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Skin Care Review: Loreal Refinish Microdermabrasion Kit

by Julie, Grand Haven, MI USA

Adverse Effects

Removes dull skin cells from face.

If you have oily skin or large pores the scrub will clog your pores.

I am 31 and have mild adult acne with oily skin.My pores are large on and around my nose and I have a few areas of broken vessels that are visible without makeup.I purchased the product with the hopes that it would help clear dead skin cells off my face and lighten the reddish spots.I thought with continued use it would help to overall diminsh my acne. The box says the product is for all skin types and recommends use 2-3 times per week for oily skin. There are two steps. Step 1 is a scrub and Step 2 is a moisturizing cream. After about 4 uses (2 weeks worth of use) I awoke with pimples all over my forehead. Days later the pimples began to pop us around my cheeks and chin as well. Prior to using this product I had my skin nearly pimple free. After reviewing the box again I found the main ingredient in step 1 is mineral oil! Mineral oil will definetly clog any pore if you have oily skin or large pores. I was so disappointed. Loreal should recommend use of this product for skin types except oily since it is comedogenic.

If you have large pores, oily skin or prone to clogging, do not use.

Price (paid by reviewer)

Where to find it
Meijer drug stores


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