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    How to Build a Foolproof Beauty Routine on a Budget

    How to Build a Foolproof Beauty Routine on a Budget

    Each person has a different skin situation and you can address your concerns no matter your budget. Here’s how:

    Target One Major Problem at a Time

    One product may target one specific skin problem and if you have several issues, you think using several products together will save you time. In theory, this sounds ideal. However, there might be ingredients in these products that make them react to one another in an unpredictable manner.

    Some of them might also contain the same chemicals, which means your skin is exposed to a stronger dosage than you intended. When you go cosmetics online shopping, pay attention to the labels to know if they’re using ingredients that can be used together without harming the skin.

    Buy a Set of Products

    skin care products
    facial care products

    They’re more expensive compared to buying just one, and you might make the mistake of getting just the one you feel you need the most. Beauty systems, however, are meant to complement each other. You’re getting better results if you use the cleanser, toner, and moisturizer in the same product range. Plus, if you buy them in one set, chances are, the total cost would still be cheaper than buying the same products individually.

    Know Your Skin Type

    Know your skin type

    You want the best for your skin, so give it what it needs. Know your skin type and use products that are specifically formulated to that particular skin type. This is important in preventing common problems such as excessively drying oily skin not knowing that that may lead to it producing even more oil.

    Conversely, if you already have oily skin, you would not want to use more oil-based products that may only make it more prone to breakouts.

    There is no single way to build a skincare routine on a budget. You get to choose what works for you. Just know that when you make informed choices, the risk of product wastage and skin damage is at the minimum.

    Your beauty routine should not be the reason you can’t save or afford your basic necessities. It’s supposed to make you feel good about yourself by enhancing your features. It would be wrong to assume that means you need to spend more than you are able on products that are hyped by beauty gurus.

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    ALL ABOUT SKIN (episode 2): Journey to understanding my skin

    ALL ABOUT SKIN (episode 2): Journey to understanding my skin

    Hello lovelies, I bet you are enjoying your weekend and that’s also why you are clicking on this article. If you read my previous blog post of ALL ABOUT SKIN (epidose 1) then this article will be the continuous format, because what I am about to tell you will change your mindset about using different brands or using way too many skincare.

    It’s all about understanding your skin

    Firstly, I will be telling you about my own experience from 15 years old me to current age almost 30 in May 31st. Then from that you can pick up and draw a conclusion if you happened to also have similar experience but I guess most of us do.

    Understanding skin is like understanding our basic needs, what we like or don’t like and sometimes it can be annoying because when we use a product especially the expensive one and it is not working for our skin. We may suffer from disappointment, loss of money and time/effort. Then we started to look randomly follow the instruction inside, when actually the one who can understand your skin is only yourself.

    This is my story

    I was 13 years old back then and already get my period. I know that my skin will be a mature skin once I get old. There are lots of whitehead and inflammatory pimples even up until now. the first skincare product that I use is a facial wash that my mom hand over to me and I don’t know what is that – I guess we all face this phase where our mom still think us as a kid and we don’t need to use that kind of high maintenance beauty products.

    “kids doesn’t need to use expensive stuff that adult use”

    I still use the mommy product. Till one day I suffered from skin breakout and ended up going to skin doctor with my dad. He gives me a cream for my acne and while using this acne cream, my skin started to heal yet it turned my skin to dry. Anyway, my skin is combination skin with an oily T zone (around my forehead and nose).

    After moving to other city and I was about 15 years old at that time, I use L’Oreal Whitening set that actually work pretty fine with my skin even thou I am still suffering from small pimples but it is not as worst as the first time. I think that the doctor acnes cream does have permanent effect to my skin. I feel that it’s quite scared to clog my pores with sebum anymore, yet my skin is very slow to produce oil.

    I use the L’Oreal skincare pretty long. To be honest, it just suppor to give a little bit moisturizing. It doesn’t hydrate skin nor does it brighten my skin. If you asked me if I’m going to recommend using whitening  product for your acnaic skin, the answer is NO.

