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End-Of-Summer Cleaning!

end of summer

A snapshot of NYC Pretty’s pristine beauty shelf…

Less is more; simplicity is king. Take a good look at your medicine cabinet or vanity right now. Have you had lotion X and cleanser Y for longer than you remember? Toss them. No regrets, now; don’t even think twice about it. (Using expired skincare products is just as bad as wearing expired makeup, ladies and gents!)

Feeling a bit lighter?

Next, take a good look at what’s left. What works well with your skin? Cut it down to the products you know are great for you skin. (Or, think of it this way: which skincare items could you not live without? Which made a difference, or made you feel good inside and out?)

Chances are, you’re left with the basics (cleanser, toner, moisturizer, eye cream, mask, and exfoliant) and just a few extras for your emergency skincare arsenal. That’s the Mario Method for ya: simple and easy as 1-2-3. Never underestimate the power of basics: they’re your foundation and all you really need. Too much old stuff and you have yourself an overcrowded medicine cabinet. It’s always about what works the most efficiently for you. No jingles, just a straightforward regimen that does the job well.

How’s that for end-of-summer cleaning?

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Author: Kimberly Yang

A 21-year-old blogger, sometimes freelance writer, and full-time business school student. Previously the fashion editorial intern for two boutique magazines and now here at Mario Badescu! I tend to be verbose, so I'll keep it as short and sweet as possible: I write and dance. A lot. Also pertinent: Aries, pescatarian, and lover of all things beautiful. I'll be honest when I admit that before MB, I simply washed my face twice daily and left it at that. But ask if I'm a skincare junkie now and I'll nod voraciously. I can never be without moisturizer, and the Vitamin C Serum makes my heart palpitate. And if by some miracle you haven't tired of me rambling about myself or the Vitamin C Serum and are curious for more, visit my Google+ page for more of my work.

One Comment

  1. I have all of those except for eye cream :( I don’t know which eye cream is best. My toner, cleanser, and facial mist — all from mario badescu. I have the healing and soothing mask, and the drying cream too! Basics is indeed best!