So, after months of research and deliberation, I have finally done it. I bought the Clarisonic Mia.
It was time. Post-partum skin notwithstanding, I’m now officially in my mid-thirties. If I don’t start pushing the envelope on my skin care “regime,” I will be behind you and the rest of our peers, all of whom seem to have known that using hand-soap as facial cleanser is probably not the best idea.
What finally did it, you ask? Blue Mercury! It’s here! In the great Pacific Northwest! I took you there, didn’t I? When you visited me in Philly? It’s this fabulous luxury beauty product boutique where you can try EVERYTHING! The staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. Plus, they are great about returns. Anyway, their first Seattle store opened up and, while waiting to take Harvey to the doctor for his 8-week appointment, I popped in.
After trying a few lipsticks (I’m just loving anything bright pink these days) and rubbing like ten different lotions on various exposed body parts, I saw it. The Mia. Now, I have been researching this thing ad nauseum for months. I’m not sure what I have been waiting for. Perhaps a spontaneous reversal of the aging process? A sudden influx of money, for which we have no other use? Counter space? Whatever it is, it hasn’t happened. It was time. So, I splurged.Read More