Monday, 18 July 2016

Skin Care Tips From @illiyaridzuan


Keep in mind that every skin is unique. Only you have your skin. Every product listed on my Instagram (@illiyaridzuan) are what I used & reviewed. Nevertheless, you still need to do trial & error to find the product that suits your skin.

Each of these numbers are arranged according to skin concerns. The links in these numbers are listed in a random order. To understand better, read all the posts in one number.

If you still have questions, read the Common Questions I Got Asked on Instagram section below. Mostly the questions are already answered. Please, don't repost any of these posts without my permission. Thank you. 


1) 7 Basic Everyday Skin Care Routine

Link: https://www.instagram.com/p/9vAcprriq4/

Common Questions:
"Seven products for a skin care routine is a lot of products.I am on a budget. Which one should I buy first?"

"I've tried the 7 Basic Everyday Skincare Routine,but my skin get so sticky & uncomfortable afterwards. Why is that?"
          Answer : https://www.instagram.com/p/BCrHpSSLipy/


2) Knowing Your Skin Type

What's your skin type? :
Link: https://www.instagram.com/p/BBz0hZeLimw/

Skin Types Chart by The Face Shop:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIt_TqigXNR/


3) Double Cleansing

Definition of Double Cleansing and the List of High-raved Cleansing Oils: https://www.instagram.com/p/BAYnOmdLihL/


4) Cleanser

Review on Nuxe Face Cleansing & Makeup Removing Gel:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BLUeR2bgo2i/


Review on First Aid Beauty Face Cleanser:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BPjGvU3hvZD/


Common Question:
"What do you think about a face cleansing device such as Clarisonic?Is it really necessary to own one?"
         Answer : https://www.instagram.com/p/BIEktISAX7y/


5) Toner

Tips on How to Use a Watery Toner:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BCROG_Urite/

The Functions of Toner and What It Does to Effect Our Skin pH:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BHODg-rgREY/

Review on Skinfood Premium Lettuce & Cucumber Watery Toner:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BI8zrEig8xN/

Review on the Melvita Rose Extraordinary Water Plumping Serum-Lotion:

Four Ways to Apply the Melvita Rose Extraordinary Water Plumping Serum-Lotion:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BQHVzBIB2x3/


6) Acne (Blackheads, Whiteheads, Pimples)

Understanding the Formation of Whiteheads & Blackheads:

Common Topical Acne Treatment:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BFP7sDSLiok/

How you should spot treat & how often you should put an acne treatment solution on your blemishes:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BFQ2Ty7rign/

Recommended ways to pop pimples:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BFSMyaFrimL/

Ciracle Pimple Solution Pink Powder:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BCXtpz0rilM/


Sharing my sister's tips on treating pimples featuring Thursday Plantation 100% Pure Tea Tree Oil:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BBNAyEvLitp/

Aiken 100% Pure Tea Tree Oil:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BBphJzkriu3/

Comparison reviews between Thursday Plantation 100% Pure Tea Tree Oil & Aiken 100% Pure Tea Tree Oil:

Acne Patch and How to Use Them:

How to Get Rid of Blackheads Properly:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BAkK65erimI/

How to use a Blackhead Melting Balm featuring Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Blackhead Out Balm:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BByJt5rritn/


Comparison Reviews Between Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Blackhead Out Balm, Belif Blackhead Remover Oil Balm Nose Shine Boy, & Missha Super Aqua Pore Correcting Blackhead Melting Oil Gel:
Common Questions:
"I have a small white bumps under my skin, whiteheads is it? How to get rid of it? It drives me crazy!"
Answer: https://www.instagram.com/p/BA3gdu6LiqE/ 
"What is the difference between acne and pimples?" 
Answer: https://www.instagram.com/p/BA3xARDrig8/ 

7) How to Prevent & Treat Acne Scars?