    The makeup brand that I use is always drugstore makeup, because I have no money to buy those expensive high-end brand and in my era, there is no indie brand at all. I have limited choice of beauty brands since I lived in Indonesia and not all exported product that available in Singapore or US is available to purchase directly in Indonesia. I use Revlon, L’Oreal and Maybelline makeup. I also use Korean product which is Misha and Etude. Also, an online catalog makeup which is Oriflame. The other products I use will be Olay

    All of the product is not non-comedogenic, oil-free, fragrance-free. While this element is important for me right now to use beauty products but back in my teenage years, I don’t have access to that product. I moved to Singapore after I finish my first degree and then after several months in Singapore, my skin started to break out again. This time is a big stone like acne, and this kind of acne is adult acne. This is still inflammatory acne. I guess the pollution and hot weather, also the hormone change as I get older.

    I am back again to skin doctor and this time in Singapore. My sister visited this doctor before, so she prescribed me with tretinoin and differin gel. This is the time where I know that these two medicine is for acnes. Then from that onward, I use oil-free, fragrance-free and non-comedogenic products. For makeup, it will not sustain a long hour because several ingredients are being removed to formulate the makeup. I often do retouch.

    I use makeup such as Sephora foundation and Lancome Teint Miracle. Nowadays, there is a lot of choice for makeup and skincare that contain all 3 element that I mentioned above. Also, a lot of choices for beauty products these days since there is lots of indie brands starting to pop out and they serve really good quality products.

    My current skin condition is dry, dehydrated, sensitive, and acne prone skin. It is mature skin. I started to stop purchasing skincare from my sister skin doctor since it really expensive and starting to get to know what my skin really need. If you have similar skin like mine. These articles below may help you in choosing your skincare product and all of the makeup on this blog is reviewed based on my skin condition, so you will have information about makeup that you want to buy by typing the brand name on this blog.



    After you read this article, I guess you will know and understand that using different type of skincare doesn’t mean it’s bad maybe it’s better because if you keep using the same skincare, your skin will become immune to the formula and then doesn’t absorb anymore benefit.

    Using all makeup product must be aware of few ingredients that will make skin breakout, even using full coverage foundation from high end brands everyday, doesn’t mean it won’t cause anymore problem. Skin will be prone to suffer from skin breakout when you using product from drugstore, except if it is formulated without 3 element – oil free, fragrance free and non comedogenic.

    Mineral base, hypoallergenic or anything that the brands claimed doesn’t guarantee anything, you still must do some check up onto their ingredients.

    Always use beauty products according to your skin need. Makeup are only there to help enhance your beauty, for example: high coverage foundation are use if you are suffer from post acne scar or other skin problem that need imediate treatment but you cannot do it since you have something to attend too and need you to appear excellent.

    Your skincare, her or his skincare is bound to each and everyone skin need. Your skin problem and solution doesn’t appeal for his or her.

    Skin will always change, it maybe annoying to change all the skincare products even the sequence, but it is necessary if you really love yourself.

    I hope this article helped you in trying to understand your skin more. Lastly cheap or expensive beauty products doesn’t mean anything, you still need to run the test, but since the beauty industry are really advanced these days, you may feel less worry from side effect or skin breakout.

    Spill your tea and how your skin is gradually change. share with us what kind of solution that you have done.

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    Full time jobseeker and lifestyle writer. Felicia loves to try different products and service, sharing it on Feliccine.com since 2014.
    Skin condition: dry, dehydrated, sensitive with adult acne.

