I was sent a few things to review from philosophy recently, their moisturiser, renewed hope in a jar, their eye cream, renewed hope in a jar eye, and their facial wash, purity made simple.
I have now been using them for a month and I wanted to give you a break down of my thoughts and what I would recommend out of these three items.
For reference, my skin is naturally dry to normal. I get an oily nose from my glasses but I do need to make sure I keep my skin moisturised regularly.
This is Philosophy’s award winning facial cleanser. The claims are that is cleans away all dirt and oil from your face. It is a foaming cleanser that you use morning and night.
This was my least favourite product. It has such an overpowering scent that for me, stings my eyes. Personally I am not a fan of foaming cleansers that strip oil from the skin. As I said before, I have dry skin so this personally didn’t work for me.
Just because it didn’t work for me doesn’t mean the product isn’t good though – I have read so many other reviews who love this product.
The positives are that you get a large amount of product for the price, your skin feels very clean after use and even though the scent is strong it’s a lovely scent. I will definitely be using this as a body wash from here on in so as not to waste the product.
This eye cream is the partner of the moisturiser so it was really nice to be able to try this. The claims are that this eye cream will reduce puffiness, brighten dark circles and reduce the look of fine lines. I really enjoyed using this, however I don’t have many problems with my eyes so not able to say whether it lives up to the claims.
I can confirm that it makes my eyes feel cool and awake when I use it so it does feel nice and I will most likely finish it. At the moment it is in top spot for the first eye cream I will purchase if I would require one.
This is a cult classic and with good reason. I have really really enjoyed using this product. It’s a great consistency and sinks straight in to my skin. The claims are that this will refine texture and pores which is definitely something I require.
I am really happy with the outcome of using this and the only thing that annoys me is that it is in a jar. If this was in a tube I would honestly say it was my holy grail.
It has a thick lovely consistency and gives a lovely finish to the skin that stays soft all day.
I use it as a night cream mostly because I like my facial cream to have spf and the great thing is there is a Renewed Hope in a Jar with spf25.
The next product I would like to try is the overnight cream (if you are a regular reader you know this is one of my favourite things to try).
Have you tried Philosophy?
What would you recommend I try next?
*this post contains pr samples