Mother Daughter Beauty Tricks and Skincare Adventures @Target with @Neutrogena and more!

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Mother Daughter Beauty Tricks and Skincare Adventures

How do you teach your daughter about healthy skin care routines? I know my Mom tried to create healthy habits in my beauty regimens early on – to make them stick – and that’s what I try to do for my own daughter. I love to involve Kenzie in my own efforts to maintain healthy skin while also beginning to incorporate a routine targeted to the needs of tween and soon to be teenager. Kenzie and I went on a Target run this weekend to stock up on skincare essentials for each of our needs.

For us Mamas, it’s all about preventing wrinkles – or repairing them since we all know those laugh lines can take a toll as the years go by. Am I right??IMG_3032

For our daughters, it’s all about finding a product to help battle or prevent acne.


When it come’s to Mom’s skin, a simple routine of using the right products regularly boosts your skin’s health beautifully. I recommend targeting those wrinkles and moisturizing galore! We were excited to spot so many NEW goodies from brands we love like Neutrogena, Clean & Clear, and Aveeno.  Check out our skincare haul below!


Clean & Clear® Triple Clear Bubble Foam Cleanser

When you think of skincare products for tweens and teens, it’s definitely about preventing or treating breakouts and blemishes. Honestly, I can vividly remember my own Mom teaching me to wash my face with just the right cleanser to help me prevent nasty breakouts! And now, I find myself doing the same thing for 11 year old Kenzie. It sounds sentimental, but when it comes to beauty regimens, so much of our routines are shared through the generations Mother Daughter style.

Kenzie picked out the Clean & Clear Acne Triple Clear Bubble Foam Cleanser on our Target run to start using as part of her regular bedtime face washing routine. img_3052.jpg

With an 11 year old daughter, it’s a bit more about skincare than cosmetics but sharing these moments still makes me feel nostalgic about the time I spent in the bathroom with my own Mom having her share her secrets and watch her put on her makeup in the morning and moisturizers before bedtime!

So lately, I’m helping Kenzie establish that core routine and showing her how to WASH her face and incorporate a great cleanser to prevent and fight acne. She loves her new Clean & Clear routine. Any product that FOAMS is a huge win for kids and she loves how FRESH this cleanser makes her face feel too. And I love that I’m instilling great habits at a young age! Yay!


Clean & Clear Acne Triple Clear Bubble Foam Cleanser Official product Info 

  • Cleanses and fights breakouts in 3 ways: removes bad pore clogging oil, treats breakouts while soothing skin, helps prevent future breakouts
  • A unique, upside down squeeze foamer bottle makes Acne Triple Clear Bubble Foam Cleanser easy and fun to use • Gently enough for daily use and all skin types
  • Soothing formula with aloe & mint

Favorite Tips to Take Care of Mom’s Skin

I love letting Kenzie see me take care of my skin, so I know that someday — years and years from now – she’ll have learned all these healthy habits and will have had a lifetime of incorporating skincare treatments into her daily routines. So what am I using lately? On our last Target run I picked up a bunch of items that are brand new that focus on my needs – like fighting wrinkles since I’m now 40. Sigh! And of course I love anything that is hydrating, moisturizing and healthy for my skin.

Aveeno® Positively Radiant 60 Second In-Shower Facial Cleanser

Let’s get real. Who doesn’t love a facial? Facials are always an AMAZING way to take care of your skin and truly give it the deep cleansing treatment your face deserves. But what Mom has time to squeeze in a glorious hydrating facial between juggling work, kids, cooking dinner and driving to all kinds of after school activities in the evening hours everyday of the week??


Enter Aveeno’s brand new Positively Radiant® 60 Second In-Shower Facial. HOORAY! This facial is something you can do at home as part of your shower routine. It feels fantastic and is literally something you can do 1-2 x per week during a shower. I love it! You can feel it tingle a bit too which I love since it’s a great signal to me that it’s really working!

With a price point of $6.99 at Target, the Aveeno Positively Radiant® 60 Second In-Shower Facial shower facial can not be beat!


Official Product Scoop

• A quick facial you can do in the shower 1-2 times a week to give dull, tired-looking skin a boost.

• Active Naturals Total Soy Complex helps to even skin tone and texture and Lemon Peel Extract to purify skin

• The product works with the steam of the shower to open pores and exfoliates all traces of dirt, oil and dead skin cells, while accelerating surface cell renewal

• It also gently exfoliates skin with glycolic acid and biodegradable, naturally derived exfoliants • Non-comedogenic, hypoallergenic, oil free and dermatologist tested

Neutrogena® Rapid Wrinkle Regenerating Cream

Anything that helps me repair wrinkles somehow is a must have in my arsenal. I’ve been loving the new Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Regnerating Cream. It’s a super moisturizer and feels SO rich when I apply it to my face. I’ve only been using this new fabulous product for less than a week, but I’m optimistic it will help me improve the look of my wrinkles to smooth them out based on my quick results so far. It contains retinol which as you know is one of the most famous anti-aging treatments too. Yay!



Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair Regenerating Cream Official Product Scoop 

  • Moisturizes deeply and delivers anti-aging results in just one week
  • Combines retinol, the #1 anti-aging ingredient, with superior moisturization – targeting wrinkles and dryness at the same time, with no irritation
  • Too rich for an airless pump, the brand developed a patented retinol stability technology that maintains retinol efficacy – even in an open jar form after exposure to oxygen and light

Neutrogena® Hydro Boost Lip Shine 60

Lush lips galore! I love gloss for my lips and I’ve passed on my affinity for hydrated lips to my daughter! Neutrogena’s NEW Hydro Lip Boost is perfect for Mamas and their girls. Kenzie loves the feel of lip gloss and super moisturized lips – especially in the winter. And adding just a tiny smidge of color to gently tint her lips is perfect for an 11 year old. I let her wear the light sorbet shades while I’ll opt for more color – like that offered in a the Vibrant Raspberry Neutrogena Hydro Boost Lip Shine.


Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Lip Shine Official Product Scoop

  • Plumps lips making them look smoother & more supple
  • Creates the look of fuller lips
  • Eight shades, non-sticky

How To Save Big In Store on Skincare Products at Target

Do you Cartwheel for savings when you go on a Target run?? This March, Target is offering some fantastic savings in store along with special Cartwheel promotions for the above skincare brands I’ve been sharing about like Neutrogena, Aveeno and Clean & Clear. Hooray! Savings is always one more motivating incentive to stock up now on the products you need to keep both your skin and your daughter’s skin healthy.

  • In-store: Neutrogena – Buy 3 Neutrogena products (skincare only), get $5 Target gift card
  • Cartwheel: Aveeno – 5% off
  • Cartwheel: Clean & Clear – 5% off

I’m obsessed with my Cartwheel app and always check to see if anything I’m buying on my Target runs is also on discount with the app. Cartwheel is SO easy to use and helps me save time and time again – over the course the past year I’ve been using the app I’ve saved BIG. (Last I checked my tally on the app is up to $175.74 saved thanks to using Cartwheel! Awesome right?)

And if you haven’t yet become a Cartwheel user, download the app to save big at Target. Currently, here’s some great ways to save more if your shopping for skin care goodies.


Note: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Johnson & Johnson. As always, all thoughts and opinions are our own. 

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