Trend Alert: Argan Oil
As more and more women and men become increasingly conscious of the artificial chemicals they use on their skin, the hunt for natural alternatives is larger than ever. The amazing Argan oil is a high quality natural oil derived from Moroccan Argan trees, and is currently one of the most exciting things in skin care. Packed with Vitamin E and fatty acids, the oil is rare due its specific origin and growing area and is praised for its links to improvement in skin texture, tone and balanced hydration.
HOW TO USE:
Apply liberally all over the body for revitalizing hydration. Especially effective when applied on moist skin after a bath or shower.
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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
Everyone can benefit from using a moisturizer after cleansing. The key is finding the appropriate moisturizer based on your skin type. Moisturizers seal moisture into the skin, so the effect is hydrating while also inhibiting evaporation. Many moisturizers contain active ingredients that deliver vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and skin supporting compounds to provide therapeutic benefits that sooth, protect and ultimately delay the onset of early aging.
Eye creams are optional, but may be desirable for those with dry or aging skin as a welcome addendum to a moisturizer. Some individuals have very delicate eye areas that are more susceptible to wrinkling, dark circles and puffiness. An eye cream can help address these specific concerns with intense moisture and a high concentration of active ingredients.
How to Choose a Moisturizer
The oilier your complexion, the lighter and more liquid your moisturizer should be. Some moisturizers even have oil free ingredients that still serve to moisturize the skin without adding oil. Conversely, dry or aging skin requires a more moisturizing-nourishing preparation. Use a moisturizer labeled with your skin type or specific skin concern. If you live in a particularly harsh climate, consider wearing a more moisturizing face cream during the winter and switch to a lighter formula during warmer months.
Night creams tend to be thicker and more moisturizing than day creams. It is generally recommended to have separate moisturizers simply for the fact that you will want a day cream with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF). This will provide you with added protection from sun damage that ultimately leads to premature aging.
Based on the amount of time you spend outside on any particular day, you might want to wear a moisturizer designed for outdoor use with a significantly higher SPF. You must also factor in how easily your skin burns and take precautions to protect your skin with a sufficient SPF. As a general rule, it is recommended that your day moisturizer should have at least 15-20 SPF, and if you spend more time outdoors, consider a moisturizer with 30+ SPF.
How to Use Moisturizer
After you wash your face and apply toner or a serum (optional), scoop out enough moisturizer to comfortably cover your face and neck area. Using your finger tips, rub it in using upward strokes, making sure to moisturize the neck, décolletage and earlobes. In order to prevent streaks, allow your moisturizer to penetrate before applying foundation.
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Organic Extract of Yerba Matte* Infused in Distilled Water, Aloe barbadensis*, Carthamus tinctorious (Safflower) Oleosomes*, Macadamia ternifolia (Macadamia) Oil*, Helianthus annuus (High Oleic Sunflower) Oil*, Cetearyl & Sorbitan Olivate and Cetyl & Sorbitan Palmitate (Olea europaea - Olive Oil Derived), Coconut Caprylic/Capric Triglycerides ( Fractionated Coconut Oil), Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) Oil*, Camellia japonica (Green Tea) Oil*, Argania spinosa (Argan) Oil*, Rosa canina (Rose Hips) Oil*, Hippophae rhamnoides (Sea Buckthorn CO2 Berry & Seed) Oil*, Xanthan Gum, Mixed Tocopherols (Natural Vitamin E from Jojoba Oil), Vegetable Glycerin, Lonicera japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) Flower Extract (and) Lonicera caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract (Plant Preservatives), Essential Oils*: [Vanilla planifolia (Vanilla) Bean Oil, Cocos nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Citrus bergamia (Bergamot FCF)**. Citrus sinensis (Orange)]*. *Certified Organic