This week I try … a mini oxygen facial
The lowdown I'm off to a function this evening, so perky-looking skin is in order. I am propped up on a high chair at the Elizabeth Arden counter in Myer for a quick pickme-up with a mini oxygen facial.
Hey, if a facial oxygen shot is good enough for Victoria's Secret models before they strut the runway, it's good enough for me.First up, my skin is cleansed with Prevage Anti-aging Treatment Boosting Cleanser before we work out what oxygen mix my skin needs. I opt for the Hydrating Mist, which is a serum containing aloe and sodium PCA combined with stabilised oxygen for an instant hydration hit. (There are three other mixtures – Detoxifying Mist, Brightening Mist and Lifting Mist.) The final step: the Prevage City Smart with sunscreens.
Pain factor Gently tickly.
Downtime About 20 minutes. Results My skin looks refreshed and hydrated and I feel relaxed even though the treatment's short.
Where to get it Selected Myer stores, myer.com.au. Cost: $25.
At home To keep up the good work at night, try Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Retinol Capsules, $150, myer.com.au.
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This article appears in Sunday Life magazine within the Sun-Herald and the Sunday Age on sale August 19.