Brand new to SkinStore is Sunday Riley. Sunday Riley is a skin care favorite on the runways of fashion icons Stella McCartney, Jason Wu and Victoria Beckham. Sunday Riley combines the latest technologies in skin care with the purest ingredients to produce effective result driven products. The brand focuses on preventative and corrective anti-aging technologies, coupled with gentle, purifying detoxification of the skin. Sunday Riley products promise radiant, effortless beauty for a flawless complexion.
Cult favorite and beauty magazine winner Juno Transformative Lipid Serum is a must have for all skin care junkies! This unique, dry oil serum gives the skin a luminous, radiant glow. It contains a patent-pending blend of retinol, vitamin C, Essential Amino Acids, Omega-3, 6, 9, UV shields, and natural anti-inflammatory agents.
-Argan Oil helps to nourish, hydrate and improve elasticity.
-Carrot Seed Oil stimulates circulation and improves tone.
-Marula Oil reduces redness and boosts hydration.
-Formula is chemical and preservative free.
-Can be used by all skin types including sensitive.
Argan oil is in high demand because of its unique benefits and limited supply. It has become increasingly popular recently but the Argan tree has been around for centuries. It is made from the edible part of the nut inside the shell of Argan fruit and is found mostly in Morraco. Argan oil has many uses and it’s no wonder that this rare oil is always in pursuit.
The many reported benefits of Argan oil include anti-inflammatory properties, lowering cholesterol, helping with digestion, sore joints, chickenpox, and of course is great for the skin and hair. It is also thought to reduce stretch marks post pregnancy while hydrating the skin. It also protects the body against ultraviolet radiation and is very anti-aging as it prevents the muscles and skin from degenerating. You can apply it alone to your face, body, and hair or with your favorite moisturizer. You can also add a few drops to your bath for added moisture or massage into nails to repair cuticles.
Argan oil is often referred to as “liquid gold” because it can transform dull, dry and frizzy hair into smooth strong tresses, by penetrating into the shaft or pore of the hair. To use on hair apply a few drops and massage into scalp then comb product through to the ends of the hair. It is recommend wrapping the hair in a towel overnight before washing it out. For soft frizz free locks you can apply a drop to styled hair. If you struggle with dandruff Argan oil can be beneficial for relieving an itchy, dry, and flaky scalp. Argan oil will also extend the life of your hair if color treated by keeping your hair conditioned and protected.
Argan oil is very rich in Vitamin E and Omega 6 so it works great for hydrating and protecting the skin. You can apply the oil directly on the skin and use alone. For really dry skin types it will boost the benefits of your moisturizer by combining the two. Because of its anti-inflammatory benefits, you can use Argan oil on acne prone skin to help with breakouts and irritation.
SkinStore.com has Argan oil made by the organic line Melvita. Melvita’s Argan oil contains 100% of the total ingredients from natural origins, so you can be confident the Argan oil is authentic and pure.
I think we will be seeing more popularity as this wonderful gift of nature continues to intrigue us.
I have to admit, the name of this cleanser didn’t exactly call my name. But after I tried it I decided I wanted to know more. Dragon’s Blood is actually a red resin that comes from a flowering plant native to South America. Not actual blood from a dragon. Good enough for me.
The first thing I noticed about this liquid cleansing water was the fresh, clean, light smell of roses. This is not the smell of your grandma’s rose scented lotion. Oh, no no. This is a breath of fresh air.
Next I realized you don’t have to rinse it off! You heard me right! No rinsing. What a time-saver! After a long day you can now come home, put a pump of this on a cotton round and take all your make-up off, without having to drown yourself at the sink rinsing your regular cleanser down the drain. It just dries by itself. Easy-peasy.
Lastly, I noticed the plumping effect it had on my skin. Plumper skin looks firmer. It’s a nice little trick. You can super-charge that effect by using the Rodial Dragon’s Blood Hyaluronic Tonic with it. Hyaluronic acid locks in moisture and will revive your skin. It also sets mineral makeup. You can check out the entire line here.
What is Matrixyl 3000? Matrixyl 3000 is a combination of two peptides palmitoyl oligopeptide and palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7. This is an advanced formulation of the early edition of Matrixyl. These peptides are believed to stimulate collagen production by approximately 117% and also increase the hyaluronic acid production in your skin. The peptides stimulate the skin to reduce wrinkles and will also increase firmness in the skin. It is also believed that Matrixyl 3000 is less irritating on the skin than retinol or vitamin C. Even the most sensitive skin types can use this peptide, as it does not cause inflammation.
