Environ Focus Care Youth+ Review and Giveaway

Environ recently launched their Focus Care Youth range (October 2018) and it’s a Sher thing was lucky enough to be able to trial it. I absolutely love having healthy, glowing skin. That’s why you’ll often see my trialling new skin care ranges, at different price points, that do different things. I understand that everyone’s skin is different and that products that work for me, may not work for you and vice versa. I do however always promise to bring you honest reviews.

The products I trialed were;


  • The Focus Care Youth+ Avance Elixir (full size) 30ml, retailing at R1 360,00
  • Focus Care Youth+ Revival Masque (full size) 50ml, retailing at R1 020,00
  • Focus Care Hydrating Oil Capsules (sample size of 10), The full size of 30 capsules retails for R730,00


Focus Care Youth is a premium range of skin care products, specially formulated with intelligent ingredient combinations to target specific skin conditions of ageing, dehydration and sensitivity. I love that this range is focused on preventing the signs of ageing. By focusing on smoothing and strengthening aged skin. This range’s nickname is hailed as a facelift in a jar. Here’s to looking 21 forever.

Environ is only recommended by skin care professionals and sold in professional skin centres. Environ assigned me my own skin care professional so I could discuss my skin care concerns with her. I discussed the little bumps that I was having on my chin and they encouraged me to use the revival masque 2-3 times a week. I started doing that, and once my skin adjusted to the active ingredients I was able to sleep with this masque on.

This range introduces the skin to vitamin A in incremental doses, helping to restore and rebuild essential structures. This range minimises the effects of ageing by targeting damage caused by UV radiation and pollution. By introducing this range to your skincare routine you can look forward to smoother, radiant, more youthful-looking skin. The Environ Focus Care range uses three potent ingredients, Alpha Hydroxy Acids, Lactic, Asiatic and Mandelic to improve sun damage, laxity and restore the skin’s healthy radiance.

Focus Care Hydrating Oil Capsules: I was a little hesitant about using the oil capsules at first as some facial oils have been a bit too rich for my skin in the past. Although my skin soaked these up like a tall glass of water on a hot summers day.  love that each capsule contains enough product, so you don’t feel as though you need to add an additional moisturiser on top. It simply sinks into the skin, and left my skin feeling silky soft and smooth. I woke up to skin that was noticeably healthier looking and I had a gorgeous glow.


Focus Care Youth+ Revival Masque:

With regards to the masque it’s recommended that you slowly introduce it into your skincare routine as a 10-20 min treatment, using it once or twice a week. Once your skin is more comfortable with regular applications you can progress to using the it as an overnight treatment and eventually daily, if your skin allows. In the beginning I found the Revival Masque a bit dehydrating due to the acids it contains. When I used the masque in conjunction with the Hydrating Oil Capsules I found they were the perfect accompaniment for that added moisture boost. The Focus Care™ Hydrating Oil Capsules contains a blend of Retinol and Antioxidants that help to protect your skin against the damaging effects of free radicals and enriches it with natural surface oils, leaving it looking visibly refreshed and energised.

I only started to notice a difference after 3-4 uses. I love the packaging as it has an innovative pump action bottle that is hygienic and functional. It also ensures that the active ingredients don’t lose their effectiveness. It also comes with a luxurious masque brush which allows itself to easy application. It’s a great at home pamper treatment. It gave my skin a great glow, but I haven’t really noticed a difference in pigmentation. Out of all the products in the range, this is the one I am most tempted to repurchase.




The Focus Care Youth+ Avance Elixir: I enjoyed the liquid consistency of this product as it was easy to apply, absorbs into the skin quickly and a little really did go a long way. It also acts as a great primer before applying your daily makeup. I enjoy the pump bottle packaging. I didn’t see a difference in my skin’s appearance but I am sure I will see a difference after using this product for a few more weeks.This elixir contains anti-inflammitory, anti-blemish and anti-aging properties.



You can find your nearest stockist here https://www.environskincare.com/za/stockist-locator/




Guess what, you get to win this amazing trial hamper from Environ, valued at over R2 000,00

All you have to do is comment on this blog post letting us know what your skin care concerns are.

