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Beauty through time -Vichy Lift Active Collagen and Hyalu Mask

As we are well aware aging is a natural process of life. The new innovations and technology in products blows my mind. Vichy has come out with some hot products in 2019 and I’m so excited to share them with you.

Say hello to the Vichy Lift Activ Collagen and Hyalu Mask. https://www.vichy.ca/en/liftactiv-collagen-specialist. Talk about a powerful duo and powerhouse in products!!

Growing old is an accomplishment – a precious gift that should be celebrated and appreciated. Unfortunately it is also a gateway to sagging skin, wrinkles, fine lines and hyperpigmentation – the undesirable side effects that creep up while you’re living life to the fullest.

Genetics, pollution, stress, UV damage, improper care and hormones are key factors in how well skin ages but we all have one thing in common – gradual collagen loss.

 

DID YOU KNOW! We start losing Collagen & Hyaluronic Acid by the age of 21? At 40, we lose on average 1% each year! (REALITY)

So what is Collagen and why is it sooo important?  https://www.vichy.ca/en/anti-aging-collagen/et-collagen-all-you-need.html

The Importance of Collagen

Collagen is the most abundant form of protein in the body, providing strength and structure for connective tissue. It is essential to the healthy functioning of skin, blood vessels, muscle, tendons, bone, ligaments and the digestive system.

Prevention is the most effective way to outsmart Mother Nature but certain products can also fortify and protect your skin.

Vichy’s new LiftActive Skincare is infused with 2 types of peptides capable of targeting collagen synthesis. It also includes 15 replenishing minerals and powerful anti-aging ingredients.

About the Product:

The Benefits of Vichy

LiftActive Collagen Specialist is a fragrant lightweight cream that smooths, moisturizes and tightens slack skin to improve sagging, texture and discoloration. The silky finish works well under makeup and creates a non-greasy barrier that shields against external aggressors. When used frequently, blemishes begin to fade and your profile may appear toned and defined. I don’t have wrinkles or fine lines but my complexion definitely looks even and hydrated.

The LiftActiv Hyalu Mask combines the regenerating power of Hyaluronic Acid and Agave Extract for instant replenishment, suppleness and radiance. If your complexion is dry, dull or fatigued, apply a thin layer of gel on clean skin, wait 5-10 minutes and remove the excess with a cotton pad (no need to rinse). Occasionally I layer the mask over the cream before bed and wash my face again in the morning. The rejuvenating layers lock-in moisture so I awake with a fresh dewy glow.

If I were to add one more product to my routine it would be the Vichy Mineral 89 https://www.vichy.ca/en/mineral89-with-hyaluronic-acid 

I have taken over 20 flights over the last 3 months and this routine has been a life saver when it comes to happy and hydrated skin. The price point and value is remarkable. Like any routine the journey starts from the inside out! and you have to be persistent with your routine. It takes a few weeks for the body to adjust and I’m sure you will be messaging me to say how in love you are -))

Cant wait to hear about your thoughts

 

XX Jodie

@joudelj

 

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Beauty Fashion Lifestyle

Heartmelt MOTEL -Pop Up Instagram Wonderland

Welcome to Heartmelt Motel, an exhibit like no other. This fun, colourful and sassy installation is an instagrammers dream! Some may call it a wonderland and these snaps can give you just a glimpse of what you have in-store.

 

This gorgeous pop up is making its was through four provinces in Canada at the moment. I was lucky to go to Bayshore Shopping Centre in my hometown here in Ottawa to check it out! https://www.bayshoreshoppingcentre.com 

It is an experience for the entire family young and old all the same. The theme is 1970 California Retro Motel, my kinda set up and I got straight into the fun atmosphere. The pop up is there until the 28th April 2019 and moving on to Vancouver.  There are five different themed hotel rooms set up and I got some really cute pictures! You may even spot a cotton candy sky or a pink cow (Just saying)

Don’t forget to jump into the pool of balls for a fun Boomerang -))

 

XO

Jodie

@joudelj

Dress https://www.fashionnova.com

Makeup https://www.gloskinbeauty.com

Shoes https://www.revolve.com

 

 

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Beauty Lifestyle

Lets Talk Botox Babe 🌸

Prevent Prevent and Prevent!!!

Preventive beauty is where it’s at! Keep that youthful skin as long as you can.You deserve to look beautiful on your terms. Botox is the way to go and the results are unbelievable. There is no magic lotion or massage technique that can prevent wrinkles for good. I would be the first to tell you. I have tried rosehip serum, jojoba oil, and peels to exfoliate my skin. (So much more) Im obsessed with smooth baby skin that is wrinkle free. (Call me your beauty insider)

Wrinkles & aging are a fact. We are all going to get older & age. HOWEVER, I feel like we can all choose to age gracefully with simple preventative measures.

Instead of waiting until you have covered in wrinkles, do something about it now with a professional http://www.ottawaskinclinic.ca

When I was 31, I chose to get botox to deal with my 11’s lines to not look like I was deep in thought all the time. When I worked out I have a crazy vein that showed up on my forehead and I was so self conscious of it. I also have 4 children and im pretty sure I exercise my face raising my basket of kids -))

Lifestyle:
I try my best to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Keeping hydrated with H20 , which is the BEST detoxing agent available. Loading up with fresh fruits and vegetable and working out 30 min a day to get the blood pumping. Limiting alcohol and not smoking off offcourse. Washing of my makeup off at the end of each day and sun blocking twice a day religiously.

Do Your Research:
There are lots of advertisements about Botox and I see them just about everywhere. Im very skeptical and I research everything (Twice). I came across the Ottawa Skin Clinic in my city and went in for a consult. Dr Michon guided me through the process. How many units were recommended and his approach was smart and conservative. It is important to trust your doctor and injector. Its your FACE after all! I have seen many bad botox jobs on my travels around the world.

Show It Off:
It lasts about 3 to 4 months and I do a baby botox touch up if needed. Your body does get used to the product and the botox settles in effortlessly each time. I just had a session yesterday and it took exactly 10 minutes. I left the office applying Glo Skin Beauty Mineralized makeup http://www.gloskinbeauty.com  and went to my photoshoot. No swelling and No downtime is just what the doctor ordered. Here is a little fun fact that nobody tells you – You need less and less botox as time goes by due to starting early, Im not sure about you but I love that. We are have areas that bother us and its important to trust your instinct and spend time taking care of yourself. Im approaching my 40’s and im proud to show off a fresh face. You can too!

Looking after yourself never goes out of style.

Ive attached a link for you to read more about Botox and feel free to reach me. https://www.ottawaskinclinic.ca/botox/

Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/joudelj/

 

X Jodie

@joudelj

 

 

 

 

 

 

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