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[Skinsational News]: Layering Skin Care Products for Great Results!
July 01, 2009
It's your Skinsational News!
Welcome to your July edition of Skinsational topics that will keep your skin looking younger, healthier, and absolutely gorgeous!
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July Issue At-A-Glance:
My Thanks to You All!
I wanted to take a minute and thank you all for responding to my request for help! I can't tell you how much I appreciate you sharing your questions, interests and thoughts on skin care. I will do my best to include the answers to your questions in future newsletters.
You can read what your fellow skin care enthusiasts have said at the bottom of this page here:
All those symptoms of aging skin; the puffy eyes, age spots, acne, enlarged pores, dark circles, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation, dryness and all the rest are just so frustrating when you can't find the right remedy for your particular skin type. Then, when you do, yet another symptom materializes!
Well, I can tell you that there are many strategies and products that really do help and will make a huge difference. The layering technique article in this newsletter will be a great way to start adding to your skin care regimen so that you will see better results.
Feel free to ask a question, leave your comments, suggestions, advice, and share your skin care experiences ~ the good, the bad and the ugly right here!
So let's get layering. . .
Layering Skin Care Treatments for Great Results
As you know, there isn't just one anti-aging skin care treatment that targets the range of aging skin symptoms that reveal themselves over time. Fine lines, wrinkles, age spots, and sagging skin improve best when you use different active anti-aging ingredients that target your specific aging skin concerns.
By layering your skin care treatments you can effectively address a wide range of aging skin issues.
Simply select the products with an effective concentration of the active anti-aging ingredients that are proven to address the specific skin symptoms you want to improve. Apply each treatment, one at a time, by layering them on top of one another. Allow each treatment to absorb into the skin before applying the next.
A layering strategy to treat the aging skin concerns of wrinkles, age spots and sagging skin would involve several different facial rejuvenation treatments.
For example, a morning routine would start with washing the face with a gentle soy-based cleanser to prevent drying out the skin, (the Aveeno skin care line makes a good, gentle all-purpose soy cleanser).
Then apply an antioxidant rich toner such as Co-Q-10 or Vitamin C to thoroughly cleanse, tone and provide the skin with an antioxidant anti-aging benefit. Give the skin an opportunity to absorb the vitamins and nutrients in the toner.
For a daily chemical exfoliation treatment apply a glycolic acid gel after the toner. Wait a minute or two until it absorbs into the skin. If necessary, the next step is to use a spot treatment on any blemishes.
Dab on a Vitamin K cream if you need to reduce dark circles under the eyes or another anti-aging eye treatment specifically formulated to treat puffiness or fine lines for the sensitive skin around the eye (like Kinerase).
Pat in a daily Vitamin A, retinol (the Afirm product line offers retinol in several different strengths) rejuvenating moisturizer. To eliminate a separate application of sunscreen choose a vitamin A moisturizer that includes a sun screening component.
For the evening routine use treatments with different active anti-aging ingredients then you do for your morning routine like a Spin Trap toner, (another wonderful source of antioxidants).
For a skin firming treatment select a DMAE (Revita Labs) or hyaluronic acid (Is Clinical Youth Serum) rich night time moisturizer along with an eye treatment formulated to reduce puffiness (Eyeliss) and/or fine lines, (Kinerase).
It does sound like a lot of work but it is really just adding a few different treatments with clinically proven active anti-aging ingredients that are formulated to address very specific aging skin symptoms.
Because the results of any anti-aging ingredient are cumulative, be patient. Give your regimen a few months and you will start seeing results!
Here are some sample skin care regimens to help you get started: Skin Care Regimens Using the Layering Technique
Skin Care Technique: Tap into Your Skin's Inner Resources
That's right! Tap away. . .
Gently tapping the surface of the face with your fingers tips stimulates circulation, helps the skin to absorb anti-aging products more efficiently as well as encourages the fluid that can collect underneath the eye to disburse.
Using simple, proven facial rejuvenation strategies and techniques will help you achieve better results with your overall anti-aging skin care regimen. Lightly tap the surface of your skin for a few minutes right after you have finished applying your products.
~ Your "Top Secret" Special Skin Care Natural Facial Recipe ~
Whether you are at the beach, relaxing in the back yard with a good book or enjoying a neighborhood pool party you can give yourself a refreshing and rejuvenating facial treat. This quick and easy skin care recipe can be adapted in a million different ways to provide your skin with healthful nutrients while providing a delightfully cooling experience.
Finely chop the herbs and citrus fruit. Combine all ingredients in a small sauce pan and simmer over medium high for 15 minutes. Cool completely. Press mixture through sieve. Pour into ice cube trays adding sticks or into popsicle molds. Wrap frozen skinsicle in a baby face cloth prior to applying to the face.
The Skinsicle is formulated with a combination of natural skin rejuvenating ingredients to offer a cooling, refreshing and anti-aging skin treat on those lazy, hot summer days.
More natural rejuvenating facial treatments: Natural Skin Care Recipes
~ The Beauty Tip Corner ~
Your sweat glands are working overtime and it is beginning to take its toll in the form of an annoying outbreak of acne.
Hot summer days are wonderful yet they can be very hard on the skin.
Take a few preventative measures and control those blossoming blemishes. . .
Here are some strategies: Preventing Adult Acne
~ Product Review ~
This month's product review features a special request from Rachel to review the properties of Shea Nut Butter.
Shea butter is a natural skin care ingredient made from the nuts from the Shea tree found in West and Central African nations.
I've prepared a special web page to explain the facts and anti-aging benefits offered by this extraordinary natural ingredient: Natural Shea Nut Butter.
Next Month:, next month we will explore How Beauty is Revealed through Exfoliation.
As they say: "Out with the old and welcome in the new". In this case exfoliation stimulates a whole new level of facial rejuvenation.
Have a beauty filled day!
Until next month. . .
Have a Skinsational Day,
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