Lately my skin has been sucking. Big time. Not really sure why either. It’s spring break here on campus, so I don’t feel like I am stressed. I haven’t been going crazy with sugar or sweets. I use Neutrogena face makeup, and I religiously wash my face; morning and night. Yesterday, I noticed one of my pores (right in the crease formed when I smile due to my chubby cheeks) was the size of a mini wading pool and was major clogged. Yuck.
I can never keep straight on what you’re suppose to pop/pick or not. But I could not ignore the hole-of-dirt on my face any longer. (It’s like when you lose your baby teeth and your tongue keeps automatically going right to that empty space where a tooth once was). So I put some major effort into getting that sucker out of my pore and finally succeeded. Not without losing my top layer of skin, though. It looked and felt like I had a burn around the pore once I was done. Whoops!
Upon further inspection of my face, I decided my nose looks rather porous, so I slap on a Biore pore strip and rip those blackheads right outta there. Ow! Why do I not remember those things hurting so bad? I went to bed feeling like my nose and cheek were raw. The excavation work on my face didn’t look as bad this morning as I was fearing, but still noticeable. I’m 24 years old-when do breakouts stop?!
I was looking online at a few different cosmetic suppliers checking out some BB creams. I’m a pretty big skeptic when it comes to makeup actually making me look better and it delivering on it’s promises. But my skin just sucks lately. I guess I am in this transition period between young/adult/adulthood and needing to up my skin care routine. I just hate to splurge so much on makeup! Why is that crap so expensive?! I am one of those people who believes no matter what you pay for it, it’s just makeup–ain’t gonna make you look no prettier<–there’s them KY roots for ya’. And if you seriously think it will, then you’re pretty vain, sweetheart. All this goes through my mind when I look at overpriced makeup and talk myself out of trying any of it. Guess my mental health field background is to blame. Getting a bit too insightful over makeup. Hah! Oh well. This is me, and this is how I process things.
The “higher” brand names range from 30-50 bucks=I don’t think so. Especially since I’ve never tried it before. But I did find the Garnier brand at the local Wal-Mart for $11.97. Is it sad that I consider $12 high for makeup? Guess I never really bought a lot of makeup. Just the basics: powder, blush, shadow, mascara. And I consider chap-stick equal to lipstick. 🙂 Sad, I know.
So I think I may give this a try over the weekend. We’ll see.
I am also debating on going down to Mobile, AL for the weekend since Carl and the baseball team will be visiting there. I have tomorrow off from work too since it’s spring break and I’ve been doing my research (via Google) and there seems to be a lot of fun stuff to check out down there. I mean, it’s a half hour to Gulf Shores Beach, there’s a Tanger outlet AND an Old Time Pottery?!? I about hopped in the car when I found out those tidbits of info. But it just comes down to whether or not to splurge…why am I so indecisive lately? Lol
Thinking I need to be more spontaneous. You’re only young once, right?
Any cool spontaneous moment stories to share for inspiration?
Thoughts on makeup/BB creams??
These are for my mom-she said she was missing my smiling face lol. So she gets pics of me smiling like a 4 year old. *Note to self: don’t wave at people. I look creepy.