I received my Willing Beauty box on Monday April 24. I was so tired when I got home from work that night, I dropped the box in the garage and forgot about it! Eek ads, yes I did!! THAT is how tired I was.
The next evening I remembered it, and took my new goodies into the house. I put the face wash in the shower, and I kept the rest in the box (it’s a pretty box!) I am using the HY+5 Regimen because my skin is over 25, and it needs the amazing properties associated with Hyluronic Acid plus all the five super cool “forces of nature” – vitamin C, prickly pear cactus seed oil, marine glycoproteins, alpine edelweiss flower, and deep sea hydrothermal enzymes.
Day 1 – I showered, washed my hair, remembered not to wash my face with the shampoo (don’t judge,) conditioned my hair, and washed my face. I used about a pea-sized blop of the Do Over Nourishing Cleanser. It felt really good! I washed my face, rinsed with cool water, and to my surprise…my face didn’t have that “I just washed my face and now it’s really tight” feeling. As I finished my shower and dried off, my face still didn’t feel tight. I followed up by applying the Daydream Illuminating Day Moisturizer. It felt very light. Now, I’ve been using Ponds Dry Skin cream for years, so I’m used to something heavy that feels like it’s gone by noon. I wasn’t comfortable with the light feeling. I followed that up with the Get Set SPF30 Tinted Primer. It felt a bit like makeup, but it went on really nice and smooth. It did even out my complexion a bit.
At noon I touched my face. It felt good – as in not dry or rough. At 3pm I noted that overall, I didn’t feel like my moisturizer had left the building. My eye area felt a bit tight, but that was it.
I ended the day washing my face gain with Do Over, followed by a small amount of Partner In Time Age-Defying Night Serum and Sleepover Replenishing Night Cream. Here’s the thing, I do NOT usually wear lotion or serum of any kind at night, as I sweat (not perspire, sweat!) at night and it ends up in my eyes. I gave this a try though. To my surprise, it behaved.
Day 3 – I added the Born to Glow Elixir to the morning routine, as I decided that I needed some extra umph. That has really made me feel hydrated. I’ve also increased my water intake to 80 or so ounces of water a day. Yes, that’s a lot of water…and trips to the bathroom!
Day 7 – So far, so good! When I first started, I was using very small amounts, probably too small. Each day since I’ve adjusted the amounts. It’s now day 7 and I think I’ve got it figured out. A pea-size portion of the wash is perfect. I have no doubt that I will get 30 days out of my products – possibly longer.
Day 20 – I am LOVING these products! I took pics again about Day 14. I’m going to wait until Day 30 to take another. I am beginning to see a change, and I can not get over feeling hydrated all day long.
I am trying really hard not to analyze my face every day to look for changes! I did that the first five days. Then, I decided to “let it go” and take pics again in another week or so.
Overall, I feel more hydrated, I look more hydrated, and my skin on my face, neck, and chest feels smoother.
Bonus!! I rub the excess lotion on my elbows when I finish up my face/neck/chest. I wish I’d taken before pics of them! They feel amazing and are no longer scaley!! I am also using the Elixir on my toes a few days a week and my toes are looking quite hydrated as well. Who knew??
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