Why do I choose a new serum over an old one which I have used for almost 1 year?
I have used Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair for almost 1 year. I've been using a new product since last month, which is Clarins Double Serum. Today I'm going to talk about these two serums on a variety of topics! Product1: Clarins Double Serum Price: AU$ 100/30ml Clarins Double Serum's packaging is a plastic bottle with instructions on the top that tell you how to get your dose that you want. You just turn it to whatever amount that you need for your skin which design is fantastic. And I really like there is a pump, so it is easier and cleaner to use it. Clarins says that this serum can fight the science of aging, fine lines, loss of firmness, and lack of radiance. It visibly makes skin firmer, smoother, and more radiant after 7 days. It is an exceptional serum that has different types of serums in it. The one looks like oil, and the other one looks like water. Even though the texture of this product looks like oil, it is very moist, and you will not feel sticky when you apply it on your skin. However, both of those does completely different things. The one that looks like oil is going to hydrate your skin, and the other one which looks like water is natural oil actually, which can help to make your skin calm down and protect your skin. It does not just help with anti-aging, firmness and fine lines, and it helps me to clear my acne as well. Within a couple of days, my acne started cleaning up, my skin started to kind of calm down, and I did notice it helped with my fine lines and firmness even my neck skin. Product2: Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Price: AU$100/30ml This serum's packaging is a brown plastic bottle with a dropper. Actually, I really don't like skincare products with droppers because it is hard to use them up, especially the serums. It is for every skin type, and its texture is not sticky or oily. When I apply it to my face, it does absorb very quickly, and my skin feels very comfortable. It doesn't have any fragrance, but it smells like Vitamins which is not offensive. I have used this product for almost one year. I found this serum can help decrease my fine lines and wrinkles. It really does an excellent job of hydrating my skin. I am dry skin, after using it, I didn't feel dry or peeling anymore. If you are dry skin, you can also use it to mix with your foundation or concealer, which will make your make-up more glowing and brighter. The two products' prices are the same and have similar effects on anti-aging and wrinkles. Still, Clarins is better at helping to clear acne. For my personally, I will repurchase Clarins Double Serum because it is more powerful. If you don't have acne problems, I think you may not have issues with choosing from them.
HaifaHalabiI have both serums and they act great I got the new ANR SERUM from ESTÉE LAUDER and the great fact about it is that you can use it with any other serum or use it at night and double serum at day
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Are you looking for anti-oxidant serums? Give them a try!👇🏻👇🏻👇🏻
Skin type: Normal, combination-dry, not sensitive, have acne issues occasionally. Age:23 Pursuit: lighting, anti-aging, stability For pre-mature skin, antioxidant essence is as important as sunscreen among anti-aging products. Antioxidant products are products that need to be used for a long time before the effects can be felt, and their effects vary from person to person. Take a look at what anti-oxidant products I like to use at 23. NO.1sesderma - C VIT Liposomal Serum Price: 30ml, $56 This is an antioxidant serum for young skin during summertime (or for oil skin all year). The texture it's very light and I usually use three pumps at a time, applying it all over my face and neck. It has no pungent smell and is very soothing to use. After using it for a while, my skin became noticeably smoother and more stable, with fewer breakouts. When I wake up in the morning, my face would be soft and looking great. Among the initial anti-aging, antioxidant serum, this one is very cost-effective considering its price. Recommended for young skin! NO.2 ESTĒE LAUDER - Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II Price: 100ml, $103 This is probably the most famous product in the antioxidant elite category. The texture is very light with herbal smell. I've used this serum since I was 19, I didn't notice its antioxidant function at that time. For young skin, it's just hydrating. But now that I'm 23, I came to feel its restorative function, and its anti-yellowing function. With long-term using experience, my skin had become stable with a slight brightening effect, the discoloration will be significantly reduced. Among the high-end antioxidant serums, it’s irreplaceable. Recommended for pre-mature skin! NO.3 Aesop - Parsley Seed Anti-Oxidant Serum Price: 100ml, $75 This one is AESOP's star product. The texture is relatively thick, there is a light plant smell in it, its ingredients do not contain water and oil. It is mainly targeting for moisture, antioxidant and anti-yellow functions. Generally, I can use one dropper at a time. In summer, it is a little too thick for me and not easy to absorb. It is more suitable for use in winter when my skin is quite dry. Recommended for dry skin!
