Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Skincare Acne Prone Skin

 This post is sponsored by Mirum however all thoughts and opinions are my own.

All too often I get comments from friends, family and readers asking for advice on what to do for skin that breaks out? How about blackheads? While my main goal is often anti-aging there are still great drugstore products that will provide you with the perfect skincare regimen to get your skin blemish free. A great skincare regimen can go a long way in help clear and prevent future breakouts. Plus, right now at CVS you can save on everything you need to get that clear skin. 

One of the biggest culprits in breakout is not properly cleaning your skin. Going to bed with makeup on your face or failing to properly clean your skin in the morning can all irritate and clog pores. Additionally you can get breakouts from hormone changes, poor diet choices and stress. Sticking with a great cleansing regimen will help keep those bad boys at bay. I choose products from Simple, Noxzema and St. Ives to get my regimen in the right place.

Step 1: Remove makeup with Simple Water Boost Micellar Cleansing Water. I like to pour a small amount onto a Swissper cotton pad and use that to remove makeup. If you haven't tried the Micellar Cleansing Water then trust me when I say that you are missing out! It really is magical. It gently removes makeup with water infused with skin-loving minerals and plant extracts. There is no rinsing involved and if you battle with dry skin this will also help sooth and rehydrate your skin. 

Step 2: Cleanse and moisturize with Noxzema Classic Clean Original Deep Cleansing Cream. I will use the Noxzema if I am working on battling breakout but for those of you who like a hydrating cleanser I would recommend POND'S Cold Cream Cleanser. Apply the product directly to your skin and massage throughout. The Noxzema Classic Clean Original Deep Cleansing Cream helps to reach deep into pores to remove dirt and oil while leaving your skin smooth and soft. The eucalyptus creates a nice tingling sensation. Rinse with lukewarm water before moving on to Step 3.

Step 3: Exfoliate with St. Ives Green Tea Blackhead Clearing Scrub. Apply a quarter size amount of scrub into the palm of your hand and then spread throughout entire face. Take 30 seconds to really exfoliate entire face before rinsing with lukewarm water. The green tea helps pack a punch in battling blackheads with antioxidants that help unclog pores while calming your skin at the same time. The natural ingredients include green tea and exfoliating minerals.

Right now you can score these products for a great deal from CVS. They are offering a Buy One, Get One 50% off all POND'S Noxzema, St. Ives and Simple skincare products. Plus, you can get $% ExtraBucks with you spend $15 on participating POND'S, Noxzema, St. Ives and Simple skincare products. Looking good shouldn't have to cost you an arm and leg.