Project Best Life | Skin Care in the Harsh Winter Months

In Western New York, we face the reality of dry skin every winter, without fail. From the dry cold winter air outside to the dry air from our furnaces inside, it’s important to think about staying hydrated in the dry season. Keeping your skin and your body hydrated and healthy has many benefits.

Dehydrated skin could crack and create a pathway for germs and irritants to enter your body. Plus hydrating your skin slows down the appearance of aging, helps prevent acne, and is just less itchy and more comfortable.

Of course the first step to hydration is drinking plenty of water and hydrating beverages and foods. But if you need a boost, Project Best Life spoke to several experts in the area who know exactly how to help!

Averi Wachowiak gives Jordan a hydra treatment

If you’re looking to revamp your home care regimen or just add in a few more hydrating products to your routine, Elite Esthetics is here for you. The studio opened in 2020 and offers everything from lash lifts to enzyme therapy, and of course the Face Reality program.

“I tell all of my clients whether they’re in acne boot camp or not that Face Reality is a great line for just basic skin care in general” Owner Averi Wachowiak said. This includes products like cleanser, toner, moisturizer, etc. Face Reality is often focused on acne-prone clients, but the studio has another esthetician who partners with the Eminence line which Averi says is a great option for those who are less concerned with acne and more concerned with the appearance of aging and general hydration.

The two products from the Face Reality line that Averi recommends for the dry season are Hydrabalance hydrating gel and the Hydracalm Mask. When you’re feeling really dry you can create a “Hydrabalance sandwich,” as Averi calls

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Ways to Save on your skincare in Central Georgia

Here are six tips on how you can save money on your skin care routine.

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — People strive to have good hygiene every day. From brushing your teeth to washing your face. If you’re eager to have a skincare routine but don’t know where to start, here are 6 tips to improve your everyday skincare routine.

1. Don’t waste product

Many cleansers, moisturizers, and cream products recommend a pea to dime size amount of product. If you buy a big jar or tube of a skin product, you’ll run the risk of running out sooner and having to buy more. Hailey Haywood, master cosmetologist at Spa 22 in Warner Robins says you don’t need too much. 

“Just depending on your skin type, I think skin is a lot of trial and error so you definitely want to see what works best for you, but you aren’t going to want to overload your face with product. And in the long run that saves you money.,” Haywood said.

2. Go with generic body wash

You don’t have to buy the name brand that can cost almost $15. They all lather, make you smell nice, and hydrate the skin. However, brands like Sauve can be found at Walmart for around $3.

3. Use petroleum jelly

Maybe you’ve heard of Vaseline but you can use it for dry skin and small cuts. It has many uses like treating diaper rashes, preventing chaffing, and rehydrating nails.

4. Try the three-step approach

Many skin care routines include a cleanser, an exfoliant, a serum, a spot treatment, an eye cream, a toner, a moisturizer, and a protectant. However, the American Academy of Dermatology suggests having a cleanser, moisturizer, and protectant. Sarah Le’Valley says you can go to a two-step which

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Sean Garette Drops His Skin Care Routine

Sean Garette is not a regular esthetician—he’s a cool esthetician. As the founder of Sean Garette Skin Spa, Garette obviously believes in a good skin care routine, but he also understands that some people may not have the time, money, or energy to give 100% every day and night. 

“We all have very busy lives, especially during times when we have more events, more things going on,” he tells Glamour. “So I like to tell people to give themselves a little bit of leeway, to not be so obsessive and restrictive about your routine, especially when you’re having fun and enjoying life.”

Garette’s grounded approach to skin care made him a trusted skinfluencer to his 120,000 social media followers. His work and commitment to amplifying skin care for people of color caught the attention of Dior Beauty, who named him the brand’s official skin care expert last year. “I think what makes a good skin care brand is their commitment to healthy skin, which a lot of brands are just starting to catch on to,” Garette says. ”When I was younger, it was all about stripping, drying, mattifying. Brands are coming back to nourishing the skin barrier and thinking about health, which has always been Dior’s message.”

