i held off on this purchase (and this post!) for a long time, but this is getting silly. we *must* discuss the clarisonic mia.
if you’ve been hiding under a beauty rock, the clarisonic is a face brush made by the makers of none other than the sonicare toothbrush. the point being that the brush rotations do a much better job than fingers or a washcloth could ever do, getting your face one million times cleaner and leading to clearer, healthier skin.
after nearly 90 days with mine, my oily, sensitive, acne-prone skin has morphed into a calm and clear version of its former self. truth be told, it showed improvements practically immediately and fully morphed about two weeks in to regular use. i am a big time believer in this little power tool and honestly don’t feel like i have been getting my face even close to clean for the last 29 years before it came into my life.
here’s how me and the mia make the magic happen:
i use it every morning and have started using it twice a day since my skin needs extra exfoliation in the winter. i mia in the morning with a gentle face cleanser like cetaphil or basis and at night, i remove makeup first then use it with just water. i just lay it on top of my skin and move it around for the timed one minute, concentrating on areas that tend to be oily or break out. (note: don’t press too hard! it slows the bristles and keeps them from doing their job.) i use the sensitive brush that it came with and i just replaced it for the first time. just like a makeup brush, if you don’t switch it out, it can deposit bad things back onto your skin and that’s just counterproductive to the whole process.
bottom line: it is worth the splurge and the best $119 i’ve ever spent. it has changed my skin and i think i’m addicted…in fact, i notice an increase in break outs if i skip a day, so i’m fairly certain that my face is addicted, too.
has anyone else added this to their beauty routine this year?
is anyone on the fence and need more convincing? :)