18 October 2013

Pretty Pure Radiance Day Cream

Since discovering the magic of face oils (cue angels singing), I haven't been reaching for cream moisturizers nearly as often.  Bearing that in mind, one gem that's still managed to consistently stay in my rotation is Pretty's Pure Radiance Day Cream.  Pretty's cream is a beautiful blend of sunflower and coconut oils that moisturizes like you wouldn't believe.  And while it's got some weight to it, it's never heavy or greasy.  


The rich cream sinks in beautifully and is fully absorbed in seconds.  It leaves my skin hydrated and glowy, but also completely matte and touchable.  In fact, if you've been searching for an alternative to silicone-based face primers, this just might be it.  It can't completely erase pores or fill in lines, but it does visibly soften both.  I also notice less makeup settling into the creases/lines of my face when I wear this underneath.  

For more long term results, Pretty has also included sea fennel and alfalfa, which stimulate cell renewal, thereby promoting collagen production and, over time, actually helping to minimize scars, fine lines, and wrinkles.  Rose, neroli, lavender, chamomile, and frankincense give the cream a soft scent - mainly floral, but not at all overpowering - while simultaneously helping to improve skin elasticity and giving your skin that bright, radiant look we're all searching for.

The Bottom Line
Whether you're looking for a superb moisturizer or a healthy makeup primer, Pretty hits it out of the park with Pure Radiance.  The cream moisturizes like a dream - even the driest of elbows - and it plays well with other products too.  I've used it both by itself and layered with serums or oils, and it works incredibly well both ways.  

Another great product from Pretty!  I'm beginning to think this line can do no wrong!

Where to Buy: $29 from Pretty 

Ingredients: Organic aloe vera leaf juice, organic sunflower seed oil, cetearyl alcohol (plant emollient), cetearyl glucoside (corn), alfalfa extract, coconut oil, cetearyl wheat straw glycoside, aspen bark extract, organic vegetable glycerin, maltooligosyl glucoside (plant emollient), hydrogenated starch hydrolysate (corn), cetyl esters wax, sea fennel extract, olive leaf extract, organic lavender flower oil, organic neroli oil, organic chamomile extract, organic rose damascena oil, rosemary leaf extract, frankincense extract, xanthan gum, p-anisic acid (anise derivative). 99.9% of ingredients are derived from plant-origin, 83.7 % from Organic Agriculture.




6 comments:

  1. What a lovely sounding cream, you had me at Rose and frankincense! Xx

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    1. It is! Frankincense is one of my favourites too :)

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  2. I love that you're enjoying Pretty's products! I don't think I've tried this cream, might need to give it a go.

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    1. I'm still kicking myself a little for waiting so long to try their products! Definitely check it out, it's a lovely moisturizer :)

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