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Clinique Smart™ Custom-Repair Serum


4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars61%
  • 4 Stars23%
  • 3 Stars12%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star1%
4.38 / 5 based on 1,708 Reviews


Skin Types: All.

What It Is:

Our breakthrough serum visibly improves four major signs of aging by 50% or more in 12 weeks: lines and wrinkles, lifting, uneven skin tone, dark spots.

What It Does:

Use it consistently twice a day and see a new radiance at 1 week. Start to see a more uniform tone, refined texture, and visibly diminished lines at 2 weeks. See remarkable improvement at 12 weeks.

Proven Results:

After 12 weeks of twice-a-day use, clinical tests showed measurable improvements.

Fine Lines/Wrinkles     50%
Lifting     55%
Vertical Lip Lines     20%
Texture     45%
Firming     27%
Dark Spots     50%
Even Skin Tone     51%
Radiance     32%

Key Ingredients / Technology:

Patented Clinique Smart technology delivers custom repair for the damage unique to your skin. Other ingredients include a blend of peptides, patented enzymes, natural collagen-boosting ingredients and brightening botanicals.

Great To Know:

Allergy Tested. 100% Fragrance Free. Non-Acnegenic. Ophthalmologist Tested. Oil-Free. For all ages, all ethnicities.

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Clinique Smart™ Custom-Repair Serum
Clinique Smart™ Custom-Repair Serum
Reviews (1708)
Q&A (54)
Media (41)
  • "You only have to use a little bit and works wonderfully." in 1 review
Gaby R.
Salt Lake Cty, UT
134 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Although this product isn't any smarter than other Clinique serums to those on our list of Best Serums, it's an overall good formula for all skin types. It feels light, is very silky, and can double as your foundation primer. The matte-finish formula contains "brightening" mineral pigments for a subtle radiance that softly perks up a dull complexion, a benefit many other serums have, too.
Dani L.
5 reviews
This serum is so light on my skin and really feels effective while it's on my face. It has tightened my skin around my eye area and has helped repair my puffy eyes. 
Karen H.
25 reviews
I love this product it makes my face feel really smooth when applied and only takes a little bit to go a lond way. Would purchase more but too expensive for me ..
Jamie B.
La Palma, CA
183 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I've been using this product for a week now, and I have to say I've noticed quite a difference in my skin. I use pumps for the morning and at night. I've noticed a firmness in my skin. I don't have much dry patches anymore that I use to have around my mouth and on my forehead. My skin is smooth and clear. It is not heavy and there isn't a strong smell. My face feels softer and looks more hydrated!
Alexis B.
Olympia, WA
59 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Best over the counter correcting product I have found. I got this because I had some acne scaring/hyperpigmentation and dry patches. This actually improved my discolorations, divot scaring, patchyness and overall look of my skin. I have bought several bottles and with each bottle I saw noticeable differences in my skin. I stopped using this, only because my Dermatologist put me back on a retinoid.
Memory L.
Minneapolis, MN
184 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Clinique has some good stuff I can not deny! I used one bottle of the custom repair serum for about 6 weeks. I definitely noticed a difference in my dark spots, they were lighter, my over all color was more even, and my skin felt comfortable. The price is a bit high for me, even though I was satisfied with my results, I didn't see a huge enough difference that would make my pay another 90 bucks.
Vanessa S.
Woodland , CA
236 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I got this sample from Sephora in my recent online purchase. Not sure what it's for, I've never used a serum before but I'm in my early 30s and figure I would try this one out. I need to start researching different types to use. This feels great on the skin, not too slippery or silicone feeling. Feels refreshing. I've seen a little skin brightening but nothing too drastic. I'll keep using.
Camellia M.
34 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I received a deluxe sample of this serum in an ULTA gift with purchase beauty bag, and though I can't attest to long term effects, I definitely noticed an improvement in my skin! I've experienced a change in skin type lately due to seasons changing and other stresses, and of course have had new breakouts to deal with. This serum seemed to have helped in clearing my skin. It applies lightly and feels weightless. I'm currently saving up for a full size!
Alejandra N.
103 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Noticed an immediate improvement in me skin's texture. It felt so soft. I have been using it now for several months and it looks more healthy. Fine lines have disappeared. Dark spots have improved, but not faded completely. I will keep using it as it seems to be working and my skin should continue to improve the longer I use it.  
Jasmine P.
Port Allen, LA
15 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Great stuff! I costs but it is so worth it. I first bought the 1 oz bottle. I liked it so much the next time I saved up for the 3.4 oz bottle. It was so worth it. You must apply sunscreen on top in order to protect your skin and the serum. Because it is a skin tone evening serum, you want the best results and you don't want to change a reverse effect. Follow the directions and all will be well. The only con is that it takes a while to see a difference, maybe 4 weeks, twice a day on clean, freshly washed and dried skin.
Stacy G.
41 reviews
Is this serum good for reducing dark spots?
Siomara D.
Southaven , MS
264 reviews
How many pumps should I use?
Shannon D.
Richburg, NY
46 reviews
Is this worth the price? is it something you cannot live without??
Kelly D.
Birmingham, AL
18 reviews
When is the best time to apply? Before bed? Before make-up in the morning?
Aprille S.
7 reviews
I have dry skin, but large pores, and a few acne scars. My friend suggested I try this serum to help with pores and texture, have any of you experienced positive results from using this serum to help treat any of these issues?

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