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De-Stress for Your Skin: How to Lower Stress Levels for a Healthy Glow

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Regardless of the new year’s resolutions that you may have set for 2022, there’s no saying just how the incoming year will play out. Even if you promise to take it easier, get less anxious about work, or approach deadlines in a calmer manner, chances are that those inevitable high-intensity moments will still shake you. After all, learning to deal with stress takes time. But when you finally master the art of taking everything in stride, various aspects of your life will improve for the better — including your skin.

Here, Vine Vera discusses the inevitability of fatigue and the importance of taking time to de-stress for your skin. 

The Brain-Skin Connection

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Think back to a particularly stressful time in your life, whether it be those crucial exam periods back in school or a recent instance in the workplace. Did you observe any noticeable changes in your skin state during those moments? 

Since ancient times, humans have exhibited and observed a relationship between psychological stress levels and skin conditions. This is called the brain-skin connection.

To better understand this, let us break down the two components of this relationship, the brain, and the skin:

First, let’s zero in on the brain. The brain processes different situations, reactions, and emotions. It sends signals to the rest of our bodies to dictate how they will react to certain triggers. When physical, emotional, or mental pressure rises, the brain and the hormones released by the body try to help us adapt to stress. However, sometimes this stress may manifest in other ways, such as: 

  • Migraines 
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Multiple sclerosis

As the largest bodily organ, the skin also exhibits certain reactions to heightened stress levels. For instance, under stressful conditions, the body generates a hormone called cortisol. Cortisol is the hormone that signals the skin to produce more oil. This may spell trouble for those with oily or acne-prone skin types.

In addition, having to deal with a fuller plate leaves you with less time to attend to your regular routines. You’ll likely have less time to sleep, think about what you eat, and do your skincare, among other activities. These changes can set your skin off balance and aggravate existing skin issues. 

Methods to De-Stress for Your Skin

We’ve established that tension and fatigue deal their fair share of damage to the skin. The question is, how can you manage stress effectively to prevent your skin’s health from diving? 

Consider the following methods to de-stress for your skin for the new year and beyond:

Get Moving

Woman exercising to de-stress for your skin

You’ve heard it time and again, but exercise is not only necessary for health — it’s a great way to manage negative stress, too. Aerobic exercises are the most commonly researched among all kinds of exercises, and various studies report that people often feel calmer after a 20- to 30-minute workout.

The time you carve out for exercise can also serve as a distraction from whatever may be causing you distress. For instance, one study observed the behaviors and stress levels of various college-aged women who pinpointed studying as their biggest stressor. They compared the symptoms experienced by these women as they studied, exercised, enjoyed quiet rest, and studied while exercising. Among these four conditions, exercising alone proved to have the best effects in soothing their stress.

Rather slower-paced workouts, such as yoga and taichi, have also shown promise in reducing the impact of everyday stressors. The positive feelings that follow a good workout can be credited to two brain chemicals; endorphins and dopamine. These chemicals reduce our perception of pain and allow us to feel satisfied or motivated, respectively.

Exercise also increases the body’s blood flow, boosting circulation and keeping cells nourished. In the process, blood can flush cellular debris like skin-damaging free radicals out of your system. Boosted circulation also contributes to a brighter, more radiant complexion overall.

Take Your Vitamins

Wellness and stress are more correlated than you might think. Think of it this way: when you feel like you may be coming down with an illness, getting stressed about it is a natural reaction. On the other hand, when pressure builds up over an extended period, your body may just give in to fatigue. To keep your stress levels in check, it is also important to maintain your general health — and one great way to do so is by taking your vitamins. 

There are specific vitamins that have stress-busting properties. Here are some that you may want to add to your pillbox:

  • Rhodiola, an herb that can combat stress and fatigue. One study reported that daily consumption of Rhodiola for 12 weeks improved exhaustion, irritability, and anxiety.
  • Melatonin, which can help elevate sleep quality, relieve stress and improve insomnia. 
  • Ashwagandha, a staple in Indian Ayurveda medicine. An adaptogenic herb, Ashwagandha helps improve mood and boost resilience against mental and physical stress. It also lowers the body’s cortisol levels, aiding the skin in oil regulation.

Besides these, there are more common vitamins that can help you sustain good health in the long term. Some of these are Vitamin A, B, or C — which may very well already be in your vitamin rotation.

Oral tablets and capsules are not the only way to secure your skin’s full of vitamins. You may also do this by curating a more vitamin-rich skincare routine.

The Best Vitamins for Your Skin

Vitamins A, B3, B5, C, and E are popular fixtures in the beauty industry, and with good reason. Each has its potent skin-nourishing benefits:

Choosing a Vitamin-Enriched Serum

Vine Vera serums

Here are some vitamin-enriched skincare serums to consider to help you de-stress for your skin:

The Resveratrol Pinot Noir Longevity Serum is an anti-aging serum enriched with Retinyl Palmitate and Vitamin C that chips away at visible signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles with. Both Vitamin A and Vitamin C not only help combat aging but minimize skin dryness and improve overall tone.

Another strong contender that combines Vitamins A and C is the Resveratrol Vitamin C Serum. A best-selling Vine Vera serum, this product has potent brightening properties that can help visibly reduce dark spots and acne scars.

For deeper-seated lines and wrinkles, look no further than the Pinot Noir IV Line Perfector. This serum is packaged in an innovative syringe-like applicator, enabling you to precisely dispense its powerful blend of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Vitamin E.

Get Enough Sleep

When the going gets tough, it’s often sleep that we end up giving up. However, this can spell trouble for the body. 

According to the American Psychological Association, even slight sleep deprivation or lowered sleep quality can cause a ripple effect on our judgment, mood, and memory. High blood pressure and obesity are also potential health problems that sleep may cause in the long term. 

Not sleeping well or simply not sleeping enough can also reap negative effects on the skin. This is because, throughout the recommended eight hours of rest, our bodies go through several processes that keep our skin’s health in check:

  • In the first three hours, a hormone called somatotropin is released by the pituitary gland. This hormone is necessary for natural skin reparation and maintaining a youthful appearance.
  • Throughout the fourth and fifth hours of sleep, Melatonin levels begin to rise. Besides contributing to better sleep, melatonin is also an antioxidant, meaning it can help neutralize skin-damaging free radicals.
  • The last stage of sleep is called REM or rapid eye movement. During REM, muscles relax and cortisol levels decrease. In turn, collagen production increases. Collagen aids in improving skin quality, making it smoother, suppler, and less prone to wrinkles.

This year, take the time to rewire your body clock. Ensuring that you can get enough rest is one of the most effective and cost-free methods to de-stress your skin.

Use a Beauty Device

Vine Vera Facial Stimulator

While beauty tools are often seen as a way to improve the skin’s appearance, we urge you to look at them from another perspective: at-home beauty devices like eye wands, massagers, and lasers can create a relaxing spa-like experience from the comfort of home. In turn, they can help reduce stress. Having a clearer, healthier complexion is simply a reaction to taking time to de-stress for your skin.

At Vine Vera, we have three distinct beauty tools that you can seamlessly add to your nightly or weekly routine:

  • The Facial Stimulator is a compact, ergonomic massager that utilizes iontophoresis technology and strategic vibrations to relax the facial muscles. In the process, it also boosts blood circulation and amplifies the effects of your skincare routine.
  • The Jelessi Photonix-3 Neck Solution helps bring attention to one of the most overlooked yet hardworking areas of the body: the neck. Like the eye area, the neck has fewer oil glands than the face, which makes it more susceptible to wrinkles and skin damage. The Photonix-3 Neck Solution is equipped with two features to promote relaxation and elastin production: Massage Mode and Magnetic Heat Lifting Mode.
  • Unlike other facial massage tools, the Jelessi Photonix-2 Eye Wand was designed specifically to handle the delicate eye area. It comes with two functions: the Blue Relief Mode to reduce puffiness and eliminate toxins, and the Magnetic Heat Lifting Mode to stimulate collagen production.

Invest in Preventive Measures

Skincare can be a solution to existing skin issues, but it can also be a preventive measure for concerns yet to arise. The thought of breakouts, skin damage, or aging itself can become a cause of stress. Having a solid skincare routine and paying extra attention to more delicate, damage-prone areas as early as now can help lessen these future worries.

When it comes to preventive and protective skincare measures, you’ll want to consider both suncare and eye care.

While environmental factors and the passing of time can cause wrinkles, fine lines, discoloration, and sagging, the number one cause of these visible aging signs is sun damage. The sun induces photoaging when its ultraviolet light comes in contact with unprotected skin. This causes changes to happen at the cellular level, causing drastic damage that will eventually show on the skin in a few years. That said, keeping the skin safe against sun damage is a must every day, indoors or outdoors.

Preventative Skincare Products

Resveratrol Radiance Cream SPF 30 with a background

Vine Vera’s solution? The Resveratrol Zinfandel Radiance Cream SPF 30. An innovative hybrid between a moisturizer and sunscreen, this lightweight product nourishes the skin with Vitamin E, Aloe Vera Leaf Extract, and Green Tea Extract. It also contains an SPF level of 30, which can block 97% of the sun’s harmful UVB rays.

While the entire face, neck, and decolletage require ample sun protection, there is one area that demands a little additional care: the eyes. Makeup artists and skincare specialists often recommend applying products to the under eyes using minimal pressure because of how thin and vulnerable the skin is. This makes the eye area susceptible not only to signs of aging, but the physical manifestations of stress as well: eye bags, dark circles, and puffiness.

The Resveratrol Cabernet 60-Second Eye Solution is a fast-acting eye serum that can minimize the appearance of these skin concerns. It contains an ingredient called Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, otherwise known as Argireline. It has garnered a reputation as “botox in a jar” for its ability to instantly make the skin look healthier and plumper. The Resveratrol Cabernet 60-Second Eye Solution also comes fitted with a metal applicator that fits comfortably against the curve of the under-eyes and soothes the skin.

Stress is not a matter that should be taken lightly. It can cause serious physical, mental, and emotional impacts, including the deterioration of your skin’s health. This year, consider your current approach to dealing with stress and reflect on how you can better de-stress for your skin and your health.

Need some more help? Check out more of the stress-busting skincare products from Vine Vera here.

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8 Reasons to Try Vine Vera’s Moscato Collection

Sensitive skin cream

Skincare is self-care, and it’s always exciting to find new gems and holy grails when you discover different products. However, it can be frustrating to find brands that do nothing for your skin. Worse, when you buy something that promises astounding results, only to have irritated skin afterward. You go through product after product with nothing to show for it other than an empty wallet. With the market growing at breakneck speed, where does Vine Vera’s Moscato Collection fit in?

Here’s the long and short of it: The Moscato Collection isn’t like any other product line you’ve tried before.

Want to know why? Read on – you’ll soon be convinced that this Vine Vera collection is the one for you.

Introducing the Moscato Collection

Vine Vera’s Moscato Collection is a special skincare line with two products that are fit for even sensitive skin. Whether you experience sensitivity or not, you can reap maximum benefits from these superstars without having to worry about irritation. Here are the two products in the Moscato Collection:

Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cleanser

Moscato cleanser

Some cleansers can leave your skin feeling dry and tight — two factors people often relate to cleanliness. However, the skincare industry has progressed, and your supple skin doesn’t have to suffer just to be clean.

The Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cleanser is specially designed and formulated to cleanse and condition your face without irritating. It has a gel-like texture that won’t strip you of moisture, but will instead leave you feeling refreshed.

Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cream

Moscato Collection cream

Like the cleanser, the Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cream feels gentle on the skin. It doesn’t contain any ingredients that will irritate your face, even if you have sensitive skin.

It gets even better…

This cream is soft and delicate, and it doesn’t feel heavy or sticky on your face. It’s also infused with rich ingredients that will leave your skin feeling and looking rejuvenated. In short, it’s packed with benefits, all while feeling luxurious and gentle when applied to your face.

Why Should You Try Vine Vera’s Moscato Collection?

Still not convinced? Challenge accepted!

Read on to find out why we’re loving the Moscato Collection — and you will, too! — from skin benefits and product quality to Vine Vera’s company principles!

Fight the Signs of Aging

You know what? Life is fun and exciting. As you grow older, you experience ups and downs, and you also get to learn, love, laugh, and cry. However, the passing of time can leave you with some not-so-nice marks in return.

The Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cream is packed with ingredients that can combat the signs of aging. How do these ingredients do that? The answer lies in how they boost the production of collagen and elastin in your skin.

Before we get to those superstar ingredients, let’s talk about these essential proteins first:

  • Collagen – responsible for giving your skin structure and youthfulness
  • Elastin – keeps your skin flexible and able to bounce back in place

So, what are the special ingredients in the Moscato Collection that can boost collagen and elastin production? The cream contains Retinyl Palmitate, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12, and Ceramide 2.

