The facial wash is made from the magical Quillaja, the original bottle I got was scented with vanilla but it didn't completely mask the orginal scents underneath. While chatting to Karin we decided to try another scent and came up with Ginger. I love this scent, I am a major ginger-holic anyway but I think this new scent is a big improvement. This new fragrance also has the added bonus of feeling awakening and invigorating and also warming (which is a real perk for these colder days we are having!) Plus the base mixture of the wash remains the same and I found it worked really well for me last time in helping to reduce redness and acne/ spots on my face.
I'm not going to go into more detail about the wash because it is exactly the same and I have already gone into it all here.
So now for the nasty bit. Even though I had great results using the wash last time I had to stop my trial early as I had just changed my BC and it was playing havoc with my hormones and my skin had become really yucky and oily. I found I suddenly was getting loads of spots and my hair was so greasy and generally not very nice. I decided to stop documenting the facial wash trail as it was unfair to link this (upto then) miracle product with my now really bad skin.
Since then I had really bad skin. Here is a photo I took just as I came back from France. Yes it really isn't very pretty at all. I've just had a shower so my face is a little red anyway (and my hair is wet rather than just greasy!) but really there is no way to excuse the state of my face.
I had become really concerned and self-conscious about my appearance and didn't like leaving the house without any makeup on. I even found with concealer I was having a hard time making my skin look even and generally it was really getting me down. And can you blame me really? Anyway waiting for me when I came back from France was my package from Karin so I immediately started using the facial wash.
Here is my face after a week (7 days) of use.
Have a great weekend