I did not buy this serum. And let me just put it out there, that even if this serum works fantastically, I will not be able to afford this serum. Rather, given my budget and lifestyle, I will not pay RM2,415 for a 30ml serum. I just can’t bring myself to! That is probably why I’ve been sitting on this review for so long. How do I review something without being biased due to the price? And by that, I mean, the asking price is very high for me, and for that price, I expect a lot. And because of my very high expectations, will I do injustice to this product if it doesn’t give me a miracle?
All the La Mer products I have tried so far have not disappointed me at all. When I received this serum, let me honestly tell you that I was awe-struck and thankful. Then, I was conflicted. This is like the super serum, an age transcending serum essence that turns back time.
The Crystal Miracle Broth is made in extremely small batches, handcrafted and infused with refined 24k gold. When you combine the time needed to create one small batch of this potent serum with 24k gold and state of the art technology, and of course the name La Mer, you get the Gennaisance serum essence.
This serum essence addresses virtually all signs of aging. And this is where I raised an eye brow. ALL SIGNS? Lines and wrinkles softened, skin is plumped, complexion looks more even, lustrous, pores are refined. Natural collagen and elastin production enhanced for a look of firmness and resilience. SERIOUSLY? It’s Fountain of Youth in a bottle then! And no, I’m not being sarcastic. If it did everything here, then I’m sure someone out there will pay for the results.
I have used it on and off for the last 3 months. I had bouts of hormonal breakouts, and another phase of super dry skin. I had to make sure it has nothing to do with this serum, so I went off it and went on it again. I have been using it religiously, every morning and night for at least 2 weeks now, and it’s safe to say my skin is not reacting adversely to this serum. In fact, it has helped clear my skin.
While the pores on my face remain as visible, I do notice that my skin looks more plump and even. Previous breakout marks are gone, and I’m not sure if it’s possible, but I think my nose has less blackheads. I don’t think I looked any younger, but hey I might if I used a few bottles of this (which I can’t afford). Does this serum do all that it promises? My skin does look smoother, that’s for sure. I don’t have visible lines and wrinkles to start off with (and let’s remain that way for a loooooong time) but overall, my skin does look softer, as if photoshopped in a way.
Did I need it? At 38 and with my skin condition, no I didn’t. However, it was a privilege to try a RM2,415 24k gold infused serum. Did it knock my socks off? No. I was expecting much much more. Like overnight transformation to translucent poreless skin. LOL!
How much are you willing to spend on skincare? Let’s just say it does whatever you wish it to, YOUR personalised fountain of youth. Would you put a price to it?