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What is Treatment Essence?
Treatment essence carries many benefits for the skin and is especially helpful in combating signs of ageing such as wrinkles and fine lines. While it’s less concentrated than a serum, it adds a layer of moisture and preps your skin to absorb the active ingredients of your serum and moisturiser.
Differences of treatment essences compared to toner
Most people tend to think that essences and toners are the same thing, but they’re not. There is a huge difference between toners and essences. Toners are used in between facial cleansers and treatment essences. A toner works to balance the pH level of your skin, remove traces of make-up and leftover impurities from cleansing, minimise open pores and refresh the skin. It is usually applied with a cotton pad.
An essence is often used after toning the skin. It is a lightweight booster that enhances the effects of the products after it, such as the serum and moisturiser. Packed with vitamins and great for accelerating cell-turnover, essences are also perfect for preventing fine lines and wrinkles.
Types of treatment essences
Clarins’ plant-based treatment essences are specially formulated to reduce the effects of ageing, regardless of your age or skin type. In fact, our treatment essences are suitable for all skin types, including oily and sensitive skin.
If you’re in your mid to late 20s, you’ll love our Multi-Active Treatment Essence. Made with Organic Teasel and Myrothamnus, this anti-ageing essence boosts energy production and reduces the effects of stress on the skin, restoring radiance to your complexion. The lightweight, velvety-soft formula melts into the skin within seconds to encourage cell-turnover and a youthful glow.
Our Extra-Firming Treatment Essence is perfect for women aged 35 and above. If sagging skin, wrinkles and dryness are a concern, this toning essence is the solution to your problems. It is infused with Lemon Thyme, Fig, Green Banana and Hyaluronic Acid to keep your complexion well-moisturised and soft. It also helps to stimulate collagen production, which improves skin elasticity. These ingredients help to enhance your complexion and decrease the appearance of fine lines.
The Super Restorative Treatment Essence is a powerful firming essence for mature skin. It contains Green Coffee and Ginseng extracts, which are very effective in revitalising and hydrating the skin. This anti-ageing essence is also formulated with Hibiscus Flower Acids, which gently exfoliate the skin to unveil a radiant complexion. Users love its lightweight, non-greasy texture. Visibly enhance your complexion with our Nutri-Lumiere Treatment Essence, a nutrient-rich anti-ageing essence with Horse Chestnut, Roselle, Oat, Ginseng and Leaf of Life extracts that illuminate the skin and remove deep wrinkles over time. It also hydrates and softens mature skin, restoring a luminous glow to your complexion.
How and when to use treatment essences?
For the best results, use your treatment essence in the morning and evening. Place a few drops of it into your palm after cleansing and toning. Gently apply the treatment essence onto your face and neck, allowing the liquid to absorb into your skin. A small amount is sufficient as our treatment essences are concentrated in nutrients and active ingredients.
After applying the treatment essence, ensure that the formula has fully absorbed into the skin before using your serum or moisturiser.
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