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Orchidée Impériale The Essence-In-Lotion
Hydrates, Soothes & Prepares the skin
Combining the freshness and delicacy of a lotion with the roundness and power of an essence, the Essence-in-Lotion possesses a unique sense-enriching quality typical of Guerlain skincare.
With remarkable efficacy, it intensively moisturises and boosts the natural hydration of the skin deep inside. Perfectly plumped, the skin is smooth, supple, soft and radiant, ready to receive the beneficial effects of the Imperial Ritual.
Pour a few drops of the Orchidée Impériale Essence-in-Lotion into the palm of your hand and apply the formula to the entire face. Smooth in by tapping with the fingertips to stimulate the skin and achieve a fresh, radiant complexion.
Visibility of pores: -21%**
Smoother skin: +38%**
The women questioned reported that their skin felt soothed** and ready for the next step of the Imperial Ritual***.
*Instrumental test, 10 women, after 6 hrs
**Satisfaction test, 41 women, after 28 days
***Satisfaction test, 41 women, immediately
The Orchid, a rare and precious raw ingredient, is the very essence of the exceptional complete care range Orchidée Impériale. A genuine longevity prodigy, the orchid is the most developed species in the plant kingdom. Convinced of its exceptional potential, Guerlain set up its first research centre ever to be devoted to an ingredient: the Orchidarium®. Guerlain Research runs three interrelated and complementary centres:
- The Experimental Garden — Geneva (Switzerland)
- The Basic Research Laboratory — Strasbourg (France)
- The Exploratory Nature Reserve — TianZi (Yunnan, China)
TRANSPARENCY AND TRACEABILITY
We reveal the provenance of our raw materials and unveil all the stages involved in creating our products, "from the flower field to you".
Consisting of an aqueous extract of orchid combined with low molecular weight hyaluronic acid, this complex moisturises and boosts the natural hydration of the skin deep inside.
Low molecular weight hyaluronic acid is made up of tiny fragments that the skin perceives as a deterioration in its own hyaluronic acid. The skin responds by activating its own hyaluronic acid synthesis and boosting its self-hydration mechanism from the inside*.
The Essence-in-Lotion has an incredibly fine, light texture and reveals plumped, smoother and visibly more beautiful skin.
*In vitro test on ingredients
For 15 years, Guerlain Research has been pushing back the frontiers of cellular longevity. Now it has identified a new mechanism that plays a key role in longevity: cellular respiration. More effective thanks to the discovery of the extraordinary powers of a duo of orchids, Cell Respiration™ technology delivers superior efficacy inside the skin. It regulates cellular respiration and combats hypoxia* or oxygen deficiency, a phenomenon that increases with age. The cells can breathe again and maximise energy production which boosts cell regeneration*. All the visible signs of ageing are minimised: wrinkles and fine lines fade, the skin regains firmness, density and elasticity, the complexion is even and more radiant. The skin is infused with a breath of life.
* In vitro tests on ingredient