An Esthetician’s Pimple Popping PM Spring Skin Care Routine!

I am way too excited about being able to pop a pimple for you. But I also get to demonstrate using a DIY spot mask and post-extraction high frequency sparking!

Boop that button. Hit me with your best mermen. You know what to do.

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Notes:

The Cerave lotion I like: https://amzn.to/2Tjps3e

High frequency devices are used primarily for antimicrobial purposes. For some reason I didn’t explicitly state this in the video. 🤷‍♀️They’re fantastic to use post-extraction, and on inflamed acne, inflamed ingrown hairs, or anything else that has caused a microbe-related immune response in the skin.

The high frequency device I’m using is not available on Amazon, but here is an option: https://amzn.to/2Y9wY4t

Sometimes the same version of the same electronic device will be sold at different price points or in different outer packaging with different company names. It’s weird. So just look for one that the reviews say works reliably.

Whether you get red or violet doesn’t seem to matter much. High frequency devices have been around for a very long time, so people aren’t writing much new about them these days. But here’s some stuff to get you acquainted:

http://www.dermalinstitute.com/us/library/45_article_Finding_Solutions_for_Oily_and_Acneic_Skin.html
https://www.bellezaskincare.com/blog/what-is-high-frequency-and-why-do-we-use-it/

Silicone scrubber thingy is from the dollar store. Don’t buy those at Sephora, just fyi. Same shit, huge markup.

Products used:

Drunk Elephant Beste no 9 Jelly Cleanser
Sephora Waterproof makeup remover
Silicone pad from the dollar store
Josie Maran Whipped Argan Mud Mask
Pure Kaolin Clay with my DIY aloe toner https://youtu.be/1drbg_JRfuk
DermaTRUTH In The Beginning serum
The Ordinary Alpha Arbutin + HA serum
First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Hydrating Serum
Cerave Daily Moisturizing Lotion
Drunk Elephant Marula Oil
Aquaphor
High Frequency device
Neutrogena On-the-Spot Acne Treatment 2.5% Benzoyl Peroxide

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Makeup:
Primer: Wet n Wild Photo Focus
Foundation: Hourglass Vanish Liquid, Cream
Concealer: MUFE HD R20, Colourpop No Filter Fair 10
Powder: Physician’s Formula Mineral Wear Loose Powder, Translucent
Contour: Fenty Matchstix Amber
Bronzer: NYX HD Blush, Taupe
Blush: Inglot 20
Highlight: Fenty Lightning Dust/Fire Crystal
Lips: Colourpop Dopey Ultra Satin
Eyes: Sydney Grace Ivy League shadow, Urban Decay Electric Palette
Mascara: L’Oreal Unlimited waterproof
Brows: MAC Spiked, Lime Crime Bushy Brow pen, Baby Brown
Lashes: none
Nails: OPI Alpaca My Bags

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Hi, I’m Veronica, a CIDESCO certified, medically trained esthetician. As of 2018, I have been an esthetician for 15 years! My resume includes a famous LA plastic surgery center’s medical spa, a five-star hotel, two of the most famous waxing institutions in Beverly Hills, and I have spent four years consulting with brands on R&D and marketing. My skin care philosophy may be a bit different than a lot of what you hear about on the internet, but it’s based on many years of professional and personal experience and study. And my cats are cute.

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