How to Master Contouring and Highlighting in Easy Steps

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You’ll need: Your existing Dr. Hauschka Foundation plus Dr. Hauschka Foundation 05 nutmeg, Concealer 01 pale sandRouge Powder and Translucent Powder in loose or compact to set.

About Dr. Hauschka Foundation

If you want less coverage, more like a tinted moisturiser, then mix Foundation with your Dr. Hauschka moisturiser. For mid coverage then use one ‘coat’ and you’ll fine ‘dries’.  If you want more coverage just apply a second ‘coat’ of Foundation after the first coat ‘dries’.

TIP: A foundation blending brush is a must for a professional foundation ‘air brushed’ application.

When contouring and highlighting think – darker areas recede and lighter areas highlight

Step 1: Start with your face cleansed, toned and moisturised.

Step 2: Apply your usual Foundation all over, remembering to include eye area.

Step 3: Apply Foundation 05 with fingertip as shown in the brown areas in the above pic, then with a slightly damp beauty blender press, in a press and roll movement, into the base foundation to blend.

To find the correct place for the cheeks, feel with your finger for the hollow under the cheekbone.

Step 4: Apply Concealer 01 as shown in the white areas in the above pic and then press and roll into the base foundation with the other side of the beauty blender.

Step 5: Apply Translucent Translucent Powder with a fluffy Powder Brush to set.

Step 6: Smile and apply Rouge Powder with a Rouge Brush to the ‘apples’ of your cheeks and blend up and outwards. Our favourite at the moment is Rose Duo limited edition.

Step 7: Do eye make-up and lips

Step 8: Close eyes and mist your face with Toner, to set complete make-up and to leave a dewy finish.

More about > Dr. Hauschka Foundation

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Dr. Hauschka Quality 

  • Authentic natural and organic skin care and make-up, certified to NATRUE standards
  • Free from chemical/synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives
  • Free from mineral oils, parabens, silicone and PEGs
  • Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin
  • Wherever possible, all raw materials come from controlled organic or biodynamic (Demeter certified) cultivation and are recovered under fair conditions
  • We don’t test on animals, we test on happy to help out human volunteers

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Be in for a chance to WIN – Dr. Hauschka & Sennheiser

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Dr. Hauschka & Sennheiser, high quality natural and organic skin care and high-resolution sound, have teamed up to offer you a chance to WIN! 

Value $764.95 

HOW TO ENTER

Tell us in 25 words or less why you would love to WIN – ENTER HERE

Australian residents only please. CLOSES 21st January 2017, WINNER will be the best and most creative entry as judged by our team and notified on 31st January 2017. Winner will receive direct email, winner’s first name and Australian State will be announced in Dr. Hauschka eNews and social media. Dr. Hauschka, Helios Health & Beauty employees and their business partners and employees are not eligible to enter.

Dr. Hauschka Clarifying Toner feels like a mist of morning dew, a refreshing wake-up call for your skin and a perfect after shave product for guys too. Cooling and soothing Quince Day Cream hydrates and nourishes with the finest natural and organic ingredients and also protects your skin from air conditioning, warm winds and pollution. We often refer to Quince Day Cream as being ideal for city-stressed skin. Both products are favourites for women and men.

With Sennheiser MOMENTUM On-Ear Wireless Headphones you’ll experience your music like never before. Designed for uncompromising portability, the MOMENTUM On-Ear Wireless offers full-sized MOMENTUM quality in a more compact frame. It features hybrid active NoiseGard™ noise cancellation and state-of-the-art Bluetooth technology. Lightweight stainless steel sliders reflect the essential design purity of the MOMENTUM family, while its soft Alcantara®-covered ear pads ensure excellent wearing comfort. Combining high-resolution sound with a lightweight, puristic design and high quality materials. Without the limitations set by a cable, but with the same crystal-clear sound. Be free and ready to move with the MOMENTUM Wireless.

P.S. Sennheiser are also running a promotion at domestic airports. When you purchase Sennheiser PXC550 Wireless Headphones, you will also receive FREE BONUS TRAVEL SET bag which includes Dr. Hauschka Clarifying Toner 100ml and Quince Day Cream 30ml. T&Cs in stores and offer available while stocks last.

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Sennheiser was voted as the favourite headphone brand in the TripAdvisor’s 2016 Travellers’ Choice Awards!

