A complexion without imperfections is definitely every woman’s dream. We do anything to get a smooth and glowing skin. We buy the most expensive creams and make the most unusual skin treatments to be worthy of the most popular magazines covers. Blackheads have always been […]
The summer almost passed, and now it’s time to prepare for autumn. If in the summer taking care of your skin meant to always keep hydrated and protected from sunlight, well, in the fall, things are a little different. I invite you to read below […]
NARS – Radiant Creamy Concealer
Is an award-winning concealer that provides medium-to-full, buildable coverage and corrects, contours, highlights, and perfects.
Ideal for all skin types, Radiant Creamy Concealer is a multi-action formula that instantly masks imperfections, blurs the look of lines and wrinkles, and hides dark circles and signs of fatigue. The botanical blend hydrates, firms, reduces redness and strengthens the look of skin by helping its barrier retain moisture. Light-diffusing technology evens out the complexion so that skin appears fresh and natural with a radiant finish. It also delivers antioxidant protection to help shield skin against damaging free radicals.
The Mineral Tone Balancing Powder works to optically correct, not mask, imperfections. Unique powders even the skin tone and provide invisible skin correction so skin that skin appears radiant, fresh, and natural. It’s infused with a Multi-Active Botanical Blend, which is loaded with magnolia bark extract, grape seed extract, and vitamin E to help hydrate, reduce the appearance of redness, and improve skin resilience by promoting moisture retention. Light-Diffusing Mineral Powder reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and helps even out skin tone.
Benefit Cosmetics-Boi-ing Hydrating Concealer
Is a product that camouflages dark circles and also hydrates the eye area very well, for more than six hours after application due to a high content of vitamin E and apple seed extract. Moreover, Fakeup is a product 2 in 1 concealer and moisturizing serum that hides dark circles, but takes care of the sensitive skin around the eyes, improving fine lines, wrinkles or first wrinkles. In addition, light up eyes and can be applied both before and after foundation. Benefit concealer the coating has an average power and the end result is a natural one. So, if you have dark circles prominent, it’s necessary to choose a product with a higher power coverage.
Make Up For Ever-Ultra HD Concealer
Instantly hide dark under-eye circles with Ultra HD Concealer’s innovative range of concealers. Only a few drops are needed as a little goes a long way this formula. Featuring an Anti-Dark Circle Complex with Radiance Booster, this concealer support collagen to refresh and awaken the under-eye area. Along with filling and smoothing fine lines, its lightweight formula is infused with Pure Focus Pigments that reflect light to erase shadows, while the hyaluronic spheres prevent moisture loss. Available in 14 shades that cover all skin tone needs, the Ultra HD Concealer features shades that are also perfect for color correcting. For an instantly flawless complexion, choose from the peach color correcting shades to neutralize dark circles—then, use a concealer shade to brighten the under-eye area. Apply in thin layers for the most natural result—only a small amount is needed.
Max Factor Mastertouch Liquid Concealer Pen
Camouflages dark circles and because of the medium to full coverage corrects the dark areas under the eyes, evening out the skin tone, especially when applied after a thin layer of foundation or BB cream. In addition, the Max Factor Master Touch may also function as correction of skin pigmentation spots for couperose, broken capillaries or acne scars. The type of mechanism the pen provides is great for a perfect dosage. The product is available in three colors, Ivory, Fair and Beige Ivory.
Lavera Natural Concealer
Most essential oils and ingredients that are part of this product are certified as bio organic, the formula is a liquid, easy to blend. The extracts of sweet and olive oil effectively feed the skin, giving it firmness and strengthening the collagen reserve. Coconut oil soothes any irritation around the eyes, toning delicately the area, and cocoa butter is ideal for mature skin. The corrector has a consistency that allows smooth, medium coverage and can give the skin an instant glow effect as a boost of vitality.
Bareminerals – Bareskin Complete Coverage Serum Concealer
A silky smooth, complete coverage concealer and serum in one, bareSkin® Complete Coverage Serum Concealer is designed to provide remarkable coverage with its ultra-light texture. It instantly reduces the appearance of dark circles, discoloration, and other imperfections for a beautifully even-toned complexion. Formulated with antioxidant Lilac Plant Stem Cells, this multi tasking concealer features high-definition mineral optics to counteract shadows and give skin a brightened, lustrous finish. Hydrating humectants help nourish the under-eye area, while the silky smooth texture glides effortlessly over fine lines, leaving skin looking fresh and flawless all day.
