What Can I Do About Maskne?

 

What Can I Do About Maskne?

With Your Avon Lady Chris Arnold

With mask wearing still a part of everyday life, skin irritation and blemishes have become a daily frustration for many. I have a few recommendations that could help alleviate some of the effects of long term mask wearing.

 

Maskne is caused by sweat and bacteria on the skin, moisture trapped inside the mask and the irritation from the cloth rubbing on the skin.

Thorough cleansing is key to minimizing the blemishes caused by mask wearing both as soon as possible after removing your mask for the day but also before putting on your mask to minimize the dirt and bacteria that is between your skin and mask

Dr Belmeur Amino Clear Bubble Foaming Cleanser has salicylic acid and amino-acid-based ingredients to help treat blemishes by unclogging pores and clearing away dead skin cells. If you want to avoid overuse of anti-acne ingredients, I recommend using this cleanser when you remove your mask at the end of the day and choosing an alternate cleanser for your morning cleanse.

My top picks for everyday cleansers are the belif Aqua Bomb Jelly Cleanser and the Rice Water Bright Foaming Cleanser which both moisturize while cleansing.  When you just need a light refresh in the morning or the middle of the day, Anew Hydra Fusion Cleansing Micellar Water to gently lift dirt and oil with no need to rinse.

 

Next you’ll want to address any blemishes that you currently have.  Dr Belmeur Clarifying Spot Healing Patches are the perfect solution for healing blemishes and protecting them from further irritation while they heal. Made with calming tea tree leaf oil and a clear plaster band the patches protect skin from dirt and contaminants and stay in place under your mask. 
 
 You’ll also want to moisturize and soothe irritation.  Dr Belmeur Advanced Cica Recovery Cream will protect and heal the skin and is suitable for all skin types, even sensitive skin. It features the ingredient Cica which is known to relieve irritated skin, strengthen the skin barrier and gently moisturize.

 
For added moisture or to combat redness follow your Cica Recovery Cream with Green Goddess Facial Oil in the evening. Green Goddess Facial Oil soothes skin with 100 mg of CBD. This THC-free facial oil also contains hemp seed oil and turmeric, botanicals that help naturally reduce redness and irritation, and sugarcane-derived squalane oil, which replenishes skin’s moisture and leaves it feeling smooth.
 

Don’t forget the lips! On top of all of the effects of mask wearing on your skin it can also be dehydrating for your lips. My favorite picks for lips are the Moisture Thearapy Intensive Moisturizing Lip Treatment, made with hydraboost technology to instantly moisturize and soften lips, and Dew Kiss Lip Dew, a pretty pink balm that moisturizes your pout with a soft, dewy finish.

 
Need a bit more nourishing? Anew Vitamin C Antioxidant Treatment, nourishes lips with vitamins C and E for a smooth finish and leaves them feeling healthy.
 
 

 

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What Type of Hydration Does Your Skin Need?

 

6 Types of Dry Skin

With Your Avon Lady Chris Arnold

Which type of dry skin do you have?

There are a lot of products and solutions for dry skin but often the right solution for you will depend on what type of dry skin you have. 

Which of these sounds familiar?

1. My skin just feels dry

Our best product lines for straight hydration are belif and Anew Hydra Fusion.  


The belif line combines a century old apothecary tradition with modern beauty science to deliver remarkable results to your skin.  

Anew Hydra Fusion combines Hyaluronic Acid, a super hydrator that holds more than 1,000 times its weight in water with Raspberry Antioxidant that helps defend skin from environmental stressors to
keep skin looking healthy and glowing

2. My skin is dry and I’m seeing the signs of aging

To add anti-aging benefits to your hydrating routine choose products from the Isa Knox Anew LX Ultimate collection or our Mission Luxreve line.


Isa Knox Anew LX is our first holistic approach to anti-aging skin care with skin-nourishing ingredients. These serums and creams are infused with Paeonol, our unique extract from rare peonies and specially formulated to visibly diminish wrinkles and improve the appearance of skin texture, tone and clarity. 

Mission Luxreve harnesses the power of 86 naturally fermented medicinal plants to leave skin looking smoother, firmer and more radiant.

 3. My skin is very dry and I find any hydration doesn’t last.

Skin that doesn’t hold moisture could be experiencing damage to skin’s protective layer.  To moisturize and protect skin turn to Dr Belmeur. The key ingredient in the Dr Belmeur line is Cica which is known to relieve irritated skin, strengthen the skin barrier and gently moisturize.


 4. My skin is dry and I also experience sensitivity or irritation.

For sensitive skin you’ll want Physiogel. Physiogel‘s skin-friendly cleansers, creams and lotions, dermatologist recommended, are formulated with pure and gentle ingredients, are hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic and free from fragrances, preservatives and colorants.

 

For general sensitivities the Daily Moisture Therapy collection is ideal for cleansing and moisturizing skin while protecting skin’s moisture barrier without irritation.

If you are experiencing redness along with sensitivity you can add Green Goddess Facial Oil with your Physiogel moisturizer either by mixing a few drops into your lotion or cream before applying or after applying to seal in the lighter product. This vegan, fragrance free, dry oil is suitable for sensitive skin and reduces redness while helping to soothe irritation.

5. My skin is dry and itchy

Physiogel Calming Relief lotion and cream pack a triple punch of anti-dryness, anti-irritation and anti-itchiness. They feature Advanced BioMimic technology containing a skin-soothing complex
of essential-lipids, vitamin B3 and pro-Vitamin B5 to relieve
itchiness and redness associated with dryness and protects
against irritants that can aggravate dry, sensitive skin.

 

 

Let me be your personal shopper

Life is often busy so sometimes it can be hard to find time to sift through all the wonderful products we have to offer. I am always happy to do the shopping for you.  Let me know what you are looking for and whether it’s a favorite product you want to reorder or you are looking to try something new I will find all the options for you and help you to choose which one will be the best fit for you. 

