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Love the skin you're in

Just like any relationship the one we have with our own skin isn’t always rosy. It’s something that needs work, commitment and upkeep before you can reap the benefits. But what is so important is to love the skin you're in and look after it from the inside and out.

 

Love your reflection

 

Do all things with love:

We all have things we would like to improve about our skin whether it’s lack of firmness, uneven tone, or stubborn blemishes. The first thing to remember is that you are not alone and that everyone (and we mean everyone) has their hang-ups. Whilst you may not be happy with your skin’s current condition it’s important to face up to your issues with love and care and not let yourself continually focus on the things you are unhappy with.

SELF LOVE TIP:
A good daily practice to show yourself a little more love is when looking in the mirror work on accepting where you and your skin are right now. Mentally note a few things you like and appreciate what you see rather than jumping straight to the issues you’d rather weren’t there.

 

Take the time to note progress and treat your skin with love not only with the products you use but by how you apply them. Use gentle motions on application and always aim to sweep up to improve circulation. When applying serums be sure to press them in gently rather than rubbing then across the skin not only is this a more therapeutic experience but your skin will absorb the ingredients better and you will see the benefits quicker. When removing masks use warm (not hot) water with an Anne Semonin Cellulose sponge or flannel taking extra care where the skin is more delicate for example around the eyes and lips.

  

 Consistency & Patience:

No two skincare regimes are the same and this is a huge part of the Anne Semonin ethos since the very beginning of the company over 30 years ago. What works for someone else may not work for you and it may take longer than expected but consistency is key. Now perhaps we don’t all have time to indulge in a full pampering regime every day but it’s important to engage in self-care daily to feel radiant inside and out.

There are no overnight fixes when it comes to skin so it’s important to exercise patience and give yourself the time and love you need to feel your best self. It may be easier said than done but don’t fall into the trap of comparing yourself to others; everyone's journey is different.

 

 

 

Relax & Pamper often

 Make way for change and adapt:

Having a consistent regime is important to help you reach your skin care goals but this certainly doesn’t mean you need to use the same products day after day and week after week. Your skin changes as you do, whether it is due to hormonal fluctuations, environmental changes or stress levels so it’s important to always be present and tune into how your skin is feeling.

 

If you aren’t sure what your skin needs or if you are using the right products you can try our Beauty Prescription service where you can get individual advice sent to you direct from our skin specialists. It’s a complimentary service and we encourage you to use this tool as often as you’d like to keep track on your skin's needs. We also offer a 20% discount on your first order after your prescription to help you start your new regime.

 

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Treat yourself often:

This is a step we’re sure you can all enjoy: Treat yourself! It's important to take time out whenever you can and treat yourself to some pampering.

Indulge in a Sunday (or any other day for that matter) radiance ritual and give yourself some time to relax and rejuvenate. We suggest enjoying a long shower or bath with some aromatic bath and body products. We love the Exotic Verbena Shower Gel which contains Seaweed Extracts to remineralise and hydrate and Litsea Cubeba oil derived from a plant native to Southeast Asia which relaxes and gently refreshes. Then nourish your body with one of our four indulgent body oils or the Extreme Comfort body cream using long upward strokes to massage the product in.

Then choose your favourite mask and take a moment to read a book or catch up on Netflix (we love The Crown). You can also blend your chosen mask with one of our Intensive Complexes for an added boost, you can choose from Firming, Balancing or Soothing depending on your skin’s current needs. With trace elements and essential oils, they combine to make a divine beauty product and truly regenerate skin.

Here at Anne Semonin, we believe everyone can reach their skincare goals through a tailored regime and by nourishing your body inside and out. If you have any questions about your own skincare journey please don’t hesitate to get in touch via our Beauty Prescription Service for a personal response and product recommendations. And most importantly remember to love the beautiful, unique skin you’re in.