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Dr. Hauschka Quality

  • Authentic natural and organic skin care and make-up, certified to NATRUE standards
  • Free from chemical/synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives
  • Free from mineral oils, parabens, silicone and PEGs
  • Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin
  • Wherever possible, all raw materials come from controlled organic or biodynamic (Demeter certified) cultivation and are recovered under fair conditions
  • We don’t test on animals, we test on happy to help out human volunteers

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Combination Skin

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We understand your combination skin

Melissa Day Cream is calming to any sensitivities, while helping your skin discover its natural balance. Medicinal herb melissa (lemon balm) mediates between dry and oily areas of a Combination Skin. Oily shine is controlled and dry patches are hydrated for a balanced and radiant complexion.

Melissa Day Cream is the ideal skin care product for sensitive combination skin with a tendency toward dryness, shine and redness.

Formulation: Extracts of melissa (lemon balm), daisy, anthyllis, witch hazel and provitamin A rich carrot, soothe and balance. Tapioca starch provides an even, matte appearance.

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Combination Skin presents as:

  • Oily in areas, usually the T-zone (forehead, nose, chin) with dry or normal patches
  • Fine pores and clear on cheeks, enlarged pores on T-zone
  • May experience pimples in oily T-zone area
  • May be uneven in skin tone with redness
  • May be prone to pimples in oily areas
  • Warmer months are likely to exacerbate a combination skin, whilst in the cooler months it may not be so problematic
  • Longevity of make-up may be compromised in oily T-zone

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DAILY RITUAL FOR A COMBINATION SKIN 

MORNING
Cleansing Cream
Clarifying Toner
Melissa Day Cream
Coverstick for any pimples

EVENING
Soothing Cleansing Milk
Clarifying Toner
Night Serum

We highly recommend Clarifying Steam Bath, Clarifying Clay Mask followed by Revitalising Mask once a week. On another night of the week Revitalising Mask for optimum results in achieving your healthy, radiant and balanced skin.

Seasonal treatment: particularly recommended in the two most transitional seasons of the year, spring and autumn, Renewing Night Conditioner ampoule for 28 nights (skin cell cycle is approximately 28 days) instead of Toner

Alternatively to strengthen sensitivity use a Sensitive Care Conditioner ampoule instead of Toner for 28 nights.

 

Clarifying Face Care Kit to experience Dr. Hauschka natural and organic skin care daily rituals for a Combination Skin

Clarifying Face Care Kit to experience Dr. Hauschka natural and organic skin care and daily rituals for a Combination, Oily or Blemished Skin. CONTENTS TRIAL SIZES: Cleansing Cream, Clarifying Toner, Clarifying Day Oil, Melissa Day Cream, Clarifying Steam Bath, Clarifying Clay Mask and Revitalising Mask.

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Melissa Day Cream use: Warm around a large pea size of product between the palms of the hands and apply to skin still moist from Toner from the centre of the face, in an outwards direction. We always work in the direction of lymph flow.

TIP for an extra Oily T-Zone:
Apply 1-2 drops Clarifying Day Oil to the T-zone area, then follow with Melissa Day Cream. And yes, that’s right, an oil for an oily skin, like treats like.

Note: Harsh cleansing products that are overly alkaline, lathering and/or harsh exfoliants that ‘strip’ the skin, just result in the skin producing more oil to compensate.

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Our incredible pimple treatment product Coverstick treats and conceals while working in a speedy manner. It contains just the right amount of Tea Tree and Manuka for their anti-bacterial properties, Tapioca Starch to absorb the ‘yucky stuff’, for want of a better word. The quicker a pimple is healed the less likelihood of lifelong scarring.

✓ Covers spots and blemishes effectively
✓ Antibacterial formula clarifies and harmonises the skin
✓ Natural waxes help to prevent dryness
✓ Anthyllis and Calendula assist the skin’s healing processes
✓ Available in 3 shades

Use:
– Use at the first signs of a pimple
– Apply to the affected area and blend into the skin
– May be applied several times per day if necessary
– Follow with Foundation and Translucent Face Powder to give a flawless finish.  Alternatively use your Clarifying Day Oil and/or Melissa Day Cream mixed with Translucent Bronzing Tint.  Translucent Bronzing Tint helps to even skin tone and gives you a healthy glow.

