E! ‘The Rundown’’s Erin Lim Rhodes: Bell’s Palsy, Skin Care


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“I imply, it’s so cliché, however I’m glowing now,” says Erin Lim Rhodes, the host of E! Information’ Snapchat present The Rundown. She credit her being pregnant. Not that her pores and skin was “dangerous” earlier than, however when she realized she was anticipating her first child, she counted on her pores and skin to alter — presumably for the more severe. “I had heard horror tales, and it may have gone both means.”

Lim Rhodes didn’t want to alter her skincare when she acquired pregnant. She discovered to maintain her routine comparatively easy as a young person, when she was making an attempt remedy after remedy and dropping cash on something that promised to clear her zits. “Ultimately, my dad was like, ‘Erin, simply get a Dove cleaning soap bar and wash your face, and I promise you, it’ll work,’” she remembers. “And it did.”

She nonetheless swears by bar cleaning soap for her cleanser, however she’s graduated from Dove to at least one made by her acupuncturist, Dr. Jeong G. Oh of Balboa Acupuncture Clinic, with oatmeal and distilled herbs. Her firming mist, which she sprays instantly on her face after cleaning, comes from the identical clinic.

The E! host started seeing Dr. Oh after she developed Bell’s palsy, which paralyzed half of her face, a number of years in the past. “I used to be doing intense acupuncture therapies a few days every week with him, and at the same time as I used to be going by way of my Bell’s palsy journey, my pores and skin was glowing, and Dr. Oh stated to me, ‘Yeah, acupuncture on the face is like getting a facial.’”

Lately, she alternates her acupuncture appointments with occasional visits to FaceGym, which makes a speciality of “exercises” for the face utilizing instruments like gua sha, radiofrequency, and cryotherapy. “They’ve helped a lot with lymphatic drainage and releasing the stress in my jaw,” she says. “And never solely does it really feel good, however my pores and skin is glowing after a session.”

Under, extra of Lim Rhodes’s skin-care favorites, together with the tinted sunscreen she prefers over basis, the attention patches she wears on her option to work, and the spot remedy she makes herself.

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

“After an award present, my make-up has been by way of 15 hours of sunshine, digital camera, lights, sweat, and plenty of touch-ups, and it’s so laborious to get the make-up off, so I exploit this. It’s a lightweight exfoliant, and it’s not too abrasive on the pores and skin. It’s a must to activate it by rubbing it in your palms, and it actually takes all the pieces off.”

Bragg® Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

“My sister’s all the time making an attempt ‘pure’ methods to heal a blemish, and she or he discovered a recipe that makes use of apple-cider vinegar. I used to be like, ‘Oh, this sounds doubtful. I don’t belief you,’ as a result of she had accomplished a recipe that stated to place eggs in your face earlier than and had a really dangerous response. However no, this one actually labored. It’s actually only one half apple-cider vinegar, a pinch of Himalayan sea salt, and two components water. I’ll combine it up, put slightly Q-tip within the tincture, put it on my face, and let it dry. Then I’ll go on with the remainder of my routine, and it doesn’t burn. It’s acquired slightly little bit of the funky ACV odor, however as a result of it’s diluted with the water, it’s not excessive. After making use of it, a pimple will disappear generally by the subsequent day. It’s wonderful.”

Summer Fridays CC Me Vitamin C Serum

Weleda Renewing Eye Cream

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“This eye cream smells like celery to me, however I like that for some purpose. It’s like, Oh, I’m placing on greens. The attention space is so delicate, so that you wish to use a watch cream to maintain it intact. My make-up artist, Maria Vargas, really launched me to it. It’s acquired an important texture, and it’s so moisturizing — I hate feeling dry. If any a part of my physique feels dry, I can’t go on with my day.”

Weleda Skin Food Light Nourishing Cream

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“This face cream leaves you so dewy, and I like that feeling. This was one other introduction from my make-up artist. Weleda has two variations of it, so I exploit the sunshine one for my face and the unique, ultra-rich one for my palms. It smells like both lemons or celery — I can’t resolve.”

Supergoop! Glowscreen Sunscreen SPF 40

“This feels type of like a tinted moisturizer. I don’t wish to put basis over it ever as a result of it’s acquired that gentle tint however it additionally offers you a glow. On the weekends, it’s all I placed on, no make-up or something.

I used to be simply in Mexico for my babymoon, and I used to be undoubtedly reapplying my sunscreen each couple hours all through the day. However once I simply go to work, I put it on earlier than my make-up so I’m not reapplying it.”

Mother's Shea Whipped Body Butter

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“I’ve acquired dry lips on a regular basis as a result of I all the time have lipstick on for nonetheless many hours a day. So earlier than my make-up artist begins my routine, she’ll put this on. It’s actually nice underneath all the pieces — lipstick, gloss, you identify it.”

Peter Thomas Roth Cucumber De-Tox Hydra-Gel Eye Patches

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“I like these eye patches as a result of they’re in a container, not individually wrapped. When I’ve actually early mornings, I’ll drive to work with them on. They actually deliver me again to life.”

Georgia Louise Lift+Sculpt Butterfly Stone

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“My sister makes use of a gua sha, and once I went to therapeutic massage locations, they all the time used one on me, too. So I acquired one which appeared like slightly butterfly, and it was so cute. I like stress on my face — I like acupuncture and face massages — and it helps with lymphatic drainage. My face holds lots of fluid. Like, if I had alcohol the night time earlier than or I ate lots of salty meals, you instantly see it on my face. Additionally, it’s been years since I’ve had Bell’s palsy, but when I’m working and smiling and utilizing my face loads, I really feel tightness, and the gua helps loosen up these nerves.”


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“One factor that I began doing extra constantly was including this biotin tincture to my smoothies. It’s supposed to assist with collagen manufacturing. I really discovered it on Instagram; I used to be simply scrolling and it popped up. I’ve been utilizing it for most likely a yr now, and I really feel prefer it’s made my face glow.”