• Rejuvenate Your Skin with Facial Masks

    A facial mask is a luxurious way to clean or smooth your face. A creamy “mask” of product is applied to the face, allowed to penetrate deeply and even dry, and then either peeled off or rinsed with warm water to remove. Facial masks generally contain ingredients like vitamins, minerals, and fruit oils and extracts to refresh, refine, and rejuvenate your skin. There are several different reasons why women opt to use facial masks, including deep-cleaning, healing, and brightening the skin. No matter what the reason, SkinDirect’s personal esthetician can recommend the perfect facial mask for your needs.

    For cleansing and the ultimate brightening experience, try 100% Pure Brightening Scrub and Mask. All natural ingredients including licorice, strawberry and even sake work together to both rejuvenate your skin and exfoliate and result in cleaner, visibly brighter skin.

    If you are looking to remove impurities from your skin, our esthetician recommends Astara Blue Flame Purification Mask. All-natural, detoxifying and antibiotic properties help diminish blemishes, remove excess oil and remove environmental pollutants from the pores.

    For ultra-hydration and moisture try Juara Avocado Banana Moisturize Mask. Fruit extracts in this creamy leave-on mask leave skin feeling smooth and supple while providing a huge dose of hydration that won’t clog your pores.

    No matter what your skin type, we here at SkinDirect have the perfect facial mask for you. Kick back, relax and enjoy a spa treatment in the comfort of your own home with any of these fabulous facial mask products!


  • Products that Treat Cellulite

    Every woman knows what cellulite is, and many of us struggle with it every day. The notion that cellulite only strikes heavier women is incorrect. It is estimated that more than 80% of all women will deal with some degree of cellulite during her life. While there is no way to completely be rid of cellulite, there are products available to temporarily reduce its appearance. Now women of all shapes, sizes, and ages can feel confident that their skin looks smooth and flawless!

    One of the most revered anti-cellulite products on the market today is CelluliteRX Lipotherm. This product is a top-notch skin cream designed to help reduce the appearance of cellulite by increasing cellular metabolism and stimulating circulation while removing toxins from the affected area. Although this is not a permanent solution, users of this cream were astounded at the results.

    Another wonderful product for banishing cellulite is CelluliteRX Lipolift. The main purpose of this skin cream is to stimulate collagen production, thus smoothing the skin and reducing the appearance of cellulite. Glycolic acid, the same active ingredient in many home facial peels, is also found in this cream. It has been found that improving the appearance of the skin itself does wonders for reducing the visibility of cellulite and that is exactly what this product was formulated to do!

    Murad Firm and Tone Serum is another wonderful option for helping to reduce the appearance of cellulite. Murad is a very recognizable name in the skincare world, and this thick and luxurious serum stimulates circulation and hydration to the area affected by cellulite.

    Any of these products will help women of all shapes and sizes feel more confident in their shorts, skirts, and swimwear! Goodbye cellulite, hello healthy skin!


  • Feel Clean with Facial Cleansing Towelettes

    Sometimes it’s horribly hot outside and even though you thought walking to burn a few extra calories was a good idea, all of the perspiration now has you thinking otherwise. However, a moist, cool and cleansing face toilette can make you feel refreshed in spite of the heat. And as much as eye make up can be fun and whimsical, it’s certainly not very exciting scraping that eyeliner off. With a facial toilette, removing cosmetics is simple and quick. Even if you just want to feel renewed after a long day, towelettes are great for invigorating your skin and shedding a typical day’s film of dust and oil.

    SkinDirect has different options available to meet your skin refreshing needs. The Specific Beauty Exfoliating Cleansing Cloths have a textured side for deep cleansing and the removal of sweat, dead skin and impurities, while the reverse side is soft and silky for smooth makeup removal around the delicate eye area.

    The other set of towelettes, skyn Iceland Glacial Cleansing Cloths, are infused with several natural extracts such as cucumber, coconut, white willow bark and Icelandic kelp. These cloths neutralize germs while leaving your skin fresh, smooth and moisturized.

    With SkinDirect’s line of high quality facial cleansing products, you can always have a soothing burst to wake you up or ease you down from a tiring day. Feel secure with a facial cleansing towelette recommended by SkinDirect’s own esthetician.



  • Exfoliators to Rid yourself of Dead Skin

    Women are always looking for softer, smoother skin. Fortunately, there are several easy ways to attain all-over soft skin, but the most recommended way may be through exfoliating products.

    Your body is covered in a layer of dead skin cells, and any lotion that you apply to your skin has to work its way through these cells to reach the top layer of live skin.

    So no matter how much body lotion you slather on the dead skin cells will remain. If you want healthy, smooth skin, you must get rid of these cells by sloughing them off. And one of the best ways to accomplish this is with a body exfoliator.

