Monday, August 10, 2009

The La Mer Essentials

**photo courtesy of La Mer


Because something has happened here that cannot be explained. If miracles are defined as unique events that appear inexplicable by the laws of nature, then surely Crème de la Mer is a miracle. For here is the crème that will truly change the way you see yourself, the crème that has inspired a devoted following.


Crème de la Mer was conceived under extraordinary circumstances. Years ago, aerospace physicist Dr. Max Huber suffered a horrific accident – a routine experiment exploded in his face – covering him with severe chemical burns. Neither science nor medicine offered sufficient promise of help, so Huber decided to help himself. Twelve years and six thousand experiments later, he perfected the crème that would help give skin a dramatically smoother appearance.


Crème de la Mer defies the laws of nature. At the heart of the Crème is a highly potent Miracle Broth™. There is nothing miraculous about its ingredients – sea kelp, calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, lecithin, Vitamins C, E and B12, plus oils of citrus, eucalyptus, wheat germ, alfalfa and sunflower. For Huber, it wasn’t the ingredients but the way those ingredients were distilled that made all the difference between a good moisturizer and a small miracle. No doubt, Huber understood the ancient science of fermentation. He discovered that an amazing thing transpired as these ingredients journeyed from individual components into a nutrient-rich Miracle Broth™ -- a process that took 3-4 months to complete. The ingredients did indeed transform into a whole far greater than the sum of its parts. Vital energies were spontaneously released and through this slow bio-fermentation process, Crème de la Mer was born.

Gradually, but perceptibly, the amazing happened. The skin’s appearance was miraculously improved, just as Huber hoped. It became softer, smoother, more supple. Today, Crème de la Mer’s Miracle Broth™ is manufactured by the same slow, meticulous bio-fermentation process created by Dr. Max Huber. This extraordinary Crème must be individually hand-filled in order to sustain its delicate balance.


For us schooled in logic, Crème de la Mer is something of a jolt to the imagination. But facts are facts and certainly the proof can be seen on the faces of those who use it. In a short time, skin becomes softer, firmer, looks virtually creaseless. Aging lines and pores are noticeably less visible. Even the driest of complexions are healed. Sensitivities are soothed. And, of course, there are also those who insist it has produced astonishing results—as Dr. Max Huber himself witnessed. No wonder many who have tried every cream available remain steadfast in their devotion to Crème de la Mer.


Crème de la Mer’s Miracle Broth™ is suspended within its extraordinary formula. To activate the broth and release its key ingredients, warm a small amount between your fingertips. As you pat onto clean, dry skin, you will instantly feel the soothing effects of the broth. Smooth over face, neck end under the fragile eye area. Apply day and night – for a lifetime.

Retail Price:

1oz/30ml - Php7,400 (approx $154.00)

2oz/60ml - Php13,000 (approx $271.00)

Creme de La Mer Moisturizing Lotion 50ml* - Php10,750 (approx 224.00)

Creme de La Mer Oil Absorbing Lotion 50ml* - Php10,750 (approx 224.00)

* Same formula as the Original Crème de la Mer in a lightweight formula

**photo courtesy of La Mer

The Lifting Face Serum

A totally new and paired approach to reawakening the appearance of youth, The Lifting Face Serum and The Lifting Intensifier are designed to work in synergy, immediately and visibly lifting the skin and restoring clarity and brightness. At the heart of The Lifting Face Serum and The Lifting Intensifier is a rare blue algae that flourishes in pristine waters fed by ancient glacial waters and underground springs. Its exceptional lifting energies come to life as it journeys through a meticulous bio- fermentation process, boosting its efficacy far beyond anything previously imagined. A network of proteins within the Blue Algae Lift Ferment stimulates skin's own internal building blocks while other proteins help prevent their premature breakdown. Skin's ability to renew itself is greatly enhanced. A youthful smoothness and bounce are tremendously restored.

Retail Price: PhP 13,500.00 (Lifting Face Serum Solo-30ml) approx $281.25)

**photo courtesy of La Mer

The Eye Concentrate

This concentrated, ultraluxe eye treatment quenches and conditions impressionable skin. The Eye Concentrate significantly reduces the appearance of dark circles and puffiness, lines and wrinkles, encouraging the eye area to look and feel healthy, supple and luminous as never before.

The Eye Concentrate is infused with three unique forms of Miracle Broth™: the original, a concentrated form and a new, encapsulated form designed to optimize continuous release to the skin. Known for its healing energies, the Miracle Broth™ infuses skin with the energy it needs to focus on renewal.

The Eye Concentrate works in tandem with a specially-engineered, silver-tipped applicator which helps cool the skin, immediately improving micro-circulation. Rich in hematite, a naturally magnetic mineral known for its energies, The Eye Concentrate works over time to dramatically dissolve the appearance of dark circles and puffiness. The eye area appears healthy, more vital.

Improving clarity and discoloration, an exclusive marine ferment penetrates the skin with a powerful wave of activity. The appearance of discoloration and unevenness is dramatically diminished. Skin that looks tarnished and dull regains a healthy radiance and brightness as it is brought back to its most luminous center.

