Friday, June 20, 2014

AMW Reviews: Clinique Even Better Brightening Moisture Cream Plus

Funny how a blogger friend told me that every time she sees Clinique, she thought of me! 
Awww right?
Well, I can't help it because it all started out with Clinique when I told myself I will start investing on a good skincare regimen!  All thanks to Mr. AMW because he was the one who told me: "Your skin is worth it!  It's okay to spend more as long as the product works for you." 

"Best Husband Award" goes to him!

I may have tried various skincare brands but Clinique's Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion (DDML) and Clinique Moisture Surge are 2 of my favorite products that I can always go back to (because I have backups!)  So it is difficult for me to "test" other Clinique product as I felt like I was cheating on my loves!  *lol*

Thanks to my Sampleroom family for sending this full sized pot to me and thanks to them because I can't help but test this out because it was just staring right at me on top of the computer table weeks ago!  

I will keep on using this for the coming weeks so I will definitely update this post if there are any changes!  As of now, let me share to you how I feel after "cheating"  *laughs*

*whispers*  It was liberating! :P

Clinique says ---
A moisture-rich and hydrating formula developed specifically for dry/combination skins. This newly reformulated moisturizer has a rich, luxurious texture and can be used year-round to help prevent hyperpigmentation while strengthening the skin barrier and moisturizing the skin both day and night.
Formulated especially for Asian skins, continued use of Even Better Brightening Moisture Cream Plus will diminish the look of dark spots, age spots and hyperpigmentation over time. Appropriate for dry/combination skin, skin will now be better hydrated and radiant all year round. The luxurious and ultra-rich texture of Even Better Brightening Moisture Cream Plus glides onto skin without leaving a sticky residue, easily layerable under other treatments. Recommended for use day and night.

Size: 50ml

AMW says ---
  • A little goes a long way.  
  • Texture is smooth and feels like a dream during application.
  • No scent.
  • No allergic reactions or skin irritations even at first use.
  • Rich texture helping your skin seals in moisture.
  • Non-greasy.
  • Has an immediate brightening effect upon application.
  • Helps seal in moisture, my skin feels and look hydrated the next morning in an air-conditioned room.
  • Soothing.

  •  Packaging.  Same old packaging that needs a spatula.  (But this isn't a con for me anymore as I got used to it!)
  • Very oily skinned users may feel this a bit heavy on their skin.  As this is one of the "richest" moisturizer I've tried from the brand.
  • No SPF.
  • Price.  The price isn't bad for 50ml as a little goes a long way!  
I agree with the "brightening" effect the moisturizer gives and it is moisturizing at the same time.  The product MAY help reduce dark spots overtime but I can't seem to see the effect at the moment with just a few weeks' usage.

  • Best used by Dry, normal and combination skin.
  • Apply more on areas that needed hydration and areas in your face that has dark spots.
  • If signs of skin irritations occur, stop usage immediately.
  • Apply thicker layer at night before going to bed and apply a thin layer during daytime to prevent the heavy, greasy-fell.
  • For a relaxing "mask", put this inside the fridge and apply on your face "cold" to reduce large pores! 
  • Apply your favorite sunblock AFTER moisturizer for added protection from the sun since this product do not have SPF protection.
Will I repurchase?

To whom do I recommend this to?
Users who like the "brightening" effect from a skincare.  Works best for dry, normal and combination (normal/dry) skin.

Where to purchase and how much?
At local Clinique counters for Php1,700.00 (approx $37.38) 50ml.

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Clinique Even Better Brightening Moisture Cream Plus Packaging

Texture is thicker as compared to other moisturizers I've tried from Clinique.  This applies on the skin like a dream and takes a tad bit more time for the product to get absorbed into the skin. 

Before and After
My skin looks more EVEN after more than a week's usage.  The dryness on my forehead was reduced yet the dark spots are still there so I'm hoping it'll be gone by a month or 2!

Have you tried Clinique Skincare?
Which particular skincare line from Clinique is your favorite?
Clinique Moisture Surge healed my dry skin so I'm always thankful for that!  Now that my skin is less dry, I am very happy with the Even Better Brightening Moisture Cream Plus which helps to keep my skin looking brighter and healthier at the same time keeping the moisture level intact.

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(Product received via SampleRoom.  Opinion 100% mine.  Please purchase at your own discretion.)


  1. This product seems like a great investment. The claims sound promising. Well, you had me at moisture-rich and hydrating right away! Especially because I live in a very dry place (Arizona). I immediately thought, "I need this in my life." Ha ha! And ohh, how sweet of Mr. AMW to say that! :) I think every woman should here that.


    1. Ahhh this is definitely for you! :D and yes, Mr. AMW is always sweet hahaha naturally sweet na yan!

  2. It's cheaper than Moisture Surge?? SOLD!! :P

  3. It's cheaper than Moisture Surge?? SOLD!! :P


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