So last week Origins was offering a free $20 skincare gift with any purchase. I can't say that I have ever ordered anything from Origins before. As I was looking through the website I came across Clean Energy Gentle Cleansing Oil. It was shipped immediately and I received my order in 4 days. Plus I liked the way it was hand packaged. Love that!
For years I battled oily skin and I truly thought I had oily skin. Thankfully, I never suffered from breakouts. But I found out that I was stripping my skin of it's precious oils and it was overcompensating. Indeed, during my very first facial the woman asked me what cleanser I used. She said my skin was very dry. I was thinking, "Okay, what is this lady trying to sell me?" I knew I had oily skin, I even avoided a moisturizer because I thought I didn't need it. Well she was trying to sell me her products but she also shared with me a very important piece of information. The more you strip your skin of it's oils, the more it will produce. She told me to switch to a cream based cleanser right away and incorporate a moisturizer.
I've been using the cleansing oil for the past few days and I absolutely love it. It was $19.50. Pretty pricey I know for a savvy shopper but it's made with natural oils and it cleans my face beautifully. It also came with $20 worth of free gifts. I picked the Age fighting kit. This kit includes A Perfect World Antioxidant cleanser with White Tea and Modern Friction Nature's gentle dermabrasion. I haven't tried these two products yet.
They are perfect travelling sizes so I may just put them in my train case for the next roadtrip. It also came with A Perfect World White tea skin guardian that is to be worn under a moisturizer. I put it on after cleansing my face one night and it has a very silky feel to it. The website says this, "Protect your skin against the damaging effects of oxidative stress with the now-famous White Tea wonder. Creates a protective bubble around skin. Helps build skin's resistance to environmental damage and visible signs of aging." We'll all need a little of that for sure! http://www.origins.com/templates/products/search_results.tmpl?KEYWORDS=a+perfect+world I have not tried it on under a moisturizer during the day however to see how my makeup holds up with it's presence. More on that later!
The next sale they have, I will definitely me ordering more of Origins.