Last month, I was at the Falmouth Natural Store drinking a smoothie whilst my son had his face painted. It was The Natural’s Store 20th Birthday Party and we were celebrating true to form with Organic, Dairy-free, Gluten-free birhday cake and other delicious and nutritrous goodies. In the shop next door Cheree our MyChelle representative was setting up ready for the days skin analysis. I thought…I quite fancy a go actually!
I’ve always wanted to try it. So I approached the counter, and Cheree (a Natural Beauty Advisor with MyChelle) said the machine was the Skin Complexion Analysis Scanner. She explained that the scanner takes a picture and uses it to analyze the condition of your skin above and below the surface. The session was also free, and a space had just become available ( you normally have to book in advance). Why not?!
I have never had my skin examined, poked, analyzed, studied etc. The only person that has ever been that close to my face has been my husband.
After having my face scanned, which took less than five seconds, everything good and bad about my skin appeared on the screen. It was…surreal.
It located UV-damaged spots, red areas, large pores, brown spots, how much bacteria is on my skin, wrinkles, and a lot of other things.
The higher the number, the better you are doing in that specific category. Apparently, I have a lot of UV spots and brown spots beneath my visible skin, not suprising living in sunny Cornwall. And I already knew I have some red areas I have to take care of.
After the scan, Cheree went through all of the results and sent me home with a handful of MyChelle samples to help with my hurt ego and skin: the Magnolia Fresh Eyes, Cranberry Mud Mask, and the Incredible Pumpkin Peel.
These products are amazing, by the way! Magnolia Fresh Eyes is a serum for dark circles and puffy eyes. I have the puffiest eyes in the morning and am usually still asleep when getting ready. A few minutes after putting it on, the circles under my eyes lighten and the puffiness is gone. I don’t think this one had anything to do with the scan, but I kept complaining about my dark circles, and she knew just what I wanted.
The Cranberry Mud Mask is surprisingly light and fresh. I had enough for three uses, but put it all on my face because I was so excited. And I used the Pumpkin Peel this morning, which made my skin feel smooth and it evened out my skin tone.
So overall, i’m thoroughly impressed. Although the experience was slightly unnerving, I’m glad I gave it a go and am chuffed with the improvement of my skin tone.