So I know I'm not that old -- 27 to be exact. Still, I've been wanting to start some kind of anti-aging routine or product, kind of a pre-emptive defense of my skin, so to speak. I have semi-decent skin, with some breakouts on my nose -- definitely combo skin. My T-zone can get oily sometimes. Wow, I bet you wish you didn't know that. No going back now, sorry!
So when BlogHer and Olay contacted me to review their Total Effects Tone Correcting UV Moisturizer I was really excited to try it out! Some of the benefits of this product are:
Minimizes the look of spots instantly.
Helps with the appearance of discoloration.
Fights the seven signs of aging.
I received the fair to light color, and I've been using it for about two weeks. I'm definitely noticing a difference! It helps even out my skin tone, and using just the moisturizer plus some concealer doesn't look half bad! I still use powder foundation on top of that, but I did notice I didn't have to use as much. Which is great. Using less product = more money in my pocket!
I used about a dime-sized squirt each time and it was plenty to cover my face. I also found that blending it on my finger before applying helped it go on much smoother. See how there are two parts swirling together in the tube? I'm guessing (I'm no make-up expert) that the white stuff is the anti-aging part and the tan is the coverage part. So mixing them up after you squirt it out seems to work well for me.
I have also noticed that my make-up stays looking better, longer throughout the day, and my eyeshadow doesn't crease as much. So for me it's doubling as make-up primer. Another sweet bonus! My skin feels smoother too.
So far, I'm loving it! At first, honestly, I wasn't sure I would like it (the first time I used it my skin felt sticky for a little while). But I think my skin just had to get used to it. Now that it's learned to behave itself, I think I'll keep this pretty tube around for a while.
Do you have a skin-care routine? What are some of the ways you make time to take care of your skin?
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