philosophy® time in a bottle

It might not contain a genie, but this little bottle contains the next best thing (sorry, not Jake Gyllenhaal): a serum that both reverses and prevents the signs of aging. A signature blend of natural extracts and antioxidants reduce the appearance of fine lines, dark spots, and pores, resulting in a smoother, clearer, more youthful-looking complexion.

philosophy® time in a bottle
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After using this product for a week I started noticing a difference in the lines around my eyes. After a month fine lines around eyes have greatly reduced and my neck is also looking firmer.

This is very gentle on my extremely sensitive skin and I used it all the time. I highly recommend anyone with fair/sensitive skin to use this product.

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Immediate Gratification and Improvement over Time

Everyone knows vitamin C is great for reducing sun damage and signs of aging, but most products take months to start seeing benefits. This superconcentrated serum (you mix it yourself, so the vitamin C is super fresh) start minimizing light spots within a couple of weeks and after about 3 months, even "freckles" caused by years of living in Texas without sunscreen were significantly lighter. Bonus, it's a lovely light citrusy scent and a luscious feel on the skin. Silky and smooth, good for day and night use.

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Worthless product
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Don't waste your time or money on this product. I have used the entire bottle EXACTLY as directed (and wear sunscreen daily) and notice no difference in my skin . My two main reasons for trying this product were mild-medium dark spots and some rough patches. Neither concern was even slightly improved. Do not waste your time or money on this product

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No noticeable difference

I am a huge serum user and continued using another one in addition to this one. My mom gave me this, so at least I didn't throw away $. It felt good and didn't do any negative things, but I just didn't get any noticeable improvement.

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Amazing

Time in a bottle is absolutely amazing! It's the BEST serum I've EVER used! I love the consistency, texture, even the smell. Most of all I love the results! I'm in my mid-30s and started getting those little fine lines around my eyes. I've only used this a few weeks, but I can already tell a difference. I wear a mineral make-up and it usually "settles" down in the lines. Not-so with the Time in the bottle. My ONLY complaint, I was sticker shocked! Omg! I love it, but I will not be buying it again until I rack up some points! But as with most things, you get what you pay for. This is def true with the Philosophy brand!

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I turned out pleased after finishing the bottle of this serum. However, like so many other treatments, I did not see any real difference after 2-3 months of use. Granted I am not wrinkled, etc. but I know vitamin C can do more than smooth fine lines and I never really saw any change in brightness, texture, etc. either. It was not too strong and did not irritate my skin. I liked how the potent C agent was in a separate bottle for mixing when i was ready to open the bottle. However, I guess it failed the final test, because I did not purchase it again after the bottle was gone. I am just trusting that some anti-aging took place while I was using it.

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so far so good

I just started using this product and seems to be working pretty good for now. I'm excited to see the results in a few months. They said they can see the changes under a special light. Just need to find where they have one.

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WOW!

I received this as a sample from Philosophy and was blown away by how smooth it made my skin feel! This has made my list of future must have products. I gave the gel-like-serum about 3 minutes to soak into my skin before covering with my regular moisturizer and sunscreen. My face felt so soft and smooth, had to remind myself not to touch my face through out the day! I'll be stocking up my BirchBox points to purchuse this eventually, too expensive otherwise.

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One of the better serums around
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Now using my second bottle of this serum. I can see a difference in the texture and hydration of my skin. Not sure if it's helping the heavier wrinkles but makeup seems to go on better.

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Expected better
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I initially tried this product as a sample from Ulta while I was also using When Hope is not Enough serum (also from Philosophy). My skin was looking fabulous---dewy, fresh, and bright---and with all the great reviews on here I definitely thought it was from this product. My own fault for not trying products separately, but when I ran out of the serum and continued using this product, I did not get the same results. It's not a bad product, but I am just not noticing a significant difference like I did with the serum....and for the hefty price on this I definitely expected more. I have since purchased When Hope is not Enough (from Ulta---it is not on this site unfortunately!) and I LOVE that serum!
For the price of this, I don't think it is worth it.

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