Gift Glowing Skin This Holiday With These Hemp Seed Oil Goodies

IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEARRRRR ! 

There’ll be much mistltoeing, 

And SKIN may be glowing

When love ones are gifted Advanced Clinicals

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

Thanksgiving literally crept up on all of us! But now, as we head into December, the holiday season has officially commenced…and I could not be any more excited! But let’s be honest, this can also be an extremely stressful time! What will Mom want this year? Sister has tried every product out there, how will your gift wow her? Oh yeah, your bestie still needs a little something, and dang, there’s that second cousin of yours that reminded you, you were her secret santa and to make sure it’s something good! The easy part is remembering everyone on your list, but the harder part is budgeting for it all! Cue the anxiety! As I am usually the worst gift giver, frantically shopping the day of Christmas Eve, this year, I decided to take a different approach. I have actually, set gifts aside, ahead of time! (I know, who is she?!)

But speaking of anxiety, this season of my life has been incredibly tough. My anxiety has been living it’s best life lately, making mine, difficult to navigate. So in efforts to find some tranquility, a friend of mine urged that I try some common household items made with hemp. The chemical makeup of hemp seed oil, consists of omega-3 fatty acids, which are aids in relieving anxiety. I let her know that when my anxiety levels heighten, my skin tends to dry up. She then, recommended Advanced Clinicals. For the past couple of months, my nighttime skin care routine has been literally heavenly and so peaceful!

So you could imagine my excitement when Advanced Clinicals  approached me to work together! I freaking love their products! They are THE ideal brand for affordable (yas) and effective (bigger yass) skin care! This line stands behind advanced, scientific formulas that still somehow go for $15 or less! (So, sorry if you are reading this, Mom, Sis, or bestie, these are the perfect stocking stuffers!) This is not a skin-care line that you have to wait weeks on end to see results, the chemistry is so freaking effective, that my anxiety and skin felt better after a few applications.

Before bed, I usually like to cleanse, tone, moisturize, and finally hydrate with my Vitamin E Oil. If you follow me, you know I LIVEE for Vitamin E! So once those steps are completed, I wrap up with the Advanced Clinicals Hemp Seed Oil line.

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HEMP SEED OIL FACIAL MIST: Infused with my fave ingredient, Vitamin E, this mist helps brighten and replenish a healthy moisturized glow. It’s Cannabis Sativa is naturally rich in fatty acids and plant-based hydration. I LIVE for a few spritz throughout the day, really, but especially before bed as it leaves my skin feeling so soft. Plus the Aloe Vera and Sea Salt ensures I will not be left feeling oily or sticky.

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HEMP SEED OIL INSTANT HYDRATION CREAM: Rich in essential fatty acids like Omegas 3, 6 and 9, this soothing compound helps restore the life and elasticity of dry, rough skin. Which is WHAT A GIRL NEEDS, because my elbows, knees, and shins tend to be the driest areas of my body! Poor things, need extra TLC and hydration. The infused Coconut Oils, soothing anti-inflammatory properties, Shea Butter, and VITAMIN E, all work together to revitalize smooth, soft skin!

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HEMP SEED OIL INSTANT HYDRATION BODY OIL: This stuff makes me feel insanely luxurious! This hemp-infused body oil is intended for luminous skin. And as you can see, it does just that! PLUS, IT’S NON-GREASY and does not get on my sheets, probably because my dry skin absorbs it so quickly. Plus, the VITAMIN E, Ginger, and Lavender work together to support collagen and helps lift the skin! Not to mention, it leaves you feeling like a supple queen!

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It’s crazy to me, that these “everyday” products that a friend recommended a while back, became some of the most helpful, soothing aids before bed. Not to mention this hemp line amongst many other Advanced Clinical products are stand outs, as they are backed by chemists who perfectly concocted with some of the earth’s most powerful natural agents, effective formulas that anyone can afford! Y’all know I will never stand behind expensive skincare, because in my experience, just a little, goes a long way!

Do yourself and a favor this holiday season and avoid the stressors of what the heck to gift the women (or men) in your life. With $15 a pop, you can’t go wrong with this line!

Heck, gift everyone on your list during Cyber Monday! Use code: CYBERSAVINGS for 50% off everything tomorrow at AdvancedClinicals.com  + the deals continue for the next 12 days!

HAPPY GLOWING, QWEENS!

