Style Dove Cameron Shares Her #1 Beauty Hack for Waking up With Glowy Skin
What Is Skin Fasting? Here's Everything You Need to Know About the Minimalist Skin-Care Trend
Dermatologists weigh in on the pros and cons of the "less is more" skin-care movement.In other words, slacking on your standard skin-care routine right now is totally OK — not just because we are all dealing with unprecedented feelings of stress during a global pandemic, but also because it may coincidentally benefit your skin. Aptly dubbed "skin fasting," the idea is this: Minimizing your skin-care routine, or even forgoing it altogether, for a set amount of time will allow your skin to reset.
Emmy award-winning actress and singer Dove Cameron is beyond beautiful (...but you already knew that). The Seattle, Washington-born star got her start on Disney's teen sitcom Liv and Maddie in 2013 and has been gracing the big screen in feature films ever since. She also just dropped a song "Remember Me". Cameron joins us in her home for the latest episode of Masked and Answered where she's giving ($44) a whirl. The singer shares all her skin secrets, so press play and pay attention!
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She also swears by vitamin E Oil (an Amazon purchase), which she started using after movie set makeup. She takes off all her makeup, applies the oil, and lets it settle onto her skin for about five minutes before moisturizer. She uses($195) and ($19) when she's traveling or feeling extra dry. "I feel like when I wear a lightweight moisturizer, I'm just putting it on nine times in a day, which there's nothing wrong with. But if I wear a heavy moisturizer, I put it on like three times in a day," she says, explaining why she prefers a more weighty moisturizer rather than a lightweight option. Following that, she taps ($45) on and an eye roller filled with rose quartz to work it in. For SPF, she swaps between ($145) and ($38).
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"My number one beauty hack is to sleep in a sheet mask," she reveals, which she does if her skin is especially dry at night.($15) and ($15) are the two she keeps in rotation and tries not to let fly across the room when she sleeps. For health and wellness, her motto is: "Oil, water, sleep, and stay out of the sun," she lists. She's also been taking lots of vitamin E supplements lately. "I'm a big believer that if you take vitamins internally it's going to show up externally," Cameron shares. "I also take fish oil [supplements] since everyone always says it's really good for your skin, and turmeric, which is really good for clearing up inflammation." Oh, and if your skin isn't cooperating, her advice: "I don't know anything that fights acne or dry skin better than drinking a shit ton of water," Cameron shares.
Repurpose your sleep masks to keep WFH skin fresh and hydrated all day
No matter how dry the air is in your homeNo, we're not talking sleeping eye masks. Think of sleep masks, which came to us by way of K-beauty and popularized over the last few years, as a sort of jacket for your skin. Unlike regular masks, they don't need to be washed off, and they create a protective boundary between your skin and environment that's even tougher to permeate than your usual skin products. "We recommend using a concentrated mask during the day when working from home, because your skin is so susceptible to losing moisture if you don't adequately hydrate it," says Glow Recipe founder Sarah Lee.
Watch Cameron's full video above for more details on her skincare routine. Don't forget to subscribe toto catch up on the latest episodes of Masked and Answered and share your favorite mask in the comments.
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