Aside from these, the collection also features other anti-aging ingredients, like the Olea Europaea Fruit Extract, or olive fruit extract. Both products from the Moscato Collection have it, and it’s a wonderful ingredient that can help restore youthfulness. Here are other beneficial anti-aging ingredients in the products:

  • Tocopherol – a form of Vitamin E that can fight signs of aging
  • Zea Mays Germ Oil (corn oil) – reduces the appearance of age spots and blemishes

With these different ingredients present in the Moscato Collection, you can enjoy that youthful glow for longer!

Reduce the Appearance of Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Woman looking at skin in mirror

Emotions and facial expressions are both parts of our everyday life. Life would be quite bland without them, no? Communicating with the people around you would also be a lot more difficult. However, just like time, our facial expressions also leave marks on our skin as fine lines and wrinkles.

Lucky for you, the Moscato Collection can address that concern!

Similar to other signs of aging, collagen and elastin can also reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. As mentioned, the Moscato Collection has Retinyl Palmitate, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12, and Ceramide 2 to help with that. 

The Moscato Collection also contains the following ingredients that can smoothen the skin to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles:

  • Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride
  • Squalene
  • Tribehenin
  • Dimethicone
  • Glyceryl Stearate

These hydrate your skin, making it feel full, plump, and healthy. In the process, they also smooth away the lines on your skin, reducing the appearance of wrinkles.

Skin That Feels Soft and Rejuvenated

If you’re like us, you want skincare products that provide rejuvenation. After all, skincare is self-care, and a routine wouldn’t be complete without the sought-after rejuvenated look.

The Moscato Collection boasts powerful hydrating ingredients that can make your skin look plumper and healthier. Squalene boosts skin hydration, and Tribehenin is a skin-conditioning agent. In addition to these, the collection also contains:

  • Butyrospermum Parkii Butter – reduces the appearance of flakiness
  • Ethylhexylglycerin – softens the skin by retaining moisture
  • Dimethicone – improves skin elasticity and flexibility
  • Cetyl Alcohol – can soften flakiness in the skin

The Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cream also contains Butylene Glycol, PEG-100 Stearate, and Glyceryl Stearate. These three ingredients help make your skin feel soft and smooth by locking in the moisture found in your skin.

In addition, the Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cleanser is infused with the skin-conditioning ingredients Cocamidopropyl Betaine and Polyquaternium-7. It also contains Olea Europaea Fruit Oil or olive oil to help nourish and moisturize your skin. The careful combination and formulation of these ingredients can give you that soft and rejuvenated look you deserve!

Maintain and Improve Your Complexion

Woman looking at skin in mirror

Some people misconstrue complexion as simply the color of their skin. But did you know that complexion also includes texture and quality? Luckily for you, Vine Vera’s Moscato Collection also targets these skin concerns.

Tocopherol and Retinyl Palmitate, or Vitamin E and Vitamin A respectively, both help improve your skin complexion. Those two, combined with other powerful ingredients, can even out your skin tone and make it soft and smooth.

It gets even better:

The Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cream also contains Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate. It’s a form of Vitamin C proven to help with dark spots and hyperpigmentation. You get not only smooth, soft, and healthy-looking skin but also an even skin tone by targeting your dark spots!

The Moscato Collection is Infused with Powerful Antioxidants

The Moscato Collection was specially and thoughtfully formulated. As proof of that, we’ve already mentioned some of its ingredients and their benefits for your skin. However, we’re not yet done!

Besides the ingredients we previously listed, there are even more superstars infused in the products:

  • Carthamus Tinctorius Seed Oil (safflower oil) – fights acne, and soothes irritation, rashes, and inflammation
  • Beta Carotene – an antioxidant that boosts skin health and increases the skin’s defense against damage caused by harmful UV rays
  • Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract (green tea leaf extract) – another antioxidant that has anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties
  • Panthenol – an anti-inflammatory ingredient that can help protect the skin

Of course, we can’t forget about the ingredient Vine Vera swears by the Pichia/Resveratrol Ferment Extract. It’s a skin conditioning ingredient that’s a brilliant alternative to retinol. It’s a powerful antioxidant that defends your cells from UV damage. Subsequently, it can help decrease your risk of developing skin cancer and signs of aging.

Gentle on Sensitive Skin

Woman applying face cream

Vine Vera’s Moscato Collection is perfect for different skin types. However, these products are specially made to cater to people with sensitive skin. You can now say goodbye to irritated skin!

There’s more:

In addition to removing the threat of skin irritation, both the cleanser and cream have soothing properties. They contain Allantoin, Panthenol, and Acacia Decurrens/Jojoba/Sunflower Seed Wax/Polyglyceryl-3 Esters that soothe the skin. 

You can rest assured that you’ll get maximum benefits without feeling stings or irritation at all!

The Moscato Collection Feels Good on the Skin

It’s one thing for skincare products to be gentle on all skin types. The Moscato Collection takes this to the next level by actually feeling good when you apply the products to your skin.

Vine Vera’s formulation feels soft and luxurious. Who wants something extremely drying, heavy, or sticky? We sure don’t.

The collection contains C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate so the products feel mild on the skin. Besides that, there’s also Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, or aloe vera, an ingredient good for all types of skin and well-known for its numerous benefits. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-itch properties. In addition, Ethoxydiglycol was used to enrich the texture of the products. After all, we want your skincare routine to feel as luxurious, relaxing, and gentle as possible.

Cruelty-Free and Made with Principle

The Moscato Collection is cruelty-free and tested and approved in the U.S.A. Additionally, the products have recyclable packaging!

We’re one with you to make this world a better place to live in, and we abide by humane and sustainable ways of producing skincare products. With that in mind, you can rest assured that we have your best interests at heart, along with those of the environment.

How to Use the Vine Vera Moscato Collection

Vine Vera resveratrol skin care cleanser

For best results, use both the Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cleanser and Cream daily. You can use the cleanser every night or after your day ends. Use it as follows:

  1. Apply the cleanser onto wet skin.
  2. Massage it gently in a circular motion until you form a rich lather.
  3. Afterward, rinse thoroughly.
  4. Follow up with the Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cream.

As for the cream, you can apply it twice a day, in the morning and evening. You can use it as follows:

  1. Apply a generous amount after you’ve cleansed your face.
  2. Massage the cream in a circular motion until it’s fully absorbed.

Skincare routines vary per person, but you need to make sure that you meet the three essential requirements: cleanser, moisturizer, and sunscreen. The Moscato Collection already has the first two, but you should also use products to protect your skin from sun damage and the risks it poses. Look for something with at least 30 SPF, like the Resveratrol Cabernet Replenishing Moisture Cream or the Resveratrol Zinfandel Radiance Cream.

To Wrap Up

We understand the frustration that comes with trying to find the perfect skincare products for you. The hunt becomes even more challenging for those with sensitive skin because some products can be too harsh.

But don’t fret!

Vine Vera’s Moscato Collection will bring you the sweet benefits you want for your skin. The line contains two products, the cleanser, and the cream, and they’re both packed with numerous benefits. To sum it up, here are eight reasons you’re going to love Vine Vera’s Moscato Collection as much as we do:

  1. It fights the signs of aging.
  2. It reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  3. The Moscato Collection leaves your skin feeling soft and rejuvenated.
  4. It maintains and improves your complexion.
  5. The cream and cleanser are infused with rich ingredients.
  6. The collection is gentle on sensitive skin.
  7. They feel good when applied.
  8. The collection is cruelty-free and made with your best interests at heart.

Click here to check out more of our superstar products!

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8 Game-Changing New Year’s Resolutions for Your Skin

Woman looking at skin in mirror

There’s no denying that New Year’s resolutions are tough to stick to. They require a lot of effort, consistency, and time.

It’s the same with skincare. Your skincare products need time to take effect so that you can see results.

However, the good news is that New Year’s resolutions can be achieved if they are broken down into manageable steps. Attempting to obtain clear skin without a specific plan in place is nearly always doomed to fail early on, so don’t overwhelm yourself too fast.

Don’t worry, we’ve got your back.

To start 2022 off with a glowing complexion, here are some of Vine Vera‘s suggestions for new year’s resolutions for your skin. 

Start Taking Anti-Aging Seriously

Woman looking at skin in mirror

Nowadays, time passes by so quickly that the year is already over before we even know it. Then, however, we might start to notice small signs of aging popping up, like fine lines, wrinkles, sagging skin, and even crow’s feet.

We recommend incorporating resveratrol into your routine – put this one at the top of your list of new year’s resolutions for your skin! 

Resveratrol is a phytonutrient present in various foods, including red wine, grapes, berries, and peanuts. Because it’s a powerful antioxidant, it protects your skin from the harmful effects of free radicals.

So, where does resveratrol stand in your skincare routine?

One of the key benefits of resveratrol is its ability to reduce the effects of aging on the skin.

Our natural collagen and elastin levels are lost as we age. Antioxidants are the most effective way to combat the aging effects of free radicals. As previously said, resveratrol has a two-pronged effect on your skin. It removes free radicals and increases antioxidant levels, allowing your skin to defend better and cure itself.

A Resveratrol-Infused Anti-Aging Serum

For an anti-aging boost, we recommend our Chianti Revival Serum. This serum is great for those who have to contend with dry skin, aging, and wrinkles. The combination of Resveratrol Ferment extract, vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid), Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1, and the highly hydrating Sodium Hyaluronate is a fantastic wrinkle-fighting formula!

Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is widely regarded as one of the most effective anti-aging ingredients. It’s essential for a smooth, even, and radiant complexion. It can aid in reducing hyperpigmentation, redness, and sagging, all while increasing collagen production. Skin elasticity and firmness are linked to collagen synthesis. Therefore, your skin may sag if your collagen levels begin to decline. Increasing collagen levels can help tighten up and tone your skin, reducing the appearance of sagging skin.

It’s That Time of Year… To Start Exfoliating Regularly

Vine Vera Merlot Collection Exfoliant

By exfoliating away the dead skin cells that build up on your skin’s surface, the fresh, youthful cells beneath will rise to the top. This enhances the efficiency of your moisturizers by allowing them to penetrate your skin more deeply. Maintaining a glowing complexion is as simple as exfoliating regularly.

That’s not all! Exfoliating regularly can also help to keep your pores clear. This means fewer acne breakouts.

Collagen production can also be boosted by long-term exfoliation. Collagen is essential to achieving a healthy-looking complexion. Your skin will see more improvements in terms of elasticity, and this will all be thanks to the increased collagen production in your skin.

A Gentle Yet Effective Exfoliant

For some gentle exfoliation, you should check out the Vine Vera Merlot Facial Exfoliant. It’s a face exfoliator that gently eliminates debris and oils while smoothing the appearance of dry skin. In addition, it’s loaded with glycerin, so you won’t stress your skin out too much when you’re exfoliating.

Load Up on That Sun Protection Factor

Woman applying SPF

We’ve all heard every skincare enthusiast say that SPF is critical, but have you ever wondered why? Well, Vine Vera is here to tell you just that!

Wearing sunscreen is the most important thing you can do to reduce your risk of acquiring skin cancer. You can protect your skin against cancer-causing rays by using an SPF every day. Melanoma is the most lethal kind of skin cancer, making it critical to safeguard your skin.

Because ultraviolet light has shorter wavelengths than visible light, it is invisible to humans. There are two types of rays in the UV spectrum that can damage the DNA in your skin cells and cause skin cancer: UVA and UVB.

Sunburn is caused by UVB rays, which can play a part in the development of skin cancer. Therefore, the SPF number on a sunscreen mostly refers to the degree of UVB protection it gives.

UVA radiation induces skin damage. This results in tanning, wrinkling, and wrinkles. In addition, UVA rays usually cause sunburn because they have the shortest wavelengths.

One of the main reasons for accelerated aging is sun damage. This results in the formation of sunspots as well as discoloration, fine lines, and wrinkles. The leading cause of sunburn and leathery skin is overexposure to the sun’s rays. To keep these signs of aging away, wear SPF daily – this is a must-have on your list of new year’s resolutions for your skin.

A Moisturizer with SPF

For sun protection that’s also hydrating, you can try the Vine Vera Cabernet Replenishing Moisture Cream SPF30.

Since this moisturizer offers SPF30, this means that it only allows 3% of the sun’s rays to hit your skin. Vine Vera’s Cabernet Replenishing Moisture Cream can help reduce the appearance of dark spots and an uneven skin tone while preventing UV rays from damaging your dermis.

Give Your Lips More TLC

Woman applying lip balm after reading our new year's resolutions for your skin

Want your lips to be kissably soft? Put these lip tips on your list of new year’s resolutions for your skin.

Firstly, if you catch yourself licking your lips constantly, you might want to stop. Your lips will undoubtedly become drier than previously as saliva evaporates quickly. Lip licking may not be harmful if done infrequently. Constant licking throughout the day, on the other hand, may cause chapping, splitting, flaking, or peeling of the lips.

Instead of licking your lips, make it a point to apply a lip balm instead. A lip balm moisturizes your lips and leaves them soft. It’s always better to choose a lip balm with SPF because it will protect your lips from the sun’s damaging UV rays.

