Tried and tested: New device promises younger looking skin

Laura Wurzel tries a new device that promises younger-looking skin in just five minutes a day...

NuFace Mini Facial Toner

“My face felt saggy and loose after the long winter, so I was keen to give this hand-held facial-firming device a go. After cleansing as instructed, I liberally apply the primer which comes with the set — it’s specifically designed to conduct microcurrents (which help stimulate and tone the face), and enables the two little metal spheres on the device to glide easily across skin.

"Next, following the instructions, I hold the NuFace against my cheek and let it get to work.

"After five seconds, it beeps to let me know it’s time to move it to another area. I do my neck, jaw, cheeks, and forehead then repeat this process three times, which takes just five minutes a day, as promised.

"Despite the slightly daunting- sounding microcurrents, it doesn’t hurt; in fact there’s no tingling or vibrating at all. I don’t notice any immediate results, but after a fortnight, my face looks and feels firmer. It’s a pleasing reward for relatively little effort — I’ll definitely be keeping up the routine!”


NuFace Mini Facial Toner, €250 (, free p&p)


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