    Estheticians recommend using exfoliators in the shower or bath by gently rubbing the product over your body in a circular motion and follow up with moisturize immediately after toweling off. You’ll notice a difference in your skin immediately.

    SkinDirect offers these products to get you on your way to smoother, healthier looking skin:

    DCL High Potency Body Lotion contains Lactic Acid which helps by exfoliating your skin removing dead skin cells and is also very hydrating making this product a super hydrating moisturizer for severely dry skin conditions.

    Get an ultra fine, sugar whipped into a honey and shea butter base body scrub with Glowology’s Sugar Mama Honey Scrub. This product gently exfoliates with ultra-fine sugar to remove dead surface skin cells. It’s made with organic olive and sunflower seed oils, aloe, and Vitamin E, leaving skin silky soft, supple, smooth and ultra-moisturized.

    Using highly effective concentrations of Malic and Mandelic Acid, M2 Skin Care Body Refinish 15% is designed to even out skin tone and texture, and reverse the signs of aging. Its special blend of antioxidants, humectants and exfoliants is amazingly effective on dry, sun damaged, and other problematic skin conditions such as keratosis pilaris and eczema. Added Vitamin E helps protect skin damage from free radicals.


  • Get the Most Out of Your Sunless Tan

    Everybody looks better with a rich, smooth sunless tan, but all too often they fade so quickly, erasing all our hard work. If you’ve ever wondered how you can make your sunless tan more beautiful, and last and last, this article is for you.

    First of all, you need to prepare your skin. The cleanser you choose to use is crucial–oil based moisturizers actually prevent your sunless tanner from developing fully. Avoid wasting time and money and use a non oil-based skin cleanser. A good one is Neova Purifying Cleanser, which is available through SkinDirect.

    Next you will exfoliate. The goal of exfoliation is to dissolve the dead skin cells away (the origin of many a bad, splotchy sun-less tan), and create a smooth, glassy surface on the skin. Loofahs and salt or sugar scrubs can feel wonderful, but they actually create little scratches on the surface of the skin. Try SkinDirect’s enzyme exfoliate, Elemis Papaya Enzyme Peel. It’s a mouthful, but you’ll be amazed at the difference in your tan. After following all these steps your jaw will drop at how deep and rich your skin glows after applying the sunless tanner.

    One final tip before your application–rub some aloe over any dry patches on your body. You want the product to absorb evenly, unless you’d rather look like a pinto pony!

    Once you’ve prepared your skin, apply your sunless tanner per directions.

    To get a look that lasts, here’s some tips you can use to extend the length of your new, bronzed look. Don’t shower, swim or sweat any more than you can help it that first day. You want your tan to continue developing all day so that it lasts as long as possible. You can also use actual tan extenders–these slow down the rate that your body sheds its skin cells. SkinDirect has a great one called St. Tropez Self Tan Intensifier. It’ll make your skin so supple and golden you can’t believe it.

    Finally, it’s okay to touch areas up. Watch your tan for fading, and go over the trouble areas again with a little more sunless tanner–remember to once again wait to shower, swim, or sweat for the rest of that day. Enjoy your look!


  • Makeup Tips for the Pool

    There are some easy ways to make sure your makeup stays beautiful and your skin stays protected, even while enjoying a summer afternoon by the pool.

    Start with a waterproof and tinted moisturizer, with built-in sunscreen, for both the face and body. Here at SkinDirect we recommend our EltaMD UV Physical SPF 41. This will help protect your skin from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. At the same time, it will give your skin a natural looking color without the worries of it streaking in the water.

    Pay special attention to your lips, which can burn easily. Pick a tinted lip gloss with built-in SPF for extra protection. Selecting a gloss with plumper included will also add volume, like City Lips Advanced Formula Lip Plumper, that holds up well in the water. This will keep your lips healthy, conditioned and plump, while giving them a smooth texture.

    The most challenging part of poolside makeup is mascara because even waterproof mascara starts smudging after an afternoon in the heat and water. Use instead a Better-Than-Waterproof Mascara. SkinDirect offers blinc Mascara in black, dark brown and medium brown. Better-Than-Waterproof Mascara, with its unique formula, puts tubes around your lashes so that you can wear it without worrying about flakes or smears, even while swimming. It is easily removed by wetting the lashes and sliding the tubes off.

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  • Say “Never Again” to Acne Breakouts with Glytone

    Acne is considered to be one of the most serious and common skin problems. Of course, this is aside from the fact that it is also one of ugliest forms of skin irritation. Sadly, many are suffering from acne problems and, worse, it may even cause psychological imbalances such as low self esteem and inferiority complexes. With great leaps and bounds in scientific advancement, there are now many products that are capable of working wonders on problem acne.

