Showing posts from November, 2018

How To Prepare Your Skin For Harmattan

Dry lips,  ashy feet and skin as well as constant struggle to keep the skin hydrated all battle with is during Harmattan. To begin with,  focus on Hyaluronic acid.  This will certainly be the time to use the HA to the maximum potential! I've also realized that my skin absolutely loves the vitamin C Suspension 23% from The Ordinary too. Thi serum has squalene oil and in this harmattan, the oil keeps the face soft and supple! I'm definitely going to get squalene oil soon to take me through the coming weeks. In addition to the light weight oils, my skin seems to be dryer with chemical exfoliation so I've slowed down the frequency. I'm going to rather do more face mask treatments to infuse moisture into the skin.  The last thing about the harmattan tran is that my skin isn't breaking out. Probably because my face uses up the extra sebum to keep it moisturized against the dry weather. This is the reason squalene oil and other light oils like Argan oil will be of great be

Clearing Dark Spots

I've been doing a double moisturizing routine to speed up the process of clearing Dark spots as the acne is under control now. The main area of concerns are the cheeks so I use the Brightening Anti wrinkle cream on just the forehead, nose and chin areas.  For the rest of the face, I use Nadinola This has 3% hydroquinone and that makes it extra strength.  I began just 2 days ago so we will have an update in some weeks time. 

Salicyc Acid For Scalp Issues

Aside being an amazing ingredient for our skin,  salicyc acid can also help exfoliate your scalp. How?  There are shampoos formulated with salicyc acid and they exfoliate the dead skin cells. You'll find the SA in anti dandruff and anti itch products too.  As part of keeping your scalp clean and healthy, you should invest in these products to enable your scalp detox itself too.   When you exfoliate the dead skin cells from the face your products get aborted better and are able to get deeper into the pores.  This is the same principle behind the Salicyc acid in the shampoos..  In addition,  scalp scrubs are also awesome for healthy scalp and I've invested in that too.   The Inkey List has also developed a salicylic acid scalp treatment for exfoliation of your scalp!  Lastly, if you have a salicylic acid based toner, you can use a spray bottle to apply it on your scalp, leave for about 20 minutes and rinse off. Example is The Ordinary glycolic toning solution. You may also use bo