Estée Lauder - Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator
Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator
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Estée Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator is an intensive yet gentle oil-free serum with Triple-Optic Technology to instantly illuminate skin for immediate radiance. The serum features exclusive CorrecTone Technology, a comprehensive triple-action complex compromised of highly effective, anti-spot ingredients, powerful antioxidants and soothing anti-irritants to address the signs of an uneven skintone. All skin can be fresh and radiant and appear clear, even-toned and luminous. Ingredients included rice bran extract, vitamin E, licorice and gentian.
- $80 / $115
- Pack size:
- 30mL / 50mL
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Rating: Dec 1, 2014 9:19am
Does not really make difference to actual skin tone problems
I have been using this product for a few years now, to see whether this product actually works. Serums like these must be used for at least a few months to see a difference. I currently have a bit of pigmentation around the eye area which is what I am targeting. This serum is supposed to help correct uneven skin tones like what I have from the pigmentation. I found that after using it for over 2 years, it has not really improves anything. Although it is quite nice to apply and feeling of the serum is very pleasing, it has not really addressed the problem that it was designed to fix. So overall, I think this product can be used to illuminate the skin but to target actual problems? No, I do not think this is the right product.
Rating: May 12, 2014 8:33am
Feels lovely on skin but I found no improvement
This serum feels beautiful on the skin and feels like it is adding further hydration to the skin. It has a lovely texture and very lovely smell but for me I just found no noticeable improvement in the tone of my skin or reduction in imperfections. I really was hoping for a visible difference in tone. As others reviews have stated it feels lovely and does make skin look dewy and fresh for a short while after application but at its price tag I want an improvement on my skin tone and imperfections. A little does go along with it though.
Long term fans of Estée Lauder will no doubt love the smell, texture and feel on the skin.
Rating: May 3, 2014 6:35pm
This serum didn't really live up to my expectations.
Although it left my skin feeling velvety smooth, it really did nothing for pigment or redness.
I am not even really sure it did much as far as evening out my skin tone in general.
The sparkly/ shimmery serum did illuminate my skin but this effect does not last.
It does feel luxurious on the skin and I did enjoy using it, however I was expecting better results in terms of addressing pigmentation.
Rating: Apr 18, 2014 2:50pm
I love how this product gives my skin a gorgeous effect. My skin has lots of shimmer in it and the way it's catching the light is making me love the way I'm looking
But it still much prefer to see the Advanced serum by Estée Lauder.
Rating: Dec 22, 2013 12:28pm
Gorgeous frangrance, easy application, feels great, unsure of results.
I was given this skin illuminator as a trial sized gift by a representative at Estee Lauder who convinced me I had patchy skin.
Now while I love the silky feel and great fragrance of this product, I didn't have any notable / noticeable results with my skin.
This is probably because I don't have patchy skin, so maybe it would work on someone who does have patchy skin.
I loved the little applicator and the actual product seemed great quality, just not for me.
Make sure you use for a long period of time if you have problem skin, then you probably will see results.
For problem skin only.
Rating: Oct 6, 2013 10:05pm
Best in Beauty 2013
I love this skin care wonder buddy from Estée Lauder. I have always dreamed of being the owner of even toned and radiant skin, but it was always just a dream.. That was until I got my hands on a bottle of this 2 years ago. Since then my skin has just gotten better and better, and my dream is now a reality!
Firstly I must say that I love the cute pale blue bottle this wonder product comes in, it's easy to find and just looks luxurious. The Illuminator itself is a light golden colour which just illuminates the skin as well as hiding (and correcting over time) skin tone flaws. I love how easy this is to apply, just two pumps and smooth over entire face and neck and you're done.
I couldn't recommend this product enough as its fixed my skin concerns and I can now feel comfortable in wearing no makeup (if I want to).
Rating: Oct 5, 2013 7:29pm
BIB 2013 amazing product
The Estee Lauder Idealist Even SkinTone Illuminator is a brilliant product that instantly brightens and illuminates the entire face – leaving it radiant with an extremely healthy glow. The product comes in a beautiful blue bottle through which the product is dispensed through a pump, allowing it to achieve extremely simple and hygienic application. Just one to two pumps is more than enough to cover the entire face.
I love the light citrus scent that it quite pleasant and not at all overpowering. It is easily spread over my entire face, and absorbs extremely well into my skin without it feeling heavy or greasy. After application, my skin felt extremely soft and smooth – the perfect base for makeup to glide onto.
