Vanquish the redness... (Dr. Jart’s Cicapair Tiger Grass Color Correcting Treatment SPF 30 Review)
... because, let’s face it, no one wants to be Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, no matter how much we might love the Christmas story.
I heard a lot about Dr. Jart's Cicapair line, but I had no intention of trying it at first. My foundation (Nars' Sheer Glow Foundation) already did a pretty good job at covering a couple of red spots on my face despite its light texture, so I didn’t see the point. But then, I found the correcting cream in the travel-sized format and, on impulse, I decided I wanted to try it anyway. (And, yes, it was also a matter of price. I am not going to spend good money on a product without having an inkling if its efficacy. I have made that mistake before, and I’m not falling for that anymore, thank you very much.)
The Pro: The cream's texture is thick and rich, and almost completely devoid of perfume, which I think is great. The green might seem a bit off-putting but it immediately transforms into a more neutral colour. The redness does go away, so much so that I haven't worn foundation since. And if you can't imagine what a big deal that is, let me tell you, my own father has not seen me without foundation in at least half a decade. Also, it has a SPF 30, which is great because I would not otherwise wear any sunscreen in the winter (ooops!).
The Con: This cream does what it says, so I cannot really say it's a con, but this cream is not a 'curative' product – I have been wearing it for a month and there's been no change whatsoever. maybe their serum from the same line is? I will investigate. To be fair, no one said it would cure the redness, so again, not reeeally a con. Also, as far as we know, there is no real cure for redness, and it's good Dr. Jart is not lying about its own products.
In short, a very good product that keeps its promise and that has shorten my daily routine considerably!