I knew I’d need to do some follow-up to Chaos Chronicles Podcast 506 when I mentioned that my new “No Gifts Please” gift is Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula with Vitamin E. I’ve gotten a few question on Facebook and in my inbox about which specific product. ( I had no idea the Palmer’s Line was SO extensive!), so I thought one simple blog post would help. My personal goal is to age with grace– and without plastic surgery. So when I find a product or tchnique that works, I’m happy to share.
Let’s start with the basics:
Bobbi Brown’s Living Beauty Bobbi Brown is a my role model and hero when it comes to aging, business and the intersection of the two. I admire the way she runs her business and her life. All hail, Bobbi Brown. When she was a guest on Satellite Sisters, she was as down-to-earth and informative as you would guess. And her message about how to look great as we age started and ended wit h: MOISTURIZE. We had her on to talk about her wonderful book Living Beauty, a step -by -step guide to skin care, make-up, hair care and dressing that I believe every woman of a certain age should have on her bookshelf ( or Kindle!). Lots of before and after pictures will make you a Bobbi Brown believer, too . A little effort — and moisturizer– goes a long way in keeping up appearances without surgery. I recently loaned the book to a frieind of mine who commented that I seem to know how to apply make-up and that she, after 48 years on the planet, still did not know how. My answer: Bobbi Brown. Here’s a link to the amazon page.
Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula with Vitamin E This product was totally new to me, a recent British import apparently. I was watching Dr. Oz and he had on a clear-skinned NYC Dermatologist to recommend her best anti-aging products that didn’t break the bank. She singled out Palmer’s Cocoa Butter Formula with Vitamin E as a great option for lessening age spots, scars and, as their packaging suggests, unattractive marks. ( For me, that means all that sun damage on my decolletage from years lifeguarding.) I found a $4.99 jar at Target and I have really seen results. Plus, it smells so good you want to eat it. Palmer’s has an extensive product line ( who knew?) and I’ve branched out to the Skin Oil as well. I’m counting on Palmers to get rid of the “unattractive marks” left over from the poison oak outbreak on my legs! Find the website here.
Natural Skin Shop Glycolics I’ve converted a few of you over to the wonder of glycolics, a natural product derived from sugar cane and great for exfoliating. Today another convert mentioned how much better her skin looked with glycolics, so I thought I’d remind you of the products over at naturalskinshop.com . Exciting news! They have a brand new Peel Center on their site with products, information and great customer service. Take advantage of the customer service reps to get the right glycolic products for your skin type and needs. I’m a big fan of their whole line, from cleansing to their serums and moisturizers. But it’s the peels that really make a visible difference in my skin. Click here for the Natural Skin Shop website.
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Hope that helps. Let me know what you’ve discovered