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Jan Marini C-ESTA Serum

Description

Jan Marini Skin Research C-ESTA Serum containing DAE Complex is the culmination of years of intensive medical research that has resulted in the first stabilized form of lipid soluble topically applied Vitamin C in a patented delivery vehicle combined with other essential factors. Studies show C-ESTA containing DAE Complex is able to create conditions in the skin that enable dramatic rejuvenation beyond any technology available. Within a short period of time the skin's texture will begin to appear smoother and more supple. With continued use, the skin will become measurably firmer, more resilient, and facial contours will appear tighter and more defined. Deeper lines will appear far less pronounced, skin tones will even and the skin will appear noticeably younger and healthier.

Benefits:

  • For all skin types.
  • Light, completely absorbed formulation.
  • Dramatically lessens the appearance of wrinkles and deeper lines.
  • Increases skin elasticity and resiliency.
  • Skin will appear measurably firmer.
  • Facial contours will become tighter and more defined.
  • Skin will look rejuvenated and more youthful.
  • Compatible with Glycolic Acid products, Retin-A™, topical medications, moisturizers and makeup.

Please note:
It is normal for serum color to turn yellow. This will not affect the performance of the product.

Product Details

Brand:
  • Jan Marini
Directions:
  • Shake well. Apply morning and evening to clean skin. Apply over entire face, neck and behind ears.

Ingredients:
  • Water (Aqua), Sodium Hyaluronate, DAE Complex (Ascorbyl Palmitate, Dimethyl MEA), Urea, Butylene Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Dimethicone, Tyrosine, Fragrance (Parfum), Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben, Butylparaben, Ethylparaben, Propylparaben, Sodium Hydroxide, Zinc Sulfate, Thiotaine, Pyridoxine HCl, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Metabisulfite , Pantethine, Xanthan Gum, Disodium EDTA, Farnesol, Linalool.

Customer Reviews

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Summary

4.16

4.156

(32 Reviews)

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Love Jan Marini Products!!

5

I decided to write my first review on the Jan Marini skin care line! I ordered the management system as I was unsure about investing in another product that was filled with empty promises. This line is more expensive than what I typically would buy but, I read the reviews and decided to give it a try. My skin type I would describe as dry, some sun spots along with wrinkles under the eyes. I also had some major breakout due to another product that I used that my skin didn't like. I have only been using Jan Marini product for a month and I already can tell a difference! This product does seem to do everything that it says it will do. I am amazed on how fast my break outs cleared up, how smooth my skin is and how bright it is. You will not be disappointed if you try this line. It is expensive but, I rather pay for something I absolutely love then spend money on something I will try a few times and throw away.

13 October 2015 by

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Pump packaging not as good as the previous bottle

4

I like the product, have been using it for 10 years, but a few years ago the packaging was changed from a glass bottle with a dropper to a plastic pump bottle. As other reviews have noted, the plastic cap breaks, won't stay on, and it's more difficult to get the product out. With the dropper I could control exactly how much product I used. With the pump I sometimes get too much in one pump, sometimes too little and when I pump again too much product comes out. This is wasteful - though probably the idea behind the new packaging. Wasted product means you have to purchase more often. The nozzle gets clogged often and it's difficult to use all the product as the bottle starts to run low. I end up having to use a q-tip to scrape out the last of the product - also wasteful as the q-tip absorbs some of the product. Sadly I have decided to move on to a different product that isn't so wasteful and poorly packaged. If Jan Marini ever brings back the old bottle I would use again. This is just too expensive to have waste.

15 January 2015 by

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C-esta poor packaging

2

My dermatologist recommended this product to me. The product itself is very nice but when they switched packaging from the square glass bottle with the dropper to the plastic pump bottle the problems started. The plastic cap breaks if packed in a toilet kit or if taken on board in a plastic bag. I've had three bottles that had pumps that did not work or stopped working well before the bottle was empty. I will change to another product until JM considers changing their packaging to something that works.

26 April 2012 by

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Better to buy in a store, easier to return

3

I have been using this product for two years with no problems. The bottle from SkinStore was awful. The produce will barely come out. It's as though the dispenser is clogged. Due to the design, there is no way to fix it. It makes me think the product was old and it dried out, causing the problem.

4 January 2012 by

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great product

4

I love this product and have used it for years in spite of the high price but the new packging is horrible! The clear plastic tops crack and no longer stay on, leaving the pump exposed and resulting in loss and waste of the product. Also, they're impossible to travel with as the exposed pump leaks in my make-up case. Very bad design! Will have to find something else to use when I travel (which for me is often).

13 May 2011 by

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love it!

