It’s essential to take care of our skin, especially in summertime when UV levels are higher on exposed skin.
There are four general skin types: oily, dry, normal and combination. In addition, it is possible to have sensitive skin along with one of the four general types. Always ask an expert before buy it, our selection is based in our favorite products for normal SKIN.
1-UV Protector cream.
The first thing we should look for is Daily Sun protection; it could be covered with a nice BB Cream. (The sun’s rays cause about 90% of injury to the skin, which means sagging, wrinkles, uneven pigmentation, thickening, and general signs of aging)
We already talked about BB Creams, CC Creams. You can find all the information here:
2- Cleaner Kit. Sponge and exfoliator.
It has to be followed with a good essential cleanser kit. For example:
It is 100% natural and Eco-friendly facial and body cleansing sponge from Japan. Removes dirt, oil, blackheads, dead cells while gently exfoliates skin. It contains positive minerals and antioxidant ingredients that help nourish and smooth skin naturally.
-Rinse and soak the dry Konjac Sponge with warm water until fully softened and expanded.
-Gently massage your face with the sponge starting from center of face and extend outwards in an upward direction.
-Rinse the sponge with clean water and Hang the sponge in a well-ventilated area to dry it.
Cost could be around $10-15 depending of the Brand.
Invest in a good exfoliator. Vasanti is not cheaper maybe, but a single tube could be used for 6-8 weeks. $34.00 at Sephora.com
It has enzymes to dissolve the bonds that hold dead skin cells together; and microderm crystals that buff away tired skin. It also has aloe, papaya, coconut, and panthenol to refresh your skin. It leaves my skin soft, clean and bright. Your skin will look better and better.
ATTENTION: Oily types can tolerate a salicylic cleanser once a day, but those with drier and more sensitive skin should limit use to once a week to avoid irritation.
3- Hydration. Face moisturizer and eye caring.
It has to depend of your type of skin, but let’s set an example for dull skin.
Olay Regenerist Eye derma-pod:
It surface skin appearance helping to regenerate surface cells and revealing younger-looking skin. Reduce puffiness and fills lines and wrinkles, gives a smoother look to your eyes.
It will look much luminous after applying it for 3 weeks. About $25 the treatment for a month.
The Body Shop Vitamin C Daily Moisturizer SPF 30
The best if you want to Hydrate and enhance your skin natural radiance. It will protect it from UV rays also, it is easily absorbed and contains highest contest of Vintamin C given by the Amazonian cam camu berry. Vitamin C encourages collagen production, improves elasticity and protects against damaging environmental aggressors.
Price, $20 at thebodyshop usa.
4- Repairing damaged skin.
Elisabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant
The texture is like Vaseline. It is perfect to restore, calm and help relieve chapped, cracked skin. It works efficiently to sooth roughness, redness and minor skin irritations. Dermatologist, clinically and allergy tested.
This award winning cream has also been praised by make-up artists and beauty editors for many years now and no self-respecting model would be without this cult product in their make-up bag. $21 at bodybell.
5-Weekly calming mask.
What about an extra help from Mother Nature?
- Mix a banana mashed up and ripped into a smooth paste with ¼ cup of plain yogurt, 2 tablespoons honey.
- Apply gently to your face and neck.
- Let it set for 10-20 minutes and rinse it off with cold water.
Your face will feel softer and look radiant.