Posts Tagged ‘fine lines’

SkinCeuticals Blemish and Age Defense Serum

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Has hormonal acne reared its ugly head? You’re not the alone my friend! Women of all ages are experiencing breakouts and we’ve got exactly what you need! SkinCeuticals just launched their latest must have product, Blemish and Age Defense Serum. This product targets two of women’s biggest concerns by banishing blemishes and fighting wrinkles.

Blemish and Age Defense serum is one of the first products to combine 2% Dioic Acid with alpha beta-hydroxy acid designed to prevent acne, minimize hyper pigmentation, and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This is not your ordinary acne treatment; it goes beyond the call of duty to address the signs of aging for a brighter, more even, radiant complexion.

Key Benefits of Blemish and Age Defense Serum:
• Sebum production is reduced
• Kills acne causing bacteria, P acnes
• Prevents hyperpigmentation
• Decongests clogged pores
• Diminishes fine lines and wrinkles

What is your favorite acne treatment? Do tell us in the comments below!

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Hot Product- Perricone MD Acyl-Glutathione

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It’s often said that beauty is pain, but are injections and surgery truly necessary? Before running to the derm for your next Botox appointment you may consider weighing your options. Dr. Nicolas Perricone has recently launched his latest wonder product Acyl-Glutathione (a.k.a. the Crease Cure), which delivers impressive results without going under the knife.

Acyl-Glutathione addresses the accelerated signs of aging and helps restore skin to a more youthful appearance. Glutathione is a prominent antioxidant that rapidly depletes with age, stress, and environmental damage. Its replenishment is critical to help the skin’s defense against accelerated aging. Acyl-Glutathione can be used as both a preventative and corrective treatment.
A four week independent consumer use study revealed astonishing results. 85% saw a reduction in the appearance of horizontal forehead creases, 90% saw a reduction in the appearance of eleven lines, 85% saw a reduction in the appearance of smile lines, 88% saw a reduction in the appearance of marionette lines, and 90% saw an improvement in the overall youthfulness of their skin and felt more confident about their skin.

SkinStore customers agree, CobraChick222 from Michigan said, “With continued use, my forehead is completely crease-free and lines between my brows are virtually invisible – I’m 44! I have deep nasal labial folds, and after using Acyl just a short amount of time, I’m beginning to see a lifting and release of the folds.”

The results speak for themselves!


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Extra Eye Help

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Wouldn’t it be nice to have an additional aid or so goes the saying “an extra set of hands” when it comes to looking good? Well, here comes big help from a small package! Enjoy some spare time and treat your eyes to a mini spa session. Recently, eye masks or eye patches have made their way into the spotlight. If you just don’t have time or cannot stay consistent to using a daily eye product then these would be just the help you need. Most of these masks can help assist in de-puffing the eye area, brightening up eye darkness, and smoothing out or firmingthe eye area.

Try the Skyn Iceland Hydro Cool Firming Eye Gels as seen on The Doctors. All you need is about 10 spare minutes. These eye gels are concentrated with elastin which can help to firm and tone, hexapeptide which helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, gingko biloba which improves blood flow and helps reduce puffiness, plus there’s even advanced antioxidants to help prevent future damage.

Kick up your feet, relax and enjoy your mini eye spa! Do you have a favorite eye product? Share with us in the comments below!

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Dermelect Resilient Stem Cell Regenerating Treatment

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Roses symbolize beauty, purity and love. This beloved flower has been used in ancient beauty rituals for centuries, prized for its beauty, fragrance, and many skincare benefits.

Dermelect Cosmeceuticals researched the exquisite Alpine Rose and extracted stem cells from the flower to develop their newest product. Resilient Stem Cell Regenerating Treatment is a decadent cream that provides a barrier to damaging factors which break down stem cell production. This cream helps to reverse damage by stimulating new skin cell production. By increasing skin cell production and promoting cell regeneration tissue is reconstructed resulting in elastic and supple skin.

What’s your favorite rose beauty ritual? We’d love to hear your feedback!

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Perricone MD Acyl-Glutathione

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Introducing the newest anti-aging product from Dr. Perricone: Perricone MD Acyl-Glutathione.

