Summer Beauty Basics: NYX Blotting Papers

Just like greasy foods need paper towels to soak up that excess oil, our faces need papers to soak up the oil we don’t want on our skin.

That’s why I stock up on NYX Blotting Papers.

Photo credit: hipsterchic.com

I was in love with The Body Shop Blotting Papers for ages, but at the time it was $10 for 2 packs of papers. As my Scrooge McDuck vault diminished, I started to look for a cheaper version. I settled on NYX’s cute paper envelope filled with thin sheets perfect for wiping up oil.

I pay about $3 for these at Cherry Culture. When there’s a sale going on, I tend to get a little out of hand. I try to get at least 6 packs.

What? I’m an oily chick! :P

How you guys handle your oily faces?

About themakeuptrain

Beauty/product junkie hiding behind the title of certified makeup artist (that's the excuse I use for my makeup addiction). I am a human pet to two cats, a full time college student majoring in Cultural Anthropology and an organic food enthusiast (read: organic food freak) who cooks, bakes, and has not burned down the kitchen (I'm waiting for it). New York has put up with all of this thus far, so here is where I reside. I can be reached for comments, questions, complaints, and incoherent babbling at: themakeuptrain@yahoo.com
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2 Responses to Summer Beauty Basics: NYX Blotting Papers

  1. callitbeautyblog says:

    I personally use the Clean & Clear blotting sheets. I tried the Sephora ones, but they were not removing the oil as well and it was also moving my makeup around… They did smell nice, though! I’m so sad that C&C discontinued the green blotting sheets that had a really lovely scent.

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