There is more to an effective skincare routine than expensive products! I come across women who are devoted to expensive skincare brands, yet with little visible result to their skin, and others who do wonders on a shoe string. There are parallels with food - buying quality raw ingredients is only the start to creating a delicious meal. It is the tips and tricks of the application, smart combinations of the ingredients, understanding your skin, lifestyle and seasons - and regular therapy that can make a noticeable difference to your face. My clients who get the best results do the following: Cherish their skincare products [like expensive perfume] Use skincare products to their best potential Have regular facial treatments Adopt a holistic approach incorporating advice on relaxation, diet and facial exercise into their skincare routine. They ask me to recommend the best products [to a budget and across all brands] and edit their skincare routines regularly to achieve results. I like to talk to an engaged audience who are truly interested in 'properly' looking after their skin with efficacious products & treatments. This goes beyond the brand story; reading the ingredient list and looking at the scientific evidence is essential. "I feel I am worth it and don’t hesitate to spend on myself. If women are very busy focusing on work & family, they don’t
Make skincare an important part of your lifestyle, these are a few essential Japanese beauty habits. Get to know your skin well. Care about your skin and desire to be beautiful. Be responsible for your face and use your hands to touch and massage your face and warm up the skincare products you apply to it. Remove your make-up every night. Apply masks frequently. Use serum and seal it off with a cream. Protect your skin all year round. Always thinking "quick and easy" leaves everything half-baked. Facial massage allows your facial muscles to stay in shape. Expect results in three months time. Source: Chizu Saeki: The Japanese Skincare Revolution.
Each British woman carries in her handbag daily £256 worth of skincare and make-up according to department store Debenhams. According to research, the average cosmetic bag is made up of 13 products each costing in average £20. 95% of women admitted that they wouldn’t go anywhere without mascara followed by 79% of women who said a bottle of perfume was a must in their handbags. Meanwhile 76% of women revealed that they could not do without foundation. The average price for a bottle of perfume was reported to stand at around £50 while the average foundation was priced at £25. The research also revealed that women between 35 to 44 years old were those with the most valuable cosmetic items in their bags, with consumers in London, Glasgow and Leeds carrying the most make up especially on a Friday when they get ready for a night out. Source: http://www.cosmeticsbusiness.com/news/article_page/Average_value_of_a_womans_make-up_bag_is_256/59091