Weapons for night owls🦉
1. YVES SAINT LAURENT - Pure Shots Night Reboot Resurfacing Serum I absolutely love the satin feel that this product leaves on my skin. I am usually skeptic about tryin new skin care products as my face tends to react real quick, however, the YSL serums felt light and feathery my skin. Plus they left my skin feeling super soft. I used it every other night before bed. I noticed my skin was brighter in the morning, and I also noticed it helped tighten my pores as well. I have sensitive skin and I was happily surprised to not breakout at all. The only downside I found is that is didn’t spread easily on your skin. A little didn’t go a long way. I ended up mixing it with a moisturizer to blend easier. I would consider purchasing these for regular use. It contains three highlighted ingredients: - Glycolic Acid: Exfoliates for improved skin radiance and visible clarity, revealing a youthful-looking glow by the next morning. - Proprietary Blend of Argan and Seed Oil: Helps soothe and even the appearance of skin texture after exfoliation for a nurtured, healthy complexion. - Moonlight Cactus Flower: Helps smooth and make skin appear luminous. In a word, i highly recommend it for Normal, Combination, and Oily skin. 2.ESTĒE LAUDER - Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II I think this is an irreplaceable product, maybe you won't feel the change of skin instantly, but after using it for a period of time, you will find that you really can't do without it! I don’t know who I thought I was when I bought this serum. There’s so much hype surrounding it that I found myself at the end of the month with a full bank account, looking at the Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II in one hand and my poor credit card in the other, and pulled the plug. Do I regret spending 230$ on this product? Let’s find out. Any good hydrating product is going to reduce the look of your lines and wrinkles because hydration will plump up your skin. My fine lines (I don’t have wrinkles yet) did look more reduced, but not to a significant level: Keep in mind that I purchased the biggest size of this product and used it consistently for months on end. The serum is almost finished, and I can confidently say that it does not play any significant role when it comes to diminishing the signs of aging. My mother has also used this serum on and off over the years and when she saw that I was using it, she asked me if I had noticed any results because she did not experience anything major other than good hydration when using it. Now, for the final verdict: would I recommend this product? Look, it’s a good product, there’s no questions regarding that, but there are a lot of good products on the market (some even better), that cost a fraction of the price. Why would you spend so much money on something that you could find at a cheaper price? Even if money is no issue, it still isn’t logical. At the end of the day, buying this serum doesn’t make sense to me, but if it does to you, knock yourself out, just don’t have extremely high expectations, and incorporate something directly targeted for anti-aging, if that’s the kind of skincare routine you want to build.
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It’s never too late to start anti-aging!
My age: 23 My skin tone: light My skin type: combination, dry cheeks but oily T-zone My skin concern: dryness, fine lines, dullness, and uneven texture I have combination skin and my cheeks are always dry through the four seasons. Before my 22, I always take hydration as the first priority, and all my skincare products feature on hydration. However, when I turned 22, I suddenly found I had some fine lines under my eyes, also some expression lines, which indicates aging. This really annoyed me, so after I found the lines, I paid attention to the dullness of my skin. Hydration is far from enough in a skincare routine. I started to look for some serum aimed at anti-aging. Here I want to share my super love anti-aging serum for you guys. Clarins Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate CLARINS - Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate This product has a good reputation on Instagram. The sales in Sephora also recommended this serum for me. I bought it on the Sephora online shop for $126, which is quite expensive for a 50mL skincare serum. Clarins’ innovative dual technology successfully combines [20+1] potent anti-aging plant extracts to ensure a perfect affinity with the skin. It is enriched with anti-aging turmeric to effectively target lines and wrinkles, even out skin tone, and boost radiance. After 3-months’ use, I found my skin visibly smoother, firmer, and more radiant. The fine lines and wrinkles also greatly improved. It added elasticity to my skin. How to use it properly It is a two-in-one formula, you can choose a big drop or small drop according to your demands. I usually have 3-4 big drops in my hands. Then, you should spare some patience in melting them until they emulsify completely and shift into light white. Afterward, you could apply it to your face, avoiding the eye and mouth area. It blends easily and could be absorbed by the skin easily. Do I recommend Definitely. I rate it 5 stars and this is my must-repurchase of 2020. However, considering its high price, you could start from the 30mL or samples. If you have some other good anti-aging serum, please comment below and share it with me!
