I have a little confession to make...I just turned the big 3-0. (Shh! Don't tell anyone!) And while I think I look pretty darn good for being "ancient" in the words of my 11 year old, I am beginning to notice a couple fine lines, especially on my forehead. They're not quite creases and not quite wrinkles, but they are definitely there, even if no one notices them but me. I could just get my bangs cut in a heavy fringe to hide this problem area, but I don't think I look too good that way. Nothing against bangs as a whole, I just don't particularly care for them on myself. And while I would love to get botox or a brow lift, neither my husband or my budget will allow such drastic measures. So what's a gal to do? I already use a myriad of beauty and skin care products that target such issues, but I need a little extra help in this area.
That's why when I got the opportunity to review NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash I jumped at the chance. I have actually heard of this product before, as it was featured on the Today Show as part of Prevention Magazine's "Defy Your Age Challenge." So of course, I couldn't wait to try it for myself!
What's so special about the Foaming Glycolic Wash? First of all, it's made by NeoStrata, a recognized leader in skin care. All of their products are scientifically driven, and created to help combat common skin care issues. The creators of NeoStrata Company, Inc., Drs. Van Scott and Yu are internationally recognized for making the groundbreaking discovery that Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs) have profound beneficial effect on human skin. Their passion and vision led to their subsequent research which established AHAs are not only beneficial in the treatment of dermatological conditions, but are also effective in stimulating prematurely aged or damaged skin to actually rejuvenate itself, thereby revolutionizing the treatment of aging skin.
Also, this product is specifically formulated to help with common skincare woes like uneven pigment and texture. Here of some of it's key features:
When I received the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash, I couldn't wait to use it. I immediately noticed the foaming action, straight out of the pump. (See photo to the left.) I also noticed that it has a unique, although not unpleasant scent. I use this product both in the morning and at night, and I apply to wet skin, working it in a circular motion over my face and then rinsing with water.
Although I do not have overly sensitive skin, during the first couple of uses, I could feel a mild, tingling sensation as the Glycolic and Lactobionic Acids started going to work on my skin. So I would not recommend this product if you happen to have more sensitive skin, as it may be a little bit too harsh. After the first couple of days, my skin seemed to acclimate and the tingling sensation subsided.
I have to say, I really like the way my skin feels after using the NeoStrata Foaming Glycolic Wash. This wonderful cleanser leaves my face feeling soft, somehow tighter and more youthful, and more balanced. I have been using this product for almost 2 weeks now, and I have even begun to notice a slight improvement in my forehead "crinkles". Sure, they are still there, but they seem less noticeable, and my skin is much, much smoother and more toned. I have even noticed that areas where I experience occasional blotchiness and redness, such as around my nose and chin, have started to appear less pronounced and much more even in appearance. If I am beginning to see and feel such great results after only 2 weeks, just imagine what long term use could achieve!
Overall, I am quite impressed by NeoStrata and their revolutionary skin care products. The Foaming Glycolic Wash delivers in its promises, and definitely leaves my skin feeling much more toned and radiant. It's like taking years off of one's face, just by using this scientifically proven cleanser. Of course, the results aren't as immediate or dramatic as cosmetic procedures, but it's a lot more affordable, easy, and it actually works to help skin appear healthier and more evenly textured. So what do you have to lose besides those stubborn lines and uneven tone? I highly recommend that you head on over to NeoStrata and see what all the fuss is about. Your skin will thank you!
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***Disclosure: I received a complimentary product to facilitate my review. No other compensation was provided, and all opinions are 100% honest and have not been influenced in any way.***
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