Skincare essentials

I've been through some very rough times with my skin since I was young. I have always had very acne prone skin, that I never knew how to take care of. I have always looked at the drugstore for my skincare but never had the best results. I have now came across the problem; my skin is dehydrated. Its weird to think that my skin couldn't have enough moisture or "water" in it, being that my skin is oily as well. I have tried so many product since learning this. I have discovered through testing and testing, the products that work for me.

Origins Make a Difference Plus + Rejuvenating Moisturizer - This moisturizer is the bomb diggity!! I love it. It claims that it is "an invigorated moisturizer to help repair dry and dehydrated skin". That is exactly what it does. I use this at night after I cleanse and then again in the morning. My skin feels happy and moisturized. The product is a perfect consistency, its not as heavy as a thick white cream, but its not too wet and thin either. It has a very herbal smell which is not too strong. I highly recommend this to anyone with dehydrated skin.

Hourglass N° 28 Primer Serum- I originally bought this because I thought it was the primer that everyone was raving about. But it is not, I purchased this before the moisturizer and I was using it under my make up as a primer. I made my skin silky and smooth, It is an oily serum texture. I wasn't in love with it. Then I started using my Origins moisturizer and then I loved it. I now use it at night after I moisturize (I just prefer it overtop) and then in the morning the same way. It does help my foundation last, but I think it is because it is treating my skin. It has 14 essential oils including lavender, vanilla, orange peel plus so much more it also has vitamins. I just love how healthy my skin feels after using this. 

Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm- I first got interested in this because of Barbra from ThePersianBabe  she mentioned it in a video, so I had to go get it. Everything she uses on her skin works on mine, so it seemed right to go grab it. It is a hard oil/ balm product that is used to take off your make up and cleanse your skin. It is absolutely amazing. You take a small amount of the product into your hands and melt it then rub it into your skin to remove all your make up. I think wet my hands with warm water and rub it into my skin. The product becomes milky and I continue to remove it until it is all gone. I then use a cleanser after to remove any access product (Which there never is, I'm just being safe) I only have 2 or 3 uses of this product left and I am going to repurchase another one very soon.

Hope you guys can take away some products from that! Let me know how it goes and if you have any skin care essentials that I should check out!