In previous installments, Barrymore shared an array of skin treatments and product recommendations, like eye lubricants and pain-relieving pads, but now the “Santa Clarita Diet” star is staying down-to-earth with her most recent tips. Here’s what she had to say.
Don’t Forget Your Neck
Though it’s not a novel tip, Barrymore reminded us all that we need to extend our skincare from our face all the way to down to our chest.
“We forget our neck and chest!!!!” The actress captioned a pic. “We know this, but we don’t do it. I don’t. I love my skin care routines. But I forget anything below the chin. So next time you go to wash your face, remember this hand on your chest and work upwards!!!!”
The skin on the neck and chest is thin, so sun damage and signs of aging is more apparent and harder to repair. Something as simple as applying your cleanser and sunscreen from the neck down will help keep your skin glowing.
Aloe Vera is a Lifesaver
The healing properties of aloe vera are well-known, but once again, Barrymore reminds us just how something as common as the green plant can be so powerful and effective.
After suffering from a bug bite or reaction, Barrymore “tried the age old myth of Aloe Vera” She ended up cutting off a plant of aloe vera from her yard and place a small chunk of it right on her skin, leaving it on for three hours. The result? The spot cleared up.
“I had even tried bleaching creams, and nothing was getting the red spot off my face until this natural remedy,” she posted, which explains why she keeps the healing plant on hand even in her New York City apartment.
There are many benefits to aloe vera, from relieving everything from acne, sunburn, dry skin to stretch marks. Not to mention its anti-aging benefits helps with fine lines and wrinkles. No wonder it’s a must in Barrymore’s beauty cabinet.
Try a Beauty-Infused Tincture
Barrymore swears by the healing properties and beauty perks of Sakara’s Beauty water, which is described as a “portable tincture” that contains organic rose water and silica.
Rose water is known for being a natural anti-inflammatory that can help reduce the redness of irritated skin, and helps to clear up acne, dermatitis, and eczema, while silica, an essential mineral, helps to keep skin elastic and collagen healthy, which helps give a natural glow to your complexion.
The best part is that rose water and silica have popped up in a number of skincare and makeup items, so you don’t have to sip on a tincture like Barrymore to reap all the benefits.
As the actress noted, “I can put some stuff in water and feel good about myself and picture that I am in light linen clothes and I have my s!$t together!”
Barrymore’s natural beauty routine is one that is not only simple and organic, but also highly effective. By remembering to include your neck and chest in your skincare routine, and by adding the healing properties of aloe vera, rose water, and silica to your beauty products, you too might be able to achieve the enviable Barrymore glow.
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