I am honestly shocked at the low rating this product has. I really love it. Not to mention the fact that it has won several awards, Self healthy beauty award, Marie Claire, Beauty Inc, Allure top beauty product 2012, 2011 excellent beauty product ward, etc. These are just a few of the awards listed in an a Beauty magazine that I was looking at that posted this product as a top beauty pick. Not sure what everyone here is not seeing in this product that everyone else does. Just thought I would mention that for anyone reading this that is thinking of purchasing, dont be persuaded by the low repurchase percentage here. Anyway, now about the product:
First off, packaging, this comes in a green bottle. Its pretty typical for what you would expect a Lancome product to come in, its nice and visually appealing. I noticed a few reviewers complaining about the amount of product you receive, this contains 1 fl oz, witch is actually standard for this type of product. I think the sleek design of this packaging can be deceptive, it is not a jar or a bulky glass pump container that we are used to associating with skincare products. I like the s;im profile of this container, its not heavy and can be transported easily for travel.
The product itself is a refreshing change from the usual. The consistancy is very silky, sort of a creamy serum, not too light or thick, just perfect. It applies nicely, feels very smooth and satiny and does not leave the face oily or sticky. It absorbs well, but is moisturizing as well. One thing that I really love about this product is that it acts as sort of an illuminizer, giving your complexion that lit from within look, but does this without the sparkles or glitter that most illuminizing products contain. I knew this product was different and I would love it the moment I squirted it in my palm, it is irredescent, like a pearl and a beautiful peachy color, like a peach pearl. It is simply beautiful and has a nice fragrance. the scent is not too stronge or light, just enough to make application pleasant.
It leaves my face smooth, satiny, soft and glowing. It works as a corrector, sort of like a primer to blur imperfections and just makes your skin look overall better and healthier. I cannot attest to any long term benifits, as I do not use this product that way. I do not apply this twice or even once every day. I use this on days that I do not wear makeup, I apply this and then a TM and my face looks fab. I use it as a complexion booster/fixer.
I have already repurchased this once after running out and will continue to repurchase.
I received a generous sample of this product and it was sitting in my sample box for months. I finally decided to give it a go not expecting anything other than a travel friendly moisturizer for my work trip.
I am thoroughly impressed with this product, and now I think I might just have to get the full size.
- Had a massive "under the skin" pimple that I could not resist picking at and had left a massive scab/bump on my face. This healed the pimple in 4 days when normally it takes about 2 weeks for my skin to heal when I pick at "under the skin" pimples.
- my skin is much much smoother, my pores feel and look smaller, I havent broken out since using it (all of these results in a little over a week of use!)
-get a healthy "glow" when I wake up from using this
- i really feel with prolonged use I can get my skin back to what it was 5 years ago... even, without blochiness, less break outs, smaller pores, and less oiliness
-Overall, great product and I recommend it for anyone with any issue of any kind!
- not fragrance free has a light flower type smell which can be irritating to certain skin types
-the serum has sort of a pinkish glitter type look to it (no glitter or sparkle on face once applied) but I find that strange
-serum consistency so dryer and dehydated skin types should probably follow up with regular moisturizer.
I started on this with sample tubes from GWP. I liked the scent and that my skin absorbed it. When my last tube ran out, I decided to throw caution to the wind and buy a full size bottle.
All told, I've been using it day and night for about 3-4 weeks. My skin does seem firmer and a bit smoother but that's about all. My pores are the same, as are my tiny lines. I've just recently dropped my use to daytime only, since I've been breaking out. At night I was using it w/a Genefique sample and their Renergie Nuit cream. I think all of that was a bit much for my skin. As of a few days ago, all I'm using is Estee Lauder ANR and the Renergie Nuit. Probably going to drop their night cream too. Seems I am also one of those that can't use a lot of their products w/out breaking out.
Rambling aside, I think the Visionairre is nice but overpriced. I didn't see any great improvement after almost a month of twice/day use. Depending on how things go when the other samples come in, I may be dropping all of my Lancome in favor of Decleor. I just got a sample of their Ylang Ylang Aromessence oil, and I'm going to use that instead of the Visionairre during the day. Just have to see how things go with my skin once it's completly out of my day and night routines. Who knows? Could be that I see a difference and go back to it.
