I’ve never been a big fan of those “water mists” you can apply on your face to refresh it. But when you hear rave reviews about a product, well, you gotta take notice. I have tried other Caudalie products in the past (way before I started blogging) and they were very good, so I had high hopes for this one!

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The product is describes as follows:

Inspired by Queen Isabelle of Hungary’s elixir of youth, this treatment smooths away fine lines, tightens pores and gives the complexion a real boost of radiance.
A healthy, skin-feeding facial spray for a glowing complexion, Beauty Elixir manages to be both a toner and face serum at the same time. Suitable for all skin types, especially those urbanites amongst us prone to a slightly grey complexion. Great for smokers and an ideal after-shave for men.

What’s good about it

  • It is a great hydrating toner to use after cleansing your face. It works very nicely to maximize trapping moisture when followed up by your routine moisturizer
  • Revitalizes dull skin throughout the day. It even calms down redness if you suffer from it. The radiance and freshness it provides is thanks to the grape, orange blossom, rose, balm mint, and rosemary ingredients
  • Works very nicely to set your makeup and when applied during the day on top of it it enhances any dullness you may see on your face
  • Comes in a handy bottle with a spray applicator. The full size is 100 ml (3.4 oz), but there is also a handy 30 ml (1 oz) travel size bottle
  • This product, like other Caudalie products, does not contain parabens, phenoxyethanols, phthalates, mineral oils, sodium laureth sulfates, or animal ingredients.
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Here’s the 100 ml (3.4 oz) size

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Spray applicator

What’s not so good about it

  • It runs out pretty quickly, and this product does not come cheap (you certainly need the 100 ml size). At least you know your are using it all!
  • I did not notice any tightening of pores or smothing of fine lines. Maybe I don’t have the right face to test this, but in any case, I did not notice any change there

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I really like this product and is now part of my standard skincare routine. It is a great freshing feeling on your face for any season! Plus you will notice how your skin will look more radiant and healthy after a couple of uses!

Paola’s mood after using this product: