Posted for Anti AgingBeautyGift Ideasparaben free skin careSkin Carestretch marksUncategorized On May 16, 2013
With the summer months just around the corner, many are trying to get their body swimsuit ready. And one thing on the list to take care of is those stretch marks.
There are a couple reasons why women may have these white colored streaks on their thighs, belly, hips, breasts, upper arms and even the lower back. One is post pregnancy and the other is significant weight loss.
“A stretch mark occurs when there is a breakdown in the dermis which can also be referred to as a fracture of the dermis, as well,” said the spokesperson at Skin Care Heaven based in Carlsbad. “A stretch mark indicates that our skin has become fatigued when it was stretched during a weight gain or pregnancy and is having a hard time returning to its original shape and length.”
While there are many products on the market for stretch mark treatments, Skin Care Heaven has voted on their favorite ones to help rejuvenate the skin.
The first is called Lierac Phytolastil Gel.
“This topical is widely used in Europe and is known for treating and preventing stretch marks during pregnancy with a bio-element formula,” she said. “Lierac uses natural bio-nutrients like ivy, horsetail, and alchemlia to jumpstart a fibro-blast synthesis which helps fade stretch marks at a clinical level.”
Another product which can be used alone or in adjunct with the Lierac Phytolastil Gel is the Crystal Peel Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Soap Body Bar. Skin care professionals are also calling it the first easy-to-use body microdermabrasion at-home program.
The soap bar lathers quickly while it buffs away dead skin cells which leave skin toned and luminous.
“The Crystal Peel Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Soap Body Bar is also clinically proven to treat ingrown hairs, stretch marks, cellulite, and eczema,” the spokesperson shared.
While choosing the best stretch mark treatments, other preventative tips include:
• Maintain a healthy weight
Before starting any stretch mark therapy, especially when pregnant, it’s always advised to speak with your health care professional.
Here’s to summer filled with beautiful and healthy looking skin.
Posted for AcneAnti AgingBeautyCosmeticsnatural skin careOily SkinSaleSkin CareSunscreen On May 8, 2013
Oxygenetix is netting much attention for creating a foundation for delicate skin types. Oxygenetix Oxgenating Foundation carries an array of hues which perfectly match any skin tone.
Skin Care Heaven, an online and onsite skin care store and research center in San Diego, has added Oxygenetix to its inventory. Skin Care Heaven is also celebrating its new addition by reducing its introductory price on Oxygenetix products.
“There are so many women out there who have sensitive skin for a variety of reasons and Oxygenetix is their foundation solution,” said Skin Care Heaven’s spokesperson.
What makes this foundation so special is how it promotes and stimulates cell growth.
“Oxygenetix Oxgenating Foundation is breathable because of its Ceravitae formula which serves as a powerhouse oxygen complex which restores connective tissue and promotes collagen cell re-growth in both aging and skin challenges,” she shared. The spokesperson added, “By skin challenges I mean dry skin, psoriasis, eczema, rosacea, wounds, burns, rashes, and even following laser treatments.”
Also water resistant, users of Oxygenetix Oxgenating Foundation have noticed the following skin care perks such as:
• More youthful appearance
The Oxygenetix Oxgenating tints come in both yellow base and blue bases which allow for a more perfect match. Its tints include:
“Our company is all about handpicking the best skin care products around,” said the spokesperson. “Our clientele have extra peace of mind knowing that we have done the homework for them.”
Posted for Anti AgingBeautyGift IdeasMoisturizersnatural skin careparaben free skin careSkin CareSkin Care DeviceSunscreenUncategorized On May 1, 2013
Wondering what to buy for Mother’s Day? With so many choices out there, one great gift pick is giving mom the gift of beauty.
Skin Care Heaven, an e-commerce skin care store and research center based in San Diego voted on the best gifts for mom this year.
Their top 5 picks include:
The leading sonic cleansing device out on the market is Clarisonic Mia. And mom deserves the very best. Along with a thorough cleaning, other skin care perks include:
• Improved skin tone
Clarisonic Mia also offers different brush heads so mom’s skin can be more youthful from head to toe.
DermaEarth Peptidal Cell Activating Serum
DermaEarth Peptidal Cell Activating Serum, by DermaEarth, is being hailed as the future of anti-aging skin care. A paraben-free product, it offers a unique concentration of multiple peptides for optimum therapeutic restults. And it’s great for all skin types.
