To start with I’m using the WordPress app on my iPhone to write this post so I hope it turns out ok! I thought I’d test it out!

Now I don’t know about you but my skin seems to have a mind of its own at the minute with the cold winter month’s drawing in. One day it will be dry and then shiny the next. I can’t keep up! Luckily we have products out there that can help our skin!

I thought I would write this post and share with you what has helped me combat the effects of the cold winter weather. Here goes…

1. Switch up your cleanser – You may find that your usual cleanser is drying your skin out more than usual at the minute so it’s a good idea to use a cream based cleanser in the morning, and then your usual cleanser at night. Acid based cleansers tend to dry out the skin more than ‘regular’ cleansers so I’ve found that only using them at night has helped my skin stay soft and not have that horrible tight feeling that is so common amongst people at this time of the year. It all depends on your skin though. You know what works best for you!

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Well it’s been three weeks today since I had my first Dermaroller treatment and what an experience it was!  You see, I went along to the Medi-Spa with the intention of getting a facial but had a rather different experience than I originally intended.  Here’s some background info…

When I was in my late teens I developed acne on my forehead that literally appeared out of the blue!  Up until that point I had broken out on occasion on my chin but nothing could have prepared me for the onslaught of acne that appeared over the next few years.  Thankfully the spots went after a few years of breakout cycles that made me get so down that I didn’t want to go outside half the time and face the world.  Acne really does affect you not only on the outside, but on the inside too, emotionally.

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