Youth Code or Youth Activator?
L’OREAL ’s Youth Code Pre-Essence and the Genifique Youth Activator from LANCOME are two comparable products that frequently being associated together as a pair for comparison. The Youth Code is often referred as a more accessible replacement for LANCOME 's Activator, as its price is approximately half of LANCOME ’s price. These two products share a similar ingredients table, which is why the Youth Code is discussed with the capability of substituting the Youth Activator. Both of them contain a lot of active ingredients, meanwhile, with a high percentage of dosage. Bifida ferment lysate is the principle ingredient just after water. It is often used in anti-aging products, and its antioxidant properties also help with strengthening the skin's natural barrier, therefore, protect the skin from damage. Another ingredient named Salicyloyl Phytosphingosine is well-known for its efficient anti-aging effects, stimulates collagen production, and helps accelerate skin renewal. This is an expensive ingredient, thanks to L'OREAL, the Youth Code provides us a super affordable choice. From the price level, I would highly recommend the Youth Code for its enriched ingredients but more accessible cost. But if you have a sufficient budget, you can consider purchasing LANCOME's Youth Activator since the percentage of active ingredients are slightly higher in this one. For my experience, I bought the Youth Code at first and the result are satisfying to me. As a pre-essence, it boosts the benefits of the other products in the following routine and helps them penetrate into a deeper layer of skin. I can feel my skin became stronger, and the sensitiveness was reduced. Yet I don't have serious aging problems for now, so I would not give too many opinions. But I believe the ingredient would assist in preventing aging. I bought LANCOME’s Youth Activator out of my curiosity due to its widely-discussed similarities with Youth Code. If you ask me, can Youth Code replace Youth Activator, my answer is positive. There’s no distinct difference in the effects, and the price of Youth Code is so much more accessible. In terms of texture, they are very similar too. Both very fluid and lightweight, LANCOME is slightly easier to be absorbed and coming with a fresher and matte finish. The scent of LANCOME is more preferred by me. Nevertheless, considering the price, I would probably still pick Youth Code as my future purchase.
I know this is a holy grail for some and for others it breaks them out. For me it’s really helping me wake up to just nicer looking skin. It absorbs quickly and it doesn’t make my skin tacky. I am seeing why this is such a fave for so many. I’m gonna need a bigger bottle!😍
ESTĒE LAUDER-Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II
Same ingredient 15 Times the Price?
Pro-Xylane is plant-based sugar molecule originally developed by Loreal i. According to research, it is a sugar-protein hybrid made from xylose. Pro-xylane promises to stimulate the production of glycoaminoglycans (GAGs), fluids that nourish collagen and elastin and defend skin against water loss. As we age, we lose GAGs — and, consequently, our skin's elasticity and volume.It is proved to have the effect of helping to treat signs of aging like wrinkles and loss of firmness. As skin ages, the collagen production starts to slow causing skin support structure to breakdown. Pro-xylane here works within skin surface to boost collagen and elastin production to help rebuild skin from within. L'ORÉAL - Revitalift Laser Renew Super Serum This revitalization serum is formulated tith hylyronic acid and pro-xylane. One of the greatest ingredients here is pro-xylane with a concentration of 6% that can help to collagen in lasting and production. The whole line of Loreal Revitalift product is designed as treatment formulated with pro-xylane for aging skin. 3 main product benefits are to repair wrinkles, redensify and re-firm. This serum and moisturizer comes in a generous 1.6Fl oz dual chamber bottle with a large pump button for easy dispensing. It's lightweight and gentle on the skin, quickly absorbed by the skin giving a moisturized hydrated look. The pump acts funny sometimes so that is why I only gave it 4 stars. HR HELENA RUBINSTEIN - Replasty Age Recovery Age Recovery Night Cream is marketed to have the “a "band-aid effect" texture in a creamy balm that transforms when applied to the skin and wraps it in soothing comfort.” It is really pricy as a night cream. I heisted for a long time before making the purchase. I tried it once in my girl’s place and abosulytely love it. After did some research in the ingredients, I finally placed the order. It has 30% pro-xylane recommended for weakend skin, signs of aging and cosmetic surgery procedures. I really do love this product! It helps my skin stay supple and moisturized. I purchased this after getting a sample of it. It has a great scent. It goes on smooth without being sticky. From pricing, Helena is not recommended. Loreal is less in concentration 6% vs 30% but only 1/15 the price. L’Oréal wins 👍
