EstÉE Lauder Idealist Skin Refinisher Reviews

EstÉE Lauder Idealist Skin Refinisher

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  • ~~ Estee Lauder's Idealist: Transforms Skin to Silk ~~

    Dec 16, 2005 by ms_pookie is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Wellness & Beauty
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Improves skin's texture, refines pore size, leaves skin smooth and silky
    Cons: Expensive, must continue use to maintain improvements

    Summary: Can you believe that I – the ultimate coupon clipper – purchased Estee Lauder’s Idealist? The Product Estee Lauder’s Idealist Skin Refinisher is available in four sizes: 1 oz ($46.50), 1.7 oz ($73.00), 2.5 oz ($90.00), and 3.4 oz ... read more

  • Not For Me

    Nov 27, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Looked nice at first, felt smooth
    Cons: After a few days, made my red spots redder then broke I out.

    Summary: Estee Lauder's Idealist Skin Refinisher was terrific the first time I used it. My face looked smoother, it felt so soft and lovely. I thought it was fantastic. But before my sample was finished, I noticed over a period of several days that it made the ... read more

  • My skin becomes pure porcelain

    Apr 13, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Perfectly smoothing, moisturizing, and refining. Excellent ingredients
    Cons: Expensive

    Summary: After falling in love with Estee Lauder Futurist foundation, I realized that I wanted a hydrating primer to smooth my skin out before gliding that wonderful makeup onto my 20-something dry skin. I went back to the EL counter at Hecht's and asked just ... read more

  • Estee Lauder Idealist....Creates Beautiful Skin!

    Apr 12, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Works wonders!
    Cons: Bottle ran out too quick!

    Summary: On a mission to help my skin look better I have been investing in some new products. I decided at the beginning of the year to try Estee Lauder's Idealist Skin Refinisher. It turns out to be a wonderful product but only has one downfall........ ... read more

  • Absolutely Fabulous!

    Dec 26, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Men and batty old relatives continually comment on how wonderful my complexion looks!
    Cons: A little pricey...but it's worth it!

    Summary: I received a 15ml sample in a bonus package when I bought the Hydra Complete. I was hesitant to give it a try because I had just tried another product by another manufacturer and had an awful reaction. The Estee Lauder lady suggested Hydracomplete for ... read more

  • Estee Lauder Idealist Skin Refinisher

    Dec 7, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Glorious silken skin texture; enhances other make-up products; skin looks youthful, healthy; effects cumulative;
    Cons: WOW! is it expensive!

    Summary: I cannot praise this product enough! First, let me say that I am extremely reluctant to part with my cash for luxury skin care products that usually do not perform any better than good drug store values. And Estee Lauder's Idealist Skin Refinisher is, ... read more

  • so sad... love the effect... except for the whiteheads!

    Nov 14, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: instantly soft smooth skin, redness removal
    Cons: caused whiteheads, made tiny blackheads look worse

    Summary: I purchased samples of this product on ebay for under $10 before committing to the full purchase price, despite all the glowing reviews here. Very glad I did! Day one: The first day I tried the product, I was enthralled. It did everything it was ... read more

  • This SAVED my skin

    Apr 20, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Extremely smooth Skin, Redness reduced, Pores appearance reduced, No oily residue
    Cons: None

    Summary: I recently bought a popular acne product from well known company, and had a nasty violent reaction to it. I woke up with an overwhelming rash on my face which almost brought me to tears. I happened to be on epinions.com looking at different products to ... read more

  • I thought I could live without it !!!

    Feb 9, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Does what it says it will do- and more
    Cons: A bit pricey

    Summary: Wrong........... just wrong... why I would deprive myself of the one extravagance is beyond me. I have tried a $Million$'s Dollars worth of what I thought would be the same.... there is NOTHING on the market to my knowledge at this price range for ... read more

  • Miracle in a bottle

    Feb 4, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Light, non-greasy, velvety lotion works well and QUICKLY. You don't have to use a lot.
    Cons: Price. But I do think the $85 I spent is well worth it.

    Summary: I have been on a cosmetic-counter tour in the past month or so fielding samples of moisturizers and skin treatments specifically for my target problems: pore size and lack of radiance. What I have tried of Idealist has been one tiny trial-size vial ... read more

  • Worth the ridiculous price!

