Laura Wurzal tries a light-emitting anti-wrinkle device — and gets some illuminating results.
“This gadget takes a bit of time to get used to and you won’t see any results for eight weeks, but do persevere, as it is well worth the effort.
"I used it while watching TV in the evening, placing the light therapy device on different parts of my face, neck, jawline, hands and decollete for three minutes at a time as instructed (the machine gives a handy beep to tell you when each three mins is up).
“The LED fixtures shine with a bright red light, so I kept my eyes closed when I was doing my crow’s feet, but otherwise there was no inconvenience using the device – it felt warm, soothing and totally painless.
“Already, I have noticed a considerable improvement on my hands, and my laughter lines around my mouth and nose don’t look so deep. My skin feels plumper too. This isn’t a quick-fix for treating wrinkles, but the results are absolutely worth it.”
* LightStim for Wrinkles, currently reduced from €338.91 to €299.44
( www.CurrentBody.com , plus P&P)
STEAL OF THE WEEK
H&M has carried cosmetics for a while, but this autumn the retailer’s entire beauty concept gets an overhaul, with the arrival of a huge new collection covering hair, body, make-up and brushes.
The make-up is inspired by autumn trends, with prices starting at just €3.99, and some products are already starting to sell out so you’d better be quick ( www.hm.com ).
CHECK IT OUT
Michelle Obama’s make-up artist has revealed to a French magazine that Biotulin Supreme Skin Gel is now part of the First Lady’s skincare regime, thanks to a tip-off from the Duchess of Cambridge.
Want to try it too? The Botox-like organic gel, €55,99 (it includes P&P) for 15ml, is available at www.biotulin.com
Many products promise salon-level facial results at home, but few deliver. Roloxin Lift Instant Skin Smoothing Masque, on the other hand, certainly does.
The silica-rich mask — which is activated by massaging the sachet — goes on to wet skin and dries to a powder, resulting in wrinkle-busting effects that last up to 24 hours. And at just over €10 per sachet, it’s far more affordable than a salon visit (€107.50 for 10 sachets ( www.Cultbeauty.co.uk , free P&P).
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