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Daily Skincare Routine at Home

If you have been following me on my social medias, you know i love L’Occitane . So when i was asked for this campaign, there was no hesitations. It’s a dream come true !  Now that fall is already here, my skin tends to get dry and when I’m  applying  foundation on my skin it gets more drier and flaky. So a skincare infused with Shea butter is just perfect for my skin. Like what they said, a good skin makes your make up look good. It’s not the other way around. So it’s really important to invest on our skin.

So today, i’m going to take you on how i get ready using L’Occitane Shea butter skincare.

When i wake up in the morning, the first thing i always do is to wash my face. It makes me feel refreshed and the sensation of water on my face kind of wake me up, a little bit.

Then I wash my face with the L’Occitane Shea butter cleansing oil. I put a few pumps of cleansing oil on the palm of my hand. Massage oil onto face. Add water to transform the oil into a milky lotion then rinse off with water. Pat to dry.

After my face is cleansed, i apply some moisturizer. I usually use the L’Occitane Shea Light Comforting Cream for the day. I love that it is light but also help in nourishing the skin. It is infused with five percent shea butter and rich in Vitamin E, omega 6 and karitene. This is advisable to people who have normal to combination skin just like me. It is also suitable for sensitive skin because it is formulated without Paraben and Phthalates.

I love my daytime moisturizer to have that light texture because it sinks in the skin right away . Make up application is easier and it doesn’t feel greasy at all.

For nighttime, I use the L’Occitane Ultra Rich Cream. I like my face to be extra moisturized at night. This is perfect because they put high concentration of Shea butter. Even if it’s highly concentrated, it doesn’t feel greasy at all because the rich texture sinks quickly into the skin to leave it soft and comfortable without any greasy residue. I highly recommend this for dry to very dry skin. It would totally hydrate your skin up to 72 hours.

Especially now that i’m in my thirties, my skin is not what it used to be. So i take care of it more now by choosing the right products and also changing to  a healthy lifestyle by eating right , drinking lots of water and getting enough sleep. The lack of sleep is the one that totally gets me and something that i really need to work on. So it’s really good to invest in yourself whether a skincare routine or a personal goal. What you put in is obviously what it shows in the long run.

Thank you so much for reading and have a great day!

*This post is sponsored by L’Occitane. All thoughts and opinions are mine.

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34 Comments

  • Reply Alyssa

    I haven’t tried these products yet but I do love the L’Occitane brand 🙂

    Alyssa // STYLE VANITY

    October 3, 2017 at 11:13 am
    • Reply April Kus

      Give it a shot Alyssa, you might like it 🙂

      October 4, 2017 at 2:51 am
  • Reply Sydney Braat

    I love this post! It’s so natural. I’d love to try some L’Occitane products! Also, I totally need your shirt!! xoxo, SoSydneyNY.com.

    October 3, 2017 at 11:22 am
    • Reply April Kus

      Thank you Sydney, you are so sweet. I just checked your blog and i love it !

      October 4, 2017 at 2:52 am
  • Reply Athena

    Love L’Occitane product! Perfect for Fall weather <3

    October 3, 2017 at 11:28 am
    • Reply April Kus

      Yes, this She butter skincare is great for those chilly days

      October 4, 2017 at 2:53 am
  • Reply LaShell

    I love go good skincare routine. Your skin is great!

    October 3, 2017 at 11:50 am
    • Reply April Kus

      THank you so much 🙂

      October 4, 2017 at 2:53 am
  • Reply Taylor

    Your skin is so beautiful! Thank you for sharing your routine 🙂

    October 3, 2017 at 11:56 am
  • Reply Abbigayle Warner

    Looks like your routine works pretty well since you have beautiful skin!

    October 3, 2017 at 12:05 pm
  • Reply Amy

    Love this post and their products! I had the shea moisturising cream for day as a tester but I’d definitely buy the full size!

    http://Www.amyvictoriabaldwin.com

    October 3, 2017 at 12:37 pm
  • Reply Annie

    Hi April,
    I love L’Occitane products too! This was a great read. I ABSOLUTELY agree that good skin makes your makeup look good! Truth! Been looking for a new cleansing oil bc I’m almost done with mine, and this shea butter one looks amazing!

    XOXO,
    Annie
    http://www.annchovie.com/

    October 3, 2017 at 2:45 pm
  • Reply Ingrid Opstad

    Great post, I love getting inspired by seeing other peoples skincare routines!

    Ingrid | thatscandinavianfeeling.com

    October 3, 2017 at 3:09 pm
  • Reply Stephanie

    They have some great stuff! Wonderful review!

