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Glo Skin Beauty Products To Get Your Skin Ready For Spring

As we look outside our windows at more snow, the promise of an early spring is looking more an more like a wish than reality. It looks like the brutal cold and skin-drying winter weather may be with us for a while, are you prepared? Of course, if we do get an early spring, we have other dilemmas to deal with. There are the effects of seasonal transitions on the skin and of course losing an hour of beauty sleep because of Daylight Savings Time. To combat these issues, we present the following Glo Skin Beauty products to get your skin ready for spring.

Glo Skin Beauty Eye Restore, $44.00

This antioxidant-rich formula is infused with skin-strengthening peptides and nourishing vitamins to hydrate and revive the look of delicate tissue around the eyes. Eye Restore helps diminish the appearance of fine lines, dark circles, and puffiness.

Glo Skin Beauty Hydra Radiance Moisturizer, $78.00

Hydra-Radiance Moisturizer targets a brighter, smoother and even looking complexion. All thanks to a concentrated blend of botanical brighteners, Vitamin C and gentle smoothing agents. It’s lightweight hydration and subtle illumination help promote and restore your skin’s natural radiance, making it ideal for those with hyperpigmentation concerns

Glo Skin Beauty Phyto-Active Light Moisture, $72.00

Phyto-Active Light Moisture is the daily moisturizer you’ve been searching for. Featuring plant cell technology to support skin’s natural defense, this weightless moisturizer glides on like silk. It also absorbs quickly for instant balance and radiance. Thanks to its Phyto-Active formulas that feature plant stem cell technology to harness nature’s regenerative properties. The age-defying actives found in this moisturizer delivers firming, reparative and antioxidant benefits to promote healthy skin cells and reduce the appearance of wrinkles.

Glo Skin Beauty Hydrating Gel Cleanser, $34.00 

Formulated with ingredients to cleanse, hydrate and brighten the skin with light foaming action. This gentle yet effective formula helps maintain combination skin’s delicate moisture balance while providing multiple benefits; thoroughly cleanses, nourishes the skin and encourages light exfoliation for a softer, radiant complexion.

To get your skin ready for spring, purchase these wonderful products on www.gloskinbeauty.com and www.amazon.com.

Dermalogica’s NEW Ultra Calming Launches Are Perfect For Winter Skin

This winter has been a non-stop series of skin drying days with bone-chilling, freezing temperatures. We all most likely concentrate on bundling up to stay warm, we, which means we don’t really pay attention to protecting our face from the cold temperatures. Let’s face it, does your daily moisturizer really protect your skin from the blustery winds and icy temperatures that deplete your skin’s natural defenses? Does it combat the cold’s reduction of moisture levels, leading to red, dry and irritated skin? Whether your skin is sensitive or not, you still need the right products to it from winter skin. Luckily, Dermalogica, makers of award-winning skincare products, welcomes two new skincare products that are perfect for winter skin – Dermalogica Barrier Defense Booster and Dermalogica Calm Water Gel.

While your skin might not suffer from chronic sensitivity, everyone can experience sensitized skin during the harsh winter months. Stress, pollution, poor diet are some contributing factors to sensitized skin, add in harsh winter weather and you really have a skin battle on your hands….ehh face. Dermalogica’s Barrier Defense Booster and Calm Water Gel are the must-have winter skin solutions to treat the irritation, redness, and dehydration you will experience this winter. Both new products combine the best of nature’s botanical extracts with innovation from The International Dermal Institute to not only powerfully soothe skin, but defend against future flare-ups, so no matter how often skin sensitivity is experienced, you can proactively protect your skin.

NEW! Dermalogica Barrier Defense Booster

A powerfully-gentle oil-based booster that calms, nourishes and helps restore sensitive skin. Nourishing Triple Defense Complex works to rapidly restore the skin barrier when compromised, relieve dryness for up to 24 hours, and maintain barrier integrity against future irritation. Use prior to or mix in with your moisturizer for UltraCalming benefits.

NEW! Dermalogica Calm Water Gel

A weightless, gel-water moisturizer that hydrates, soothes and calms skin. Dual Hyaluronic Acid technology works above and below the skin’s surface to increase and lock in moisture. Apple Fruit Extract and Glycerin hydrate and soften skin while defending it against dryness. Cactus Flower Extract soothes sensitivity and imparts exceptional water-binding properties to help support healthy moisture balance.

The Dermalogica Barrier Defense Booster retails for $75.00, the Dermalogica Calm Water Gel for $48.00. Both are available at leading Dermalogica Spas and Salons, Ulta Beauty, Bluemercury, and Dermalogica.com.

What are your thoughts on these perfect for winter skin solutions? Could your face use a little ultra calming from Dermalogica? Share your thoughts with us.

