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Makeup 'How to' - Skin Care

Makeup 'How to' - Skin Care

Looking after your skin is so important in helping to slow the ageing process and keep your skin looking healthy and great.


We asked our friends at Revlon a few questions about skin care.



What is the right type of skin care for one’s skin type and age?


  • Get your skin type diagnosed from a professional beauty therapist, don’t guess. Get it right from the start to save time and money on products.


  • Our skin changes – seasonally, with hormones and age – so don’t use what you did in your 20’s when you’re in your 30’s etc.



What other advice would you give regarding skin care?


  • Use eye cream – don’t wait till you notice fine lines. Find an eye product that’s right for you whether it be a cream, lotion, gel, balm or serum. We recommend seeking advice.


  • Use a toner – it rebalances your skin after cleansing and prepares it for moisturising.  You will also find you use less moisturiser if you apply it to damp skin. Just make sure your toner is not astringent and doesn’t have alcohol in it as this can harm and dry out the skin – pick one that’s right for your skin type.



What’s the difference between day cream and night cream?


There is a difference between day cream and night cream – usually day cream is all about protecting the skin from the environment while night creams are about nourishment and repair so are usually a heavier, creamier texture.


You really shouldn’t use day creams at night, especially if they have SPF (sun protection factor) in them.


Always use SPF, 365 days of the year! And remember, if you are going to the beach don’t rely on your moisturiser or even your makeup for sun protection – use a proper sunscreen and apply liberally and regularly. And ideally wear a hat. You may not appreciate this advice when you’re young, but you’ll thank us in years to come.





Thank you Revlon for assisting us with this article.




Product suggestions:


Eye Creams 


Left, clockwise:

Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage™ Eye Cream

L'Oréal Paris Revitalift Laser X3 Eye Cream - RRP$44.99

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Eye - RRP $61.00

Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado - RRP$59.00

Revlon Botufit™ Anti-Ageing Line Reducer Eye Cream



Left to right:

Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage™ Toner

Revlon Eterna 27+™ Soothing Toning Water

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Oil-Free Toner - RRP$40.00

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Toner - RRP$40.00



Day Creams


Left, clockwise:

Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage™ Day Cream  

L'Oréal Paris Age Perfect Cell Renewal Day Cream - RRP$44.99

Kiehl’s Powerful Wrinkle and Pore Reducig Cream - RRP$98.00

Kiehl’s Skin Rescuer - RRP$60.00

Revlon Botufit™ Anti-Ageing Line Reducer Face Cream




Night creams


Left to right:

Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage™ Night Cream

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate - RRP$98.00

L'Oréal Paris Age Perfect Cell Renewal Night Cream - RRP$44.99

Kiehl’s Creme d'Elegance Repairateur - RRP$72.00

For Mature Skin Types


Left, clockwise:

Revlon Eterna 27+™ 24 Hour Repair Fluid

Revlon Eterna 27+™ 24 Hour Repair Cream

Revlon Eterna 27+™ Instant Wonder Cream

Revlon Eterna 27+™ 24 Hour Correcting Eye Cream




Original _AD DNA SC Serum _200x 200 


Revlon Age Defying with DNA Advantage™ Face Serum




Please note, products profiled in this blog are not shown to scale.

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