Thursday, June 6, 2013

My Oily Skin Saviors

oil-free, yay! wearing: MAC lipstick "Pink Pigeon"


Summer is pretty much here and one thing that I hate about the Summertime is how my face acts up. I have combination/oily skin and it can be such a pain. I experience oily skin pretty much in the t-zone area. My hormonal acne is finally under control (thank you birth control) and it isn't a major issue for me anymore. But as soon as it starts getting hot, my t-zone becomes an oil slick.

Luckily, I have these useful little tools that keep my face shine-free for most of the day. That and my daily makeup routine has helped keep A LOT of the oiliness under control.  I use my Korres Pomegranate Mattifying Treatment under my daily moisurizer. This was gifted to me by my BFF and I am so happy she gave me this! This stuff is amazing! And I love the cool sensation, especially on warmer days.


For touch-ups, I use my Boscia Green Tea Blotting Linens. They are available at Sephora. At $7.00, The price is pretty decent and these are the best blotting papers I have used. They absorb a lot of oil and I only need one sheet. For extra humid days, I'll touch up twice a day.



I do not wear foundation everyday. I wouldn't be able to stand it! My makeup routine for everyday is pretty simple. I'll just add a little blush or lipstick to liven it up a little.

daily makeup routine (taken with flash)

PRODUCTS USED
Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream "Medium"
MAC Pro Longwear Concealer NW35
Stila Cream Blush "Peony"
MAC Mineralize blush "Warm Soul"
MAC lipstick "Up The Amp"
Maybelline Colossal Mascara "Glam Black"











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