Magnificence Q: How Previous Have been You When You Began Considering About Skincare?


I need to’ve been 10 or 11 and in center faculty

It was once I began breaking out on my brow, and my mother was extra involved about it than I used to be.


I wasn’t actually a girly-girl and didn’t actually take into consideration how I regarded; I believe I used to be nonetheless very a lot a baby and means too busy being a child!

The one motive why I even considered it was as a result of my mother, who genetically isn’t susceptible to pimples, would make me sit nonetheless so she might maintain my face and stare intensely at it. Then she’d mumble all types of issues about pimples and I might simply get irritated and run away, ha ha ha.


Finally she introduced me to a dermatologist, who advised me to make use of a benzoyl peroxide bar cleaning soap that dried out my pores and skin. She additionally prescribed an antibiotic which didn’t actually assist in any respect.

In highschool I finally began a gradual routine of face wash, toner (keep in mind Sea Breeze?) and Oil of Olay sunscreen. I believe it was SPF 15 or one thing! I keep in mind the sunshine pink bottle with the black cap.

17 and stuffed with sass

Anyway, I used to be fascinated by timelines for skincare the opposite day when Connor and I had been getting her prepared for bedtime. She nonetheless makes use of Johnson & Johnson Child Shampoo for laundry her pores and skin and hair, and it’s nonetheless working for her.

We chatted briefly about when it is perhaps time to begin doing a skincare routine as a result of she will get an occasional small pimple, so I’m pondering that possibly 8 or 9 could be time to introduce a every day mild face wash, moisturizer and sunscreen. I don’t know if that’s too early, although. I would like her to remain an oblivious child for so long as she will be able to, you already know? I additionally need her to have good skincare habits although.

How outdated had been you whenever you began fascinated by skincare?

Have been you comparatively younger? Did you wait till your teenagers? Or is it a latest factor? Let me know within the feedback.

Your pleasant neighborhood magnificence addict,


P.S. Oh my gosh, good friend. First day of college for my not-so-little one is Thursday! We’re all going somewhat loopy, LOL!

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