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Not too long ago, customized lotions and potions were reserved for those willing to drop a pretty penny, but not anymore! From skincare and foundation to fragrance and beyond, we found a few ways to get custom-made products created with your unique needs and wants in mind—and it’s a lot easier and less expensive than you’d think!
Fragrance: Scent Trunk (starting at $12/month)
Commissioning a bespoke fragrance used to be a lengthy process that involved working one-on-one with a parfumeur and often spending months and thousands of dollars to get it just right. But when you use Scent Trunk. This innovative service sends you a free at-home test kit with six core scents that helps you i
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An extremely potent antioxidant derived from grapes, blueberries and even cocoa, resveratrol was catapulted into the spotlight in 2006 when a National Institutes of Health study found that it improved the health of overweight aged mice. Further research concluded that resveratrol can extend the lifespan of fish, flies and worms, and this unique quality immediately caught the attention of skincare scientists who have since started incorporating it into creams and serums in the hopes that it has an anti-aging effect on the skin as well.
While it’s important to remember that these findings were based on ingesting resveratrol (and organisms other than people), dermatologist Dr. Bradley Bloo
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Dr. Ocher teamed up with a world-renowned chemist to create CHUDA SKINCARE. At the heart of Chuda Healing Hydrating Cream is the Remedea Compound, a 1000-year old medicinal remedy used for centuries in Georgia and Russia to heal the skin. Boosting its effectiveness is a highly concentrated, scientifically advanced formula powered by the highest quality, medical grade actives in their purest and most potent form–actives clinically proven to repair, renew and return skin to its healthiest state. The synergy produced by the active ingredients, along with the time-honored Remedea Compound, accelerates skin healing by creating the perfect environment for the skin to properly he
Doctors and nutritionists tout the myriad benefits of blueberries. This summer fruit is a favorite for smoothies, pies and jams, but also has hidden assets. Blueberries are high in antioxidants, which fight the free radicals that roam our bodies causing havoc with healthy cells. Similar to red grapes, blueberries contain high levels of resveratrol in their skins. So if it’s such a good idea to make blueberries a part of your daily diet, we wondered — why not use them in your daily beauty regimen, too? We are very happy and excited to report that there are a slew of wonderful products on the market. Here’s a roundup of some of the standouts.