Perricone MD Anti-Ageing Protective Trio review: Hypoallergenic Peptide Complex, Face Finishing Moisturiser, High Potency Eye Lift

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I got Perricon MD Anti- Ageing Protective Trio in April. Since I’ve used it up, I thought I’d do an updated review.

Here is what the trio includes:

Hypoallergenic Peptide Complex (30 ml – full size): it’s an anti-aging serum for sensitive skin. It’s ‘improves resilience, tone, and texture while minimizing wrinkles’.

Face Finishing Moisturiser (30 ml – full size 60ml): moisturising anti-aging cream. It reduces the appearance of lines and wrinkles and improves radiance.

High Potency Eye Lift (5 ml – full size 15ml): and eye cream that lifts, brightens, tones and tightens the eye area.

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So does it work?

No.

I’m really disappointed with Perricone MD. I’ve used up all three products and didn’t really notice an improvements. Even though I’m 32, I don’t have wrinkles and use anti-ageing for prevention more than correction. So it’s always difficult to assess the long-term effects of anti-ageing products. However, I can see how it makes my skin look after a couple of weeks.

Some serums, such as my favourite Filogra, make your skin feel smooth and plumped. And they make a good base for your moisturiser and make up. Perricone MD isn’t one of them. The Peptide Complex made my skin feel rough in comparison to other anti-ageing serums. It felt rough and bumpy, tired and my pores appeared larger than before. I didn’t like using this product and for the first time couldn’t wait to finish the bottle so I can get back to Filorga.

The High Potency Eye Lift cream was even worse. It’s the strangest thing: this cream made the area around my eye darker. And I don’t mean the under eye area but the lids as well. I looked like a raccoon! I’ve never seen a cream do that before.

The Face Finishing Moisturiser was quite ok. Nothing to write home about, but it was a good product. The Alpha Lipoic Acid, one of the main ingredients, gives a tingling and ‘stinging’ sensation when you first apply to cream. But at least I had an impression it’s doing something. It’s a nice anti-aging moisturiser.

Overall, I was desperately trying to finish the three products so I could get back to my beloved Filorga. It’s not a good sensation to have when using three products that cost about £100 each. I’m so disappointed with Perricone and don’t think I will be trying their more expensive products anytime soon. It just goes to show, the expensive brands are not always the best.

 

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Kareen
    Aug 20, 2013 @ 01:34:19

    Hey Anna! Long time no talk. Too bad how these products were no good. I personally think that after a certain point, high prices on beauty products are just a sham. Because if their price is relative to their effectiveness, then their formula has to be exponentially better than mid-range price products. I just don’t see that happening. Chemistry is chemistry. The rest is just marketing and hype.

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