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How to Hydrate Skin Using Silk Technology

BY La Jolla Mom

Skincare can be a struggle for people with sensitive skin like me. I’ve finally settled into a routine that I like using natural products to compliment care from my dermatologist.

[quote cite=’Silk Therapeutics’]The health and wellbeing of our customers drives everything we do. We believe that every woman is beautiful and deserves clean, pure products to enhance and protect her skin.[/quote]I’ve already told you about Silk Therapeutics Eye Revive, which I am still happily using (very much enjoying its non-greasy feel and it made the gobs of eye makeup I wore on TV the other day stay on better) but I wanted to give their Nurture++ Intense a bit longer of a go as it dawned on me recently that I should use it over my Retin A. So, that’s what I’ve been doing over the last several weeks.

A Perfect Solution for Retin A Users

Prescriptions from my dermatologist do what they’re supposed to but a side-effect dry, sometimes peeling skin. I have to start and stop Retin A occasionally because of traveling to sunny destinations which means my skin goes through that awkward adjustment phase (you need to give Retin A several weeks of use before acclimating, to put it simply) more often than is normal.

And, it was recommended that I layer a moisturizer over my Retin A at night to mitigate skin dryness. I hadn’t been doing this because the ones I’ve tried, that work great during the day, left me feeling greasy and uncomfortable. So, I figured I’d try Nurture++ Intense since it absorbs into my skin so well during the day.

I’m thrilled to report that it’s fantastic. I’m sure its the silk technology that allows it to penetrate so well versus leaving me with a layer of shininess. I also look more refreshed when I wake up in the morning than before.

Only Eight Pure Ingredients

Silk Therapeutics is a pure solution for sensitive skin.

I love the fact that Silk Therapeutics products have minimal ingredients that I actually recognize… no junk!

Nurture++ Intense has:

  • Water
  • Shea butter
  • Coconut oil
  • Sodium hyaluronate
  • Silk
  • Vitamin E
  • Sodium anisate
  • Aspen bark extract

The intense hydration part comes from shea butter and coconut oil. Sodium hyaluronate is highly praised in many articles I’ve read for its ability to boost skin cell growth. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps boost collagen and reduce inflammation. The latter two, sodium anisate and aspen bark extract, are gentle preservatives.

The silk is really the star, as you might imagine, for its ability to penetrate deep into the skin to stimulate anti-aging at a molecular level. You can learn more in my post about the benefits of silk skincare.

How to Use Nurture++ Intense

Basically, you do what I described above. Apply your normal skincare routine and use Silk Therapeutics Nurture Intense on face, neck and décolletage. I put it on after I use the Eye Revive, too.

The Nurture line has a matte hydration and a balanced hydration option if intense hydration might be too heavy. To decide which products are right for you, their Skincare Assistant will help you decide.

Good for All Skin Types

Silk Therapeutics has a solution for sensitive skin - Nurture Intense

It’s important to note that Silk Therapeutics is so gentle that it is appropriate for all skin types and so pure that even chemotherapy patients can use it.

A .5 oz bottle is $45 and a 1.7 oz bottle is $95.

Eye Revive Giveaway!

Give Silk Therapeutics a go by trying Eye Revive ($85), which I wrote about previously. It’s a solution for tired eyes regardless of skin type so I figure it’s a good introduction to silk technology. All you need to do is leave a comment sharing why you’d like to try it and then proceed to optional bonus entries to increase chances of winning.

Silk Therapeutics Eye Revive

Good luck! You’ll definitely want to check out Silk Therapeutics full line of products to see which may work for you!

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48 thoughts on “How to Hydrate Skin Using Silk Technology

  1. I’d like to try this because I have dark circle under my eyes and have been trying to find a product that can really help me. Thanks so much.

  2. I would love to try this! As a teacher, I rarely get enough sleep. I hope this product would make it look like I did! You have to fake it until you make it!

  3. I want to maintain the appearance of my eyes and this sounds like the perfect product to help me do that.

  4. I’ve always looked older than my actual age. The dark circles have added another 6-8 years. Would LOVE for those circles to disappear!!

  5. I’ve always had bags under my eyes. They swell when grass pollens are bad. I’d like to try this product and see what kind of impact it might have on reducing puffiness under and around my eyes!!

  6. I would like to try this because I have dark circles under my eyes and I don’t know what to buy so winning this would be just awesome! Thanks for the chance to win! connie danielson

  7. I would like to try Silk Therapeutics Eye Revive to see if it would help with the dark circles and swelling around my eyes.

  8. Bags and dark circles under my eyes would be the reason I would like to try this product. Thanks for the chance to win!

  9. I’d like to try it because my dark circles have gotten ridiculous lately, and this sounds like it could help.

  10. I would love to see if it definitely does get rid of dark circles! My eyes are so puffy and sad because my two kids let me sleep very little, so I would love to see if this would work 🙂

  11. I would like to try this because my eye area is very dry and I have fine lines and wrinkles. I need something to help combat the dryness and work on making my wrinkles go away.

  12. i want to stay young looking so i will love to try this. my eyes tend to look older than they should

  13. I would like to try like to try Silk Therapeutics Eye Revive because I am an oncology patient and want to look as good as possible during this time.

  14. I’d like to try Silk Therapeutics Eye Revive because I am starting to get some fine lines around my eyes as well as some dark circles and I would love to this this to see how it works.

  15. I would like to win because I would love to see if it would help my under eye puffiness and dark circles. I have tried many things and have not found anything that works well.

  16. i always have dark circles and puffiness. i would love to see how well this product works. I have never tried anything with silk in it

  17. I would love to try this eye cream because I have dark circles just like all the women in my family. It is hard to find a good eye cream that actually provides any results.

  18. I need to find a solution for my tired puffy eye bags. I have tried many products but none of them seemed to work. Help!

  19. I’m almost 50 and my skin can use all the help it can get! I’m also in cancer remission, and look for products that are safe. Thank you!

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