Fresh faced beauty – masks & scrubs

July 26, 2005

1. Kosmea Eighth Natural Wonder Revitalising Facial Serum
Who can?t resist a product that contains hibiscus extract to smooth out wrinkles, pea extract to fight against free radicals and rose geranium oil to stimulate cell renewal. Other key ingredients are organic rose hip oil, vitamin E, rosewood oil, green tea extract, grapefruit seed extract. Use morning and night, this product lifts tired dull skin making skin look brighter and revitalized. The serum smooths well into the skin rather than leaving a greasy film and if you suffer from slightly oily skin definitely give this a try. You?ll notice improved skin and reduction in fine lines after a couple of uses.
RRP: $55.00. Available from pharmacies and health food stores. Stockists: 1300 130 320

2. Fresh Faced ?Scrub Me”
A good exfoliant containing crushed walnuts and pure essential oils, feels soft and calming on the face. This product does not use any petro-chemicals, chemical preservatives or artificial fragrances, so perfect for sensitive skin. For the price this is well worth the purchase.
RRP $15.75. Available at selected pharmacies, beauty salons, and speciality stores.

3. Olos Fitomarina Refreshing Gel Mask
This is quite a cooling, refreshing gel mask. It goes on easily and isn?t sticky like some formulations. With ingredients including Algae, Marine Plankton and Camomile, it certainly feels like your skin is getting benefits. Wash off and your skin will feel instantly moisturised and comforted. Perfect after a stressful day at work!
RRP $4.95 each sachet. Stockists: 1800 097 957

4. Nivea Visage ? Gentle Exfoliating Scrub
This light weight scrub is good for leaving in the shower and using when you have been naughty and left your makeup on all night! The neat little size of the tube and the fact it is plastic makes it the ideal travel companion too. Light in texture this scrub leaves your face feeling clean and cleansed with little or no abrasiveness due to the soft exfoliating scrub particles.
RRP $8.30

5. L?Oreal Paris Re-Finish Micro-Dermabrasion Kit
This product absolutely lives up to its promise. Not all of us can afford professional beauty treatments, so if you are looking for something that comes close to professional quality [without the cost], this is definitely one to try. After use, skin is polished and shining and feels incredibly smooth. After just one use a noticeable reduction in fine lines on forehead and temples and overall smoothness of skin. If you?ve never used a high grain exfoliant, you most likely will find this quite harsh and perhaps it?s not recommended for sensitive skin or acne-prone skin. Follow up with the Vitamin E Moisturiser which absorbs well into the skin and has a wonderful cooling effect. Use up to twice weekly. This definitely will remain a staple in the beauty regime.
RRP $39.95 Stockists: 1300 659 259

6. Matis Soft Mask with Cotton Milk
This creamy mask moisturises like few other masks. It is enriched with Cotton Milk which is rich and creamy, perfect for smoothing dry and irritated complexions. Cocoa beans, Luffa oil and natural Honey are also active ingredients, further enhancing moisture. Best for dry skin, or skin particularly affected by winter winds.
RRP $76 Available exclusively from selected beauty salons. Stockist: (02) 9894 7722

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