 

 

 

What can I do to minimize the effects of Winter on my skin?

Tips For Winter Skin

With Your Avon Lady Chris Arnold

What can I do to minimize the effects of Winter on my skin?

Winter brings its own unique challenges for keeping skin smooth and soft, here are 5 tips for having your best skin all season long.

1. Shorten Your Shower

Hot water and steam dries out your skin. I know, you have a lot of accomplish in the shower from washing and conditioning hair to hair removal, not to mention the relaxing benefits of a nice hot shower. But shortening your shower by as little as 3-5 minutes, or even just turning down the temperature can minimize the drying effect on your skin.

Bonus Tip – Lock in moisture by applying lotion or bath oil immediately after your shower.  Keep some Skin So Soft Bath Oil or Body Lotion as close to your shower as possible for easy access. 


2. Check Your Cleanser – for face and for body

Switch to a more moisturizing cleanser, even if just for a few days a week.  For face try the belif Aqua Bomb Jelly Cleanser or Anew Ultimate Cream Cleanser. For body go for a creamier body wash like the Skin So Soft Creamy Body Washes or a more gentle body wash like the Moisture Therapy +Balance and Soothe Body Wash


 3. Exfoliate Regularly

Exfoliating should be part of your regular routine year round, but in winter you may find you need to do it more often. If you have normal skin with no sensitivities then you can use choose manual exfoliation with the Isa Knox Anew Clinical Collagen Booster Microneedling Polisher, or a chemical exfoliator like the Anew Clinical Extra Strength Retexturizing Peel. If you have sensitive skin it’s easy to over do it so your best choice is a mild washcloth soaked in warm water. 

 

4. Amp Up Your Moisturizer

Go for a heavier formula, switch from gel or lotion to a cream. For body Skin So Soft Shea Butter Body Butter is a wintertime must have and Moisture Therapy +Balance and Soothe Body Cream moisturizes and soothes skin. For face choose the cream version on your favorite day lotion, or add 1-2 drops of a facial oil, like Green Goddess Facial Oil to your regular moisturizer.  For an extra boost of moisture, add on of our Hydra Fusion serums to your routine.


 

 5. Wear SPF and Protect

Of course you should wear SPF year round but it can be easy to skip when the days aren’t so sunny.  But just as many damaging rays get through the cloud cover as they do on a bright day, and if you are enjoying a day in the snow, snow reflects the sun, increasing your exposure.  Be sure to include a day cream with SPF or add our Anew Hydra Fusion Daily Beauty Defense Lotion SPF 50

Bonus Tip – Don’t forget your lips! Nourish your lips with the Anew Vitamin C Antioxidant Lip Treatment and for sun protection Beyond Color Lip Conditioner boosts moisture and has SPF 15

 

 

Let me be your personal shopper

Life is often busy so sometimes it can be hard to find time to sift through all the wonderful products we have to offer. I am always happy to do the shopping for you.  Let me know what you are looking for and whether it’s a favorite product you want to reorder or you are looking to try something new I will find all the options for you and help you to choose which one will be the best fit for you. 

 

 

 

Skin Sins to Avoid

Skin Sins

Although skin starts aging the moment you’re born, the signs generally don’t start appearing until you’re around 30. While you can’t stop skin from aging completely, you can keep it looking youthful longer. Here are a few things to keep in mind:

The Sun
Aging specifically caused by UV rays is called photoaging. Sun exposure dries skin, thickens the epidermis and slows down cell renewal, which leads to fine lines, wrinkles and uneven tone. Avoid the sun when possible and wear SPF daily.
 
Smoking
Smoking deprives skin of nutrients and oxygen, leaving it looking dull and lifeless. Smoking also causes harmful free radicals, which weaken collagen and elasticity, accelerating the aging process.

Stress and Lack of Sleep
Stress and lack of sleep can lead to dryness, sensitivity, acne, excess oil or lackluster skin.  Getting enough restorative sleep is vital to give your skin time to repair and rejuvenate.

Get Green Goddess Facial Oil to Soothe Stressed Out Skin

 

Pollution

Pollutants in the air coat skin with grime that can block pores. Free radicals can break down skin’s structure, leading to wrinkles, roughness, dehydration and loss of elasticity.

Shop Avon Neutralize Anti Pollution Collection to Protect Skin from Environmental Assault

 
 

Facial Expressions

The 15,000 facial expressions you make every day can damage skin. Frowning, smiling, squinting – the constant movement of facial muscles causes skin fibers to slacken. Over time these creases become wrinkles.

Shop Isa Knox Anew Clinical Collagen Booster Collection to smooth expression lines

Everyday Diet

Fast food, sugar and empty calories can wreck your skin. The more nutrient dense your diet is, the healthier your skin will be.  Eat foods rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants. 

 

Sleep Positions

The way you sleep can increase the appearance of wrinkles. Side sleeping can cause lines on your chin and cheeks.  Sleeping face down can create lines on your forehead. Sleeping on your back is the best way to prevent lines.

Can’t help sleeping on your side or face down? Shop Isa Knox Anew LX Rejuvenating Collection to fight those lines and wrinkles

 
 
Going to Sleep with Makeup On
Our skin naturally renews and repairs at night, and not washing off the remains of your makeup at the end of the day can impede that process. It can also cause clogged pores and eye irritation. 

 

Let me be your personal shopper

Life is often busy so sometimes it can be hard to find time to sift through all the wonderful products we have to offer. I am always happy to do the shopping for you.  Let me know what you are looking for and whether it’s a favorite product you want to reorder or you are looking to try something new I will find all the options for you and help you to choose which one will be the best fit for you. 

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