So, when you go out, ensure you have a lip balm to hand. Then, reapply your lip balm at regular intervals, just as you would with sunscreen!

Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Vitamin C Lip Balm contains efficient components that give long-lasting protection for the lips. This rich product, which is infused with Vitamin C, Avocado Oil, and Shea Butter, will leave dry and chapped lips feeling soft, smooth, and hydrated.

Shea butter is a thick oil that can penetrate the skin and maintain its cells. It is used in various cosmetics in the beauty industry, including face creams and lip balms. Shea butter is highly emollient, which means it prevents skin from drying out. In addition, it contains 60% fat, including oleic, stearic, palmitic, and linoleic acids.

It’s also anti-inflammatory and anti-aging, so it’s great for keeping our lips looking plump and smooth. 

Remember to Stay Hydrated Throughout the New Year

Woman drinking fruit-infused water

Water keeps your body moisturized and rejuvenated. It also maintains the flexibility of your skin. As a result, people who drink a lot of water have fewer scars, wrinkles, and soft lines, and they don’t show as many indications of aging as those who don’t.

Drinking adequate water aids in the removal of toxins from the body, as well as providing you with healthier skin. According to studies, consuming just two cups of water can boost blood flow to the skin, giving it a more even tone.

Also, drinking more water can help reduce puffiness. When your face appears bloated, it indicates that your skin is holding water to keep you hydrated. This happens when you don’t drink enough water. Staying hydrated can help to reduce facial swelling and puffiness.

Fewer pores, clear skin, and a hydrated glow – what more could you ask for?

Another way to keep your skin moisturized is by using the correct type of moisturizer for your skin type.

If you’ve got sensitive skin, you could try the Vine Vera Moscato Sensitive Skin Cream. It’s loaded with plant-based oils to keep your skin barrier protected, as well as to prevent transepidermal water loss. As a result, skin hydration levels increase.

Switch to a Higher Quality Cleanser

Vine Vera Merlot Collection Cleanser and Toner - New Year’s Resolutions for Your Skin

Cleansing your skin properly allows products to be better absorbed into your skin. 

Every trace of filth, excess oil, pollution, and undesirable skin cells are removed from your face with daily facial cleansing. If you don’t wash your face thoroughly, dirt and pollution can build up on the surface of your skin. This can lead to breakouts, dehydration, and premature aging.

Milk cleansers are a great option to cleanse your skin because they aren’t as harsh as other types.

For this, we’d recommend the Vine Vera Cabernet 2-Step Prep. This bundle comes with our Resveratrol Milk Cleanser and our Resveratrol Balance Toner.

The Resveratrol Milk Cleanser was created with sensitive skin in mind. It’s designed to remove makeup and pollutants gently while also leaving you feeling soft and rejuvenated. On the other hand, the Balance Toner from Vine Vera helps to eliminate pollution and oil while leaving your skin looking even and luminous.

Get More Shuteye

Woman sleeping - New Year’s Resolutions for Your Skin

Let’s go through the importance of sleep when it comes to avoiding premature aging. We frequently discuss how the skin heals itself as you sleep. So, while you’re catching up on beauty rest, here’s what happens:

  • Your body creates collagen while you sleep.
  • While you’re sleeping deeply, the muscles in your face that generate wrinkles and lines relax (the final three hours).
  • Melatonin, the sleep hormone that also protects the skin against aging free radicals, increases in the middle of the night.

Besides catching up on that beauty sleep, you can also try meditation to relieve stress for a healthier, glowy complexion. 

Get Rid of Out-of-Date Skincare

Skincare fridge - New Year’s Resolutions for Your Skin

When did you last clean up your cosmetics and personal care items? There’s a fair probability that some of your bathroom’s skincare and cosmetics have expired. Why does this matter? Because active ingredients degrade over time. Some can even end up causing your skin harm.

So, make this a priority on your list of new year’s resolutions for your skin. Go over your skincare products at the beginning of each year and discard any that have been opened for longer than the number of months suggested on the container. Try to recycle as much as you can instead of throwing things away.

As an example, consider these options:

  • Look for recycling icons to be sure that you can recycle the things you buy.
  • Ensure that the containers are free of product before recycling them if they are recyclable.
  • Reduce your carbon footprint by reusing or upcycling the packaging.

At Vine Vera, our packaging is sustainable and recycling, making it easy to stick to your eco-friendly habits!

Summary

So, what are your aspirations for 2022? Will you be making any of these New Year’s resolutions for your skin? Just remember, the more specific your goals are, the better your chances of achieving them.

At Vine Vera, we are committed to providing the best care and service for our customers. So get a head start on your New Year’s resolutions for your skin by browsing some of our bestsellers. 

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How to Keep Your Skin Healthy While Traveling

Tourist looking at map

Perfecting your skincare routine at home is one thing, but making sure that your skin is in tip-top shape during travel is a whole different ball game. As quarantine restrictions loosen up, we’ll be taking more vacations in the upcoming months. But how do you keep your skin healthy when exploring different places?

There’s a lot of adjustment that goes into your skincare for traveling. Your routine will be different whether you opt for a hot, summery trip in the tropics or go for a ski resort in the snowy mountains up north. The important thing is to know how to tweak your routine depending on where you go.

You also have to ensure that you take all the extra measures to keep your skin healthy and glowy even with the additional stress and jet lag that comes with travel. Ready to satisfy your wanderlust? Here are some of Vine Vera’s top tips for skin care for traveling.

What Happens to Our Skin When We Travel?

Woman in Greece

Even just flying, the first step of most travel adventures, can cause harm to our skin. That’s because when you’re high up in the sky, the plane will have little to no humidity, so the air is very dry.

For long-haul flights, this means your skin can get dehydrated because of the re-circulated air. Your skin can feel tight and sensitive while you’re flying. It can get so bad that you might even end up having to deal with dry patches on your skin once you land.

This can also cause an uptick in breakouts. When the air is super dry, oily skin tends to overcompensate by producing even more oil, which can clog the pores and result in acne.

Another thing is the stress and anxiety that come with travel. There’s a lot on your mind when you travel, from getting in line at your boarding gate on time to making sure you have everything you need at every step of your trip. This can increase cortisol — aka the stress hormone — which causes breakouts.

One more reason for breakouts during air travel is you’re tempted to lean your head on things that might not be as clean as you think. You might rest your head or cheek against the armrest of your seat or even on the plane window. This can cause friction or the transfer of bacteria, resulting in pimples.

You should also watch out for what kinds of food you try out on your travels. If you’re not used to spicy food or cuisines with lots of allergens, like fish and peanuts, try the foods out a little at a time. Your skin can experience culture shock too.

Here are some tips on skin care for traveling that you might find useful as you explore new places:

Always Wear SPF, No Matter Where You’re Going

Woman applying SPF skin care for traveling

SPF is important in every step of your travel, from stepping onto the plane to when you’re finally relaxing and exploring your destination. Sunscreen is a must when it comes to skin care for traveling, and here’s why.

When you’re on the plane, you’re a lot closer to the sun than you would be if you were traveling by land. This means the sun’s harmful UV rays won’t have to travel that far to get to you since you’re at such a high altitude. Plus, most plane windows aren’t UV-proof, so sun damage is highly likely.

And when you finally make it to your destination, you’ll still need SPF too. You’ll likely be outdoors a lot to see tourist sites or just to explore the streets. This heightens your chances of getting sunburn, which can lead to redness, swelling, and itching. Sunscreen lowers this risk.

Another benefit of using SPF when you travel is that it shields your complexion from UV damage that causes wrinkles and fine lines in the long run. So, the more diligent you are with your SPF, the more you’ll be delaying the onset of skin aging.

To make sure your skin is properly moisturized and protected against the harmful rays of the sun, use the Vine Vera Resveratrol Cabernet Replenishing Moisture Cream, which provides an SPF of 30.

The formula also contains aloe vera, camellia extracts, and vitamin E to hydrate the skin. Meanwhile, green tea extract and resveratrol soothe it from the sensitivities and tenderness that can arise from the stress of travel.

Incorporate Antioxidants in Your Routine to Protect Against Free Radicals

Vine Vera serums

If you’re exploring big cities, you could be exposed to a lot of smog and pollution in the air. In the gray smoke of pollution, there are free radicals — little unstable molecules that can break down the healthy collagen and elastin in your skin. This can result in the early onset of wrinkles and age spots.

Free radicals have missing electrons and try to find a “host” to latch onto so that they can become stable again. They do this by attaching themselves to your skin, which then causes something called “oxidative stress” — a culprit of skin cell destruction.

To keep free radicals from causing harm to your skin, incorporate antioxidants in your routine. Antioxidants fight free radicals and protect your skin from any damage incurred from them. Among the best antioxidants is vitamin C, which has very high levels of antioxidant activity.

On your next trip, make sure you pack the Vine Vera Resveratrol Vitamin C Serum. It helps protect your skin from oxidative stress when you’re outdoors. And since vitamin C is known to brighten dark spots, it helps even out your skin tone. Perfect for all your Instagram travel photos!

It’s even infused with vitamin A and resveratrol, which can smoothen and soften the skin, giving you a more plump and youthful-looking complexion in the long run. These ingredients make it essential, not just for skin care for traveling, but for your everyday skincare routine too.

Keep Your Lips Moisturized to Avoid Chapping

Woman touching lips

Moving around and traveling will expose you to ever-changing weather. Aside from the skin on your face and body, your lips might have some trouble adjusting too. So, don’t forget your lips when you’re planning your skin care for traveling.

The dry air on a plane and the extreme climate in some destinations can render your once soft and supple lips chapped instead. This is because cold and dry air evaporates every ounce of moisture, even from your lips. Not only is this annoying to deal with, but it can ruin how you look in travel selfies.

Avoid chapped, rough-feeling lips by including the Vine Vera Resveratrol Vitamin C Lip Balm when you’re packing your skin care for traveling. It’s bursting with vitamins that strengthen and protect the lips from free radical damage while softening and conditioning them too.

It contains nourishing ingredients like shea butter and avocado oil, which will leave your lips hydrated, plump, and silky smooth all day.

Make Sure Your Hands Stay Smooth and Soft

Skin care for traveling

Just because travel restrictions are letting up nowadays, it doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t be extra careful about getting sick. We still have to sanitize our hands with alcohol whenever we touch stuff in public, such as trains, elevator buttons, and doors — especially when traveling in an unfamiliar city.

However, this can leave your hands feeling dry. That’s why you should always have a high-quality hand cream as part of your regimen for skin care for traveling.

One that we highly recommend is the Vine Vera Travel Hand Cream. It’s a deluxe size, so it’s easy to toss in your purse while you explore the sights on your bucket list.

The formula contains glycerin, a humectant that attracts moisture from the environment and into your skin. It also has other moisture-binding ingredients to help your hands retain all that hydrating goodness for longer. One use of this cream and your hands will immediately feel velvety soft and smooth again.

Don’t Wear Unnecessary Makeup on Your Flights

Woman at airport

It’s always tempting to look extra cute while traveling. Who knows what kind of travel photo ops you’ll find along the way, right? But one basic rule of skin care for traveling is that you shouldn’t cake on so much makeup during your flight. It’s better if you do without it instead.

Wearing a matte foundation will completely dry your face in flight. The same goes for lipstick, which can dry out your lips. Instead of packing on the makeup, go bare and use a moisturizer and lip balm instead. It will be much more comfortable for you and your skin too.

Plus, a nourishing cream can serve as a barrier between your healthy skin and the bacteria and toxins in the plane’s air that can irritate your complexion.

Another tip for skin care for traveling is to keep a travel-sizes moisturizer in your carry-on at all times. That way, you can reapply your moisturizer whenever your skin is feeling a little thirsty and needs to be quenched.

Pack Skincare Products That are Apt for the Climate

Skin care for traveling

One other thing that will strongly affect how your skin is going to react when you travel is the destination you’re looking to go to. Your skin will have different needs if you end up going to the Maldives vs the Swiss Alps. So, you’ll have to adjust your skincare routine to fit the climate of wherever you’re going.

The rules are quite simple. Hot and humid places need lightweight skincare, while areas with colder weather will require you to build an extra nourishing routine.

First, let’s talk about hot weather. When you’re in a scorching, summery setting under the sun, your body will produce more sweat to try and cool itself down. But sweat mixed with dirt, dead skin cells, sebum, and makeup can end up clogging your pores, resulting in breakouts.

So, when you’re going on an island vacation, it’s better to build a skincare routine with lightweight, water-based products. Focus on aloe-infused gels or mists you can spray on your face whenever it’s getting extra hot.

Now, if you’re going somewhere colder, like European countries in the dead of winter, you need to adjust in another way. Cold and dry air will cause your skin to turn flaky and dehydrated, so you need intense moisture.

Be sure to pack up some hydration masks, thick night creams, and rich body butter for the trip. Look for ingredients like ceramides, proteins, and oils to lock in hydration in your skin to keep it nourished for as long as possible even in the cold climate. The Vine Vera Resveratrol Merlot Travel Kit is perfect for this!

