So many of you have requested I do my follow up to my first impression post that I decided it was about time I did it. I started using Alpha-H Liquid Gold about a month ago and saw instant effects. My skin cleared up, scaring seemed to improve and it had never felt smoother, however I expected to constantly be in awe of these benefits with regular use but they do wear off. Well.. not ‘wear off’ as such they just don’t seem as dramatic and so you stop noticing them. I’m seriously tempted to stop using it for a few weeks to see if I can recreate that first wave of amazing-ness but am aware that although I can’t see constant improvement it may be keeping my skin balanced and if I stop using it it may all go a bit bleugh again. I know that my combination skin responds well to glycol based products but I suppose I expected my skin to look better and better as I used this but much like my Clarisonic I’m tempted to believe that this is one of those products that I’ll be glad I kept using in 10 years time when my skin still looks young and fresh. Here are some attractive before and afters..
I do think that the tone and evenness of my skin has improved but I’m not looking at these and thinking WOW!! Other than the lighting and that I was probably a bit blotchier in the befores there’s nothing that would compel me to continue to spend that chunk of money on a liquid to smear on my face at night time. That being said I probably still will. I think it’s doing something and I know it did something initially so even if it’s just keeping on top of that initial improvement maybe it’s worth it? I don’t know. The main reason I put off this follow up is that I just don’t know if I can recommend it yet. I still have more than half a bottle left, it will see me through to mid-October is my guess which actually makes it pretty good value at £36.76 (for 200m here) but it’s not cheap and I will be looking to trial some alternatives from the drugstore to find those of you that just don’t want to pay that another option.
I will review again when the bottle is finished to give my final thoughts and whether I will bite the bullet and shell out another 36 quid but until then I’m undecided. I loved it at first and I don’t dislike it now.. it’s nice to have even if you just use it to clear your skin when you’re suffering a monster breakout but I just don’t know if it’s doing anything super special for the super price tag.
Have you tried Liquid Gold? Thoughts?