The Best of Me

I’ll be the first to admit, I love make up, but when I wash my face at night and it all comes off, that’s when I feel my truest self, my best. Coming home and cleaning my face is the equivalent of taking off the painful shoes at the end of the day.

How much time does a woman spend applying make up on a daily basis? I know it makes us feel good to “enhance” or hide, but we must not forget to try to spend that much time caring for our skin. We must remember that our skin endures a lot: make up, sweat, sun rays, etc, but most importantly our skin without make up is our natural beauty. 

This picture is of me without make up: No foundation, no eyeliner, no mascara... no nothing! I will say this is a first here on my blog, but a much needed first because it feels liberating!! Yes, I have wrinkles, I have dark spots, but hey that's me!

When I was younger I took my skin for granted, but as I age it becomes clear to me that caring for my skin is essential. I wash my face in the mornings and evenings, I moisturize and protect my skin with SPF in between. Over time, I add new ingredients to my skincare routine depending on my skin’s needs and NEUTROGENA® Rapid Tone Repair has been one of my favorite additions. It is a fast-acting lightweight silky moisturizer that is clinically proven to help fade the look of dark spots, and discoloration giving skin a healthier look with minimal irritation! 
 NEUTROGENA® Rapid Tone Repair has a day time version (with SPF protection) and a night time version. Both of which are ah-mazing!
To learn more about NEUTROGENA® Rapid Tone Repair and help fade the look of dark spots and discoloration on your skin click here and ‘Like’ NEUTROGENA® 's Facebook page ! Also follow the hashtag #bestofme on Twitter and Pinterest to see many inspirational faces showing their true make-up free beauty!
☮ & ♥,

Please note: This post is in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and Neutrogena. This post was written by me and expresses my genuine views.


  1. OMG I LOVE THIS!! You are beautiful. And I agree with everything that you wrote. This is such an amazing post xoxo


  2. you look absolutely gorgeous hun!! ur face is flawless

  3. you're kidding! you're blessed with a very amazing complexion. have a lovely weekend!

  4. You are a natural beauty Pau! I keep searching for the dark sports you are talking about and I can't find them, you look flawless :)


    1. Aw thanks!! well, I have my under eye areas and what not hee hee

  5. I absolutely love Neutrogena, I have typical teenage oily, pimple prone skin, so their products are incredible! There's a new post up on my blog and I'd love to hear what you think of it, so feel free to stop by!

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  6. agree on the make up part. you look AMAZING and flawless though


  7. I love this post Pau! You look so comfortable here, and it's probably because this is the real you which is the best of you:)


  8. you have such good skin! :)

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  9. You look gorgeous without makeup! Theres definitely a feeling of liberation of wearing no makeup. Definitely going to look into this Neutrogena product to hide just those few dark spots :)

    Kathryn & Rita

  10. Love this post! You're right, its so important to take care of our skin :)
    I'm looking forward to trying the Neutrogena moisturizer!
    Lovely blog :D
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  11. You are gorgeous!! Definitely no make up is needed and you do not have wrinkles.


  12. You're beautiful with or without makeup. I love Neutrogena products this toner/moisturizer sounds great!



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