Caring for your skin
After we’ve done so many munchable goodies for our hair I thought why leave it at that? Let’s talk skin. As we all know walking down those beauty aisles can be a confusing nightmare unless you have a degree from Harvard in cosmeceuticals. What’s on the back of the bottle is important- all that fancy jargon does mean something. Here are a few of our favorite ingredients to make your journey down that aisle easier. And remember price doesn’t always mean better!
An apple contains an alpha-hydroxy acid, which refines and rejuvenates the skin. It is best known for its moisturizing and anti-aging properties, which makes them perfect for dry or mature skin. Try Juice Beauty Green Apple Moisturizer SPF 15.
Melon extract is a great toner for the skin. It cleanses, cools, hydrates & firms the pores. It also contains Vitamin A, which benefits skin repair through increasing the rate of new cell formation. Vitamin C is also a valuable property that acts as an anti-oxidant with wonderful proteins for smoother, softer skin. Try Humphreys Pharmacal Inc Witch Hazel Redness Reducing Facial Toner Cucumber & Melon.
Cucumbers are a delightful beauty secret for the skin. They nourish the skin and have astringent properties. Cucumbers have cooling, soothing hydrating and hydrating. Cucumbers have the same pH as the skin so they help to restore the skin’s protective and natural acid mantle Repechage Hydra Refine Cleansing Mousse washes deep down, and helps eliminate pore-clogging oil.
Papaya is excellent in stabilizing oily skin & working as an exfoliant on dry areas. It is also used in skin products for the purpose of rejuvenating the skin. Papaya contains Vitamin A, a property that benefits skin repair through increasing the rate of new cell formation. Vitamin C is also an anti-oxidant with wonderful proteins for smoother and softer skin. Pineapple another excellent fruit with softening properties and heals the skin while fighting free radials. Try Kiehl’s Pineapple Papaya Facial Scrub. This unique scrub and natural exfoliator is suitable for all skin types and utilizes small pieces of actual pineapple and papaya fruit as well as finely ground scrub grains to exfoliate the skin gently and naturally.
Pumpkin is a rich source of nutrients and antioxidants that can help your skin achieve a healthy glow throughout the season! From facial treatments and moisturizers, to invigorating body treatments and wraps, pumpkin and pumpkin extracts can be used in a variety of spa treatments. Control Pumpkin exfoliating peel: is a gentle peel that softens the stratum corneum (outer most layer of the epidermis) while eliminating impurities and dead skin cells. Ideal for all skin types but especially suited for sensitive or irritated skin.
Oatmeal has soothing and calming properties great for masks. It is also used as an anti itching remedy. Try Freeman, Beautiful Skin Avocado & Oatmeal Purifying Clay Masque found at your local convenient store. This rich, creamy clay masque with avocado and oatmeal extracts purges clogged pores and draws out excess oils and dirt. Your skin is left feeling soft and most importantly clean.
Grape seed extract works as an oxygen quenchers, free radical scavengers, peroxide decomposers and enzyme inhibitors. Zinc, Iron, and calcium are found in high levels and they contain more antioxidizing properties than in any other fruit. Keyano’s Champagne Foaming Gel cleanser fused with grape seed extract, avocado and green tea is a delightful treat that will buzz your skin.
Seaweed is rehydrating, rebalancing, nourishing, cell regenerating, detoxifying, purifying, and oxygenating. Seaweed penetrates the skin easily and makes it soft, supple, smooth and firm. Organic Pharmacy Seaweed body scrub is a fabulous scrub that will remove dead skin, detoxify and moisturize all at the same time. A totally invigorating experience with detoxifying Kelp, and refreshing Lemon and Eucalyptus.
So there you have it! I guess its fair to say Cleopatra famous for her milk bath and Nefertiti famous for her all natural mud raps were definitely onto something all those years ago!
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CUTLER offers a jolt of fresh, artistic ideas executed by a 150 person staff of energized, innovative and motivated stylists and colorists. The editorial stylists boast work that is featured in top fashion and beauty publications worldwide and CUTLER headlines many shows at fashion week including Cynthia Rowley, Toni Maticevski, James Coviello, Abaete, Y & Kei, Twinkle, Josh Goot, Patrik Rzepski, Yeohlee, Nicole Miller, Proenza Schouler, and more. CUTLER offers avant-garde products committed to creating attainable hair fashion for all. Each lightweight product features a complex of key ingredients that work synergistically to maintain healthy hair.