STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — Achieve that summer glow without harming your skin with tips from Lifestyle expert, Stacy Cox.
Cox visited the KCAL9 studios Monday with the best in self-tanners, lotions and more.
Erno Laszlo Firmarine Moisturizer SPF 30
Battle the sun’s rays and firm the skin with one single product. Erno Laszlo’s Firmarine SPF 30 feeds new collagen growth while enhancing skin firmness and bounce. Its ocean –hued formula is equipped with a key bio-marine ingredient, Spirulina Maxima, a fresh water, blue-green algae prized for its health benefits. The silky cream protects with Vitamins E, C and A, Organic Green Tea, Multi-Mineral Complex and mineral-rich Deep Sea Water to boosts the skin’s immunity (anti-viral, anti-bacterial) all summer long.
Price: $195, Available at Nordstrom and ErnoLaszlo.com
L’Oréal Paris Advanced Suncare Silky Sheer BB Face Lotion
This lightweight tinted face lotion from L’Oréal Paris contains color-equalizing pigments to correct, even, smooth and brighten the skin while leaving skin feeling soft, with a matte finish. Formulated with an advanced photostable patented UV filter system, powerful antioxidants and luxurious lightweigth textures, the complete range is designed to every skin tone under the sun. The all in one sunscreen is available in SPF 30 and SPF 50+.
• Advanced Suncare Silky Sheer BB Face Lotion SPF 50+, 1.7 fl oz, Price: $10.99
• Advanced Suncare Silky Sheer BB Face Lotion SPF 30, 1.7 fl oz, Price: $9.99
FLOWER Glisten Up! Highlighter Chubby
From FLOWER – the full cosmetics range co-founded by Drew Barrymore and available exclusively at Walmart – Get your glow on with this new sheer illuminating highlighter for cheekbones and eyes. The silky formula provides a brightening effect and luxurious finish as it perfectly lights up the face with a subtle sheen. Can be used over makeup or alone for a natural glow.
Shades: Pearl Shimmer, Gold Coaster, Honey Bronze
Price: $9.98, Available at Walmart and Walmart.com
L’Oréal Paris Advanced Suncare Quick Dry Sheer Finishing Spray
This ultra-lightweight, liquid silk lotion from L’Oréal Paris comes in a first-to-mass alcohol-free aerosol spray form. The non-irritating and never sticky formula provides a matte, barely there finish that feels drier to the touch than typical sprays. Formulated with an advanced photostable patented UV filter system, powerful antioxidants and luxurious textures. Available in SPF 30 and SPF 50+.
• Advanced Suncare Quick Dry Sheer Finishing Spray SPF 50+, Price: $10.99
• Advanced Suncare Quick Dry Sheer Finishing Spray SPF 30, Price: $9.99
Available at www.lorealparisusa.com and at mass, food and drug retailers nationwide
Bliss ‘fuzz’ off bikini
Introducing bliss ‘fuzz’ off bikini, the only hair removal cream formulated specifically for your most intimate area with a precision applicator for a perfectly smooth and shaped bikini line. Unlike other hair removal creams and methods, ‘fuzz’ off bikini has a specially designed precision applicator so the cream only removes hair where you put it, removing unwanted hair in six minutes or less.
‘fuzz’ off bikini features:
• skin soothing and conditioning oils
• shea and cocoa butters
• fresh scent so your skin is not left with that chemical depilatory smell
Price: $30 (2oz.), available at bliss spas, blissworld.com, bliss catalog and Sephora in April
Clarisonic Pedi Sonic Foot Transformation
Precision-engineered to create beautiful, smooth, sandal-ready feet.
