Being a beauty blogger I feel very lucky whenever I am given the opportunity to try products, and extremely grateful when I am sent products that I could not normally afford. Although I love finding cheap finds, it's always nice to feel pampered with more luxurious products. After trying the Sothys cosmetic range a few months back (reviewed here), I was looking forward to trying their skin care line with their recently launched Energizing Day Cream* and Energizing Night Cream*. Oh, and can we just take a moment here and admire the absolutely stunning discovery box these two creams came in? I just couldn't believe my eyes when I unwrapped the packaging! These creams are said to contain the root of youth with the very potent ingredient that is Siberian ginseng. Now what is so special about this little shrub, aka the "secret plant of Russians" is that it is known to be highly adaptable not only to the extreme conditions of the Siberian steppes, but also when used in its extracted form on the skin. These creams make a universal treatment that is suitable for men and women alike, of all ages, and claim to illuminate the face to reveal glowing, youthful skin.
The Energizing Night Cream (50 ml, C$119) is formulated for normal to dry skin and is described as being thicker than the day cream. I found that they were quite similar in texture and consistency, both very rich and thick. This cream contains glycolic acid which promotes cell regeneration and exfoliation, sophora flower extract which gets rid of daily toxin build up, and rice phytosterols which bring comfort to exposed skin. Before heading to bed, I apply a thin layer and I wake up with such radiant skin! I make sure to cleanse my face in the morning as well to wash away any leftover residue which thick night creams have a tendency to leave.
I've been using this Sothys skin care duo for a few weeks now and am very much enjoying how incredibly luminizing and moisturizing they are. Only drawback? Definitely the price point, since they can make a student like me go broke in a heartbeat. The Sothys line is made in France and is available in beauty and spa institutes throughout Canada. If you'd be interested in trying these products, you can call the toll free number 1 800 361-3004 to know where the brand is sold near you.
*Disclaimer: These products were kindly sent to me and have been reviewed in accordance with my Disclosure Policy.