philosophy

when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum 1 fl oz (29.6 ml)

Smooth and firm your skin with this super-moisturizing philosophy serum. Formulated with antioxidants, peptides, vitamin c & e, soy, and natural extracts.

$43.00

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may we grow beautiful as we grow wise.

facial firming serum with glutathione, peptides, vitamin c and e, and soy

  • provides super moisturization for stressed skin
  • antioxidants help restore cells and counteract free radical damage
  • contains peptides to help firm the skin
  • natural extracts to minimize roughness and help smooth skin
  • helps retard facial hair growth

Warnings:

for external use only.  avoid direct contact with the eyes.  keep out of reach of children.

distributed by philosophy®

Water (aqua), Glyceryl Polymethacrylate, Pentylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, PEG 7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Palmitoyl Pentapeptide 3, Glutathione, Potassium Ascorbyl Tocopheryl Phosphate, Larrea Divaricata Extract (chapparel), Sodium Hyaluronate (Hyaluronic Acid), Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice, Allantoin (Comfrey Root), Carbomer, Lecithin, Polysorbate 20, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Methylbromo Glutaronitrile, Fragrance (parfum), Tetrasodium EDTA

can be used a.m. and/or p.m.  place 5 to 6 drops of serum into palm of your hand and apply serum directly to entire face, neck and chest area.  if applying with hope and a prayer vitamin c powder, mix fresh daily, 1/2 to 1 scoop directly with serum in palm of your hand and apply mixture as directed.  note:  hope and a prayer powder should only be mixed with serum in the a.m.  follow with moisturizer. 

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philosophy when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum, 1 fl oz
 
4.0

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (19)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

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69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (14)
  • Non-greasy (8)
  • Moisturizes (6)
  • Softens skin (5)
  • Soothes skin (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily use (14)
    • Fine lines/wrinkles (6)
    • Enlarged pores (4)
    • Sensitive skin (4)
    • Uneven skin tone (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Beauty conscious (10)
      • Skin Type:
      • Combination (7), Dry (5)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    philosophy user

    I use this daily in the a.m. with the vitamin C powder and use the save me, help me, and hope in a jar with and hope is not enough in the p.m. ...Read complete review

    I use this daily in the a.m. with the vitamin C powder and use the save me, help me, and hope in a jar with and hope is not enough in the p.m. I am 32 and I've had several compliments on my skin by friends I haven't seen in a while. Since I use with the C powder, I do experience slight tingling, but it never irritates my combinations oily skin. Overall, I am quite pleased with this product and the rest of the philosophy line. I have used others, Aveeno, Remede, etc. but will stick with philosophy for the ease of use, the price and of course, the results!

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    No results

    I used this product as directed and saw no results at all. I have used and liked other Philosophy products but this one was a waste of money.

    I used this product as directed and saw no results at all. I have used and liked other Philosophy products but this one was a waste of money.

    Reviewed by 31 customers

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    1.0

    Skin peel

    By 4Tucson

    from Tucson, AZ

    describe yourself Beauty Conscious

    See all my reviews

    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Irritates Skin
    • Not Effective

    Best Uses

      Comments about philosophy when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum, 1 fl oz:

      This product made my skin peel. It is awful. I would not recommend tihs to anyone. I only used it a few times a week. And my skin still peeled.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I buy this product over and over!

      By Tals

      from Chicago, Ill.

      describe yourself Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about philosophy when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum, 1 fl oz:

        I use this product twice a day after cleansing my face and before any other moisturizer. I've used this for 4yrs. and feel sure that it has helped maintain the firmness of my skin as I age. I get comments all the time about my skin looking so great at age 65.

        • Skin Type:
        • Dry

        Comment on this review

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        A skeptic finds this miraculous...

        By Gwirl

        from Denver, CO

        describe yourself Beauty Expert

        See all my reviews

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Moisturizes
        • Non-Greasy
        • Soothes Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about philosophy when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum, 1 fl oz:

          This product came to me as a sample. I have used *every* expensive skin care system. I started putting a thin layer of this on over all of my usual evening products, thinking little about it. I then started to notice that I looked like I was rested and glowing after removing my makeup at the end of the night. This was the reason. It was the only thing I did differently - it has to be the reason - my skin looks radiant.

          • Skin Type:
          • Dry

          Comment on this review

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Gotta Have It!

          By Mrs. Tex

          from Taunton, MA

          describe yourself Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Lightweight
          • Moisturizes
          • Non-Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Enlarged Pores
            • Fine Lines/Wrinkles
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about philosophy when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum, 1 fl oz:

            I use this daily under my moisturizer. It minimizes pores and gives my skin a firmer, smoother look.

            • Skin Type:
            • Combination

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            LOVE IT!!!!

            By nannerpuddin

            from London, KY

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about philosophy when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum, 1 fl oz:

              My skin is so incredibly DRY!! I've tried everything, but by the end of the day, my face looks so dry and wrinkled under my makeup, especially when I smile. This stuff is amazing!!! It added to hope in a jar for dry skin is the perfect remedy. My face finally looks moisturized all day! Thanks Philosophy!!!

              • Skin Type:
              • Dry
              • Age:
              • 25-34

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              5.0

              Excellent

              By sh

              from Columbia, SC

              describe yourself Beauty Conscious

              See all my reviews

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Enlarged Pores

                Comments about philosophy when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum, 1 fl oz:

                I mix this every day with a scoop of the booster C powder. I love the way it makes my skin feel. After the first day of use a friend commented on how radiant my face looked!

                • Skin Type:
                • Oily

                Comment on this review

                (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Unsure Of My Philosophy On This Firmer

                By Nanny

                from Dallas, TX

                describe yourself Beauty Conscious

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                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Non-Greasy
                • Soothes Skin

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use
                  • Sensitive Skin

                  Comments about philosophy when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum, 1 fl oz:

                  I'm not sure what it does for my skin. It feels good when I put it on, but I don't think I'll continue to use it unless I notice a big difference after I stop. I reserve my opinion until later.

                  • Skin Type:
                  • Dry
                  • Age:
                  • 55+

                  Comment on this review

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Very good produc!

                  By Rose

                  from Seattle

                  describe yourself Beauty Expert

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

                  • Add a glow
                  • Evens skin tone
                  • Lightweight
                  • Skin brightener

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

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

                    Comments about philosophy when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum, 1 fl oz:

                    I am buying my second bottle. I believe this product, when used with the Vitamin C powder, has made my skin much more even toned, brighter and smoother.
                    This is agood price for a peptide containing product.

                    • Skin Type:
                    • Combination
                    • Age:
                    • 55+

                    Comment on this review

                    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    Ok, but really smells

                    By Finelines

                    from Seattle

                    describe yourself Beauty Conscious

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                      Cons

                      • Bad Smell

                      Best Uses

                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about philosophy when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum, 1 fl oz:

                      I think this product is ok-not really sure if it is helping but boy the smell is unpleasant. Will not use again

                      • Skin Type:
                      • Normal
                      • Age:
                      • 35-44

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                      5.0

                      this is it-i wont ever b without it

                      By noisy

                      from sherwood,arkansas

                      describe yourself Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

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

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use

                        Comments about philosophy when hope is not enough, a.m. firming serum, 1 fl oz:

                        i use it every a.m. afer cleansing my face, is so smooth and soft-it looks so alive.i it will never run out of it-try it-u will love it,know i do

                        • Skin Type:
                        • Dry
                        • Age:
                        • 55+

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