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Pharma & Cosmetics Market Growth Report

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The pharma & cosmetics market is expected to grow at a significant rate over the forecast period owing to expanding healthcare sector. Cosmetics are mainly designed to be rubbed, sprayed on, poured, sprinkled, or introduced into the human body. Whereas, pharmaceutical drugs are mainly used to cure, prevent, treat, and diagnose diseases.

Pharma and cosmetics are committed to innovation in the field of beauty, skincare, and makeups. For instance, Pharma Cosmetics Laboratories Ltd operates in three levels of development such as manufacturing of customized formulas for private labels, creating and developing novel brands, and learning about new patents and expansions. It offers an exclusive range of treatments and brands for home care, spa, and professional skincare solutions. Neova and HL are the leading brands among Pharma Cosmetics.

Professional Artist Tips to Perfect Your Summer Makeup Routine

-Exfoliate Your Face
Before makeup artist Vincent Oquendo paints the faces of his supermodel clientele, he shaves them — no, seriously. “One of my secret weapons to creating the perfect summer makeup look is to dermaplane my clients’ skin before I start makeup,” he says.

Dermaplaning exfoliates by scraping off the top layer of skin and peach fuzz with a blunt scalpel-like tool. Oquendo is a fan of the Dermaflash, but we’re loving the lo-fi Versed Instant Gratification At-Home Dermaplaning Tool lately, too. Then, he follows up with a lightweight foundation or BB cream.

-Prime, Baby, Prime
In addition to exfoliating, prepping your complexion with primer helps makeup last through brunch, a beach day, and a picnic in the park. New York City-based makeup artist Joseph Carrillo rubs in the Smashbox Oil & Shine Control Primer to stave off shine as much as he can before layering on any other base makeup.

The only tool you truly need for primer application is your fingers. After rubbing on a small, dime-to-nickel-size amount, let it sit and dry for a minute, according to Los Angeles-based makeup artist Allan Avendaño.

-Go Foundation-Less
Walking around in 100-degree heat with sticky, stuffy humidity can do a number on a full-face beat. All the smudges, smears, and sweat — gross. To avoid the weather-worn mess, Hollywood-based makeup artist Molly R. Stern recommends lightening up your routine for the season by only reaching for what you need, like a concealer to cover shadows and spots. Dab a creamy concealer, like the Uoma Beauty Stay Woke Concealer, under eyes and on areas of concern with a tap of a finger.

New York City makeup artist Amrita Mehta agrees. Her summer base pick is the iconic Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Concealer. The featherlight fluid blends with ease and offers ample coverage for any discoloration or blemishes.

10 Makeup Tricks That Always Work

  1. Start fresh
    Successful makeup needs to be applied immediately after washing, exfoliating and moisturizing your face. The combo of warm water, facial massage and your choice of cream, oil or serum gets things going by plumping up lines, buffing away flakes and hydrating dry or postmenopausal skin. This means absolutely no gaps between cleansing, moisturizing and applying makeup. To be clear: You can’t wash your face, eat, check your messages, shop online or talk on the phone, and then pick up where you left off.
  2. Do eye makeup before face makeup
    It’s the smart mess-free order. No worries about powder shadow fallout on cheeks or under-eye liner smears that can “dirty” foundation, blush or concealer and require a redo. Prepping lids with a primer or cream shadow first will keep eye makeup fresh and guarantee a smoother, more even application.
  3. Brown or black gel-pencil liner powers up eyes
    More pigmented than typical kohl pencils, less messy than brush-on gels and more flattering than harsh liquids or markers, these waterproof liners recreate firmer, more defined eyes. Rest your elbow on a table for a steady hand. Look in the mirror, raise your chin and sketch along the base of the upper lid in small back-and-forth movements. Start at the very outer eye and work toward the tear duct, tapering off three-quarters of the way in. Get close to the lash roots as possible to thoroughly fill gaps. The dense pigment (not line thickness) is what produces a strong border. Reinforce eye shape by “tight-lining” the waterline under the upper lashes. Gently press the brow bone to expose the underside of the rim and line. Use a light touch when lining beneath the eyes, or for more drama (especially on deep-set or hooded eyes), line the lower-lid waterline instead.
  4. Splurge on a curler, but scrimp on black mascara
    A quality curler — such as those by Kevyn Aucoin, Shiseido or Bobbi Brown — won’t pinch, crimp or break thin, dry lashes and can last for years. It’s all in the shape, hinge and padding. Position the open curler close to the base of the lashes, slowly close and hold for 30 seconds. Use simple, low-cost drugstore mascara in black like the pros do — no need to spend more, since you toss and renew it every three months. Slowly roll the mascara wand from curled roots to tips with a zigzag wiggling motion so that the heaviest concentration of product is at the base, where it thickens lashes.

actress julia roberts smiling on the red carpet

Actress Julia Roberts is a fan of neutral eye-makeup shades.