Acyl-Glutathione is the first patent-pending skincare treatment to reduce the appearance of creases. When applied twice daily customers have seen dramatic results in just 30 days in forehead, smile, brow, and marionette creases:

Glutathione (glue-ta-thigh-on) or otherwise known as GSH is considered a super antioxidant that helps our bodies fight off toxins that are associated with environmental pollution, poor diet,  and stress. Glutathione is actually a protein that is naturally produced in our bodies but healthy levels are depleted due to an increase of toxins in the body and as we age.
Glutathione boosts the immune system, detoxifies the body and acts as a powerful antioxidant. Without glutathione in our bodies, other antioxidants such has vitamins C and E are not as effective and can not do their job properly. Glutathione will help to slow down the skin’s aging process by protecting the skin from free radical damage.

Perricone MD Acyl-Glutathione will help to diminish fine lines and wrinkles, firm and tighten the skin while reducing pore size and improving the texture of the skin. It will also help to hydrate the skin while retaining moisture, and adding radiance to the skin. Perhaps the most noticeable difference in the skin is the reduction of facial creases in the forehead area, smile, and marionette lines. Acyl-Glutathione also contains Dr. Perricone’s key DMAE complex to help tighten and firm the skin. Other key ingredients include squalane, glycolic acid, alpha-lipoic acid, and a blend of peptides.

Use this product as a preventative and corrective treatment to improve the overall health and condition of your skin.

Have you tried this product? Tell us what you think, we’d love to know!

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Treating Dark Circles & Under Eye Bags

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Dark circles and under eye bags make us look tired and frazzled and let’s face it… we sometimes feel that way, but don’t necessarily want to look like we’re exhausted and stressed. With the right products, we can offer an alternative to those heavy creams and concealers that do nothing but discourage you.

Most under eye dark circles and bags are caused by leaking blood vessels and inflammation.  Allergies, diet, and stress are contributing factors as well. It is important when selecting an eye product for these concerns, that you try something with caffeine. Caffeine will help to constrict blood vessels and address puffiness. One product that we highly suggest is the Anti-Aging Eye Cream by Glytone. This little eye saver contains caffeine, licorice extract, red tea, and glycolic acid. Red tea also works great for de-puffing, and the licorice extract will brighten the under-eye area. Another great eye product with caffeine is the La Roche Posay Hydraphase UV Eyes Hydrating Protective Eye Cream. This eye cream is very hydrating; safe for sensitive eyes, and also contains an SPF 29. Since the eye area is the most delicate skin on our bodies, it is important to protect it with an SPF.

Now that we have the treatment products under control, we suggest a good under-eye cover up product.  The Jane Iredale Circle Delete comes in three different color choices, containing two customized shades in one product. This is not only a concealer but a treatment product because it contains conditioners like avocado oil and Vitamins A, C, D, and E. It also has light reflecting elements to nicely disguise any under-eye flaws.

Whatever products you decide to use, remember it’s important to use a skin care product to address your concerns first; then add a concealing product to maximize your results.

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NIA24 Sun Damage Prevention UVA/UVB Sunscreen SPF30/PA+++

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The days of greasy, chalky sunscreen are over. Sunscreen formulations are becoming much more elegant, and NIA24 (the sun damage correction & prevention expert) has once again stepped up to the plate with an innovative and impressive sunscreen product. You may be familiar with the renown NIA24 Sun Damage Prevention Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30, a physical sunscreen that helps to correct and prevent sun damage while supplying the skin with Pro-Niacin, a skin-strengthening compound. And now we want to introduce you to NIA24 Sun Damage Prevention Mineral Sunscreen’s big brother! NIA24 Sun Damage Prevention UVA/UVB Sunscreen SPF30 is here just in time for the sunny months.

NIA24 Sun Damage Prevention UVA/UVB Sunscreen SPF30/PA+++ contains a blend of active sunscreens that help to protect the skin from UVA (aging) and UVB (burning) rays. This special SPF blend has a rating of PA+++, which stands for the protection grade of a sun protection factor (SPF) product. While most SPF products receive a rating of PA+, NIA24 receives a rating of PA+++, the highest grade of defense against aging rays.

This advanced, super-absorbent formula contains Pro-Niacin which is clinically shown to improve skin tone, texture, and reduce hyper pigmentation caused by previous sun damage. It also contains ceramides, which promote vibrancy, and mango butter which nourishes the skin. Although this product is power-packed with a lot of ingredients it absorbs very quickly and doesn’t ever leave your skin feeling greasy or looking shiny. And because this formula is made to be sheer you can rest assured that you’ll never have a white residue left behind. NIA24 Sun Damage Prevention UVA/UVB Sunscreen SPF30/PA+++ works great for all skin types, is oil-free, non-comedogenic and is dermatologist recommended!