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    FIRST IMPRESSION: MONU PROFESSIONAL SKINCARE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS

    FIRST IMPRESSION: MONU PROFESSIONAL SKINCARE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS

    At first, I was kinda confused with ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS on the packaging. So, what are MONU SKIN PROFESSIONAL ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS? [you can watch the video on below page] Designed to nourish dry skin and restore suppleness for a more radiant appearance, Essential Elements moisturising cream is ideal for counteracting the effects of cold weather and elemental damage. Packed full of comforting natural ingredients, including Wheat Germ, Olive Oil and aromatic Rose and Sandalwood oils, it works to effectively restore hydration and revitalisation to the complexion. Perfect for dry or sensitive skin. Ideal for those who have an active lifestyle or spend a lot of time outdoors.

    Susan Molyneux’s creation, the Monu Professional Skincare range allows you to enjoy unique formulations that utilize the special properties of pure, natural ingredients using plants and herbs, minerals and essential oils. With essentials for your face and body, this wonderful brand harnesses the remarkable recuperative power of nature to soothe, nurture and protect your skin and refresh your inner being. And as you’d expect, no Monu Professional Skincare formulation contains damaging chemicals, artificial perfumes, or synthetic colours; nor do they test them on animals.

    KEY ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

    VEGAN FRIENDLY  

    Rose Essential Oil

    This special oil has a gentle, floral aroma that is extremely mood enhancing. It is used in skincare when treating sensitive skin and can also lift the spirits. Only a little of this essence is required, as its perfume is intense.

    Wheat Germ Oil              

    Wheat Germ Oil is rich in Vitamin E a powerful antioxidant. This oil will help to nourish dry skin, excellent for treating wrinkles and stretch marks.

    Arnica  

    Taken from the alpine herb that helps stimulate the peripheral blood supply when applied externally. It is anti-inflammatory and helps to heal broken skin.

    HOW TO USE:

    After cleansing and toning apply a small amount of Essential Elements to the face and neck, in the morning and evening, using a gentle upward movement.

    WHERE TO BUY?

    You can buy in beauty retail or MONU Skin, they shipped international and when you spend over £50, you will get free postage and packaging. You can also check on LOOKFANTASTIC to see if the product is available and you may insert my promo code: FELICCINE for 22% discount (I don’t earn a commission when you use my code, but affiliate link available in my shop down below)

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    IMPRESSION

    The essential elements have a really thick and creamier form of a cream. I love that it is really quick to absorb into my skin and it doesn’t cause any makeup cakey or flakiness.

    It is also not causing skin breakout, I have also use UV protection after I use this cream and it does blend perfectly with my HADALABO air UV moist SPF 50+++/PA. Normally, thicker cream version will cause whitehead around my skin but this one doesn’t and I use my makeup without any primer base right now. It does lasting for 8 hours and I do feel that my skin is really healthy right now.

    Ever since I use this product, I have not suffered from adult acnes around my jaw (left and right), there is no big stone like acnes during my period. All of sudden it just stopped. However, during my travel for more than 8 hours I have to add sheetmask when I feel dehydrated. While I travel back from San Fransisco to Singapore, I have not using any sheetmask and at that time I happened to just use this product in 2nd week. I guess it does make my skin develop more moist or to make the moist stay intact. I rarely feel dry, or even dehydrated.

    While I use Tretinoin, I often suffer from skin peeling in the next morning, so I have to use more face mask to moisten and hydrate my face. While using this product, I have no longer having those problem, so I keep my retinol routine back to normal. It is really devastated 3 years for me, to look over a face cream product. Not that I want to say that all the face cream from my skincare routine is bad, they just doesn’t give enough moisturizer for my skin.

    I have to be able to balance out by lessen or adding the skincare into my routine. I always wanted to have only single cream that able to do manage all of that because I still need to exfoliate my sin and use tretinoin. I am really sensitive for my skin need as I grow up and right now I am in early 30 therefore, I have to cultivate my skincare routine to adapt with my current skin condition.

    PRODUCT OUTLOOK


    The applicator is pumped. I like pumped applicator because it sustains the cream into the original condition since it doesn’t expose the cream, unlike jar packaging that will certain be exposed everytime I open the jar and I also have to use the tools to just take out the cream but have to say that I believe that beauty brands have thought carefully and thoroughly to create the packaging for their product creation.