 

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For everything you need to know about our medicinal herb Melissa go to > Ingredient – Melissa (Lemon Balm)

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Dr. Hauschka Quality

  • Authentic natural and organic skin care and make-up, certified to NATRUE standards
  • Free from chemical/synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives
  • Free from mineral oils, parabens, silicone and PEGs
  • Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin
  • Wherever possible, all raw materials come from controlled organic or biodynamic (Demeter certified) cultivation and are recovered under fair conditions
  • We don’t test on animals, we test on happy to help out human volunteers

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Christmas Sets 2016

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Dr. Hauschka Christmas Sets available Online and check in with your favourite Dr. Hauschka Stockist or Esthetician.

Share the magic with Dr. Hauschka Christmas Sets under the Christmas tree, or maybe you’re tempted to treat yourself! Lovingly selected combinations of natural and organic face care, hand and nail care in packaging to heighten the sense of Christmas anticipation and contents to pamper skin and the senses.
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Heartfelt Hands

RRP $49 – value $56

Contents: Hydrating Hand Cream 50ml, Glass Nail File keepsake, Rose Nurturing Body Cream mini 10ml

Surely a gift to be treasured by all. Deeply nourishing Hydrating Hand Cream that’s rapidly absorbed and doesn’t leave a greasy residue, limited edition Glass Nail File produced in the Czech Republic, which is known for high quality glass making and Rose Nurturing Body Cream, the loving gift of organic Damask Roses.

P.S. After filing your nails, run the glass nail file under the tap and place on a paper towel to dry, just like brand new again!

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Quintessential Quince

RRP $90 – value $108

Contents: Cleansing Cream 50ml, Soothing Cleansing Milk 30ml, Quince Day Cream 30ml

Morning and evening cleansing rituals with Cleansing Cream to begin the day with a deep cleanse, gentle and effective Soothing Cleansing Milk to remove make-up, eye make-up and cleanse your skin at the end of the day. Soothing and cooling Quince Day Cream for a normal to dry skin protects your skin from environmental factors such as air conditioning with non-occlusive quince wax and quince seed extract helps your skin to retain moisture.

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Radiant Rose

RRP $99 – value $119

Contents: Cleansing Cream 50ml, Facial Toner 30ml, Rose Day Cream 30ml

Your morning skin care ritual with deep cleansing Cleansing Cream, hydrating Facial Toner to provide a wake up call for your skin and the gift of 30 organic or biodynamic Damask Roses in iconic Rose Day Cream to balance, protect and nourish a dry, sensitive or mature skin.

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Dr. Hauschka Quality

  • Authentic natural and organic skin care and make-up, certified to NATRUE standards
  • Free from chemical/synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives
  • Free from mineral oils, parabens, silicone and PEGs
  • Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin
  • Wherever possible, all raw materials come from controlled organic or biodynamic (Demeter certified) cultivation and are recovered under fair conditions
  • We don’t test on animals, we test on happy to help out human volunteers

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6 Seriously Good Morning Habits

Having this morning routine, sets you up for a productive day.

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1. Hydrate first thing

Drink a glass of warm water and lemon juice to hydrate, it also helps removal of toxins and aids a clear complexion. Even better, add a little organic apple cider vinegar.

2. Morning exercise ritual

Going for a walk or run out in the fresh morning air, or going to the gym, before work is essential. It clears your mind in readiness to take on the day and any challenges it might bring.

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3. Skin care ritual

This 3 step skin care ritual, encompassing cleansing, toning and moisturising, to nourish your skin with natural and organic ingredients, loaded with antioxidants and to protect your skin for the day ahead.

a) Deep cleanse after the night time elimination activity of your skin with almond based Cleansing Cream.
b) Close eyes and mist Facial Toner or Clarifying Toner and press into your skin with the palms of your hands. Dr. Hauschka Toners aid absorption and give even and economical absorption of your Moisturiser.
c) Warm a pea size of Dr. Hauschka Moisturiser between the palms of your hands to melt the protective waxes, then apply to skin that’s still moist from Facial Toner or Clarifying Toner.

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4. Eat a healthy, nutritious breakfast

You’re not going to be productive if you don’t have the fuel. For energy, focus and motivation you need a good breakfast to set you up for the day. Ensure you’re keeping hydrated during the day as well.  up water intake too.

