Skinn Cosmetics Set of Four "Give Me a Hand" Hand Masks w/ Hand Restore Cream
Four "Give Me a Hand" Deep Conditioning & Age Defying Hand Mask
One Hand Restore Anti-Aging Hand Cream - 2 oz
WHO IT IS FOR:
Don't let your hands give away your age. This duo helps to hydrate and brighten your hands, helping to bring them back to a youthful state.
Made in the USA; Hand masks made in China
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.
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.
About the Collection
During his 20 years of experience in the beauty industry, Dimitri James was disappointed to learn that very little of the money cosmetics companies spend goes into product development and perfection. Instead, the money is spent on ad campaigns, department store counter space, Park Avenue offices and fancy packaging. Frustrated by his findings, Dimitri was inspired to start changing the beauty industry for the better, launching Skinn Cosmetics in 2002.
Dimitri’s focus was to create a collection of quality products that helps consumers avoid big-cost items with no results. Skinn Cosmetics has long since established itself as a revolutionary leader in skin care and cosmetics, offering treatments and color products loaded with anti-aging properties that meet the highest professional and esthetician standards. Each day, new women are discovering the line's amazing results and joining the ranks of Skinn enthusiasts across the nation.
About the Guest
Founder and CEO of Skinn Cosmetics, Dimitri James has been a Hollywood makeup artist, aesthetician and cosmetologist for 25 years. He’s worked for some of the biggest names in beauty, and has manufactured and sold his own cosmetics for 14 years. Each product is a result of Dimitri’s experience and knowledge, and is produced in his own factory for superior quality every step of the way.
Since its founding, Skinn has been dedicated to offering the best color and skin care products available. The line features cutting-edge and anti-aging properties that are free of the unnecessary fillers found in many large cosmetic brands.
“I love creating state-of-the-art products and offering them to my customers at a reasonable price, so that every woman who wants to can look her best.” -Dimitri James
HOW TO USE:
"Give Me a Hand" Deep Conditioning & Age Defying Hand Mask:
Gently tear apart hand masks at the seam. Place hands into gloves between the mesh layers and secure straps around wrists for custom fit. Massage treatment thoroughly. Relax and enjoy for 15-20 minutes. Discard gloves after one use. Use immediately after opening. May use once per week or as often as desired.
Hand Restore Anti-Aging Hand Cream:
Apply liberally to palms and back of hands allowing treatment to absorb, creating a moisture barrier from the aging environment. Treat aging signs of hands by reducing dark spots and redensifying the appearance of aging skin.
"Give Me a Hand" Deep Conditioning & Age Defying Hand Mask: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Urea, Peg-100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Sodium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Niacinamide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Panthenol, Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Acacia Senegal Gum Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Betaine, Aqua, Cocos Nucifera Fruit Extract, Cocos Nucifera Oil, Peg-60 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Ceteareth-25, Xanthan Gum, Allantoin, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Salicylic Acid, Disodium Edta, Bht, Sodium Hydroxide, Propylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Parfum. Interior: Polypropylene Woven Cloth. Exterior: Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate. Average days of supply: Depends on use.
Hand Restore Anti-Aging Hand Cream: Aqua (Purified, Deionized), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Squalane, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Glycerin, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Polyglyceryl-10 Pentastearate, Behenyl Alcohol, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Teprenone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Aleuritis Moluccana (Kukui) Seed Oil, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Tocopherol, Myristyl Myristate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Hydrolyzed Algin, Chorella Vulgaris Extract, Sea Water, Titanium Dioxide, Caprylyl Glycol, Hydrolyzed Quinoa, Pentylene Glycol, Calcium Hydroxymethionine, 3-Aminopropane Sulfonic Acid, Argania Spinosa (Argan) Oil, Wine Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Phytosteryl Isostearate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Phospholipids, Hydrolyzed Collagen, Hydrolyzed Elastin, Alpha-Glucan Oligosaccharide, Zinc Oxide, Xanthan Gum, Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture, Phenylethyl Resorcinol, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Cananga Odorata Flower Extract, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Sodium PCA, Betaine, Sorbitol, Glycine, Alanine, Proline, Serine, Threonine, Arginine, Lysine, Glutamic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Chlorphenesin. Average days of supply: 30.