9.6.17 PM Skin

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9.6.17 PM Skincare

If only 11 PM meant it was time for bed. 😴 my skin was feeling a bit worn out so I passed on actives and sealed everything in with @januarylabs Moisture Balancing Lotion.

• Jordan Samuel Skincare Plie Cleanser

• Deciem’s The Ordinary Glycolic Acid Solution 7%

• Josh Rosebrook Hydration Accelerator
• Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair

• Indie Lee Calendula Eye Balm

• Stratia Liquid Gold + 4 drops of Deciem’s The Ordinary Organic Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed OilSeed Oil

• January Labs Moisture Balancing Lotion

9.6.17 AM Skin

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9.6.17 AM Skincare


• Jordan Samuel Skincare Plie Cleanser

• Sally’s Organics Rose Water

I love this rose water, but the spray on this particular bottle is a fire hose.

• Deciem’s The Ordinary Buffet

• Belif Moisturizing and Firming Eye Cream

• Stratia Liquid Gold + 1 pump of Tamanu Oil


9.5.17 AM Skincare

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9.5.17 AM Skincare

* Cleanse * Glossier Milky Jelly Cleanser

* Hydrating Toner * Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Cucumber, and Green Tea

* Vitamin C * Deciem The Ordinary Ascorbyl Glucoside Solution 12%

* Eye * Belif Moisturizing and Firming Eye Cream

  • This one is new to me and I love it, it’s extremely thick and hydrating but not greasy and great under makeup.

* Oils * 1 pump of Tamanu oil mixed with 4 drops of Sunday Riley UFO Ultra Clarifying Face Oil

  • I usually mix  treatment oil with a more basic, hydrating oil. I like Tamanu because it can help acne marks heal quicker.

* Moisturize * Clinique Moisture Surge Hydrating Supercharged Concentrate


9.4.17 PM Skin

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Tonight is retinol night so I tried to keep everything else simple, hydrating and nourishing.


Not pictured is makeup removal with Heimish All Clean Balm.

I cleansed with Stratia Velvet Cleansing Milk.

Acid tonight was Paula’s Choice Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid (I prefer this over an AHA when I am using retinol).

Hydrating toner was Pyunkang Yul Essence Toner. Normally, I would do the Seven Skin Method, but tonight was about a four-ish skin method … I was in too much of a hurry for all seven layers.

Next, I used a thin layer of prescription Tretinoin 0.05%.

Followed by my favorite Indie Lee Calendula Eye Balm focused on the corners of my eyes where I can get very dry.

Finally, I took one pump of Stratia Liquid Gold mixed with four drops of Deciem’s The Ordinary Rose Hip Seed Oil for extra hydration.