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Caudalie Vinexpert Firming Serum

What it is: A cutting-edge serum that visibly lifts and sculpts for younger-looking skin.What it does: Vinexpert Firming Serum uses Caudalie’s breakthrough clinical patent Resveratrol-Oleyl to visibly restructure skin so that it regains its firmness and elasticity, while visibly diminishing fine lines and wrinkles. Resveratrol-Oleyl combats the effects of glycation, soften the signs of aging while supporting natural collagen and elastin production. This formula also uses a cutting-edge patent that visibly contours the cheekbones with anti-gravity peptides and Argan proteins. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates - PhthalatesWhat else you need to know: This oil-free, non-comedogenic formula is dermatologically tested and suitable for all skin types. Use as a complement to Vinexpert Anti-ageing Serum Eyes and Lips. For a complete antiaging regimen and increased effectiveness, this product is recommended for use with Vinexpert Radiance Day Fluid or Vinexpert Radiance Day Cream and Vinexpert Night Infusion Cream.“The new generation of vine Resveratrol-Oleyl stimulates collagen and elastin production and stops glycation, responsible for wrinkles, at its source.” —Mathilde Thomas, Founder of CaudalieResearch results: In 22-day trials conducted on 22 volunteers with twice daily application:-96% showed firmer skin (in deep lines and wrinkles, jaw line, and areas that suffer extreme loss of elasticity)-80% of patients saw more sculpted cheekbones and heightened facial contours
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Questions & Answers for Caudalie Vinexpert Firming Serum

