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Arcona

Birchbox Breakdown

We’re all for embracing the unexpected—who doesn’t enjoy a surprise party? But, when it comes to your skin, consistency is paramount. This hydrating cream smooths out wrinkles and shrinks oversized-looking pores down to size. The upshot: You’re consistently handsome for all those spontaneous deviations that make life interesting.

How it Works

A profusion of peptides promotes collagen synthesis and rejuvenates worn, tired skin. Epidermal Growth Factor, aka EGF, is a naturally occurring milk protein that stimulates cellular renewal. Clarifying totara extract doubles as an antibacterial agent.

How to Use

Twice daily, apply 1–2 pumps to a clean, dry face.

Aqua (Water), Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Alcohol Denat., Glycerin, Hydrolyzed Rice (Peptide) Protein, Mica, Phenoxyethanol, Palmitoyl Oligopeptide (Matrixal), Palmitoyl Tetrapeptide-7, Matrixal 3000), Human Oligopeptide-1 (EGF), Dipeptide Diaminobutyroyl, Benzylamide Diacetate (SYN®-AKE), Totarol, Malachite Extract, Hydrolyzed Myrtus Communis (Myrtle) Leaf Extract, Vaccinium Macrocarpon (Cranberry) Fruit Juice, Citrus Aurantium Dulcis (Orange) Peel Oil, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Santalum Austrocaledonicum (Sandalwood) Oil, Salvia Sclarea (Clary) Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder*, Citric Acid, Allantoin, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Panthenol (D), Sodum Hyaluronate, Ethylhexylglycerin (Veg Glycerin), Xanthan Gum, Deoxycholic Acid, Carbomer, Potassium Sorbate, L-Aspartic Acid, Polysorbate 20.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Like it, but it is pricey

I actually enjoyed using the sample, however, I'm not one to spend $40+ on a product like this. I'll keep looking for something less expensive that might work as well.

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Amazing
Purchased

This is a very non-greasy facial cream that works wonders on a tired face. Exfoliate first with hot water, then place some cool water on your face. Dry off and apply the lotion and it will work wonders.

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Much better moisturizers on this site

Used the sample, but as others say it leaves the face feeling a bit greasy and wet (but dries fairly quick). Others mention this "tightening" sensation and to me this was pretty uncomfortable. Face cleared up a little bit during the period I used the sample, so it does work, but I did not just enjoy the feeling of applying it and the period shortly after.

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So far So good.

I have used it a few times, I like the way it leave's my skin feeling, not sure if i will get a full size yet or not, but i will use up all of the sample.

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Works but do you need it?

I think this product serves its purpose but does a young man really need it? I do like the feeling of putting this on my face, even though it doesnt completely absorb into my skin. The only thing is I am not worried about my skin becoming wrinkled. Maybe in 20 years but for now its not a concern of mine. Also this product has no scent. Maybe some people like that but i would prefer it smelling nice.

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Nice Facial Product

I enjoyed this sample a great deal. I felt like it provide me with a short term "lift" when it drew up my skin as it dried. Would recommend full purchase

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Pretty good

This stuff feels kind of greasy but dries fast. I don't know if it's doing anything special to my skin but it seems to be a decent moisturizer.

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its ok

expensive and didn't like the smell. I felt like it did give me a sense of tightening after working it into my face, which felt good but felt the smell was way too chemical and overpowering.

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Tighten right up
Purchased

After you apply this cream to you face, and once you've worked it in, you can really feel it tighten. In a good way. It also helps you clarify your skin. I'm fairly prone to break outs and I haven't had one yet with this product and I use it dialy.

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Use it Every Day
Purchased

One quick push, place around the eyes and then around the cheeks -- you will see an immediate improvement! Buy it now -- you will not be disappointed!

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