The long term benefits were amazing – my complexion cleared extremely well and the pigmentation around my face lightened visibly. My skin tone was definitely more even and clearer, results which I could see after just two to three weeks. It even seemed to lighten my acne scaring, allowing me to appear healthier and more radiant, which quite a few people commented on. Whilst it did not provide a lot of hydration as that is not its purpose, it did not dry out my skin or make it irritated. It felt quite nice on my skin and I definitely loved the long term benefits of the product.
The Estee Lauder Idealist Even Skintone Illuminator is an amazing product for evening skintone, lightening the pigmentation on my face and producing an overall healthier and more radiant glow – it is definitely a worthwhile product to invest in despite the higher price of the product. However, it definitely should be tried out!
Rating: Oct 2, 2013 7:53am
Best In Beauty 2013
I have long been a fan of Estee Lauder serums (in particular Advanced Night Repair remains my holy grail product!) and could not wait to get my hands on their latest serum. Unfortunately my genetic lottery (as well as sun damage), has given me sensitive, red, blotchy, pigmented skin with large pores - so this product suited me to a tee!
The serum comes in a beautiful pale blue 50ml plastic pump top bottle - which is fantastic from a hygiene perspective. 2 pumps was the perfect amount to cover my face without any product wastage. The serum is a pearlised pale yellow with a subtle citrus scent (similar to the original idealist).
The serum was easy to apply onto my freshly washed skin and absorbed quickly leaving no oily residue (it is oil free). After waiting 1 minute I applied my regular moisturiser.
Due to the Triple Optic Technology my skin immediately looked brighter and more radiant and I found my foundation applied more smoothly. Whilst the serum has not eliminated my stubborn pigmentation spots from sun damage, I have certainly seen a reduction in my skins redness along with a reduction in my acne scarring so I am thrilled with the results and will continue to repurchase.
Rating: Sep 27, 2013 6:07pm
Best in Beauty 2013 - amazing product!
I had not used Estee Lauder skincare for many years as I didn't find the products producing good results for me. But after using this fabulous product for a couple of years I have to say that the results have been outstanding. I am now on my 3rd bottle.
The product comes in a beautifully packaged blue and gold pump which one would expect from Estee Lauder. The pump is ideal for ensuring you use the amount of product you need and is also extremely hygienic.
The product has a soft pleasant fragrance and is a creamy coloured cream which has a lovely light texture that easily soaks into the skin. I use this after cleansing and toning in the morning before applying moisturiser. It is one of the best skincare steps of the day as I love the luxurious feel on my skin.
Although I don't suffer from pigmentation except in a few spots, the main benefit for me has been the new found radiance in my skin to the extent that I have been receiving many compliments from many people on how good my skin looks. This is especially flattering as I am middle aged and need all the compliments I can get! Seriously though, this product has allowed me to not wear foundation which I think is remarkable and is a testament to the claims made by Estee Lauder. I will definitely keep using this as one of my holy grail skincare products and urge everyone who wants radiant, luminous skin to give it a whirl.
Rating: Sep 25, 2013 1:29pm
Best in Beauty 2013
Follow up review Idealist by Estee Lauder
I have now been using Estee Lauders Idealist daily for ten continuous months and would like to report my progress using this amazing product.
I have combination skin with an oily T zone and I am 51?
Idealist is presented in a blue bottle with a pump dispenser.
The serum appears pearl like and smells like citrus.
I use three pumps to cover my face and neck, every morning after cleansing.I then apply Estee Lauders DayWear.
I have been amazed by the results I have acheived using Idealist, the most remarkable has been the pores around my T zone, they are significantly smaller, the product has also prevented black heads forming on my nose, a problem that I have had for many years.
Idealist makes my skin glow, the texture of my skin has also improved it feels hydrated and smooth 24 hours a day.
A pigmentation problem on my left cheek has visibly faded to the point that is now almost invisible.
I am so pleased with the results that I have achieved using Idealist, my skin is radiant.
I believe that Idealist has reduced the depth of the fine lines around my eyes and has delayed the aging process of my skin.
I will continue to purchase Idealist.
I repurchase my Idealist when David Jones and Estee Lauder offer amazing gift with purchase offers.
I have discovered Estee Lauder makes wonderful mascara as a result of their very generous GWP program.