When I was still ipsy member, I ordered one of oil serum product which is from clariSEa. I got a discount because I joined ipsy. The oil serum price was around us$15 but because I got the discount I paid $7 only. Anyway, the package come and clariSEA sent me a bonus product which is ClariSEA Sea Salt Solution. They sent me in the trial size which is much enough for me to use it. ClariSEA Sea Salt Solution is a face scrub from sea salt and bamboo charcoal, and here is my ClariSEA Sea Salt Solution review.




The Ingredients

The very first time I receive this product I looked at the back of it. It said that the product is cruelty-free and vegan. When I see this kind of words I’m feeling like an angel. LOL. 

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The ingredients are 100% natural and you can spell it. They are sea salt, mineral salt, sweet almond powder, activated bamboo charcoal powder. When you use or apply something for your self and you know what they are, you will feel no guilt about it. You all can read the ingredients without look twice or read it slowly right.

The Texture

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The salt is very fine. I used to use salt from my kitchen and it is way different from this sea salt. I don’t know if they make it finer or it is the actual texture of sea salt, but the thing is it is so fine. The black color of it I assume is from the activated charcoal. It has no scent just like neutral. The fine texture doesn’t mean it is like all-purpose flour, but it still coarse enough to scrub our skin.

This scrub will make your skin feel some kind of sore maybe because of the salt. But it will be gone once you rinse it. Because of this sore-feeling, I didn’t use it until my hormonal acne gone. Now my skin is calmer, that’s why I can use it again. I can tell the difference after I scrub my skin using this, especially around my lips area. My skin around my lips was like a porcupine before, it was so rough. After I scrubbed with this product it was kind of strange because around my lips becomes smooth. LOL




How To Use It

At the back of this product said that the direction is to blend the exfoliant with your favorite skin cleanser, rub hands together to mix, adding water as needed, gently scrub onto the skin and rinse. The first time I use it I did as directed, but I feel it’s not that working for me so I do it my way. I wash my face first using the face wash and before I rinse the face wash I apply this sea salt on my face together with the foam. 

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I don’t use it much, just enough to scrub my face, maybe like 1/4 of the cap. I always put the salt on the cap first before I apply it onto my skin to prevent the salt too much on my hand if I directly pour it onto my hand. I use it once a week but if my face is not in a good mood a.k.a acne-mode I don’t use it, because it will be so sore and I can’t handle it.

Final Thought

Well, there is a pro and cons about this product. The pros are this is natural, vegan and work on my skin without making my skin dry or making my skin breakout after using it. The cons are this product makes my skin feel sore even I don’t have open wound or acne even not that painful.




Alright, that’s all my ClariSEA Sea Salt Solution Review, I still love this product and maybe will purchase the full-size package later on. How about you guys? What face scrub do you like? Let me know in the comment below, maybe I can try the same face scrub as yours. xoxo

Skin care for acne prone skin like mine is so crucial. I have to take care of my skin seriously and choose the right product for my skin so that my skin won’t break out since it is so easy to have one. So here are my 6 steps everyday skincare routine. 




Step 1 – Oil Cleanser

For some people, they will use the fancy oil cleanser for removing their makeup or just to clean their face before face wash, for me I don’t need the fancy one, as long as it works then it will be my holy grail product. I’m using the most gentle oil cleanser in the world which is baby oil. I use from Johnson’s brand, but it doesn’t matter whichever the brand as long as – again, it works.

Pour some amount on to your hand and apply it to your skin with a circular motion around 5 minutes or until your makeup off. This baby oil is also great for removing waterproof mascara. After that wipe with wet paper towel. Remember wet paper towel, because if you use dry paper towel your skin will be hurt or just regular towel but wet. For this big bottle of baby oil, I only paid for around $4 in Walmart  , and it lasts for a very long time.