    The cream form is really thick and really creamy. I love the feel of this cream. I assume that since the cream form is hard, that’s probably the reason that my makeup blend perfectly smooth.


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    ALL ABOUT SKIN (Episode 1): DRY versus DEHYDRATED SKIN

    ALL ABOUT SKIN (Episode 1): DRY versus DEHYDRATED SKIN

    Hi lovelies, I hope you are enjoying your weekend. Today I will be explaianing more about the different between dry and dehydrated skin. There are so many explanation of this, and I know that you have already seen some of it, but let me further explain t you since my skin is dry and dehydrated.

    DRY SKIN CONDITION

    means that less oil, less sebum and prone to be sensitive. It may also prone to acne and it may not be prone to acne. For my skin, it is prone to acne. In the past I am always so confused of which skincare that I need to use just to take care of my skin. If you happened to have the same problem, no worries.. I will be sharing to you my secret on this article.

    Dry skin suffer from lack of moisturiser. In our skin, we produce natural collagen that coming from our skin and for dry skin it produce slower than other skin condition, therefore it is necessary to pick up skincare that replace the moisturiser in our skin, such as creamier face cream, thicker form of essence toner and using occlusive. If you have dry skin, you may need to pay attention upon using acid such as Ferulic acid, Ascorbic Acid, Glycolic Acid and BHA.

    Additionally for the use of retinol, while vitamin A (tretinoin) may have different purpose to your skin but it does serve to dry up your skin even in the extent of wound your skin, because the skin is dead and it will peel by itself that will cause bleeding. I often suffer from this kind of situation and because I really need to use Vitamin a, along with acid that I mentioned above but my skin is dry.

    Balance the skincare

    I balance it up. For example, if I going to use Glycolic Acid, then I won’t be using Ferulic acid/Ascorbic Acid because the skin will definetly dry, if Iuse both of them. I followed by using essence and 3 layers of skincare which consist of hydrating cream (cream form, not gel because gel is for combination and oily skin. It doesn’t do much for dry skin) , moisturizing cream and occlusive. I added Dr. Jart+ Cicapair, if I still feel not enough. Then, I balance out by resting my face and only use all the cream above for around 3 days.

    The next day, I use Ascorbic/Ferulic Acid, if I feel the pimples and dull skin starting to show up. The most important things that you need to take note is

    ‘if you see the visible sign of your skin changes then you need to use that skincare product’

    e.g: if you feel that all the skincare is not asorbing then you need to apply Glycolic Acid because it help the skin transfer all the skincare into the deepest layer of your skin. It also work to lift up your skin and brighten it up by reducing the dead skin.

    If you feel that you have so many whitehead and pimples, then you got to use Vitamin A or Tretinoin/retinol – how to use? you need to use after all the face cream and you may need to add face oils after vitamin A, in order to prevent skin to dry in the next days. It work to supply moist while treat your acne. some say, you can use ascorbic acid/ferulic acid alongside with tretinoi/retinol, I haven’t tested it out yet, therefore I have no comment on that but if you asked me if I going to do the test. I may prefer to play safe right now, since there is no problem with the sequence that I do.

    If you feel that your skin is dull or perhaps you feel that your skin is exposed with sun too much then you can use ascorbic acid/ferulic acid till you feel that your skin back to the actual condition. It is all about balancing and using the right skincare that suit to your skin.

    Solution: Face cream, hydrating cream (cream form), essence toner, occlusive, face oils, sheet mask, overnight mask (hydrating and moisturizing)

    I use product such as: EVELOM brightening cream, First Aid Beauty Hydrating cream, Cetaphil Ultra Hydating Cream, Virgin chia seed oils from DECIEM The Ordinary, HADALABO essence toner, ORIGIN’s mask, CLINIQUE overnight moisture mask, perfect Aqua Rich from SENKA, HADALABO alpha Gokuyjun sheetmask.

