Acure Brightening Glowing Serum. Does it Work?
Mar. 21, 2019Leave a comment
Hi! I’ve been using Acure Brightening Glowing Serum for about 6 months. I stumbled upon this serum when I was searching for a natural, moisturizng, and brightening skin care product for my facial skin. I’ve also used other Acure beauty products before, so I thought I would give this one a try too.
About Acure Brightening Glowing Serum
- For all skin types
- 100% vegan
- Paraben free
- Sulfate free
- Mineral oil free
- Petrolatum free
- Silicone free
- Cruelty free
- USDA organic
The purpose of Acure Brightening Glowing Serum is to restore moisture with Argan Oil, soothe with borage oil, add antioxidant protection with cranberry and pumpkin.
The ingredients on the bottle only says with argan oil, pumpkin, & cranberry. Those are the main ingredients they are advertising. On the package, it states that it contains safflower seed oil, sesame seed oil, pumpkin seed oil, borage seed oil, argan oil, sweet orange peel oil, cranberry seed oil, lavender oil, olive fruit oil, and rosemary oil (in that order, as shown in the photo).
Does the serum work?
Since I’ve been using it for 6 months, I can give a thourough review on Acure Brightening Glowing Serum. 😊 Acure Brightening Glowing Serum calls itself a serum, but it really isn’t one. It’s more of an oil. Just look at the ingredients! It’s full of oils, and it feels like it! It’s not too greasy. It’s lightweight and absorbs into the skin good enough. It does leave the skin looking a tad shiny, but I wasn’t bothered by it.
The serum is natural. It’s organic. It’s vegan. And YES! It makes the skin appear brighter! It makes the skin look glowy. So, it works to even out the complexion. It also made my skin feel extra soft and smooth. It’s moisturizing. For months, I couldn’t believe I had found THE ONE! I continued to use it consistently twice a day, everyday.
Just a reminder, I do have acne-prone skin that gets shiny. Unfortunately, I couldn’t use it anymore when I noticed that the offender to my clogged pores was because of the serum. It didn’t give me cystic acne, but made me develop tiny hard sebum inside of my pores. I had to give it up ASAP. Even though I loved the results, I couldn’t bare developing acne again.
So what happened when I stopped using the serum? I stopped developing clogged pores (yay!). My skin became dull and dry. 😢 Really, this serum works and does what it’s supposed to do. If you have dry, normal skin that doesn’t breakout, this is a good skin care product to go to. I would use it if I didn’t have acne-prone skin. When I was using this serum, I didn’t have to use any other skin care products. It took care of all of my skin care needs (eye cream, spots on the face, hydration, all-in-one!). Also, it was really good at moisturizing my eyelashes too! My lashes looked longer!!
Since this product didn’t work for me, I’ll have to search for something (which I already have when I stopped using it). Stay tuned for my update on what skin care products I’m using now. 😊– Jen
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Larabar Cashew Cookie
Dec. 26, 2018Leave a comment
Here’s Cashew Cookie! Not new at all. Just giving it another go. Check out my previous review here.
Larabar Cashew Cookie:
- Just 2 Ingredients!
Nutrition Facts & Ingredients: Cashews, Dates.
Here’s my updated review on Larabar Cashew Cookie! This bar is cashew galore! It’s nutty and thick. Like before, I didn’t think it was that great. Actually, the second time around, I thought it was awful tasting. There’s not much to rave about this bar. I’ll keep it short and simple. Once again, I wouldn’t recommend Cashew Cookie to anyone. Lastly, watch out for date pits in this bar. I ran into a couple in each bar, but just took a picture of one of them (last photo). They’re hard like rocks, so be very careful and don’t cut yourself!
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