5

great product. i love the way it makes my skin look and feel when i use it in the morning. it definitely makes my skin younger looking!

12 February 2011 by

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Made a Noticeable Difference

5

This product made my skin noticeably firmer and brighter within a few weeks. Its also very moisturizng while being very light and absorbs right away. Also the pump has a new packaging so there are no more problems with it squirting all over as other reviewers mentioned.

28 January 2011 by

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LOVE THE PRODUCT,HATE THE NEW DISPENSER DESIGN

5

After trying MANY serums this has been my #1 choice for the last 4 years.Excellent product!! However, I now have to look for another product as the new dispenser design is horrible and wasteful. And the price jumped with the new wasteful container design as well!! I'm sick that I have to look for something new, but can't justify the expense and waste.,';o(

6 November 2010 by

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Great Product - Dreadful Dispenser

3

Jan Marini C Esta Serum is an excellent product and really smoothes the skin. However, the new packaging is a disaster. The dropper system used to work a treat. You could draw it up into the syringe and place a few strategic drops on your face. Spread it on - job done. Now, they've put it in a pump dispenser. Big mistake - this is a liquid, not a cream, so, of course, when you press the pump it squirts and splats all over your hand - or, worse still, escapes between your fingers - or, as happened to me yesterday, it goes off at an angle and squirts all over the mirror! If you press it again, you get too much - so, all in all, there's a lot of wastage, which, at this price, doesn't make me very happy. Bring back the dropper bottle - if it ain't broke, why fix it?? I'm still trying to work out a way of dispensing it from the pump into my old dropper bottle.

23 October 2010 by

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The Best Vitamin C treatment on the market!

5

I have used every advanced Vitamin C facial treatment available, all well-reviewed, all very expensive (I'm a sucker for up-market skincare). Anything to improve my aging complexion--I have good genes with normal/combo 50s skin that looks a decade younger, but I'm still always on the lookout for new products to stave off those dreaded forehead frown creases (II) and fine lines. Jan Marini C-Esta serum is the best product I have found--it calms the skin beautifully, diminishes fine lines and wrinkles, and produces a real glow. In fact, when used in conjunction with other JM products, it's even better. I use her glycolic cleanser and Bioclear lotion, as well as her truly great retinol product, Factor A-Plus cream. This is fabulous skin care with reliably phenomenal results!

22 October 2010 by

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Great Product

4

Jan Marini products are great and I have been using them for about 2 years. Love the results.Do not like the new package of the C-Esta Serum. The dropper bottle worked great. The new package is very wasteful which I hope is not the reason for changing it. It squirts through my fingers, I have to put in the palm of my hand which is not the way to apply. Bring the old dropper bottle back. Please!

26 August 2010 by

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My new favorite

5

I've been on the hunt for a top notch vitamin c serum for quite some time. I initially tried both skinceuticals and isclinical serums, but they oxidized way too fast. Who likes the thought of applying oxidized free radicals to your face? Not me. I've tried several other brands too. It finally came down to my two favorite: skinmedica CE serum and Jan marini c esta. Both had proven stabilized c serums. I ended up going with the Jan marini becaused I like the texture of the serum better as it did not feel like silicone being smeared on as with the skinmedica.Results thus far have been excellent. Pore size has reduced, skin tone evened out and I'm starting to notice my minor crows feet diminish. I can't wait to see how things go after a few months.I feel an excellent stabilized vitamin c serum is a must in any skin care regimen as it provides protection, boosts collagen, evens out skin tone, and reduces pore size. To me it's not worth stressing over whether a c serum is oxidized or not. Is it light yellow, medium yellow, dark brown, champagne color. All worrying descriptions of prematurely oxidized unstable vitamin c serums.I also love the new Jan marini packaging. New updated modern pump bottle. Reduces air exposure and looks good sitting on your shelf.

14 June 2010 by

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This one works

5

I'm 61 , live in south Florida, play golf and tennis in the summer sun. I wear sun block of course and have tried a lot of creams. I never had a peaches n' cream complextion even in my 20's. Started using C-esta and transformation face serum one month ago. My skin has never looked better, It's firmer ,my pores are shrinking and it has a youthful glow. I've already ordered more of Marini's products.

21 January 2009 by

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good if you're not too oily

4

I really love this product, BUT I tend to have oily skin, and this tends to make it even worse. I gave it to my mom with much drier skin and she loves it

3 January 2009 by

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Price down woo hoo

5

I'll gladly purchase this again as the price is back down! Wonderful product. It really does change the way all the products absorb and does help tremendously with age related waddle neck! Glad Jan brought the price down.

