Sleeping beauty

According to experts your body renews and repairs itself while you sleep. That is especially true of your skin.
New Glytone Anti-aging Night Cream contains a powerful blend of natural peptides, antioxidants, and Glycolic Acid to help your skin regain its glow as well as improve the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
According to its makers, Glytone Anti-aging Night Cream can actually help to delay the signs of aging. “The unique peptides in our Anti-aging Night Cream help to counteract the results of making faces. Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3, a tetrapeptide, targets the wrinkle from multiple angles. It works synergistically with Acetyl Tetrapeptide-2, a tetrapeptide that strengthens skin barrier function and helps to step up the production of the proteins that preserve and strengthen the skin’s epidermal layers”.
It also contains powerful anti-oxidants to combat skin damage from environmental factors as well as glycolic acid to exfoliate and make skin glow. It costs $89.
Glytone products have been a favourite of dermatologists for many years because they work. Glytone Anti-aging Night Cream is the newest product in the Glytone Antioxidant Anti-aging range. I love this night cream of the exceptional glow it gives my skin without irritating it. I began to see results after only a few days and the results only continued to improve. Try it and become a real “sleeping beauty”.  for a physician directory

Be radiant

Aussie makeup artist Sue Devitt has created a light weight bronzer that gives you a gentle radiant glow. Sue Devitt Gel Bronzer SPF 40 bronzer contains Algae Extract to help boost collagen as well as antioxidants such as Babao Seed Extract. There is also hydrating Sunflower Seed Oil to moisturize. The bronzer also contains "spherical powders" to ensure a luminous, but not greasy glow that won’t fade.

Get your glow on!

Anne GravelThe weather is getting warmer and we are all just aching to bare some skin. For many of you my darlings that means it is time to tan! But don’t you dare shake and bake! May is skin cancer awareness month. So wear you sun block and use a good sunless tanner to get your glow on! We love Sun Sauce. I do not tan, but the friends and family here at DolceDolce have tried oceans of self-tanners. Sun Sauce is still one of our all time favourites! It’s a celebrity favourite too.They love it on Dancing with the Stars and Deal or No Deal. So we went to Cathy Mogler, who represents Sun Sauce to get so expert advice to how to tan like a pro without streaks, ripples or a hint of an unattractive coppery tinge. 

DD: Can anyone use a self-tanner, even those with sensitive skin and extremely fair skin?
CM: Yes anyone can tan with sunless tanning lotions that are the beauty of sunless tanning, everyone is candidate. If you have sensitive skin and have recurring allergic reactions when it comes to skin care products, I would suggest trying a small amount somewhere where only you can see it.  If you are extremely fair, trying using a product with just a "touch" of sunless. Used on a daily basis you will be able to build a tan 
DD: How can you tell which self tanner to use for a natural look?
CM: All of us have experienced or witnessed a self-tanning adventure gone badly. Whether your memories include strange shades of orange, wild streaking, discolored palms, darkened knees or elbows, or some other ghastly outcome, sunless tanning technology has come a long way. For home use, sunless bronzing lotions are the easiest to apply and the most affordable option. One of the “hottest” sunless lotions on the market today is Sun Sauce. Only available on line or at boutique salons, Sun Sauce is the creation of Dale Hansen an industry skin care veteran and one of the pioneers of DHA sunless tanning Sun Sauce is a hybrid sunless product that combines advanced skin care and DHA bronzing technology. What is DHA?

Editors note: According to the AmericanAcademy of Dermatology, the most effective sunless tanning products contain dihydroxyacetone(DHA) as the active ingredient. DHA is a colorless chemical that is derived from glycerin. It interacts with the amino acids in dead skin cells to produce a “tan or bronze effect”. As dead skin cells are shed every 5-7 days you need you reapply to keep your “tan” fresh!

DD: Is there any way to prevent streaking?  
CM: Here are a few steps that maximize your sunless tanning experience and minimize streaking
·        Cleanse and exfoliate and lightly moisturize skin.
·        Use latex gloves or wash hands thoroughly after application.
·        Create a system of application so you don’t miss or reapply on body
·        Pay attention to body parts with creases such as knees, elbows, wrists, fingers and neck
·        Use small amount of product and apply with a smooth circular motion
·        Be careful and apply evenly.
·        The more even the application the better the tan will be.
·        It is important to “feather in” the sunless product around hairlines.
·        Lightly apply around really dry skin areas, such as heels.
 “Having healthy skin is important to maximize the results of a sunless tan. Taking care of your skin properly by applying moisturizers daily and then using sunless, will ensure a more spectacular sunless tan that will last longer. 
 DD:  Lots of women get dark spots on their knees and ankles –how can that be avoided? 
CM: Exfoliate and apply a light moisturizer before applying sunless lotion. The skin on the knees and ankles tend to be dryer, lotion naturally will absorb into the skin and the skin will drink in more products, that’s why feathering the product into those areas is recommended. I recently read that a cosmetic brush is great for “feathering” lotion around the ankles and knees as well as the rest of the body to avoid streaking; this technique will create an even more beautiful tan.
DD: Can tanning make you look thinner? 
CM: A tan can improve the appearance of imperfections. It also makes you look healthier and yes thinner.  Tanning creates an illusion. It can even out skin tones and diminish the appearance of cellulite. Having a nice tan can actually boost your self-esteem. If you look better you feel better 
DD: Can tanning help mild depression?
CM: Improving your appearance improves your self-esteem. Improving your self-esteem improves your outlook, and improving your outlook changes the way you feel.  
DD: What determines the shade of different tanners?
CM: It all depends on what your skin tone is and the type of sunless product application you choose. 
If you have very fair skin, your sunless experience will be mild to moderate vs. someone who has olive skin that will develop deeper color.
Product application makes a huge difference. Spray tan booths will give you instantaneous deep dark tan. (Don’t forget to use barrier cream around cuticles and on your finger and toenails). Micro mist sunless tanning products offer a light layer of product for a subtle natural look and last but not least sunless tanning lotions if applied on a daily basis will give you the ability control of how light or how dark of a tan you would like.
DD:  Sun Sauce also firms as well as tans, how does that work?
CM: Sun Sauce is an innovator when it comes to sunless tanning products. Dale Hansen the creator of Sun Sauce has the ability to think outside of the box when it comes sunless skin care. Tanning, Skin Firming and Anti-Aging
The science behind the Sun Sauce sunless tanning experience is DHA. DHA is a natural component derived from fruit sugar that reacts with your body’s chemistry to deliver a wonderful bronze tone. The skin firming and anti- aging is from the vitamins, Shea butter and essential oils. Essential oils come from plants they are naturally great for the skin and have also been shown to possess antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant properties. Hemp seed oil, Sweet Almond oil, Monoi oil and Jojoba oil replenishes and tightens the skin. Chamomile, Ginseng and Comfrey extracts reduce inflammation, soothe and smooth the skin.

 Terry Milk commented: It SMELLS wonderful (even reminded me of cookie dough, so it must have vanilla). No unpleasant chemical odor, even later in the day when it had fully developed.