Natural Skincare Brands that Rock

by admin on April 20, 2014

As the world moves toward a more green environment, we are a bit more conscious about what ingredients are put into the products we use. Cosmetics especially can be full of synthetic ingredients and we are now aware of how harmful they can be. Look at your skincare products, when you read the back of a label how many words do you actually recognize? Even though we may not know what these things are, we spread it on our skin in the name of beauty. Unfortunately, those who have sensitive skin may not be able to take that risk. They need to ensure they are applying the right ingredients, every time. Natural is a tricky word in the world of cosmetics. Many brands aren’t as natural as they claim to be due to the flexible regulations of the FDA. If you are looking to have a more green skincare routine, here are some natural brands that will rock your world!

REN
Formulated with one hundred percent plant and mineral based ingredients, this brand stays true to its all natural claim. With over thirty skincare products, REN makes formulas for acne, aging, radiance, and skin with specific sensitivities. This brand keeps up with the latest skincare advances and makes sure their products perform to their fullest potential. Shopping this brand is fairly easy, each product is color coded by skin concern and are labeled so you are aware which product is right for you. Along with the ingredient list, there is also a list of things your product has been formulated without in case you are unsure. Prices are moderate, with their most advanced item retailing at eighty dollars. If you are looking to try a product from REN, their most popular is their Glycol Lactic Radiance renewal mask. This powerful mask uses lactic, citric, and glycolic acids to break down dead skin. Omega 3 and 7 help reduce redness and promote optimal cell health.

Boscia
This Japanese brand believes in making high quality products without chemical preservatives. Chemical preservatives are sometimes responsible for blemishes and allergic reactions. Their most active ingredients are plant based staying true to old skin care remedies. Jojoba leaf and willow herb are two ingredients that are placed in each of their products because of their ability to help with various skin concerns. Their products are manufactured in a “clean room” which are run solely by machines. Their packaging is also bacteria free, there is no need to dip your finger in a jar because even those have a pump to ensure your product is potent to the very last drop! This brand is known for its brightening products. Their best selling black mask is a peel-off formula that helps you get luminous skin!

Caudalie

A French created by power couple Mathilde and Bertrand Thomas who were inspired by the powers of a grape vine after visiting a winery in Bordeaux. Along with two others, this exact winery is where the Thomas’ get some of their precious ingredients. Caudaile is huge on the use of antioxidants. These awesome ingredients help fight aging and protect your skin from environmental damage. Their product’s delivery systems ensure you get the most out of each ingredient, including their patented blends. Their most precious product is the Caudalie Premier Cru The Eye Cream 0.5 fl oz.. This line is packed with so many ingredients that it claims to replace the rest of your skincare routine!

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Most Effective Acne Treatments

by admin on April 20, 2014

Acne can be a pain. Whether you have one pimple, or one hundred, every time someone looks at you, you think your acne is all they see. There are a vast array of acne products on the market and it can hurt your brain trying to figure out which one is best for you. Truth is, most acne treatments will work to a certain extent, but it depends on the type of acne you have, skin type, and how you use the product. Believe it or not, you can get your acne under control. If you’ve been having trouble finding a solution, try these top acne treatments.

Over the Counter Treatments

Mask
DDF Sulfur Mask $45.00
This dermatologist formulated blends helps fight acne using sulfur instead of your regular peroxide and salicylic based formulas. Sulfur helps dry our your blemish quickly without sucking the life out of your skin. Purified clays are added to aid in oil absorption and keep pores clear of dirt and debris. Aloe leaf extract helps calm and soothe any irritation and sweet almond oil will help replenish hydration. Use it as an all over treatment or on pop up, you need gone by morning!

Serum
Murad Acne Clearing Solution $39.00
Murad is well known for it’s ability to clear acne and this treatment proves that it works. This product was recently reformulated and repacked and results are even better than before. This treatment’s star ingredient is salicylic acid which helps exfoliate the skin and clear the pores from dirt and debris. This serum is very thin and lightweight and will sink into your skin without leaving and residue. There are vitamins added for nourishment and soothing irritated skin. All natural tea tree oil ensures that this intense formula does not dry you out!

Spot treatment
Kate Sommerville EradiKate $22.00
If you ever get pesky pop ups this product could be a life saver. Loaded with sulfur and alpha hydroxy acids, this spot treatment will fight existing pimples, and keep them from reoccurring. In the bottle the formula is separated and should stay that way. Dip a q-tip into the glass bottle and place where needed. This is a treatment meant for night use only, it can leave residue on the skin after drying.

Spa/Dermatologist Treatments

Facials
Anyone can benefit from a facial, but for acne prone skin it’s an absolute must. Lots of people go to spas to have facials for fun but there are many healthy benefits. Going for a facial is like getting a deep cleansing at the dentist, but here the focus is on your face. It’s a complete detox, like when you get your car detailed after a long brutal winter. Your pores will be clear of dirt, excess oil, and debris that you may have missed while cleansing your skin. Various treatment masks will be applied to your skin full of potent acne fighting ingredients. This is not the answer to clear skin, in fact it is up to you to maintain the results of the facial by following with treatment products. Your esthetician or dermatologist is a skincare professional packed with knowledge and can give your skin exactly what it needs. This is great time to talk about tour next step on your road to clear skin.

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