Step 2 – Face wash

After I removed my makeup by using the baby oil, I will wipe my face using a wet paper towel, and then I wash my face using face wash. The face wash I use is from Equate beauty, this product looks like Neutrogena oil-free face wash, but the price is way lower. This product I got from Walmart for around $4. This face wash contains salicylic acid which is great for acne prone skin as an acne treatment. 

Step 3 – Toner

I use the toner after I wash my face with face wash. The way I apply it is after I wiped all the water from my face. I made my own face toner because until now I can’t find the right one for me, most of the toner I tried they will make my skin dry and make my pores even more visible. This DIY face toner is a mix of apple cider vinegar and water. Nothing fancy just mixes them all and shake it before use. Apply on to your face by using a cotton pad. Make sure the apple cider vinegar still has “the mother” in it.




Step 4 – Serum

I found that my skin will be even smoother if I apply the serum. I bought it from Ipsy because I got a discount. The price was around $16 and because of the discount, I got it for around $7.  It is Clarisea Radical Rosehip. I like this serum because it has the scent of grapeseed after I read the ingredients, it does have 100% grapeseed oil in it. So, this product is not fake. I feel my face is so smooth and brighter after I use this. I don’t know it just my feeling or it actually does. Well, I feel good using this product.

Step 5 – moisturizer

The next step is using a moisturizer, I got from Cetaphil here. I have been using this brand from long back until now. It just good on my skin, no breakout until now, and also because I live in Hackensack which is a cold place, moisturizer is a must. Never ever skip moisturizer even you have an oily skin type. The oily skin is because the skin is lacking moisture, that’s why they produce more oil to moisturize the skin itself.

step 6 – Medication

The last steps actually not for everyday routine but when I need I will do it like a week straight. This product actually is a 10% benzoyl peroxide. I bought the CVS brand because it is cheap and the percentage of benzoyl peroxide is quite high. I only use this product when I get pimples which is once a month, after that I will not use it again. This product can also make the skin super dry and itchy if we apply too much ( like what I did ), so be careful.




Those are my 6 steps everyday skincare routine. I have to do all those steps to prevent my face from getting acne which I don’t want anymore. How about you guys? Do you have the same routine as me? Let me know in the comment below. xoxo

Hi guys, so the last two weeks I was having a breakout on my skin that burden me so much because it has been so long I never had any pimples again, even if it comes it will be just one single pimple on my forehead or so.

I looked into the almighty google and found this product where people are talking about which is Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask. I ordered from Walmart for around US$ 8.99 it is cheaper than the Amazon prize.

Most of the people that have been using this product swear by it. I decided to give it a try. So here is the Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask review, hope you enjoy!




Packaging

The packaging made from plastic and it is like a pot-kind-of-shape. The first time I open the pot it was so dusty, I thought it has something like foil cover on it but nothing, so when you open the cap it will be the clay directly. For people who careless like me, you have to be careful when you open this product for the first time.

Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Deep Pore Cleansing, 1 Pound(click this to buy)
At the back side of the product, it shows us the direction and some other words as usual as a commercial product would have. I am the person who likes to read the words behind any product because for me it is interesting to read. It says that our face will feel like pulsing when we use this mask, and it is true maybe because of when the mask dries it will be so tight on our skin so then we can feel the pulse that is going underneath the skin.




Application

The application will be as easy as other masks obviously but it has one requirement that seems to be important, it says that we have to use a non-metal utensil for this clay mask. I don’t know why like that so I just use my glass bowl and plastic spoon as you always see in most of my face mask video. 

This mask allows us to use either water and/or apple cider vinegar to mix with the clay, so I use my apple cider vinegar instead of water just to know how well it works. It says to leave the mask for 10 – 15 minutes if you have sensitive skin and 15 – 20 minutes if you have normal to oily skin because my skin is normal and oily so I leave it for 20 minutes. I took around one spoon of the clay and mix with two caps (the cap from acv bottle) of apple cider vinegar and then apply to my face evenly. By using the spoon that I have applying such a thick mask is so easy than using a brush or hand. So maybe that’s my tip for you guys if you wanna apply a face mask.

