Thursday, October 4, 2007
Gretta's Got It: Skin
A change of season means a change in your beauty routine, and when it comes to the way to put your best face forward Gretta's Got It.
WSVN -- Gretta Monahan: "Saying 'good bye' to summer can be hard, but saying 'hello' to the damage it left behind can be even harder."
Gretta Monahan: "But don't worry because I'm going to show you my fall skin rehab routine that will have your Summer skin fixed in an instant, come with me."
Gretta Monahan: "The heat, humidity, UV and UB rays are hardest on our skin so the first line of defense, exfoliation."
Katerina Kolokotrolnis: "The way we exfoliate is through enzymes, microdermabrassion, glycolic and granuals. This is a less abrasive way of exfoliating. It's with granuals instead of using glycolic or microdermabrassion or harsh chemical peels."
Gretta Monahan: "These will help smooth out your skin and allow moisture to be absorbed."
Katerina Kolokotrolnis: "Think of it this way, your not going to paint an old house before you sand it. Same way as your skin."
Gretta Monahan: "Next, it's time for your fall cleaning."
Katerina Kolokotrolnis: "Everyone needs to get a facial at the end of the summer."
Gretta Monahan: "Facials and extractions really clean out and remove all that sunblock residue and dirt the summer left behind."
Gretta Monahan: "And now it's time to hydrate. Finally, your skin can drink up that moisture it's been craving since the sun came out.
Gretta Monahan: "For real hydration, slather on a serum."
Katerina Kolokotrolnis: "A lot of people don't think of serums. A serum is the only thing that can actually penetrate through your skin."
Gretta Monahan: "And they will actually help to repair and rejuvenate."
Gretta Monahan: "And, a final trick, change up your makeup. Colors that work in the summer don't in the fall."
Gretta Monahan: "And don't load-on heavy bronzers and makeup. It always looks unnatural and unhealthy."
Gretta Monahan: "So, even after your spa skin fix, you still need something to maintain at home. My favorite picks? The June Jacobs Age Defying, and, for you drug store diva's the Oil of Olay Definity Cream."
Gretta Monahan: "No matter what you do this fall take the time to take care of your skin. I'm Gretta for Gretta's Got It."