Running his own business, Garette knows a thing or two about being busy. During New York Fashion Week last week, he attended a slew of parties and events, which took a toll on his skin. “I never wear makeup in normal life,” he says. “But for events and photos, you want your skin look a lot better, so I usually wear a little bit of concealer or powder. I do make sure I’m cleansing and doing some kind of skin care routine, but it’s usually a pared-down version of what

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An Honest Review of Ranavat Restoring Moonseed Treatment

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Ranavat is one of my favorite beauty brand loves. I’ve fallen in complete love with the hair line, which includes the Regenerative Veda⁴ Bond Complex Shampoo  and Conditioner ($48 each), and tried-and-true products like Radiant Rani ($75), the Resurfacing Saffron AHA Masque. But the Ayurvedic brand has been a lifesaver with its latest launch, especially because I’ve been dealing with something out of the ordinary when it comes to my skin: itchy redness that is probably due to the cold, dry weather. I’m not exaggerating when I tell you the universe was looking out for me the minute I started using the gorgeously named L’Immortale Empress Restoring Moonseed Treatment ($125).

How it works

The Restoring Moonseed Treatment contains over 30 medicinal Ayurvedic ingredients, including bala, an herb that revitalizes the skin and soothes inflammation and irritation, as well as shatavari, or adaptogenic asparagus that helps keep wrinkles from forming and encourages collagen production. And then there’s moonseed of course, which is an antioxidant plant that is known as “the root of immortality,” has heart-shaped leaves (cute), and targets fine lines and wrinkles.

“I created the Restoring Moonseed Treatment because bala, moonseed and shatavari are some of the most advanced ingredients when it comes to delaying the effects of age and they were not accessible in modern skin care,” explains founder Michelle Ranavat. “Not only did these ingredients show some amazing results when it came to fine lines, skin irritation, and skin barrier strengthening, but I

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3 Japanese Skincare Secrets To Swear By For Radiant Skin

Japanese skincare is the friendly cousin sister of Korean beauty. J-beauty as they
call it is the new rage amidst beauty connoisseurs is a skincare regime that takes
off years from your face.  

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you look at a Japanese woman? Youthful, glowing, glass-like skin?

While every woman is beautiful and unique, Japanese women are known to have younger looking skin well past their young age. So, what is the secret behind their fabulous skin? Well, it’s a combination of layers and layers of skincare and a healthy diet.

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Often, it is very difficult to tell the age of a Japanese woman. That is because their skin care rituals and diet achieve a common goal — younger looking skin for longer.

Besides keeping wrinkles and fine lines at bay, Japanese skin care products are also quite mild and go easy on harsh chemicals. It is not a very difficult routine to follow and even if you practice their routine with local products, you can get there.

Here are three ride-or-die skincare tips and secrets that’ll help take your skin through all sorts of days.

Eat A Balanced Diet

We often forget that what we put inside our bodies is directly connected to how we look on the outside. A traditional Japanese meal is usually made under the ichijyu sansai principle to assure good balance. These spreads are rich in vitamins and high in omega-3 fatty acids that help reduce the body’s production of toxins that can cause inflammatory skin conditions and premature aging. Fish is rich in protein and lower in fat than red meat, while small portions of a variety of vegetables will supply much-needed vitamins and minerals. 

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Boost Your Routine With Oxygen-Infused Skin Care

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Oxygen flows through every single one of our cells. We need it to stay alive, so it makes sense that our skin needs it to function at peak capacity, too. So when an esthetician mists your face with oxygen—which is a common part of many facials—it boosts circulation within your skin, giving you a more radiant glow. Since most of us don’t have oxygen infusion devices at home, brands have found a way to bottle up their benefits into oxygen-infused skin care, which provides a high dose of O2 to keep your cells functioning their best.

