Monday, August 04, 2008

Clarins gave me baby-soft skin

I spend a small fortune on my make-up and tend to cheap-out when it comes to skin care.

A few weeks ago, I decided to treat myself and bought a $50 exfoliant (instead of either a) not using one; or, b) using one the one I bought from The Body Shop a year ago that leaves my shower full of sandy grains).

I had been messing around with self-tanning lotion and knew it was time to bite the bullet and buy a decent exfoliant. I asked the cosmetician from my neighbourhood Shoppers what she recommended. Without missing a beat, she suggested one of two products from Clairns. I sampled both and decided on the new Toning Body Polisher with essential oils. Why? Because it was a smidge cheaper than the Smoothing Body Scrub and I liked how it smelled.

After the first use, my skin was noticeably softer. There wasn’t a huge residue in the bathtub and I smelled amazing! Actually, my whole house smells amazing for an entire day after I use this product.

Anyway, now I’m hooked. How about you? Have you tried any new beauty products this summer that you don’t know how you lived without?

4 comments:

  1. wow that sounds fantastic!!!

    yes i discovered the best at home self tanner ever - LOREAL AIR BRUSH in the can - so fab - doesn't come off for like 5 days!!

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  2. I love it!

    Glad L'Oreal Air Brush worked for you. I'm scared I'd make a huge mess with a spray on tanning product. I have enough trouble with the creams and there is more control. lol!

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  3. After your recommendation, I will try Toning Body Polisher. I use their body scrub right now (I still have some of their previous version). Thanks for the tip.

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  4. Kim, I think the two products are quite similar. You may want to wait until your body scrub runs out first.

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