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Refresh your skincare routine with the ultra-hydrating DDF® Advanced Micro-Exfoliation Cleanser.

DDF®

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Amp up your beauty regimen with this product-enhancing elixir. Clinical studies show that the ultrathin, water-like formula strengthens skin’s moisture barrier by up to 50 percent, giving a boost to your existing skincare products. Even better? The translucent serum is free of sulfates, synthetic fragrance and dyes, and genetic modified organisms (aka GMOs).

How it Works

Niacinamide, or vitamin B3, is the key ingredient in this potent tonic. Applied topically, it protects and strengthens the skin’s natural barrier, encourages the production of collagen, and reduces hyperpigmentation and redness. The formula also contains a blend of botanical extracts—banyan tree, lotus flower, red clover—which helps to smooth fine lines, improve skin texture and reverse the effects of sun damage.

How to Use

After washing your face, smooth an even layer onto face, neck and décolletage. Use morning and night, and follow with moisturizer. As always, when testing a new product, try it out on the inside of your wrist before applying to your face.

Water, Butylene Glycol, Niacinamide, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Panthenol, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Ficus Indica Flower/Leaf/Stem/Juice, Trifolium Pratense (Clover) Flower/Leaf/Stem Juice, Glycine, Glutamic Acid, Nelumbo Nucifera Flower/Leaf/Stem Juice, Serine, Alanine, Arginine, Lysine, Threonine, Proline, Sorbitol, Phenoxyethanol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Dimethiconol, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkylacrylate Crosspolymer, Polysorbate 10, Sodium Metabisulfite, Allantoin, Methylparaben, Betaine, Glyceryl Acrylate/Acrylic Acid Copolymer, Propylene, Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Pvm/Ma Copolymer, Disodium Edta, Propylparaben, Sodium Hydroxide, Ethylparaben, Sodium Pca, Xanthan Gum.

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Within minutes, my face had a reaction to this product. My face became very red and flushed to the areas the product was applied. Very hot to the touch and it also itched. It lasted at few days, and thankfully it cleared up without a visit to a doctor.

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smooth
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This smooth serum was great for smoothing off dry skin flakes . It was ok, but I'm more impressed reading its GMO free.

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No can do
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I do have sensitive skin and thought some extra moisture would be good. My face turned bright red, was super hot, and felt like it was burning and stinging. I must be sensitive to a component in this product. Be careful when using and do a test patch.

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Incredible PRE-Serum/Moisturizer Product

I've just about exhausted my sample size, and am soon to re-purchase!

I have combination to oily skin, -- with CONSTANT breakouts -- so applying it does make my face appear as if a layer of water is on it, which does not alarm me as I use it during my night skin routine only.

I use this product as a prequel to my additional serums -- NUDE ProGenius Treatment Oil or Ole Henriksen Truth Serum Collagen Booster and Pure Truth Youth Activating Oil -- and I find it enhances my face's absorption power when interacting with the applied serum(s).

Initially, this product's ~$70 price range may jade you, but from the wonders it has performed with brightening, smoothing and nurturing my face... I would pay the world for it.

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no no no

I put this product on before I went to bed and within an hour my face was bright red and hot. I do not have sensitive skin and tend to not have any negative reactions to skin care products, but I would definitely stay away from this one.

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This is a must product!

I wasn't sure about now to use this product. But, once I did I saw a big difference to my face. I don't like adding items that feel greasy but this is like putting water on your face. No smell no greasiness . I will be purchasing this item!

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I'm too oily

This elixir is probably awesome for those gals or guys with dry-ish skin, but I'm simply too oily. It made my face soft, but it was broken out.

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Red Face

I used this product before going to bed. After I put it on my face was warm but didn't think anything of it. The next morning when I woke up my face was still very warm and bright red all day long!! Terrible product.

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Love it!
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The skin on my face is always dry, which makes it break out. After I started using this my face cleared up and my skin is no longer dry!

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Smooth Skin

This Elixir helped make my skin really smooth but it didn't mess well with my skin. I have a typically oil skin and the elixir only helped with my breakouts. It did however make my skin soft.

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