9 Complexion Savers For Back-To-School

Starting, or heading back to school can wreak havoc on the skin. Disturbances in diet, schedule and just about every facet of life (not to mention the partying) can spell disaster for the complexion.

Here a list of must-haves to keep your skin sparkly and healthy looking, even in the face of all-nighters and pizza-Fridays.

Skyn Arctic Hydrating Balm ($35)

arctic-hydrating-balmWhen back-to-school stress and environmental aggressors pile on, skin can lose its cool, leaving it irritated and exhausted. Not cute. This deeply hydrating balm harnesses the power of cryogenic technology to moisturize, repair and protect super dry, sensitive skin.

SKII Power Brightening Specialist ($140)

Do past blemishes still shadow your skin? This serum works to brighten dark spots and give skin a brighter and more translucent look. Formulated with a unique SK-II brightening complex that penetrates into the skin, it targets spots that are both visible and hidden to give skin a luminous appearance.

Carita Haute Beaute Corps ($300)

Visu-Technoled-CatégorieThese three products work together to rid those thighs of cellulite and firm skin. The first step is the scrub, which removes dead skin cells and smoothes rough areas of skin using a double mechanical and chemical exfoliating action, making skin more receptive to subsequent products. Next up is the serum, which targets signs of cellulite to create a visible slimming effect on the body. Finally is the gorgeous cream, which has a visible firming and tightening effect on the body. Yu can purchase these products separately, but together they form an unstoppable powerhouse that will streamline your physique…all the while feeling and smelling glorious.

Dr. Gross Alpha Beta Peel ($88)
Alpha beta ultra gentle packette

The box of 30 packets will renew your complexion in a month! Resurrect radiance and refine pores with this easy-as-pie renewing peel. How easy it is? Once a day, apply step one pad to clean, dry skin, using circular motions. Continue application until pad feels dry. Wait two minutes. Follow with pad in step two using the same technique as step 1. That’s it.

DDF Blemish Foaming Cleanser ($39)

400x400_e33cec3ed736e49b7ebbe7011c3d5726This foaming cleanser breathes air into your skin with its liquid to mousse delivery system. This icy blue foam contains the OTC approved level of Salicylic Acid (1.8%) to help clean and clear pores. Witch hazel and eucalyptus have antiseptic properties that remove oil without stripping skin from essential nutrients. Aloe vera, marigold and ginger root help calm irritated skin affected by breakouts. Experience the soothing doctor’s dermatologic blemish fighting foam acne treatment for clean and clear skin with fewer breakouts.

DDF Sensitive Skin Cleansing Gel ($39)

ddf_sensitiveskincleansinggel_900x900This effective formula is safe for even the most sensitive skin types: The gentle lather sweeps away dirt and makeup without stripping moisture and leaves skin balanced and healthy.

Philip B. African Shea Butter Shampoo ($27)

Cleanse and moisturize any hair type with this lightweight, hydrating blend of African shea butter, hops, nettle, comfrey and vitamin B5. Can be used as a shampoo and conditioner in one on fine, medium or short hair types.

L’Occitane’s Divine Cream Mask ($145)

Divine Mask & ApplicatorWinter’s dry air can wreak havoc on skin. Keep that radiant, healthy glow though the holiday havoc with this delicious mask. Use it overnight once a week as an intensive treatment to help skin transition during seasonal changes. More of a cream than a traditional mask, this product can be massaged into skin easily, and the special 24K gold plated massaging applicator will boost microcirculation.

Gerard Star Powders ($29)

gerardcosmeticsstarpowder_1_glSparkle like a jewel and stand out from the crowd with these shining compact powders. Inspired by one of the world’s most celebrated Hollywood icons, Audrey is a warm champagne gold that is reflective and high shine. Build it up for an intense glow or dust it lightly on your cheekbones for a subtle sheen. Pure pigment and an ultra smooth and blendable formula will make this your go-to highlight.