Tuesday - Nov 21, 2017

Is this the answer to most common skin complaints?


Woman cleaning face by cotton pad

Congested? Oily? Dry? Aged? We all have issues with our skin we try to fix with various lotions, potions, creams, serums and in some cases, surgery. But, does the answer with most of our facial woes lay with how we clean out face, or more precisely, how? Still fairly new to the mainstream market electrical

Congested? Oily? Dry? Aged? We all have issues with our skin we try to fix with various lotions, potions, creams, serums and in some cases, surgery. But, does the answer with most of our facial woes lay with how we clean out face, or more precisely, how? Still fairly new to the mainstream market electrical facial cleansers claim to banish blemishes, tackle dryness and uneven skin tone as well as ensuring your skin is as clean as it can possibly be by really getting into the pores and ridding them of daily grime, pollution, dirt and make up.

When Clarisonic first launched the sonic face brush we saw the way we cleaned our faces revolutionised forever as they claimed to remove dirt and grime up to six times more effectively than a manual face scrub or flannel job and are backed up by an army of fans and beauty experts alike. But do you really need one of these gadgets? We all know the ultimate beauty sin is going to sleep with a face still full of slap but with a quick wipe and a scrub is your skin as clean as you think it is? These electrical face brushes not only leave skin refreshed but the vibrating head used with a gel cleanser suited specifically to your skin type have been claimed to leave your face skin feeling like you’ve just had a facial, and with the market flooded with Clarasonic copy cats there’s something to suit all budgets. We run down the best facial cleaners on the market that claim to improve wrinkles, blast away acne and clear up uneven skin tones.

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The Clarisonic Plus Sonic Skin Cleansing System really changed the game in facial cleansing using a patented sonic frequency of more than 300 movements per second to work with the skin’s natural resilience to effectively remove the dirt, grime and make up that come between you and picture perfect skin.  This specific model, the Clarisonic Plus has been specially designed for use on the face AND body all you have to do is switch the brush heads and when in body mode you can use the brush to tackle skin that needs a little more attention such as feet, knees and elbows.

The original (and best?) electrical face brush on the market thoroughly cleanses skin so not a single trace of debris is left to block pores which can cause breakouts and with regular use the Clarisonic promises to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines and visible pores. This model also boasts an adjustable timer, universal charging cradles and it is also waterproof, rechargeable and comes complete with a 2 year warranty should you have any problems. There is also a wealth of accessories and Clarisonic branded skin care face washes, creams and lotions suited to all skin types to use with your cleanser which can accelerate the benefits.

FOREO_LUNA_sensitive_normal_front_backNot a fan of using an actual brush on your face? The Foreo Luna promises cleaner, fresher, more radiant and even skin whilst gently removing make up and impurities with a soft silicone brush that combines sophisticated T-Sonic technology for deep cleansing. This revolutionary facial cleansing tool has one up on other face brushes as it will never need replacing, you simply just rinse the silicone device under warm water after each use and it should last you a lifetime! Ethical, efficient and a damn good cleansing tool, it also comes in a bit cheaper than other popular facial brushes too making this one a great gift for friends or family.

The Luna works by channelling low-frequency pulsations to reduce fine lines and wrinkles as it cleanses, and you will notice your regular face wash will go a lot further as you use a lot less with one of these trusty little tools. The Luna comes in a variety of different types suited to different skin complaints such as combination, ultra-sensitive and sensitive/normal. There is also a Luna for men which comes in a no-nonsense black design and a Luna mini which would be a good travel companion as it fits into the smallest of bags.

magnitone lucidAt the cheaper end of the spectrum is the affordable Magnitone Lucid Facial Brush which gently cleanses and exfoliates, removing impurities and deal skin cells using Active Electromagnetic Technology. With features including two cleansing modes the silky soft brush produces over ten thousand fast-pulsing rotating-oscillations per minute to really deep clean your skin and improve the appearance of pores, wrinkles and fine lines.

With 2 smart modes comprising of ‘deep clean’ and ‘sensitive’ you can tailor the brush to suit your skins needs. Completely waterproof, just use the device for a minute every morning and evening with your chosen cleanser for silky smooth, deeply cleansed skin that looks professionally pampered. Complete with a 20 second time that lets you know when to move to a different area of your face the Magnitone is a bargain brush you really can’t go wrong with.

 

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