philosophy when hope is not enough serum

philosophy when hope is not enough serum
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Good until September 21, 2017 10:59 p.m. ET

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What is it: philosophy's most popular serum!

Who is it for: Anyone whose skin is showing the signs of aging, including loss of radiance, firmness, and hydration.

Why is it different: Created to help fight the signs of aging, this serum is a light, fluid gel enriched with firming, hydrating, and anti-wrinkle properties. The formula also contains a unique blend of antioxidants that help fight free radical attack.

How do I use it: Use in the morning and/or evening. Place five to six drops of serum into the palm of your hand and apply directly to face, neck, and chest area.

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  • Net weight 1 oz

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philosophy when hope is not enough serum is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 207.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Hasn't done much for me I wanted a new serum. After reading all of the rave reviews, I thought I'd give this a try. I don't usually like serums with vitamin C in them. But because there were other ingredients, I thought this would be different. I'm not impressed. I've been using it for about a month now and have even add the booster C powder and haven't seem much difference. My skin seems about the same as before using it. No real improvement in skin tone or dark spots, no noticeable firmness, nothing much except the smell of any vitamin C serum on my face smells like sweat. That's why I avoid vitamin C serums, the smell and tacky feel on my skin. I was hopeful based on reviews, but this is a no go for me.
Date published: 2017-05-31
Rated 3 out of 5 by from confused & disappointed The reviews I read before purchasing this product gave me "hope" that this would be a good addition to my skin-saving routine. I don't notice that it firms or that it gives my skin any kind of glow. What I do notice is the nasty smell of this serum. Ugh! This serrum is much heavier than any serum I've tried before, which also surprised me. Just not for me! (If it didn't smell so bad, I'd give it a try on my hands & feet).
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from It's OK It's an OK serum, I have tried better. I haven't seen any improvement and I feel my face is a little dryer and tackier after using.
Date published: 2017-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love, love LOVE this product! I use it with the Turbo c powder. I've been using it for years and I have to say my skin looks pretty darn good for 58 (in April). I have minimal lines and I'm happy with the texture of my skin. They are 2 products I never want to be without.
Date published: 2017-01-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from almost perfect If this was fragrance free it would be perfect ...not sure what this need is to have scented skin care products ...fragrance is for the body, not the face ...that being said, not sure I will buy it again for that reason, perhaps look at a different product line ...too bad, everything else about this serum is wonderful. The scent is not strong, but I question why it is there at all ...if fact most of your skin care has added fragrance :(
Date published: 2016-12-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not this time The first time I used a serum was with this product. I was able to purchase it for a great price. When the bottle was empty and I saw the cost of replacing... I thought I could do without. Within a few weeks I noticed the texture of my skin was notas smooth. I tried Josie's milk serum at intro price. Going back to Josie. Works better on my mature, sensitive skin.
Date published: 2016-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Serum Ever Love how this serum makes my skin feel. Smooth and moisturized. At 55 this is just what my skin needs. I stopped using it for a couple of months, that won't happen again, my skin looks smoother and brighter with this serum. I use in the morning and evening mostly on my neck under eyes and above upper lip. Sometimes all over face...it feels so good!
Date published: 2016-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great serum for allergy-prone, sensitive skin I don't usually like serums. That extra layer usually adds another chemical to my routine, making my skin itchy & bumpy, sometimes causing breakouts & oh-so-often not looking like they've done ANYTHING so I wonder what I've spent my money on. When I finished the bottle of this serum, I knew I was hooked. I never finish anyone else's products except Philosophy's & even the few I felt iffy on, I've repurposed for chest cream, hand cream, what-have-you so they get used. This serum is very light & didn't seem to add too much to my skincare routine. I find I need the lightest, barely-there products for my face. (Just as a reference, I rarely wear makeup because it breaks me out so easily.) I don't use this serum on my whole face -- just on my forehead where the expression lines that popped up in my thirties are starting to look deep-rooted. But I do like to mix it with the C-boost after either a microdelivery wash or Oxygen peel during the week to make my skin look tight like a twenty year old's. ;)
Date published: 2016-07-30
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