anymore. If I do (around that time of the month) they disappear in LESS THAN A WEEK.
You DON’T have to adopt or change the whole skin care routine because it’s only ONE thing that saves me from all those scars.. it’s SUNSCREEN.
Me without makeup or any filters except a tiny bit of brightness because it was a cloudy day!
I had heard this from an aesthetician a long time ago but I didn’t pay it any attention because I thought she was just sponsoring some products. But I really should have listened to her.
She explained me that when you pick your skin or pimples, it leaves a mark. But if you don’t protect your skin with sunscreen, that mark can turn darker because of the sun’s UV rays.. just like the way you get tanned. I especially didn’t listen to her because I lived in Ireland at the time and we barely get any sun there. But even the sun’s UVA and UVB rays can affect the scars and make them darker. So as soon as I started using sunscreen, I immediately noticed I didn’t even get the scars.. even if I had a few pimples (which I rarely get now because of this skin care regime). And when I get those ‘monthly’ pimples around the jawline, the scars literally fade in a few days.
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Currently I am using Paula’s Choice Extra Care Non-Greasy Sunscreen SPF 50but I only recommend this one for dry skin types. It’s not greasy at all but it leaves a tiny bit of sheen on the face so if you’re oily.. it might leave your face looking like a disco ball. I really like it because it sits on my desert-skin really well. It’s also my STAPLE because it doesn’t leave a white cast, it’s fragrance-free, cruelty-free and water resistant. I recommend you wear a sunscreen with minimum SPF 30 on an everyday basis. As well as this, use sunscreens with a good formula that doesn’t contain too many harsh chemicals. Paula’s Choice have really high quality skin care products at a decent price.They also have other sunscreens with Matte Finish if you have oily skin. And I am not sponsored by them. This is my honest opinion!
Watching Korean skin care routines, I’ve learnt that they highly recommend Japanese sunscreen brands such as Biore. If you want to find your perfect sunscreen, RatzillaCosme is the website for you. Because it’s literally a directory of reviews for every Korean and Japanese skin care product that is out there. It will filter out products specific to your skin type, sensitivity, ingredients etc…
Let me know if you guys want to see my full skin care routine because it has TREMENDOUSLY changed my skin for life.. and I am talking, the pimples, acne, scars, texture, pores, elasticity, plumpness etc…
Gothamista, a well known YouTuber shares videos regarding Korean skin care. She is my FAVOURITE skin care guru on YouTube! I learnt a lot from her channel.
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I’ve tried this product for more than a month now and I think it’s one of the best ampoules/serums I’ve tried so far. Although I am only 21 and I don’t have any wrinkles, I recently experienced extremely dry and dehydrated skin. This serum was like a fountain of youth in a bottle for me. It really hydrates my skin from a cellular level.
I use it after cleansing and applying toner in my daytime and nighttime skin care routine. (more…)
I was on a hunt for a really effective Vitamin C serum on the market that can fade away some acne scars and add some life to my skin. This product is RAVED by thousands of customers and it was on sale so of course I took an advantage of the sale. It’s on sale 90% of the time by the way.
It’s 99.95% natural and cruelty free as well. And I used up the entire bottle so here’s my review. (more…)
I was 13 when I actually started drinking green tea. I had all sorts of problems like acne, being over weight, ‘pregnant’ belly.. you name it and I probably had it! And right now I am 21 years old so literally I’ve been drinking green tea CONSISTENTLY for 8 years and I’ll tell you about all the magical things GREEN TEA has done for me.
FUN FACT: Green tea contains an active ingredient called ‘Catechin‘ which helps speed up the body’s metabolism and hence lose weight.
Japan is well known for geishas and women with beautiful complexion, porcelain and soft skin. Their skin ages twice as slow than a westerners’ skin.. A 40 year old woman would easily be considered a 20 year old. So naturally it fascinates me how they achieve this type of skin. What skin care regimens they follow, how their diet is and what ingredients they use on their face.
I value this ancient knowledge of beauty because they are pure and natural. So it really intrigues me how these people found out so many great things without labs, microscopes and chemicals. So let’s find out…
Fun Fact:One of the oldest books in the world, the Tale of Genji, talks of Japanese court women using Camellia Oil to dress their hair.
I have struggled with acne so much and now that I’ve gotten rid of it.. I can tell you countless ways to get rid of them.
So here I am sharing my top three masks that literally banishes acne in 2 DAYS. I am sure you’ll find at least one mask out of them all that suits your skin. The first two are facial masks and the last one is a spot treatment.
They are all 100% natural made from the ingredients most likely found in the kitchen. So they’re really inexpensive as well.
My star ingredient
( It is an affiliate link but my opinion is honest!)
I’ve heard about this product SO many times that I had to buy it and try it out myself. I’ve done all my research behind this product since you guys know that I only use natural and safe products on my skin. So I had to make sure if this is natural and effective. So here’s my review…
(This is not a sponsored post. I’ve bought this product with my own money and this is my 100% honest opinion).
Soaps can increase the pH levels and destroy the acid mantle of your skin which is really damaging. This can lead to acne, clogged and large pores, dry skin etc…
If you have essentially dry skin, the effects of soap will worsen your skin.
Check out my previous posts for more insights: So when choosing a good facial cleanser, make sure it’s 100% natural or the one with safe ingredients. This will help you keep the pH levels low. I love Andalou Naturals cleansers!