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Monday, April 30, 2012

Give-A-Ways: Vichy's Capital Soleil Luxurious Protective Oil

With summer quickly approaching I'm worried about the condition of my skin.
For those of you who don't know I'm incredibly pale and my skin is beyond sensitive so sun protection is always on my mind in the morning.

I was excited to give Vichy's new Capital Soleil SPF 30 Luxurious Protective Oil a shot since I've used many of their products in the past without any irritation to my skin. While it hasn't been super warm the past few days the sun has been out (remember its important to wear sunscreen every day- even when its cloudy!) so I liberally applied the oil after a my body lotion in the morning.

The bottle has a spray so you can easily spray it on those hard to reach spots. I always spray a lot onto my hand and then rub it. I think it gives me a little more control but at the beach its nice to just spray it on quickly.

Like all Vichy products it smells great with just a hint of that familiar sunscreen spell. While this isn't a self tanner it does promise an immediate "sun kissed glow" on application. I didn't use it on my face (the last thing my face needs is more oil) but I did notice a brighter tone to the skin on my arms and legs. 
It also feels amazing without that greasy, sticky feeling that usually comes along with sunscreen. It honestly feels more like a body lotion than a sun protector maybe thanks in part to its white grapeseed oil, extra vitamin E and gelling polymer ingredients!

I've been using it for the past five days and even my extremely sensitive skin hasn't had any kind of negative reaction!

I'm thrilled to be able to offer one of my readers a full sized bottle of Capital Soleil Luxurious Protective Oil (SPF 30) just in time for the start of summer! 

To enter to win leave a comment telling me your favorite fun in the sun activity along with your email address in this post then "Like" Vichy and The Bostonista on Facebook!

Good luck!
(I'll be picking a winner on Wednesday, May 10th!)


Morgan Stone said...

I don't know if it's possible to pick just one favorite fun in the sun activity, but I certainly do enjoy a nice little outdoor brunch on a warm, sunny day! This product sounds pretty amazing. I'll definitely be looking in their whole line of products! Now I'm off to like you and Vichy on FB :)

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kyley said...

Definitely: Reading and swimming and sitting in the sun at the beach. As another super pale lady, this product sounds lovely!

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*+Alycia+* said...

I too have to deal with and ivory collection and this product does sound really great! I would say my favorite sun activity would be having cookouts and lounging in the pool listening to music with friends and family!

Another great post, Kara!

Georgina said...

My favorite activity in the sun would probably be riding my pink vintage cruiser around, stopping every now and again to photograph gorgeous natural beauty. Or relax on the beach with a yummy drink, good friends and magazines/my Nook.

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