I will admit, I wasn’t much of a Clinique consumer until I purchased ‘Take The Day Off’ cleansing balm earlier in the year. I also attended a Clinique event last month where they tried their signature ‘Tape Test’ on me. If you have no idea what that is, don’t worry you aren’t alone because, up until the test was done I didn’t have a clue either. What they do is, they basically take the back of your hand, try out their cleansing products on it and the process begins with the tape test. They use a cellotape, stick it over your hand then take it off. This process they say lifts dead skin, which are not obvious to the naked eye, but they say it’s on there. Then they proceed to use their products with the message that in order for your skin treatments or moisturizes to work you must cleanse, exfoliate and then treat/moisturize. Which I truly believe because, how well can your moisturizer absorb if the surface of your skin isn’t cleansed of all the gunk and grime. When she cleansed and exfoliated the back of my hand, the moisturizer absorbed better than when she applied the same amount of moisturizer to my other hand where it just sat on my skin.
Also, for those that were curious about the bottles numbered 1-4, those are exfoliating toners and the different numbers represent different skintypes: normal, sensitive, oily etc. I thought they were steps for cleansing, and I’m sure I was not alone with that assumption.
Anyway, this post is to inform you all that you can now purchase Clinique products in the beauty room at The Nail Studio. This brings it to 2 different locations where you can buy genuine Clinique products in Nigeria, other one being Montaigne Place. Enjoy the pictures and I’ve got prices of some popular products at the end of this post.
PRODUCTS & PRICES
Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm: NGN5,400 (psst.. cheaper than Montaigne place)
Take The Day Off Cleansing Milk: NGN7,000
Chubby Sticks (lips & eyes): NGN5,400
Dramatically Different Gel: NGN11,300
Dramatically Different Moisturiser: NGN10,700
Clarifying Lotion: NGN4,300
Store details can be found in this post, here