A combination of the palmitoyl oligopeptide and palmitoyl tetrapeptide-7, will provide greater benefits then versus when used alone. Together, they increase collagen production, reduce wrinkle depth and density. There has also been reports of an overall improved tone and texture of the skin. Matrixyl 3000 is said to firm the skin by reversing and preventing glycation damage to your skin. Glycation occurs when glucose and protein link together and cause the skin to stiffen resulting in dramatic decreases in collagen and elastin within the skin. This ingredient is a skin saver because it slows down the skin’s natural aging process, by promoting healthy skin from the inside out.
Here are some featured products on SkinStore.com that contain Matrixyl 3000:
This luxurious, state-of-the-art formula is designed to rejuvenate tired, dull skin while improving the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Line-plumping, skin- firming Dermaxyl and the anti-aging collagen peptide, Collaxyl, strengthen the dermis by increasing elasticity and pliability, while anti-inflammatory ingredients reduce swelling and puffiness. This rich formula smoothes fine lines and allows for complete skin renewal of both the dermis and the epidermis, revealing healthier, more youthful skin.
Features & Benefits:
– Dramatically reduces the appearance of fine wrinkles
– Stimulates cell communication which helps repair age related skin damage
– Protects skin as it reduces the levels of redness and inflammation, while enhancing natural glo
– Promotes detoxification, cell life expansion, and tissue regeneration
Our modern lifestyle constantly exposes the skin to environmental stressors such as: UV radiation, pollution and other toxins. Perfected over decades of research and development, this highly advanced formula restores skin that is stressed, dulled, and dried by lifestyle and environmental factors. Phormula 3-9 is a direct reflection of the deep, unabiding belief that we can elicit the skin’s natural beauty response when we properly honor the miracle that it is. By sealing technologically advanced ingredients within a ‘health dome’ 3-9 acts as a second skin and provides intense oxygenation and thorough re-hydration.
THE UNTOLD STORY OF PHORMULA 3-9
It is Erno Laszlo’s masterpiece, one of the original formulas developed by Dr. Laszlo and relentlessly improved over time. A total of eight iterations were created between 1917 and 1973 specifically for the following muses: Princess Stephanie, Frida Gombaszögi (early Hungarian actress), Greta Garbo, Lillian Gish, The Duchess of Windsor, Hubert De Givenchy, Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe respectively (a version of the Phormula was created for Marilyn to treat her post-surgical abdominal scar tissue).
The current and ninth iteration was discovered inadvertently in 2001 by a researcher sorting through the doctor’s personal archives. Nearly 30 years had passed since Dr. Laszlo penned the original formulation, and it was anticipated that it might require updating. What was discovered, however, was that the transcript Dr. Laszlo left behind was already a high-tech hybrid, and only small alterations were made in the formula to capitalize on some of the newest breakthroughs in anti-aging actives.
The exact formula for 3-9 is a closely guarded secret. It contains a blend of rich, powerful and time honored ingredients, such as raspberry stem cells- which repair and increase the antioxidant function in human DNA and extend cell longevity. A few of the key plant derived oils include Tacamahca Seed Oil, a healing oil from sacred trees in the South Pacific; Chaulmoogra Oil, a natural antibacterial agent derived from a tree in East India and Aleurites Fordi Oil, an extracted oil that’s derived from a genus that includes mustard, cabbage and broccoli.
THE PHORMULA 3-9 PRODUCT RANGE
Phormula 3-9 Repair Balm – 1.7oz – The original: designed to significantly elevate the state of the complexion, this rich, soothing formula rapidly smoothes skin, reverses dehydration and improves oxygenation.
Phormula 3-9RepairCream – 1.7oz – New: nutritional supplement offering superior hydration along with strong anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties for renewed skin cell energy and a youthful appearance.
Phormula 3–9 Repair Serum – 1oz – New: a daily radiance-boosting serum that encourages healthy skin metabolism and strong skin cell turnover for improved brightness, texture and glow.
Product Junkies agree that the Topix Replenix Serum CF delivers! With proven anti-aging ingredients like Green Tea and Caffeine this lightweight, fast-absorbing, formula is great for oily skin as well as those with sensitivity such as rosacea.
