Musings of a Muse

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May 5, 2009

Musings of the Day: Your Skin, What's On It?

I'm always curious what works for people in regards to skin care! Today's Musings is all about skincare.

What do you use on your skin?

Share it and skip below for my answer!

You already know this answer, Lush. About 98% of my skincare is made up of Lush. Toner, Cleansers, Moisturizers, Etc.....all of it is Lush. I used to be a Philosophy girl but after discovering Lush I've stuck with it for about 8 or 9 years (maybe more?!) now. Or just works for me and that's what skincare is all about. Something that works well and keeps you looking your best!

So what's your skincare?

Tell the Muse!

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Blogger Beauty Bitch said...

I stick to a tried, tested and beloved combination of products from DHC and Paula Begoun. Yes, I know the cosmetics cop is a beauty killjoy and tries to take the fun out of beauty but there's a lot of sense lingering under her harsh words and for someone with oily skin, her BHA products and skincare line is lifesaver in an ocean of mediocre products. I don't spend a lot on skincare so what I saves goes to more make-up! Now if I could just find a sunscreen that didn't make me come out in a prickly heat rash.....

May 5, 2009 at 9:01 PM  
Blogger Tohnia said...

i'm all about Body Shop! I love their Tea Tree Oil line. I love Lush and St. Ives also, but Body Shop is my number one right now!

May 5, 2009 at 11:01 PM  
Anonymous xisa said...

I would love to try LUSH but it isn't available here DX

Anyway, I use mainly homemade stuff (olive oil, rosewater, eggs, stuff like that XD) with a dash of Eucerin (moisturizer, serum). Works well for me, and I have been sticking with it for more than two years. :D

May 6, 2009 at 12:07 AM  
Blogger jackieg02 said...

I mix it up. I use Philosophy, Clinique, Lush, and Murad for skincare. Each has a personal HG item that I can't live without. But I think I want to slowly change to all Murad products because the few things I have from them have done wonders for my skin. I have just started getting into Lush and I love it all. There is a new Lush store at the mall I frequent so I am still getting introduced into some of their things. But I am loving it all sofar!

May 6, 2009 at 2:07 AM  
Blogger Pavlina said...

I keep it simple. St. Ives apricot scrub in the AM, Phil. PMS at night. Clinique Superdefense in the am, Clinique DDMG and AG eye cream at night.

May 6, 2009 at 11:10 AM  
Anonymous Aretha said...

Simple cleanser (UK drugstore brand), la prairie moisturiser (very exp but worth it!), ROC eye cream, Darphin aromatic renewing balm, Lancome uv expert spf50 sunscreen =)

May 6, 2009 at 12:59 PM  
Anonymous Bev said...

A mixture of things from Neal's Yard, Liz Earle and now Korres. The improvement in my skin since I've gone to Neal's Yard is amazing, cutting the crap from the ingredients has made such a difference, I heart it big time!

May 6, 2009 at 3:22 PM  
Blogger Dao said...

I use Olay moisturizers, my skin tends to love it and it does not make my skin look worse. M Lab, if not so expensive, is another choice for sure.

May 6, 2009 at 4:34 PM  
Anonymous Bonnie said...

My VERY oily/breakout-prone skin is far from perfect, but I seem to have found two cleansers that seem to keep it somewhat in check: Bliss Clog-Dissolving Cleanser and Korres Thyme and Sage Cleanser. I've also been using the Korres Clay Mask for troubled skin and I like the results so far. I also use prescription topical creams as well as the Body's Shops tea tree oil. For daily moisturizer I've been using Olay Definity with SPF 15 and I really like it. I'd like something with a higher SPF, though. Supposedly one good thing about my oil-slick skin (and I'm in my 30s!) is that I might have fewer wrinkles when I get older. Most people think I'm still in my mid-20s when they meet me so maybe all this oil isn't a bad thing, LOL!

May 6, 2009 at 4:46 PM  
Anonymous Kendra said...

I use Lush Angels on Bare Skin, Garnier Skin Naturals Fresh toner, and an Olay moisturizer I can't remember the name of. And once a week, I use an Avon peel-off mask, and the St. Ives apricot scrub. My skin is the softest it's been in a long time!

May 6, 2009 at 7:15 PM  
Anonymous k8lyn said...

Hello oh Goddess of Glam
Guru of Makeup Voodoo
Maven of the Made Up...

Your site is totally lush, brilliant, I'm addicted! That and we share a passion for all things anglo and rawr! the 10th Doctor, which makes it all the more fun!

I use Mario Badescu currently, you could solve the world's oil crisis by refining my t-zone so I think I've tried everything under the sun and moon both. I'm becoming a lushie though, and if it's all its promised I can see myself becoming addicted to that too. I know you deal with dry skin yourself, but any recommends other lines great for oily skin that likes to breakout given half a chance?

May 7, 2009 at 2:33 AM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey bora!

I do the same with my skincare. I rarely change up! DHC makes a damn good line although I don't take full advantage. Aww have you tried shisedio?

May 12, 2009 at 1:38 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Tohnia!

They make a pretty good line of product :-D I love lush too! I used to use St Ives back in the day and they had a pretty nice line up plus damn cheap!

May 12, 2009 at 1:39 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi xisa!

aww :( that stinks :(

Good girl :-D Organic skincare at home hehe!

May 12, 2009 at 1:39 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey jackie!

I mix up with philosophy and lush myself!
Lush is HG for me! Amazinggggggggggg!!!!! Love it. Murad I haven't give as much a chance to it as I should but your ave makes me more curious!

May 12, 2009 at 1:40 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi Pavlina

Sounds smart to me :-D I wish my skincare regime was alot more simpler I feel like I do too much most days!

May 12, 2009 at 1:41 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hello Aretha!

Sounds good to me :-D I've been trying to bring myself to get the darphin aromatic renewing balm as it looks good!

May 12, 2009 at 1:42 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey bev!

KORRES! ahhh! Good stuff :-D

Never tried Neal's yard must go have a peep!

May 12, 2009 at 1:42 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hey dao!

I used to use it years ago and my skin always looked fresh with it :-D M Lab I haven't really delved into...lots of people rave it though ;D

May 12, 2009 at 1:43 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hello bonnie!

Korres is really a great one. One day I'll switch over some of my philosophy for it :D

hells yes :-D hehe being mistaken for anything 20 is ALWAYS good!

May 12, 2009 at 1:44 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hi kendra!

YAY me too! great stuff AOBS!

Sounds like it's all working for you :-D

thanks for sharing hun!

May 12, 2009 at 1:44 PM  
Blogger the Muse said...

hello k8lyn

LOL why thank you! I feel quite chuffed today after reading your comment!

Hells yes :-D Bring me my Doctor ;-D hehe!

I don't sadly have many good recs for skincare as I've been a lush girl for a long while now. I'd seriously try converting to lush. Herbalism is supposed to be the cure all end all for oily skin that breaks out :-D Hope this helps my dear!

Thanks for the awesome comment, made my day!

May 12, 2009 at 1:46 PM  

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