“When skin is oxygen-deprived it can appear dull, dry, and tired,” says Varun Koneru, vice president of research and development for beauty brand SeneGence. “When oxygen is available and circulating within the skin cells, it promotes increased moisture. The oxygen revitalizes the skin, visibly plumping out the lines and wrinkles. Oxygen is known for assisting in skin rejuvenation and helping encourage a healthy aging process, improving the overall health of the skin.”

Our skin gets oxygen in two ways—directly from the air and from our lungs via our blood. Although the outermost layer of skin is always absorbing oxygen from the air around you, it’s not a super efficient exchange. “There’s 21 percent oxygen in the air around you, but you don’t get 21 percent of oxygen in your skin,” says Gerard Camme, president and CEO of Element Eight, a new skin-care line that uses oxygen

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Hailey Bieber uses this $45 barrier repair moisturizer to get yummy glazed donut skin

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Hailey Bieber — founder of the already-sold-out Rhode and poster child for the glazed donut look — has let us in on one of her skin care holy grails: The Instant Angel moisturizer by Dieux.

While celebs share countless beauty products that we’re pretty sure they don’t actually use, the photo shared on Bieber’s IGS clearly includes a well-loved tube of the $45 moisturizer. “Instant angel indeed 😍🤍,” wrote Bieber on the post. “Couldn’t love this moisturizer more.”

The lightweight, barrier repair moisturizer is not even part of her Rhode lineup and she still wants to call it out. Clearly, our girl knows that the best way to achieve that glowy, glazed skin is a really freaking good moisturizer — no matter your skin type.

Credit: Hailey Bieber

Credit: Hailey Bieber

ICYMI, Dieux is the brand behind the In The Know editor-favorite Forever Eye Mask. In fact, Bieber shared with Allure that she consulted Dieux‘s co-founder Charlotte Palermino, licensed esthetician and TikTok’s “skin care fairy godmother,” while developing Rhode. So, yeah, this moisturizer has the good stuff.

Dieux Instant Angel moisturizer, $45

Credit: Dieux

Credit: Dieux

$45 at Dieux

According to Dieux, the rich moisturizer provides lasting hydration while reinforcing the skin’s barrier. This leaves the skin feeling strong, smooth and firm. Each purchase of the moisturizer also includes a free “squeeze key” so you get every last drop of product.

The fragrance-free product uses clinically-backed ingredients known to moisturize and support your skin. Here’s what the formulation does:

  • 3% Moisture Complex: Immediately moisturizes by using humectants

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Atlanta-Based Lotus Moon Skin Care Celebrates 20 Years with Symbol of Peace

ATLANTA, Aug. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of their 20th anniversary, Lotus Moon Skin Care created a limited edition, commemorative “Peace Begins With Me,” candle. As founder and CEO, Lake Louise sends a message, “With all of the turmoil and fighting going on in the world, we wanted to create something that would encourage us to turn inward and reflect on how we can create more peace within ourselves so that we may shine it on others.”

In celebration of their 20th anniversary, Lotus Moon Skin Care created a limited edition, commemorative &quot;Peace Begins With Me,&quot; candle. 100% coconut-based wax, blended with essential oils of lavender, geranium, and ylang ylang, designed to relax the body mentally and emotionally. It includes <a href=crushed rose petals, a symbol of love, and topped with a citrine crystal, which is associated with positivity and optimism.” src=”–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTcwNTtoPTUyOQ–/–~B/aD0zMDA7dz00MDA7YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b24-/”/

In celebration of their 20th anniversary, Lotus Moon Skin Care created a limited edition, commemorative “Peace Begins With Me,” candle. 100% coconut-based wax, blended with essential oils of lavender, geranium, and ylang ylang, designed to relax the body mentally and emotionally. It includes crushed rose petals, a symbol of love, and topped with a citrine crystal, which is associated with positivity and optimism.

This commemorative candle uses 100% coconut-based wax, blended with essential oils of lavender, geranium, and ylang ylang, designed to relax the body mentally and emotionally. It includes crushed rose petals, a symbol of love, and topped with a citrine crystal, which is associated with positivity and optimism.

