My mother has had red and inflamed skin for a while. She has asked me recently what to do about it but i am not familiar in this area. I was thinking a cooling mask/cream or something of that kind but i am not sure. Any help?
So I LOVE the Sephora Collection lip masks, especially the Shea! When I went to pick some more up in store the other day they were all out and said they had been for a while. I checked the site to find out that even online all there is are the Rose ones. I'm just curious if the Shea lip masks were discontinued completely? I clicked to be emailed when the item is back in stock, but I just wanted to know if I would be wasting my time waiting for an email when I should instead be looking for a new product? Thanks in advance!
So, I know we should all be wearing SPF everyday, even when we are out in the sun minimally. It has anti aging benefits, etc and even being in the car the sun can still do damage. So my question is do setting sprays with SPF, like the Coola Spray that has SPF 30 http://www.sephora.com/makeup-setting-spray-spf30- P396623?keyword=COOLA%20Makeup%20Setting%20Spray%2 ... or the one from Super Goop http://www.sephora.com/defense-refresh-setting-mis t-spf-50-P396249?keyword=SUPERGOOP!%20Defense%20Re ... . Are these really good replacements for when one can't wear sunscreen? Just a regular day when I'm wearing makeup and not going to the beach or something similar? I know foundations with SPF aren't enough, but how about these setting sprays? Anyone have other recommendations? I'd also like to note that I have dry, sensitive skin.
Hello all. I used to have mild acne and now I experience the occasional pimple, but I never notice my skin getting better because I always seem to be waiting on old red spots (and new ones) to disappear. My natural face shows old acne scars, pesky red spots, an uneven complexion and a few broken capillaries around my nose. I imagine it can be attributed to the history I had with mild acne, being fair skinned and sun exposure. I need a good product that can bring an all over and more healthy even looking skin and tone so I can stop covering up so much with make up. Help!
Ok, so let me try to explain thoroughly so that people can provide accurate help! I currently have a lovely skincare regime including products from Peter Thomas Roth and Algenist, however my cleanser(s) are Tatcha and mask(s) are Glamglow. I also wear a primer before my foundation (Cane+Austin) and am currently using UD's naked skin foundation. I drink enough water each day, and I do not over exfoliate (I do it maybe 2-3 times a week). I have normal skin (well, or so I thought) with slight oil in the t zone during the summer, and fully normal in the winter (however I have dry cheeks in the winter). I have noticed that my chin has tiny under-skin bumps as well, like they are ALWAYS there, and sometimes they turn into zits. Not sure if that's relevant or not. I also have been using UD's setting spray as well, and oh yes Laura Merciers setting powder. If anyone has ANY suggestions of what I can do, please help! The photo below shows my issues, and it only seems to happen on my chin, around my nose and also around the top of my forehead.
I have started using Sunday Riley Good Genes in the mornings, but I would also like to try Murad's Sensitive Skin Soothing Serum, Redness Therapy for the redness on my cheeks. I'm wondering if I can use the Good Genes then follow up with the Murad Serum as my moisturizer? My skin is pretty normal I do get oily in my t-zone throughout the day.
I overdid a chemical peel and now my skin is raw in one area. I need it to be as heeled as possible by tomorrow for a social event. The walk in clinic only gave me 1% cortisone cream. What can I use to heal this and what makeup will cover it?
So today I got my package from Sephora and Ole Henriksen. I received the Power Bright 3-step skin brightening system. There are 6 treatments in the box. It has a 25% Vitamin C concentrate. I haven't tried something like this and am excited to!! Thanks for the genorous gift. =) As per Sephora- Solutions for: - Dullness - Uneven skintone - Fine lines and wrinkles This set contains: - 6 x 0.14 oz Facial Mask - 6 x 0.11 oz Facial Mask Concentrate - 6 x 0.11 oz Facial Cleanser - 2 x Complexion sponges $66 CAD/$55 USD I will update on how it works out for me!
