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The Anti-Aging Products You Need

Do you agree that our skin reveals our health as well as our age? My friends would always ask me what’s the secret to younger looking skin ? It’ s simple, choose products with less chemicals and made of natural ingredients.
I use tea tree oil , aloe vera , witch hazel , and marula oil . As much as possible, I avoid heavy makeup but when I do, I make sure to use makeup remover such as the Argan Oil Make-up remover cleansing towelettes by Purederm (Php100 for 30 towelettes) to thoroughly cleanse the skin. Lately, I’m obsessed with oil skin care products.
Purederm Argan Oil Makeup Remover (Php100 or US$1.87) I’ve been using T.N. Dickinson’s Witch Hazel 100% natural astringent which I bought from Healthy Options . Witch hazel plant are used to extract active properties known as tannins. It’s a natural astringent and considered as one of the best natural acne treatments . Witch Hazel helps nourish dry skin and minimize damage from sun exposure and fight signs of premature aging.
T.N. Dickinson’s Witch Hazel (US$10-11) Any anti-aging skin care routine must include a daily application of sunscreen . I choose sunscreen that protects my skin from the harsh and harmful UVA and UVB rays with ultra yet long-lasting Sun Protection Factor.
I’m loving the Biore Face Milk with SPF50 . I usually apply Biore Face Milk after using Witch Hazel toner, it also works as a makeup primer.
Biore Face Milk with SPF50 (Php397 or US$7.42) Biore Milk Face comes in a white liquid formula just like milk and leaves a matte finish. It’s unscented and easily absorb by the skin.
They say our hands, neck, and face reveal our age but I don’t believe it. When we don’t care enough on our skin care regimen, especially on these areas (face and neck), premature aging reveals. I don’t like applying lotion on my hands but it becomes dry and rough. With generous amount of Marks & Spencer Rose Moisturising hand and nail cream , my hands becomes smoother and softer.
Marks & Spencer Rose Moisturising hand and nail cream (Php250)
frequently apply hand lotion Sunscreen is best applied 30 minutes before sun exposure. Biore Spray for body (Php350) is light yet ultra-lasting SPF.
Skin Care Tip: Apply sunscreen 30 minutes before going out and sun exposure. 👒 I like this @bioreph UV Spray with SPF 50. It’s a convenient way to protect your skin from sun damage. #BioreSpray #BiorePh #WomanInDigital #HIExManila #swipeleft #whereto #skincare #loveyourself A post shared by MARJORIE UY (@livingmarjorney) on Jul 3, 2018 at 10:17pm PDT
Any anti-aging skin care routine must include a daily application of #sunscreen. 👒 Choose a brand that will protect your skin from the harsh & harmful UVA & UVB rays w/ ultra light yet long-lasting SPF. I’m glad I found it in @bioreph UV Perfect Spray. Complete sun protection in just 1 spray. . . . . #BiorePh #BioreSpray #WomanInDigital #pursuepretty #justgoshoot #aquietstyle #inspiremyinstagram A post shared by MARJORIE UY (@livingmarjorney) on Jul 2, 2018 at 5:28am PDT
It’s been three years now that I only choose skin care products that are made with natural ingredients.
I always go for non-drying facial soap. It prevents skin from irritation and becoming dry. You can find several products in the market such as Physiogel and Cetaphil . I also like Dove’s bar, the white one. It has 1/4 moisturizer leaving my skin soft and supple. I also tried Dermablend liquid cleanser , a very mild and fragrance free cleaner for all skin types.
To sum it all, anti-aging products should include a good sunscreen, moisturiser, cleanser, and toner. How about you, ladies? What anti-aging products are you using?
P.S. Photos were taken at the newly opened Holiday Inn Express Manila Newport City .

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This product looks, smells and feels luxurious! It’s “active ingredient” is Blackberry Complex so I’m assuming that is has an anti-oxidant effect and fights free radical damage. However, I’ve now used the entire bottle and can’t tell any difference at all.
MAY CAUSE BREAKOUTS if you have sensitive skin, like I do.
