Olecea Beaute August Blog
Our Summer Self Care Beauty Guide
Summer is a favorite season of many, but not so much for everyone’s skin! Sweltering heat and chilly air conditioning can take a huge toll on your skin. Whether you battle dehydration, breakouts or redness, Olecea Beaute hasallnatural skin care solutions to keep you looking goodall season!
Quenching Parched Summer Skin
Summer air conditioning and blistering heat are a recipe for dehydration, as both sap vital moisture from your skin.We all recognize by now the importance of drinking water to stay hydrated. But did you know that the skin is the largest organ and the last one to receivewater, vitamins and nutrients? That is why moisturizing topically is so vital and drinking water is not enough! As we age, skin loses itsyouthful amount of internal Hyaluronic Acid and receives less and less of what it requires to stay plump and dewy.One of the best natural skin care ingredientsto quench skin’s thirst is Hyaluronic Acid.Our Botanical + Hyaluronic Acid Mask is infused with this hydration powerhouse which comes to the rescue, restoring hydrationand providinganti wrinkle support!For mid-day hydration, tote the Licorice Root Protective Facial Spray to the office or gym and give yourself a skin mist anytime skin feels tight or dry.
Summer Breakout Blues
Don’t let breakouts cast a shadow on sunny days. If you suffer from increased acne due to Summer humidity, chances are you have tried benzoyl peroxide spot treatments to keep them under control and been nonplussed by their drying effects. We prefer a clean beautyapproach for treating acne withthe combined antimicrobial and healing benefits ofSilver, Calendula and Gotu Kola.MicroSilver BG™ in our Licorice Root Protective Facial Sprayis proven to gently yet effectively combat acne breakouts up to 36% without the oxidizing effect of benzoyl peroxide.Lavender in this face spray provides additional antiseptic benefits for acne-prone skin. Healing Aloe Vera richwith amino acids, polysaccharides, salicylic acid, sterols, vitamins and minerals reduces p. acnes bacteria associated with acne. It can be found in both ourfacial mistand Botanical + Hyaluronic Acid Mask.This mask also boastshealing Gotu Kola and anti-bacterial Calendula for even more breakout control.
Acne suffererscommonly experience breakout challenges due to travel, as well. To keep your looking great in Summer vacay photos, we recommend toning with the Licorice Root Protective Facial Spray after cleansing to help accomplish this. Simplyspritz on a cotton pad and swipe over the face to sweep away irritants in tap water. If travelling to a third world country where water has and unfamiliar bacteria, consider cleansing with a micellar water to keep skin clear.
Redness and flushing due to Summer temperature fluctuations of outdoor heat and indoor air conditioningcan be minimized with the right products and care.Daily sunscreen use is a must along with botanical skincare favorites like Allantoin, Lavender and Licorice Extract for skindue to theiranti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits for rosacea and sensitivity.Anytime the skin feels hot and prickly, spritz on this soothing face mistandbreathe a sigh of relief. Calendula, Gotu Kola and Aloe Vera in our Botanical + Hyaluronic Acid Maskcan provide much needed calming support when used once or twice a week.Chilling our Blue Circle Jade Roller in the fridge and rolling it on top of the mask will help soothe stressed skin and psyches, diminish puffiness,irritation andredness.
Makeup creasing and sliding off your face when temperatures soar? You can give your look a quick refresh with a spritz of the Licorice Root Protective Facial Spray. Pat your makeup back into place, blot if needed and you will be as good as new!
Here’s a quick beauty self-care treatment that will leave your skin glowing, and clear and your mind calm. Light a candle, brew a cup of herbal tea, playsoothing spa music and throw on a headband for a relaxing at-home spa-like experience.
Step 1: Sanitize hands and cleanse skin.
Step 2: Spritz face and neck with the Licorice Root Protective Facial Spray.
Step 3:Apply the Botanical + Hyaluronic Acid Mask and smooth to make sure the mask is in contact with the skin.
Step 4: Use the Blue Circle Jade Rollerin upward and outward motions with a firm but gentle pressure.Repeat as desired. For added calming and hydration, spray theLicorice Root Protective Facial Spray again. Leave mask on for 10-15 minutes the remove.Pat the remaining serum to facilitate absorption.
Step 6: Layer with theHemp + Vitamin C Glow Face Oil to seal in moisture.