I’m the type of person who needs things to be logical. I want facts, rationale and sensibility. I’m not great with emotions; I don’t find comfort in religion, and I’m often dismissive of things that come across as too spiritual or emotion-driven.
I’ve always cherished my logical brain and scoffed at people who allowed themselves to be spirited away by religion, astrology, healing energies and things like that.
And yet, here I am, gearing up to talk about chakras.
Because it has been pointed out to me on many occasions that I’m bad about throwing the proverbial baby out with the bathwater.
We focus a lot on our faces and necks in the beauty community, but…we have a lot more skin to take care of.
No judgment from me if your body is neglected though because I’m pretty sure I’ll never have a full-body Glass-Cloud-Butter Skin Glow™.
One thing I do focus on for my body is managing breakouts.
I get a LOT of questions about clearing up body breakouts, particularly back acne, or “bacne.” While my back may never be model-perfect, I’ve more or less figured out how to keep it and my other problem areas as clear as possible.
Today I shall impart this wisdom unto you, dear reader.
The only thing I don’t love is the hassle of tweaking my skincare routine to accommodate the shifting weather. Unlike some lucky folks, I basically have to play a trial-and-error guessing game when it comes to figuring out what my skin will want each winter. I don’t have a set “winter routine.”
Like all important things in life, I just wing it. YOLO, man.
That being said, there are five things that I know I’ll need when it starts getting cold.