Setting the Tone: Skin Care Spliced w/ Novel First Sentences
My skin care routine is mercifully simple, after much trial and error.
When I was 15, I loved the refreshment of washing my face so much that I would often do so five times a day, each time with a different scrub…to keep it interesting.
But, this only kept it raw, red, and relentlessly dry.
When I hit my twenties, I decided I wanted to take better care of my skin. I wanted to protect it from the sun. I wanted to enhance my lasting potential.
And I didn’t want to be cashing in just to savor something as foundational as my skin.
After weeks of mental give and take, I finally compromised. In investing in my skin care products, I was investing in my personal longevity. I was investing in a future where I didn’t feel a need to wear as much makeup because my skin, under the delicate regimen of certain products, simply glowed on its own.
Some lines of skin care aren’t terribly overpriced, all the while touting safe and relatively short ingredient lists.
As you’ll note while scrolling through my routine below, I invest in a small collection of products I’ve gained trust in after many uses.
Spliced between photos captioned with descriptions are some of my favorite opening lines of novels that, much like my skin care routine, set the tone.
This post was inspired by the popularity of my Makeup for the Minimalist post. Check it out to view a similarly easy range of products that are tried-and-true. Equally worthwhile, check out the novels cited in this post to read them in full.