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5. Clear your inbox

Clear your inbox as soon as you get to work, deal with anything urgent straight away.

6. Set your goals

Write down your priorities for the day, then focusing on one task at a time, to completion if possible, work your way through your list, ticking off as you go. By the day’s end you can look back with satisfaction at all you’ve accomplished.

Have a great day ahead!

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Dr. Hauschka Quality

  • Authentic natural and organic skin care and make-up, certified to NATRUE standards
  • Free from chemical/synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives
  • Free from mineral oils, parabens, silicone and PEGs
  • Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin
  • Wherever possible, all raw materials come from controlled organic or biodynamic (Demeter certified) cultivation and are recovered under fair conditions
  • We don’t test on animals, we test on happy to help out human volunteers

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Elisabeth Sigmund, Co-Founder Dr. Hauschka

In memory of Elisabeth Sigmund

25th October 1914 – 20th December 2013

 

Elisabeth Sigmund, the co-founder of Dr. Hauschka Skin Care, passed away peacefully in her home on the morning of 20 December 2013 at the age of 99.

Elisabeth Sigmund was a key figure in the development of Dr. Hauschka Skin Care in the 1960s. She also developed the Dr. Hauschka Facial Treatment methods that Dr. Hauschka Estheticians are still taught and use in their work today.

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Elisabeth working in the laboratory at WALA/Dr. Hauschka

It was early on in life when Elisabeth Sigmund first took a passionate interest in cosmetics. After completing her school leaving exams and two semesters of a medical degree in Vienna, she trained to become a qualified esthetician.

Throughout her life, Elisabeth Sigmund had an unquenchable thirst for knowledge and conducted extensive independent studies into cosmetically active medicinal plants. She consistently used her findings to develop her skin care products.

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Elisabeth 1932

In 1948, she emigrated to Stockholm with her husband and received permission from the Swedish King to open a Cosmetics Institute. There, she began producing skin-normalising cosmetics on a larger scale for the institute itself and continued to develop the formulations for her products. It was during this time that she came up with the idea of oil-free night time skin care after seeing such positive effects on her clients.

Elisabeth around 1927 and 1945
Elisabeth around 1927 and 1945

In 1955, Elisabeth Sigmund had her first visit to WALA/Dr. Hauschka in Eckwälden after her husband had experienced such good results with WALA medicines. Also a Swedish student had spoken of WALA products with such fervour that Elisabeth had the company send her some of their anthroposophical homeopathic medicines, which she used to further develop her skin care products.

In 1962, Elisabeth Sigmund received a letter from Dr. Rudolf Hauschka asking her for ideas for a ‘very special’ approach to skin care, in line with the WALA principles.

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Elisabeth Sigmund, Cosmetic Studio in Sweden 1954

Her detailed reply went on for pages and was met with an instant invitation to Eckwälden, the home of WALA/Dr. Hauschka. Dr. Rudolf Hauschka expressed his enthusiasm for Elisabeth Sigmund’s ideas by commenting “I have been in love you ever since receiving your letter…”.

Three weeks of intensive discussions led to a joint decision to develop a very special skin care range based on entirely new concepts. In the years that followed, the formulations for this new range were developed with WALA’s senior doctors and pharmacists.

All developments were firmly based on Elisabeth Sigmund’s ground-breaking guiding principle: the activation of the skin’s own healthy function.

The first natural and organic skin care range was launched in 1967.

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In 1969, Elisabeth Sigmund moved from Sweden to Germany. From then onwards, she shared her extensive knowledge with WALA in person and played a key role in the creation of many products. She remained a valued consultant for all matters relating to Dr. Hauschka Skin Care and Dr. Hauschka treatments until shortly before her death and was always willing to listen to the ideas and concerns presented by the future generations.

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Elisabeth at 90 being interviewed

We are deeply thankful to Elisabeth Sigmund for her decisive contribution to WALA/Dr. Hauschka’s development and commemorate her life’s work with the utmost respect and appreciation. Her curiosity, energy and knowledge will remain an example to us for all time.

