The must have’s to keep your skin glowing all winter long

Pevonia Organic Skincare Australia skin care winter productsOur sun-kissed summer facade has long since faded, but that doesn’t mean we have to accept dull, lifeless-looking skin all winter long. This season we are not only on a mission to combat dryness and keep hydrated, but also to maintain a natural, healthy glow. From vitamin-rich serums to the best of facial exfoliators to skin brightening boosters, these are the products we need to include in our winter-proof radiance routine.

We all know that cooler weather plays havoc on our skin. Changes in temperature, heating, hot showers, cold air, wind dehydrate and devitalise our skin often leaving it rough, dry and sometimes flaky (great!) this means we have to get ahead of the game and step up our skincare TLC.

Pevonia offers great solutions to ensure your skin remains soft and hydrated from head to toe. Not sure where to start? We listed our fan and professional favourites to help you keep your skin glowing all winter long.

  1. Exfoliation is key

Make sure you shed those dry dead skin cells as a build-up is no good for anyone! A regular scrub (think twice per week) using a gentle exfoliator will make all the difference. Try Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser. This rather lovely, gentle exfoliator will not only remove unwanted dead nasties but will promise to have your skin impeccably clean, soft and radiant in a matter of moments.

  1. Step up the moisture

Switch to a more nourishing moisturiser and if you haven’t already introduce a serum to your beauty repertoire. Skin is extra thirsty in winter and will benefit from a quenching dose of moisture in the form of Intensifier Collagen & Myoxy Caviar and Marine Collagen Cream, the dynamic duo! Apply a few drops of the intensifier (serum) beneath the moisturizer for a dewy radiant complexion while the Collagen Cream seals in vital moisture and imparts comfort for your skin…all day long.

  1. Night nurturing

Before bed lather your face with a vitamin-rich serum (just as you’d take a multi-vitamin tablet for health & wellbeing). Try Vitaminic Concentrate. The radical treatment for skin lacking lustre combats dehydration with a burst of vitamins A, E You’re your complexion really will look brighter and rejuvenated by morning.

  1. Love your eyes

One particular area quick to suffer the effects of winter are the eyes. Often taken for granted, this sensitive area is usually the first to show signs of aging and lack of care. Drench the eye contours with super hydrating Eye Contour rich in Collagen and skin firming elastin. Dehydration lines will be a thing of the past!

  1. Body Love

Lather your body as you would your face, with plenty of rich cream and pay particular attention to super dry areas such as elbows, knees and heels.

Applying your body lotion/cream in the bathroom following a warm bath or shower is a great way to ensure your body readily absorbs the moisture as the warmth in the air will help open your pores thus locking in the moisture. Try Preserve Body Moisturiser. Rich in oils, vitamins and phyto-extracts which restore the skins essential lipids, leaving it soft and hydrated.

  1. Safeguard skin

Just because it isn’t hot (and potentially sunny, blue skies) doesn’t mean you should slack off with the sunscreen. A super hydrating sunscreen in the winter months will benefit your ailing dry skin. Try Hydrating Sunscreen SPF

 

Which of these do you stock at home? If you have winter skincare stories to share or would like to ask for professional advice, comment below. 🙂

What happens to your skin when you turn 40

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Keep yourself together. Literally.

That’s exactly what collagen does. It’s that protein substance that holds our body together, giving our skin the strength and elasticity, and aids in fast production of new skin cells. At age 40, collagen production begins to decline and if you aren’t really very particular with your health and lifestyle, it may come early.

Imagine that you are creating a paper maché. You need enough glue to keep your art together, right? And what happens if you don’t have enough glue? Sure, you can keep the paper together but the surface won’t be smooth and will be crumpled. Same is true with our skin. Without enough collagen, our skin start to sag, crease and wrinkle.

What affects the slow production of collagen in our body?
Excessive exposure to sunlight. Smoking. High Sugar Consumption.
So unless you have plenty of money to spend on collagen IV, avoid these three.

How can we restore the lost moisture and at least slow down our skin’s aging process?
Refrain from getting exposed to UV rays unprotected. Exercise. Follow a good skincare routine. Eat nutritious food and drink water. What types of food exactly? Foods rich in Amino Acids (fish, poultry), Proline (egg whites, cheese, cabbage, meat, soy), Anthocyanidins (berries, cherries), Vitamin A (dark leafy greens, cantaloupe, squash), Vitamin C (oranges, pepper, broccoli), and Copper (shellfish, nuts, red meat).

Do all skincare products that promise the benefits of collagen deliver the results?
Unfortunately, no. Be careful of the products your purchase. Homemade topical solutions do not make the cut because collagen is too dense to be absorbed by the skin. Pevonia moisturisers are made through a technology called tri-phase homogenisation where the collagen is reduced and mixed into the moisturiser so that it blends in and gets absorbed by the skin easily. The process is done and supervised by our professional skincare engineers.

Making a paper maché with no enough glue is daunting and you won’t be satisfied with the results. Wishing for youthful skin with poor collagen production, well, that remains a wish.

Check out the Pevonia Power Repair Line abundant in collagen, elastin and DNA that help rejuvenate and restore skin.

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Aside from products with collagen, you can also use skincare with Retinol (Vitamin A). Retinol renews, repairs and brightens the skin. Pevonia’s Spa Clinica Pro Micro-Retinol Essential Serum is currently featured in Prevention Magazine, Australia’s leading magazine for women 40+.

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Pevonia Gift With Purchase: Age-Defying Marine Collagen Cream

This month at Pevonia we’re offering our lucky members a free travel size Age-Defying Marine Collagen Cream with every purchase of our Power Repair Hydrating Cleanser.

Power Repair Hydrating Cleanser

 

The Hydrating Cleanser has a creamy textured and removes skin impurities then thoroughly rinses away without leaving any residue. Precisely combining Marine Collagen and Marine Elastin, this firm-favourite cleanser helps to preserve your skin’s moisture and hydrolipidic film.

Our Age-Defying Collagen Cream is the perfect pairing, combining Squalane and Marine Collagen, it infuses moisture and provides UV protection. Together the anti-ageing duo will soften fine lines and wrinkles while replenishing vital nutrients.

Travel Size Age Defying Collagen Cream

Get your full-size Power Repair Hydrating Cleanser here and you’ll receive a travel size Age-Defying Collagen Cream completely free.