Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Winter Skin

With winter still in full force in much of the country, skincare can become an issue. It's dry and cold, and those are not ideal conditions for glowing skin.

Many people have a plethora of skincare items, including anti-aging stuff. Personally, I think you don't need to use anti-aging anything until you're 40 or 50. Even then, embrace who you are! Wrinkles and spots add character and wisdom. All these fancy beauty products are aiming to make us all the same, and I don't know about you, but I don't want that.



However, I do use a couple products on my skin, especially in the winter, just to keep myself feeling healthy and fresh. First of all, I like to use basic lotion (after a shower especially) to moisturize. I use this mostly on my arms and legs. My favorite lotions are from Bath and Body Works. When I want to feel extra sexy, I use the Forever Red. The smell is super luxurious!

I also use a few products from The Body Shop for my face. It is a three-step process. I don't do this daily, but only when I'm feeling like I need a face refresher.


First, I use the facial cleanser in the shower to clean off makeup and any other buildup from throughout the day. The next step happens after the shower. The toner is rubbed all over my face to help clarify. After that, the last thing I do is apply some facial lotion, lightly, over my face.

These steps give me a nice, fresh glow, and I smell good too! My skincare routine is not extreme, but when necessary, I like using these products. What skincare products do you like to use for yourself particularly in the winter?

14 comments:

  1. I use Rodan and Fields skin care line and I also LOVE Neutrogena's grapefruit face wash. Now that I am in my mid 30s, I use at least 30 SPF on my face everyday even in the winter.

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    1. That's smart to use sunscreen! My foundation has 15 SPF in it.

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  2. I need to develop a skin care regime! I always buy products but never stick to one thing.

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    1. I am the same way. I have some Olay face wash from way back when that I never use anymore.

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  3. I tend to use Eslor, but I'm running out and would like to try something new. Thanks for sharing your routine. I need to check out The Body Shop, haven't been in there in a while.

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    1. The Body Shop is great! Lots of cool stuff in there.

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  4. I'm with Krystal, I need to get a routine. As I get older my skin is definitely having more issues.

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    1. It's hard to find one, but with enough experimenting I'm sure you'll find something you like!

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  5. I would try some Cetaphil! It is my go to face wash! :)

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  6. My routine is so crazy. I really need to change some things around. I really need to just go back to using Black soap-- it worked great for my skin

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    1. Interesting, I will have to look that up!

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  7. Great post! I agree with you less in more when it comes to skincare routines. If it is too complicated or time consuming I definitely wont stick to it!

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