Clinique Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream
The skin care and beauty industry is one of the most successful industries today. This success can be attributed to the affinity to beauty, which seems to affect the society today. Someone women who choose invasive treatments and weather the risks associated with them. Others are just content with a hit of Botox every now and then. Still, there are those who choose to stick to using their good, old, tried, and tested potions and creams.
Come to think of it. Hardly any of the topical treatments today can be considered old, some of them can not even brag about being tried and tested. In keeping up with the times and with technology, the beauty industry continues to come up with all sorts of new products, each one of them touted as being ‘revolutionary’. As a result, consumers are bombarded with all sorts of creams, potions, solutions, treatments, and drugs. This can make it very difficult to find a particular product for a particular task, let alone a product that actually works.
The Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream from Clinique seems to be doing a good job. A lot of the women who have used the product like it, especially for its rich formulation, but does it really give the ‘Lift’ that its supposed to? More importantly, is it worth the effort? Is it worth the cost?
What is the Clinique Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream?
Clinique Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream is a discontinued skin care, anti-aging product from Clinique. It is a deeply hydrating product that works to smooth out fine lines and to give a ‘firming’ sensation. The products was also marketed as having a ‘collagen boosting’ effect on the skin, which helps it to regain elasticity and may also help prevent the appearance of more wrinkles.
The product, being a deep moisturizing agent can also help relieve dry and flaky skin. It is especially effective in relieving dry skin problems associated with the colder months of the year.
Here are some of the effects that consumers can expect from using Clinique’s Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream:
• It provides firmness, especially in areas around the eyes
• It provides an intense level of hydration
• The product helps to reduce aging lines, especially with continued and regular application
Despite being discontinued, consumers can still make use of similar products that are still available under the Clinique brand. A product similar to the Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream are those found under the Zero Gravity Repairwear label.
Using the Product
It is recommended to use the product on a daily basis. It can be applied once, twice, or after every time the face is washed.
When using the Clinique Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream, Clinique recommends utilizing their 3-step system before applying the product. The 3-step system is made up of the following:
• Facial Soap
• Clarifying Lotion
• Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion or Gel
After applying the Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream, Clinique also recommends using a high SPF product to protect the skin from the sun.
The Clinique Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream has been designed to be compatible with other cosmetic and skin care products. If the user is uncertain of any reaction that may occur between two skin care products, they can first test out the combination on the skin of their arm, leave it for 24 hours, check to see if any reaction occurs, if there is no reaction, the use can resume.
Some of the consumers who have used the product report burning, redness, and itchiness of the face after they used the Clinique Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream. Although, Clinique and most of the beauty products in the market today are designed to be hypoallergenic, there will always some who are allergic to the product. If an allergic reaction is suspected, use of the product should be stopped and medical care should be sought.
Some of those who have tried using the Clinique Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream report on how richly moisturizing the product it. Its dense formulation makes ideal for use on dry, flaky skin, especially during the winter. The problem with that, however, is that the cream may be too thick to use during the summer months. A degree of ‘lift’ and an improvement in firmness has been observed. Some, however, claim that the did not see the degree of tautness that they were expecting to get from the product.
Here are some of the pros and cons commonly associated with the use of Clinique Anti-Gravity Firming Lift Cream:
• It is a product of a long standing company with a history of making good skin care products. Clinique is a company that can claim of being ‘tried and tested’
• It has a rich thick consistency that delivers intense moisture
• The product is well received, widely reviewed, and a lot of those who have used it say that they will use it again
• The tub container may be less sanitary than creams placed in tubes or in pumps
• The cream is too thick for use during hot summer months
• It can be pricey
• Some women who used the product, did not get the degree of ‘Lift’ that they were expecting
• Clinique does not provide users with a clear ingredient list
• Some of the users reported a burning or itching sensation when using the product
• The ‘Anti-Gravity’ line has been discontinued
Where to buy
The product has been discontinued, but may soon be available from Clinique’s ‘Gone But Not Forgotten’ category. In addition, Clinique has also come up with other products that promise the same gravity defying lift. Some of these products are found in the Zero Gravity Repairwear Lift Firming Cream.
The Zero gravity product is available in Macy’s and in Barney’s stores all over the country. A 1.7 oz/ 50 ml tub of the Zero Gravity Clinique product is sold for over $50.
It is also available online via the Clinique website under their De-Aging category. Some websites like Amazon.com may also the product. It is, however, important to ensure that the purchased products are authentic, especially if not buying from authorized retail outlets.
|Posted on March 25, 2011, 11:07 pm|