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This LA-Based Creative On The Low-Maintenance Routine That Keeps Her Melanin On Glow

Nyzeire knows that skincare is self-care and she's intentional about boffum.

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In About Face, xoNecole gets the 411 on IGers who give us #skincaregoals on the daily. Here they break down their beauty routines on the inside and out, as well as the highly coveted products that grace their shelves and their skin.

I get it, sis. The struggle is real right now. Your stress levels are high, your budget is tight, and your skincare regimen is the last thing on your mind, but this LA-based creative knows that skincare is self-care and she's intentional about boffum.

23-year-old social media influencer, Nyzeire recently sat down with xoNecole and explained that a little R&R—regimen and relaxation—can be the key to getting your self-care and your skincare game all the way together at the same damn time. The creative explained, "I've learned over the years that skincare is a form of self-care and therapy for me. It's no longer a big stressful process, it's something I enjoy and look forward to."

Having a skincare routine that works for you doesn't have to mean blowing a bag, and every high-end skincare product that looks good ain't good for you. Nyzeire explained that she learned early-on that fancy product packaging can lie—but results don't. "[I was] around 15 years old when I was old enough to realize there's actually science behind skincare and a correct order. It's not just about using all the fancy products."

The creative sat down with xoNecole and gave us the tea on the low-maintenance skincare routine that keeps her melanin on glow and we have all the details.

My earliest beauty memory...

"My earliest beauty memory is being in the beauty salon with my dad, who was a barber and seeing the older girls get braids, beads, and all kinds of beautiful styles. I remember saying to myself 'I can't wait until I'm old enough to look like that,' as if a change of hairstyle would make me more beautiful. I enjoyed the transformation of it all."

My most significant beauty lesson...

"My grandmother has always taught me to never be dry. That goes for everything––skin, hair, hands, or personality. And that's that."

My morning routine looks like...

"Mornings for me typically start off slow––starting with reading my daily manifestation, then jumping right up into my morning skincare routine, brushing my teeth, and styling these baby hairs."

For my skincare routine in the AM...

"I wash with black soap, then I follow up with Tula 24-7 Hydrating Day & Night Cream. My more complex routine is at night so the morning is fairly simple."

For my skincare routine in the PM...

"I cleanse with black soap because it's antibacterial and great for evening out skin tones––I use this with a skin spin brush. and then follow up with a toner (I change this up often). Currently, I'm using Mario Badescu's Witch Hazel and Lavender Toner. Then I use Mario Badescu's Aloe & Rosewater Facial Spray⁣, CLE Cosmetics Vitamin C Elixir⁣⁣, The Better Skin Co.'s Better Shield Anti-Pollution Serum, and Cryo Activating Hydra Gel⁣⁣ by 111Skin to reintroduce moisture. I complete my routine with First Aid Beauty's Arnica Relief & Rescue Mask⁣⁣ and Mario Badescu's Rose Lip Balm⁣⁣."

How the seasons change my skin and routine...

"My skincare routine definitely changes depending on the season. During fall and winter it's all about moisture for me, during spring and summer it's about SPF and great oils."

My go-to makeup look consists of...

"My go-to makeup consists of my Fenty Beauty Match Stick Trio. I use Caramel as an easy under-eye concealer, Sinamon as my highlighter, and contour with Espresso. I set my brows with any of my favorite brown mascaras and that's that!"

How I approach beauty from the inside out...

"Masking is an amazing experience for me. 30 minutes of relaxing, drinking hot chocolate, and just some me-time makes me feel lovely."

What self-care looks like to me...

"Face masks, positive affirmations, and an activity that makes me happy like roller skating or painting."

For more Nyzeire, follow her on Instagram!

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