I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Crepe Erase. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.
You may remember a recent post about my decision to take the plunge and test out the 2-step system that is Crepe Erase, loaded with TRUFirm™ to smooth, firm and and lift dry, aging skin. Okay, so it wasn’t the most glamorous undertaking I could have chosen, but the reality is that I’m over 40, and things are definitely starting to change on the body that I’ve sometimes drug along on all my adventures. I’ve been attempting to improve my health and beauty regime, and Crepe Erase has been an excellent addition to that journey. Come see what I mean!
First Impression, Part 2
I’ve already shared my first impression of the packaging and texture of the Exfoliating Body Polish and Intensive Body Repair Treatment that I was privileged to test and review. But what did I mean by all that? First off, I had to make a decision to actively incorporate these products into my daily beauty routine. In the mornings when I washed my face, I would use the Repair Treatment on my neck and chest, inner and outer elbow, and knees. That would moisturize my skin while I started activities for the day. Then when I would shower, I would use the Body Polish on all those same areas, and use the Repair Treatment again. As for my nighttime routine, I would use the Repair Treatment on my neck and chest and elbows, as well as my hands, because I liked having a little extra before bedtime.
Why was it important to make it part of the routine? Well, if you’re thinking about some of the little lines and creases, and those “crepe-y” looking spots, you know that there is no one-time solution. You have to have a routine that you follow, from cleaning and moisturizing, to drinking water and getting sleep and exercise. I didn’t want to overwhelm myself and then get burned out and quit, so I added the steps over 2 days or so, and then it became a habit.
Before & After Tales
So I chose my neck, because ladies tend to get the short end of the stick on that one. And I chose my elbows and knees, because for some reason, those body parts seem to age more rapidly than the others. I’m sure there’s a scientific reason, but I just know dry and wrinkly seem to go with the territory on those parts. At some point, because I was so pleased with the results, I started also using it on my hands, especially at bedtime, when I knew I wouldn’t be washing them for a few hours.
The instructions tell you to stick with it for 8 weeks, but this was a shortened 2-week trial period. I first noticed changes in my neck. It definitely seemed smoother, which made me hold my head a littler higher. The neck can be such a problem area, from wobbling to jowly, but I really felt like I saw improvement, which I’ve shared below:
My elbows definitely got softer, which means they weren’t as dry, which means they weren’t as ashy-looking as they had been. The knees are a tougher area, no doubt, because you’re giving them a workout every day, whether standing, sitting, running, jogging, walking…they are a neglected area. Although the improvement on the knees wasn’t as dramatic, they are definitely softer, as I don’t get the dry, flaky patches of skin that I was having. More pictures below:
The thing about trying a new product is that it’s like being in on some super secret that others don’t know about. As though you’ve discovered something priceless and amazing, and you want to keep it all to yourself, at least for a while. But the Crepe Erase system is so darned easy, that I know it will become a big hit. Most of the time we focus so much attention on how our face looks (and maybe our necks), that we don’t pay attention to all our other body parts, which are aging right along with us. You have to take care of it now, so you can enjoy it for years to come.
- Step 1 – Exfoliating Body Polish. The polish contains TruFirm™, which is a breakthrough firming complex that helps rejuvenate aging, drying, crepey-looking skin, especially in the target areas on the neck, chest, legs and arms. It exfoliates in a gentle way to get rid of the rough dead skin cells and reveal that smoother, more resilient, younger-looking skin we all love. Healthy skin cell turnover will improve your overall skin texture.
- Step 2 – Intensive Body Repair Treatment. This ultra-rich formula is fantastic, and also contains TruFirm™. Add in the rejuvenating blend of botanicals, and it works to smooth, firm and tighten the skin you just polished. It’s nutrient-rich and filled with super-hydrating oils, which is why you feel moisturized all day long.