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The Herbal Youth Oil took a year and a half to formulate. While the Omega Repair Cream was visibly effective in helping to support the skin's moisture barriers, we wanted to create an oil based treatment that would nourish and help retain moisture all throughout the day that was more lightweight.

It's often surprising to people when they realize that our Herbal Youth Oil is better suited than our Omega Repair Cream for Combination or Oily Skin types - as usually facial oils are considered heavier in general. In this case, our Omega Repair Cream is a fatty acid based cream to help rejuvenate fatty acids on skin, while our Herbal Youth Oil is more focused on visibly smoothing out fine lines, enriching the skin with powerful botanical antioxidants and sealing in hydration through the day.

Benefits

  • A silky, lightweight anti-aging facial oil made from an antioxidant rich 7 blend oil formula.
  • It is further fortified with Astragalus Root extract and Brazilian Paracress, which may help slow the appearance of signs of aging
  • May help release the look of microtensions on the face
  • May help in visibly smoothing out fine lines
  • Country of Origin: Taiwan

Please see the Usage & Ingredients tab for how to use and ingredient information.

Dry skin is identified as skin severely lacking natural oil and moisture. Characteristics include roughness, flakiness, tightness, fine pore redness, pronounced fine lines around the eyes and mouth, and a thin, fragile texture. The skin may also appear flaky, ashy or dull from dead skin build up.

Daily Skin Care Regimen
If you have dry skin, you will need moisturizing products that nourish, so you will want to find protective and restorative products. Achieving a moisture balance with the right pH is key.

Begin with a very mild soap, possibly cream based. Since your skin is acidic, the alkaline in soap can easily disturb the delicate pH balance. Also, make sure that the soap does not contain harsh chemicals which will also remove the acid mantel and cause further dryness. Choose a toner that soothes and nourishes your skin. It should refresh with a hint of moisture—a low or no alcohol formulation is recommended to prevent over drying the skin.

A daily moisturizing routine is essential for dry skin. Begin with a serum to enhance moisture, then apply a day moisturizer. Try to use a day cream with an SPF Your evening ritual can include a serum application and a heavier moisturizer. Eye creams and serums are recommended for the delicate area around the eyes that are subject to fine lines and wrinkles.

Weekly Skin Care Routine
Use an extremely mild exfoliator in order to expose fresh skin and allow products to penetrate deeper. This will maximize the effectiveness of your skin care products. A moisture-enhancing mask that you put on and wipe off will moisturize and plump dry and dehydrated skin.

Product Recommendations:

  • Makeup remover
  • Cleanser, mild or cream based
  • Toner (low or no alcohol)
  • Morning moisturizer with SPF
  • Evening moisturizer
  • Eye moisturizer
  • Serum
  • Mild exfoliant
  • Moisture enhancing mask

    Key Ingredients for Dry Skin:
    Hyalauronic Acid, Glycerin, Lanolin, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Oil (Of Jojoba, Olive, Apricot Seed, Avocado, Grapeseed Borage, Almond, Evening Primrose), Vitamin E, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Honey, Shea Butter, Argan, Baobab, Manuka Honey, Green Tea (Camilla Sinsnsis), Ceramide, Glycolic Acid, Hydrolized Wheat Protein, Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter, Cucumber

    Why Moisturize?
    Everyone can benefit from using a moisturizer after cleansing. The key is finding the appropriate moisturizer based on your skin type. Moisturizers seal moisture into the skin, so the effect is hydrating while also inhibiting evaporation. Many moisturizers contain active ingredients that deliver vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and skin supporting compounds to provide therapeutic benefits that sooth, protect and ultimately help delay the onset of early aging.
    Eye creams are optional, but may be desirable for those with dry or aging skin as a welcome addendum to a moisturizer. Some individuals have very delicate eye areas that are more susceptible to wrinkling, dark circles and puffiness. An eye cream can help address these specific concerns with intense moisture and a high concentration of active ingredients.

