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Saturday, October 15, 2011

Cosmo says:

I came accross this article on Cosmo posted on Oct 11
 about the new "Anew Genics" night treatment cream and I thought I'd share it with you all:

"Dermatologist Dr. Cheryl Karcher"
  Here's what she said about everything from zits to sunscreen:

For acne: "I like salicylic acid because it's not irritating or super-drying." 
How much SPF do you really need to wear in the winter? "In the wintertime, particularly with a clear blue sky, there are more UVA rays—the kind that cause aging. I recommend an SPF of at least 30."
Her best tip for when you're headed to the derm: "Bring in what you're using. This way you can say, 'You see my skin—am I using the right regime or should I change it?' So often, women use the wrong products—and way too many."
Start thinking about! "The aging process starts at 20-25 and starts to show on your face around 30, depending on your environment." She suggests using an anti-aging product in your early 20's (Avon's latest is called "Anew Genics", which fights both lines and dark spots)—and you'll look much better at 30...and beyond.

**I do have to share my personal experience on "Anew Genics" with you guys, I'm not that crazy about it. I mean it really did make my skin super super soft the very next morning and there after, but I feel (maybe i'm obsessed) that my lines are more visible and my one wrinkle that I have in between my eyebrows is way more noticeable when I use Genics. 

I had been using "Anew Reversalist Sterling Emulsion" prior to Genics and I honestly liked it better. I felt a difference in the texture of my face and the wrinkles and lines weren't as visible, not that I have a lot, but you know that as women we obsess over every detail in our faces hehe.

I am still using it since I want to get my moneys worth, but I can't wait to go back to using the emulsion. Everyone's skin is different, and what didn't work for me will sometimes work for others. I have a few clients who have purchased Genics from me that are in their late 30's to late 40's that really do love it and see a big difference in their skin but I have to say that unfortunately this product didn't meet nor exceed my expectations. 


  1. Hey just checking out your blog! I love it btw, its the first i come across about Avon products. This post was very informative, i didnt know that there were more UVA rays in the winter? O__o

    haha, well until next time! =]

  2. thanks for the support dear, I'm following you too!
    Your blog looks very interesting :)