Vichy Gets a Thumbs Up From Mom!

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Well from my mom that is! Ever since I got to try out the Marcelle BB Cream I was excited to try out the one from Vichy. But then I read that it was targeted to those with mature skin containing anti-aging ingredients.

I tried the product on my hand and immediately noticed that it was quite pink as opposed to “skin coloured” of other BB creams I have seen recently. These rosy colour pigments are meant to give the skin a healthy-looking luminous glow

As I blended it around it did indeed keep its pinkish hue. I tried it on my face and it definitely wasn’t for me. There wasn’t much coverage and I felt as though my skin was a bit shimmery!  But I didn’t want to give up on this product yet.
While this product didn’t work for me, I understand that the coverage is very sheer since it’s geared towards more mature skin. As was explained to me by the PR rep heavy coverage would settle into the fine lines of mature skin resulting in a cakey/dry look which is not desirable.  I wanted to test this out on my mom but I had to wait patiently for her to come back from Florida.

I tried it out and her and it was looove! Admittedly she has really nice skin already – much better than mine! She is concerned mostly about unevenness and some dark spots that she has. She hardly wears makeup too (I have no idea where I came from!) usually just some pressed powder for shine. When I put the Vichy BB cream on her she loved how light weight it felt and it seemed to just “blur” the imperfections she was aware of. It didn’t look pink on her at all either. It gave her a nice bright glow and her cheeks looked healthy and rosy! Definitely a winner for her!

Another product from Vichy also for mature skin is LiftActiv Serum 10:

The texture of this product is nice and lightweight, not greasy at all. It absorbs into the skin quickly and leaves a smooth velvety texture to the skin.


A powerful anti-aging serum that is also safe for sensitive skin only a couple drops is needed both morning and night.

I left this serum with my mom to try out and after a week I asked her how she liked it and she was all giddy and happy saying that she felt like her face was “lifted and tighter” and all her friends were complimenting her on her skin.  I was so happy to hear that it was working well for her!

If you’re looking for some “lift” and want your skin to appear smoother then I highly recommend giving this serum a try.

As for the BB cream I don’t see why it wouldn’t work for younger people too. Just be aware that you have to have quite good skin already as it doesn’t provide much coverage, it’s a nice alternative to a tinted moisturizer however a sunscreen is needed as there is no SPF in this product.

***Disclosure: products were sent to me for review consideration***

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