Hey everyone, decided to do an article based on what I use and do to help clear my skin and make it look brighter. Please do note that everyone's skin is different, so what works for me may not work for you. With that being said, please don't get mad if you don't notice any results when following my skincare routine, I cannot guarantee it will work for you. This routine also works more effectively for those with oily/combination skin

What I do...

1) Drink a lot of water

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Water clears your skin. Most people know that drinking more water can be good for clear skin and it can also help the symptoms of acne. Water flushes toxins out of your body and anything else that shouldn't be there so it clears your skin of any dirt and bacteria

2) Wash face at least 2-3 times a day

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I usually wash my face in the morning, after school, and at night

3) Decrease sugar and oil-based foods intake

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sugary foods and oily foods is known for clogging pores and leading to an acne breakout
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4) Stop touching your face

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Even if you just washed your hands with water and soap, don't touch your face. There are so many bacteria on your hand, under your nails. And your face, well, it doesn't like those bacteria as much

What I use...

1) Facial Cleanser

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Tea tree face wash or face scrub. I usually use this cleanser in the morning and after school
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Clean & Clear Advantage Oil Control Cream Wash. I usually use this while taking a shower or after taking off makeup
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On the left; Lush Cosmetics Face & Body Cleanser 'Herbalism'. On the right; Lush Cosmetics Face & Body Cleanser 'Ocean Salt'. I use these facial scrubs either in the morning or night and before I apply makeup

2) Face Masks

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The Body Shop; Tea Tree Clay Mask. I use this whenever I notice I'm breaking out a lot and I use it 2-3 times a week when that happens until my acne goes down
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Left; Lush Cosmetics 'Cup O' Coffee' Face Mask. Right; Lush Cosmetics 'Mask of Magnaminty' Face Mask. I use these masks twice a week right before taking a shower
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Herbivore Pink Clay Mask. I use this mask once a week, preferably on Sundays

3) Toner

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Tea Tree Toner from either The Body Shop or Lush Cosmetics. I use this toner after I washed my face and before applying moisturizer. These toners are usually used when I have a lot of acne or after taking off makeup
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The Body Shop: Seaweed Oil Control Toner. This is also used after washing my face, but before applying moisturizer. This is my everyday toner that I use because it helps control my oily skin. I usually use this once a day

4) Moisturizer

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Clean & Clear Advantage Acne Control Moisturizer. The Salicylic Acid helps with diminishing the appearance of acne
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The Body Shop Vitamin E Moisture Lotion SPF 15. Usually, put this on in the morning, it's always good to put on moisturizer with a little bit of SPF. This will block any harm done to your skin from the sun

5) Acne Spot Treatments

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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion. I usually put this on at night right before I go to bed, I dip a cotton swab all the way to the bottom and apply the lotion to wherever I see a pimple. Honestly, guys, this works wonders
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Benzaget Acne Gel; I usually apply this twice a day, once after school and once before going to bed. Just apply this to wherever you see acne spots

6) Essential Oils

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Apply a small amount onto your fingers and massage into the face before going to bed. I do this every night and wake up with a brighter face. Really balances uneven skin
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The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil; I apply a small amount (3-4 drops) onto my fingers and dab all over my face. I do this once a day, and it doesn't really matter when sometimes in the morning and sometimes before I go to bed
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And that's it! It may seem like a lot, but trust me, it's worth it. Especially for someone who struggles with oily skin, this routine helps with controlling the oil, which helps reduce the appearance of acne on my face. Obviously, I don't use ALL of these products every day, I like to alternate and switch around my daily routines, depending on what I think will benefit my face and how much ance I have. Again, these skin care tips may not work for everyone, so keep in mind that whatever I put up here is to only share what works for ME, in hopes that it may also work for SOME other people. EVERYONE'S SKIN IS DIFFERENT

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Have a beautiful day my loves ♥