My good friend is about to start her second tour - an amazing placement (imo) but the way she describes the process makes it seem so cray and such an interesting and specific life path. I admire you all!
Hi! I’ve wondered about you. Good luck with the job stuff. It sounds like a lot to sort through.
This is an awesome report, BellaDella. Moar pics plz.
These are such wonderful photos! I’m glad you had such an amazing time!
Hell yes!!! Penguins, seals, and ice.
Ugghhhhh I have the Jealous!
What a cool vacation! Your pics are beautiful, does the ice really look that blue?
Awesome! Great pix.
Wow! That trip sounds amazing and the photos are BEAUTIFUL. Congratulations on taking such a cool trip - and braving the cold for the plunge!
My current strategy (some anti-aging but mostly that’s incidental to being anti-acne and anti-cancer) is outlined here. My skin is similar to yours in being weirdly oily at times but also, like, weirdly dry? Dunno if that’s aging, but I’ve absolutely had to up my moisture game over the last few years. I do have some…
I have normal/combination skin, and I keep my routine pretty simple. I use CeraVe cleanser for normal/dry skin with hyalauronic acid then follow with Clinique Pep Start SPF 50 sunscreen. It’s a light mineral formula that I find works well for me as a day moisturizer. If my t-zone is oily, I use a toner, current one is…
I feel your pain. I live in two different countries. It’s challenging to find products that are available in both places!
second for First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream. It also works wonders on my eczema (arms, feet).
The Paula’s Choice line of liquid exfoliants changed my skin life. I also found that I needed a heavier moisturizer which helped reduce oiliness. It seems counterintuitive but it worked for me.
acid exfoliants do much more for me than physical exfoliants
BellaDella, you’re in the foreign service, right? If I remember correctly, the rules for pets had significantly changed? Glad your pets arrived with you :)