My Easy 3-Step Morning Skincare Routine! Time Saver👍
Sometimes when it comes to my morning skincare routine, I have to hurry up and choose a very simple skincare process to get my skin hydrated and prepared for makeup. I use Eaoron- Ceramide water, ESTÉE LAUDER Perfectly Clean Multi-Action Foam Cleanser/Purifying Mask, and Clarins double serum. This process is quick, simple, and effective. ESTĒE LAUDER - Perfectly Clean Multi-Action Foam Cleanser/Purifying Mask The most important process is to wash my face clearly to remove dead cells, excess oil, and impurities from pores. The best cleanser I found is ESTÉE LAUDER's cleanser. I have combination skin, so there is always oily around my T-zone. this foaming Moisturizing Facial Wash can deeply clean my face and give me a fresh and cool feeling. #Eaoron - Ceramide Solid Water [products]#[FiveStars] Eaoron-Ceramide Solid Water is a hydrating toner. when using it, I sprat it evenly on my cleansed face and wait 20 seconds until fully absorbed and wipe off excess with a paper towel. The process is very simple and easy. It won’t cost more than one minute, but I can enjoy the fresh feeling of the spray. I can feel it is a hydrating treatment that provides long-term moisture to the skin. The treatment concludes Antarctic glacial water, Rose extract, and other botanical ingredients. I like the sweet rosy scent of the product and I have used it every day for the last few months and notice a more even skin tone. I feel very comfortable after using this and it helps my moisturizer and serum absorb easier. CLARINS - Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate The last process is to use a good serum to ensure the hydration of my face. This serum has many planet extracts for anti-aging. One important ingredient is turmeric, which has been used for more than thousands of years for antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. it has kept my skin so moisturized since I have started using it and it has released my dry skin. After applying double serum, my face is soft and smooth enough that I do not use any primer. It does save me time in the busy morning. This process is the simplest and most effective skincare routine in the busy morning. highly recommend these products to those who have combination skin.
My Estée Lauder Serum Awards
I'v been a fan of Estée Lauder for years and I have quite the serum collection already. 😊😊My skin is oily. 1. ESTĒE LAUDER - Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Synchronized Complex II Main Effects: Stabilizing, moisturizing, and reducing fine lines Estée Lauder's BestSeller! 🌟🌟It has a light yellow and slightly viscous texture with medicine smell. It effectively relieves dryness, and reduces fine lines. Make sure to wait until it is completely absorbed before applying other products, or else your face will feel sticky. 😏😏 2. ESTĒE LAUDER - Advanced Night Repair Intense Reset Concentrate Main Effects: 24-hour deep hydration, anti-oxidation I recommend using this after using the Night Repair Complex II, and only to use it at night. The product is creamy, but absorbed fast, and has anti-oxidation effects. It moisturizes the skin continuously for 24 hours, significantly improving skin brightness and reducing wrinkles and lines. It makes it fairly easy to wear makeup the following day.💋💋 3. ESTĒE LAUDER - Perfectionist Pro Rapid Brightening Treatment with Ferment2 + Vitamin C Main Effects: Whitening, brightening, and anti-oxidating This is my favorite!!🏆🏆 Perfect for combination skin! The oil-free formula moisturizes skin without over-drying or irritating the skin. It can also reduce darkness and uneven skin tone from staying up late. 4. ESTĒE LAUDER - Perfectionist Pro Rapid Firm + Lift Treatment Main Effects: Lifting, firming, and repairing This product is not very good for combination to oily skin. 😰😰 It is slightly too oily, but it is still great for mature skin. It contains squalane, which is great for the skin. It can repair the skin and helps maintain firmness to make you look more lifted.
