If you haven’t started taking care of your skin now is the time. Nothing tells your age and your general health faster then your skin. If your dehydrated, have had too much sun or not enough sleep — skin on your face, body, hands and feet will give it away. So Clutch has complied a list of the best skin care products for this summer to keep your skin from head to toe in the best health possible.
Peter Thomas Roth Un-Wrinkle Pressed Powder ($35, qvc.com) A lightweight, translucent powder that instantly improves the overall look of the skin while delivering anti-aging peptides and neuropeptides. The powder not only reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, it leaves a luminous finish and helps to set makeup. Because it helps to absorb oil on even the hottest days — it kept my makeup looking radiant and fresh. I also was loved the way it made my skin feel soft and touchable.
Yes To Carrots C the Body Carrot Rich Moisturizing Body Scrub ($9.99, Walgreen’s Nationwide) This moisturizing scrub uses carrot juice and essential minerals from the Dead Sea to rejuvenate tired summer skin. Essential vitamins and minerals combined with Dead Sea mud leaves skin refreshed, glowing and radiant. The Beta-Carotene from the carrots assist your body’s natural process in reducing damage caused by the sun and environmental stress.
Lovely Skin Vitamin C&E + Ferulic Serum ($80, lovelyskin.com) This serum does it all. It contains a high-potency combination of anti-oxidants and Hydroxyacid that provide both short-term micro exfoliation of the skin and long-term skin firming. Leaving skin not only feeling great now but long into the future. The serum contains Vitamin C to increase collagen, Vitamin E and Ferulic Acid, a powerful plant derivative that increases the effectiveness of Vitamin C and E. Skin will look younger, brighter and tighter. Great to use as preventive skin care to prevent damage before it happens or to heal and treat already damaged skin.
Murad Intensive Wrinkle Reducer for Eyes ($90, murad.com) Anybody that has spent time squinting in the summer sun knows how quickly crows feet can appear. Dr. Murad brings you a scientifically-formulated anti-aging eye cream that can help reduce the appearance of those unsightly lines. It not only reduces the appearance of crows feet but it improves elasticity and increases skin clarity in the eye area. The Intensive Wrinkle Reducer for Eyes contains Durian Cell Reform™, Murad’s latest revolutionary anti-aging technology that helps enhance the penetration of ingredients to ensure maximum delivery of anti-aging benefits.
Zia Skin Basics Sea Tonic Rosewater & Aloe Toner ($14.95, zianatural.com) Nothing feels better to overworked tired skin then a cool comforting toner. This natural toner uses phospholipids, derived from plant oils to hydrate, nourish and plump skin. Leaving it looking supple and fresh. Plus its alcohol-free and pH balanced to provide gentle hydration and moisture. The rosewater in the toner works to soothe and regenerate.
Philosophy Never Let Them See You Shine Cleanser ($20, philosophy.com) An oil and shine cleanser that leaves skin feeling refreshed and comfortable cool after each wash. Perfect for skin that gets really oily and is blemish-prone, especially on a hot summer day. It works to thoroughly dissolve dirt, oil and sweat without over drying skin. And it works long after you wash it off, continually providing oil an shine control.
Somme Institute Double Defense Day Moisture ($48, sommeinstitute.com) A lightweight, waterproof moisturizer that provides complete sun protection (SPF30+) from broad-spectrum UVA/UVB rays. Double Defense also creates an effective water-resistant barrier to lock in skin’s vital moisture. Vitamins in the formula aid in moisturizing the skin beneath the surface and treat preexisting sun damage. Your are left with the ultimate in sun protection and skin care.
Natural Spa’s by Earth Friendly Products’ Pomegranate Body SoufflÃ© ($25.99, ecos.com) This pure earth friendly whipped moisturizer is sure to become one of your favorites. With plant based ingredients it is light, easily absorbed and smells delicious. It is perfect to soothe and moisturize dry cracked drying summer skin or as a indulgent treat for your legs after a shave. And knowing that all products from The Natural Spa Collection are derived only from replenishable botanic resources makes it an even more inviting treat.
Thermasoft Treatment (available nationwide at all JCPenney Salons and check thermasoft.com for other salons that offer the service) Don’t think you can forget about your hands and feet this summer. Between sandals and dry skin hands and feet can sustain a lot of damage in a short period of time. No need to worry though, Thermasoft will have your hands and feet in tip-top condition. Thermasoft is a self-contained heat therapy and skin care system for hands and feet that is now available at thousands of locations across the country and can be used while you are getting other services in the salon. Thermasoft contains Soyaffin, an all natural, petroleum free conditioning serum, that activates with heat to give gorgeous, silky skin. The Thermasoft mitt helps relax muscles and increase blood flow, provides relief to sore hands and feet and promotes healing and renewal from within. Treat yourself to a ultimate in heat therapy before the summer is over.