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I love trying out serums instead of moisturizers, as serums absorb more easily into the skin, are known to be more effective and it allows me to continue using my tried and trusted “safe” moisturizer. I just reviewed the Day cream from this range. Thought I’d give you the head’s up on the serum as well. So that you can take a call to pick them up together – or not!!
The Product Details (from the website):
This isn’t a laser treatment but it will give you intense action and target wrinkles, skin firmness and skin texture leaving your skin feeling smoother, plumper and looking more even.
Transforms skin texture
Pro ceramide + pro-xylane 3%
Suitable for all skin types
This isn’t a laser treatment but it will give you intense action, replumping wrinkles, refining pores and transforming skin texture. Advanced anti-ageing care for visible results in 4 weeks.
L’Oreal Revitalift Laser Renew Super Serum, advanced anti-ageing care for younger-looking skin. The triple action serum works to replump wrinkles with moisture, refine pores and transform skin texture. Proven effectiveness, formulated with Pro-xylane and Hyaluronic Acid.
Triple Action Anti-Ageing Skincare
1. Replumps Wrinkles: enriched with Hyaluronic acid, an effective moisture magnet found naturally in skin, for a stimulating effect. The appearance of wrinkles is reduced.
2. Reduces the Appearance of Pores: enriched with LHA. Pores appear tightened.
3. Transforms the Appearance of Skin Texture: enriched with Pro-Xylane™ 3% and Pro Ceramide. Skin feels smoother and appears more even.
Immediately skin quality is transformed. Skin feels significantly smoother and looks more even.
Day after day wrinkles appear reduced, pores appear tightened and skin feels firmer.
In 1 month, skin feels smoother and looks refined: over 82% of women agree*.
* Self-assessement of 52 women
Your ideal daily anti-wrinkle programme: 1. L’Oreal Revitalift Laser Renew Eye 2. L’Oreal Revitalift Laser Renew Day 3. L’Oreal Revitalift Laser Renew Night
I don’t know the individual price as I picked a whole kit of daycream + Serum + eyecream from Bangkok Duty Free for about 1980 Baht.
The product comes in a 30ml bottle packaging.
The super serum comes in a heavy glass bottle with a pump dispenser and a plastic cap in gun-metal colour – giving it a metal look. It looks uber cool and classy. I use a couple of pumps to cover my full face and neck
My experience with L’OrealRevitalift Laser Renew Advanced Anti-Ageing Super Serum
Claims-wise, L’Oreal say using their serum twice a day for two months can improve wrinkle depth almost as well as a single session with a CO2 laser.Like I mentioned earlier, I prefer trying new serums but sticking to known moisturizers. In summers, sometimes, I actually skip the moisturizers totally and let the serum take care of its targeted work as well as moisturizing.
Loreal recommends using the serum, day cream and eye cream in tandem for best results. However, I started using the day cream way before I started on the serum as I was still using my Estee Lauder Idealist Pore Minimizer (reviewed for you earlier). So I am able to share with you the efficacy of the products on their own and in tandem.
This one’s fairly thick for a serum – almost creamy. It takes a while to get absorbed. You have to rub it in. This was quite in contrast to the Estee Lauder serum which used to vanish into my skin. This one took some time to settle. For reference, I have oily/combination skin.The serum has a silicone fell to it – which was a given considering it’s the third listed ingredient. Still, overall the texture is slightly heavy. Post absorption, there is no shine nor does it have a matte finish– its just normal skin. However, due to the presence of silicones, it make sthe foundation go on more smoothly – though it doesn’t really prolong makeup wear much.
What skin type will it suit? I think this one being heavy, will suit all skintones. However, people with oily skin tones may skip the moisturizer post applying this.
I have been using it since last 1.5 month. In terms of efficacy, the product worked just okay for me. While, it did make the skin feel brighter, there was one huge issue which kept recurring for me…more on that in a while. Within continued usage, the skin felt tauter and more plumper and the fine lines, slightly reduced. However, I did not feel that the action of the serum was more pronounced than that of the day cream. Serums are supposed to have higher potency of the same ingredients – showing results in shorter time. This was definitely not the case with me. The silicones in the product, make more “appear” smaller but don’t really work on reducing them. And the biggest drawback of the product was that it kept breaking me out!! Whenever I used it, it resulted in 1-2 eruptions around my chin area. I stopped using it for a week and then started again – same result! Please note, I have used products with silicone in them before – without them breaking me out. So its definitely not the silicone but something else. And considering it breaks me out, it goes counter-productive towards getting an even skin tone.
Pros of L’OrealRevitalift Laser Renew Advanced Anti-Ageing Super Serum:
- Can be used day and night.
- Reduces the fine lines.
- Re-plumps the skin surface.
- Brightens the skin tone.
- Silicones make the pores “appear” smaller.
Cons of L’OrealRevitalift Laser Renew Advanced Anti-Ageing Super Serum:
- Takes a while to get absorbed.
- Breaks me out.
- High on silicone content.
- Heavy glass packaging is not travel friendly.
A 2.5/5 product!
While this may work for some – if it doesn’t break them out. I am not recommending this product on 2 main parameters – it breaks me out and I feel the day cream to be a better product than this. So if you are in the market for anti-ageing skin care, I suggest you try the cream and skip this.
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