Winter Skin Solutions

Winter conditions can be harsh on our skin, but with DECLÉOR’S Intense Nutrition your skin will be hydrated and protected all season long. Formulated with carefully chosen ingredients known for their exceptional survival abilities in extreme climates, such as the Essential Oils of Marjoram, Argan, Avocado and Cranberry, Intense Nutrition will deeply nourish the skin and provide protection against dryness.

Intense Nutrition is a highly targeted and paraben-free range that will work to improve your compromised skin due to harsh climatic conditions or seasonal changes. The range’s ability to deeply penetrate the skin is due to the Babassu oil, which comes from the Babassu tree found in Amazonia. The plant’s essential oil is also rich in antioxidants and anti-aging properties.  Also found in the range is Argan plant oil, which is coveted for its nourishing, regenerating and protecting properties.  It’s no wonder because Argan trees can live to more than 150 years!

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To help keep your skin feeling and looking it’s best during these winter months apply AROMESSENCETM MARJOLAINE NOURISHING SERUM followed by INTENSE NUTRITION COMFORTING COCOON CREAM in the morning, which utilize Cranberry oil to deeply nourish the skin and increase the skin’s natural defenses throughout the day.

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In the evening apply AROMESSENCE™ MARJOLAINE NOURISHING NIGHT BALM to help repair the skin while you sleep.

 

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But, the effects of the season don’t just take their toll on our faces. Our bodies need nourishing too! To combat those internal and external factors that leave your skin dehydrated and flaky, apply AROMA CONFORT SYSTEME CORPS NOURISHING BODY MILK after your shower or bath.  Black Currant oil in the formula provides intense nourishing properties, while Chestnut extract repairs the skin barrier.

 

 

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We have something for the hands too!  Our latest innovation comes in a 1.69 fl.oz tube and deeply protects and nourishes your hands!  Our NEW incredible HAND CREAM combines intensely nourishing Shea Butter and the soothing properties of the Essential Oil of Magnolia to help hydrate and protect our hands, often subject to harsh treatment during the winter!  Protect your face and body from the harsh weather, mes amis!

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Serums vs. Oils: What’s the Difference?

Visage2Georgia Katritsis, West Coast Regional Educator for DECLÉOR, was interviewed by Modern Salon to help decode the difference between serums and oils. Below is the full interview.

In the vast array of skincare products available, it is easy for serums, oils and moisturizers to blur together and leave us confused about what products are important for proper skincare and how to apply them. To clear up some of this confusion, Modern Salon asked Georgia Katritsis, Territory Manager and West Coast Regional Educator for DECLÉOR, a few questions on facial care products and methods.

MS: What makes a facial serum different from facial oil?

Katritsis: Facial serums are water-based, containing vitamins and antioxidants,” says Katritsis. “They are chemically formulated with smaller molecules that are able to penetrate further into the skin, thus making them extremely effective. Many facial serums come in pump or dropper applicators to dispense. It is best to apply two to three pumps on cleansed and toned skin followed by a moisturizer.

Facial oils consist of a blend of several Essential Oils that work to deliver optimal beauty results. Essential Oils can contain over 200 different molecules! They have perfect affinity with our skin’s cutaneous lipids and work to the core of the epidermis. These oils are rapidly absorbed by the skin. For this reason, when using a pure and highly concentrated product, such as DECLÉOR’s AROMESSENCETM, only two to three drops of the products are needed on-top of a cleansed and toned skin, again followed by a moisturizer.

MS: How are serums and oils different from moisturizers? Should they be used with, or instead of moisturizers?

Katritsis: Great question! People are often confused about the differences between a moisturizer and a facial serum, and may be unsure if they should use one or both products. While facial serums and oils can provide you with added moisture, the main reason you’d want to use a facial serum is to get added nutrients into the deeper layers of your skin that a regular moisturizer is unable to reach. For this reason, the serum or oil and a moisturizer pairing are designed to work in conjunction with each other, not alone. While the serum or oil is able to penetrate the skin on a deeper level and work on the inside, the moisturizer protects on the outside and also enhances the effect of the serum or oil.

