Monday, July 10, 2006


Skin Care Beaty Kit 2

The next set of skin care beauty kit is composed of the following:

2.0 Moisturizers

Consumerresearch chose the top three best facial moisturizers out of 16 to be:
  • Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream
  • Dove Sensitive Skin Facial Lotion,
  • Clean & Clear Oil-Free Dual Action Moisturizer

2.1 Light moisturizers are for skin types that do not need extra oil. It is also good for wearing durung daytime. They msy come in the form of gel or lotion.

Skin-care reviews and consumers give high marks to Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Wrinkle Cream, which contains retinol, a vitamin A derivative, to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. It’s oil-free and fragrance-free and experts recommend buying the version that has SPF 15 sunscreen for daytime use.


2.2 Heavy Moisturizers

This type is good to use during winter and for skin types that are very dry or ageing.

Dove Sensitive Skin Facial Lotion falls in this category because it(formerly Sensitive Essentials)comes in thicker moisturizer cream. It's free of dyes and fragrances (which are often the cause of irritation), and it contains fatty acids that create a protective skin barrier.

3.0 Face Masks

3.1 Clay face masks

Like the mud masks, they clear the pores.

3.2 Moisturizing face masks

Creamy masks give the skin a moisture boost.

3.3 Peel off masks

Cucumber-based masks that expoliate the skin and give the skin a healthy glow.

4.0 Eye Creams
The skin around the eyes is thinner and sensitive and needs less irritating cream.

5.0 Pore Strips
Used to clear blackheads and reduce blocked and open pores.

6.0 Blackhead extractor

Should be used only after steaming or deep cleansing the skin.

7.0 Blemish stick
It contains antiseptic ingredients like hazel and salicylic acid.


Thursday, July 06, 2006


Skin Care Beauty Kit

Care for skin takes a lot of patience and right products that suit the types of skin.
Here are some of the products that one needs to have an almost perfect skin.

1. Cleansing agents/kits

1.1 Glycerin and moisturizing soap bars

Women should be careful in using the regular soap for the body. It may be delicate for the facial skin because of its cleansing ingredients. For those who insist on using soap for their faces, soap bars with moisturizing ingredients are highly recommended.
Neutrogena Transparent Facial Bar, Dry Skin Formula Soap, Fragrance Free
3.5 oz (100 g)

1.2. Eye make-up removers

Eye-make up can not be removed with ordinary soap and water. They were formulated to last longer that they stick to the skin and could not be cleaned without the eye-make up remover in the form of special solvent that penetrates the skin pores.

Ladies can make a choice among these eye make-up removers in the market,considering where they can save lots of money with a product that will work for them.
Lancome Bi-Facil. Double-phase, fresh-as-water liquid eye makeup remover.Activates when shaken to gently whisk away even waterproof eye makeup, while conditioning and refreshing the skin. Ideal for sensitive skin and contact lens wearers. Leaves eyes feeling cool and relaxed, with no oily residue. Ophthalmologist-Tested For Safety. This product costs $23.00, 4.2 fl. 0z bottle.

Sephora Soothing Eye Makeup Remover

For thorough and safe eye makeup removal, Sephora Soothing Eye Makeup Remover is perfect. It has a gentle formula, and has been dermatologically and ophthalmologically tested.

A lot cheaper at $ 8.50 per 4.9 oz bottle.

i.d. bareEyes - Eye Makeup Remover

Shake it up and take it off. Remove your daily coat of mascara, shadows, and glimmers with this two part, moisturizing eye makeup remover that gently dissolves the most stubborn eye makeup, while soothing and refreshing the delicate skin around the eye area. It is enriched with copper, is safe for contact lens wearers, and is ophthalmologist tested.

Price is in the middle at $ 14 per 4 oz.

All products are safe for lens wearers since they all claimed that the products have been opthalmologist tested.

1.3. Facial Scrub

Blood vessels in the face could be invigorated by using facial scrubs. They come in the form of microbeads or spheres of expoliants. These can also remove dead cells or stale make-up that are not removed by the other cleansing agents.

Clinique Exfoliating Scrub costs $ 16.50 per 3.4 oz bottle.

This is a skin-clearing, water-based scrub for strong, oily skins. De-flakes, refines, softens tiny lines. Leaves skin refreshed.It can be used morning or night. Moisten makeup-free skin with water. Using fingertips, massage product onto skin in a circular motion, avoiding the eye area and lips. Rinse and follow with the 3-Step Skin Care System. Use as needed 3-4 times per week. Avoid using on active breakout.

1.4.Cream cleansers

The creamy cleansers moisturize as they clean. They work better when applied with fingers to soak the skin in the cream before wiping them with cotton balls.

For stubborn make-up build-up, use a foaming cleanser.

Caudalie foaming cleanser 1.5 bottle costs $ 10.00.

Instant Foaming Cleanser

This gentle cleanser for normal to combination skin transforms into an airy mousse for effective, soap-free cleansing. Not tested on animals. No animal ingredients or artificial colorings.Apply morning and evening to damp skin. Rinse with water.

1.5 Wipes

Wipes are good for women who do not have time to do the water and soap ritual.

Sephora has one with 25 towelettes for $ 10.00 only.
Makeup Remover Towelettes

These all-in-one face, eye, and lip makeup remover towelettes are a must-have for any girl on the go. Toss in your gym bag or your weekend bag for a quick cleansing anytime!