The serum caused a breakout on my face / cheeks. I have Rosacea and am very sensitive to several topical ingredients but this contained none of them known to cause a reaction but still did. I tried it twice on the face – broke out twice. So I decided to use the remaining product on my neck / decolletage and here was my experience:
PROS:
– Lasted about 6 months when I used about a pea-sized amount nightly
– Very light, non-greasy, gel type consistency that goes on smoothly with a silicone-like feel and absorbs quickly & completely
– Non-Comedogenic (wont clog pores) but that doesn’t mean it can’t break you out!
– Fragrant with a sweet berry type aroma almost like a smoothie with slight floral undertones – strong, so make sure you can handle that!
CONS:
– Offers minimal moisturizing so plan to top off with a lotion or cream, ideally one that contains hyaluronic acid
– Contains no known skin-improving ingredients but relies solely on their proprietary blend / Blackberry Complex
– Claims to reduce the visible effects of aging but I noticed no anti-aging benefits
– Seemed to make no difference in improving skin appearance, texture, and strength as advertised
Ingredients: Water, dimethicone, glycerin, octyldodecyl neopentanoate, butylene glycol, dimethicone crosspolymer, ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP copolymer, aluminum starch octenylsuccinate, ascorbyl glucoside, ethylhexylglycerin, maltodextrin, benzyl alcohol, cetearyl olivate, hexylresorcinol, chlorphenesin, fragrance, sorbitan olivate, disodium EDTA, sodium hydroxide, tocopheryl acetate, acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer, peucedanum graveolens (dill) extract, rubus fruticosus (blackberry) leaf extract, xanthan gum
Directions / Use:
1.) Use morning or evening alone or under makeup. I used it in the evenings on my neck / decolletage area.
2.) After cleansing, I toned with a light exfoliant ( Nip + Fab Glycolic Fix Night Pads Extreme, 2.7 Ounce ).
3.) Only a small amount of serum (pea-sized) was required to cover the entire area from chin to top of breasts.
4.) After allowing product to absorb completely, I layered a rich moisturizer on top ( Benefit Cosmetics Total Moisture Facial Cream ).
TIP: Excess product
Extra product left on your fingertips? Don’t wash it down the drain! Rub it into the backs of the hands, which are our often-neglected tell-tale body parts for aging skin! Or maybe a new skincare product was too harsh for your face and you missed the deadline to return it; try it on your décolletage (chest/neck), or even on your shoulders or hands!
Overall, I’m unimpressed with the results, but I did enjoy the feel and fragrance of the product as did my husband. I’ll stick to more proven anti-aging ingredients from hence forth (AHA, Retinol, Vitamins A C & E, etc.) and if I decide to buy this again (doubtful), I’ll pick it up at Walmart where it is less expensive at present.
On a side note: I looks all over the bottle trying to find the open-jar icon that tells you how long the product is good for after opening (usually says “6M” for 6 months, “12M” etc.) and it is nowhere to be found. Also couldn’t find it on Aveeno’s website. Maybe this info was on the box? Not sure but that’s not cool.

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SOTHYS Malaysia @ Brand Story about Sothys

I met Sothys Malaysia during my teenage years.
It was introduced by my mum, who always concern about my facial when I was growing up. As a teenage, I was awe each time I watched my mum apply her skincare in front of the mirror. So from time to time, I’ve picked up the beauty advice and also followed some of her beauty practices even till today. Yea! I’m pleased that my mum is my personal beautician, because she is the one that installed beauty concept in my life. So, how do I reconnect with Sothys? It’s just happen I finished my face serum and was looking for a new product to keep my skin moisture and youthful.
While browsing through the brands with all kinds of reviews, Sothys again caught my attention.
It’s never too late to start caring for your skin, let’s enter to the world of Sothys together!
Sothys is a an expert skincare brand based in Paris. It was founded by the physician and biologist Dr. Max Hotz, and born from a philosophy of curative treatment. The brand has a 70-year history of professional skincare treatments and specializes in high performance home treatments developed by sophisticated laboratories. Their complete range of products, including lotion, creams, serums, sun treatments and makeup have been sold exclusively to many countries such as USA, Europe, Asia, Africa etc. Sothys aims to maintain its professional identity while offering astonishing new solutions in the constantly evolving beauty world.
They respond to all skin problems in a targeted, specially formulated way, offering complete program and new concepts to improve effectiveness and overall well-being.
