If you are like me with very dry skin, you will be familiar with the everlasting search for skincare products to stop your skin feeling quite as rough as sandpaper. I’ve never been fully happy with any skincare product so I am still hunting! This time, I’m trying out Charlotte Tilbury’s Magic Cream.
My mum had a makeover done with Charlotte Tilbury products recently for her birthday with samples. She already swears by Magic Cream so I nabbed the samples for an allergy test, liked it so invested. Here’s why:
Opening a new product should be an ‘experience’ and this certainly was. I really loved how it was packaged. It was a real ‘magic’ experience and certainly felt like I was opening something special.
As you can see, it’s a bit like opening a present. Pretty appropriate since it was a present to myself 🙂
I also really loved the attention paid to the little mantra as you opened it. I’m all about affirmations, especially with something I love so much as makeup!
Application and Wear
You don’t need a lot of this cream in order to make a difference to your skin. It glides on really easily as long as you’ve done your normal skincare regime first. I have rosacea and the added bonus of pregnancy eczema which makes application really tough for everything. My skin is just soaking up everything and still feeling like sandpaper! Not this though. I woke up this morning after using it last night with a definite improvement. This morning was the next application and my skin still feels some improvement as I write this at 8pm. It’ll take a few days for improvements to stick around longer but I’m really impressed with the first two applications.
Be aware that this product is on the pricier side of things at £70 for a 50ml pot. The first application, the amount left on the plastic as I opened it was enough for my whole face. You do not need to lather this stuff on like you would your high street pharmacy product. I struggle to put a price on my skin not feeling like sandpaper and so I am giving this a definite thumbs up.
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