HR HELENA RUBINSTEIN-Replasty Age Recovery
Lancome Genifique VS L’Oreal Youth Code, Which One is Better？
There are plenty of beauty products which have the same ingredients while some of them are high-end and others are drugstore. As all we know, Lancome is a L'Oreal brand and it's common to share technologies within one company. I do believe many people compare the L’Oreal Youth Code Rejuvenating Anti-Wrinkle Super-Concentrated Serum with Lancôme Advanced Génifique for they have almost the same ingredients while big price gap. · Price Genifique $77.88/30ml vs. L’Oréal Youth Code $15.99/30 ml, youth code save a lot. · Ingredients They share almost the same ingredients. So products both contain Biolysat, Adenosine, Salicyloyl Phytosphingosine, and Biolysat, an anti-aging ingredient, benefic for facial skin. The main ingredients improve inflammation and skin sensitivity. However, Youth Code has a higher level of alcohol which is not good for sensitive skin types. Genifique is less perfume than in the Youth Code. · Feeling & Efficacy I have a similar feeling after application. Apart from their anti-aging and rejuvenating benefits, the main function of them is that they boost the benefits of other products that are applied after. So I always combine the serum with other products and I can see better results on my face. Talk about their effect, I have noticed the texture of my complexion appears more refined, even and translucent day by day. · All in all Both are very good as a base serum. L’Oreal Youth Code is more suitable for younger women with a lesser anti-aging concern. Lancome’s Genifique is a great all-purpose serum for all skin types. Personally, Genifique has been a staple bare serum in my skincare routine for a few years. So I highly recommend this product to any woman over the age of 25.
A really dupe for Lancôme face serum
This month i found that L'oreal has a product which is a really dupe for Lancôme advanced genifique face serum. You can buy it just in the drugstore with a reasonable price. 1. Lancôme, ADVANCED GÉNIFIQUE FACE SERUM This serum is incredible!! It absorbs easily and seems to quench my thirsty skin without leaving me looking or feeling oily! My skin feels firmer and brighter after using this for 2 weeks. Also, it’s literally the only thing I’ve put on my face recently that has not made me have new break outs! In fact it’s helping to restore my broken skin and lighten dark spots. I’m extremely happy with it. This powerful anti-aging serum works to improve skin's key signs of youth: radiance, elasticity, firmness, skin tone, and smoothness. It is pricey but I’ve seen a definite improvement in the appearance of my skin. My skin is brighter, smoother, and more even since I’ve started using this. A little bit goes a long way so although it was expensive, I think it will last me a decent amount of time. My skin feels so soft after application and the serum itself has a nice, smooth texture. 2. L'Oreal Youth Code Pre-Essence It's a powerful rejuvenating serum, developed with groundbreaking Pro-GenTM Technology. It can help activate a specific gene to enhance skin's recovery power and deliver intense moisture to skin. Besides, it visibly minimizes the appearance of fine lines while refining skin texture. After using it for 1 month, my skin appears fresher sleeker brighter & younger looking.I have very sensitive and acne prone skin in winter, not many products works for me. But this serum is amazing specially for winters. It makes the skin very soft and well moisturized without giving any breakouts. It has made it so soft & supple & does give a slight glow to it. I’ve used this religiously & can totally vouch for it. Though I would love a larger bottle of this as it does tend to finish quick when used morning / night.
