Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle and UV Damage Corrector Review
To all those girls with oily and acne-prone skin who want to include serum into their regimen, but hesitate due to the heaviness of the serums, I would like to say that Clinique has a product for you. Though this product – Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Damage Corrector is labeled as a treatment potion to reverse damage caused by sun and other factors, I definitely think girls with oily skin can use this as a serum. A little info about the product:
Repair wear laser focus is based on decades of scientific research. It provides high-level peptides to boost the production of natural collagen and a patented enzyme blend that works to mend visible UV damage. Its a combination that produces striking reduction in the appearance of lines and wrinkles starting in just 4 weeks.
How To Use:
Apply 3 to 4 drops twice a day to face and around eyes. Compatibility with Clinique’s other de-aging regimens allow you to customize your daily routine. For increased prevention, add Superdefense by day and super rescue at night to fight the effects of stress, sun, pollution. For intense repair, a regimen of Youth Surge or Repairwear formulas can achieve meaningful improvement.
Rs. 3250 for 30 ml.
My Take on Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle and UV Damage Corrector:
This white, runny, milky liquid comes in a long, white, strong, opaque glass bottle with a stopper cap with a filler attached to it. The filler has a wide opening and picks up the liquid corrector adequately. At one time, you would get around 4 to 5 drops. Like all Clinique products, though this product has no added fragrance, one can still find that inevitable medicinal fragrance. This product is 100% allergy tested and fragrance free.
Texture wise, its a totally lightweight liquid. I take around 4 drops each on the back of my hand each time and blend it on to my face. It gets quickly absorbed into my skin without leaving any trace of grease, oil, or film behind. This serum thoroughly moisturizes and hydrates my skin without dulling down the skin tone. I find that it makes my skin texture supple. I use it after the cleansing, toning, and moisturizing routine when I am not going out and do not follow up with any other cream or lotion because it gives a certain freshness that remains through most part of the day. It does not make my face to sweat. I haven’t experienced any breakouts. One can wear it throughout the day under foundation or any other cream because it does not feel heavy on the skin.
The best part about this product is that it can be used during both daytime and night and even under the eyes and you can follow up with makeup products later on.
Coming to the effectiveness part, though this is marketed as a damage corrector, I use it as a serum which moisturizes and keeps my skin hydrated and supple. In a few weeks, I have noticed that it has worked on smoothing out the fine lines, I do not have major wrinkles, but I think for age-related wrinkles, this won’t be that effective.
This won’t treat sun burn patches, I have seen little to no effect on them though I religiously applied this on my face twice a day. This serum can be used as an under eye treatment because I have seen that it does take care of puffiness of eyes. What I do find is that my skin is becoming smooth and supple with its use. I have seen that it has brightened my skin tone and added the necessary moisture which acne-clearing ointments had ripped my skin off.
This serum works by providing skin the high level peptides to boost the production of natural collagen and an enzyme that reverses visible UV damage. This serum won’t clear out hyperpigmentation patches.
Using it over a few weeks, I have felt that I have much healthier skin now and there are no major breakouts except a few inevitable ones which scream that I have oily and sensitive skin.
Summing up the pros and cons:
Pros of Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle and UV Damage Corrector:
- A completely lightweight liquid serum-like texture which gets absorbed into the skin without leaving any grease or oily film behind.
- Continuous use over a few weeks leads to healthier skin.
- Can be used during both daytime and night time.
- Can be followed up with makeup products.
- Smoothes out fine lines.
- Keeps skin and moisturized through most part of the day.
- Claims to boost the production of natural collagen which keeps skin healthy and wrinkle free.
- Makes skin smooth and supple.
- 100% allergy tested and fragrance free.
- An effective moisturizer for oily and acne-prone skin.
- Can be used under the eye.
- Does not sting or burn.
Cons of Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle and UV Damage Corrector:
- Costly, 30 ml of serum costs Rs. 3250.
- Does not work on clearing out hyperpigmentation patches.
- Is not effective on sun burn patches.
- For stubborn wrinkles, this won’t work.
Will I Repurchase Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle and UV Damage Corrector?
