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Philosophy Help Me

Philosophy

Help Me

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
 
4.4

(based on 150 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (117)
  • Non-greasy (88)
  • Softens skin (84)
  • Soothes skin (48)
  • Moisturizes (40)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (9)
  • Not effective (6)
  • Bad smell (4)
  • Greasy (4)

Best Uses

  • Fine lines/wrinkles (102)
  • Daily use (94)
  • Enlarged pores (76)
  • Uneven skin tone (73)
  • Sensitive skin (38)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (88), Survivalist / minimalist (35), Beauty expert (13), Budget shopper (4), Brand buyer (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (75), Dry (24), Normal (24), Oily (17)

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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:

    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:

      Love this stuff really works on deep or shallow wrinkles

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
       
      5.0

      Love, love, love this product

      By GeGe

      from Seguin,Texas

      About Me Beauty Expert

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Enlarged Pores
        • Redness/ Blotchiness

        Comments about Philosophy Help Me:

        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:

        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:

          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

          (6 of 6 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:

            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
             
            5.0

            Even the husband loves it!

            By Ocd_lady

            from Wisconsin

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Works

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Philosophy Help Me:

              Use the product nightly on problem spots and wake up with visible reduction. Even got the husband to try it. Works great!

              • Skin Type:
              • Oily
               
              4.0

              Amazing!

              By Sailing Moon

              from Las Vegas

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight
              • Non-Greasy
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Philosophy Help Me:

                I will be turning 30 this summer and have become very self conscious of my face lately. I what to prevent fine lines and wrinkles for as long as I can, as well as reduce the pores and blotches that have developed over the years. I appreciate that this is not an every night product and that it feels nice on my skin. I have only used it three times and have started to see a real difference in the tone and texture of my skin. This just may have been the perfect find!

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination

                (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                awesome for acne

                By Chris

                from Boston, MA

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Acne
                  • Enlarged Pores
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                  • Uneven Skin Tone

                  Comments about Philosophy Help Me:

                  I use this at night--retinol should be used at night w/ sunscreen during the day. I have very acne-prone skin, and use this 2-3 times a week to 1)exfoliate my face and 2)kill bacteria. I started using this product about 10 years ago when I called the Philosophy customer service number and was recommended this product for acne. My skin has cleared up and stayed cleared up. The side benefits are: smoother skin (exfoliation), elimination of dark spots (exfoliation), a glow to your skin.
                  I do have sensitive skin, so I only use this a few times a week. Still does the job

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Combination

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Definitely noticing a difference

                  By Debra

                  from Maryland

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy
                  • Non- Irritating

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Philosophy Help Me:

                    I've been using this product for two weeks and wasn't sure I noticed any improvement in my skin - until today! The test is looking at my skin in bright sunlight. I sneak a peek at myself in the side view mirror of a parked car as I walk through the parking lot to my office. Today I could definitely see an improvement. My skin looks more even-toned (minor melasma on my cheeks isn't as noticeable), and the texture is more refined (pores and fine lines less noticeable). My less-is-more makeup looks really natural, too. Can't wait to see if continued use will yield even more results.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination

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