Moisturizers are generally made-up of oil and water bound together by an emulsifier making the molecular structure larger, allowing it to only penetrate into the upper layers of the skin. This allows the moisturizer to seal and lock-in moisture. A facial serum on the other hand, is able to penetrate into all three layers of the skin because it is made of smaller molecules. The serum’s ability to go deeper into the skin is what allows it to combat many skin concerns at their core.

MS: How can facial oils and serums be used in the salon? Can they be incorporated into facials and spa treatments?

Katritsis: By using essential oils in professional treatments, you not only receive the benefits of these tiny, complex and potent oils which contain vitamins, minerals and hormones, but also receive a physiological, psychological, sedating and stimulating reaction of your mind, body and senses. DECLÉOR’s Professional Spa Treatments are inspired by a rare combination of the energy of essential oils and the concentrate of natural active ingredients in our treatments, including our signature AROMESSENCETM serums, products and expert masks that provide effectiveness that heighten and create instant relaxation, well-being and utter Zen.

MS: How can estheticians educate clients in the salon on the use of facial oils/serums?

Katritsis: The number one key lesson to learn is that less is more. Whether using a facial serum or oil, both should be applied in small quantities to a cleansed face morning and evening, followed by a moisturizer to lock all the nutrients in for a glowing completion.

What are your thoughts?

 

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Ultra – Nourishing Skincare for Dry Skin (Perfect for Winter)!

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Using rare and precious essential oils, DECLÉOR introduces Intense Nutrition, a premium, highly targeted, paraben-free range focused on deeply nourishing, repairing, comforting and protecting skin from both internal and external factors of
dry skin.

Formulated with unique ingredients known for their exceptional survival powers in extreme climates, such as Essential Oils of Marjoram, Argan, Avocado and Cranberry, Intense Nutrition moisturizes skin by replenishing the skin’s natural moisturization levels (NMF),  nourishes skin by increasing lipids to protect from excessive water evaporation, and protects and comforts skin by preventing damage due to external stress and agressors, such as climatic changes, free radicals, extreme heat or cold.  The collection also repairs fragile, damaged skin due to dryness, while also increasing suppleness and elasticity to alleviate tight skin. It is ideal for intrinsincally dry skin or for skin that is dry due to seasonal changes. 

The Collection:

Morning Ritual:

DEC_NUTRI_653005_AROM_MARJO_SERUM_LDStep 1: Treat – A blend of 100% natural essential and plant oils, AROMESSENCE™ MARJOLAINE NOURISHING SERUM utilizes Cranberry and Argan Oils to nourish the skin and increase its natural protection, while Babassu and Avacado Oils regenerate the hydrolipid film to improve skin quality. Intensively nourished, the skin is more supple, comfortable and radiant.

 

 

 

 

Step 2: Reinforce – Enriched with the Nutri-Protect DEC_NUTRI_652000_CREAM_LDComplex, INTENSE NUTRITION COMFORTING COCOON CREAM boosts lipid synthesis and reconstructs an optimum skin barrier. Cranberry and Argan Oils provide nourishment and increase the skin’s natural defenses, while Avocado Oil and Phytosqualane regenerate the hydrolipid film to improve skin quality. Intensively nourished, the skin is comfortable and radiant all day long. Rough areas and feelings of tightness disappear, and the skin is soft and supple once again.

                                                                                      Evening Ritual:

DEC_NUTRI_653000_AROM_MARJO_BALM_15ML_LDTreat & ReinforceAROMESSENCE™ MARJOLAINE NOURISHING NIGHT BALM works while you sleep to intensively repair the skin. Cocoa and Shea Butters wrap the skin in a comforting cocoon, while Cranberry, Argan and Avocado Oils provide nourishment and increase its natural defenses. Upon waking, the skin is softer and comfortable.

 

Discover Intense Nutrition: http://tinyurl.com/o46ow4s

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We are also excited about our new paraben-free Hand Cream that’s the perfect carry everywhere, go-to product for winter.  Formulated with cocooning, tantalizing ingredients, such as White Meadowfoam Oil, Shea Butter, Allantoin, Magnolia Essential Oil, and Coconut Plant Oil, the light cream with delicate floral notes is ideal for use throughout the day to provide essential care for hands and nails. The regenerating formulation leaves skin looking brighter and more luminous, while providing soothing relief from dry, sore hands, and helps prevent premature aging. Suitable for all skin types.  For best results, use with Aromessence™ Ongles Strengthening Serum.

