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Does this stuff actually work? Clarins Extra-Firming Neck Cream Review

by on August 18, 2016

About the Company:

Clarins has been on the upscale skincare scene for 50 years now, so they must be doing something right. They use pure plant extracts to create botanical-based skincare and makeup lines. They are always on the cutting edge of skincare technology and have led Europe in luxury skin care for decades.

Clarins Advanced Extra-Firming Neck CreamNeck Cream

Price: $88

Ingredients: Water, Dimethicone, Cetearyl Isononanoate, Glycerin, Alcohol, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, C14-22 Alcohols, Cetearyl Glucoside, Phenoxyethanol, Parfum/Fragrance, C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside, Hdi/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Carbomer, Tromethamine, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Disodium Edta, Hydrolyzed Ulva Lactuca Extract, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Musa Sapientum (Banana) Fruit Extract, Bht, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Extract, Silica, Thymus Citriodorus Flower/Leaf Extract, Sodium Benzoate, Steareth-20, Potassium Sorbate, Ci 15985/Yellow 6.

Product Promises and Claims:

  • Firms and tightens the neck skin
  • Use on chin, neck, and décolleté
  • Lift and hydrates skin
  • Absorbs easily

3-Ingredient Breakdown:Clarins Extra-Firming Neck Cream Ingredients

Oats– help to moisturize and soften for supple skin, the sugars from the grain beakdown,resulting ina firming compound the has a smoothing effect on the neck skin

Sunflower: Oil and wax produced from sunflower have powerful protective benefits for the skin.

Sea Lettuce: Packed with beneficial vitamins and minerals this has been a supplement taken by Europeans for centuries. It is a known skin plumper and increases the skin’s density using hyaluronic acid synthesis.


Do not use this product if you are allergic or senstivie to any of the listed ingredients. Always use a test patch on the back of the hand before placing on the neck which is much more sensitive.

Judgement Day:

The bottom line about this neck firming product is this: it is a luxury product with proven firming ingredients. While everyone has different skin and there are no guarantees when it comes to skin care products, Clarins offers a money back guarantee if you return the product after 30 days. So this is a low risk purchase. Try it and if you don’t like it just return it. A lot of reviews raved about the results they saw after going through the first jar. It has a pleasant smell, great non-sticky or greasy consistency that leaves skin hydrated. A few one-off user reviews complained of crepey skin after use or that nothing happened. With high end products it is imperative that users follow the directions given on the jar. It is important with this product especially to buy an exfoliator to use twice a week along side this product. If money happens to be no object for you, just skip this neck cream and purchase the concentrate version for $108 Clarins offers for those who are a step away from going under the knife.

This product mainly focuses on promoting general skin health rather than treating and preventing fine lines and wrinkles. It states that it is an ultimate firming neck treatment; however, its ingredients such as thickeners, silicone, slip agent, preservative, water, and fragrance are not skin firming agents. In fact, it can improve your dry skin by making it smoother. But the truth is that is not what you expect by paying $82. Moreover, we do not know how long it takes to render its results and there are many more neck formulas on the market that deliver better results in just a month.

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