Create a summer glow—inside and out—with these 5 all-encompassing detox skin care treatments.
We’re all too familiar with the implicit undertone of the polite yet unsolicited morning greeting of “you look tired today.” Wake up dull and sleepy skin from within these 5 skin-rejuvenating and detoxifying remedies that we’re sure will leave you looking well-rested—even after those long summer nights.
Skin care problem: Tired, stressed-out—and thirsty
The fix: Sahara Tea Beautiful Foolishness pomegranate and white tea ($15.95), at saharatea.ca.
Detox ingredients: A fragrant, loose-leaf mix of white tea, pomegranate, coconut and exotic fruits, known for its anti-aging properties and improving skin’s complexion.
Skin rejuvenation: Make holistic skin care your cup of tea with this antioxidant-enriched white tea blend, which helps eliminate toxins absorbed in the skin from diet, environmental free radicals and stress, brightening complexion with a natural, healthy glow.
Best enjoyed: Sipped under the sun on your deck while your iPod serenades you with soothing ocean sounds (bonus points if you’re laying out by an actual ocean).
Skin care problem: Oily and inflamed
The fix: John Masters Organics Moroccan Clay Purifying Mask ($42) at johnmasters.ca.
Detox ingredients: A purifying mask made of Moroccan clay to sop of excess oil and impurities, infused with the anti-inflammatory and cleansing properties of balsam copaiba. Not just for a pretty-smelling face, lavender soothes stressed-out skin.
Skin rejuvenation: Purify and matte slick summer skin with this hydrating clay mask that calms inflammation as the oat beta glucan increases procollagen production to replenish skin with a soft, fresh layer once dead cells are washed away.
Best enjoyed: On a Saturday morning, while you tend to the rest of your at-home spa duties.
Skin care problem: Dull and drained
The fix: Skinnyskinny Organic Lavender & Eucalyptus Body Scrub ($30), at freshfaced.ca.
Detox ingredients: A brightening, moisturizing blend of turbinado sugar, sea salt, virgin coconut oil, jojoba oil, sesame oil, shea butter, lavender and eucalyptus essential oil—you could almost eat it.
Skin rejuvenation: An aromatic boost to lifeless, dehydrated summer skin, this therapeutic organic scrub gently sloughs away dead skin to naturally bring that natural, deep-seated glow to the surface.
Best enjoyed: Freshly scrubbed and baby soft, indulge skin in a luxe swimsuit while lounging poolside this summer.
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