Skincare To Help You Glow Into Fall!

Good skincare is not only essential for a women in her forties (me), but for women of all ages.  I make sure I take care of my skin morning and night.

Below are some luxe products that really help with wrinkles, uneven skin tone plus they make skin glow.  These are great to help your skin get into shape for the upcoming change in season!

Beverly Hills MD Venox Anti-Aging Serum
Beverly Hills MD Venox Anti-Aging Serum

Beverly Hills MD Venox Anti-Aging Serum ($149.99 USD) — This powerful anti-aging formula helps to dramatically reduce the appearance of deep wrinkles and fine lines, while promoting collagen production and cell turnover for smoother, younger-looking skin.

  • Minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Reduces facial muscle cell contractions to target deep expression lines
  • Boosts collagen levels to increase skin elasticity
  • Gives skin a tighter, firmer look
  • Deeply hydrates skin

What I think: I have been using this serum at night for a couple of weeks and have noticed that my skin looks smoother and more even-toned.¬† My fine lines have noticeably diminished.¬† I’m going to keep using it and hope to see¬†even more results!

Available at www.beverlyhills-md.com.  And as a special deal for you, my awesome readers, enjoy a discount off of regularly priced Venox Anti Aging Serum for 30% off with the coupon code 40FLIRTY at checkout. It will expire on September 8, 2014.

Patchology Energizing Eye Patches
Patchology Energizing Eye Patches

Patchology Energizing Eye Patches ($75 USD) —

Like a ‘re-charging station’ for your eyes, patchology Energizing Eye Patches will refresh and soothe tired looking eyes in just 20 minutes to reveal smoother, healthier looking skin. With regular use they will also help diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles. Kit Includes 12 Eye Treatments.

What I think: these eye patches are so easy and fun to use! You apply the Activating Gel to the patches, apply under my eyes and leave on 20 minutes.  My skin is smoother and refreshed.  And I can use the patches up to 4 times each!

Available at http://www.neimanmarcus.com.

MitoQ
MitoQ

MitoQ ($119 USD) — MitoQ¬ģ is a scientific breakthrough in anti-aging facial skincare, containing an antioxidant 1000 times more potent than CoQ (a co-enzyme, functional molecule present in every cell in the body).¬† It is the only topical cream proven to deliver ubiquinone (a molecule that keeps cells active and healthy) to mitochondria at levels shown to have an immense effect in rejuvenating the cells, encouraging the natural production of collagen and elastin and leaving skin looking radiant with a lit-from-within glow.

What I think: If you are looking for a potent anti-aging product, this is perfect.¬† It’s consistency is like a light cream.¬† I like to use it as my serum and cream in the morning, which is wonderful in this hot weather.¬† I have been using it for about a month and my skin is very glowy and not as red as it use to be.¬† Loving my younger looking skin!

Available at MitoQ.com

Korres Wild Rose Face & Eye Serum
Korres Wild Rose Face & Eye Serum

Korres Wild Rose Face & Eye Serum ($45 USD) — Brighten skin, smooth fine lines, and even the skin texture with this potent natural serum.¬† Ultra-concentrated vitamin C found in wild rose helps to repair skin discolorations while boosting skin‚Äôs brightness and radiance.¬† Baobab tree extract, in combination with a wheat proteins agent, provides an instant firming and line-smoothing effect and has been clinically proven to considerably reduce the number, depth, and length of wrinkles.

What I think:  This light serum feels so good (and smells fantastic), when I apply it.  I can tell that it instantly firms my skin and leaves me glowing.  I think it is fairly affordable for the great results you get! Love this natural line of skincare products!

Available at Sephora stores and http://www.sephora.com

Racinne Youth Power Neck Emulsion
Racinne Youth Power Neck Emulsion

Racinne Youth Power Neck Emulsion ($48 UD) — This restructuring moisture cream revitalizes the sagging dehydrated skin to repair and prevent the visible signs of aging. It tones and brightens the vulnerable skin on decollete and neck. A blend of Racinne’s exclusive formula SH-DP-9, sodium hyaluronic, adenosine and Korean ginseng stem cells repair deep fine lines and wrinkles, while Shea Butter works to hydrate and nourish the skin.