This highly recommended serum was rated five out of five stars by our customers. They reported increased smoothness, less breakouts, reduction in pore size, improved clarity, texture and firmness. One reviewer writes “I am officially sold! This will be a product I will continue to use (day/night). If you’re browsing for that serum that does make a difference look no further. This is it!!!!”
Just smooth a pea-sized drop over your face, neck and décolleté morning and/or evening. It’s hydrating enough that you can even use it in place of moisturizer in the warmer months.
For generations, the Dead Sea has been visited by people seeking new life for their skin. For over 20 years, AHAVA has been responsibly harvesting its timeless ingredients to bring you the finest in nature inspired skincare. Powering the entire product range is our exclusive Osmoter™ — a perfectly-balanced concentrate of Dead Sea minerals that effectively replenishes, rehydrates and recharges the skin. It’s a sensation that says “My Skin Reborn”. In search of unique skin-healthy ingredients, AHAVA went to extremes — the earth’s lowest point, the Dead Sea, and its highest peaks, the Himalayas. The age-defying ingredients found in these two altitudes have a significant impact on maintaining young and healthy skin. Together, they produce a powerfully effective complex that revitalizes aging skin by significantly reducing wrinkle depth, enhancing firmness and restoring youthfulness.
Time to Revitalize formulations contain:
Dead Sea Minerals, Dunaliella Algae and Date Fruit Extract which provide essential moisture and anti-oxidants to skin, helping to firm and smooth its appearance.
Tibetan Goji Berries contain high levels of anti-oxidants that help boost skin’s immune system.
Himalayan Raspberry Root helps to revitalize and improve skin’s elasticity.
Icelandic Moss works to soothe skin and protect it from environmental damage.
The AHAVA Time to Revitalize line includes:
EXTREME NIGHT TREATMENT – This night treatment reinforces my skin’s immune system and strengthens its natural protective barrier.
EXTREME DAY CREAM – This hydrating day cream helps to firm my skin for a more youthful appearance as it protects it from free radicals, stress and pollution.
EXTREME FIRMING EYE CREAM – Helps reduce wrinkles, significantly firms the delicate skin around the eyes, and improve skin’s elasticity.
Your real enemy this summer isn’t just the summer heat and dehydration…it’s those pesky free radicals. Marula –The Leakey Collection to the rescue!
You can cover up but you can’t hide from free radicals. Hats, umbrellas and sunscreen can’t protect you from pollution, long nights on the go and beach bar snacks, just some of our pesky free radical haunts. Pollution, make-up, lack of sleep, and poor nutrition combined with the UV radiation for a toxic effect on our skin.
A recent study for treating severely damaged skin following radiation therapy has shown Marula-The Leakey Collection to have powerful healing capabilities that counter free radical damage. Dr. Ashton Kaidi, a board certified plastic surgeon in Newport Beach, undertook a 24 patient clinical study to determine the efficacy of Marula Oil in treating damaged skin following radiation therapy for breast cancer.
The results of this clinical study showed that Marula Oil also has tremendous healing power in combating the dehydration from free radicals that attack healthy skin exposed to the summer sun. It contains higher levels of Oleic, Palmitic and Stearic fatty acids critical for rapid skin absorbency, skin hydration and moisture retention. It traps moisture and provides prolonged hydration, penetrating quickly without leaving a residue or greasy feeling. Marula Oil also contains high levels of important antioxidants including, tocopherol (vitamin E), tochotrienol, phenolic compounds and flavinoids. Marula oil can improve skin hygiene by reducing skin surface bacteria.
And while both vitamin E and phenolic compounds are found in Argan oil, independent tests have demonstrated Marula oil having higher levels of antioxidants.
The beauty of Marula Oil is that’s light, non-greasy and absorbs quickly but as always a few tips of application should be followed for maximum protection:
Apply it to your face under you SPF to keep your skin hydrated.
Apply it to sunburn twice per day to sooth and calm the burn. Marula Oil has been reported to reduce the amount of peeling as result of sunburn. It will soften and add hydration to the skin.
Apply Marula to condition and hydrate the skin prior to and post chemical peel.
The truth is that this new nut in beauty oils dispels the myths that you should only use oils on dry skin during winter months. Marula-The Leakey Collection penetrates the skin quickly and doesn’t leave an oily residue, making it a perfect elixir for all seasons. Hand harvested and processed by the women of East Africa, Marula-The Leakey Collection keeps you looking good, feeling good and doing good.