Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Vichy Purete Thermale Cleansing Milk and Hydra-Perfecting Toner

I absolutely hate washing my face in the morning because I want to sleep in as much as possible. (I need to be at work at 6:30am!) My morning skin care routine used to be spraying toner on my face and putting on a day moisturizer with sunscreen. Then one day I was watching a YouTube video by Zoella and she mentioned that she liked a cleansing milk by the French brand, Vichy. I have never heard of this brand nor had I ever heard of a cleansing milk but let's be honest; the words, "cleansing milk" sound absolutely delightful don't they? I found that they do in fact sell in the states at select CVS stores and since my local CVS had it, I rushed over that very same day.

I took pictures when I first bought it but they didn't turn out right so you will have to excuse my used up toner!
I have been using these products for about 2 months now and it has changed my life. Not only am I cleaning my face in the morning but it has never felt softer. Also, the toner is so refreshing it wakes me up a bit which is something I desperately need.

The smell is....interesting, but not strong and it isn't a bad smell that will put you off, in fact its best that it doesn't have an overly strong smell since that can be irritating.


So how do you use a cleansing milk you ask? Simple, you squeeze about a quarter sized amount onto a cotton pad and rub it all over your face just like a toner. No water necessary yet you still feel like your skin is clean especially when combined with this toner.

These products haven't broken me out and it doesn't irritate my skin. I have dry to combination skin and it seems to be working beautifully for me, especially in combating my dry skin. These also don't contain parabens which is an added bonus.
My cotton pad of choice as I can use one for both cleansing milk and toner
If you are in the market for an easy morning cleansing routine I highly suggest Vichy Cleansing Milk and Hydra-Perfecting Toner.

Both the cleansing milk and the toner retail for $18 and can be found at select CVS stores and on the Vichy website.