You might remember back here, I reviewed MitoQ, a new, powerful anti aging skincare product. Well, it's time for part 2.
MitoQ's effects take a little time to build, and are most noticeable after a month or more, and thanks to a snarky commenter (I didn't publish, sorry), I remembered that I'd missed posting the follow-up, as I posted my initial review after a single week of use.
I found that the cream did make a difference to the appearance of my skin, especially to the fine lines around my eyes. My skin appears fuller and smoother, and more evenly coloured. It took a little bit of getting used to, I had a few break outs during the second week or so. This might be the cream, or it might just have been one of those things. So I persevered, and the spots went away, and my skin looks considerably better. To the extent that people have noticed I look "well". You know, it's that thing people say when you look a bit different & better, but they can't quite put their finger on why.
Now the summer's approaching, I'm going to have to add an SPF to my beauty regime as well as the MitoQ, which could be a sticking point. All the SPFs I have, aside from proper "holiday" suncream, are already moisturisers, and I'm not sure whether my skin will deal with two, or whether I'll think it's a bit too much hassle to use two, and just use an SPF moisturiser instead. This is the one failing of MitoQ for me, that there isn't any sun protection in it.
I'm staying with it for now, but I have a feeling MitoQ may become a winter-time part of my beauty package, and go away for the summer months, which is a shame considering the cost. I like it, it works, but I need the sun protection. If your skin is less sun-sensitive than mine, you may feel differently.