Prep Your Skin For The Warmer Months Ahead!

Is your skin looking good for Spring?  Is it ready for lighter, brighter makeup, self-tanners and the lot?  Time to use great products with healthy ingredients to get your skin in shape!

I have been testing the products below and love what they are doing for my skin!

Cle de Peau Makeup Remover Sheets
Cle de Peau Makeup Remover Sheets

Cle de Peau Makeup Remover Sheets ($38 USD) — Effectively lifts away hard-to-remove eye makeup while pampering delicate eye area skin with the feeling of a luxurious silk.

What I think: These are the fanciest makeup wipes I have ever used.  I love the soft scent and the fact that they remove my waterproof eye makeup without irritating my skin or eyes.  LOVE!

Available at www.barneys.com and www.neimanmarcus.com

Pixi Glow Tonic
Pixi Glow Tonic

Pixi Glow Tonic ($29 USD) — Exfoliating facial glow tonic. It helps tone, firm and tighten the skin. It removes dead skin cells for healthier looking skin. For normal to dry, aging and sensitive skin. Alcohol free.

What I think: First of all, this smells amazing!  It is a light floral and so good.  After application, my skin is firmer and feels really soft.  I like using it morning and night and love that it’s alcohol free.

www.pixibeauty.com

Algenist Algae Brightening Mask
Algenist Algae Brightening Mask

Algenist Algae Brightening Mask ($59 USD) — The Algae Brightening Mask is a skincare powerhouse that harnesses the power of Algae to instantly smooth and brighten skin. This luxurious mask combines six different sources of algae with Alguronic Acid, Algenist’s patented ingredient which helps rejuvenate the skin for a more youthful appearance.  After use, skin feels clean and detoxified with a boosted radiance, tone and texture. Within just 10 days of use those pesky pores are refined and fine lines appear softened.

What I think: I have used this mask once, and really like the results.  My skin was firmer and my pores look reduced.  I am going to try it a few more times and hope to get even better results!

Available at www.algenist.com, QVC, Sephora and Sephora.com

illuMask™ Anti-Aging Phototherapy Mask
illuMask™ Anti-Aging Phototherapy Mask

illuMask™ Anti-Aging Phototherapy Mask ($30 USD) — The illuMask™ Anti-Aging Phototherapy Mask uses gentle red and infrared light wavelengths and uniformly distributes the light over the entire face for a short 15 minutes a day. Containing 30 treatments in one convenient, lightweight mask, the Anti-Aging Phototherapy Mask is an ultra-affordable step in your skincare routine that delivers clinically proven results. Safe for all skin types and tones, the gentle treatment does not emit any damaging UV rays. Clinical results showed illuMask™ Anti-Aging Phototherapy Mask to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in as little as two weeks.

What I think:  I have tried this once and have a hard time leaving it on my face for 15 minutes, I can’t see out of it and there is a fairly bright light.  I didn’t see any results so I will try it again a few times to see if it helps my wrinkles.

Where to buy: February 2014 at Walmart, Ulta, Target, Walgreens, or via www.illuMask.com

beautyblender® Royal
beautyblender® Royal

 

Beautyblender® Royal ($19.95 USD)– A makeup sponge applicator in royal purple, the it color of 2014. Beautyblender® is the first ergonomically designed non-disposable sponge applicator that allows you to flawlessly apply your makeup. It’s designed to be cleaned with its partner blendercleanser®—making it super eco-friendly. It comes with an instructional pamphlet so you can quickly master your application technique.

When wet, beautyblender doubles in size and becomes even softer, returning to its original size when it air dries. Its package can serve as a pedestal for drying it on your vanity. Not only is the smaller end the best applicator for concealer under the eyes and around the nose, but it’s also ideal for achieving dramatic results with your eye shadow. Feel free to use the beautyblender with all types of makeup, including loose powder and mineral cosmetics.

What I think:  I love the beautyblender.  It is a perfect way to apply primers, bb creams, concealers, foundations…anything you use!  I like to use mine dry, but many love to use it wet to soften the look of foundation.  Any way you use it, your skin looks flawless and you can layer on your color cosmetics.

Www.sephora.com Beautyblender Royal retails for $19.95 at Sephora stores nationwide and Sephora.com

Korres Greek Yoghurt Nourishing Primer
Korres Greek Yoghurt Nourishing Primer

Korres Greek Yoghurt Nourishing Primer ($30 USD) –is a skin-perfecting and silicone-free face primer enriched with ultra nourishing Greek yogurt for the smoothest makeup application and long-lasting wear. Paraben and Sulfate free, this primer helps makeup stay put longer by smoothing the surface of the skin.

Recommended for all skin types and ideal for sensitive skin, this incredibly nourishing primer is powered by a Greek yogurt concentrate with two and a half times the protein of regular yogurt. This super-protein is blended into a breathable gel texture that glides onto skin leaving a dewy finish, leaving skin with a perfectly soft, even canvas for the smoothest makeup application and long-lasting wear.

What I think:  This is a very creamy primer, very different the normal silicone primer.  It does smooth my skin and allow foundation to be applied very smoothly.  I like that this is paraben and sulfate-free.

Purchase at www.sephora.com

 

What new products are you loving for your skin?

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