New Year, New Skin: Achieve a Radiant Complexion in 2024

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The New Year is an opportunity for a clean slate in all aspects of your life. It’s a fresh start – a time to prioritize yourself again. Here’s your reminder to indulge in self-care this year and let your most confident, radiant self shine through.

If you’re ready to embark on a skincare journey in 2024, we’d like to share our secret to achieving smooth, glowy skin with you. With these 5 steps to smooth, glowy skin, dull skin, dry patches, and pimples will be a thing of the past. 

5 steps to smooth, glowy skin

If you want to ring in the New Year with healthy, glowy, skin and your skin is anything butglowy right now, it’s time to send in the big guns. Instead of trying to force that dewy glow on your skin when it’s looking dry and dull, follow our 5-step process.

In just a few days, you’ll detox your pores, remove impurities, rehydrate the skin, and finally restore that radiance you’re missing.

Here’s the 5-step plan to achieving perfect skin in 2024: 

  1. Detox
  2. Exfoliate
  3. Hydrate
  4. Restore Radiance 
  5. Create sustainable morning and nighttime skincare routines

By the end of this article, you’ll leave dead skin cells in 2023 and solidify a strong morning and night routine to carry you through the year. 

With the help of some all-star products, this process will be fun and easy. You’ll be basking in your dewy, glowy skin in no time! 

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Out with the old…

We want to embark on this new skin journey without bringing over any old baggage from 2023, right? That means it’s time to purge impurities from the skin to make room for that 2024 glow. The best way to do this is by using a detoxifying face mask.

1. Detox to improve skin texture with The Detox Mask (SmartMud™ Mask)

Mud masks are one of the most popular forms of detox masks because of their many benefits. You might shy away from traditional mud masks because they’re so messy, but the SmartMud™ Mask isn’t your average mud mask – it comes in the form of a convenient no-mess sheet mask! This means you won’t have to pick out clumps of clay from your hair and ears once you’re done with it. 

Instead of spending time lathering on a thick layer of mud, all you have to do is apply the dual-lined sheet mask to cleansed skin. 

Sit back, relax, and let volcanic ash, kaolin clay, and activated charcoal work their magic. The potent blend of minerals, antioxidants, and botanical extracts works together to draw out impurities, excess oil, and toxins from deep within your pores. 

As the mask dries, it gently exfoliates dead skin cells, minimizes pores, and improves overall skin texture, leaving your complexion smoother and more refined. 

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2. Exfoliate dead skin with your Exfoliate Mate

The next step is exfoliation, which is overlooked far too often. Exfoliation is the key to smooth skin that lets light bounce off, creating that dewy, radiant glow we all love. Without a smooth complexion, it’s really hard to achieve that dewy glow. 

This is for everyone struggling with dull, rough, textured skin – your skin might just need a good exfoliation! 

Why should you exfoliate? 

According to SELF, “your body sheds [buildup] on its own through a process called skin cell turnover, but this usually takes a month or two, depending on your age (the older you are, the slower the turnover”. 

When you exfoliate, you speed up this cycle, revealing newer, more radiant skin and a smoother facial texture underneath all that old buildup. 

We’reliterally shedding away the layers of 2023 to reveal a new YOU in 2024!

Slough off dullness with Exfoliate Mate

For an easy, 10-minute exfoliation, try Exfoliate Mate sheet mask infused with pineapple and papaya extracts to gently remove dead skin cells and impurities from the skin’s surface. Your skin will thank you for exfoliating by revealing a smoother and brighter complexion!  

Lactic acid also provides chemical exfoliation, which means it dissolves the bonds between dead skin cells, helping them shed while reducing the appearance of fine lines to enhance overall skin radiance. 

…In with the new! 

Now that we’ve detoxed the skin and exfoliated impurities away, it’s time to start replenishing any lost moisture and radiance. With the right skincare products, this will be easier than it sounds. 

There are so many different ways to restore moisture levels in the skin, but here are some of our favorites: 

  • Hydrating sheet mask
  • Moisture-locking lip gels
  • Nourishing lip balm

3. Hydrate your skin using The FlashMasque® Hydrate 5-Minute Sheet Mask

When it comes to hydration, Hydrate 5-Minute Sheet Mask is the best way to banish dry, dull, or patchy skin. 

This sheet mask has 3 key ingredients that will quickly and effectively reduce dryness:

  • Hyaluronic acid: hydrates skin to help improve elasticity
  • Vitamin B5: softens, smooths and moisturizes
  • Betaine: helps skin retain moisture for superior hydration

Restore moisture in your skin in as little as five minutes with this mask - that’s up to four times faster than traditional sheet masks!

Pro-Tip: We recommend using the Hydrate mask the day after SmartMud Detox to restore and moisturize your skin.

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Get plump, kissable lips with Hydrating Lip Gels

If you’re new to lip masks, welcome to the place where sexy lips go to thrive! Let’s be real – flaky, dry lips don’t exactly match the vibe of radiant, dewy, and glowing skin that we’re aiming for.  

The secret to hydrated, fuller lips is Hydrating Lip Gels. In just 5 minutes, a soothing blend of vitamins and antioxidants provides deep hydration to soften, smooth, and diminish the appearance of fine lines around your lips, locking in moisture and revealing a soft and supple pout.

Maintain a pretty pout using Gloss-to-Balm Lip Treatment

To keep your newfound moisture locked into your lips, you need to try the Lip Service Gloss-to-balm Treatment.This Patchology team fav has over 120 Reviews with 4.7 stars because of the delicious burst of hydration it delivers to dry, chapped lips, leaving them feeling soft, smooth, and supple.

