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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 162 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (128)
  • Non-greasy (98)
  • Softens skin (91)
  • Soothes skin (55)
  • Moisturizes (45)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (10)
  • Not effective (7)
  • Bad smell (4)
  • Greasy (4)

Best Uses

  • Fine lines/wrinkles (109)
  • Daily use (104)
  • Enlarged pores (81)
  • Uneven skin tone (80)
  • Sensitive skin (43)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (94), Survivalist / minimalist (38), Beauty expert (13), Budget shopper (4), Brand buyer (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (81), Normal (27), Dry (25), Oily (19)

Reviewed by 162 customers

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5.0

Love This

By Sarah

from Dallas, TX

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Non-Greasy
  • Soothes Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

    I have sensitive oily acne prone skin. I use this almost every night after washing my face. After about 30 min I then put on some lotion, since this product can be drying. (There's nothing worse than having oily dry patches.) I find that this retinol cream helps reduce the acne and blackheads. I'm not sure what affect it has on fine lines/wrinkles. It may be subtle. I haven't noticed it. But I do like the effect it has on my skin enough that I prefer to use this over benzoyl peroxide, most of the time. It does a good job keeping my skin relatively clear and even. I consider this a staple in my routine and when I don't have it I start to notice my skin getting worse.

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

    Back to Basics

    By Scotlass

    from Powell, OH

    About Me Skin Care Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

      I used this in the past and after trying several of the newer products I have returned to a tried and true basic. My skin looks great again and certainly does not betray the fact that I just turned 60! I love this product!

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
      • Age:
      • 60+
       
      5.0

      I would buy this again.

      By Laura

      from Florida

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

        I use this at night.

        • Skin Type:
        • Normal
        • Age:
        • 45-59
         
        5.0

        My face feels firmer, looks less dry .

        By Jan

        from GC Ohio

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Enlarged Pores
          • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
          • Nightly use
          • Redness/ Blotchiness
          • Sensitive Skin
          • Uneven Skin Tone

          Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

          Love everything about this product. I scrub my face nightly using philosophy face wash and the scrub rotating scrub one night , then the 3 in 1 wash the next night. I apply retinol treatment after, my face is as soft and smooth as a babies but...lol

          • Skin Type:
          • Normal
          • Age:
          • 45-59
           
          5.0

          Really like it!

          By Meg

          from Folsom

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

            Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

            This has helped reduce my fine lines. It doesn't make my face red like some other retinol creams. I use it every night.

            • Skin Type:
            • Dry
            • Age:
            • 45-59

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great for sensitive skin

            By Jojo

            from New York

            About Me Minimalist

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Uneven Skin Tone

              Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

              I use it every night before bed. It has really helped lighten my acne scars, and get out some blackheads. It doesn't dry out my skin like other retinol products I've used.

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

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Worth every penny

              By Pam

              from North Alabama

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

                  People compliment my skin all the time. This is why it looks this good.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Normal
                  • Age:
                  • 45-59

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Have been buying this product for years and I will continue

                  By Sol

                  from Tucson, Arizona

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Softens Skin
                  • Soothes Skin

                  Cons

                  • Irritates Skin

                  Best Uses

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

                  Comments about Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment:

                  Great product!

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination
                  • Age:
                  • 30-44

                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    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

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