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FACE TIME Pamper your skin with these hydrating and rejuvenating face cleansers, creams, serums, and masks Whether you’re concerned about crow’s feet or simply in need of a cure for dry skin, our faces could all use little more tender, loving care in the chilly months ahead. In search of a solution, we rounded up a few of our favorite products (many of which are made locally!) with a range of purposes and price points. Find the key to revitalizing your skincare routine and put your best face forward! Details in WHIRL Directory, page 142.

2 A breakthrough in skin care, this concentrate removes damaging toxins to promote renewal, and firmer, more radiant skin. As a bonus, the golden bottle looks très chic on a vanity.

1 We love the silky texture of this cream that intensely hydrates without being too heavy.

3 A WHIRL staffer favorite, we think this is the perfect cream to keep our skin from drying out in the winter.

4 Aimed at bringing balance to “normal” skin types, smooth this serum on morning and night for amplified radiance.

6 We love the refreshing scent of this extra-gentle cleanser, suitable for sensitive skin.


This dermatologistgrade hydrating gel is like a “big drink of water for the skin.”

5 The newest product from Nerium International is actually a body lotion, but we couldn’t resist! This cream targets cellulite and smooths, tightens, and firms the appearance of loose skin with amazing results.

1. VU Skin System Anti-Aging Replenishing Night Creme, $22.50, available at Vujevich Dermatology Associates, Giant Eagle, and Giant Eagle Market District. 2. CHANEL Sublimage L’Essence Ultimate Revitalizing and Light-Activating Concentrate, $425, available at Nordstrom. 3. Una Biologicals Luxe Face Cream, $25, available at the Una Biologicals kiosk at Ross Park Mall, East End Food Co-op, and Sunny Bridge Natural Foods. 4. Aveda Tourmaline Charged Radiance Fluid, $43, available at Stonewater Salon and Spa. 5. NeriumFirm Body Contouring Cream, $98, available at Jeffrey Smith Salon. 6. P2 Skincare by Philip Pelusi Limu Facial Cleanser, $17.97, available at Philip Pelusi Salons. 7. Skinceuticals Hydrating B5 Gel, $78, available at Sognatoré Salon and Spa.


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By LIZ PETONIAK • Photographs by Michael Fornataro

WHIRL Magazine: November 2014  

In this issue: Troy & Theodora Polamalu, Chef's Best Dish, nonprofit guide, winter skincare.

WHIRL Magazine: November 2014  

In this issue: Troy & Theodora Polamalu, Chef's Best Dish, nonprofit guide, winter skincare.