If you read my blog from time to time, you might have come across a few posts about Neutrogena skincare already. Reason why is because from my experience, I notice a positive difference in my skin when using Neutrogena on the regular(especially when using the Blackhead Eliminating scrub and Pink Grapefruit daily wash & scrub) . Obviously I can’t always get my hands on Neutrogena skincare products, because it’s officially not available here in the Netherlands. With that said, to my surprise I stumbled upon the Pore & Shine Daily Wash at Action( a Dutch/European discount-store where they sell branded bulk products at a lower price) some weeks ago and stocked up a few bottles. I’m so glad I did, because a few days later, it was all gone and since then it never returned.
Neutrogena Pore and Shine
Neutrogena Pore & Shine is a product range within their Visibly Clear line created for those with a mixed/oily skin like myself. The Pore & Shine line comes with a tangerine & lime-infused Daily Wash( found here in the Netherlands) and Daily Scrub (bought during my recent trip to Paris) that has a double action: to tighten pores and reduce the shine.
Pore & Shine Daily Wash I like the double purpose of this daily wash, which is to remove excess oil and unclog pores while providing a flawless skin. I’m not so sure about the flawless looking skin though, because that’s still something I aim for and have yet to accomplish. Plus, I’ve just started using this product so I can’t really say whether this daily wash will be effective in the long run. Nevertheless, I love the freshness of the tangerine and lime extract, and the way the daily wash helps to cleanse my skin. Obviously it’s not a magic potion that will stop the shine and give you a flawless looking skin forever, but it’s a great and refreshing daily cleanser that doesn’t over-dry the skin. I guess the longer you use it, the better the result. The daily wash is to be used twice a day.
Pore & Shine Daily Scrub I have to say that I really love this daily scrub. Apart from the refreshing smell, I have the feeling that the scrub really deep cleanses my skin, but I’m not so sure about the mattifying effect. Maybe I have to use it for at least 6 weeks straight in order to get a more visible result. According to Neutrogena, “the exfoliating micro-beads and salicylic acid help tighten the pores and cleanse deep down, while removing 77% of oil skin.” Obviously the scrub should be used together with the daily wash.
I wish the Neutrogena Pore & Shine range came with a daily moisturizer as well, so I can get a thorough experience, and probably even a better result in terms of shine reduction. Nevertheless, I still love these products and have added them to my current skincare regimen.
Have you tried out Neutrogena Pore & Shine Daily Wash and Daily Scrub already? Let me know your thoughts in the comment section below. xo – Jey.