Second City Style 2013 Beauty Olympics: Skincare

April 29, 2013 • Beauty, Magazine


We have just left winter behind and are welcoming the warmer weather. What better way to get spring and summer ready than by revamping your skincare regimen? We have exfoliated, cleaned and moisturized with some new favorites in skincare. Here are the medalists of the Second City Style 6th Annual Beauty Olympics in the Skincare categories!

Skincare (Face)

Gold: Hevia MD Anti-Aging Cleanser, $39
“…gentle and made my face feel squeaky clean without taking away the moisture” Carol, Second City Style Managing Editor

Inexpensive Cleanser for Normal/Oily Skin
Gold: L’Oreal Go 360 Clean Facial Cleanser, $6.29
“…even for my sensitive skin..this is great for combating oil, but is not harsh at all…I love it!” Kelley, Second City Style Beauty Editor
Silver: L’Oreal Ideal Clean Foaming Gel Cleanser, $4.99

Eye Makeup Remover
Gold: Kate Somerville True Lash Lash Enhancing Eye Makeup Remover, $35

Gold: Ahava Time to Treat Comforting Cream, $ 45
Silver: Peter Thomas Roth Camu Camu Power cx30 Brightening Moisturizer, $72

Moisturizer with SPF
Gold: mybody Protect & Serve Tinted Sun Shield, $55
Silver: L’Oreal Revitalift Triple Power SP 30 Day Lotion, $18.99
Bronze: L’Oreal Ideal Moisture  Day Lotion SPF 25 Sensitive, Normal , $6.99


Gold: mybody Future is Bright Anti-Aging Hydrator, $85.00

Heavy-Duty Moisturizer
Gold: Hevia MD Night Repair Treatment Cream, $120

Anti-Wrinkle Treatment

Gold: Molton Brown Peruvian Maca Anti-Aging Hydra-Crème, $98

Inexpensive Anti-Wrinkle Treatment

Gold: L’Oreal Age Perfect Hydra-Nutrition Golden Balm, $19.99
“I don’t have mature skin, but my skin drank this up… amazing for any dry skin” Kelley, Second City Style Beauty Editor
Silver: L’Oreal Age Perfect Hydra-Nutrition, $12.99
“I love how this feels on my skin, instant moisture!” Carol, Second City Style Managing Editor

Spot Treatment
Gold: Peter Thomas Roth De-Spot Skin Brightener Corrector, $75
Silver: Kate Somerville Spot Reducing Concentrate, $48
“…definitely lightened up my age spots” – Carol, Second City Style Managing Editor

Inexpensive Spot Treatment
Gold: Loreal Youth Code Dark Spot Serum Corrector, $19.99

Radiance Booster
Gold: Hevia MD Luminous Day Treatment, $80
“One of the best surprises of this process, I had never heard of this brand before but quickly realized how great it is, especially when paired together. This creamy, milky moisturizer is post-serum and pre-SPF and it does instantly brighten and luminize the skin as well as soften and firm. The perfect combo!” – Alia, Second City Style Senior Fashion Editor

Read the rest of our results for the Second City Style 2013 Beauty Olympics: Makeup for Lips, Eyes and Face and Body Care, Nails and Tools.

– Kelley Epps Woods

Image Layout: Ronshuay Pennigton

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