How to Prevent & Treat Acne Scars? :
https://www.instagram.com/p/93ERcqLiu0/

How do I Get Rid of Acne & Acne Scars at The Same Time? :


8) Understanding the Real Functions of Whitening Products

Whitening VS Brightening: https://www.instagram.com/p/-D914_rinT/

If you want to use whitening products to even out your skin tone, make sure that you use hydrating products too in your skin care routine. Here is why. :
https://www.instagram.com/p/BKhRqpwg3fY/

Misconceptions Men Have Towards Whitening Skin Care Products:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDrrVjRLinj/

My Personal Views on Vitamin C Injection For Cosmetic Malaysia: 
https://www.instagram.com/p/BLXBZeyg-gQ/


Common Question:
"Why are Asians are so obsessed with fair skin?"
         Answer : https://www.instagram.com/p/BA6zbgrLipu/


9) Sunscreen & Sunblock

The Definitions of Sunscreen, Sunblock, UVB (Ultra Violet B), UVA (Ultra Violet A), SPF (Sun Protection Factor), PA++ : https://www.instagram.com/p/90Zj-MLijF/

The Differences between Sunblock and Sunscreen:
Always reapply your sunscreen every two hours. Here is why:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BBoqJ3jLiv6/

How to choose the best sunscreen or sunblock for your skin? :
Guide on How to Buy Sunscreen for Men:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDmccf7Limo/


Coppertone Sunscreen Lotion:


Review on the Belif Almighty Sun Powder:

New packaging for Belif Almighty Sun Powder:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BMIa-K7grRr/


10) Eye Cream

How to reduce the appearance of dark circles under my eyes? :
https://www.instagram.com/p/BB5RqGALij1/

How to get rid of wrinkles under my eyes? :
https://www.instagram.com/p/BB5XM1JLiuW/

Why do we need to use eye cream? Is it different with the face moisturizer? :
https://www.instagram.com/p/BB6HRXtripM/

What are the differences between an eye serum & an eye cream?
How to know whether the eye cream is suitable for you or not?
What ingredients to look for in an eye serum & an eye cream?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BYuTkXEhCiK/


11) Anti-aging & Wrinkles

How to get rid of wrinkles under my eyes? :
https://www.instagram.com/p/BB5XM1JLiuW/

How to firm & tighten my mature skin? I've tried a lot of products, but none give results. :
https://www.instagram.com/p/BB6Hh_NLipx/


12) Essence 

In Korean Skincare Routine, what is Essence, Serum, Ampoule, Booster, Skin Lotion, & Emulsion?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BCcuVhKrigk/ 

Mixing Essence/Facial Oil in Foundation:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDR32Jlris2/


13) Face Mask
14) Moisturizer
(These are the solutions for oily skin.)

Solutions for Oily Skin & How to Tighten Your Pores:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BABXac6Lih3/

A really good moisturizer is a must have! Here is why:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BCATe42rii7/

Four Types of Moisturizers:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDANvg5Ligc/


All skin types need moisturizer. All. No exceptions. Even if you already have normal skin type, you still needs to maintain it:
The Difference between Belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb & Belif The True Cream Moisturizing Bomb:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BHwgVMdASRP/

L'Occitane Reine Blanche Whitening Rich Cream:
Many Ways to Use the Korean Aloe Vera Gel:
https://www.instagram.com/p/-OKddhLivv/ 

Review on The Face Shop Jeju Aloe Fresh Soothing Gel:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIzBmI4ALrZ/

(This Aloe Vera gel thingy is not sufficient as a moisturizer. It can helps aid your skin a bit. Especially if you have sunburn, etc. But to rely completely only just that..it is insufficient. You must find & use a really good hydrating moisturizer that suits your skin.)

Common Question:
"What is the difference between Moisturizing & Hydrating?"
         Answer : https://www.instagram.com/p/BPbPJ62A5rV/

"What is the difference between day and night cream? Do I really need both?"


15) Face Oil, Carrier Oil, & Essential Oil.


