luxury skin care productsLet’s face it, most of us are working our beauty on a budget.  But where should we splurge and where can we save?  Dr. Karen Hammerman from Schweiger Dermatology Group shares some of the least expensive things you can do to achieve a gorgeous, million dollar complexion.

1. Exfoliate: Exfoliation is one of the best techniques you can perform on your own skin to resolve skin issues as well as to achieve healthy and glowing skin. When you rid the skin of dry skin cells on the surface, you’re creating a smooth and healthy canvas that allows for better absorption of your skincare products.

2. Invest in washcloths: Using a fresh washcloth every time you cleanse your face may sound luxurious, but it’s an easy and inexpensive way to guarantee gorgeous skin. “Using a dirty washcloth to wash or dry your face could introduce dirt and bacteria back onto your skin,” says Dr. Hammerman. She suggests buying muslin cloths to aid in facial cleansing that do the double duty of manually exfoliating the skin.

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 Keranique 30 Day Volumizing KitWe all know that hair loss is not limited to men; in fact, nearly 40% of all American women have visible hair loss by the time they reach 40.  Yet, on the average, most women become aware of thinning hair between 25-35 years old.  Clinically proven, the Keranique® Hair Regrowth Treatment is designed for female hair loss.  It contains Minoxidil for Women, the only FDA-Approved ingredient for female hair regrowth.  In support of Keranique’s HSN debut on The Beauty Report (7pm EST today!), we are featuring its two of its popular 30-day packages.

Keranique 30 Day Volumizing Kit with Deep Hydration Shampoo & Conditioner (pictured above) features Keranique’s Scalp Stimulating Shampoo and Volumizing Keratin Conditioner, designed specifically for dry, damaged hair, its Follicle Boosting Serum, which addresses thinning, weak hair directly at the follicle, and Keranique’s Lift & Repair Treatment Spray, which makes fine, thinning hair look and feel thicker.  Keranique 30 Day Regrowth Treatment with Deep Hydration Shampoo & Conditioner (pictured on the next page) also features its Scalp Stimulating Shampoo, Volumizing Keratin Conditioner, and Lift & Repair Treatment Spray, plus Keranique’s Hair Regrowth Treatment For Women with 2% Minoxidil, a vasodilator that promotes oxygen, blood and nutrients to the follicles to make them stronger and help re-grow hair.

Keranique® is offering a limited number of lucky Beauty Undercover Subscribers an opportunity to SWAG its Keranique 30 Day Volumizing Kit with Deep Hydration Shampoo & Conditioner or Keranique 30 Day Regrowth Treatment with Deep Hydration Shampoo & Conditioner (retail $49.99) simply by liking it on Facebook and entering  here.  Please remember to include your preference of Volumizing or Regrowth.  This SWAG Alert is open to Subscribers 18 years or older with a valid US mailing address only.  Delivery is anticipated within 3-4 weeks.



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We all know the importance of applying — and reapplying — our sunscreen.  But sometimes we’re not sure that we’ve really achieved full-coverage (especially when we’re applying to children).  That’s why the Sunscreenr caught our eye.  Developed by a former Department of Defense inventor, the Sunscreenr is a UV camera that allows the user to monitor sunscreen protection via black-andwhite UV imagery.   The small and rugged, battery-operated device (available in December) also has a “selfie” video function, allowing the user to monitor her own coverage.  The device, however, does not monitor the continued efficacy of your sunblock.  Bummer.

What are your thoughts … Clever or Clueless?