What I think:¬† Being in my forties, I can really see a change in my neck skin.¬† So it’s time to try a great cream!¬† This one really moisturizes, but it is a bit heavy.¬† I think it will be wonderful for the colder months.¬† Now, I apply it very lightly in upward strokes and am seeing a difference on the lines and wrinkles on my neck.

Available at racinneusa.com.

So, what new skincare are you trying for fall?

 

 

 

Get Your Skin Ready For Fall Part 3 — Luxury Skincare

Part 3?  Yes!  I have received for my honest review and have been testing so many great skincare products this late summer and early fall!

I would classify the following products as luxury skincare.  They are perfect for when you want to splurge on your anti-aging skincare regimen and try something new!

ASAP Daily Exfoliating Facial Scrub
ASAP Daily Exfoliating Facial Scrub

ASAP Daily Exfoliating Facial Scrub ($49 USD) Prep yourself for the cold weather ahead and repair your summer sun damage with a one-step skin savior, ASAP Daily Exfoliating Facial Scrub. The fan favorite uses smooth, round beads and alpha hydroxyl acids (AHAs) to gently remove dead skin cells and unclog pores without causing irritation. This unique dual-exfoliation action is scientifically formulated to promote cell renewal and collagen production to improve the appearance and texture of skin, while helping to minimize wrinkles, acne and sun damage.

What I think: This exfoliator is great for all skin types, even sensitive skin.  To use, apply to face and keep on for a minute or two before you scrub and rinse.  Skin will be super smooth afterwards!

Available at www.SkinStore.com

L'Occitane Iris Angelica Sublime Essence
L’Occitane Iris Angelica Sublime Essence

L’Occitane Iris Angelica Sublime Essence¬†($52 USD) ¬†A fresh, sheer, first-step formula which helps to correct skin irregularities and reduce redness. Skin‚Äôs texture appears visibly refined, pores quickly feel tighter and skin looks more radiant.

What I think: I love the light texture of this serum.  It immediately smooths the skin and helps reduce my redness.  It also has a light floral scent.

You can purchase at usa.loccitane.com.

MitoQ Anti-Aging Serum
MitoQ Anti-Aging Serum

MitoQ Anti-Aging Serum ($185 USD) Need to revive your skin’s natural glow and vanish your exhausted eye wrinkles? MitoQ is a new anti-aging serum that delivers antioxidants to the mitochondria of each cell at an unmatched level of efficacy, allowing it to heal and prevent fine lines and wrinkles and correct other skin concerns like blemishes, discoloration, brown spots and scarring. Its key component is the mitoquinol molecule, a patented ingredient that is proven to be 1,000 times stronger than any other antioxidant on the market. Skin looks radiant and hydrated within one day, noticeably softer within three days and younger with less fine lines and wrinkles within 30 days.

What I think: This serum feels like more of a light moisturizer than a serum.  It quickly absorbs into the skin.  I used it for the 30 days recommended and it did make my skin softer and helped my forehead wrinkles almost disappear!

Available at www.MitoQ.com

L'Occitane Divine Lotion
L’Occitane Divine Lotion

L’Occitane Divine Lotion ($54): A super-charged toner that combines the unique¬†anti-aging properties of everlasting immortelle¬†flowers with the boosted effectiveness of 7 plant-derived ingredients. With its rich texture and subtle aromatic scent of fresh immortelle flowers, this softening lotion gives skin an immediate sensation of supreme comfort and leaves it feeling deliciously supple.¬† Use before applying Divine Extract and Divine Cream.

What I think: This beauty lotions feels so nice on the skin and smells amazing!  I love the natural ingredients and how calming this is.  Use this before serum and moisturizer.

You can purchase at usa.loccitane.com.

Vine Vera Resveratrol Chianti Revival Serum
Vine Vera Resveratrol Chianti Revival Serum

Vine Vera Resveratrol Chianti Revival Serum ($346 USD) This blend of Resveratrol, Vitamin C  (Ascorbic Acid), Palmitoyl Oligopeptide and the hydrating ingredient Sodium Hyaluronate, work as a magnificent formulation to reduce the appearance of wrinkles. This serum will leave your skin feeling softer, looking more radiant and refreshed.

