None of us wants that our skin care becomes a time-consuming research project with specialized products and routines. For years we have been using a simple solution that we gladly recommend to our customers.
We’re all familiar with the term “smoothie.” But what exactly is a skin smoothie, and why would anyone need one? The probability that you need one is 99%!
PS! You can read more about the anatomy of the skin here.
If you mix fat-soluble and water-based products in your palm, the bioactive components can move into your skin easily. Some stay on the surface, while others can penetrate deeper. Fatty acids help to transport fat-soluble compounds, and hydrophilic compounds help to dissolve water-soluble substances.
Smoothies are much more enjoyable, easier, and faster to use than layering products on top of each other! We can promise you that! Try it – everyone who already uses this method sings the praises of the smoothies.
Here are some smoothie combos to get you started. NB! Take a creative approach to making smoothies. Pick your toner, cream, or serum depending on your mood, and select what your skin needs. Add BB cream or sun powder if you want a glowing effect.
Important! In some situations, we want to ensure that our skin has a strong protective layer. For example, in extreme weather conditions such as winter cold or intense sun, which causes the moisture to evaporate from the skin.
In such circumstances, you can still make a smoothie with toner and cream, but as the last layer, apply the product of your choice consisting of fatty acids and/or natural wax. For example, Arctic facial cream with beeswax is suitable for the top layer (beeswax protects best, preventing moisture loss like a film layer). Try Sunberry serum under the sun – a natural protection against UV radiation, blue light, and other external stressors.
With intense sunlight, it’s a good idea to apply a toner under your moisturiser, which protects against UV exposure while also hydrating (for example, Nudist, which is suitable for both the face and body). Make sure you have enough water with you before you go sunbathing! Sunburn is most likely to occur with dry skin, as the burn is caused by a lack of water. An after-sun smoothie made with a refreshing lavender hydrosol and BIO-KLINIK cream will restore evaporated moisture and soothes the skin.
People sometimes ask why we do not make a single, all-in-one product that contains all the substances needed for the skin. The answer is simple, yet multifaceted.
Firstly, smoothies make it possible to combine the products that are best for you, it is more interesting and diverse.
Secondly, with smoothies, you can adjust the oiliness / lightness of your skincare product – if you want a fresher effect, add more toner and less cream, or if you need a heavier product, add more cream and less toner.
Thirdly, with products containing minimal ingredients that are also natural, we can provide you with a purer and higher-quality skincare.
We wish to create products that are efficient, not heat-treated, and free of emulsifiers and strong preservatives. It’s all for the wellness of your skin!
If you don’t want to use the cream because of thickeners or emulsifiers, then you can make a smoothie with only toner and oil serum, without any emulsifiers. Although, we have recently replaced many thickeners with local algae collected from Estonia, so you don’t always have to be afraid of them. This means that your skincare routine has fewer components, ensuring that your skin receives the purest care possible while also preserving the environment from overconsumption.
You are also supporting local Estonian small businesses and farmers – the power of nature used in LUMI products comes from them! #supportinglocal