Paese Clair Concealer
The formula is fluid, blends very well and quickly and includes pearl microparticles instant brightening effect.
Baikal Mouth-wolf extracts (Scutellaria Baicalensis) are known to be very effective against dark circles, reducing visible inflammation and preventing recurrence. D-Panthenol ensures lasting hydration, keeping the skin around the eyes firm and fresh throughout the day.
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Oily skin is the most common type of complexion. Masks for this type of skin can be done at home, from natural ingredients that have an astringent effect, absorb the excess sebum, and also regulate sebum secretion. You just need to know which ones are […]
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Exfoliating is an important step for a beautiful and healthy skin as it removes dead cells from the surface that blocks pores and the skin becomes brighter. It helps the cream or the serum to penetrate much easier, potentiating their benefits. Once a week it’s absolutely necessary to exfoliate your face. If you manage to keep this simple and efficient way, you will see astonishing results over time.
For this process, you can use a beauty product from your favorite brand or you can even make it yourself at home, but before you will get started you should read my short guide that I hope it will help you choose the best method or best product:
There are formulas with chemical exfoliation and mechanical exfoliation.
Mechanical exfoliation refers to the scrub creams or gels types, containing abrasive particles, which by rubbing they will successfully remove dead skin. The particles may include sugar, coffee, corn flour, salt, oats, seed, ground, etc. For the removal of all the impurities, you may use also tiny crystals, such as sodium bicarbonate or sodium chloride, aluminum oxide (microdermabrasion).
They are cheaper and we recommend people who want a natural face scrub because contains ingredients that you can find in your own kitchen. However, stay away from them if you have acne or sensitive skin because they could make your situation worse.
Chemical exfoliation is working into the depth of the skin layer and is based on formulas that contain weak acids, such as BHA (beta-hydroxy acids) and AHA (alpha-hydroxy). It’s rather a facial peeling and not a scrub. These products have deep action because it stimulates collagen production and reduces sebum secretion. Therefore, it may blur out wrinkles, diminishes the signs left by scars and fights black pimples.
BHA exfoliants have a lower concentration of acid (salicylic 1-2%), enters the pores and reduce their size, they are anti-inflammatory and, in consequence, are recommended for women with normal-oily skin.
AHA exfoliants have a higher concentration of acid (glycolic, malic, lactic, citric, tartaric, 5-10%). They are more suitable for those who have dry or mixed skin as they reduce the sun spots softens hardened skin, etc.
If you decided to check the best products for exfoliating doesn’t hurt to know what are the basic ingredients and their action. So, you will know what effects to expect, and whether the product corresponds to the presentation given by the producer.
Exfoliating particles which remove the cells, sebum and dust deposits can be extracted from seeds, such as almonds, ground nuts, cranberry, pomegranate, strawberry, jojoba oil, bamboo micro-particles, minerals, etc.
Salicylic acid, vitamin C, witch hazel and lemongrass oil have astringent properties, also open the pores and prevent their closure, after emptying them of dirt and sebum. Vitamin E and aloe have a strong moisturizing effect and elasticity.
Clay minerals strengthen collagen and uniformly. Some formulas contain collagen to improve the appearance of wrinkles. Also, vitamin A and retinol are known for their beneficial effects on dark circles.
Any cosmetic and care product is designed for a certain type of skin, dry, mixed or oily skin, and exfoliants are no exception. That’s why the frequency with which you will apply treatment varies.
For normal or mixed skin, you will look for a formula with a low-medium abrasive level, which will cleanse easily and improve circulation, which also helps to uniformize your skin tone, but not destroying the natural oils and doesn’t dry out the cheeks. You can use two different formulas, one more gentle for the dry areas and another one to keep sebum under control. Exfoliation is done weekly (you can do it twice, but only if the sebaceous glands are more active).
For dry skin, you need a formula with delicate action and moisturizing ingredients. More specifically, the more sensitive the skin is, the stronger you need to avoid the aggressive abrasive particles. Exfoliation will be done once every two weeks, always together with a hydrating cream.
For oily skin, things are simpler. It can handle any formulas, even microdermabrasion or chemical exfoliation. Can also be done weekly, even twice, on the summer days.
