What is that old saying? ‘I am so tired of being tired of being tired…’ We so feel you. It seems all we do is hustle – for our careers, our family, our furry friends, and too often life and work get the best of us. We look in the mirror in the morning and see that not only am I tired – even my skin looks tired! If you are feeling in need of a recharge, may we suggest a skin reset?
Reset Step 1: Face Masks
Start off your skin reset by using a face mask to provide a range of benefits for the skin all in one easy-to-use product. Face masks work to give skin a quick boost and lift, improving skin texture and completion quickly. Today’s masks are saturated with hydrating and purifying ingredients that create a moisture barrier to lock in those ingredients. Skin quickly absorbs and retains the nutrients it needs.
In addition to deeply moisturizing the skin, face masks also help to decongest and reduce the look of pores, enhance elasticity, improve the appearance of breakouts, absorb excess oil, brighten dark spots, and minimize the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
Skin experts recommend incorporating masks into your skin routine and use them once a week. Now that you know, it is time to pick the best face mask for you!
Peach Tea Hyaluronic Mask | Hydrating & Brightening
Skin types: Normal, combination, sensitive skin
Teaology is our go-to for vegan, cruelty-free, and biodegradable masks. his hydrating and brightening mask provides deep moisture that seeps into the deep layers of the skin. In addition to giving the skin a more even and brighter complexion, this mask also works to rebalance the microbiome of the skin.
It protects the outer skin barrier and reduces sensitivity while addressing dehydration, loss of elasticity, and dullness. It has four ear hooks, making it easy to keep on as well as maximizing absorption and preventing the evaporation of ingredients. Apply after cleanser and keep on for 10-20 minutes, then work the remaining products into the skin.
Green Tea AHA Mask | Exfoliating & Purifying
Skin types: All types, sensitive, dry and toneless skin
Start fresh with this Teaology mask that combats imperfections and dullness. The green tea and AHA regenerate and illuminate the by gently removing impurities and unclogging pores. It also adds a layer of protection to the skin and ensures hydration. Reduce the appearance of skin imperfections and excess sebum with this relaxing face mask. It has 4 ear hooks, making it easy to keep on as well as maximizing absorption and preventing the evaporation of ingredients. Apply after cleanser and keep on for 10-20 minutes, then work the remaining products into the skin.
Find these masks and more available online at Teaology.
Reset Step 2: Eye Care
Our under-eyes are the most sensitive part of our skin and because this is such a delicate area, it is often where we see signs of aging first. The under-eyes require extra attention and care, starting with eye masks followed by eye cream, and daily SPF.
It is important to ensure we are putting good quality natural ingredients both in and on our bodies. When it comes to the under-eyes, it is especially important to use products with hydrators, peptides, and antioxidants. These work together to promote collagen and elasticity. Here are two eye products from Boscia that we recommend, and did we mention they are cruelty-free and vegan?
Triple Hyaluronic and Honeydew Moisture-Boost Gel Eye Masks
Skin types: All
Turn your attention from the face and to the eyes with this Boscia restorative eye mask. It replenishes moisture back to the under eyes to soothe dehydrated and overworked skin. These cool-on-contact hydrogel eye masks give an instant refresh and calm the skin, reducing puffiness.
The three key ingredients for success in this mask are hyaluronic acid, honeydew melon, and niacinamide. Apply to clean and dry skin for 15-minutes. To remove, pull the mask up, starting from the inner eye. Can be used daily, or whenever your tired-looking eyes need a boost!
Indigo Eye Cream
Skin types: All
Wild indigo is an ingredient that Boscia incorporates when it comes to eye care. The do-all ingredient calms inflammation and puffiness, reduces dark circles, balances moisture and hydration, as well as boosts luminosity with the help of fucus algae and hyaluronic acid. It also works to strengthen delicate skin and improve the overall health of the under-eye ara.
Apply to fingertips and gently pat around the eye area in the morning or as needed.
Find these products available online at Boscia.
Reset Step 3: Prime & Set
Ready, set and go with the final step of your skin reset! Priming the skin is one of the most vital steps before applying heavier moisturizers and makeup. Using a primer helps to smooth out pores and texture, creating the perfect base for face makeup. Primers also help to keep oily skin under control. After all is complete, finish your routine with a setting spray – the key to locking everything in place with a final added hydration boost. This one primer and setting spray from NYX will help you achieve healthier, firmer-looking and glowing skin!
Plump Right Back Primer + Serum
Skin types: All
Drip in hydration with this NYX primer serum formula. In addition to instantly smoothing the skin for even makeup application, it also energizes and plumps. Powered with 5 super-electrolytes, this product is the key to feeling replenished and getting the all-day makeup extension you need.
Apply a dime-sized amount evenly to clean skin with the silicone applicator.
Plump Finish Setting Spray
Skin types: All
This spray is the key to setting and locking in all your hard work. Whether you are using this on top of makeup or moisturizer, you can expect a plumped and glowing look. Electrolytes and vitamins provide all-day hydration and give a perfect cooling refresh when you need it.
Hold six to eight inches away and mist over the entire face.
Find these products available online at NYX.
- As Editor-in-Chief of EcoLuxLifestyle Magazine, Gio showcases and shines spotlights on Canadian brands and women-led businesses that promote sustainable lifestyles through innovative products and offerings. She is also an assistant editor for additional EcoLuxLuv Communications titles including Folio.YVR, Portfolio.YVR, and West Coast Weddings.
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