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.
Fair skin tone face serums
Dupes for high-end beauty brands
Vick08I believe L’Oréal owns Lancôme. So I believe this will be a good dupe and I will be sure to try it out.
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$103 vs $29: Can this vintage gem be duped?
ESTĒE LAUDER - Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II VS MISSHA - Time Revolution Night Repair Borabit Ampoule HONEST FEMME FINDS: Estée Lauder’s night serum was the first thing I ever took from my mom’s vanity (apparently similar to how others discovered it) and immediately grew a liking to the formula. The amber bottle never told me what was so great about it but I knew it was something special. After eagerly using up the 30ml in a month, I was excited to repurchase but horrified to find that a 1.7ml bottle would cost $100+. I came to terms with the fact that I just did not have the means to use it daily. At airports, I was that person who waded through the duty free section to use a sample of this serum, leaving my face supple for a red eye flight. I also noticed the patented ingredient, bífida ferment lysate. When I saw recent videos of the many dupes that have come out since Estée Lauder patented the formulation in 2008, I immediately felt compelled to try it. Here are my first impressions. MISSHA - Time Revolution Night Repair Borabit Ampoule IMPRESSIONS: Wow, it’s way larger of a bottle than I expected, looks super luxurious too! The color looks the same (peachy), consistency upon eye-balling looks identical, and even the smell reminds me of the OG. Wow. On the face, it feels slightly oilier/tackier than I remembered Estée Lauder’s to be but overall it feels similar. Softened my skin immediately. The next morning, after using it as my last step, my skin still felt soft and definitely looks brighter in the mirror. I can’t say for long term effects but so far so good! INGREDIENTS: Second ingredient is bífida ferment lysate (a probiotic that has anti-UV damage properties, helps w/ skin barrier), but also in addition Niacinamide, fermented and fruit extracts with anti-aging properties that the original doesn’t have. PRICE: $29 on Amazon prime vs $103 for the original. Imma stop there. REFLECTIONS: When I was wowed by Estée Lauder’s vintage gem, it was years ago, before I truly started my skincare journey. My skin has improved drastically since I incorporated Vit C, HA, AHA and retinol (even SPF!) into my life and I’m wondering if I’ll feel as in awe by bífida ferment lysate as I once did. I guess I will find out if I really NEED this ingredient in my routine. Updates to come! Cheers to ingredients sounding like congenital conditions🥂
ESTĒE LAUDER-Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II
You should definitely try this when staying up late✔✔
Elizabeth Arden - PREVAGE Anti-Aging Daily Serum Prevage is an antioxidant-rich serum. The product claims to have the following benefits: * Brightens dull skin * Improves the appearance of sun damage * Minimizes the look of fine lines and wrinkles Antioxidants work by neutralizing free radicals, which can cause skin damage and accelerate signs of aging. The secret ingredient in Prevage is idebenone. Idebenone can be purchased in two forms: over the counter at department stores or by prescription. The prescription version, PrevageMD, contains 1 percent idebenone and is more potent than over-the-counter formulas like the Prevage we're discussing here. Since Prevage isn't as intense, this serum is meant for daily use, morning and night. It's also not just for mature skin—it claims to protect against future signs of aging, too. Prevage seems to be a "love it" or "hate it" product. It definitely has its loyalists. Most users who've reviewed it seem to truly notice a difference in their skin over time—either in the form of smoothed lines or an overall improved tone. That's not the case for everyone, though. Some users report breaking out in hive-like blisters, and others report itchy, reddened skin and rashes that don't improve over the course of several days. If you have an immediate harsh reaction to Prevage, you might want to stop using it right away. Listen to your skin and use your best judgment. However, it is difficult to judge the serum's efficacy without prolonged use. This isn't really an immediate results kind of product; it takes up to six weeks of consistent use to see visible changes. Since idebenone is highly potent, Prevage might not be the best for sensitive skin. If you buy this product, you should definitely test it out for at least three days on a small portion of your skin. One of the big issues with Prevage is the steep price tag. While luxury skin care is more popular than ever among beauty enthusiasts of all ages, Prevage seems to be marketed more toward an older demographic. It's never too early to start an anti-aging skincare regimen, that's for sure. So if you have the means to splurge on a product that does generally deliver on anti-aging promises, Prevage is worth a try. Just keep in mind that, like all skincare products, it might not be for you, particularly if your skin is the sensitive type. In that case, always keep the receipt, and don't be shy about returns. Think of it this way: Skin care is one long, fun ride to find what works best for you. Prevage just might become your miracle in a bottle.
