Age defying Acne Cleanser by NeoStrata

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NeoStrata skincare products are developed by leading dermatologists, and are advanced therapeutic skincare products that are scientifically unsurpassed in ingredients and quality.
I suffer from adult acne and with age comes other skincare concerns.  I’m after the fountain of youth.  If you experience acne around your jaw line or chin it’s safe to say that it is hormonal acne.  There is not much we can do but use skincare products that aid in the prevention of acne breakouts.
Foaming Glycolic Wash by NeoStrata is a two in one win – it aids in the fight against acne and premature aging.  I’ve used it for the past few weeks and my results are clearer more radiant skin.
Foaming Glycolic Wash is recommended for experienced Glycolic users, it has %18 Glycolic Acid.  It’s for people who prefer a deeper cleanse without the cause of skin irritations. Other benefits are a reduction in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and a smoother and more even skin tone.
$28
Available at Ulta

Bronzed Goddess for everyday pretty by Cargo Cosmetics

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Cargo Cosmetics creates innovative makeup that prepares you for the runway of life –  or everyday pretty.
 
Winter usually means pale skin, and with my summer tan fading I needed to find a tinted bronzer that I could mix with my favorite moisturizer or foundation.
 
Multi-Mix Bronzer by Cargo Cosmetics is a universal flattering shade that can be worn alone or mixed with you got it your favorite moisturizer of foundation.
 
You’re going to love the natural looking color that creates that luminous glow that comes from within. 
 
Multi-Mix Bronzer by Cargo Cosmetics leaves your skin dewy, radiant and allows your inner Goddess to chase away the Winter blues. 
 
I especially love the instant pretty glow that lights up my face – isn’t it time you got the pretty back?
 
Multi-Mix Bronzer by Cargo Cosmetics gets a TEN!
 
$28
 
Macy’s
685 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
 

For a healthier smile – Supersmile

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Supersmile products promote naturally whiter teeth and healthier gums.  The Supersmile toothbrush cleans beneath the gum line with its precision 45 degree angled brush.  Supersmile products are made with the state-of-the-art technology and are celebrity tested and Citygirl approved!

I’ve been using my Supersmile tooth brush over the Holidays and can boast of having whiter, healthier teeth and gums.  My teeth are sensitive and Supersmile did not cause sensitivity or discomfort. 

Supersmile Details:

A patented 45° angled bristles and sonic technology clean beneath the gum line while polishing and whitening the tooth enamel. Promotes naturally whiter teeth and healthier gums.

  • Improves gum health by removing bacteria and plaque.
  • 30,000 advanced sonic strokes per minute: The 30,000 advanced sonic strokes provide superior whitening while cleaning beneath the gum line and polishing the tooth enamel.
  • Interchangeable brush heads with 45° angled bristles: Brush heads have soft, rounded nylon bristles to help guarantee that the ADA recommended, 45° brushing angle is maintained and is precision shaped to assure that it cleans beneath the gum line while polishing and whitening the tooth enamel.
  • Offers 3 brushing modes to address a variety of oral care needs:
    • Clean: Exceptional tooth and gum cleaning
    • Gentle: Thorough cleansing for sensitive areas
    • Pulse: Gentle stimulation of gums
  • Quadtimer & alert: 30-second interval timer ensures thorough brushing of each area.
  • 2 minute automatic shut off: 2-minute auto-timer helps ensure dental professional recommended brushing time.
  • Ergonomic Handle: Ergonomically designed for comfort and stands upright to ensure hygienic drying.
  • Waterproof

I love having a pretty smile, isn’t it time you got your smile back?

Supersmile gets a TEN!

$99/$159

Available at Neiman Marcus

If you’re looking for a Dentist:

Dr. Mouhannad Almajdalani DDS

1550 Lombard St
San Francisco, CA 94123
(415) 921-5555

Or

Paul B. Tan D.M.D

100 Bush Street Suite 1475
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 438-7929

 

 

Age Refresh w/ Saying Yes to Blueberries

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The eyes are more than the windows to the soul, they also show the world how old we are.  If we don’t use preventative measures – they can lead people to believe we are older than we actually are.

Yes to Blueberries created a unique skincare collection that helps in the prevention of premature agingAge Refresh Eye Firming Treatment reduces tiny laugh lines and wrinkles in 28 days!

It’s rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and helps the delicate skin around the eye area retain moisture.  These good for you ingredients help fight free radicals and nourish and protect the skin.

I’ve used eye cream since I was 15 years old and I’m glad I did.  My advice, start as early as you can and learn the secrets to aging gracefully.

Age Refresh Eye Firming Treatment by Yes to Blueberries gets a TEN!

$19.99 Available at Target, Ulta and Selected Whole Foods.

Long-Lasting Volume w/ Lea Journo

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Lea Journo owns the hippest hair salon in Beverly Hills,  and can boast of a celebrity clientele that includes Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Kate Bosworth and Britney Spears to name a few.
 
Lea Journo is known as the Parisian Dynamo of Haircare – and with good reason.  I recently tested POUF Volumizing Spray and I was more than impressed. 
 
Several months ago I received the best haircut of my life (at Salon Yuni on California Street) and my hair has grown out so beautifully that I have not had to go back for a haircut, which is long overdue. 
 
