We see it every day– Ads on television promoting the latest and greatest anti-aging cream or serum, and what about all those acne programs geared towards teenagers? Is there anything out there for those of us who aren’t ready for wrinkle cream and are past our acne days? Well, actually, yah, there is, A lot of skin care companies have products geared towards twenty somethings who want to use better skin care than that found in the drugstore, but not be sharing creams with our moms and grandmothers. Read on, beauties, a bevy of skin care choices awaits you!
Ok, so you need a cleanser thats not going to dry your skin out, but gets all your makeup off and maybe helps keep those monthly break outs at bay. Next time you’re at your local Planet Beauty store, grab a bottle of Peter Thomas Roth Anti-Aging Cleansing Gel. This orange colored gel gets all your makeup off (even mascara and eye liner!) with out stripping your skin of it’s natural oils, and has glycolic acid in it for gentle exfoliation that helps keep breakouts and fine lines at bay! Oh, and it smells like a peach bellini, so you really don’t have to look much farther. This amazing cleanser is $35.00 for 8 ounces, at any Planet Beauty!
How about a serum or treatment that’s going to make your skin look amazing, firm, youthful, and make your pores disappear? Get you some Dr. Perricone Formula 15. This amazing product goes on after cleansing, and transforms skin to appear firm, toned and glowing, while preventing further damage. Alpha Lipoic Acid and DMAE work synergistically to visibly resurface skin’s texture, reducing the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and enlarged pores, to reveal a radiant and healthy complexion. In two weeks you’ll notice smaller pores and smoother skin texture. Get your own 6 month supply for $125.00 at all Planet Beauty stores.
If you want to start using an eye cream, try Dermalogica’s Total Eye Care with SPF 15 eye cream. This creamy conceals dark circles. Retexturize to help reduce the appearance of puffiness and fine lines with skin-smoothing alpha hydroxy acids and plant extracts. Optical light diffusers help diminish dark circles and a chemical-free sunscreen helps to shield against further damage. Just pat a small amount onto your under eye in the morning before your moisturizer!
We’re young, we like to be in the sun and have fun– so the last thing we’re thinking about is applying SPF all the time. Make it easy on yourself and reach for a great moisturizer than does the thinking for you! Murad’s Perfecting Day Cream with SPF 30 is a rich and hydrating daily moisturizer that provides superior hydration and sun protection. It moisturizes to restore suppleness and ease lines while powerful antioxidants boost protection against free radical damage. Smooth it on your skin in the morning, and you’re good to go! Available at your local Planet Beauty store for $45.00.
There’s no excuse to take care of your skin– you wear it every day! A few key pieces here and there can really go a long way and help prevent fixing damage down the road.
Allie Kelley has been a Planet Beauty Buff for five years and has a Bachelor’s Degree in English. She enjoys painting her nails, trolling Pinterest for new trends, and has an obsession with lip gloss.