Elizabeth Arden-PREVAGE Anti-Aging Daily Serum
Perfectionist Pro 💜
My skin has changed A LOT over the years as I’ve gotten older...It’s much more dry and I have hyperpigmentation and sun spots due to the lack of protection in my 20s from being so active outdoors. What’s done is done, but NOW I’m all about PROTECTING from further damage (aka free radicals, the sun etc) and BRIGHTENING my complexion so I look opposite of tired and dull. ESTĒE LAUDER - Perfectionist Pro Rapid Firm + Lift Treatment has been key to brightening my skin with 2 active ingredients- Vitamin C and Ferments.🍊 Vitamin C helps protect you from free radicals which can damage the look of your skin overtime (this is esp important to me bc I’m a city gal) and Ferments to help reduce the look of sun spots from hyperpigmentation. During the day I use it with the Perfectionist Pro Multi-Defense UV Fluid SPF 45 to stay protected during the day.
ESTĒE LAUDER-Perfectionist Pro Rapid Firm + Lift Treatment
Can't believe that my wrinkles disappeared after using these...😮
1. NOREVA KLEN+ perfect sublim serum This intensive serum, highly concentrated in active ingredients, offers dual anti-ageing and anti-brown spot action right after application. It helps prevent and minimize skin harm at the cellular level, besides I really think it can revitalize the skin by enhancing sleekness and lessening wrinkles. After using it for a couple of weeks, my skin becomes radiant, the brown spots diminish, the complexion is homogeneous and sublimated. I recommend it in case of photo-aging skin, hormonal or reactional variations, scars, photo-sensitization drug... 2. NOREVA KLEN+ concentrated targeted anti-aging & anti-dark spot corrector I think this corrector's fine and non greasy texture is ideal to correct and shade spots, to reduce wrinkles and even the complexion, of the face, hands, and chest. The unique formula is composed of:- - Yarrow: an active ingredient that helps to even the complexion, for a brighter skin, - Esculin: a molecule with antioxidant properties that limits the stimulation of genes of tyrosinase, the key enzyme of hyper-pigmentation, - Rucinol: a depigmenting active ingredients that acts in the core of the cell on the synthesis of melanin, to promote the disappearance of the spots, - Sophora concentrated extract: a powerful enzymatic inhibitor that acts on the extra-cellular level to reduce the transfer of melanin, responsible for the appearance of spots on the skin. Another thing I like the best is it's without any perfume and paraben, very friendly to sensitive skin ^ ^
Drug store fight with High-end products!
I bought L'Oreal youth code when I was traveling in Thailand. It is said that L'Oreal's products are the cheapest in Thailand, because Thailand has the largest processing factory of L'Oreal, but I don't know whether it's true or not. Anyway, it is actually cheaper than other countries. I have forgotten the price in Thailand, but the U.S price is $24.99 for 1oz. Youth code is advertised as a cheap version of Lancome Advanced Génifique Valueset. From the publicity, it is not sticky and easy to be absorbed. It also has strong ductility and is smelt light and comfortable. Brightening skin is one of its advantages. Because I often stay up late, dull and sallow skin has always been a big problem. So I decided to try it! However, the actual effect of this essence is not related to the above description. It's a lot worse than Lancome Advanced Génifique Valueset. The texture is sticky and doesn't moisturize the dry skin. A lot of flavors were added, which are smelt very cheap. Youth Code is pre-essence, I really do not know how to apply serum after the pre-essence, which is too sticky. From the ingredients list, perfume and preservatives are in a large percentage. Other ingredients including, glucerol for hydrating, Vitamin E for antioxidant, Papain for exfoliator. B5 is also a moisturizing essence, which also can brighten the skin. Its ingredient list is very simple. Water + B5 + hyaluronic acid (hyaluronic acid) + preservative. There is no other addition and no flavor. Most ingredients are well known to all. I will explain the role of B5, in addition to moisturizing, it can repair damaged tissue and is suitable for skin sensitive period. I love this product completely! My skin really has promoted! B5’s texture of gel is transparent, with strong fluidity. Three drops or less at a time can cover the whole face. But the price is much more expensive than L'Oreal, 30 ml is $85. Obviously, I recommend the B5. Using L'Oreal not only didn't work, but also made me get acne... L'ORÉAL - Youth Code Serum Intense Daily Treatment SKINCEUTICALS - Hydrating B5 Gel
SKINCEUTICALS-Hydrating B5 Gel
Shiseido’s Bio-Performance Glow Revival Serum
SHISEIDO - Bio-Performance Glow Revival Serum $99 My Recommendations: Best. Serum. Ever. Of all the products I’ve used in nearly 3 decades this is my all time traditional holy grail. I’ve always used Shiseido because it’s super advanced in anti-aging and keeping skin luminous, even toned, but this product goes above and beyond in reducing our wrinkles and dark spots. It started when my mom would use this the last years and I saw this serum’s wonderful results on her face with my own naked eyes. Everything is visibly defined: more youthful, even-toned, reduces pores, wrinkles, dark spots, and she has a more luminous glow. It has been miraculous for me as well since using this and a 2nd bottle is already awaiting. Super recommend.
SHISEIDO-Bio-Performance Glow Revival Serum
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