Get Enough Beauty Sleep Throughout Your Trip

Woman sleeping

Getting the right amount of sleep every night is of huge importance for your skin. Cell repair and collagen regeneration are at their peak when you’re in deep sleep, so if you only get a couple of hours per night, your skin might suffer later on.

But sleep is tricky when you’re traveling. You could get jetlagged if you’re traveling somewhere really far from your time zone. Or you could also get caught up with going to so many tourist attractions that you lose track of time and return home late every day of your trip.

However, if you don’t get at least 7-8 hours of sleep each night when you travel, you’ll likely develop puffiness and dark eye bags. Big yikes when you’re trying to look cute in travel pictures!

So, make sure that you prioritize sleep when you’re traveling, no matter how hard this may be! As a backup, pack yourself a few eye care products too, such as our Resveratrol Eye Collection Age-Defying Eye Serum.

Conclusion

There’s plenty to think about when getting ready to travel — your passport, tickets, hotel accommodations, budgeting. But you can’t neglect the health of your skin, which will likely be very sensitive to new environments.

So, make sure you follow our skin care for traveling tips listed above. Moisturization of dry skin is key in cold places, while lightweight skincare works best in the tropics. And wherever you go, sunscreen and antioxidants will be your best friends. Keep all these in mind, and you’ll be golden.

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6 Must-Know Holiday Party Skin Care Tips

Woman at holiday party

As we approach the end of the year, we inch ever closer to the long-awaited holidays. Depending on where you are in the world, this could mean anything from colder weather to presents piling up under a tree. But one thing is certain: there is bound to be a spike in gatherings and celebrations.

Everybody loves a good holiday party. However, that often involves getting dressed up for the occasion and wearing makeup. This is where the importance of holiday party skincare comes in. 

Here at Vine Vera, we are on a mission to ensure that your skin stays in tip-top shape throughout the holidays and beyond. While this may require a little extra care, there’s no need to fret; all you need is a little mindfulness and these six must-know holiday party skincare tips!

Before the Party

If you intend to take any lessons away from this article, let the main one be this: the key to holiday party skincare is ample preparation. Since parties often call for makeup and several hours of socializing, it’s important to ensure that your skin is just as ready for the occasion as you are. Here are some preparatory holiday party skincare tips to get you started:

Boost Hydration

Vitamin C serum for holiday party skin care

With or without an upcoming party, ample skin hydration is a must. However, it becomes even greater a necessity in the colder months, when the skin is more prone to flaking and cracking. According to the American Academy of Dermatology Association, when the temperature falls, so does the moisture in the air. This makes living in places with cold and dry climates particularly difficult, especially for those with sensitive skin.

One way to combat the usual ills of the colder season is to incorporate hydrating serums into your regimen. As with most skincare products, serums take time to spark lasting change in your skin, so you’ll want to start reaching for these as early as possible. 

Best Pre-Party Hydrating Serums

Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Vitamin C Serum is a crowd favorite with good reason. This serum contains Wheat Germ Oil, a natural ingredient packed with remarkable amounts of vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats. Apart from being full of skin-protecting antioxidants, Wheat Germ Oil also has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. These help keep the skin free of irritation and flare-ups. However, this ingredient’s biggest benefit is its ability to lock hydration into the skin, treating dryness and conditions like eczema.

Another reason behind the high demand for this serum is its potent Vitamin C content. Vitamin C is one of the few skincare ingredients that never steps out of the spotlight because of its multiple benefits, which include:

  • Fading scars. Vitamin C’s ability to curb melanin production to reduce hyperpigmentation has kept it in the beauty limelight for years.
  • Brightening the skin. In addition to fading scars, consistent use of Vitamin C can also fight dullness and improve the skin’s overall tone. 
  • Minimizing signs of aging. As an acidic ingredient, Vitamin C sends signals to the skin to double-time on collagen and elastin production. Both are proteins that are necessary for keeping the skin youthful and plump.
  • Neutralizing free radicals. Vitamin C is an antioxidant, which means that it can stop free radicals from dealing long-term damage to the skin.

The Resveratrol Pinot Noir Longevity Serum is another serum that can help improve the skin’s hydration levels. One of the key ingredients in this product is Sodium Hyaluronate, which has similar benefits to the now-viral Hyaluronic Acid. It also contains Lactic Acid, which is an Alpha Hydroxy Acid (AHA) that can simultaneously exfoliate and moisturize the skin. Like the Resveratrol Vitamin C Serum, this product also contains skin-brightening Vitamin C.

Mask Up

Vine Vera Pinot Noir Mask

Make the most of your holiday party skincare by taking the time to mask the night before. Not only does this help get the skin to its best state — it can prove to be an extremely relaxing practice, too.

The first step to pre-party masking is ensuring that your skin is prepared to receive all the nourishment from your mask of choice. The best way to do this is using a mild exfoliator, like the Resveratrol Pinot Noir Dissolving Pre-Mask. This pre-mask features Retinol’s sibling ingredient, Retinyl Palmitate, in its formula. While Retinyl Palmitate sloughs off dead skin cells and improves tone and texture, it does not deal harsh damage to the skin. The product also contains a long list of soothing extracts to keep the skin in balance:

  • Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract
  • Camellia Oleifera (Green Tea) Leaf Extract
  • Ruscus Aculeatus (Butcher’S Broom) Root Extract
  • Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract
  • Calendula Officinalis (Marigold) Flower Extract

After preparing the skin with a pre-mask, the next step is narrowing down which mask you like most. Given the popularity of masking in the beauty world, there is now a wide variety of formulas available, from individually packed sheets to wash-off and leave-on iterations. When it comes to locking in moisture before a big event, we recommend opting for rich, leave-on formulations.

Consider the Resveratrol Pinot Noir Phyto-Silk Mask. Developed to work in tandem with the Resveratrol Pinot Noir Dissolving Pre-Mask, this product uses healing Aloe Leaf Extract to leave a cooling sensation on freshly exfoliated skin. Perfect for the night before your holiday party, this skin-enhancing mask features a blend of extracts, Collagen, and Glycerin that deeply moisturize the skin overnight.

Prep Early

Woman cleansing skin

Ask any beauty guru or makeup artist for advice, and chances are you’ll hear these wise words: skin preparation is crucial for achieving a great beauty look. Whether you intend to sport a full face of makeup or keep your look simple, taking the time to pamper your skin beforehand will surely pay off.

A few hours before your function, you’ll want to set aside time for these three-holiday party skincare steps:

  • Cleansing 
  • Toning
  • Nourishing with a sheet mask

Here’s why:

Cleansing may seem like a no-brainer, but it’s surprising how many jump straight into layering their makeup on without ticking this step off the list. A good cleanser will pick up any dirt and bacteria and leave your skin feeling clean but never tight. Toning, on the other hand, finishes the job by removing any remaining debris left behind after cleansing. Depending on the product’s formulation, toners can also rebalance and rehydrate the skin. 

Hit two birds with one stone with Vine Vera’s Cabernet 2-Step Prep. Sold as a set, this nifty cleansing kit includes the Resveratrol Milk Cleanser to wash off any sweat, grime, and dirt, and the Resveratrol Balance Toner to reset the skin thereafter.

Before hitting the ground running with your primer, foundation, or base makeup, seal the skincare deal with a sheet mask. While clay masks are great for breakouts and leave-on masks are ideal for an overnight treatment, sheet masks are perfect for giving the skin an instant moisture boost. 

The Best Pre-Party Sheet Mask

With hydrating Hyaluronic Acid and skin-smoothing Collagen, the Cabernet Rejuvenation Facial & Eye Mask from Vine Vera will do just the trick. These masks are made out of cellulose, which soaks up all the nourishment from the serum and delivers it right into the skin. Even better, it comes with separate face and eye masks! If you’re looking to give yourself a little extra pampering, why not throw the Resveratrol Sauvignon Blanc Neck & Chest Mask into the mix as well?

After letting your skin absorb the mask’s serums for 15 minutes, you should then give your skin a quick rinse or gently pat the remaining formula into the skin.

After the Party

Is the party over already? As tempting as it might be to surrender and fall into the relaxing embrace of your bed, you can’t succumb to sleep without giving your skin the aftercare it deserves! Keep these holiday part skincare tips in mind for when the celebrations wrap up:

First Thing’s First: Cleanse!

Cleanser and other holiday party skin care products

After hours of keeping up appearances and being on its best behavior, your skin deserves a thorough cleanse at the end of the day. Erase all evidence of makeup, sweat, and the outside world with a cleanser like Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Cabernet Mousse Cleanser.

Formulated with coconut oil-derived Cocamidopropyl Betaine, this cleanser strikes the perfect balance between effective cleansing and mild formula. Thanks to its rich, mousse-type formulation, this product leaves the skin feeling moisturized and supple, making it perfect for dry, dehydrated, or mature skin.

Bring Back the Moisture

Vine Vera Resveratrol Shiraz Instentic Collection

After removing all remaining traces of your holiday festivities, the next step is to moisturize generously. This will help to soothe your skin and dial it back to a healthy state. Here at Vine Vera, we have several moisturizing creams that can easily fall into your holiday party skincare routine:

A Post-Party Moisturizing Cream

If you’re looking for a moisturizer that can heavily moisturize while preventing visible signs of aging from showing through, consider the Resveratrol Shiraz Instant Facelift. As its name suggests, this product features ingredients that boost the skin’s elasticity, giving it a lifted and more youthful appearance. 

This product also includes Resveratrol, Vine Vera’s signature ingredient. Derived from red grapes, Resveratrol is an antioxidant and potent anti-aging solution. Present across all of our product lines, Resveratrol is a multi-tasker with the ability to stop oxidation and prevent the production of free radicals. This brings forth the following benefits:

  • Combatting sun damage, which is the biggest contributor to skin aging.
  • Keeping the skin safe against pollution and other external irritants.
  • Fortifying the skin barrier and preventing moisture loss.

The Resveratrol Shiraz Instant Facelift is also formulated with DMAE, otherwise known as Dimethylaminoethanol. Once known as a facelift or botox in a bottle, DMAE has anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, and hydrating properties — all of which are especially important during the holiday party season.

A Post-Party Moisturizing Serum

Another strong contender to complete your post-party routine: the Resveratrol Chianti Morning Recovery. This silky, lightweight serum addresses signs of aging, dryness, and uneven skin texture with a blend of Resveratrol and Vitamin C. Its formula also includes Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1. This is a remarkable ingredient that we believe deserves more attention. While Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 may not be as popular as buzzword beauty terms Retinol and Hyaluronic Acid, this ingredient has the unique ability to trick the skin into thinking that collagen has broken down. While this may sound uncanny, this signals the skin to produce more collagen to fill in wrinkles and fine lines.  

Palmitoyl Tripeptide-1 is even more effective when paired with Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7. This ingredient also happens to be present in the Resveratrol Chianti Morning Recovery formula. Together, these ingredients form something called Matrixyl 3000. A skincare power couple, a Matrixyl 3000 in-vivo study reported a 39.4% reduction in surface area with deep wrinkles, a 32.9% improvement in wrinkle density, and a 19% reduction in wrinkle depth, among other impressive statistics.

Don’t Forget Your Eyes!

Vine Vera eye solution

While you’re moisturizing away, don’t forget to show the eye area some love. Being thinner and more delicate than the rest of the face, the skin around the eyes is especially sensitive. This means that it requires a little extra TLC. Give your eye area just that with Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Cabernet 60-Second Eye Solution.

They say the best things take time. While there may be truth in that statement, we declare the Resveratrol Cabernet 60-Second Eye Solution an exception. A magic wand for the eyes, this quick-absorbing eye serum uses Resveratrol and Acetyl Hexapeptide-8 to tighten and smoothen the under-eyes. With a cooling metal applicator, the product is easy to dispense and spread across the small space below the eyes. The best part? All it takes is 60 seconds!

As we put our best outfits, best makeup, and best selves forward this holiday season, let’s not forget to give our skin the same importance. Perfect your holiday party skincare regimen with Vine Vera! 

Discover more nourishing solutions to include in your holiday party skincare rotation by browsing through Vine Vera’s online store.

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Wine-Inspired Beauty: 8 Skin Care Products You Need to Try

The best skin care from wine

Beauty often takes inspiration from nature and the world around us, which is why natural ingredients are plentiful in cosmetic products. From citrus fruits to green tea, the cosmetic industry has long since been harnessing the benefits provided by plants, fruits, vegetables, and other elements from the natural world.

However, there is one ingredient that Vine Vera believes deserves more attention in the realm of beauty: wine. Ahead, we discuss its benefits and take a look at some of the best skincare from wine.

Why Wine?

Wine glass

It may seem like an uncanny choice to add wine, an alcoholic beverage, to your skincare routine. However, when you consider the origins of the beverage, the science behind it begins to make more sense. 