What We’re Loving | Measurable Difference Facial Nano Steamer

Are you paying attention to your skin as the seasons change? We notice that as the weather changes, especially as it gets colder, our skin gets drier. This, of course, leads to tight feeling skin that looks dry and aged, dull and itchy, and results in uneven makeup application. This dry feeling can get worse as the day progresses, and while you can walk around with a facial moisturizer, we found a slender, elegantly designed beauty device that helps transform dull, dry skin into refreshed, healthy-looking skin with a fine, cold mist. Thanks to the Measurable Difference Facial Nano Steamer, we enjoy instant facial hydration.

Combining beauty and technology, this sleek, portable device utilizes 140 kHz technology to create an ultra-fine mist to moisturize and soothe skin. It instantly moisturizes, without the wet, sticky feeling. We’re really looking forward to using this wonderful device during the frigid winter months to temporarily soothe and relieve our skin irritation from the winter burn. We also know it’d work amazingly well to refresh our skin when we fall victim to overheating temperatures and sunburn during the summer.

Besides being portable, compact, and easy to use, one thing we absolutely love about the Measurable Difference Facial Nano Steamer is the fact that you can use water or toner to hydrate our skin. To use, just slide the slip cover down to release a stream of ultra-fine mist, so easy, it can be done with one hand; the nano Steamer also reduces hair static, automatically stops in 30 seconds and its refillable, 5ml tank of water can be used for 3-4 minutes without replenishment. This perfect-for-travel facial hydrator can be used at home, or at work. The Measurable Difference Facial Nano Steamer requires 2 AAA batteries, is rechargeable via USB, and retails for $100.00, but you can currently get it on sale at Target.com.

Repair the Skin You’re In w/ Lindi Skin

No matter what you’re going through, stress, fatigue, pain – your skin shows it all. The result is you looking older, worn out, and unhealthy. While you may be taking steps to get back to your own self internally, there is something you can use externally that will have you looking wonderful again. Lindi Skin, an exclusive skincare collection that features a full line of products that soothes the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation to the skin to amazing results. It was also discovered to offer exceptional anti-aging and repair properties. Their breakthrough range of skincare products is based on the Lindi Skin formulation that takes full advantage of the extraordinary properties of nature’s most powerful nutraceutical, Astaxanthin (a potent antioxidant).

The Lindi Skin collection offers unprecedented anti-aging and skin repair benefits with their line up of powerful anti-aging products including:

  • Lindi Face Wash – a gentle alternative to soap that washes without stripping and works to achieve optimal pH balance
  • Lindi Face Moisturizer – a wonderful moisturizer for when you need an extra level of moisture for excessive dryness and improved appearance for rough skin and flaking
  • Lindi Lavender or Citrus Face Serum – a soothing serum formulated with the highest concentration of Lindi’s proprietary LSA Complex ®, loaded with botanicals, antioxidants and vitamins
  • Lindi Eye Hydrator – this nutrient-rich gel soothes dryness in the sensitive area around the eyes, and the appearance of puffiness and improve skin tone
  • Lindi Lip Balm – rich in Vitamin E and natural extracts, this lip balm not only soothes and provide a protective layer to parched lips, it does double-duty to help keep nails and cuticles healthy
  • Lindi Body Wash – a unique, gentle, non-foaming soap alternative with moisturizing ingredients that refreshes the body and scalp as it leaves you feeling luxurious
  • Lindi Body Lotion – a light, refreshing and luxurious skin-quenching lotion that delivers a combination of antioxidants and hydrating ingredients that nourish the skin and strengthen its natural barrier o prevent moisture loss
  • Lindi Soothing Balm – originally formulated for dry, cracked hands and feet, this highly emollient lotion is perfect for any intensely dehydrated areas of the skin. It is especially beneficial to painful, cracked and peeling skin, and is great at helping relieve discomfort from sunburns.

With their LSA Complex, one of the most powerful anti-aging formulas on the market, Lindi Skin’s incredible formula combines state-of-the-art skincare technology with innovative, natural ingredients to deliver a super-charged blend of highly effective nutraceuticals. They are potent anti-aging and anti-oxidant ingredients that help soothe damaged, irritated skin as well as minimize the signs of aging and protect against UV damage:

  • Astaxanthin ~ (Algae Extract) ~ Anti-oxidant, anti-irritant
  • Oat Beta-Glucan ~ Strong anti-inflammatory
  • Bisabolol ~ (Extract of Chamomile) ~ Anti-irritant
  • Portulaca ~ Analgesic, anti-inflammatory
  • Curcumin ~ (Extract of Tumeric) ~ Wound Healing
  • Red Raspberry Seed ~ Anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant
  • Grape Seed ~ Anti-oxidant
  • White Birch Extract ~ Anti-bacteria, anti-viral
  • Willow Herb ~ Anti-microbial, anti-irritant
  • White Tea ~ Powerful anti-oxidant

We’ve loved how soft and supple our skin has been feeling since using Lindi Skin, prompting us to save what little we have left for those very harsh NYC winter months. Our skin tends to get really dry and flaky which of course makes us look older. With the powerfully moisturizing products from Lindi Skin, we know, we’re not so worried about dry skin this upcoming winter.

