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When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum

Philosophy

When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum

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A strong protective skin barrier is essential to skin's health and youthful appearance. Philosophy's silky-smooth serum works in harmony with skin's nightly regeneration process to help rebuild a stronger barrier and deliver smoother, more supple, replenished skin with more even and youthful-looking tone and texture.

Key Benefits:
  • Featuring unique nighttime omega 3-6-9 blend
  • Restores suppleness and cushion and increases skin's moisture retention
  • Reduces redness and sallowness

Clinical and consumer studies show:
  • Immediately, skin feels hydrated, smooth, supple and replenished*
  • After 2 weeks, fine lines and crepey skin appear reduced for a more luminous, youthful appearance*
  • After 4 weeks. women showed a clinical reduction in redness and yellowness**

*8-week self-assessment study, 46 women ages 35-60, twice-daily use
**4-week clinical study, 23 women ages 35-60, twice-daily use
Apply to clean, dry skin in the evening. Follow with moisturizer.
Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Dimethiconol, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Bisabolol, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil, Linoleic Acid, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Caprylyl Glycol, 1,2-Hexanediol, BHT, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Parfum/Fragrance, Oleic Acid, Tribehenin, PEG-8, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Oil, Palmitic Acid, Tocopherol, Stearic Acid, Ceramide NG, PEG-10 Rapeseed Sterol, Butylene Glycol, Linolenic Acid, Magnolia Officinalis Bark Extract, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose) Oil, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Lactic Acid, Linalool, Benzyl Benzoate, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Citronellol, Glycyrrhiza Uralensis (Licorice) Root Extract, Benzyl Salicylate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Hydroxycitronellal, Hexyl Cinnamal, Limonene, Ascorbic Acid, Citric Acid, Farnesol, Aqua/Water/Eau, Phenoxyethanol, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Rhizome/Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hexylene Glycol, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-12, Ilomastat, Cichorium Intybus (Chicory) Root Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin.

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PhilosophyWhen Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum
 
4.5

(based on 26 reviews)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Softens skin (20)
  • Moisturizes (17)
  • Soothes skin (17)
  • Lightweight (16)
  • Non-greasy (15)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (21)
  • Fine lines/wrinkles (10)
  • Sensitive skin (10)
  • Redness/ blotchiness (5)
  • Uneven skin tone (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (13), Beauty conscious (10)
    • Skin Type:
    • Dry (10), Combination (7), Normal (4)

Reviewed by 26 customers

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5.0

I LOVE this serum and it smells like heaven!

By Lana

from Grand Island, NE

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

    Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum:

    I've been searching for a face serum for a long time, since the "Back to Nuture Oil Gelee" was discontinued. If you loved that one like I did, this seems very similar. My skin looks so nourished and feels wonderful in the morning after I use this before bedtime. Thank you for this product!

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

    I love this serum!

    By Unlikerain

    from Oregon

    About Me Minimalist

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Smells Great
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

    • Slightly greasy if you use too much

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum:

    I started using this about a month ago in conjunction with other new products, so I can't say this is completely responsible for how great my skin is feeling and looking, but I absolutely love this serum. I use it nightly after washing and exfoliating, and it makes my skin feels so smooth and hydrated. It smells great, too! I actually look forward to my 'face time' every evening because of this stuff. I will likely be a lifelong user :)

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

    I LOVE this!!!

    By Stone's Mom

    from Portland, OR

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum:

      This oil is great! It makes my skin soft and smooth but doesn't make it feel greasy. The smell is great too!

      • Skin Type:
      • Dry
      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      3.0

      Feels great but not convinced

      By Lauren

      from PA

      About Me Minimalist

      Pros

      • Lightweight
      • Moisturizes
      • Softens Skin
      • Soothes Skin

      Cons

      • Expensive
      • Not Effective

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Redness/ Blotchiness

      Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum:

      I was recommended this with the daily cleanser and balm/moisturizer. The serum lasted 1 month using it twice a day. It felt great going on but didn't solve my red flaking skin.

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

      Love it

      By Sissy

      from Kansas

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum:

        Love it

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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Working so far

        By Lauren

        from Va

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Moisturizes
        • Softens Skin
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Redness/ Blotchiness

          Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum:

          Using morning and night with cleanser and matching balm moisturizer. Worked like a charm first 3 days immediately getting rid of dry peeling and blotchy skin. Not sure if long term effectiveness though.

          • Skin Type:
          • Dry
          • Age:
          • 30-44
           
          4.0

          Hope is good!

          By BonBon

          from Illinois

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Non-Greasy
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum:

            Nice product.
            Use it every day in the evening.

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

            I would buy this product again!!

            By New Roe

            from Belleville, NJ

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Fine Lines/Wrinkles

              Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum:

              As you become older, you are more aware of your skin. So far I am so loving this product!

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

              Noticed improvements in skin overnight

              By Nat the Brat

              from Detroit

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

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

                Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum:

                I love this serum! I cannot use many of the Philosophy products anymore due to sensitivities, but this serum has not irritated me in any way. I use this after cleansing and toning ( I still use a night cream on top of this before bed). It felt so light and smooth after the first use, and in the morning, my face seemed smoother. After a few days, the light creases in my face seemed more faint. I also feel it helps with my dark circles (I pat it under my eyes when applying over my face/neck) and some uneven spots are less noticeable. I am in my early thirties and have no wrinkles or crows feet like some of my friends do, and I feel this product is one of the reasons for that.

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

                Love this product!

                By Ace

                from Seattle, Wa.

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about Philosophy When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum:

                  I use this product nightly and the morning one as well. Been using this serum for about 6 months and really feel it has made an improvement of my skin.

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

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                  • Q:

                    will this help reduce dark spots
                    Asked on 5/8/2018 by lauren from US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      No, To address dark spots, We would recommend the When Hope Is Not Enough day serum as it helps to address the appearance of fine lines and rough texture, brighten and hydrate the skin.

                      Answered on 5/16/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    Can I use this with Help me? If so, in which order should they be applied?
                    Asked on 4/20/2018 by jmk from AZ

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, apply a pea-sized amount of the Help me after cleansing, then you can apply the When Hope Is Not Enough Night serum.

                      Answered on 5/10/2018 by Official Answer from Philosophy from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    Can you use this at night with the when hope is not enough retinoids cream and renewed night cream
                    Asked on 11/28/2017 by Countrygrl13 from Hudson NH

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, the When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum can be used in conjunction with the Renewed Hope in a Jar.

                      Answered on 12/13/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                  • Q:

                    Can I use this with Time in a Bottle?
                    Asked on 10/25/2017 by Val from Hagerstown MD

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, the Time in a Bottle 100% Daily Serum and the When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum can be used in conjunction with each other. Applying the Time in a Bottle serum as part of your day-time regimen and the When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum as part of your night-time regimen.

                      Answered on 10/27/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
                  • Q:

                    Is this product non-comedogenic? Is it ok for acne prone skin?
                    Asked on 8/14/2017 by slm from Minneapolis MN

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      When Hope Is Not Enough Night Nightly Restorative Serum is safe for acneic skin. Philosophy does not state that they are a Non-comedogenic company.

                      Answered on 8/30/2017 by Brand Expert from Philosophy
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