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Perfect7 Renewal Advanced

My quest to improve my skin leads me to try a lot of unusual things, from eating frozen algae (tastes terrible and has no effect) to using facial masks made of baking powder and yeast (smells dreadful but exfoliates brilliantly).  When Seven Seas asked me to trial their new Perfect7 Renewal Advanced for 60 days before the product launched, I leapt at the chance.  It sounded almost too good to be true. Three little pills (a multivitamin and mineral tablet, an omega-3 capsule, and a ceramoside capsule) with a scientifically proven claim to reduce the appearance of wrinkles in 60 days.  I couldn’t start soon enough!

I love that Seven Seas was so confident in their product’s effectiveness that they invited a skin specialist to use a machine which measures skin’s visible hydration levels, elasticity, and overall smoothness to test my skin before and after the 60 day trial.  Also, I appreciate data and numbers much more than a hunch or a compliment, so having access to equipment that could measure any visible improvement was super exciting for me.  I already take daily supplements,  so I was glad to see that Renewal Advanced contains Zinc for healthy nails, Biotin for healthy hair, vitamin C for collagen formation, Iron for energy, and vitamin D for immune system support, which offers an easy replacement to my supplement program.

Seven Seas Perfect7

The hero of the Perfect7 Renewal Advanced trio is the “ceramoside™” capsule, which is a trademarked wheat-derived ceramide. Ceramides have been used topically in skincare for years, but this product is a UK first of its kind made to be taken orally.  In the uppermost layers of our skin, 50% of  the moisture barrier is made up of ceramide molecules (the remainder is made of cholesterol and fatty acids).  These act as a protective lipid ‘cement’ which holds skin cells together. Unfortunately, just like the supportive collagen and elastin in the skin’s middle layers, ceramide levels decline as we age.  Skin begins to look thinner, dryer, and less elastic, which results in the visible signs of ageing.

In the next post, I’ll give you all the details of my before and after skin analysis results and let you know what visual changes I’ve seen in my skin during the last 60 days.  I’ll also share some skincare tips I’ve learned over the years that make a difference.  If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I was worried Perfect7 Renewal might temporarily sell out right after the launch on August 20th, so I made sure to stock up!  It is sold exclusively at Boots, £39.99 for the trio pack, or £34.99 for the duo pack which doesn’t include the multivitamin and mineral tablet.  I’ve had quite a few friends online and in real life ask me about my skin lately, so I’m glad my 60 day trial period is over and I can finally share this with you.  I’m super excited to have discovered something that shows measurable results on the appearance of my skin.

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored, but opinions are 100% my own.

 

Skin Photography before and after 60 days. Each pack contains a 30-day supply

Zinc supports normal healthy nails. Biotin supports normal healthy hair. Vitamin C supports collagen formation for normal skin function. Iron helps maintain normal energy-yielding metabolism. Vitamin D contributes to the normal function of the immune system.

Food supplements do not substitute a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.

 

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7 Comments

  • Reply
    Mithra Ballesteros
    October 3, 2018 at 2:24 PM

    Nice! Your science writing is as accessible and readable as your posts about glittery footwear. Looking forward to the before and after but I don’t really need them to trust your opinion. Off to research ceramides available here… thanks Lisa!

    • Reply
      Lisa
      October 5, 2018 at 5:47 PM

      Thank you, Mithra! I have stocked up on this so I never run out, just in case. I’m an adherent to the If It Ain’t Broke Don’t Fix It (or change a single thing!) theory. xx

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    1010parkplace
    October 4, 2018 at 1:23 AM

    Lisa, I agree with Mithra… which I so often do… Can’t wait to read your next post. xoxo, Brenda

    • Reply
      Lisa
      October 5, 2018 at 5:45 PM

      Thank you, Brenda. I always agree with Mithra too 😀 xx

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    Michelle Tyler
    October 4, 2018 at 9:34 PM

    I third that! What Mithra and Brenda said 😉
    Always keen to keep my skin at its best possible condition, I look forward to the installment Lisa, thank you xx

    • Reply
      Lisa
      October 5, 2018 at 5:45 PM

      Thank you, lovely lady! xx

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    IOLACONTESSA@gmail.com
    October 6, 2018 at 1:55 AM

    YOU LOOKED BEAUTIFUL when I saw YOU in LONDON a couple of weeks ago!!!!!!!!!It will be interesting to see the before and after photos.
    If you are HAPPY I think the PRICE IS RIGHT TOO!!!!!XX

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