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Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum

Philosophy

Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum

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Take control of the way your skin ages with Philosophy's breakthrough Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum that works through the 3 dimensions of time-past, present and future-to reveal stronger, younger-looking skin. First, an exclusive liposome complex stimulates skin's natural repair functions to help repair skin damage at its source. Next, potent vitamin C8 and a patented antioxidant complex neutralize damaging free radicals to help renew skin's protection from daily aggressors; and third, extracts from rare Himalayan red rice, red grape ferment and plantain leaf help reactivate skin's natural age-resisting mechanisms, for results you can see and feel.

Yesterday: 88% of women showed significant improvement in lines, wrinkles, texture and tone*; 100% of women showed a dramatic clinical improvement in firmness**
Today: Skin feels protected from daily damage** skin looks more radiant* and youthful with improved bounce**
Tomorrow: Skin feels stronger, more resilient and more able to fight off the effects of age damage**

*8-week results from an independent clinical study with 117 women aged 25-55
**8-week results from a cutometer and self-assessment study with 42 women aged 35-60

CLICK HERE to learn more on taking control of skin aging now
Prior to first use: Pour the entire vial of Philosophy's High Potency Activator containing pure vitamin C, red rice extract and red grape ferment extract into the serum, and fasten the pump to the bottle. Shake well for 20 seconds. The serum will turn light pink, indicating it is ready to begin transforming your skin. Apply to clean, dry face morning and evening.
Aqua/Water/Eau, Dimethicone, Bis-Peg-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Peg-8, Alcohol Denat., Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethiconol, Polyethylene, Xanthan Gum, Phenoxyethanol, Benzophenone-4, Bifida Ferment Lysate, Ptfe, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, Propylene Glycol, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Squalane, Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract, Disodium Edta, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Parfum/Fragrance, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Sodium Hydroxide, Adenosine, Physalis Pubescens Fruit Juice, Lecithin, Polysorbate 60, Alcohol, Tocopherol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Silica, Hydrolyzed Soy Flour, Citric Acid, Sodium Phosphate, Bht, Sodium Chloride, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Coffea Arabica (Coffee) Seed Extract, Pongamia Pinnata Seed Extract, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract, Bacillus Ferment, Linalool, Sodium Benzoate, Angelica Archangelica Root Extract, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Extract, Maltodextrin, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Trisodium Edta, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Acetic Acid, Potassium Chloride, Potassium Phosphate, Ascorbic Acid, Lactic Acid, Sclerotium Gum, Plankton Extract, Micrococcus Lysate, Sorbic Acid, Retinyl Palmitate, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Mica.

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PhilosophyTime in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum
 
4.5

(based on 73 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (60)
  • Non-greasy (59)
  • Softens skin (53)
  • Soothes skin (41)
  • Moisturizes (40)

Cons

  • Irritates skin (4)
  • Not effective (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (62)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (45)
  • Uneven skin tone (32)
  • Sensitive skin (27)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (20)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (39), Survivalist / minimalist (20), Beauty expert (5)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (35), Normal (17), Dry (10), Oily (6)

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4.0

I would buy this product again

By Mikki

from Adrian, MI

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

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

    Comments about Philosophy Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum:

    I'm 68 and still have adult acne and very large pores. It is difficult to find products that address aging
    skin without causing breakouts. I can honestly say that in the 2 weeks I have been using this product
    my skin is definitely firmer, fine lines are diminished, and my pores are also a little less noticeable.
    It dries quickly and isn't " sticky". Overall, I think it is a great product. The only drawback is the price.

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

    Love it, love it, love it!

    By Kate R

    from Pennsylvania

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Redness/ Blotchiness
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Philosophy Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum:

      This has got to be one of the best products I have ever used. I love it! I switched over to an entire Philosophy skin care regiment, and my skin hasn't been this healthy in a long time. I would recommend it to everyone.

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

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I would buy this product again

      By LB

      from Patchogue, NY

      About Me Minimalist

      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 Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum:

        Love it

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I love this face product!

        By Sis

        from Charlottesville, VA

        About Me Minimalist

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Philosophy Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum:

          I have the worst time with moisturizers as they usually cause me to break out. Philosophy's Miracle product is simply wonderful. I don't break out, and my skin looks great, not old and dry. So happy to have found this face product, and the all over body wash. I'm prone to rashes and breakouts, and this formula works so well for me.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination
          • Age:
          • 60+
           
          1.0

          Left a rash on my face

          By Very Vashley

          from Newport CA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

            Cons

            • Irritates Skin

            Best Uses

              Comments about Philosophy Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum:

              I use philosophy products all the time but this irritated my skin and made it itchy. I'm so sad about this becuase their products always seem to work for me. Tried several different times and unfortunately, this was the culprit. :-(

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

              Better than Nothing to Hide

              By Surprisingly Sensitive Skin

              from Chicago, IL

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Redness/ Blotchiness
                • Uneven Skin Tone

                Comments about Philosophy Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum:

                When I hit my 30s I realized just using moisturizer wasn't cutting it anymore. Wanted to incorporate more intentional cleansing and serums into my routine. Started using Dermologica double cleanse system and Philosphy's Nothing to Hide serum. Did well for a while, but I wanted a little more out of my serum. Started using Time in a Bottle and am seeing better results (more even tone, softer skin). With Nothing to Hide, I sometimes get piling if I applied my moisturizer too quickly after use. Definitely am not experiencing that with this new serum. Could just be that in another year I'll have to try a new serum again (maybe my skin builds up a tolerance for it after a while?) but for now I'm happy.

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

                Faithful Favorite

                By PWH484

                from New Braunfels TX

                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
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Philosophy Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum:

                  Love to use this every morning even if I am not putting on makeup. Revives my skin to start everyday off right.

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

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Love this product!

                  By MrsF

                  from Owensboro LY

                  About Me Beauty Expert

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Lightweight
                  • Non-Greasy

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about Philosophy Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum:

                    Love this product! I have sensitive skin and have had issues finding the right skin care product. This has helped with redness and reduced fine lines/wrinkles within days.

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

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    THE best face serum I have ever owned and I've owned a lot.

                    By Nikki

                    from Drexel Hill

                    About Me Skin Care Professional

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

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

                      Comments about Philosophy Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum:

                      I use it in the morning and before bed. My skin has never loooked better, I feel like it gives me a natural glow. I even have been going completely make up free recently and have been getting compliments and asked what concealer I am using.

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

                      Wow

                      By L

                      from Burlington, NC

                      About Me Minimalist

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Lightweight
                      • Non-Greasy
                      • Softens Skin

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

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

                        Comments about Philosophy Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum:

                        Love this product!!! This is week 3 and I can already see results. My skin is smoother, brighter, my wrinkles are smaller less noticeable, and it's helping even out the redness in my face!!!

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

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                        • Q:

                          Can this be used with the rosehip oil from Juleep, or with any oil serums?
                          Asked on 3/29/2018 by Queen Etherea from Whittier, CA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            We would not recommend using the Time In A Bottle Serum with another serum. We recommend using a moisturizer after applying a serum only.

                            Answered on 4/2/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
                        • Q:

                          Can I also use on my undereyes??
                          Asked on 2/17/2018 by Lauren V. from Bethlehem, PA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            No, we do not recommend using the Time In A Bottle serum on the under eye area. The formulation may be to intense for the delicate skin located under the eye. We would recommend using the Time In A Bottle Eye Serum.

                            Answered on 2/22/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                        • Q:

                          How would I use this in conjunction with When Hope Is Not Enough Serum and additionally with my retinol?
                          Asked on 2/17/2018 by Lauren V from Bethlehem, PA

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            The Serum can be used by alternating them. You can use one of the serums in the morning regimen and the other for the evening regimen.

                            Answered on 2/26/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                        • Q:

                          How long does time in a bottle last? A month 3 months. How often do I have to buy it?
                          Asked on 2/5/2018 by Melinda from Texas

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Yes, the Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum should be used within 90 days from the date of opening.

                            Answered on 2/8/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                        • Q:

                          How long does this bottle last?
                          Asked on 2/4/2018 by Melinda from Texas

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            For best results, we recommend using the Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum within three months, applying it twice a day.

                            Answered on 2/6/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Does Philosophy, or ULTA, sell the activator for this product separately? I received this in a gift set and unfortunately the activator was mistakenly tossed in the trash. Can I use just the serum?
                          Asked on 12/30/2017 by bunny from Wisconsin

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Unfortunately, the Time in a Bottle components are not produced separately.

                            Answered on 1/7/2018 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                        • Q:

                          What moisturizer do you recommend to use with this serum?
                          Asked on 11/27/2017 by Leahna from sc

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            Your moisturizer should be chosen based on your skin care needs that you wish to address, however, The Time In A Bottle serum is compatible with all moisturizers.

                            Answered on 11/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                        • Q:

                          What is the difference between this serum and When Hope is not Enough Serum? It's not quite clear which serum is recommended for what age group/concern. I'm 37 yo trying to stay on top of aging with combo skin that has an occasional blemish.
                          Asked on 10/22/2017 by Kelli from Dayton, OH

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            We would recommend using the Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum because it contains an all in one blend to help to improve texture, radiance, lines and wrinkles, and firmness

                            Answered on 10/24/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                        • Q:

                          Can I use this if I'm using "Help Me" (the retinol cream?) How would it interact?
                          Thanks.
                          Asked on 10/18/2017 by too many products from Florida

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            No, it is not recommended to use the Time In A Bottle Serum with the Help Me Retinol treatment. Due to the Vitamin C and Retinol combination in the Help Me and then adding the Time In A Bottle, which contains Vitamin C, may cause an irritation. However, you can use the Time In A Bottle Serum in the morning.

                            Answered on 10/19/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                        • Q:

                          does this dry the skin out? it is not recommend for use with dry skin?
                          Asked on 9/24/2017 by Jessica from ohio

                          1 answer

                          • Brand Expert

                            A:

                            No, the Time in a Bottle 100% In-Control Resist Renew Repair Serum adds a layer of hydration to the skin before applying the moisturizer.

                            Answered on 9/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
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