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Rosehip Oil for Acne Skin

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Aria Starr Rosehip Oil
Aria Starr Rosehip Oil

I have a new facial oil! I’ve gone through argan oil, jojoba oil, and Acure Brightening Glowing Serum.

Argan oil: I have mix feelings about this oil, but I decided to keep using it. I haven’t broken out from it (yet, lol). It absorbs into my skin well and leaves my skin feeling moisturized. I haven’t noticed anything miraculous about it. Maybe I’ll see a huge change in my skin if I continue to use it until the end of the year. That’s if it doesn’t break me out.

Jojoba oil: Jojoba oil is a very popular oil for acne-prone skin. It’s touted as the best of the best for acne-prone skin. Supposedly it doesn’t clog pores. It mimics the skin’s natural oils. Even though it’s called an ‘oil’, it’s actually a wax ester. I think that is the sole reason why I cannot use jojoba oil without ending up with clogged pores. My skin doesn’t like the waxy texture. It sits on top of my skin and doesn’t absorb into my skin at all. My face ends up feeling greasy. When that happens, acne galore!

Acure Brightening Glowing Serum: I’ve used this serum before, and it did cause some breakouts. I thought I would try it again, but I changed my mind. haha. It is what it is. It’s a mix of oils including safflower seed oil, sesame seed oil, pumpkin seed oil, borage seed oil, argan oil, etc. Go here for more information.

On to rosehip oil…

So I wanted an oil that is more suitable for oily, acne-prone skin. I stumbled upon rosehip oil. I’ve used this oil in other skin care products. I’ve never used it alone. There’s a ton of positive reviews on rosehip oil for acne-prone skin. It’s supposed to help with acne and acne scarring. Knowing that, that sounds like it’ll be a perfect fit for me. I really do hope so. The rosehip oil I purchased is called Aria Starr Rosehip Seed Oil. I didn’t seek out this brand. I just wanted a good pure, premium oil that’s of good quality. I’ve never used this brand before or even ever heard of it. I just chose it, and that was it! More about the oil…

It is vegan. The only ingredient is 100% Pure Cold-Pressed Rosehip Oil. 🙂 It comes in a 4 fl oz glass bottle. It came with a dropper to dispense the oil. The instructions says to use 2-3 drops on fingertips and massage into desired area until fully absorbed. Do not rinse. I used about 4-5 drops on my face, neck, and chest. I pat it into my skin. No tugging of any kind. This oil absorbed pretty well. It didn’t leave my skin feeling greasy or anything like that. I really liked that. So far, I’ve used it 4 times. I will be using it at night when I take a break from my acne treatment(s) and every morning. It hasn’t made my skin greasy-looking in the morning whatsoever. No breakouts as of yet. I hope it stays that way. It made my skin feel supple and hydrated. Keep in mind that I am using another facial oil too. That could be the oil that’s making my face feel all nice and soft rather than the rosehip oil. It could be a combination of both! All I know is that my skin looks and feels really good!! I’ll go into more detail about this other oil tomorrow. 🙂

I really hope it works due to the benefits it’s supposed to have on acnegenic skin — balances oil production and fades acne scars but also helps with wrinkles and aging skin! Hmmm. Let’s see how this goes! I’ll make an update when I notice changes in my skin. If it breaks me out not either! Stay tuned! 😊😊😊

Update: Clarisonic Mia Prima Facial Brush

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Unboxing the Clarisonic Mia Prima
My update on the Clarisonic Mia Prima Facial Brush

I made an update on the Clarisonic Mia Prima Facial Brush about 3 weeks ago, but it’s time for another update. It’s almost close to 2 months…not quite yet. I think it’s time though. I’ve been using the facial brush religiously in the morning and at night. Here are my results so far…

I wanted to try the this facial brush because I thought it would help with some acne and exfoliation. At the beginning, it went well. I noticed some results. The results weren’t spectacular, but I noticed something different in my complexion. Since I’m nearing 2 months, I’ve noticed that it’s not as effective compared to what I’ve experienced in the past. I’ve mentioned that this facial brush is much weaker than the one I previously used. It is. Maybe that’s why it’s not working the same as the one I used before.

So, the facial brush isn’t living up to my expectations. It’s not helping much with my acne-prone skin. I could easily use a facial scrub and get the same results. Facial scrubs tend to be a lot cheaper too. The Clarisonic Mia Prima Facial Brush was around 100ish plus tax. I can feel a thick layer of dead skin cells on my facial skin as the days go on. It does make my skin feel a tad cleaner, or is it from simply moving the bristles across my face?? I find the oscillations and vibrations pretty pointless and has no effect on my complexion.

As of right now, I’m thinking about giving up the Clarisonic Mia Prima Facial Brush. I’ll give it a couple of more weeks. If nothing changes, it’s going back. If I’m paying this much for something, it should work. I’m definitely leaning towards moving onto a facial scrub instead.

If you missed out, here’s my introduction of the facial brush. Have you used the Clarisonic Mia Prima before? Did it work for you? Share your thoughts on it! Look forward to my Skin Care Routine and Makeup Routine soon. I haven’t posted them up yet because I wanted to do an update on the Clarisonic Mia first. 😊

– Jen

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