Review: Hey Gorgeous Skincare

I have struggled most of my adult life with problem skin. Sometimes minor hormonal breakouts and other times with painful and unsightly cystic acne which can be a real confidence killer.  I have tried lots of different skincare regimes, supplements and even been on Roaccutane a number of times. Nothing I’ve ever tried has ever really provided a long term solution.

After seeing a few posts about Hey Gorgeous on Instagram, I thought I’d give it a try. My skin had been going through a particularly bad patch and I felt like I had nothing to lose.  I’ve been using the Activated Charcoal Cleanser (R220), Banish & Repair Serum (R330) and the Banish & Repair Moisturiser (R250) twice a day for almost two months now.  It’s important to give a new skincare regime at least 6 weeks before you judge its efficacy and to allow a full turnover of your skin-cells to occur.

While my skin is not completely blemish free, I have noticed a significant improvement in my skin. The breakouts seem to be less severe and clear much quicker than they did previously. I’ve also noticed improved texture. Having oily skin, I was always hesitant to use anything resembling oil – it just seemed counter productive. As it turns out, the correct oils (read non-comedogenic or non pore clogging) are really beneficial.

I’ll definitely continue using the Hey Gorgeous range, next on the shopping list will be a toner, scrub and a mask. I’ll be sure to update this post in a few weeks with any new developments with my skin 🙂

If you’re looking for a skincare range with all natural and organic ingredients, then Hey Gorgeous is definitely a brand you should try!  They are Beauty without Cruelty accredited and I’ve found their customer service to be exceptional! Click here to visit their website. (Using this link will get you 10% off your order). You can also find their products at selected Foschini stores.

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