  1. Use neutral shadows to accent eyes
    Natural hues — warm tones for dark eyes, cool tones for light eyes — never fail. There’s no need to do the whole contour deal. But know that a pale, shimmery shadow on lids can add sparkle to tired eyes, a medium shade in the crease and just above it can erase any fleshy overhang and make eyes appear larger, and the darkest browns and charcoals work as a smoky top coat for your gel eyeliner to soften the look or hide squiggles.
  2. Do your brows
    Make the effort to fill, extend and groom them (even if you wear bangs or glasses) because brows are key to facial expression. Keep it natural. Use a brow pencil in short, feathery strokes following the direction of hair growth. Then, if necessary, fill in sparse areas with powder, which will cling to the pencil base. Use a spiral brush or a clean old mascara wand to blend.
  3. Go for glow and brightness, not coverage
    Face makeup restores radiance and provides a healthy look. Go one shade warmer or more golden instead of a perfect match to counteract sallow, pasty, ashy skin and to neutralize redness or rosacea. Next, choose a foundation with the word “luminous” in the product name to ensure light-reflecting technology that gives your complexion an incandescent bloom — like swallowing a light bulb. Last, choose a dewy and sheer but highly pigmented grownup foundation and get over the not-wearing-makeup thing. Great-looking skin is your biggest beauty asset. And all those matte, powder, high-definition, total coverage or long-wear face products? Forget about them for good.

actress sharon stone smiling on the red carpet

Actress Sharon Stone knows how to protect her authentic look.

  1. Use makeup brushes
    Mature skin is textured with expression lines, tiny eye crinkles and bits of brown, red or blue discolorations — and it’s all OK. Even celebs have them — what do you think Photoshop is for? Heavy coverage fools no one; in real life, it just looks caked and faked. Silky synthetic brushes make makeup look skin-authentic. A foundation brush will prevent makeup from settling in crevices and corners. Start at the center of your face and blend foundation outward, fading off toward the jaw and hairline for a seamless application. Use back-and-forth and circular motions and go back over nostrils, under the nose, around the lips and in nose-to-mouth creases, where excess makeup tends to settle. Use a smaller concealer brush to tap-blend camouflage under the eyes, at the inner corner next to the nose and on any specific brown spots, broken capillaries or blemishes that bug you.
  2. Blend bright cream blush high on cheekbones
    It adds life and energy to your face, blends right into your skin for a natural-looking flush, and pulls attention to the eyes and away from distractions that might disrupt a fabulous look. Choose a vibrant and clear shade of pink, rose, apricot or red, depending on your skin tone. What looks initially startling fades as you tap-blend to melt seamlessly into the skin. Ditch the powder blush.
  3. Change up your lip liner and lipstick
    Match lip liner to your natural lip tone. Sketch the borders but correct a faded, asymmetric or thinning upper-lip line by slightly rounding the bow instead of drawing two new points. Then fill in the entire mouth with liner as a base to prevent ring-around-the-mouth and lipstick migration into lines. Choose a creamy lipstick — not gloss. If you prefer nudes, skip pale shades for ones to match your lip color and liner. Dare to try a new-for-you shade such as peachy pink, rose or red to play up whitened teeth and your dazzling smile.

Skin care routine for combination skin

How is it different from routines for other skin types?
It’s a good idea to think conservatively when figuring out your skin care routine for combination skin.

Go for gentle products that can moisturize dry areas without creating more oiliness. And only apply treatments to the needed areas for specific issues.

A.m. routine
Use products in this order to help create more balanced skin.

Cleanser. It’s important to remove any buildup that occurs overnight.
Toner. Toner removes any oil that your cleanser didn’t and balances your skin’s pH levels. Make sure to grab an alcohol-free toner.
Serum. Serums, or treatments, hydrate and protect your skin. It’s best to opt for a serum with hyaluronic acid.
Moisturizer. With combination skin, you’ll want two moisturizers. For dry areas, choose a creamy formula. For oily parts, choose a lightweight, water-based formula.
Sunscreen. Choose a lightweight formula with at least SPF 30.
Makeup. If desired, use lightweight products. Foundation and concealer should have oil-free formulas.
P.m. routine
In the evening, try applying products in this order:

Makeup remover. If you wear makeup, makeup remover helps keep pores unclogged and gives your skin a chance to breathe. Micellar water is one of the gentlest products to use for this.
Cleanser. A nighttime cleanser should remove any makeup remnants and natural buildup.
Exfoliant. Once per week, exfoliants are great for removing dead skin cells, which keeps pores clear and relieves dry areas.
Facial mask. Once per week, try multi-masking, which is when you apply different masks to different areas of the face.
Serum, treatment, or moisturizer. Evenings are for stronger products, so choose an emollient-rich moisturizer for dry areas.