Designed to smooth and soften dull, rough feet at home or between professional pedicures, the Pedi Sonic Foot Transformation System combines expertly engineered tools with sonically designed formulations to counteract the factors that cause dry, rough patches. Feet – especially heels and toes – become soft, supple and sandal-ready. The Clarisonic Pedi Device is precision-engineered with an entirely new motor, running at a powerful “foot frequency” that safely exfoliates rough, dry foot skin. Our facial cleansing devices run at a gentler “face frequency,” and aren’t designed to drive the Pedi Smoothing Disc and Wet/Dry Buffing Brush Head. Kit includes:
• Pedi Device: 3 speeds, adjustable timer, waterproof – specially designed to deliver the ultimate at-home foot care regimen and professional pedicure maintenance
• Pedi Smoothing Disc: textured stainless steel disc designed to smooth and soften dull, rough foot skin
• Pedi Wet/Dry Buffing Brush Head: a combination of short rigid filaments and longer, flexible filaments to effectively exfoliate and buff dry, damaged feet
• Pedi-Buff: a triple-kick exfoliating blend of lactic acid, apricot seed and a tri-fruit complex to dissolve away rough, dead skin and refine skin texture
• Pedi-Balm: a non-greasy and no-slip hydrating balm containing shea butter, honey and apricot oil to soften, hydrate and protect feet
• Pedi-Boost: a lactic and glycolic acid foot peel specifically designed to exfoliate and renew skin
Price: $199 ($310 value), available at Clarisonic.com, Sephora, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Dillard’s as well as in select physician offices and spas nationwide.
• Specifically proven to soften and hydrate rough, dry feet, the Pedi System is the ultimate and most effective foot care maintenance regimen, delivering 10 times smoother feet than with manual buffing.
• After just two weeks, 95% of women who used it were satisfied with the Pedi System, 91% reported that their feet felt more rejuvenated and youthful and 95% saw a significant reduction of rough, dry patches. Additionally, 80% of women felt more confident barefoot after 4 weeks of using the Clarisonic Pedi regimen.
Peter Thomas Roth De-Spot Plus
Ready to see the light? The new DE-SPOT™ PLUS lightening treatment from Peter Thomas Roth effectively fades age spots, sun spots, freckles, acne scars and melasma – with visible results in one week and maximum results in 3 months. A potent solution of 2% Hydroquinone (the maximum level available without a prescription) combined with a powerhouse, cutting-edge complex of ILLUMISCIN®, ACTIWHITE™, Chromabright™, and Lipochroman-6 at active levels work together to reduce the intensity and size of spots and help prevent new discoloration for a more uniform skin tone.
Price: $78, Available in April at Sephora and QVC
Nails and Teeth:
GO SMiLE 6 Day Double Action Whitening System
Complement your tan with the perfect bright, white smile this summer. GO SMiLE introduces the “next generation” of their patented Ampoule Technology™ delivery system with the Double Action 6 Day Whitening System. This fast, easy, safe and effective treatment delivers superior whitening with virtually no sensitivity. The new Double Action 6 Day Whitening System is suitable for those with long-term staining habits such as smoking or drinking coffee. It is also an excellent alternative for those whose teeth have not responded to other whitening products. To use, just squeeze the ampoule at the two dots marked on the sleeve to break the 2 inner capsules and combine the liquid formulas. Next, apply the mixture to your teeth with the built-in applicator and avoid eating and drinking for at least 20 minutes.
Price: $89 (6 days/12 count), available at GOSMiLE.com
Nails Inc. Gel Effect Polish
Developed from customer demand, Nails Inc. has formulated a collection of four new Gel Effect trend shades for spring. The Gel Effect Polish provides a high shine, glossy finish without the need for a UV lamp or soak off. Its formula contains the same plumping technology as a salon Gel manicure to provide a flawless, high gloss look that you can apply at home with ease. The extra wide brush ensures easy application, and high levels of solid pigments prevent streaking or dragging.
• Mercer Street – blue
• Downtown – pink
• Mayfair Lane – dusty pale pink
• Soho Place – aqua
• Kensington Passage – coral
Price: $14 each, available in four shades in April at Sephora and Sephora.com
Alterna CAVIAR Clinical: Exfoliating Scalp Facial
Perfect for those who have suffered from the polar vortex resulting in a dry, flaky scalp, this luxurious treatment helps to eliminate and control embarrassing flakes. Universal for both men and women, the Exfoliating Scalp Facial rebalances moisture to your scalp, while exfoliating for everyday health and maintenance. Active Fruit Enzymes and Exfoliating microbeads control dryness and purify the scalp, leaving a clean, flake-free canvas.
Free Of: Parabens, Sulfates, Phthalates, Synthetic Color, Paraffins, Gluten, DEA/TEA, Phthalates, Mineral Oil & Petrolatum
Price: $36, available beginning in April 2014 at AlternaHairCare.com