One of the reasons I like reviewing products on my blog is to share products I have been loving. However, I think it’s equally important to tell you about the products I don’t like too. Unfortunately this Mabel + Meg Lumixir Serum is one of them.
Every time I finish a skincare product, I always have a look around to see what else is out there to try. I usually head to Cult Beauty and check out their skincare section as they have really useful filters which help narrow down options and find specifically what you’re looking for. Once I filtered through what I was looking for, I came across the Mabel + Meg Lumilixir Serum.
The serum contains Vitamin C and Hyaluronic acid and is supposed to reduce fine lines, wrinkles and blemishes as well as being skin brightening, hydrating and collagen boosting. This for me is everything I could ever ask for in a skincare product. As well as this, the reviews were all very positive so I was excited to try out this product.
I started using this serum morning and night after cleansing and before moisturising. The applicator is a pipette dropper and I’d say roughly 1-2 drops is plenty to cover the whole face. When you first put it on your skin, it has a refreshing feeling but it turns sticky very quickly so you need to give it a minute or so to set into the skin properly. I wasn’t wowed by it the first time I used it but I wanted to try it a few times before I made my mind up of how I feel.
Around the same time, I noticed my skin breaking out and at first I couldn’t figure out what it was. Nothing had changed, and I had the same skincare routine with the exception of this serum. After a week or so I stopped using it to give my skin a break. I then patched tested an area of my skin, and once again I started breaking out. The breakouts weren’t small at all; they were massive breakouts which have left me with dark scarring. I was so disappointed, especially because before that, my skin had finally been probably at the best that its ever been in such a long time.
I’m really gutted that I have spent £39 on a serum that has made me breakout so badly and scarred my skin. As I’ve said, I read really positive reviews on this serum so it may just not have been the right product for me. However, I really wanted to share my experience of this product.
Whats your favourite skincare serum?
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