35 Soothing Self-Care Gifts
Skin by Brownlee & Co. Cryotherapy Ball
Love the feeling of icing your face but hate the melting cubes dripping all over the place? Reach for this cryotherapy ball, a stainless-steel facial ball that helps reduce inflammation and redness without the mess. It’s acne friendly and will stay ice-cold for two hours. Get it as a gift for the sister-in-law who’s ahead of the beauty curve.
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Do you know someone who needs a bit of stress relief at their desk at all times? This cryotherapy ball can do just that. The ball combines ice therapy and massage to reduce inflammation and help relieve headaches.
How to Deal With Hormonal Acne During Pregnancy
Picking just gives the bacteria that lives in acne more opportunities to spread, says Sylvia Brownlee, an esthetician, holistic acne specialist, and founder of Skin by Brownlee Co., a Cincinnati, Ohio-based spa. "This can just lead to more breakouts!" she shares.
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Antioxidant HydraCream was created and developed to be one of the moisturizing skin creams with multiple benefits, because its formula is rich in anti-oxidants, especially vitamin E, vitamin A, retinyl palmitate - derived from retinol - and salicylic acid.
This stainless steel facial, ball takes the place of ice. Used to calm inflammation and speed up your skin's recovery process, it combines the art massaging with ice therapy to reduce inflammation.
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I've been wanting to invest in cryo freeze tools forever, but can't seem to justify the price when frozen spoons are almost as effective. Then actor KiKi Layne turned me on to the female-owned Brownlee & Co., which is geared toward acne-prone skin. —Jessica Radloff, West Coast editor
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Netflix star KiKi Layne opens up about the best advice costar Charlize Theron gave her and more of her favorite things, including our Balancing Face Cleanser and Illuminating Face Toner.
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Local experts just launched an exclusive new line of skincare. See how it can boost your routine and improve problem areas.
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6 TIPS TO KEEP YOUR ACNE UNDER CONTROL
In a perfect world, there would be a one-size-fits-all regimen for controlling acne. But because everyone has unique skin types, lifestyles, and genetics, what may work for one doesn’t always work for the other.
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Bossbabe Sylvia Brownlee Builds A Skin Care Empire
We tend to forget how important it is to invest early in the health of our skin, with regular skin care. It will not only better protect it from the harsh effects of the weather, but also keep you looking and feeling your best throughout the year.
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SYVLIA BROWNLEE ON PURE BEAUTY SKIN BAR & LEARNING TO LOVE YOUR SKIN
Sylvia Brownlee has been working in the beauty industry for more than two decades, and over time, she found skincare to be her passion. After clearing her own skin and finding unstoppable self-confidence, she knew she wanted to use her expertise to help others do the same.
TIPS TO HYDRATE YOUR SKIN THIS WINTER
I’m not fortunate enough to have glowing skin all year around *shrugs*. Honestly, when I feel my skin getting dry during the colder months I find myself using wayyyyy more moisturizer than typically needed through-out the day to cover those dry spots. Just because it’s winter ladies, doesn’t mean our melanin has to suffer.