Primer for gorgeous skin under makeup!

Listen up, glamour queens and princesses!!! I’m going to give you the best possible face primer advice:

Go out to Ulta and get yourself a tube of POP BEAUTY’s FACE MAGNET PRIMER with Caffeine!!!!!
It is oil free, fragrance free, allergy tested, hypoallergenic, and paraben free and there is literally nothing better and no other face primer worth wasting your time and hard earned cash on. Seriously.

After you fill your skin with a nice water gel-type Moisturizer (oil free of course and as natural or organic a possible), take a generous dime-sized squirt of Face Magnet Primer and spread it all over your face, starting with your nose and T-Zone, getting it evenly over all the moisturizer. This is especially important if you have acne or rosacea. Face Magnet is so gentle that it was originally designed to treat rosacea, acne, and post-operation skin types. It’s great for peeling skin that is being treated with retinol or retin-A, as well as dried out acne skin, eczema, and sun burns. ZINC is the main ingredient in Face Magnet Primer along with caffeine to shrink your pores, control oil for 10-12 hours ( I am a witness to this from using it on movie sets and photo shoots for long 14 hour days) and kill acne!!! And IT WORKS!!!!!

It won’t feel like a typical greasy, slippery silicone primer. This puppy looks and feels like oil free, natural sunblock so it really GRABS your liquid, powder,mineral, cream, or airbrush makeup, and gives it 2-4 times its normal coverage and crazy, all day, sweat proof staying power.

Try Pop Beauty’s Face Magnet Primer under makeup or without makeup (I use it on men too for pore minimizing, anti-shine, and oil control) and join the gorgeous believers! You’ll thank me I promise!!!

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Love, peace, and makeup-
Victoria

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No more acne!!!-For Southern California and other Dry Climates

Everyday people ask me, “Why am I breaking out?” This seems to be the number one question from my actors, models, and many other clients. 95% of the time I find out that they’re not moisturizing correctly, Not moisturizing at all, or they are under moisturizing. They think that moisturizer will “break me out “. This couldn’t be farther from the truth.

In a dry and hot climate like Southern California, Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico the number one cause of acne is DEHYDRATION. Your skin creates extra oil when its water levels are low which causes you to break out because the oil collects on the face and attaches itself to dirt and Bacteria, trapping them in the pores and clogging them turning them into acne. Using a lightweight, oil free Moisturizer or Water-gel can make everything go away. Let me explain.

DRY Skin Creates Oily Skin!!!! For some reason, mostly a result of marketing by major skincare companies and make up companies as well as many dermatologists, people tend to believe that Moisturizers are “BAD” if they have oily skin. Actually the truth is the exact opposite: The reality is that your skin has to be completely hydrated-about 72 to 80% full of water in order to be pH balanced, meaning normal. If you don’t moisturize or if you dry your skin out with acne products, antiacne treatments, Proactive, Clearasil, Clean and Clear, antibiotics, Retinols, and Anything with Benzoyl peroxide or alcohol, skin will fight you back by shooting out more oil creating more acne. It’s a terrible cycle to get stuck in, but you can fix it!

What to use for moisturizer??? My favorite is a big scoop of ALBA oil free green tea and aloe moisturizer, only $14.99 at Target! I say a big scoop because you can’t just dot it on, use a generous scoop and let it soak in for a minute, filling up that skin with the water it needs to stay soft and dry and not get oily. Another really great one is “take a deep breath” by Philosophy. I’m not a fan of hope in a jar think it’s too heavy for a lot of people, but this new blue oxygen Water gelis amazing give it a try! Remember to give your skin about three to five minutes to soak up a big chunk of moisturizer, you’ll be happy you did because your skin will stay nicer throughout the day.

Stay away from drugstore products like Oil of Olay, Neutrogena, users and the like. What’s wrong with them? Well they have waxes and heavy fillers that tend to clog your skin as well, not to mention some of these products contain or have contained toxic preservatives like parabens, BHT, and formaldehyde. Just because it says oil free it doesn’t always mean it’s the best. Stick to lightweight water gels and organic products For the best result. There are even organic labeled products that contain parabens so make sure you read the label.

Your skin should always feel damp and comfortable, never tight and dry before you put on makeup. Then top that with a dime size drop of Pop Beauty’s Face Magnet Primer with caffeine to shrink up those pores, keeping oil and dirt out ($26 at Ulta and Ulta.com) and you’re ready for gorgeous looking makeup application!

Love, Victoria:)

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