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31 thoughts on “Clinique Repairwear Laser Focus Wrinkle and UV Damage Corrector Review”
oh wowie 4.9 / 5 Jomol this is worth the money then!
Neha.. my anti ageing cream reviewz comments are in modertation .. plz help
Yes, Neha, its one of the Clinique products that clicked big time 🙂
Nidhi….rescued all your comments 🙂
J .. u r an angel 🙂
J my comment to surbhi on my review is stil enjoyyyinnnn moderaaaaassssssooooonnnn 🙂 SOS 🙂
Nidhsy….rescuing right away…..he he, “still enjoying moderations” 😛
Hellloooz J … OOOO .. u have tempted me enough on this one 🙂 4.9/5 ..hmm not bad .. love such light weight serums for my combi skin 🙂 … they get absorbed so quickly 🙂 and the name is heavy too hhaha 🙂 ..u must be pampering urself with all clinique stuff :-).. nicely expalined 🙂
Haan Nidhsy, this is so good, you can also use it as a moisturizer if you want. Since samples are available for this, you can try them first 🙂 He he, I want more Clinique stuff, getting greedy 🙂
okkiee wil ask for freeee sampless hehehe.. always nice 🙂 … some girls swear by Clinique J .. glad this works 🙂
Jomol will this work on acne spots..especially the red ones? i have few stubborn ones which are taking long time to fade 🙁
Hi Parita.. for acne spots na u can use their even better dark spot corrector.. I have used that. Its really good
Parita, no it won’t work on acne scars. Actually, it does not clear up scars, hyperpigmentation, or sun burns, but it does make the face supple and smooth 🙂
sounds really good Jomol…. Will give it a try sometime later 🙂
Sweta….yes, you can try the samples first to see if it suits you 🙂
Jomol… Wow… seems like a great product. I loveeeeeeeee Clinique. Am eyeing on their dark spot corrector since ages and am always short on cash 🙁
Ish…..I too want to pick up the dark spot corrector, I have a lot of scars on my face. Me too always short of cash 🙂
Am kinda falling in love with Clinique too. Thanks for this positive review Jomol. It just makes me believe in Clinique even more. On my wishlist for sure.
Aru….I am such a Clinique fan…..I want to check out MAC too, but end up sticking to Clinique only 😛 The only disappointment so far has been the Superdefense Moisturizer 🙁
this is so pricey 🙁 but it is good that it is worth the money!
Yes Ila, it is 🙂
Ya i know th feeling. Btw, I went to MAC this evening and you know somehow i feel very funny if an SA is giving me too much attention and i dont buy anything, so I ended up buying a kohl in black even though i have some pretty neat liners/pencils more so becos this was at MAC and i didnt want them to they think i was a cheapo. 🙁
Ha Ha Aru, I so so understand this feeling – just to oblige the SA who is giving us so much attention and her time, we do that often na…khikhikhi 😛
So here is something which actually works on oily skin
Thanx for sharing Jomol…
Love reading ur post very brief wid stunning piccy’s
Vini, want to try Forest Essentials stuff, your reviews, keep them coming 🙂
Wow i wud definitely try it sumday when i’ll have enough courage to ask my hubby abt it besides other tbs & mac pdts.. 😛 The way u described its anti-ageing and anti shine property am totally keen to have it know.. Thinking of a rt time to attack hubby’s cc for this.. 😛 😉 hi hi hi
Neetu, I know you are so fond of this kind of stuff na….dontcha worry, you use such wonderful products anyway 🙂 You will get MAC and Clinique soon 🙂
awesome review jomo. Sounds really good. I wonder if this would work for dry skin or if they have a similar product for dry skin. This turned out to be such an awesome anti ageing product. totally loving the sound of it. Good detailed review as always. You are getting very good with your piccys jomo 🙂
Thankies hai Rati. Actually, this is for all skin types, but its especially good for oily skin because there is no greasy or heavy feeling left behind. Rati, I am totally drooling over the Coorg pics 🙂
Jomol..this looks like a wonderful product.. 🙂 Do you reckon it would work for my super dry skin? 🙁
Esha, on the pack it says, for all skin types, I think it will work for all skin types because it gets absorbed into the skin quickly 🙂