Philips Visapure – Review and Competition

Firstly, couple of apologies; I’ve had this brush for absolutely ages, but I wanted to do a review with a competition which I couldn’t do until I’d done all the other competitions I had lined up and go them all sorted and closed, which took longer than expected! Secondly, sorry I haven’t launched another competition sooner, but I’m hoping to make it up to you guys this month by launching two *amazing* competitions, the first of which is this one…but before we get there, let’s have a look at my thoughts and review of the Philips Visapure.

Philips Visapure

The Visapure is a Facial Cleansing Brush aimed at improving the effectiveness of our cleansing routine.  Obviously the “C” word needs to get a mention (Clarisonic! What is WRONG with you??) as the obvious comparisons are going to occur, so I thought I’d jump right in and say that it’s a kind of gentle, more beautifully presented take on the Clarisonic, but that isn’t to say it’s any better or worse, just different enough to warrant its own market.

Philips Visapure Box

As I said, it’s a stunner to look at, managing to be both function and technical looking, whilst still maintaining a feminine prettiness.  It stands easily which I personally really like as I find the Clarisonic a bit clunky to store between uses, and it lasts for 30 uses between charges.

Philips Visapure Packagin

It’s very gentle which to me makes me ever so slightly favour the Clarisonic as I really like to feel like my skin is being treated.  I’ve come a long way as I use to be quite brutal in my approach to skincare which is quite typical of acne sufferers – we want to feel things working so we favour harsh products and densely granulated manual exfoliators – as now I only use chemical exfoliators and I’m quite careful with what I use, but I still need to feel that slight buffing sensation from a cleansing brush.

Philips Visapure Brush Head

However, I can say safely that I’m in the minority with the desire for the aforementioned sensation, as most people would prefer the feeling of skin that has been gently yet very effectively cleansed, and if that’s the case then the Visapure is definitely a product to give a shot, especially as the one HUGE plus over the Clarisonic is that the replacement brush heads (available in Normal, Sensitive and Exfoliating) are priced between £8 and £12, making them considerably cheaper than the replacement heads for the Clarisonic.  This is, without a doubt, the best rival to the Clarisonic available on the market today, and in some ways it betters the Clarisonic – certainly aesthetically and,  after the initial outlay of £150, economically – but I still find myself reaching for the Clarisonic over the Visapure when performing my skincare routine.

Philips Visapure Brush Heads

Philips Visapure is available now from here, but if you fancy winning yourself one, here’s how:

To be in with a chance of winning, you MUST be following me on Bloglovin’, plus you MUST leave a blog comment telling why you need the Visapure.  All other chances are optional, but the more you do, the better your chance of winning.

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The winner will be chosen at random.  For my disclosure information, please visit here.

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81 Comments

  1. EMMA WALTERS
    August 4, 2013 / 9:51 AM

    i have found a lovely serum & moisturiser but yet to find a cleanser of any sort i like. would love to try this out now have read this 🙂

  2. Mary
    August 4, 2013 / 11:26 AM

    I would really love a a Visapure because I am trying to do everything to help my acne before I leave for university – when my skin is bad I find it so hard to talk to anyone as I feel like they can only see my skin. I really want to have the confidence to get to know people!

  3. anthony harrington
    August 4, 2013 / 7:37 PM

    My Wife has been going on about these, I would deffo earn some points if I won one for her!

  4. Amelia Kennedy
    August 4, 2013 / 7:47 PM

    My skin never feels really clean. I suffer from large open pores around my nose and the occasional spot and would love to try this out!

  5. Frances hopkins
    August 4, 2013 / 7:50 PM

    Because I’d love my skin to feel young again

  6. Val swift
    August 4, 2013 / 7:54 PM

    I’ve seen these and they sound amazing

  7. Sophie Hocknull
    August 4, 2013 / 8:07 PM

    I am just now (at 31) starting to discover a beauty regime/ i think I’ve found an exfoliator i like, and possibly a moisturiser, but nothing like this. i would love to try it.

  8. Katie
    August 4, 2013 / 8:08 PM

    Hi

    Was interested to read this blog about the Phillips Visapure and i must say i am pleasantly surprised to hear it nearly lives up to the hype of the clarisonic. I myself own a clarisonic but have been severely let down by it as it has broken on me TWICE! The first time i managed to get a replacement sent to me by Clarisonic but when it broke on me again i was gutted. The clarisonic played such a huge role in my daily routine and i was hooked on it. I felt lost without it and my skin just wasnt the same. Now ive lost all confidence in the clarisonic because im now left with a broken one and cannot get it replaced again 🙁 it just stopped working on me and ive been trawling the internet for a similar device. I would LOVE to win your competition as i need to fill the void that the clarisonic left me in 🙂 i was fortunate enough to have the clarisonic gifted to me by my parents last christmas as these devices arent cheap. From your review i think i will love the visa pure!!! x

  9. kirsty cooper
    August 4, 2013 / 8:32 PM

    I DESPERATELY need it because my skin rubs off all over (it’s so weird!) if I don’t exfoliate it and give it a proper scrub so this would be amazing to have!