Backed by clinical results, this serum has been reported to do the following:
• Lessens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Crystal Peel Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Soap Body Bar
Another paraben-free product, the Crystal Peel Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Soap Body Bar is a wonderful skin care gift. Every woman wants soft skin and this body bar will leave mom’s skin toned and rejuvenated. It gently buffs away dry skin leaving it gorgeous.
Intellishade SPF 45 Tinted Moisturizer
Made by Revision, Intellishade SPF 45 Tinted Moisturizer is what mothers will want for the spring and summer months. This gives her skin a natural, sun-kissed look. This great product conceals, corrects premature signs of aging, and protects with its SPF 45 capabilities.
Pure Fiji Body Lotions and Body Butters
Lotions and body butters by Pure Fiji are fantastic. Pure Fiji is one of the top manufacturers of wonderful body lotions, butters, sugar scrubs, and shower gels. Only locally grown ingredients are used in Pure Fiji products which is the reason why they nourish and hydrate the skin naturally.
Whatever gift mom opens, anything related to skin care, will make her look and feel her very best.
Posted for Anti AgingBeautyEye Care & Eye Make UPnatural skin careparaben free skin careSkin CareSunscreen On April 23, 2013
A new generation of skin care is embracing not only innovative science and technology, but also paraben-free products. A group of conscious consumers are now looking for healthy skin care substitutes.
“There has been a huge demand for more paraben-free skin care which provide skin friendly ingredients,” said Skin Care Heaven’s spokesperson.
Skin Care Heaven, based in San Diego, is both an online and onsite skin care store and research center. Their research and customer feedback have enabled them to pick the best five paraben-free skin care products.
“In our assessment, it was important to pick a variety of products for every skin care need,” she said. “And we did just that finding the most effective ones.”
Teamine Eye Complex
DermaEarth Peptidal Cell Activating Serum
EltaMD Skincare UV CLEAR SPF 46
Pure Fiji Hydrating Pineapple Body Lotion
Crystal Peel Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Soap Body Bar
“These top paraben-free skin care picks offer effective skin care results which make looking and staying beautiful easy to do,” said the spokesperson.
Posted for AcneAnti AgingBeautyEye Care & Eye Make UPLip CareMoisturizersnatural skin careparaben free skin careSkin CareSunscreen On April 15, 2013
Keeping on track with skin care goals can be a challenge when traveling. Not only is sticking to a routine a challenge, but if air travel is part of the getaway, the rules for carry-on items can make things more difficult.
Skin Care Heaven, a leading online skin care store and research center based in San Diego offered some tips can make this task a breeze.
“Spring travel is a season where we don’t want to lose sight of our skin care regimen because it’s recovering from the wintertime damage of dehydrated skin,” the spokesperson at Skin Care Heaven said. “There are core products that we don’t want to skimp out on so we can keep our skin healthy and looking great while we are away.”
Travel skin care sets, the spokesperson said, are a great choice because most meet the carry-on TSA requirement of 3.4 ounces or less.
“And travel skin care sets really give you the opportunity to try a new skin care regimen for a fraction of the cost,” she said.
On the flipside, if someone already likes the current products they are using, they can pack the following must-haves:
“If the above products come in larger than 3.4 ounces than you need to figure out if you want to transfer a portion in travel containers for your carry-on or just put them in your checked-in luggage,” she said. “Many choose to put these skin care essentials in their carry-on just in case their luggage gets lost.”
For longer flights, the spokesperson said, it’s best to keep the lip balm, moisturizer and lotion on hand since these air travel times can be skin dehydrator moments. “If you already have dry skin, you’ll want to keep on top of it by hydrating while in flight,” she said.
Since flight regulations may regularly change, the best rule of thumb is to visit http://www.tsa.gov/ to ensure those skin care items can be cleared through TSA.
Posted for AcneAnti AgingBeautyEye Care & Eye Make UPMoisturizersnatural skin careOily Skinparaben free skin careSkin CareSkin Cleansers & TonersUncategorized On April 12, 2013
Avène skin care is the recipient of numerous awards for its beauty expertise, including its anti aging skin care lines. While collecting the best accolades, it has been mentioned in an array of media publications such as Allure, Vogue, ELLE, Shape, Good Housekeeping and more.
