Masks -DDF - Sulfur Therapeutic Mask [DISCONTINUED]
youdoyou 5/10/2012 11:48:00 PM
Love this mask. I usually do not use masks, but this gives my skin a clean slate about once or twice a week. It just makes me feel so clean and fresh and leaves my skin incredibly smooth as well. I use this about once a week after exfoliating with my cleanser and washcloth, I'm sure that it helps aid with blackheads and prevention of acne because I'm not breaking out at all. Will definitely buy again.
Skincare - Face -Kate Somerville - Eradikate Acne Spot Treatment
youdoyou 5/10/2012 11:45:00 PM
Love this. I use it after my moisturizer at night on my problem spots. It also helps me to not pick at my skin because this conceals the acne at night so I do not look at it... Seems to dry out the problem areas nicely. Although this is very smelly stuff, makes your pillowcases smell, but I have become acclimated to it, so that's fine I guess. Another good thing about this is that it actually adheres to the skin and stays there, unlike some spot treatments I've used that flake off of the skin within a few hours. A+
Treatments -Peter Thomas Roth - AHA/BHA Acne Clearing Gel
youdoyou 4/23/2012 7:57:00 PM
Wow, never have I had a product make my skin pump out as much oil as this one. I would apply it, and within about 20 minutes I was full of oil. Never again. Didn't really notice any positive effects as far as clearing my mild acne either. Although I didn't give it enough time, (only used it for about two weeks, as that's all I could stand.) Just beware if you have oily skin, as this could potentially make it ten times worse as it did with me. :/ Sticky also.
Moisturizers -Clinique - Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel
youdoyou 4/23/2012 7:53:00 PM
Great, simple, no frills moisturizer. It never breaks me out which is excellent! I have very picky skin. So I appreciate anytime a formula doesn't break me out. However, I have found that when I am on an acne medication, it does not moisturize enough. But I think that if you are normal to oily skinned, and do not apply any harsh, drying treatments to your skin that this will be enough for you. Also leaves skin incredibly smooth.
Very nice exfoliator. Love it. I use it every two nights. Leave it on for two minutes and it makes my skin feel smooth as glass, along with getting rid of the flakies!
Moisturizers -Kate Somerville - Oil Free Moisturizer
youdoyou 4/23/2012 7:49:00 PM
Didn't care for this. It was very lightweight but it did not really hydrate at all. Sunk in well, but left a strange film on my skin. Also skin felt much oilier when using this. On top of that it also clogged my pores along my temples... perhaps the algae in the formula? I dunno.
Scrubs -Neutrogena - Oil-Free Acne Stress Control Power-Clear Scrub
youdoyou 4/23/2012 7:47:00 PM
Meh, not my favorite. It has a very creamy base, which I guess is a nice alternative to most of the harsh acne solutions out there. But this just wasn't for me. Never felt clean afterwards, and I'm not a fan of cleansers that leave a film on the skin afterward and this definitely does. Do like that it contains glycolic acid though.
I know supposedly alcohol is terrible for skin, but this astringent is amazing. It makes my skin feel so clean and there is absolutely no residue or sticky feel, like a few of the Neutrogena ones I've tried. I believe this is keeping my skin clearer as well!
Though I no longer use foundation anymore, this is an excellent foundation, that I did use quite often. Never breaks me out and doesn't contain those awful yet popular silicones that break me out like every other liquid foundation contains (Cyclopentasiloxane) Formula is creamy, yet dries to a matte finish.
Nice cleanser, gentle. Removes makeup and sunscreen well. No adverse reactions. Left skin a little tight, but no big deal. Highly recommend this cleanser to someone using an acne prescription who is very oily as opposed to using Cetaphil or Cerave Hydrating. Also found this removed sunscreen very well.
I use this cleanser with a serum and light moisturizer and my skin is really looking great! I find this cleanser to be excellent at removing my oil and sunscreen at the end of the day! I love it, I really do think this is keeping my skin clear. I have very sensitive, oily, acne prone skin. This cleanser is not the least bit irritating if I use it in a system with a serum and moisturizer. However, if I didn't hydrate my skin after, it would for sure be drying, like any cleanser! HG