  10. jennifer thorpe
    August 4, 2013 / 8:35 PM

    I really think I need one of these because at the ripe old age of 41, I feel great and I would look great if it wasn’t for my constant spots! They make me feel like a bliddy teenager! and I hate it!

  11. Ashleigh Allan
    August 4, 2013 / 8:47 PM

    I would love to win to get my skin in better condition!

  12. Stacey Carnell
    August 4, 2013 / 8:52 PM

    Looks therapeutic 🙂

  13. August 4, 2013 / 9:07 PM

    I need a Visapure because I like you, I was harsh in my skincare routine which has led to a lot of blotches, scarring and enlarged pores. Hopefully the Visapure will cleanse my way to good skin 🙂 xx

  14. Zoe G
    August 4, 2013 / 9:56 PM

    The Visapure is something I am really wanting to try, I’ve recently heard a lot of good things about it and would love to try it on my poor skin, it gets a lot of flack and I’m prone to spots.

  15. August 4, 2013 / 10:19 PM

    I have really rubbish dry skin and don’t have a skin ‘routine’ per se. I’d love to give this a go and see how it leaves my skin feeling!

  16. Charlotte C
    August 4, 2013 / 10:43 PM

    I’m 20 a second year university student and spots STILL terrorize me, and having this would be great to eliminate them and find some more confidence in myself.

  17. Martin Kistell
    August 4, 2013 / 11:00 PM

    I would love to win this because i would like to present it to my
    fiance for every thing she is doing for me, two years ago i
    lost my job due to redundancy and in a midlife crisis i decided to try
    change my career and do an open university course, in all that time she has supported every thing i am doing, i would like to give her a little some thing to say thank you for every thing and i love her.

  18. Gillian Holmes
    August 4, 2013 / 11:07 PM

    I love to try new things – never tried this before.

  19. maria molly taylor
    August 4, 2013 / 11:15 PM

    because my skin has been a bit neglected these past few years and also because my daughter is beautiful but has inherited my oily skin and is prone to spots so I want her to thoroughly cleanse her skin

  20. Claire Smith
    August 5, 2013 / 6:24 AM

    I tend to not look after my skin but having hit my forties a skincare regime is long overdue.

  21. Hannah Oneill
    August 5, 2013 / 6:46 AM

    Because my skin needs a good deep clean!

  22. August 5, 2013 / 9:21 AM

    I am 61 and have always been keen to look after my skin and so far it has worked to a certain extent. With a Visapure added I believe I could be in win a better chance of keeping the wrinkles away without the need of very expensive products. Thanks 🙂

  23. leanne williams
    August 5, 2013 / 11:24 AM

    Because I’d love my skin to feel young again

  24. Haley Redshaw
    August 5, 2013 / 6:44 PM

    To give my skin a glow 🙂

  25. yolanda davis
    August 5, 2013 / 6:52 PM

    my skin has really been getting me down lately. im 37 years old and im really starting to notice how much my skin is showing its age. ive also been a bit spotty and got some brown age spots. i would be so happy to win this, hopefully it will give my skin and my confidence a much needed boost.

  26. Charlotte Ingham
    August 5, 2013 / 7:59 PM

    I have quite greasy skin so I’m prone to pimples, would love to try this out!

  27. laura banks
    August 5, 2013 / 8:00 PM

    i have quite alot of blackheads and this may improve my skin

  28. Helen Moulden
    August 5, 2013 / 9:37 PM

    I suffer from acne and I’d be hopeful that this would help me!

  29. Judith Luscombe
    August 6, 2013 / 6:51 PM

    I have just come back from Ibiza and my skin is dried out and in need of revitalisation by the Philips Visapure

  30. August 6, 2013 / 7:46 PM

    I’ve been trying to get one of these on eBay for cheap for so long now but have yet to succeed! My skin is very dry so dead skin cells build up quite quickly and a mechanical cleansing method like this is exactly what my skin needs to scrub away the horrible dry bits and reveal soft smooth skin! I don’t think I’ve ever wanted to win a competition so much!!

