Thursday, September 27, 2007

Review : Kinerase

I have weird combination skin - oil slick on the forehead, nose and chin; Sahara Desert on my cheeks. So I was excited and delighted to try Kinerase's Ultimate Day Moisturizer and Ultimate Night Moisturizer.

According to the site, both of these products are "ideal for more mature consumers with dry skin". I'm not a mature consumer, I just have a couple of stubborn dry patches. If that describes you too, I suggest you give these creams a try (and they are creams, not lotions). The Ultimate Day Moisturizer (pictured on the right) is "specifically formulated with sun-light activated technology and contains the highest concentration of kinetin to improve skin texture and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles."

All I know is that it was uber moisturizing and went on without feeling greasy or making my face look shiny. The scent was also very light. I've only used it on my cheeks since Saturday and can already tell the difference when I wash my face - no more tightness on my cheeks after washing, they don't get shiny later in the day, and the skin there looks brighter and smoother.

I've been using it in conjunction with the Ultimate Night Moisturizer which "creates an 8-hour moisture reservoir for overnight skin rejuvenation and rehydration". You're telling me. After five days I can tell the difference. I didn't use this on my whole face either, just my cheeks. The cream is very thick, a dab will do ya.

If you've clicked the links you'll notice that both of these products retail at for $125 a tube. Yes, you read that correctly. This is the most expensive facial product I've ever used, but the results are spectacular after only five days. This is one of those instances of getting what you pay for.

Want to try Kinerase Ultimate Day Moisturizer for yourself? Get a free sample while supplies last by emailing your First and Last name and address to If you opt-in for a free sample you will receive future email offers from Kinerase. Glam will only share your name and email with Kinerase, NOT your address.

Monday, September 10, 2007

I'm back!

Hello everyone. Sorry I took so much time off. I have a new job and it has been taking up ALL of my time. Things have settled down a bit so I'm back, but back with some sad news.

The Body Shop's founder Anita Roddick died on Monday night after suffering a major brain hemorrhage. She was 64.
She opened her first Body Shop outlet in 1976 in Brighton, southern England.

She was know to joke that the dark green that became the companies trademak color was chosen only because it was the one color that could cover the mold on the walls of her first shop. That is EXACTLY how I would have solved that problem!

Thank you so much Anita for Satsuma shower gel, unscented bubble bath and Tea Tree face wash.