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Annie Tevelin, aka, the SkinOwl, is an accomplished entrepreneur and professional makeup artist with experience in all aspects of the beauty industry: fashion, video and print. Annie has the innate ability to bring out the natural beauty of her subject, with a focus on clean, natural products that allow the skin to breathe, glow and age gracefully.
After starting her career shadowing makeup artists on music video sets in Los Angeles, Annie accepted a position with Lancome Paris to be a member of their Pro-Artistry team. Trained professionally by Lancome Paris motivated Annie to take her education one step further. Annie completed UCLA’s Cosmetic Chemistry program in 2011 and launched wh
For those who don’t like to trek to their aesthetician or dermatologist to get their dose of sloughing, there are some great at-home microdermabrasion alternatives available. This breed of exfoliators range from the intensive for weekly use, to the more gentle for daily use. They smooth away the dead cells and dirt that accumulate on the surface of the skin which makes it look and feel dull and lifeless.
Here are five ways to exfoliate in the privacy of your own home:
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Just like your hair experiences product buildup — so does your skin. Product buildup can result in dull, rough, congested skin, and blackheads. After a summer spent piling on BB creams, suncare, and self-tanning wonders, it’s time to get your skin in top condition to meet the cold, dry air of winter head on. For dry, thin skin, stick with more gentle exfoliants with even-sized microparticles without sharp edges that won’t cause irritation, and use less frequently. For thick, oily skin that needs extra help, you can bump it up a notch and exfoliate daily to weekly, depending on the product and your lifestyle.
These are our 6 best bets for polishing away dead cells to reveal smoother, so
This time of year wreaks havoc on your skin. Stressing out over what to do for New Year’s, last minute gift decisions, combined with colder temps and drier air, plus the party season kicking into high gear take a toll on an otherwise smooth and toned complexion.
Going far beyond garden variety facial scrubs, this fresh crop of microbeads, gommages and super sloughing agents can reverse the signs of dull, dry and winter skin.
Malin+Goetz Jojoba Face Scrub is formulated with gentle jojoba meal to give the sensation of a good exfoliation but without irritation. When used with light pressure, it’s ideal for sensitive skin. Cilantro is added to calm and amino acids hydrate. It can even