Flash Facial One-Minute Peel – 1 oz
Retinol Radiance Serum – 1 oz
Clean Canvas Brightening Serum – 0.5 oz
WHO IT IS FOR:
Help brighten and even the appearance of your skin tone with this skincare regimen! Suitable for all skin types, this Sonya Dakar trio will help reveal a radiant and balanced-looking complexion without using harsh chemicals. Consider this set a win-win for both you and your skin!
Made in the USA.
Please see the Usage & Ingredients tab for how to use and 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
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 help 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 can lead 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 fingertips, 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.
Exfoliation is a very important yet often overlooked step in the beauty regimen. It is the key to loosen and remove a dead layer of skin cells, while speeding up the skin's process of shedding (which slows with aging or mature skin). Exfoliation also helps to stimulate the blood circulation, brighten the complexion by improving color and texture, smooth fine lines and wrinkles, and prevent build-up that can lead to break outs.
Without exfoliation, skin can take on an uneven tone, looking dull, patchy or even ashy. After exfoliation, skin serums and moisturizers are able to penetrate more effectively, allowing the active ingredients to penetrate more successfully and thus leading to better beauty product results.
As a general rule, you will want to exfoliate at least once per week. You can adjust your schedule according to your needs. The texture of the exfoliant may also factor in the frequency of usage. A finer grained exfoliator might be tolerated well and could be used more often if desired. If your skin becomes irritated or flaky, reduce the frequency of exfoliating or switch to one with finer texture.
Sometimes exfoliating ingredients are added to toners or also come in the form of masks. These products provide more options to incorporate exfoliating ingredients into your regimen.
How to Choose an Exfoliator
Choose an appropriate exfoliator for your skin type. Sensitive, fine or aging skin will need a finer abrasive ingredient than other types of skin. The best way to select one is to read the label description to determine the item's abrasiveness or strength. Salt, sugar, plant fiber, nut hulls, jojoba beads, apricot seeds, kernels, oatmeal, and bamboo beads are all common ingredients used in abrasive exfoliators.
Enzymes, retinols, alpha hydroxy acid, lactic acid, glycolic acid and salycilic acid preparations are referred to as chemical exfoliators. They are typically available in varying strengths in the form of a gel or serum. They can also be used once per week, or as desired after cleansing and before moisturizing to attain the same effect. They exfoliate with less irritation, and are especially recommended if your skin is on the sensitive side.
How to Exfoliate
After cleansing and rinsing the face, apply the exfoliator to your wet face. Using your fingers or a soft cloth, scrub using gentle circular motions. You will want to avoid the delicate eye area and scrub gently on the areas bordering it like the cheek bones and temple area outside of the eyes. Rinse your face and softly pat it dry.
What is a Serum?
Deciding to use a serum can depend on various factors including skin type, age or degree of damage. They are able to effectively absorb onto the skin, delivering active ingredients for maximum benefit. Depending on ingredients, serums contain anti-aging properties that help to firm, tighten, provide anti-oxidants, re-texturize, or address the signs of aging. If you decide to use a serum with your moisturizer, select one with the ingredients or benefits associated with the concerns you wish to address.
Daily Skin Care Regimen
Begin with a very mild soap, possibly cream based. Since skin can be acidic, the alkaline in soap can easily disturb the delicate pH balance. Also, make sure 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 to aging skin. After washing skin, pat it dry and begin with a serum to enhance moisture, then apply a day moisturizer. Try to use a day cream with an SPF An 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 absorb. 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 skin that may be dry and dehydrated.
Key Ingredients for Aging Skin:
Hyalauronic acid, Manuka Honey, Evening Primrose Oil, Borage Oil, Almond Oil, Apricot Oil, Algae Extract, Caffeine, Green Tea, White Tea, Idebenone, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Grape Seed Extract, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, DMAE, Retinol, Aloe Vera, Borage Seed Oil, Ceramide, Cocoa Butter, Evening Primrose Oil, Glycolic Acid, Jojoba Oil, Lactic Acid, Shea Butter, Pycnogenol Cucumber, Copper Peptide, Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinone), Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
HOW TO USE:
Flash Facial One-Minute Peel:
Apply daily after cleansing your face. Spread a thin layer onto your skin and allow to set for 30 seconds. To exfoliate, gently rub off in circular motions, which in effect sloughs away dead skin. Feather off remaining product with a soft towel.
Retinol Radiance Serum:
Massage a few drops onto cleansed face and neck. Use of sunscreen highly recommended.
Clean Canvas Brightening Serum:
Apply one to two pumps onto cleansed skin, concentrating on desired areas.
Flash Facial One-Minute Peel: Water, Alcohol SD 40, Sodium Chloride, Carbomer, Sodium PCA, Lactic Acid, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Polyquaternium 7, Malus Domestica Fruit Cell (Green Apple extract), Hydrolyzed Yeast Extract, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Polyglucuronic Acid, Lecithin, Natural Essential Oil Blend.
Retinol Radiance Serum: Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethiconol, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Extract, Water, Xanthan Gum, Malus Domestica Fruit Cell (Green Apple extract), Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil, Passiflora Edulis (passionfruit) oil, Hydrolyzed Yeast Extract, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Polyglucuronic Acid, Lecithin, Fragrance.
Clean Canvas Brightening Serum: Water, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Polyacrylate-13, Polyisobutene, Polysorbate 20, Tribehenin PEG-20 Esters, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Bellis Perennis (Daisy) Flower Extract, Butylene Glycol, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Disodium Phosphate, Ethanol, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Melissa Officianalis Leaf Extract, Oligopeptide-34, Oligopeptide-68, Phenethyl Alcohol, Propanediol, Dimethicone, Dextran, Nonapeptide-1, Glycerin, Malus Domestica Fruit Cell (Green Apple extract), Passiflora Edulis (passionfruit) oil, Xanthan Gum, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Oleate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Hydrolyzed Yeast Extract, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Polyglucuronic Acid, Lecithin.
Average Days of Supply: 45-60 for each.
About Sonya Dakar
For more than 30 years, Sonya Dakar has been treating skin with her with her Beauty Bootcamp philosophy. By coaching, educating and training her clients, Sonya has allowed them to feel empowered and confident in their ability to achieve all of their beauty goals. What started out as a Hollywood's secret to glowing skin has flourished into one of the most sought-after, innovative skincare brands in the world. Sonya's award-winning skincare products are regularly featured in top fashion and beauty publications and praised by A-listers alike. Sonya Dakar is now excited to share her newest skincare innovation system, the Beauty Bootcamp collection, the result of years of developing high performance and natural skincare solutions that deliver immediate and ongoing results.