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Can A Organic Skincare Line Really Fight the Affects of Aging? I Think So!

Are you sticking to those resolutions that you made a couple of months ago? Was taking better care of your skin using good for you, organic products on your list of things to do? You might be eating organically, recycling, and doing what you can for the environment, but how natural are your skincare products?

Read on to learn about a fabulous skin care line that I have discovered that’s getting rave reviews from med spas and esthiticains! And, as a To Be Simply Happy friend you can get a 10% discount when you order here:  Skin Drink Phytoceuticals ! Just link to them through this post and enter simplyhappy as the promo code at checkout!

So, raise your hand if you want to age gracefully, with beautiful skin, as few wrinkles as possible, and all without nasty chemicals and ingredients that sound like they should be in motor oil instead of on your face! My hand is raised, but it’s hard to type with one hand so I’ll put it back down now 🙂 I’ve even read that skin care products full of chemicals can actually age you in the long run. Gasp!! They are only a temporary fix at best. Not to mention how the chemical ingredients may be detrimental to our health!

Now, we can’t completely stop Father Time, our past sun exposure damage, and the affects of gravity completely, but we can use products that at least slow their progress, and to some extent reverse! Can I get an amen! Enter Skin Drink Phytoceuticals – an all natural, organic skin care line from right here in Texas!

I started using their body lotion about a year ago. I was looking for something chemical free with anti-aging components. After all, out skin is our largest organ and it soaks up everything we put on it! Good or bad! It’s full of great ingredients like Neroli oil, avocado oil, COQ10, DMAE, Alpha Lipoic Acid, and C Ester, along with botanical extracts, anti-oxidant vitamins, and more! This special blend of ingredients is aloe vera based (not water based like most other products), and soft and light in texture. AND, it smells amazing! I can’t count how many times someone has commented that I smell so good when I didn’t even have perfume on. Just the lotion! Maybe I’m just so sweet! Ha Ha!

After using the body lotion for a while now I have been happy with the results, so I thought it was time that I try the Skin Drink Phytoceuticals products for the face.

About 3 months ago I said goodbye to the products that I had been using and made a complete switch to Skin Drink. Now, I was using great, well-known products with a mix of good and not so good ingredients. They appeared to be doing a good enough job, but getting rid of the chemicals I was putting on my skin was a priority! I can honestly say that since I switched to the Skin Drink products my skin looks and feels even better than before! Even my husband has commented on the look of my skin! Smoother, brighter, smaller pores, and yes, I believe some diminishing of fine lines! Woo hoo!! I am 45 after all. There! I said it! I think I look 39-41! Is it just my rose-colored glasses?!? If you are my age, and from the south, you probably remember your parents listening to a song called “Rose Colored Glasses” by John Conlee in the late 70’s 😉 In the song he says “these rose-colored glasses show only the beauty, but they hide all the truth.” Lord, I hope that’s not me! But I digress! On to what I’m really here to talk about today…

Below I will share with you what I have been using the past few months along with the prices. Very reasonable, I might add!

Note that the Skin Drink products are Aloe Vera based! Most products on the market list water as the first ingredient. Check your labels and see! 

I know it looks like a lot in a day, but actually, some are daily and some are a few times a week. Hey! We’re trying to take care of our looks here! Don’t judge!

Anyway, they do offer more than what I have listed. You should definitley check out their website for other products. If you know someone with acne problems they have rave reviews on their website for the acne products!  There are actually a few more products that I want to try, including their nutritional supplements. I will be trying those soon and follow up with a post!

Oh, and if you are like me, changing your skin care line can be a little scary. Especially if the one you are using is doing a good job. But, I would urge you to consider making a switch to Skin Drink Phytoceuticals if you are ready to give up those chemical laden products. Plus, they are from right here in Texas, and I always think it’s a good idea to support locally owned businesses! Don’t you?

* Cleanser $15.99  (daily use)
This special cleanser has been formulated with Aloe Vera as the base and ten natural botanicals to sooth and nourish while it thoroughly cleanses. Soft and gentle to the skin, it is pH balanced so it won’t disrupt the acid mantle that protects the skin.
This creamy cleanser is for all skin types. It removes make-up on contact, is light in texture and will not leave a greasy feel on the skin. You will see skin that is smoother and clearer.
The herbal extracts include Chamomile extract, Anise extract, Arica extract, Calendula extract, Elderberry extract, Dandelion extract, Coneflower extract, Ginseng, Hops, and Panthenol (vitamin B-5).These herbs have healing, soothing, antiseptic, and germicidal qualities. It is especially healing and soothing for acne and blemished skin. Not drying, so it is equally good for dry skin.
* Intensive Renewal Toner $18.99 (daily use)
A unique blend of natural ingredients designed to hydrate the skin and gently exfoliate dead skin cells. Glycolic acid is the natural exfoliating agent.
This formula is Aloe Vera based with 12 botanical extracts to soothe, tighten and firm the skin. It refines pore size and acts as a second cleanser.It contains Plantain extract, Rosemary extract, Papaya extract, Comfrey extract, Lemon extract, Acacia extract, Alfalfa extract, Balm of Gilead extract, Bladderwack extract, Calendula extract, Chamomile extract, English Cucumber extract, Sodium PCA, Panthenol (vitamin B-5), Essential oils of: Jasmine, Rosemary, Sage and Cedarwood. This blend of herbs and nutrients prepares the skin for treatment with the Skin Drink Renewal Serum, Day Protection, Hydrating Nourisher, and/or the Skin Drink Renewal Complex.

