Egyptian Magic’s Nine Week No Scar Claim – Put to the Test

February 10, 2010 § Leave a comment

Egyptian Magic All-Purpose Skin Cream ads claim to diminish scars and wrinkles in nine weeks. Sounds appealing right? I’ve been using it on and off for three months now with mixed feelings.First, I truly love that this product looks like it’s off of the shelves of a 99 cent store. It’s packaged in a white plastic jar and decorated with spiritual sayings and symbols. Sweet, right? What is sweet is that it’s made of all natural ingredients,”olive oil, bees wax, honey bee pollen, royal jelly, bee propolis and love;” retailing for 30 bucks.
The facial cream

The first time I applied it, I was turned off. It’s a salve which turns to oil when rubbed together with your fingertips. Doesn’t the sound of oil on your face sound gross? That’s what I thought. I rubbed the salve in my fingertips anyway and applied all over my face, under my eyes and rubbed a little extra between my brows and went to bed. As greasy as it felt when I first applied it, my face was completely matte in the morning. It absorbs nicely, though it might be too heavy for some skin types. I have sensitive skin and use fairly light lotions, like Shiseido’s Lifting Lotion II on a regular basis. So the olive oil and wax combo while absorbent was a little heavy. So, I use it only occasionally as a night cream and apply it religiously to an old scar on my arm. I now like the way the olive oil base feels on my skin. It’s got a nice natural scent. I’ll update if the scar disappears.

Loving it as a hair cream

As a hair cream, it’s amazing. I curl my hair with a ceramic iron at least twice a week, with Biosilk as a heat protector.

For the past few months, however, I’ve used Egyptian Magic as a heat protector – applying small amounts to the ends of each hair section before curling. I LOVE how shiny it makes my hair look. It adds texture to my fine hair; shine and holds curls together. It even looks bouncier.

As I mentioned before, it’s made of all natural ingredients. Its olive oil absorbs into the hair shaft while the honey pollen leaves a matte finish, without leaving it looking greasy.

All in one

I’ve been using my little 4 oz. jar of magic for three months and have only scraped out half an inch of product. I’d say add it to your collection of beauty must haves.

It is a great moisturizer – occasionally. It can be used as a lip balm and it’s a killer hair product. Lastly, it’s made of all natural ingredients. It’s worth the buy.

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