Skin Type: Normal to oily, acne-prone and sensitive
This post is all about Clinique fresh pressed 7-day system with pure vitamin C. The 7-day system has 7 single use sachets of powder cleanser and a 7-day vial of daily booster. The powder cleanser and daily booster are also available individually as 28 days supply. Let’s get into the review to know more about it.
Recapture younger-looking skin with the de-aging power of fresh, potent Vitamin C. Refresh and renew with this 7-day de-aging system containing:
7 single-use packettes of Renewing Powder Cleanser with Pure Vitamin C, and
One 7-day vial of Daily Booster with Pure Vitamin C 10%
What It Does:
This simple; two-step system contains pure Vitamin C, one of the most powerful de-aging vitamins. From the first application, experience brighter, more radiant skin. With continued use, see transformative de-aging results: skin that’s noticeably firmer, more even-toned, smoother, with visibly diminished lines and wrinkles and a radiant, youthful glow.
Great To Know:
Fresh means powerful. Pure Vitamin C naturally degrades when exposed to oxygen, so it’s most powerful when fresh. Stay-fresh packaging isolates the pure Vitamin C until activation, maintaining its freshness and full power for maximum results.
How to Use:
-Powder cleaner with pure vitamin C
Pour powder onto wet hands
Add water and work into lather
Gently massage over the skin
Leave on for 1 minute to capture the potency of pure vitamin C
-Daily booster with pure vitamin C 10%
Leave cap on. Remove foil
Firmly press inner bulb twice to release vitamin C powder into the soothing emulsion
Shake 15 seconds, and before each use
Mix 2 drops with your moisturizer AM and PM to power up your regular routine
My Experience with Clinique Fresh Pressed 7-Day System with Pure Vitamin C:
Clinique fresh pressed 7-day system with pure vitamin C comprises of two products in it; powder cleanser and daily booster. The powder cleanser is packed in a small tearable sachets meant for single usage. This means one sachet has to be used at a single time and it contains enough powder for single use. Next, the daily booster comes in a tiny plastic vial which is sealed in thin foil. There are no details written over this product as they are tiny in size, in my opinion. The powder cleanser and serum vial comes in Clinique’s signature green coloured cardboard box. The box houses all the details about the products. Overall, the packaging is really efficient, compact, easy to use and travel-friendly.
Powder Cleanser with Pure Vitamin C:
The first step in the 7-day system is powder cleanser with pure vitamin C. There are 7 single usage tearable sachets of this powder cleanser.
To use it, I pour powder cleanser onto my wet hands and add some water. After adding water, I work into forming lather. It lathers up pretty well. I massage it gently over the skin and leave it for a minute to let it do the work. In the meanwhile, it makes the skin feel tight. After a minute, I rinse it off with normal water. I used this powder cleanser only in the morning for all the 7-days. The powder cleanser has a weird fragrance which is not off-putting and can be worked with.
The powder cleanser cleanses the skin effectively, but dries it out a bit at the same time. However, it does not irritate the skin or cause any reaction. It prevents pores from getting clogged and controls the excess production of oil and does not make skin look greasy at all.
Daily Booster with Pure Vitamin C 10%:
The second product in the 7-days system is a vial of daily booster with pure vitamin C 10%. The vial comes sealed with a foil.
To activate the product, the foil has to be removed while leaving the cap on and the inner bulb has to be pressed firmly. It breaks the seal and releases the vitamin C powder into the soothing emulsion, and at this point, the daily booster is activated.
Now, as we know that vitamin C loses its potency after a week of exposure, hence, this vial has to be discarded after the 7-days usage disregarding the fact that there is still serum left or not. In fact, to keep the track of its expiry there is a space provided on the vial to note down the date of discarding.
When coming to its usage, it has to be shaken before every use. After shaking for 15 seconds, I remove the cap and add 2 drops of it in my moisturizer/cream. I used it every morning and night for 7 days and then discarded the vial. The emulsion or serum has medium consistency and is translucent in appearance. It has weird kind of smell which gets vanished after it sinks into the skin. The fragrance is not off-putting, but not pleasant at the same time. The formula is lightweight but potent, hence, it should not be used on its own. If used on its own, it makes the skin dry and stretchy.
The daily booster does not hinder the working of cream or moisturizer. I have sensitive skin and this daily booster causes a tingling sensation on my forehead and cheeks for a few seconds. Other than this, it didn’t irritate my skin in any other way. After application of this serum along with moisturizer can look a bit greasier, but within a few minutes, the sheen disappears and there is no oily residue left.
The results are pretty good considering the time span of only 7 days. The powder cleanser and daily booster, altogether, helps in making skin brighter. The brightness can be noticed within single usage- as the brand claims. In 7 days, it has improved the complexion, making it look a bit even-toned. Though the difference is very slightly visible, but it is there that too in a week. It has a very slight effect on dark spots as well. The dark spots look a bit faded if noticed. I don’t have tanned skin, but I think it would help with it effectively.
The 7- day system does not claim for any anti-ageing effect and the brand states to get benefit for ageing skin in long-term usage. Hence, after using 7-day system, no one can actually state whether it works for ageing skin or not. However, with the potent and fresh vitamin C, the anti-ageing claims could be true.
Overall, the Clinique fresh pressed 7-day system with pure vitamin C is more like detoxing the skin. It makes skin look refreshed, radiant and healthy in the span of 7 day only. It works well to brighten up the dull and tired complexion. Even after using it for 7-days, the results last long and the glow is still there.
Pros of Clinique Fresh Pressed 7-Day System with Pure Vitamin C:
- Compact, travel-friendly packaging.
- Lives up to the claims made.
- Brightens the skin.
- Controls excessive oil.
- Improves skin complexion and texture.
- Makes skin look fresh all day long.
- Fades dark spots slightly.
- Fresh vitamin C available throughout the usage time.
Cons of Clinique Fresh Pressed 7-Day System with Pure Vitamin C:
- Serum causes a tingling sensation for a few seconds.
IMBB Rating: 4.8/5
Do I Recommend/Repurchase Clinique Fresh Pressed 7-Day System with Pure Vitamin C?
Clinique Sonic System Purifying Cleansing Brush
Clinique Pep-Start Eye Cream
Clinique Roly Poly Rosy Chubby Stick Cheek Color Balm
Clinique Chubby Stick Cheek Color Balm – Plumped up Peony
Clinique Chubby Stick Intense – Plushest Punch
Clinique 7 Day Scrub Cream Rinse Off Formula
Flormar Up To 7 Days Shine and Color Nail Enamel 039 Sweet Dreams
The Perfect 7-Day Beauty Regimen to be Festive Season Ready
TRESemme Beauty-Full Volume Reverse System Shampoo
Institut Esthederm Esthe White System Brightening Youth Moisturizing Day Care
Dr. Reddy’s Strea C10 Pure Vitamin C Cream
Karuna Vitamin C+ Pearls
Aroma Magic Vitamin C Skin Lightening Gel
Kaya AntOx Vitamin C Formula
Dr. Reddy’s Strea C10 Pure Vitamin C Cream
The Body Shop Vitamin C Daily Glow Cleansing Polish
The Body Shop Vitamin C Radiance Capsules
8 Ways To Use Vitamin E Capsules For Skin and Hair
Aroma Magic Vitamin C Skin Lightening Gel Review
The Body Shop Vitamin C Glow Boosting Moisturiser Review
How To Make Vitamin C Serum At Home
Bajaj Almond Drops Non Sticky Hair oil With Vitamin E Review