Flawless Finish: Dermacia Skincare
by Andrea Goodwin, associate editor (email@example.com)
From the BeansTalk confessional: When we were younger we never wore foundation of any kind. We thought it was for old ladies. At age 20, we thought that the perfect glow and finish could only be achieved by spending the day at the beach and drinking in the sun’s rays. Boy, are we paying for that now. We have damaged skin that we fear is actually turning into hide around our décolletage area. It is uneven and needs help.
We like the Dermacia skin care line. We recently were able to try the foundations, cleansers and toner, and liked them quite a bit. What is cool about the foundations is that they are typically sold as a pair. This staffer received a duo of “Beige” and “Mocha.” We immediately thought that we would be passing along the “Mocha” to some friends, but ultimately experimented with it to even out some skin patches which have been (off all things) losing pigment. (the horror!) (Geeezz. I never thought I would be doing this….) Anyway, they gave a very nice finish and coverage. The pleasingly creamy texture of the make-up was nicely controlled by the little pump as well.
From their website: Dermacia Foundations are recommended by doctor's and demanded by celebrities, Dermacia Breathable Foundation has found a permanent home in the kits of Hollywood's leading makeup artists for one reason: Dermacia's breathable, gel-based formula smoothes on beautifully to give you that flawless, glowing complexion you've always wanted without compromising the health of your skin. Developed under the guidance of trained physicians, Dermacia was previously available only through licensed dermatologists and estheticians. Dermacia Breathable Foundation provides complete coverage to disguise existing blemishes, acne scars, redness and discoloration without looking cakey or over-done. And unlike traditional oil, crème, and water-based cosmetics, Dermacia's exclusive, gel-based formula allows air and moisture to pass through to your skin, keeping your complexion looking natural and flawless all day long. Plus, Dermacia is the only foundation with Lycogel Complex, a patent-pending formulation proven to help your skin breathe by dramatically increasing the amount of oxygen it can absorb. By increasing oxygen at the cellular level, Dermacia helps restore the youthful glow and appearance of health skin with every application. (2.5 oz)
This gentle, sulfate-free cleansing formula rinses away completely without stripping skin of essential moisture. Effectively removes makeup, dirt, oil and other impurities. Contains Sodium PCA and Hyaluronic Acid to replenish and maintain skin's natural hydration and elasticity. Suitable for all skin types.
Usage Guide: Apply to damp or dry skin and massage gently using fingertips or a gentle sponge. Rinse well with lukewarm water. Follow with Dermacia Breathable Toner.200 ML (6.8 fl. oz)
Soothing, alcohol-free formula gently removes traces of impurities from the skin, while concentrated Sodium PCA and Hyaluronic Acid help maintain and dramatically increase the skin's natural moisture levels. Added Algae Extract soothes imitation from blemishes and calms redness. With mushroom extracts to enhance the skin's own immune system and further defend against environmental toxins. Oil, fragrance and preservative free.
Usage Guide: After cleansing, apply onto face and throat using gentle, circular motions. Do not rinse off. Follow with 200 ML (6.8fl. oz.)
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