Olay Pro-X Anti-Aging Review

Olay’s most potent skincare line to date, created with input from outstanding professional dermatologists & Olay scientists, sold out within 17 minutes nationwide !

 

What you get :

Pro-X Age Repair Lotion with SPF 30 – 1oz
Pro-X Wrinkle Smoothing Cream – 1oz
Pro-X Eye Restoration Complex – .3oz

Claims : Younger looking & acting skin in 28 days.

“The complete line of Pro-X products underwent rigorous testing in multiple clinical studies that were reviewed and overseen by independent dermatologists. The clinical trials confirmed it — Pro-X delivers clinically proven anti-aging results in 28 days. So your skin acts younger.* And younger-acting skin leads to younger-looking skin.”

” Improved moisture retention & increased exfoliation. “

” 25 percent reduction in the appearance of the length & depth of wrinkles, the same percent as among those who use Renova. “

The new Olay Pro-X line contains two types of peptides and niacinamide ( a derivative of vitamin B ) believed to boost the effects of the peptides.
Pro-X Age Repair Lotion with SPF 30 is designed to help shield your skin from harmful UVA and UVB exposure. it also hydrates to fight the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

Pro-X Wrinkle Smoothing Cream is designed to smooth uneven textures with moisture, combating the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

Pro-X Eye Restoration Complex is designed for the part of your face that communicates age the most: the delicate eye area. This treatment hydrates to restore the area to its optimum appearance by improving the look of crow’s feet. Massaging it in reduces excess fluids to diminish dark circles and puffiness.

Pro-X Deep Wrinkle Treatment has a small amount of a mild retinol. Pro-X Deep Wrinkle Treatment is designed for the deepest wrinkles. This cream penetrates deep into your skin’s surface, combating the appearance of wrinkles.

Pro-X Hydra Firming Cream is designed to that help optimize elasticity and firmness by plumping and locking in moisture.

Pro-X Discoloration Fighting Concentrate is designed to help fade the appearance of overactive pigmentation – such as age spots and brown spots. This product hydrates skin to gradually repair the look of discoloration deep within skin’s surface.

 

What I thought :

I purchased the kit for $61.50. A little pricey for an Olay product , but alot of creams sell for alot more. Olay is also offering a $25 rebate when you purchase $50 worth of product by March 8, 2009. You can download the rebate at Olay.com. The kit also included a $10 coupon off a future product purchase of $40 or more.

This is a stronger product and may take some time getting used to, especially if you have sensitive skin. I have only been using this for two weeks now & am seeing a BIG difference in my skin. It has reduced my forehead lines & the fine lines under my eyes. It has also reduced my undereye puffiness.

This product also has very strong exfoliation properties so for the first week or so you will see alot of sloughing. I also experienced alot of purging. My skin hasn’t acted like this since I was in my twenties.

Conclusion: Olay Pro-X is most definitely not a product you would expect to pick up off of a drugstore shelf. Based on results I have gotten compared to some of the more pricier creams, I would call this one a winner !

 

 

 

 






Benefit – Realness of Concealness

A great collection of nifty little products to help hide a multitude of sins, includes:

Boingwhich will cover dark circles & everything else .
Lemonade to correct color imperfections.
Ooh La Lift to brighten and tighten the eye area.
Lip Plump to smooth and plump lips.
Highbeam to add glow. $32






Cargo ‘Mendocino’ Blush !

My New Favorite !

I know I will be using this for as long as it remains available. I recently purchased this at a local Sephora. This is a beautiful rose pink with a hint of peach and just the right amount of gold flecks that add warmth to a cool shade. This shade Reminds me of a beautiful sunset !

Cargo was originally developed as TV makeup, so it is highly saturated and lasts all day. This can be dusted on lightly or applied more heavily for a more intense look. It’s up to you… I am quickly discovering that this is one of Cargo’s most popular items !


Blush Tips : Don’t over do it ! With the more pigmented products that are available now, it doesn’t take much to end up looking like Happy The Clown. Start slow and build up. The brush you use really does makes all the difference . A denser synthetic brush with shorter hairs will pick up more product and laydown more color. For a lighter look, use a natural haired brush with longer hairs.

Also, don’t be afraid to blend more than one color. Instead of covering the entire cheek with one shade, I often use just a highlighter or a very light color all over my cheek first & then use a smaller brush to add a precisely placed ‘pop’ of color. Blend of course !

 

 







The latest craze in lip enhancement are silicone implants that can be fitted in less than 1 hour. Although not totally without risk, the latest PermaLip implants are a procedure that could put an end to less permanent and painful injections.

The implants are soft and maleable and designed to offer a permanent solution to constant follow up injections . The patented permalip is made of a soft elastomer which mimics the natural lip contours. The implant is solid, so it cannnot rupture, deflate or leak . PermaLip is also completely reversible. Removal of the implants is usually done in less than 10 minutes.

The procedure is easily performed and usually done within 15 minutes. Using local anesthetics, two small incisions are made in the corners of the mouth. The implant is passed through a tunnel in the mouth and centered. The process is repeated on the other lip and then the incisions closed with stitches. Normal activity may be resumed the following day.

Cost ? in the $2000-$2500 range. Plastic surgeons are anticipating a huge demand.

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