From Acne

Tatcha Skin Care

I continue my quest to solve my skin issues. I have acne, acne scaring, discoloration, dark circles, large pores, and attempt to fight oily skin as well as deal with dry patches. It seemed for a while the Bare Minerals products were providing me with moisture while simultaneously reducing acne breakouts. However, over time it…

Sunday Riley Acne Products Review

As mentioned in my New Skin Care August post, I discussed my extremely oily, acne prone skin and that I suffer from dark circles and dryness under my eyes. I started using the Bare Minerals skincare line along with the Clean & Clear Persa Gel Acne Medication on acne spots. For awhile I noticed a…

New Skin Care

First, a little skin background. I have extremely oily, acne prone skin. I also have dark circles and dryness under my eyes. In the past few years I have had horrible experiences with dermatologists. They typically brush off my skin issues and offer little to no options. I was wandering around one of those beauty…

Empties

Pixie Glow Tonic This tonic does give my skin a glow. However, I feel like it may break my face out. I have oily skin so I use it as an astringent. The smell is awful and I discussed the toxicity of this product in my Think Dirty & Skin Care Trials post. Repurchase? NO…

Think Dirty & Skin Care Trials

Thanks to YouTube, I found the Think Dirty app which rates the toxicity of your beauty products. When I say “rates the toxicity,” I actually mean, “freak you out.” We all know about the horrible things in our foods but you would be amazed and appalled at the amount and kinds of chemicals we are…

Anti-Foundations

I have talked a lot about bb creams, experimenting with tinted moisturizers and different foundations. A few years ago I tried a couple Asian bb creams and since then I can’t even imagine using any kind of foundation, mostly because during the beginning of my bb cream experiment I would switch back and forth from bb cream to foundation and quickly discovered how cakey and suffocated foundation feels when I put it on my skin. However, for a while I really needed coverage because my skin was really breaking out and though the Asian bb creams I used provided some…