After 20 minutes….

After 20 minutes the mask getting drier and tighter. It is even cracking here and there. According to the direction, we should wash the mask by using warm water, but I’m not a fan of warm water for my face, so I just use normal water that slightly warm (like 10% warmth LOL). Also here is my another tip, wash the mask under the shower. The first time I use this mask I washed my face on the sink and it got messy all around my sink, so the next time I used this I wash it under the shower or another thing you can do is wash with a wet washcloth, it won’t get messy too.




Final thought

 After I washed my face, I saw some redness around my lips and my forehead, but it was not a big deal. There was no pain at all on that redness. I don’t know can you guys see or not in these pictures but the redness is so visible in real life.

 




 

So until now I have been using this Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask, for four times, from what I see, my pimples are drier than before, and my pores look cleaner than before. I hope those changes are because of this mask (at least). I saw so many people over the internet get some more significant result than me, but I think my skin needs more times to get the significant result. So, here is my video when I use this mask.

And that is all about Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay Mask Review. Hopefully, you enjoyed and thank you for visiting my blog. xoxo




My childhood memories were full of “how to get rid of acne” sentences. I have a lot of acne growing up. That makes me feel insecure to meet people especially new one who never known me before. One of the ways I tried and seems have a result for my face is egg face mask. After I used this mask my face feels tighter and smoother. When you have acne your face mostly will feel like full of bumps, and I can definitely feel those bumps gone after I used this egg mask. So here is the way I do my egg face mask.

 




 

What you need to do:

– Wash your face (as you usually do)

– Wipe your face with a warm towel (you can leave the warm towel on your face for five minutes to mimic the steamer)

– Separate the white egg and the yolk, chill the yolk in the fridge we will use this again

– Apply the white egg to your face and wait until dry

– Wash your face with warm water

– Apply the chilled yolk to your face and wait until it dries up

– Wash with normal or cold water 

– Apply moisturizer

 




 

The egg face mask is easy to do. Commonly we always have the egg ready in our fridge. We just need to pop it in the small bowl and voila you have a nice egg face mask, the easy and natural beauty secret. This mask is natural there is no preservative nor alcohol which can be dried up your skin instead of repair the skin.

Here is my video so you can watch how I did it. Hope you enjoyed!




Some of us must be having trouble with our skin, especially on our face. Every day we use makeup, we go outside, we took a lot of residues from the product we use until the dust that sticks to our face, because of that, our face deserve to have some cares. One of the skin care I like to have every week is scrubbing. This time I’m gonna share you my sugar and honey scrub. One of the benefits of sugar and honey scrub for your glowing face, it is natural and you have it in your kitchen.

Here how we do this:




  • First, wash your face with warm water
  • Prepare sugar and honey in the small bowl (1 tbsp sugar – 1 tbsp honey)
  • Mix the ingredients
  • Scrub your face GENTLY with the sugar and honey scrub, you can also scrub your lips to make it smooth and plump
  • After 1 minutes of scrubbing wash your face with cold water
  • Apply moisturizer of yours




Skincare is used for making our skin healthier. Some people might have sensitive skin but some might have strong skin to be scrubbed even harder. So make sure you do not overdo whatever it is. Here is my video about sugar and honey face scrub you might like to watch.

Hopefully, this skin care routine of mine is helpful for you guys. Just remember do not overdo it, because it can irritate your skin. We want to make our skin glow and healthy not suffered. By the way, thank you for visiting my blog. xoxo




Growing up as an active girl who has a lot of activities in a day made me forget to take care of my skin. I rarely wash my face and directly went to bed once I get home, cause I was thinking I will do it tomorrow when I take a shower. I never know what is moisturizer, cleanser, toner and all those things related to skin care. I was just a tomboy girl who likes to play drum and do acting on the stage. 