How does it go from gloss to balm, you ask? As you apply the gloss, it slowly melts into a soothing balm that nourishes and conditions your delicate lip skin. It also provides a dual layer of protection! The treatment layer creates a physical barrier on your lips, while the active barrier, rich in antioxidants and pro-vitamins, provides continued protection against dryness and environmental stressors.

It’s formulated with goji berries, aloe, and honey, which provide a cushion of hydration that locks in moisture for ultimate softness. Peppermint extract, Vitamin B3, and niacinamide also work together to deeply moisturize and plump your lips, giving you a full, sexy pout.

4. Restore radiance and Just Let It Glow

Once you’re done detoxing the skin and replenishing lost moisture, it’s time to experiment with ways to get dewy, glowy skin. 

Yes, it took us a while to get here but your results won’t be the same if you don’t properly prep your skin before aiming to reveal your glowy, radiant skin. Following all the proper steps before using an illuminating face mask will ensure your results are long-lasting which guarantees you’ll ring in the New Year with a new glow.

The absolute game-changer for glowy skin is the Just Let It Glow mask, infused with a powerful blend of ingredients that work together to hydrate, brighten, and even out your skin tone. Pear fruit extract helps to regain moisture, seaberry extracts deliver antioxidants, and niacinamide helps to even everything out for that smooth complexion we mentioned. After just 10 minutes, you'll see a difference in your skin's appearance. 

We can’t talk about glowy skin without mentioning the Illuminate Sheet Maskfor its unbeatable combo of vitamin C, licorice extract, and grapefruit seed extract that will brighten your complexion in just 5 minutes! If you’re in a pinch or looking for travel-friendly skincare, this mask is your new BFF. 

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5. It’s time to build new skincare routines in 2024 

Getting your skin to a healthier, smoother, more glowy complexion is just half the fun – the other half is creating new skincare habits that are manageable and realistic to keep up throughout the rest of 2024! 

Be honest with yourself – if you barely have time to shower, you might not want to add a 10-step skincare routine to your daily tasks. Set yourself up for success by creating morning and night routines that fit your schedule and lifestyle. 

Here are some easy, fast, and fun ways to level up your skincare routines going forward.

Eye gels are essential to any morning skincare routine

An easy way to elevate your morning skincare routine in just 5 minutes is by applying eye gels while you get ready! Pop your favorite eye gels under your eyes and watch how your under eyes become less puffy over time. Eye gels also help reduce dark circles and can also help smooth fine lines for a more flawless makeup application.

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Rosé Eye Gelsand Rejuvenating Eye Gels are some of our favorites: 

Rosé Eye Gels are infused with strawberry extract and resveratrol to help smooth, brighten, and hydrate the delicate under-eye area. The renewing ingredients paired with a boosting chill to depuff your under eyes make rosé the ideal eye gel for your morning routine. 

Rejuvenating Eye Gels: Rejuvenating eye gels are infused with caffeine and peptides to help reduce puffiness and dark circles. What makes these so powerful in the AM? Caffeine works to constrict blood vessels and helps tackle puffiness and dark circles around the delicate eye area. 

If you’re new to eye gels in general, check out this Eye-Catching Trio – our best-selling eye patch kit includes 6 pairs of gels that take care of your under eyes' every need: Rejuvenating Eye Gels with Caffeine to pick up your daytime energy, Restoring Eye Gels with Retinol to wrap up a long night, and Illuminating Eye Gels with Green Tea and Vitamin C to keep you looking alert no matter what! 

Eye patches are incredibly easy to use and are suitable for all skin types. Their travel-friendly packaging even makes it easy to take them on the go!

Revamp your skincare routine in 2024 

If you’re getting overwhelmed, the Skincare 101 bundle has everything you need to achieve dewy, glowy skin in 2024. 

The Skincare 101 BundleIncludes: 

Detox Smartmud Mask: This mask uses a blend of kaolin clay, charcoal, and volcanic ash to deep cleanse the skin and remove impurities.

Hydrate Flashmasque: This mask is infused with hydrating ingredients like hyaluronic acid to plump up the skin and give it a dewy glow.

On Ice Eye Gels: These cooling eye gels help to reduce puffiness and dark circles under the eyes.

Rejuvenating Eye Gels:These gels are infused with peptides and other ingredients to help reduce fine lines and wrinkles around the eyes.

Hydrate Lip Gel: This gel helps to hydrate and soothe dry, chapped lips.

This bundle will set you up with everything you need to reset your skin in the New Year.

How to reach your skincare goals in 2024

The vibe is glowy, dewy skin this year and we’ve just laid out exactly how to make that happen. We recommend going through this detox cycle every 3 months to keep your skin fresh and radiant all year long. 

Remember to hydrate often, apply your lip balm, and detox your skin as needed throughout the year. You don’t want build-up to clutter the skin because it’ll make it hard to reveal that glowy, dewy complexion! 

Radiant resolutions to ring in the New Year

As we step into 2024, let’s aim to make it a year of self-love. Skincare isn’t just about products; it’s a way to show yourself that you matter.

Radiant skin can help you feel empowered to be the best version of yourself, but remember that beauty is about letting your inner light shine outwards and embracing your imperfections. If you do that, we promise you’ll find your glow! 

Here’s to a year of embracing your unique shine, enjoying more self-care, and making your skincare routine an anthem of self-love. Step into 2024 with the confidence that comes from nurturing your skin, your soul, and your essence. 

We’re wishing you happiness and glow in 2024! 

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