Wednesday, 9 March 2011
Reader Tried and Tested...Garnier Pure Active 2 in 1 Roll On
But before all that, let's get to the nitty gritty. The roll-on works in two ways - first the metal rollerball provides an instant soothing and drying effect on the spot, while the spot-busting formula of salicylic acid (a super skin-slougher) and blueberry extract, Herbasoothe, works to clear spots over time. Secondly, the full coverage mineral pigment works instantly to conceal pimples.
I did find I had to angle it correctly before concealer would come out and when it did come out, I still had to blend it in with a brush to cover the spot seamlessly. It would be great to get a better shade selection - I used the fair roll on and it was still too warm and dark for my skintone. It definitely gave my face a 'Katie Price' look to it, which is all well and good for the fake tan users out there but for the 'Nicola Roberts'-pale girls...not so much.
As for its effect on spots, I can't say that I noticed much improvement from this product specifically during my month trial. Having suffered from acne, I'd say this product is better suited to people who occassionally break-out and need on-the-go coverage."