TRIED AND TRUE: SKINCARE PRODUCTS WE LOVE

There are seemingly thousands of beauty products claiming to change the game, from reducing wrinkles and eliminating breakouts, to removing dark circles and rejuvenating skin. But which ones actually work?? We've decided to collab on our favorite skin care products to hopefully save you time and money on beauty duds.

1. DR. BRONNER'S PURE CASTILE SOAP

This all natural body soap is so refreshing and stimulating. The peppermint essential oil intoxicates as it tingles your body and clears your mind. Therapeutically, peppermint oil is a mild increases vitality and clarity. All of Dr. Bronner's oils and essential oils are certified organic to the National Organic Standards Program, and packaged in 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles. They are also free of phthalate, butylparaben, formaldehyde donor, formaldehyde, nonylphenol ethoxylate, sulfate, paraben, dye, flouride and propylparabens. This soap contains coconut and peppermint for a true cleansing experience.

2. PAULA'S CHOICE WRINKLE-REPAIR SERUM

Paula's Choice Resist Intensive Wrinkle-Repair Retinol Serum contains a blend of highly stabilized retinol, vitamin-derived antioxidants and soothing anti-aging plant extracts, all in packaging that keeps the retinol and other beneficial ingredients stable and effective. For all skin types and anyone concerned with improving the appearance of wrinkles and skin tone, and firming. The serum delivers pure retinol to skin in a silky-smooth fluid infused with potent antioxidants and superior skin-replenishing and hydrating ingredients. This combination addresses the appearance of wrinkles, improves the feel of firmness, uneven skin tone and red marks, and leaves skin perfectly radiant.  Apply a few drops to your face, neck and eye area after cleansing and before moisturizing. For daytime, follow with a broad-spectrum sunscreen, like Jouer Moisture Tint.

3. PANIER DES SENS HAND CREAM PROVENCE

This wonderfully scented hand cream combines the essence of Provence with lemon, cypress essential oils, and artemisia. It’s formulated with 20% shea butter to create an ultra-nourishing texture quickly absorbed leaving noting but soft, supple skin, day after day. Apply regularly from wrists to fingertips.

4. PETER THOMAS ROTH CUCUMBER GEL MASK

If you break out easily with greasy moisturizers, this refreshing cucumber gel helps soothe and moisturize dry skin, sans oil. Its ultra-gentle botanical extracts formula of cucumber, papaya, chamomile, pineapple, sugar maple, sugarcane, orange, lemon, bilberry, and aloe helps detoxify your skin of impurities. The cucumber extract naturally nourishes, hydrates, calms, and reduces puffiness in your skin; the papaya extract is a natural enzyme rich in vitamins that helps soften skin; chamomile extract helps soothe skin; and pineapple extract has a natural enzyme to soften skin. It's also cooling and calming after a day in the sun, and reduces peeling from sun burns. You can apply daily for 10 minutes, or leave on overnight for an intensive hydrating treatment. For a very cool treatment, refrigerate before using. 

5. KIEHL'S WRINKLE REDUCING EYE CREAM

Kielh's 1851 wrinkle-reducing under-eye cream from contains Copper PCA and Calcium PCA. These micronutrients help improve wrinkles, texture and elasticity. Derived from natural ingredients, which is a must for us, this cream is specifically formulated for the delicate area under your eyes.

6. ALGENIST ANTI-AGING CREAM

This little gem holds the fountain of youth. Algenist Genius Ultmate Anti-Aging Cream nourishes your skin while improving overall radiance and boosting elasticity and resilience. The advanced formula combines alguronic acid with microalgae oil, a plant-based collagen, to help deliver a tighter, firmer, and more toned appearance. Simply apply to your entire face and neck after cleansing and enjoy the silky benefits of Genius.

7. ESTEE LAUDER PERFECTLY CLEAN FOAM CLEANSER

Estee Lauder Perfectly Clean Foam Cleanser/Purifying Mask gently, yet thoroughly, cleanses and rebalances. Powered by proprietary technology, this creamy formula rapidly lathers into a rich foaming cleanser that works for all skin types and is ideal for normal/combination skin. Gently removes makeup and other impurities, unclogs pores, and leaves skin healthy, fresh and luminous. Use it 2 ways: morning and night as a daily cleanser.

8. PURPOSE FACE WASH

This gentle, pure, and soap-free face wash removes oil, dirt, and stubborn make-up without drying or stripping your skin. Purpose Gentle Cleansing Wash is clinically proven to be gentle as water, so it won't sting your eyes, making it ideal for removing eye make-up. It is hypoallergenic and won't clog your pores, yet leaves your skin feeling clean and refreshed. Use with a clarisonic for a deep clean. The best part is, it retails for $4.69 and can be picked up at your local grocery or convenient store. 

9. JOUER LUMINIZING MOISTURE TINT SUNSCREEN

We love everything Jouer, especially their luminizing sunscreen. This lightweight moisturizing tint evens out imperfections and fades the look of fine lines with it's light-diffusing, multi-mineral formula. For all skin types, it offers light-to-medium coverage and contains SPF 20 to protect you from harmful UVA and UVB rays. The combination of ginseng and gingko biloba leaf extract delivers antioxidants to skin, promoting a healthy complexion. Apply to clean skin to even out skin tone.