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The holidays seem to start earlier every year. It’s no longer a surprise to see bulbs twinkling on department store Christmas trees in August.
So by the time the festivities actually start, I’m exhausted from shopping all the early, door buster, biggest sales ever. Not to mention, overindulging in the treats and drinks of the season. The sales take a toll on my wallet. The parties and treats affect my face and my behind. While I don’t have any suggestions on battling short funds, big butt syndrome, I have found a ‘miracle’ cream that may make the season brighter.
I’d been eyeballing Garnier Ultra-Lift Miracle Sleeping Cream, an anti-age and anti-fatigue night cream, on the facial product aisle of my local Target for months now. I’m of the age where anything that promises overnight results is tempting. Finally, after catching a glimpse of my skin looking especially dull, parched and tired, I was desperate enough to cough up $18 and give it a try.
Garnier vows the cream will give you more hydrated and brighter skin after just one night. I woke up, the day after using it, with baby soft, moisturized skin. It didn’t look necessarily brighter, but the fine lines on my face were less noticeable. On the downside, the fragrance is off-putting, however it vanishes quickly and won’t deter me from continuing to use it.
So if your face is suffering from a case of too much holiday, Garnier Ultra-Lift Miracle Sleeping Cream is the perfect year-round pick me up. It’s available at drug and discount stores.
A Harlequin romance author and former newspaper crime reporter, Phyllis Bourne writes to feed a growing lipstick addiction. When she’s not at the computer, she can be found at a cosmetics counter or her favorite hair salon spending the grocery money. She lives in Nashville with an understanding husband, who in one kiss can discern the difference between department store and drug store lip gloss. Check her out online at www.phyllisbourne.com.
This sounds like something I need to try this winter. I’ve enjoyed your blog posts–thanks so much for sharing your tips & thoughts with us!
Thanks for your thoughts on this night cream, Phyliss! It’s funny that you mentioned fragrance–I have a Garnier conditioner that I am slowly working my way through–I don’t like that fragrance at all either! :S I have tried a couple of different drugstore night creams and right now am very happy with one I haven’t heard about much elsewhere, Eucerin Q10 Anti-Wrinkle Sensitive Skin Crème…it’s about $9 on Amazon and lasts quite a while. Happy holidays!