Last Monday on the radio show, I quickly mentioned one of my new sponsors, Connie Elder. I spoke to you about the skin care line that I'm now in love with, but forgot to mention the actual products and product line I've been using - DOH! For the record, it's Connie Elder's UNDEROLOGY skin care, but I also wanted to share something else with you:
Every time I look at this, I'm a little blown away. Here Connie is - this super-busy media mogul, and she took the time to really work with me on what was going to best suit my skin care needs. I got my very own laminated perscription sheet, and I have to tell you: it's WORKING.
When I hit my late (ahem!) thirties, I started noticing really big changes in my skin - most notably, my forehead. I have inherited a wrinkly forehead from my mother and father (thanks for the DNA, yo!) and it bothers me. So much that I actually considered Botox - the only reason I opted out was because I can't really afford it. So I'm pretty much open to trying ANYTHING at this point.
Note: yes, I know this is a superficial fixation. I logically know it's not a big deal, but it bothers me. A lot. You may remember that I even had my sister-in-law cut bangs for me to hide it, but they've grown out, and I just like my hair at a longer length....so what's a girl to do?
I'll be honest, I haven't tried all the products yet, but the ones that I HAVE used are FAN-FREAKIN-TASTIC! Here's what I've tried so far:
Gentle Foam Cleanser: I use this daily in the morning and night, and it is definitely gentle, but also takes off my makeup (which you know I totally cake on every day).
Eye Give Up Eye Serum: Most of you know that I am a bad sleeper, which results in dark circles and baggy undereyes. This stuff is a MIRACLE IN A BOTTLE. I swear by it. I see almost instant results when I use it. A teeny tiny bit goes a really long way.
HYDROXtreme Cream: I use it both day and night as my moisturizer. Nice and light (not oily or heavy, no smell (I get lots of smell-induced headaches, so this is PERFECT for me0, and I think my skin is looking much better these days.
Peptiage Mutlipeptide Serum: This is the jackpot! I've been using this specifically on my forehead and I see a HUGE difference. Now, I'm not going to lie to you and say that my forehead is completely wrinkle-free, but it's GREATLY reduced now after almost a month of using it.
WANT PROOF?! I've got it for you. Here are two pictures of my forehead. The first was taken in February 2011, the second today, on June 8th, 2011. I tried to replicate the way my eyes were so that you could get the best representation of the changes. I just did this now for this journal entry and uh, HOLY BEGEEZUS. I didn't even realize how dramatic the difference was until just now:
Be sure to click on the photo to get the larger size - so you can see my forehead all up-close and personal-like. Note: no makeup in either pic, although I have been using self-tanner. Still, wowza!
I'm super-excited to try the rest of the products as well, especially the Vain Mane Care Product she sent:
(Coincidentally, I have the same hair type as Connie, although I'm pretty sure my bleach-blonde hair is WAY more fried than hers. lol)
So listen, I want you to try this stuff, because IT WORKS. Therefore, I've got a pretty awesome coupon for you:
And if you want to try the LIPO IN A BOX line of shapewear that I've been RAVING about, you can use "DIVAT" for a 15% discount at checkout: http://www.underology.com/lipo-in-a-box-reg/view-all-lipo-in-a-box.html
As a reminder, here's the review I did for the shapewear:
Still my favorites:
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