Sothys has won many awards in the beauty industry with it’s beauty’s winning products and services, also it has been highly recommended by many fashion & beauty magazines and newspapers.
Hydra3Ha from Sothys Advanced Research offering the main actions, restore + plump, re-activate and regenerate .
#1 The Hydrating Youth/ Comfort Youth Cream is to restore + plump and reactivate. Preserving hydration and youth day to day. #2 The Hydra-smoothing mask is to restore + plump and reactivate. Target for dehydrated skin and to prevent signs of ageing. #3 The Intensive Hydrating Serum is t o reactivate and to regenerate the skin for lasting hydration. Target for dehydrated to very dehydrated skin.
All these three signature products have given proven efficiency results of continuous hydration for 8 hours, increase +30% smoothing and up to +60% hydration on the skin.
There are plenty of skincare products available, such as ampules, cleanser, moisturizer, face oil, serum, mask, scrub, lotion, eye care and sun care. Different products are aimed at various types of skin, for instance, brightening, anti-aging, hydrating, purifying, soothing, strengthening etc.
You can easily find the right products from the variety of lines to best suit to your skin types and needs.
The best seller and editor’s pick items at Sothys’ official website.
The “Me Set” is so tempting!
I can mix and match the Deep Cleanse Me and Oil Free Me sets which completed with total 5 skin care steps to remove impurities, unclogs, hydrate, and protect the skin, giving a long lasting matt complexion.
Another eye-catching items from Sothys is the wide range of face serums that cater for different individual needs.
While browsing through the serum products with its functions, it seems like whatever my skin needs can be found in one place. 🙂
On the other hand, t he Essential Ampoules also comes in a series of four variants, include Oxygenating Essential, Hydrating Essential, Anti-Ageing Essential Ampoule limits the appearance of ageing and Brightening Essential Ampoule for luminous glow and prevents dark spots to cater to different skin types and concerns. The easy-to-use re-sealable plastic ampoules are meant to be utilized with existing skin care regime for a greater outcome. Results are almost instantly seen and felt with the concentrated active ingredients that easily reach the lower levels of the skin to bring about outstanding results.
While I was thinking which face serum I should purchase, I took the skin test to find out. According to the evaluation result, Sothys recommended the Detoxifying Anti-Free Radical Youth Serum to give my skin radiant, firm, tighten, and wrinkle-free.
Don’t you think it’s such a good way to discover what you need for your skin?! 🙂
Sothys has nearly 57 beauty outlets throughout Malaysia. The beauty saloons not only offer a wide range of product lines, it also provides sophisticated saloon treatments, and exclusive services, such as specialized care tailored to the needs of every skin type. The professional Sothys Girls, also known as Sothys Skincare Solution Specialists hold an internationally-recognized certificate and goes through extensive training on the Sothys signature methodology, as well as product knowledge and customer relations knowledge.
They have fully meet the company’s objectives and commitment to excellence to provide expert advice that solved your skincare frustrations.
Well, take a look at the pictures of the saloon ambiance, it looks like a private treatment suite. Imagine yourself bathed in a soft dim lighting, surrounded by fine decor, soothing aromas, gentle music and therapeutic beverages etc.
All these interior details and external cares will absolutely enhance your treatment experience at Sothys.
And lastly, Sothys is having a big promotion on certain items, do check out the below links if you are interested. # 1 Get RM40 off on their best seller of ampules at HERE ! # 2 Purchase the travel kit at as low as RM93 at HERE ! More information about Sothys can be found at https://sothys.com.my/ . Alright, that’s all for the sharing!
Do comment and let me know which products you are eyeing already at Sothys!

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Suggestions For Revealing Healthy, Radiant Skin And More

The first thing people usually notice about you is your face, so taking good care of your skin is important to insure that you areputting your best face forward.” With so many skin care remedies available, it is hard to tell which one is right for you. This article will give you great skin care tips for keeping your skin looking healthy and fresh.
To keep your youthful glow exfoliate your skin daily with a wash cloth or other textured cloth. In addition you should exfoliate with a sea sponge or exfoliating cleanser once a week. Removing the old, dead skin cells from the top layer of your skin allows the new, softer skin cells underneath to be seen.