    Many brands have proven their effectiveness in solving acne problems. One product that many experts are continuously recommending is Glytone Acne Gel. This gel is effective in fighting acne by eliminating excess oil and other bacteria that causes it; however, this not by merely cleansing the skin. This gel utilizes the benefits of Benzoyl Peroxide. Benzoyl Peroxide, according to studies, thoroughly oxidizes the depths of pores. Acne bacteria are completely taken out of each pore for removal and eventually for proper healing.

    Glytone Acne Gel is best used with Glytone Acne Facial Masque. This masque is the very solution in minimizing the continuous breakouts of acne. Its effective ingredient is Sulfur. Sulfur clears out pores and unclogs them, thus eliminating the chances of acne before it even starts occurring.

    Glytone products continue to satisfy consumers in their fight against acne problems. With glycolic acid formulation and all the other effective ingredients, this is a skin care brand that continues to be known for the best products for fighting acne breakouts or pimples. This results in a healthier, brighter and way better skin condition.

  • Glycolix Elite: Perfect for Your Sensitive Skin!

    The effectiveness of glycolic acid in treating skin problems, as well as in maintaining a good skin condition, has been proven by many experts. Consumers are now also aware of this popular ingredient. This is also the reason that many products and even brands are steadily being named after the popular ingredient, glycolic acid. Though glycolic acid is proven to be very useful in skin care, proper formulation, of course, is still necessary in using this particular ingredient and in utilizing its benefits.

    Glycolix Elite is one of the most recommended brands that use glycolic acid within their skin care products. This company’s proper and exact formulation of glycolic acid is based on calculated and predictable results that have satisfied many consumers. This is also the very reason why irritation is greatly minimized in using this particular brand as compared to other brands. Many brands that contain glycolic acid are found to be causing a burning sensation whenever used, but this doesn’t seem to be an issue with Glycolix Elite products.

    Glycolix Elite Facial Cream is one of the most patronized product lines of Glycolix Elite. It is a soap-free cleanser. With the right doses of glycolic acid, it gently exfoliates and cleanses the skin. It also reduces breakouts and fights all other skin impurities better than ordinary liquid cleansers often found in the most common stores.

    For people with extra dry skin, Glycolix Elite Moisturizing Cleanser is recommended. It contains Green Tea Extract antioxidants, as well as Vitamins A, C and E. This cleanser offers the same benefits of glycolic acid but with proper consideration to dry skin type. It exfoliates and smoothes skin without ever drying them out.

  • Delightful Body Care from Cake Beauty

    When you think of skin care, aren’t you a bit discouraged to try products containing chemicals with long, complex names? This is where Cake Beauty comes in. This skin care line offers luxurious body pampering without making a dent in your budget.

    A Body Scrub has Never Sounded So Nice

    When you see a product with the name Cake Beauty Milk Made Smoothing White Sugar Scrub, don’t you find yourself salivating a bit? But don’t be fooled with its pretty name. It can be used to strip off the dead skin cells that your body produces, making your skin fresh and smooth.

    Menthol, Peppermint, and Mango

    Just by reading the label on Cake Beauty Cake Walk Triplemint Foot Creme, you’d know your feet will be in feet heaven (if such a thing exists) if you use this product. This is great to keep your feet healthy and clean after a long day of work.


    Aside from having a fantastic name, Cake Beauty Citrus Squeeze Better Bod Rub does not only sound promising but actually promises to give the body a better tone and reduce the appearance of those not-so-good-looking dimples.

    These products are great to try on yourself but don’t have all the fun! Give them as gifts and see how delighted your family and friends will be.

  • Cellulite Free with CelluliteRX

    Have you tried expensive, threatening treatments for cellulite removal? Have you found that nothing you have done has worked? Why not try CelluliteRX? Their wide selection of creams diminish the appearance of dreadful cellulite.

    Complete cellulite treatment at home

    Not everyone can afford to go to the doctors or spas for cellulite treatment, but with the availability of CelluliteRx LipoKit 3pc, you can now have younger looking skin without spending hundreds of dollars. This kit contains three products: Body Polish, Contour Cream, and Firming Cream. It aims to destroy cellulite at its core, rather than looking for easy solutions.

    Get a younger, firmer body, with CelluliteRx LipoLift. Collagen develops upon application, achieving a better body tone. Use it to improve the sagging appearance of the skin in problematic areas in the lower, upper abdomen, and knees.

    Another break-through product from CelluliteRX is the CelluliteRx LipoSmooth. This product sheds dead skin cells to reveal young skin underneath, and also lessens the appearance of dark spots. It also has the added bonus of improving elasticity, giving you that sexier look.

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