I think a lot of girls (bloggers) recently got an email from the people behind Collin Resultime offering them products for review. It was quite an amusing email as it made out that you had a great blog and they really wanted you to review their products, me being me I was chuffed and though...ooh that's nice, erm fanks! Not realising that it had been copied and pasted to lots of others. Lol! Trust me eh?
By the time I had read the tweets I had already replied saying that it sounded great! So perhaps I am the only person that actually agreed to review them, I'm not sure, but to be honest when they arrived I though...oh no...! But then I just thought = sod it! I wanted to try them, so there!
I was sent quite a few products, and with my recent allergic reactions to, well, just about everything, I couldn't use most of them. But I was intrigued as Collin Paris Professional is one of the brands that some people use in their beauty salons, I know they use it at the Hair and Beauty salon in the Park Lane hotel in London for example.
My allergic reaction consisted of my face going bright red, the skin around and on my eye flaking and also the same around my mouth, nose and chin. Wit woo! Once the dried skin came off I was left with a red face kind of like I had been slapped! So I decided to try the Regenerating Collagen Gel to try and soothe my skin as honestly it looked atrocious. In fact, I will stop being vain for one minute and show you a picture...don't laugh too much! This is on a good day 4 days after the allergy started, I wasn't going to take a picture before that.
I have been using the collagen gel for 2 days now and I will continue to use it for the next week and update how I am getting on. So far I love how cooling and soothing it it, it doesn't sting at all and my skin really does seem much less crusty and more smooth. The smell is slightly like an old style French scent (hey it's a French brand) but whereas scents normally irritate me this hasn't so far. But I will update this post once I have given it a good test.
The regenerating collagen gel is designed to plump up you skin and make is firmer and plump. As it's a gel it is great for dry and dehydrated skin, it is also good if you skin is dehydrated buy oily as it won't make your skin greasy. It also contains the new patented active ingredient called Vectorised Micro Collagen. But I have no idea what that means..? Science geeks got any ideas?
I have to say I am impressed with the product so far, the packaging is heavy and good quality and had a foil seal to keep the product fresh. It costs around £44 and you can find you nearest stockist on www.collin.ltd.uk
Have you used this brand? Do you think collagen gels work?