Skin Care Heaven, an online and onsite skin care store and research center in San Diego, has just launched Avène as part of its inventory. It’s working hard to keep its prices competitive so everyone has the chance to try this sought after product line.
“We are so excited to be carrying Avène because they’ve discovered an unparallel mineral balance in its thermal spring water rooted in southwest France from the Cévennes Mountains,” said Skin Care Heaven’s spokesperson. She added, “These thermal waters, rich in trace elements and silicates, is in their products and offer users excellent skin care benefits for all skin types.”
Avène skin care addresses all needs such as anti-aging, dry skin, acne and acne prevention, hyperpigmentation, sensitive, atopic dermatitis, redness, psoriasis, and post procedure care.
“Avène has really thought of everything and their products are just amazing,” she said.
Skin Care Heaven has begun its Avène lineup with these popular sellers:
• Avène Thermal Spring Water: hydrates, calms and softens skin – great for hypersensitive skin, post op procedures, dehydrated skin and atopic dermatitis.
“Our clientele is thrilled with our growing Avène inventory, and even more so, knowing they are going to get these top products at the lowest prices around with free delivery,” she said.
Posted for Anti AgingBeautynatural skin careOily Skinparaben free skin careSkin CareSun TanningSunscreen On April 4, 2013
Spring has sprung and summer is on the way. The warmer weather is inviting more outdoor activity which means it’s more important than ever to apply sunscreen.
While sunscreens come in an array of sun protection factor numbers and consistency for different skin care types, they are now adding color to the ingredients. Skin Care Heaven, a skin research center and e-shopping hub based in Encinitas, has picked their favorite tinted sunscreens for this summer.
“Sunscreen has come a long way being that most are featherweight, oil-free and colorless,” said Skin Care Heaven’s spokesperson. “But they’ve come even farther because while they deliver solar protection some offer a tinted color to give us a sun-kissed look.”
This combination is growing really popular, said the spokesperson. While this summer sunscreen trend makes headway, Skin Care Heaven picked a couple tinted sunscreens which have received excellent feedback.
On the list is Dermaquest Skin Therapy ZinClear SPF 30 in Tan. “This Dermaquest product offers excellent coverage for various types of skin needs,” she said. “A physical and broad spectrum sunscreen, zinc oxide is part of its top ingredients which makes it ideal for sensitive skin.”
While offering a good solar defense, it also has antioxidants to help fight free-radicals which can spur premature aging.
Next on the list is EltaMD Skincare UV Physical SPF 41 Tinted Sunscreen.
“This chemical-free sunscreen offers an impressive SPF protection and is ideal for sensitive skin,” said the spokesperson.
Its natural mineral ingredients include zinc oxide and titanium oxide.
Like other sunscreens on the market, this tinted gem is water resistant, paraben-free and oil-free; and, it glides on silky smooth.
“These tinted sunscreens are so versatile that they can be applied by itself or underneath makeup,” she said. “The best part of all is that they will give you a healthy looking glow and keep your skin safe.”
Posted for Anti AgingBeautyparaben free skin careSkin CareSun TanningSunscreenUncategorized On March 27, 2013
The weather is warming up which means we all need to be more mindful of daily sunscreen. Picking the right sunscreen is important to protect your skin from cancer and premature aging, but what’s even more important is what types of products are out there.
And Skin Care Heaven has the information that you need in making the right choices.
Sunscreen has come a long way. They are now featherweight, non-greasy, and come in fragrance and paraben-free. Also, some of these sunscreen manufacturers offer an anti-aging and a skin recovery enhancement in its ingredients.
A full top inventory list can be found here.
A couple of these picks include Nia 24 Sun Damage Protection SPF 30 and Dermalogica Age Smart Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF 30 .
Remember, broad spectrum formulas (UVA and UVB protection) are important as well as these other ingredient options:
There is a flurry of skin safety tips when applying sunscreen. The most valuable is how sunscreen should be applied 15 to 30 minutes before going outside. And don’t be frugal with it – reports show we do not apply enough to protect our bodies.
Sunscreen should be reapplied every two hours. And after a swim or perspiring, do reapply immediately.
And before diving into some outdoor playtime, do check the product expiration date to ensure optimum skin protection.
Despite how powerful a product may be it is still always wise to find shade to give skin a break, wear a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses for extra anti-aging care.
