I started using Minimalist's multi peptide, a month ago. The results really cemented minimalist as my go to brand.
I'm 29 & I have only recently gotten into skin care. I saw in a random YouTube video that applying tretinoin makes one's skin youthful. So I went online and ordered a cheap 0.1% Tretinoin, sold under the name: Ret A. I started applying it every night, let's just say more than a 'pea'size amount. I didn't know jack about moisturizing. Just used 0.1% tret. From the second day onwards, my skin started to peel. My face turned red. And there was so mich inflammation and pain on my skin that I had to take aceclofenac medication.
In 3 days, my skin aged 10 years. I was a 29 year old, looking as a 39 year old. It took 2 weeks for the inflammation to subside and my skin to get back to normal, except the under eye area. I now had over 2 dozen wrinkles crisscrossing under each eye.
After such a catastrophe, I got into skin care. I had to stumble upon hyaluronic acid, as far as moisturizing goes beacuse moisturizing is probably the most effective, non clinical way, of getting rid of wrinkles/lines and what not.
A quick Google search showed me that the minimalist sells HA. I quickly ordered it.
Now coming to my experience with around 5 days of HA:
1. Skin is much more hydrated now. Almost, maybe a 100 times more than it was, when I was using cetaphil moisturizer.
2. It gives me a plumpness that I notice kids have.
3. It has definitely made my face fairer (I'm fair to begin with)
4. Lines have definitely reduced under my eyes. But still a lomg freaking way to go.
I use HA 3-5 times a day. I always use it on damp skin (I use a spray bottle) after spraying cold water. And I keep spraying cold water on my face. Atleast 10 times a day, throughout the day.
Overall, I'm gonna be using the minimalist's HA. I have also come cross HA by Loreal. They claim that they use micro HA molecules. But I'll stick with Minimalist.