  31. August 6, 2013 / 10:45 PM

    My 8 year old daughter told me I didn’t have very nice skin, and she is right, although her honesty was a little crushing! I would like to try the Visapure and hopefully it would improve the appearance of my skin and also my daughter’s opinion of it.

  32. August 7, 2013 / 4:54 PM

    I’d love to win this as, like you, I’ve always favoured products I can “feel working” and I really need to get into the habit of being more gentle with my skin – this sounds perfect!
    Amazing giveaway, thank you!!

  33. Tamira Hill
    August 7, 2013 / 5:30 PM

    I would so love to win this! This would probably be the closest this to a spa experience. Plus i know my face would benefit from the visapure greatly!

  34. August 8, 2013 / 6:43 PM

    I would like to win so my skin feels better and more moisturised 🙂

  35. angela sandhu
    August 9, 2013 / 5:26 PM

    I need to start taking more care of my skin and this looks like it might do the trick

  36. Nia
    August 10, 2013 / 7:58 AM

    I’m getting older and I have wrinkles AND spots!! Who has wrinkles AND spots for crying out loud??? I NEEEEEEEED IT…..sob, sniffle!

  37. Ruth Hedges
    August 11, 2013 / 5:42 AM

    I need a Visapure because my friend has got one and her skin looks amazing so it really does work!

  38. Suzanne Cooke
    August 13, 2013 / 10:14 AM

    Wow I didn’t even know these sort of things existed. My skin is dull and prone to breakouts, this sounds right up my street.

  39. Susan Marshall
    August 13, 2013 / 11:32 AM

    The good weather may be great for the tan but it plays havoc with my face

  40. Mia Thurlow
    August 13, 2013 / 8:39 PM

    I’d love a Visapure as my skin is really suffering in the warm weather and could do with a deep treatment.

  41. Solange
    August 14, 2013 / 12:58 AM

    My skin tends to be dry and lacklustre, I’d love it to be radiant and glowing

  42. Isabelle Smith
    August 14, 2013 / 1:59 AM

    my skin needs some tlc

  43. madeline connolly
    August 14, 2013 / 10:19 AM

    MY FACE COULD DO WITH A GOOD CLEAN IN THIS WARM WEATHER

  44. Christine Mutter
    August 14, 2013 / 9:33 PM

    I have deep pores and get blackeheads often and I’m sure that this would work wonders

  45. Jo Booth
    August 15, 2013 / 8:48 AM

    I would love to try something that will improve my complexion 🙂

  46. Helen Grayson
    August 15, 2013 / 1:11 PM

    My skin is skill quite acne prone, I still have blemishes and I would love to have a clearer complexion, or enough so I feel happier without make-up on!

  47. sarah berryman
    August 15, 2013 / 2:00 PM

    I am pregnant and my skin has become sensitive and spotty! Its in desperate need of some tlc and id LOVE to be able to pamper it with visapure as i cant justify spending that amount of money on a product when shortly i’ll be needing to spend it on nappies!

  48. Kirsty N
    August 15, 2013 / 2:22 PM

    I suffer from combination skin which means ugly blackheads and blemishes. I’m currently saving for a face cleansing brush in hope I will have flawless radiant skin for my wedding next September!

  49. August 15, 2013 / 2:26 PM

    I need a visapure to try and clear up my persistent chin spots!

  50. yasmine choudhry
    August 15, 2013 / 3:04 PM

    Hi
    Fab Prize
    I would Love this as i am a Huge beauty Junkie however lately i am unable to spend time on my beauty regime due to illness this would be perfect as i can cleanse in such fast time and my skin will not suffer. It is very hard at the moment to do my full cleansing regime so winning this would be Perfect for me & my skin. This is such a great gadget would be perfect for everyone

  51. Darius Dragasius
    August 15, 2013 / 5:21 PM

    Would love to try it

  52. sam horseman
    August 15, 2013 / 8:45 PM

    because im nearly 30 and still battle acne!

  53. Victoria Smith
    August 16, 2013 / 6:24 AM

    Because I am 30 and get more spots now than I did at 15! I love trying new products and anything that could clear my blemishes and improve my skin would be fantastic!

  54. Diana Semionova
    August 16, 2013 / 11:10 AM

    Because my skin really need good cleansing, nothing else works, so would love to try..

  55. Rachel B
    August 16, 2013 / 1:05 PM

    I’d love to give it a go it sounds great. I’m prone to breakouts so I am interested to see the results.

  56. phillippa lee
    August 16, 2013 / 8:37 PM

    I get loads of blackheads and would love help with deep cleaning.
    I love that you can use it in the shower so it makes the morning routine really easy.