    October 3, 2017 at 4:52 pm
  • Reply Maninder

    I was on the hunt for a night cream, this came at the perfect time. Thanks for the recommendation!

    Myfootprintsaroundtheglobe.com

    October 4, 2017 at 1:46 am
  • Reply Lauren

    Great review! I’ve never heard of the L’Occitane brand but I’ll have to check them out now!

    October 4, 2017 at 2:00 am
  • Reply Karla | KarlaTravels

    L’Occitane offers high quality products that not only good for our skin, they smell and feel good!

    As we age, it is super important to take great care of our skin by using the right products and use them regularly right?

    Thank you for sharing your beauty & skincare ritual 😉

    October 4, 2017 at 2:33 am
  • Reply Laura

    I love these photos!! And these products too! Some of my favourite for my dry skin in winter

    Laura || http://www.thelifeoflaura.com.au xx

    October 4, 2017 at 2:34 am
  • Reply Lauren

    I will have to try these!

    October 4, 2017 at 3:32 am
  • Reply TE Nusser

    I love when I find skin care products I can’t live without! These sound amazing!

    October 4, 2017 at 4:07 am
  • Reply Jocelyn Figueroa

    Thank you for this great post, April! It only recently started getting chilly here in NYC, and I’m noticing my skin is already drying out, so I’ve been on the hunt for the right moisturizer. Which would you recommend for dry skin? For day-time use? Also, I love how you pointed out how much getting enough sleep, water, and eating right can really affect not only how you feel, but also how you look, including your skin. I’m also trying my best to keep up with all of that! Again, thanks for sharing. I enjoyed your post!

    xoxo, Jocelyn Figueroa
    minimalistinmanhattan.com
    hubpages.com/@jocelynfigueroa
    medium.com/@jocelynfigueroa

    October 4, 2017 at 4:22 am
    • Reply April Kus

      Hi Jocelyn,
      I’m glad you like my post, that means so much to me 🙂 . My skin also gets dry during fall/winter season and I highly recommend the L’Occitane Shea Butter Skincare. I use the Shea Butter Cleansing oil morning and night as my cleanser. For moisturizer i use Shea butter Light Cream for daytime. For night time, i use the Shea Butter Ultra Rich Cream. Product links are on the post. I hope that’s helpful enough for you, let me know if you anymore questions.

      Thank you so much!

      October 5, 2017 at 11:26 pm
  • Reply Carmelatte

    I am in love with this cosmetic set <3

    Carmelatte

    October 4, 2017 at 6:22 am
  • Reply princy

    you look great, some very useful skin tips shared by you 🙂 thanks

    October 4, 2017 at 7:30 am
    • Reply April Kus

      Thank you so much

      October 5, 2017 at 11:17 pm
  • Reply thatssodarling

    I’ve been so interested cleansing oils, loved reading your reviews!
    XX- Ashley

    October 4, 2017 at 3:24 pm
    • Reply April Kus

      Cleansing oil gives you that dewy glow afterwards.

      October 5, 2017 at 11:16 pm
  • Reply Melissa

    I absolutely love your blog! Your photos are sooo lovely too! Look forward to reading
    More ❤️Xx

    October 5, 2017 at 7:58 am
    • Reply April Kus

      Thank you Melissa, you are simply the best

      October 5, 2017 at 11:14 pm
  • Reply Chelsea

    Wow! I have never heard of L’Occitane…maybe I’ve been under a rock because it’s pretty legit! I have oily skin and I am always interested in finding a skincare product that doesn’t contribute to oilness and wears well with makeup. Thanks for the suggestions. Do they have products in their line that caters to oily skinned girls?

    October 5, 2017 at 4:49 pm
    • Reply April Kus

      Hi Chelsea,
      I highly recommend their Peony Collection for oily skin. For your cleanser try the Perfecting Purifying Foam product link here http://rstyle.me/~a7mgb . I have tried their Perfecting Mattifying Fluid Mask product link here http://rstyle.me/~a7mev , it works wonders! You only need to put it on for 5 mins and your skin feel refreshed afterwards. I used this a lot during summer time coz my skin gets oily in the summer . Its just like a having a quick mini spa at home. I do it every other day and it smells so good.

      Thank you so much Chelsea and i’m glad to help you. Let me know if you have any questions.

      October 5, 2017 at 10:49 pm
  • Reply Amber

    Great post! I am loving the outfit in this post too.

    October 5, 2017 at 10:49 pm
  • Reply Tracy

    I have yet to try this brand but their products always look so luxurious!

    October 6, 2017 at 2:22 am
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