Ivatherm

Ivatherm Anti-Aging eye cream

UNA

I wish I couldn’t admit so easily that the early stage of wrinkles that I’m experiencing is scary. But it is and I am.

This is a product that was acquired recently, as you remember (click: here) but as the product threatens to be empty very soon due to intensive use, I’m in a hurry for a short review.

If you don’t know anything about them, Ivatherm is a young Romanian dermacosmetics brand that contain Herculane thermal spring water. They make a name of themselves for developing their products in France specifically targeting sensitive skin.

This eye cream is supposed to reduce the existing crow feet lines and increasing the skin’s luminosity due to a specific ingredient obtained from plant stem cells.

Pro’s:

  • light texture
  • very easily absorbed into skin
  • nice smart package: a tube with a pump dispenser that gives you the right product dosage
  • paraben-free and phenoxyethanol-free
  • no wow effect on my fine lines but apparently it has a decent moisturizing effect
  • really good as makeup base

Con’s:

  • not really an anti-age eye cream and no effect whatsoever on the dark circles (although on their defense, they never claim that they have one)
  • during my life, I’ve used eye creams that at a point I was desperately wishing to get over . With this one it has been a month of a twice a day use and the bottle is almost empty
  • considering the rate the product is emptying, it’s quite pricey

My rating: 7/10. Overall, this product will not come to my mind as on top 10 list for eye contour care; I would say that is on top of the list that contains the “nothing special” products. I believe Ivatherm has a lot to learn about consumer and their need but they are in a good place right now and I would like to be surprised by their evolution.

Until the next time, wear red lipstick and glitter all the way:-)

 

Happy June beauty haul

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Hello ladies! Hope your summer started with a fun weekend.

I recently decided to turn my life around in terms of care. About 8 months ago, I quit smoking and subsequently became prone to gaining weight. A lot. A week ago I’ve decided enough is enough and bought my first mountain bike and did the first 10 miles of my healthy new life. Somehow this new attitude is reflected in my recent beauty haul.

As we age, we all need to take good care of our skin through food, exercise and beauty products. Using anti-aging products after 30’s is something I should not remind as being a must. The skin around the eyes is a very special area that needs extra attention. This is how I came to try Ivatherm’s UNA Anti-Aging eye cream with Plant stem cells. They promise a great boost in epidermal regeneration. I will come back to that thought very soon, addressing it a review.

Aging is a tough process and fighting against it sometimes it takes it toll. As my first gray hair started showing this year I was left no alternative but to color my (once pure sandy blonde) hair. In doing that, I’ve opened the Pandora box for treatments that help you keep your color vibrant and the hair texture in place. So, soon to be reviewed is this Wella Professionals Brilliance Treatment for fine to normal, coloured hair.

As putting my body to extreme tasks like cycling is quite challenging, I’ve decided that a little pampering is in order and I wanted to give it a try to this Boots Mango & Papaya Body Cream. It smells exotic, looks very yummy and at least will guarantee a pleasant experience.

And where would I be without some lipstick? Yes indeed, the new product from Rimmel: Lasting Finish by Kate. This is a matte lipstick which I chose in a shade called Rossetto.

What are your newly acquired beauty products? Tell us within a short comment.

Until the next time, wear red lipstick and glitter all the way:-)