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I’ve added some additions to my beauty vanity this month. Summer means skins, and here’s how I’m taking care of mine;

At night I’m washing my face with Peter Thomas Roth’s 3% Glycolic Solutions Cleanser. It is anti-aging & exfoliating. It removes my makeup and any excess oil. The Glycolic Acid shrinks pores, improves clarity and reduces fine lines. 

For day and night Eye Cream I’m using Park Perfection’s 2 in 1 Instant Eye Lift. It’s designed to tighten and lift the eye skin while reducing wrinkles and puffiness. It uses minerals, peptides and antioxidants to balance and enhance skin around the eye. 

I was overdue for a new foundation brush. I am very happy with NYX Cosmetics Total Control Drop Foundation Brush. It’s designed for liquid but i’ve used it with my powders as well. It blends perfectly. I love that is it angled to get around every curve of your face. 

I am obsessed with Macadamia Professional Nourishing Repair Oil Spray. It’s officially summer, which means I’m not drying my hair. I let it air dray and then add this spray for a finished look. It has an ultra fine spray and instantly adds shine, moisture, softness, and uv protection. It says to use on wet hair, but I’ve been using it on both wet and dry. 

ASYSTEM Performance Skincare | Huckberry

system to care for your skin. That’s what the team behind Asystem has created. Asystem creates “high quality, design-led products to help you look, feel and perform your best. Spanning supplements, vitamins, personal care, pain relief and recovery—we take a 360 perspective on health & wellness to optimize you from both the inside and out.” Their performance skincare kit is a simple, stylish, efficient way to care for your skin. The kit contains a Cleanser, SPF Moisturizer, and Rebuilding Night Cream. The Cleanser is my favorite. It uses Plant Stem Cells to exfoliate skin, and natural oils to remove dirt and grime. The matte finish SPF 30 Moisturizer has uses plant based extracts and antioxidants to hydrate & repair skin. The Rebuilding Night Cream reduces inflammation while replenishing moisture. These bottles are Travel Ready, so hit the road this Summer with simple skincare, and keep things uncomplicated…

Skintensive is a skincare line created by two Harvard trained dermatologists. It uses natural, ethically produced ingredients for results you can see. The formulas are designed form maturing skin, but of course work on all types. They believe “nature is our inspiration and science is our guide”.  I have been using the Bruise & Scar Cream. It is designed to help with bruises and scars especially post procedure. The power ingredients are Arnica Montana (anti-inflammatory), Vitamin K (bruise healling/collagen forming), Coconut Oil(anti inflammatory/hydrating/soothing)and Vitamin E.  I have been testing it on a scar and it has definitely sped up the healing time. So get intense on your scars with Skintensive, because no one needs to know you had a procedure or are just a clutz ;)…

can be yours with Lernberger Stafsing skin and haircare. The Line is created by celebrity Hair and Makeup pro’s- Patrick Lernberger and Mattias Stafsing. The company was founded upon the belief that “you are considerably more fantastic, remarkable and exciting than you generally show.” The products are simple and sustainable. I have been using their Night Cream It moisturizes and boosts collagen for smoother revitalized skin. It uses Retinol, Hyaluronic Acid, Niacinamide, and Evening primrose to soften and perfect.  Keep things simple yet effective with Lernberger Stafsing. 

is now a good thing when it comes to skincare. Thanks to Typology and their innovative no b.s. all results approach. The line is sold exclusively online, direct to consumers, in order to offer the highest quality at the best price. The line is like a chic french apothecary meets the Ordinary….but better. “Our philosophy is not to add anything to our products to make them stand out; instead we pare them back and distil each formula down to the most-essential, natural active ingredients.” The line is natural and sourced from sustainable farms using gentle extraction techniques. I will touch on a few of my faves from the line, but I strongly suggest checking out all they have to offer on their site. The 7 Ingredient Micellar Water quickly removes makeup and grime. I use the Hydrolate Organic Orange Blossom, which is a gentle essence that revives tired skin. Next I use the Antioxidant Serum 3% Ferulic Acid + 3% Resveratrol, to firm skin and fight aging. I wait a minute or two and follow with the Radiance Serum 11% Vitamin C, to increase radiance. One of my favorite’s in the line is the Eye Serum 5% Caffeine + 5% Niacinamide. It’s a circulation boosting eye serum that fights dark circles. It’s extremely lightweight and absorbs instantly. I’m somewhat obsessed with the Radiance Night Serum Botanical Blend with White Rose. It is an overnight Oil that boosts radiance and regenerates skin while you sleep. It feels ultra luxurious. It is a must add to cart. The bottles are beautiful and look great out on the counter. So say oui’ to Typology, and let this French brand be your new crush…

