You May Also Like

The scientific reason sleeping pills don’t give you quality zzz’s

Buy your next healthy home on…Amazon?

Want to land your dream job? When you apply might affect your odds

6 tactics for throwing a stress-free party

The one simple work habit that could boost your career

The two products Hannah Bronfman swears by for a post-shower glow

The Clarisonic Brush and other exfoliation debates—where do you stand?


(Photo: NoMoreDirtyLooks.com)

By Alexandra Spunt for NoMoreDirtyLooks.com

Because I rarely wash my face, let alone exfoliate it, I did have a moment’s pause when my very wonderful mother-in-law (and I’m not just saying that!) offered me a Clarisonic Mia brush for Christmas.

She’d thought this one through, not only having my husband check in with Siobhan, but also offering the gift with a clear message: You can exchange this for anything you want at Nordstrom’s. Easy.

But as I stared at the pretty peachy brush, marketed for sensitive skin, I just couldn’t quite keep my paws off of it.

I’ve been hearing about the Clarisonic for years now, and while I’m deeply wary of over-exfoliation, or any exfoliation—living in fear of sacrificing natural oils and that protective top layer of skin cells that seals moisture in and keeps bad stuff out—I just didn’t think I could pass up the chance at trying the thing. Even as the discount rack at Nordstrom’s called my name.

Keep reading….

More Reading from NoMoreDirtyLooks.com:

Guess what? There’s still lead in your lipstick
Therapy systems better than cover concealer?