Discover our new Hand Cream: http://tinyurl.com/lfeyksn

 

 

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Powerful Essential Oils of Ancient Origins

Lily FlowerNot only does our New Night Essence recharge and detox your skin to impart lasting radiance and a youthful fresh face effect, but it also has graceful, revered ingredients used during ancient times.

Essential Oil of New Zealand Manuka acts as a Panacea for the skin.  Derived from traditional Maori medicine and born in a naturally wild, unpolluted environment, Manuka is the first tree to see the sunrise each morning.  This ingredient has a proven action on cell proliferation and multiplication, and was shown to increase new cells by 10% in 72 hours.*

Essential Oil of Mediterranean Cistus provides the Power of Rebirth for the complexion.  Known as “Christ’s Tears” from ancient times, Cistus has been used during sacred rituals and demonstrates an extraordinary ability to survive within the scorched Earth. This is because the extreme heat in the soil activates its seeds, and Cistus is reborn from the ashes. This ingredient is renowned for its healing and renewing properties, strengthening cell regeneration and giving the skin a burst of radiance.

Tropical Amaranth Oil provides Immortality for the skin.  Revered as a “miracle grain” by the Aztecs and Incas, Amaranth is renowned for its rich nutritional properties and ability to slow the skin’s aging process and combat inflammation. Containing over 60% omegas, it is particularly suited to skin lacking in vitality.

Rigorously selected by DECLÉOR research, these key ingredients work together to stimulate vital cell function, and genuinely boost cell energy for visibly noticeable results.  They stimulate vital energy, revealing a powerful radiance and a “renewed” complexion.  As a 100% natural oil formula that is dry and silky to the touch, Night Essence cloaks the skin in a non-greasy, ultra powdery veil.  Used as a 30-day treatment to be applied in the evening as a true skin recharging elixir, Night Essence has a sensual, ultra-feminine fragrance with warm, woody notes that creates an extremely sensory moment at the end of your day.

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Why Essential Oils Are Powerful Skincare Treatments?

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Essential Oils are the true essence of plants. They are ultra-concentrated, fragrant and volatile liquid substances. They consist of several hundred molecules working in synergy.  Individually, each essential oil has therapeutic properties, such as antiseptic, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory.  As a blended formula, essential oils are powerful treatments for skin.

We’ve been expertly sourcing, selecting and blending essential oils since 1974.  As masters of our trade, we take a scientific approach to creating blends of essential oil formulas of the highest quality targeted to specific skin concerns.      

DID YOU KNOW?

DECLÉOR, pioneers in the world of essential oils, was the first company to introduce aromatherapy to cosmetics, and to transfer age-old expertise from the world of medicine to the world of beauty.

Our Secret? AROMESSENCE serums for daytime use and nighttime balms

What is it?  AROMESSENCE is an expert blend of 100% pure, active and natural essential oils targeted to treat a specific skin condition.

What does it do?  Each AROMESSENCE™ deeply penetrates to treat the skin, purifying and balancing it from within.  The result is a visibly healthy and radiant complexion.

Does it treat specific skin conditions?  Yes. In addition to these properties, we offer an AROMESSENCE™ to treat specific skin conditions, such as issues associated with oily/combination skin, or sensitive skin, or even visible signs of aging skin, etc.

What is the difference between the Daytime Serum and the Nighttime Balm? The serum is designed for a quick absorb penetration, which is ideal for daytime.  The nighttime balm delivers a slower penetration so it works while you sleep, thus optimizing your body’s natural nighttime regeneration process.  While they work differently, the result is relatively the same as both work deeply within the skin.  When both are used as part of your daily skincare routine, they work synergistically to deliver benefits for your skin day and night.

Visage2Choosing an AROMESSENCE for your skin type:

Still not sure which one is right for you? Ask us! Connect with us via Facebook or Twitter and we are glad to help!  Feel free to join our mailing list to receive exclusive promotions and offers.

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ABOUT DECLÉOR:

  • Integrate science and nature for high performance skincare
  • Pioneers of Aromatherapy skincare with 40 years of expertise
  • Deliver immediate and long-lasting radiance
  • Blend the highest quality, 100% natural and pure essential oils
  • Focus on holistic well-being for the mind and body

 

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