No. 7 Total Renewal Micro-dermabrasion

No. 7 Total Renewal Micro-dermabrasion Exfoliator review blog

I was so excited when I saw that Target started carrying No. 7, I couldn’t wait to try a few products out. As you guys know I have sort of a hate-love relationship with my local Target… I was once again disappointed when I bought a No. 7 moisturizer few months a go, only to find out that it was expired and have left my skin feeling like it was on fire. Being a stubborn person that I am (where my Aries at?? heeeeyyy! :D) I still wanted to give No. 7 another try and I’m very, very glad I did!

Even though I’m not a fan of mechanical exfoliation and much prefer to use chemical exfoliants,I do like to have a good scrub or exfoliator in my skin care stash. After hearing lots of lovely things about No. 7’s Total Renewal Micro-dermabrassion exfoliator, I got my hands on it the second I ran out of my beloved Olay Regenerist Thermal Mini-Peel.

No. 7 Total Renewal Micro-dermabrasion Exfoliator

This exfoliator is absolutely fantastic. It’s unscented, hypo-allergenic and suitable for all skin types.  It’s formulated with aluminum oxide micro-crystals (same fancy stuff used by dermatologists) that refine and renew, sweeping away all those dead cells and leaving skin looking bright, radiant and feeling very smooth and soft. Applying serums and moisturizers after using this exfoliator is a dream. Every product absorbs quickly and penetrates a bit deeper. Unlike a lot of scrubs and other exfoliators available on the market these days, this does not scratch or irritate my skin and feels just like fine sand when combined with water. I think that this is the main reason why I love this product so much, despite of being a micro-dermabrassion product, which is a more dramatic form of exfoliation, it does not irritate my skin at all. I’ve felt the difference in my skin’s texture after first use and probably after about 3 or 4 uses is when I noticed a slight improvement in my skin tone (talking ’bout those acne marks). I paid around $16.00 for 2.5 Oz., which I think can be a bit pricey for a drugstore product, but the plus side is that one; you only need a tiny dab so it’ll last you for a while; and two, it’s worth every penny.

I was surprised to find that there were no instructions on the back of the tube. They are a bit involved and are written on the pamphlet in the box, I’m glad I caught that before I threw the box away.

No. 7 Total Renewal Micro-dermabrasion Exfoliator instructions

Recommended use for this exfoliator is once or twice a week, depending on your skin’s sensitivity (never use it two days in a row as it can irritate your skin). As with all products of this nature, you must avoid using it on inflamed, irritated or damaged skin.

Have you tried any products by No.7? I’m pretty sure that all my UK-based friends did :D . Any favorites that I should try and get my hands on next?

  • I should give it a try , thanks for sharing this review. xx

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  • Oooh I do love me so No.7 ;) :P It’s such a worthwhile range and I’m so glad it’s been made available to the US! So glad you gave the range another go and that the Total Renewal Micro-dermabrassion exfoliator worked out! I always find anything from the range leaves my skin bright and refreshed too, I especially LOVE their Beautiful Skin Radiance Exfoliator, deffo worth a try, the pink pearlised beads feel so cleansing and it always makes a difference :) Their moisturisers are gorgeous too, so sad the last one didn’t work out for you Paula :( Fingers crossed it was the expiration and if you purchase again it won’t leave you feeling flames, the day cream is especially creamy and nourishing and reminds me of being on a beach :D

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    • I think I remember you featuring a few their products on your blog :D . That exfoliator sounds lovely, will definitely be for a lookout when I visit Target next time :) I definitely want to give the cream that I tried another go, it felt so nice at first, but after a while of sitting on my skin it just sort of started to crumble and irritated my skin so I returned it. I might buy it again sometime, maybe this time I’ll be better off ordering it online hehe ;) <3