Wine is produced from grapes, which, like most fruits, possess several skin-loving benefits. The skin of these grapes is where Resveratrol, the secret behind the best skincare from wine, can be found.

Resveratrol is a polyphenol, which is a group of antioxidants that fight at the front lines of skin defense. As an antioxidant, Resveratrol can stop oxidation, therefore preventing or delaying the production of harmful free radicals. In doing so, Resveratrol can:

  • Minimize the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, and other signs of aging.
  • Contribute to skin hydration.
  • Calm the skin and reduce redness.
  • Fortify the skin barrier.

While drinking countless glasses of wine regularly is certainly a way to get your fill of Resveratrol, applying specially formulated skincare is a more practical idea. Not to mention, it’s hangover-free! Furthermore, Resveratrol performs more efficiently when paired with other nourishing ingredients — just like those in Vine Vera’s wine-inspired skincare products.

Here at Vine Vera, we are dedicated to producing scientifically formulated skin solutions. While wine and Resveratrol are front and center across all of our products, we ensure maximum effectiveness by innovatively adding other skin-boosting ingredients, like Aloe Vera, Shea Butter, and Fruit Oil Extracts, into the mix.

Below, we identify some of the best skincare from wine available online at Vine Vera.

Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cleanser

Moscato cleanser

There are several theories behind the origins of the Muscat grapes used to make Moscato wine. Some trace their origins back to the ancient Egyptians and Persians, while others believe that they only date back to 800 BC. Despite multiple theories, one thing is certain: Muscat grapes are among the oldest domesticated grapes in the world. Today, there are over 200 varieties of Muscat grapes. 

These grapes are the inspiration behind Vine Vera’s Moscato collection. With two products in the line, the Moscato collection is specifically formulated to work well with sensitive skin.

Among the two products in Vine Vera’s Moscato collection is the Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cleanser. Powered by grape-extracted Resveratrol, this cleanser gently lifts dirt and bacteria off the skin. The formula comes in a lightweight, gel-like texture, making it a perfect match for oily and acne-prone skin.

How to Use

Use this cleanser daily for the best results. Simply apply a small amount of product to damp skin and massage in circular motions. After a lather has been formed, rinse the product off thoroughly with cool water. Then, follow up with the rest of your skincare routine. You’ll notice that product absorption increases after you’ve cleansed with this effective yet gentle cleanse. 

Resveratrol Merlot Cleansing Kit

Skin care from wine

Even if you aren’t all that familiar with wine, chances are you’ve heard of Merlot. A versatile dark blue grape, Merlot is one of the most popular red wine varietals across the globe. Case in point: in 2015, Merlot grapes were planted across 266,000 hectares globally.

Viticulturists trace the parentage of grapes through research and analysis. Merlot’s parentage was studied and revealed throughout the late 1990s to the late 2000s. Its parent grapes are Cabernet Franc and a rare variety called Magdeleine Noire de Charentes. Merlot takes the best traits from its parent varieties.

Some of these traits translate to Vine Vera’s very own collection of Merlot-inspired skincare. While the Merlot Collection is relatively straightforward, the four products within the line work together to improve the texture and condition of sensitive skin.

The Resveratrol Merlot Cleansing Kit packages two cleansing products together: the Resveratrol Milk Cleanser and Resveratrol Balance Toner. The former picks up the majority of dirt and debris from the skin, while the latter finishes the job. This really is the perfect pair!

While many may consider toner to be an optional step in their routine, including it in your rotation can help you maximize the results of using the best skincare from wine. Toners are multitaskers, after all, and can improve the skin by:

  • Removing deep-seated dirt left behind after cleansing
  • Rebalancing the skin, which may have lost moisture during cleansing
  • Exfoliating and helping other products penetrate the deeper layers of the skin

If you haven’t felt the need to use a toner before, trust us and give this one a try. You’ll soon notice the difference in your skin and won’t want to go back!

How to Use

To use the Resveratrol Merlot Cleansing Kit, generously dampen a cotton ball or cotton pad with the Resveratrol Milk Cleanser. Apply the product on dry skin until makeup and dirt are lifted from the skin. Rehydrate the skin by dispensing the Resveratrol Balance Toner onto another cotton ball or clean hands. Pat the product into the skin and neck. Then, follow up with your favorite Vine Vera serum and moisturizer!

Resveratrol Zinfandel Illuminating Petal Peel System

Petal Peel System

Radiance is one of the most difficult skin qualities to achieve. It denotes smooth texture, a healthy level of moisture, and the absence of dullness — each of which is difficult to achieve on its own. However, we at Vine Vera have our own express solution to radiant skin: the Resveratrol Zinfandel Illuminating Petal Peel System.

Zinfandel wine’s roots can be traced back to Croatia, but it is now primarily grown in California. It is primarily known for its versatile flavor. This makes it a fantastic choice for pairing with a variety of dishes. 

In the same way, our Resveratrol Zinfandel Illuminating Petal Peel System works well with all skin types. A great example of the best skincare from wine, this illuminating skin system is an instant pick-me-up for dull and dehydrated skin. It utilizes three solutions to get the best results in just 20 minutes:

  • Rose-veratrol Petal-Peel Powder, which is infused with Rose Bud Powder and reduces inflammation
  • Activating Petal-Peel Gel, an alcohol-free solution that draws moisture to the skin
  • Correcting Petal-Peel Capsules, a natural oil full of nourishing fatty acids, including super-soother Gamma-Linoleic Acid.

How to Use

To use the Resveratrol Zinfandel Illuminating Petal Peel System, open one packet each of the powder, gel, and capsules. Pour all the components into the enclosed bowl and mix until they combine to form a creamy paste. Apply the mask onto the skin and neck, taking care to avoid the eye area. Leave the mask on for 20 minutes, then gently pull it off the skin in sections. Follow up with a serum and moisturizer for optimal results!

Resveratrol Malbec DNA Magnetic Mask

Magnetic mask

Malbec is a popular red wine produced across seven countries worldwide. With thick skin, deep purple berries, and a full-bodied taste, Malbec is the kind of wine that can please everybody. The same can be said about Vine Vera’s Malbec DNA Magnetic Mask.

Rooted in innovation and research, this mask is just one example of the best skincare from wine. Taking skincare to the next level, it utilizes a magnet and diamond powder for mess-free masking. In true Vine Vera fashion, it also makes use of natural ingredients to target signs of aging, uneven skin tone, and a rough skin texture with a blend of nourishing ingredients. Some of the ingredients you’ll find in the Malbec DNA Magnetic Mask’s formulation include:

How to Use

To use, simply apply a thin layer of the product onto the skin using a brush or spatula. Let the product sit on the skin for a few minutes. Insert the enclosed magnet into a sachet and hover it close to the face to lift the mask from the skin. Thereafter, massage the face and neck with the remaining oils. You can then apply your favorite serum and moisturizer to complete your at-home spa experience!

Resveratrol Shiraz Instentic Serum

Shiraz serum

There is no shortage of red wine in the market, but each variety has its own distinct characteristics that set it apart from the rest. Shiraz, for instance, has a fuller-bodied and more robust taste compared to Merlot, another common choice for red wines. Vine Vera takes these characteristics of Shiraz wine and applies them to their collection of anti-aging skincare.

The Resveratrol Shiraz Instentic Serum is a skin-firming, texture-refining, anti-aging solution in a bottle. It harnesses the power of Sodium Hyaluronate and Vine Vera’s signature Resveratrol to crack down on the visible signs of aging. The serum also contains Retinyl Palmitate, a form of Vitamin A, which can:

  • Boost cell turnover. By gently sloughing off dead skin cells, a new batch of younger-looking cells is unveiled
  • Protect the skin. As an antioxidant, Retinyl Palmitate helps form a defensive barrier to keep the skin safe against external stressors
  • Clear pores and improve texture. Similar to Retinol, Retinyl Palmitate helps improve the skin’s condition overall but is gentle and non-irritating

How to Use

Ready to incorporate the best skincare from wine into your routine? Here’s how to introduce the Resveratrol Shiraz Instentic Serum to your regimen.

After cleansing and toning the skin, simply apply a small amount of serum onto the face and neck. Massage it into your skin until fully absorbed. Then, layer your favorite Vine Vera moisturizer over the top.

Resveratrol Chianti Age Correcting Syringe

Syringe

Chianti wine is produced in a region of Tuscany and is often packaged in a wine bottle within a straw basket. Here at Vine Vera, we have our own unique packaging for our very own Chianti-inspired serum.

The Resveratrol Chianti Age Correcting Syringe is a wrinkle-busting skin solution packaged in a non-invasive, needle-like exterior. With a syringe, targeting specific lines and problem areas becomes a much easier task. 

Just as important as the innovative packaging is what lies inside it. The Resveratrol Chianti Age Correcting Syringe harnesses the following natural ingredients:

  • Avocado Oil, which maintains the skin’s hydration levels and reduces environmental damage
  • Cucumber Extract, which hydrates and soothes
  • Malus Domestica Fruit Cell Culture Extract, a fruit stem cell from rare Swiss apples
  • Sodium Hyaluronate, which boosts the skin’s hydration and moisture. It’s a deeper penetrating version of the famous hyaluronic acid

How to Use

Once a week, use the applicator to directly dispense the product onto specific wrinkles or areas of the face. Pat the product into your skin until fully absorbed. Before storing the syringe, remove any excess product from the applicator using a clean cotton swab. 

Although the instantaneous effects of this syringe are temporary, consistent use is beneficial. The formula is packed with ingredients that’ll help to combat skin aging in the long run too.

Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Creams

Cabernet cream

Cabernet Sauvignon is easily one of the most prominent wines all over the world, with almost every wine-producing country producing this specific variety. Here at Vine Vera, Cabernet Sauvignon is also a crowd favorite with several products from the Cabernet line ranking among our list of best-sellers.

Two cult-favorite products from the line include the Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Creams. Both are formulated to improve the skin’s moisture levels through day and night:

The Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Moisture Day Cream is designed to layer well under sunscreen or makeup — no pilling or excess grease involved. Its lightweight formula features skin-healing Vitamin E and Shea Butter to ensure long-lasting moisture ‘round the clock. 

The Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Night Cream, on the other hand, features a thicker and richer formula. With Retinyl Palmitate, Green Tea Extract, and Coral Seaweed Extract, this cream deeply delivers moisture to ensure that the skin does not dry out overnight. This makes it an especially great choice for those with dry skin, rough patches, or sensitivity to colder weather. 

At Vine Vera, wine is not just an inspiration for our products — it’s a crucial part of the formulation process. Taking the best qualities from popular wines from across the globe, we use science to harness the skin-loving properties of grapes to bring you the best skincare from wine.

Ready to upgrade your skincare routine? Discover more of the best skincare from wine, only from Vine Vera.

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Skincare for Fall: 8 Ingredients to Add to Your Beauty Routine

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After months of beach vacays, tiny denim shorts, and the sweltering heat of the sun, we finally bid farewell to summer. No more super sweaty and oily days that give us breakouts at last!

But as we transition from summer to the colder season, there needs to be a lot of tweaking in your skincare for fall. In the autumn, nourishment is key. You’ll need to trade in those lightweight, oil-free moisturizers for thicker day and night creams to make up for the cold, dry winds.

And you can’t just pick any random moisturizer for fall. You must be sure that the ingredients will give your skin the most hydration possible.

And if you want to be extra purposeful with your skincare products, you should keep an eye out for ingredients that will help address your personal skin concerns, too.

Not sure which ingredients to go for? Vine Vera is here to help. Here are eight perfect ingredients to incorporate in your skincare for fall.

Transitioning Your Skincare for Fall is Crucial

Creams

In the summertime, humidity levels are high in most places. So even if you put on just one or two layers of a lightweight moisturizer, your skin will likely stay hydrated all day. But the leaves start to fall and we hop into the colder autumn months, the air starts to change.

During fall, the humidity drops and the environment gets colder, and consequently, drier. That means there’s not enough moisture in the air to keep your hair and skin soft and supple anymore.

Your skin barrier can start losing water throughout the day, leaving your skin dry and cracked. It’s a nightmare especially for those with sensitive skin conditions like eczema or psoriasis!

So while you change up your wardrobe, shoes, and makeup colors to welcome the season of fall, you must do it with your skincare routine too. It’s time to whip out thick creams and rich serums to keep your skin quenched even as the air goes stale and dry.

Layering is going to be super important when it comes to skincare for fall. While you only had one lightweight moisturizer to beat the heat in the summer, you’ll probably need extra hydration in the fall. That means you need a combination of a serum, cream, and sunscreen to combat dryness.

Looking to beef up your skincare for fall? Here are eight awesome, hydrating ingredients to help keep your skin in tip-top shape in the cozy, chilly months ahead:

1. Resveratrol to Get Rid of Redness from the Cold

Skincare for fall

If you have uber-sensitive skin or have eczema or rosacea, you’ll know that the colder months of autumn can cause more flare-ups than usual. The dry air triggers irritation and tenderness in the skin, leaving your skin red and sensitive. Resveratrol can help with that.

Resveratrol is a compound extracted from wine, grapes, and berries. It’s rich in antioxidants that help fight free radicals from causing serious harm to the skin. It can also delay the signs of skin aging, like wrinkles and saggy skin.

But its most important role in skincare for fall is soothing red, inflamed skin with its calming properties. Bye-bye, redness from the harsh cold!

It’s definitely a powerhouse ingredient in skincare, which is why we at Vine Vera put it at the forefront of all our collections. You’ll see resveratrol infused in many if not all of our cleansers, creams, serums, and other products that will be terrific for your skincare for fall.

2. Aloe Vera to Soothe Dry, Sensitive Skin

Sensitive skin cream

Aloe vera is a fantastic skincare ingredient for oily, sensitive skin because it’s hydrating and soothing without being comedogenic, which means it won’t clog your pores and cause pimples.

It’s a humectant, so it draws moisture from the environment and into your skin for a boost of hydration—something your skin will likely crave in the fall.

One of our favorite creams for sensitive skin is the aloe-infused Vine Vera Resveratrol Moscato Sensitive Skin Cream. The gentle yet hardworking moisturizer is rich and nourishing without being overly greasy. Instead, it just leaves a suppleness and healthy glow to your skin.

With hydrating and anti-aging ingredients like resveratrol, olive oil, retinyl palmitate (a derivative of vitamin A), allantoin, panthenol, and ceramides, this cream combats wrinkles and fine lines. It also leaves your skin super soft and smooth.

3. Shea Butter to Strengthen and Deeply Nourish Parched Skin

Vine Vera Cabernet Collection Moisture Day Cream

Shea butter is one of the most popular vegetable oils out there because of its creamy, decadent, and ultra-nourishing texture. It’s a natural butter extracted from the nuts of the shea tree, native to Africa. Like coconut oil, it solidifies at room temperature, so you just know it’s going to be thick and rich.

This butter is an excellent skincare ingredient for those with naturally dry skin because the fall months will likely hit you even harder with dehydration. Shea butter will help prepare your skin for the battle against the cold, dry air.

Plump up and deeply moisturize your skin this fall with the Vine Vera Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Moisture Day Cream. It has shea butter, resveratrol, and vitamin E to nourish super thirsty skin. It boosts elasticity while adding extra strength and resilience to your skin barrier, too.

When used daily, you’ll notice how radiant and soft your skin will feel. No dryness and flaking here! Just properly hydrated skin for a fab autumn.

4. Sunflower Seed Oil for a Boost of Vitamin E

Sunflower seed oil

Another nourishing ingredient you can find in the Vine Vera Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Moisture Day Cream is sunflower seed oil. This underrated oil is chock-full of vitamin E, which is known to boost the natural moisture levels in the skin and hair.

What’s so great about sunflower seed oil is that it’s rich in so many antioxidants and nutrients. So while it strengthens the skin’s ability to retain moisture with its emollient properties, it also combats difficult issues like acne and irritation.

It’s a wonderful ingredient for skincare for fall when you need moisture and a way to beat redness and skin sensitivity.

5. Jojoba Oil for its Sensitive Skin-Friendly Hydration

Body butter

Jojoba oil is another popular moisturizing oil for both the skin and hair. But one thing many people don’t know is that it’s not actually oil. It’s a wax ester, aka sebum that’s very similar in structure to the oils produced by the human body. It’s as close as you can get to mimicking your skin’s natural oil.

Because of that, jojoba oil is quite unproblematic on the skin. It’s unlikely to clog your pores or cause irritation since it’s so close to the oil already being produced by your glands.

This lightweight oil is excellent not just for adding hydration and smoothness to the skin. It also helps balance sebum production, making it beneficial for dry and oily skin alike.

Jojoba oil also helps seal hydration from your serums and toners. It’s an emollient that’s terrific at locking in moisture to prevent trans-epidermal water loss that can lead to parched, thirsty skin.

You might have seen jojoba oil in many face creams and masks in the past. But it’s not just your face you need to watch out for in the autumn months. You need to be wary of your skin from head to toe too! Experience the benefits of jojoba oil in the Vine Vera Intensive Shea Body Butter.

Aside from jojoba oil, this body butter contains aloe and shea, two botanicals we already know are amazing for skincare for fall. These ingredients work together to boost moisture and leave your skin bouncy and silky soft to the touch.

Use this butter daily during the fall if you have dry knees, elbows, and hands. Don’t neglect these parts of your skin this fall by ensuring you have a soft, supple complexion from the neck down, too.

6. Vitamin C to Fight Free Radicals and Brighten the Complexion

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Another negative effect of the colder fall months is that our skin and hair get weaker. Moisture is a must for keeping the skin barrier strong and fortified. That means that in the drier months, the skin will likely be more vulnerable to poor cell turnover and even free radical damage from pollution.

Vitamin C can help with both of those. This well-loved vitamin is an antioxidant that can fight against free radicals and oxidative stress that threaten to damage the skin and cause dryness and breakouts. It can also slow down the aging process of your skin, keeping it taught and youthful for longer.

This holy grail vitamin can also boost collagen production in your skin, speeding up cell turnover to keep your skin strong, fresh, and renewed throughout the months. It also evens out your skin tone by brightening any acne scars and hyperpigmentation.

Basically, vitamin C is a terrific skin strengthener and brightener during a time of the year when your skin might not be doing so well.

Want to see the magic of vitamin C for yourself? Try out the Vine Vera Resveratrol Vitamin C Serum. It’s infused with so many anti-aging and free radical-fighting ingredients, such as resveratrol and vitamin A. It would be an excellent addition to your skincare for fall if you’re looking for something to strengthen the skin and prevent wrinkles.

7. Sodium Hyaluronate for Extra Hydration on Chilly Days

Vine Vera eye serum

Hyaluronic acid is a popular humectant that draws water from the air to bring into your skin. It’s considered a cult fave for hydration, so we’re sure you’ve heard about it at least once before. But let us introduce you to hyaluronic acid’s arguably more effective little sister: sodium hyaluronate.

Sodium hyaluronate is a derivative of hyaluronic acid. It has a smaller molecular weight than the latter, making it easy for it to penetrate the deeper layers of skin and give them extra hydration. And because it’s a salt form, it’s more stable than other types of hyaluronic acid.

Aside from combating the dehydration that your skin is susceptible to in the fall, sodium hyaluronate is also known to plump up tired, lifeless skin with no bounce. This is terrific if your skin is looking and feeling a bit dull, or if you’re noticing the early signs of wrinkles and deep lines.

Unlike emollient oils and butter, sodium hyaluronate is incredibly lightweight and non-greasy. It leaves your skin with a healthy dewiness without it feeling excessively oily.  It’s the perfect hydrating ingredient for those with acne-prone skin.

Try out the benefits of sodium hyaluronate with a little treat for your eyes — the Vine Vera Resveratrol Eye Collection Age-Defying Eye Serum.

This eye serum is a more convenient alternative for daily eye cream. Aside from sodium hyaluronate, it contains vitamin C, green tea, and resveratrol to make your under-eyes hydrated, firm, and bright.

8. Squalane to Get that Silky Smooth and Even Texture

Vine Vera Skincare for fall

Last but not least, we have squalane, an emollient found in lipids to help moisturize the skin deeply while leaving an even texture and silky finish to the complexion. It’s easy for the skin to feel super flaky during fall, so squalane is a terrific ingredient to use to combat that.

Squalane is easily absorbed into the skin and helps fortify your skin barrier, making you less prone to free radical damage. It also soothes the skin and minimizes inflammation from those suffering from acne breakouts, rosacea, psoriasis, and the like.

Get that smooth, silky skin you’ve always wanted with the Vine Vera Resveratrol Pinot Noir Phyto-Silk Mask. This leave-on mask is rich in moisturizing and skin-strengthening ingredients like squalane, collagen, aloe vera, and peptides. These work together to nourish dry skin and fight the signs of aging.

It’s also infused with fruit extracts, including maqui, acai berry, goji, noni, pomegranate, and more. These refresh and rejuvenate the skin with extra hydration and soothing.

Conclusion

There are a plethora of oils and botanicals that can help elevate your skincare for fall, but these eight are our holy grails. Some of them give your thirsty skin plenty of hydration, like sodium hyaluronate and aloe vera, while others smoothen your skin for a pretty glow, like shea butter and squalene.

Picking out new products for your skincare for fall may sound like a chore and unnecessary expense. But when you understand the many benefits these ingredients can give your skin as you jump into the cold autumn, you’ll know that they’re totally worth it.

Beat the dehydration, redness, and tiredness that come about in your skin during the fall with these eight ingredients. Keep an eye out for them as you shop at Vine Vera, and you’ll have smooth, supple, ultra-hydrated skin throughout fall.

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Resveratrol and Vitamin C: The Skincare Power Couple Worth Knowing About

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We often hear about power couples reigning in the worlds of music and entertainment, but the skincare realm has its fair share of superstar pairings, too. There’s Vitamin C and Vitamin E, Salicylic Acid and Niacinamide, Retinol and Hyaluronic Acid — the list goes on. 

However, there’s one skincare power couple that arguably deserves more attention. Armed with the ability to combat aging, reduce the appearance of dark spots, and even protect the skin, this is one powerhouse of a partnership…

Today, Vine Vera will be sharing everything you need to know about Resveratrol and Vitamin C. 

What is Resveratrol?

Grapes

If you’ve been searching for a reason to drink all the red wine your heart desires, Resveratrol might just be the answer you seek. An antioxidant derived from the skin and seed of red grapes, Resveratrol is an anti-aging powerhouse.

Despite its potential benefits, Resveratrol is still relatively difficult to come by in the skincare world. However, at Vine Vera, this supercharged ingredient is front and center. Harnessing the multiple benefits of Resveratrol, Vine Vera includes it as a staple across all of their product lines. 

What About Vitamin C?

Oranges

The other half of this skincare power couple is formed by Vitamin C or Ascorbic Acid.

A popular ingredient across cleansers, toners, and serums, Vitamin C is recognized primarily for its skin brightening properties. Not to be confused with skin whitening, Vitamin C brightens the skin by chipping away at dark spots and stubborn marks.

However, slowing down melanin production isn’t Vitamin C’s only party trick. A versatile multitasker, Vitamin C can also contribute to fortifying the skin against external damage.

Resveratrol and Vitamin C: The Ultimate Skincare Power Couple

The idea that two is better than one rings true as far as Resveratrol and Vitamin C are concerned. While both have earned their merits as skin-loving ingredients individually, thanks to their shared strengths and synergistic properties, they are even better together.

Here are some of the reasons why Resveratrol and Vitamin C are a skincare power couple worthy of a spot in your regimen:

Abundant Antioxidants

Whether it’s your daily dose of UV exposure, heavy city traffic, strong winds, or even smoke—all of these are factors that can cause skin damage. Over time, this damage can translate into uneven texture, badly timed breakouts, or even permanent lines or a compromised skin barrier.

This is where antioxidants come in.

A must-have in every step of your skincare routine, antioxidants are your skin’s shield of protection against environmental stress. Here’s what they do:

  • Stop oxidation, putting a stop to the production of damaging free radicals.
  • Fight off UV-induced damage, protecting against the biggest cause of aging.
  • Fortify the skin’s protective barrier, defending it against external stressors.

Both rich in antioxidants, Resveratrol and Vitamin C deliver these benefits in spades.

Anti-aging Abilities

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Antioxidants don’t only protect the skin here and now. While aging is inevitable, there are ways to slow down the visible signs like wrinkles, fine lines, and sagging. With continued and consistent use, a cocktail of antioxidant-rich Resveratrol and Vitamin C can combat these signs.

Both Vitamin C and Resveratrol boost cellular function and contribute to the skin’s production of collagen. While collagen is naturally present in our skin, it diminishes over time, giving way to wrinkles and lines. 

By boosting collagen production, Resveratrol and Vitamin C give the skin more structure, more support, and a more youthful look overall.

Brightening Benefits

Vitamin C has long been recognized as a frontrunner as far as skin brightening is concerned. By blocking melanin production and blocking pigment synthesis, Vitamin C reduces the appearance of dark spots and acne marks. In the long term, it can fortify the skin so that stubborn marks no longer take root as easily.

However, Vitamin C isn’t the only ingredient with pigment-busting properties. Resveratrol, albeit less talked about, can also contribute to a more even skin tone:

A 2002 study published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology found that in combination with ingredients Baicalin and Vitamin E, Resveratrol significantly improved the appearance of dark marks after four weeks of topical application. Meanwhile, another study found that 1% Resveratrol improved UV-induced pigmentation.

Synergistic Strengths

Despite their multiple strengths, Resveratrol and Vitamin C are not perfect ingredients on their own. After all, no single ingredient can check off all the boxes by itself. However, when put together, Resveratrol and Vitamin C can address each other’s shortcomings. They work together to benefit the look and feel of the skin.

