Wednesday, 8 June 2011

Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Ultra Lift & Firm Makeup SPF 15 Readers' Trial

Saw this trial on Simply Her June issue. There are some info inside the mag.

As more cosmetics companies dish out makeup with skincare benefits to enhance skin health, Elizabeth Arden leads the pack by reformulating 3 keys products of its existing Ceramide Makeup range. Designed to boost hydration levels & help skin hold onto moisture, the new formula helps keep skin hydrated & looking flawless all day.

Created with highly moisturizing & skin strengthening ingredients, these are new additions include Ceramide Ultra lift & firm makeup SPF 15, $78, Ceramide Ultra lift & firm concealer $39 n Ceramide Ultra lipstick $40.

They are suitable for all skin types but work especially well on normal to dry skin.

How it works:

Packed with antioxidants, the cream foundation contains a new cellular plumping technology (CPT)which support skin health in 2 ways: hibiscus abelmoschus seed extract revitalizes the natural collagen structure & the potent peptide snap 8 said to be 30% more effective than the previous peptide used- plumps up lines & wrinkles. Skin stays hydrated & radiant all day as moisture is locked in with an Advanced moisture complex; the skin barrier is reinforced with a Ceramide triple complex.

The verdict:reader charmaine ( dry skin. Her makeup problem: foundation doesn't glide on ad smoothly bcos of her dry skin & most formulations don't feel comfortable on her skin)

Foundation blended & speed easily. Left a smooth n powdery barely there finish. Her skin don't feel dry after removing her makeup.

2nd reader Carel(combination skin). Her makeup problem: makeup usually disappears by mid day when her skin starts producing excessive oil.

Her verdict;

Its lightweight texture did not feel tight or uncomfortable. The foundation had almost faded at her t-zone by evening but it still lasted longer than other foundations.

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