Monday, May 2, 2011

Origins VitaZing = Fabulous, Glowing Skin

I heard about this product first on a makeup tutorial on youtube.  Then my best friend gave it a try and told me how fabulous it made her skin look, so I decided to give it a try.  Let me say I am very impressed!

As some of you may know, I have struggled with difficult skin for years!  Thank goodness it's not as bad as it use to be but my skin is still far from flawless.  Without makeup, my skin tone is quite uneven, a bit blotchy and is also on the sensitive side.  Therefore, there are very few products that I can use on a regular basis that don't make me break out in a rash or that actually work on my skin. 

I was therefore blown away when I tried VitaZing!  It is not a tinted moisturizer but after applying it on my face, it almost looks like I have applied a tinted moisturizer.  It does an amazing job of evening out the skintone and providing the perfect amount of moisturizer without making my skin feel greasy.   According to the Origins website, it "gives skin the refreshing zing of antioxidant-rich Mangosteen. And adds a healthy hit of radiance that mimics the glow you get from a week's vacation. All in 10 seconds max.  Slip it on first thing tomorrow - you'll look like you eat right, sleep tight & don't have a worry in sight."  Sounds pretty great, huh?!

It also has the added benefit of SPF 15 so it's added protection against the sun!  For those of you with great skin that don't like to wear foundation everyday or simply don't have time to apply it, this is a great product that will provide the protection & moisturization you need and also make it look like you've applied foundation.

Cost:  $35 ~ a bit expensive but it should last about 3 months & I think the benefits outweigh the cost!

How I use it: 
In the morning, after cleansing and toning, I apply a pea-sized amount (in place of my regular moisturizer) and then apply my primer and foundation.

Where to buy: 
Macy's Department store at the Origins makeup counter
Origins Website