Dragon’s Blood. . .

No.  I’m not a wizard.  I’m also not a skin care expert but apparently Dragon’s blood is a type of sap/resin from a tree.  It seems that is has been used for years in skincare and has healing properties.  Who knew?  Hyaluronic acid is a regular ingredient in a lot of skincare products.  It acts as a humectant, which is just a fancy way of saying it helps skin retain moisture.  Skincare is just so so important.  As I get older, I have been noticing changes in my skin.  I have more dry patches and things just seem less, well, firm.  I did a bit of research and these two things kept coming up as key ingredients when it came to firming, plumping and maintaining moisture.  I’m in.

Dragon’s Blood Hyaluronic Tonic By Rodial

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Dragon’s Blood Fix Mask by Nip + Fab

I’ve been using both of these the past few months and O.M.G.  The difference in my skin is amazing.  I have SUPER oily skin, but also used to have several dry patches around my nose and on my chin.  Dry patches = gone. I am very self conscious about the wrinkles on my forehead (what can I say – I’m super animated)  and I have noticed a significant improvement. I use the toner/tonic twice a day (am and pm) and the mask about once a week.  Let the mask sit on your skin for about 10 minutes and rinse.  You can also leave it on overnight for more intense hydration.  I did that once, and woke up with a pimple.  I wash it off after 10 minutes.

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This pic (above) is with no makeup (obviously) and taken while binge watching House of Cards.  Chevy looks as shocked as I felt while watching it.  Whaaaat?! I chose this pic so you could see that skin looks pretty smooth, even without makeup. Woo! Of course it’s not going to make imperfections/wrinkles disappear, but it really does help.

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If you’re looking to up your skincare game, try using products with either one of these ingredients, or both.  Makeup and filters also really help. 😉

Note: always make sure to do a test patch before trying any new skin care to make sure you’re not allergic or have an adverse reaction to any of the ingredients. . .

Happy Monday!! xo

TKP

 

 

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