3 Instant Skin Fixes
Spritz on a moisturizing mist that contains botanical soothers like oat extract to calm redness (try Patricia Wexler MD Dermatology Skin-Quenching Calming Mist with MMPi, $18, bathandbodyworks.com). It will also help rehydrate dry skin for an instant glow.Banish Breakouts
Blemishes look inflamed because they're mildly infected. For faster healing, spot-treat with an essential oil like sage or clove that kills bacteria (try Sampar Prodigal Pen, $16, beauty.com).Hide Fine Lines
Plump up wrinkles -- and uncover softer skin -- with a gentle exfoliating mask (try Clinique Turnaround 15-Minute Facial, $34.50, clinique.com). Removing the outer layers of the epidermis stimulates collagen production beneath the surface.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, August 2006.
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