The Ultimate Face Care for Radiant Skin in 2014

January 9th, 2014

With a gripping polar start in 2014, the ultimate face care is in high demand to restore glowing skin.  All the doldrums of the season are wreaking havoc on dermal health and it begins to show on worn ashen faces–texture may be brittle and even cracked a bit.  But the top quality offerings in protective skincare are available through haute day spas in NYC.  These ingredients are recommended by the leading facial sanctuaries to bring about a clean, clear and glowing complexion regardless of the season or skin tone.

Using acai berry, loaded with Vitamin C and unrivaled in antioxidant content, you will see a dramatic difference in your reflection when you apply this botanical in your daily routine.  Choosing a cleanser with the enriching dark berry will protect your skin from environmental stressors including UV exposure and free radicals, opportunistic microbes that break down the dermis over time.


Hyaluronic Acid, usually sourced naturally through a poultry diet, fortifies connective tissue with abundant hydration for a stronger dermis that combats premature aging.  This hydrating acid helps skin cells to retain moisture for an improved protective barrier and transcendent buoyancy.  In the process, fine lines that reveal themselves as crows feet and laugh lines, are erased with regular use.

Larch Tree Extract is drawn from the resin of this North American evergreen also known as tamarack. The sap has the anti-aging ingredient galactoarabinan (or GA) that makes nutrients more permeable for easy penetration into the pores.  Once it saturates epidermal layers, GA has the ability to expedite cell regeneration and generally brightens for a younger appearance.  It is also antibacterial and anti-inflammatory to deeply cleanse and soothe.

Neroli Oil, historically touted as the most coveted anti-aging serum, is pressed from the blossoms of the bitter orange tree.  Hailing from exotic regions including Tunisia, this floral skincare improves cell turnover, blood circulation and elasticity to promote ageless beauty.  With its calming properties, neroli oil has been used as a sedative as well as an aphrodisiac.  Known to reduce depression and stress naturally, the oil helps slacken the associated fine lines and wrinkles.

As the foundation essential oil of the original eau du cologne, neroli doesn’t disappoint in fragrance or age-reversing benefits.  The Vitamin C rich ingredient can only be found in the highest quality moisturizing serums.

When creating a revitalizing skincare routine for the new year, choosing the most nourishing natural products is critical for achieving superior skin health.  Aestheticians at premier day spas offer consultations to help shape a regime specific to your skin type that feature these vital ingredients for a noticeably more youthful visage.


Deanna Lane has a BFA from Pratt Institute and a Masters degree in cultural anthropology from New Mexico State University–now writing health and wellness articles for Joanna Vargas Skincare Sanctuary in NYC.  Otherwise-trekking the national museum scene…