  57. August 16, 2013 / 10:07 PM

    I need to develop a proper skincare routine and this product looks like a perfect addiction to that.
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    x

  58. Emma Lewis
    August 16, 2013 / 11:49 PM

    I been wanting something like this for ages. My skin gets so bad and sometimes I scrub too hard or use to much product. This would be perfect to use.

  59. James Holyland
    August 17, 2013 / 12:03 AM

    My nose is a breeding ground!

  60. Sarahann Tonner
    August 17, 2013 / 1:17 AM

    Parts of my cheek have broken out quite badly and this looks like it would perfect to help me.

  61. Rhoda K
    August 17, 2013 / 10:14 AM

    I don’t keep very well and find it hard to find the energy to give my skin the proper tlc it deserves. This looks like it could make my life much easier.

  62. Helen Greenwood
    August 17, 2013 / 1:28 PM

    My skin is a disaster from getting up at 4.30am every day for work. Help! Fantastic giveaway, thanks for the opportunity. 😉

  63. Vicky Robinson
    August 17, 2013 / 1:29 PM

    I really would like something to try to revive my skin – too many late nights trying to catch up on things & too many days running round after 8 kids, is leaving my beauty routine really needing a bit of a boost & my skin needs reviving!

  64. Sarah Mills
    August 17, 2013 / 2:56 PM

    My aging skin could do with some care and attention!

  65. Kerry Pool
    August 17, 2013 / 3:02 PM

    As i’m getting older i’m finding my skin getting more congested, so every little helps 🙂

  66. jayne underwood
    August 17, 2013 / 3:14 PM

    I’ve heard of this before and always wanted to try it x

  67. Laura
    August 17, 2013 / 4:10 PM

    I’m 22 and I’m quite insecure about my skin as it’s not really gotten any better since I was teen (and as we all know girls in school can be cruel). Now I have a daughter I’m trying to get savvy with feminine things so she doesn’t make the same mistakes as I did. I joined reddit skincareaddiction but it’s quite daunting and I seem to be missing the basic knowledge. I’ve grasped the fact that I need to exfoliate, but as I use a mitt I’m unsure of the amount of pressure I should be using. This would do some of the thinking for me and seems a nice little gadget. It’s definitely going on my wish list. So thank you for the review. It’s very helpful.

  68. Tina Lawton
    August 17, 2013 / 5:25 PM

    My skin is really congested.

  69. ali roberts
    August 17, 2013 / 6:03 PM

    I’m an acne sufferer too and have been since my teens (late 20s now) and I’ve tried everything from peroxide to changing my diet, so I’d love to give the Visapure a whirl too!

  70. Claire Butler
    August 17, 2013 / 7:12 PM

    my skin is dull and lacks lustre and my pores need tightening too

  71. Kristy Brown
    August 17, 2013 / 7:20 PM

    Although I’m in my 30’s my skin is a mass of combinations. My cheeks are sensitive and ruddy, my nose is full of black heads and massive pores, and my chin is greasy and spot prone. It’s also starting to look very tired and dull! I’d love something that is ideal for all my face to tackle all my problems in one go!

  72. Becky John
    August 17, 2013 / 7:29 PM

    My skin is getting a little older now and am finding my current microdermabrasion system a little harsh, so would love to try this out

  73. August 17, 2013 / 9:08 PM

    5 children have taken their toll and im 40 next year! eek! Please help clean my skin thoroughly and take me from scummy mummy to yummy mummy!

    Thanks for the chance to win xx

  74. Jane Middleton
    August 17, 2013 / 10:17 PM

    I would like to try it to see how it would improve my skin

  75. Hannah Whitling
    August 17, 2013 / 11:02 PM

    I have medical conditions that cause a great deal of problems with my face skin, and I’ve struggled to find a cleanser that works, to haave this would really help and have my skin look more like that of someone my age rather than that of a teenager.

  76. August 19, 2013 / 12:15 PM

    Hi, how do we know who won the Visapure Comp? Not that I’m desperate for it or anything haha.

  77. Helen Sharp
    March 14, 2014 / 1:57 PM

    I am 35 and my skin has gone awful over the last 4 years, which has destroyed my confidence. I am desperate to try this without having to spend the money x

  78. June 15, 2014 / 4:10 AM

    Was too late for the competition, but would like to try this product as I don’t find scrubs or serums do the job I would like them to, thankyou for the review.

    • June 15, 2014 / 8:49 PM

      Thanks Michelle, no problem xx

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