A small grip of my skincare productsFebruary 05, 2014
I promised to show the skincare products that I use. I really love to pamper myself and especially to take care of my skin. It hasn't always been like that when I was much younger (say, 16) and also very reckless. I did alot that my skin was not happy with; I didn't use sunscreen, showered way too hot, I partied an aweful lot of times without getting enough rest (yes, a modern day flapper), I drank alcohol as if it was my last day on earth and, although I never lit a cigarette myself, I was constantly in the environment of cigarette smoke. But worst of all: I never took off my makeup before retiring to bed. With all the partying I was too tired to do so. Stress does alot to your skin, too! And boy, did I noticed that! Think about bags under the eyes eyes and dark circles, etc. But at one time I was thinking: what the hell am I doing to myself?! Stop this reckless behaviour and do something before it's too late and you die a wrinkled potato! So I turned the tide: I quit drinking, I live in a cigarette free home, I make sure I get enough sleep and even if I do come home late after a hard and long day of modelling, with ridiculously heavy stage makeup, I do clean my face entirely till there's no filth to be seen on my cotton pad. And my goodness did that work! My skin was recovering noticably! The next thing for me to do, was finding the right products for me. That was not an easy road but an interesting one to say the least!
I have a very, very sensitive and dehydrated skin (a dehydrated skin is not the same thing as a dry skin). It reacts very heavy on cold weather and harsh products. When I heard of Avéne, I really wanted to try it. The reviews were amazing. But the Netherlands didn't sold it. Until recently! So as quickly as I could, I stocked up their products like crazy and didn't care what the price was! A good dermatologist will tell you that the expensive creams are not always automatically the best. And ok, Avéne is pricier than most of the skincare products but it's not thát expensive.
I couldn't be more happier with Avéne and neither could my skin! It works miracles!