Posts Tagged ‘sensitive skin’

Hot Product: Topix Replenix Serum CF

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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.


Hot Product: ATOPALM Intensive Moisturizing Cream

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Do you have sensitive skin and find it hard to find a good moisturizer? Well rest assured, ATOPALM is here. Their Intensive Moisturizing Cream is not only great as a facial cream; you can use it for your body as well. It’s a unique, paraben-free cream for dry and sensitive skin that helps to restore the skins’ protective moisture barrier, leading to softer and healthier skin.

Finally! A facial cream has been made for sensitive and dry skin that aids in restoring the natural lipids from your skin barrier which are depleted by harsh skin treatments, making it perfect for use after microdermabrasion. Intensive Moisturizing Cream leaves the skin feeling soft and supple. Don’t just take my word for it. Try it for yourself and you’ll see that ATOPALM Intensive Moisturizing Cream is one of the best 2 in 1 creams for sensitive and dry skin.

 


Detox and Refresh Your Skin with FarmHouse Fresh

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The warmer weather is here so it’s time to shed your dull winter skin and get it in shape for Spring. We think the FarmHouse Fresh Spendid Dirt Mud Mask will do just the trick. It is a nutrient mud mask with organic pumpkin puree that will refresh and revitalize your dull tired skin. It will address red, sensitive and blotchy skin by helping to calm and soothe while removing impurities. It also contains live yogurt cultures which will help to boost your skin’s radiance and deep cleanse your pores.

If you suffer from redness and broken capillaries, this mask will help to lessen the appearance and even out skin tone, by using Ho Wood Essential Oil to calm the skin and reduce redness. Splendid Dirt is nutrient rich in Llite and Bentonite clays to nourish and purify the skin by deep cleansing pores and improving circulation.

As you use the Splendid Dirt Mud Mask you will notice a mild tingling sensation which is oxygenating the skin and increasing circulation, and as the mask dries your skin will be smooth and skin blotchiness will be reduced.  The Splendid Dirt Mud Mask is ideal for sensitive, dehydrated, fragile or acne prone skin types, and can be used 2-3 times per week for best results.

The Splendid Dirt Mud Mask is 99.6% natural, gluten free and like all FarmHouse Fresh products is paraben and sulfate free. It also would make a perfect gift for anyone who wants to detox and refresh their skin.


Hot Ingredient: Lavender

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Lavender is widely used in the cosmetic industry in a variety of bath products, perfumes, cosmetics, and topical creams. The essential oil of lavender is antiseptic and anti-inflammatory. Throughout history Lavender has been used to soothe insect bites, burns, and headaches. Lavender is also widely believed to help relax the body and mind and used as a sleep aide. In skincare products lavender oil can be used on all skin types to help treat skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis or acne. Lavender is also used in shampoos to help prevent and treat dandruff. A few of our favorite products that contain lavender are:

L’Occitane Aromachologie Repairing Shampoo: L’Occitane Aromachologie Repairing Shampoo smoothes and softens capillary fibers, leaving your hair looking and feeling supple, shiny and silky. A natural complex of 5 essential oils, including Angelica, Lavender, Geranium, Ylang-ylang and Patchouli, plus wheat proteins, work together in synergy to help repair, strengthen, regenerate and soften dry and damaged hair.

Ole Henriksen Lavender Body Oil: As an essential oil, Lavender is simply unsurpassed and is truly a miracle worker. Often referred to as ‘burns first aid’, Lavender’s anti-inflammatory and regenerating properties are amazing. Combine this with its soothing and calming impact on the skin and intoxicating scent and you have a fabulous, multi-purpose body oil, that is simple enough to use every day. Perfect for use all over the body, after showering, before your body moisturizer and for body massage.

Pevonia Soothing Propolis Concentrate: This richly repairing micro-emulsified serum contains a high concentration Propolis from the Jura Mountains of France. Combined with Lavender, Propolis Concentrate calms, heals, and truly enriches your skin. Anti-bacterial and decongesting, this vaso-constricting formulation alleviates micro-circulation problems and strengthens your fragile skin.

EmerginC Lavender Toner: A gentle toner for all skin types, but especially suited for sensitive skin.


