Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Intense Lifting Serum Review

Hello, hello!

Today I have a review of a new Frankincense Intense Lifting Serum from Neal’s Yard Remedies, launching in May 2017. This is my first time trying anything from the brand, so I really did not know what to expect!

First of all, I want to show you the packaging –

The packaging is super luxe, I especially love the gold embossed logo on the navy ground.

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I love that the serum comes in a cobalt glass dropper bottle, again with the gold stamped logo.

Here’s what it says about this serum (info in italics taken from the Neal’s Yard Remedies website):

NEW Frankincense Intense Lift Serum is our breakthrough mindful beauty solution harnessing the ancient power of frankincense and over 15 years of Neal’s Yard Remedies research into its amazing properties. Sustainably harvested frankincense, clinically proven to promote a feeling of wellbeing, is combined with our targeted lifting technology to help you age well and stress less. Plumping hyaluronic acid helps to smooth deep lines while the lifting technology of micro-algae, ribose and linseed oil helps to redefine your facial contours.* 83% agree their skin looks visibly lifted* 85% agree the aroma helps them feel less stressed* 83% agree their deep lines and wrinkles appear reduced, skin looks plumped*

This pale lemon yellow serum smells glorious, and roughly two drops are all you need to cover your entire face. It absorbs quickly into the skin. I’ve been using this serum twice a day for two and a half weeks now and my skin has never looked better! I can’t wait to see the results of longer term usage!

The Frankincense Intense Lifting Serum is probably the most luxurious product that I’ve ever put on my face! It is pricy though, at $149 CAD for 30 ml / 1.01 oz, but because you only need to use such a small amount each time, I can see the bottle lasting a long time.

Here’s the full ingredient list:

Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil*, Acacia Senegal Gum, Polyglyceryl-3 Rice Branate, Tapioca Starch*, Adansonia Digitata Seed Oil*, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil*, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil*, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil*, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydrolyzed Rhizobian Gum, Levulinic Acid, Ribose, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Levulinate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder*, Sodium Gluconate, Boswellia Sacra Resin Oil, Boswellia Sacra Gum Extract, Boswellia Sacra Resin Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, Citric Acid, Curcuma Longa (Turmeric) Root Extract, Sodium Anisate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Potassium Sorbate, Tocopherol, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil*, Sea Water Extract, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Peel Oil*, Linum Usitatissimum (Linseed) Seed Extract, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Commiphora Confusa Resin Oil*, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Oil*, Commiphora Myrrha Oil, Cylindrotheca Fusiformis Extract, Microcitrus Australasica Fruit Extract, Boswellia Neglecta Resin Oil*, Glyceryl Caprylate, p-Anisic Acid, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-5, Dextran, Caprooyl Tetrapeptide-3, Trifluoroacetyl Tripeptide-2, Limonene, Linalool, Farnesol, Geraniol. *Organically produced ingredients. Natural constituent of essential oils listed. Made with 71% organic ingredients.

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Have you tried this serum, or anything else from Neal’s Yard Remedies?

Thanks for reading and have a beautiful day! ❤

Thank you Neal’s Yard Remedies and Alchemy Communications!

Disclosure: PR sample, however my opinion is my own, based on my experience of using this product.

25 thoughts on “Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Intense Lifting Serum Review

  1. Neal’s Yard – well, that’s not a brand I’ve heard about in a long time! It’s such a proper British brand to me – even the packaging looks it! 🙂 I only only associate the brand with bath & body products so it’s good know they have skincare too.
    What exactly does this Frankincense serum smell like… I am imagining something musky. And that’s a loooong ingredient list!

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      1. I can tell from the the ingredients. 😀 Life is too short to use things on your skin that smell bad. Smells are part of the whole experience. Another reason I love essential oils. I make my own facial moisturizer with 10 essential oils. It is so wonderful. I’ll bet it is almost as wonderful as yours.

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