Photo Credit: Glytone
Sometimes I need to be reminded that beautifying doesn’t stop at the neck. Ever since I can remember, I have suffered from rough heels and elbows, but always tend to ignore them. Well, now thanks to Glytone, I have met my match – the new Glytone Ultra Heel and Elbow Pamper Kit ($72).Composed of the brand’s Exfoliating Body Wash, Ultra Heel and Elbow Cream, pumice stone and cozy socks, the kit has stopped my embarrassment about showing my feet and elbows, even in summer. Both protects contain high concentrations of key ingredient Glycolic Acid, which acts quickly to exfoliate dry, coarse and dead skin. To use, first rub the moistened pumice stone and the body wash in circular strokes over rough elbows and calloused heels to exfoliate dead skin. After rinsing and drying, gently massage in the cream. For added effectiveness, put on the softening socks and wear for 30 minutes to lock in moisture. On the elbows, think of the cream as a mask and rinse off after 10 to 15 minutes. Here’s an added bonus: The Exfoliating Body Wash can also help treat KPs, those annoying little red bumps that appear on the outer arms and/or thighs. Short for Keratosis Pilaris, KPs are really just clogged follicles, but oh so frustrating and affect nearly 50% of the adult population. The body wash deeply cleanses, exfoliates and smoothes skin in one easy-to-use product. I find it’s a great prep for self tanning too. It’s easy to use in the shower, just put on a pouf or wet wash cloth and concentrate on areas of the body that are driest and roughest – like those bumpy arms. Available now, the Ultra Heel and Elbow Pamper Kit is sold exclusively through doctors’ offices and www.dermstore.com and www.skincarex.com.