#1 Summer Skincare Tip!

Summer Tip #1 Less Exfoliation! 

If you are anything like me, and are obsessed with scrubs…then you tend to get a little carried away. But it is imperative that during the summer months to decrease over-exfoliation, because too much of a good thing can cause adverse effects.

Over-scrubbing can can compromise your skins’ moisture barrier and the harsh rays of the sun during Summer months wreak havoc on your skin – leading to burns, pigmentation and sunspots.

So how much exfoliation is enough during summer months?

My recommendation is 1-3 times per week. Exfoliation does assist in shedding dull skin and build up, prevents clogged pores and improves better product absorption. If you notice redness, dry patches or irritation..then you may be exfoliating a bit too much.

My top gentle scrubs for Summer are:

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PCA Skin Gentle Exfoliant
7 oz $31.00 USD

 

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Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant
2.6 oz $55 USD

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Mario Badescu Botanical Exfoliating Scrub
3.4 oz $26 USD

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Glo Skin Beauty Brightening Polish
$44 USD

What are your favorite exfoliators? Feel free to comment with your own Summer skincare tips and tricks!

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Bronde hair don’t care!

Happy Friday y’all!

Guess who finally got her hair did?! Meeee!!! And I am so happy with it! I haven’t had my color done in over 6 months so this was a total treat for me! My stylist Karissa went above and beyond. She gave me some amazing face framing highlights and blended my natural base for a new “Bronde” look that I’m loving! Check it out! 💇🏻IMG_4997.PNG

• Salon Session 112 S. Delacey Ave Pasadena Ca 91105

• (626) 795-8856

• Stylist: Karissa Guerra

• IG @hairbykarissa

Have a beautiful weekend everyone! Go discover something beautiful!

Xx,

Shawna

Discovering San Fran

Hi lovelies!

I had an amazing weekend in SF and found it to be so much more than I had imagined. I guess I had this vision in my head of it being similar to my hometown, Seattle. While the weather reminded me of Seattle – cool and overcast, the city itself felt like I was transported to another country. It was eclectic and diverse, and the buzz of the city was an energy I fed off!
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Being ultra touristy at the Cable Cars ^^

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Union Square shopping

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How beautiful is this mural in Chinatown?! Gorge!

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Stopping to consult a higher power on the streets of Chinatown.

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I love murals, and food.. combine the two and you have a winning combo in my book! We stopped by Media Noche for some amazing cuban empanadas. And snagged a pic of these flamingos. How cute right?

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The sun came out in time for our Painted Ladies visit! We sipped rose and sang the full house theme song. Perfection!

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A beautiful view of the Golden Gate Bridge.

This trip was perfect, and I am already planning to head back soon.

I left my ❤ in San Francisco *sigh

Xx,

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