Ready for a close encounter of the beautiful kind?
Just in time for National Alien Day (April 26th), FOREO is celebrating a spectrum of skin types with a diverse array of cutting-edge facial brushes and beauty gadgets to help every skin type glow – even an alien’s. The bright sparks at FOREO Institute devised a skincare regimen for five of the world’s favorite aliens. Forget conspiracy theories; it’s time to discover the FOREO compleXion Files.
Age: 10,000,000 +
Skin Dilemma: Deep-set wrinkles around the eyes
Skin Saver: IRIS Illuminating Eye Massager
Aside from his curiously glowing finger and elongated neck, ET’s most striking feature would have to be his mesmerizing blue eyes. But despite a youthful demeanor, the likable alien presents visible signs of aging, particularly around the eyes. The extraterrestrial’s under-eye puffiness may be a symptom of lymph fluid pooling on the face – a common feature of aging. IRIS uses T-Sonic™ technology to mimic traditional finger tapping massage which facilitates lymphatic drainage, thereby diminishing under-eye bags; in fact, 43% of users noticed a reduction in fine lines and crow’s feet after using IRIS.
“Better lymphatic drainage may reduce E.T’s under-eye puffiness, a telltale symptom of aging.”
Skin Dilemma: Angry, pulsating red pimple
Skin Saver: ESPADA Blue Light Acne Treatment
There’s never a good time for a breakout, and persistent pimples can seriously undermine self- confidence. In The Blob’s case, a poor, human-heavy diet appears to be contributing to a constantly growing, angry-looking zit that shows little sign of subsiding. Fortunately, help is at hand: by packaging dermatologist-level phototherapy into an at-home device, ESPADA is a powerful weapon in the fight against acne. It combines T-Sonic™ pulsations with blue LED light to eliminate breakout-causing bacteria at its source. Unlike The Blob itself, ESPADA is completely non-invasive.
“The Blob’s inflamed, pimple-prone skin would benefit from a targeted acne treatment to eliminate bacteria at its source.”
Skin Dilemma: Wrinkles and fine lines
Skin Saver: LUNA go Compact Facial Brush & Anti- Aging Device
As we age, the body produces less of the proteins collagen and elastin. The first is associated with strengthening the skin, while the latter is linked to its natural elasticity. As a result, once taut skin struggles to ‘snap back’ into shape, meaning that any existing fine lines set into wrinkles. Yoda’s extensive wrinkles – particularly around the mouth area – could be diminished with a twice-daily, one-minute treatment. The tiny but mighty LUNA go facial brush would best fit the senior’s smaller-sized hands, and features a ridged anti-aging surface which directs low frequency T-Sonic™ pulsations through the skin, smoothing out wrinkles and lines.
“Although a natural sign of aging, Yoda’s wrinkles are nonetheless pronounced. Regular T-Sonic™ massage may help lessen the Jedi Master’s prominent lines, likely caused by repeated facial expressions.”
Age: Older than she looks
Skin Dilemma: Fluctuating skin demands, on-the- go lifestyle
Skin Saver: UFO with UFO-Activated Masks
Because all that shape-shifting makes her busier than your average mutant, Mystique’s skincare routine needs to be as efficient as it is effective. UFO is the world’s most advanced smart mask, delivering spa-worthy treatments in just 90 seconds thanks to six state-of-the-art technologies. A warming thermotherapy function softens skin, boosting absorption of specially developed UFO-activated masks. Full spectrum LED lights (red, green and blue) offer a range of benefits: as well as perfectly complementing Mystique’s striking azure complexion, the blue light tackles acne-causing bacteria while stimulating blood circulation. T-Sonic™ pulsations further enhance mask absorption, and a cooling cryotherapy function firms skin, reducing the appearance of pores. All that in just 90 seconds, UFO is ideal for maintaining glow on the go.
“FOREO firmly believes that there are better ways to spend 20 minutes than with a cold, slimy sheet mask plastered to our face. UFO delivers a full spectrum of skin treatments in just 90 seconds for a smarter solution and visible results.
Skin Dilemma: Greasy skin with a hard-to-shift sheen
Skin Saver: LUNA 2 for Oily Skin Personalized Facial Cleansing Brush & Anti-Aging Device
In every single one of us, skin produces oil to help keep maintain moisture. However, factors spanning genetic to hormonal may cause the sebaceous glands to produce too much oil, which can result in breakouts, and a persistent oily sheen. Available in four unique models depending on skin type, the teal- colored LUNA 2 for Oily Skin features thicker bristles to better combat the pore-clogging oil that characterizes Jabba’s waxy complexion. Bacteria- resistant thanks to its super soft, medical grade silicone coating, LUNA 2 is an impressive 35X more hygienic than standard nylon cleansing brushes.
“Oily skin, often linked to larger, more noticeable pores, can result in frequent breakouts. In addition to a healthy diet, keep oily skin in check with a consistent, tailored cleansing routine.”
Kris Rossi spends an inordinate amount of time mediating arguments between her cats, Missy and Captain, but finds time to write about beauty trends as well.