    How to Choose a Moisturizer
    The oilier your complexion, the lighter and more liquid your moisturizer should be. Some moisturizers even have oil free ingredients that still serve to moisturize the skin without adding oil. Conversely, dry or aging skin requires a more moisturizing-nourishing preparation. Use a moisturizer labeled with your skin type or specific skin concern. If you live in a particularly harsh climate, consider wearing a more moisturizing face cream during the winter and switch to a lighter formula during warmer months.
    Night creams tend to be thicker and more moisturizing than day creams. It is generally recommended to have separate moisturizers simply for the fact that you will want a day cream with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF). This will provide you with added protection from sun damage that can lead to premature aging.
    Based on the amount of time you spend outside on any particular day, you might want to wear a moisturizer designed for outdoor use with a significantly higher SPF. You must also factor in how easily your skin burns and take precautions to protect your skin with a sufficient SPF. As a general rule, it is recommended that your day moisturizer should have at least 15-20 SPF, and if you spend more time outdoors, consider a moisturizer with 30+ SPF.

    How to Use Moisturizer
    After you wash your face and apply toner or a serum (optional), scoop out enough moisturizer to comfortably cover your face and neck area. Using your fingertips, rub it in using upward strokes, making sure to moisturize the neck, décolletage and earlobes. In order to prevent streaks, allow your moisturizer to penetrate before applying foundation.

    Why Moisturize?
    Everyone can benefit from using a moisturizer after cleansing. The key is finding the appropriate moisturizer based on your skin type. Moisturizers seal moisture into the skin, so the effect is hydrating while also inhibiting evaporation. Many moisturizers contain active ingredients that deliver vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and skin supporting compounds to provide therapeutic benefits that sooth, protect and ultimately delay the onset of early aging.
    Eye creams are optional, but may be desirable for those with dry or aging skin as a welcome addendum to a moisturizer. Some individuals have very delicate eye areas that are more susceptible to wrinkling, dark circles and puffiness. An eye cream can help address these specific concerns with intense moisture and a high concentration of active ingredients.

    How to Choose a Moisturizer
    The oilier your complexion, the lighter and more liquid your moisturizer should be. Some moisturizers even have oil free ingredients that still serve to moisturize the skin without adding oil. Conversely, dry or aging skin requires a more moisturizing-nourishing preparation. Use a moisturizer labeled with your skin type or specific skin concern. If you live in a particularly harsh climate, consider wearing a more moisturizing face cream during the winter and switch to a lighter formula during warmer months.
    Night creams tend to be thicker and more moisturizing than day creams. It is generally recommended to have separate moisturizers simply for the fact that you will want a day cream with a Sun Protection Factor (SPF). This will provide you with added protection from sun damage that ultimately leads to premature aging.
    Based on the amount of time you spend outside on any particular day, you might want to wear a moisturizer designed for outdoor use with a significantly higher SPF. You must also factor in how easily your skin burns and take precautions to protect your skin with a sufficient SPF. As a general rule, it is recommended that your day moisturizer should have at least 15-20 SPF, and if you spend more time outdoors, consider a moisturizer with 30+ SPF.

    How to Use Moisturizer
    After you wash your face and apply toner or a serum (optional), scoop out enough moisturizer to comfortably cover your face and neck area. Using your finger tips, rub it in using upward strokes, making sure to moisturize the neck, décolletage and earlobes. In order to prevent streaks, allow your moisturizer to penetrate before applying foundation.

    Oily skin is identified as skin with oily areas, pronounced shininess in the T-zone, breakouts, and pores that may be clogged and enlarged. The oiliness can cause makeup to fade prematurely. Finding the right balance is key to this skincare routine.

    Daily Skin Care Regimen
    If you have acne or oily skin, you want to look for products that absorb oil, hydrate without added oil, and moisturize your skin without oil.

