After a week of giveaways, fashion and makeup looks, I hope you don’t mind if I end this on a simple review. Today I want to talk about the best moisturizer I will not buy again. You heard me right. So what went right and what went so terribly wrong? Keep reading to find out.
Let’s start off with the good. I picked this up for $11.50. That might seem a little much for a drugstore moisturizer, but trust me, you get so much more in this tub than you do with other similarly priced moisturizers. This product is developed by dermatologists and does not clog pores, so it should be good for acne-prone skin. I noticed that this is a thick cream in the tub and applies thick to the face. However, after a few minutes this soaks in and that thick feeling is gone. I mean, completely gone. You know how some moisturizers feel like they are just sitting on top of your skin? Not this. This is fantastic. My skin was super soft and the best part was that my dry patches were gone without making the more balanced skin on my cheeks more oily.
But then the bad part happened. After about a week of using this, I got a couple whiteheads around my mouth area and a giant cyst on my cheek. I generally do not get cysts, but could be a coincidence, I thought. However, by the end of the next week, I had started getting tiny pimples on my forehead, where I never break out. When you break out in a place you never usually do, this is a sign of trouble. So despite my love for the price of this and how soft this makes my skin feel, I have to pass on buying it again.
Pros: Non-clogging, soaks into skin well, leaves skin soft, leaves skin balanced, should be okay for acne-prone skin
Cons: Goes on thick and SOMETHING in this clearly irritated my skin