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Category: skin care

A line for healthy, active, balanced women: Lady Soma Skin Care

There’s a whole lot more to great skin than slapping on some moisturizer now and then.  I am always excited when I discover a skin care line that take a more holistic approach to skin care, and Lady Soma is a great example.  Lady Soma says their line is a comprehensive collection for healthy, active and balanced women…

Give your skin a daily dose with Painted Earth Vitamin C Serum

Have you hopped onto the Vitamin C skin care train yet?  There are so many reasons why a good Vitamin C product should be part of your routine.  When packaged properly, topically applied Vitamin C increases collagen production, reduces skin discolorations, strengthens and repairs skin, reduces inflammation, and protects the skin from sun exposure.   I love what Vitamin C does…

Getting intense with Kate Somerville Quench Hydrating Face Serum

You know how the motto for real estate is ‘location, location, location’?  I think the motto for awesome skin is ‘hydration, hydration, hydration’!  The fabulous Kate Somerville sent us her best-selling Quench Hydrating Face Serum (1 fl.oz $75), and intense hydration quickly ensued. Every time I use this serum (which is twice a day…

Just breathe! Karin Herzog Oxygen Sun

Summer isn’t over yet and despite all my best efforts I just can’t keep completely out of the sun. Even though I use  sunscreen, I still am exposed to the sun – and that is where Karin Herzog comes in. We were sent Karin Herzog Oxygen Sun ($55) for review consideration and I almost didn&#8217…

The magic of peptides: Apothederm Hydrating Eye Cream

The magic word in skin care these days is ‘peptides’. Peptides are cell-communicating ingredients that act as a messenger to the different cells, providing information for healing wounds, irritation, and inflammation. If peptides have the right base formula and are in the right packaging – meaning an airless pump – they are an extremely effective ingredient. Apothederm…

Got deep wrinkles? RoC has your back.

Here at the BIZ, we are very, very picky about lines we choose to be ambassadors for – and RoC is one of those lines that has passed our strict guidelines. We love this line because they not only have effective products, they are also highly committed to consumer education. Add to that excellent pricing and easy availability and we…

derma e Soothing Cleanser and Hydrating Serum review

derma e is a wonderful line for effective and affordable vegan and cruelty-free skin care products. I’ve been very impressed with the products they sent the BIZ to test and two of my favorites are the Soothing Cleanser and the Hydrating Serum. The Soothing Cleanser ($15.50) is a very gentle way to remove makeup. There are…