    Jan 4, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Smoothe, soft, glowy, pore-less skin!
    Cons: It'll hit ya where it hurts (square in the wallet!)

    Summary: I am kind of addicted to skin-care products. So when I one of my friends was telling me how great this stuff was, I asked her for a little sample. She put a little on a Q-tip and told me to rub it into my skin. She didn't really tell me what it was ... read more

  • Hasnt made an Idealist out of me!

    Nov 23, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Wonderful texture Instant smoothing effect
    Cons: An extra layer of product Can cause congestion Not perfect for the price

    Summary: I bought this product mid-summer, after using the daywear moisturiser for oily/combination skin and falling in love with Estee Lauder skincare What does idealist do? It encourages skin cells to turn over through a gentle sugar complex. This means you ... read more

  • I am not convinced

    Jun 6, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes Skin Feel Soft and refines lines and evens skin tone.
    Cons: TOO PRICEY. Does not last long enough for the price.

    Summary: I tried this product on the recommendation of all these people here at Epinions. Now I will tell you my personal experience with it. PACKAGING-Comes in a beautifully colored blue bottle about 3 inches high (For the 1oz.) and has three ... read more

  • Forget other Products!!

    Feb 7, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Your skin is silky, smooth, and very appealing to the touch
    Cons: very pricy... i think they should give bigger samples away!

    Summary: I got my first sample at Christmas after having tried the Estee Lauder Daywear. I was absolutely DELIGHTED! The first time i tried it. Immediately went out and spent the $75 on the 1.7 oz bottle. I haven't regretted it for a second!. My skin was flaky ... read more

  • Estee Lauder's Idealist is ideally for me!

    Jan 26, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Instant results, softens and smoothes skin.
    Cons: Expensive

    Summary: Don't you just love it when a product: 1. Does what it claims? 2. Does what it claims immediately? 3. Does what it claims immediately and is inexpensive? Well, if you purchase Estee Lauder's Idealist Skin ... read more

  • WOW! Unbelievable! Idealist is Ideal!

    Dec 2, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Can feel improvement after the first use!
    Cons: Very expensive - But worth it!

    Summary: I can't believe this. I was using shipping tape to lift dry skin from my face twice a day! It was embarrassing to see all the flaky skin on me after I applied my makeup. I can feel the difference and the flakes are gone. I've been having ... read more

  • ~~ESTEE LAUDER IDEALIST SKIN REFINISHER~~OH MY! IF ONLY IT WOULD SHRINK MY WAISTLINE TOO!

    Sep 6, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Reduces the appearance of pore size; evens out skin tone; great for oily skin too!
    Cons: Very expensive in price; must also use a moisturizer too.

    Summary: Even though I had been using Origins A Perfect World White Tea Skin Guardian for several months prior and loved the results, I just could not resist giving this Estee Lauder Idealist Skin Refinisher a try after hearing many of my Beauty ... read more

  • An EXCELLENT product but not a miracle worker

    Aug 3, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: It really does refine pores and moisturize!
    Cons: well......it's not cheap

    Summary: I'm 21 and still have acne. I have tried to be clever and use products that dry out my skin hoping that they'll dry out my acne. Sometimes it works, other times I'm just as broken out as I was before. The problem is, my face would go from one extreme ... read more

  • Helps fade acne scars!!!!

    Jul 9, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Makes your face feel really matte and soft. Helps fade acne scars.
    Cons: A bit expensive.

    Summary: I started using this product about two years ago. I really love this potion. It goes on really smooth and makes your face feel really soft and matte. Make-up goes on so much easier with this. Not only did my complexion begin to even out, ... read more

  • Estee Lauder Idealist Skin Refinisher- My miracle in a bottle

    Jun 26, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's like I have a whole new face!
    Cons: Hey, it's going to be hard having skin this beautiful.

    Summary: My Skin: I'm 20 years old. I have terribly oily skin that never went away after being a teenager, combined with random dry spots due to ProActiv which I use to control the acne caused by my oily skin. It's a never ending circle. ... read more

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