Since I was a teenager, I’ve dealt with hormonal breakouts and even in my 30s, that doesn’t look like it’s going to change any time soon. It’s frustrating, but now that my skin is getting more mature, acne is becoming just one of the skin problems I’m facing. Over the last few years especially, I’ve noticed my skin tone is starting to get more and more uneven and it drives me absolutely crazy. Small dark spots I never had before are appearing on my cheeks and lighter splotches cover my chin. Top that off with a few very irritating scars from those monthly breakouts and the early wrinkles that women in their 30s tend to face and I am definitely not showing off my dream complexion!
So when Olay released a new tone correcting skincare line, I was intrigued. The Olay Regenerist Luminous skincare line has been shown to brighten skin’s appearance after just one use and to diminish the appearance of dark spots and discolouration after eight weeks. I received a few of the products to test out and over the next eight weeks, I’ll be using them twice daily to see what kind of difference they make to my skin tone. I was especially happy to see that the line included Dark Circle Correcting HydraSwirl. Staying up too late at night often leaves me with heavy circles under my eyes, and one of the scars that annoys me so much is right under my eye as well. Brightening up my eye area is very much a priority for me! [Read more…]