19 November 2013

HealGel Face

A few months ago I started to see the brand HealGel popping up on numerous amounts of blogs. I must admit I was rather intrigued by this rather sleek, pharmaceutical packaging and wondered what the products would be like. 

Upon doing a bit of research I've discovered that HealGel is an aqueous gel which aims to soothe, repair and protect your skin. It has been designed by a team of the world's leading plastic surgeons and a renowned dermatological biochemist, whereby their knowledge has produced a range of products suitable for all skin types. If you want to read more in depth about this you're just a click away.































A little while ago I was kindly sent HealGel Face* to try which came at the right time I think as my skin was a little worse for wear. HealGel Face* is essentially an anti-ageing formula which is designed to sooth, firm and replenish the skin leaving it more revitalised. As I previously mentioned in my October Favourites post, I'm only 24 but I can't see any harm in including a product that has these benefits associated with it as let's face it, nobody is getting any younger, least of all me.

In terms of the packaging I think the design team have done a fantastic job, it really is one of my favourite product designs. I do tend to like clinical looking things that are neat and crisp therefore this was always going to be a bit of winner for me in regards to that aspect of the product. I adore the fact that the product is released through a pump dispenser as this allows the product to be kept in air tight conditions and prevents bacteria getting in. The packaging is plastic which I don't really mind as it has a nice smooth finish to it, as well as this it also is clear therefore you can see how much of the product is left which is a huge bonus point in my opinion. I hate nothing more than not knowing how much of a product I have left.












I've being using HealGel Face* for over a month now and I have to say I've been pretty impressed with the results. The product itself is so silky smooth to apply, it is the nicest product I have in terms of application as it simply glides on beautifully. My skin is quite blemish prone to be honest and is a mix of combination/oily and dehydrated all at the time. I find that this sinks in without leaving my skin greasy in any way and helps to provide a good start to my morning skincare routine after I have cleansed my face. I do use a moisturiser after using this as to me it feels a bit like a serum, however, I can't find it written down anywhere that says you should still moisturise afterwards so perhaps you and indeed I could get away with that step completely; I will leave that up to you.

I have noticed quite an improvement in my skin in terms of dry patches which I do tend to suffer from at this time of year. In fact just before this arrived on my doorstep I had noticed that they were starting to form here and there on my nose, however since using HealGel those issues have really cleared up allowing me to continue using my favourite Laura Mercier Silk Crème Foundation. This is most notably down to the fact that the ingredients contain a blend of Omega Oils which help to replenish dehydrated skin. 

One of my favourite things to comment on about this product is the fact that it contains hyaluronic acid which is the key ingredient within Hydraluron, the blogger cult favourite. I was initially worried about halting my use of Hydraluron in order to test this out properly however after seeing that hyaluronic acid was present my worries were taken care of as I do believe this works just as well without leaving that initial sticky tight feeling that Hydraluron does. Since using this my skin has definitely looked a lot more brighter and dare I say it plumper therefore I cannot really find any fault with it.

At £48 for 50ml this is what I consider to be a very high end skincare product as it isn't cheap. Would I buy it in the future? I have to say that I find that I'm still rather undecided as it is expensive, to me it feels a lot more luxurious than say Hydraluron and leaves a much nicer finish on the skin therefore in that respect it wins hands down, however they are both similar products in my personal opinion with the latter being cheaper. 

I think if you're looking to really invest in your skincare and want some luxurious products within your regime then definitely go for HealGel Face as it really is a lovely product. HealGel products can be purchased from the HealGel website.

HealGel is a cruelty free brand that is also suitable for vegans.
*PR Sample, this product was kindly sent to me for consideration.






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  1. I'm very much in love with this product too, I do wish it were a little more affordable though, but it definitely does what it promises!

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

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    1. It is lovely isn't it Jennie, however it is on the pricey side :( xx

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  2. This sounds like such a lovely product to use :) If it was a little cheaper I would love to give this a try! Gorgeous photos Amy xx

    belle-amiebeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thank you Amie :) yes it is quite expensive, it's a shame as it really is nice but the price is a bit off putting xx

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  3. I have been wanting to try this out. I haven't tried the Hydraluron yet so I may give that a chance first.

    katespitz.blogspot.com

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    1. It may be worth it at first to see how you get on with it :) xx

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  4. The ingredients in it seem quite nice xx

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    1. Yes, I was initially concerned with the silicones however they haven't upset my skin at all xx

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  5. this is the cutest blog i've ever seen ♥
    really perfect! followed you ;*

    Dots & Laces

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    1. Thank you ever so much, that is a lovely comment xx

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  6. really good product!

    http://lapetitetasse.blogspot.it/

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  7. Ooh, I have to admit, I've never actually heard of this particular product (I feel so behind right now, haha!), but it definitely sounds like something I'd be interested in, my skin gets sooo dry at this time of year. I'm on a total spending ban until after Christmas, but I'll definitely be looking into it for 2014 xx

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    1. That's great Francesca, I think it would certainly help your skin :) xx

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  8. Love your blog! thanks so much for your lovely comment on mine, it would mean the world to me if you'd maybe follow it on bloglovin! I'm already following you :)

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  9. I've never heard of this product before surprisingly. Although it sounds amazing. I have quite similar skin to yours very acne/pimple prone, oily but also patchy dry. Not sure I could part with the money being a full time student and all though. Maybe one day, lol. Lovely in-depth review :)

    Debra Bros Blog

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    1. Oh I know, I wouldn't have purchased this as a student either! Thank you Debra, glad you liked the review :) Xx

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  10. I'd love to try this but the price tag really puts me off! x
    Jade | Beauty Butterfly Blog

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    1. It isn't the cheapest product on the market I will give you that. I do think it has worked really well for me so it is something to bare in mind xx

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  11. Just found your blog, will follow it from now on, I like the way you write :) and this seems like a nice product!

    http://roseybelle.com/

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  12. This sounds amazing, and pretty much on par with the price of Hydraluron but for a larger amount in one go. I do like the hyaluronic acid so look out for it now, thi sounds like a potential future buy!

    http://cosmeticsshoppingandintoxication.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. Most definitely! I like that this leaves a nicer finish on the skin as I find hydraluron can leave my skin feeling a little tight at first xx

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  13. I've heard such good things about this product, it sounds amazing, i just think it's totally overpriced xx

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    1. It is pricey, then again it also works really well. Try hydraluron :) Xx

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  14. Just found your blog, I love it! Such a lovely layout!

    I need to try this stuff, it looks great


    Jenn | Photo-Jenn-c

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  15. I'm so desperate to try something from the brand but the price puts me off a little, I've heard their products give such amazing results though!

    thunderl0ve

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    1. I'm pretty impressed so far Natalie :) xx

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