Dr. Hauschka Skin Care was launched in 1967
Dr. Hauschka Skin Care was launched in 1967

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  • Authentic natural and organic skin care and make-up, certified to NATRUE standards
  • Free from chemical/synthetic fragrances, dyes and preservatives
  • Free from mineral oils, parabens, silicone and PEGs
  • Dermatologically tested for sensitive skin
  • Wherever possible, all raw materials come from controlled organic or biodynamic (Demeter certified) cultivation and are recovered under fair conditions
  • We don’t test on animals, we test on happy to help out human volunteers

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9 Tips for Beauty Sleep

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Putting the beauty back into beauty sleep

 

Adults need 7-9 hours sleep a night. Here are some of our top tips for switching off, unwinding and getting a good night sleep. Wake with radiant, refreshed skin in the morning.

When you sleep, your body recharges, so you wake up feeling refreshed. If you repeatedly don’t get enough sleep, it shows in your face – dark circles under your eyes and poor skin condition. During the night, the skin’s natural replenishing and repairing cycle is active. If you want to look fresh as a daisy, make sure you get enough sleep each night. Sleep is a powerful beauty treatment.

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1) Calming and Relaxing Lavender

We recommend Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence in your bath or in your compressing and hydrating basin water for your evening facial cleanse.

All of our Moor (peat extract) Lavender and Lavender Sandalwood products aid relaxation.

Tip: Pour some Moor Lavender Calming Bath Essence in a bowl and add very hot water. Place in your bedroom so the aroma disperses.

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2) Set a regular bed time and wake up time routine

It supports your body clock if you go to bed and get up at the same time. Your evening skin ritual of cleansing, toning and revitalising supports your evening routine in readiness for bed.

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3) Technology

The screens of devices such as tablets and smartphones emit short-wavelength light, also known as blue light. All light can suppress the secretion of melatonin – the hormone that controls our day-night cycles – in the evening and night-time, but blue light has a particularly pronounced effect and studies have shown that it’s best avoided at night. One such study has found 2 hours on a device lowers melatonin (brain’s body clock hormone) levels by 22% so…

a) No technology 2 hours before bedtime, ok at least an hour then.

b) Make your bedroom no technology zone – no phone, computer, tablet or television

c) Read a book instead. E-ink readers that aren’t back lit, but illuminated from the front with LED such as Kindle Paperwhite are quite different from the blue light omitted from many other devices.

A recent study found reading reduced stress by a whopping 68%.

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4) Make Lists

Create a list of any jobs that will need to be done the following day. Any thoughts you may have write them down, rather than keep mulling them over in your mind. Use ‘Reminders’ on your phone, then you don’t have to worry about all the things you need to remember.

5) Resolve

Go to bed in a peaceful frame of mind. Resolve any issues before you go to bed.

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6) Alcohol and Caffeine

Both are stimulants so perhaps a small wine with dinner and/or a cup of tea after dinner but that’s it for the evening. Same with sugar, so no late night chocolate. Drink a Chamomile Tea instead.

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7) Bedroom

Bedroom temperature should neither be too hot or too cold, around 18 degrees is optimum. Your bedroom needs to be dark and quiet. Your bed needs to be comfortable.

8) Daily Exercise

Exercise, particularly in fresh air, aids sleep, as does yoga, tai chi, meditation.

Night time skin care ritual video, click play
Night time skin care ritual video, click play

9) Beauty Sleep and Your Skin

Your skin eliminates and regenerates during the night time. Dr. Hauschka has a no night cream stance because heavy, occlusive night creams impede natural night time functions of your skin. Botanical extracts embraced in a water based solution support the skin during the night with Apple based Night Serum or Regenerating Serum which is recommended to support a maturing skin.

3 Step Night Care

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Did you know that night creams impede your skin’s natural regeneration and elimination activity during the night time?

 

  • During the night your skin is metabolising and eliminating the day’s waste, that’s one of its many functions as the largest organ in your body.
  • The night time rhythm of the skin is one of a ‘breathing out’.
  • How do you know this is happening? Because skin disorders such as eczema, shingles, chicken pox or measles are much worse during the night. How often have you woken up in the morning to be greeted by a pimple?
  • There are no environmental factors that you need to protect your skin from while you’re asleep.
  • Sleeping isn’t ageing.
  • A night cream – which is usually a heavy, expensive, occlusive substance impedes your skin’s normal night time process.
  • At first our ‘no night cream’ guiding principle seems unusual, however within one month (a skin cell cycle) you’ll need no more convincing!

 

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