KBK
KBK
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29
Dry Skin
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Los Angeles
Routine
β€œI'm starting to take a closer look at my skincare routine...better late than never!”
Routine
β€œI'm starting to take a closer look at my skincare routine...better late than never!”
Commented 1 year ago
Omg there's so much room to upgrade yaaa!! You should get a gentle cleanser, hydrating toner, some sort of exfoliator (as mentioned below), and a better moisturizer. πŸ˜‚ Hydrating toner: try the Laneige in my routine, it's srsly the best.
Commented 1 year ago
Nice and simple πŸ˜† I would recommend adding an acid (chemical exfoliant) and perhaps a gel moisturizer.. I like a sebamed gel moisturizer. Also do you use sunscreen?
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Commented 1 year ago
Thanks for the reco! And yup, I burn pretty easily so I try to limit prolonged sun exposure and use sunscreen.
Commented 1 year ago
Hm, I see that the Aveeno scrub still contains small exfoliating beads, which can irritate your skin causing tears (also, it's not great for the environment). Instead of using a physical exfoliating scrub, why not try using a chemical exfoliant that helps you clear your skin? I would recommend trying the Paula's Choice BHA exfoliator, it's in my routine. It's helped me clear out my acne.
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Commented 1 year ago
Thanks for the reco - I'll give it a try! Glad to hear that it's helped with your acne. Is BHA better than AHA in your opinion? (saw a lot of versions for both when I searched)
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Commented 1 year ago
Thanks for the reco - I'll give it a try! Glad to hear that it's helped with your acne. Is BHA better than AHA in your opinion? (saw a lot of versions for both when I searched)
Commented 1 year ago
BHA is better for your skin if you're dealing with acne issues bc it goes beyond the surface of your skin to help clear out impurities. AHA is more for treating the surface of your skin -- think hyperpigmentation, skin tone, etc. I think if you're looking to clear out your acne, BHA is the primary exfoliant you should look into!
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Commented 1 year ago
Thanks so much for the thorough explanation!
Commented 1 year ago
yeah, I'd look into incorporating a BHA chemical exfoliant! Paula's Choice has a good one: https://www.paulaschoice.com/skin-perfecting-2pct-bha-liquid-exfoliant/201.html
Commented 1 year ago
oh our first male poster!!
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Commented 1 year ago
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Commented 1 year ago
Hi KB! This is a very bare bones routine 😊 noticed you tagged acne healing, do you have acne that you're dealing with?
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Commented 1 year ago
Yup 😬 I used to travel a ton for work, so I never really got into a routine even with this stuff I have at home (since they weren’t travel-sized products/would get taken away at airports). And yup, I feel like I’ve been dealing with acne for as long as I can remember. Would greatly appreciate any recommendations to level up my routine!
Commented 1 year ago
oh also, try to use a more gentle cleanser! i have a good one in my routine :)