My go to anti aging serum for my nightly routine
I’ve tried various anti aging serum’s throughout the year and have constantly switched up brands and products that I would use. Despite having so many different choices sitting on my make up desk, I do have a go to one. ESTĒE LAUDER - Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II My go to is Estee Lauder’s Advanced Night repair. To be honest, all of my serums do a great job, but the reason that Estee Lauder stood out and became my go to is because they sold me on their new exclusive technology that they’ve incorporated into this serum. If you go on their website, you can see that they go in depth in talking about this new exclusive technology called “ChronoluxCB” that is patented. This technology includes anti-oxidants plus hyaluronic acid to help lock in moisture in your skin which helps your skin regenerate throughout the night. In layman's terms, this technology allows the serum to maximize our own skins natural nighttime regeneration process. I’m not too familiar with all the science behind it, but I trust Estee Lauder as a brand. To top it off, it’s one of the cheaper serum’s in my collection, so that’s definitely a plus in my books. I don’t use this serum exclusively, but it’s definitely my favorite out of all the one’s I have. LA MER - The Concentrate If this one wasn’t available, my second go to is Lamer’s concentrate serum. This one works extremely well, but the reason that it's only my second go to is because of the price. If you can spend a few hundred on this every month, than by all means this is the right now. However, if you are on a budget like me, it's a nice luxury to have but it's not necessary. Lamer’s concentrate does a great job complimenting our skins natural healing process, because it is infused with a highly concentrated miracle broth. The healing and regeneration of this serum is amazing and you can see results shortly after application. If you want to give this a try without breaking the bank, than you can keep an eye out for a complimentary sample of this that are given out in make up bundles or special promotions.
ESTĒE LAUDER-Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II
My top 3 brightening cream
1. SKINCEUYICALS discoloration defense SKINCEUTICALS - Discoloration Defense Skin Discoloration Serum It contains 3% Tranexamic Acid. This synthetically-derived ingredient minimizes the reoccurrence of skin discoloration and stubborn brown patches with continued use. besides, 1% Kojic Acid and 5% Niacinamide are also very helpful. It targets skin discoloration often caused by accumulated sun exposure, hormonal shifts, and the natural aging process. I received a sample of this two weeks ago. I used it once a day in the morning after my CF serum and it’s greatly reduced my redness and evened out my skin tone. It does leave a slight tint to my skin but it just makes me look tanner so I’m not complaining! I definitely suggest pairing this product up with our Phlorentin CF, this is a patented daytime vitamin c antioxidant face serum that delivers advanced environmental protection and diminishes the appearance of fine lines and discoloration. 2. CLARINS bright plus CLARINS - Bright Plus Serum It contains not one but two super oxygenating plants extracts that help skin 'breathe' better and look brighter. I loved that product so much I was really disappointed it was the first serum to actually make my brown circle on my left check disappear. I was thrilled but realized you discontinued it. I mostly gave dark spot from acne scar and it is now fading. I was told that this new product would be even better. I bought it and it felt nice on my face but it did nothing to my brown spot and I ran out of it very quickly plus the push vial is kind of. Messy. I now see there are 2 sizes but I didn't see it and how much it is. I'd love my mission perfection back but will buy this new one again. 3. SK-II genoptics aura essence SK-II - GenOptics Aura Essence Serum This is SK-II's best-selling brightening serum for radiant, smooth skin. Packed with radiance-enhancing ingredients, this lightweight serum absorbs quickly to improve dullness and help reduce dark spots caused by sun damage for even, glowing skin. After using it for a month, I find it can improve radiance by diminishing cloudiness under the skin's surface caused by UV exposure, and smooth the skin for a uniform surface that reflects light gently. This lightweight, milky serum spreads easily and can be quickly absorbed by skin. With a specially designed auto-fill dropper, one full drop will provide the optimal dosage for each application. I highly recommend it for all skin types.
CLARINS-Bright Plus Serum
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