My previous facial care regimen was pretty simple, I wash my face with my selenium shampoo which keeps the seborrheic dermatitis on my face somewhat under control, I used an walnut shell scrub to deal with dry skin, and used Witch Hazel as an astringent. Pretty straight forward. I will be reviewing the system in parts rather than as a whole, since opinion is pretty varied.
Clarifying Cleansing Gel
This stuff certainly cleansed my face! It left my skin feeling clean and refreshed, no real burning or irritation, except on actual spots where I had my dermatitis breaking out. I liked this soap, I could see myself using it in the future. I found that mixing this with Witch Hazel did wonders, or even alternating it with a milder soap at night and this one in the morning, or vice-versa.
Blemish Control Toner
I have pretty mixed feelings on this toner, on the one hand it removed any oil or dirt from my face...on the other hand it also removed part of my face I think. It was way too harsh and drying, albeit very invigorating. I doubt I will continue using it. Also, pro-tip,
Acne Treatment Gel
This one might have been my favorite, if a nasty little zit popped up, just put some of this stuff on it before bed, and boom, by morning a huge improvement. I have tried spot treatments before and usually it ends in tears, so having one that is really mellow while actually doing work, I consider that a huge win.
Oil Free Moisturizer for Acne Prone Skin
I don't know what it is about my skin that won't let me use moisturizers, really skin, it is getting old! No matter how 'senistive' or 'non-greasy' it claims to be, I always break out in a rash and my skin feels greasy. I put the lotion on my skin (no hoses were involved) at night and I woke up with super greasy, grainy skin. I tried it in the morning and it was not as grainy, but it caused my dermatitis to flair up.
So there it is, that is my after shot, as you can see my skin is pretty red and a little more broken out than the before shot. Well, yours truly's acne is mostly allergy and hormone related and somebody ate something she wasn't supposed to (I was on vacation, I was not missing out on Southern Food while in the South) meaning massive acne outbreak. The treatment really did help, it lasted only about a week instead of much longer like these have in the past. I do wish the Toner was a little less harsh and didn't turn me so lobster pink.
* I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.*