Skincare

My Favourite Skincare Products

You all know that I love me some skincare, so I thought I would do a little update to share new products that I’m loving, as well as my long-time faves for those of you who are newer to APOE. Yay!

I have very sensitive skin. It’s oily, but dry. I am allergic to certain ingredients; anything with citrus will turn my face bright red and will burn until I wash it off. Perfumed products give me headaches. The only exfoliator that doesn’t make my skin agitated is a Clarisonic. Basically my skin is a hot mess, so I have to be very careful about what I’m putting on it.
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Nutricosmetics | Food For Your Skin

We all know that I love skincare. Learning about different products and experimenting with skincare alternatives is something that I always enjoy sharing on A Piece of Elise. Remember when I myth busted the painful and scary effects of Chemical Peels? Well, during my most recent event at Cosmedica, I learned about another cool new treatment that allows you to improve your skin from the inside out.
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What a Chemical Peel Actually Feels Like

Whoever made up the name “chemical peel” did the treatment a serious disservice. Until recently, I had never been for a chemical peel because I have serious issues with peeling skin. I can’t even look at Arbutus trees without wanting to be sick. I avoid direct sunlight out of fear of getting a burn that might peel. My phobia is actually quite extreme. The idea of putting chemicals on my face that result in a self induced peeling of skin is something that I would have nightmares about, but with a little bit of reassurance from friends, I did successfully get my first chemical peel and I’m really glad I did.
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