Tag Archives: moisturizer

| Protect & Preserve | 

This Mario Badescu daily moisturizer has become a favorite of mine because of its ability to not only preserve the moisture of my skin but also to protect against sun damage/wrinkles and fine lines because of its SPF content and unique collagen formula.

ºCollagen Mositurizer SPF 15, although lightweight, offers an antioxidant-infused hydration with a broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection. It contains collagen and cottonseed oil (which is rich in Vitamin E and essential fatty acids). These ingredients work together to support your skin’s firmness and elasticity as well as helping your complexion appear plumper and smoother. Although we only think to use SPF during the summer months, it’s SO important to protect your skin year-round.

This product is also available at Nordstrom, Anthropologie, and Ulta.

      Although we only think to use sun protection and SPF during the hot summer months, it is SO important to protect your skin year-round and to use products that help prevent wrinkles even in your early 20s!


Comment down below what your favorite SPF skin care products are!


| Skin Care Routine |

Okay you guys I have to be real here for a second. I have struggled with adult acne for three years now and have gone from product to product attempting to find anything that would help my skin. This is the first skin care line that I’ve tried that I saw real results within the first two weeks of using it! I know that everyone’s skin is different, BUT, if you have not tried the Mario Badescu skin care line, you definitely should! While Mario Badescu offers many amazing products, these specific products are my favorites!


° Enzyme Cleansing Gel: This face wash cleanses, brightens, and gently exfoliates all at once. It was made for all skin types and features fruit enzymes and alpha hydroxy acids (found naturally in Papaya and Grapefruit Extracts) to dissolve away makeup, oil, and impurities!

          to use: Gently massage cleanser in circular motions on wet skin. Leave on for 1-2 minutes to allow AHAs more time to dissolve away surface buildup, then                              rinse thoroughly with warm water.

º Glycolic Acid Toner This is an alcohol-free toner that contains Glycolic Acid and Grapefruit Extract to exfoliate your skin and to sweep away impurities. It also contains aloe vera and alpha hydroxy acids that both condition the skin and work to minimize the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and discoloration.

            to use:  Use every time you finish cleansing your face! Apply it to your skin with a cotton ball or pad and be sure to wipe in sweeping, outward motions until the cotton comes up clean.

°Seaweed Night Cream: This moisturizer is mineral-rich and has bladderwrack extract that softens and nourishes skin without clogging your pores! It also contains plumping collagen and elastin that help further enhance your skin’s tone and texture.

               to use: Lather on entire face after cleansing and toning it.

ºDrying Lotion: This is an award-winning spot treatment that is specially formulated with Salicylic Acid, Sulfur, and Zinc Oxide to help draw impurities from the skin and target pimples while you sleep!

               to use: Try your hardest not to shake the bottle! After you cleanse and tone your face, dip a cotton swab into the pink sediment at the bottom of the bottle. Dab directly on the whitehead; do not rub in. Let dry and rinse off in the morning.

°Silver Powder: This powder works to decongest and clarify your complexion with natural minerals like Kaolin, Calcium Carbonate, and Zinc Oxide that purify your pores and reduce blackheads. After you use this, your excess oil buildup and pore-clogging impurities will be drawn out and you’ll have healthier looking skin!

              to use: Dip a dampened cotton pad into powder to create a paste-like texture and press it on the T-zone. Wait 10 minutes and remove by wiping off with a toner.

**All information provided for both the description and the how to’s were taken directly from the Mario Badescu website!**

(If you don’t want to pay for shipping, these products are also available at Nordstrom’s, Ulta Beauty, and Urban Outfitters.)

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