3 Neutrogena Skin Care Cosmetics
I was so excited to have the opportunity to try 3 new Neutrogena skin care cosmetics. The care of my skin is super important to me because I have the worst skin imaginable. I was cursed with combination skin that has a mind of it’s own. I’m probably going to break out with a ton of acne for just mentioning it’s presence 😛
Trying to find the balance between dry spots and the super oily spots sometimes drives me bonkers. Finding makeup to work with my skin type is almost non-existent. If you suffer like I do, know that you’re not alone. Neutrogena heard the cries from our skin type and thankfully created a line that works for us.
Neutrogena Oil-Free Acne Correct & Cover Pink Grapefruit Moisturizer
This one was my favorite of the 3 because it covered all of my biggest concerns in one product!
Remember how I told you how much I hate acne outbreaks and finding products that work on my face? Well, I also hate how I have to use 3 different products normally to get the results of just this one product!
As the name implies, this product is oil-free, contains Salicylic Acid (a medicine used to dry out and combat acne), and a moisturizer! It also provides sheer color coverage so you can wear it with or without foundation. It comes in a variety of skin color options and since I have fair complexion with warm undertones I use fair to light.
I loved the light coverage it gave me without foundation and made an excellent day time coverage. My face is usually really dry when I first wash it so I need to use a moisturizer or else I will be oil central later in the day. This really did well with moisturizing my face and you couldn’t see the dry skin around my cheekbones like if I had applied a heavier foundation!
The only downside to this moisturizer is it doesn’t contain sunblock ingredients like other similar products and does come with a warning on the back stating the product contains Alpha Hydroxy Acid, which may increase your skins sensitivity to the sun and the possibility of sunburn! I wasn’t to crazy about the smell of this product because it was not a subtle grapefruit smell but it doesn’t smell like anything after a few minutes on the face.
Neutrogena Healthy Skin Anti-Aging Perfector
This product is a moisturizing Retinol treatment with sunscreen that claims to fade fine lines and wrinkles, even skin tone, instantly erase the look of imperfections, and give a natural dewy finish with sheer color coverage. That’s a whole lot of stuff! Even though I look very young (thank god for good genes!) I do have fine lines on my forehead and around my eyes from years of squinting without my glasses! This product really instantly filled in those lines and gave my face a smooth finish and would work well without makeup, as seen above, or as a primer before you apply foundation if your looking for that photo finish look! It also helped to cover up some of the scarring I have from years of acne and somewhat reduced the redness of my acne.
Again, I have light to medium skin with warm undertones so I chose light to neutral color coverage but it also comes in a wide variety of colors. At first, when I applied it to my face, the color was way darker than my skin tone but as I rubbed it in and let it set for a few seconds, it changed to my actual skin tone and you couldn’t tell I was wearing any makeup. I also noticed it a little goes a long way with this product and didn’t need the full pump I used but more like half of a pump. It comes out of the tube really thick and tacky feeling but once it dries on the skin it’s very light and kind of powdery feeling!
It also did very well with moisturizing the dry skin on my cheeks and I did not feel oily hours later. There was no smell to this product neither, which is always a bonus to me!
Neutrogena Moisture Smooth Color Stick
I used the color Pink Grapefruit and LOVED IT!
I am not an avid lipstick user because I tend to have dry lips from licking them all the time and I hate using lip gloss because the wind always blows my hair into it which causes a sticky mess! This gave me the color I am craving for my face but with the feel of a moisturizing chap stick!
It has an awesome fat pencil point which can be adjusted up and down from the bottom like an eyeliner pencil and comes in a variety of subtle colors. It also added a lot of shine, without stickiness, and glided on my lips just as smooth as a lipstick!
I wish the color would have stayed on my lips longer. I had to apply a few hours later. Without reapplying, my lips still stayed soft, smooth, and moisturized! It also smells AMAZING!
Which one do you want to try?
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