12.18.2014
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Vanish Super C + Ergothioneine Instant Imperfection Corrector
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1 fl. oz. for $58
Category:Skin Care > Serums > Serums
Last Updated:12.18.2014
Jar Packaging:No
Tested on animals:No
Review Overview

This silicone-rich serum dispenses thick but is easy to smooth over skin. Owing to the amount of silicones it contains, skin is left feeling velvety-smooth with a soft sheen. The sheen comes from the plant oils this contains, which add a moisturizing boost pure silicone alone doesn't deliver (though silicones are brilliant at preventing moisture loss and protecting skin's barrier). This also contains some very good antioxidants which work to fight multiple signs of aging.

Did we mention this serum is fragrance-free? It is, and as such it's great for sensitive skin. Overall, though, Vanish is best for normal to dry skin, and is also suitable for those with dry skin prone to breakouts. It is likely too moisturizing for those who are combination to oily, (whether or not you are also prone to breakouts).

The mix of silicones and polymers this contains are what allow Vanish to have a "blurring" effect on uneven skin texture and large pores. The effect is temporary and strictly cosmetic, but it looks good as long as you wear this (though applying a silicone-heavy foundation on top of this can be tricky, so look for those that have a light, thin texture and water-based formula).

On balance, this is a job well done and the price isn't too out of line for what this can deliver.

Pros:
  • Fragrance-free formula suitable for sensitive skin.
  • Very silky texture leaves skin velvety-smooth.
  • Contains a good mix of anti-aging ingredients (mostly antioxidants).
  • Leaves an attractive sheen on skin plus a super-smooth finish that blurs surface imperfections.
Cons:
  • No cell-communicating ingredients.
Claims

This concentrated skin treatment utilizes the latest in skin treatment technology with highly stabilized Vitamin C + Ergothionine – a super antioxidant duo, along with Sesame, Grapefruit and Lupine extracts. The skin penetrating serum addresses the quadruple threat of aging concerns: fine lines/ wrinkles, sun damage/environmental stress, dark spots and dullness.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone/Vinyltrimethylsiloxysilicate Crosspolymer, Stearoxymethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer, Panthenyl Triacetate, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Oil Unsaponifiables, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Water/Aqua/Eau, Lupinus Albus Seed Oil, Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate, Ergothioneine, Acetyl Rheum Rhaponticum Root Extract, Naringenin, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil Unsaponifiables, Silica, Polysilicone-11, Polyethylene, Dimethicone, Methicone, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Alumina, Titanium Dioxide.

Brand Overview

Please refer to the product reviews for details on Miracle Skin Transformer products. For more information,  visit www.miracleskintransformer.com.

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The Beautypedia Research Team is dedicated to helping you find the absolute best products for your skin, using research-based criteria to review beauty products from an honest, balanced perspective. Each member of the team was personally trained by Paula Begoun herself.

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02.22.2015
oops?

I have not used the product, and that is why I was interested in it. Please read paragraph 2 and the last sentence...did u mean nonbreakout skin? Just wondering?

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marcy W
02.26.2015
Paula's Choice Research Team Response

We have updated that paragraph.  Thanks for the heads up!

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