Evaluating self tanners and I'd love advice from all of you! There were some older threads that touched on self tanners, but I'm hoping to get some updates now that some new products are out. I'm looking for: - Deepest color (not orange of course, not toooo olive either - I'm looking at you Xen Tan); I'd like to be very tan looking (I am med to fair normally) - Last lasting as possible (Vita Liberata is great exaggerating with 2-3 weeks, but ya know) - Non streaky/not prone to splotichess as it fades (no chunking off) - Quick Drying as I hate being wet and sticky in the summer heat, and because I don't want it transferring to everything - No strong perfume scent (coconut OK, DHA smell is even OK) but no floral because gives me huge headache - I prefer mouse/foam, dry oil, even lotion over wipes at this point Also - so has anyone used Tanceuticals darkest formula? I read good reviews online but I'm worried they might be paid... Here's what I've tried recently: 1. Vita Liberata Mouse - I like this, it meets most of my requirements, I just didn't fall in love -- this is my back up. Some transfer of course. I would get the deepest shade next time. Does NOT last 2+ weeks as they claim. Rosy bronze color with olive undertones. 2. Xen Tan - lotion, not horrible but a little too orange and olive mixed somehow, on my skin - just doesn't look quite natural. Because this is a heavier lotion, it stays wet and tacky on my skin too long . I have to use a lot to get good coverage. Just OK. 3. Vita Liberata Dry Oil - I like this, I am trialing it today for the first time. My bottle is older but had never been opened, finally got around to trying it. Application is a huge pain however, it comes out in TINY drops from the bottle, it's super thin liquidy and dribbles everywhere. It does dry somewhat quicker. The color seems rosy bronze. I like the idea that it has shimmer although I can't actually see it on my body. 4. Tan Towels - nope. Streaky, orange, dried my skin out, barely tanned me, faded immediately, nope nope nope. Love to hear your favs and least favs! Thanks all...
Hi! I've been using my Clarisonic for a couple of weeks now and I'm currently using it with a FAB cleanser. I'm thinking of getting Korres Wild Rose Daily Brightening & Refinishing Buff Cleanser due to my uneven skin tone and dark spots and my question is, can I use that with my Clarisonic? If not, I don't want to store my Clarisonic in the drawers cause it's so expensive and I want to make the most out of it, can I use the FAB cleanser and then use the Korres cleanser as exfoliator or is that too much cleansing since the Korres cleanser works as both cleanser and exfoliator?
Hi, my elder sister has a plan to undergo facelift surgery in Dr. Omar Fouda Neel's clinic in Montreal. The problem is that none of our friends or relatives have undergone one before so we are quite unknown about how the procedure would be like, how long would be the recovery time etc. I wish if I could get her some more useful information regarding facelift surgery. Is there any other procedure that should be considered along with facelift to get a better result? Do you guys have any alternative option to suggest?
This really sucks. I have somewhat sensitive skin but I've never had a reaction that looks like this and I fear that it will only get worse. It started yesterday in a couple of places and it didn't look bad. Today it got worse. I'm including a couple photos because I don't know how to best describe it other than "it looks like a bunch of tiny red dots that look like micro pimples". Below the photos I've included all new products used this week along with all the products I use regularly. Pictures taken after cleansing and toner. I've only used a few new things in the past week. Do I need to go farther back? And yes I know I should have spot tested and not introduced so many new things at once but it's done. Deluxe: FAB Face Cleanser (used on Thurs & Fri) Deluxe: Origins Original Skin Renewal Serum (used nightly, I had used a jar sample before and no reaction) Foils: The Face Shop Mango Seed Volume Butter For Face (2X, used Weds & Thurs) Foils: Biotherm Aquasource Everplump (used Fri night, I have used other Biotherm night cream foils and no reaction) I'm going to go through my whole routine I guess... Every night: The Face Shop Calming Seed Cleanser (if not using other cleansers) The Face Shop Calming Seed Toner Origins Original Skin Renewal Serum A sheet mask The Body Shop Vit E Eye Cream, but I ran out so more recently it's been The Face Shop The Therapy Secret Made Anti Aging Eye Cream The Body Shop Tea Tree Blemish Fade Night Lotion and a cream but I ran out of my usual The Face Shop Calming Seed Cream Additional products not used nightly: Weds: Laneige Mulberry Yogurt Repairing Mask The Face Shop Mango Seed Volume Butter for Face Thurs: Boscia Exfoliating Peel Gel Murad T Zone Pore Refining Gel The Face Shop Mango Seed Volume Butter for Face Fri: Glamglow Flashmud Origins Active Charcoal Mask Biotherm Aquasource Everplump Laneige Water Sleeping Mask
I have redness on my cheeks and the center of my forehead, it is not acne related. I have not had acne there in almost 10 years. I have very dry and sometimes sensitive skin. my skin care routine right now is geared towards my skin type and does not cause the redness. I'm looking for something to treat the problem. At this point, Ill even take recommendations on how to cover it up because foundation and concealer doesn't cover it.
