Hi everyone, I hope all of you are feeling great today. I know, today is Monday, and most people feel lazy about it. However, look at the bright side; it’s a brand new day and week! So, we new opportunity to make this week as a great week to enjoy. To cheer you up, and to make your Monday experience becomes better, I’d like to share with you my weekend story.
So, last Saturday to be precised, I was invited by Bio-Oil to attend their beauty talk show at Pluit Village Mall. There, I got to learn heaps of great tips about Skin and Skincare from skin expert and real testimonial from other fellow beauty bloggers, and also beauty tips from celebrity Revalina S Tema, who just became a new mom. So, tor those of you who have skin issues such as stretch mark, scars (acne scars, burn scars, and other scars), and pimples, you may want to read on.
In the talk show, Dr. Febby Karina Panjaitan, an expert in Anti-Aging Medicine, talked a lot about how women should pay more attention to their skin. No matter how busy you were, it was not right to neglect your own body needs. Dr. Febby explained that skin was not only the primary defense that protected our internal body, but it was also important to keep us looking good. I, personally, felt like getting a hard slap on my face. It was because as a working mom, I often forgot to show some love to my skin.
Further, she explained that one of the main issue that caused our skin looked bad was cellulite. Many of us might know what cellulite was, and how we got itm but we did not aware cellulite was the main cause of many skin issues that we complained daily, such as uneven skintone, uneven skin surface, pimples, dull skin, skin-stretching and many other issues.
If you are currently pregnant and reading this, please do not feel bad yet. All pregnant women must experience a sudden drastic increase of hormone called estrogen and progesterone. These hormones were responsible for the cellulite on your body. However, it was important to be there to protect your fetus, and to keep it warm and sound. I was also as shocked as you were now. The feeling of gaining weight due to these cellulite were not fun, but please did not think about it. It would eventually gone once your baby born and you start breastfeeding him or her. So, just focus on your and your baby’s health and happiness for now.
Nevertheless, the sudden increase of cellulite had led the skin to stretch beyond its elasticity limit; hence, it broke the dermis and causing a fine line to appear on the body. This fine line has been known for generations as stretch mark. Yet, it was not the only cause of stretch mark. Another issue that caused stretch mark to appear was the lost of collagen and elastin from the skin cells.
I knew how horrible it sounded, but please cheer up. Dr. Febby has some tips to treat them. In the talk show, she explained that the treatment would work differently for individuals. It was because my skin conditions and yours were different. Therefore, our skin would react differently to the same treatment, and might require different length of treatment time.
One of the way to treat skin issues was by consuming the right nutrition that contained Vitamin A, C and E. These vitamins were essential for skin regeneration. Of course, we could not forget to drink lots of water to detox the unnecessary and harmful waste from our body . The Institute of Medicine determined that an adequate intake (AI) for men is roughly about 13 cups (3 liters) of total beverages a day. The AI for women is about 9 cups (2.2 liters) of total beverages a day.
Lastly, Dr. Febby also shared the importance to maintain skin health from the outside by using skincare diligently – washing your face cleanly, and did not forget to use toner to refresh the skin and moisturize regularly – and to live a balance life; means, wake up, eat, exercise, drink water and get enough sleep daily.
In regards with Skincare, Mrs. Tini, Product Manager from Pt Radiant Sentral Nutrindo, added that Bio Oil has been known for its effectiveness in treating stretch marks, anti-aging treatment, hydrating and treating uneven skin-tone. It was because Bio-oil was formulated wit Vitamin A, Lavender Oil, Calendula Oil, Chamomile Oil, Rosemary Oil, Purcellin Oil and Vitamin E as its main ingredients. For more information about the ingredients, I have made my personal review and experience which you can access here.
As a celebrity and as a model, Revalina bounded to wear makeup daily. So, skin care was not an option. Further, when she got pregnant, her skin conditioned changed. It was a whole new level of skin maintenance. Luckily, she got a great skin condition during pregnancy, but just like other women, she also got stretch mark. It was her sister who recommended her to treat it with Bio-oil. Her sisters had used it from her second pregnancy to her fourth to treat her scars and stretch marks. Convinced by her sister’s testimonial, then, Reva decided to give it a go.
Feeling happy with the result, Reva decided to continue using Bio-oil until now. Not only to treat her post-pregnancy skin issues, Reva was also using it as moisturizer to keep her facial skin hydrated which went dry due to hormonal changes. What’s more, since Bio-Oil also came in two sizes, full size – 125ml and travel size – 60ml, she always kept the travel size one in her bag for emergency, such as when she was in a rush to photo-shoot location.
At the end of the talk show, it was gift time. Here is the picture of Ms. Tini as the Product Manager of Pt Radiant Sentral Nutrindo, was giving parcels for our beautiful speakers.
Then, we were having an Instagram competition and door prize too. Here were the 3 grand prize winners and 2 best testimonial winners. Here were the lucky winners.
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