Disclosure: La Mav is a paid advertising sponsor of Mindful Momma. In addition, they provided me with some product samples to review. As always, all opinions are my own.
As I’ve grown older, I’ve found that I’m asking more of my skin care products. Back in the day, I could slap on most any moisturizer and if it did the basic job of keeping my skin hydrated and feeling soft, I was a happy camper. Now, short of a miracle return to the skin of my 20′s, I’m hoping for some kind of real action out of my products – benefits like wrinkle smoothing, skin brightening and age fighting come to mind.
My newest blog sponsor, La Mav, stepped in at exactly the right time. As I am nearing another milestone birthday (ahem), I was happy to offer up my skin for a test drive, if only to be able to share my results with you (nothing in it for me, of course).
One of the things that makes La Mav unique is that the active ingredients are proven effective in independent clinical studies. Company founder, Tarj Mavi, set out to create a completely organic skincare range that delivered real results, and given her background as a pharmacology researcher, she knew how to get the job done.
“Our products will deliver anti-aging results within a few weeks and with continuous use you will reduce the need for harsh or invasive procedures later in life.”
La Mav products are certified organic by the Australian Organic Authority OFC (Organic Food Chain) and it goes without saying that the products are never tested on animals. The company aims to be 100% transparent and welcomes any questions about the ingredients or testing process. The plant-based, bio-active ingredients in La Mav products are proven to repair, restore and rejuvenate skin at the cellular level. Now that’s speaking my language!
La Mav makes many different products in 8 different skin care ranges. Here are some brief notes on a few that I’ve tried.
Antioxidant Rich Nightly Repair Nectar – 8 flower nectars (including Rose, Ylang Ylang & Neroli) blended in a base of nourishing oils like rosehip seed, jojoba and evening primrose. I put it on before bed so it can work its wonders all night long.
Wrinkle Defense & Skin-Brightening Day Fluid – Very light, gel-based product, with a subtle grapefruit scent, meant for oily to combo skin. Since my skin is more on the dry side, I’ve been using it as a serum under my heavier facial cream.
Hyaluronic Acid Hydra Max Serum – Hyaluronic Acid, a safe way to plump up skin (and hide wrinkles), is the key ingredient in this product. Similar to the day fluid above, it is a light, gel-based formula that soaks in quickly and is perfect under face cream or foundation.
Anti Dark-Circle & Ultra-Firm Eye Gel – Dark circles are my beauty nemesis – even when I’m well rested they show up. This cooling eye gel contains hyaluronic acid and Vitamin C to help banish those uninvited guests.
Cranberry Bio Exfoliating Scrub – I keep this very mild scrub in the shower – it’s gentle enough to use every day. It gives you a light exfoliation without drying out your skin.
Can you say generous? Three (3) lucky Mindful Momma readers will get their choice of a La Mav Pack (up to $99.95 value each). Each pack contains a day product, a night product, an eye product and a sample sized serum – all in the skin care range that makes sense for you. Choose from Anti-Aging, Skin Brightening, Ultra Hydration or Lift & Firm.
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