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Do you apply with cream?
I see that this is a serum...do you apply with a cream or can you use it by itself? I am looking for something to use daily as a moisturizer.
asked 5 years, 3 months ago
3732
(Burlington, ON)
on Vinexpert Firming Serum
12 answers
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answer 1
Serums are treatments not moisturizers. The use of either depends on your age & skin condition. In your 20s a good moisturizer w/SPF should do it. This product is targeted to 40+ in age ~ aged/dry skin loves the combo of this product and Vinexpert Radiance day cream. Caudalie is one of the best ~ my introduction was on my 40th birthday, that was 17 years ago. I will never use another line, I found the best!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
mcrowan
(Washington, D.C.)
answer 2
I've used it both ways, but I think it's better to follow with a light moisturizer -- esp. in the winter and if you have aging skin, which tends to get dry. Their day moisturizer is great -- a bit of shimmer to it --
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
happy11
(Minneapolis, MN)
answer 3
you apply a moisturizer over it
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
lvvv
(cranston ri)
answer 4
Best results are when used with a moisturizer. A serum works deep into the skin cells.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
grandmalynn
(Buffalo, New York)
answer 5
You use this product under your moisturizer. It can work, I've done it. But not the same as using both in combo.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
silverbrain
(Marin County, CA)
answer 6
In this hot weather I would use a fluid,something lighter than a cream on top
of the Vinexpert Serum during day.Try Caudalie Vitaminee Pulpe Emulsion
Anti-Wrinkle Fluid-beautiful results day or night and lovely slight grape scent.
In winter-if like me you need more hydratiion to combat the weather-try one
of Caudalie's Radiance creme or fluid,gives a slight sparkle too.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
bluemadonna
(New York,New York)
answer 7
Whenever you use any type of serum, always put that on first, then your moisturizer. And, if you're using a moisturizer that does not contain sunscreen, always put the sunscreen on next. If you're using a powder or foundation, put that on over the sunscreen. It's called layering products for optimal effectiveness. As a licensed esthetician, I am always glad to answer questions. Hope this helps.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
leslie100
(Massapequa, NY)
answer 8
This is one step in the skincare regimen. You won't get as good results using something that combines, it won't be as strong, and sometimes certain ingredients don't play well together so they need to be applied separately. It doesn't take that long to apply, and you can use it along with moisturizer nighttime only if you just want to use moisturizer in the morning.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
kauffeluvr
(Illinois)
answer 9
it can be used alone but if its not moisturizing enough for you you can still apply a cream on top.
answered 4 years ago
1rayonce
(Chicago IL)
answer 10
I use this serum with the Bliss Triple Oxygen cream. Your complexion looks great after one use. Your skin will have that "dewy" look. I don't have any wrinkles yet so I can't say that it diminishes your wrinkles. I use this as a prevantative.
answered 4 years, 2 months ago
sassie
(San Ramon, CA)
answer 11
I generally use it under my moisturizer--both in the morning & the evening. It helps immensely to hydrate my skin (I live in a very dry climate). In the summer, on warmer days, I find the serum alone is an effective light moisturizer.
answered 4 years, 7 months ago
carolecdn
answer 12
I just use on top of the Caudalie toner, but no other moisturizer. Has done wonders for my face.
answered 5 years, 3 months ago
zoejeanne
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compared to the Vinexpert Anti-Ageing Eye and Lip Serum
How does the Vinexpert Firming Serum compare to the Vinexpert Anti-Aging Eye and Lip Serum, in terms of tightening and firming the eye area?
asked 4 years, 5 months ago
BellaMamma2Three
(Milwaukee, WI)
on Vinexpert Firming Serum
6 answers
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answer 1
Personally, I like the face firming serum for the eye area better than the serum made for the eyes and lips because I think the effect lasts longer but I don't think it's really made for the eye area so people with very sensitive skin could probably have a reaction.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
maltesemom
(Newport Beach, California)
answer 2
These are both great products and should be used if you are targeting these areas, or if you are experiencing problems intermittently. I use the Firming Serum all over my face and chest, except around my eyes which I use products that are designed for that area only.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
livelyone
(Lake Forest, CA)
answer 3
The eye and lip serum is okay, but not my favorite Caudalie product --
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
happy11
(Minneapolis, MN)
answer 4
I asked that same question. If you've got firming wishes in more than the eye area, my cosmotologist told me to use this instead. The difference is in how the product is absorbed. Apparently the eye lip product is absorbed faster.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
silverbrain
(Marin County, CA)
answer 5
During dday I use The Vitaminee Pulpe Eye and Lip cream on top of the
Vinexpert (it has peptides which are very firming.)Used together my skin
texture keeps improving.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
bluemadonna
(New York,New York)
answer 6
I haven't tried the other Caudalie products.
answered 4 years ago
jankc
(Auburn Hills, Mi)
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Is this for use under the eyes as well? I read someone used it around the eye area in a review.
asked 3 years, 6 months ago
kc005food
(Nashua, NH)
on Vinexpert Firming Serum
6 answers
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answer 1
I was easily able to use the old formula around my eyes. Did for a couple of years. Can still use this one around my eyes, but my eyes aren't quite as happy as they were before.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
agingmama
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 2
I don't think it is actually intended for use around the eyes, but I have noticed it is particularly good for firming the eye area and I have never had a problem with it despite having sensitive skin.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
maltesemom
(Newport Beach, California)
answer 3
Caudalie makes an eye serum. I try to use products that are targeted for the area.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
livelyone
(Lake Forest, CA)
answer 4
I love this stuff for my face and neck, but use something else on my eyes. So why not get a sample from the store and try it? Or does Caudalie make an eye gel?
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
beautyaloft
(Easton MD)
answer 5
I use this all around my eyes, and lips. It absorbs quickly, a little goes a long way, and it did not cause any irritation at all.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
saffo
(Detroit, MI)
answer 6
I'd developed a severe allergy when applied under/around my eyes. Do not recommend to use it there.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
shelpen
(VA)
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when do you use this product and can it be layered?
asked 2 years, 8 months ago
moonlightgoddes
(Palm Beach, Fl)
on Vinexpert Firming Serum
6 answers
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answer 1
I alternate Algenist and Philosophy moisturizers--both from Sephora-- and use this under them in the eye area for a little extra firming and sometimes on the rest of my face and it works together well with these creams.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
maltesemom
(Newport Beach, California)
answer 2
Serum is first. I use Hourglass Tinted Moisturizer next..also awesome, and Korres eye cream.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
Debbie247
(Doylestown, PA)
answer 3
I use it after my shower and before my face moisurizer. Sometimes I use it at night, but not usually. I really like a serum before moisturizer, but I would feel comfortable using it during the day for a pick-me-up, too!
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
kkmurdock
(Merced, CA)
answer 4
I use the Firming Serum in the morning and evening and I always layer.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
livelyone
(Lake Forest, CA)
answer 5
It should be used after face cleansing and before moisturizing. The serum is a bit moisturizing in itself, but doesn't do enough for a combo or dry skin type. It really is great for smoothing out the skin and reducing pore size. I use it mostly for wrinkle prevention.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
hokulala
(Honolulu, HI)
answer 6
I layer it - right after cleansing I put on a thin layer of this product and once it dries, I move to the next (balancing serum at night, moisturizer in the morning)
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
evanyc
(New York, NY)
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what happens if you stop using it?
What will happen after you have those fine lines gone and pores minimized will they come back if you stop using the product? I have never used any anti aging product before is it like a life time commitment to these products?
asked 1 year, 9 months ago
iffi
(Coralville, IA)
on Vinexpert Firming Serum
5 answers
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answer 1
Do you get hungry a few hours after a meal? If you do not feed yourself on a regular basis you will feel it. Same thing with skin. I responds to nurturing. If you stop you will notice a difference.
answered 1 week ago
femme
(Houston, Texas)
answer 2
ladies,

i dont know what u have been using, but i have never found a good cream or serum or anything

nothing will ever REALLY work

all u slather on your face goes on the top layer

aging is two layers down

all we r doing is keep this top layer semi-happy

it does not change anything per se

i say: do NOT expect miracles

sure, exfoliate, moisturize, but GENETICS is boss.

