|Above: The SK-II Pitera Essence Set...a marvelous introduction to the venerable SK-II skincare line.|
I only have a few moments before running off to help my brother at his booth again today (a big thanks to all of you who stopped by yesterday...what a treat! He had such a successful Saturday!) but wanted to quickly broach the subject of the SK-II Pitera Essence Set. With current changes in the weather, my work schedule (hello again, early mornings) and the constant stream of experimentation with cosmetics (namely, base products as of late), my skin has been under a bit of stress. The SK-II Pitera Essence Set couldn't have come at a better time. I have discovered that the heat and humidity (coupled with time spent in an inordinately hot classroom) is making traditional moisturizer "too much" for my skin, resulting in a few clogged pores and excess oil production. The light, clarifying properties of the Facial Treatment Clear Lotion and Facial Treatment Essence have transformed the quality and clarity of my skin in a matter of days...light, nourishing and easy to use (just have some cotton pads handy for application!), oil production has been reduced and my canvas is smoother and healthier than I've seen it since my schedule has changed. I use both products in the morning and the night, followed by sunscreen, Peau Vierge and the foundation of my choosing and I am finding that this skincare combination is even contributing to a more lasting finish for my makeup!
Kindly scroll on for the rest of the details and the Bottom Line...
|Above: The set comes with the Facial Treatment Essence, Facial Treatment Mask (1) and Facial Teratment Clear Lotion.|
Here are the official details, courtesy of Neiman Marcus:
Pitera Essential Set
An essential collection of three of SK-II's bestsellers to begin the skin's journey towards crystal clarity. Discover a life-changing skincare regimen beginning with the signature Pitera™ rich Facial Treatment Essence, complemented by the clarifying Clear Lotion. It also includes the favorite Facial Mask for an unforgettably indulgent moisturizing experience. Used together, skin becomes significantly clearer, firmer, and more radiant.
Each set contains:
At a Glance:
- Facial Treatment Essence 75 mL
- Facial Treatment Mask 1pc
- Facial Treatment Clear Lotion 40 mL
An essentials collection of three of SK-II's bestsellers to begin the skin's journey towards crystal clarity. Skin becomes visibly clearer, firmer, and more radiant.
- After cleansing, pour a few drops of the Clear Lotion on a cotton pad and wipe around the face and neck.
- Follow up by soaking a cotton pad with Facial Treatment Essence and gently smoothing onto your face for 1 minute.
- Use every morning and night.
- For an instant and intensive boost, place the Facial Mask starting from the center and patting outwards. Leave on for 5-15 minutes.
|Above: The very short ingredients lists of the products...always a promising sign.|
|Above: After being a bit reactive and fatigued, my skin is smooth, clear and glowing after a few days with the SK-II Pitera Essence Set. I am also wearing the Charlotte Tilbury K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick in Penelope Pink, a divine nude beige (discussed HERE).|
|Above: These two gems truly have made a difference...off to go apply them right now ; )|
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Bottom Line: I have long heard glowing praises for SK-II skincare line and am thrilled to have finally had the chance to try it. In combination with another Japanese skincare product from Shiseido (more on this in the next week or two!), I am finding that my skin is reacting so very well (smoother, clearer, brighter!) to the gentle yet effective ingredients of the SK-II Pitera Essence Set and look forward to experiencing other SK-II products in the near future. This is an excellent, affordable set for those looking to try the most popular products in the SK-II line. Will update again next month to discuss my results over time!
I hope your weekend is lovely...xx,
--The Beauty Professor
**PR sample provided for review however, as always, all of my opinions are expressly and unequivocally my own.
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