Exfoliating is a huge part of my beauty regime but I've always struggled to find ones I've liked. I stay clear of the ordinary scrubs as they can often be too harsh, and I much prefer the ones with mirco-beads like the Clean & Clear Facial Wash. Last month, I was lucky enough to receive the Ginvera Green Tea Marvel Exfoliating Gel* in my She Said Beauty goody bag and have loved it ever since. I've been using it 3 times a week for 3 weeks. It was also featured in this months She Said Beauty Box.
How do you apply it?
It recommends to use daily but I've been using this every couple of days as I don't want to over-exfoliate my dry skin. I apply on a dry face with dry fingers, dotting on forehead, cheeks, chin, nose and neck. I gently massage it in for a minute and rinse of with warm water. I then continue my routine with my Liz Earle cleanser.
What's the packaging like?
This is a picture of the new packaging for the product which is being realised this month. 'Whitening' was changed to 'exfoliating' as whitening is an Asian skincare term but it doesn't actually whiten! It's sleek and sturdy and I really like the green. The lid secures well, I wouldn't worry about it leaking if I took it away with me.
As you can see from the three steps, the gel works into the skin to remove dead cells. It amazed me how a product could even do this! I noticed the most difference when I washed it off, my skin felt so soft and looked noticeably clearer. The consistency is smooth and doesn't leave your face feeling sticky. It's cool, smells fresh and doesn't irritate at all, I wouldn't worry if you have sensitive skin. After nearly a month, I've noticed it removes black heads, helps add moisture to my dry skin and has brightened my complexion. I am honestly so impressed, it really surprised me!
What else does it do?
- Rubs away deep layers of dead skin cells
- Rubs away blackheads painlessly
- Contacts pores for refined skin (as dead skin cells have been cleared from pores)
- Lightens black spots, freckles & scars
- Removes oil seeds
- Prevents pimples
- Brightens dull complexion
- Changes dark, rough skin to smooth skin
- Enhances quick absorption of other skin care products
Honestly, this is 100% the best exfoliating product I have used. I can't see me going back to any others and trust this as much as my Liz Earle cleanser which I apply afterwards. Basically, my skin adores this. Although its pricey at £22, it would last you absolutely ages and works wonders. I've also spotted that some sellers have it on Ebay. I cannot wait to try other products from this brand and can't recommend it enough! Definitely up there with my top 5 skincare products.
The Ginvera Exfoliating Marvel Gel 60ml is available online from www.janiro.co.uk or Harvey Nichols stores.