5 December 2014

No7 Protect & Perfect Advanced Serum Review

No7 Protect & Perfect Advanced Serum Review - Aspiring Londoner

The hype around No7 Protect & Perfect Advanced Serum 30ml*, £23.95 is unreal.  I’ve been hearing how amazing this serum is for months and couldn’t help but be a little intrigued.  I’ve been trialling it for a few weeks, read on to hear my verdict!

I like the packaging as it’s in a hygienic and plastic tube.  Glass bottles are luxurious but just are too heavy and you have to be too careful with them.  I much prefer this style of packaging.  The texture is really, really light.  It almost instantly disappears when I apply to my skin and leaves it velvety smooth to touch.  It’s fragrance-free and contains active ingredients to tackle blemishes too.

To be honest, I didn’t feel like the serum made a huge difference to my skin in terms of its anti-ageing claims.  It makes my makeup application much smoother and makes my skin ‘look’ smoother as a result.  However I didn’t feel like it left any lasting effects.  I have some very fine line on my forehead that appeared to be smooth after application; however I don’t feel the effect was long-lasting.  I did feel it helped my skin look brighter and helped my skin appear smooth.  As a result, my makeup looked more flawless than usual.

No7 Protect and Perfect claims to be a ‘powerful prevention’; it’s sometimes difficult to know if a product in the long-term has had an effect as you won’t know until later.  On that premise, I think it’s a good product for the price as there are products that claim to do similar things and do nothing.  Also, skincare is a personal thing, no skin is the same and some friends of mine swear by this serum!  So there’s definitely truth to the hype.

I think it’s definitely worth a try, especially if you’re picking it up as part of No7 Christmas sets, you get incredible value!  Also when Boots do the No7 voucher offers, it’s a great time to try a new product out.

What do you think of preventative measures against anti-ageing in your 20’s?  Have you tried the No7 Protect and Perfect Advanced Serum?  Share in the comments below or tweet me @aspiring_london!


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