Being a complete product junkie, I had gone through a phase of testing out all manner of serums to supplement my moisturiser. It's winter and my normally normal to combination skin had decided to go dry and flaky. Worse of all I had just returned from a holiday which involved too many late nights, bad nutrition and alcohol...a combination which left my skin blotchy, dry, flaky and threatening to erupt in a mass of pimples...all a week before a wedding and a day before I had to face all the family and friends. I was beginning to think that the only thing that would make me look half respectable would be a bag over the head, but I decided on a facial before resorting to drastic measures. So after cleansing, exfoliating and using a mud mask, I slathered 4 drops of the advanced night repair serum over my face and neck. The first thing I noticed was how light it felt and how quickly it absorbed into the skin without any greasiness. I topped it with my normal moisturiser and left my skin to absorb all antioxidant goodness and fix itself! The next day my face had returned to normal, the flakiness had disappeared and all I could see was perfectly rested, moisturised skin; no visible pores, shininess or redness. I continued to use it every night afterwards to make sure it wasn't a fluke and to my amazement, my skin looked better and better, complete with the rosy cheeks sans blush. Definate holy grail material!
This serum is terrible. i have normal/combo skin. i received this in a gwp and thought that it would work as well as the advanced night for eye. i put my ever faithful estee lauder idealist aside to try this one ..MAJOR mistake! yuck..my pores instantly appeared and my face was like an oil slick. i had to use a baby wipe to remove it. tossed it ..will stick with idealist instead.
I have always used this after Fruition and before moisturizer. But for some reason, after Fruition stopped working for me, I stopped using this as well. Then, sometime ago due to post-partum hormonal changes, I had incredibly dry flaky skin with horrible large pimples. Then I suddenly thought of using this. And while it didn't clear the pimples, it did hydrate my skin well. But now that my skin condition has returned to normal, this serum makes my face too oily. I'll try to finish this bottle, but I don't think I'll repurchase.
According to the instructions, you can use this under moisturizer BOTH morning and night despite its title. I am 3/4 through with the bottle and I am unimpressed. I didnt think it did anything special to my skin. It's a ugly mucuous yellow serum that instantly absorbs on your skin. I am having trouble finishing the last fourth of the serum because the eye-dropper dispenser has stopped working. The only reason that I am giving this a 3 instead of a 1 is because my Mom has been using this stuff for years and she has great skin.
It's fantastic! You can see the difference the next morning!
I love absolutely love this serum. It's an antioxidant, but it also has smoothing qualities on my skin. Whenever I have a rash or the like I apply it at night and wake and the thing is gone ! This somehow evens out my skin , it moisturizes as well, its light enough to get into your skin without leaving any cast and the best part is that it doesn't clog pores =))))))
I hate the bottle it comes in because it's very travelling unfriendly, but this has become one of my beauty staples and I've gone through so many bottles of this I've lost count. This is a serum that I use as a moisturizer for my oily, acne-prone but sensitive skin. I don't know what it does, I only know that when I use it on a regular basis, my skin looks better. I use it around my eyes too. I like it better than Clinique's Stop Signs serum (although it seems it's been discontinued?) because Stop Signs would leave an unbecoming film on my face; Night Repair sinks right in. It's not as expensive as some of the other things I've tried and liked (La Mer, Re Vive) so I will continue buying and using this.