Ep 287 ​​- The Ultimate Lazy-Slash-Busy Girl’s Guide To Great Summer Skin With Master Esthetician and Jet-Set Queen Cynthia Rivas

July 19, 2023

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“Skincare is my makeup.” New York-based esthetician Cynthia Rivas, who tends to famous faces like Karlie Kloss and Lily Aldridge, has taken the stylish set by storm with her pop-up facial ateliers at Paris fashion week – not to mention a signature facial at the glamorous Palm Heights Hotel in Cayman Islands. In today’s jet-setting episode, we find Cynthia’s top tips (and product recommendations!) for complexion-saving skincare do’s at 30,000 feet, post-flight and at the beach.

Plus! Jill and Carlene share their personal packing musts, including the self-tanner that finally won Carlene’s heart (and legs).

You’ll hear about:

  • Why Cynthia would never apply retinoids or acids before getting on a plane
  • Her fave post-flight eye masks (that we’d never heard of before!)
  • What causes the appearance of enlarged pores in the summer, and how to make them look more refined 
  • The difference between sunspots and melasma, and the one in-office treatment that works
  • The actually stylish UPF-protecting hat she’ll personally be wearing to the beach
  • What to do if you accidentally get a sunburn
  • How to reduce telltale, heat-induced flushing – fast

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