This competition ends 29 November 2018.

#FocusCareYouthSA #rubybox #FocusOnFlawless




  1. Megan H

    I suffer from acne, which is mostly hormonal, on my chin, and I have a very oily T-zone. I always take my makeup off before bed, double cleanse when I’ve worn makeup, and try to avoid anything with SLS, mineral oil, shea butter and typically stick to fragrance-free cleansers…needing help to improve this.

  2. Janel Sunderlall

    I am concerned about fine mines, sensitive skin, Oily t zone and uneven skin tone

  3. Elle H

    Fine lines and pigmentation. This range looks incredible

  4. Kamilah Francis

    Dark patches around my eyes

  5. Jade Smith

    My teenage years of acne and fun in the sun have caught up with me and now I have blemishes on my face. I’m also developing ‘crow’s feet’ fine lines at the corners of my eyes and frown lines between my eyebrows. I’m not even 30 🙁 Trying to follow a proper skincare regime. Better late than never?

  6. Jessica Robey

    My main concern is uneven skin tone and random breakouts 🙁

  7. Lesley

    I suffer from pigmentation developed in my 30’s Also dry patches are a concern

    #FocusCareYouthSA #rubybox #FocusOnFlawless

  8. Lesley

    I am 36 and have pigmentation I also struggle with Dry skin would love to experience this product!

    #FocusCareYouthSA #rubybox #FocusOnFlawless

  9. Carolyn Augustus

    My biggest concern is fine lines and wrinkles and also recently pigmentation.

  10. Debbie Parker

    I have fine lines and combination skin. #FocusCareYouthSA #rubybox #FocusOnFlawless

  11. Ingrid Clark

    I am experiencing dry skin and blemishes under my eyes. Never had this pre 40#FocusCareYouthSA #rubybox #FocusOnFlawless

  12. Debbie Parker

    I have combination skin and fine lines. #FocusCareYouthSA #rubybox #FocusOnFlawless

  13. Ignatuis Samukelo Khumalo

    My girlfriend has dehydration problems after going through reviews I would really like my girlfriend to try the products out.

  14. Kerry Mac Donald

    Now that I’m in my early thirties, my skin concerns have changed somewhat. I would say my main concerns now are signs of ageing, dehydration and pigmentation. I am really excited about the Environ products, after seeing so many great reviews! I can’t wait to try it!

  15. Andrèa Naicker

    My biggest skin care concern is dryness. My skin is really dehydrated and as a result it looks dull and aged. Going into summer it’s pretty much every girl’s dream to have glowing skin that looks naturally healthy. After seeing the many reviews on Environ products , I really believe that it will restore life in my skin.

  16. Melanie Pretorius

    My concern is slight pigmentation marks and tired eyes.

  17. Nthabiseng Patricia

    My skin care concern is dry sensitive skin, I’ve tried almost everything, I even develop hyper pigmentation, dark marks and breakouts and this has led to me being self conscious, wearing hats and always hiding my face please Environ come to my rescue
    #FocusCareYouthSA #Rubybox #FocusOnFlawless

  18. Nothando Mashaba

    I have extra sensitivite skin. As it stands I am just using poor soap and olive oil on my face. Most of the products I buy burn me. I have spent so much money buying facial products that don’t work or work in the beginning then leave me dry after a week or so. HELP!!!!!

  19. Thubelihle Shabalala

    Uneven and flackiness is what concerns me about m skin right now

  20. Soraya

    Pigmentation, dry dull looking skin and signs of ageing

  21. Bontle Lebelo

    My skin concern is pigmentation and dark spots from breakout during “that time of the month”.

  22. Sharne Peters

    35 yrs old and my skin is looking dull and lifeless and dehydrated. It lacks that radiant appearance.The excessive dryness makes skin flake off.

  23. Charmaine I

    My main concern is fine lines and wrinkles..

  24. Zandile

    My struggle is with premature aging,I have open pores around my cheeks and nose. I am 33 years old and I am scared I will have large open pores which are not attractive at all.
    I sometimes get dehydrated and drink a lot of water.