Just as I was getting ready to make my appointment this miracle volumizing spray fell into my lap.  I naturally have a flat crown and require a special haircut.  I suffer from flat head syndrome.  Sometimes there is no amount of hair product in the world that will help my fine, thin hair when I’m in a need of a haircut. 
If you suffer from flat head syndrome, or just have fine and thin hair then your going to love POUF VOLUMIZING SPRAY from Lea Journo –  it gets to the root and provides long-lasting beautiful, gorgeous volume! The Unique antioxidant ingredients aid in protecting your gorgeous, luxurious hair from the harmful rays of the sun. 
 
$12/$28
 
Macy’s
685 Market Street
San Francisco, CA  94105
 
Salon Yuni
2434 California Street
San Francisco, CA 346-9864
ask for Yuni $115

Un-Wrinkle Night by Peter Thomas Roth

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In 28 days my skin experienced cell renewal and a decrease in tiny laugh lines, facial expressions and wrinkles.
 
I’ve been using Un-Wrinkle night by Peter Thomas Roth and the results were almost instant.  I loved that my skin was soft, smooth and younger looking. The anti-aging peptides help in turning back the clock – even if it’s by a few minutes, days or months.
 
Un-Wrinkle Night was voted Best Night Cream by Prevention Magazine –  this is a great piece of skincare to add to your skincare regimen, isn’t it time you started using age appropriate skincare?
 
 OTHER INGREDIENTS:
  • Retinol, an active form of Vitamin A that plays an important role in the resurfacing and rejuvenating of skin, helping to impart a clearer more vibrant complexion.
  • Glycolic Acid, AHA, exfoliates surface dead skin cells to stimulate cell turnover.
  • Vitamins A, C & E, anti-oxidants, protect against free radicals.
  • Pro Vitamin B5 (Panthenol) soothes, calms, acts as a penetrating moisturizer and aids in tissue repair.
  • Aloe Vera soothes and hydrates the skin.

Healthy skin is always in season – Peter Thomas Roth gets a TEN!

$110

Sephora

33 Powell Street

San Francisco, CA 94102

Huile Du Palme a beautifying elixir by Leonor Greyl

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Leonor Greyl is the first Haircare company to create a haircare line using the worlds finest ingredients, for 35 years Leonor Greyl has paved the way from using chemicals to vitamins and natural ingredients that restore, protect and correct the hair. 
  
Marie-Laure Fournier of Fournier Communications can’t live without Leonor Greyl’s Huile Du Palme, I set out to investigate and found the Huile Du Palme luxurious and nourishing.
 
 
Huile Du Palme is a beautifying oil that protects the hair from the damaging exposure of the sun, seawater and chlorine. 
 
I used it as recommended and my hair was left soft, manageable and luxurious.  Huile Du Palme is enriched with the best botanical oils that detangle, nourish and hydrate the hair with intense moisture. 
$47
DI PIETRO TODD SALON
2239 FILLMORE STREET
SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115
Telephone: 415-674-4366
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Refining problematic skin w/ beingTrue

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With age and teenage acne comes the desire to minimize our pores.  Oily skin causes the need to use skincare products that help eliminate shine.  There is a solution that won’t break the bank. 

beingTrue’s essential pore and complexion refiner – I’ve been using this magical potion faithfully and noticed that my pores were minimized and my t-zone lost its shine.

Essential Pore and complexion Refiner is the path to clearer, brighter, resurfaced skin.  Enriched with a multi-active formula that delivers a combination of lactic, salicylic acids, vitamins and retinol.  Your skin will absorb this magical potion leaving behind a smooth, matte finish. 

This is great for problematic and mature skin – shouldn’t you be on the path to clear and healthy skin?

Essential Pore and Complexion Refiner by beingTrue gets a TEN!

$52

Spa Radiance

3011 Fillmore Street

San Francisco, Ca 94123

415-346-6281

Correcting Redness and Rosacea w/ SUNDAY RILEY

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Stimulant II Perfecting Stem Cell Serum by Sunday Riley is a  serum that reduces redness and inflammation caused by Rosacea, Post-Sun and Post-Treatments. 
 
Sunday Riley products are infused with the NV-5 Ageless Complex and each product has its own unique blend of active ingredients that give the skin radiance and luminosity.
 
At Sunday Riley modern skincare is a marriage between botanicals and biotechnology – Sunday Riley skincare offers the skin intense cellular renewal, detoxification and regeneration. 

The NV-5 Ageless Complex is a blend of 5 Native American botanicals that have been scientifically proven to detoxify, heal and re-charge the skin.

Stimulant II is an alternative for those of us with sensitive skin who can’t use retinoids or chemical peels. 

I love the anti-aging benefits that dramatically improve the skins clarity, my skin was left more youthful and luminous.  I especially loved that Stimulant II aids the skin in mending broken capillaries and helps in the fight against UV rays. 

Stimulant II is age appropriate skincare, it helps in the battle of Prevention, Maintenance and Correction.

Stimulant II by SUNDAY RILEY gets a TEN!

 $295

Barneys New York

77 OFarrell Street

San Francisco, CA 94108

415-268-3500