PRICE DETAILS: $80 for 6.7 fl.oz. ($11.94/oz) (♦♦♦♦♦)
PRESENTATION: Plastic bottle with twist cap.
TEXTURE & SCENT: Alcohol-free water based toning lotion with mild fresh scent.
SKIN TYPE: All Skin Types
KEY FEATURES: With the nutrient-rich Miracle Broth™, the heart of La Mer’s profound powers of transformation, tone looks more even, skin is immersed in moisture, sensitivities soothed, radiance restored.
QUICK REVIEW: La Mer takes “toning” up a notch with Blanc de La Mer The Brightening Lotion Intense, a refreshing, intensive lotion (in certain markets, like Asia, lotion is essentially a toner) that refreshes tired, dull skin with Tourmaline and La Mer’s Miracle Broth™.
NOTE: I used the La Mer The Whitening Lotion Intense but will refer to the product by its U.S. counterpart, The Brightening Lotion Intense. The Blanc products are available in select International markets and in select Travel Retail locations (DFS Galleria Waikiki).
If brighter, fresher, more lively skin is what you are looking for, LA MER BLANC DE LA MER THE BRIGHTENING LOTION INTENSE can help you achieve your goal. Originally formulated to create a more uniform skin tone in Asian women, Blanc de La Mer utilizes La Mer’s trademark Miracle Broth™, Tourmaline and Bio-Ceramic White Algae to transform the look of brown spots, grey dullness and red irritation in all skin types.
The Brightening Lotion Intense has a water based texture and does not leave a residue on the skin. It has the signature La Mer scent, which is fresh and light – only those with fragrance sensitivity may not appreciate this feature. The directions advise using a cotton pad to press the liquid into the skin – but I prefer to use a sweeping motion which allows a little extra exfoliation while applying product.
La Mer’s profound powers of transformation are derived from potent, highly active ingredients like nutrient-rich algae, protective antioxidant extracts and semi-precious stones. TOURMALINE →
SKIN CARE SECRET: Don’t let your cotton pad absorb all the goodness your lotions/toners have to offer! Use Renee Rouleau Toning Cloths (160 for $12.50) or Gauze Pads (200 for $1.75 – 2×2 4 ply for best results) – to apply your lotions/toners prior to serums and treatments.
La Mer Blanc de La Mer The Brightening Lotion Intense did not irritate my combination/sensitive/acne prone skin – in fact, redness was reduced after 2 weeks of consistent use. It isn’t an oil control product – so there was no mattifying or pore reducing qualities, however, skin did appear more refined and overall skin comfort was increased. Since this is more like a traditional alcohol-free toner, I was able to use it with all types of serums and it did not leave any sticky residue like some gel/milky lotions.
The brightening/whitening results for this particular product individually was anecdotal, but in conjunction with The Brightening Infusion Intense and a brightening serum, the overall luminosity of my skin was noticeably increased.
← BIO-CERAMIC WHITE ALGAE: This potent algae is a key component of the Blanc de la Mer Brightening Collection and helps clarify, smooth and nourish the skin to reveal a more even, lifted, firmer complexion.
Regardless of what skin care products I’m using or testing – the reliable results of La Mer Blanc de La Mer The Brightening Lotion Intense has made this revitalizing lotion a go-to for boosting skin’s overall appearance. Skin is left refreshed, brighter, softer and more even in tone when used with other products.
LA MER THE BRIGHTENING LOTION INTENSE (THE WHITENING LOTION INTENSE) PRODUCT DETAILS:
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION (THE BRIGHTENING FUSION INTENSE): This intensive lotion utilizes the potent MicroWhite Ferment™ to target the look of spots and discoloration. The nutrient-rich Miracle Broth,™ heart of La Mer’s profound powers of transformation, hydrates, softens and helps empower skin’s natural rejuvenating abilities. Skin is smoothed and retexturized, prepared to receive the benefits of the Blanc de la Mer™ regimen.(Source: lamer.com)
LA MER THE WHITENING LOTION INTENSE INGREDIENTS: DECLUSTERED WATER (-)\AQUA\EAU DE-STRUCTUREE (-), DECLUSTERED WATER (+)\AQUA\EAU DE-STRUCTUREE (+), YEAST EXTRACT\FAEX\EXTRAIT DE LEVURE, ISOPENTYLDIOL, ASCORBYL GLUCOSIDE, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, DIGLYCERIN, BUTYLENE GLYCOL, DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL, SEAWEED (ALGAE) EXTRACT, SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEED OIL, EUCALYPTUS CLOBULUS (EUCALYPTUS) LEA F OIL, SESAMUM INDICUM (SESAME) SEEDS, MEDICAGO SATIVA (ALFALFA) SEED POWDER, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEEDCAKE, PRUNUS AMYGDALUS DULCIS (SWEET ALMOND) SEED MEAL, SODIUM GLUCONATE, POTASSIUM GLUCONATE, COPPER GLUCONATE, CALCIUM GLUCONATE, MAGNESIUM GLUCONATE, ZINC GLUCONATE, TOCOPHERYL SUCCINATE, NIACIN, CAMELLIA SINENSIS (GREEN TEA) LEAF EXTRACT, GENTIANA LUTEA (GENTIAN) ROOT EXTRACT, CORALLINA OFFICINALIS EXTRACT, PALMARIA PALMATA EXTRACT, GLYCERIN, LAMINARIA SACCHARINA EXTRACT, HYDROLYZED RICE BRAN EXTRACT, PLANKTON EXTRACT, SACCHAROMYUCES LYSATE EXTRACT, PPG-6 DECYLTETRADECETH-30, CAFFEINE, ACETYL GLUCOSAMINE, DIPOTASSIUM GLYCYRRIHIZATE, SODIUM HYALURONATE, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, LECITHIN, SILICA, TOURNMALINE, STYRENE/VP COPOLYMER, POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE, FRAGRANCE (PARFUM), DISODIUM EDTA, PHENOXYETHANOL, LIMONENE, GERANIOL, LINALOOL, HYDROXYCITRONELLAL, CITRONELLOL, BLUE 1 (CI 42090), EXT. VIOLET 2 (CI 60730), <ILN37445> (Source: Product packaging – Cosmetic Monster is not responsible for any errors)
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