My Skincare Routine!

Welcome back!

If you've read my previous blog posts, you know I have crazy DRY skin! I've tried so many skincare products and brands, but I never felt like I noticed a difference. My skin just started looking dull and I began experiencing dry and flakey under my eyes and on my eyelids when I would apply my makeup. I also noticed I was getting redness on my nose at times throughout the day.

I started getting so discouraged that I would never find the right products for my skin.. until I found Mario Badescu!

I loved that I was able to do a Skin Analysis survey and they provided me with a handful of products personalized for my specific skin type. The thing that made me love this brand right from the start is that you're able to get all of the products they recommend in samples sent to you for just $2.95!!! Are you kidding me?! Who could say no to almost 10 product samples (which actually lasted me 1-2 weeks)!

I noticed a difference by the second day of using these products! My skin had never felt and looked so good! It was radiant, fresh, moisturized, and I felt so beautiful in my own skin! I immediately knew I needed to order the full size of each of the products they recommended.

The best part of receiving their samples – they send you a personalized skin care routine! It made me feel that they really cared and made me fall in love with not only the products, but this company.

I follow this routine every morning & night. I also use the Enzyme Revitalizing Mask and the Almond & Honey Face Scrub 2-3 nights a week after cleansing.

I actually can't believe how great these products are for how reasonably priced that are too! They also always provide FREE SHIPPING (yay!) on all U.S. orders over $35 and 3 COMPLIMENTARY SAMPLES of your choice with every order! I love this! Not many companies provide samples with every order, let alone the samples of all their products you actually want to try!

Below I have provided the products that were recommended for me and also some extras that I've picked up using their amazing deals.. which I've noticed they have regularly! (Big thumbs up for that!)

Left to right: Enzyme Revitalizing Mask, Orange Cleansing Soap, Chamomile Night Cream, Seaweed Cleansing Lotion, Hyaluronic Eye Cream, Almond & Honey Face Scrub

They happen to have another deal going on right now to receive a FREE full-size (whaaaat?! Yes please!) Summer Shine Body Lotion AND beach bag + free shipping with your order over $40! 

Promo Code: SHINE

I love these products right now to get that pretty summertime glow!

I also purchased the Complex Moisturizer with Vitamin E + SPF 20 (not pictured), which I have also been loving for the summer to keep my skin looking radiant, moisturized, and prevent wrinkles while I soak up the sun at the beach, which is basically every weekend the sun is shining 😉

Another reason why I LOVE this brand, they don't test on animals! This unfortunately occurs with many of our favorite brands, but if we move towards using brands that don't do this we can save those cute furry babies we all love!

I have provided a link here to check out Mario Badescu's website so you can check out all of their amazing products! If you have dry skin, then the products I pictured in this post are all great! But, I definitely recommend doing the Skin Analysis to see what products are made for your specific skin type!

Thank you for stopping by my page and checking out my blog post!

Keep being beautiful inside & out 💛

XOXO,

Jolene

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It’s Me… JOLENE BY THE SEA!

Hello world!

I am so excited to begin this journey I have been contemplating for years and recently had the confidence to finally start my lifestyle blog.

Two years ago I started my journey of blogging as a hobby in my free time when I wasn’t painting faces. I wanted to share my beauty secrets and favorite products that I used in my own makeup business, which lead to my beauty blog.

Guess what.. life got in the way and my journey changed unexpectedly when I decided I wanted to change my career path to teaching those cute, little, tiny humans. Now that I can see the light at the end of the tunnel on my teaching journey I decided that there wasn’t going to be a better time than NOW to put my love for writing and put that into something creative… my lifestyle blog.

I decided to change it up from solely being a beauty blogger because I have so many more loves in my life that I can’t wait to share with you guys! I have some fun life steps I plan to begin and want to share this with you all during the craziest times we call our, TWENTIES.

I can’t believe I started blogging when I was just 24 years old and now being 26 I was like, WHAT am I doing?! I continue to frequently tell myself how much I love writing and blogging, why am I not pursuing this? Well, with a little push and inspiration from my loved ones I can finally say, “I’m here, I’m doing this”.

Trying something new is always so scary and you always contemplate the failures, but what better time than now to JUMP into your dreams and FLY! I wasn’t completely sure what I wanted this blog to be about because of how many interests I have, so what better way to channel all of my interests than to feature all of these things into one blog.. a diary of my journey and perspective on life.

Thank you so much for reading & stay tuned!

XOXO,

Jolene

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