Last week was my birthday and as I steadily roll into my 30’s there’s nothing wrong with taking more and better care of my skin. I refuse to use cheap high-street brands for my skin – especially on my face which is extra-sensitive and regularly has eczema outbreaks.
Anyone who doesn’t know about the amazing properties of coconut oil must has been living under a rock since forever – and now there’s a luxury skincare brand harnessing the beautiful natural powers of coconut oil and combining it with matrikine collagen stimulants – Coco Genix presents the CoCo Genix Pro Collagen Cellular Repair Complex.
So what are these wonderful ingredients and what do they do?
Matrikine Stimulants – Matrikenes are like little messengers that tell your skin to heal and repair itself.
Coconut Oil – this really is the do-it-all ingredient, is there anything it doesn’t do? From moisturising to removing make-up, great for massages and your hair. It’s ultra-hydrating qualities make it an amazing lip balm and cuticle softener and is also an excellent under-eye cream.
Collagen – is the main structural protein of the various connective tissues in animals, making up 25% to 35% of the whole-body protein content. Collagen is what gives healthy skin its plush, elastic and youthful appearance.
Been a week into using the CocoGenix anti-wrinkle cream and collagen cream as well as their anti-gravity eye serum, so it’s still a bit early to be looking for visible results – but so far I’m loving the texture, absorbs quickly & nothing to complain about.
Tomorrow is my birthday and many people ask if I’m afraid if growing old. I don’t think so, I feel calmer and less anxious (though sometimes you can’t really tell, ha!) and tend to get upset by other people less easily. Also, the passing away of my darling Aunt Nancy last year made a really large impact on me.
On the physical side, if I had to name some of the most beautiful people I’d say – Carmen Dell’Orefice, Lyn Slater (her awesome blog is here!), the late Diana Vreeland and Sophia Loren. It would be an honour to grace as gracefully as these ladies.
The wonderful late Diana Vreeland photographed by my favourite photographer Richard Avedon: