Monday, 13 May 2013

Clarisonic Mia Review.

I purchased the Clarisonic Mia online about 2 months ago and have been using it twice a day since. I know that twice a day might seem like a lot but in the mornings I only use it for a few seconds on each part of my face and a more in depth clean after removing my makeup each night.

When you first purchase the Clarisonic, before using it you need to charge it for 24 hours which seems like a long time but in theory I used it twice a day for a few weeks before having to charge it again.

This is the first Clarisonic Mia, so it only has one speed setting which is fine with me as I doubt I would change it either way, but I believe the Clarisonic Mia 2 has two different speed settings. I originally purchased this as I felt like my makeup wasn't applying as nicely to my skin as it usually does. Since using this it definitely has improved and I also feel like the toner and moisturiser I use of a night are absorbing into my skin much more than they were before using the Clarisonic.

The bristles on the brush are extremely soft which is great otherwise it would probably feel like it was scratching your face. Because the bristles don't actually rotate or move a great deal, they only vibrate and pulse so quickly you can't see them moving it doesn't feel like it is stripping your face of the oils it needs. I have been using it with Neutrogena Acne Wash and I find it works really well but will probably try another face wash when I run out to see how that works. I think it works best when the face wash is foamed up so I may even look into getting a foam face wash next to try with the Clarisonic.

Unlike the orginial Clarisonic, this does not come with a cradle charger which is a bit of shame as it is a good way to store in the bathroom however the charger it does come with is magnetic which is pretty cool and easy to use. It also comes with a clear cover for the brush head to keep it clean with small holes to air it out. For hygenic reasons I think it is important to deep clean the brush head with disinfectant and after using it I also put a little extra face wash on my hand and clean the bristles (only because the cleanser I am using is quite inexpensive).

I would definitely recommend this product to anyone looking for something to improve the look of their skin tone, fighting acne or just feel like their makeup or face products are not absorbing the way they should be. I don't think I will ever stop using this product as it has made such a big difference to my skincare routine.

** For anyone wondering, the nail polish I am wearing is LumiNail - Miami Pink.


  1. Hi Emily :)
    Thank you for your visit hun :)
    I am saving for Clarisonic, and can't wait to have it :)

    x x
    '' Think Pink | Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle Blog " ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

  2. Hey :) lovely blog! I've been wondering about buying the clarisonic for ages now! Great review :)
    Alice xx

  3. I have been thinking about getting one of these for a while now.
    I think your review might have sold it to me. Thank you! :)

    If you get the chance, I would love for you to visit my blog :) xx