First things first: taking off all your makeup and washing your face at the end of a long day is the WORST. Your brain and your heart scream, “I JUST WANT TO GO TO BED,” but your pores say, “LET ME BREATHE WHILE YOU SLEEP.” Continue reading Know Your Face: My Evening Routine – Plus, A Celebration!
The fact is, getting used to a new skincare routine is much like getting used to wearing contact lenses: the first few days, you have to put special effort into making it happen, but after that, you can do it in your sleep. Continue reading Know Your Face: My Morning Routine
Installment #6 of Know Your Face, and today we’re bridging the gap between skincare and cosmetics with a focus on BB creams. Continue reading Know Your Face: BB Cream
Installment #3 of Know Your Face. We’ve touched on serums and eye creams; today, we discuss the importance of a good moisturizer. Continue reading Know Your Face: Moisturizers
Eye creams never crossed my radar (until recently) because they seemed like something only Old Ladies use for their crow’s feet, etc. I’m young and vibrant! I don’t have crow’s feet. Yet. And the best way to prevent them from showing up down the road? Eye cream. Continue reading Know Your Face: Eye Creams
Serums are an often-overlooked product because, honestly, your face is fine without them. You absolutely need to wash and moisturize your face, but what serums provide is supplemental. That said, however, they’re hard workers who definitely earn their paycheck. Continue reading Know Your Face: Serums
Beyond clothes, winter means a change in my skincare routine. I never needed to worry about changing my routine prior to living in DC, because in Texas and Louisiana, winter means the weather goes from “sweltering hot” to “quite pleasant” in December and January. My first winter in DC, however, I learned the true meaning of Christmas, which is: actual cold weather is brutal on your skin. Continue reading Moving Into Winter: The Face Edition