Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Custom Blend of The Month: Signature Moisturizer

Skin Blends Signature Moisturizer

Makes (1) 50ml Moisturizer

Base
2 pumps Young & Rich Moisturizer
1 pump Combo Stemtide Hydrator

Cosmeceuticals/Boosters
Recommended to add $2 per pump
3 pumps Firm
3 pumps A+ Serum
3 pumps Brite
3 pumps Panthenol
3 pumps Vitamin K
2 drops of the Aroma or Essential Oil of Choice (Add .50 per drop)

Directions:
1. In a small beaker, blend together 2 pumps Young & Rich with 1 pump Combo Stemtide Hydrator. Mix until fully combined.

2    2.  Add in 3 pumps of Firm, A+ Serum, Brite, Panthenol, Hyaluronic Collagen and Vitamin K. At this time you can substitute any Cosmeceutical listed for another serum or Botanical.

2    3.Blend together until fully combined using a mixing spatula.

3    4.   Add in any Aroma, Essential Oil, or color of your choice. Blend until fully combined.
***Note: For extra dry skin, add in 2 pumps of Jojoba Oil.

5    5.  Using your mixing spatula, transfer your Custom Blended Signature    Moisturizer to a 50ml jar.
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6.    6. Enjoy the amazing results!

Exfoliate Your Dry Skin Woes!


Dead skin cells are abundant during the dry winter months and while you may be moisturizing on a daily basis adding exfoliation to your routine 2-3 times a week can be extremely beneficial! Exfoliation encourages new cell growth and can be done in two very easy ways.

Traditional Exfoliation
Scrubs provide a valuable contribution to achieving healthy skin. Their abrasive particles that remove dead, dry cells on the top layer of the skin. Keep in mind as we age, cell turnover slows so exfoliation is in important in helping achieve younger, healthier looking and functioning skin.


Our Bamboo Enzyme Combo Scrub is one of our newest scrubs and is unique in that it incorporates both enzymatic and physical exfoliation. Instead of traditional polyethylene beads, it utilizes the power of Bamboo Powder. Bamboo Powder particles are smoother and less callous than many exfoliants, making them effective, but not irritating to even the most sensitive skin.

TIP - Keep your scrubs in the shower to make it easier to remember to incorporate into your routine!

Chemical Exfoliation
Both Beta Hydroxy Acids (BHA) and Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) are extremely beneficial for your skin and are both wonderful exfoliants. Unlike a traditional scrub exfoliant, AHAs work by dissolving the intercellular glue that holds your skin cells together, thereby releasing the cells. BHAs dissolve the intercellular fluid as well as the keratinized surface cells. Tha main difference btween the two is that AHAs are water soluble, while BHAs are lipid (oil) soluble. BHAs penetrate into the follicle to help keep pores clean.


Ever wonder how to incorporate acids into your skin routine? Alpha Beta X is your answer!
Alpha Beta X is a perfect blend of AHAs and BHAs. The acids are controlled in a moisturizing green tea base, making them safe to use at home (LEAVE THE PEELS TO THE PROFESSIONALS!). Alpha Beta X uses AHAs to exfoliate the top layer of dead skin cells and BHAs to exfoliate down in the pores. While most use it for ingrown hair prevention, it is an amazing exfoliant for your entire body and can be used daily without over exfoliating the skin like a scrub would!

Q & A With Natalya




Q: "My lips are always incredibly dry during the winter. No matter how much chapstick I use, they continue to crack and peel. Is there anything I can do to make this issue better?"

A: As odd as it may sound, exfoliation is always really good for dry lips. For extremely dry cases, you will want to begin with a layer of Moisture Sealant or Coconut Oil to prep your lips prior to exfoliation to give them a little layer of protection. Our Creamy Facial Polish has a creamy cleansing base, which will help you retain moisture while exfoliating. Since the skin around your mouth tends to be thinner, it has very gentle exfoliating beads that will help remove the flaking skin. A bit of Desert DrySkin Oil underneath our Moisture Sealant before bed will also help you retain the extra moisture needed during the drier months.



Q: 
"I love the benefits of Essential Oils but I cannot seem to find an easy way to use them in my daily routine. What would you suggest?"

A: There are two very easy ways to incorporate Essential Oils into your daily life that do not require very much effort or thought throughout the day.

The easiest way is to have your Skin Care Professional blend them into your face and/or body products. Adding them into your Cleanser, Hydrator or Moisturizer allows the Essential Oils to get close to the skin for added benefit and can totally transform your daily routine by smell alone! Our favorite combinations are Lavender and Frankincense, Ylang Ylang and Tea Tree, and Clove Bud and Eucalyptus.

Another simple way is with an Essential Oil Diffuser. Simply add a few drops of Essential Oils to water inside of the Diffuser, set the timer and enjoy! Our Natural Aromas are also blends of Essential Oils which can safely be used with your Diffuser.



If you have any skin related questions you would like to have answered, please comment below or email us at marketing@skinblends.com

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Merry Christmas!


Last Day of 12 Days of Savings!!

Introducing Skin Blends 12 Days of Savings!

Today is the LAST DAY that we will be featuring a different deal of the day for you to save on. Make sure to check back here daily to see the deal of the day!

Mixing and Matching is allowed to receive quantity discounts.
No promo code is necessary, all discounts will be automatically applied at checkout.
Sales are only valid for the day stated on the ad. No exceptions will be made.

TODAY'S DEAL OF THE DAY!


Shop now at www.SkinBlends.com

Monday, December 21, 2015

12 Days of Savings - Day 11

Introducing Skin Blends 12 Days of Savings!

From now until December 22nd, we will be featuring a different deal of the day for you to save on. Make sure to check back here daily to see the deal of the day!

Mixing and Matching is allowed to receive quantity discounts.
No promo code is necessary, all discounts will be automatically applied at checkout.
Sales are only valid for the day stated on the ad. No exceptions will be made.

TODAY'S DEAL OF THE DAY!


Shop now at www.SkinBlends.com

Sunday, December 20, 2015

12 Days of Savings - Day 10

Introducing Skin Blends 12 Days of Savings!

From now until December 22nd, we will be featuring a different deal of the day for you to save on. Make sure to check back here daily to see the deal of the day!

Mixing and Matching is allowed to receive quantity discounts.
No promo code is necessary, all discounts will be automatically applied at checkout.
Sales are only valid for the day stated on the ad. No exceptions will be made.

TODAY'S DEAL OF THE DAY!


Shop now at www.SkinBlends.com