Striking Skincare Review
I have just had a chance to use a few of the Striking Skincare cruelty-free beauty products. As with any boomer, we are always looking for the fountain of youth. We grew up with the mantra of not “trusting anyone over 30”; now we just want to look 30 again. I tested three of the Striking Beauty products — Multi-Vitamin Creme Cleanser, Multi-Peptide Serum, and Restorative Moisture Cream. In case you have forgotten your high school chemistry, a peptide is a chain of amino acids that can be combined to stimulate different responses within the body. With the particular set of amino acids used by Striking Beauty, they serve as little messengers encouraging your skin to soften lines and wrinkles, increase elasticity, create better skin tone, firm skin and otherwise reduce the visible signs of aging.
I have small pores and dry skin and don’t regularly use anything beyond warm water and a soft towel. I liked the Multi-Vitamin Creme Cleanser – it was gentle, deep cleaned (surfacing more dirt than I thought I had on my face) and left my skin feeling nourished. The active ingredients are: Vitamins A, C and E, sea buckthorn extract, carrot, avocado oil and evening primrose oil.
When I used the Multi-Peptide Serum, it felt so good going on my skin, I could hear my cells awakening in gratitude. I wasn’t expecting much on the first day of using the products. Well I was wrong. My face was immediately more radiant and skin coloring was more even.
Responses from study participants in an independent study:
- 94% of study participants said they had firmer skin in 14 days.
- 84% of study participants said the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles were reduced in 14 days.
I like the Restorative Moisture Cream. It feels good going on (clean and smooth). It has peptides, shea butter, green tea, Vitamins C & E, linoleic acid, soy sterols and rosemary leaf extract to moisturize, increase collagen production, reduce puffiness and even skin tone. I haven’t yet noticed the firming results but Striking Beauty indicates this can take at least 14 days. So, I’ll work on my patience and have faith given that the Creme Cleanser and Serum have worked so well.
You can purchase these products from the My Beauty Bunny cruelty-free beauty store!
Patty is passionate about helping nonprofit organizations be effective and to fulfill their missions. Her career has included running the Center for Nonprofit Management, university teaching, being involved in sector infrastructure projects and professional associations and directly working with hundreds of nonprofit organizations. She is native Angeleno and a loyal UCLA Bruin fan. She was recently named one of the 100 most inspiring alumni by UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.