It is so crazy how much my skin has changed because of this pregnancy! I have been thankful that I have not had huge breakouts but I have noticed some changes that I did not have before I was pregnant. My skin has become very oily, especially on my t-zone areas. When asked what type of skin do you have, my response was always combination skin; but now I can say I have oily skin. I had to change from my favorite foundation Nars-sheer glow foundation to Mac-studio fix fluid foundation to accommodate the changes that are happening in my skin.
I have been working really hard to maintain my skincare regimen and purchase items that go with the changes in my skin. All of these items may not work for you however developing a good routine keeps that skin glowing!
I have been using the Tula cleanser at night and Cetaphil cleanser in the morning. It is not a requirement to cleanse twice a day but sometimes I get a little lazy at night. I find that cleansing in the morning really wakes me up and open up my pores. Cetaphil is also very gentle and great for sensitive skin.
Serums are so important especially as you get older. I mix the Kiehl’s nighttime with 1-2 drops of Lancôme Advanced Genifique serum. This serum evens your tons, decreases the appearance of wrinkles and brings radiance to your skin. Another serum that I highly recommend is the Ole Henriksen vitamin C. It helps to brighten and hydrate the skin. The consistency feels silky smooth as well!
Since my face has changed from combination to oily I have learned that when you are oily your skin is begging for more moisture. I like to top off my serums with a moisturizer on top. I have been using the Kiehls Ultrabland moisturizer and just recently started using the Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream. So far I loveee it! It is great for any type of skin but what I really love is the medium-thick consistency of the moisturizer.
I randomly get pimples and the Origins clear improvement active charcoal mask has saved me! I am not exaggerating when I say that this mask makes pimples disappear overnight! Right before my baby shower I had a few pimples pop up. I put this on and I had clear flawless skin the next day! 🙌🏾 It really works without being harsh or destructive to the skin. Other masks that I use for hydration and brightness for the skin are the Summer Fridays Overtime and Jet Lag mask! It is easy to apply and your skin will love it! Thank me later!!
What are you currently using in your skin regimen?