Sunday, 25 January 2015

Lets talk to Clarisonic or not to Clarisonic...

That is the question
Am I the only person who can go to the mall
spend $50 dollars here..
$24 there..
$7.99 on a smoothie..
All of a sudden you're walking out the doors down $250 dollars.
when it comes to actually laying down the moola on something
that's a investment piece, I just cant seem to bring my self to do it.
If I see a price tag of $99.00
I'm like 'Uh uh' 'No way honey'
But 2x $50.00 seems to slip by all the time.
Its baffling really.
 I had wanted a Clarisonic soooo bad for a hella long time,
I just couldn't bring myself to dish out that much on a single item.
So I asked Santa to do it..
And he delivered!!
Whoooo hoooo Santa
Before owning my Clarisonic (or Mia as I like to call her)
I had the Olay Pro X and I used that puppy on the daily.
I thought it was working but..that was before Mia.
I don't know how she does it but it really is a deeper
clean. When I get out of the shower my skin feels like baby skin (I own
a baby so I've compared).
 I don't tend to have any major acne
I do get these white head pimples, deep under my skin
(sorry TMI this is a honest blog, we all have flaws! kumbaya)
They never burst or turn into a typical pimple,
they're just exist,
there under the skin,
annoying me.
My mom said she heard they're from not removing your makeup before bed
however that's ludacris because I am religious about makeup removal.
I also read on Emily Maynards (former bachelorette) blog that she keeps a pile
of ruffed up face cloths on hand for those deep suckers.
So I grabbed my roughest, scrubbiest wash clothes and got to it,
it didn't work.
Nothing seemed to clear those little buggers until
I came across the Olay Pro X.
It helped with those deep rooted blemishes and I was pretty impressed.
But something was still itching me..
The Olay Pro X is only $29.99,
the Clarisonic is $145.00..
Dang it,
I need to know what makes that Clarisonic so expensive!!
Now I know..
it was sent from heaven,
sent to make your cheeks feel like Angel wing feathers.
It has completely cleared my white heads,
my skin is softer than its ever been and
products do seem to absorb faster.
All in all I would say if you've been teetering on whether to make the investment,
do it, do it, do it, do it now.
if you are new to the cleansing rotating brush world go pick up a OLAY Pro X.
It would be a great stepping stone in seeing how your skin reacts to rotating bristles.
I do have sensitive skin and I'm prone to redness, on occasion my cheeks will get a bit red after
cleaning but it goes away quickly
Actually I was expecting the Clarisonic to be painful on my sensitive skin,
 the way its described
"Cleans 6 times better"
I assumed it would be hard sturdy bristles and make me look like
Samantha after her chemical peel
 in reality they're soft and smooth.
I also heard there is a new Clarisonic out which cleans "11" times better,
You know I'm dying to try it!
but I won't be making the investment anytime soon,
I'll stick with the 'cleans 6 times better' for now.
 That way I can take my 2x $50's somewhere else to spend :)
Signing off! xx
^ Size wise the Clarisonic is slightly larger than the Olay Pro

^ They're both able to be used in the shower,
which is AWESOME!
Sometimes I get an extra shower at night rather than make a mess washing my face over the sink
its been quite relaxing!

^   Clarisonic is slightly more advanced bristle wise

^ The Olay pro is battery operated, while the Clarisonic has this neat magnetic charger.


  1. Interesting! I have never used anything like this, but have always been curious. Thank you for sharing.

  2. I have always been curious about these! I have never used one but have always been interested but always fearful of the cost. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Great post. I love your humor. I never ever even thought about trying one, but now I am curious. I might take your advice and ease in with the Olay pro first.

  4. Great review and comical as well! I think I need to try one of these out! I think I am going to go for the cheaper version first, as a tester! Thanks for sharing this info, very helpful!!

  5. I have the cheapo Neutrogena Wave and I'm actually pretty pleased with it... buttttttt... I have been thinking about upgrading for awhile.Do you find that it has helped the tone of your skin at all? As I get older (*ahem*) I see that my skin tone is becoming a bit uneven and I'm getting sun spots. using Frankincense on my face every day has been helping, but I'm wondering if something like this would help that at all as well?

  6. oh now I really want one! It has intrigued me for years.

  7. I have a Clarisonic Mia too. I think it does a great job getting your skin really clean and helps improve texture. One way to cut down on costs is to get generic replacement heads from Amazon. They are the SAME thing!
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