Your eyes see a lot of action. Between squinting and smiling and crying and a thousand and one different expressions there’s a lot of movement going on. Combine that with loss of collagen due to aging and sun damage and you’re looking at eyes that look older than they need to—sometimes a lot older!
Your dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon can offer you options to remedy the situation, but there are also some amazing eye masks that smooth lines, lighten, brighten, de-puff, and help you look rested (even when you’re not).
Give yourself a gentle pressure massage using your fingertips on the bones around your eyes to help stimulate circulation and reduce excess fluid.
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Now, through May 23, you can check out the rich history and product range of SKI-II skin care, as well as its new Beauty Imaging System, without stepping into a department store. For a limited time, SK II Pop Up Studios in New York City and San Francisco are offering one-on-one consultations with skin counselors using the new imaging technology.
If you aren’t a fan of SK-II skin care, you should be. The brand’s hero product, Facial Treatment Essence, is legendary, and its brand ambassadress, Academy Award winner, Cate Blanchett, lends credibility and sophisticated glamour to the Japanese line.
The Beauty Imaging System helps consultants to determine the proper SK-II skin care reg
Niacinamide is an effective skincare ingredient that just keeps giving. A component of vitamin B3, it has been shown to increase ceramide and free fatty acid levels in skin, prevent skin from losing water content, stimulate microcirculation in the dermis, fight acne, and lighten skin discolorations. It is a potent cell-communicating ingredient that offers multiple benefits for aging skin.
A form of niacin, known as nicotinic acid (related to niacinamide), was first found in the NIA24 skincare line. Unlike niacinamide and nicotinamide, nicotinic acid stimulates the release of
As we move on to 2013 in anticipation of great beauty product launches, let’s take a moment to reflect upon and appreciate the past year. 2012 was filled with innovation, and some real winners in all categories across the board, from skincare and hair care to makeup and body care. Here are some that really stood out.
Estee Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator ($60)
This is the first fast-acting serum from the brand to dramatically reduce the appearance of unneven skintone, and the best part is that it’s formulated for all skin types. Banish red spots, acne scars and dark spots with this marvelous fluid. This skintone illuminator also won the “Best Anti-Aging Product”