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MY SHOWER ROUTINE: ON SOME DAYS

There is nothing like a hour long hot bath, ESPECIALLY in the winter! I’d like to share all the products I use during my shower routine as well as what I use after. My morning showers are a normal 3 minute shower but in the evenings (after a dusty summer day and last-year of school studying) I like to treat myself to a self-made mini spa!

I don’t do anything before my shower routine except the basic put my towel on the rack and blah blah.

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Aloe Gentle Facial Wash Cleanser from The Body Shop. I love this cleanser because it’s natural and doesn’t come out as a liquid but a soft cloud of foam. Because I had suffered from severe acne, I never risk using any products that say ‘for blemishes or acne scars’ as most have harsh chemicals in them and boy have I used hundreds of chemicals to cure my acne! This product is very mild so it’s great for everyday use and works better at removing makeup than the ”oil-free” eye makeup removers. I’ts a new addition to my shower routine.

Natural grown Aloe Vera is amazing for your skin as the gel acts as a natural sun screen and moisturiser. It contains Vitamin C and E which helps keep the skin hydrated. Ancient Egyptians used to call it ‘the plant of immortality’ – this is how good it is. So dig some sand up and grow that baby in your backyard! 

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Glycol Scrub from Skinstitut. This product helps with my pesky nose blackheads. The crystals in it are larger than other exfoliate products I have used so I tend not to rub it very hardly as I have before and peeled of some of my skin (I was in a hurry and patience is not one of my virtues).

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Vanilla Body Srub with Almond and Shea from D’ivine. I can proudly say this product is made in Kenya (my home town) and smells A-M-A-Z-I-N-G and the brown almond crystals feel soft on the skin. I got it as a gift and have never been happier with a body scrub before because this one actually does make a difference as it has lessened my in-grown hairs and made my knees fairer.

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After my shower, I apply a layer of  Sun Screen SPF 50+ from Skinstitut and Aloe Soothing Moisture Lotion from The Body Shop on my face. For my arms and legs I use the Vanilla Body Butter from D’ivine (the scrub and body butter were a set).

Hope this helped you make your mind up on which cleansers, scrubs, and creams you could narrow down to. Don’t worry I get just as daunted as you do when I walk into a beauty store looking for my ideal cleanser. There you have it, My Shower Routine.

PS: I wouldn’t recommend using the Aloe Vera cleanser to remove foundation as it is very mild and might not pick up all the makeup left. Because I don’t use foundation and only contour/conceal this cleanser is pretty ideal for me. 

What cleanser do you use? Let me know! 🙂

5 Comments

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    Saha Bm

    11/06/2016

    I use lemon 😀

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      Raneil Sokhi

      12/06/2016

      Yes lemon’s great! With honey as well! 🙂

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    Salma

    10/06/2016

    I use st. Ives face scrub #amazeballs

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      Raneil Sokhi

      10/06/2016

      Hahah!:*

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