“Your makeup is only as good as the skin underneath.” – sales girl from Beauty Trends who was trying to sell me lots of crap last week.
She’s right, but I’ve tried. And at this point, I’m not sure what to do. I’m tired of spending $$$$$ on stuff that doesn’t yield the promised results.
I’m 30 years old, and I still get blemishes like clockwork. I have crow’s feet around my eyes, laugh lines and dark circles under my eyes that make me look exhausted even on days that I’m bursting with energy. Over the last several years, I’ve spent hundreds of dollars trying to repair the damage on my forehead left by scaring from acne that came about due to oily skin and rapid weight gain.
My skin is extraordinarily sensitive so I have to be careful when I’m trying something new on my face. I don’t always have an immediate reaction, but most often, I find that my face turns red and my eyes start burning within a few hours. Regardless, I’ve tried several products including Skyn Iceland for my eyes and Perricone MD Cold Plasma for my forehead and the rest of my face. It works well, but at $150 per ounce, I can’t say that the price is worth the results.
So here’s my question. What do you use on your skin to keep it fresh and healthy? Do you have recommendations to share with me? I’m willing to try anything within reason though I’m fairly certain that fixing my face will require laser treatments at some point.
Do you use skincare products? Are you satisfied with what you’re using?