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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 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 AgingBeautyMoisturizersnatural skin careOily Skinparaben free skin careSkin Care On March 8, 2013
After a cold and windy winter, dead skin cells are giving many a dull and lackluster complexion. This is why so many people who care about the appearance of their skin renew themselves with a new springtime skin care routine.
The good news is that making a beeline for the nearest day spa isn’t necessary. Many skin care treatments can be done in the privacy of one’s own home making the process both convenient and affordable.
The three top skin springtime tips are the following:
“The first important step to get your skin ready for springtime is to exfoliate,” said the spokesperson from Skin Care Heaven based in San Diego.
One product which offers two perks for the price of one is DermaEarth’s SugarBerry Skin Resurfacing Cleanser.
“This naturally scientific product is a facial cleanser which uses sweet sugar cane extract, lactic acid, tartaric acid, and malic acid to visibly improve facial skin texture,” she said. “While it thoroughly cleanses, it exfoliates with alpha-hydroxy acids.” This skin care line is paraben-free and void of any suspect ingredients making it a welcome for those who are into healthy skin care solutions.
Another great exfoliating product is Obagi Nu Derm Exfoderm Forte. Also containing alpha-hydroxyl, it supremely exfoliates dead skin cells revealing radiant skin. It also prepares the skin for other product penetration.
Following an exfoliating treatment, it’s important to hydrate the skin. A good moisturizer or serum should be applied both morning and evening. Once again, Obagi and DermaEarth deliver great results.
“DermaEarth Peptidal Cell Activating Serum adds hydration, diminishes the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, and improves age spot challenges,” said the spokesperson. “This product transforms wintry, tired skin to a luminous glow.”
The natural science behind DermaEarth products is a blend of high performing lab natural peptides and natural ingredients which are formulated with Rx grade technology.
“And Obagi Hydrate moisturizes skin by using the natural ingredient of Hydromanil extracted from tara seed, shea, mango, and avocado,” she said.
And springtime skin care would not be complete without sunscreen. Being skin safe with a solar defense is one of the most important things to do to prevent premature skin aging and skin cancer.
When purchasing a product, search for a broad spectrum sunscreen and one which is water resistant. Remember, reapplication of a sunscreen throughout the day is necessary to ensure protection.
“A couple favorites on our list include Doc Martin’s of Maui and EltaMD Skincare UV PURE SPF 47,” she said. “Each manufacturer has an array of sunscreen products to choose from and all are really great.”
These springtime tips are a surefire springboard into looking gorgeous with ease.
Posted for Anti AgingBeautyEye Care & Eye Make UPLip CareMoisturizersSkin Care On January 27, 2012
I don’t know what it is about Jane Iredale, but this mineral makeup manufacturer has a special way of creating makeup. Their vision crystallized into products that not only looks beautiful on the skin but is healthy, too.
As many know, the biggest tip in beauty is finding the right foundation. After all, it prepares the canvas for the other makeup to follow.
Among the impressive list of Jane Iredale Makeup inventory, we offer some sterling choices in foundations such as Liquid Minerals Foundation, Pure Pressed Base, and Amazing Base. All these products have an array of shades to match any skin tone and phenomenal coverage capabilities.
Below is a brief description of each to help you make the right choice for your skin.
Jane Iredale Liquid Minerals Foundation
Known to even out skin tone and smooth out fine lines and wrinkles, this foundation is packed with lysosomes, vegetable glycerin and aloe vera. They are wonderful formulas that benefit the skin.
The bottle holds a liquid formula which contains beads. Described as cutting-edge, Jane Iredale delivers active ingredients in these beads that are time-released and penetrate into the skin.
After an application, Jane Iredale users either apply Amazing Base or Pure Pressed Base for broad-spectrum sun shielding protection.
Jane Iredale Pure Pressed Base
Stored in a compact, this product is a powerhouse combination of a foundation, powder, concealer, and sunscreen. This makeup base, recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation, has a sun protection factor of 20. Its algae extract helps lock in moisture to keep skin looking youthful and protecting it from ultra violet rays.
For those with sensitive skin, Pure Pressed Base has no fragrances, oil, talc, parabens and fillers which make it a perfect choice.
Jane Iredale Amazing Base
This rich, loose mineral foundation offers UVA and UVB broad-spectrum sun protection providing the ultimate solar defense. Like the Pure Pressed Base, it’s also free from oil, talc, dyes and parabens. Amazing Base is excellent for people with sensitive skin, including conditions such as eczema and roseacea.
It is also recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation.
Finding a foundation that offers coverage, skin care perks, and sun protection gives you another tool to keep that youthful and luminous glow.
Posted for Anti AgingBeautyEye Care & Eye Make UPMoisturizersOily SkinSkin CareSun Tanning On January 23, 2012
Sunscreen just isn’t for hot summer days. It’s something that should be applied every single day of the year. Although it may be deceiving, about 80 percent of ultra violet rays still seep its way through overcast skies damaging skin and causing premature aging.
Anytime someone is outdoors they are at risk for sun damage. And yes, that includes playing sports, gardening, or even just walking the dog. Don’t forget that the reflection of snow and sand also boosts the exposure to UV rays.
In addition to premature aging, reports estimate that skin cancer is still a disease to contend with for both men and women. That’s why sunscreen is so important.
Skin Care Heaven, an e-commerce store in Carlsbad offers an array of quality solar defense inventory.
Here are some valuable tips into different ways of shielding your skin to keep it healthy and young looking.
Sun protection can be found in organic and non-organic formulas. On the shelves they come in gels, sprays, lotions, creams, sticks, and powder forms. The most important one to buy is a product that offers a broad spectrum which simply means it protects the user from UVA and UVB rays.
Those who love using organic products will more than likely find the following ingredients:
For the most part, organic sunscreens are paraben and fragrance free. But check the labels to make sure. Because UVA and UVB sunscreen offer the best protection out there, double check that the vegetarian ingredients in the bottle offer it, as well.
Non-organic sunscreen manufacturers not only offer sun protection but their ingredients may also include anti-aging and skin recovery ingredients like Dermalogica Age Smart Dynamic Skin Recovery does. And these days, sunscreens are non-greasy, absorb quickly and are featherweight. Even those with acne prone skin can find the perfect product that meet their skin care needs.
Important ingredients to look for in these products are:
Last but not least, tinted moisturizers like Revision Skin Care have a Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 45. Avid users of tinted moisturizers love the light, natural coverage and oftentimes use it instead of a heavier foundation.
Healthcare professionals recommend using a sunscreen with a SPF of 30 or higher and to consider a waterproof one, too.
The best time to apply sunscreen is 15 to 30 minutes before going outside. And please don’t be stingy with it. The rule of thumb is a “shot-size” glass serving or more for an adult body. Research has shown that not enough people use sunscreen and remain unprotected.
Don’t let the “long-lasting” words on the bottle think sunscreen is only applied once a day. A solar defense needs to be reapplied every two to three hours when outdoors. And if the product is not waterproof, it must be reapplied after sweating or following a swim.
The most common places people forget to apply sunscreen are:
While sunscreen is one surefire way to keep skin looking youthful and healthy, add in some other skin saving tools like a wide-brimmed hat, sunglasses, and retreat to shady areas whenever possible.