How to Find Comfort in Your Own Skin

What is your personal skin story?

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Everyone has a story.  And when it comes to our appearance, it can be a journey to find comfort in our own skin.  Our genetics, food, outer influences; these all contribute to how we feel – both inside and out.

I’ve been very blessed in my life, in more than ways than one. Growing up as a child and even to this day, I have my insecurities. But one particular area that always keeps me feeling confident is my skin. Like most women, time to time I get very typical breakouts, usually due to stress, eating off diet, or when it’s “that time of the month”.  But I’ve never had an on going issue with acne or other skincare concerns. And for that, I am very fortunate.

I have friends and family that on a daily basis tell me how they just don’t feel comfortable in their own skin – literally. They struggle with finding the right products, treatment, and care specific to their needs.  Even though I am someone who can’t complain when I get a pimple or blemish, I still love the feeling of walking out of the house without makeup. To be proud of natural beauty being bare faced, without any makeup.

Being from San Diego, California, a day didn’t go by where I wasn’t running, playing or hanging out in the sunshine. Although, as I’ve grown older, I realize how extremely important it is to wear sunscreen.  Vitamin D is important for the body, but skin cancer is a very serious disease that we all need to be aware of.

I used to buy certain products like face wash and moisturizer based off of what my mom or friends used. But now, I have a greater understanding of using a specific skincare regimen to protect and moisturize my face, reduce aging, wrinkles and preserve my natural skin.

Recently, I had an opportunity to try three different L’Oreal Paris RevitaLift™ products ­– RevitaLift™ Triple Power™ Deep-Acting Moisturizer, RevitaLift™ Volume Filler™ and RevitaLift™ Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Cream. Their mission of this line is to present the next generation of skincare,

As someone who is kind of a product junkie as it is, I am always thrilled to try new products that help me educate myself and invest in the very best products to preserve my beauty whether trying to prevent conceal, reverse and or rejuvenate.

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I’ve been using L’Oreal Paris RevitaLift™ products for 3 weeks now and have definitely seen a difference. With RevitaLift™ Volume Filler™ Eye Treatment, I set out to repair wrinkles, reduce bags and lift eye area.  Since I tend to work unconventional hours, this type of product is a must-have in my daily skin routine. I am happy to see that just after 3 weeks, the texture around my eyes appears to be smoother and the skin tone is more even.

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I really like the RevitaLift™ Anti-Wrinkle + Firming Cream because it has SPF 18 already ingratiated into it and it does not leave your skin feeling greasy or oily. It is a unique daily moisturizer with broad-spectrum UVA/UVB SPF 18 sunscreen protection and is meant to deliver smoother, firmer skin in just 4 weeks.  Because it is fortified with Pro-Retinol A and Stimuplex, Revitalift Anti-wrinkle + Firming works to increase cell turnover, reduce wrinkles, firm skin, and provide 24-hour hydration.

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Lastly, I enjoyed using the RevitaLift Triple Power™ as part of my nighttime routine. This powerful, luxurious moisturizer goes beyond a simple anti-aging cream to address 3 dimensions that visibly age skin: repair wrinkles, refirm contours, and redensify skin. It kept my skin feeling soft and moisturized throughout the might and into the morning.

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  1. My major skin care concern is staying out the sun & skin cancer! I have albinism, which means I cannot tan & have no protection from the sun when it comes to my skin, so I have to be careful and keep my skin protected 🙂 In that vein, sunblock is the skin care product I use the most lol 🙂

  2. I’m finding that over the past year, my skin seems to be much drier and I’m starting to develop wrinkles around my lips, eyes and neck. I’m now using a SPF daily moisturizer and also a night cream. Thanks so much.

  3. I am concerned from the sun spots showing up this year on the right side of my face when I use sunscreen all the time. I have been using Neutrogena cream that helps fade the sunspots and it is helping. I also have fine lines and wrinkles that I use Neutrogena natural face cream that seems to be helping. I would love to try the Rivitalift product to help me with my skin problems

  4. My skin story is that I have sensitive skin. I've tried so many products throughout the years to find what works best for me. What I've found out is that if I buy non-scented and color free products I don't have as many problems with breaking out.

  5. Sin lugar a dudas el cuidado interior, es decir los hábitos de vida: tabaco, alimentación, deporte, estrés… influyen positiva o negativamente en nuestro organismo y en lo que reflejamos a través de nuestra piel.
    Muy buen artículo.
    Felicidades!!!

  6. My skin has really changed in my 30s, it became really sensitive with some redness. I need to have a good skin care routine, to be careful and to keep my skin protected and moisturized.
    I use daily moisturizer and sunscreen.

  7. My biggest skin care concern is getting sunburned! 🙂 I have to stay out of the sun and protect my skin 🙂 The only products I really use for my skin are body lotion and sunscreen. Sunscreen smells terrible lol

  8. Almost 46 – wrinkles, volume/tone loss — oh the joy of aging! Been using Dr. Gross skincare and although I like it, feel like need more targeted aging line._tvollowitz at aol dot com

  9. I'm concerned with bags under my eyes. I do my best to avoid this by moisturizing a lot, washing my face frequently, sleeping well, drinking lots of water and avoiding caffeine!

  10. I've finally accepted that turning 30 was when the wrinkles began to appear. I use moisturizer and face creams, but I also believe in looking my age, so I'm okay with a few little lines.

    chambanachik(at)gmail(dot)com

  11. I have the beginnings of age spots on my forehead and some wrinkles around my eyes. I try to use products with retinols in them.
    maddiembrubaker {at} gmail [dot] com

  12. There is nothing better than change lifestyle habits: stop smoking, avoid alcohol, stress, relax enough hours, take a good, balanced diet, play sports …. and we have achieved a high percentage of improvement our body, our skin and our mood …

  13. My biggest skin concern is the lines that are starting to form around my eyes, as a result, I've been making more of an effort to keep both my skin and myself well hydrated but haven't tried any products specific to this issue yet.

  14. My biggest skincare struggles are tiny lines beside my eyes and dark circles beneath them. I really haven't found any product that helps, yet.

    eswright18 at gmail dot com

  15. My skin has lost so much elasticity lately. That's my biggest concern right now. I also have rosacea but I've gotten that under control which is a blessing.

  16. My skin care problems are two fold. I tend to be allergic to almost everything I try and my skin has gotten so much drier as I have aged and moved back to a climate that has such harsh winters. I've gotten so that I only use moisturizer to avoid the problems with other products.

    willitara [at] gmail [dot] com

  17. I'm in my 40s and my skin's still in pretty good shape, but I really try to minimize my sun exposure. Finding a nice light but effective everyday sunscreen for my face has been difficult.

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  27. Thank you so much for this. I'm 15 and as a teenager you always see bad things about yourself and my problem nowadays are chemical peels, but if we learn to do this at a young age hopefully everyone can grow to love themselves (or at any age not just young). Thank you 🙂

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