This post follows on from my previous post where I showed you all my horrible spotty skin and wrote about the product that was sent to me to try out, Skinetica*.
If you need any details on the product I have previously detailed them all in that post so take a look before reading this one!
As you can probably tell from how I left that post, the results I have had since using Skinetica have been really positive.
I had had no luck whatsoever with other blemish fighting products that I’ve used in the past nor tested recently so this was a massive deal for me, especially as I had graduation the week before Christmas and didn’t want my skin to look awful nor did I want to look caked in make up!
Sooo. I’m sure what you’re most interested in right now is the results!
So after 1 week of using Skinetica the red lumps/cysts had reduced in size and in number.
They weren’t as painful as they were and although it’s still a task to cover them up, it’s not as hard to do when they are smaller and less painful.
The healing time is still painfully long which seems to be why I have lots of red marks covering the majority of my face as they’re taking so long to heal.
Skinetica does not help with this, but the amount of new spots and cysts I have been having has decreased.
Due to the nature of Skinetica, you can apply it and once it’s dry you can still apply moisturiser and make up as required.
Because of this it meant I could go about my day as usual knowing that Skinetica was working underneath my make up and overnight whilst I slept with my night moisturiser and choice of oil to help with the scarring I was experiencing.
After 2 weeks of using Skinetica I was told that applying it without applying products afterwards would increase the effects, much like when using Alpha H Liquid Gold and other similar products.
After finding this out I did stop applying moisturiser in the evenings and noticed an improvement.
However, as my skin is slowly clearing up I am noticing that my t-zone is becoming oilier again and my cheeks/jaw line in need of moisturising so some nights I have had to compromise and apply both! But where I can I don’t apply anything extra.
After 4 weeks of applying Skinetica my skin has cleared of ‘active’ spots and now I only have the red marks left behind to contend with.
The pictures do show a difference but as the marks/scars are still there, at a glance it might not look like much.
I can tell you though that having had the huge, painful lumps on my face decrease down to near enough nothing has meant that my skin is much easier to cover with make up and when I have it on you can barely see a thing.
Here are some pictures for you to compare.
I’ve put the same ones next to each other so you can compare the difference more easily.
The first photos are the original ones from my previous post, the second are after 2 weeks and the last photos (underneath the other 2) were taken yesterday which is after 4 weeks:
You can clearly see the difference between the first and last photos, there aren’t any lumps on my face at all and all the spots have dried up.
The main thing you’ll be able to notice in all photos is how much better my skin is generally, it is actually glowing which is never something I thought I’d say about my own skin!
M said as soon as she saw the pictures she noticed this which was lovely to know!!
Unfortunately a night out for New Year’s Eve has brought me out in a lovely spot in the middle of my cheek, but this has already gone after using the Skinetica on the night after and only the red mark is left behind.
(If only late nights and alcohol didn’t bring you out in spots!)
That is another good thing to note about Skinetica, your average white head spots often found on oily t-zones will usually dry up overnight meaning there is no need to pop them yourself!
I know the temptation can get too much and I am one of those people that loves popping them (immense satisfaction!) but the marks left behind are not worth it, plus the risk of bacteria making them worse.
Lastly this is the picture where the difference can be clearly seen and is quite miraculous!!
This area runs along my jaw line under my ear up to my hair line and was the place where most of the lumps appeared initially making them really painful as I could feel them every time I ate or talked….lush.
Now you can see that even the scars have almost healed up and gone!
It has been a long and slow road to getting my skin to recover as my skin has been like this for a good 6 months now.
Although Skinetica claim that results can be seen in 2-5 days, this sadly wasn’t the case for me.
However after 3/4 weeks usage morning and night my skin has improved with visible results and the number of new cysts has reduced to gaining 0 per week which is miraculous!
I for one am super impressed with the results I’ve had with this and have purchased myself another bottle from their website and it was so easy through paypal with super speedy postage again.
The first bottle lasted for 3/4 weeks with application morning and night.
I was so pleased with the results that I actually got my brother one to try as one of his Christmas presents ha, I’m sure he’ll love me for it when the results start coming through though!
The next thing for me to tackle are the scars.
I have a choice of 2 other products which I will now be applying at night time to see if my skin will heal without any permanent marks at all and hopefully without any kind of relapse back into the cysts I was getting before.
At least I know what to use now if they ever come back!
What do you think of the results? Will you be trying Skinetica to get rid of your spots??
I am a number one fan!!
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