What I think: Talk about luxury!  This serum may be too spendy for most of our budgets, but if you want a real splurge, here it is!  This silky serum sinks into the skin.  I have only used it for a few days, but I am hoping for some great results!

Available at www.vinevera.com

myHERO Ultra Rich Anti-Aging Growth Factor Cream
myBODY myHERO Ultra Rich Anti-Aging Growth Factor Cream

myBODY myHERO Ultra Rich Anti-Aging Growth Factor Cream  ($145 USD) This intensive bioactive moisturizing cream helps correct and protect a compromised skin barrier while reducing redness to visibly bring youth, vitality and radiance to excessively dry, aging and sensitive skin. myHERO Ultra Rich  Anti-Aging Growth Factor Cream instantly helps to simulate collagen production, lessens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while leaving your skin feeling soft and comforted.

What I think: I have been using this as a night cream for my sensitive skin.  It does reduce redness and help it feel softer.

This cream can be purchased at www.lovemybody.com

Enjoy!

Skincare Innovations — Try Something New to Improve Your Skin

Skincare is constantly evolving and improving.  I LOVE trying new products, including these breakthrough ones below that were sent to me for my honest opinion.

PCA Skin Pigment Bar - pHaze 13
PCA Skin Pigment Bar – pHaze 13

PCA Skin Pigment Bar – pHaze¬†13 ($28 USD) — A cleansing, anti-hyperpigmentation bar for skin suffering from discoloration.

Pigment Bar is the cleansing companion in PCA’s pigment control program, designed to enhance and maintain the complexion-refining results produced by its sister products. pHaze 13 Pigment Bar helps control blemish outbreaks and discolorations as it cleanses the skin of dirt and debris. For pigment control maintenance, use two to three times weekly.

This is such an easy way to clean skin.¬† It comes with three flat sponges that expand once wet.¬† The jar contains a black solid (the bar).¬† To use I wet the sponge and rub it on the bar for lather.¬† I then wash my face with the sponge.¬† It cleans without drying out my skin.¬† I haven’t noticed any lightening of sun spots yet, but for a daily fash soap it works great!

Purchast at www.dermstore.com.

Algenist Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer
Algenist Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer

Algenist Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer ($42 USD)¬†—¬†With an advanced formulation that combines Alguronic Acid with 7 additional active ingredients, the Pore Corrector Anti-Aging Primer creates a satin-soft finish for long-lasting makeup application. Delivering more than your average primer, this formula also visibly refines pores, blurs fine lines and improves skin‚Äôs texture and tone, just in time to highlight that summer glow.

Currently this is my favorite primer.  It instantly evens out my skin and blurs the appearance of my pores. It also smooths my skin and prepares it for foundation or bb cream.

Available at Sephora, Sephora.com and Algenist.com

MitoQ
MitoQ

MitoQ ($185 USD) is considered to be the most potent antioxidant on the market to date and is proven to be 1000 times stronger than CoQ, a molecule used in many anti-aging products. MitoQ is the only topical cream that can deliver ubiquinone to mitochondria at levels shown to have an immense effect inrejuvenating the cells, encouraging the natural production of collagen and elastin and leaving skin looking radiant with a lit-from-within glow.

I have been using MitoQ for a few weeks now and noticed improvements in my skin almost instantly.¬† My skin looks so much better.¬† It is less blotchy, more even and I don’t see any fines lines or wrinkles around my eyes.¬† And my skin does glow!

Available at www.mitoq.com.

Orico Streetwise Oxygenating Day Cream
Orico Streetwise Oxygenating Day Cream

Orico Streetwise Oxygenating Day Cream ($42 USD) –Breathe new life into the skin. Streetwise Oxygenating Day Cream contains a clinical bioactive proven to help optimize cell respiration whilst smoothing, rejuvenating and protecting skin against daily urban pollution. This daily moisturizer with all-natural antioxidants Macadamia and Argan oil helps to reduce wrinkles, restore moisture levels, firmness and skin radiance. Fragrance free and suitable for sensitive skin.

As I get older, my skin becomes more sensitive.  I love advanced anti-aging skincare like this that is also for sensitive skin.  This is very moisturizing and gentle without being greasy or oily.

Available at www.oricolondon.com.