I would do anything for my skin…except bleach it…(no pun intended) …maybe its because I’ve used a product that turned me into a half cast overnight( OK i’m exaggerating ….i should look for that picture, i was much younger then hehehe) all in the name of reducing pimples lmaooooo. I didn’t even know i was getting lighter until people said “ah ahn Kaylah whats up with your skin ..its glowing but err you are almost as light as your mom”…(by the way my mom is about 3 shades lighter and i’m the darkest female in the family).
Like me, I honestly think some people don’t know the products they use actually alter their skin tone, while some just want to get lighter at all cost and they do not owe you an apology for that. I met up with someone recently and i noticed she had gone 3 shades lighter especially in the face…we talked about it and she said shes using a treatment that is clearing out her spots, while she seemed so happy about that i figured she didn’t know how lighter she looked lol because even i pointed it out she said noooo, i’m not light, ..but that’s not my business…as long as shes happy. I’ve been conscious about skin care since secondary school, it heightened when i finished and the rest is history.
Over the years ,i’ve come to realize that while some may not need to do anything on their skin , some of us actually do lol…lucky them i must say e.g my friend turned sister peju Faloye, that girl doesn’t do jack ….her face is like a baby’s bum bum and its so annoying …hahahah!
Anywayyyyyyyyy…..The essence of my post is to update you on my recent purchases and my skin care routine which is often requested by you guys so lets get into it. You can view my previous post on a review i did on products purchased a couple of months ago here Product review : I’m so excited when shopping for Make up and Skin care products..other things include bags, shoes and household items , i enjoy going to to supermarkets too .(weird hehehe).. I’m going to start off with the freebies and move over to my recent haul.
First off is the Liquid Velvetines by Taos Cosmetics. Yanga beauty , an online beauty supply store sent me this 3 lovely matte Lipstick /Lipstain . I have not tried out the Eko City which is red in colour but will post a picture when i do.
I was drawn to the Marrakech instantly and in my excitement, i tried it on without lining nor moisturizing my lips….hahhaha the result wasn’t great and to worsen it, i kept applying more product over it, i quickly decided to remove it and voila, that was when i discovered the strength of this lippie, its designed to stay on for longer wear, so i literally had to wipe over and over before it came off totally .
On my second attempt, i moisturized my lips with Baby lips from Maybelline(clear colour) and line my lips with a Mac lip-liner , then i applied the product….this was perfect, it stayed for a really long time.. It dries quickly but it doesn’t cake up or chap out like some other products. it retails for 2,700 .
Here is what they look like when applied
They can be purchased online via www.yangabeauty.com or www.taoscosmetics.com or follow @yangabeauty and @taos_inc on Instagram to see more pictures and videos too.
Vane Polish owned by Fashion consultant , Veronica Odeka released 6 new summer colours and sent me 2 bottles to try out plus I also have a free one month polish at her nail bar in Lekki(isn’t that just awesome?) . I have to admit there’s been a noticeable improvement in the polish, this does not mean the initial ones are bad but i do see improvemts in terms of long wear and shine. The summer colurs are gorgeous , i cant wait to try out the Richie Rich on my nails .It retails for 2500 and if you own a salon you can get it at a reduced fee.
So here you have it, remember, skin care is all about routine and consistency….so don’t give up, give your product time to work .
Till next time.
Follow @youtopiabeauty for the skin care products
@vanepolish for the Nail Polish
@Yangabeauty or @taos_cosmetics for the Liquid Velvetines