Athletic types tend to be all about the low maintenance in their grooming rituals (all that training sucks up time)...
-but highly demanding of what skin/haircare products they use.
Products for hair/skin that are naturally leaning with clear ingredient labels, that are effective, well packaged--- free of parabens...and priced sensibly... find favor with gals and guys...who work hard and are not persuaded by glammy ad campaigns and feted (paid) influencers.
For skin not only dried out from a pool swim or high altitude arid air...but also slicked/ sweated out from a long run...a new amped up mist moisturizing spray-bests those other thermal water in a can quenchers...with the healing properties of pine found only in SW France. Meet our fav new product-Milky Hydrating Lotion-delivered in a fine mist... from cult skincare line iXxi Essenxiel...courtesy of a family owned French company -that uses the patented OPC PIN, a powerful anti-oxidant, skin repairing/protective, anti-aging ingredient made from Landes pine bark-as the foundation for its many products.
|Popular as a beauty supplement...for even for the mani/pedi free...Biotin aka Vit B7-has many cheerleaders amongst the MD Derms we know...which is how we even knew about its purported helpful ways-suggested to us by the late genius Dr. Frederick Brandt. A trusted brand that delivers-Biotin Plus by Natrol contains 5000mcg of Biotin |
plus 10mg Lutein per dosage...supports nails/hairs from brittle break-offs---and purportedly aids skin hydration too. Win Win-esp. when traveling when on the go meals lack nutritional value of what we eat when home.
|New to the USA...but a best selling skincare line in CANADA...Jouviance has several collections of skincare targeting younger-to more mature types with targeted needs ranging from acne, redness, uneven skin tone, fine lines/wrinkles and loss of firmness. Developed by a dermatologist-this well priced skincare line-is a no-nonsense deliverer of clinical results without the hassle (or expense). From basic everyday use- like the pictured Cleansing Gel...to the new daily RESTRUCTIV Glycol/Laser soft peel -in a lotion or moisturizing night cream-plus a 1x a week masque-boasting an impressive 10% glycol acid--yet non-irritating ---helping to effectively shrink the appearance of pore size and encouraging skin cell renewals for a fresher appearance-desired by both women and men. We also tried the best selling easy to use 3-In-1 Anti-Aging-that is paraben free and hydrating--which we use as a moisturizing helper in our sensitive eye area after a swim. It mercifully-aids in firming up our eye sockets that def. takes a beating from our swim goggles-that now leave less then lovely indents. FYI-FREE OF parabens, sulphates, phthalates, mineral oils, colourants, or artificial fragrances.|
|Now available at CVS-PURA D'OR's Blue Line of consumer products targets hair loss, flaky irritated scalps, and frizzy dry locks...with targeted conditioners and shampoos made from a slew of natural ingredients-including organic multi-tasking organ oil. Packaged in over-sized pump bottles...and priced from around $19.99-$32.99...Pura D'or hair solutions-contain no harsh sulfates that can dry out hair, no SLS or parabens OR SYNTHETIC FRAGRANCES (yay), is gluten free and good for even the most sensitive skin/scalp types. We have been using the Healing Conditioner (on the left)...made of impressive 99% natural origin ingredients, smells great with lavender oil and natural vanilla extract, easily gets out the tangles of our long locks-one pump finger combed through wet hair- left on for 2 minutes...then rinsed out. Cruelty free and made in the USA-bonus points!|
|adorable-and adorably created by 10 year old Daisy-a young gal with entrepreneurial leanings...our new like every hour usage- lip balm by LIPZU (ZESTY pictured-comes in 6 fun shapes/scents-$6.00 each)-soothes dry cracked lips with 95% organic ingredients and is 100% paraben and petroleum free-and soothing with shea butter, jojoba oil and Vit. E.|
|in the middle---the creative light of LIPZU...with a few pals. CUTE|