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Tried & Tested : Whitening Skincare

Estee Lauder CyberWhite HD Advanced Spot Correcting Moisture Lotion, La Clinica range, organic whitening skincare

As soon as I had given birth (and gotten over all the traumatic shizznizz – read my birth story here), one of the major things I wanted to deal with was melasma – the pregnancy pigmentation on my face.  Luckily for me, Estee Lauder and La Clinica sent through a few whitening skincare products for me to try.  I’ve been using the products on and off over the last 10 months or so and I’m finally ready to share my review.

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LA CLINICA Gly C Refine Body Refining Micro Dermabrasion Kit

La Clinica Skin Care, La Clinica reviews

A few weeks ago, I came home from a long hard day at work to find a lovely surprise package from the wonderful people at the Melbourne-based certified organic skincare brand, La Clinica.  I literally had a *squee* moment when I saw that it was the LA CLINICA Gly C Refine Body Refining Micro Dermabrasion Kit.

La Clinica skin care, La Clinica Dermabrasion kit

The products in the LA CLINICA Gly C Refine Body Refining Micro Dermabrasion Kit are :-

  • Gly C Refine Body Wash Gel Glycolic Acid 8%
  • Gly C Refine Body Moisturiser Glycolic Acid 10%
  • Gly C Refine Micro Dermabrasion Body Scrub Glycolic Acid 14%

As it is Winter in Melbourne, I have plenty of dead flaky skin all over my arms and legs so after taking photos, I whisked away the products and took them into the shower that night and I have been using this every second day for the last few weeks.  I don’t think I can use it every day because I am worried that the glycolic acid is too abrasive for my skin.

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Gly C Refine Body Wash Gel Glycolic Acid 8%

This lavender-smelling clear gel is pretty nice on my skin, especially when I use it with my awesome Kuu Konjac sponge.  It doesn’t foam up though which is a shame because I love a good foamy shower.  Also, the pump dispenser is a tad small for my liking for a body wash which means it is a little troublesome.

Gly C Refine Micro Dermabrasion Body Scrub Glycolic Acid 14%

So after using the Body Wash, I use the Body Scrub and it’s my favourite product in the kit.  There are tiny microbeads in the Body Scrub which exfoliate away all the dead flaky skin on my body and it reveals all the nice soft skin underneath.  It’s a gentle exfoliant which doesn’t leave my skin feeling raw and sore.  LOVE IT!

Gly C Refine Body Moisturiser Glycolic Acid 10%

This isn’t any ordinary body moisturiser because it contains glycolic acid.  This means that it continues to refine skin whilst hydrating my skin.  Apparently, with continued usage, it can help with stretch marks and discolourations.  Genius!

I can definitely see an improvement in the texture of my skin as it is a lot smoother and softer to touch, especially on my arms.  As for refining skin in terms of stretch marks (I have some on my inner thighs – NO IDEA how they got there), I will update this if or when I notice any improvements there.  Thanks again La Clinica for this lovely gift.  If you want to purchase the LA CLINICA Gly C Refine Body Refining Micro Dermabrasion Kit AU$90 to try for yourself, then please head to laclinica.com and let them know I sent you 🙂