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New skin routine

I’m truly in 💖 with my new weekly/skin routine!! These @garnieruk sheet masks. I then finished off with @poundland witch hazel cleanser along with #porestrips and my @nivea_uk lip balm.

Skin before

The mask is so easy to apply especially for disabled people as they do not need assistance in applying it or taking it off… With no mess!

Hazel is so good all you need a few drops on a cotton pad, work into your face… tadah!!

The pore strips are cool because there’s no messy application and, of course I cannot live with my soft rose Nivea lip balm.

I then put Johnson and Johnson moisturer when my skin flares up (I have severe dermitits)

Marc Jacobs lotions on my hands and finally E45 on my arms, legs and feet.

How to get soft Skin like Annie May in carefree and consequence (Essentially my regime)

What you’ll need

A warm flannel soaked with face wash (I love using Chien by Lidl.)

E45 cream

Marc Jacobs body lotion

Hydrocortisone Cream

A paper face mask if you want (I use the Korean herbal ones on Amazon)

Razor

Femfresh

Body scrub

Clippers

How To:

Have a steaming hot shower using a good body scrub to freshen you up. Steam is very good at opening up your pores.

Make sure you take care of any eyebrow and ‘garden maintenance’ if this a special night. ☺️

Shave legs from ankle to knee – pay no attention to the adverts with smooth thighs (it’s all airbrush)

Shave arms and applying a cream like deodorant such as Mitchum

Scrub your feet with a pumas stone – clip toe nails and finger nails.

Now on to your face

Firstly always use a fresh flannel (even when you wash it after using it, it can still harbour germs.) Apply some warm water and throughly lather the face wash. When washing focus on your T Zones.

Next apply a thick layer of hydrocortisone cream around your cheeks and sides of your face in a circular motion. Apply to any other dry areas such as the forehead or bridge of your nose. Let it soak in for 20 minutes.

Cover your body in E45 cream, giving extra attention to sensitive areas if just been shaved. Focus on hands, elbows and heels – non scented is kinder to skin. Wipe off any excess hydrocortisone cream and swipe a little moisture under under the eyes and under your nose and Cupid’s bow to act as a natural highlighter.

Apply lip balm (I love a tinted one)

Then slather yourself in Marc Jacobs body lotion – apply face mask in the evening for 20 minutes and go to bed feeling spa like pampered.

TIP: A good makeup primer is essential; I recommend MUA hydro gel and a good and Ganier Water

Glow up Friday

So this you can see the difference right? This is my no #makeup look. It covers all my dry skin and rosacea and bags under my eyes – this was done By using a @katemossagency lipstick in light peach. Two swipes under the eyes and any other spots then use it to define your eyebrow shape.

Then by using a peach eyeshadow I gave myself a hint of blush.

Products used @barrymcosmetics Matt foundation in ivory. @plouise_makeup_academy hint of gold for my eye lids then a light brown on my eyebrows (coral pallet #makeupacademy powder in ivory. Mascara is from @rimmellondonuk and I use a @nivea_uk lip balm before applying ’Pink in the Afternoon’ lipstick’ by @rimmellondonuk. Face wash @lidluk and @tesco sensitive skin moisturizing wipes, but Dress and shrug from @cerys_closet

Cannot wait to get my hair dons tomorrow, hopefully I can fit in an eyebrow wax and French manicure

The Audrey: Style inspiration

This is from my Bringing back a bygone Era to the 21st-century collection on ShopLook .

Follow me to get the look: Www.shoplook.com/AuthorRachelM

About Audrey

  • Yes we all know that Marylin Monroe was the OG sex symbol but Audrey did so much more in her lifetime:
  • She was part of the Dutch resistance in World War II
  • Trained as a ballerina
  • She spoke four languages; German, French, Dutch and English.
  • Spoke up about the stigma of miscarriage
  • Champion of UNICEF
  • Fashion icon
  • Raised money for Cerebral Palsy charities
  • Well advertised in politics
  • Style inspiration for Gucci.