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Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin*, Squalane*, Tocopheryl Acetate*, Ceteareth-20*, Palmitoyl Grapevine Shoot Extract*, Glyceryl Stearate Se*, Fragrance, Caprylyl Glycol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Potassium Sorbate, Xanthan Gum, Carbomer, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Phytate*.
* Plant origin
Apply serum morning and evening to cleansed skin on face, neck, and décolleté. During the day, follow with Vinoperfect Radiance Moisturizer SPF 20. For best results, top serum with the Vinoperfect Overnight Renewal Cream in the evening.
The Vinoperfect Radiance Serum from Caudalie of Paris is absolutely divine! I received the travel size version as an early birthday present (for my birthday in November), and I am thoroughly impressed! Initially, I didn’t think this small, unassuming serum would do much. However, after a recent onslaught of hyperpigmentation and moderate scarring after some hormonal acne, I was desperate to see if this Radiance Serum would work. I spot treated my “problem areas” by applying the serum (most days) morning AND night. I followed up with Causalie’s VinoSource Moisturizing Sorbet.
The serum has a a sheer, satiny, opaque, ivory color. The scent is lightly perfumey, yet refreshing and clean. The product’s moderate viscosity allows it to be applied easily via the bottle’s dropper lid top. Because the Radiance Serum is so lightweight, it was easily and quickly absorbed by my skin. It layered seamlessly under my makeup. It also played well with my other skincare products from other brands. I love how highly concentrated the Vinoperfect Radiance Serum is. The bottle is small, and the product is expensive (retails for $79 for 1 oz.), however you only need a a few drops to spot treat. Seriously! I only used 3-5 drops (in total) to spot treat my “problem areas.” So, a little definitely goes a looooong way!
After only ONE week, I noticed about a 25% reduction in the darkness of the hyperpigmentation on my face and neck. The results were so apparent that I decided to start applying the serum under my eyes as well to help treat my dark circles. After TWO weeks, the dark spots and scarring had lightened by 50% (both in terms of size and color)! I’m currently on the beginning of my third week, and I have noticed a 50% reduction in my dark circles under my eyes, the hyperpigmentation I experienced is half gone, and my face and neck is almost acne scar-free! This is no small feat for someone with ultra sensitive combination skin.
The best part is that research supports my amazing results. In a clinical study, after 45 days of twice-daily use, out of 60 women aged between 34 and 56 years old, 87% reported brighter and more even complexions. 82% reported decreased dark spots. After 90 days of twice-daily use out of 60 women aged between 34 and 56 years old, 65% saw an increase in complexion radiance while 52% noted an increase in even skin. No wonder it was mentioned in Total Beauty’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Award for Dark Spot Corrector!
My results have been so astounding that family members and friends have been asking me about my skincare routine. Even strangers have commented on how amazing my skin looks! So, the Vinoperfect Radiance Serum from Caudalie of Paris is a surefire win!
This Radiance Serum is comparable to the Paula’s Choice Resist C15 Superbooster I used a couple of years ago (in terms of price and performance). I haven’t really experienced any major skin problems since then. However, when some hormonal acne scarred my skin and caused moderate dark spots, I started to stress! What differentiates this Radiance Serum from the C15 Superbooster is its ability to also lighten my under-eye dark circles. As amazing as the C15 Superbooster was, it was never able to do that! Moreover, the Radiance Serum contains viniferine, an ingredient from the grape vine sap that is clinically proven to be 62 times MORE effective than Vitamin C! I would probably give the Paula’s Choice Resist C15 Superbooster a 3.5 to 4 out of 5 stars. This Vinoperfect Radiance Serum? It gets a solid 5 out of 5 stars, hand’s down! Here’s why …
♥ Serum is suitable for ALL skin types (normal, oily, dry, combination, or sensitive)
♥ Formula is highly concentrated (only a few drops are necessary to see visible results)
♥ Formula is non photo-sensitizing and non-comedogenic
♥ Serum is formulated WITHOUT parabens, phthalates, and sulfates
♥ Serum is lightweight and penetrates skin almost immediately
♥ Serum works well under makeup and when layered under other skincare products
♥ Serum is moisturizing
♥ Reduces appearance of dark spots and hyperpigmentation
♥ Boosts radiance by brightening dull skin
♥ Promotes even skin
♥ Serum is oil-free
♥ Serum has a pleasant scent
♥ Serum has clinically proven results
– Serum is expensive (retails for $79 for 1 oz.)
– Bottle is seemingly small
Caudalie’s Vinoperfect Radiance Serum is definitely worth its price tag! The Radiance Serum has left my skin smooth, even, and radiant. I’m certain that with continued use, my face will be completely restored and free of all dark spots. Due to the serum’s ability to regulate melanin, it has proven to be an excellent addition to my skincare arsenal. Want to give it as a gift (to yourself or a friend)? Check out Caudalie’s Vinoperfect Holiday Set.