Streamline Your Skincare Routine: What Do You REALLY Need?

Walk into any drugstore, or department store beauty aisle, and you’re absolutely bombarded with products. If you’re new to skincare, it can be a complete minefield. Not only are there all kinds of weird and wonderful things claiming all sorts, but it’s knowing how to apply them and the order to put them on too! However, skincare really doesn’t have to be complicated. Here are the essentials to create a quick regime that will do your skin the world of good- without having to spend tons of time or money on it.

Day/ Night Moisturizers

Ideally, you need two moisturizers, one for day and one for night. Day creams tend to be light and easily absorbed, you pop it on in the morning, and it will protect your skin throughout the day. If you get one with added SPF, you kill two birds with one stone! It sits well under makeup without feeling heavy or sticky on the skin. Night cream is a little more rich and hydrating. Apply it after you’ve cleansed your face and it will absorb during the night to replenish and restore your skin.

An Oil or Serum

If your skin is very dry or you want to focus on anti-aging, applying an oil or serum before your night cream is the way to go. You can buy pure hyaluronic acid for face which sounds a little scary but is actually an incredible hydration product which is perfect for fine lines and wrinkles. Argan oil is also great, and coconut oil is a very budget and practical option. You can buy it from any grocery store, a small amount will hugely hydrate the skin and will cost you next to nothing.

An Eye Cream

The delicate skin around the eyes is the most prone to damage. That’s why when the signs of aging creep in, the eyes are the first to show it. You can protect against this by using an eye cream. This will nourish and protect the area, and if you spend a little more, it will contain ingredients that will actively reduce the fine lines. Retinol and neuropeptides amongst others can help to smooth the appearance. Apply a small amount in the evenings, being very careful when you’re rubbing it in. Tugging or pulling at the skin will cause damage and you’ll end up exacerbating the problem you’re trying to solve.

A Lip Balm

When you think about skincare, it’s easy to neglect or overlook the lips. However, they need just as much (if not more) care than elsewhere on the face. The lips lose more moisture than anywhere else, which is why they can so easily become sore, chapped and flaky. Invest in a couple of lip balms containing SPF, if you keep one at home, one in the car and one at work you’ll never be caught short.

Face Masks

Every now and again your skin might need a bit of pepping up, even if you stick to your skincare routine. Perhaps it’s looking a little tired, dull and lackluster. Maybe it feels a little sore, or you just want to give it a boost of hydration. Once a week (or when needed) apply one that targets the problem. Use it as an excuse to have a little ‘me- time’ you could meditate while it’s on to reduce stress or just relax in a hot bubble bath. Your skin will thank you for it, and your mind will feel refreshed and rejuvenated too.


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8 Steps To Younger Looking Skin

So, you want younger looking skin. Skin starts to look older when we begin to lose the elasticity we once had. It looks less plump, and can start to sag. If you don’t start taking care of it ASAP, your skin will begin to age more and more.

The following steps can make your skin look younger and healthier. They should put the aging process on hold too!

Where to buy:   Murad.com

Where to buy: Murad.com

Step 1: Buy Anti Aging Products

If you want younger looking skin, you need to purchase anti aging products to help you smooth out those lines and plump up your skin once again. Just make sure you read up on them first. Some of them might be a waste of your time and money, while others will be worth splashing out a little more.

Step 2: Invest in a Good Oil or Serum

A good oil or serum is well worth the investment for younger looking skin. These products work much deeper than your moisturizer, and will make a huge difference to the condition of your skin.


Step 3: Massage Your Face Every Day

Where to buy:  Sephora.com

Where to buy: Sephora.com

When applying your products, make a point of massaging your face. Do this every day to smooth out fine lines and wrinkles. You can watch massage videos on YouTube to get an idea of what movements to use. Just make sure you always work in upwards motions on the face to smooth it out.

Step 4: Look Into Special Treatments

There are plenty of special anti aging treatments you can go for if you’d like to visit a salon or clinic. Some of them are really weird and wonderful, like those outlined in this article. That being said, they are really effective and will make a big difference!


Step 5: Stop Smoking/Drinking

Smoking and drinking to excess are two of the worst things you can do if you want to make your skin look younger. Both bad habits age the skin horribly, and won’t do you any favors. Get the support you need to quit, and not only will you look younger, you’ll feel so much better.


Step 6: Eat Plenty of Healthy Foods

Make sure you eat plenty of healthy food to support your young looking complexion. Fill your diet with vegetables and healthy fats, as these are great for the skin.


Step 7: Exercise

Get some exercise in to get that healthy glow. It’s proven by science that people who exercise look much younger than people who don’t. Get into a regular routine and your skin will thank you!


Step 8: Get Lots of Sleep

Make sure you’re not missing out on sleep. Get at least 6 hours a night to wake up feeling refreshed and looking great!


The above 8 steps will all contribute to younger looking skin. You won’t believe the difference they can make once you try them. Many of them will make you feel better, rather than just look better too. Try them today and you’ll see!


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Biggest Secrets To Looking Younger..... Longer

Getting old sometimes is hard for many to look forward to. However, the ageing process is going to happen to all of us one day. I always think about how I can keep myself looking young for as long as possible because Angela Bassett, Kris Jenner and Jada Pinkett Smith are killing it right now. You hear about so many different methods people use for anti-aging from cremes to skin treatments that I wanted to get together the ones that I think works best and guess what? They're those good ole faithful methods your should already be doing.

