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Serums, with exfoliators coming at a very, very close second. Having oily, acne-prone skin, exfoliators (especially chemical ones) have always been a must for me. I also love seeing the glow! But there’s just something about serums that are so amazing to me–I can’t get enough of them! 😀

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exfoliants, same as you! i’ve been just using plain ol’ baking soda lately for it and my skin feels ssssooo good. better than it’s felt in ages.

Desert Essence Thoroughly Clean Face Wash. A few months ago, I tried the Trader Joe’s version, which listed all of the same ingredients, but it wasn’t quite the same… I also love slathering argan and/or jojoba oil all over my face at night. My skin drinks the oil up, and in the morning, I just swipe with witch hazel, moisturizer & sunscreen, then go about my normal makeup routine.

there is not just one…..eyecream, facecream, serums and exfoliatiors and masks…all hold an important place in skin care. But I must say handcream by Curel….constant all day long since I wash my hands all day long.

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Definitely exfoliators. I hate feeling anything on my face, and exfoliators are like…the opposite of something being on my face ha ha.

Oils for me! I love that plump,. moisturized feeling that oils give. My favorite at the moment would be sunflower beauty oil.

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Toners! I use Lush’s Breath of Fresh Air. My skin’s sensitive, so I can only exfoliate once a week and do a peel even less often, and moisturizer is kind of dull. Toners make my skin feel nice and clean and pretty.

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Rise off masks ( I don’t like the ones you peel off). It gives me like 10-20minutes to just relax and let the mask do its work. My favorites are GlamGlow and the Origins 10min drink up masks.

Lotion fo any kind! I love slathering Trader Joe’s Cocoa Butter lotion on my body, especially in the winter (it’s $4.99 for a tub, smells like frosting, and sinks it right away to leave skin amazingly moisturized), and for my face something rich for winter (like La Roche-Posay Cicaplast, which I haven’t been able to find in the US) or a gel lotion in the summer 🙂

Toner. I use apple cider vinegar. It feels so nice on my skin after washing off my makeup, like my skin just took a deep breath and relaxed.

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Exfoliators are my absolute favorite. I’m always on the hunt for exfoliators made with new combinations of natural products. I also make my own. I use sugar, corn meal or sea salt combined with my favorite oils – coconut, grapeseed, lavender, avocado, etc. My 2nd favorite skin care product are body butters.

I do a 25% mandelic acid peel every 2 weeks and no longer need scrubs or a daily AHA. Leaves me smooth and helps with my mild acne/scarring but no downtime for peeling. Love it.

I love the cleansing factor and cooling sensation of astringent on my face! I use Sea Breeze Fresh-Clean Astringent for sensitive skin, and it is a great deep cleanser that removes every trace of makeup and dirt that my regular facial wash may leave behind.

Serums ( like the Liérac Hydrachrono ), moisturizing masks ( like Estee Lauder Triple Creme ).

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