Natural Oils: What are essentials oils and carrier oils? :
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIXaOuJgpYd/

Recommended Carrier Oils:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIXbCOCAwUN/

Q&A about Face Oils (Part 1):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIXd9y0gtfk/

Q&A about Face Oils (Part 2):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIXeD2PgeNP/

Reviews on oils that I've tried on my skin
(Josie Maran 100% Pure Argan Oil, Belif The True Facial Oil, Coconut Oil, Aiken 100% Pure Tea Tree Oil, & Thursday Plantation 100% Pure Tea Tree Oil):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIb8FR5gGHG/

Coconut Oil:
https://www.instagram.com/p/4Zc8harimE/


16) Sensitive Skin

Skin Care Tips for People Suffering with Eczema:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BF5SFe0ritC/

List of Brands for Sensitive Skin:


17) Accutane Journey

The Beginning: https://www.instagram.com/p/BCrrKrRrigm/

It has been about 37 days since I started my Accutane, and I've decided to not do updates on it anymore after this. Here is why:


18) Makeup Remover


19) Micellar Water

What is Micellar Water? :
https://www.instagram.com/p/BHtTsaFA83k/

Review on the new Maybelline Micellar Water:


20) Tips to Avoid Chapped Lips

Refer to this link and look for Number 4: Lip Balm. 


21) Men's Skincare Week
(Overall skin care tips for men.)

Week 1 (Introduction): 
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDZzzMsLisL/

Week 2 (The Differences Between the Skin of a Man & a Woman):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDexoMFriuk/

Week 3 (What Men Need in Their Skin Care Routine):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDhY9tFLilK/

Week 4 (Differences Between Male & Female Skin Care Products):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDiOhJdriu_/

Week 5 (Recommended men's skin care products on the market):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDj-pjXLikf/

Week 6 (Do Men Need to Have 7 Basic Skin Care Routine Like Women Too?): 
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDkZYW0rinU/

Week 7 (Guide on How to Buy Sunscreen for Men):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDmccf7Limo/

Week 8 (How to Shave Your Mustache & Beard Properly):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDnjblArirB/

Week 9 (Can Women Use Men's Skin Care Products?):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDnzKD4Lis0/

Week 10 (Clinique For Men):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDpB1u5LikS/

Week 11 (Kiehls Facial Fuel):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDpNPexrimN/

Week 12 (Lab Series Skincare For Men):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDpS9XlLiuZ/

Week 13 (Loreal Men Expert):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDpp1EdLipB/

Week 14 (Loreal Men Expert - White Activ Bright + Oil Control Moisturizer):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDpqR1Xripp/

Week 15 (Loreal Men Expert - White Activ Volcano Serum Moisturizer & White Activ Cooling Serum Foam):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDprSYGriq1/

Week 16 (Loreal Men Expert - Men BB Moisture Gel):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDptbpPLitS/

Week 17 (Misconceptions Men Have Towards Whitening Skin Care Products):

https://www.instagram.com/p/BDrrVjRLinj/

Week 18 (How to Groom & Take Care of My Beard?):
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDsAbTlLirF/

Week 19 (Can Men Wear Makeup?):


22) Where to check the ingredients list of a cosmetic product? 
Cosdnahttps://www.instagram.com/p/BDH8BgkLivv/


Common Questions:
"How to read cosmetic ingredients?"
         Answer : https://www.instagram.com/p/BIPTiclAJHS/

"What is Parabens? Is it safe? Do I need to avoid them?"
          Answer : https://www.instagram.com/p/BDFXfuyrirt/


23) How to do Patch Test?

What is Patch Test? How to Patch Test? What is Two-Faced Patch Test? 
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDBL0-_LiuU/


24) Always Use Spatula


25) Use a Face Towel.

Use a separate towel for your face and body. I recommend Canopy Towels!
https://www.instagram.com/p/BB2FUcmLikz/


26) If you don't like to use heavy makeup, you can opt for BB Cream.

Many Ways to use a BB Cream & Recommendations:
Link: https://www.instagram.com/p/_8HBMKrigS/


27) Do sanitize your makeup to prevent breakouts.


