A couple of weeks ago I came across a massive haul of Nip and Fab products posted on Instagram by Jinksy Beauty. After reading some of the comments and realising she has oily skin too, the next thing you know I was making a Superdrug order, enabled by the fact that they have 1/3 off their products (you can just imagine how happy I was). I went for three things to try first after having a mammoth break out that needed to be cleared, and three weeks on I honestly haven’t seen results like this from a product in a while!
Although I have oily skin I love to add moisturising products into my routine as my skin is quite dehydrated at the same time (lucky aren’t it). The mask is a gel formula so it feels really light weight and you only need to leave it on for 10 minutes to see the results. I love to use this in the mornings to brighten my skin, it also manages to make my skin look more plump which is perfect as my skin can look quite flat and dull. To me the mask smells like a mens shaving cream, which is odd and I was slightly concerned when I first used this, but apart from the slight tingling sensation it worked a treat and I’m impressed with the results
This mask has some similarities to the Dragons Blood Fix mask, but I think definitely more suitable for oily/ blemish prone skin rather than all skin types. Through the use of gycolic acid and other ingredients the masks main aim is to reduce pore size and shine, which is exactly what my skin needs. For me this does just that, it not only reduces the appearance of my pores and skin texture, but it lasts for around 2-3 days. I don’t ever reach for exfoliators that have that gritting texture any more as I feel like all they do is make my skin feel soft and that is that, this has blown those sorts of products out of the window for me!
I’ve been slightly concerned about the size of my pores, I’m only 20 but I feel like they’re starting to become visible under makeup without the use of a primer, so I’m turning to skincare to help tackle the problem early. This serum contains 4% glycolic acid, so enough to exfoliate my skin without being too harsh, especially as I’m using additional products with AHA’s and other chemical exfoliants. I have been using this every evening for the past 3 weeks and I am so impressed with how visibly clearer my skin looks and also by the texture of my skin and how soft it has become. Honestly in terms of pore size I haven’t noticed too much of a difference, but there has been a slight change so I’m definitely going to keep this in my routine!
Overall I am so impressed by the brand and I can’t wait to try more of their products. If you’re a little sensitive to smells in skincare products then they might not be for you. but luckily they don’t really bother me and it’s something I’m willing to look past.
Have you ever tried anything from Nip and Fab?