72% would repurchase
on 11/7/2018 9:36:00 PM
More reviews by urs123
I've bought this serum 2 x. =The first time I used it on an ad hoc basis here and there because I know my skin is dry, but I have not as yet found a heavy moisturiser that does not block pores. As such I opted for this serum on a beautician's recommendation combined with my usual Guinot Hydra Beaute moisturiser. I can't say that I noticed any difference. So the second time around that I'd bought a bottle, I have been much more deliberate and disciplined in using it and have trialed it on half my face only. Unfortunately it seems to block my pores. After around the 3rd day of use I get little lumps/blockages/buttons. I have stopped now and will try again to test to be certain in a week when my skin settles. At the moment it seems that this serum may not solve my dryness problem. Overall I like the product but it doesn't seem to do what I need it to!UPDATE: I had a breakout after taking antibiotics a few months later, and the breakout seemed to bring up all my tiny clogged pores to the surface to make my skin look rough. I had significantly more of these on the side of my face that I had tested this serum on. In short I'd have to conclude this blocks my pores.
on 10/29/2018 10:15:00 AM
More reviews by Veronica1234
My skin is super picky. One wrong ingredient and I break out terribly. But nothing has happened with this. I believe it does help to control sebum. It is matifying but I don't find it overly drying on my combination skin which is never oily. I wouldn't use it in winter though but it's a perfect summer moisturiser to prep make up. And when I put it on at night my skin is really lovely in the AM
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on 8/26/2018 8:55:00 AM
So I’ve tried this on and off for about 3 x half week to one week periods. I’ve stopped each time because I’ve got tiny lumps on my forehead (little raised sebaceous filaments), and I’ve given my skin a break each time in case the cleanser is causing it, to ensure it doesn’t escalate. I’d thought that perhaps it’s bringing up clogs that were deeper, but on reflection that’s not the case because my forehead pores are quite clear. So I though maybe the clogs are just more visible because my skin is softer and more moist, but again there are definitely small blockages where there were none. It would seem that the cleanser may be blocking my pores a little. The blockages are generally hard and tight and small and there is a speckling of them across my forehead, one or two are larger and behave like a blocked pore.I might give it one more go in a week or so, and if it seems fine I will update the review.
on 8/18/2018 9:39:00 AM
This is lovely and moisturising, it's intended to be a heavier cream. I tried it because my skin is dehydrated. I tried it on half my face only, but unfortunately within 2 hours that half of my face tingled/felt itchy in parts. A great dermatologist once told me that is a sign that the product will likely break you out, and I have since found this advice to be accurate. On this basis I have determined that this product may be too rich or some ingredients may cause me irritation.
on 1/29/2018 12:34:00 AM
More reviews by pandabear5
This toner is great. Very hydrating and effectively removes any last vestiges of makeup. If you are looking for moisture where you can find it, this is a great and mild addition. Slightly old-fashioned fragrance, but it dissipates.
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