My on-the-go winter essentials!
When I first moved away from Nigeria, my skin was peeling and my lips were another story. I stopped washing my face everyday: I was just cleansing it with an all-in-one facial cleanser-toner. However, I was still breaking out. I recently decided to return to washing my face twice a day and my face is a bit clearer. I do think though that my skin has adjusted cos’ it doesn’t flake anymore. To combat the dryness during the day, I re-moisturize my face every time it feels or looks dry.Read More
How to build a skin care regimen part 2: skin types.
Your skin type basically determines the sort of skin care products to use. If you’re not sure what skin type you fall into, you can determine by using a clean facial tissue to wipe your face first thing in the morning. OR You could also wash your face and refrain from using any toner and moisturizer. Wait for about 20 minutes and then check: how does your skin feel and/or look? The 5 skin types are: Normal. If there’s no oil on the tissue, you probably have normal skin. It feels comfortable. Read More