    DEHYDRATION SKIN CONDITION

    all skin condition even it is normal will suffer from dehydration. It is either your drink less water, you are exposed with too much sun and perhaps you are eating junk food, maybe you are using makeup. Any kind of cause from outside and inside your skin will be the reason, this is also why when someone suffer from dehydration, the skin start to break out. I will be telling you one by one from the cause that I mentioned above.

     

    From makeup

    If you are someone who just reach your teenage ages and you love to explore makeup, which apparently most teenager does and neglect the skincare, except if they suffer from acnaic or oily skin. Then, you may be suffering from dehydration. If you notice several blogger/influencer that you follow suffer from skin breakout so often, when they do insta stories then the problem is becaus, they often use high coverage foundation. Even eyeshadow could cause dehydration. A lot of color meaning a lot of ingredients mix to make that color. You have to see the makeup ingredients. These ingredients will make your skin dehydrated and dry too:

    • Alcohol in any form even benzyl alcohol
    • perfume/fragrance
    • plant herbal extract

    You also need to try to look out and do some research if your skin suffer from direct breakout, dehydration or even dryness after using a particular makeup or skincare.

    While some blogger that you follow having a good skin condition – you could try to see how many of them that use instant face mask and go to skincare clinic. It is always be a balance between makeup and skincare. I will advice you to not wear makeup at home, unless you are going out to party or event or hang out with girls but if you just go to the gym then you may need to just take a makeup day off, because doing sport is the best skincare than the skincare products that you apply.

    From travelling

    Going travel could dehydrate your skin easily, the reason why is because inside the plane there always be air conditioning, even in the office. In anywhere you spend more time and have air con, your skin are prone to dehydration. To balance it out is use sheet mask whenever you travel. If you travel only 2 hour then you can use sheet mask while you having your rest but if you travel more than 4 hour then you may need to use sheet mask about 2 of it every 4 hours. For example: 14 hour travel means you are using 3 sheet mask. 4 hours traveling time means you need to use 1 sheet mask. It is travel time divided by 4 hours.

    From food and drink

    Eating junk food, spicy food, drink coke or sugar rush drink will prone to dehydration. Even just a coffee or tea. It is unhealthy. Our skin is layer up with lots of moisturiser that actually a group of water that coming from us drinking those water. We drink and the bllod bring to all the cells, that will help for digestion system and our health, that include skin too. However, drinking way too much water will be exposed to heart attack, so balance it out by looking after what yourself really need. After all we have to always love ourself.

    Solution for dry skin: use sheet mask, essence toner and hydration cream. If you have oily/combination skin then take the hydration cream in gel form. If you have dry skin, take the hydration cream in cream form. Mostly it will be white cream. You can try to use First Aid Beauty face hydrating cream or Cetaphil Ultra Hydrating cream also you can use sheetmask that I mentioned above.

    Other problem:

    You may want to have fairer skin with less pimples or skin problem. This is the problem with asian women, we all want glowing skin, glass looking skin or fairer skin. The skincare sequence on this blog will help you to get glass looking skin. The sequence that I do is called 12 layer, it is meas to layered up your skin to reduce the dryness and dehydration. It is changing my overall skin condition. Right now I use less AHA and BHA products but tretinoin that I use when my skin suffer from whitehead or pimples, sometimes it happened when pre period week and also for me to maintain my skin elasticity, to prevent wrinkle and to remove dead skin cells.  I will attached below:

    If you want to see my skincare sequence, you can have a look unto this few articles:

    What product you use and encounter any problem? Spill your tea!

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    Felicia

    Full time jobseeker and lifestyle writer. Felicia loves to try different products and service, sharing it on Feliccine.com since 2014.
    Skin condition: dry, dehydrated, sensitive with adult acne.

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