 

Look after your skin

Our skin is really delicate. It is one of the first signs of outward aging and if we don’t look after it we could prematurely age ourselves. Choosing the right skin care methods is really important. There are many creams on the market all offering similar results. However, finding one to meet your specific skin needs is crucial. Speaking with a dermatologist or experienced esthetician could point you in the right direction!


Drink lots of water

Making sure you stay hydrated is so important. Drinking water helps to flush all the toxins out of your body and keep it running like clockwork. Water also helps your kidney to function properly so it can take care of your organs. Skin is of course your largest organ, so when you are fully hydrated your skin stays soft and supple honey.


Eat the right foods

How we look on the outside is of course a more obvious way of spotting aging, but how often do you think about your insides? Stuffing our bodies with valueless food does nothing for us. There are so many foods which help our skin to stay bright and young as well as our insides working correctly. Not only do they help you look young, but they also help with your health too. Things like fish, nuts and green veggies keep your mind sharp too.


Get enough sleep

So many of us sacrifice a good night’s sleep for pointless tasks.... you know how you to- social media surfing, late night tv shows, etc. How many times have you stayed up to watch television only to feel terrible the next morning. Make sure you take the time to get as much sleep as you need. Without it, the next day you will find yourself finding it difficult to concentrate and do things as well. On top of this, sleep also helps us to look younger. Whilst we sleep our body’s production of Human Growth Hormone is at its highest. This is what keeps us looking younger. Without this hormone you will find yourself looking tired and older. Therefore, make sure you are getting enough shut-eye to let your body produce this miracle hormone.


Keeping fit and active

We all have different commitments which sometimes means we don’t feel like exercising. However, if you can take time out of you day to make sure you go to the gym, you will be a lot better off. Not only does it strip fat but it also keeps you mobile and limber. In fact, it is even said that regular exercise can help to reverse the aging process. That sounds like a theory I could get on board with.


What are some ways that you try to stay younger looking?


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Rejuvenating "at-home" Spa experience with Revelations | RX + Discount Code!

Just as eating the right foods is important in regards to caring for your body, the same is said about your skin. Using the right products, especially for your face is essential to make sure that you develop and maintain a healthy youthful look! I make sure that I follow a morning and nightly skin routine to maintain and care for my face, especially since I work as a therapist for kids (we all know they cough and sneeze all over the place) and I want to make sure that I remove the impurities from the environment from my face. 

With that being said, I love to stay in the know with the latest skin care products that can help me maintain healthy skin, so when I received the Revelations | RX face masks in the mail, I was very curious to see how they would work for me. 

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About RevelationsRX

The tough outer layer of skin has always been a barrier to effective skin rejuvenation, preventing topical products from penetrating to the source of most skin concerns. RevelationsRX breakthrough technology overcomes this challenge because their patented serums, born out of wound healing science, offer a remarkable improvement in the appearance and rejuvenation of skin. 

Science Behind RevelationsRX
• Patented Cell penetrating technology surround and protects key ingredients, transporting large amounts of vitamins and nutrients to the deep layers of the skin, targeting concerns and rejuvenating
RevelationsRX delivers their serum in two unique ways – biocellulose masks and targeted serum Rollers:  their unique mask delivery system enables more proven serum ingredients to drench the face more quickly and the targeted serum rollers maintain results between treatments with no mess or waste.   

I was sent the Firming & Anti-Aging and the Crow's Feet & Fine Lines masks which are proven to deliver more nourishing ingredients to the deeper layer of your skin that needs it most. I tried the Firming & Anti-Aging masks which is designed to increase levels of elastin and collagen in your skin. These antioxidants are clinically proven to firm, tone , resotre and protect the skin to help minimize the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. The Crow's feet & fine lines masks help minimize the appearance of crow's feet and fine lines around the eye area for a more youthful looking appearance.

Advantages of biocellulose masks:
• Natural mask derived from coconut fibers conforms gently to skin
• Delivers more proven ingredients directly to the skin
• Calming and cooling 

Advantages of anytime serum roller Serums:
• Easy and targeted delivery right to the desired area 
• Maintains and optimizes results
• No mess or waste

The ingredients in RevelationsRX products are scientifically proven and natural.  RevelationsRX products are free of parabens, dyes, sulphates, petrochemicals, synthetic fragrances and gluten.  We also formulate without UREA, DEA or TEA.

I applied the mask to freshly cleansed skin and left on for 45 minutes so the serum in the bio-cellulose mask was absorbed into my skin. Afterwards, I moisturized and followed my daily skin regimen. I applied the serum in the roller to freshly cleansed skin morning and night to enhance the results from the mask.

MY RESULTS

I believe my skin is already on a good track with the regimen that I already use, but my skin did feel really good and had that dewy glow afterwards. I will continue to use the Firming & Anti-Aging masks for a full month and try out the Crow's Feet & Fine Lines masks and report back to ya!

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RevelationsRX wants YOU to also have an amazing "at-home" spa experience, so they are offering all of my subscribers $15 off EACH ITEM IN YOUR 1ST PURCHASE  + A COMPLEMENTARY MASK TRIAL. Use coupon code "LQ02" and you can purchase here.


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DISCLAIMER: This post was sponsored by RevelationsRX via Linqia, but as always, all thoughts and opinions are my own.