Friday, 31 May 2013

Garnier Dark Spot Corrector Daily Illuminating Moisturiser

I'm really excited about the new Garnier Dark Spot Corrector Daily Illuminating Moisturizer, ever since reading about this product on Beauty Bulletin, I had realised there was finally hope for the dark spots which I have and there is something that would give me a smooth lovely skin again. As usual I was super excited about this product so I did some research about this amazing product which is due to grace South Africa with its presence in May 2013. Beauty Bulletin's post about the new product left me even more excited.

Beauty Bulletin's post said "Dark spots/marks are clearly visible and affect 50% of women, leaving them feeling self-conscious and concerned about the complexion of their skin" which is so true, thanks to my horrible dark spots, I've tried hundreds of products to make my marks go away, plus I've tried a hundred more beauty products to try and cover away my marks.

You're probably wondering so what exactly does the Garnier Dark Spot Corrector do to help me?
  •  Helps correct sun spots
  •  Helps correct age spots
  •  Helps correct acne marks

Many of us try to hide and get rid of dark spots, yet we don't actually know what they are. So what are dark spots?

"Melanin is the brown pigment responsible for skin colour. When melanin is produced consistently and regularly, skin has an even colour. Yet, under the combined forces of UV rays, stress, ageing and changing hormone levels, excess melanin can be produced within the epidermis. Consequently it creates a localised patch of colour that we call a dark spot." (Garnier Website)

Did you know?
50% of women are affected by dark spots which can disrupt skin’s uniformity and radiance.

So what type of spots do you have?
At 20, pimples and acne can leave scarring and red marks. At 20, 30, 40 or 50, hormonal changes can lead to pigmentation - From the contraceptive pill, pregnancy, stress and menopause. Plus Over time, repeated UV ray exposure can cause excess melanin production. The dark spots can also be accentuated by stress and external aggressors.

So how exactly does the Garnier Dark Spot Corrector Daily Illuminating Moisturizer work for you?
  • PREVENTS dark spots from appearing by fighting the external aggressors that stimulate melanogenesis.
  • COMBATS dark spot formation by preventing the spread of melanin.
  • CORRECTS & FADES with an exfoliating action that gently erases surface marks and smoothes skin.
  • HYDRATES by providing 24hr moisture.
Plus the Garnier Dark Spot Corrector helps illuminate skin, giving skin a lovely radiant glow everyday.

So what's the secret to the Garnier Dark Spot Corrector?
Enriched with Vitamin C, Garnier Dark Spot Corrector gently exfoliates the skin's surface to help brighten the skin's appearance. With use, skin tone appears more even-toned and younger-looking: it targets the appearance of dark spots, blemish marks and uneven skin tone.

Here's Garnier's Clinically Proven results:
Immediate result: the skin is soft, moisturised and brighter
Clinical tests prove it

In 4 weeks*: skin tone is more even and brighter for 85% of women
Dark spots and imperfections are reduced for 74% of women
In 8 weeks**: the intensity of dark spots appear reduces.
In 12 weeks: the size of dark spots appear diminished.
*Consumer test, 109 women

How to apply the product:
  • Apply daily all over the face for at least 4 weeks for best results
  • Its light, non-greasy formula absorbs quickly so can be used morning and/or night
  • Apply SPF protection everyday to prevent future discolouration
  • For instantly flawless glowing skin with SPF protection, cover discolouration with the All-In-One Garnier BB Cream

This product contains pure Vitamin C and may turn brown on contact with air. This does not alter the efficacy or safety of the formula. After each use, thoroughly clean the tip of the tube before closing it.

So now that you know enough about the product I actually want to tell you about my experience. I've been using the product for just over a week now and I haven't seen actual difference in my skin tone and on my imperfections, however I can tell you that the product has a lovely clean and fresh scent and when you apply the cream onto skin it feels more like a gel and dries quickly, it doesn't leave skin oily or shiny. I really love that the cream is illuminating and gives skin a light but beautiful natural glow. I will keep you posted on more results!
 The product retails for R99 at leading DisChem and Clicks stores.



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