  25. Manjoo Rughunandan

    My concern is early wrinkles on my face. Would love a younger looking skin.

  26. Tammy Perry

    SQUEAL!! What a fabulous prize! Thanks for sharing with us!! Environ is SUCH an incredible brand!! I have noticed SUCH a difference on my skin since I have started using their products!

    My skin issues are dry forehead, mild breakouts and yes…the DREADED ageing!!! *cry*!!!
    “Its a SHER thing” that if I started using the above mentioned products I could definitely look as young and beautiful as you!! ;0)

  27. Tania Brewis

    Wrinkles and fine lines are my main concern.

  28. Sherry De Ponte

    Yikes all the age spots and wrinkles appearing. I literally can’t step out the house without foundation 🙁

  29. Tracy Jacobs

    I have quite a few skin care concerns – pigmentation, fine lines and dark circles. Also dry skin as I age ?

  30. nasika baijnath

    My skin concerns are dryness, sensitivity, pigmetation and uneven skin tone

  31. Nicola Meyer

    My only skincare concerns are ageing skin – fine lines developing near my eyes and mouth.

  32. Simphiwe

    My main concerns are acne and the scarring afterwards . It always takes me so long to get rid of the marks . Breaks my heart .

  33. Judy Padayachee

    My skin problem is blemishes, pigmentation and oily skin


    My main concern is fine lines and uneven skintone.

  35. Pamela Nienaber

    AT 46, looking 21 again sounds amazing ?

    But seriously being rid of these laughter lines and dark circles under my eyes would be awesome! ??

  36. Zanele Mabengeza

    My main skin concern is dry and uneven colour.

  37. Abigail

    My main concern is pigmentation and ageing.

  38. Christel-Michel Kruger

    Being a South African product, I think Environ is perfect for our market. My concerns are keeping my skin suitably hydrated both during winter and summer. There is a little bit of pigmentation I wouldn’t mind addressing.

    #FocusCareYouthSA #rubybox #FocusOnFlawless

  39. Nazeera

    I’d really love to find a product that will help reduce or take away my pigmentation on my cheeks..

  40. Adeline Pillay

    My skincare concerns are pigmentation from pregnancy that doesn’t want to go away and fine lines around my eyes are starting

  41. Belinda

    My skin care concerns are dark circles around my eyes, wrinkles and dehydrated skin

  42. Sharleen

    Fine lines and dehydration

  43. Grace Karen Naidoo

    Wow, wish I could win, absolutely need this still have acne at age 40.

  44. Veronica Tsimakwane

    dark spots and uneven skin tone.

  45. thea lennox

    My skincare concerns are uneven skin tone,wrinkles,fine lines and blemishes

  46. Mbalenhle Sibisi

    Thanks for the review.
    My face concerns has always been finding the perfect product for my skin type. I have oily skin, it’s hard to take care of it especially when it comes to product with SPF. Also confused what type of anti aging product to buy and from which brand.

  47. Cisca de Kock

    I’m at the age now where I really wished I’d started with a skincare routine in my early 20’s – during pregnancy I started getting some discoloring around my mouth- after birth it’s still there and it’s probably one of my biggest concerns. I just want to feel beautiful again and not having to cake on the make up.

  48. Carin Thompson

    I am a musician and teacher, so I am playing my instrument for up to 8 hours a day. As a violinist, I worry about the area around my cheek and underneath my neck (where I keep my instrument), as the constant friction causes dark marks and dryness. I’m prone to dryness and wrinkles at the sides of my mouth as well (when I play flute).

  49. Philisiwe

    My skin concern right now is ageing……I’m 38 but my skin looks 45?. Would love to try these products

  50. Patrycja Oosthuizen

    I’ve tried everything and currently my skin feels and looks so bad: dull & dry … nothing is helping. Hoping to win so i can try and see if that’s maybe the solution…

  51. Thembisile Tshabalala

    My skin concerns: Dullness, fine lines and dehydration my skin needs some va va vooom to wake up from the dead.

  52. Shelley Burt

    My skin concerns are fine lines, dullness and dehydration.