*Stem Cell Age Reverse Serum $42 (every other day)
Aloe Vera based, this light serum contains three of the most talked about, patented trademarked actives in anti-aging skin care. The same amounts are included that were used in the clinical studies. Most beneficial to aging skin, it can be used alone, or with any of the other Skin Drink treatment formulas to create a potent anti-aging cocktail for firmer, lifted skin.
PhytoCellTec™ – a novel plant cell culture technology has been invented to cultivate dedifferentiated callus cells from a rare Swiss apple. These apple stem cells are rich in epigenetic factors and metabolites, assuring the longevity of skin cells. PhytoCellTec™ Malus Domestica has been shown to protect human skin stem cells. PhytoCellTec™ Malus Domestica protects longevity of skin stem cells, delays biological aging of essential cells and, combats chronological aging of the skin. Derm SRC™ A potent mixture of unique bamboo silica, glucosamine, and pea extract rich in powerful peptides that dramatically reduce appearance of wrinkles. Natural exfoliation gives your skin a smoother, more luminous look. Ellagi-C™High in Phytonutrients for Antioxidant, Antimicrobial Protection. This compound found extensively in red raspberries, walnuts and strawberries. Being a polyphenol, ellagic acid has been shown to be particularly useful in boosting the immune system. As an antioxidant, ellagic acid helps prevent unwanted damage to cell membranes by neutralizing free radicals. Ellagic Acid is a type of Polyphenol. A Korean study reported at the April 2009 Experimental Biology Meeting discusses the potential of a topical form of ellagic acid in the management of wrinkles.

* Eye Firmer $27.99 (daily use)
A younger looking eye contour is possible with this anti-wrinkle, anti-dark circle and antioxidant formulation. Palmitoyl Oligopeptide, Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-3 and Diepeptite 2 have been clinically proven to reduce bagginess and puffiness with the firming and tightening power of DMAE. Clinical studies show that dark circles were reduced by reducing capillary permeability.
These studies showed that 65% of the subjects improved dark circles in 28 days and 70% within 58 days. This peptide combination plays a vital role in the skin’s healing process. These protein molecules, found naturally in the body, send out signals when damaged skin is in need of repair. These peptide blends target upper and lower layers of skin reducing wrinkles. It has been proven to suppress the body’s production of interleukins, the chemical messengers that trigger inflammation. Alpha Lipoic Acid, DMAE, C- Ester, vitamins A, C, E, and botanical extracts produce a significant reduction of wrinkles, and tones and lightens the eye area. It helps to lessen the appearance of lines and sagging skin and dark circles. The raw ingredients may have a pungent odor that will dissipate.

* Skin Drink Face Firmer $27.99 (daily use)
This anti-aging innovation is based on the latest scientific findings. Excellent for normal to dry skin, the combination of palmitoyl-oligopeptide, and palmitoyl tetrapeptide-3 is a peptide blend that mimics DHEA in the skin, It is a powerful anti-inflammatory that helps speed tissue regeneration resulting in normalization of damaged skin. It works to reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles caused by repeated facial expressions. It dramatically diminishes lines in the forehead, around the eyes, and around the mouth. Many of my clients report definite improvement within 20 minutes of application! Aloe Vera based, it also contains the most potent antioxidants: Alpha Lipoic acid, green tea extract, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and DMAE. These are known to combat free radical damage to cells caused by pollution and sunlight.
Hyaluronic Acid has been added because of its ability to attract and hold 1,000 times its weight in water. This plumps out lines, smoothing them, to create the most beautiful line free appearance possible! Seaweed extracts, Gelidiela acerosa and sargassum filipendula, along with butylene glycol, firm and tighten sagging, sun damaged skin. Plant extracts, eyebright, cucumber, willow bark, and jojoba provide a glow that just can’t be obtained any other way.

* Extreme Regeneration Hydrating Night Complex $42 (nightly use)
Wake up Gorgeous! See visibly sculpted, deeply nourished and radiant skin
Wrinkles, sagging skin, and loss of elasticity. These are some of the fears that go through our head when we think of the aging process.
Dr Eric F Bernstein, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine says, “More than 80% (dry weight) of our skin is made of collagen.”
Scientific studies show that this advanced, concentrated formula penetrates the skins surface increasing collagen and elastin by 600%! Designed for mature skin, it will deliver a miraculous radiance and renewed texture within the first few minutes of application. Instant gratification that just keeps getting better!

* Micro Dermabrasion Scrub $19.99 (3 days a week)
This unique facial scrub exfoliates dry, flakey, dead skin cells to let new fresh skin shine through. It helps to refine fine lines, acne, small scars, and pigment variation. It can be used alone or in conjunction with professional microdermabrasion treatments.

* Face Lift Masque $32 (once per week)
DEFY GRAVITY! This masque is designed to instantly lift and tighten the contours of the face, alleviate wrinkling around the eyes and mouth and to thoroughly remove debris and dead skin cell from the pores. It is made from a combination of, Aloe Vera, Ubiqinone, Hyaluronic Acid, Lactic Acid, and herbal extracts such as Grapeseed, Acai, and Blueberry for their potent antioxidant benefits. Arnica is helpful to reduce inflammation. You will see a difference with the first application!

So there you have it! Are you ready to ditch the chemical laden products and give Skin Drink Phytoceuticals a try? Your 10% To Be Simply Happy Friend discount is waiting for you when you place your order! Just put simplyhappy as the promo code.

Your age is YOUR business. How YOUNG you look is OURS!
Our products are of the highest quality. Grown in nature, formulated by science.”

–  Skin Drink Phytoceuticals and Body Dynamics

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