• Beauty

    Morning Skincare Routine

    This post has been a long time coming, both because I have been planning on writing this for a while and also because it took me a long time to develop a skincare routine. Up until my late twenties, my routine, if you could call it one, consisted of two items: an oil-free moisturizer with SPF 15 and a jar of cleanser. While there is nothing wrong with either of these items, they stopped addressing my skincare needs long before I stopped using them. In my previous skincare post, I mentioned that I have dry skin. I had just about gotten used to the tight, stretched out feeling that comes…

  • Beauty

    What’s my skin type?

    Generally speaking, people typically fall into one of four skintypes: normal, dry, oily, or combination. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I have dry skin. Over the years, aestheticians have pointed this out to me at facial appointments. I would always respond with a ‘but I moisturize daily…” and it wasn’t until quite recently that I started to actually address this issue. (I’ll be sharing my skincare regimen soon!) But, simply put, that’s how I found out what my skin type is. For those of you who don’t know your skin type and don’t feel like getting a facial just to find out, you are in luck! I came across…