Vichy Liftactiv Serum 10

I just tried Vichy Liftactiv Serum 10.  I just needed a very small amount.  The product is very light and clear.  I applied it to my undereye and cheekbone area.  The verdict?  I like the texture, and it reduced the deep vertical wrinkle that I have below my right eye, as well as the small eye area wrinkles.  They’re not all gone, but are somewhat improved, and I seem to have no irritation. Continue reading Vichy Liftactiv Serum 10

Wrinkle Repair?

Fighting Wrinkles I’ve been testing a few skin care products, not scientifically, testing on one side at a time for six weeks – none of that.  Just desperately grabbing products and samples whenever I can.  Recently I tried the ROC Retinol Correction Deep Wrinkle Repair Night Cream.  It went on nicely, left a bit of an oily sheen, as night creams often do.  I have not yet seen the reduction in my crows feet that I am looking for, but I did notice my under eye bags puffed up a bit, and I got some minor pimples/bumps on my cheeks.  … Continue reading Wrinkle Repair?

In search of the fountain of youth….

Makeup Quest My teenage daughter today asked me if I felt that I should try some new makeup.  It was a subtle hint.  She said “it’s just that sometimes it looks like you just slap it on  your face and don’t blend it in properly.”  Well thank you.  So it’s time to look for something new and to improve my application technique. First, a bit about my over 50 skin.  It’s not bad, but it’s pretty pale, and I have had skin cancer removed from my nose.  Therefore, I like a makeup that has a SPF, is fair in tone, but … Continue reading In search of the fountain of youth….