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While lazing around this Sunday, I noticed that I have not reviewed my Vichy Serum yet. I had got this a couple of months ago. I was reluctant to buy this for its huge cost! But then I bought it and have been using since then. Did it fare well on me? You will know 😛
Skin Concern: Aging
Skin Type: All
2012 Allure Best of Beauty Award Winner – Big Breakthrough. Our most powerful anti-aging treatment formulated with Rhamnose, a naturally derived plant sugar, is clinically proven to improve skin rejuvenation. This hydrating, lightweight serum has proven efficacy on the appearance of wrinkles, pores and sagging while giving your skin a boost of radiance. In 10 minutes, feel smoother, firmer skin and see fewer wrinkles. Technology:LiftActiv Serum 10, Vichy’s breakthrough anti-aging formula features a 10% concentration of Rhamnose, a naturally derived plant sugar proven to help boost skin rejuvenation. With just a single drop, your skin is instantly transformed; wrinkles and pores are visibly reduced. Your skin is lifted while your complexion is smoothed and more radiant. After 1 month, LiftActiv Serum 10 delivers our most dramatic improvement on the 4 main types of facial wrinkles: crow’s feet, brow line wrinkles, laugh lines and neck wrinkles. The lightweight texture melts onto skin, leaving it smoother, softer and more hydrated. LiftActiv Serum 10 is highly concentrated; delivering exceptional anti-aging results but is suitable for even the most sensitive skin.
Composition:Rhamnose 10%, Hyaluronic Acid, HEPES, Ceramides
Clinical Research:10 years of research. 7 International patents.
After just one application see a significant improved in firmness and skin tone.
After 1 month use, see a significant reduction in the appearance of wrinkles: -21,7% on crow’s feet, -17,4% on forehead, -16,4% on nasolabial fold, -27,3% on under eye , -14% on neck wrinkles.*
Price and Quantity:
2500 INR for 30 ml.
How To Use:
Use in the morning and evening on cleansed skin. Apply a few drops of LiftActiv Serum 10 on your fingertips and smooth evenly across the face and neck until thoroughly absorbed. Can be used alone or under LiftActivRhamnose Day, Dry or Night for an added boost of hydration.
My Take on Vichy LiftActiv Serum 10 Youth Enhancing Serum:
Well, the cost and claims are definitely tall for this one. I did not have much concern with skin aging, but I somehow wanted to try a good serum and Vichy seemed a good choice for me. Vichy has never disappointed me in terms of quality and performance.
I have been using this both in the morning and night as suggested by the brand. This works as an excellent base for my sunscreen and makeup without being sticky. With the anti-ageing tag, I had thought this serum would be very heavy for the skin and oily too, but this one has changed my perception. This gets absorbed in a jiffy like a gel leaving behind beautiful, healthy and plump skin. This works as a great night cream too. I wake up with beautiful skin in the morning. In my humble opinion, I think this justifies the price tag it has come along with. As far as the results are concerned, I can say that it has definitely given a new life to my skin. I may not be the best person to comment on anti-aging claims, as luckily I do not have wrinkles yet *touchwood*. But the way, it plumps my skin, I am sure it will do wonders for wrinkles too!
Pros of Vichy LiftActiv Serum 10 Youth Enhancing Serum:
- No parabens (clap clap).
- Has a gel-like consistency, gets absorbed quickly.
- Livens up the skin.
- Only a little is needed.
- Sturdy packaging.
- Plumps the skin and energizes it.
- Doubles up as a night cream too.
- Suits all skin types.
Cons of Vichy LiftActiv Serum 10 Youth Enhancing Serum:
- None for me.
I have been in love with this serum and despite the cost; I will repurchase it again and yet again. This has impressed me a lot!
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