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Dry Skin Saviours

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I dunno bout you; but I tend to come back from New York more exhausted than when I left. #PACE Add BMEX2016 - peep our Instagram for how that went down - to that and I am officially ready for vacation.

But alas...the show must go on. And what better way to start than to talk about the products that saved my skin. Literally saved it; I got sunburnt two days before I left. So that's tight, dry skin I was dealing with. Then the recycled airplane air that forever at war with me. So that's doubly dry skin. Top it off with New York's nine degree Celsius version of "Spring". You get the picture. I was dealing with some dry ass skin.

Softsoap Luminous Oils Macadamia Oil and Peony Body Wash

You gotta tackle dry skin from in the shower. No time to play. This body wash did its job of cleansing without leaving my skin parched. It lathered well and smelled great.

Softsoap Luminous Oils Macadamia Oil and Peony Body Wash - www.modenmakeup.com

Palmer's Coconut Oil Body Oil

Like manna from Heaven, Fam. Spreads easily, smells amazing and leaves you baby butt soft. I applied this directly after I pat my skin semi dry every day.

Palmer's Coconut Oil Body Oil - www.modenmakeup.com

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Lotion

My Wife raved about their Ultra Repair Cream so I already knew this line was good. I decided to get the lotion since the thinner consistency would serve me better once I got home. The hype on these First Aid Beauty products is so real. Not only did this nourish dry skin; it also relieved the tight/soreness of the sunburn. Amazing. I slathered this on every night and reapplied on my hands after every wash.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Lotion - www.modenmakeup.com

I already shared my skincare travel essentials but this next product was new to me and quickly earned its spot in this post...

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Hydrating Serum

The ingredient list for this reads even better than the lotion: "Water, Glycerin, Soluble Collagen, Methyl Gluceth-20, Colloidal Oatmeal, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Chrysanthemum Parthenium (Feverfew) Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Hydroxyethyl cellulose, Allantoin, Panthenol, Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium PCA, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Maltodextrin, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Nitrate, Disodium Phosphate, Polysorbate 60, Sodium Phosphate, EDTA, Glyoxal."[1]

This is a clear gel that absorbs quickly. I applied it before using sunscreen or a facial oil.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Hydrating Serum - www.modenmakeup.com
Sample size

My skin surely took a beating but my nails, Lord my nails are still recovering. It could have been a lot worse I suppose. Thankfully I did travel with my Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream.

Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream - www.modenmakeup.com
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Pray for me.

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