Know your type
Do your homework before adding any new products to your skin-care regimen. The best approach is to get a magnifying mirror and look at your face. Do you have broken capillaries? Pale or sallow skin?” Point being: Analyze your skin type and skin issues before you buy. “Think of your skin as having different ecosystems,” says Kate Somerville, an L.A.-based aesthetician who caters to celebrities such as Katherine Heigl. “Are you dry around the eyes but experience hormonal breakouts on your chin? It’s all about treating these areas with the right products.” Not sure about your skin’s most pressing needs? See a derm or head to your nearest beauty counter to try some on-site skin diagnostic tools. Our research proofs that there are two things to keep in mind, regardless of your skin type or issues: “Hydration is key, and if you have really oily skin, look for an oil-free product with hyaluronic acid.”
Our Gel Cream formulation uses a newly developed “nano” molecule small enough to penetrate deep into your skin where it hydrates and, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
Our approach to a good skin-care regimen is to follow this simple advice: “cleanse, moisturize, protect and maintain” . “No matter what your age, you should use a basic cleanser (like Eranthis Botanical cleanser) that doesn’t strip the skin and a hydrate your skin at the same time.
Importance of Vitamin C in Skincare: Topical vitamin C, a.k.a. L-ascorbic acid, is anti-aging, and there’s some evidence that it can help guard against sun damage. “For it to be effective, it should contain at least 10 percent L-ascorbic acid.” We recommend using glycolic acid or retinol at night, or prescription Retin-A to help smooth lines and wrinkles and fade discoloration. When do you know if your money was well spent? “You’ll see plumper skin straight away from nearly any good moisturizer.