Lumene Review

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Lumene is a brand of beauty products created by Lumene Group. Lumene Group is a Finnish company that is based in Kauklahti, Espoo, Finland and has been operating since 1948. The actual Lumene brand was launched in 1970 and was specifically designed for women living in the Northern areas of the world. The mission of the Lumene Group is to develop high end cosmetic and hygiene products that combine natural ingredients with modern technology to enrich the lives of its customers.

The Lumene brand consists of various skin cleansers, toners, and anti-aging products. There is even a special section dedicated to products for men. We are most interested in what they offer for treating wrinkles and fine lines, so lets take a closer look. Lumene offers quite a few wrinkle treatments that span many of the website’s categories. You can find wrinkle treatments in the Express Beauty category as well as the Targeted Care and Extra Moisturizing categories. The official Lumene website is very easy to use and provides a description of each product that includes the effects, technology, test results, and application.

Product Details

The various wrinkle fighters available from Lumene contain some very unusual ingredients. A quick glance at a few of them will show that they are made with buckthorn oil, Finnish plant sterols, arctic berry seed oil, and other natural ingredients. There is some information available on the Lumene website about the various berries and sea buckthorn and what they are supposed to do. Natural ingredients such as these do tend to be rich in vitamins and anti-oxidants, even if they don’t really represent the latest in wrinkle-fighting technology.

Though the full list of ingredients isn’t listed on the official website, we found the ingredients for the Lumene Time Freeze Targeted Wrinkle Treatment on the CVS/Pharmacy website. They are as follows;

Aqua (Water); Diethylhexyl Succinate; Glycerin; Ethoxydiglycol; Cyclopentasiloxane; Ethylhexyl Palmitate; Cetearyl Alcohol; Dicetyl Phosphate; Ceteth-10 Phosphate; Steareth-21; PVP; Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate; Silica; Phenoxyethanol; Butylene Glycol; Steareth-2; Menthyl Lactate; Methylparaben; Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer; Hydrolyzed Casein; Sodium Hydroxide; Peat Extract; Disodium EDTA; Silica Dimethyl Silylate; Padina Pavonica Extract; Paraffin; Ethylparaben; Butylparaben; Carbomer; Propylparaben; Isobutylparaben; Polysorbate-20; Sodium Hyaluronate; Ceratonia Nymphaea Alba Flower Extract; Palmitoyl Pentapeptide-4; Atelocollagen; Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil; CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide); CI 77491 (Iron Oxides); Mica; Benzyl Benzoate; Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde; Butylphenyl Methylpropional; Alpha Methyl Ionone; Parfum (Fragrance.)

The Good

  • Reasonably priced. The Lumene Time Freeze Targeted Wrinkle Treatment only costs $19.99.
  • Available at major chain drug stores such as CVS/Pharmacy.
  • Website lets you contact the manufacturer for more information.

The Bad

  • The official Lumene website doesn’t list all of the ingredients for its products.
  • There are no free samples available and we can’t find a money-back guarantee on the official website.
  • Lumene products contain many combinations of berries and other natural ingredients that don’t seem to come with much clinical proof of efficacy.
  • There are no testimonials available on the official website at this time.
  • Product seems to contain artificial fragrances and synthetic preservatives, which have both been linked to irritation in sensitive skin.

The Bottom Line

Lumene is very reasonably priced for a line of beauty products from Europe. This enables customers to try various products and see if they do what they claim to do. The problem with Lumene products is that they don’t seem to contain any known wrinkle fighters. They are loaded with fatty acids, vitamins, and anti-oxidants but there isn’t enough research available to decide whether these will help reduce wrinkles. Also, probably because they are formulated for the mainstream market, they contain synthetic fragrances and prevervatives that can irritate the skin of some users.

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8 Comments/Questions/Answers to Lumene

  • 1

    Donna Lodato

    To Whom It May Concern:

    I have been using the Lumene Sensitive Line and I find it great!!! I have extremely sensitive skln and I have not had any problems with this product. I do wish the stores would carry more products and smaller sample sizes- to see if we like a new product. But- otherwise- I am staying with this product– keep up the great work– Donna

  • 2

    Jude Ann

    I used the Lumene Deep Repairing Serum and saw a difference within minutes! My skin has improved 100% after the first use. Have to admit I didn’t expect it to work. I will always use Lumene everyone should try it..

  • 3

    judy giacoia

    i purchased facial wipes from cvs and they smelled like mildew. they were dry and disgusting. i returned them for my money back. i will buy olay from now on.

  • 4


    can i use lumene matt touch toner even i will spend like more than 5 hours under sun? is it okay? please if youcan reply to my account… so that i can continue using it,,, i am afraid it will cause darkening of my skin.

  • 5

    Diane Turney

    I received a sample of Lumene and I went right out and purchased it. I have been using the product for six months now and love it. There are samples at CVS Drugstore and some have coupons. Give it a try, you will not regret it.

  • 6

    Leslie Hubble

    Lumene C+ Beauty Drops and Dry Comfort Cocktail are wonderful….starting to use cleanser and moisturizer now. :-)

  • 7

    Patricia Ellis

    i love the lumene skin care. I have used it for a year. All of my friends are now using this product.

  • 8

    R Fredericks

    I have been using the Lumene Pure Radiance Day Creme with vitamin C and I love it. Will continue to use at a very affordable price.

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