If you wear makeup, you can improve and protect your skin by cleansing your face in two stages. Use a makeup-removing cleanser first, then follow up with a cleanser containing ingredients that will refresh, calm and moisturize your skin. Just make sure that both cleansers are non-comedogenic, non-acnegenic and gentle, since washing twice gives you twice the opportunity to dry out or irritate your skin.
Your skin needs to be protected from UVA and UVB rays to keep it in the best possible condition and protected from sun damage. You should always opt for a broad spectrum coverage formula for the best protection. One with at least an SPF of 15 is recommended and should be applied every two hours. Remember, sun screen should not be kept longer than a year.
A great way to rejuvenate your skin is to get a cucumber facial. Cucumber facials use the natural properties of cucumber to moisten the skin and remove unnecessary oil from the pores. Cucumber facials can most likely be done at your local beauty salon or, if youre feeling bold, can be done at home.
For beautiful, magazine-model skin, skip those extra alcoholic drinks. Research shows that drinking more than one beer, glass of wine, or cocktail per day can increase your skins oiliness and make your pores look larger. Plus, drinking too much alcohol can dehydrate you, causing skin flakiness. Additionally, alcohols ability to dilate blood vessels will increase redness.
When looking for skin-care products, dont fall for the age-based skin care marketing. Your skin is your skin, regardless of age. You may be 50 with the oily skin of a 25-year-old or vice versa. If so, you may find yourself buying products far too oily for your skin type, since the makers assume you must be drying out by now, when the last thing your oily 50-year-old face needs is MORE oil. Instead, always know http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/news/expert-tips-incentivizing-physicians-embrace-value-based-care and monitor that too, because it does change over time. Buy your skin products by skin rather than by age group.
Caring for your skin means that you should always wear sunscreen. If you put on a makeup product that doesnt have sunscreen included, mix it in with your lotion to ensure that you are getting the coverage you need. Try products that have micronized zinc or Avobenzone. This will keep your skin from getting burned, without making you look washed out.
Is your medicine cabinet overflowing with serums and products? Make sure you are applying them in the right order so you get the best treatment for your face. Apply the most important product first, and your skin will absorb it the most. If youre fighting acne, put your benzoyl peroxide cream on first. If you are fighting dark spots, apply fading cream before any other product.
Focus on your feet and hands. Many people tend to concentrate on their face, arms and legs, and forget their feet and hands. To keep your feet from being dry, apply a lot of moisturizer to them and throw on some cotton socks before bedtime. If you want softer hands, try a moisturizer thats heavy duty and put on some cotton gloves for a couple of hours. One treatment is all it takes to see a difference.
One of the most important tips to keep in mind for healthy skin is to keep yourself hydrated. If you are dehydrated, your skin will dry out, which allows bacteria to more easily penetrate the skin, as well as causing cracking and irritation. Make sure you drink 8 glasses a day.
If you can afford it, a monthly facial is a great way to take care of your skin. A facial will clear your skin of debris, meaning that you have to spend less time on a daily basis taking care of it. The facial will ensure your skin looks its best throughout the month.
If you apply makeup often, make sure that you wash your brushes at least once a week. Oil and dead skin can get caught in these brushes, as you do not want this to be transferred to your skin on a daily basis. Take this into consideration to maximize the health of your skin.
Looking for a great skin care cleanser to help you fight acne that you can make at home? Try heating lemon juice until warm, do not boil the juice as it will lose its properties. Whip two egg whites into the warm lemon juice to create a foamy wash. Promptly store the rest of the mixture in the refrigerator.
Beta-carotene is a plant pigment that promotes healthy skin overall and can have a significantly positive impact on acne problems. While beta-carotene is available in supplements, the healthiest way to get it is through a healthy diet. Beta-carotene tints plants orange, so vegetables like carrots, pumpkins and yams have lots of it. Spinach is also a good source of beta-carotene.
Even if visit my websites not blistery cold outside or really hot, you still need to protect your lips from the elements. Lips are very sensitive and they will dry and crack in more than just the harsh conditions. Keeping some chap stick on you around the year is a great idea to help your lips.