In case you decide to use a scrub for the face in the home you can use substances mentioned above or you can experiment with many of the ones you have at home: popular are mixtures of brown sugar and honey, but you can try and almonds ground and coconut oil, corn, coffee grounds, etc. Here are some examples for you to give it a try:
Exfoliating the Face with Sugar
Sugar is another natural ingredient for peeling. Mix a spoonful of sugar with a spoonful of honey, which has antibacterial properties for the skin and a little lemon juice, which gives the skin brightness. Mix the ingredients well and apply on the face. Gently rub the skin and let it work for five minutes, then rinse.
Exfoliating the face with coffee
The coffee stimulates the production of collagen and has an anti-inflammatory effect. To exfoliate the face combine a spoon of coffee with a spoonful of water or even olive oil, which is an excellent moisturizer for the skin. Apply the mixture on the face and rub the skin lightly. Leave to act for five minutes, then rinse.
Exfoliating the face with oat flakes
Oat flakes nourish and moisturize the skin, eliminate impurities and gently exfoliate, therefore it’s a great choice for sensitive skin. Mix a spoonful of oatmeal with a teaspoon of salt and a spoonful of olive oil. Apply to the skin, rub freely and let it act for five minutes. At the end rinse very well.
If you don’t want to use a home-made scrub and you want to purchase the best product from your favorite store or online I have a couple of recommendations below:
Himalaya Herbals – Gentle Exfoliating Apricot Scrub
What it does:
Himalaya’s Gentle Exfoliating Apricot Scrub exfoliates dead skin cells and blackheads and unclogs pores. It also deep cleanses facial skin and stimulates fresh cell growth to keep skin soft and glowing.
Routine cleansing does not remove dead skin cells and deeply embedded impurities, leaving skin lifeless and prone to blackheads.
Gentle Exfoliating Apricot Scrub has Apricot kernel granules that gently scrub the skin to remove dead skin cells and blackheads. Wheat Germ Oil, rich in natural Vitamin E, moisturizes the skin, and Crab Apple provides nourishment for healthy, glowing skin.
Apricot Seed Powder, known for its abrasive action, removes dead skin cells and blackheads which bring out your skin’s natural glow.
Wheat Germ Oil, due to its high concentration of Vitamin E, along with proteins and natural antioxidants, is ideal for most skin types. It is the perfect ingredient for our face scrub as it nourishes the skin and boosts the skin’s elasticity.
Crab Apple has antiseptic, cooling, soothing, nutritive and keratolytic properties. It reduces skin inflammation and helps remove dead skin fragments. Crab Apple is also a rich source of vitamins and antioxidants which prevent skin cell degeneration and premature skin aging.
Directions for use:
Apply Gentle Exfoliating Apricot Scrub in a circular motion on the face and neck. Wipe off with a moist cotton pad. Rinse with water and pat dry. Use at least once a week for a glowing, healthy complexion.
Murad – AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser
This intensive cleanser polishes away dullness and impurities with three exfoliating agents—Salicylic Acid, Lactic Acid, and Glycolic Acid—and Jojoba beads revealing a smoother, younger-looking complexion.
Arbonne – Exfoliating New Cell Scrub
Gently exfoliates to leave skin clean, hydrated, soft and radiant
Contains phytonutrients and antioxidant vitamins
Key Ingredients and Benefits :
Encapsulated fresh cells hydrate skin, resulting in healthier-looking, more radiant skin
Kiwi (Actinidia chinensis) is an
Carrot (Daucus carota), rich in beta-
carotene soothes and calms
Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) and watercress (Nasturtium officinale) extracts help even skin tone
Birch (Betula alba) leaf extract helps improve the appearance of skin clarity
How To Use
Apply on moistened skin, using circular motions on forehead, cheeks, and nose for one minute. Rinse well, splash generously and pat dry.
MORNING BURST® Skin Brightening Facial Scrub
MORNING BURST® Skin Brightening Scrub is formulated with BURSTING BEADS® and a unique blend of caffeine, lemon, and papaya. It invigorates your senses and helps brighten your skin’s appearance. Skin appears instantly refreshed and leaves you ready to face your day.
Exfoliating the face is the secret of a healthy and bright skin. Whether you’re turning to commercial products or choosing to create your own scrubs from natural ingredients, exfoliating the face is a process over which you do not have to overlook. It’s enough to exfoliate your complexion once a week for the results to please.
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