- Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, Oily
- Concern: Anti-Ageing
About the productClarins’ serums are all lightweight and intensive skin care products. The Double Serum actually contains an impressive 20 plant extracts, each of which works via different mechanisms to reclaim your skin’s natural radiance. This is a potent, high-performance anti-ageing serum that provides restorative action and visible skin renewal, working to counter damage and get your skin back on the right beauty track. Regular use will promote firmer skin and minimize fine lines and wrinkles - not to mention that elusive glow factor. Apply this skin-firming facial serum before your choice in Clarins’ daily moisturizers for optimal hydration potential, now available in jumbo size! Dermatologically tested, non-comedogenic.
A unique double formula packed with 20 powerful plant extracts that revitalize millions of skin cells. Upon application, the 5 vital functions responsible for the skin’s youth and beauty are stimulated, and skin care products applied afterwards are more effective.
Double Serum’s development is inspired by the skin’s hydrolipidic film and skin cells; both of which are based on oil and water. This unique Hydric + Lipidic System combines oil and water-based ingredients to deliver maximum results.
Cang zhu extract, the super effective Clarins plant active.
Originating from Chinese pharmacopoeia, cang zhu extract, one of 20 anti-ageing plant extracts present in Double Serum, increases cellular communication by 43%*. And if your skin cells communicate more effectively, your skin will not only respond rapidly to the anti-ageing actives in Double Serum but also to those included in your regular skin care
*in vitro tests
90% of women agree that Double Serum is more effective than their regular serum**.
In just one week,***
More radiant-looking skin
Fine lines diminished
** Satisfaction test, 126 women, 4 weeks.
*** Satisfaction test, 74 women, 1 week.
Double Serum, a must-have in your anti-ageing routine
87% of women stated that Double Serum boosts the effectiveness of skin care applied afterwards.*
*Satisfaction test-95 women reported-4 weeks.
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- Great Burdock Found in temperate climates, this tall, sturdy biennial plant grows in meadows and open fields. The composition of the elongated root exerts a purifying, cleansing action. It has long been used in traditional medicine to relieve skin infections such as eczema and acne. Discover
- Arnica This wild flower grows in high mountain pastures and is known in traditional pharmacopeia for its exceptional ability to treat bruises. Since then, arnica has continued to be a key remedy to help reduce bruising. It is so effective that researchers have taken a closer look at its chemical composition and have isolated active substances such as flavonoids and tannins which are at the origin of its soothing and circulatory properties. Discover
- Oat Used for centuries for food and by herbalists, oat has become extremely popular since research revealed its high content of vitamins and minerals. In cosmetics, oat helps to moisturize and soften the skin, while the sugars from the grain have extreme firming powers for an immediate smoothing effect. Discover
- Bocoa Bocoa, or “ironwood” is a tree from the Amazonian forest known for its long life and exceptionally resistant wood. It is used in the manufacture of musical instruments and high quality furniture. The Saramacca Indians of Guyana believe the leaves and wood have magical powers and use them in a “strength bath” for their fortifying and energizing benefits. Discover
- White Tea White Tea is a rare, much sought after plant grown in China in the Fujian mountains. Drinking it was once considered a route to immortality and it gets its name from its silvery-white leaf buds. These are picked from the plant during the first days of spring. It is one of the rarest, most expensive teas in the world for several reasons: the harvest sometimes lasts just two days, the buds must be picked by hand, the production is on a very small scale and the manufacturing process is difficult. Discover
- Katafray The Katafray is a tree found across Madagascar, and its elegant silhouette is a common sight in the arid forests of the south and west of the Grande Ile. Its light-coloured wood is as resistant as ebony and widely used in local building. In traditional Madagascan medicine, a drink prepared from the bark is reputed to have tonic and febrifuge benefits and its essential oil is known for its fortifying and soothing actions. Discover
- Hops Hop is a plant found across Northern Europe. In popular culture it was known as “devil’s wood” because it climbs trees in an anti-clockwise direction. In the therapeutic field, it is used for its sedative and antiseptic benefits. From hop extract, Clarins Laboratories uses components rich in phytosterols, vitamin D precursors, called unsaponifiables. These are also used for their capacity to stimulate the activity of fibroblasts. Discover
- Macadamia Indigenous to Australia, Macadamia was introduced onto Hawaii in 1881. The Macadamia nut gives an oil that women rub into their skin and hair, which contains the "Secret to the beauty of the lovely Hawaiian women". The composition of this oil is similar to the body's sebaceous secretions, and essential fatty acids it contains have protective properties. Discover
- Avocado Originally from tropical America, the fruit of the Avocado tree was considered sacred by the Aztecs. Present in the South American Indian diet since the beginning of time, it was introduced to the Western world in the 16th century and nicknamed "the American Pear". Exceptionally rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins and essential fatty acids, it is an almost perfectly balanced nutritional element. Over the years, it has also been used as a remedy for migraine, respiratory disorders and skin disease. Discover
- Maritime Pine Maritime pine is a conifer of the pinaceae family which grows quickly on acid soils, in warm and relatively humid regions. It can be recognized by its bark which splits and turns red as the tree grows. It is from this bark that Pycnogenol® is extracted, a substance mainly composed of OligoProanthoCyanidins (OPC), components recognized for their exceptional anti-free radical properties. Discover
- Quinoa For thousands of years, quinoa has grown on the Andean Altiplano and served as a staple food for its people. The Incas regarded it as a holy plant and worshipped its seeds. It is said that its very high protein and amino acid content played a major role in the spread of the Incan civilization. Abandoned on its high plateaus during the Spanish conquest of South America, quinoa was then rediscovered by westerners in the 1970s and its seeds are now eaten for their exceptional nutritional benefits. Discover
- Banana With its slender silhouette and large, hanging leaves, the banana resembles a tree. However, it is actually a giant grass whose only perennial part is an underground stem (rhizome). Native to South-East Asia, the banana is now found in tropical regions throughout the world. There are several varieties of banana grown for their fruit, which is eaten green or ripe. In traditional medicine, green banana is used externally for its healing properties. Discover
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- Sourwood Native to the eastern United States of America, sourwood is characterized by its majestic foliage and fragrant lily-of the valley like flowers in springtime. Its young leaves are highly prized in traditional medicine for their refreshing and diuretic properties. It is also much admired for its ornamental qualities especially in the fall when it puts on a spectacular display. Discover
- Perilla In Asia, they call it ‘shiso’ but perilla also has other names such as purple mint, Japanese basil or the beefsteak plant. It is widely used in Asian cuisine and in the medical field for its anti-allergenic and antioxidant virtues. Perilla seeds produce an oil which has a very high content of omega-3, an essential fatty acid the skin is unable to synthesize. Discover
- Pistacia lentiscus Unlike the pistachio tree, which provides us with nuts, Pistacia lentiscus produces a very aromatic resin or mastic. Since ancient times, this Mediterranean shrub has been highly prized for its resin, which flows to the surface of the trunk and branches and is used to sweeten the breath, whiten teeth and treat pulmonary disorders.
- Musk Rose Part of the wild rose family, this European shrub brightens hedgerows and thickets with its white and pink flowers and red-to-orange fruits. The fruits or hips contain seeds, which when cold pressed produce an oil rich in unsaturated fatty acids.
The musk rose oil used by Clarins Laboratories has demonstrated its ability to revitalize skin cells. Discover