Josie Maran Argan Skin Care

If we are being honest, I’ll have to admit that I’m a little more than partial to this line of skin care.

Jaclyn Hill & Nicole Guerriero got me hooked when they started talking about using the 100% Argan Oil (regular & light versions) as part of their night time skin care routines.

As a combo-prone-to-oily skin girl, I said there was no way I was putting an OIL on my face, on purpose. But then I realized, my skin went into to oil production hyperdrive when it was dry. So putting an oil directly on my skin, would, in essence, trick my skin into believing it already had what it needed and therefore not produce more of the dreaded oil that plagued me day in and day out.

The result? Perfection. Over time my skin balanced out from being full on oil rig to being dewy, clear, and soft. No more dry patches, no more oil slicks throughout the day, no more makeup breaking up as the hours dragged on.

And with that, Ms. Josie Maran became my skin care BFF.

My shopping downfall, aka HauteLook, featured Ms. Josie Maran and her products in April and it was toot, toot all aboard THATtrain to WonderTown!

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Skincare Essentials

To all of you who were born blessed with a flawless-rivaling-the-angels-complexion… I envy you.

To all the rest of us:

Hey girl, I feel you.

I’ll be honest.  I didn’t have great skin growing up.  My daddy is the most handsome man around, but boy howdy, did I fall into his gene pool with a big ol’ belly flop when it came to skin.

Oily.
Acne prone — cystic acne prone.
Sensitive.

The blessed trifecta when you’re a girl, right?  –Just punch me in my already suffering face, please.–

In high school, I had acne so badly that my momma let me start wearing makeup earlier than she intended to allow simply because my skin was THAT bad.  I was so embarrassed all the time.  My skin hurt.  We tried different dermatology routes – oral meds, refrigerated meds, face wash meds.  Ugh.  It improved only slightly.

Over time I grew out of it and the peasants (aka, myself) rejoiced!!

That’s when my skin lowered the boom on me.
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