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Desert Harvest Aloe Vera Gele for the Family

This is our 3rd summer in Las Vegas! We are still acclimating to the desert heat and how to be summer smart, so I am always on the hunt for new products. As you know, we are expecting and with all the baby stuff coming into the house, I have been really overwhelmed. Babies can’t use certain products, pregnant mama’s can’t use products with Salicylic Acid, and dad just wants something simple and doesn’t smell girly!  But finally, there is a product that is good for the whole family.

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I am a huge fan of Aloe Vera and have been using it for ages but the Desert Harvest Aloe Vera Gele is in a league of its own! First of all, it comes in the green bottle, which protects the integrity of the product. This is optimum for UV protection for light-sensitive contents.  The easy pump makes sure the perfect amount of product comes out every time. Using Aloe has helped my super dry shins!

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5 Reasons why men can benefit from Aloe Vera Gele:

  • Tattoo Healing
  • Acne
  • Sun Burn
  • After Shave antiseptic
  • All-natural intimacy moisturizer

5 Reasons why women can benefit from Aloe Vera Gele:

  • Skincare
  • Moisturizing legs and arms
  • After sun/After tanning
  • Stretching skin on the growing belly
  • Bottom of my feet and after washing my hands

+ Pets!

Cami’s paws get very dry and I put the Aloe Vera Gele on her paws to restore her paws.

+ Baby!

I will be using this product on baby once he or she is here as it is quite safe. … Eczema can inflame the skin with itchy and red patches. Allergies and a weak immune system can also lead to eczema and worsen the condition. You can use natural remedies like aloe vera gel on your baby’s skin without any side effects!

If you are interested in getting pure Aloe Vera, I recommend checking out Desert Harvest for their quality products: http://www.desertharvest.com/

 

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MMXV Infinitude Launches Infinitude in Bergdorf Goodman

MMXV Infinitude Launches Infinitude in Bergdorf Goodman:

The Multi-Function Moisturizer for All Ages and Skin Types

Dr. Mirela Mitan spent more than 25 years developing formulas and working with some of the largest beauty companies in the world. A pioneer in the field, she has been instrumental in both discovering and sourcing the most effective ingredients and creating the most successful formulas and products. With a PHD in Biochemistry and an MBA in Luxury Marketing, Dr. Mitan is the author of more than 25 publications and patents.

Dr. Mitan has taken her decades of experience, and combined them with the industry’s best established practices to create a skincare line unlike any other. This product contains superior and unique ingredients with scientifically advanced technology and powerful, patented formulas.

Heydoyou editor Lulu with Dr. Mitan

Infinitude is launched at Bergdorf Goodman in New York City, Cos Bar (located in Brookfield Place), and Nordstrom Online. Infinitude is a multifunctional, not multi-step product designed to simplify your daily routine, as a unique infusion of fermented white truffle, falernum grape extract, pure olive oil together with three types of hyaluronic acids.

Infinitude is one product, with seven solutions, the first and only formula calibrated to give your skin exactly what it needs, day after day, regardless of skin type. Infinitude has transformative skin benefits as it moisturizes, nourishes, balances, eliminates the look of wrinkles, virtually erases fine lines, plumps skin, increases elasticity, evens tone, illuminates, prevents scarring, lightens the look of brown spots and smooths scars – all with just one product.

When you apply MMXV Infinitude, a revolutionary cytomimetic technology “reads” the macromolecular construction of the skin, allowing each ingredient to work with optimal efficiency, whatever the skin type and whatever its age.

“This is my life’s work. MMXV Infinitude is a results-based product developed in world-class laboratories, but it’s composition also acknowledges a secret cosmetic tradition going back to the Romans. And it works!

Dr. Mirela Mitan.

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Open Spring Days With The Right Beauty Products

It is really the time ready to say hello to spring time of 2018! Let us get prepared for that. The best skin and best mood, of course we should use the best skin products.

No matter for body skin or face skin, here has the best choice for you in this late winter.

NEW Live Clean Lotion Collection,

$5.99 each at Amazon.com

A luxurious non-greasy lotion that absorbs quickly, leaving the skin feeling soft and smooth.  Formulated with certified organic botanicals, each Live Clean lotion is free of parabens, silicone, and mineral oil. Available in for scent options:

·         Fresh Water – A blend of Rosemary and Chamomile

·         Argan Oil – Formulated with Grape See and Olive Oils

·         Coconut Milk – Enriched with Apricot Oil and Vitamins C & E

·         Bali Oil – An exotic blend of Sweet Almond Oil and Soy Protein

NEW Live Clean Dry Body Oil,

$9.99 at Amazon.com

Live Clean Dry Body Oil is an advanced skin perfecting, multipurpose formula featuring the Natura8 Complex blend of powerful vitamins and oils including Safflower Oil and certified organic Argan Oil, Avocado Oil, Sesame Oil, Jojoba Oil, and Coconut Oil.

