Maintain Your Skin Monday

  • Maintain Your Skin Monday,  Skin Care

    Maintain Your Skin Monday: DIY Coffee Body Scrub with Coconut Oil

    Summer is over and fall is here (and winter is just around the corner) and that means cooler weather, less humidity and drier skin and this DIY coffee body scrub with coconut oil will exfoliate and moisturize your skin while providing the skin with beneficial antioxidants from the coffee and coconut oil, it smells amazing and it’s super easy to make! Here’s what you will need: Ingredients: 1 Cup Ground Organic Coffee 1 Cup Organic Sugar (I like turbinado sugar. It’s more of a course sugar and great for exfoliating the skin) 1/2 Cup Organic Coconut Oil 1/2 Tablespoon Cinnamon (optional) 1 Tablespoon Vanilla Extract (optional) Directions: Melt coconut oil…

  • Maintain Your Skin Monday,  Skin Care,  Updated Skin Care Routine

    Maintain Your Skin Monday: My Updated AM & PM Skincare Routines For Fall

    My skincare routines are geared around three things: hydration, moisturization and exfoliation every day of the year and most everything I use comes from the drugstore (a few products come from Trader Joe’s and are drugstore priced). You can find really good skincare without breaking the bank, so after some trial and error over the years, I have created skincare routines for fall (and winter) that work for my skin, and everything is affordable too! So, before we dive into my updated skincare routines, my skin is mature (I am 59 yrs. old) and dry to very dry (depending on the time of year), so the skincare products I use…

  • Beauty Devices,  Maintain Your Skin Monday,  Skin Care

    Maintain Your Skin Monday: Comper Smarkin 4-in-1 Beauty Device Review

    The Comper Smarkin 4-in-1 Beauty Device is a skincare treatment device that you link to an app on your smart phone. While you can operate it manually just by pressing the buttons on the device, with the app, you can set up a treatment program and the app automatically transitions the device between the different modes. It also keeps track of the treatments and reminds you when it is time to use the device again, so it is easy to keep up with a regime. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. First, what does the Comper Smarkin 4-in-1 device do? According to the website this device gives you “Professional…