Now that I have embarked on an all out attack on my puffy eyes and dark circles I charged the Clarisonic Opal treatment disk and per their directions, prepared to patch tested the serum on the inside of my arm. But when I squeezed out a few drops, it was a sludgy amber colored goo rather than the clear gel that I had seen in the samples. In addition, the container seemed practicallyempty, although I had just opened it. Something was wrong.
I went back to Sephora to buy a replacement. But when I explained the situation to sales associate and asked which one I should get, she went to speak to her manager. After looking at my serum, the manager went to a drawer and replaced the cartridge free of charge. I was blown away. … Continue Reading… →
Apparently in addition to genetics, stress, age, salty foods, sunlight and skin type, allergies can also trigger dark under eye shadows. I had brought my dark circles under control with Triluma, a combo of Retin A, hydroquinone and a steroid to keep things calm. After three months of use, you could see a real change. However Triluma can only be used for three months at a time and then you need take a three month holiday before it can be used again. Its that strong.
In the meantime, I made sure to use a 20SPF sunblock under my eyes and avoided pizza and chinese food– two high salt foods– that were big dark circle triggers for me. When my three month Triluma holiday was over, I didn’t need to use it … Continue Reading… →