    Cleanse skin both day and night with a mild sudsy or gel cleanser. Use a toner to wipe of residual dirt and soap, and finally follow with a light moisturizer with SPF for the day. Use a product that is mild and light; many times the packaging will indicate that it is non-comedegenic. Products formulated specifically for oily skin condition should be suitable for almost any use. You will want to purchase a skincare line that fits the level of your skin's needs.

    Weekly Skin Care Routine
    Exfoliate once or twice per week. This will assist with cell turnover and will expose the healthy skin underneath. Over-exfoliating or exfoliating with harsh ingredients can irritate skin and possibly cause further breakouts, so stick with a product that has micro beads or exfoliating ingredients.

    Use a weekly mask to help cleanse and tighten pores. Masks made with clay effectively absorb excess oil and are highly recommended and essential to controlling an oily complexion. Finally use a spot treatment as needed during the day or night. If skin becomes flaky or irritated, decrease the frequency of use. One final note: Choose your cosmetics and hair care products wisely. Many can be contributors of skin sensitivity or flare-ups.

    Product Recommendations:

  • Makeup remover
  • Sudsy or gel cleanser
  • Toner
  • Morning moisturizer with SPF
  • Evening moisturizer
  • Eye moisturizer (optional)
  • Gentle exfoliator
  • Clay mask
  • Spot treatment or all-over treatment

    Key Ingredients for Acne/Oily Skin:
    Alphahydroxy Acid, Salicylic Acid, Benzoyl Peroxide, Hydroxyl Acid, Clay, Tea Tree Oil, Eucalyptus, Aloe Vera, Glycerin, Vitamin A, Retinol (a form of Vitamin A), Vitamin C, Clay

  • About the Collection
    Snow Fox was originally developed for sensitive skin, so their formulas perform without using potentially irritating chemicals. After more than two years of research and development, they found that a combination of traditional Eastern herbal concepts and new proprietary technology in dermal science yielded the best of both worlds: Clean Potency.

    They first launched and sourced locally in Australia (where their founder is from), but their key ingredients are now from all over the world, especially the East. They source wild harvest herbs from Northern Chiang Rai in our supplements, from local tribal communities. The Cherry Blossoms in their Smoothing Mask are a specially chosen, centuries old species that come directly from Japan's orchards. The Olive Fruit Glycolipids are a new skincare discovery and are from laboratories in Europe. The list continues, but each and every ingredient in any Snow Fox Skincare product have been carefully hand picked and are supported by history and science.

    Snow FoxAbout the Expert
    A Quote from Phoebe Song:
    "I have a chronic skin condition called Inflammatory Rosacea. It's a type of Rosacea that goes beyond redness to include blemishes, swelling, flaking and scarring. It also makes me hypersensitive to certain chemicals commonly found in beauty products, which can trigger painful flare ups. Having a visible condition severely affected my self-esteem, but it served as a powerful driving force to the creation and success of Snow Fox Skincare today. It took more than two years to finalize our base formula. Finally, we discovered that a blend of traditional Eastern concepts and a new proprietary tech perfected the balance between gentle and active. Since then, I've become living proof that a high performance, clean skincare system can yield potent results yet still be sensitive skin friendly."

    How To Use

    Apply a few drops on palm or directly onto skin, before massaging it around the face, focusing on visible wrinkle prone areas. Use in the morning before make up and in the evening before bed.

    Care Instructions: Keep in a cool dry place, away from direct sunlight.

    Average Days of Supply: 30

    Ingredients

    Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil*, Coco Caprylate/Caprate, Macadamia Integrifolia Seed Oil*, Camellia Oleifera (Camellia) Seed Oil*, Vaccinium Corymbosum (Blueberry) Seed Oil*, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil*, Spilanthes Acmella (Paracress) Flower/Leaf/Stem Extract, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Seed Oil, Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Ubiquinone (Co-Q10), Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Oil*, Pelargonium Graveolens (Geranium) Flower Oil*, Tocopherol (Vitamin E)*Ingredients from certified organic agriculture