ARE THERE ALTERNATIVE PRODUCTS IN YOUR SKINCARE REGIMEN?

Kitchen-sink beauty? Supplements? Nutri-ceuticals? Unicorns tears? Magic?
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Kitchen-sink beauty? Supplements? Nutri-ceuticals? Unicorns tears? Magic?
Alternative skin care: supplement city (not my stash)

Alternative skin care: supplement city (not my stash)

Sometimes I think the Lipstick League knows exactly what I've been meaning to talk to you about for ages but haven't yet. #oops This week's query is this: What alternative products do you use in your skincare regimen? Think supplements, things found in the garden or the fridge...

Although kitchen-sink beauty recipes occasionally catch my attention, like this make-it-yourself moisturizer and this home-made lipgloss, I'm not generally lured by DIY options, even those as simple as open-yogurt-slap-on-face.

I do like supplements, though – a small part of me thinks they'll make up for my wonky sleeping habits. (In reality, they'll have more effect when I sleep better; working on it.) 

I'm a long-time fan of Genuine Health Greens+, and now have come to rely on Greens+ Extra Energy. Dosed with natural caffeine, it also contains a full serving of Greens+ nutrition that I know contributes to happier skin.

I'm also into Glisodin skin supplements; I have more to tell you about that stuff, so stay tuned.

As well, I've been trying a skin-supplement brand called Age Quencher, and on deck is an Icelandic brand that promises to feed skin from the inside and out.

lipstick league links of the week

Here's what the Lipstick League is talking about right now

Here's what the Lipstick League is talking about right now

EauMG  Victoria says she can’t explain why but this cheap, celebrity perfume ALWAYS gets her compliments. She likes it too; it makes her really happy.

Gouldylox  Have you seen the new It Cosmetics Superhero palette? It launches in August and you're probably going to need it.

My Beauty Bunny  It's ALL about the highlighting these days. Check out the details on the latest must-have palette: Anastasia Beverly Hills Moonchild Glow Kit: Hit or Miss?

My Newest Addiction  This week Laura shared one of her summer beauty secrets! Check out her 5 reasons to fake tan before vacation!

Nouveau Cheap  Max Factor coming back to US drugstores? Yes! Kind of.

Olive & Ivy  Chelsea can’t get enough of the Tarte Lippie Lingerie Matte Lip Tints! They are gorgeous and so comfortable for everyday wear. Best of all, there’s a nude for everyone in this line!

Phyrra  You know Courtney's passionate about cruelty free beauty. But did you know she also cares about animal friendly handbags?Here she shares her favourite animal friendly eco friendly vegan handbags!

we heart this  Have you seen the new Kleenex Exfoliating Pads? You're going to wonder how you ever traveled without them.

Beautygeeks is all over these summer scents for living your fantasy life – and the Summer Pasta recipe slays, too.

Blushing Noir  When you have no time to fuss with coordinating your makeup products, buy a multi-tasker like the new PIXI Beauty 2-in-1 MultiBalms… or enter to win all five.

(Wondering what the Lipstick League is? Find out here.)

EauMG is Currently Craving: MILK Holographic Stick. This HUGE moisturizing shimmer stick is perfect for those of us that want to look like a really cute alien or miss being a 90’s club kid.

So. Home remedies? Supplements? Unicorn tears? Do you use alternative stuff in your regimen?