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Whats New in Skincare Fall 2018?

Whats New in Skincare Fall 2018?

With the Fall season rolling around, there are a few items that have caught my eye. A few beauty tools, and products that you'll definitely want to try out to help you ease into the Autumn months. Here is what is new in Skincare for Fall 2018.


BESPOKE SKINCARE

Bespoke skincare is a fancy term meaning - skincare that you can customize to suit your needs. Everyone's skin is different. There are 5 generic categorizations for each skin type but there are always minor differences in how they should be treated. These minor differences could mean the difference between a good skincare regimen and an exceptional one curated just for you.  

Photo from Dior.com

Photo from Dior.com

Dior DIY Boosters

The Dior Boosters are lightweight serums that target specific skin concerns. They come in 5 types, for Dryness, Dullness, Oily Skin, Lack of Firmness, and Redness. What I love about this, is that you can add a booster to any one of your moisturizers you already have at home. Get a simple, inexpensive moisturizer, and boost as needed with these individualistic skin additives. They are a bit on the pricey side, at about $120.00 CAD a piece, but all you need is one.

Check out a full review on fellow blogger Steffany Colleran's website. 

Photo from Kiehls.com.sg

Photo from Kiehls.com.sg

Kiehl's Apothecary Preparations

Kiehls Apothecary takes different approach. They offer a consultation based customize-able concentrated serum using any combination of the 5 targeted complexes available to enhance your skin for $95.00 CAD. Kiehls claims that their complexes are Powerful, Precise and Personal. Their products are very potent to ensure effective results, so you do not need to use very much of it. This means it can last a very long time. Their complexes target Redness, Texture, Brightening, Pore Minimizing, and Wrinkle Reducing. To my knowledge, this service is only available at selected stores so make sure to call to see if its available near you. 

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Photo from Elf.com

Photo from Elf.com

ELF Booster Drops

If you're looking for an even more budget friendly option, try the ELF Booster Drops which retail on the ELF website for just $10.00 CAD. These come in four types: the Clarifying Booster to improve overall skin complexion, the Hydrating Booster to increase moisture, the Sun-kissed for a healthy glow, and the Antioxidant Booster packed with Vitamin E and C to heal and protect the skin. 

AT-HOME BEAUTY TOOLS

We all would love to spend a day at fancy establishment getting Snail Facials, Vampire Facial, and Crystal Micro-dermabration, you name it. But when you're on a budget, it’s important to find cheaper alternative that won’t make you choose between your skin health and keeping your bank account healthy. Luckily, with the line up of at-home spa technologies you don't have to choose. #LevelUp your at-home facials with these budget friendly finds. 

Photo from VanityPlanet.com

Photo from VanityPlanet.com

Vanity Planet Hot & Cold Rejuvenating Face Wand

Heat and cold compresses have been used for years to treat both skin and body concerns. Vanity Planet has a Hot & Cold Rejuvenating Face Wand that retails on their website for $260.68 CAD. Alternate between hot and cold compress in one convenient wand and benefit from sonic vibrations to increase circulation and blood flow the face, and help your serums absorb better into the skin. You can pick one up on Amazon for $201.00 CAD using my Affiliate link.

Check out my review on the Vanity Planet Rejuvenating Face Wand

Photo from Amazon.ca

Photo from Amazon.ca

Secura Nano Ionic NanoCare Facial Steamer

A facial steam opens the pores, soften the skin and prepares the skin for maximum absorption of any other product you layer on top. A pot of hot water and a towel will do just fine in a pinch, but if your weekly routine consists of a steam, you might want to get your hands on a dedicated steamer. This portable Secura facial steamer will help take your at-home-spa routine to the next level. It retails for just $30.90 CAD on Amazon! Who says luxury has  to come with a heavy price tag - not me, and certainly not Secura. 

Check out my review on the Secura Nano Iconic Facial Steamer on YouTube

PATCHES AND SHEET MASKS

Sheet masks and acne patches have become cult favourites in the beauty community. The serum concentrate hydrates the skin balancing natural moisture levels for both dry and oily skin. These days, they have even more benefits such as Collagen boosting, Brightening and so much more. Pimple patches target those annoying breakouts on the skin to deliver overnight relief.  

Photo from SokoGlam.com

Photo from SokoGlam.com

Cosrx Acne Pimple Master Patch

The latest and greatest in spot treatments have been pimple patches. These clear, fragrant-free hydrocolloid patches adhere to the skin over a new pimple, and reduce its size, redness and pain in just 24 hours. It retails for $5.00 USD on the SokoGlam website. It works by elimination infectious bacteria that causes the acne in the first place leaving you with a diminished break out by morning. 

Photo from SokoGlam.com

Photo from SokoGlam.com

Acne and Sebum Controlling Sheet Mask

Korean Beauty has taught us many things over the years, most importantly that hydration is the key to clear, healthy, glowing, "glass" skin. Grab yourself a sheet mask and enjoy 20 minutes of sheer bliss, that isn't just relaxing but healing to the skin. There are tons online which make it hard to choose but SokoGlam puts together skin condition targeting Sheet Mask sets so you try multiple ones. You can pick up the Acne and Sebum Controlling Sheet Mask set of for just $19.00 USD on their website. 

UV LIGHT

Light therapy is a popular treatment in Facial Spas. In case you wanted to try it out but were hesitant because of the price, is no longer a VIP service, you can benefit from the powerful, but gentle treatment right in your home

Photo from Foreo.com

Photo from Foreo.com

Foreo Espada

Forero has introduced some interesting facial tools in the past couple of years. The wand gets rid of acne on the face using LED and T-Sonic pulsations to rid the skin of impurities and reveal smooth, clear skin.  It retails on their website for $199.00 CAD.

Neurtogena Acne Light Therapy Mask

This reusable mask retails for $45.04 CAD on Amazon. It features two light settings to help improve the appearance of the skin. The blue light kills acne fighting bacteria and the red reduces inflammation to visibly diminish the appearance of acne in just one week. Replace the recyclable activator every 30 uses to make sure the light remains powerful and consistent. It also comes in an spot treatment pen that retails for $37.45 CAD on Amazon

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