Friday, June 22, 2018

Recent Algenist Discoveries & Quick Thoughts

I’ve been trying out a few anti-aging, skincare bits from Algenist these past couple of months & here are some quick thoughts.

Algenist Reviews - Elevate Advanced Retinol Serum, Genius Ultimate Vitamin C Serum, Advanced Anti-Aging Repairing Oil

The Elevate Advanced Retinol Serum ($98; is a vegan retinol,  gentle enough to be used everyday. It layers beautifully and does not feel heavy. I do prefer using retinols in the night and with this one, I had a mild reaction initially, but it went away within the next few uses. A little bit of peeling and dryness cropped up after the first use, which was gone after the next couple of uses. I don’t use this everyday, more like 2-3 times a week and it has helped my skin feel softer, smoother and more balanced, by working in a very gentle way. 

Algenist  Elevate Advanced Retinol Serum Vegan Retinol

The Genius Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum ($118; is a very brightening serum that layers well under moisturizer or can be worn alone. Its a little sticky and takes a while to sink in completely, but a really nice one if you have lackluster skin and the effects can be seen almost instantly, the very next day. 

Algenist Genius Anti-Aging Vitamin C+ Serum

The Advance Anti-Aging Repairing Oil ($82; is a fabulous, quick absorbing, dry oil and perfect for anyone with normal-dry skin that needs lightweight moisture without the greasy, sticky feel. I also like this one as a makeup primer. It is also a good balancing oil if you have combination skin. Definitely recommend it if you have dry skin and want something super lightweight and hydrating.

Algenist Advance Anti-Aging Repairing Oil

*Press Sample 

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