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PURE RADIANCE Illumination Facial Oil,

$49.00 at Amazon.com

A fast absorbing, luxurious blend of restorative bio-mimetic omega oils that visibly support skin’s natural lipid barrier helping to protect skin from aging and damage. Is non-irritating and allergy tested, ideal for all skin types. 

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RECAPTURE 360 + IR Defense Anti-Aging Day Cream,

$89.95

Christie Brinkley Recapture-360 + IR Defense Anti-Aging Day Cream is a breakthrough anti-aging solution that contains some of the greatest scientifically formulated ingredients to reverse signs of aging. Recapture 360 + IR Defense Anti-Aging Day Treatment has received the seal of recommendation from ‘The Skin Cancer Foundation’.

Benefits:

  • Reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
  • Reduces the look of multiple signs of aging.
  • Key signs of aging are reduced so that skin looks smoother, firmer, and reduces the appearance of dark spots.

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RECAPTURE 360 Night Anti-Aging Night Treatment,

$79.95

This breakthrough night treatment supports the skin natural nighttime repair process with a unique peptide that is designed to work with the skin’s natural circadian rhythm. Infused with the proprietary Bio–Copper Complex it helps firm smooth and rejuvenate skin while you sleep.

Benefits:

  • Helps support your skin’s natural repair process.
  • Helps hydrate and plumps skin while you sleep.
  • Helps restore skin’s youthful look and feel leaving it refreshed & hydrated.

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COMPLETE CLARITY Facial Cleansing Wash,

$32.95

A light foaming gel cleanser that is gentle on skin yet gives strong cleansing action. Balances skin moisture, while removing makeup.

Benefits:

  • Leaves your skin looking refreshed.
  • Leaves your skin feeling moisturized.
  • Gentle for all skin types.

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REFOCUS Under Eye Treatment,

$79.95

A potent anti-aging serum infused with the Bio Copper Complex.  Reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles in the delicate eye area while it firms, smoothens texture and tones the skin. Improves skin elasticity.

Benefits:

  • Reduces the look of fine lines and wrinkles under and around the eye.
  • Firms and smoothens under and around the eye.
  • Improves the look of skin elasticity.
  • Brightens and gives a youthful look to the eye area

Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare

INLIGHTEN Spot Corrector & Brightening Serum + IR Defense,

$69.00

This high performance serum contains powerful brightening and dark spot targeting actives that diminish the look of hyperpigmentation, uneven skin tone and sun damage. Firms, tones and reduces the look of fine lines and wrinkles. Leaves skin with a bright, naturally luminous radiance.

Benefits:

  • A multi-faceted anti-aging serum formulated with Proprietary Bio-Copper Complex that helps correct the most visible signs of aging using award wining ingredients to revive, improve, and protect your skin. This serum targets dark spots, uneven skin tone and sun damage while it promotes the natural production of collagen and elastin for firmer looking skin..
  • Is non-irritating and allergy tested..
  • For dry skin, aging skin, all skin types

The coming spring is definitely a beautiful spring!

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Unlock Your Youth in 15 Minutes: a Science-Backed “Lipomask” Offers the Right Amount of Everything

The sensitive skin population is most likely to remain loyal to a particular product for
a long time, and also has the highest demands with regard to product quality. When
changes occur in an external environment, corresponding changes will occur in
delicate skin, such as dehydration, peeling, redness, swelling, and pruritus. If proper care is not administered, these changes may result in accelerated aging. TCI’s cosmet-
ics facility is the only facility that has received OECD Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) accreditation for the execution of cell and skin irritation tests to confirm non-toxicity. Hence,TCI products are 100% safe and non-irritating. TCI product range is guaran-
teed to be free from 7 major types of additives: artificial fragrances, artificial colors, alcohol, parabens, petroleum-based surfactants, mineral oil and biological hormones.
Therefore, your additive-free masks are just like another layer of skin, and can be
applied at any time!

For several years now, Asian beauty has been the trend to follow in the cosmetics world. In particular, sheet masks have become a new beauty phenomenon, popping up all over celebrities’ social media accounts and big brands’ fashion campaigns. There’s good reason for this, since these masks brighten, tighten, and hydrate the skin, leaving users looking beautiful in a flash. Plus, consumers do not have to change their skin care routine to receive the benefits from these masks.