Hi!!! I was wondering if anyone has any skin care product recommendations for dehydrated and blemish prone skin. Lately I've been breaking out more and I find that I have many under the skin type of pimples that just give my skin a bumpy texture somewhat and on top of that I have dehydrated skin. I have very few dry patches but my skin typically feels tight unless I moisturizer and pretty much whenever I wear makeup my face gets oily within a few hours (trying to compensate for the dryness). Any product recommendations will be appreciated!! Thanks
Hi all, I have an itchy skin for the past 4 months. I have tried some home remedies (like turmeric and milk), but that did nothing. I fear to consult a doctor and to use some chemical containing oils on my skin. While searching I found that reflexology works for such skin problems and it will not create any side effects as it is a natural method. I am thinking to try this from Erin Mills Optimum Health What are your suggestions?
Neck Wrinkles! what do you guys do about it??? I am 28, not overweight. And My BIG CONCERNS right now is prominent double chin and very visible wrinkles in my NECK ~sigh I am using antiaging face creams in my neck instead of face; yet to have one that is showing results. I started doing these korean oil message with spoon (saw it in YOUtube) - too soon to know if it is working. PLEASE RECOMMEND ME ANY PRODUCTS OR HACKS THAT YOU HAVE TRIED AND SEEN RESULTS.
I'm 32 years old and live in Mississauga. I have seen few lines coming and wrinkles under my eyes. I thought of using anti wrinkle cream to get rid of it. I feel very much depressed when everyone asks me if I'm in my 50's, so one of my friends asked me to go for the non-surgical procedure from mclean clinic in my locality. I have just heard about injectable fillers and botox treatment but don't know much about it. I would like to know if I should consider non-surgical procedure or buy good products that help to get rid of it. Also, I would love to get advice on great products or remedies.
A dry sunblock in a powdered form to reapply over my makeup during the day. Bonus if it is mattifying! I've researched and seen recs for Peter Thomas Roth, Bare Minerals, e.l.f., and Colorscience, but they are either out of my price range or discontinued or unavailable in Canada. Thanks!
Hey everyone! For the last month or so the skin on my hands has been peeling, dry, and itchy. I've tried everything I can think of (including exfoliating and using FAB, my go-to for any skin issues) but it just seems to be getting worse! Does anyone have any ideas/product recommendations for me?
Hello, please help! Recently I have been on a quest to sooth my never-ending year round dry skin. Im 24 and my skin looks like I'm 80, I have cracks and alligator looking skin all over my body. I get flakes on my forearms, love handle area, and my shins. I just went to a dermatologist yesterday and he wasn't a ton of help but I learned to shower for no more than 5 minutes in luke-warm water, and use a a mild cleanser. I have to admit that due to a lack of knowledge I am guilt of all of this. I not sure which is a good mild body cleaser, suggestion? I also learned that showering everyday can cause dry skin, but I workout really hard everyday and I feel gross if I don't shower. However, if showering everyday is causing my dry skin then I should hold back, but I don't want to always feel sweaty and gross. Im really unsure how to properly care for my skin for it to not feel so tight, and dry. Please give me some knowledge ! Thank you!
Hello lovelies! I got burnt after my brazilian wax a couple months ago and the scar is still there. The burn is right next to my bikini line (very visible when I'm wearing a bikini) and it makes me feel very uncomfortable. The skin is very wrinkly and extremely dark. It was very itchy at the beginning and I didn't know it was a burn so I just applied some soothing cream and kept it moisturized. I went to a new place yesterday and the waxing lady told me I could get a chemical peel on the whole bikini area to help with the scaring and the hyper-pigmentation but it sounds a little scary. My skin is very sensitive and prone to ingrown and the skin on my inner thighs is a little darker compared to the rest of my body so I'm a little self conscious about that. I also thought about using peels like DDG or OH Lemon Peel on the skin around the bikini line to help with the scar but I don't know if it's a good idea. Please let me know your thoughts/ experiences if you ever had to deal with hyper-pigmentation or any type of scars in the bikini area. Any advice or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.