Skincare

I'll be honest. If people really knew how I treat my skin, they'd be either disgusted or upset. I'm disappointed in myself half the time too. I really should and need to take care of my skin better because...
1. I'm not getting any younger and 2. body, including skin, changed a lot post pregnancy. 

People, friends and strangers, comment about my skin on a monthly basis and they all say something along the lines of... "Julie, you have such good skin... are you wearing makeup? what do you use?... tell me your secret!" so on and so on. Over the years, I've come to the conclusion that it's really not something I do that gives me this "perfect" skin, but it's really.. genetics. I get it from my mama (thanks umma!). However, both my mom and I never followed a crazy skincare routine. No seven steps, no five steps. Instead, I just have several skincare products that I swear by... and here they are! 

Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub- favorite drugstore face wash. (But really, I LOVE all Aveeno products.) 

Aveeno Positively Radiant Skin Brightening Daily Scrub- favorite drugstore face wash.
(But really, I LOVE all Aveeno products.) 

The Face Shop The SMIM toner- you can feel the "rapid absorption" literally right away, as your skin feels super moisturized within seconds! 

The Face Shop The SMIM toner- you can feel the "rapid absorption" literally right away, as your skin feels super moisturized within seconds! 

Shiseido Bio-Performance Super Corrective Eye Cream- those fair wrinkles around the eyes seem to disappear overnight! 

Shiseido Bio-Performance Super Corrective Eye Cream- those fair wrinkles around the eyes seem to disappear overnight! 

Shiseido White Lucent Brightening Cleansing Foam- super foamy and luscious on the skin.  

Shiseido White Lucent Brightening Cleansing Foam- super foamy and luscious on the skin.
 

The Face Shop The SMIM emulsion- love how this isn't as thick as a lotion, so my skin feels light yet well maintained.   

The Face Shop The SMIM emulsion- love how this isn't as thick as a lotion, so my skin feels light yet well maintained. 
 

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing lotion- when skin feels extra dry or sensitive, this does the trick! Perfect balance without feeling oily or heavy

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing lotion- when skin feels extra dry or sensitive, this does the trick! Perfect balance without feeling oily or heavy

I hope my little "secret" helps you out someway somehow. Really, I swear by them because they get the job done and with some, I've seen visible results as soon as the very next day! Hope you do too!