Tuesday, June 1

pretika review

I did a post a while ago about finding less expensive version of the much talked about Clarisonic facial brush, the Pretika Sonic Dermabrasion Facial Brush. I finally got around to ordering it and wanted to share with ya'll!

Fist of all, I've never used the Clarisonic, so I can't really compare/contrast. However, I've been very please with the Pretika. I ordered mine from Drugstore.com for $41.50. Yes, that is $160 less than the Clarisonic. The brush seems to be kind of harsh, but I suppose it is supposed to.

The brush comes with a a charging station and an extra brush head. You have to charge it for 24 hours before using it, then they recommend you recharge after so many uses. I just keep mine on the charger and keep the brush heads in my medicine cabinet to keep them clean.

The brush has a built in timer that beeps every 20 seconds to indicate that it is time to move on to another area of your face. I didn't order the Pretika brand face wash etc. I actually ordered the Clarisonic Refreshing Gel Cleanser from Sephora...I had a gift card that I won from Bluegrass Love!!

After using it only a few times I could really see a difference in my pores. They are a lot more clear and not as noticeable. And, on my forehead I had a lot of little bumps that werern't really visible but could be felt. Using the Pretika cleared that right up! I would certainly recommend you give the Pretika a try! I saw that someone online said they purchased theirs for $30 at Rite Aid, so you might check there....

Hope you all had a great holiday weekend!! I'll be back with some pics from mine :)

7 comments:

legalstyle said...

I have the clarisonic and it's rough, too - it took about a week for my skin to adjust to such an assault! (Assault may be a bit dramatic, but, you know.) It's also nice that this one comes with an extra brush head. The clarisonic only came with one, and I'm about to order another (which will be about the same as this entire system... hm.)

Great review!

Buckhead Belle said...

Thanks for the review! I am going to have to order that for such a great price!

Polish and Pearls said...

Ugh I have those same little bumpies on my forehead- no one can see them, but they do matter, cause I can FEEL them, lol!

I'll have to try this out, thanks for the tip!

Jill said...

I would love to use something like this but I'd be afraid it would cause me to break out! What 'type' of skin do you have? Hmm...I could use some minimization of the pores! ha

DrayaAnn said...

I wanted the Clarisonic but hubby said he wanted to scream when he heard the price. I think this one might be just what I need to try. Great review!
ps your twitter cracks me up! you're so funny.

Lauren said...

it sounds almost identical to the clarisonic--what a good find! hope bar studying is going well!

Chloe said...

with that price, this is a must try for me!