13 Aug 2016
Exuviance Coverblend Review
They specialise in scientific formulations with solid research to back up their claims (I know, crazy huh!) Exuviance was created by the partners who discovered the beneficial effect of AHAs on skin so they really know their apples from their pears. I've tried the Super Retinol Concentrate (it's always about the retinol!) and I was stupidly impressed, which is lucky considering this retails for around £50 for 30ml. I was delighted to get some minor peeling after my first use. This may sound bad to most people, but as a habitual retinol user, it NEVER happens as my skin, as it has become so accustomed to it. This showed me that the retinol in this product is either stronger or better formulated than my usual offerings. The only downside is that I can't switch back now and the price is nearly double what I would usually pay.
Another product I find myself reaching for from this line is their CoverBlend. This is formulated to be both a light weight foundation and a skin treatment. It contains AHA's, antioxidants, sunscreen and moisturisers alongside a light reflecting foundation. This is the perfect product to reach for when you have just had a facial treatment and want some coverage to hide the redness but don't want to ruin all the good work. I use this on no-makeup-days (ha ha, what are those!, I should more honestly call them, minimal makeup days). It provides light to medium coverage and feels super comfortable on your face. It's absolutely ideal for Summer when your skin looks good and you want to keep it that way. The finish is dewy but if you like it a little more matte, just apply with a buffing brush and buff in well. What I love about this is that you can be safe in the knowledge that your skin is being pampered while you rush around. I will be using this every day on holiday!
I also tried a sample of their Vespera Bionic Serum, which is absolutely sublime. I am definitely going to have to buy a full sized bottle as it feels lush on the skin and gives you such a lovely healthy glow. It is filled with antioxidants and AHA to give you skin real boost. I'm not usually a fan of oil based serums, and I usually opt for gels but this looks gorgeous on your skin and sinks in well. I wouldn't use this before wearing a long stay foundation as any kind of oil will obviously just melt it away, but I would love to use it before bed for a super dose of all the goodies while my skin takes a rest.
Is anyone else using this brand, I would love to hear some recommendations as I am so impressed with the quality.