I really like this night cream, although it's a bit heavy for my normal skin. The smell is devine and the texture really nice. I'm not a big fan of Lancome's skin care products but this one cought my attention. My skin looks great in the morning, really moisturised and fresh. My expression lines seem to look smoother and less noticeable. I don't like the package. I think for this price Lancome should give us a more luxurius packaging.
I have been using this cream for a few years now and it is my holy grail night cream, every time I try something new I just keep coming back to this one. I'm not sure if the wonderous results I initially got from this product continued after a year of using but it's always reliable in keeping my skin smooth and radiant in the morning. It is a little heavy and greasy like other reviewers have said to use in humid weather but I've brought it to beach resorts with me and it hasn't caused any issues at all. The cream is very healing for acne scars or red irritated skin!!
I honestly really liked this cream. It's not a miracle product that significantly diminishes wrinkles, but as others have said it works to prevent wrinkles. It gave me just the right amount of moisture, and my skin feels recharged after a night's sleep. The major con: it doesn't come cheap!
My full review: http://jealousofmyskin.com/lancome-primordiale/
I really like the texture and smell of this product and it definitely did a very good job at keeping my skin moisturized. It also seemed to give me clogged pores on my nose, which I never ever have...it was weird, I do sometimes get break outs, which this product did not aggravate at all and was in fact quite soothing for my skin overall, but every time I would use it the pores on my nose would become more noticeably clogged and oily. I am giving it a 3 because I think the moisturizer is good and would work well for some, it just did not suit me at all.
although I originally said this heavy cream was too much for humid nights.. I decided to stick to it for a couple of months -- and I am finally seeing a difference!! Although it's heavy, greasy and over fragranced for me (more like a greasy mess on my acne-prone face.. but didn't break me out), it really does it's job!
my skin looks a lot healthier, more radiant, even-toned and my smile lines look a lot less prominent!
the downside is, I had to use it for a couple of months to really see the results. I removed one lippy because of it's greasiness.
- doesn't break me out
- moisturizes fully - solves all my winter flakiness
- I don't need to put on much for it to moisturize my skin
- flakiness was gone within one night
- great for winters, but probably not in the summer!
- did not irritate acne
- beware, if you live in humid places this might be too greasy for you
- despite every reviewer's comment on that "initial" greasiness.. the greasiness stayed no matter how long i rubbed it into my skin
- I am not a big fan of that Lancome fragrance, it caught me by surprise since I haven't used their skincare products for awhile
- feels heavy on the skin, a real cream
Overall, I don't see any dramatic difference in my skin, it's not anymore "radiant" or "uniform" or "healthier" as it reads on the lancome website. It moisturizes, and that's about it. I think you can find better, less greasy and expensive ways to moisturize your skin.
I purchased this product along with the day time moisturizer and have been pleased with both. I've been using these products for over a year now and my skin has kept nice and smooth without any break outs. The night skin recharge is very moisturizing yet absorbs quickly. It feels a little greasy immediately after application, but that goes away after a few minutes. It does have a light fragrance, but nothing overwhelming. I usually apply just a few times a week since I don't like sleeping with product on my face. When I do use it, my face looks radiant and well moisturized in the morning. It's a very good night cream and I would recommend it.
THE BEST !
A little pricey..but what good quality department store moisturizer isn't ?
Evens my skin tone out, takes care of the dryness.. not too heavy for me at all..really sinks in to my skin..
I've repurchased this 2 times already..and on my way to buying a 3 rd tub.
hmm..seems to stop working/or not work as much after you use it for a while.
Okay, So I've been using this for almost a year now..and it still makes my skin look beautiful..but now I'm on the prowl for something that will even out my skin tone better
This is the first time I bought a full-size cream from Lancome. I tried many Lancome skincare samples and they just did not suit my oily acne-prone skin.
light, sinks in quickly
moisturizing enough for oily skin
next morning wake up with soft skin and not oily (this depends on where you live i.e. when I'm in the UK my skin is surprisingly matte the next morning but if I'm in Asia, it's still a little oily)
better than Darphin Arovita C cream
does not give a matte finish
I tried the Primordiale line based on all the good reviews here. Like another reviewer said, I can't believe I'm using skincare by Lancome! In the past, I've used products by Clarins, Dr. Perricone, Dr. Denese and Peter Thomas Roth. I still use some of PTR's unwrinkle products such as his Unwrinkle Pads and neck serum. However, I'm totally blown away by the night cream and day cream in this formulation. My skin has never glowed like this and its texture is so-o-o soft and hydrated! I don't know if it's the biotin (which is a mineral) in the product or what. I had a cold last week and the night cream healed the irritated skin just under my nose. It also stopped the itching and calmed a couple of spots of eczema I had developed during the winter. Last but not least, I've shocked a couple of younger women when they asked me my age! This cream gives you a glow and calms your skin like nothing else I've tried. And my skin is ultra sensitive!
I did like this when I started using it a week ago. It plumped up my skin and made it feel moisturized without being greasy. I was excited to see that petrolatum and mineral oil were two ingredients yet skeptical that this could moisturize without clogging pores. One week later, as I figured, my pores are clogged and my face stings because it is surprisingly dry all of the sudden. I am going back to my Intensive Moisture Balance with a few drops of Burt's Bee's ageless oil as my nighttime moisturizer. In addition, I didn't like the way lint and other particles quickly got into this jarred cream. Lastly, the fragrance, though fairly subtle, didn't jive with me either.