There is a facial treatment that people speak of in hushed, reverant tones, much like the brand under which it’s performed. The Biologique Recherche facial is often touted as the gold standard of facial treatments, leaving you with the famed ‘BR glow’ immediately after. It is a treatment sought after by skincare afficionados who pursue and crave that post-facial glow, that leaves you not wanting to wear any makeup, because your skin looks SO. DAMN. GOOD!
Pundits say that the BR facial will leave your skin with an ethereal glow and lifted. In other words, it’s supposed to leave you with skin that looks and feels amazing, better and maybe even younger!
I’d heard so much about the wonders of this facial, and I did try it twice before this. But if I was to be honest, it left me feeling wanting, and I did not share about it then, because it was just “Oh, alright” in my books. I wanted to see that glow that everyone talks about, and while I did experience the post-facial glow that you experience with every facial, there was no long lasting effect. If anything, I found myself breaking out after that. I decided that perhaps it wasn’t for me.
A few years later, now that we have our own Ambassade Biologique Recherche, I was invited to try it again. Let’s give it another go, I figured. If it sucks again, at least I know it isn’t for me, and I can just write it off as one of those contrarian things my skin doesn’t get along with.
About a month ago, I went for the facial, and I don’t know if it was the skill of the therapist, the way the products were used, or simply that my skin appreciated the treatment, I left with skin that was glowing, lifted, rejuvenated, and I had no breakouts!Continue Reading