Want to get to know more about this amazing skincare brand? Lindi Skin is available online at www.lindiskin.com and select CVS stores nationwide. You can also purchase the range at leading medical centers, pharmacies, specialty boutiques and spas across the country.

Dermalogica for My Dry Sensitive Skin

Hi Guys, Zia here again, regaling yet another skincare experience. As a fan of Dermalogica I was excited to try two of its products, the Multi-Active Toner and Climate Control Lip Treatment.

Dermalogica describes its multi-active toner as “an ultra-light facial spritz that refreshes and hydrates the skin while smoothing the surface. It helps condition skin to prepare for proper moisture absorption.” Having dry skin I have been told several times that toner can sometimes dry out my skin more. But this toner doesn’t seem to do that. The toner helped my moisturizer absorb into my skin providing a deeper layer of protection. I am not wild about spritzing; I don’t feel like I get an even coat over my entire face. So, I decided to smooth the sprayed toner over the spots that I believe I may have missed when I spritzed. I am also not a fan of spraying anything over my closed eyes and mouth. The directions instruct you to “spray directly over entire face and mouth with closed eyes” but I am not keen on that practice. I’m sensitive about my eyes.

The Climate Control Lip Treatment is a lip balm that I used when my lips were extremely chapped and once my lips were healed. I found it to work well alone when my lips were healed but it was not as effective when my lips were dry and chapped. When my lips were healed the lip treatment acted as a barrier preventing dryness from reoccurring. However, when my lips were chapped or when I wore it under lipstick the lip treatment was less effective in healing or preventing dryness. The lip treatment may work more effective for individuals who do not have severely dry lips or lips that chap frequently during the winter.

Like all products some work better with certain skin types and the climate control lip treatment just didn’t work well with mine. I’m still a huge fan of Dermalogica and will continue using their products…including the Multi-Active Toner, I just may not spritz. 🙂

To learn more about these products visit Dermalogica at http://www.dermalogica.com/us/yourskin/index.html. They have products that are specifically made for various skin types. You can visit a store or use their website to guide you in selecting the right products for you.

Soothing Relief for Eczema from Eau Thermale Avene’s TriXéra+ Sélectiose

My friend Michelle suffers from moderate (her body) to severe Eczema (her hands) and she continuously has to use medication that contain steroids. I’ve seen her suffer through little itching fits, not being able to bend her fingers or hold onto something because of extreme dryness and of course there is the constant decoration of band-aids around her knuckles. So when Eau Thermale Avene introduced their Steroid-free line of TriXéra+ Sélectiose® Products for Eczema, I had to see if it’d help relieve a little of her discomfort.


The TriXéra+ Sélectiose® line of products include:

Emollient Cleansing Gel: $29.00 / 400 mL
Emollient Cleansing Bath: $24.00 / 200 mL
Emollient Cream: $29.00 / 200 mL $49.00 / 400 mL
Emollient Balm: $29.00 / 200 mL

TriXéra+ Sélectiose® has been clinically proven to take treatment to the next level to relieve itchiness, skin irritation and redness ─ while working to actually lengthen the time between flare-ups.  
Sélectiose®, a patented emollient that includes pentyl rhamnoside, is proven to help control the skin’s primary inflammation response while significantly improving bioavailability.
Lipidic Trio (Essential fatty acids, Ceramides 3, Plant sterols) restores the skin’s hydrolipidic barrier
Glycine relieves itching (pruritus)
Avène Thermal Spring Water soothes irritation and redness

Here is Michelle’s experience in her own words:

I received three full size skincare products for testing (Emollient Cleansing Gel, Emollient Cleansing Bath and Emollient Cream). The products were daily skincare for extreme dry sensitive skin conditions, which in my case is Eczema. I used the products for almost 2 months and noticed immediate results. My skin was less irritated and I felt immediate moisture and relief, even on the first day.

Although I could not use the Emollient Cream on hands because of the severe eczema on my fingers that required me to only use my prescribed medication, my body loved every bit of moisture I received from the Emollient Cream. I strongly recommend using it for those who are severely sensitive to many creams.

The Emollient Cleansing Gel contains Glycine which soothed and relieved my itching. My skin did not feel tight and dry as it  usually did after showering.

I loved the Emollient Cleansing Bath and it was actually the product that finished first. This cleansing bath did not feel greasy on my body, it left my body rather soothed and moisturized and it did not make the tub greasy either like most bath products for extreme dry skin do.

I was very happy with all the products I tried and I’d say if anyone with Eczema needs to sooth, moisturize, and heal their extreme dry sensitive skin, they should try Eau Thermale Avene’s Soap-free, Fragrance and paraben-free, Hypoallergenic and Non-comedogenic TriXéra+ Sélectiose® products, you and your body will love it.