Sponsored Review

Garnier takes cleansing to a next level with their new Pure Active Fruit Energy range that promises to transform your daily cleansing routine into a refreshing and zesty experience!

Click to read all about the new range and my Garnier Facebook giveaway!


Last Christmas, I was given the ‘golden ticket’ to beautiful skin when I was invited to an exclusive product launch organized by Garnier Singapore.

 

And the star of the launch?
Pure Active Fruit Energy Daily Energizing Gel Wash (left) and Garnier Pure Active Fruit Energy Daily Energizing Scrub (right).

 

Garnier has reinvented the cleansing routine and is thrilled to present Pure Active Fruit Energy – the newest range under the Pure Active line.

The gel wash and scrub make an energizing cocktail suitable even for combination skin. It is enriched with Salicylic Acid to deeply cleanse skin and tackle blemishes, purifying skin to restore its healthy glow and also purifying Pomegranate, Grapefruit and Vitamin C extracts to refresh and stimulate skin.

Pure Active Fruit Energy tops it off with a sensual scent of grapefruit, pomegranate and oranges for a perfect perk-me-up every morning.

Grapefruit

Grapefruit alleviates skin irritation, and reduces pimples by increasing the pH of skin. Also an antioxidant, it protects the skin from free radical and environmental damage.

Pomegranate

Pomegranate reduces skin inflammation and prevents the destruction of collagen caused by the sun exposure, helping to maintain skin elasticity and increases skin radiance. Pomegranate extracts also rejuvenates skin cells for a blemish-free complexion.

Vitamin C

An antioxidant, Vitamin C helps to prevent damage caused by free radicals and protects the skin from ultraviolet exposure. It also stimulates the collagen production for supple skin.

I’ve been using the products for three weeks now and here are my reviews. 🙂

Garnier Pure Active Fruit Energy Daily Energizing Scrub (SGD14.90, 150ml)

Afterthoughts…

When I wash my face, I always make sure that my cleanser lathers well because soap bubbles help to trap and suspend dirt for easier removal during cleansing. However, the thick and gel-like texture of the Garnier scrub made it quite a challenge to achieve a good lather.

I usually counter this by squirting just a ten cent-sized dollop of the gel scrub and rub it with lots of water.

Be that as it may, I was very glad that the exfoliating beads were soft and gentle on my face. Most scrubs contain large and harsh beads that leave micro-lacerations on the skin. This is a nightmare because the after-effects are premature wrinkles and a gateway for bacteria to enter.

Conclusion…

In terms of efficacy, I do not think this product makes a good scrub. Exfoliation is meant to remove the excess dead skin cell build-up that is the key cause of clogged pores and whiteheads. Even though the product is non-abrasive, it could also be too gentle for an effective exfoliation. After weeks of use, I could still feel the whitehead bumps on my face.

The highlight of the wash is its citrus aroma so if you’re looking for a truly refreshing and invigorating face wash after an exhausting day at work or a hardcore workout session at the gym, then the Garnier Pure Active Fruit Energy Daily Energizing Scrub is right up your alley.

3 Honeyz crowns!















Pure Active Fruit Energy Daily Energizing Gel Wash (SGD12.90, 200ml)

Afterthoughts…

The gel wash is almost exactly like the gel scrub in terms of the gel-like consistency and the refreshing citrus notes of the grapefruit and pomegranate. However, I’m a much larger fan of the gel wash than the gel scrub. Besides the absence of the beads, the defining factor is its packaging.

The gel wash comes in a pump packaging which I absolutely adore. I tend to squeeze more than I need with the gel scrub so with the pump nozzle, I can now control the amount of gel released. 🙂

The gel wash contains Salicylic Acid which usually leaves an uncomfortable stinging sensation on my face. Despite the presence of the Salicylic Acid, I did not uncomfortable or experience redness so hurray to that!

For its clean and purified finish, I award it 4 Honeyz crowns!

Pure Active Fruit Energy Daily Energizing Gel Wash: $12.90 for 200ml
Pure Active Fruit Energy Daily Energizing Scrub: $14.90 for 150ml
Stockists: Watsons, Guardian, major supermarkets and hypermarkets and selected departmental stores

On top of the exciting Pure Active Fruit Energy products, Garnier also generously treated us to a sumptuous morning tea spread of delectable pastries and orange, grapefruit and Pomegranate juices (The key ingredients of the Pure Active Fruit Energy range. Haha!) and showered us with gift vouchers from H&M, GV and of course Garnier!

Here are the photos!

 

 

 

 

 

During the games segment, I won myself a Garnier Pure Active
2 in 1 Tinted spot roll-on
!

 

The Garnier roll-on conceals and targets spots in a single step and is great for long-lasting spot coverage. Whee!

And guess what?

I wanna give it to you!!!

Yes, one of you will walk away with this best-selling concealer by Garnier when you perform the following steps:

Like Honeyz Facebook Page and share this photo on your Facebook wall.

 

Then comment ‘Shared‘ on this photo on Honeyz’ Facebook Wall. It’s that easy! 
The contest will end on 7 March 2013, Thursday at 10pm.
This is an international giveaway so readers outside of Singapore can take part too!
Good luck! ❤
So what do you think of the Garnier Pure Active Fruit Energy products? Do you like them too? Let me know by sharing your reviews at Honeyz Cube!
Have fun!

Your friend,
Juliana

Disclaimer: Please be rest assured that even though the products were sponsored, it does not have any bearing on the content of this post. Opinions stated are objective and genuine. Also note that all sources, information, content, links are valid to change at any time.

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