sorry, life is unfair ;--//
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
princess0123
answer 3
I didn't really need this sort of thing until after I had my first child--that was at 38-- so you might not need it yet. But yes, I notice that if I don't use a really good product at least every other day, the old problems creep back.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
maltesemom
(Newport Beach, California)
answer 4
I don't think that it is that the lines "come back" after stopping a product that works. It is more that age marches on. So, in a way, you might think that your skin is sort of addicted to a product that helps firm it or eliminates the lines, but actually you are really fighting off the effects of aging. So if you stop a good product then you start to age again. If you keep using a good product, you are slowing down time. See?
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
kkmurdock
(Merced, CA)
answer 5
It works as long as you use it. You may see some results for a couple of weeks after you stop using it but your skin will go back to what it was before.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
marsal
(macomb, mi)
Question
i'm 35. is this product ok to use for my age? or is it targeted for more mature skin?
asked 3 years, 1 month ago
yangtanw
(Toronto Canada)
on Vinexpert Firming Serum
4 answers
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answer 1
I am 35 and this was recommended to me at the Sephora store. I have very fine lines on my forehead and I just wanted something to help minimize them or keep them from getting deeper. Kind of a preemptive strike against future wrinkles.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
shopaaholic
(Houston, TX)
answer 2
Starting at 35 will put you so far ahead of the game. It is never too soon to start really taking care of your skin.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
livelyone
(Lake Forest, CA)
answer 3
YES! I am the same age and this works well and will help avoid aging skin.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
evanyc
(New York, NY)
answer 4
Hi yangtanw. This serum is a great option for anyone concerned with sagging skin and wrinkles.

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answered 3 years, 1 month ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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How does this compare to Philosophy's Miracle Worker Serum?
I have used the Caudlie foaming cleanser and really liked it but never tried any of their other products. I'm almost out of my Philosphy serum and I was planning to order the Miracle Worker kit when I saw this. Does anyone have any thoughts? Thanks!
asked 3 years, 8 months ago
chelsea117
(Long Beach, CA)
on Vinexpert Firming Serum
3 answers
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answer 1
Both do a good job of firming but you would more than likely need a separate moisturizer with the Caudalie.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
maltesemom
(Newport Beach, California)
answer 2
Try the Vinexpert Firming Serum the next time you need to repurchase your serum. I think you will find there is quite a big difference.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
livelyone
answer 3
I haven't tried Philosophy, so I can't say; however, I can tell you that this stuff (esp. if you do regular exfoliation so it penetrates faster) is awesome!
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
happy11
(Minneapolis, MN)
Question
Is this the same serum as the old Firming Serum, just in a different bottle? It looks the same.
asked 1 year, 9 months ago
ccup
(Hockessin, DE)
on Vinexpert Firming Serum
3 answers
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answer 1
This latest version of the Vinexpert Serum is now hypo allergenic so that even a sensitive skin can use it!
answered 6 months ago
CaudalieUSA
(ny, ny)
answer 2
NO. The texture, color and smell have changed. Can't tell yet if it works as well, either.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
agingmama
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 3
This is not the same old product in new packaging. It contains Resveratrol-Oleyl. which is a new ingredient patented in 2012. When you use it you can actually feel your skin tighten. It's a great product!
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
marsal
(macomb, mi)
Question
does anybody have a breakout from it?
For some reason, I tend to have breakout with a lot of products, Shiseido revitalizing resolue, Fresh black tea serum and cream and etc. Does anybody have that problem with this product?
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
jesst70
(Cincinnati,OH)
on Vinexpert Firming Serum
3 answers
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answer 1
I have very sensitive skin and i did not experience any issues.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
beth1323
(Detroit, MI)
answer 2
Not a problem for me.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
Suzawn
(Grove City, PA)
answer 3
I have really sensitive skin and have problems with many products but this has not caused any blotches or break outs and I can even use it around my eyes without problems.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
maltesemom
(Newport Beach, California)
Question
Suitable for 20s?
I am in my late 20s and i have some lines on my forehead and around my lips.
Is this a good product and if not, what should i be using? Thank you.
asked 1 year, 6 months ago
nefertari
(Houston, TX)
on Vinexpert Firming Serum
2 answers
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answer 1
I'm in my early twenties and I find this product has fantastic results!
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
Anonymous
(Hamilton, Canada)
answer 2
I am also in my late 20's (29 actually) and have been using this product for a couple weeks. I love it. I don't actually have any wrinkles, but my skin feels fantastic and more firm for sure.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
rachelfarrell22
(Milwaukee, WI)
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