Improving tone, The Eye Concentrate utilizes a wealth of precious marine and plant ingredients to help skin reinforce its natural support system. Skin that has lost its elasticity and suppleness is gently smoothed and toned, vastly reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles. Stamina and resilience are greatly restored. A wealth of anti-oxidants defends the eye area against future damages.

Retail Price: PhP 9,350.00 (approx $195.00)


I've finished using the sample sizes of these three :)
Can't wait for my review? :( You have to wait! lol
Keep smilin'
Stay Happy!


  1. la mer will be one product that i can only buy in my breams

    im pretty sure that this is a good product kaya lang hindi xa budget & mass friendly e

  2. I did not know this was how the famous and rather expensive Creme de La Mer was made! Now I appreciate na why it is soo expensive! Thank you for this very informative post, sis :)

  3. The price makes me wanna run back to mommy. I can't imagine myself spending that much for one small bottle. Though a lot of people say it works, I am pretty sure there are alternatives and substitute goods out there at a fraction of La Mer's price. :)

  4. Hi Nikki,

    I bought these products in a La Mer sample pack from Mika of Beauty Snap.

    I think my skin may be too dry for these products..not hydrating enough!

  5. with the mer is a dream =)
    it's one of my i-hope-to-try-it-one-day facial creams...

  6. Nikki you're such a tease!! hehehe!! :D Faster post the review already!! haha!! :D

    And oh, La Mer is sooo far off my league that i don't even dare to dream about it! :(

  7. this thing really works. also, its kinda difficult to get samples at barneys sa beverly hills. you have to purchase tonxa of things before u get your hands on a sample lol.

    did you know Ai Ai De las Alas uses this for her whole body?? crazy!

  8. you finally got to try La Mer! YAY! :D The Creme is AMAZING. Although, I can't say the same for the LFS and eye con. I didn't use the LFS long enough and I was allergic to the eye con.

  9. Nikki!

    La Mer is too pricey for my liking... and for my pockets, too :D

  10. I'M lemming LA MER but I need to save more! I need to stop buying other things so I can save but there are lots of other great things besides la mer...

  11. I'M lemming LA MER but I need to save more! I need to stop buying other things so I can save but there are lots of other great things besides la mer...

  12. Tease! Can't wait for your reviews! I want to know if this stuff is really worth it!

  13. I've consumed 3 jars of Creme de la Mer for the past 2 years. I expect my face to have smaller pores. Unfortunately, it didn't happen. What I noticed was, I didn't encounter zits or pimples during the time I've been using it. I actually don't have much problem with my skin. All I want is to minimize the pores. I have small visible pores (looks like the outer skin of an orange fruit). But La Mer didn't give me that, so I stopped using it.

  14. ~tHiAmErE~, who knows? in the near future? You may have the chance to try it too :)

    Teeyah, I know! same here! I love reading the history of Creme de la mer, such nice story!

    Pammy, hahah run back to mommy and ask mommy to purchase for you! hehehhe :) I know what you mean about the price, but I am wanting to know why these are famous among celebrities, it must be good right?

  15. JC, ooohh yeah, I remembered your dry skin! My skin is dry too! So I'll see how my review goes! :) I'm writing on it!

    Ilee, who knows ? One day they'll be a big sale and I'll be first in line! LOL

    Jenn, hahahaha, nah, I'm not really a tease, it just takes time to write the review and deal with photos! LOL

  16. JC, ooohh yeah, I remembered your dry skin! My skin is dry too! So I'll see how my review goes! :) I'm writing on it!

    Ilee, who knows ? One day they'll be a big sale and I'll be first in line! LOL

    Jenn, hahahaha, nah, I'm not really a tease, it just takes time to write the review and deal with photos! LOL

  17. Becky, I know what you mean, samples are quite rare for this! I think it's a worldwide thing :) Oohh I can imagine Ai Ai de Las Alas go crazy over application! No wonder she's getting more on more beautiful, when you're rich, you can buy anything! LOL

    Connie, I know right!! I remembered we just talked about this! and I'm glad I had the chance to try this!

    herroyalbleakness, hahah I know what you mean!

  18. Dustbunny, hey! come to think of it, with all your hauls, you can purchase one or 2 of La Mer items! lol..but who knows? You can save up for this! I'm sure you can purchase it soon enough!

    Catherine , ok! I'll try to finish the post as soon as I can!

    McDreamer, I guess La Mer is made to moisturize the skin and to really maintain the skin's suppleness, I haven't thought about pores, thanks for giving us some insight on your experience on La Mer :)

  19. The La Mer Face Serum was one great product but they've since changed it to the Lifting Serum, which I heard is not as great as the previous formulation.

    Other products are so so. The La Mer cream is nice, gives a glow to my face but other than that, I think it's really too ex!

  20. Sesame, really? so they changed formulation? thanks for letting me know, i wonder how the previous one works! My favorite is the Creme de La Mer out of the 3 actually!

  21. Where can I buy La Mer in the Philippines?

  22. Beneficial info and excellent design you got here! I want to thank you for sharing your ideas and putting the time into the stuff you publish! Great work!

  23. Keep posting stuff like this i really like it

  24. Where can I buy La Mer in the Philippines?

  25. Where can I buy La Mer in the Philippines?


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