3 steps to be exact. I’m crazy about Naisture’s 3 step skincare kits. These are perfect for travel, an overnight, or any evening you want to pamper. I have used both the Exfoliating and Recharging lines. The exfoliating one comes with a cleanser, a peeling pad, and sleeping mask moisturizer.  The cleanser deep cleans, the peeling pad uses AHA’s, Tiger Cica Extract, and Blueberry Extract to remove dead skin and any left over grime. The sleeping mask plumps and nourishes to get you ready for your glow up by morning. The Recharging packet has a cleanser, sheet mask, and moisturizer. The cleanser uses Rice, Grapefruit, and Licorice Extracts. The sheet mask has cactus, Tiger Cica, and Honey Extract. They Hydro Moisturizer deeply moisturizes with Allantoin, Camellia Extract and Pine tree extract. So get with Naisture’s 3 step kits for better skin, by tomorrow.

with some new faves. Lets start with skincare. I’m loving Algenist Skincare’s AA Barrier Serum. This antioxidant rich serum is designed to defent the skin barrier against pollutants and environmental aggressors. It uses Alguronic Acid, Niacinamide, Phloretin, and Ergothioneine. It improves skins appearance and uneveness. I love the texture of it. It feels luxurious and absorbs well.

My new makeup finds start with a cult favorite foundation. I now understand why Estee Lauder’s Double Wear Foundation is so popular. This 24 hour wear, full coverage, Matte foundation really delivers. It leaves skin looking fresh and flawless yet somehow remains lightweight on the skin. It is heat resistant, and waterproof. There are over 55 shades to choose from.

Taking things to the ever important brows. For the last few years I’ve stuck with NYX’s micro brow pencil. I think it’s better than its expensive competitors. I’m now following it with their Control Freak Eyebrow Gel. It is a clear gel that tames brows and gives a fuller effect. It’s not sticky and stays comfortable all day. So play with some new finds for 2021, I won’t tell last year’s products you’re cheating 😉 

ya that’s what it’s called. Rose Bush’s Pussy Butter is bringing luxury to vaginal skincare. The “butter” is designed to hydrate, soften, and rejuvenate your most precious parts. It smells and tastes like rose and white chocolate. It is ph balanced and contains natural antibacterial properties. The small jar contains extract from 90 roses and the large jar has 240. It is completly organic and plant based with no synthetics or chemicals. All ingredients are cold pressed, steam distilled or C02 extracted. So take care of yourself with Rose Bush, and have some you time ;)….

and you should too. Attitude is an eco conscious, sustainable, skincare and homecare company. For every product you buy of their’s they plant a tree. I have been using a few of their body lotions. My favorite is the Intense Nourishing Body Lotion. It is designed to hydrate and protect skin to leave it balanced and strengthened. The star ingredient is Avocado Oil. It is blended with anti inflammatory, calming oatmeal & fatty acids. The moisturizer is lightweight and absorbs fast. It’s free of all the bad things, and loaded with the good. So get soft skin with Attitude, and show it off …….:)

whatever it is let Curology work on the cure. I am extremely happy with my skin at the moment. I have been using Curology’s face wash, customized serum, moisturizer, and body wash. It is a very simple service to use. They develop customizable serums to fight whatever your individual concerns are. The ingredients are medical grade and at your needed level. You just snap a few pics on your cell and answer some questions on their site. They use your pictures, lifestyle, and goals to create exactly what you need. If you are not satisfied with your current routine, I recommend trying this system out. So get a unique formula from Curology, because you’re not like anybody else ;)…