My Skincare Routine

 

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First let me say it took me far too long to know that I should have started taking care of my skin in my 20’s. That being said I didn’t start really caring for my skin properly until I quit smoking and really looked at myself and how smoking aged me prematurely. I tried hundreds of dollars worth of products in the last 4 years and thrown all in the trash until now. I actually became an Independent Consultant for Arbonne because I fell in love with the RE9 line. I know first hand how this line made dramatic changes in not only the look of my skin, but the health of my skin. After finding RE9, I will never need to look for another skincare line, ever! If you have any questions feel free to drop me an email or stop by my website to learn more about allllll the amazing products that now fill my heart and my home! http://susanhalloran.arbonne.com/

Every Morning….

Step 1. RE9 Advanced Smoothing Facial Cleanser

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Used morning and evening. 

To start, the scent is soft and very subtle but also beautiful.  The gentle foam leaves my skin feeling fresh and clean but not striped dry. My skin is actually softer and more supple after cleansing with RE9 Smoothing Facial Cleanser. I had a minor amount of very small pin prick size whiteheads in the summer from running and sweating a lot, but once I started using this cleanser my face cleared of any spots and they never showed back up. I’ve heard from many clients who have said the same thing that their skin cleared up within two weeks of use. But the best is that feeling of new skin, you know how a babies skin feels? Yep that’s what your face feels like after using this!

RE9 Smoothing Facial Cleanser Ingredients 

Step 2. RE9 Advanced Regenerating Toner 

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Use morning and evening after cleanser. 

Every single toner I’ve used in the past has left my skin feeling dry. With RE9 Regenerating Toner, my skin feels supple, soft and balanced. So what’s the purpose of a toner? Toners collect any impurities that may be left on the skins surface after cleansing and return the skin to its natural PH balance. Non drying and alcohol free!

RE9 Regenerating Toner Ingredients

Step 3. RE9 Advanced Intensive Renewal Serum 

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Use morning and evening. Apply evenly all over your face and neck. Wait to dry, and follow with a cream with SPF in the morning and night cream in the evening.

You only need to apply a small amount, and your skin feels firmer instantly. I love it’s light orange scent, very uplifting for your mood too. The product actually works with your skin to produce more collagen, thus strengthening and tightening the skin from the inside out. It helps your skin cells turn over and renew themselves faster, so your skin looks brighter and clearer.

Ingredients 

Step 4. RE9 Advanced Corrective Eye Cream Or 

RE9 Advanced Lifting and Contouring Cream SPF 15 Sunscreen (I use both, depending on the day/event)

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RE9 Advanced Corrective Eye Cream: Use morning and evening.

RE9 Advanced Lifting and Contouring Cream SPF 15 Sunscreen: For sunscreen use – apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure, reapply at least every 2 hours, use a water-resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating.

These are two of my favorite products. I used to be a heavy smoker and as most smokers know once you go over that 30 year birthday mark, your eyes star showing the toll of years of smoking. Premature wrinkles, dark circles and dryness. These two are miracle workers. I use them separately at times when I’m doing a quick morning makeup, then I just use the RE9 Advanced Corrective Eye Cream. But when I go out running or hiking I make sure I use the RE9 Advanced Lifting and Contouring Cream SPF 15 Sunscreen!! But often I double up and use them both. These make your eyes look fabulous and FEEL fabulous. Your eyes actually feel nourished. Some people use the RE9 Advanced Lifting and Contouring Cream SPF 15 Sunscreen during the day and the RE9 Advanced Corrective Eye Cream at night. 

Here’s a list of the ingredients in the RE9 Advanced Corrective Eye Cream and here’s one for the RE9 Advanced Lifting and Contouring Cream SPF 15 Sunscreen

Step 5. Normally I use RE9 Advanced Restorative Cream SPF 20 Sunscreen (used when out running, hiking, etc… to protect my skin from the sun) and RE9 Advanced Restorative Cream for daily use, but I ran out and have been using Calm Gentle Daily Moisturizer

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Used in the morning (any of the three products above that I mentioned are used as a part of my morning skincare regiment). Apply generously and evenly over the entire face and neck.

The Calm line is an amazing line I purchased to test out because I like to be able to speak first hand about products I recommend. Calm is for use by people with super sensitive skin. An amazing combo for anyone with acne Arbonne Calm Line and Genius (see below photo).

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But the calm line does little to work on prevention, delaying or minimizing fine lines and wrinkles, at least nowhere near as fabulously as any of the products in the RE9 line. The day cream keeps my skin super hydrated and moisturized all day long!

I plan to give a test drive to the RE9 Lifting and Contouring Cream very very soon. It’s a more advanced version in the RE9 line and works deeply on the elasticity of your skin.

Ingredients Lists: RE9 Advanced Restorative Cream, RE9 Advanced Restorative Cream SPF 20 Sunscreen, and Calm Gentle Daily Moisturizer 

Every Night….

Step 1. RE9 Advanced Night Repair Cream what you see pictured is the older version of this night cream. It has since been reformulated and improved. I have a tiny bit of the older stuff to use up left!

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Use nightly.

Formulated with an ultra-hydrating blend of botanicals, plus collagensupporting ingredients that replenish moisture and deliver essential nourishment to maximize the skin’s natural reparative cycle. Helps reduce the look of fine lines and deep wrinkles through moisturization — all while you sleep. Using this I wake up with great skin, instead of dry skin. So I know my skin was well nourished and being kept healthy as I slept.

Ingredients

Step 2. Genius Nightly Resurfacing Pads & Solution

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Use nightly 

Arbonne Intelligence® Genius Nightly Resurfacing Pads and Resurfacing Solution Clinically proven to improve skin moisture, elasticity and firmness in just 2 weeks. Reduce the look of dark spots and fine lines for skin that feels smooth, even-toned and beautiful. It’s basically the best and gentlest exfoliate you can find!

Ingredients 

Extras….

RE9 Advanced Age-Defying Neck Cream 

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And extra to my morning skincare, I add it with step 4.

I don’t use this daily, at least not yet. But I do use it when I go out and every weekend I do a pampering day and I add this to the rest of my spa products. You can’t fight genetics or time, but you can surely hold them back and keep them at bay. And this is one of those wonder products that keeps the genetics held back 😉

Ingredients

Firming Body Cream

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I use it alllll the time!

This is just a great body cream. It’s not heavy, not greasy, just makes your skin soft and nourished!

Ingredients 

What’s Next….

Arbonne Intelligence® Genius Ultra

Next month I’m investing in this beauty! I hope to be sharing my own tutorial with you very very soon!

 

How To….

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