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Healthy Skin Care for Boomer Women: Theraderm SkinCare Giveaway

Alexandra Williams, MA and Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA

Boomer Skin for the Win!

Skin care is relevant to everyone, especially women over 50. Twenty-six percent of older adults want to age naturally (no surgery) AND plan to buy “anti-aging” products. For baby boomer women, skin care treatments are second only to spa treatments.

Skin Care Products from Theraderm for KymberlyDisclaimer: Theraderm gifted us each a set of the same products you have a chance to win.

Beauty Survey from BOOMbox Network

Alexandra: A 2012 survey on beauty by BOOMbox Network  found that we midlifers are concerned about crow’s feet, lip lines & creases, forehead wrinkles, dark creases around the eyes, skin texture, aging spots, facial wrinkles, dry skin, oily skin, acne, and uneven skin. Whew, that is an extensive and somewhat frightening list! Guess we aren’t the only ones who spend time staring at the mirror, just looking for something to worry about. And here we thought our worries ended once our kids left the teen “my parents are here to ruin my life” years!

The BOOMbox survey also found that baby boomer women want accurate, credible information about skin care products. Not surprisingly, we trust our friends, family and bloggers for information about quality, effective products more than other sources.

Fun Fit Facts About Skin

Kymberly: I also trust myself to read labels and to research things I want to learn more about. In so doing, I found some Fun Fit Facts about skin that may interest you. For one, your skin renews itself every 28 days. Isn’t that good news if you decide to embark on a new skin care regimen!? And where is your skin thickest? Thinnest? You have to skim the skinny in this Skin Infographic to find out.

Infographic: 50 Incredible Facts About SKin

Skin That is Beautifully Pro-Aging

Be Beautiful Inside and OutDid you know we host a radio show? If you are committed to improving your skin as you head into midlife, listen to Beauty author and Make-Up artist to the stars, Michelle Phillips.  Click to hear our radio interview of her on Being Beautiful Inside and Out. While there, scurry through our trove of episodes to discover clever, motivating, illuminating answers to many of your active aging questions.

Then enter a giveaway we and Theraderm are offering. In fact, Theraderm is generously offering two prizes. But first, a word from my sister.

Alexandra: Theraderm sent me the Cleansing Wash, Fruit Acid Exfoliant, OPC Reparative Gel, Peptide Hydrator, Platinum Protection Sunscreen, Enlighten Skin Brightener, Peptide Repair Eye Creme and the Anti-Aging Lip Complex to try, based on my requests. So far my favorites are the sunscreen, skin brightener and lip complex because I feel like I can see discernible results (no burning and soft lips). Unlike some other skin care products I’ve tried, I’m also happy to say that none of these have given me acne.

Alexandra’s True Story

Right after I started using the products Theraderm sent me, I walked into my exercise class and was asked by one of my students what I had done to myself to look so young. I almost had to argue with my student to convince her I hadn’t had any work done to my face. I can’t say the skin care products were the cause; I can only say what happened.

I like that the sunscreen is paraben free, oil free, fragrance free and non-comedogenic (doesn’t block pores), yet I do wonder about some of the ingredients, as I don’t recognize many of them. I do recognize urea, which sounds like it might be from urine (it is), yet it’s an organic compound that’s been effective for skin hydration for thousands of years. But I digress….

Giveaway News

Two lucky readers can win the Theraderm Skin Renewal System with Peptide Hydrator (value: $140.50)

System Includes:

Cleansing Wash (4oz)
Fruit Acid Exfoliant (2oz)
OPC Reparative Gel (1oz)
Peptide Hydrator (1.7oz)
Gentle Action Application Pads (100ct)

Active Ingredients:

Unbuffered Lactic Acid
Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins (OPCs)
Hyaluronic Acid
Patented soluble Keratin Peptides

Does Not Contain:

Parabens
Gluten
Lanolin

Kymberly: Sad news for our non-US friends. The Theraderm giveaway is open to U.S. Residents only. The two winners will be selected September 23, 2013 because we want to wrap up this silky smooth giveaway before we head to FitSocial to speak and learn. Enter below.Apply liberally, then rinse and go!

Really want to clean up? Then:

A) subscribe to ourYouTube channel and blog.

B) Follow us on google+Alexandra and+Kymberly, on Twitter:  AlexandraFunFit andKymberlyFunFit and Instagram: KymberlyFunFit and AlexandraFunFit.

C) Hire us to speak at your next meeting or conference. Call (805) 403-4338 or email info@funandfit.org.

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About Fun and Fit

Get practical exercise advice, your fitness questions answered, and cutting edge health edu-tainment that is accessible and doable from long time fitness experts, Kymberly Williams-Evans, MA and Alexandra Williams, MA. We have taught on land, sea, and airwaves for 3 decades on 4 continents. From writing to speaking, emceeing to hosting a radio show, reviewing products to teaching classes, we believe that little steps turn into big paths. Move a little more than the day before. FitFluential Ambassadors and award-winners both online and off.

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10 Responses to Healthy Skin Care for Boomer Women: Theraderm SkinCare Giveaway

  1. Jen September 16, 2013 at 4:34 am #

    My skin has blemishes and some lines — so not fair. My biggest worry is ending up with a saggy neck. I’m entering –fingers crossed!
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  2. Michele W September 16, 2013 at 7:56 am #

    Looks like a great product to try.

  3. Danielle September 16, 2013 at 1:45 pm #

    Hey How can I get this stuff it sounds like a miracle… love, your soon to be OLD friend
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  4. Jody - Fit at 55 September 16, 2013 at 3:56 pm #

    You know I will be all over this since I always complain about my crazy face!!! :) BTW, the comment area for Rafflecopter still asks about Bob’s Red Mill. :)

    I think I followed you on Google+ but with my tech savvy, not sure! ;)
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  5. Vanessa September 17, 2013 at 5:02 pm #

    Acne, even as a grown-up! Would love to win this prize!

  6. Donna September 17, 2013 at 7:31 pm #

    At 48 I am just beginning to see some fine lines and my skin is….I don;t know??? Sallow looking! I only noticed this is the past few weeks, so I am hoping my stopping by is a sign I will either win these lovely gifts…or get myself in gear and BUY them! HAHA!
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  7. GiGi Eats Celebrities September 17, 2013 at 9:23 pm #

    I am always on the hunt for a new face moisturizer!! Hmm I should look into this!
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  8. Carltonseniorliving September 19, 2013 at 2:15 am #

    This seems to be a great product to buy! I will share it with female residents of our senior living communities. Skin care is a must, irrespective of what age group you belong to. Though I believe that beauty should be skin deep, but a glowing skin is the first thing that we tend to notice when we come across a stranger, and then temperament. Countenance is visible first and nature afterwards…And appearances are not always deceptive!
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  9. Ann September 20, 2013 at 10:57 am #

    My skin looks ok, I’m very concerned about the firmness though–it sometimes looks/feels droopy to me
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  10. joseph gersch September 21, 2013 at 12:55 pm #

    uneven skin tone

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