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.
In need of another quick fix? How about dinner?
What do you think of this story? Leave a Comment.