Importance Of Great Skincare
I’ll get to my skincare secrets in a moment… but first I want to talk about ‘why‘ I now try to take great care of my skin.
There are a million, zillion reasons, but here are the most notable:
#1 | I had kids late in life.
I am what you call an ‘old mom’ or as the medical professionals put it, ‘advanced maternal age.’
I had Gage at 35, and Elizabeth (pictured above) at 38. BUT, I don’t want to look like the old mom.
#2 | I beat the crap out of my skin when I was younger
I literally sunbathed with baby oil, and nothing else every time the sun was out
(Fortunately for me, and my skin, the sun wasn’t out that often in Watertown, New York.)
#3 | I now live in the driest place on the planet
(Okay, maybe the Sudan is dryer, but still…it’s freakin dry!!)
Our move to Telluride, Colorado has done wonders for my hair, but wreaked havoc on my skin.
It is VERY dry here. And, we are at high elevation. Our town sits at about 9,500 feet.
To give you a sense of how high that is… they sell oxygen bottles at the grocery store.
One of my skincare secrets, when it comes to keeping my skin looking youthful and moisturized, is my Colleen Rothschild routine.
(You can see my nightly routine, step-by-step here.)
As many of you already know… not only do I have a massive woman crush on Colleen Rothschild!…
I also happen to think her skincare is AMAZING!!
I’m stocking up on three of my absolute favorites (pictured below):
3) Eye Cream
Keep scrolling to read more about these…
I wash my face and makeup off every evening with Colleen’s best selling Radiant Cleansing Balm.
You massage it onto your face dry… and then use a warm, wet washcloth to wipe it off.
This balm is heaven!! And it smells like heaven too!
It is SO dry here, that I use the Extreme Recovery Cream in the morning AND in the evening.
(You traditionally use it only at night.)
I also use the Face Oil No. 9 l at least 3 times a week at night, mixed with the Extreme Recovery Cream.
I love that this eye cream isn’t thick… so it glides on the thin skin under my eyes.
It’s also incredibly hydrating. I use it in the morning and evening, which is why I need to stock up on some more!
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Another key to keeping my skin looking more youthful… is consistency.
I wash my face every morning, and every evening, no matter how crazy tried I am.
And, trust me there are a LOT of nights I want to skip it…
I also ALWAYS slather on the moisturizers.
Sunscreen is another biggie. You can read more about my sunscreen favorites here.
And, yup…you gotta drink water.
I really get bored drinking plain ol’ water, so I like to mix it up by drinking seltzer.
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