Skin Care Products
“So, what do you use on your skin?”
Our Estheticians, hear this question quite often.
The complexion of the skin care professional is constantly under scrutiny. It’s the estheticians’ job to be knowledgeable about skin care products on the market, so that they can make wise recommendations. New products and technologies come out daily, so it is important to stay on top of the industry. What they use on their own skin, speaks loudly.
So, in response to the often asked question of what do our estheticians use on their skin, here are the top products they can’t live without.
1. SkinCeuticals Gentle Cleanser
Why We Love It – It effectively takes off many layers of makeup, (including foundation, concealer, powder, blush, eye shadow, liner, mascara, and lipstick), without making your face feel tight or dry. Plus, it smells delicious, like an orange orchard!
Who Is This Product For? Any skin type can use this cleanser, including sensitive. We like it for its ability to multitask, allowing you to eliminate the extra step of using makeup remover.
2. SkinCeuticals Phloretin CF
Why We Love It – For those with compromised skin, this potent and lightweight antioxidant serum helps protect those with sensitive skin from further sun damage without triggering new breakouts. Apply it every morning, without fail.
Who Is This Product For? Everyone needs a good antioxidant to protect, and prevent aging from the sun. Phoretin CF is mainly for a combination/oily skin type, but CE Ferulic provides the same benefits for a normal/dry skin type.
3. SkinCeuticals Advanced Pigment Corrector
Why We Love It – For those with hyper pigmentation from acne or sun damage, Advanced Pigment Corrector is the ticket. Using Advanced Pigment Corrector twice a day in conjunction with Phloretin CF, Retinol, and chemical peels helps to minimize hyper-pigmentation, and prevent more damage from surfacing.
Who Is This Product For? Anyone concerned with discoloration in their skin, whether caused by the sun, acne, or hormones.
4. SkinCeuticals Retinol 1.0
Why We Love It – We are avid retinol users. Apply Retinol 1.0 treatment 3 times a week, (at night time only). This is the ultimate magic eraser, erasing everything in its path: lines, dark spots, acne, rough texture, you name it! However, it is not a product for beginners. Due to its strength, it needs to be used and applied carefully. It is advised that you talk to your esthetician first before starting a retinol regime.
Who Is This Product For? Most skin types can use a retinol regime, but a gradual introduction is always best, and the strength used can vary. Always talk to your esthetician or Doctor before adding retinol to your skin care regime.
5. SkinCeuticals Triple Lipid Restore
Why We Love It – This Triple Lipid Restore treatment keeps skin soft and supple, even when using a strong retinol, (since retinols are typically very drying to the skin.) Think of your skin as a balloon slowly loosing air, and wrinkling as it ages. This moisturizer works to help blow this balloon back up by restoring its original fullness and volume.
Who Is This Product For? Anyone who is concerned with dryness, dullness, or loss of volume in their skin. This product works best on normal/dry skin types; though, some combination skin types can use it as well.
6. SkinCeuticals SPF 50 Sheer or Fusion
Why We Love It – Sunscreen is a must for good skin health. SkinCeuticals carries our favorite, daily sunscreens for the face, neck, and chest. The Sheer SPF formula goes on transparently, while the Fusion formula has a tinted coverage, (best for the days when you don’t feel like wearing makeup.) These sunscreens are both super lightweight in texture, mineral-based, and SPF 50.
Who Is This Product For? SPF is ESSENTIAL, EVERYDAY, for EVERYONE! It is the #1 preventative treatment you can apply to combat aging of the skin, and protect yourself from developing skin cancer.