Make Up Musings....Spring Prep part 1

Spring is in our sights...that groundhog be damned! I am looking to freshen up my beauty look with the addition of a few new products. Take advantage of the time cooped up inside avoiding the bitter cold by researching your Spring look. All the information is at your fingertips with a lot or the footwork done by bloggers and subscription beauty services like Ipsy or Birchbox. Sign up and share the code with your friends for referral credit or glam points. Don't stop there! The beauty industry has a plethora of beauty subscriptions to choose from.  Don't let the winter doldrums conquer you. Use this time to refresh your skin from the inside out. I start my Spring prep by adding a few teaspoons of Bragg's images-2ACV to my daily water intake to clear up any residual skin issues and maintain my weight. Bragg's is my go to and costs about $5.00 a bottle this appeals to my budget and my inner hippie. The benefits of Bragg's ACV are far reaching with some using the natural remedy for everything from digestive issues to skin toner. Do the research and figure out what works for you.  I regularly cleanse my skin with African black soap. Black soap cleanses gently, so it's ideal for people with rosacea, rashes, dryness and other skin conditions. Some African black soap products contain a plantain extract, which has antibacterial properties that may help treat acne breakouts. abs2Some people use the soap as a shampoo or mild makeup remover. Available at Whole Foods. Coconut oil, shea butter and cocoa butter round out my skin care regime and keep my skin clear and ready for the sun. Shea and cocoa butter make my skin soft and supple and coconut oil is perfect for oil pulling. Coconut oil pulling is my secret to white teeth but contributes to my overall good health.  Go easy on your skin. Make the changes a part of your daily routine and you will see the changes in no time.  Spring Prep Part 2 coming soon....

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