Proactiv+ Pore Targeting Treatment – Review

Being a sufferer of blemishes and acne in my late 20’s and 30’s, I’m always keen to ensure I treat my skin with the right products to prevent any future breakouts.  I went through some expensive laser treatment and power peels to rid my skin of the acne causing bacteria, which has worked, although the odd blemish does still persist in trying to come through so using the right skincare is important to me.

proactivProactiv+ Pore Targeting Treatment contains Smart Target™ technology which pushes salicylic acid into the pores on your skin to stop blemishes in their tracks – just what I need!  It also promotes new cells giving you brighter skin and helps to target fine lines, something I’m always eager to help prevent.

It’s key features are:

  • Kills bacteria and eliminates excess oil and debris
  • Works deep in the pores to break down dead skin cells, dirt and sebum
  • Reveals smoother, brighter skin and promotes the cycle of cell turnover
  • Helps remove excess oil and regulate oil production
  • Tones and tightens pores while improving skin texture
  • Soothes irritation and reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
  • Paraben-free, oil-free, non-comedogenic (doesn’t clog pores)

I found this lotion to be really smooth and rich, easily spreading across my skin and quickly absorbed.  It leaves a matt, clean finish ready for applying any other lotions or make up.  I really do notice a brighter finish to my skin and so far I have been blemish free since using the product.

My skin does feel clearer and looks fresher and I find this ideal to use both in the morning and at night.  Priced at £29.99, you are paying for what you get, high end ingredients and an end product that works, it really does something for your skin and protects it.  I need a cream like this for my skin to prevent the breakouts and deep down bacteria from returning and this works for me.  I’d recommend it for anyone with blemish prone skin and include it as part of my daily skincare routine to keep the bacteria at bay!

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All reviews are my own and my family’s opinions and we received the product in order to write the review.

Time Bomb Complexion Cocktails – Review

Time Bomb Complexion Cocktails are a range of skin boosting tonics, containing state of the art skincare technology to give your skin a shot of high end ingredients, targetting a specific skin concern.

timebombThe three Time Bomb Complexion Cocktails are:

COMPLEXION COCKTAIL with a shot of B12

Helps reboot skin’s microcirculation with a jolt of energy and restores plump,
healthy tone and lively color.

COMPLEXION COCKTAIL with a shot of Chlorophyll

Detoxes skin-compromising free radicals and restores clarity, calm, even tone and glow.

COMPLEXION COCKTAIL with a shot of H2Omega

Reloads essential fatty acids and critical moisture, restoring smooth, supple, hydrated texture.

Each complexion cocktail contains Hyaluronic Acid that penetrates deep into the skin for boosting, plumping and giving the skin a fresh glow.  The tonics have a richer consistency than a toner but lighter than a serum and can be applied with fingertips or applied with a cotton pad.  They are very lightweight and you can feel them instantly sink into your skin.

timbomb 2I have to say I found these a great pick me up for my skin.  I’ve been using them for the last couple of weeks and use whichever one relates to how me and my skin are feeling at the time.  All of them give a refreshing boost and really make a difference to your skin.  They have a feel good factor and leave you feeling refreshed, revived and really pep up the skin from it’s current state to skin that’s feeling good and ready to go.

Use these morning or evening as required to give your skin a boost – they’ve been a great addition to my skincare routine and with now having 40 yr old skin, every little helps!

All reviews are my own and the products were sent to me in order to write the review.

Time Bomb Skincare – Review

Although I’ve always tried to look after my skin, hitting 40 means I want to try a bit harder to protect my skin from ageing, so I was keen to try Time Bomb skincare.  They have a simple but focused approach targeting key areas to fight the signs of ageing.

A collection of powerhouse formulas and breakthrough innovations developed to help women of all ages “stop the clock!”


WP_010446Time Bomb is a stylish but functional range of skincare that looks good on the dressing table but how does it work on the skin?

Powerball Intensive Moisturiser aims to:

– Defeats acute and chronic skin dehydration
– Super surge loads and locks parched skin with critical water
– Restores soft, smooth, moist texture to dry, crinkled skin

I found the Powerball Intensive Moisturiser to be thick, rich but very lightweight and just melted onto the skin.  It felt exceptionally hydrating and a welcome boost to my skin each day.  I have been using this product for the past month and my skin definitely feels more supple, hydrated, softer and firmer, resulting in a more youthful feel.