Posted for Anti AgingBeautyCosmeticsLip CareMineral MakeupMoisturizersparaben free skin careSkin Care On March 20, 2013
A new season is here which means it’s time to spring into new makeup colors and shades.
During the fall and winter months, the popular colors leaned toward darker, dramatic eyes and lips. Now, it’s time to lighten those shades especially during the day.
“This spring season is all about having a more natural tone which really enhances your beauty at another level,” said Skin Care Heaven’s spokesperson. “For starters, during the daytime, go ahead and put away that heavy foundation and use a tinted moisturizer instead.”
Skin Care Heaven, based in San Diego, is the leading destination for top skin care products and offers an onsite spa and skin care research center.
Tinted moisturizers have a wonderful way of hydrating the skin with a hint of color.
“Look for a tinted moisturizer like Revision Intellishade because it has an SPF of 45,” she said. “While this product conceals because of the tint, it protects and corrects your skin on an anti-aging level because of enhanced peptides.”
Tinted moisturizers offer a beautiful, glowing bare facial canvas.
While plums and wines were great hues for the lips during the fall and winter months, the warmer, spring trend is inviting pinks and lighter shades.
“During the day, a lip gloss is excellent,” she said. The spokesperson continued, “Our favorite lip gloss is made by Jane Iredale because it adds a gorgeous coat of shine while the mint and ginger ingredients naturally plump your lips.”
The spokesperson pointed out the must have colors this season are tourmaline, cotton candy, pink candy and neutral.
In the evenings, though, a lipstick is normally worn and the color can be a darker.
In fact, during Fashion Week 2013, a few models did have a deeper lip color leaning more toward crimson which added a great “after five” touch.
Makeup professionals are also telling women to use brown mascara during the day and switch to black for the evening time.
As for the upper eye lids, natural and neutral tone colors are the pick this season. “Again, the mineral makeup Jane Iredale line has a favorite called Glo Eye Shadow Trio in Sandstone which offers the perfect blend of color to highlight your eyes naturally.”
This spring season, it’s all about having that subtle natural look with a splash of color to highlight your best feature.
Posted for Anti AgingBeautyMoisturizersparaben free skin careSkin CareUncategorized On March 14, 2013
There is a direct difference between day cream and night cream. While both do moisturize, day creams offer protection against free radicals and night creams provide the skin an opportunity to rejuvenate and repair.
Although night creams is a term regularly used it’s also important to point out that there are evening serums that work their magic, too.
Skin Care Heaven based in the coastal town of Encinitas in San Diego offers both a spa and research center. They’ve handpicked their favorite skin care treatments for nighttime.
“Skin care science has made it possible for night creams to do more than just moisturize,” said Skin Care’s Heaven spokesperson. “Their role is so important in anti-aging and it’s also been reported by professionals that the skin repairs itself faster during the evening than it does during the day. Cellular activity generally occurs between 2 am and 5 am.”
This is why the right night cream or serum is so important.
The top picks for evening treatment are:
“Kinerase Ultimate Night Moisurizer works for eight hours,” said the spokesperson, adding how it minimizes wrinkles and fine lines. “And the kinetin in this product, which is a plant derived molecule that hydrates, embellishes your skin with better moisture, tone and texture.”
Also on the list, the Dermalogica Overnight Repair Serum is a combination of potent anti-aging peptides and oils to help renew skin. Users have seen a marked improvement with the following:
• Lessens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
Dermalogica Overnight Repair Serum can be used alone or with a moisturizer.
“Another great pick is RevaleSkin Night Cream with one percent coffee berry extract,” said the spokesperson. She continued, “This special antioxidant extract has been clinically proven to battle the effects of free radical damage which helps create smoother and more gorgeous skin.”
Other ingredient highlights are vitamin E, and grapefruit extract, which gently exfoliates dead skin cells for a more youthful glow.
Last but not least in the lineup is DermaEarth Peptidal Activating Serum. While this product can be used both morning and night, skin care professionals are noticing the great effects it has while one sleeps.
“DermaEarth Peptidal Cell Activating Serum is an advanced anti-aging product with Botulinum toxin-inspired activity; and, it strengthens the skin’s antioxidant shield and helps inhibit glycation to protect your collagen for younger looking skin.”
Users of DermaEarth also notice improvement with less wrinkles and age spots.
A nighttime skin care routine is equally important as a daytime regimen. The right night treatment can reverse the signs if aging and uncover youthful radiance.