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Do you have a skin care routine? Can you offer tips for great skin?

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Asked by CafeMom Team at 11:22 AM on May. 13, 2011 in Beauty & Style

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Answers (11)
  • I wash it with olive oil soap and use sunscreen. That's all I do.
    CraftingMama

    Answer by CraftingMama at 11:24 AM on May. 13, 2011

  • after my shower i wash my face with a scrub then i use an alcohol based product on it then use an spf lotion
    campbellb3421

    Answer by campbellb3421 at 11:24 AM on May. 13, 2011

  • I wash with a gentle wash, exfoliate with a fruit enzyme exfoliator, 3 times a week i use a volcanic ash mud mask & I moisturize daily.

    3 times a week, i also use an enzyme mask that does not have exfoliating beads. It's a gel that sits on your face for 5 minutes, it burns for a second, then cools (my skin is real sensitive)... my face glows afterward.

    I like Alba products. They are natural & not too expensive.
    samurai_chica

    Answer by samurai_chica at 11:26 AM on May. 13, 2011

  • I don't use anything but some apricot face scrub and drink a TON of water, and my skin looks pretty healthy.
    siera_lyn

    Answer by siera_lyn at 11:26 AM on May. 13, 2011

  • I use a gentle cleanser and sometimes do a baking soda scrub on my face. Lately I've been breaking out so I've been using a BHA exfoliant.
    jmpj8107

    Answer by jmpj8107 at 11:32 AM on May. 13, 2011

  • Less is more; don't do too much.

    I use a gentle, chemical/toxin-free cream cleanser (none of the commercial brands and, btw, Alba is not completely natural) or jojoba oil to wash my face, and 100% argan oil as my moisturizer. If I feel the need to exfoliate, I simply mix some baking soda with my cleanser and use that. Strong enough to work but gentle enough to not tear my skin apart. I don't use sunscreen because I'm allergic to the chemicals (break out in awful hives) so I just cover up while in the sun.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:11 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • Always moisturize ~
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 6:12 PM on May. 13, 2011

  • If you do not have the Clarisonic cleansing brush, it's a must have! It cleanses your skin 6 x better than fingers alone. Always ensure if you wear makeup, cleanser your face 2 x in the evening, one removes makeup the other cleanses the skin. Use an appropriate toner/softener, moisturizer, eye cream and always use SPF. Exfoliate 2 x week. You can also use a serum underneath your moisturizer - a great one is the Prevage (it's not inexpensive $155 but worth it). If you have any questions on products, I am a personal shopper for Nordstrom cosmetics.
    JulZa

    Answer by JulZa at 2:39 PM on May. 15, 2011

  • I use Mary Kay products
    Christmaslver68

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 4:41 PM on May. 17, 2011

  • Basically I wash my face once to twice a day. I wash off my make up and wash & be done! I don't use anything special.
    Angellinda

    Answer by Angellinda at 5:17 PM on May. 17, 2011

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