You might be aware that I was doing a challenge where I used only simple product for a month, if you wasn’t you can find the details here! I used all of the simple face washes, moisturisers, make up removers, shower gels and everything inbetween for a month. Firstly I will have to take you back before the challenge so you understand what my skin is generally like.
I have never really had spots, acne or blemishes I have always been lucky for this. Even as a teenager I never really had spots. My skin can sometimes be a little bit pink or oily but its not a common thing. I do however really suffer with dry skin and eczema, I’ve always kept on top of it though with a couple of moisturisers. Considering everything I normally have really good skin in comparison to most people my age!
Back to simple, so as you may remember for my first week I only used the face washes and make up removers and my skin dried out. This could have been my my eczema flaring up or anything so sticking to simple skincare I went out and bought on of their hydrating moisturisers.
I continued to use the face washes and then followed up with the moisturiser. For around a 3-4 days my skin went back to normal, better than normal my whole face felt clean and soft. Unfortunately after a couple more days my skin went dry again and no matter how much of the moisturiser on I couldn’t get my face soft again. I still stuck to the routine and as the month grew closer to the end I broke out in spots. Boo! I had lots of build up on my chin and around my nose which is something I’ve never really experienced before.
At the end of the challenge I can say that Simple products are not for me at all, and that I would not recommend them to any one. I am not biased though and every skin type is different, Simple may not suit me but I know what it suits so many people and is such a popular brand. So if you are trying out skin care products I would try it out, as I know so many people who can only say good things about simple. I don’t plan on using simple again to be honest.
Through out March I will be using only Clinique, the polar opposite of simple. I will update you after one week. If there are any brands or products you’d like me to try please tell me in the comments!