8 October 2015

Darphin Ideal Resource Serum | Beauty

If you read my Rakuten Affiliate Network blog post a couple of weeks ago you'll know that I recieved this in a little box they kindly sent me. 

I've never heard of the brand Darphin before but I have done a little digging around at they actually resell in places like, Space NK, Feel Unique, John Lewis and Look Fantastic. This brand is also part of the Estee Lauder group so it's sister brands are Clinique, Oriin, Creme Del a Mer, Smashbox etc. I think the reason I've never really come across this brand is because I tend to stick to what I like with regards to skincare but I must admit I have noticed that I'm starting to get some pretty noticable wrinkles around my eyes so I was really keen to try out the Ideal Resource Perfecting Smoothing Serum

It's quite a small sample but I only really wanted to focus on my eyes anyway. When I first tried this out I was quite surprised with it's consistency, the Ideal Resource serum is actually quite runny. When I think of serums I think of a gel like formula and this isn't, not that it is a bad thing it's just different. It has a very delicate floral scent that is really pleasant actually because I don't like scents that are too heavy or floral on my face. I found it to a be really light weight formula under the eye and that it definitely helped with the appearance of my fine lines. It also brightens the skin around my eyes which is a great bonus too.  

The website suggests that "Over time, Clary Sage helps improve smoothness, and our powerful LINE POLISH COMPLEX helps support skin’s natural collagen" so it's good to know that over time this product can help with your over all skins appearance on a deeper level. 

The Ideal Resource Serum retails for £60 for 30mls, which I think is pretty expensive but I will say that even though I recieved a small sample, the product inside you can tell is something special.

Have you tried any Darphin products?


  1. I've never tried Darphin before but I've seen them around and read really positive things. I love serums and facial oil, this one sounds fab.

    Roxie x
    The Beautiful Bluebird

    1. Neither had I, it is a little pricey but I was actually really impressed!xx

  2. I haven't heard this brand before however this sounds really good! I like light weight products and products that actually works :) x

    1. Me too! I hate anything too sticky/heavy on my face!xx

  3. Never heard of this brand before, but it looks interesting! I've been getting more into serums lately, I might have to check this one out, thank you for sharing! <3

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