To keep your skin looking clear and healthy, make sure to avoid eating simple sugars. Simple sugars are high glycemic index foods break down quickly during digestion. Examples of foods with simple sugars are white bread, potatoes, and soft drinks. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCg8BjfeQE54ST-tO3XGmcTA cause a spike in insulin that can increase androgen levels, stimulate sebum production and clog pores
When it comes to skincare, serums should be your new best friend. Serums contain much smaller molecules which work to penetrate your skin at a much deeper level. Many serums contain anti-aging properties and powerful anti-oxidants. When you use serums, it is like putting vitamins on your skin.
Eating properly is one of the best possible things you can do for your skin. If https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/5-tips-for-improving-patient-flow/513165/ eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, that means youre getting the right amount of vitamins and minerals. That means your skin should remain looking its best.
Healthy skin isnt as hard as it sounds. The tips in this article have, hopefully, given you some insights on the proper skin care that will help you to get that healthy glow. Hopefully, you know just a little more about whats going on with your skin and how to take care of it now. Keep these tips in mind and get glowing!

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This product looks, smells and feels luxurious! It’s “active ingredient” is Blackberry Complex so I’m assuming that is has an anti-oxidant effect and fights free radical damage. However, I’ve now used the entire bottle and can’t tell any difference at all.
MAY CAUSE BREAKOUTS if you have sensitive skin, like I do.
The serum caused a breakout on my face / cheeks. I have Rosacea and am very sensitive to several topical ingredients but this contained none of them known to cause a reaction but still did. I tried it twice on the face – broke out twice. So I decided to use the remaining product on my neck / decolletage and here was my experience:
PROS:
– Lasted about 6 months when I used about a pea-sized amount nightly
– Very light, non-greasy, gel type consistency that goes on smoothly with a silicone-like feel and absorbs quickly & completely
– Non-Comedogenic (wont clog pores) but that doesn’t mean it can’t break you out!
– Fragrant with a sweet berry type aroma almost like a smoothie with slight floral undertones – strong, so make sure you can handle that!
CONS:
– Offers minimal moisturizing so plan to top off with a lotion or cream, ideally one that contains hyaluronic acid
– Contains no known skin-improving ingredients but relies solely on their proprietary blend / Blackberry Complex
– Claims to reduce the visible effects of aging but I noticed no anti-aging benefits
– Seemed to make no difference in improving skin appearance, texture, and strength as advertised
Ingredients: Water, dimethicone, glycerin, octyldodecyl neopentanoate, butylene glycol, dimethicone crosspolymer, ammonium acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP copolymer, aluminum starch octenylsuccinate, ascorbyl glucoside, ethylhexylglycerin, maltodextrin, benzyl alcohol, cetearyl olivate, hexylresorcinol, chlorphenesin, fragrance, sorbitan olivate, disodium EDTA, sodium hydroxide, tocopheryl acetate, acrylates/C10-30 alkyl acrylate crosspolymer, peucedanum graveolens (dill) extract, rubus fruticosus (blackberry) leaf extract, xanthan gum
Directions / Use:
1.) Use morning or evening alone or under makeup. I used it in the evenings on my neck / decolletage area.
2.) After cleansing, I toned with a light exfoliant ( Nip + Fab Glycolic Fix Night Pads Extreme, 2.7 Ounce ).
3.) Only a small amount of serum (pea-sized) was required to cover the entire area from chin to top of breasts.
4.) After allowing product to absorb completely, I layered a rich moisturizer on top ( Benefit Cosmetics Total Moisture Facial Cream ).
TIP: Excess product
Extra product left on your fingertips? Don’t wash it down the drain! Rub it into the backs of the hands, which are our often-neglected tell-tale body parts for aging skin! Or maybe a new skincare product was too harsh for your face and you missed the deadline to return it; try it on your décolletage (chest/neck), or even on your shoulders or hands!
Overall, I’m unimpressed with the results, but I did enjoy the feel and fragrance of the product as did my husband. I’ll stick to more proven anti-aging ingredients from hence forth (AHA, Retinol, Vitamins A C & E, etc.) and if I decide to buy this again (doubtful), I’ll pick it up at Walmart where it is less expensive at present.
On a side note: I looks all over the bottle trying to find the open-jar icon that tells you how long the product is good for after opening (usually says “6M” for 6 months, “12M” etc.) and it is nowhere to be found. Also couldn’t find it on Aveeno’s website. Maybe this info was on the box? Not sure but that’s not cool.

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