Cura C Anhydrous Vitamin C Eye Treatment Full Size - 0.5 oz
Cura C Anhydrous Vitamin C Face Treatment Full Size - 1.7 oz
Fango Active Mud - 6 oz
Spendore Brightening Makeup Full Size - 1 oz
HOW TO USE:
Cura C Anhydrous Vitamin C Eye Treatment:
On cleansed skin, pat gently over brow bone and under eye. Use morning and evening.
Cura C Anhydrous Vitamin C Face Treatment:
Apply to cleansed and toned face and neck, avoiding the eye area. Use morning and evening.
Fango Active Mud:
Apply generously (about 1/4" thick) to clean skin (face, neck and/or body), avoiding the lip and eye areas. Leave on for 5 to 10 minutes. Rinse off thoroughly using the sponge or washcloth. It is important to remove the mud while it is still wet.
Spendore Brightening Makeup:
High Shimmer: Apply directly after foundation. A great look for evening or special occasions. Subtle Shimmer: Mix with foundation and apply to face. Sheer Look: Mix with moisturizer and apply to face.
Made in the USA.
Please view the above Ingredients tab for ingredient information.
Daily Skin Care Regimen
If you have dry skin, you will need moisturizing products that nourish, so you will want to find protective and restorative products. Achieving a moisture balance with the right pH is key.
Begin with a very mild soap, possibly cream based. Since your skin is acidic, the alkaline in soap can easily disturb the delicate pH balance. Also, make sure that the soap does not contain harsh chemicals which will also remove the acid mantel and cause further dryness. Choose a toner that soothes and nourishes your skin. It should refresh with a hint of moisture—a low or no alcohol formulation is recommended to prevent over drying the skin.
A daily moisturizing routine is essential for dry skin. Begin with a serum to enhance moisture, then apply a day moisturizer. Try to use a day cream with an SPF Your evening ritual can include a serum application and a heavier moisturizer. Eye creams and serums are recommended for the delicate area around the eyes that are subject to fine lines and wrinkles.
Weekly Skin Care Routine
Use an extremely mild exfoliator in order to expose fresh skin and allow products to penetrate deeper. This will maximize the effectiveness of your skin care products. A moisture-enhancing mask that you put on and wipe off will moisturize and plump dry and dehydrated skin.
Key Ingredients for Dry Skin:
Hyalauronic Acid, Glycerin, Lanolin, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Oil (Of Jojoba, Olive, Apricot Seed, Avocado, Grapeseed Borage, Almond, Evening Primrose), Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Honey, Shea Butter, Argan, Baobab, Manuka Honey, Green Tea (Camilla Sinsnsis), Ceramide, Glycolic Acid, Hydrolized Wheat Protein, Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter, Cucumber
Daily Skin Care Regimen
If you have sensitive skin, you will need products that calm and soothe, as well as restore moisture. You will want to select products that are specifically formulated for sensitive skin and are free of harsh, synthetic and fragranced ingredients.
Begin with an ultra mild cleanser. Cream cleansers work well with sensitive skin. Follow with a toner that is free of alcohol to refresh and balance the pH of your skin. An optional serum and a delicate cream with an SPF will protect your skin during the day. A night cream can be slightly heavier, but should be just as gentle to the skin as the day cream. An eye moisturizer is optional, but recommended for skin that may be showing signs of aging.
Weekly Skin Care Routine
It is optional to use an extremely mild exfoliator in order to expose fresh skin and allow products to penetrate deeper. This can also be beneficial if your sensitive skin is prone to occasional breakouts. Exfoliating maximizes the effectiveness of your skin care products.
A moisture-enhancing mask that you put on and wipe off will moisturize and plump sensitive skin if it becomes dry and dehydrated.
Key Ingredients for Sensitive Skin:
Chamomile, Aloe Vera, Green Tea, Cucumber, Jojoba Oil, Glycerin Colloidal Oatmeal
When you cleanse your face, you can help control the clarity, suppleness and condition of your skin. Cleansing rids your skin of excess facial oil, dust, bacteria, dirt and dead skin cells. This process helps keep the pores unclogged, improves circulation, and prepares your skin for the next step in your cleansing ritual. Quite possibly the most fundamental step in the beauty routine, cleansing is integral to maintaining a balanced complexion.
Cleansing is recommended twice per day for most skin types, once in the morning and once in the evening. Any more than that, the natural oils become stripped, while any less and your skin can become susceptible to congestion and eruptions.
