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Tuesday, May 8, 2012

My Skin Regimen ...

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I often get asked what I use on my skin, so I thought to share this MASSIVE secret - lol not really :) - I'm pretty much basic when it comes to skin care; I rarely change products -they say if it isn't broken don't fix it. Perhaps twice a year I'll try out a new scrub or mask but for the most part all I use is facial wash.; tell a lie I did use scrubs(St Ives Apricot scrub) for a wee bit but was told by a cosmetologist to use exfoliating masks instead - perhaps she was trying to sell products - but I heeded and since then subtracted scrubs and added masks to the equation- all makes Jojo a happy lass :)

Anyhoo here's my regimen:

Wash - twice a day
Moisturize - usually any moisturizer with Vitamin C or that is good for combination skin

Mask - twice a week (when I remember)

That's it !

Current products

Facial wash - Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face - this stuff is FANTASTIC! - it truly does what it says - I've been using it for over 4years now. I bought the 22oz refill bottle from Wholefoods and still have lots left - a little definitely goes a long way: not sure the price these days ; I don't think I paid more than $10 for the bottle - now that is good value.

Back-up Facial wash : lol for a lack of  a better term - for when my skin starts acting up or when I bored with Dessert Essence I'll seldom switch to Burt's Bees deep cleaning cream - it is so soothing and refreshing - I love it - a tad expensive so when I run out I'm back to my good ole Dessert Essence

Moisturizer : this is pretty random, I tend to run out every 4months and go hunting for a new one - for the life of me I can't remember the name of the last brand - right now I'm using Body Shop - Vitamin C Skin Boost (this also works great as primer), Vitamin C Daily Moisturizer and Seaweed Mattifying Moisture Lotion

Mask : Boscia Clarifying Detox Mask - it's ok - I have no other comparisons - will probably try the Black Mask after this runs out

Lastly I drink tons and tons of water and fruit/veggie smoothies 98% of the time- I must say this has helped a tad

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