Dead sea minerals? They work!
The power of dead sea minerals is REAL! A few years ago my bff went on Honeymoon Israel and brought me back AHAVA Dead Sea Body Mud and Bath Salts that I fell in love with! After I used them all up it didn't even occur to me to see if they were available in the US and I simply thought I would never have a chance to use their products again unless I went to Israel. Then magically AHAVA reached out last year to say "hey, were here and we'd love for you to try some of our new products!" and all my dead sea mineral goals were realized! Since January I've been trying some of their latest and greatest (have you seen it on the 'gram?), so I thought I'd share some of my faves:
For photoshoot prep I've fellen in love with the Brightening and Hydrating Facial Treatment Mask. It's a green mud mask that goes on super smooth and feels really refreshing while on your face. You also get a really awesome Jim Carrey from THE MASK vibe while wearing it- hah! The active ingredients include Niacinamide and Natriance Brightener which provide a natural radiance and balance. My skin is always glowing afterwards. It also helps neutralize redness and discoloration which is great for my acne prone skin. I can see this as a perfect pre-event or date night prep mask!
Another product that's had me glowing recently is the Extreme Night Treatment Serum. The texture is more like a gel-serum, TBH as it's not super liquid-ey like some other oils I use. This was one of my go-to nighttime products during my honeymoon when I was waking up to no-makeup days. My face felt firmed and refreshed and truly glowed! (It helped that I had a bit of a tan, too!) It's definitely one I'm keeping in the rotation.
There's also an eye cream in the Extreme line that is legit my absolute new fave. This one you can put on day + night and one of the main reasons I like it is because it really soaks into the skin and doesn't leave a layer on top that can sometimes get all glunky with your concealer. (That's one of my biggest pet peeves when it comes to eye serums and creams.) Throughout the day sometimes I'll tap around my eye and I can still feel the moisture from the morning which is AMAZING. It is also great if you're doing a no makeup routine because it helps with dark circles.
Let's not forget about my old fave: the Dead Sea Bath Salts! For any of my brides-to-be get yourself some of these because regular baths with them leading up to my wedding was the only thing that kept me sane. The nutrients and minerals help reset your skin’s inner balance plus they're great for muscle tension from working out or sitting at a computer all day. Yeah... I think I'm going to pour myself a glass of wine and take a bath! Have you gals ever tried AHAVA products before? Would love to know your thoughts!