Top Kits at SkinStore

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Have you ever spent hours trying to figure out which products would be best for you? You’re not alone! I always appreciate a kit or system that is put together by the manufacturer. It takes the guess work out of trying to figure out which products are going to be best for me. Kits usually contain several different products in smaller size jars or bottles and generally are always a great value!

I’m going to recommend some of our most popular kits at SkinStore, and depending on what your skin concerns are, you can choose accordingly!

For problematic/acne prone skin: iS Clinical Acne Travel Kit. Although this kit is made for “travel,” it’s still one of my favorites. I personally think the Active Serum is a miracle worker! This kit comes with a cleanser, two serums and a sunscreen! Oh, and we can’t forget about the travel case.

For aging skin that is blemish prone: M Lab Travel Collection for Anti-Aging Blemish Control. This kit offers products filled with peptides and antioxidants that will tackle fine lines and wrinkles as well as blemishes and excess oil.

For aging skin: M Lab Travel Collection for Anti-Aging. From the same manufacturer as the above recommendation, this kit contains products that will improve lines and wrinkles, eye puffiness, skin tone, and firmness! Bonus: SkinMedica also has a great duo kit that is a combination of two wrinkle reducing products. SkinMedica TNS Recover Complex best Results Kit – gives just that! Great results!

For normal to combination skin: Philosophy Great Skin is in For Normal to Combination Skin. This kit contains three products: a cleanser, a retinol night treatment and Oprah’s favorite- Hope in a Jar! If you tend to be oily in some areas of your face and dry in others, this kit would be a great option for you.

For sensitive skin: We have a great kit by Pevonia that is a 3 step kit containing a cleanser, a lotion, and a soothing skin cream. Ingredients are mild enough for your sensitive skin, and the soothing cream has healing properties to relieve your skin!

Keep in mind you can always mix and match products and brands. Build your own kit! Share with us: What’s your favorite kit and what makes it so fabulous?


Calendula

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Calendula, also known as English Marigold has been used to heal injuries, relieve dry chapped skin, and reduce inflammation for centuries. People in ancient Rome also used it as a fever reducer. In modern day skincare the oil extracted from the flower petal is thought to have detoxifying properties and act as an antiseptic. Calendula treats a variety of skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and even sunburns. Even the most sensitive skin can benefit from its healing properties as it comforts and calms dry irritated skin.

A continual sensitive skin customer favorite is Jurlique Calendula Cream. It’s a soothing, non-greasy cream is rich in Calendula and Witch Hazel to restore and condition delicate skin. It’s ideal for the most sensitive skin and leaves the skin feeling comfortable and refreshed.

If you have more problematic skin, we love Kerstin Florian Clarifying Vita-Marine Masque. It deep cleanses to eliminate impurities, refines and brightens the skin. Key ingredient Calendula calms and soothes redness and reduces inflammation.

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Pur~Lisse: Pure & Smooth

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Pure, smooth, glowing skin is something everyone dreams about, but Pur~Lisse makes gorgeous, resilient skin a reality! Just ask Jennifer Yen, the founder of Pur~Lisse Skincare! As an actress in Hollywood, Jennifer found her skin in less than perfect condition due to hot lights and heavy makeup, and that’s when she set out on a quest to find skincare solutions that soothe and smooth. As an ode to her Chinese heritage, Jennifer incorporated tried and true ingredients and ancient remedies into her renewed formulations. Accordingly, Pur~lisse blends traditional Chinese beauty rituals with today’s French skincare technology so ingredients like blue lotus, white tea, and soy proteins in combination with lupine peptides and seasilk create efficacious, yet gentle formulations.

Pur~Lisse products are free of harsh ingredients like petrochemicals, synthetic fragrances, synthetic coloring agents, and proplyne glycols. Pur~Lisse is also paraben-free and free of animal by-products. By keeping the formulas simple and clean there is a minimized risk of unwanted skin irritation, so even the most delicate skin types can use Pur~Lisse.

The Pur~Lisse product selection is impressive, it may seem like a small collection with only six full products and two travel trial kits, but it’s surely mighty as all of the products are suitable for all skin types, all ages, and all concerns. The Pur-Delicate Cleanser is our favorite; its milky formula rinses away makeup and debris and leaves a fresh, clean feeling. Another favorites, Pur-Bright, is great for lightening up stubborn hyper pigmentation without irritation, and our hot-selling Pur-Moist is a delicate hydrating moisturizer that leaves the skin dewy and supple.

