Friday, March 27

Palmer - Skin Therapy Oil

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I'm sure all of you are familiar with the story Snow White and the seven dwarf. We all know that the evil stepmother is obsessed with looking pretty and uses magic to make herself look forever-young and chio. But its a fairy tale and in reality, we all grow old. 

Today, I'm gonna introduce to you a new product Sample Store hooked me up with recently - Plamer's Skin Therapy Oil for face! 

It's basically a multi-purpose dry oil for face & neck, and helps to reduce face issues such as fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots, dry and ageing skin as well as uneven skin tone!

I know it might be kinda "early" in a sense for me to try such anti-ageing products but hey, its good to take preventive measures early yeah! Plus i have started spotting dark spots on my skin in recent years (have no idea how it got on there) and my mum had been telling me how annoyed you would be with these 'ageing problems' when i reach her age.

// I'm trying a new type of flatlay/photography for products so i took these oil out for some pictures!// 

Founded in America more than 170 years ago in 1840, Palmer’s has become one of the world’s leading names in skincare, a brand that women around the world have grown up with. 

Their #1 formula, Cocoa Butter Formula, is one of Palmer’s key offering in its wide range of skincare. Today, Palmer’s is still committed to creating affordable products that really do work, growing to provide a Palmer’s product for every skincare need : hand and body care, facial care, stretch mark care, hair care, body care and personal care. 

Using nature’s richest, most luxurious ingredients, Palmer’s key ingredients include Cocoa Butter, Shea Butter, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Palmer’s has created a Palmer’s product for every skincare need. 

Palmer’s is against animal testing and all of the products are cruelty free. 

Palmer's Oil Therapy is also specially formulated to deliver targeted anti-ageing skin care benefits directly to the face. Some of the key benefits of the product includes

I've always thought that skincare products that came in the form of glass and  squeezed out like these are super classic and makes it look very expensive-looking! 


Personal verdict

I gave a go at the product for 5 days and applied it daily every night before i sleep. I was a little apprehensive at first because its a dace product which infuses oil and i have pretty complicated skin which is sensitive to certain moisturizers which made me have a really bad breakout years ago.

I don't really have ageing issues (as of now) but i do have a patch of dark spot on my right cheek which i'm eager to have it off. The oil got to me a little because applying oil on my face? - just didnt seem too right and risk-free (pimples?!) for me. I'm also pretty afraid that it would make my 'oil bubble' reappear because i just had them removed during my time with ClearSK, but it didn't. 

To my pleasant surprise, Palmer's oil is definitely oily to touch (and gets a little messy because the oil will overspill and gets the exterior bottle oily), but upon application, its actually lightweight and easy to apply on.

Back to the uneven spot. I guess 5 days weren't enough to see miraculous effect (as seen from the BEFORE & AFTER picture) but i would like to state that i took the BEFORE picture during the day and the AFTER picture at night, both facing the window. The sunlight did played a part in toning my uneven spot down if you are wondering why the spot looked even darker LOL. I think its only fair to the product that i state all these.

But overall, i do feel that my skin feels 'tangier' to touch and my skin cleared up a little. Of course, this is used in conjuction with my daily skincare products and routine as well. No edits at all, raw from my iphone 6 camera. 

& i really love how it is animal-cruelty free because testing your products on animals can be so unethical and cruel at times (all those videos mygod).

Overall, i would rate this item a 3/5 and minus 1 point because i can't test the validity of the other face issues that well so i don't wanna give un-tested comments! & minus another 1 point because i can't see the long term effect as of now yet! (5 days only leh)


If you are interested and looking for a over-the-counter solution for your skincare issues, head over to Watsons today to buy a bottle for $29.90!

Palmer is also holding a contest for all of you! (Yay to prizes and $$$!)

Simply purchase the retail-size Palmer's Skin Therapy Oil from Watson's online or physical store and pose for a selfie with your retail sized Palmer's Skin Therapy Oil! Post it on Instagram with the hashtags #Palmers #PalmersSg #PalmersSTOFace and stand to win the grand prize of $150 cash + $80 Palmer's hamper! Consolation prize of $100 cash + $80 Palmer's hamper are also ready for you to win!!

Contest to run from now to 25th April 2015. 
Winners to be announced on 30th April 2015. 

Likewise, you can also redeem your free sample on Sample Store here: https://www.samplestore.com/palmer-s-skin-therapy-oil-forface-30ml.html

& here's a video from Palmer to you!

Good luck and cheers to forever-young skin!

//all pictures taken with my iphone 6 //

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