Consider Vitamin C’s brightening abilities, for instance:

While Vitamin C is more widely recognized than Resveratrol for its skin brightening properties, it’s an ingredient that may potentially irritate the skin when mixed with other acids, or when used by someone prone to sensitivity. Combining Vitamin C with Resveratrol, which has the ability to soothe redness and deliver hydration to the skin, helps prevent negative reactions.

On the other hand, Resveratrol benefits from its partnership with Vitamin C, too. Despite its many skin benefits, Resveratrol functions better in tandem with other antioxidant-rich skincare ingredients like Vitamin C. 

Vine Vera Resveratrol Vitamin C Collection

Resveratrol and Vitamin C products

Now that we’ve established why and how Resveratrol and Vitamin C work together as a powerful skincare power couple, this question remains:

How do your combine two powerful ingredients into your skincare routine?

Vine Vera makes it simple. Taking the guesswork out of your regimen, Vine Vera combines the benefits of both these ingredients in our Resveratrol Vitamin C collection. Here’s a breakdown of the five products in the line — and why each deserves to be a permanent fixture in your daily routine.

Resveratrol Vitamin C Cleanser

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A mildly formulated cleanser suitable for every skin type, Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Vitamin C Cleanser is one of the best-selling products of the line. With a lightweight yet potent formula, this cleanser is ideal for the warmer months or as a nightcap after a long day.

Besides Resveratrol and Vitamin C, this cleanser also contains several other ingredients that help improve the skin. Some noteworthy ingredients in the formulation are:

  • Vitamin A or Retinyl Palmitate. A gentler alternative to Retinol, Retinyl Palmitate is the least irritating of all retinoids. Despite being less harsh than Retinol, this form of Vitamin A still covers all the bases: promotes cell turnover, unclogs pores, and improves the skin’s overall tone.
  • Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract. Otherwise known as Aloe Vera Leaf Extract, this ingredient moisturizes and soothes the skin.
  • Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract. Another antioxidant-rich ingredient, this flower extract has shown exceptional wound-healing and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • Lactic Acid. Gentler than other AHAs, Lactic Acid provides light exfoliation and anti-aging properties without compromising skin health.

To use, pump a small amount of product and massage into damp skin in a circular motion. Rinse off with warm water. For optimal results, use twice daily.

Resveratrol Vitamin C Peeling

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Take your routine beyond basic cleansing with regular exfoliation. 

The skin naturally sheds dead skin to welcome new skin cells every 30 days. Exfoliating weekly helps the skin unveil a newer, more radiant layer, and also gives way to a brighter tone and better product absorption.

With Mandelic Acid as its primary chemical exfoliator, Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Vitamin C Peeling is a great way to incorporate exfoliation into your weekly regimen. Gentler than Glycolic Acid, a common choice for exfoliators, Mandelic Acid gently sloughs off dead cells while keeping bacteria, acne, and inflammation at bay.

Also included in the formulation is Bamboo Extract Powder. This serves as a physical exfoliator. To prevent abrasions and microtears, this ingredient is ground to a delicate texture, milled just finely enough to do the job effectively.

While the Mandelic Acid and Bamboo Extract Powder diminish the dead cells, Resveratrol and Vitamin C brighten, soothe and protect the skin.

To include the Resveratrol Vitamin C Peeling in your skincare rotation, apply a quarter-sized amount of product to the face. Massage in a circular motion, making sure to avoid the eye area. Rinse off with cool water. Use once to twice per week for best results.

Resveratrol Vitamin C Serum

Vitamin C Serum

Another popular pick from the Resveratrol Vitamin C collection is the line’s signature serum. Unlike the other products from this collection, the Resveratrol Vitamin C Serum utilizes another form of Ascorbic Acid: Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate.

Here’s what makes Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate a remarkable alternative to run-of-the-mill Vitamin C:

    • As a Vitamin C derivative, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate is more stable than Vitamin C. This means that it remains effective and performs as intended, even with changes in moisture, pressure, and temperature. This is a conundrum that formulators often find trouble solving with Vitamin C.
    • Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate is oil-soluble. It outperforms the ability of Vitamin C to penetrate the deeper layers of the skin.
    • Besides being more stable and oil-soluble, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate is still able to do what Vitamin C does: brighten, protect, and increase collagen production.

All these benefits from Resveratrol and this powerful Vitamin C derivative are enveloped in a lightweight, silky serum.

To use, apply a few pumps of serum to clean skin in the morning and evening.

Resveratrol Vitamin C Moisturizer

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No matter your skin type, a good moisturizer should remain a non-negotiable in your skincare routine. Unlike the balms, treatments, and skin essences that can be added and removed from your rotation as you please, an effective moisturizer is essential to keeping the skin’s oils in check. Yes, even when your skin type is oily or acne-prone.

Regulating your skin’s moisture levels has plenty to do with choosing the right moisturizer. Those with dry skin would benefit from a thick, lipid-heavy formula. Meanwhile, those with oily skin should opt for thinner and lighter solutions.

Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Vitamin C Moisturizer falls right in between. With a nourishing, vitamin-rich formula that doesn’t set sebum production into overdrive, it makes a great match for every skin type on the spectrum.

In addition to Resveratrol and Vitamin C, this moisturizer also contains Pro-Vitamin B5. Otherwise known as Panthenol, this vitamin aids in wound healing, reducing inflammation, and helps the deeper layers of the skin hold on to water. Panthenol also boosts the skin’s protective barrier, preventing moisture from escaping.

To include the Resveratrol Vitamin C Moisturizer in your routine, apply an even layer of the product onto your face and neck as a follow-up to your serum. Use twice daily.

Resveratrol Vitamin C Lip Balm

Resveratrol and vitamin C lip balm

Last but not least, a nourishing lip balm rounds out Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Vitamin C line. Proof that powerful formulations can come in small packages, the Resveratrol Vitamin C Lip Balm includes an assortment of noteworthy ingredients:

With Resveratrol and Vitamin C completing the rich formulation, the Resveratrol Vitamin C Lip Balm keeps your lips free of chaps, cracks, and all sorts of external damage.

Get the best of both worlds. Enjoy the anti-aging benefits of Resveratrol, scar-fading properties of Vitamin C, and the synergistic abilities of both ingredients in your routine.

Ready to make the switch? Include both Resveratrol and Vitamin C in your daily skincare routine with Vine Vera’s five-step Resveratrol Vitamin C line. Shop the collection online here, or further upgrade the experience with the Jelessi Torché V2+ Amber Light to help regulate oil, minimize pores and fade spots.

Click here to discover more Vine Vera best-sellers.

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5 Ways to Give Your Face an Instant Circulation Boost

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Did you know that blood circulation is crucial for our skin?

We all understand the importance of proper blood circulation: it transports oxygen and nutrients throughout the body, which benefits the brain, heart, lungs, muscles, and digestion, among other things.

In addition, blood transports oxygen, vital nutrients and transports waste items, effectively detoxifying your skin from the inside. Good blood circulation also helps with cell regrowth and skin health, with cell regrowth necessary for collagen production.

Poor blood circulation can cause a variety of issues. You may look paler with a washed-out appearance and may have to contend with skin dryness, irritation, itching, an uneven and blotchy skin tone, and an increased risk of infections or slow-healing wounds.

So, how do you attain that wonderfully glowy skin while keeping your blood circulation in check?

There are a few basic things you can do to keep your blood moving and nutrients flowing to your skin cells, and that includes having a good skincare routine to give you a blood circulation boost.

Here at Vine Vera, we harness the power of resveratrol, among many other skin-loving ingredients, to give your skin that circulation boost it needs! Read on for a deeper look at our products.

Give Your Face a Massage with Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Merlot Facial Exfoliant

Vine Vera Merlot Collection Exfoliant

When it comes to maintaining healthy skin, exfoliation is essential, and it should be a part of your weekly skincare routine. The Resveratrol Merlot Facial Exfoliant removes roughness, dullness, and dryness from your skin, leaving it appearing polished, smooth, and bright.

The exfoliating grains help to slough off dead skin as you massage it over your face, and the rubbing action promotes circulation and helps clear lymph nodes by increasing blood flow to the skin’s surface.

Exfoliating also helps prevent any dry, flaky skin as well as cellulite. Even better, removing the dead, old layers of your skin increases the absorption of any lotions you use afterward.

Once you’re done, keep your skin protected with a layer of your favorite Vine Vera moisturizer. We have numerous skin cream formulas for you to choose from! 

Show Your Skin Some Love With This Facial Stimulator

Vine Vera Facial Stimulator

Revolutionize your everyday skincare regimen with Vine Vera’s new and totally unique facial stimulator.

Complete with iontophoresis technology and vibration massage functions, this intelligent, tiny applicator can ease tension from your skin.

Use this tool to boost the anti-aging properties of any essence you’re using, whether it’s a day moisturizer or an eye cream. This face stimulator can also enhance blood circulation, rejuvenate your skin, and decrease the indications of aging around your eyes.

Facial massages can help your skin look better because they tone, increase circulation, and relax the muscles. For starters, it can aid in relaxing the muscles that generate stress lines. In addition, since face massages boost blood circulation, they can also stimulate collagen and elastin production.

Manual Facial Massages

Woman massaging face for circulation boost

Looking to improve your skin texture? Well, as mentioned, you should consider facial massages. You can improve your skin texture because facial massages detoxify the skin by stimulating lymphatic drainage (fluid) and exfoliating dead skin cells.

We guess you could call it a form of “facial exercise.”

Alternatively, you could even massage your face using your hands or a gua sha tool!

Cleanliness is key, so you should wash your hands with warm water and antibacterial soap before you start. You could also try steaming your face first to open up those pores and soften your skin.

How to Perform a Facial Massage

Using minimal pressure, give your lymph node area a massage. Then, run your fingers under your ears, up along your jawline, and down to your throat.

Move over to the side of your jaw, past your lips, and over your cheekbones in a wide circular motion. It’s always a good idea to press skin up and out. Never pull your skin down to the point where it sags.

After that, massage your forehead with both hands. Begin by massaging your temples and work your way up to the center of your forehead.

Lightly massage around your eyes with soft strokes to relieve puffiness. Just do this for a minute every day to obtain the best results, and Vine Vera promises you’ll see a difference in the long run.

Harness the Strength of LED Light Therapy for an Added Circulation Boost

LED skincare devices for circulation boost

Did you know that LED light treatment was first developed to speed up the healing of surgical wounds and scars? After that, specialists discovered that LED light therapy also helped renew and rejuvenate healthy skin.

But, how?

Here’s a pretty technical answer for you: Cells convert light energy into ATP when the wavelength is appropriate, which is what the fuel cells in the dermis layer use to accomplish their job. The fibroblast cells are responsible for the production of collagen and elastin.

A simpler explanation? Red LED light improves blood circulation at the cellular level, bringing more oxygen and nutrients to the surface of your skin, resulting in a dazzling glow.

Additionally, increased blood flow promotes the development of collagen and elastin. This can help reduce aging indicators like wrinkles and fine lines.

Collagen and elastin are the two most essential proteins for skin. Collagen is responsible for the skin’s fullness, whereas elastin is responsible for the skin’s suppleness.

The fibroblast cells “work overtime” with the support of LED light treatment. The end result? Regenerated skin.

There are no known contraindications to LED light treatment, according to specialists. It’s suitable for all skin types and conditions, and it’s even safe to use around the eyes.

At Vine Vera, we have a few fantastic devices up our sleeves that are highly raved by our loyal customers:

TORCHĒ V2+ AMBER LIGHT

JELESSI’s Torche V2+ Amber Light uses Amber LEDs and heat technology to rejuvenate your skin for that circulation boost. With regular usage, this non-invasive gadget can minimize the appearance of oil, brown spots, irritation, and pore size, resulting in a smoother, more refreshed appearance.

TORCHĒ V2+

They may look the same, but this product emits red LED light, which is the most effective light on the spectrum to boost skin circulation.

This groundbreaking device is guaranteed to bring back the shine of your skin.

This effective treatment uses red LED infrared technology to target fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots on the face and neck. As a result, you will notice a revitalized youthfulness in both the look and feel of your skin with regular usage.

PHOTONIX-2 JADE EYE WAND

The skin around your eyes is noticeably thinner and more sensitive than the rest of your face, which is why the products you use around your eyes should be specifically developed for this area.

The Photonix-2 Eye Wand’s Blue Relief Mode removes toxins, brightens the complexion, and reduces puffiness. On the other hand, red light waves are used in the Magnetic Heat Lifting Mode to increase collagen and elastin formation.

Load Up on Resveratrol

Vine Vera skincare products for summer

As if we haven’t stressed enough, resveratrol is magic in a bottle for your skin!

So, what is resveratrol, the skin-loving ingredient found in most Vine Vera products?

Resveratrol is a substance that can be found in berries, grapes, and wine. But, it’s not as simple as downing a bottle of chianti with your meals, or splashing it on your face (no matter how delicious that sounds!).

It’s a popular skincare ingredient for those with aging skin, but it’s got so many other benefits as well.

