Many years ago when I fell in love with make-up, the only thing that mattered was color cosmetics. I was drawn to the amazing colors in eye shadows and especially lipsticks. I went to the MAC counter and it was special event to pick out eyeshadows, lipsticks, and eye liners to add to my collection. As I became more comfortable applying make-up, my collection quickly grew to the foundation, concealer and all categories in the make-up arena. I was the make-up queen (not a drag queen, lol) with so much make-up that I created a custom look everyday. I quickly developed the bad habit of not taking off my make-up and cleansing my skin. When I did decide to wash my face, I used bathing soap. As a result, my skin was constantly, irritated, broken out and I suffered from hyperpigmentation. My skin started to look so bad without make-up, that foundation and concealer was must, even on the beach.
After awhile, I decided to take care of my skin. Because I knew I could never give up wearing make-up, I purchased and began a skin care system. I also had to invest in a good eye make-up remover. So, all the ladies that love make-up, please take care of your skin. Invest in a good skin care line, it’s actually more important than the make-up. It’s not all about COLOR!
Things you should know before getting skincare products- What type of skin do you have Normal, Oily, Dry, Combination? Do you suffer from Acne? What results do you want from your skincare?
Most skincare routines include a: Cleanser, Toner, Moisturizer and some may add Serums, Exfoliators and a Mask
Tip#1-Make-up will look and feel better on great skin
Tip#2-Do your research on what skincare line best suits your skin and your budget