Hello my name is Natalie and I am Beauty Product Junkie. I don't know what happened but I have become obsessed with my skincare and researching what is best and trying new things. Probably because I am scared of botox or needles so I am trying to take care of my skin best I can before I result to the dreaded needles and plumpers.
After my last post on my Beauty Favorites, I received several emails wanting to know my skincare routine. I used to never try new products but lately I have and now I have narrowed down what I really love and what really works for making my skin look best. Everyone has different skin issues and my main issue is my skin can be super dry otherwise I would say it is pretty normal. All of the products below I absolutely love, I would never recommend something I did not.
This is perfect timing since Neiman Marcus just started their Beauty Event. It is a great time to try some new products! If you spend $125 you get this free tote filled some pretty awesome samples. Read on below to see some products I am interested in trying.
I broke the products down I use into night time and day time skin care + masks and exfoliating treatments which I do 2-3 times a week.
\\ NIGHT TIME
I hate a face wash that doesn't foam. It is my pet peeve with face washes. I like one that really foams and lathers well. This one does that and it smells amazing plus it removes my make-up really well. I have tried many face washes but I always go back to this one.
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Sometimes I just use Coconut oil to remove my make-up but I don't do that everyday. I like this make-up remover because it is not greasy and it removes my make-up in like one swipe. I hate when I have to rub too hard removing make-up because I feel like that creates wrinkles. This works great.
After I wash my face and remove my make-up this is my next step. I rub this in a circular motion over my face. I am addicted to these pads. I feel like they really brighten and tighten my skin. And they feel like they are removing any build-up on my skin. It feels so clean and smooth afterwards. You can cut them in half to make them last twice as long:)
This is my one splurge and real face treat. I love this moisturizer so much. I have super dry skin so I feel like it really moisturizes well. It is heaven in a jar.
I try to alternate between this and LaMer to make my LaMer last longer. It is lightweight but I feel like it moisturizes my skin well.
Still loving this eye cream. It is the perfect consistency and I love the smell. Plus it has no weird chemicals in it.
\\ MASKS AND EXFOLIATING | 2-3 TIMES A WEEK
I try to exfoliate and do a mask about 3 times a week. I usually put it on while I watch tv and sit about 30 minutes with it on my face. I have been able to tell a such a difference in my skin from masks. My skin feels so amazing after I wash them off, it is kind of addictive!
I love this so much. If you don't have one you need one. It works wonders on your skin. I keep this in my shower and use it about every other day with an exfoliating face wash. Either the Tata Harper or the No 7 (see below)
Love this scrub and it is inexpensive. I keep this in my shower with Clarisonic and use it about 3 times a week.
I know I talk about this mask often but I love it. A bit pricey but it lasts forever, I am still using the first jar I bought. It gets super tight while you wear it which I feel means it is tightening and smoothing my skin.
I was only using the Tata Harper Resurfacing Mask but I recently bought the Fresh Black Tea Mask and love it. Now I alternate between the two. I bought the 3 item set that also comes with the Black Tea Eye Cream and Face Cream. It is a great deal and a great way to try all three products.
This is an exfoliating face scrub. It has small grains in it that really clean the skin deeply. I use this on the nights I do my face masks to wash the mask off afterwards.
My morning routinue is pretty simple. I don't wash my face unless I have exercised that morning (which is few and far between these days). Otherwise I just moisturize.
This cream is paraben free and contains coconut oil and aloe which are amazing for your skin. It is lightweight and not greasy at all. I use this every morning before I put my make-up on.
This is a toner, I spray it on in the morning before I do anything. It smells amazing, refreshes my skin and moisturizes it. I spray this on before the Beauty Counter AM Cream
This oil is amazing. It makes your skin feel like silk. I often apply this after the floral essence and before my AM Cream. It is a blend of 7 oils and it absorbs so well in your skin, it is a great primer for make-up.
With the Beauty Event I am tempted to try a few new products. Anyone tried these or have any great new Beauty recs for me to try next??
I have read so many articles on how what material you sleep on affects your skin. This pillow case releases copper ions while you sleep which helps eliminate fine lines and wrinkles. This is one thing I think I am going to order to try
I heard this is hands down the best shampoo. It is pretty darn expensive for a shampoo though, is it worth it??
This has won awards the past 4 years. It is a 10 minute facial in a jar that was designed for Hollywood movie stars and models. 97% of users said they noticed a difference in their skin afterwards!
I am so intrigued by this. I am loving my other Fresh products and this one has won a ton of awards.
I am tempted to try this, it is only $12 for a 2 time set. So curious if this works. I think peels work wonders for your skin.
This is the most expensive lipstick I have seen. They claim this is the perfect pink. Anyone tried Tom Ford products?
This is a great price for this set. Always love anything LaMer.