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24 HOUR SKINCARE


No rest for the wicked! Protect, nourish, de-stress and revive your skin with around-the-clock care for a flawless face.

Like you, your skin cells have different functions at certain times of the day. There’s a time to rest, a time to repair, and even a time to eat. So if this is the case, why would we not match our skin care routine with the nutrients that support these different stages?

Tim Ferriss submerged himself in ice to see how much fat he would burn, Dave Asprey made a dollop of grease in your bulletproof coffee a thing, and Sarah Wilson cheated auto-immune disease with her sugar-free diet. Luckily you don’t need to torture yourself with any dubious experiments to see what works – the clever aestheticians, doctors and botanists have already done the heavy lifting for you.

All you need to do is simply program your skin routine to line up with your busy schedule to give it the TLC you need as you eat, sleep, rave, repeat.

So what does a 24-hour skincare routine actually look like? Fear not – we have your back with this day-and-night prescription…

MORNING: 6am

This Works Stress Check Face Mask

On waking, your skin may feel sensitive and slightly redder in response to the restorative processes that has taken place overnight.

This Works Stress Check Face Mask focuses on de-stressing red, inflamed or acne prone problem complexions. A calming mask-like-cream containing ‘This Works’ signature Bio-Boost Botanical Oil Blend as well as Peppermint Extract to cool, calm and refresh the skin. Antioxidant rich Turmeric Oil, extract of Giant Hysop and Rose Root help to protect skin for internal and external stressors. Tip: apply first thing to instantly calm irritated skin and prevent the appearance of premature ageing.


DAY: 9Am

Perricone MD H2 Energy Complex™ Hydrating Cloud Cream

Throughout the day your skin’s hydration levels, oil production and DNA repair will fluctuate.

An airy, cloud-like cream, powered by Hydrogen, the smallest molecule in the universe and MD signature H2 Energy Complex™ rapidly penetrates the surface layers of the skin with a boost of hydrating vitality so that your skin looks re-energised and radiant.

Damage caused over time can lead to dull, dehydrated & tired-looking skin. Hydrogen, like the patented technology found in MD’s H2 Energy ComplexRange , works to activate and energise surface skin cells by simultaneously transforming cellular energy and delivering a powerful boost of hydration and boy does it do that!


WORKOUT: 1-5pm

GoldFaden MD Doctors Scrub

You’ve sweated, expanded your pores and seriously got your circulation flowing: GoldFaden MD Doctors Scrub is THE product to energize, brighten, refine and improves skin texture around the clock.

This facial polisher works to scrub away dead skin for instant cellular renewal. Formulated with Hyaluronic Acid and soothing Seaweed, Jojoba Oil and organic Red Tea extracts, a surge of hydration and antioxidant protection is provided to the skin. Tip: A light scrub before doing your makeup for a big event will improve foundation application for a more even and flawless finish! 


 

 

BATH: 7pm

REN Morroccan Rose Otto Body Range

It’s been a long, hard day at the office and your feet are killing you. As soon as you get home, the first thing you want to do is run yourself a soothing, hot bath.

Now, the latest research shows that baths are not only great for unwinding and soaking away the stresses of the day, they can also play an important role in boosting your immune system, help skin conditions like eczema and even alleviate serious medical disorders.

British plant-based performance skin and body care brand Ren has a stress relieving and harmonising range containing Moroccan Rose Otto Oil, one of the world’s most expensive and revered essential oils, soothes, hydrates and soothes dry sensitive skins,whilst the exquisite scent will helps calm the senses.

Tip: our must-have picks are the Body Wash & the Sugar Body Polish… ok and maybe the Gold Glow Dry Oil too!


PARTY: 8pm

Dr Perricone MD H2 Elemental Energy De-Puffing Eye Gel

Wine contains sulphates, which may cause puffiness, even in the most regular grape enthusiasts. Our blood vessels repair around 9pm, so a cooling, soothing eye gel that de-puffs and hydrates the sensitive eye area is just what the Dr ordered. Dr Perricone MD that is – their De-Puffing Eye Gel is a vital part of your party prep routine!

Powered by Hydrogen, the smallest molecule in the universe, H2 Energy Complex™ rapidly penetrates the surface layers of the skin with a boost of hydrating vitality so that your skin looks re-energised and radiant all night long!


EVENING: 10pm

EVE LOM Cleanser
In the prelude to sleep, skin is most able to absorb topical skincare. Cleansing your skin thoroughly paves the way for night-time skincare products to work at their best in the hours before bedtime.

Described by Vogue UK as “probably the best cleanser in the world”, EVE LOM Cleansing Creme is at the heart of any premium skincare regime.
Other than it being award winning and a HUGE industry favourite for it’s power yet sensitivity, this signature blend of ingredients ensures your skin will achieve optimal results in no time at all. Clove Oil acts to encourage clear skin and take out redness, Eucalyptus Oil works to drain away toxins, Hops Oil tones and re-texturizes the skin, Egyptian Chamomile softens and soothes while Cocoa Butter conditions.


SLEEP: 11pm

Korres Advanced Sleeping Mask

Beautiful skin starts with a good night’s sleep as it’s during this period of physical and mental rest that your skin moves into repair mode.

Korres Advanced Sleeping Mask is about giving the skin what it needs while it sleeps to repair nourish, protect and fight the signs of ageing. Note: our skin is the most active while we sleep so this is the time we need to make sure our skin has what it needs. More than a mask, more than a night cream, this overnight facial-in-a-jar delivers brighter skin by morning and smells like the very first Rose you ever smelt – heaven!


 CREDITS

Hair & Makeup/Product Reviews; Max May, Words; Alina Berdichevsky, Photographer; Simon Lekias, Styled Nadene Duncan, Model; Talia Papantoniou at Chadwick Models

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