The Ultimate Skin Care Routine for Dry Skin

While the causes may differ, anyone can practice a skin routine for dry skin that will be to their benefit.

“As skin dries, it shrinks and causes cracks, which can get deep, painful, and even start to bleed. Cracks allow germs and bacteria to enter the body, which can potentially lead to a skin infection,” says Melanie Speed, RN, BSN, CAN, and owner of Flawless Aesthetics.

When it comes to a skin care routine for dry skin, keep the five steps listed below in mind:

Cleanse with a hydrating cleanser that doesn’t disrupt the outer skin layer.
Tone with an alcohol-free toner to restore skin pH.
Target specific skin concerns with a serum.
Moisturize with a nourishing, noncomedogenic moisturizer to lock in hydration.
Protect from harmful UV rays to prevent sun damage.
Your first step is to choose a hydrating cleanser. You want a cleanser to remove dirt and oil without causing a disruption to the outer skin layer.

A good ingredient to look for is hyaluronic acid, as in Cetaphil’s Gentle Skin Cleanser or CeraVe’s Hydrating Facial Cleanser.

Many toners use alcohol as a main ingredient, which dries out the skin. Look for an alcohol-free toner with active ingredients that restore the pH levels of your skin.

A great option is Alaffia Everyday Coconut Face Toner.

This step helps to target specific skin concerns. Focus on hydration with a pure hyaluronic acid serum such as The Ordinary Hylauronic Acid 2% + B5.

A good moisturizer will lock in the benefits of a serum. Use a moisturizer daily that’s specifically designed for the face.

According to Sparks, “facial moisturizer needs to be really nourishing and hydrating but avoid products that might clog your pores.” It’s a safe bet to look for “noncomedogenic” on the label.

Kavita Mariwalla, FAAD and board certified dermatologist, recommends SkinFix Barrier+ Triple Lipid-Peptide Face Cream.

Daily sunscreen use prevents harmful UV rays from damaging the skin.

“I recommend wearing sunscreen to protect your skin from harsh UV rays regardless of your skin type. For sunscreen, I like ISDIN Eryfotona and La Roche-Posay Anthelios,” says Mariwalla.

Lower cost options include Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel Lotion Sunscreen or Aveeno Protect + Hydrate Face-Moisturizing Sunscreen.

A simple skincare routine for acne-prone skin

Our tips for creating the best skincare routine to treat blemishes and breakouts.

Skincare can be a complex and confusing battle when you have acne-prone skin, but it doesn’t have to be. Finding a skincare routine that works for you is all about balancing active ingredients that get to work fast on pimples, and soothing, skin-calming ingredients to promote faster recovery and healing.

If you’re not sure where to start, we’re here to help. Keep reading for a step-by-step guide to creating a basic skincare routine for acne-prone skin.

Step 1: Cleanse

Cleansing is important for giving your skin a fresh start and removing any traces of makeup, grime or debris that can clog pores and trigger breakouts. We know it’s tempting to treat breakouts aggressively with lots of harsh products, but in the long run this can be even more irritating for skin that’s already dealing with a compromised barrier and high levels of inflammation.

That’s why we recommend a gentle cleanser that won’t strip your skin of its natural oils, as this will cause skin to over-produce oil to compensate. Foaming cleansers tend to have potentially irritating ingredients such as Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, so a gentle gel or cream formula is best.

Step 2: Exfoliate

Gentle exfoliation helps get rid of dead skin cells and other debris that can build up on the surface of skin, which is great for unblocking pores and preventing future breakouts. We recommend chemical exfoliation (using AHAs or BHAs) rather than physical (using scrubs or beads) as it’s gentler and less likely to irritate.

Start by exfoliating once or twice a week to help your skin adjust, and patch test first on a small area of skin.

Step 3: Hydrate

All skin types benefit from moisturiser, even oily skin. Again, it’s best to choose soothing, simple formulations that are free from potential irritants such as fragrance or comedogenic ingredients that could clog pores (such as coconut oil).

Step 4: Treat acne

For active blemishes and breakouts, you can spot treat with a targeted product that works directly on the pimple, like our new Blemish Treatment. It has beneficial ingredients such as:

Salicylic Acid, a type of chemical exfoliant that unblocks pores while soothing inflammation.
Zinc, to encourage skin healing.
Centella Asiatica, to soothe skin and provide antioxidant protection.
Step 5: Protect

We know it’s tempting to skip the sun protection when you have acne, no one wants to put something thick or greasy over their breakouts. Keeping your skin protected during the day is a must, especially when you are using products to treat acne. Many of the best actives for acne can increase your sensitivity to the sun meaning that you can do more damage.

Sunscreens have come a long way from the thick white products from the past and there are lots of lightweight and oil free options out there now. Just try to find something that isn’t high in alcohol or highly fragranced.

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