Verve, in downtown Pittsburgh started with Yonka Paris and Jane Iredale Mineral Make-up after tons of research and 20+ lines delivering their sample products to Verve's door. What we tended to find was not only harsh and ineffective products but also chemically based. Who wants Parabens, Formaldehyde and Lead on their skin? Not I...
Drinking water is key to healthy skin and also is important to internal health which shines through in your skin complexion. The brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water. The skin contains 64% water, muscles and kidneys are 79%, and even the bones are watery: 31%. An adult male needs about 3 liters (3.2 quarts) per day while an adult female needs about 2.2 liters (2.3 quarts) per day. So drink your WATER!
As mentioned above skincare ingredients are so so so important for effectiveness, match your values and beliefs and aren't destroying your top layer of skin. If your interested in researching your skincare ingredients check this site out.
Few peoples favorite however the old adage "You are what you eat" couldn't be more true. According to MD Cynthia Sass "Nutrients from the foods you eat food provide the foundation of the structure, function, and integrity of every little cell in your body, from your skin and hair to your muscles, bones, digestive and immune systems. You may not feel it, but you’re constantly repairing, healing and rebuilding your body." Check out her article here.
Using too many products or mixing product lines can have a harsh effect on your skin. It can cause acne, dryness, redness, oily skin or clogged pores. Stay simple and consult with your skincare professional. Guessing or mixing lines isn't good practice when it comes to skincare only fashion..
Let's be real our hands come in contact with way too many things each and everyday. Why would you touch your face EVER? Some things are pretty gross, some things we never talk about.... and some things are other humans and we don't know where they've been, what they've touched or who they've been around and what those people have come in contact with. Let's not even talk about the endless germs on our iphones, door handles, computer mouses and shoes... Ewwww! I'm getting skeeved out just thinking about it...
This doesn't come to mind very often until I notice my daughters sharing make-up and applicators or "borrowing" mine. Let's be honest kids are dirty even older kids. My oldest is in nursing imagine what she comes in contact with everyday... My younger one is in 10th grade, no further comments needed on this one. Do you know that you can get an eye infection from sharing mascara or eye make-up?
Contact Verve, in downtown Pittsburgh today to schedule time with one of our talented skincare professionals for all your skin needs. We look forward to becoming part of your personal skincare routine.