Have you tried Pur~Lisse? Tell us what you love about it. If you haven’t tried this amazing brand, don’t fret, as we’ll have a great giveaway coming soon!

Check out this awesome Pur~Lisse video for find out more about the brand:

Content reference: http://purlisse.com/

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AVENE Professional

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Avene skin care has been around for over 260 years and has offered the skincare market exceptional pharmaceutical grade products. Avene is recognized in Europe as the #1 skincare brand and has just got even better. Avene carries an exclusive line of professional products that are sold through dermatologists and contain higher levels of active ingredients. SkinStore.com has just launched this amazing line and we are excited to offer high quality products to our customers with the trusted Avene name.

Avene’s Professional line targets deep wrinkles, rosacea, psoriasis, eczema, post procedure, and acne prone skin. The professional line provides pharmaceutical grade products at affordable prices. Avene offers hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic, and fragrance free products for every skin condition.

Among the other great anti aging products Avene offers the professional retrinal cream now available in the 0.05 and the 0.1 cream. This is a retinol treatment that contains Vitamins A and E to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while hydrating and firming the skin. The 0.05 cream is for sensitive skin while the 0.1 is more suitable for tolerant skin types. The formulation is fragrance free and provides excellent benefits with little to no irritation. Avene also carries the professional retrinal HAF firming gel. This will help to firm the skin, hydrate, soothe, and soften while addressing fine lines and wrinkles. The HAF firming gel will also help to reduce the appearance of deeper lines around the mouth, crow’s feet around the eyes, and nasal labial folds.

These are just to name a few in the Avene professional line, take a look at the other wonderful products Avene offers!

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Combating Red Cheeks and Nose

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Have you struggled most of your life to combat and conceal that redness in your cheeks and nose that just won’t go away? This could be a condition usually referred to as Telangiectasia or Couperose Skin characterized by enlarged capillary veins near the surface of the skin. While many may think this is a flushed look from heat exhaustion or sunburn, in reality neither of those are the cause of this ongoing condition. Therefore most home remedies of cool packs don’t have much long term effect.
SkinStore carries several great products that will help strengthen those capillary vein walls, calm and sooth irritation and minimize the appearance of these veins. The result is healthier looking skin with reduced redness.

We suggest considering any one of the following products to reduce redness:

SkinMedica Redness Relief CalmPlex (This is an exciting new product!) A clinical breakthrough that reduces visible redness by treating the underlying causes, while helping to promote healthy skin.
Pevonia RS2 Concentrate, A specific blend of Green Tea, Licorice, and Olibanum, strengthen capillaries, control blotchiness and effectively decongest.”
BABOR Calming Sensitive Couperose Serum Contains an Anti Irritation Complex and innovative, super-sensitive formulations.

Please share your thoughts and experiences with these and any other great products from SkinStore in the comments below.

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Skyn ICELAND pure cloud cleanser

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The pure cloud cleanser by skyn ICELAND is a rich creamy cleanser that works great for dry or sensitive skin types. It is formulated with glacial water to soothe and hydrate the skin and also contains calming extracts to condition and protect. Our customers love this new cleanser from skyn ICELAND and we think you will too!

The pure cloud cleanser is so gentle you can use it as an eye makeup remover too.
You will feel like you’re on a cloud of freshness when using this cleanser because it will never dry or strip the natural oils in your skin. This frothy formula contains rich shea butter, aloe juice, cocoa seed butter, and cranberry oil. Shea and cocoa butter will provide hydration while promoting cell renewal. This dreamy cleanser also contains Vitamin A and E to keep your skin healthy and protected. The pure cloud cleaner is ideal for dry to very dry skin types and even those with sensitive or reactive skin. It is also a great cleanser to use post procedure if you are experiencing any redness, inflammation, or peeling, because it will gently cleanse and replenish your skin (but consult with your derm first, as always).

Skyn ICELAND uses pure glacial water in all of their products to address stressed and sensitive skin types. Skyn Iceland is also paraben free and is formulated with skyn iceland’s biospheric complex. The biospheric complex contains a blend of water, oxygen, and vital nutrients to replenish and restore your skin. Anyone with dry, stressed, or sensitive skin will love this cleanser!

Also try the skyn ICELAND pure cloud cream moisturizer!

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