frequently asked questions
q: who can use time in a bottle?
a: if you're concerned with the signs of aging, this product is a must-have for your skin. it's suitable for every skin type.
q: how do i use it?
a: apply it at least once daily in the morning. we suggest making it a morning habit.
q: how should i incorporate it into my skin-care routine?
a: cleanse with your favorite cleanser, treat with time in a bottle, moisturize with your favorite moisturizer, and then apply your favorite eye cream.
q: can i use it instead of a moisturizer?
a: it's not intended to be used instead of a moisturizer. in most cases, it should be used before a moisturizer.
q: can i layer time in a bottle with other serums (like full of promise treatment)?
a: yes. apply time in a bottle first on clean, dry skin. then, apply another serum if desired.
q: how should i mix the two components?
a: before your first use, simply pour the activator into the serum and shake well for 20 seconds. watch the formula turn a rosy pink color, which indicates that it's ready, through the window of the bottle.
q: i poured the vitamin c8 activator, but there's still some liquid leftover in the vial. do i have to use all of it?
a: please rest assured that although a trace amount of vitamin c8 activator may be left on the walls of the vial, we've made sure that you're receiving a sufficient amount.
q: do i only need to mix the components once?
a: yes. mix the components once prior to your first use.
q: do i need to shake it before every use?
a: no. you only need to shake it once prior to your first use.
q: how much time do i have to use time in a bottle?
a: use time in a bottle within three months of mixing it.
q: what happens if i don't use it after three months?
a: after three months, the product will gradually begin to lose its effectiveness. we recommend that you use it within three months for best results.
information provided by philosophy.
philosophy is a brand that approaches personal care from a skin care point of view, while celebrating the beauty of the human spirit.
philosophy was founded in 1996 by cristina carlino, a skin care entrepreneur and visionary with over 30 years of industry experience. cristina's first skin care company was biomedic, a medically-based skin care line distributed to the world's leading plastic surgeons and dermatologists.
skin care - give women everywhere access to leading, effective skin care technologies.
fragrance - create clean, wearable fragrances that inspire a greater sense of well-being.
bath & body - offer a multi-sensory experience to joyously indulge and delight the senses.
makeup - bring out the best in skin with good-for-skin ingredients and buildable color.
philosophy's promise is to bring its customers products that inspire them to live a better life by being better to themselves. our products care for your skin and your overall well-being.
what makes philosophy unique
what is "in" philosophy jars and bottles can give you better skin. what is "on" philosophy jars and bottles can inspire better days. we believe in miracles, and we believe in the beauty in everyone.
philosophy and qvc
we have been an inspirational presence on qvc for more than 10 years, serving philosophy girls and welcoming new philosophy fans.
philosophy is proud to have won the following qvc customer choice awards:
best moisturizer - hope in a jar original moisturizer for all skin types - 2009
best cleanser - purity made simple one-step facial cleanser - 2009
best wrinkle treatment - when hope is not enough facial firming serum - 2009
best eye care - eye hope advanced anti-aging eye cream - 2009
best peel - the microdelivery peel in-home peptide/vitamin c peel - 2009
best neck treatment/cream - when hope is not enough neck and décolleté cream - 2009
best fragrance - amazing grace spray fragrance - 2009
best body moisturizer - amazing grace perfumed, firming body emulsion - 2009