So many things have changed in the last months, lifestyle is definitely not the same, but just because some of us are in quarantine or isolation time, it doesn’t mean our beauty routines have to stop too, all the contrary we should invest this time with habits that give us a sense of control in a world full of chaos, like workouts, good nutrition, and of course a much deserved skin care as possible, after all, we are under certain type of stress which reflects in our health and skin condition – Don’t we feel much better when at the end of the day we treat ourselves?
So, here is a quick beauty round up with some amazing products I’ve been using in the past semester, in case you’re looking for something new to try or wondering if they’re worth the hype – I personally love each one of them and after considerable time of use I can honestly recommend them to you!
A dermatologist grade anti-aging skin care line with over four decades in the market, NeoStrata has a reputation for discovery and innovation in skincare, especially with their use of AHAs, PHAs, bionic PHAs, Neoglucosamine, and more – in case you need some insight about this brand’s background. These products are ideal when it comes to large pores, hyperpigmentation, free radical damane, dryness and dehydration, fine lines and wrinkles and loss of firmness. Here three of their best products:
The Ultra Moisturizing Face Cream – Not many creams hydrate and exfoliate at the same time – this one does it! formulated to restore the skin with a healthy, youthful complexion. This product features polyhydroxy acid to gently remove dull dead dermal cells, while vitamin E nourishes and replenishes moisture for a revitalized look. Complemented with evening primrose oil to calm irritation for a comfortable feel. So it is a must try for those experiencing ultra dry, itchy and sensitive skin.
NeoStrata’s Bionic Face Serum If you love the deep action that serums provide, you’ll be highly impressed by this one because it restores skin’s radiance and amplifies the benefits of other anti-aging products. One hero ingredient in this formula is polyhydroxy acid, a potent antioxidant that protects collagen and promotes firmness without irritating the skin. Together with pro-vitamins A, C and E, this lightweight formula provides intense moisturization while reducing the appearance of fine lines, pore size and hyperpigmentation.
Last but not least the NeoStrata’s Facial Cleanser removes dirt, makeup and impurities without stripping your skin of vital moisture. it gently exfoliates to smooth and diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for a healthy, youthful complexion. Its key ingredient Panthenol fortifies and replenishes moisture, soothing inflammation and irritation as it promotes healing for a comfortable feel and refreshed feel.
For the lovers of Natural skin care and cruelty free products Antipodes is a gem! These multi-award winning, naturally sourced, plant-based skin treatments from New Zealand are certified organic and premium natural products with skin performance proven by science. But better see it for yourself – the range includes a revolutionary blend of exotic ingredients for a luxury skin treat – Vinanza antioxidants from New Zealand grown superfruit, nutrient-rich avocado oil, and anti-blemish manuka honey to name a few.
I’ve tried the Ultra-Hydrating Gel Moisturiser, which provides a weightless, non-oily hydration, and it’s enriched with hyaluronic acid and manuka honey. This moisturiser sinks into the skin to provide hydration that lasts all day and all night, whilst the fresh rose scent soothes your senses.
Also the Kiwi Seed Oil Eye Cream can revive your eyes after a long day – it feels cooling, which would be amplified if you place this in the fridge before using. I love that it’s fast absorbing so you can even use it under your everyday makeup and leaves the eyes looking and feeling more awake.
Ever walked into an airport shop to find a little something for a loved one? This was exactly how I came across Gentillesse Tender Rose Moisturizing Serum, the price was so good that I got two, one for my aunt and one for myself. Suitable for all skin types promotes hydration and nourishment, while its added yeast extract helps to relieve skin fatigue.
Trust me it does work, my aunt has some acne marks, and her skin appearance has improved a lot, looking way softer and even. You can find it at the Japanese Miniso stores ( which I know you love). I maximize the application with my quartz roller in cold – Voilá…such a relaxing pamper !
I’ve had Cremorlab’s products on rotation for about two years now, becoming one of my favorites, specially the eye creams, they’re really something when it comes to instant moisture! Don’t get fooled by it’s plane presentation, ( often one can’t read the names and that’s perhaps one complain I find) this Korean beauty brand is known for their pretty gentle, suitable for all skin types products free from parabens, mineral oils, petrolatum and benzophenone. The foundation of all of Cremorlab’s products is T.E.N – a rare and mineral-rich thermal water, from Geumjin, a special region in Korea. T.E.N contains minerals with healing and revitalising powers, that help to deliver the most effective components directly to our skin. This time I’ll talk about some products from the Skin Renewal line I tried back to when I was in Sydney.
Cremorlab’s Skin Renewwal Cream – Very rich in texture when you apply it, yet fast absorbing and that’s a plus to me. The combination of the mineral complex and 37 skin energy enhancers that it contains helps with skin rejuvenating energy due to the thermal spring water and helps getting back softness. If you try it you’ll notice hydrated, moist, supple, plump and glowing skin!
Eye Renewal Cream – As I said before their eye creams are great, and this special edition one was not the exception, targeting the delicate under-eye area it hydrates, firms and smooths for a more radiant look.
Skin Renewal Toner Infuses the skin with hydration and prepare it for serums and treatments.
Schwarzcopf’s Blond Me line
Last but not least a hair product for my fellow blondies out there… To keep your in-salon service for longer try this! Gentle enough for daily or every other day use for the most delicate lightened and coloured hair this line helps to create new bonds within damaged hair fibers, delivering targeted levels of cool pigments, neutralizing yellow tones in the without changing your colour leaving your hair soft and silky. To top up your nourishment and repair needs the Tone Enhancing mask is a must try – it leaves my hair feeling smooth and glossy!
That’s all by now, I hope you enjoyed this round up, until next time when hopefully I’ll have more finds worth sharing!
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