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Actifirm Gives Your Skin a Fresh Start

Actifirm is awesome.  And I'm not saying that just because they gave me a free sample.  I've tested my share of skin care products and Actifirm makes my skin look, feel, and smell like I just came from a spa. The 30-day "Doc Box Starter Kit" ($48) includes travel-size versions of four of Actifirm's most popular, botanicals-based potions.  Wanna know how they work?

Step 1: Actifirm Antioxidant Cleanser is a gentle, 2-in-1 cleanser especially good for acne-prone skin. The antioxidant effects of key ingredients like pomegranate, grapefruit, and Japanese green tea soothe and cleanse the skin while removing surface oils.

Step 2: Actifirm Z-Peel looks a bit intimidating in its mock syringe container.  But there's nothing scary about this peel made with Actifirm's patented exfoliating enzyme from a Japanese mushroom and 14 other botanicals -- including extracted oils from lavender, coriander, and Roman chamomile flowers.

Step 3: Actifirm Renovation Serum helps activate healthy cells, nourish, moisturize, and erase fine lines and wrinkles. Japanese green tea and licorice extract soothe and protect your skin from free radical damage;  and aloe has a calming and comforting effect.

Step 4: Actifirm Actimoist Booster is my favorite of the products.  Magically, it targets only the areas of your face that need moisture.  So it doesn't leave your T-Zone area shiny and over-moisturized. Actimoist Booster is perfume-free, can be used year round, and is appropriate for all skin types.

Actifirm is available online and at Exhale Spa locations.



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