28) Don't forget to always wash your makeup brushes.


29) Don't Use Expired Makeup.


30) Understanding products that are cruelty-free, Haram, etc.
https://www.instagram.com/p/7KbJdgrigk/


31) What are best skin care brands from South Korea?

Belif :




33) My experience when buying from Althea.kr.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BCO598YLinI/


34) Korean Skin Care & Makeup Trends That You Need to Try.


35) Korean Beauty Books


36) Tips on what you can do with unused leftover skincare & makeup products.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BCeAA4brijm/


37) Products that I used before I learned about makeup & skin care.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BFDXXU0rilL/


41) Dead Sea Products




43) Review on Creme De La Mer
https://www.instagram.com/p/BGnIdqGrii6/


44) Deodorant & Anti-Perspirant


47) How to remove dead skin cells on feet?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BFAMu9ULilg/


48) How to get free samples & bargains?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BEAbhjXLilV/



49) Recent Product Empties

13 August 2016 : https://www.instagram.com/p/BJBrCrngmbH/
5 October 2016 : https://www.instagram.com/p/BLLDelig6gN/
15 November 2016 : https://www.instagram.com/p/BM0lGj7At3N/


50) Products That I Currently Use.

20 September 2016 :
https://www.instagram.com/p/BKkDFtfgjm5/ 
https://www.instagram.com/p/BKhRqpwg3fY/

7 February 2017:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BQMoaakllSa/

19 March 2017: My Current Top 5 Skin Care Products! https://www.instagram.com/p/BRzjXIABCsx/


51) "Nature gives you the face you have at twenty. It is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty."


Common Questions I Got Asked on Instagram:

1) Do you know one product that gives immediate result & can completely fix all the flaws on my face?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BAzF1XirigA/


2) I am a high school student. I don't have a budget to buy high end cosmetics brands. Do only them work? Is the drugstore one is less good? https://www.instagram.com/p/BAq7xFPLiuy/


3) Which one should I invest in, makeup or skincare products?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BBmBNojLiq8/


4) I've tried many skincare products before this. Both high end & drugstore. None give me any results. My skin is still acting up. What should I do?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BCjDL5Drikj/


5) I've tried the 7 Basic Everyday Skincare Routine, but my skin get so sticky & uncomfortable afterwards. Why is that?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BCrHpSSLipy/


6) What is Parabens? Is it safe? Do I need to avoid them?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BDFXfuyrirt/


7) My skin is breaking out. How do I know if the products that I use is causing it? Or is it just because I am currently under a lot of stress?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BH8P_atg1ql/


8) How do I know if a skin care product works well or not?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BH8TbZcgrT4/


9) Seven products for a skin care routine is a lot of products. I am on a budget. Which one should I buy first?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BHTBiCXAHDs/


10) How to read cosmetic ingredients?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIPTiclAJHS/


11) What do you think about a face cleansing device such as Clarisonic? Is it really necessary to own one?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIEktISAX7y/


12) I am going to visit Kuala Lumpur next week. Which place do you recommend for a makeup & skin care junkie to visit?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BIKPVMQA5TN/


13) What do you think about Vitamin C Injection? 
https://www.instagram.com/p/BLXBZeyg-gQ/


14) What are the meanings of the words dupe, fake, & inspired in the cosmetic world?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BLx-YwGgUiq/


15) What is the difference between Moisturizing & Hydrating?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BPbPJ62A5rV/


16) Where to get pH-indicator strips and papers?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BObnM_ugI-T/


17) What makes you want to buy a beauty product on Instagram?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BPjmB0pBT4e/


18) Plastic surgery in Malaysia.
https://www.instagram.com/p/BOlfmrAgv_5/


19) What makes you want to buy a beauty product recommended on Instagram?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BPjmB0pBT4e/


20) What are the differences between Green Products, Eco-friendly Products, Natural Products, and Organic Products? Which are the major certification agencies for natural and organic products?
https://www.instagram.com/p/BRrpHNwBTmW/