Beauty: Before Olay Regenerist Luminous

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A few years ago, le bf and I went to Mexico, where I had an unfortunate sunscreen accident. I don’t know how, but I mistook a bottle of insect repellant for sunscreen, which became apparent after my skin started to turn reeeeally red. Ever since that trip, my face has been something of a constellation map, a really annoying and inconvenient map of freckles on my cheeks and around my eyes.

As someone who’s nearing 30, I do my best to take good care of my skin, and I’ve been pretty lucky so far. My pores are visible, but aren’t exceptionally large; I get occasional breakouts, but nothing too severe…but those spots, or sun damage as my dermatologist keeps telling me, definitely make me look older and more tired. So when I was asked to try the new Olay Regenerist Luminous line, I jumped at the chance. Even a remote possibility of fading some of my sun spots made me excited to participate in this program. And having used and loved Olay products before, I really wanted to give the Olay Regenerist Luminous line a go.

I have to admit, I’ve tried other tone-correcting products in the past, but without the discipline to keep going, I would give up halfway after not seeing quick results. This time, I’m 100% committed. Over the next eight weeks, I will use Olay Regenerist Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream and Olay Regenerist Dark Circle Correcting Hydraswirl religiously – twice a day! No more giving up halfway. And hopefully, at the end of the trial, I’ll see a noticeable difference. To make it easier for you to follow my skincare journey, I took this makeup-less before selfie. This is my starting point. I’m not expecting my skin to look like this once my trial is over, but I do expect to see less prominent sun spots, and not as much darkness under my eyes. I hope that after using Olay Regenerist Luminous products for eight weeks (combined with sunscreen, of course), I’ll be able to stop wearing as much makeup to cover up my sun spots, and will be able to give my skin a break more often. Luminous skin, here I come!

So tell me, have you ever used tone perfecting creams or serums? Share your tips in the comments, and follow the hashtag #BestBeautiful for my Olay journey!

Olay Regenerist Luminous brings you a complete regime to brighten your skin step-by-step.

Step 1: Olay Regenerist Luminous Brightening Cream Cleanser’s creamy formula instantly illuminates skin and leaves it feeling smooth, conditioned and even textured.

Step 2: Recapture healthy-looking, youthful luminosity with Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream. You’ll feel intense hydration immediately, and see visibly younger-looking skin in 2 weeks and more even skin tone in 8 weeks. 

Step 3: Luminous Dark Circle Correcting HydraSwirl uses a distinctive dual-swirl formula with a gel to hydrate and a cream to instantly reduce the appearance of dark circles.

For more information, visit Olay.ca.

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Disclosure: This post was brought to you by Procter & Gamble via Glam Media Canada.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Procter & Gamble.


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4 Responses to “Beauty: Before Olay Regenerist Luminous”


  • Comment from Kate

    So sorry to hear your story, hope this product will give you desirable results! Unfortunately I don’t have some miracle products to share, tried one of Kiehls, but it didn’t give me significant improvement, now I’m curious to see whether Olay is going to do the job!

    Have a great week and successful experiment!
    Kate

    OceanWind Blog

  • Comment from Louise

    Nelia, you look so cute without makeup! I would never show my face in public “fresh faced” HA! I hope this products work for you. I need to reduce my freckles on my face too. It’s annoying to have so much makeup all the times. Let me know how you like the Olay line.

    Louise

  • Comment from Jenn C

    Your freckles aren’t bad, mine are everywhere! Good luck with this and tell us how it goes!

  • Comment from Nelia

    Thanks, Jenn. I don’t mind them when they are a bit more muted, but not when they are super dark (mostly in the summer). They do tend to make me look tired, which is why I want them GONE! :)


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