Entrepreneur Louise founded Lotus Moon Skin Care in Oakland, CA, in 2002. As a lifelong learner and former educator with a master’s degree in education from Stanford University, she states, “I ‛dug my heels’ into ingredients and wellness research to launch Lotus Moon Skin Care.”

Lake says she was the first ecommerce brand in the clean beauty space. In 2002 there were no website design plug n play apps, so she enrolled in an HTML course at the local junior college to learn how to code

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EZZ continues to capitalise on growing skin care and health supplement markets across Asia Pacific

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EZZ Life Science closed out Q4 FY2022 with $10 million in the bank to fund its expansion strategy.

EZZ Life Science’s (ASX: EZZ) fourth quarter results (Q4 FY2022) have been highlighted by a rise in sales, with receipts from customers increasing 16% to $4.6 million compared to the previous quarter.

The genomic life science company aims to improve the quality of life and human health through developing and selling products backed by genomic research and development.

EZZ’s products address four key human health challenges: genetic longevity, human papillomavirus (HPV), helicobacter pylori, and weight management.

The company, which was founded in 2019, remains focused on investing in the future of consumer health through promoting its products and distributing them through e-commerce platforms across Australia, New Zealand, China – expanding worldwide.

In Q4 FY2022, the New South Wales-based company launched a cross-border e-commerce store on Douyin, mainland China’s version of TikTok. This was a large contributor to the rise in receipts from customers during the period – having generated sales of $85,000 within the first 22 days.

The company’s operating cash inflow remained positive during the quarter.

As for the company’s cash position, it remained robust with a balance of over $10 million at 30 June 2022, which included a slight increase of $90,000 in the bank.

China’s 618 shopping festival

During Q4 FY2022, China’s 618 shopping festival was another opportunity to increase revenue from customers and recoup some sales lost to COVID-19.

EZZ’s sales from the festival passed $650,000, with the highlight product being its bone growth capsule. The bone growth capsules were ranked the number one product in its category of children’s nutritional supplements on Tmall Global for sales, generating a total revenue of 1.7 million CNY (A$364,000).

Expansion plans

The company has exclusive wholesale distribution rights for the EAORON

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Judge Rules Hailey Bieber Can Continue Promoting Rhode Skin-Care Line Amid Trademark Infringement Lawsuit

A judge has ruled that Hailey Bieber can move forward with her skin-care brand, Rhode, for now, after a clothing brand by the same name filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against her back in June in which they requested a preliminary injunction.

A month after that initial trademark infringement filing, the fashion brand’s cofounders, Purna Khatau and Phoebe Vickers, filed an emergency letter motion on Friday in response to a new YouTube documentary released by the model’s company, titled “The Making of Rhode.” According to E! News, a judge “denied the group’s motion for a preliminary injunction without prejudice,” which allowed Bieber to release the video and to continue promoting her brand despite the ongoing trademark lawsuit. In the 17-minute video about the foundations of her beauty line, Bieber also briefly explains the inspiration behind the name, saying, “I always knew I wanted to create a brand around the name ‘Rhode,’” which is both her and her mother, Kennya Baldwin’s middle name.

In a statement to the outlet, Bieber’s family lawyer, Michael Rhodes, said, “We are pleased with the court’s thorough order denying plaintiff’s motion to preliminarily enjoin Hailey’s new company and skin-care line.” And a spokesperson for the Rhode clothing brand said in their own statement that this ruling isn’t a victory for Bieber but rather “simply a decision by the judge not to prohibit Hailey Bieber’s skin-care line from using our brand name while litigation proceeds, deferring the ruling until we have the opportunity to gather more evidence.” They added that the designers “remain confident” they will ultimately win this case as, “‘Rhode’ is our name and brand, we built it, and federal and state laws protect it. We ask Hailey to achieve her goals without using the brand name we have spent

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