Many of you ladies have been asking about my skin regime for a long time. I’ve finally recorded a video to share my secrets- the potions, the dust, the secret sauce
I have normal to dry skin that looks extra great in moist warm weather and struggles to hold a drop of moisture when it’s arid outside. I generally keep things super simple, natural and hydrating
Below, you’ll find the infographic I made you that has all the my regime basics.
Why do I use lemon water?
Lemons are excellent as detoxifiers. It helps to cleanse your body from the inside out, it contains the antioxidant Vitamin C and is a natural diuretic (helps you to pee).
I’ve always felt that the key to clear skin is to have clear insides. Lemon water helps me to achieve just that at such a little cost.
You also don’t have to use a whole lemon. You can use half the lemon to make the water, or you can even cut up the lemon even smaller and add a piece to your bottled water. Just add a new piece of lemon every time you fill up the water bottle again.
I would say for results in under a month of use, drink lemon water every day. I think it will even work faster!
Why do I prefer aloe vera gel without Tetrasodium EDTA?
Tetrasodium EDTA is a known carcinogen. Granted it isn’t used in huge amounts in our skin care stuff, but get this- we use so many skin care items per day, from our body wash, to our face soap, to our lotion, to our make-up to deodorant that I’m convinced that it all adds up. We also absorbs way more of something when we put on our skin as opposed to when we eat it!
So in my opinion, if there’s something better and within my budget I’ll just go for it.
Here’s a list here of some Aloe Gel brands that are Tetrasodium EDTA free
Why do I use raw honey?
Cause it’s the bomb.com! Raw honey is amazing for skin. First it has an excellent pH (about 4.5 pH range) that matches the pH of skin. Second, it’s chock full of vitamins and minerals like Vitamin B, potassium and iron that are extra nourishing to your skin especially since it is absorbed through your skin. Honey is a wonderful humectant that draws moisture to skin.
But the best punch of all is that it literally soothes and heals acne, hyperpigmentation (that’s the scar healing properties I told you about), enlarged pores, eczema and a whole host other skin issues.
Also, if you mix it with some water, it releases peroxide which will further help acne and kill bacteria on the skin.
Processed honey loses much of that good stuff and if you’re serious about nourishing your skin deeply than I say make a small investment and chose that raw honey.
Why do I mix a drop of glycerin with my morning spf moisturizer?
Glycerin is a proven effective moisturizer for skin. I have dry skin so I use it! Don’t OD with it or it can give you a tacky, sticky feeling.
Links to Products I Use
- Aloe Vera Gel (w/o Tetrasodium EDTA)
- Raw Unfiltered Honey
- Aveeno Face Wash
- Aveeno Moisturizer
- Vegetable Glycerin
- Apricot Scrub
- NYR Beauty Concentrate
- NYR Rose Beauty Balm
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