I've only been using this product from a sample size for about two days now, day and night. I'm actually seeing a lot of improvement and been considering purchasing my own bottle, unless I really find something just as great later on down the line.
My skin is beginning to be very even in complexion. I actually just did a facial about a week ago, and my face was still very red because the esthetician really popped all my pimples and blackheads... Once I began using this product, it lightened up a lot of my areas. As for scars, it seems to be a bit fading too. Not sure about the fine lines because I'm fairly young, but since it's anti-aging, why not use this since it's better for me in the future!
Crazy right? But let's see in two weeks if I really purchase this. Ill update! Still debating because it is about $90! That's good for more than two weeks of gas!
Overall, I really like this. I might just think this is the product that will make me stop wearing any face makeup.
I've been using this for over a week now, and already I'm seeing great improvement in my skin tone and the wrinkles under my eyes! I have sensitive skin and light adult acne, so I've been dealing with red splotches on my cheeks and chin for years. Once I started on this product, I pretty much abandoned all my other creams (even my StriVectin!). It toned down my redness in a matter of days, and I've stopped getting the big, red bumps on my chin. My skin's never been so soft, smooth, and tamed! I can't wait to see what my face will look like in the recommended 4 weeks (to see real results). It's a little pricey, yes, but think about this: you probably won't need the other products anymore!
I had a sample, tried it on the back of my hand and it was very drying. No thank you, I will stay with my Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair..now that's real science behind the real results.
I must admit Visionnaireís packaging is very elegant and impressive. The product dispensed smoothly. The serum had a very lovely texture and light scent. I did find that if I didnít work it well into my skin, it formed a layer of film over my face, which started pealing and rubbing off throughout the day resulting in rather unattractive look. I could see slight improvement in my skinís texture instantly, right after Iíve applied the serum. I continued using it until the bottle of LancŰme Visionnaire Advanced Skin Corrector was finished, and Iíve bought one more bottle.
My skin did look fresher, tighter and smoother. However after going through 2 bottles of the serum, using it daily, I didnít achieve the results I was expecting. There are several other serums out on the market, half the price of Visionnaire that gave my skin the same results.
Furthermore, not only is there more alcohol than there are state-of-the-art anti-aging ingredients, given the amount of alcohol present, your skin faces potential free-radical damage and collagen breakdown with daily useóeven if you cannot see or feel the irritation taking place. Irritation from alcohol, whether you see it on the surface of your skin or not, causes inflammation, which impairs healing, damages collagen, and depletes the vital substances your skin needs to stay young. For this reason, it is best to minimize as much as possible your exposure to products with alcohol, especially when there are brilliant formulas available that do not include this problematic ingredient.
Hence Iíve decided not to buy another bottle of Visionnaire, and rather try a different product.
I thought Visionnaire was expensive, drying and it didn't deliver. Definitely won't buy again.
Lancome is not a bad brand but I haven't had luck with anything but their mascaras and concealers. This product is fragranced, it burned as soon as I applied it and my face turned blood red and welts appeared within minutes. It could well be the fragrance, I won't continue using. I don't know why Lancome products don't work for me any more than I know why I continue to try. Not good on sensitive skin. I am mystified as to why companies fragrance their products. Unnecessary!
I used Visionnaire for almost 6 months and it worked wonderfully for me. Before Visionnare, I had small bumps and some pimples on my face but after using it, I saw the improvement in my skin texture after the first night. I used it twice a day and within a week, my whole face was smooth like never before. It got me very excited because I had never had such smooth skin since I started breaking out in my early teens. It also cleared acne scars on my face. I started raving about it to my family so my sister and my mom tried it too but it caused them to breakout so it shows it works differently on everyone's skin. The reason I stopped using it is because my skin started getting much oilier than it had ever been and although it cleared my scars, it didn't seem to be doing much to even out my skin tone and that was very important for me. I am now looking for a product that will both smoothen my skin texture as well even out the tone and not make it so oily. My skin has started breaking out again as I tried other products and if I don't find another one that keeps my face as smooth as Visionnaire, I will be running back to it because I can at least conceal my uneven skin tone with makeup but a bumpy skin? No.