This elegant product provides your skin with superb protection without feeling medicinal or smelling like your grandma’s sunscreen. Now you’ve really got no excuses to expose your delicate skin to the sun’s harmful rays.

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Key Ingredient- Peppermint

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Peppermint has been widely used in Eastern and Western medicine to alleviate a variety of different ailments. Peppermint helps to ease pain and also kill bacteria. Its antimicrobial properties make it a key ingredient in products for oily or acne prone skin types. Here are a few peppermint wonders that we can’t live without:

Sundari Essential Oil for Oily Skin has a lightweight blend of essential oils that replenishes oily skin without clogging pores. Stimulating peppermint oil cools the skin while rosemary oil works as an astringent to firm and tone. Loaded with vitamins A and E this blend helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The product also helps to regulate oil production within the skin. Peppermint also increases circulation, which purges pores of toxins and debris. With regular use the skin will appear balanced, nourished, and calm.

Cellex-C Betaplex Clear Complexion Masque contains an aromatic blend of essential oils such as peppermint, menthol, rosemary, and Echinacea. Blemish prone skin is soothed and bacteria is kept at bay with a blend of antiseptic peppermint, rosemary and Echinacea. Alpha beta hydroxyl acid (3%) is included to help to slough off dead skin surface cells revealing a radiant smooth complexion.

Decleor Cleansing Gel leaves oily skin squeaky clean and refreshed. Peppermint purifies and rebalances skin without stripping the skin or disrupting its natural pH balance. With continued use blemishes occur less frequently, pores are tightened and shine is reduced.

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Quick Moisture for Dehydrated Skin

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Dehydration is a condition that can affect all skin types. There are both external and internal factors that can lead to dehydration. Common causes are change in climate, pollution, hormonal changes, being on a first name basis with your local baristas…just to name a few.

If you are battling with dehydration, one factor to consider is your current skin care regimen. Are you using the right products for your skin? For example, if you only experience the occasional breakout here and there but you are using an acne cleanser, it may be too aggressive for you and could be stripping too much of your skin’s natural oils. Try switching to a mild cleanser and using a spot treatment instead.

One way to add additional moisture back into your skin is to incorporate a hydrating serum into your current routine.

My personal favorite is the H2O Plus Oasis 24 Hydrating Booster. This oil-free formula absorbs easily into your skin without leaving a heavy or greasy feeling. The Hydrating Booster has time-released moisture to help maintain hydration throughout the day. One quick tip; the product does need to be shaken prior to each use. Also, since I started using the Hydrating Booster I have found that I am using less of my moisturizer each day so I’m saving money!

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Dermelect Rose Stem Cell Technology

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Dermelect Cosmecuticals has been formulated jointly by medical professionals and licensed estheticians who believe in products that give you real results. After three years of research renowned industry leaders bring you new stem cell technology, and the results are remarkable.

Dermelect believes that stem cells are the future of skin care. Because so many of us are affected by aging, stem cells can help combat the visible signs of aging and reverse already-existing damage.  Dermelect uses stem cells from the Swiss Alpine Rose. An alpine rose is able to thrive and grow remarkably well in the most extreme conditions, such as drought, sun exposure, and severe cold. Our cells are very important because they control the formation, maintenance, renewal and repair of the entire skin, our largest organ. Unfortunately, humans have a limited stem cell capacity, as we age our skin loses its and its ability to produce healthy tissue. Alpine Rose stem cells help to repair tissue, inhibit inflammation, and protect the skin from UV oxidative stress. The stem cells also address discoloration and loss of collagen because they fight off destructive free radicals to help protect the skin.

Dermelect has formulated 3 key products with stem cell technology that work synergistically together to address the top beauty concerns such as aging skin, wrinkles, and fine lines. The three tiered products are: Resurface Stem Cell Reconstructing Serum, Resilient Stem Cell Regenerating Treatment, and the Resurgent Stem Cell Firming Activator. The key ingredients for all three products are alpine rose, alpha hydroxyl acid, vitamin C, and EcoSkin. EcoSkin is a patented ingredient that works to stimulate the skin’s natural defense and promote tissue repair and protein production.

A 17 day study by Dermelect showed 45% of wrinkles were less visible and the complexion was 54% more radiant. Dermelect believes in an easy and effective skin care approach that will address targeted concerns while using cutting edge ingredients. The products can offer real solutions for anyone with aging skin or those who wants to preserve the health and condition of their skin.

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