This isn’t the first iteration of this magical serum. It’s been around for ages, in fact, it’s the 8th generation (it was launched in 1985) and has slowly been re-invented over the years. This version is known as the best version yet as Clarins have removed the mineral oil and kept the same powerful 20 plant extracts that made this product so iconic! They have also added in an additional plant extract which makes this so advanced and effective called Turmerone (a derivative of Turmeric). This plant extract essentially enhances the skin cells’ ability to listen and communicate with one another. As a result, all the other ingredients work more effectively together.
30 ml – R890
50ml – R1190
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- The skin is firmed
- Wrinkles are visibly smoothed
- Radiance and evenness are restored to the complexion
- Pores are diminished
Benefits of some of the ingredients
- Oat- firming power
Banana- promotes the synthesis of collagen and contributes to skin density.
Cocoa- soothing and anti-free radical
Organic Teasel- antioxidant
Mary’s thistle- nourishing
Ginger lily- antioxidant
Jania- promotes the elimination of dead skin cells
Leaf of life- hydrates by triggering the natural production of hyaluronic acid by the skin
Kiwifruit- promotes skin cell nutrition
Mango- Nutrition, comfort, softness
Horse chestnut- draining
Quinoa- helps strengthen the skin’s barrier
This newer version of Double Serum is still in the double-vial bottle which ensures all ingredients are kept air-tight and super-active. This new bottle is an advanced version of the original allowing you to switch to the preferred amount of product you want to be dispensed (either a small pump or a large one).
I personally use the large pump dispenser option as this is just the right amount of my face and neck. It has a push-button system which automatically dispenses just the right amount of each phase (vial): 2⁄3 water-based ingredients and 1⁄3 oil-based ones.
Dispense a dime-size amount of Double Serum into your palm. Warm the mixture in your hands to bring it to body temperature, so that your skin accepts it instantly.
Use the natural weight of your hands to distribute the product evenly over your face, neck and décolleté.
Use Clarins’ Draining Pressure Method to enhance circulation, revive radiance and promote firmness.
Repeat: 3 times on the cheeks, 3 times on the forehead, 5 times on the neck and décolleté.
Albeit being pricey, I have to admit that I truly am blown away by this serum and it has become a daily staple for me since my mum introduced me to it. Being someone that suffers from very dry skin, I haven’t used something in my routine before that has made my skin look and feel this radiant and plump!
I love how fuss-free this product is- anyone can use it and there are no rules on how it can be used. I have been using it day and night as I just adore how natural this feels on my skin and how quickly it absorbs.
It creates the perfect base for makeup application too and you can add a small pump to your foundation for an extremely glowy look. I do this with my Clarins Everlasting Foundation (Shade: Honey).
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