“Ultra-luxurious formulas deliver our best visible age-correcting results.” – EsteeLauder.com
RE-NUTRIV HYDRATING FOAM CLEANSER
PRODUCT RATING: ★★★★★★★★☆☆(8/10)
PRICE DETAILS:$40.50 USD for 4.2 fl.oz. (♦♦♦♦♦)
SKIN TYPE: All skins with anti-aging concerns, except for those with very dry skin.
QUICK REVIEW: Rich foam that lathers well, removes facial makeup and leaves skin clear (if not a smidgen dry).
the REVIEW (1/27/2012): My relationship with most skin care lines start with the cleanser – its often the most affordable way to get a taste of what the brand has to offer. While I have my seasoned favorites (Conju Princess Soap) I’m always open to trying new products. Estee Lauder Re-Nutriv Hydrating Foam Cleanser – which is currently available in travel retail locations (DFS Galleria in Waikiki) has proven to be an excellent choice for slightly oily skin that still requires anti-aging benefits.
Re-Nutriv Hydrating Foam Cleanser ($40.50) has a super rich foam that removes face and light eye makeup without stripping the skin. As I was using it – I found it comparable to Japanese foaming cleansers in terms of the amount of foam and scent. Its very much like any of the Shiseido foaming cleansers in a tube. Fluffy!! The formula rinses well and didn’t upset my sensitive skin.
RE-NUTRIV ULTIMATE LIFTING LOTION
PRODUCT RATING: ★★★★★★★★★☆(9/10)
PRICE DETAILS:$74.50 USD for 6.7 fl.oz. (♦♦♦♦♦)
SKIN TYPE: All skins with anti-aging concerns.
QUICK REVIEW: Feels like a hydrating toner and performs like an anti-aging treatment. A must for those using the Ultimate Lift line.
the REVIEW (01/27/2012): Background: In Asian skin care products, a lotion has a different function than that of its US counterpart. Lotions are normally liquid treatment products that are used before serums/moisturizers to hydrate and treat the skin. Their textures range from water to a fluid gel. They are different than toners in the sense that they have more hydrating vs. cleansing/balancing properties.
Estee Lauder Re-Nutriv Ultimate Lifting Lotion ($74.50), which is available in Asian markets and travel retail, is water based and has a water-light texture but intensely hydrates the skin (in spite of the alcohol) without leaving a residue. The scent is pleasant, but may be a little much for those with sensitivity.
I normally favor toner(ish) facial mists with a more simplistic ingredient list and only use a cotton pad application when I’m feeling particularly grimy. However, a spot of this lotion on a Japanese cotton square after cleansing made my skin feel moist and clean at the same time. It did not cause any breakouts or irritation – which is a huge plus for me.
That said, I would not expect this to do very much “lifting” even if the ingredients are quite lovely. A more appropriate name for this product would have been Ultimate Hydrating Lotion. Still, it is one of the better luxury “toner” products and works with other skin care lines since it does not have any active ingredients like retinols or acids.
ESTEE LAUDER RE-NUTRIV HYDRATING FOAM CLEANSER & RE-NUTRIV ULTIMATE LIFTING LOTION DETAILS
ESTEE LAUDER RE-NUTRIV HYDRATING FOAM CLEANSER PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: This rich, luxurious foaming cleanser leaves skin feeling moist and comfortable while it thoroughly washes away impurities, soothes and calms. Three key emollients help restore skin’s moisture barrier. Gentle enough to remove eye makeup. The final result, far more than you would expect of any cleanser. In addition, Hydrating Foam Cleanser prepares skin to optimize benefits of your entire Re-Nutriv Collection, so skin looks younger and firmer. Soap and alcohol-free
ESTEE LAUDER HYDRATING FOAM CLEANSER INGREDIENT LIST: Potassium Cocoyl, Clycinate, Water, Glycerin, Butylene Glycol, Sodium Lauraminopropionate, Potassium Myristoyl Glutamate, Citric Acid, Sodium PCA, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Sodium Lauroyl Methlaminopropionate, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Sterols, Linoleic Acid, Salvia Officinalis (Sage) Leaf, Clycyrrhetinic Acid, Whey Protein, Adenosine Phosphate, Ascorbic Acid, Guanidine Carbonate, Arginine, Lysine, Acetyl Glucosamine, Clycine, Clycol Distearate, Fragrance, Metylparaben.
ESTEE LAUDER RE-NUTRIV ULTIMATE LIFITING LOTION PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: Grant your skin “virtual memory” from the lackluster look of dehydration and fatigue. Water-light treatment lotion delivers powerful renewal benefits and deep, nutrient-rich hydration. Leaves skin energized, healthy and luminous – ready to receive the full benefits of the Re-Nutriv formulas that follow.
ESTEE LAUDER ULTIMATE LIFTING LOTION INGREDIENT LIST: Water, Alcohol, Butylene Glycol, Trehalose, Glycerin, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Padina Pavonica (Thallus) Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Seed Extract, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract, Dipotassium Glycyrrhizate, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Corn Protein, Saccharide Isomerate, Yeast Extract, Creatine, Acetyl Carnitine HCL, Adenosine Phosphate, Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu) Seed Oil, Polysorbate-20, Caffeine, Ethyhexylglycerin, Acetyl Hexapeptide-8, PEG/PPG/Polybutylene Glycol-8/5/3 Glycerin, Xylitol, Sodium Hyluronate, Aminopropyl Ascorbyl Phosphate, Decarboxy Carnosine HCL, Phytantriol, Pentylene Glycol, Fragrance, Citric Acid, Sodium Citrate, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol <ILN37471>
Stills: Cosmetic Monster. Ingredient list and product description transcribed from product packaging. Cosmetic Monster is not responsible for any typos or incorrect ingredients.
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