When I was in senior high school my acne was the worst ever. I was having a boiled-shrimp-skin-like. My face was just red and plum like after sauna and also oily and  big pores. I felt so embarrassed with my face. My confident so low but I try to make the condition like nothing happen, yet inside me I was broken. 

My surrounding just begun to put an image that I am a girl with acne, and it hurts me because I never want this thing happen in my life. I remember one of my classmate shout on my face and telling “you are ugly! see how many islands you have on your face”. It shocked me and I can’t forget about it until now.

One day I met a lady who claim her self as a beautician. She come to me and ask me to come to her salon and get the treatment for my face. Without further do I said yes and I came to her salon in the next couple days. There she was giving me some kind of treatment for my acne from scrubbing, poking my acne with something like vacuum for acne and blackhead. Honestly I never done things like this before. My face was still virgin, no one ever touch it accept me. So the treatment true or not I had no idea.




After couple of days I realize something wrong happen to my face. The acne become even more than before. I was so panic when I knew the acne come until my neck which I didn’t have before. I was freak out. I did a big mistake not once but twice. My low knowledge bring me back to that lady and ask her why my skin getting worse than before, and she was easily said “it’s normal, your acne was just all out, after this you will get nice skin”. I don’t know why that time I was believing her and go through the second treatment with her. I was crying when she popped out my acne with that vacuum machine because it hurts so bad.

After I got the second treatment from her and she said my skin gonna be fine after that, I didn’t see any improvement. I stopped hoping and was thinking “okay, maybe this is my destiny to have such an ugly face as people always told me”. After so long break with my hope to get better skin, I decided to have another chance but this time I would use natural way straight from the plant. Surprise.. surprise.. It works. So here how I clean my acne naturally.




Aloe Vera Gel

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Aloe Vera

I scrap off the aloe vera leaf and put it on my face almost everyday, 30 minutes in the afternoon before I take the shower. The gel from aloe vera makes the skin calm and cooling down, also my acne drier. From the price-wise aloe vera is so affordable and always be there in the store.

Cucumber Puree

I used cucumber puree almost every night and rinse off after 30 minutes, once I rinse them off, Omg! What a nice face I have. The skin so bright and hydrated,smooth, it just perfect. I just want to touch it always but I keep my finger away cause I don’t wanna break the cake. LOL




Egg mask

Some people will only use the egg white for mask, but I used both of them. I used the egg white as mask and wait until it dried and I rinse it off then I put the egg yolk as mask right after. Wait until the yolk dry too around 30 minutes. You tell me after you try this one. I used this mask not in everyday basis, just once a week because this mask need more time and I have patient.

4. Cinnamon Powder

I used this mask after I notice my acne gone and just the scar left behind. I never used this when I have acne. I used 1 tbs cinnamon powder and diluted with rose water until I get like-paste consistency then I put onto my face and wait around 30 minutes or until dry and rinse off. I used it only once a week. Cinnamon makes your face heat so if you feel not sure don’t ever try. I use this for treating the scars from acne.

Lime Juice

I read lots of article said lemon or lime juice can threaten acne and make it gone. For the first time user, lime or lemon might be sting you a little bit, but don’t worry the sting will go in another minutes.




You need to remember, these are all will not be working if you don’t wash your face before you sleep. Now my skin has no acne anymore because I keep the routine to wash my face before I sleep even I am so lazy or sleepy cause I don’t wanna go back to the time where people mocked me over my acne.

For you who still fighting with acne there will be a way to conquer this annoying thing. As long as you keep trying and optimistic with your hope. I can have my better skin now even the deep scars still there but at lease I have no acne on my face anymore. One more never ever poke or pop the acne by your bare fingers, because you will have deep scars like I have and to make this scar gone is not as simple as making the acne gone. So be patient and keep in the right path when you did it, it’s all worth it.