Illuminating Skin Complex [DISCONTINUED]

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3.8

33 reviews

67%
would repurchase
4.5/5
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5.0
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3 months ago

This is now sadly a discontinued product but was one of the absolutely best treatment products out there. Originally launched in 1991 as Skin Illuminating Serum and has been re-packaged three...

About reviewer (490 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen



1.0
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6 years ago

didn't brighten the complexion at it. It shimmers (I HATE IT). Massive waste of money. Didn't notice a change in my skin at all. The only good thing is it feels good. Nothing else.

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOily, Olive

HairBlack

EyesBrown


5.0
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7 years ago

I used this product as a combination serum/moisturizer/primer. It made my skin look fabulous, and makeup goes over it beautifully. Gives you moisture and glowing skin, and it gently refine skin's...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBlond

EyesGreen


2.0
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8 years ago

I've been using it two times daily for two weeks. I didn't notice any improvement so far. I didn't notice any changes in the texture of ma skin, tone of my skin , nothing. The reason I bought it is...

About reviewer (113 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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8 years ago

I love love love this product! At first I was a little confused about what exactly it was supposed to do. It had listed "retinyl complex" in the description on the box, but I'm still not sure if it...

About reviewer (146 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesOther


1.0
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9 years ago

I feel like I'm always the one to rain on the parade = I reeeally wanted this to work for me considering the good reviews. Unfortunately, this made me break out HORRIBLY :( In addition to making...

About reviewer (107 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinAcne-prone, Tan, Not Sure

HairBlack, Other, Other

EyesBrown


1.0
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9 years ago

Nice packaging and a great price at Marshalls, but when i put it on my face it just made me look greasy and oily. The smell was a weird chemically stink too -- yucky. Dont think this is going to...

About reviewer (14 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinCombination

HairBrown

EyesBrown


5.0
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9 years ago

Been using this for two months, thats how I use product to give it time to take effect. Right now, my skin tone improved quite a bit.. More even and tone. I use this after cleansing and before my...

About reviewer (34 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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12 years ago

My sister got us all started on this product way back around 1997. I forgot about it and then I saw it at marshall's so decided to give it another try. WOW. I think it even works better now that I...

About reviewer (97 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinNormal, Fair

HairBlond

EyesBlue


4.0
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13 years ago

Got this pretty cheap at Marshalls like 9.99. I was using it for a while then realized it is meant to be used with moisturizer not as one. I really liked the color though- it is a lovely shimmer....

About reviewer (132 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinOily, Olive

HairBrown

EyesBrown



5.0
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3 months ago

This is now sadly a discontinued product but was one of the absolutely best treatment products out there. Originally launched in 1991 as Skin Illuminating Serum and has been re-packaged three...

About reviewer (490 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen



1.0
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6 years ago

didn't brighten the complexion at it. It shimmers (I HATE IT). Massive waste of money. Didn't notice a change in my skin at all. The only good thing is it feels good. Nothing else.

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinOily, Olive

HairBlack

EyesBrown


5.0
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7 years ago

I used this product as a combination serum/moisturizer/primer. It made my skin look fabulous, and makeup goes over it beautifully. Gives you moisture and glowing skin, and it gently refine skin's...

About reviewer (5 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinCombination, Fair

HairBlond

EyesGreen


2.0
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8 years ago

I've been using it two times daily for two weeks. I didn't notice any improvement so far. I didn't notice any changes in the texture of ma skin, tone of my skin , nothing. The reason I bought it is...

About reviewer (113 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrown, Wavy, Medium

EyesBrown


5.0
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8 years ago

I love love love this product! At first I was a little confused about what exactly it was supposed to do. It had listed "retinyl complex" in the description on the box, but I'm still not sure if it...

About reviewer (146 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium

HairBrunette

EyesOther




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