Stella’s Lust List: Beauty Edition

Stella's Lust List: Beauty Edition

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I am not a genius when it comes to choosing the best skin products. I always experiment hoping to find a perfect match. In the past, I have shared the products I use on a daily basis and I still look out for newer ones to try. I have a very oily skin and during the summer and in warm tropical areas, it becomes very visible. Over the years, I have learnt some tips to maintain a healthy skin. The following usually work for me:

  1. Drink up: I haven’t been a huge fan of soda, coffee etc as such, I always
    carry a bottle of water with me. At work, this helps me remain hydrated so
    please, drink up. Water is great for your skin.
  2. SPF: Years ago, my mom taught me the importance of always applying SPF
    moisturizers. Over the years, I have been using Neutrogena SPF 15 moisturizer
    and it has been great for my skin. I also heard great reviews about La Mer (a
    little pricey)…if you have used it, what do you think?
  3. Exercise: Exercising for me is to stay fit while maintaining good
    health. After having my baby, I have tried to maintain a three days exercise
    schedule which includes running, cardio and taking long walks.
  4. Diet: Eating healthy reflects heavily on my skin. I don’t obsess about
    calorie counts neither am I a food junkie. I try to include veggies and fruits
    in my daily meal plan. Lately, I have been eating lots of bananas, broccoli and
    mangoes. I craved mangoes a lot during my pregnancy and I am surprised that I
    still like it.
  5. Rest: This might be hard for many folks including my fellow working moms.
    However, a good sleep pattern is important for skin health. The more rested I
    am, the healthier my skin appears to be. I have observed that on days when I am
    so busy, stressed out with little sleep, my skin starts breaking out. I try as
    much as possible to rest so please get your beauty sleep!

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What products do you use and what are your beauty regime?


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1 Comment

  1. Beauty
    August 23, 2014 / 1:01 am

    Nice information. It would be nice too if you could do a video on your manicure and pedicure procedure and tips; like how often you get them done.I literally went through all your blog posts and found out that you always have cute and impeccable mani and pedi in all your pics..:-)Have a great weekend.

Stella Adewunmi