Ugh the bane of my existence. Dry under eyes! As I’ve grown older, gulp, I’ve noticed my eyes have started to become drier and drier and drier!
The skin around the eye area is a very thin, delicate area and it’s one of the first places you might notice the signs of aging. Of course, to erase those signs of aging as well as dark circles, puffiness, and just general aging, we reach for our trusty concealer. But what happens when your concealer starts aging you instead of de-aging you. I know I depend on concealer with my life to make me look fresher, more awake plus I need it to conceal pesky problems such as puffiness, fine lines, and dark circles. But when your eyes are dry this isn’t always the case.
Sometimes applying concealer under your eyes leads to creasing, caking, and just general woe all due to dry eyes. I know I have a hell of a hard time getting my concealer to look flawless when my eyes are busy being terribly dry. Most folks will recommend good eye cream which of course is the first step in getting the dryness under control but honestly, sometimes, you need to even go steps further.
I’m commonly asked, “Where can I buy good Asian skincare in the US?” This is difficult to say as tracking down Japanese or Korean skincare in the US isn’t easy and most of it involves online sleuthing if you live in a small suburb or city. My city happens to have alot of little beauty shops that actually carry various Asian brands however my best success is swapping with friends who live abroad or going the Internet shopping route.
Shopping online is such a traumatic experience when dealing with beauty purchases abroad since sellers are legendary for jacking prices up to crazy heights.
DHC is a Japanese manufacturer of cosmetics, healthy food supplements, apparel, etc….however here in the US we only get the cosmetic and skincare side of DHC which is fine by me as I’m all about the beauty!
DHC offers an easy, fairly inexpensive way to get high quality Japanese skincare easily!
Chose from various lotions and potions to address any need such as oily skin, anti-aging, and more! Snag yourself a bottle of DHC’s cult favorite Deep Cleansing Oil or grab some sheet masks. Cleansing Oil and Sheet Masks aren’t something you commonly see from US brands so both can be a novel experience to try out for the first time or to stock up on if you already love and use these items!
From haircare to skincare and even body care, DHC covers a wide range of products for your beauty needs.
So do you DHC?
Have any favorite products from the brand?
If not, I do suggest you explore the site, you might be surprised at how many great offerings they have!
Browse it at www.dhccare.com
I look forward to hearing thoughts from the seasoned DHC user!
Stila has two brand new primers available for Spring 2011 called Prime Pot. Taking a quick glance at ‘em you’ll instantly think, “oh Stila Smudge Pots!” That’s at least the first thing that entered my head when I seen ‘em!
These come in two shades so you have a choice for lighter or darker depending on your skin type since they aren’t only working as a primer but also as a lid concealer of sorts a la Benefit Lemon Aid. I’m personally a die harder when it comes to Lemon Aid however I like to dabble around with various products to see what works better.
Let’s have a peek at Stila Prime Pots and see what the good word is!
Josie Maran channeling Mally today with her new Full Coverage Concealer Pen and Setting Powder. If you remember Mally had created a similar style product a few months ago which I tried and wasn’t particularly keen on. Josie’s version is a cream however Mally’s was a stick concealer with a setting powder in a similar style.
Curious minds about Josie’s version for sure since it’s infused with Argan Oil which could make it all kinds of hydrating eh?
Philosophy fans the Q’s Ice Cream Parlor Shower Gel Collection is back! This is a set of two huge, chubby bottles (32 oz) of Philosophy famous 3 in 1 Shower Gel.