Oh – when it comes to skin care devices and products that state heavy claims on how they can tone my skin, make it look youthful and help with anti-aging, I’m always excited to try them out. I’m said it many times before, but I’m almost 40 (36 to be exact) and over the years I have always believed that proper skin care is the best way to prevent the signs of aging. So, when I read about and watch late night commercials (yes, I am a late night commercial person), I tend to really gravitate to the products to see if they really are what they claim. While up late a few months ago, I came across an infomercial regarding the Conture Kinetic Skin Toning System. To say I was interested to not only test it out but to see how it worked on my skin, was an understatement, I was definitely intrigued. I was absolutely ecstatic when the PR Company for Conture reached out to me a few days later asking me to review and test out their product and I couldn’t wait till it arrived so I could test it out for myself.
Now, if you’ve been on my site before – you know that when it comes to skin care, I have tried my fair share of products, gadgets and everything in between… you name it – I have probably tried it. But, this is the first of its kind. The Conture Kinetic Skin Toning System is the first of its kind type of Anti-Aging device that brings the Professional Medical Spa technology to consumers in a safe, painless and affordable way. Having worked in the plastic surgery industry and seeing these types of treatments first hand, I was very excited to see how it would live up to its claims and I couldn’t wait to try out the system for myself.
So what is the Conture Kinetic Skin Toning System?
It’s an anti-aging device (as I stated earilier) that you can use in the comforts of your own home. It’s a non-invasive revolutionary preventative and anti-aging cosmetic device that you can use at home. The Conture utilizes a unique combination of Ultra-Low Sonic Vibrations combined with Isometric Copressions (Vacuum) to safely, gently and easily stimulate the skin. It’s similar to Pro Services that can cost hundreds or more per visit and that require 10 visits or more to sometimes see results.
The Conture is clinically shown to dramatically increase skin radiance, smoothness, lift and texture while decreasing the appearance of crow’s feet, fine lines and wrinkles. In just one use you can immediately see noticeable results and you literally only need to use the unit for about 2 minutes per treatment. When I first heard all of this information, I’ll be honest, I didn’t think that it would even be possible, let alone effective enough to see results in one treatment without hurting my already sensitive skin.
So, what do I think about this product?
Since I’ve given you the break down on the claims for the Conture, after using this unit for about 2 weeks, here’s what I think. First of all, let me tell you what I thought after the first use. I didn’t expect to see results at all after the first session of using Conture, but I did and I really was pleased with what I saw. I don’t really have much wrinkles, but do have lines from weight loss and weight gain as well as some minor crows feed and fine lines and wrinkles that are from smiling, wearing my glasses and rubbing my eyes from my allergies. All of which I have been able to keep under control with daily use of serums and my favorite skin care. After the first use of using Conture, I noticed that my smile lines had decreased quite a bit. The Conture literally added life to them, with it’s vacuum like suction I felt it plumped those lines up so that it was not as visible as it had been prior to the treatment.
“The system utilizes a unique combination of isometric compression, which gently lifts and releases targeted skin areas, and low sonic frequency vibrations which together safely, and gentle stimulate and tone dull, aged looking skin. The device safely stimulates the skin from a sluggish state by gently lifting and releasing targeted skin zones using a gentle vacuum, resulting in clinically visible enhancements to skin appearance, absorption, and overall skin health.”
After using the unit on my forehead, I also noticed that the fine lines on my forehead seemed like they were plumped up and not as noticeable too. It is such a relief when you are using a product and notice just a few minutes later how much it has made a difference. My jaw line also seemed to have shrunk some, or at least looked like I was not as chunky in that area as I had been before I had started the treatment. All of these results I am talking about happened within a 2-3 minute time period and I noticed immediately after the treatment using the Conture for the first time.
I continued using the product 2x a day for the last two weeks. I noticed over the course of the last two weeks how the texture of my face had improved. My skin looks brighter, is much more even in tone and feels smoother than before. It feels like my skin is much more accepting to my skin care products, and skin absorption is better than it had been in a long time. Since I naturally have dry skin, I layer on several types of skin care products as a part of my daily regimen and I started noticing that the absorption of the products was taking longer than it normally did to drink up my serums. With the first week and into the second week of using the Conture, I noticed my absorption of my skin care serums was quick and fast… like my skin was drinking up the greatness once again.
Learn about how to use the Conture in their easy to follow tutorial:
My Conture Kinetic Skin Toning System included: The Conture Device, Kinetic Treatment Serum, AM Ignition Lotion, PM Recovery Creme and US Charging Cord and Adapter. I have been using the Kinetic Treatment Serum prior to each Conture treatment to help prep my skin and to allow the device to glide across my skin easily. I use the AM Ignition Lotion in the morning after my Conture treatment along with my morning AM skin care regimen and serums and then the PM Recovery Creme in the evening after the Conture treatment along with my PM skin care regimen. I use different products in the AM and PM already. My skin care products I currently use and have been using seem to work okay with those that came with my Conture.