This ingredient protects and strengthens your blood vessels. How? By preventing blood clots and decreasing cholesterol so that your blood flow isn’t obstructed. It also increases the amount of nitric oxide in your body, ensuring that your blood vessels are appropriately dilated so that your red blood cells can move through and transport nutrients throughout your body.

That’s not all. Resveratrol also protects your skin from UV rays and increases collagen formation, in addition to minimizing irritation redness. The most significant advantage, though, is that resveratrol gives your skin a circulation boost.

If you’re searching for the perfect ingredient that’ll give you a boost when it comes to your skin’s blood circulation, you’ll find what you need at Vine Vera, because our products are enriched with the goodness of resveratrol.

The Resveratrol Malbec DNA Melting Pre-Mask

One product that we’d recommend is the Resveratrol Malbec DNA Melting Pre-Mask.

This skincare component is formulated with three main powerhouse ingredients:

  • Resveratrol
  • Sweet Almond Oil
  • Vitamin C

Sweet almond oil works together with Vitamin C to create a potent antioxidant concoction that aims to target any signs of aging, dull skin, and helps to improve texture.

The Vine Vera Malbec DNA Melting Pre-Mask is an easy-to-use pre-mask that firms and tightens your skin. It’ll prepare it for the application of your fave Vine Vera facial mask.

This innovative pre-mask melts into a smooth oil before it changes into a clarifying foam that rids the skin of impurities.

The Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Moisture Day Cream

Additionally, Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Moisture Day Cream is an excellent moisturizer to include in your circulation-boosting skincare routine. This cream is high in resveratrol and vitamin E, which are both blood circulation boosters.

This formula contains shea butter which replenishes the skin’s moisture levels. This nourishing day cream is excellent for dry skin that needs a little extra moisture. It’s also great for mature skin that requires a pick-me-up in terms of elasticity.

Boost Your Skin’s Circulation with Retinyl Palmitate

Vine Vera Mask

Retinol is probably another powerhouse ingredient that’s commonly heard in the world of skincare, and with good reason too.

Vitamin A derivatives are beneficial if you want to prevent wrinkles and age spots on your skin. Tightening the skin and boosting collagen and elastin production, it effectively fights signs of aging like wrinkles and fine lines.

Besides giving the skin a glow, retinoids are popular because they also help the skin’s texture and appearance.

Retinol also reduces acne by accelerating cell turnover, reducing oil production, and preventing acne-causing cells from sticking around for long. The increased blood flow benefits your skin by aiding in collagen production.

Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Shiraz Instentic Mask is loaded with ingredients like seaweed extract, Vitamin E, and retinyl palmitate, a gentler form of retinol. This is a potent blend that helps give your skin a circulation boost.

Vitamin E and seaweed extract are both antioxidants that provide an excellent circulation boost to your skin.

Besides these three ingredients, this mask also has aloe vera extract, ginkgo extract, safflower oil, and a host of botanical extracts that will help your skin in so many ways!

Summary

All in all, ​​these steps are a surefire way to give your skin that circulation boost that can improve your appearance and skin tone simultaneously. However, don’t be discouraged if they will don’t work immediately.

Good skin is all about being consistent: work hard and long enough, and you’ll be able to achieve those #SkinGoals in no time.

Besides investing in good skincare to boost your body and skin’s circulation, you can also carry out healthy daily habits like eating clean, nutritious meals, exercising, and drinking enough water so that your body stays hydrated.

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The Ultimate Guide to Exfoliation 

Woman exfoliating face

Lining up your newly purchased skincare products on your bathroom counter, you give yourself a mental pat on the back. You’ve finally found the perfect products for your skin and put together a skincare regimen that you just know will bring the brightness back to your skin. 

It’s later in the day when it happens. You pass by a mirror while shopping after work and catch a glimpse of your reflection out of the corner eye. Your heart drops. 

You wonder, why is your skin still looking so dull? What happened to your healthy glow? What skincare product do you need to rid your skin of dirt and oils?

The truth is, your skin can suffer if you leave some important steps out of your skincare routine. It sounds to us as if you need to exfoliate. The product your lackluster skin is seeking is one with ingredients proven to exfoliate, or gently flake away, that dirt, oil, and buildup that’s leaving you feeling self-conscious about your skin.

Vine Vera has developed the Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Cellular Peel to do just that, and more. The amazing ingredients in this peel work in harmony to gently remove that aging build-up. Once it’s removed, your skin looks and feels fresh, clean, and radiant.

Intrigued? Read on for more information about exfoliation, how to find a product that gets the job done, the results you can expect from a great exfoliating product, and why you’ll want to find a great one, such as our Resveratrol Cabernet High-Potency Cellular Peel, today!

First, let’s get into the nitty-gritty on exfoliation in general. It’s great to have a foundation to build upon and besides, we like to share what we know here at Vine Vera.

What it Means to Exfoliate Your Skin

Woman exfoliating face

If you stay up to date on skincare trends, you’ve likely heard of skin exfoliation. But you may not know what the term means, or how to go about it. 

To exfoliate your skin means to slough off the outer layer of your skin. This removes any dirt, buildup, excess oils, and dead skin cells. When you rid your skin of this outer layer and the dirt and buildup that comes with it, you reveal brighter skin that is better able to hold hydration.

The best way to exfoliate your skin is by using a skincare product specially formulated to get rid of this outer layer of buildup while also boosting your skin’s hydration.

Because no one wants to think that they are walking around showcasing dirty, dead skin cells, let’s delve into why exfoliation has become a game-changer in the world of essential beauty.

The Benefits of a High-Quality Exfoliation Product

You may already own a few beauty tools or products that claim to exfoliate your skin until it’s so clean that it shines. But we’re guessing you wouldn’t be reading this right now if those products worked well on your skin.

A high-quality exfoliating product developed by a good brand that does its research is a must-have in your skincare regimen.

But, can’t lower budget creams and peels do the job?

Well, yes and no. Many skin care products that are designed to get the exfoliation job done to do so abrasively. These products don’t contain ingredients that work gently enough to preserve your skin’s vital natural oils and can leave your skin looking damaged and dry.

For this reason, it’s important for the health of your skin that you choose restorative exfoliating products that help maintain your skin’s natural barrier. When in doubt, always pick products that contain proven high-quality ingredients. Exfoliating products such as our Vine Vera Cellular Peel are the perfect luxurious addition to your beauty routine.

Finding the best exfoliation product sounds pretty important, doesn’t it? Let’s get right into finding an ideal exfoliating product match for your skin type. We’ll also share how you’ll know for sure that you’ve found a product that’s a keeper!

Which Exfoliating Product is Best for Your Skin?

Vine Vera Cellular Peel

For this, you’ll want to do your homework on skincare brands. Some questions to ask yourself when considering where to buy your new exfoliating best friend might include:

  • Are the ingredients used in their products proven to work? 
  • Do they carefully craft their product formulations to achieve targeted results?
  • Do their products work on your skin type?

But beyond the answers to these questions, the proof that an exfoliating product is right for you is in how your skin looks and feels after use of the product. You’ll know after the first use or two if a product lives up to its hype.

You’ll find that high-end product use ingredients that often deliver immediate results.

Finding the best exfoliating product for your skin can be game-changing as far as how you look and feel in your skin.

At Vine Vera, we know that your skin is unique to you. When it comes to developing exfoliating products that tackle your skin concerns gently yet effectively, we know that using researched ingredients with restorative properties is a critical step in developing our best-selling products.

An Exfoliant That Can Be Used on All Skin Types

We’d love to help match you with an exfoliating product that works best on your skin. Vine Vera has developed our bestselling Resveratrol Cabernet High-Potency Cellular Peel for use on ALL skin types, especially yours.

Keep in mind, there are some brands that might advertise exfoliating creams that will treat your skin gently. However, these can often leave you with dirt and oil still clogging up your dull complexion. Worse, they will harshly strip your skin of its vital oils. This leaves it both damaged and exposed to the elements.

You’ll find that top-notch exfoliating skincare products are often infused with ingredients proven to improve the condition of your skin. Exfoliating peels should contain ingredients proven to hydrate your skin as well as rid it of dirt and impurities. Ingredients such as the Glycerin and Propylene Glycol in our Vine Vera Cellular Peel deliver targeted results, boosting your skin’s hydration when it matters.

When Should I Use an Exfoliating Product?

The key to boldly flaunting freshly exfoliated bright and hydrated skin is to know how often to exfoliate.

Most skin care experts recommend that you exfoliate your skin two to three times a week. Exfoliating immediately after cleansing your skin is best. This way your complexion will benefit the most from the powerfully restorative and hydrating ingredients in your exfoliating product.

How to Use an Exfoliating Product

Applying the Vine Vera Cellular Peel with brush

One of the most amazing benefits of using exfoliating products is that you are able to kiss the dulling buildup of dirt and oils goodbye with surprising ease. And when using a hydrating exfoliating peel like our Vine Vera Cellular Peel, you’ll find yourself flaunting skin that is visibly fresh, deeply cleansed, and bright within just a matter of moments.

There is an art to exfoliating your skin, however. And for your skin to reap the maximum benefits of an exfoliating product, it’s essential that you follow the provided instructions for applying the product.

Are you feeling ready to get your exfoliation game started?

How to Apply an Exfoliation Peel

Below are the three fast and easy steps to follow to score amazingly bright hydrated skin.

Because of the powerful potency of the ingredients in high-quality exfoliating peels, such as our Resveratrol Cabernet High-Potency Cellular Peel, most high-quality exfoliating products only need to be applied once or twice a week at the most.

  • Apply a quarter-sized amount of the peel into the palm of your hand
  • Gently rub into cleansed skin using a circular motion (this massage in itself will give you an instant glow), making sure to avoid the eye area.
  • Rinse with cool water

And that’s all there is to it! Couldn’t be easier, right? 

Looking for a great moisturizing cream to use in tandem with your Vine Vera Cellular Peel? We recommend checking out our Resveratrol Cabernet Replenishing Moisture Cream SPF 30.

Now for the exciting world of exfoliating peels, and why Vine Vera’s Cellular Peel is the best exfoliating peel to add to your skincare regimen.

Vine Vera Cellular Peel

Vine Vera Cabernet Peel

Now that we’ve covered the details of how a great exfoliating product can completely transform dull, clogged skin into boldly bright and hydrated skin, let’s talk about our best-selling exfoliating product here at Vine Vera!

You’ve likely noticed that here at Vine Vera, we are pretty proud of our Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Cellular Peel. That’s because we have done the research on our ingredients. We’ve put in the time to carefully formulate this product with proven ingredients that deliver on their promises.

Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients we’ve chosen for this product:

The Powerful Ingredients in Vine Vera’s Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Cellular Peel

  • Propylene Glycol – A humectant that works as a conditioning agent for the skin, it has two main benefits for the skin. By working as a conditioner for your skin Propylene Glycol helps your skin maintain adequate hydration levels. It also works as a humectant and pulls water into your skin-boosting its hydration.
  • Glycerin – also a humectant, Glycerin has a number of benefits for the skin. Glycerin works in this peel to absorb moisture from the air, getting rid of that dry, dull look to your skin. It helps this peel make your skin youthfully hydrated.

These ingredients sound like they bring the moisture, don’t they?

We don’t know about you, but we think the moisture-locking abilities of these ingredients are pretty spectacular!

Still not convinced? Read on for more benefits that you can count on from this game-changing exfoliating peel.   

Benefits of Exfoliating With Vine Vera’s Resveratrol High Potency Cellular Peel:

  • An improved skin barrier
  • Skin is deeply cleansed
  • Hydrated skin
  • Rids skin of excess oil
  • Rids skin of dirt and build-up
  • Humectant ingredients repair and strengthen the skin’s barrier against the elements
  • Skin looks and feels refreshed

With all of these fantastic benefits for your complexion, you can see why our Vine Vera Cellular Peel has been so popular here at Vine Vera!

In Conclusion

We hope that we’ve answered your questions about exfoliation, and how fantastic exfoliating products such as our Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Cellular Peel can transform your skin. With the use of this peel, you will have skin that looks and feels deeply cleansed, well-hydrated, and boldly brightened.

Our Vine Vera Cellular Peel is an exfoliating product infused with skin hydrating Propylene Glycol and Glycerin. This makes it just the exfoliant that you need to take your skin from blah to bright and restored.

Vine Vera developed this peel to work ever so gently to rid your skin of aging built-up dirt and oil. This way, your skin maintains its vital natural oils and protective barrier while still benefiting from a much-needed restorative treat. 

At Vine Vera, we listen to you. We’ve formulated this bestselling exfoliating peel to address the skin care concerns of our loyal customers. Our goal remains to deliver our customers with immediate, head-turning results with the use of this peel and the other products in the Resveratrol Cabernet Collection.

We’re thrilled that you have discovered Vine Vera and are confident that you’ll think our Resveratrol Cabernet High Potency Cellular Peel is the exfoliation product for you! Order yours today!