We are almost at the finish line! The gifts for loved ones are beautifully wrapped, our homes are bathed in shimmering lights, and festive savory meals are being planned. So much love and care goes into preparing for the holidays…let us not forget to pamper our skin during these hectic weeks. One of the easiest tips for healthy beautiful skin is to remember to wash and cleanse your face at night. Even after those fabulous late-night parties. Heavy holiday makeup can clog pores, leaving your skin looking dull and distressed. Remember to apply your eye cream at night and your anti-aging serums and moisturizers during the day. Mineral makeup should be a staple in your holiday routine, and always, always, always apply your sunscreen. Simple skincare steps will allow you to shine as you glide gracefully and effortlessly to the New Year!


Give the Gift of Sensational Skin for the Holidays

Are you wondering what to buy the person who has everything? I have the perfect answer for your most discerning relative or friend. Consider quality medical-grade skin care as a great present for the holidays. The Blume Skin Centre has several excellent lines of skincare including: PCA, Avene, Glytone, iS Clinical, Vi Derm, and Jane Iredale. We also have attractive packaging and gift sets that are a great value and already wrapped. I can help you pick the best gift for your mother with anti-aging concerns, your teenage son with acne or your friend with dry skin. This holiday season, Jane Iredale has a fun gift of Chocoholicks Lip Glosses. This gift packaging comes with a retractable lip brush and four delicious glosses with chocolate essence. This is a fabulous gift. Still can’t decide on a present? Why not give a gift of a skin treatment? Check out our Holiday Specials and remember to be ready for the Mistletoe! Also you can read about “before and after aging lips” here



Holidays and your skin

Everything is affected during the holidays. Certainly our budgets and lack thereof! Visitors are abundant. But it is easy to stay healthy and retain healthy skin during this time. Eat what you like but observe portion control. Although you need to keep up your skin care regimen with products, here are other tips that will help your skin as well.

It goes without saying that drinking alcohol does not go along with driving, but note that alcohol also decreases hydration. Since the skin is mostly comprised of water, dehydration is unhealthy for proper skin care with that “glow” that you want. Even though it is not as hot as summer, the sun it is still present the majority of days – and very strong. So, continue drinking plenty of water.

During the holidays we tend to spend more time outdoors. Visitors want to take advantage of the sunshine, especially those who come from cold and wet locations. Because it is not as hot as summer, we easily forget that the sun is still quite strong. It’s important to wear sunblock daily and re-apply as often as every 2-3 hours. This is especially true when you are having facials, peels, and other procedures in order to protect the exfoliated skin. Antioxidant products help keep skin in good condition.

Dermal fillers and Botox during the holidays should be administered in plenty of time before any party or event you have coming up, so book well in advance to get the best effect. These cosmetic procedures will help you look better and in turn feel better about yourself.

From The Blume Skin Centre we wish you a healthy, safe, and happy holiday season.