Can we talk about this winter on the East Coast? Technically it’s Spring, but not to worry–we had a snowstorm last weekend and a few days later it was in the 40s. So, my combo skin is having a mini-meltdown worse than my middle schoolers on a Friday before lunch (the horror!) However, one of my very favorite brands, Derma E has been making my skin super happy. I fell in love with this brand on a fateful day at ULTA when I decided I needed a SYSTEM for my cruelty free skincare routine. I like using products from the same “family” for my daily cleansing and care. Because I also have combination/oily skin, I need simple, safe ingredients.
I’m a really big fan of their Hydrating Collection and regularly use their cleanser and day creme from this line. So, I was super pumped to try their Hydrating Mist with Hyaluronic Acid. This mist contains minerals and nutrients in a gentle Aloe Base along with Witch Hazel and Green Tea Leaf Extract. This mist is fresh, light, and so gentle even on my dry skin. A long, long time ago, I longed for the MAC Fix+ and used it all the time to set my makeup. I’ve long given up MAC, but never found a replacement makeup finisher until now. This Hydrating Mist cools, rehydrates, and locks moisture in and I really liked how nice and soothing it felt. I would also use this after a nice day at the beach or after a long day in the sunshine as an after-sun balm.
Because I sometimes have the occasional breakout, I have some spotty scarring and dark marks from picking at my skin (or simply not using SPF!) Derma E’s Evenly Radiant Brightening Day Creme with SPF 15 made my skin so soft and supple! It is a thicker creme and a little really goes a long way in terms of application. I liked that there was no scent and that Derma E created their own unique brightening power pack of Madonna Lily Plant Stem Cells, Bearberry, Niacinamide, Licorice, Green Tea and C-Ester. After three weeks of using this creme as a base (and putting makeup on over it), my skin truly looked more even and calm. Almost instantly, my skin felt more moisturized, but the actual evening took a little bit longer for me to notice. But, once I did? I was pretty psyched! Even though this creme is for “daytime” I used it at night as well on my face and neck so all of the natural goodness could work its magic as I slept!
Overall, their product collections, in my opinion, can be mixed and matched to create your very own unique system. So if you haven’t checked out Derma E…get on it, and treat your skin to some cruelty free, gluten free, paraben free, and awesome-full goodness!
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