CELL YOUNG®ORCHID RECOVERY SILK LIPOMASK

The rare wild orchid species of Taiwan’s East Coast are delicate yet tenacious. Experiments have proven that the Young® Orchid stem cell extract can increase the expression of genes related to hyaluronic acid synthesis in the human body, and possesses excellent antioxidant properties. These features facilitate skin protection, preserve the skin’s moisture content, and enhances skin defense. In addition, it provides long-lasting hydration and regulates the water content of the skin surface.

BEACH MULTILAYERS MASK

Abandon all inhibitions in the accepting caress of the coastal wonders; discover your enthusiasm for life with the scent of the infinite ocean! The tranquility of a smooth sandy beach can change the molecular chemistry of our body. The motion of the ocean waves yields negative ions; negative ions speeds up our body’s absorption of oxygen. Negative ions also balance serotonin levels, and serotonin is the body’s mood and stress display substance. This is why scientists have associated the beach experience with mental wellbeing and overall energy, health and happiness; it may even improve the troubles of irregular sleepers.

ISOTONIC BALANCE MASK

Osmotic pressure is the force that drives the balance in intracellular and extracellular fluid concentrations. Thus, direct absorption can occur in cells, as the osmotic pressure prevents cell damage due to excessively high or low pressures. Nutrients required by the skin can be replenished instantly, and the skin’s normal circulation can be maintained.

CELL YOUNG® TEA CALLUS CULTURE INSTANT SOOTHING CAMELLIA OIL MASK

Instant relief for dryness and itching due to skin dehydration! Every day, people are exposed to severe air pollution and omni- present irritants in the environment. Thus, it is important to care for the skin by soothing the tightness and discomfort caused by irritants. Camellia sinensis extract provides a soothing and calming effect. Glycosyl trehalose forms a special protective membrane on cell surfaces, which protects skin structures from damage and insulates the skin against external irritants. It gives you instant relief through rapid anti inflammatory and anti-itching effects.

Scientific tests have shown that the moisturizing effect of Lipomask™ is not only better than that of a general mask (by 18 percent) but also long-lasting.

Indeed, sheet masks boost skin-care and give immediate, visible results. According to Google, “masking” is currently the top skin-care trend on the Internet. A 2015 Transparency Market Research report on the evolution of the sheetmask market stated that this market has reached US$160.4 million, with growth expected to reach US$336.7 million by 2024. In short, the sheetmask market represents a huge opportunity for cosmetics brands.

Some distinguishing factors of sheet masks include their feel, fit, and functions. For those looking to give this latest skin-care craze a try, it’s important that they know the latest information when choosing the best sheet mask for the skin. Recently, TCI, a core partner of over 350 brands in 42 countries in the nutraceutical and cosmeceutical industries, introduced a campaign called “Unlock Your Youth,” which illustrates in detail the newest trends and most important facts in choosing the right sheet mask.

Backed by science and proven results, “Unlock Your Youth” focuses on 2 key topics:

  1. The ingredients your skin really needs.
  2. The extent your skin really does absorb ingredients.

It must be remembered that a mask is a vehicle that delivers active ingredients to the skin to improve skin quality. Our skin really does absorb ingredients, but only to a certain extent. Now, however, the use of occlusive dressings, which are air- and water-tight trauma medical dressings used in first aid, have led to an advanced breakthrough in the penetration and absorption of active ingredients by the skin. When implemented in sheet masks, these masksbecome more conductive and help the skin to fully absorb the effective ingredients more efficiently. Although in recent years a “less is more” philosophy has often been advised for beauty routines, TCI has delivered proven results that speak for themselves: “more is more,” and your skin will glow!

Implementing occlusive dressings is only the beginning. TCI has also developed Lipomask™, a technology that uses microemulsion to form a spherical vesicle with a phospholipid bilayer, creating a structure that is similar to a cell membrane. The lipophilic ability of the outer layer of the liposome enables it to quickly penetrate the skin and effectively release the active ingredients. Scientific tests have shown that the moisturizing effect of Lipomask™ is not only better than that of a general mask (by 18 percent) but also long-lasting. In vitro test results have also shown that Lipomask™ serum quickly penetrates within 5 minutes, which is far better than general mask essence. After using Lipomask™ for 8 hours, the moisture effect is 20 percent higher than that of a general mask.

According to TCI, Lipomask™ is the result of various consumer-driven initiatives. Thanks to scientific and technical improvements, Lipomask™ delivers the right amount of actives for effective absorption by the skin. In addition, all Lipomask™ series are produced in TCI‘s S11 environmentally-friendly factory, which has been certified with LEED Gold Certification.

In this dynamic industry where people are longing for new products that make a provable difference, planning and evaluating for consumer-brand challenges has enabled OEM/ODM manufacturers like TCI to develop more effective products and bring them to market successfully.

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Vivo Per Lei, Luxury Skincare Beating Drugstore Prices!

