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Saturday, January 7, 2017

Winter Skin Care Routines [2016]


Welcoming winter means the weather is getting dry and so does my skin which also means, changes in my skin care routines. Here's my updated skin care routines per your request, though I didn't include some that I've mentioned in my previous skin care routines post.

A'pieu x Rilakkuma Milk Moist Cleansing Foam
Clarisonic Mia 2 + Sensitive brush head

My previous favorite cleansing foam, The Face Shop's Calming Seed Mild Bubble Foam Cleanser, has been discontinued, much to my dismay. Up till now, I still couldn't find any cleansing foam that suit my skin as well as it. However, I'm currently using Milk Moist Cleansing Foam from A'pieu, in Rilakkuma edition, for my daily cleansing routine. I couldn't say that it works that well on my skin but at least, it doesn't make my skin get too dry. On the days I use makeup, which is almost everyday, I use Clarisonic's Mia 2 with its Sensitive brush head to cleanse the makeup residue well.

The Original Makeup Eraser

I used to do multi-cleansing when I use makeup but after arriving in Korea and doing my makeup everyday, it gets pretty tiring. I decided to try this Makeup Eraser which claims to be able to erase my makeup with only water and it works! It cleans my makeup as well as my multi-cleansing routines did. How do I know, you ask? Well, I use Clarisonic and the makeup residue left on my Clarisonic brush is almost the same as when I did multi-cleansing. Pretty amazing, huh?

SK-II Facial Treatment Essence
Laneige White Plus Renew Emulsion
Laneige White Plus Renew Original Cream_EX
SK-II Cellumination Deep Surge EX
The Body Shop Moisture White Shiso 2in1 Brightening Eye Cream
Innisfree Eco Safety Aqua Perfect Sun Gel SPF 50+
EOS Sphere Lip Balm: passion fruit

Some of you might ask, why do I need to use SK-II's FTE when I'm still this young? So here's the story. My skin got irritated a while back which caused me to have rash on my right cheek. It was caused by a toner so I tried to find another toner but every time my skin got exposed to alcohol, the rash would get worse. It came to the point where I even visited dermatologist but it didn't help much. My mom eventually suggested me trying SK-II's FTE so I gave it a try and it worked. My rash is now gone but I'm too afraid to change back to toner again so I keep using SK-II FTE as the first step of my daily skin care.
My skin is pretty dehydrated, which means it gets oily on the T-zone sometimes but it gets dry easily too. Due to that, I need to apply three layers of moisturizer to keep my skin hydrated. First layer is Laneige's White Plus Renew Emulsion. Second layer is Laneige's White Plus Renew Original Cream_EX. Third layer is SK-II's Cellumination Deep Surge EX which I only apply on around the nose and on my chin which tends to get dry more easily than the other areas. Normally during summer, I only use the first layer.
The eye area also needs to be moisturized and I use the same product as before which is The Body Shop's Moisture White Shiso 2in1 Brightening Eye Cream.
Winter season doesn't mean that your skin doesn't get exposed to the harmful radiation of UV rays, that's why I still use sunblock with SPF50+ even during winter. I choose gel type of sunblock because simply, it absorbs fast and not sticky on the skin.
As for my lips, I'm using EOS' Sphere Lip Balm which is not heavy on the lips and works pretty well in keeping my lips moisturized. However, I still need to reapply once in a while after a few hours to avoid my lips getting chapped.

Skin&Lab Dr. Color Effect Red Serum
Laneige Water Sleeping Mask
Laneige Lip Sleeping Mask

I don't use these three everyday, but instead on the days when my skin needs these (read: when I remember). I often forget to use these, especially the serum but I will always use Laneige's Water Sleeping Mask and Lip Sleeping Mask whenever my skin and lips feel dry.
As for acne care, I still use the same product which is Tony Moly's AC Control Deep Pink Spot. I also still use the same facial mist, Nu Skin NaPCA Moisture Mist, any time during the day when I feel like my skin needs extra moisture. The photos of these two products could be found on my previous skin care routines post.

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  1. Nath yg handuk itu beli dimanaa?

    1. beli online lyl~ gue line aja ya nama online shop nya hehe

  2. i wanna try this one product Laneige Water Sleeping Mask.. apakah berguna buat kulit wajah jadi lembab gak nat? tks yak visit blog aku jga yak tks

    1. yes, berguna banget! apalagi kl kulit lg kering gara" winter hehe btw gmn aku mau visit kl km nga leave link nya? hehe

  3. Hai, Natasha, salam kenal ya! :) Btw aku agak salah fokus ngeliat Clarisonic-nya itu :( Kira-kira kalau di Indonesia beli dimana ya? Aku denger-denger cuci muka jadi lebih bersih pake itu daripada pake jari?


    1. hai Ristra, salam kenal! ^^ iya pake clarisonic jd lebih bersih tp aku sndr pakenya kalo abis makeup aja sih hehe aku krg tau sih di Sephora indo udah masuk apa blm, paling beli di online shop sih ^^

  4. Kakak cantik.. Aku star clozetter, folback yah. Maacih:)

    1. kak Rhiaa, aku lebih muda loh malah dipanggil kakak hihi aku udah follow melalui google+ ya ^^

  5. Kak, could u recommended to me which cushion fits for ma dry skin? Aku lg pake missha moisture cushion, tapi hasilnya terlalu dewy :" thanks kak

    1. kl buat dry skin emang rata" hasilnya dewy~ aku nga tau sih kulit kamu se-dry apa, tp kl di kulit dry-combination aku, oil control water cushion masih cukup oke dan nga terlalu dewy. a'pieu air-fit cushion juga lumayan~ sebenernya kl kulit kamu kering, intinya sih pake moisturizer beforehand sama pas di set pake powder, powder nya tipis" aja ^^

  6. I also use the same cleanser as you and I get it just because the rillakuma things lol for me it just so so. but didn't dry out my skin, it also doesn't feel amazing.


  7. Nat, itu Apieu rilakkuma cleansing foamnya ada varian untuk oily skin gak ya? Aku naksir pengen coba abis packaginya cute *banci packaging* tapi butuhnya yang untuk oily skin >.<


    1. ada adaaa, yg warna pink kl nga salah hehe tp kayaknya yg versi rilakkuma udah sold out sekarang huhu

  8. pengen banget nyobain Clarisonic .bGaus mana sm bioderma ka ?

    1. beda fungsi yaa hehe kl Clarisonic buat cuci muka sehari-hari bisa, nga cuma buat bersihin makeup dan Clarisonic membersihkan wajah 6x lebih bersih dibanding pake tangan aja hehe kl bioderma kan buat hapus makeup~


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