L’oreal Youth Code Texture Perfector Serum Concentrate


I’ve been using this serum since June and I love it. I could tell you a lot of technical scientific stuff which I’ll insert below but let me just say that the first night after using this I noticed a difference. That is very rare when it comes to the skin care products that I’ve used in the past. I am usually very impatient and eager to see results but it doesn’t really happen as fast as I want it. But those skin care experts at L’oreal-when they say “texture perfector” they mean it. My face was smoother the next morning after I used this serum.

From the L’oreal website:

Refines and perfects skin. Even at pixel-level.

Suitable for all skin tones.

Luxurious serum visibly improves skin quality working on uneven skin texture with visible pores and fine lines.

Texture Perfector Serum Concentrate with 2% LR2412, a powerful ingredient, visibly corrects skin by tightening pores, diminishing fine lines and revealing petal-soft skin texture.

- In 1 week, over 70% of women experienced tightened, less visible pores.
- In 1 week, over 80% of women saw smoother, softer texture.
- In 1 month, women state that pores appear smaller, fine lines are reduced and texture is smoother.
- 79% of women report seeing an improvement in skin quality.*

*Based on consumer self-assessments

I don’t dislike the texture of my skin but I knew it could be better and I’m a little crazy about serums I must admit. This one though takes the award for really getting my skin to respond favorably. It’s a light weight serum that goes on quickly and easily. It smooths on really easy and you don’t need much to do the job. I already got a backup! One thing that I will say is with my combo skin in the beginning I tried to wear this during the day and that didn’t work. It really made me oilier during the day so I switched to wearing it at night. If you have normal skin this might be fine to wear day and night for you. When I like something I want to lather my body in it so I tend to go overboard:) So when they say in the info above that it’s suitable for all skin types that is sort of true.

This retails for $24.99 but watch out for deals on this. I stalk CVS for sales on skincare and they often times will give you up to 30% off if you join their mailing list. Most of the deals can be used online and some in store also. At Walgreens I got a $3 off coupon for this serum on a recent visit thats good till the end of this month so LOOK for deals everywhere! I do notice that the Youth Code line is cheapest at Walmart. I’ve seen everyday prices of $20 for this serum there.

Back to whats going on as I use this serum more and more. I’m noticing that besides smoother skin I have a marked improvement in pigmentation. I have a lot of pigmentation issues on the outer areas of my face but I’m seeing them slowly lighten up. Nice. I use this in the evening after cleansing my skin. I can’t say enough good things about it. I’m also in love with the Texture Perfector Pore Vanisher that I reviewed for you back in May. Thats a fantastic primer. I have the Youth Code Texture Perfector Day/Night Cream also so I’m going to be testing that out very soon so look for a review on that. I like to use products for at least a month before I review them. A lot can happen in a month! Breakouts and all hell can break bad when it comes to your skin.

Let me know if you have tried this serum. I’d love to know your thoughts good or bad!

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  1. says

    This stuff right here!!! Amazeballs! When my skin got all out of whack, I picked this up. I’m on my second bottle now and plan to keep this in my skincare routine. It’s available online on Target’s site for $19.99. Free shipping and an additional 5% off if you have a Target Red credit or debit card. I poked around on Amazon too and say some good pricing. I LOVE the day/night cream. Like LOVE! I want to try the Pore Vanisher.

    I did finally pick up the Olay serum. I like it but The L’Oreal serum to me is better. And of course I can’t find my CVS receipt if I wanted to return the Olay! Gah!!!

    • says

      It is amazeballs! The pricing at Target is good I have to remember that. I only like the Olay serum for day. It doesnt make me oily under my makeup etc. and I’m kind of addicted to the smell ha! It isn’t as good as this stuff thats for sure. Darn I hate it when I can’t find a receipt.

    • says

      Someone told me that in the comments on YT also! They said that more of the LR2412 is in the Lancome serum but they like the L’oreal price and results just as much. I love that you can get such a good product at the drugstore. Not everyone wants to spend the $$ for skincare at the Lancome counter.

  2. Tia says

    I want to try this. I have oily skin though. At night does it make your skin really greasy when you wake up?

  3. says

    I’m on this! I have pretty good skin but stupid discoloration around the edges of my face. It would be nice find an excellent product at an even better price. Thanks again Crystal

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