If I’m honest, I was absolutely certain that I wouldn’t like this! But, that’s not the case – I REALLY like it (with a few reservations). L’Oreal Age Perfect Extraordinary Oil is super-light for an oil and if you love skin oils, this one you can use in the day-time instead of reserving the slick for night only. And, it’s very skin softening – I used it this morning and my skin is still feeling silky.
For an essential oil product, it has a very low-level scent which addresses the issue of smelling like a herbal remedy (but conversely if you love the aromas of essential oils, you might be disappointed) and you really don’t need a lot. The promo materials are a little bit shy about claiming long term benefits; however, the formula contains Lavender (antioxidant), Lavandin (collagen), Roman Chamomile (soothing), Rosemary, Marjoram and Geranium (soothing and antimicrobal), Orange Peel Oil (anti-ageing) and Rose (soothing and toning). I don’t have any information on the carrier oil and I’d like to know more about that.
My one sticking point in this otherwise lovely oil is the price – £24.99. L’Oreal have the purchasing power of kings, meaning they have access to cheap (which doesn’t mean bad) ingredients, and I just can’t believe I’m getting what I’m paying for here.. it seems extraordinarily expensive (see what I did there) – if it was half the price, I’d be urging you out of your chairs at full speed. I’d wait and see if there is a Boots or Superdrug offer before splurging but if you spot one, then I’d definitely recommend. I don’t have a scheduled launch date, but have just checked both sites and it’s not there.
Elizabeth Arden Hyaluronic Acid Ceramide Capsules
I’d be prepared to put money down to bet that you won’t have experienced a skin care texture like this before...
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