MISSBISH 2016 Skincare Round-Up

Author: Amani James
12.31 / Beauty

Winter is here. I know, it sucks. Here at MISSBISH, we've been trying to pick each other's brains about our beauty secrets. These products allow us to keep it together no matter the degrees outside, or lack thereof. We've got everything from drugstore gems to high-end staples that will leave your skin feeling like a babies butt, and we want to share them with you. Check out our skincare favorites and let us know what's on your vanity.

Witch Hazel Antiseptic, $2.99 USD
“I use Witch Hazel from Target. This shit works wonders on my face. Pimple? Witch hazel. Face too dry? Witch hazel. It’s the answer to all of my face problems.” - Monica Kran, @MonicaSAUCE 

Kiehl's Rare Earth Pore Cleansing Masque, $28.00 USD
“I live for masks. I’ve been using them all my life and credit them for the fact that I still get ID’d no matter where I am. My staple mask is the Kiehl's Rare Earth Pore Cleansing Masque. It literally pulls all of the gunk out of your pores and gets rid of any blemishes that have managed to linger for far too long. I slap this baby on after pulling all-nighters or excessive travelling, and I continue to defy genetics. - Amani James, @manimonique

Medik8 Skincare Products
“My skincare ritual begins with a mild cleanser - Medik8’s Beta Cleanse. Next, I apply a few drops of Medik8’s CE-Tetra vitamin c antioxidant serum and Hydr8 B5 skin rehydration serum. I always finish with Medik8’s Hydr8 Day 360, an anti-ageing moisturizer with anti-pollution technology and SPF 30. At night, I treat my skin to CRÈME DE LA MER, the brand’s signature ultra-rich moisturizer as well as the Eye Concentrate. I also use Lucas’ Papaws Ointment religiously, mainly for my lips!” - Nicole Fung, @thatfoodcray

Simple's Skin Smoothing Scrub, $4.89 USD
“Although I love cool beauty products and brands, my sensitive skin forces me to have a really boring skincare routine - if I use anything too crazy my face freaks out. My one go-to product is Simple's Skin Smoothing Scrub. It gives me a deep clean yet is non-irritating at the same time. Every time I use it my face turns out super soft and clear; it’s also cheap and easy to find at any drugstore!” - Kristen McCloud, @kriscloud

Glytone Self Foaming Cleanser, $40 USD
“MOISTURIZER IS KEY FOR ME!!! As my face tends to get very dry around my cheeks. I start off with a foaming cleanser by Glytone, I leave it on for 30 seconds and then rinse it off with lukewarm water. Then I use a moisturizer by the same brand that leaves my face feeling smooth and refreshed. Whenever I have the occasional breakout I take aloe Vera and rub it onto the area, then rinse off.” - Angela Fernandez, @angf_  

Victoria Lanolin-Agg-Tval Eggwhite Facial Care Soap, $5.70 USD
"Go ahead and laugh, but I have the most basic skincare routine. My skin is pretty sensitive and prone to breakouts, so I use CeraVe Hydrating Cleanser and Moisturizing Lotion daily with a Retin-A micro cream at night. My new little secret weapon is the Lanolin-Ägg-Tvål Eggwhite Facial Soap from Sweden that acts like a 5-minute mini facial. I’m also a huge fan of Johnson’s Bedtime Baby Lotion any time of day. The scent is a mild lavender, and it leaves my skin feeling soft and smooth. Last, but certainly not least, Kiehl’s Ultimate Strength Hand Salve is THE best hand cream I’ve ever used." - Jana K. Hoffman, @janaisajournalist

Jergens' Wet Skin Moisturizer, $9.42 USD | Milk Makeup's Urban Defense Mask, $36.00 USD
“Winters in New York are brutal and the harsh cold winds do a number to my skin, so it’s been a priority to always be moisturized. Jergens' Wet Skin Moisturizer has been a must have as my body and skin life saver. Milk Makeup’s Urban Defense Mask is amazing. It makes my skin feel super fresh and smooth thanks to its organic ingredients. Also, I like to prepare a coffee scrub at home with coconut oil, a bit of honey, and lime. Leaves my skin super smooth.” - Maria Mora, @iammariamora

CLEANSE by Lauren Napier, $10 USD
“CLEANSE by Lauren Napier is one of those products that you never realized you always needed until you have it. They’re super luxe, individually packaged cleansing wipes that I’ve used for everything from wiping away eye makeup on a lazy night, to cleaning up my son’s hands. They leave my skin feeling so fresh, and I love that the company is completely run by a woman. Girl power!” - Sarah de Brun, @Modarexic

Herbalism Face and Body Cleanser by LUSH, $15.95 USD
“Herbalism Face and Body Cleanser by LUSH is my all time favorite cleanser. I swear that shit changed my skin overnight. It not only helped me with my acne, but it got rid of some pretty dark scars and has given me the confidence to go bare-faced more often! I mean, who doesn’t love a confidence boosting, vegan, and cruelty-free product?” - Serina Guerrero, @ser1naguerrero