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My Skin Care Essentials (VIDEO)

June 10, 2014 Reviewed by Marta 13 Comments

If you are going to a desert island or just want to travel light, these are the five basic beauty products that you should take with you.

1. Start with a Brush
Cleansing is the foundation of good skin care, and a cleansing facial brush is the best way to do this. It will gently exfoliate, clear the pores and remove dead skin cells.

2. Weekly Face Mask
When your skin looks dull or washed out, a face mask is the perfect pick-me-up.

3. Daily Serum
Go for a multi-tasking vitamin C cream — it will tackle wrinkles and hyperpigmentation and will plump up the skin.

4. A Damn Good Eye Cream
Target the eye area's unique concerns of wrinkles, crepey skin, puffiness and dark circles with a potent eye cream.

5. Finish Up with a Night Cream
Try a non-greasy gel instead of a thick, rich cream. Heavy-hitting ingredients (such as retinol) will penetrate overnight so you'll wake up looking refreshed.

Featured products:
Ultra Clear Facial Cleansing System, Royal Nectar Face Mask with Bee Venom ($68), Medik8 CE-Tetra ($115 in the shop), AQ Skin Solutions Eye Serum ($99 in the shop, BRAD Biophotonic Sublime Youth Creator Gel-Cream ($245)


Marta Wohrle is an anti-aging skin care and beauty expert and the founder/CEO of Truth In Aging. Marta is dedicated to uncovering the truth behind anti-aging product claims.

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  • June 12, 2014

    by Mona

    Always up to try something new......especially if it might perk up my tired-looking eyes. "Mango Madness Refresh Me...." just SOUNDS like it would help alleviate the puffiness and dark circles.

  • June 12, 2014

    by Bethany

    Yes! Always game for a good, or better, eye cream!

  • June 11, 2014

    by Gina

    This sounds wonderful. I would love to try it!

  • June 11, 2014

    by Cherrilyn

    Can you tell me what to use for my neck? Although my skin looks beautiful on my face, my neck is starting to get fine lines and wrinkles. I've done great so far and don't look my age which is 57. Unfortunately, my neck is starting to give me away. What to do? Also is there a breast firming cream out there that's good?

  • June 11, 2014

    by Sue

    I would LOVE to try Mango Madness Eye Cream!

  • June 10, 2014

    by Leslie

    I would love to try Mango Madness eye cream!

  • June 10, 2014

    by robyn

    I would always seeking a under eye cream for dark circles. Pleased to try and give feedback.

  • June 10, 2014

    by jerri

    This eye cream seems to have everything I would wish for in a good eye cream!

  • June 10, 2014

    by Dianne

    Would love to try new products!!!!

  • June 10, 2014

    by Julie

    Am always in search of a "better" eye cream. Would love to try and see if this one turns out to be the best!

  • June 10, 2014

    by Kim

    I would love to try the Mango Madness Eye Cream!

  • June 10, 2014

    by elisa

    definitely up for the task!

  • June 10, 2014

    by jessica

    i am always looking for a good natural eye cream so i am game if you are :)

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