Every beauty journey should be as individual as the seeker. After all, there is no standard measure to hold ourselves to. That said, much of what many of us want (especially at the start of the new year) is a reset to how we feel overall, inside and out.
Plump, glowy and radiant skin that looks and feels hydrated is a common desire among a range of skin types and ages and a well-rounded regimen of products that exfoliate and moisturize are a solid step toward achieving the plumped-up skin that’s less cherubic and more like the rewarding results of a delicious night’s sleep. Not to mention, these products infuse the face with an effective dose of vitamin C and E, skin plumping oils like avocado and jojoba and hardworking properties including hyaluronic and kojic acids.
What it Does: Diminishes dark spots while giving skin an overall glow.
How You’ll Feel: Skin feels firmer upon daily use and texture is smoother and even.
Power Ingredient: It’s packed with 15% vitamin C a powerful antioxidant that protects skin from damaging free radicals caused by UV exposure (hello, computer and phone screens) and Kojic acid which helps even and brighten skin tone.
What it Does: One of the most effective products in clearing away dull skin to reveal a bright glowing canvas, primed for product. Celebrity aesthetician Joanna Vargas uses this mask in all of her facials.
How You’ll Feel: Fresh, scrubbed and primed for plumping products. Cleaning away dead skin is the most effective way for serums and creams to work.
Power Ingredient: Fruit derived enzymes and a fusion of volcanic ash and mineral-rich clay gently draw impurities out of the skin.
What it Does: Repairs damaged skin cells and aids the growth of new skin cells while preventing premature signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines.
How You’ll Feel: The face feels, well, supple and beautifully moisturized without any greasiness or heaviness. A perfect everyday moisturizer for those who want a hydrating cream packed with vitamins and active ingredients like extracts of grape skin and spinach leaf.
Power Ingredient: Rich in vitamins A and C to repair damaged skin cells and aid the growth of new skin cells while preventing premature signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines. Shea butter and sunflower seed oil diminishes stressed dull skin, for a supple, luminous appearance.
What it Does: A potent blend of powerhouse ingredients designed to strengthen hair, skin and nails from the inside out.
How You’ll Feel: Glowing from within and happier knowing that 20 effective ingredients are working in concert to support collagen production and metabolism.
Power Ingredient: B Vitamins, Zinc, Selenium and Copper help to repair skin's elasticity while the “Beauty blend”: Methylsulfonyl Methane (MSM), Lysine HCL, Sodium Hyaluronate, L-Proline, Bamboo extract (stem), Grape skin extract, PABA (Para-Aminobenzoic Acid) works synergistically to rebuild collagen and keratin formation.