Pixie Lott Magnitone Lucid Facial Cleansing Brush

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Remember the time when the Clarisonic was the ‘it’ exfoliating beauty product to have and the only one of its kind on the market, setting you back a cool few hundred pounds? I have a Clarisonic, as well as a few other oscillating cleansing tools, and despite my avid eagerness at the start I always find them quite a hard step to fit into my already full and thorough cleansing regime. Exfoliation brushes such as the Clarisonic, Philips VisaPure and the recently released Clinique Sonic System all promise to cleanse, brighten and soften the skin in a targeted, deep way that no other form of cleansing could do. You will either love or hate the idea of using such a device but I think used to a moderate level (i.e: not every day!) in the right way, they can have a whole lot of benefits for your skin. I know some people have found the Clarisonics too harsh, abrasive and messy on the skin which is why I was really keen to trial the new Magnitone Lucid Daily Cleansing & Exfoliation Brush which is decidedly lighter, more gentle and softer on the skin giving your complexion a healthy bright glow whilst the soft bristles gently buff away any grime and impurities.

The limited edition Pixie Lott Magnitone Lucid, available from Look Fantastic, (£69.99) is suitable for all skin types and has two cleansing modes – deep clean and sensitive, which is perfect for those people who may have found the original Clarisonic a little too harsh for their skin. The soft bristles pulse at 10,000 oscillations per minute and has a 20 second zonal timer that beeps when it is time to move the brush on from your forehead to your cheeks and then to your nose and chin area. The superior deep clean of this brush promises to purifies the pores, lifts any residue away and reduces the occurrence of blackheads and breakouts. Your skin following the one minute cleanse is then supposed to be clearer and more ‘open’ to absorb the nutrients and other good things from your moisturiser – thus giving you a softer, clearer complexion over time. The device is ridiculously easy to operate with just the one on/off button and two settings to choose from plus it is completely waterproof so you can take it in your shower or dunk it in your bath without any fears! I love how gentle this brush felt and was happy to use it every day for the allocate one minute without any worries of it being too harsh or rough for me. My skin has felt lovely, fresh and clear recently with a slightly smoother feel and brighter glow. Providing you dedicate a bit of time to using these cleansing brushes within your normal skin routine and keep the use to one minute, two or three times a week, I think they can make a real difference and are a useful standby tool to have if you are having a bad skin day, week or even month. And if pink isn’t really your colour then there are a whole host of other sorbet shades available from Boots with currently £20 off – the pistachio green is rather fetching!

What are your thoughts on these type of gadgets?

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10 Comments

  1. 21st February 2015 / 8:57 pm

    I have been thinking about investing in one of these for a while, but totally scared of paying that much money for something that might not bring the benefits. This post has nudged me a bit further toward it!

    Rhiân

    http://Www.chapterandcircle.co.uk

  2. 22nd February 2015 / 9:42 pm

    I've always been curious about the Clarisonic and other variations but have always also been concerned about whether they'd be too harsh for my sensitive skin. I did have a feel of the Magnitone in House of Fraser today and was surprised by how soft it felt, so I think I might just try this out in the future x

    Becky @ The Little Blog of Beauty

  3. 23rd February 2015 / 6:16 pm

    I have this and I love it! 🙂

    Emily x // EmGrace