ESTĒE LAUDER-Advanced Night Repair Eye Serum Synchronized Complex II
Best Retinols for Anti-aging
Today I want to share a product I used for anti-aging, which is quite affordable with a famous ingredient “retinol” inside. Retinol is clinically proven wrinkle-smoother that can visibly diminish lines, improve skin texture and tones, and minimize the look of pores. That is the Retinol Ceramide Capsules Line Erasing Night Serum from Elizabeth Arden. Because I am 23 right now, so what I need is to delay the appearance of wrinkles as long as possible and strengthen my skin in the same time. If you have similar need and around 25, I think this could be a good product to give it a try. The Retinol Ceramide Capsules not only contain retinol, there is also another great ingredient, ceramides. Ceramides helps replenish skin’s natural ceramides to reinforce its moisture barrier, which is nice for people have dry skin. Besides, there are also avocado, sunflower seed and olive oils for moisturizing. The powerful and gentle formula is designed to help protect against dryness associated with retinol, perfect for all kinds of skin type. There is also an old version of this product, which has squalene and vitamin E, and feels more like a facial oil. But this new one is gel texture, so my face can still be matte after using it. And it can be absorbed more quickly oily products, so I don’t need to worry about rubbing my moisturizer too hard to take the serum off my face. There is one more thing I need to mention. Because retinol is extremely sensitive to light and air, so the capsule packaging will keep it active. I recommend only use it at night and avoid products containing vitamin C and other acids, in case of skin irritation. However, you can still combine these ingredients by using products with vitamin C in the morning and using products with retinol at night, so that you can both brighten the face and smooth the skin.
Elizabeth Arden-Ceramide Retinol Night Serum
anti-aging serum or hydrating serum?
this Lancôme serum is perfect for wanting to prevent aging- however, I do want to my point out, I’m in my early 20’s so I don’t have wrinkles/aging skin just yet so I can’t really review how well it worked with aging- but I am aware products like this are great for prevention, so the earlier you start, the better! This serum is designed to prevent aging by basically giving you some extreme hydration. Because we all know that hydration is the key to aging prevention as wrinkles basically form from your skin being dry. This serum contains “bifidus prebiotic” which helps to retain moisture by strengthening the skins moisture barrier. So, ultimately, it is a super hydrating serum. I love how lightweight this serum is, it is very easy to layer as it is a thin consistency. I did not react from this serum in any way, and I’ve been using it for a couple months now, under my moisturizer. I would definitely recommend it, however I’m not sure if it’s worth the money as it is $78 for this size (30ml) which is pretty pricey, and I feel as though there is a lot of hydrating/anti-aging serums out there for less money that do just as good of a job. Also, Lancôme is sadly not cruelty free :( Overall I like this product as it does do a good job at hydrating my skin and it goes well under makeup too which I always appreciate- it also doesn’t feel sticky afterward and it absorbs fast! I rate this 4/5! ✨ LANCÔME - Advanced Génifique Youth Activating Serum
LANCÔME-Advanced Génifique Youth Activating Serum
Worth the HYPE? It's Never Too Late To Invest In Face Serums!🌴🌴🌴
I have slightly sensitive, combination skin which is oily in summer and dry in winter. My skin flushes easily with massive acne breakouts during my period. I've recently used up four bottles of serum and I'll be reviewing them here. First, a summary:💖💖💖 Moisturizing: Clarins Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate > Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II > Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate > Lancôme Advance Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate Anti-aging: Clarins Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate > Lancôme Advance Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate > Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II > Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate Maintaining skin balance: Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate > Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II > Lancôme Advance Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate > Clarins Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate 1) ESTĒE LAUDER - Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II- $72 for 1oz Its essential ingredient is bifida ferment and its patent ingredient is Tripeptide-32, which targets anti-aging and skin repair. There's nothing special about its scent, but it makes my skin tender and smooth and I always wake up to great skin when using it. It's more suitable for acne-prone, sensitive skin. I can see its anti-premature-aging effect and will repurchase it. 2) LANCÔME - Advanced Génifique Yeux Light-Pearl Eye Illuminator Youth Activating Concentrate- $70.00 for 0.67oz Its featured ingredient is also bifida ferment and as a pre-essence, it promotes the absorption of serum which offers other effects. It's suitable for oily, acne-prone skin. It has an egg white texture, feels refreshing on the skin and is easily absorbed. It leaves my skin soft and tender with no bumps. However, I don't find it moisturizing enough and I need to pair it with other serums, so I won't repurchase it. 3)SHISEIDO - Ultimune Power Infusing Serum Concentrate- $75 for 1oz Designed as a pre-essence, it focuses on activating the skin's immune system. It has a gel-like texture and a very comforting smell. I use it whenever my skin is wounded, red, or irritated. It's very moisturizing and is more suitable for sensitive, oily skin. I won't repurchase it. 4) CLARINS - Double Serum Complete Age Control Concentrate- $89.00 for 1oz Apply more in winter and you'll see your skin becoming delicate and your pores minimized after use. It's also an antioxidant skincare product which leaves you with great skin the next morning. Apply a little in summer for moisturized skin without the need of other daytime skincare products. It doesn't cause any subsequent foundation you may put on to ball up or peel. I will repurchase it. Right way to apply it: Gently rub the serum between your warm palms to emulsify it, then press it onto the skin.
