Doesn’t it seem like just about every skin care line focuses most of their attention on anti-aging treatments? I mean, gosh. What about our age group? Our skin needs attention too. So for those of us who were born in the late ‘70’s to mid ‘80’s, here are some skin care products that are suitable for our generation. So, embrace your youth while it lasts, because before we know it, we too will be reaching for Maybelline Age Rewind on the shelves.
1. The Body Shop Vitamin E Cream Cleanser
It seems like a mere 15 minutes ago, our moms were commanding us to take our vitamins. Well, hey, they were right. And our skin needs it too. This cream cleanser by The Body Shop is infused with vitamin E, shea butter, and organic soy oil. It compliments any skin type, so it’s gentle enough to use daily.
Is it just me or do a lot of perfumed body lotions lack in the moisturizing department? Um…isn’t that kind of the purpose of body lotion? Well, I’ll keep names to myself for now, but thank God for Philosophy. Their sweet fragrance, Falling In Love also comes in a body lotion that actually moisturizes and conditions the skin, leaving it soft and silky.
I’m a huge fan of multi-purpose beauty products. Not only are they economical, but also it saves more room in my bathroom and cosmetic bag- especially for traveling. Alright, I’ll cut to the chase- this 100% natural white butter comes from a shea tree in Africa. In case you’re unaware, shea butter has amazing healing properties. It solves various skin problems such as chapped lips, dry skin, sunburn, and even hair.
Puffy eyes and dark circles occur at any age…do post-adolescent hangovers ring a bell? Well, this eye cream by Billy Jealousy is made with lactic acid, which helps alleviate puffiness, and licorice, to help diminish rings around the eyes. Unless you want your new nickname to be Lord of the Rings, perhaps you should give this a try.
If you’ve got dry skin, then this is the cleanser for you. The name is pretty self explanatory- it’s mild, so it’s safe to use twice a day. You might also want to consider using its sidekick, Clinique Clarifying Lotion Mild, as the two work well together for dry skin types.
Ah, another one of my beloved multi-purpose beauty items. Pamper your skin with this exfoliator and moisturizer in one. It has a soothing citrus scent and its grainy particles from the brown sugar smooth away impurities and dead skin cells.
Pardon the lengthy name, but is this not the coolest shower gel? It’s the perfect little gift for the perfect roommate (though I’m sad to say that many of you don’t exactly have a great roommate. But, I empathize… good ol’ college days). It has a cherry/almond scent and it’s formulated with natural shea nut oil. So show your appreciation to your roomie in soap form. Mmm…don’t steal a drop when you’re in the shower! ;)
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