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Prepping Skin for the Summer

Lauren Salapatek | July 11, 2011 | 12:16 AM

Warmer weather is right around the corner and before you know it, it's going to be beach season in many states across the U.S. With that said, clients are going to be looking to you for expert advice on how to prep their skin for the spring/summer.

So what do you recommend? Well, it's kind of hard to wear make-up at the beach because either you're in and out of the water or you will sweat it all off. So you're going to want to tell your clients about the products that are going to do wonders for their skin (so they don't have to worry about their complexions without make-up.)

I have recently tried out a variety of Le Mieux products over the course of a month and I have seen a difference already-my skin is clearer, less oily, and it's given me a slight glow. So what have I been doing? I'll tell you!

I tried:

Le Mieux Vita-C Clear Skin Pads: While most Vitamin C formulations are delivered in liquid forms, these handy Vitamin C saturated cotton pads available in a small jar make them really easy to apply quickly and discard.

According to Janel Luu, CEO of Le Mieux, the Vitamin C is not just a skin brightener, it is also effective in reducing hyper pigmentation. They also gently exfoliate the skin, while preparing the epidermal layer for more effective penetration of other nutrients. For exfoliating mature and aging skin you should only use these pads ONCE per week for the first two months, and then increase the frequency to twice per week. So if you are looking for your daily dose of Vitamin's right in a pad!

Prepping Skin for the SummerLe Mieux Skin Energizing Bio Cell Mask: This mask was a lifesaver after running around the trade shows this season. One word to describe this mask is MOISTURIZING!! This mask mixes freeze-dried marine collagen with other ingredients onto a cool gel-like film that you leave on the face for about 20 minutes. Afterward my skin looked brighter, was VERY moisturized and softer. For optimal results use the Vita-C skin pad first then use this mask, and repeat a couple times per week.

Le Mieux TGF-B Booster: This serum plumps up skin cells with water while helping to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. This product basically stimulates collagen and elastin growth. To use this product, first cleanse and tone the skin before applying a small amount of this serum to the face, including around the eyes and the mouth. The serum is recommended for daily use on mature, sensitive, normal, dry or combination skin.  

Prepping Skin for the Summer Le Mieux Bio Cell Rejuvenating Cream: Wow! This cream is super hydrating. It contains a cocktail of anti-aging ingredients and it helps replace the moisture lost in your skin during the day AND the night. Use this cream twice a day. Even though this product is best to use on your face, neck or décolleté, I keep a jar on my desk just in case the skin on my hands gets a little thirsty :).

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