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Red Flower Illuminating Rose Collagen Renewal Face Serum Review

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Combination Skin, Dry Skin, Dull Skin, Fine Lines, Sagging Skin, Sensitive Skin, Uneven Skin, Wrinkles
red flower illuminating rose collagen renewal face serum
October 29, 2014 Reviewed by TIA Community Member 1 Comment
TRU Rating
Despite a very nice ingredients list, this serum failed to deliver significant anti-aging benefits

Pros

Has a very pleasant texture and smell

Cons

No visible improvement after almost three months of use

by Jennifer

I tested the Red Flower Illuminating Rose Collagen Renewal Face Serum because it seemed to be exactly what I had been searching for. The serum is 100% botanical and packs a big punch with a ton of wonderful ingredients. It’s a rich source of vitamin A and promises to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by promoting cellular renewal. At 36 years old with a normal skin type, I don’t have any wrinkles, but I do have fine lines around my eyes and lines on my forehead because I tend to talk with my eyebrows raised. For the last few years, I have been using all natural/organic anti-aging products, but I just felt like they lacked a certain punch. I stumbled upon the Truth In Aging website and am so thankful I did! The Red Flower Illuminating Rose Collagen Renewal Face Serum’s description says it “supports collagen and cellular renewal while boosting elasticity; helps prevent fine lines and wrinkles” — just what I need to combat those fine lines around my eyes and especially my forehead lines!

I decided to only test the product on one half of my face every morning and evening so I could really see if there was a difference. Upon application, this serum is very luxurious, almost like putting liquid gold on your face. Being a rose-based serum, it also smells heavenly. According to the serum’s description, rose oil is full of fatty acids, which provide instant and long-lasting moisturization. I felt the application was a bit heavy — I kept adjusting how much I used, which ended up being about three or four drops on half of my face. With no makeup on, I was pretty shiny four hours later — maybe some would call this radiant. As described, this serum definitely has anti-inflammatory properties to soothe irritation. When first applying, I had a mild irritation on my upper lip from my first time waxing there. After a few days, the irritation on the half of my lip with the serum was completely gone while the other half remained irritated. At this point I may have cheated a bit and used the serum to heal the other half of my upper lip, as well!

Unfortunately, after almost three months of use, I honestly could not tell a bit of difference between one half of my face and the other. My fine lines around my eyes and my forehead looked the same on both sides. I even asked a couple of girlfriends to guess which half I was using it on — one couldn’t tell and one guessed the wrong half! While I love the ingredients in this serum, for the price and results, I don’t see myself including this in my regular beauty regime.

  • November 24, 2014

    by Amanda

    I agree totally with the above review! The serum smells amazing and is full of natural ingredients, yet I have seen quicker, more powerful results with less expensive serums...though I tried this one seeking a more botanical blend for my face. After 2 months, there has been no change, almost worsening in my forehead wrinkles and lines around my eyes. I also have somewhat oily skin and feel very " radiant" hours after application.

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