13 July 2008 by

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Regimen Enhancer

5

I love this serum!! At first I was on the fence about switching from skinceuticals Vit C serums to the C-esta serum because I heard that the skinceuticals was way better. But I also use 5 other jan marini products on my face and they were just kinda sitting on my skin and not absorbing well..i had a glazed look on my skin..After using the c-esta from one day I noticed a complete difference in absorbtion and my products are working A LOT BETTER!

17 April 2008 by

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Yikes, price hike

3

While I love this product I'll be searching for a replacement! Off to the site to see what else is out there.

26 March 2008 by

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Not this time.

3

I've used Jan Marini C-ESTA Serum for several years, and I like it. It absorbs quickly, and helps my skin look great, but I'm not buying it this time. How do they justify a 30% price increase? Is the product 30% better, or 30% bigger? There are other good products on the market, and I'm sure I'll find something else I like just as well.

12 February 2008 by

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Great but the smelll....:(((

5

I love the product, does great things. I lost a few years in several days of use. But the smell...luckily it doesn't last that long. My face has a nice, plumper look, like a little girl's. Skin tone is beautiful. Love it. Can smell be toned down a bit? I use the cream.

6 January 2008 by

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Really GOOOOOD

5

While a bit smelly and it does turn yellow - see the notes - this product does work. I've battled sporadic cystic acne break outs well into my 4th decade and this, along with the rest of the Jan Marini Line have finally left me with smooth, supple, much younger looking skin. No more ProActive or other products for me. This entire line is great without the over drying and flaking that makes us age well beyond our years.

30 December 2007 by

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LOVE IT!!!

5

My aesthetician recommended C-Esta when it first came out, gosh I can't remember how many years now. I'm an addict. My skin glows. I had a serious chemical peel and this has helped keep my skin looking fabulous. P.S. I'm 51

2 December 2007 by

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Remarkable

5

This product is a must for all skins over 25. You can easily incorporate it into any skin care program and reap the benefits. It's smoothing, healing, soothing, and age-defying. I am an extremely loyal Jan Marini customer. Once I tried her products, after sampling myriad others and wasting thousands of dollars, my search was over. When used correctly, her products won't disappoint.

27 March 2007 by

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Nutrition for your skin

5

I'm an aesthetician I have tried many products this is one of my favroites! You won't be dis-appointed.

18 June 2006 by

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Outstanding

5

The whole Jan Marini line is awesome. Each product does what it says. I've tried just about everything else- this line is a keeper. Just look at the ingredients. The c also has zinc in it- I think there is a synergistic action between that and the c-esta and dae.

7 June 2006 by

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Did nothing for me!

1

Smelly beyond my tolerance! I have used a couple of bottles of this product and I did not notice any improvement in my skin. I am 40 years old. Skinceuticals CE Ferulic Acid is much, much better.

25 May 2006 by

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Didn't work for me

1

I saw no difference in my skin after four months of using this. It was no different than putting egg whites on my face. A temporary tightening that faded after the day wore on. Nothing for texture or clarity. Thumbs down from me.

19 January 2006 by

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Didn't do a thing for me

1

I tried this for 3 months and I can't see any positive changes. It was somewhat drying and irritating. The smell is nasty. I hoped it would work for me but it was a no go.

15 January 2006 by

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Love this stuff!

5

I have been using this product for two months and my skin has never looked better! I get compliments on my skin all the time. Will definitely re-order!

20 June 2005 by

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C-Esta Serum

5

I had used it a few years ago and it did wonders. I just had lazar surgery on my face and my face iwth C-Esta looks exceptional. Liz Tarin

30 May 2005 by

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I will never be without it!

5

I am 44 years old and have had problems with acne since I was in my twenties. My skin began to look dull and tired from overuse of acne products that dried my skin out. I have been using this product along with Factor A from Jan Marini and my skin has never looked better. C-Esta will give your skin a healthy glow and firm and tighten facial contours just like it says! I really couldn't believe a product could make me feel this good about my skin again. I am also using the C-Esta foundation and love that as well. I have been trying more of the Jan Marini products because they really seem to work together well. I'm telling you...if you want to add just one product to your skin care routine to make your skin look younger, smoother and more youthful...this is it.

17 May 2005 by

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PER-FECT SKIN

5

WELL WORTH THE 60.00 I SKIN HAS NEVER LOOKED SO "PER-FECT"I AM HOOKED!I LOOK 10 YRS. YOUNGER SINCE I HAVE BEEN USEING YOUR SKIN CARE LINE{2 months}NOW.

2 February 2005 by

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Skin Lovely to touch

5

I tried C-Esta Serum 3 years ago and cannot be with out it! In two weeks my skin changed from drab to glowing.

30 January 2005 by

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