Today I am doing something slightly unusual for my normal write-up. I am writing about some excellent Western Brand products I have experienced in the past. Yes believe it or not…I have used tonnes of Western products before I have discovered my Korean gems:).
These products are by Elizabeth Arden-Prevage Range
When I was a beauty junkie for your standard, American, French, Australian and UK brands I used to swear by Elizabeth Arden brand and in particular their Prevage range. As you can see I have 3 bottle here of a product that costs 250 Australian Dollars each. This is how much I used to love it.
The original serum comes in a convenient pump bottle and dispenses a small amount of a softly-peach colored thin serum. There’s a very soft, light scent (slightly perfumed) that fades very quickly. When rubbed into the skin, the product becomes invisible. The skin is left with a soft sheen and immediately looks more moisturized. The effect of immediate radiance seems to last all day, and the effect is cumulative. When I have used this product consistently I have found that my skin texture and tone has improved and some small sun marks have faded, pores got smaller and my skin looked more luminous and moisturized. However having said that…the cumulative effect that I got from this product is comparable to the effect of the Korean brands that I am using now even though they have completely different ingredients. Also girls with sensitive skin…this product is definitely not for you.
What I will say though is that, when I was in England in 2013….Elizabeth Arden has launched there its most intensive product in the Prevage range which is the PREVAGE® Anti-aging + Intensive Repair Daily Serum. I have posted official video on both products here, official benefits and the actual ingredient lists for both products. If you go through the ingredient listing of both products in detail, you will see that the new Serum has a much more advanced and interesting ingredient list with many of the latest peptides and skincare ingredients on top of the actual Idebenone-Arazine complex. I have been lucky to use samples of the new serum when I was in England and given my experience…I would buy the new serum over the original product which I will no longer re-purchase after I finish my three bottles as I show in the video. But beware the price for the new product is 225 USD for 30 ml…so I have to say that it would be a while for me before I buy it…as I can buy a ton of highly innovative Korean products at this price…..as I mention above…my general recommendation would be that if you want to buy ether of the below products…then go for the new serum as it has more of the latest ingredients included for your money.
My review of Prevage Face Advanced Anti-Aging Serum.
Link from the Official Video about both Prevage serums.
PREVAGE® Face Advanced Anti-Aging Serum.
Advanced Idebenone technology creates a reserve within the skin to release protective and corrective benefits when and where skin needs it most. With continued use, skin’s natural look of resilience is fortified, allowing skin to help fight the effects of environmental aggression. For best results, use this product morning and night as the first step of your Prevage regimen.
- Improves the overall appearance of skin.
- Reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
- Enhances skin radiance and brightness.
- Can be used by all skin types.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Peg-8, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Butylene Glycol, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Glycerin, Hydroxydecyl Ubiquinoyl Dipalmitoyl Glycerate (Idebenone), Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Vp Copolymer, Ergothioneine, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Lactobacillus/Arundinaria Gigantea Leaf Ferment Filtrate, Peucedanum Graveolens (Dill) Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Caprylyl Glycol, Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Pca, Trehalose, Urea, Phospholipids, Polyphosphorylcholine Glycol Acrylate, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Beheneth-25 Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Sodium Acrylate/Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Polyquaternium-51, Polyisobutene, Xanthan Gum, Dimethylmethoxy Chromanol, Tetrasodium Edta, Mica, Parfum/Fragrance, Benzoic Acid, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Isobutylparaben, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Propylparaben, Sorbic Acid, Chlorphenesin, Red 4 (Ci 14700), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891)
PREVAGE® Anti-aging + Intensive Repair Daily Serum
NewBeauty – Beauty Choice Award
The Best Anti-Aging Serum
In just 15 minutes, Prevage Anti-Aging and Intensive Repair Daily Serum diminishes lines, increases firmness and enhances skin luminosity. This serum features a blend of Idebenone and an exclusive Arazine complex to help protect and correct the skin’s appearance from the signs of aging due to environmental threats. Immediately, see firmer, more radiant skin and with continued use, this product significantly reduces the appearance of age spots, wrinkles and even deep lines.
- Smoothes lines and wrinkles.
- Diminishes age spots leaving behind a luminous glow.
- Can be used by all skin types.
Water/Aqua/Eau, Cyclopentasiloxane, Butylene Glycol, Pentylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Methyl Trimethicone, Isododecane, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycerin, Peg-75, Polysilicone-11, Panthenyl Triacetate, Caprylyl Methicone, Propylene Glycol, Hydroxydecyl Ubiquinoyl Dipalmitoyl Glycerate, Glycereth-26, Peg-10 Dimethicone, Ergothioneine, Chondrus Crispus Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Retinyl Linoleate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Caprylyl Glycol, Coco-Caprylate/Caprate, Isohexadecane, Ppg-2 Isoceteth-20 Acetate, Urea, Acetyl Farnesylcysteine, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Lecithin, Lysophosphatidic Acid, Naringenin, Methylsilanol Hydroxyproline Aspartate, Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-19, Quercus Suber Bark Extract, Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3, Oligopeptide-68, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Vp Copolymer, Decyl Glucoside, Lysolecithin, Polysorbate 20, Polysorbate 80, Sodium Oleate, Polyimide-1, Dextran, Hexylene Glycol, Disodium Edta, Salicylic Acid, Mica, Tin Oxide, Aminopropyl Dimethicone, Parfum/Fragrance, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Linalool, Benzophenone-4, Ethylparaben, Methylparaben, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Propylparaben, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Sodium Methylparaben, Red 4 (Ci 14700), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Yellow 5 (Ci 19140).
General info about Idebenone and why it is so special.