As expected from all other Chantecaille skincare products, Bio Lifting Serum is also beautifully scented with a hint of rose hue coming through. The scent is definitely on the subtle side compared to some of the other luxury skincare brands, yet it keeps skincare rituals quite invigorating and relaxing simultaneously.
Chantecaille Bio Lifting Serum+ is one of the rose scented products that doesn't make me feel sick or give any sensitivity, which is indeed great news as I haven't been able to properly enjoy rose scented products as much as I love rose flowers in my life due to the wrong formulations. Regardless, Chantecaille Bio Lifting Serum has been working well without giving my skin any irritations for years. Having said that, I still suggest you to do a patch test first if your skin tends to be sensitive as the serum is still quite high in phenoxyethanol.
Apply twice a day, right before the moisturizer of your choice. Put two to three drops of Bio Lifting Serum to your fingertips and starting around the eye area gently press into the entire face until product is fully absorbed by the skin. Ideal for both day and night. Excellent for all skin types.
Rosa Damascena Flower Water, Aqua/Water/ Eau, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Methyl Gluceth-20, Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract, Diglycerin, Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose, Phenoxyethanol, Pullulan, Xanthan Gum, Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract, Ethylhexyl- Glycerin, Ppg-26-Buteth-26, Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Acrylates/ C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Pentylene Glycol, Porphyridium Cruentum Extract, Caprylyl Glycol, Maltodextrin, Sodium Hydroxide, Rosa Damascena Flower Oil, Pelargonium Graveolens Oil, Citric Acid, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Extract, Psilanthus Bengalensisleaf Cell Culture Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate, Carbomer, Acetyl Hexa- Peptide-8, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Rubus Idaeus Leaf Cell Culture, Nicotiana Sylvestris Leaf Cell Culture, Acetyl Hexapeptide-38, N-Prolyl Palmitoyl Tripeptide-56 Acetate [Citronellol, Geraniol Linalool].
Unlike the dominant tendency in firming/lifting skincare, Chantecaille Bio Lifting Serum has a pleansantly lightweight texture that many people with different skin types and even those living in hot and humid climate would delightedly enjoy.
Although it's runny, there's an abundance of hydration to a certain extent that you can build it up depending on your skin's hydration level. Meaning, Chantecaille Bio Lifting Serum isn't one of those watery light serums that doesn't provide much hydration to skin, which isn't the best for those with dehydration issues after all.
Despite its buildable texture, the serum doesn't leave any tacky or oily residue, and it only leaves a smooth finish without any silicone feel to skin.
It provides a subtle glow, but I would say that it's also quite buildable since I've noticed that my skin was glowing more as I put more layers of the serum on.
A silky serum infused with innovative ingredients that improve the appearance of volume, promoting a more firm and toned looking complexion. The groundbreaking raspberry stem cell extract helps soothe visible redness.
- Bionymph Peptide Stem Cell Extract fights the process on all fronts lessening the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles*
- Anti-Wrinkle Hexapeptide softens the look of expression wrinkles caused by muscle contraction*
- Liposomes of Carnosine Dipeptide/Lemon Balm promote a more firm and toned appearance and soften the looks of wrinkles*
- Raspberry Stem Cell Extract is a major anti-oxidant that soothes dry skin reducing the appearance of redness. Soothes dry skin immediately and in the long-term*
- Hyaluronic Acid moisturizes skin creating an re-plumped appearance*
- Marsh Samphire Extract drenches skin with moisture, helping promote a supple looking complexion*
- Panang Ginseng/White Tea Extract provide nutrients and anti-oxidants to skin
- Imperata Cylindrica Extract helps skin retain moisture efficiently - even in the driest weather. Moisturizes the upper layers of the skin for up to 24 hours*
Rose centers and uplifts promoting a sense of well-being.
*Tests performed on ingredient
88% Natural Including a Base of Pure Rosewater; Vegan-friendly; Free of animal components, phthalates, sulphates, detergents, mineral oil, petrolatum, palm oil, synthetic colors, synthetic fragrances, and GMOs; No animal testing; No parabens.
Effectiveness / Tips
Unlike some of the lifting/firming serums on the market, I love the fact that Chantecaille Bio Lifting Serum is hydrating and the formulation doesn't conflict with other products from different brands so the serum doesn't peel off. It also has better skin penetration, so it doesn't feel like it's simply lingering on the surface.
Chantecaille Bio Lifting Serum is certainly oily combination skin friendly due to its lightweight texture. If your skin is more on the oily side, your skin will feel fine enough by using the serum by itself. If your skin needs a little more moisturisation, then you could add a drop or two of lightweight face oil, which you can customise accordingly to your skin needs.
In terms of lifting, I personally didn't experience much of a lifting effect including instant firming sensation and de-puffying skin. Having said that, it does a great job keeping skin texture smooth and more even, and I've noticed that it helps with skin balancing that prevents from any unwanted wrinkles appearing. It just seems to keep skin in a good condition even those times when I'm on my cycle where my skin and my mood can go up and down very easily. If your main focus is lifting and firming, you could increase the efficacy by pairing it with Nuface Trinity Facial Toning Device as I've experienced better results with it. I would also recommend you complement the regime with their Bio Lifting Cream + or Bio Lifting Oil Free Fluid + for warmer seasons (or for oily/combination skin), and Nano Gold Energizing Cream for colder seasons (or for dry/mature skin) for enhanced results.
Chantecaille Bio Lifting Serum is a rare one to find even in the luxury skincare market as not many lifting serums provide that much buildable hydration at such a pleasant texture. Whether as an introductory lifting/firming care or as a maintenance/preventative measure, the serum will work well for long term usage.
Where to buy
- Nordstrom (Free shipping & samples)
- Saks Fifth Avenue (Free shipping & samples)
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