How to Choose a Cleanser
Choose a cleanser that is appropriate for your skin and is specifically formulated for the face. Dry skin types will need to use a creamy based cleanser, while oilier types will need a gel based or foaming type cleanser. Sensitive skin needs a fragrance-free formulation, most likely labeled as gentle and non-irritating.
How to Cleanse
Tie your hair back with a headband or ponytail holder. Make sure to start with clean hands. Splash your face with warm or tepid water to open up your pores. Never use too hot or too cold water. Too hot and your skin can dry out, while water that is too cold will not remove the surface oils sufficiently. You can use a washcloth, sponge, exfoliation puff, facial brush or your fingers for cleansing - It all depends on your preference.
Use approximately a dime to nickel sized amount of cleanser, follow product packaging instructions. You can apply the cleanser with your fingertips or washcloth. Depending on the cleanser type, you might want to work up a lather in your hands first.
Use gentle upward circular strokes moving around the face, paying attention to the crevices of the nose area and hair line while extending down your neck and around the ear area. Take extra care to use a gentle touch around the eyes. Do not over-scrub or scrub too hard, as your facial skin is susceptible to become easily irritated.
Once the cleansing is completed, rinse liberally with tepid water. Make sure all areas are rinsed including the neck, hairline and eye area. Cool water may be used, as it helps to close the pores. Finish by blotting your face gently with a towel using a patting technique.
When skin ages, its collagen and elastin are produced more slowly. This causes gradual changes like hyperpigmentation, discoloration, dryness, sagging, wrinkles, crepe-like folds, loss of muscle tone, textural unevenness and loss of elasticity.
The topical application of key skin firming ingredients works synergistically to protect and strengthen the skin. Skin care products should have a combination of naturally occurring active ingredients. They will contain compounds to protect which will likely be in the form of extracts containing antioxidants. Another set of ingredients will firm the skin by penetrating through its seven layers to support the collagen process at a cellular level.
Skin firming creams are usually formulated as night creams. They tend to be richer, thicker and more emollient and should be able to stay on long enough to absorb for maximum benefits. In general, face creams are designed to minimize lines/wrinkles, improve skin density, firm, plump and decrease puffiness (especially in the eye area).
Many manufacturers describe their product as a "cocktail" of ingredients that work together to decrease the effects of aging. Skin firming and anti-aging ingredients often include antioxidants, minerals, seaweed, herb extracts and different kinds of oils like Vitamins A and E. Other ingredients attributed to having a firming effect on the skin include green tea, aloe vera, beech bud extract, alpha lipoic acids, shea butter, hyaluronic acid and the very exotic sounding emu oil. Some firming and anti-aging products also contain light reflecting pigments, such as mica, to enhance the glow and make the skin look radiant.
You can choose the right skin firming creams according to your skin type (oily, combination or dry) and the anti-aging action associated with them.
Cura C Anhydrous Vitamin C Eye Treatment: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Petrolatum, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Zinc Stearate, Butylparaben, Isopropylparaben, Isobutylparaben.
Cura C Anhydrous Vitamin C Face Treatment: Cyclomethicone, Petrolatum, Polysilicone-11, Ascorbic Acid, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane, Fragrance (Parfum), Citral, Citronellol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Hydroxycitronellal, Limonene, Linalool.
Fango Active Mud: Water (Aqua), Bentonite, Propylene Glycol, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Persea Ratissima (Avocado) Oil, Sea Salt (Maris Sal), Fragrance (Parfum), Hydrolyzed Collagen, Yaluronic Acid, Collagen Amino Acids, Adenosine Triphosphate, Mineral Salts, Olysorbate 20, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Cellulose Gum, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Trisodium Edta, Talc, Fullerã¢'S Earth (Solum Fullonum), Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Citronellol, Coumarin, Geraniol, Linalool, Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77289), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891).
Spendore Brightening Makeup: Water (Aqua), Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Butylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol Stearate, Ethylhexyl Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Stearic Acid, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Diethylhexyl Adipate, Isostearic Acid, Lecithin, Kaolin, Polysorbate 20, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Retinyl Palmitate, Panthenol, Tocopherol, Lanolin Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Triethanolamine, Xanthan Gum, Simethicone, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Disodium Edta, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Isobutylparaben, May Contain (+/-): Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499)