Good skin always brings me a lot of compliments. Especially at the holiday parties, you could be the one nail it. Do you want to know my recent love? – It is a luxury skincare brand which you could get as a drugstore price. It is a perfect holiday gift for your mom or auntie!

Featuring numerous super-luxe collections, including a Collagen Collection, a Retinol Collection and Vitamin C + Amino Collection, Vivo Per Lei harnesses proven anti-aging ingredients to deliver firmer, smoother and brighter skin at a price you can feel great about – you can even buy an entire collection for the price of ONE typical department store moisturizer!

 ($104.80, VivoPL.com – products can also be purchased individually)

  • Retinol Wrinkle Solution Serum ($24.95): Boost your anti-aging skin care regimen with the Retinol Wrinkle Solution Serum, enriched with age-defying vitamin A, C and E, Organic Chamomile and Witch Hazel. Regular use allows skin to look younger and brighter as the look of your lines and wrinkles is diminished.
  • Retinol Wrinkle Solution Filler ($24.95): Specially formulated for specific areas of concern, the Retinol Wrinkle Solution Filler will help diminish the look of fine lines and wrinkles with each application. Rich ingredients like Coconut extract, Sodium Hyaluronate and organic Chamomile will leave you with a supple, ageless appearance.
  • Retinol Anti-Aging Exfoliant ($24.95): This unique leave-on exfoliant is formulated with ingredients such as retinol and a variety of vitamins to gently exfoliate the skin. Adding this anti-aging exfoliant into your day-to-day skin care regimen gives the skin a powerful cleanse and leaves it feeling smooth and refreshed.
  • *It heats up on application!* Retinol Wrinkle Solution Thermal Mask ($29.95): Infused with prestigious Kaolin clay, Vitamin A Retinyl Palmitate, Vitamin A Retinol and botanicals, this warming face mask dissolves makeup residue, dirt and impurities from your face to leave it looking and feeling clearer and more confident.

Vivo Per Lei Collagen Collection ($96.80, VivoPL.com – products can also be purchased individually)

  • Collagen Rejuvenation Cream ($24.95): Formulated with ingredients like Soluble Collagen, encapsulated Caffeine, Vitamins A and C and anti-aging peptides, this cream helps restore the radiance of youth to your appearance as your skin is made to feel smoother, softer and more energized.
  • Collagen Booster Eye Serum ($21.95): Diminish the appearance of fine lines and crepiness in your eye area with regular use of the Collagen Booster Eye Serum. Formulated with Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, Soluble Collagen, Hyaluronic Acid, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7 and Vitamin A, this lush eye cream absorbs easily, diminishing look of premature aging and leaving your skin with a more refreshed and moisturized feel.
  • Collagen Contour Eye Cream ($21.95): This under-eye cream is infused with Soluble Collagen, Shea Butter, Vitamin C, Vitamin A Retinyl Palmitate and an array of anti-aging peptides to present a tighter and more rested look and feel to your eyes.
  • Collagen Rejuvenating Mask ($27.95): Reduce the appearance of sagging skin with the Collagen Rejuvenating Mask. This luxurious facial mask is formulated using Copper Amino Acid Chelate, Aloe Vera, Chamomile and Soluble Collagen to give your skin a more supple look and feel with red carpet-worthy luminosity.

Vivo Per Lei Vitamin C + Amino Collection ($108.75 – products can also be purchased individually)

  • Vitamin C + Amino Milk Cleanser ($14.95): This Milk Cleanser lathers into a rich foam to gently cleanse away impurities, leaving your skin looking brighter and feeling more refreshed.
  • Vitamin C + Amino Day Moisturizer ($21.95): The Vitamin C + Amino Day Moisturizer is perfect for those with dull or lackluster looking skin. This rich day moisturizer leaves the skin with a velvety soft feel as ingredients such as Shea Butter, Palm Oil, Gold and Pro-Vitamin B5 come together to balance the complexion with a younger, more refreshed radiance.
  • Vitamin C + Amino Night Repair ($21.95): Infused with vitamin C, botanicals and amino acids, the Vivo Laboratories Vitamin C + Amino Night Repair helps restore a more radiant and flawless appearance to your skin as you sleep.
  • Vitamin C + Amino Repairing Serum ($24.95): Illuminate your complexion while addressing common signs of aging with the Vitamin C Repairing Serum. This silky elixir contains amino acids, Palm Oil and Wheat Germ Oil, to leave your skin looking positively radiant with a velvety soft feel.
  • Amino Firming Body Cream ($24.95): The Amino Firming Body Cream is formulated with ingredients such as Coffea Arabica, DMAE, Soluble Collagen and amino acids to diminish the look of cellulite for a more youthful appearance and present a luxurious route to a sleeker looking silhouette.
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