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Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment

Philosophy

Help Me Retinol Night Treatment

Item #: 2209148 Size: 1.0 oz

The retinol in Help Me is encapsulated in Microsponge Technology, which keeps the retinol stable in the cream, while allowing it to be released into the skin gradually, resulting in less irritation. Help Me is the winner of Allure magazine's Editor's Choice Best of Beauty Award for best anti-aging treatment.
Apply a small amount to clean, dry skin in the evening before bedtime. Keep away from eye and lip area. Use in p.m. Only!

Precautions: For external use only. Use only as directed. Discontinue use if irritation occurs. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children.
Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Emulsfying Wax, Glycerin, C10-30 Cholesterol / Lanosterol Esters, Cetyl Ricinoleate, Cetyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, Benzyl Alcohol, Cyclomethicone, Retinol , Tocopherol Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Methyl Methacrylate/ Glycol Dimethacrylate Crosspolymer, Stearic Acid, PEG-10 Soy Sterol, Phenoxyethanol, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Methylparaben, Triethanolamine, Disodium EDTA, Bisabolol, Bht, Polysorbate 20, Propyl Gallate, Ascorbic Acid.

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PhilosophyHelp Me Retinol Night Treatment
 
4.4

(based on 154 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (120)
  • Non-greasy (90)
  • Softens skin (86)
  • Soothes skin (49)
  • Moisturizes (41)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (9)
  • Not effective (7)
  • Bad smell (4)
  • Greasy (4)

Best Uses

  • Fine lines/wrinkles (103)
  • Daily use (97)
  • Enlarged pores (77)
  • Uneven skin tone (75)
  • Sensitive skin (39)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (90), Survivalist / minimalist (36), Beauty expert (13), Budget shopper (4), Brand buyer (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (78), Dry (24), Normal (24), Oily (18)

Reviewed by 154 customers

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5.0

Absolutely amazing

By S

from Texas

About Me Beauty Conscious

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Enlarged Pores
    • Redness/ Blotchiness
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

    I was skeptical about this product, but the reviews I saw mentioned that it was great for large pores and acne. I have been super fortunate (read not at all) to be blessed with a genetic predisposition for large pores on and around my nose. Nothing else that I've ever tried helped at all. After using this product consistently for two weeks, there was a noticeable difference, and I couldn't be happier. I've also had issues with blemishes since middle school. My acne isn't severe, but it is noticeable, and it does make me uncomfortable with my appearance. With this, I was comfortable going completely without makeup, which for me, is truly saying something.

    How to use: After cleansing my face, I take a pea-sized amount of this and dot it on cheeks, nose, forehead, and chin so that it spreads a little more evenly (it absorbs very quickly). Then I follow it with whatever night cream I happen to be using (currently a generic of an Olay night cream that I got at the grocery store). And that's pretty much it...super complicated, I know. I only use it at night, and I use a moisturizer with SPF 30 in the morning.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    1.0

    Not effective

    By PinkPickle

    from South Carolina

    Pros

    • Good for sensitive skin

    Cons

    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

      Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

      Didn't work for me. I read all the great reviews and had such high hopes. But I didn't notice one single change in my skin after two weeks of use. I don't know if these are paid reviews or what, but don't fall for it like I did.
      The one pro I can say, it does not irritate sensitive skin.

      • Skin Type:
      • Oily
      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      5.0

      I will buy this product again

      By Andrea

      from Springfield, IL

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Great acne remover
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

        Acne reducer

        • Skin Type:
        • Combination
         
        5.0

        Yes I would buy this product again and again

        By Ronda

        from Waco , Texas

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

          I love this product , philosophy is a very good product

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
           
          4.0

          This is good!!

          By Blonde mom

          from TEXAS

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Non-Greasy
          • Smells Great
          • Softens Skin
          • Soothes Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

            Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

            A friend recommended this to me and I'd say within two days I saw improvement.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination
             
            5.0

            Love it

            By Tschrack

            from Tucson, AZ

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Lightweight
            • Moisturizes
            • Soothes Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

              Love this stuff really works on deep or shallow wrinkles

              • Skin Type:
              • Combination

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Love, love, love this product

              By GeGe

              from Seguin, Tx

              About Me Beauty Expert

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Enlarged Pores
                • Redness/ Blotchiness

                Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

                I love Philosophy products. It really has helped my skin

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                best product ever!

                By Saints

                from West Virginia

                Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

                I purchased this around January, and I can't believe the results I have had! My pores are smaller, skin is not as greasy as it once was, and the texture of my skin has improved 95%. Definitely a keeper!

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Been using for years

                By Nicole

                from Buffalo, Ny

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne
                  • Daily Use
                  • Enlarged Pores
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                  • Redness/ Blotchiness

                  Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

                  I've been using this for at least 7 years and I love it. I have oily skin and it helps with break outs. It is pricey but worth the money, a little bit goes a long way. I use under my foundation. This also help to shrink my pores.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Oily

                  (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Best Pore Minimizer!

                  By Mrs. Hazard

                  from Michigan

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Apply
                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Softens Skin
                  • Soothes Skin
                  • Works Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Enlarged Pores
                    • Sensitive Skin

                    Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

                    I have never left a review for anything. This is the best product I've ever used. I have large pores on my cheeks, acne scars and redness on my cheeks. I have used everything...literally everything. I don't have wrinkles, thank God, but my large pores may as well look like sink holes, really.

                    So I decided to try this product and wow, the difference. The first night, which was last night I was a bit skeptical. We as women, like to think that if it tingles it must be working, not with this product, there was no tingling. And just a note, I have UBER SENSITIVE skin, like air breaks me out. Help Me is so lightweight on your skin, it's like putting on lotion but much lighter.

                    Back to my review.

                    When I got up this morning, I literally stared in the mirror for about 15 minutes because I couldn't believe what I was seeing. I have a 10X magnification mirror, which my husband says he can see his skeleton in, so yes, you can see EVERYTHING. I couldn't believe how small my pores had gotten just after one use. Some redness was still there and the acne scars are still there, but I have no doubt that this will fade in time. Because of my uber sensitive skin, I expect redness sometimes.

                    I'm African-American and I've tried to get that healthy dark skin that I use to have when I was 17. And although that may never happen (it could), I will try my hardest to achieve that glow, and this product will always be included in my repertoire.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Oily

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