  53. Nina Joffee

    Lines and wrinkles are my skin concerns

  54. Lisa-Ann Stieger

    My skin concerns are fine lines and wrinkles and dull dehydrated and sensitive skin. I’m very keen to try those Hydrating Oil capsules to refresh and restore moisture wow. Yes, absolutely yes please!

  55. Brenda Fernandes

    #itsasherthing Gravity Lines Wrinkles I don’t want them I need to stop” freeze frame “if you will and my skin not deteriorate .
    Years ago I had the privilege of using Dr Des Fernandes products for a while .But due to circumstances I could not afford to keep up the regime .I wish I had . I know Vitamin A is the main ingredient ..he was at the forefront of skin pioneers ..because I have the same surname by co-incidence I’ve never forgot that story .It would be an h9nour to b3 able to use these updated versions

  56. Aamina Asvat

    Hi.My main concern is dark patches under my eyes.Have this problem for few years now.

  57. Sarah Lord

    My main concern is the aging process,dehydration and fine lines.

  58. Amanda Mditshwa

    I’ve got acne and dark spots all over my face, sometimes I cancel going out because of being embarrassed. I’d love to have an even skin tone. And have my freedom back.

  59. Carrol Chabalala

    My skin problem is blemishes, marks and oily skin

  60. Chantal Hercules

    My skincare concerns are uneven skin tone,wrinkles,fine lines and blemishes

  61. Trish Brennon

    My skin concern is that my t-zone is either oily causing my make-up to melt off or I don’t use something nourishing enough so I land up with dehydrated skin. I just don’t seem to get the correct balance. Being 34 I need to start taking serious care of my skin to not look aged and remain youthful with a healthy glow.

  62. Skye Sorensen

    Amazing Blog ⭐️ My main skin care concern is dealing with blemishes, dark circles under my eyes and hyperpigmentation mainly above my top lip which makes me so self conscious ❣️

  63. Kavita Trikam

    Thank you for the enlightening review. My main concern is fine lines and uneven skintone.

  64. Sarel van Vuuren

    Environ Products are best by far.
    Will help my face feeling like tar.
    Will make me look beautiful at the beach or the bar.
    Since im in the sun the whole day driving in my car,
    My face really looks naar.
    This could be the ideal product to get a fix.
    And feel like a six out of six.
    Environ uses the perfect mix.
    So that i can look sexy again for the pics.

  65. Parbashni Soobramoney

    My skin care concerns is very oily skin problems plus lots of marks on my face and every month pimples

  66. Tarryn Chandler

    Never had pimples as a teenager, I turned 28 this year and have been struggling with pimples all year (2018 has not been kind to my skin). My biggest concern is pimples leaving dark marks and blemishes.

  67. Candice Vincent

    My skincare concerns are fine lines, ageing, wrinkles and dehydration…

  68. Lara

    Helpful and honest review thank you!? my main skin care concern is a combination of dehydrated skin (especially around my nose and mouth) as well as the early onset of wrinkles around my eyes and on my forehead

  69. Kedibone Monepya

    My skin concern is uneven skin tone and blemishes. Most of the time it feels flaky and dehydrated. It would really be nice to win this awesome hamper. My skin could do with a more healthier and more glowing face. I haven’t felt that way in very long time as some products are very harsh to my skin leaving it dry ?
    #FocusCareYouthSA #rubybox #FocusOnFlawless

  70. Ashleighte Fuller

    Environ products are the best.

  71. Cara Bosch

    My skincare concern is ageing.

  72. Nina Joffee

    Wrinkles and fine lines are my main concerns

  73. Anu Naidoo

    Thank you for a informative and enlightening review. My main concern is ageing skin and my skin is losing its elasticity its not as firm as it used to be.
    Thank you for a absolutely wonderful giveaway and its my birthday month a perfect prize for my skin.

  74. Chelsea Harvey

    My skin concern at the moment is pigmentation and fine lines. I’m now 26 and my past skincare mistakes are catching up with me (like really bad sunburns). Actively trying to follow a skincare regime and give my skin the love it deserves!

  75. Yonela

    My skin concern is to look beautiful and to be attractive.

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