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Perricone Product Review – Part III

Welcome to the final part of my three-part review of my stash of Perricone skin care products.  Click to see Part I, to see the first part of my review and to find out which products are included in my stash, and Part II to see my review of three Perricone moisturizers.

In this final part of the review, I will give you my thoughts on two serums that I had in my Perricone stash.  I tried out the Advanced Eye Area Therapy and the Neuropeptide Deep Wrinkle Serum.Perricone Serums

Advanced Eye Area Therapy

The Advanced Eye Area Therapy comes in a small bottle with a pump.  It’s a thick cream that is dark in colour.  You only need a teensy weensy bit and it can be dabbed on in the eye area.  I found that it provided good moisture to the area around my eyes.  However, I also felt a slight tingling/burning when I put it on.  It only lasted for a second or two, but I’m pretty sure that I didn’t imagine it.  I wasn’t too keen on the tingling on my skin.

I’ve used this cream each night before bed for quite a few weeks now.  Despite the many weeks of use, I can’t honestly say that I’ve noticed any differences to my eye area.

Neuropeptide Deep Wrinkle Serum

The Neuropeptide Deep Wrinkle Serum comes in a dropper bottle.  Inside, it’s a clear, thin liquid.  It’s intended to be applied to deep wrinkles.  The idea is that, after 8 weeks of application, the wrinkles will be less noticeable.

I used this on my neck area.  I used it twice a day (morning and night) for several weeks.  I’m probably not the best test subject for this serum since I don’t actually have deep wrinkles (yet!).  My skin definitely feels softer, but once again, I can’t honestly say that I have noticed a difference in my skin.

The Verdict

As you can probably guess, I wasn’t overwhelmed by either of these products.  Having said that, I don’t think that they are bad products by any stretch. Rather, they simply aren’t right for my skin.  Given the success I’ve had with other Perricone products, I’m sure that these would work great for someone who has the issues that these products target.

I’m glad that I got to try them, as well as the facial cleanser and the moisturizers that I reviewed in Part I and Part II of this series.  Overall, I’m quite pleased with my Perricone stash and I’m looking forward to finishing it all off!

My Perricone Stash

My Perricone Stash

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Fabulous Foot Balm By Suti

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A few months ago, when I was well into my pregnancy, I won a beauty giveaway from Donah at Sweet Jelly Bean.  She sent me a few samples of some great Suti products.  I tried each one, except for the Fabulous Foot Balm.  That was the only one that was not considered safe during pregnancy, due to some of the essential oils on the ingredient list. Check out my product review here.

Now that I’m well past being pregnant and I can reach my feet once again, I treated myself to my sample of Suti’s Fabulous Foot Balm.  As expected, I loved it.

First Impressions

The balm is scented with a few essential oils.  I found that it had a refreshing scent of eucalyptus.  It reminded me of the spa and I immediately started to feel pampered!

Shea Butter

Shea Butter

Texture

The balm looks and feels a bit grainy.  The grainy texture comes from the unrefined Shea Butter in the balm.  It melts on contact with your fingers, so it’s easy to massage into your feet.  The balm was oily, without being greasy.  It is perfect for treating the dry skin on my feet!

After just two treatments of this balm, my feet were much smoother and feeling moisturized.

Recommendation

I have very dry feet and they need lots of attention all the time.  I would certainly recommend Suti’s Fabulous Foot Balm to anyone who needs to pay the same amount of attention to their feet.  Not only does this balm do a great job of moisturizing your feet, it smells great and has a lovely texture.


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Storybook Apothecary: GIG A Little Love

Valentines Day is coming and I thought I’d participate in this awesome event hosted by The Girls Inspired Group.   It’s the GIG a Little Love Event!   Thank you to Dee at Haute Frugalista, Donah at Sweet Jelly Bean, and Liss at Latino Look for creating and hosting this event!  If you haven’t checked out their blogs, it’s worth a look.  Just click on the links above to go directly to their fabulous blogs!

GIG a Little Love

GIG a Little Love

I am featuring Storybook Apothecary.  Tianna writes this blog and I love each and every post.  She tests and reviews all kinds of beauty products, with a strong focus on ones that don’t contain unnecessary chemicals. She’s a girl after my own heart!

Tianna has found all kinds of creative ways to involve her followers in her blog posts.  For example, she invited all of her followers to suggest products that she should shop for on Black Friday last year.  Knowing that Black Friday can be a crazy shopping day, I was pretty impressed that she was going out at all, never mind allowing us to guide her shopping day!  It was such a creative way to involved her followers!

Storybook Apothecary is honest, informative and real.  Check it out and you’ll get to see how Tianna maintains a healthy lifestyle, from exercise to healthy eating.  She writes about her opinions, her adventures and product reviews, all with a view to help spread good information.

I’m so happy that I found her blog. I hope you’ll check it out too!