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My Youtube Channel

Be sure to check out my youtube channel with constant updates about health, beauty, and life.

http://www.youtube.com/hisbambi

 

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GLAMour Time

Hello everyone! So this is the tie that I recognize another Glam chick out there. This young lady is actually one of my favorite people on YouTube and have gotten a lot of tips from her about makeup application as well as my natural hair. Make sure you go check out her blog and YouTube channel. Links are below =)

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My Staple Makeup Products

My Staple Makeup Products

 

This is my first video just displaying my STAPLE PRODUCTS that I use day to day for my makeup. I get this question a lot, so I decided to share my answers with everyone.

You can find more detailed information at:

http://www.chicglamour.wordpress.com/
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Brown Sugar & Honey Face Scrub Exfoliate…& Mask.

Now to those of you who feel they need to exfoliate EVERYDAY…DO NOT…I REPEAT DO NOT! When you exfoliate it opens up your pores, and if you do it everyday there is no water cold enough that will close those pores back up! If you have oily skin I would recommend you exfoliate twice a week. Dry Skin should be exfoliated at least 4 times a week. Combination skin can be exfoliated at least twice a week as well. && REMEMBER to always close back up your pores after washing your face with COLD WATER!

Brown Sugar & Honey Face Scrub

ImageHoney is high in vitamin C, a variety of B vitamins and minerals. It is rich in amino acids and contains antioxidants which fight free radicals and reverse aging. Honey is antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal. It is a humectant making it an effective moisturizer because it binds moisture to the skin and keeps it hydrated.

Ingredients: One tbsp. of organic honey, one tbsp. of brown sugar, ½ tsp of coconut oil or oil of choice

Directions: Mix ingredients, wet face with warm water and smooth the face scrub over skin. Exfoliate gently for about 30 seconds, do not exfoliate too hard. Rinse skin with warm water.

Honey Mask

Ingredients: One tbsp. of honey, one egg white, one tsp. of vegetable glycerin, and ¼ cup of flour

Directions: Whisk together ingredients, smooth on face and let sit for 15 minutes. Rinse off with warm water then follow with a splash of cold water.

Toner PERFECT for Sensitive Skin

This toner is perfect for those of you with sensitive skin or outside all day…

Aloe Vera Toner

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Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera contains essential vitamins and minerals, proteins, polysaccharides, enzymes, amino acids and 200 active plant compounds called phytonutrients. Aloe vera supplies oxygen to the skin cells, rejuvenates, hydrates and makes the skin flexible.

Ingredients: One cup of pure aloe vera juice or gel, and one cup of distilled or spring water

Directions: Mix aloe vera and pure water together in a glass container and shake well. Apply the mixture to skin with a cotton ball once or twice daily after cleansing skin then apply moisturizer.

You may need to refrigerate this mixture. Follow aloe vera label directions regarding storage.

Natural Skin Toner

So I realized in using Toner it dries my face out because its taking away all that is left that a cleanser does not get. The Alcohol and all of the other harsh ingredients were just doing to much for my face, so I decided to do a little research and use something that would work better for my skin….

ACV Toner

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Apple Cider vinegar contains alpha-hydroxy and amino acids that help dissolve dead skin cells. It treats acne and exfoliates and balances the ph of the skin. ACV will leave your skin with a beautiful glow.

Ingredients: One cup of organic, raw ACV and one cup of distilled or spring water. A 1:1 ratio works great for my skin but you may need to adjust the ratio according to your skin needs. Some people may find a 1:1 ratio to strong and use a 1:4, or 1:8 ratio ect.

Directions: Mix ACV and pure water together in a glass container and shake well. Apply the mixture to skin with a cotton ball once daily after cleansing then apply moisturizer.

I would not suggest ACV for sensitive skin types.

 

Natural Oil Cleanser….YES i said OIL!

Basic Oil Face Wash

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Figure out which Oils work better for you…!

I know what you’re thinking. “Use oil to wash my face?!” Yes Oil is an excellent and gentle skin cleanser for all skin types. Even oily, acne prone skin! The oil cleansing method, commonly referred to as OCM is becoming more and more popular. It deep cleans, soothes and most importantly does not strip the skin. Instead it leaves the skin soft, clean, and moisturized.

Ingredients: Coconut oil, Castor oil, and grapeseed oil

Directions: Rub a quarter size amount on face for about 30 seconds. Rinse with very warm water. You may have to rinse a couple times to get all the oil off.

I put the oils in an 8 oz. glass jar. I split the oils up by 1/3 and shake. It’s that simple, I don’t go through the hassle of doing exact measurements. I just eyeball it. You don’t have to use the oils I have listed above. You can use almond, jojoba, olive, avocado etc. Or you may want to use certain oils for the certain benefits that may be beneficial to you. Have fun mixing up different oils and ratios and finding the best mixture for you.