Hi there! Today I’m reviewing another Yves Rocher sample – Yves Rocher Elixir 7.9 Luminosity Reactivator. At first I thought this product was a serum – but after I used it, I realised it wasn’t. Ah well, this kind of thing happens.
OK, so the fluid claims to reactivate skin energy and light. And it’s supposed to be applied every morning – after your regular moisturiser or on its own.
I cannot comment on whether this product has any anti-ageing benefits. That’s because I had a sample only.
Based on my experience using this product once, I can say it doesn’t have any immediate blurring effect on wrinkles or fine lines. But let’s get to the ‘luminosity’. 🙂
This product contains tiny shimmer particles which are supposed to reflect light and make your face appear fresh and luminous. The ‘luminous’ effect is only temporary – until you wash your face.
Since the product is called Luminosity Reactivator, I would expect some kind of skin improvement or an enhanced skin glow (or something…) over time. The product might actually achieve something like that – but Yves Rocher’s product description doesn’t mention anything.
What I liked about this product was the subtle, pleasant fragrance and the easy to apply formula. I think this product would work for most skin types. But if you have dry skin, I’d recommend you use your regular moisturiser as a base for this product. I didn’t find it moisturising enough on its own.
In addition, this product doesn’t contain sunscreen, so you need to make sure you protect your skin from the sun – ideally by applying a moisturiser with SPF before using this product.
I won’t purchase the full size product. It’s quite expensive, and Yves Rocher’s web site didn’t state if this product has any lasting benefits – so my guess is it hasn’t. And if I just want shimmer on my face, I can easily find something else (even with SPF) that’s much cheaper.
If you’d like to try it, Yves Rocher Elixir 7.9 Luminosity Reactivator is available as 30ml for £36. But Yves Rocher does half price and BOGOF deals all the time.
Mrs Strawberry Blonde