Hiya! Today I'll be reviewing my pair of Wrangler Denim Spa Smooth Legs skinnies (what a mouthful, right? :-D), kindly sent over by PR-agency Marnix&Ally. I must admit I had a bit of a "wtf" moment when I heard about the Denim Spa collection. Denim that will soothe sensitive skin, moisturize your legs or make your cellulite evaporate? Not something I'd ever have imagined myself. But obviously, my curiosity was peaked.
Now, I received the Smooth Legs pair that supposedly fights cellulite with its caffeine, retinol, and algae extract infusion. I don't really have a lot of cellulite, just the slight dimpling you get when squeezing the flesh on your butt together with your hands, you know (yeay I'm so good at explaining thingz)? So I might not be the best person to review the workings of Smooth Legs. Apparently, you'd have to wear these jeans for about 6 weeks, 8 hours a day, 5 days a week and maintain its anti-cellulite function by using the reload spray - bought separately - to really notice an effect. This sounds like a lot of work, but a clinical study quoted by the Telegraph does say 69% of the women in the study noticed an improvement in the condition of their thighs after wearing the denim for the 6 week time span. Just so you know what you'll have to do to notice an effect.
As an important aside, two things about cellulite: everyone has it (men and women, skinny or fat, people with athletic or more sedentary lifestyles), it isn't gross and you don't have to feel like you should get rid of it. Second point: a broad spectrum of clinical studies have been conducted with regards to the causes and cures for cellulite. No cure has been scientifically confirmed. Just so you know I don't think you should "fight the flab", and that there are no "miracle cures". Your body is your own, and its shape is only inherently problematic if you feel like it is.
Without using the reload spray, the effect of your Denim Spa will last about 15 wears. Obviously, since I'm a style blogger and have to change things up, I can't exactly wear these 6 weeks straight. But I will say this: the Smooth Legs pair smells great and has a lovely, classy, dark look to them - the sort of denim you could wear to the office and look very smart in. Also, they are quite comfortable thanks to the 3% elastan. For me, the don't fit tight enough along the lower part of my leg to become an ultimate favorite, but they do have a lovely shape to them that will work for a lot of different tastes and styles.
Like what you're hearing/seeing? You can order yours online at ASOS: Smooth Legs, Olive Extract or Aloe Vera (my fave, love the light wash!). So, are you interested or do you have your doubts? What pair would you like to try out?