December “Try Outs”

I recently reacquainted myself with the very important lesson that pick and choose skincare is not always your friend.  After a lot of frustration with trying so many things and not being impressed I put everything aside and used an entire line for 60 days to see if I could hit the reset button on my skin.  All that aside, and more to come in a future post on that subject, here is what was in my December “try outs.”

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Spring Skincare and Beauty

Spring Skincare
First Aid Beauty and Liz Earle

After spending so much time focusing on hydrating the skin after a long winter, now it’s time to nourish.  I switched out my usual toner for one without the glycolic acid.  I love it for chemically exfoliating my skin, but I prefer to do that in the winter when my face is less exposed to the sun.  Now I am using Liz Earle’s Instant Boost Skin Tonic, which you can find on Birchbox.  Just a few of the main ingredients are aloe vera, cucumber, calendaula, chamomile, and vitamin E.  Vitamin E is a superstar because it’s a fantastic antioxidant.

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