The Dior One Essential serum and mask are one of my earlier forays into anti aging skincare. I was apprehensive before I purchased the face serum, eye serum and mask a few years ago. There were mixed reviews, because many claimed their skin couldn’t take it, and experienced breakouts. Even the Dior SA told me she herself experienced breakouts for 2 whole weeks, before her skin calmed down, recovered and got even better. I didn’t regret my purchases of course, because it worked great for me. So, when I was sent these, I was ecstatic! I knew they would work on me, and these newly formulated serums and a new addition of a face mist will do my skin a lot of good. I strayed from this line because of the new products I had to try, so I’m glad I get to rekindle with my old love.
The One Essential serums are as good as I remember 4 years later. Maybe it’s because my skin is older, I also notice that my skin is less prone to breakouts, and absorbs the serums that much faster. These are PRE serums, which are meant to boost the efficacy of other treatments. I use this immediately after essences, before any other serums or treatments. It is an extra step, and a lot of dollars extra, but it also adds the extra mile to your existing routine. I actually don’t have much to add to my review from a few years back because they’re still as good even reformulated. The mist lotion is something I’ve been using regularly. After cleansing, I spray some onto my face, and also onto a cotton pad to wipe all over my face. Then, I spray some onto my face again before using my essence. The reason to spray, wipe and spray is to remove any residues from cleansing, and mist the face again for hydration and toxin removal.
Look, I really don’t know about the anti pollution, toxin removal claims, but this trio has been good to my skin and I’m taking it as that. I know there are skeptics out there, and heck, I’m one of them! And as a blogger, we get the opportunity to try so many things that we can weed out the good from the meh, and the average from the crap. And this, my friends, is truly good, as I’ve told you 4 years ago.
Then again, our skin is uniquely individual. What works for me might not work for you. So as usual, take all reviews with a pinch of salt, and KNOW your own skin. I’m just here to tell you that the Dior One Essential is gold for my skin. That’s all 🙂