NIGHT CREAM: SKINCARE FROM THE SOFA
Shonda Rhimes’ hit series Scandal has ended and lives on in the streaming services. What will never end are the days when the j-o-b has warn you down. If you’re like me, most days you come home from work and head straight to the sofa. I’ve got a 3-Step skincare tip that will keep your skin supple and sexy all year long. As a matter of fact I have this skincare set up situated in 4 locations. My suitcase, my vanity, bedside table and on my coffee table. It’s not a joke. I am completely serious. I come home, kick off my shoes, wash my hands, unfasten my bra, then plop down on the sofa. Here’s more about my sofa skincare routine on the nights that I can manage a “good girl beauty routine: “
Step 1 : Remove your makeup
LA ROSE by LAUREN NAPIER : luxurious formula leaves skin smooth and clean while healing acne scarring and decongesting clogged pores. Antibacterial properties and anti-inflammatory components found in rosewater help to soothe the soreness that accompanies acne.
Step 2: A spritz of hydrating mist
Kiehl’s Cactus Flower & Tibetan Ginseng Hydrating Mist :Formulated with Cactus Flower to keep skin hydrated even under dry conditions, and Tibetan Ginseng to increase skin-cell respiration, this formula helps skin maintain its essential moisture to keep it soft and smooth.
A potent blend of Lavender, Geranium and Rosemary essential oils detoxify and protect skin from environmental aggressors.
Step 3: Moisturize
There are many myths about night creams, “Do they work?” and “Why should I use them?” The answer is “Yes, night creams work.” maybe not why you think!
Skin is most permeable at night so try a night cream or a moisturizing cream at night It is extremely important to moisturize daily to combat dry skin. Moisturizer should be applied to the face by using your fingertips to smooth the cream in upward and outward motions to avoid clogging pores. Vitamin E can also be used to moisturize the face and neck on a daily basis, as this can help to reduce blemishes and spots.
The Mario Badescu non-greasy, oil-free night cream enriched with Seaweed, Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid to soften, hydrate and nourish the skin without clogging pores. It leaves the skin feeling soft and silky. Use after cleansing and toning, apply all over face, *avoiding eye area.
What’s your favorite sofa-beauty routine?