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  • - Hey guys, have you ever scrolled

  • through these videos' comments

  • and wondered who the hell is Susan Yara?

  • It's me and tonight I'm gonna show you

  • my nighttime skincare routine, so let's get ready for bed.

  • (upbeat contemporary music)

  • So my skin type is generally dry.

  • It's been a little bit drier than usual.

  • It's cold outside right now, it's winter.

  • I also just had a baby a few months ago

  • so that really takes a lot out of you because,

  • especially if you like breastfeed and everything.

  • Doing my nighttime skincare routine is really important

  • because it's the time that I get to myself

  • especially with two kids, one is a toddler,

  • one is an actual baby, baby.

  • I wanna make sure I'm using products

  • that give me the most bang for my buck

  • and that are fixing problems that you have post pregnancy.

  • There's really not much you can do while you're pregnant.

  • You can't do major treatments,

  • you can't use really strong active ingredients.

  • So these are the things that I'm re-introducing now.

  • I'm going to use my scrunchie and my headband.

  • I always go for silk.

  • I have silk pillows.

  • I think silk is just really nice.

  • It's not just nice and gentle on your skin

  • but it's gentle on your hair.

  • So I'm gonna put this on first.

  • Something oil based

  • is how I typically start my nighttime routine

  • because I have makeup on,

  • even if I'm just wearing sunscreen.

  • So I tend to use something like this.

  • These are the two balms I've been using;

  • Green Clean by Farmacy and this is Clean It Zero.

  • It's by Banila Co

  • but today I don't wanna freak everybody out

  • because this is something different that I've been doing

  • and I do it for all of you guys,

  • I'm gonna be using this, essentially a micellar water.

  • It says cleaning water.

  • It's really fancy you guys like that?

  • It's really, really fancy

  • and I feel like cosmetic formulators

  • are really having a moment right now on social media

  • where they're really like seeing what's being put out there,

  • all the information and stuff,

  • and they're coming correct with it basically.

  • They're like no, no, no, no this ingredient is fine for you,

  • this product is fine for you.

  • And a friend of mine who is a cosmetic formulator

  • has been watching my videos.

  • So she sent me this

  • and she didn't want me to judge it whatsoever.

  • She said I was gonna love this stuff,

  • I could definitely use it as my first cleanse

  • and it was gonna remove all of my makeup

  • and be tough on my makeup but not tough on my skin.

  • And I've obviously been using a lot of it

  • so I can't wait to tell you guys what it is

  • 'cause I don't even know.

  • I'm gonna use one of those microfiber kinda cleansing towels

  • just because it doesn't soak up too much.

  • I feel like it's gonna help just remove the makeup

  • so I'm going to just put a little on the edge of it

  • and I'm gonna hold it to my eye

  • just for a few seconds and then I'm just gonna gently wipe.

  • The reason why I'm pressing it to my eye first

  • is because you want it to loosen up the makeup, right?

  • And if you're not doing that part then you're just gonna tug

  • and you're gonna be like this doesn't work on my skin

  • because it doesn't actually remove my makeup

  • but if you just hold it there it will.

  • And so I'm just patting.

  • You can see, no makeup.

  • So remember this is just my first cleanse.

  • I'm not expecting this to completely remove

  • all of my makeup and the grime from the day

  • I'm just ya know using it as my first cleanse

  • that way my second cleanse

  • can get the rest of it off essentially

  • and get this off of my skin too

  • because you don't want it to sit on your skin.

  • It's like leaving a cleanser on your skin.

  • You wouldn't just leave your cleanser on your skin.

  • All right so around this time I'd probably be in the shower

  • and this is the cleanser I would use.

  • It's by KraveBeauty,

  • it's their Matcha Hemp Hydrating Cleanser.

  • This is a very nice cleanser.

  • It's a gel consistency.

  • It doesn't really foam up.

  • I don't tend to like foam cleansers.

  • There are some nice ones out there.

  • I think I'm just kinda old school

  • and when I think of foam cleansers

  • I think of like SLS and like really strong surfactants

  • and stuff that are gonna strip your skin.

  • This won't strip your skin

  • and it will definitely cleanse everything,

  • so this is the next step.

  • I think a lot of people don't realize

  • how important their cleanse is

  • when it comes to their skincare and this would normally,

  • again this would be a little bit more damp

  • so it would be lathering up a little bit more

  • but you can see that it has slip,

  • so my fingers are gliding over my skin really easily

  • and I'm just making sure I'm really cleansing

  • 'cause everything that you had on your skin that day,

  • ya know it's just not good to leave it there

  • and go to sleep with it

  • 'cause your skin is repairing itself at night

  • and I think of the nighttime routine, my friend Nina Desai,

  • she's a Board Certified Dermatologist,

  • she said it perfectly to me.

  • She was like your nighttime routine

  • is when you repair your skin

  • and your morning routine is when you protect your skin.

  • (light contemporary music)

  • Yes, clean skin, should never be squeaky skin.

  • All right so while my skin is still damp

  • I'm gonna try to get this on there.

  • It's by NuFACE.

  • It is their gel primer and I'm gonna leave it open.

  • I go through a ton of this when I'm using it

  • but I'm gonna start with one layer

  • and I'm gonna put it on almost like if it's a sleep mask

  • and I'm gonna go up my neck.

  • I know I have my necklace on guys, I'm sorry.

  • I just don't really take it off.

  • And I'm gonna use this.

  • This is the NuFACE.

  • I've had this for almost a decade, it's not a joke

  • and it's something that I come back to.

  • You wanna have your gel primer ready to go.

  • You can use an HA serum like, HA stands for hyaluronic acid,

  • but I find that this is a little bit thicker

  • and you might get a little zing here and there

  • if you don't have enough slip and you know like formula

  • between you and the device.

  • But what this does is it's microcurrent

  • and microcurrent helps to tighten your skin.

  • I couldn't use it while I was pregnant

  • because it's one of those things

  • that you can't use while pregnant so I have it back.

  • So what people don't think about with pregnancy

  • is you're literally gaining a ton of weight.

  • I gained, this last pregnancy I gained 40 pounds

  • and I've lost in just a few months at least half of that.

  • So I'm gonna start here right at like the collarbone

  • and I'm gonna go up with it really slowly

  • and you gotta make sure you have that slide.

  • You don't wanna tug.

  • Hold, and I can feel it.

  • And so when you're losing weight

  • you lose that elasticity in your skin

  • and people think about that in their bodies right?

  • Like you lose all of that elasticity

  • and your skin starts to hang.

  • The same thing happens with your face and your neck

  • and as you get older you start to really notice that again

  • and it's kinda like exercise.

  • So you wanna make sure that you maintain it

  • and you keep using it because it's helping,

  • it's helping to tighten all of your muscles essentially.

  • All right, so normally right after I've done the NuFACE

  • I will go right into a moisturizer

  • because the NuFACE is essentially a hyaluronic acid serum

  • and you wanna lock in that hydration

  • that you're getting from it because it's humectant