Intelligent anti-aging skin care based on independent research     
Lose wrinkles, keep your bank account!     
Like Smart Skin Care on Facebook
 
Skin Care 101
Skin Care Basics
Skin Protection
Skin Biology
Biology of Aging
Ingredient Guide
Skin & Nutrition
Skin Conditions
 
Anti-Aging Treatments
Topical Actives
Wrinkle Fillers
Noninvasive
Invasive
 
Skin Care Smarts
Smart Choices
Best Practices
Quick Tips
 
Reviews
Product Reviews
Reviews By Brand
 
How-To Infopacks
Skin Rejuvenation
DIY Skin Care
Skin & Nutrition
Eye Skin Care
 
Community & Misc
Forums
Search
 
   
You are here: Reviews > Product Reviews >

Skin Care Review: Estee Lauder Idealist Micro-D Deep Thermal Refinisher

by Laurie Clinard`, Boynton Beach, FL USA

Rating
Excellent

Benefits
Immediate results: Brightens dull skin, minimizes pores, improves texture and feel.

Drawbacks
Grittiness may be irritating or damaging. Use with caution - follow instructions for use.

Details
I am 33 years old with normal/combination skin. My skin was looking pretty dull and was plagued by acne bumps around my chin, temples and forehead. I started using this 2 times a week along with the Refinisher, which I used daily. After the first time I used it, there was a huge difference in pore size. They had shrunk considerably & it seemed like they had been cleaned out as they were no longer black, even on my nose. In addition to that, other immediate noticeable benefits it gave me was a wonderful glow, improved texture & feel (skin feels like satin). My acne improved considerably while using this product also. I havenít noticed a huge improvement in the appearance of lines, but there does seem to be some diminishment of fine lines.

The Micro-D thermal is quite gritty and you need to be very gentle while massaging it in the skin, and be careful not to overdo it. I could see how you might injure your skin if you arenít very careful and gentle. You can feel a definite heat sensation while you are applying it, which can be a little disconcerting, but when used correctly, the results are amazing. The Refinisher itself is a joy to use. It has a satiny yet not greasy feel to it, and it also smells really nice. I usually try different skin care products but this is the only product that I will buy again when it runs out. I think it is definitely the best product Estee Lauder offers. The two products do indeed complement each other & I would definitely recommend using both the Micro-D and the Refinisher together for the best benefits.

Conclusions
The Idealist products give immediate and visible results. Well worth the investment.

Price (paid by reviewer)
46

Where to find it
Dillards


     



Indexes of Product Reviews
by Function / Purpose
by Formula / Procedure
by Brand / Manufacturer
Most Recent
Alphabetical



Submit a review and receive a free Infopack

If you had positive or negative experience with any skin care product, treatment or procedure, please share it with our readers. As a thank you, you will receive a free copy of one of our How-To Infopacks, which provide unbiased, practical, science-based guidance to optimizing your skin care. To submit a review, click here



Back to Product Reviews
Back to Reviews





Home | About Us | Contact Us | Ask a Question |

Copyright © 1999-2016 by Dr. G. Todorov / SmartSkinCare.com
Site Disclaimer | Copyright Certification

   
-- advertisements --