I am always changing cleansers and masks regularly in my routine, but I've found two night creams that I really enjoy and have been using regularly for the past few weeks and months. Before these creams, I was using this night cream regularly but it is almost empty so I felt it was time to usher in a few new ones.
1. Restorsea Restoring Night Cream - After enjoying the Restorsea cleanser so much, I was excited to get started on the night cream. As many of you know, I am a huge glycolic acid fan and the fact that the Restorsea line uses enzymes released by baby salmon (read more here) which mimics glycolic acid without the harsh side effects is what instantly drew me in. In fact, what stood out to me while using this night cream was how soothed and calm my skin looked a few minutes after applying it. While it definitely does a phenomenal job at helping retexturize and revitalize my skin overnight, I can use it even when my skin is feeling a tad sensitive or out of balance. Many times when my skin is acting up due to hormones or a change in weather, etc I have to put aside my powerful anti-aging products until my skin goes back to normal. Thankfully this was not the case with the Restorsea Night Cream. I was still able to get the fantastic benefits and keep my anti-aging skincare routine going even during times when my skin was acting out.
2. Estee Lauder Re-Nutriv Ultimate Diamond Transformative Energy Creme - I'm not gonna lie - this stuff is fancy. Between the name and the ingredients, I was a bit intimidated to dive in to this one. My first thoughts were this is going to be way too rich for my skin so I let it sit on my shelf for a few weeks. Then one night, I just put it on because I was feeling adventurous, and absolutely loved it. (This normally happens with me - I avoid products that do not initially excite me and then feel like a fool for not trying sooner because I end up loving them. - womp, womp. #themoreyouknow) The "wow" ingredient in this that makes it such a splurge item is the black diamond truffle and the formulation is designed to help sculpt, lift, contour and address radiance and tone. Basically it's a workhorse that targets a slew of concerns. After the first week, I was loving how fresh and radiant my skin and felt that my jawline especially looked more taut and sculpted. It is a rich cream so a small amount goes a long way for me, but it melts into the skin beautifully without any residual tackiness. But all this aside, I do feel this is better suited for a more mature skin type with concerns about aging, as well as someone who prefers luxury lines and is comfortable spending a bit more on their skincare.
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