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When Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum

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PhilosophyWhen Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum
 
4.5

(based on 148 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (100)
  • Improves skin texture (100)
  • Non-greasy (84)
  • Noticeable results (80)
  • Minimizes wrinkles (75)

Cons

  • Bad smell (13)
  • Irritates skin (4)
  • No noticeable results (4)

Best Uses

  • Fine lines (83)
  • Dry/chapped skin (41)
  • Sensitive skin (41)
  • Oily/combination skin (39)
  • Sun damage (37)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (62), Budget shopper (52), Survivalist / minimalist (12), Beauty conscious (9), Beauty expert (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (10), Normal (8), Dry (3), Oily (3)

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5.0

Great product!

By Clean face KK

from Biloxi, ms

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Noticeable Results
  • Soothing

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Dry/Chapped Skin
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Sun Damage

    Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum:

    I bought this for my mother and she loves it. She is in her 50's and has extremely dry skin. This gives her face moisture without being greasy and leave it looking youthful.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    dermotologist recommended, worth the $$$

    By Silver head

    from Madison WI

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Softens Skin
    • Soothes Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

      Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum:

      My dermatologist recommended this product to even out my skin tone, reduce blotchiness, decrease the appearance of brown spots, fine lines and pitted skin from years of struggling with adult acne and environmental exposure. She said it contains something similar to what plumps up baby skin. My skin is very sensitive and breaks out with oily, heavy products and sunscreen. I have had very good success using serum. The brown spots, large pores, pitted appearance of my skin are reduced. I use a Lima bean sized amount morning and night right after washing my face and before moisturizer. It never irritates my skin. The cons are it is expensive and has exclusive retailers rather than local drug stores. The texture is a little slimy and sticky during application but once it's on the skin It goes away. There is no significant odor and it is clear, non-staining.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
       
      5.0

      Would like a vat of this!

      By Rusty

      from Miami, Fl

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum:

          I use this morning and night after cleansing, under moisturizer. Relieves tightness and hydrates all day. Firms and tones mature skin.

          • Skin Type:
          • Normal
           
          5.0

          I had major scaring and its all gone now

          By Punkin

          from Oklahoma

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
            • Redness/ Blotchiness

            Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum:

            Its all great !!!!!!

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal
             
            5.0

            Excellent product!

            By Jessie

            from FT Lauderdale, Fl

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum:

                Been using this serum for close to 10 years now and I always get compliments that my skin looks like it is GLOWING. Also tightens skin and minimizes pores. Love it!

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                 
                4.0

                faithful philosophy girl

                By Michelle

                from Eatonville, WA

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum:

                    really firms skins and gives a nice glow

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Love it.

                    By Tess

                    from Waldorf, MD

                    About Me Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use
                        • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                        Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum:

                        I had been using this product for about 6 months and didn't realize the difference it made because it was a gradual change. I ran out of this product so I was using another similar high end product. After about 3 weeks I looked in the mirror and couldn't believe how my face had changed for the worse. I immediately purchased another bottle. That will be the last time I run out if I can help it. Some people hate the smell, but it goes away and I'd deal with worse for the results it provides.

                        • Skin Type:
                        • Combination
                         
                        5.0

                        My new favorite!

                        By Southern BookLover

                        from Mississippi

                        About Me Minimalist

                        Pros

                        • Lightweight
                        • Non-Greasy

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Daily Use
                          • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                          Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum:

                          I had given up on finding a firming serum that I could afford, but then I saw this product in a magazine article, and I am so glad I did! I use Philosophy When Hope is Not Enough Firming and Lifting Serum twice a day; I use it under my Olay SPF 30 moisturizer in the morning, and under Philosophy Help Me Retinol Night Treatment, followed by a night moisturizer. This serum is
                          worth every penny! It is not greasy, and the firming properties really last all day. I am fast approaching the age of 60, andI have tried so many other serums that only give you a so-so firmer appearance for a short time, including some of the more expensive department store brands. I am a contented consumer and will continue to buy this Philosophy firming and lifting serum!

                          • Skin Type:
                          • Dry
                           
                          5.0

                          Love!

                          By rajane

                          from hartselle al

                          Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum:

                          Wonderful changes!

                           
                          5.0

                          best serum there is

                          By bells

                          from Decatur IL

                          About Me Beauty Expert

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

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

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Daily Use
                            • Enlarged Pores
                            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

                            Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Firming And Lifting Serum:

                            I have tried so many serums. Still use different ones. My tried and true best one is this one. I wear it everyday in the morning not greasy at all. LOVE LOVE PHILOSOPHY

                            • Skin Type:
                            • Normal

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                            • Q:

                              Can I use this in conjunction with "No Reason To Hide Total Skin Tone Correcting Serum"? If so, which one should go on first?

                              Thank you.
                              Asked on 2/5/2015 by CollegeStudent

                              1 answer

                              • Brand Expert

                                A:

                                we recommend applying no reason to hide total skin tone correcting serum every evening, and when hope is not enough firming and lifting serum every morning. if you prefer to use both products each morning, apply the no reason to hide serum first, and the when hope is not enough serum second.

                                Answered on 2/6/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                            • Q:

                              Do I put this on over the Help Me product? I wash my face with purity, and use the cream, but not sure which product in between?
                              Asked on 10/10/2014 by Tamara from Jacksonville, Florida

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                This serum can be used both daily and nightly; Help Me should be used only nightly, because it contains retinol. Apply When Hope Is Not Enough first, followed by Help Me.

                                Answered on 10/13/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                            • Q:

                              Can this product be used around the eyes?
                              Asked on 7/27/2014 by Mary from New York

                              1 answer

                            • Q:

                              does this have hydrolauric acid in it?
                              Asked on 4/16/2014 by French Doll from Baton Rouge, LA

                              1 answer

                              • Staff Reviewer

                                A:

                                This product contains Sodium Hyaluronate, the sodium salt of Hyaluronic Acid, which has a lower molecular weight which means it penetrates into the skin more effectively to deeply hydrate the skin.

                                Answered on 4/17/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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