I am not a fan of wearing masks. I do it because I want to protect myself and others, and I will continue to do so until directed otherwise.
I miss being able to see people’s smiles, most especially the kids that I work with.
The only good thing about wearing masks (aside from protecting yourself and others), is that you don’t need to wear much make up. It also doesn’t matter how your skin looks.
Sadly, I am beginning to look my age. With each passing year I am seeing more and more wrinkles and sagging skin. How I wish I took skin care more seriously when I was younger. Maybe my skin would look better.
I am always open to trying new products from brands I have never heard of before, especially when it comes to beauty products. Over the years I have reviewed products that have become personal favorites of mine, and products I have purchased again and again.
Not long ago I was introduced to the brand FACTORFIVE.
Here is a little information about the brand.
At its core, FACTORFIVE humanizes aging. Backed by years of scientific research, our award-winning skincare company seeks to redefine how we, as a society, look at aging. Powered by ethically derived human stem cells, FACTORFIVE works harmoniously with your own skin to replenish growth factors that naturally deplete as we age. Rather than hype, FACTORFIVE relies on innovation.
I have heard of stem cells before, but to be honest, I’m not 100% sure what they do. I knew they helped to restore and repair things that are damaged. I think I need to take a bath in stem cells or drink a gallon of them to restore my body back to the way it used to be. Ha Ha.
This brand piqued my interest because their products contain stem cells, and I was very curious as to how they would work as far as a beauty product was concerned.
I received three travel size versions of their products to review.
FACTORFIVE scientists have developed a powerful regenerative serum to nourish the skin and help promote healthy cellular activity. Composed of concentrated human stem cell growth factors and copper peptides, the effective formula deviates from traditional methods of anti-aging skincare and targets the 5 signs of aging: wrinkles, sun spots, tightness, thickness, texture, and more.
This clear serum goes on smoothly and absorbs into the skin very quickly. It does have a fragrance to it, but it’s so light, you can’t even smell it (at least I don’t).
I like that this serum has a cooling effect to it. It feels so nice when you put it on your face when you get out of a warm shower.
My skin is instantly soft and smooth after using this serum. I have tried many serums over the years, and I have to say, this one is my absolute favorite.
I’ve even used a little serum on a very dry patch of skin on my hand and it instantly added moisture to my skin and helped it to feel better, look better and no longer itch.
Remember what I said about I need to take a bath in stem cells… forget that. I need to take a bath in this serum! It’s amazing!
I feel like this serum helps to reduce the red blotchiness that happens to my skin.
Anti Aging Cream
FACTORFIVE anti-aging cream combines powerful human stem cell factors with a comprehensive array of moisturizing ingredients. Suitable for all skin tones, the hydrating formula visibly improves the signs of aging.
This cream has more of a lotion consistency to it. You don’t need a lot of it either. One “pump” is enough to cover my face.
This product takes a wee bit longer to absorb into the skin compared to the serum, but that is OK with me.
This lotion also helps to make my skin feel super soft and smooth. It feels really hydrated. Since using this product I haven’t had the dry spots that I get around my nose and above my lips (between the nose and mouth). I don’t know why my skin gets dry there.
There have been times I’ve done out with just the cream on my face and no make up. I feel like it’s all that I need.
My skin tone looks better too. Like I said, I don’t really look blotchy. My skin looks more even in color.
My wrinkles are still around my eyes, but I think they look a bit better.
I wish I could take better selfies so I could do a proper before/after photo.
Eye & Lash Cream
FACTORFIVE eye/lash cream combines human derived stem cell growth factors with biotin and redensyl. Growth factors help replenish a more youthful-looking eye area, where biotin and redensyl work together to quickly and safely enhance your lashes and brows.
Brows? What are those? Mine are non-existent. I don’t know why. I have had to pencil them in, but I hate doing that because I don’t do a good job and I look weird. ANYTHING that can help restore my eyebrows, even a little, I MUST try.
I have been applying this product on my brows and around my eyes. I am afraid to put them on my lashes. I have eczema and I sometimes break out with it on my eye lids (it’s horrible!). I’m afraid this product might trigger the eczema to come out and I really don’t want to deal with that. It hurts and I don’t like the idea of putting steroids’ on my delicate eyelids (my eczema cream has steroids in it).
So far I have not noticed any growth, but hair does take a while to grow, so I suspect I’d have to use this product for many weeks in order to reap the full benefits of it. That’s fine, except I’m running out and sadly, this product is out of my price range. None the less, I do like it and I think it’s helped to smooth out the fine wrinkles on the corner of my eyes.
Overall these are fabulous products, and I have had nothing but wonderful experiences with them.
If you would like to learn more about these products, please visit the FACTORFIVE website at FACTORFIVESKIN.com. The brand can also be found on social media. Those links are on the bottom right of their website.
*I received free product samples in order to do this review. There was no compensation. The opinions expressed are my own and not influenced in any way.