Rejoice, oily skinned folks! philosophy, a super awesome beauty brand, has released a line of skin care that we can actually use called take a deep breath. It’s always slightly shocking when I come across moisturizers that work well on my skin. If you have oily skin you already know that many of the cool new moisturizers and anti-aging products are far too heavy and increase the oil slick that you already had. It’s really kind of a bummer, because even oily skin needs good moisture and anti-aging. Especially if you’re of a certain age.

take a deep breath is oil free, so you don’t have a layer of oil on top of your oil. It also has an interesting technology called clean-air technology™ that allows the oxygen that your skin needs to breathe, while refreshing dull, rather lifeless skin. It also gives that skin some antioxidants and anti-pollutants because no one needs any free radicals in their life.

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What I love the most about  is how light it feels. It’s a little too light for me for night use, but it’s become my favorite day moisturizer to use under makeup. I’ve also combined it with a CC cream I have that has always been slightly too heavy to use and loved the way it made my skin look.

Also in the line and just as wonderful is the take a deep breath eye, an oxygenating eye cream that has the same benefits. Containing caffeine, it does a great job reducing the puffiness that I seem to have so often, especially during allergy season. It never fails – when I need my face to look perfect, I always seem to have major puffiness and dark circles (known affectionately as “allergy shiners”) all up on my face. take a deep breath eye really does help, along with some allergy eye drops and maybe a cold spoon pressed up against my lids. It also has clean-air technology™, as well as barley leaf (increases oxygen levels, not for beer, sorry) and peptides. take a deep breath eye is also my morning eye cream/gel, but I need something a little heavier for night use.

If you’d like to try the line, head on over to and enter code 25skin for 25% off. After you try it, tweet me and tell me how it worked for you. Use #takeadeepbreath so I don’t miss it.

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