100% Natural Face Scrub
They say: A natural face scrub from the British brand Zero that removes dead skin cells and other pore-clogging debris with the help of botanical ingredients such as Sacha Inchi, almond oil and finely ground Apricot seeds.
We say: This exfoliating scrub was gentle on the skin and left our tester’s face feeling smooth and soft. Applied to damp skin in a circular motion with fingertips, the scrub buffed away dead skin and washed away without leaving any residue. Skin felt refreshed — without feeling stripped.
$26.99 | Beauty.shoppersdrugmart.com
They say: A “rich” eye serum containing Vitamins C, A and E, as well as Elderberry Flower Extract and the skin-care company’s Healing Concentrate, to “brighten, smooth and revive” the delicate eye area.
We say: Our tester, a woman in her 60s, was pleased with this brightening eye serum. A small amount covered the eye area nicely, smoothing and absorbing easily. Her eyes, she reported, looked more radiant and “awake” post-use.
$135 | Omorovicza.com
Clear Start FlashFoliant
They say: A foaming leave-on chemical exfoliant that promises to “clear and prevent breakouts” while also brightening skin thanks to ingredients such as salicylic acid, grape extract and tangerine peel extract.
We say: Some acne-targeting solutions can prove to dry out skin. But that wasn’t the case with this potion. Our tester was pleased with how this foam-to-liquid formula performed on her skin. Applied post-cleansing, she noted it absorbed well and, with regular use, left skin looking more clear.
$35 | Dermalogica.ca