Editor's TipEditor's Tip

For radiant skin, follow Elizabeth Arden’s Visible Difference 4-step regimen twice a day. First, wash away makeup and oils with the Visible Difference Skin Balancing Cleanser. Next, even skin tone with the Visible Difference Skin Balancing Toner and follow with the Visible Difference Optimizing Skin Serum to treat stubborn dark spots. Finally, heal dryness with the nourishing Visible Difference Skin Balancing Lotion.

Elizabeth Arden

Birchbox Breakdown

We put our skin through a lot—long days in the sun, polluted city air, the list goes on and on. Help your skin fight back with this powerful yet soothing serum. Packed with a high concentration of active ingredients, it repairs damaged skin cells for a healthier complexion. We rely on it to do the heavy-duty repair work our skin so desperately needs.

How it Works

Retinyl linoleate, a vitamin A derivative, retexturizes skin and improves skin tone for a noticeably smoother, firmer complexion. Vitamin C provides antioxidant protection and brightens your skin for an all-day healthy glow. It’s non-comedogenic so it won’t clog your pores, and is great for all skin types (even sensitive skin!).

How to Use

Smooth one or two pumps of serum onto your clean face and neck every morning or night before applying moisturizer.

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Product Reviews & Sample Feedback

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Really liking this!

This is another product I bought without ever trying soley based on online reviews. I use this in combination wit Dr. Jart's Ceramidin liquid. My skin looks so much healthier than it did without using any serums. I ran out of Joanna Vargas serum, which I like but it's more expensive. I really like this serum and am switching over to this

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Milky

I like the light smell of this serum. I was expecting a clear serum, but it is milky like a light lotion. It is nice, but it doesn't seem to absorb into my skin and quickly as a clear serum.

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Great

Just started using Elizabeth Arden and I Love this product it is wonderful not to oily I noticed a subtle difference to the way my skin looks. It looks brighter not as dull.

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Love this product

This product was amazing and worked so well. I have sensitive skin and it did not break it out an moisturized very well. I will be buying this.

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Great product

I loved this serum. It seemed to help clear my face up better than any other product I have found.

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Arden skin serum

This serum worked amazing. I plan on purchasing this. My skin was softer, less lines, and my pores were less visible. I wish the sample was larger but it was enough to last for two nights.

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another sample worth purchasing

My skin felt great after using this product - I brought it with me on a couple of business trips, which is always a tough sell between time on the plane and being out of routine. Nice scent, not sticky or greasy.

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Best stuff ever!

I received a sample of this and love it so much I bought a full size bottle of it. It has really helped with my acne and complexion. I would highly recommend this to anyone!

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Well, well, Miss Arden, Congrats

I ended up with several packets of this from my friends... because even though I usually have oily skin, I accidentally fell asleep with a peel on my face that was a huge no-no... SO, to the rescue, my friends and their Birchbox samples of the month (I even got some in the MAIL) which happened to be this Serum.
This.....serum.....is......wonderful. That said, I had never ever been an Elizabeth Arden fan but now I am a fan of this product, will likely buy it, ESPECIALLY since it is insanely affordable.
After two days on this serum day and night, my crocodile skin showed significant improvement. Imagine falling asleep in a chemical peel, okay? So.. significant improvement indeed. I then used it three times a day for 5 days and my skin was amazing. For an irrational moment I thought, "I should get a bottle and burn myself more often!" But clearly, that is insane.
So, while I just separated myself from a small company that gave me free skin care products in exchange for my very honest feedback to them to help development because I realized, hey, I'm being cheated. LOL And I have skin care products to last through the zombie apocalypse, I honestly think I'm going to get this bottle of serum when I make my next Birchbox purchase...
..... I'm just kind of waiting to see if there is anything in the June box that I desperately NEED. ;)

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Love the product, not the price

This stuff felt great on my face but I'm not thrilled with the price and amount offered for it. I also have very oily skin and it didn't do much to help counteract that.

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