At-Home Beauty Tricks!

  • Posted on: Nov 8 2021
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It’s becoming a busier time of year, and sometimes it’s hard to find the time to visit your dermatologist or aesthetician, if you can even get on the schedule within a reasonable time frame!

Although these options won’t completely take the place of seeing an expert injector or aesthetician, they can help keep your skin looking youthful without having to leave the comfort of your home!

1. Retinol – If there is one thing everyone must do, it’s use a retinol moisturizer every night. Most doctors agree that retinol is the most studied and effective anti-aging non-prescription skin care product available. Most skin care lines have a retinol cream, so you can find them online. Otherwise, the YOUN Beauty Retinol Moisturizer is, by far, our top seller. And like all YOUN Beauty products, it is made with natural and organic ingredients. You can check it out by clicking HERE.

2. Extend your Latisse – You didn’t hear this from me, but to make your Latisse last longer, yet still give you luscious lashes, do this: Apply a drop of Latisse onto the applicator. Swipe your right eyelid, then your left eyelid- both with the same applicator and only one drop of Latisse. The next day do the same thing, except swipe your left eyelid first, then your right. When you run out of applicators, use a Q-tip to apply the leftover Latisse in the bottle. This will make your Latisse last two to three times longer than the manufacturer recommends.

3. Try a Dermal Roller – Miss your microneedling sessions with your aesthetician? Although it’s not the same, a dermal facial roller can help modestly microneedle your skin until you get back into the chair to see your specialist. Just make sure it’s a roller from a reputable brand, because you don’t want the at-home treatment to be too aggressive.

4. Plump Your Lips Without Filler – One simple and inexpensive way to plump your lips without filler is to put a couple drops of food-grade peppermint oil into your lip gloss, mix it up, and then apply to your lips. The peppermint oil will make your lips feel tingly (if it stings you put too much in!) and mildly swell up. It’s temporary, but it works well!

5. IPL Alternative – IPL is no doubt the most effective and quickest option to lighten dark spots. But what if you want an alternative? Try a brightening cream. A hydroquinone based brightening cream, like the ZO Skin Health Pigment Control Cream, is extremely effective but must be purchased through a doctor’s office. Another option is to look for brightening creams that contain ingredients such as kojic acid and niacinamide. We offer a nice one called the YOUN Beauty Brightening Cream, which you can check out online by clicking HERE.

I hope these are helpful for you!

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