I have been using the Conture Kinetic Skin Toning System on the Mild setting for my face the first week but have since started using the “Face” setting after using the system for a week. I haven’t had any sensitivity issues at all using this product which is a huge plus. Being Eczema prone and having such sensitive skin, I have had so many products cause flare ups and I haven’t had any problems with the Conture. What I love the most is that Conture is developed by a brand that I have know and love – Luminess Air. Luminess Air is a brand I have used for years and as a makeup artist, it is one I have stocked in my kit to do bridal work and shows for years on clients. I knew that the Luminess Air brand was a favorite, but now after trying Conture for 2 short weeks, I have found that they are great at taking care of my skin.
This post is just my first impressions. In about 3 weeks I’ll be sharing with you my full review after using this product for just over a month. You’ll be seeing before and after pictures as well as a full review on the product and whether or not it lived up to the hype over the month. Overall – having used this product for two weeks, I can honestly say – it’s wonderful and I love it so much I’m looking into getting one for my mom. She’s a skin care lover like myself and I know she’ll just love it.
Want to see before and after photos? Come back in a month for a full reveal and review!
Have you tried this product before? If not, are you like me and stay up late to watch infomercials and have seen the Conture featured? Stay tuned in the next few weeks for a full review with before and after photos of my results after using the Conture for just a month.
If you asked me 5 years ago “Are you happy with where your skin is?” I would probably answer you with a big fat NO! Five years ago I used foundation and concealer to hide my imperfections and having turned 30 then, my skin was freaking out on me. I found out later that I had severe Eczema and that after having my twins, my skin needed a little more finesse. It’s funny when I think back at everything I had been doing to my poor face then. I had just had my twins and my face really did have it’s fair share of break outs. After changing up my skin care routine, adding and removing certain products from my skin care regimen and knowing what works and what doesn’t, my skin has come a VERY long way. Recently I have added the Foreo Luna to my cleansing arsenal. I have tried many different cleansing brushes in the past, (some were fails, some worked well, some were too harsh), I had hoped the Luna would be a product I would love and let me tell you, it is!
Cleansing my skin has always been an important part of who I am and my entire skin routine, but I didn’t realize that harsh products both for cleansing, treating and even tools were causing my skin to have my Eczema flare ups. Having added the Foreo Luna to my cleansing regimen, I have found that it will now be a product I can’t live without. I have been using this product consistently for several weeks and have found that even with my severely sensitive skin – I’ve been able to get great results from this tool. Like any other cleansing tool, I’m unable to use it daily for I will get a reaction, but I find that I can use it every other day unlike some of my favorite cleansing brushes like the Soniclear, which I am only able to use once a week.
The LUNA is a cleansing and anti-aging device with a breakthrough approach to skin care. It’s T-Sonic pulsations are sent through the ultra-soft and smooth silicone touch points to deeply clean, but gently remove dirt, oil and makeup residue. After one use I immediately noticed my skin looked radiant and brighter and my skin looked healthier. After one use, I fell in love with this product instantly. The unit I have is specifically designed for Sensitive / Normal skin however, there are options available for Combination skin and Ultra Sensitive skin types too.
The Luna has soft “rounded” silicone touch points which mean there are no abrasive surfaces on the unit resulting in a gentler clean then sharp oscillating brushes that you get from your standard facial cleansing devices. The ultra-hygienic silicone design is nonporous to resist bacteria buildup making it up to 35x more hygienic than bristled brushes and since the Luna’s silicone brushes are so durable, they don’t require replacing. While the Luna is definitely an investment in your skin, it will also save you money in the long run in having to purchase replacement heads as you would for the traditional facial-cleansing brushes.
I use my Foreo Luna for just two minutes at night when cleansing – every other day (since my skin is too sensitive to use daily). Since I have sensitive skin, I also use my very gentle Cetaphil cleanser as it cleanses gently with the unit and makes my cleaning experience feel like I’m getting a facial. Using the product is so simple – simply apply your cleanser, wet your Luna and then turn it on and use it on your face. After I cleansed (1 minute), I then use the back side of the unit (the Anti-Aging mode) and apply to the wrinkle-prone areas that I would normally treat with wrinkle creams. In just a matter of a few days I noticed a dramatic change in how bright and radiant my skin looked.
Besides the awesome gentle cleansing I get from this unit, I love how easy it is to not only use but charge. This cool little device is charged once and will last up to 450 uses for each full charge. The Luna is waterproof, which means I can use it in the shower and not worry about a thing and like I mentioned previously you don’t have to change out a brush head like you would other products. While I do enjoy my Soniclear – that is one thing I didn’t like and the Luna is much gentler on my skin than any brush I have used on my face. You have several different levels of power on the device so you can adjust the settings to fit your sensitivities and the unit has a built in light in the base that will illuminate to let you know when to move around on your face to get the best possible clean in the time allotted. This is perfect for those on the go or moms like me who are busy and have their hands full with mommy stuff. Just two minutes a day (two minutes every other day for me) and you have a great cleanse and an anti-aging regimen all in one.
I have spent hundreds of dollars on skin care products and tools over the years and I’m glad to have the Foreo Luna in my life. It has definitely made waves of positive changes for me and my skin. If you are interested in checking out this product – click here and see if it is right for you. Also you can head on over to foreo.com for more details.
Have you tried the Foreo Luna before? If not, is this a product you may be interested in?
Disclaimer: This product was provided to me for review and consideration as a part of iFabbo. All opinions and thoughts are my own and 100% honest and unbiased. Affiliate links may be posted through out.