The saying could very well go, “a cup of green tea a day keeps the doctor away,” and in regards to beauty products, this is certainly true. From moisturizers and toners to exfoliators and even deodorants, the number of beauty products boasting green tea continues to grow. According to dermatologist Neal Schultz, MD, founder of DermTV green tea is one of his favorite sources of antioxidants and it possesses terrific anti-inflammatory powers.
The creator of BeautyRx Skincare, Dr. Schultz uses green tea in his formulations because of its great affinity with the skin. In fact, he says topical application of green tea may benefit the skin even more than drinking vats of the brewed version.
Photo Credit: Eden at Birchbox Local
My introduction to New York Fashion Week was at the gorge new Birchbox Local at Chelsea Market! The cool space, this year upgraded to two floors, was the perfect backdrop to all my beauty product-testing, -shopping, and -pampering needs, plus a custom candy bar with plenty of treats to nibble on. Birchbox showcased some of its best selling brands like stila, Color Club, Jouer, Juice Beauty, Pur, Dr Brandt, Amika, Benefit, Arcona, Mally Beauty, DDF and so much more. Did I mention that you could also make your very own Birchbox – so fun!
With makeover stations for hair, makeup, brows, and nails galore, there was a whole lot of beautifying going on. The Amika team was doing blowouts and I
With all the stress, travel, partying and lack of sleep during the holidays, your eyes are crying for some remedial help. De-puff your eyes to start the New Year off right with our round-up of products that soothe, tone and smooth.
Send puffy eyes packing with Clinique All About Eyes Rich ($30). A moisturizing eye treatment, this brightening cream will minimize the look of dark circles, shadows, and puffiness, as well as fine lines and shadows. Formulated with botanical ingredients, the cream boosts natural collagen production while also strengthening your skin’s moisture
We love shiny hair, glossy lips and the occasional lustrous eye, but oil slicks on the face are not such a good look. With summer in full swing, controlling oily skin, particularly across the T-zone, can become a full time job. Never fear, the beauty makers are on the case with mattifying products to keep you grease free.
Dr. Brandt pores no more anti-aging mattifying lotion ($60) – Apply this fast-absorbing, oil-free lotion after cleansing to control excess oil and mattify shine. It also works as an anti-aging hydrator. Infused with apple stem cells, the mattifying lo