This Garnier Miracle Sleeping Cream was one of the full sized products in this months’ My Little Beauty box. I’ve been using it every night for the past week so I thought I would let you in on my impressions so far.
From the get-go I thought the idea of this being a cream that works whilst you’re sleeping was very gimmicky. Why would it not work just the same during the daytime? But none-the-less I decided to give it a go rather than losing it in my ever-expanding beauty shelves. It has a very strange consistency, not like anything I have ever tried before. When they describe it as bouncy in the advert they are not lying! It has a fullness to it kind of like Elmlea Double Cream if that makes any kind of sense!
You would think from the consistency that it would be very thick but surprisingly it doesn’t feel heavy on my skin. You don’t need to use much of this at a time so this little pot will last absolutely ages. Although it doesn’t feel greasy as such, it does leave a little bit of a filmy residue on my skin, but by morning it seems to have been completely absorbed.
The claim is that this Miracle Sleeping Cream will rehydrate your skin, smooth and reduce wrinkles, firm up the skin and leave you looking radiant. It also claims to stimulate cell renewal, thanks to a 7 ingredient anti-ageing complex, giving you a fresher, firmer looking complexion. From the moment I first applied it my skin felt better. It smoothed over my face, felt like it was really hydrating my skin and my face looked a little brighter too. It doesn’t feel like it’s clogging up my pores and, like I said, it seems to get completely absorbed overnight so I’m not waking up with a really greasy face in the morning. In fact, my face is less oily than it normally would be.
For me I don’t think the effects are “wow” amazing, but I definitely think I somehow look more rested, and my skin looks a little plumper and hydrated. It hasn’t broken me out and on the whole I really like this and will continue to use it at night. I haven’t yet experimented with using it during the day. I would say it’s not going to be ideal if you plan on wearing makeup just because it does leave that residue. But if you have days when you’re just chilling out at home, going makeup free maybe give this a go then. At the very least your skin will feel a lot more comfortable – and this is coming from someone who has oily skin, so you drier faced gals will no doubt love this.
Have any of you guys tried this? What did you think?
*Available at Boots for £12.99