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Vitamin E Oil: Beauty’s Best Kept Secret

So as y’all know, I have been shamelessly promoting Vitamin E for YEARS now, but I ain’t mad bout’ it! I just wish I knew about this secret sauce, sooner! This local drug store product has not only transformed my beauty routine, but most importantly, my skin! Today, I finally have the skin I’ve always wanted: glowy, hydrated, and acne free! Prior to being introduced to Vitamin E, I was running through countless skin and make up products to better the conditions of my skin… and lets face it, that sh*t was discouraging! I had frequent break outs in my t zone, dry areas, numerous sun spots, discoloration, and scarring! I drank a lot of water, exercised, cleansed my face every day, always took off my make up, and ate semi-right (LOL) and nothing really seemed to improved. But since, I was put onto this product, I’m telling y’all, Vitamin E, has legit been THE sole reason that my skin has been treating a sis right all this time.

And before I go in, I just wanted to say how freaking happy I am that soooooo many of y’all have trusted in me enough to incorporate Vitamin E into your daily routine…like not exaggerating, over 100+ of y’all! I’m one happy Vitamin E mama!

SO, let’s go back three years ago. My skin was temperamental AF! I was venting to my fab work bestie bout’ it and he was like “girl, have you ever heard of Vitamin E? Well, that sh*t is $2.99 at CVS/Rite Aid, Target/TJs wherever you shop, and girl, it will change your life!” AND LEMME TELL Y’ALL, IT DID!

He mentioned that he suffered from chronic acne and scarring a few years prior and tried every procedure his dermatologist/esthetician offered. It was not until he began using Vitamin E RELIGIOUSLY that his skin found a new life!

That night, you already know, I rushed my ass to the closest drug store and purchased my first bottle of Vitamin E. LIFE CHANGING, HONESTLYYY!

So let’s get into the most frequently asked questions I’ve received from y’all.

WHAT DOES VITAMIN E DO?!

It HEALS damaged tissue.

  • Which means that Vitamin E’s role is to smooth and repair acne scars, sun spots, wrinkles, discoloration, and prevent any further damage from free radicals. It also moisturizes and softens the skin as well.

HOW DO I APPLY IT?!

This will be your last step of your skin regimen. Personally, I cleanse first, apply moisturizer, then Vitamin E! I know that my routine is pretty simple in comparison to others but whatever yours may be, my only suggestion is to apply Vitamin E as your final step. Personally, I apply Vitamin E twice a day. Once in the AM (right before applying my make-up) and then again right before bed.

I squeeze a generous amount of oil onto CLEAN hands and lather the oil onto my face. I do work it a bit into my skin and massage outwards. I then, bring it down onto my neck and rub any excess I have on my elbows and hands.

If its the AM, I would apply my foundation right on top of the Vitamin E, which will leave me with a dewy finish (which I live for).

If it’s before bed, I will make sure I am up for at least 10 minutes before laying down. This ensures that the product seeps into my skin vs it rubbing off on my pillows (especially if you sleep on your side).

** As a bonus step: invest in a jade roller. The simple hand application of Vitamin E will do the trick, but just recently, I incorporated a jade roller and man, is it heaven like! So, right after I apply Vitamin E, I grab the roller from the freezer, and roll upwards and outwards to really help the product seep into my skin.

WHEN WILL I SEE RESULTS?!

For the past 3 years, I have religiously used Vitamin E every morning and every night.

I’ve given my skin so much TLC, that at this point, it has completely been restored. Like my skin three years ago vs the skin I live in today, dang…almost feels like a different person.

It is all about consistency and trusting in the product.

But initially, I saw a different in my skin after the second weekend of use.

WHAT IF I ALREADY HAVE OILY SKIN?!

So there is a common misconception that oil-prone skin requires regimes that consist of oil free products. EHHHH, WRONG.

In fact, oily skin can be caused by using products that dry out the skin and hence, when the natural oils of our face are stripped off, our skin will tend to overproduce to compensate.

So if this is your skin type, you are actually the most ideal candidate for Vitamin E.

I also suffered from an oily T zone. In school, I would have my compact on hand, ready to dab away at any excess shine. But girl, let me tell you, those days are over!

WHICH BRAND SHOULD I TRY FIRST?!

Which ever drug store is most local to you!

I’ve used: Rite Aid, CVS, Trader Joe’s, & Target brand.

However, I do preferTrader Joe’s bottle as it’s slightly bigger by a few OZ and I believe the cheapest. But, all have worked equally as well.

CAN I USE VITAMIN E ON ANY OTHER PART OF MY BODY?!

Yes! I usually like to apply any excess from my hands onto the ends of my hair, cuticles, and elbows. Vitamin E oil will also work in the same ways to hydrate and moisturize dry hair and/or skin.

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SOOO, this post is obviously not sponsored but rather a little way I can help out a fellow sis (or bro) in need. Like I mentioned before, Vitamin E has been my biggest beauty “secret” (not really since I talk bout it’ so much, but you know what I mean) to date! If you have any more questions, I will be happy to help 🙂 Now glow TF up, queens!