LANCÔME-Advanced Génifique Yeux Light-Pearl Eye Illuminator Youth Activating Concentrate
Anti-aging？Dark circles? I can't recommend you enough these 2 babes🔅🔅🔅
I have sensitive skin with acne marks and dark spots. I was looking for an anti-dark spot and anti-aging skin care product. These 2 babes I have found that SUPER effective! so let me introduce my favorite whitening, anti-spot serum and anti-aging facial cream with you! CAUDALIE - Vinoperfect Radiance Serum The Brightening Solution I have been repurchasing it over and over again as it really lightens my dark spots and soothes my acne. Its patented ingredient Viniferine is 62 times more effective than vitamin C at boosting radiance. Vitamin C can also only be used in the evening but this radiance serum is extremely stable and is suitable for both morning and evening use. It has a lightweight texture, is non-greasy and is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. It whitens skin tone, lightens dark spots, brightens skin complexion and it's also moisturizing. CLARINS - Extra-Firming Wrinkle Control Firming Day Cream All Skin Types Clarins Extra-Firming Day Cream has a lightweight, gel-like texture, and spreads easily. Although it's a refreshing day cream, it also offers a great moisturizing effect, so it's also suitable for dry skin. Compared with their day cream, their night cream contains hydrated silica of Moonstone extract which fights wrinkles and is able to accelerate skin regeneration as well as promote better sleep. I can feel my skin tightened and see my smile lines and neck lines lightened as my skin becomes more hydrated and elastic. What are some of your favourite anti-dark spot and anti-aging solutions? 💞
CLARINS-Extra-Firming Wrinkle Control Firming Day Cream All Skin Types
My Morning Skincare Routine in Spring
Sensitive skin is always a disaster if I don’t spend time to look after it during the change of seasons. For my daily a.m. routine, here is a list of the products I use recently in spring: -La Mer Treatment Lotion 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 I use it after washing my face almost everyday. My face feels super hydrated and dewy and soft. And it is not that expensive as La Mer’s other products. -SK II Genoptics Aura Essence 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 My favorite essence ever, this one might be my tenth bottles of this product. My skin absorbs it easily. It makes my skin brighter.Not cheap though, but worth it, highly recommend. -HLENA RUBINSTEIN POWERCELL SKINMUNITY SERUM 🌟🌟🌟 It is HR’s most popular product I suppose, aim for skin reinforcement and anti-aging, as well as hydration. I haven’t found anything extraordinary so far. Pretty normal. -ESTÉE LAUDER Advanced Repair Eye 🌟🌟🌟🌟 I use it for night, sometimes morning as well. Quickly absorb to the delicate skin around the eyes. A bottle lasted me 3 months with once or twice daily application. Quite normal. -ELIXIR Enriched Wrinkle White Cream 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 I like ESTÉE LAUDER one, it works for black circles but not helpful enough for the line under my eye. So I use ELIXIR at the same time, which is cheap but really useful for the wrinkles. -La Mer Cream Moisturizer 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 I have tried many face creams but this has to be the best ever, really worth every penny. I find this cream really works wonders on my face even after 8 hours outside. But but it may be a bit heavy in summer.
ESTĒE LAUDER-Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Complex Synchronized Recovery
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