Youth Juice Secret Oil aims to:

– Mimics skin’s natural sebum to replace oils no longer produced by ageing skin
– Absorbs instantly for non-greasy feel
– Plumps, protects and helps seal in natural moisture

I love the heavenly scent of Youth Juice, the blend of oils hits you as you open the bottle.  Containing olive, kukui, avocado, jojoba and more along with vitamins C and E, this really does enrich your skin and leaves it feeling velvety soft.  This should be applied under moisturiser in both morning and evening and really gives skin that added boost and glow it needs as it gets older.

The Time Bomb combination that I have been using has been perfect for my normal type of skin leaving it exceptionally soft, richly hydrated and maintaining a youthful glow!


All reviews are my own opinions and I received the products in order to write the review.


SkinPep® 4 Step Growth Factor Vampire Collagen Treatment – Review

SkinPep® 4 Step Growth Factor Vampire Collagen Treatment is a one stop, 30 day full anti ageing treatment program to help combat all the signs of ageing skin, boost your skins hydration levels and leave you with clearer, more radiant skin.skinpepsThe set consists of:

STEP 11 x SkinPep® Titanium Micro Needle Skin Roller 0.3mm

STEP 21 x SkinPep® Wrinkle Clear Growth Factor Serum 30ml

STEP 3 – 8 x SkinPep® Collagen Growth Factor Face Mask

STEP 41 x SkinPep® Super C15 Serum 30ml

skinpeps 2STEP 1 – Each day starting with cleansed skin, you use the dermal roller by going over each area of skin ten times in both a horizontal and vertical direction.  At first I found this a little strange, not painful, just a little tickly across the skin, but soon got used to it and happily tried to do this most days before applying the serums.  By rolling the micro needles across the skin, tiny holes are made allowing the serums to penetrate deeper into the skin and also boosts your own collagen renewal.

STEP 2 – Then apply the Wrinkle Clear Growth Factor Serum which comes in an easy to dispense pump bottle.  I just used two pumps and rubbed between my fingers before massaging into the face.  This is a light, easily absorbed serum that feels gentle on the skin and is simply to apply.

P1000606STEP 3 – Once or twice a week you need to apply the Collagen Growth Factor Face Mask.  This is a clear gel like sheet that you peel off a backing sheet and place on your face.  It easily smooths around the contours of your face and adheres with the serum on it.  I found this quite relaxing and an ideal time to put my feet up for 30 to 40 minutes whilst the serum soaks into the skin.  You can also dissolve the remaining mask afterwards in hot water and massage the resulting serum into your face for a further hydrating boost!

STEP 4 – After the mask, it’s time to apply the Super C15 Serum, which comes in a glass bottle with a pipette style applicator as only a few drops of this super strength serum are required.  On the days you don’t use the mask, just apply this straight after the Wrinkle Clear Growth Factor Serum.   I have to admit that the first time I applied this I noticed a tingling feeling all over my face, it wasn’t unpleasant, just unexpected.  This did die down though over the next few days and now I hardly notice it.

You can watch me follow the regime here:

So how did I find the routine?

I thoroughly enjoyed giving my face a little bit of pampering time each day rather than just slapping some moisturiser on in a rush.  I found the skin roller to be quite therapeutic and it felt like it was doing my skin some good.  Adding the serums to my face is nice as you are left with soft, smooth feeling skin afterwards.  I could easily continue with this routine everyday as it really doesn’t take long once you know what you are doing.  The mask obviously takes longer but it is relaxing and I tried to use it when the children weren’t around so I could lay down for half an hour and chill.

Do I notice any difference in my skin?

I definitely think my skin looks brighter and more radiant, my pores seem more refined and my face feels very soft and smooth.  I do think my fine lines do look a little plumped and smoother than before and I’m definitely feeling more confident with my skin.  I have some deep grooves at the top of my nose between my eyebrows and these have definitely relaxed a little.  My skin tone seems to have evened out and fingers crossed I have been blemish free for the last few weeks.  The serums really help give my skin a youthful glow, exactly what I need as I prepare to turn 40 in a few days time!!

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Thanks to the SkinPep® 4 Step Growth Factor Vampire Collagen Treatment for giving my skin a pre birthday boost as I hit middle age!


All reviews are my own and my family’s opinions and we received the products in order to write the review.