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Paula’s Choice RESIST Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum

  • posted April 25th, 2013
  • Beauty

We’ve all been there.  Days, even weeks, where our skin has not been looking its best.  It’s dull, dry, showing signs of aging and just doesn’t have that glow anymore.  Maybe there are brown spots appearing or acne showing up on your chin.  Using a few products at once can confuse your skin.  Paula’s Choice latest product in her RESIST line just might be the answer to your skin prayers.

RESIST Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum is perferct for oily, normal and combination skin.  It works to diminish wrinkles, signs of aging and fight breakt-outs and brown spots all at the same time.  The almost weightless texture of the product makes it ideal for acne inflamed skin and leaves it looking and feeling silky smooth.  It calms the redness and fades past acne spots too. The addition of the skin-repairing antioxidant hyaluronic acid makes it an effective anti-aging tool.  Using RESIST Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate serum tightens pores while promoting a shine-free finish for your face.  It can be worn over or under moisturizer making it a great product for daily use and won’t mess up your make-up when worn under sunscreen.

RESIST Ultra-Light Super Antioxidant Concentrate Serum is dye-free and fragrance free. You can purchase it online at PaulasChoice.com from Paula the Cosmetic Cop.

-Victoria Mason

 

Murad Overnight Soothing Gel

  • posted August 20th, 2012
  • Beauty

 

Breakouts are the worst!  The redness and irritation that is there during the breakout and afterwards is one tough cookie to hide and care for too.  Your skin is extremely sensitive during this time and yet you want to just blast those pimples with heavy duty chemicals and treatments.  What can you do for your inflamed skin?  Start by checking out Murad’s Overnight Soothing Gel, the newest addition to the Murad Acne line.

Murad’s Overnight Soothing Gel works wonders on red, irritated skin.  Full of anti-inflammatories and antioxidants the gel reduces the redness and tender areas caused by acne flare-ups.  Using a complex blends of Flavonoid “Naringenin” which comes from foods like tomatoes, grapefruits and oranges that produce strong antisepsis properties plus a cooling Peppermint Oil to calm your sensitive blemished skin, the gel works overnight to make a difference in the redness by morning.  Murad Overnight Soothing Gel has the added bonus of being able to alleviate the effects of sunburns too.  Canadian Willowherb, known for its soothing properties helps to reduce the pain and redness caused by UV rays.

Murad Acne Overnight Soothing Gel is available on Murad.com, at the Murad Inclusive Health Spa and Murad Inclusive Health Medical Group and at Sephora and Ulta September 2012.

-Victoria Mason

Banish Blemishes All Day Long With an Under-Makeup Spot Treatment

  • posted January 1st, 2012
  • Beauty

If you’ve ever been surprise-attacked by a blemish (who hasn’t?), you know that feeling of panicked desperation that overcomes you. So many questions run through your mind – Where did this come from? How do I cover it? Do I dare go out in public with this blotchy zit cream on my face? and WHY, GOD, WHY? Luckily, you can be discreet as possible and kill two birds with one stone with a spot treatment that tackles your blemish while still appearing invisible under makeup. Yes, some of our favorite beauty and skin care brands realize that zits are not meant to be broadcasted, so they’ve developed treatments that will help minimize the appearance of blemishes and still blend seamlessly under your regular makeup without irritating the unsightly bump even more! Of course, these don’t work miracles, but they’ll at least ease your morning panic and help you fight blemishes without interrupting your beautifying!

From left to right: Miracle Skin Transformer Treat & Conceal, TheBalm Liquid Spot Concealer, Clinique Acne Solutions Post Blemish Formula, and Le Metier de Beaute Correcteur Concealer.

– Alexandra Gambardella

Amp up the Cool with Denim Jackets

What piece could quite possibly be the most timeless and most versatile piece of your wardrobe this spring? The Denim Jacket. Now, all the buttons and two front pockets of the denim jackets of yesteryears seems the same but this season, there’s a little update by getting your denim cropped and with a little extra furnishings of destroyed detailing. Easily wear the new cropped denim jacket with your favorite maxi dresses, floral skirts, and other up-to-the-minute trends. It’s the perfect cover up for a rustic edge to your citified basics, vintage finds, and country-inspired wares. Wash, wear, roll up the sleeves, like an old fashionable friend, you won’t find a clothing piece more loyal, carefree, and everlasting. Here are a few designer favorites that are bound to be part of your new weekend uniform: Textile Elizabeth and James’ Sid Denim Jacket, Guess by Marciano’s Mardilen Cropped Jacket, and ACNE’s Tag Milk Denim Jacket.

– Mira Torres