Philosophy Help Me Retinol Treatment Review

Review of: Philosophy Help Me Retinol Treatment

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Comprehensive review of Philosophy Help Me Retinol Treatment. See how this retinol cream compares against other wrinkle creams!

Philosophy Help Me Retinol TreatmentProduct Name:  Philosophy Help Me Retinol Treatment

Overall Rating:  4/5 Rating

Product Type:  Cream

Size:  1 oz

Price:  $49.00

Cost Per Ounce:  $49.00

Where To Buy:  Click Here

# Of Ingredients:  28

Interesting Ingredients:  Retinol, Bisabolol, Tocopheryl Acetate

Overall Opinion:

Philosophy Help Me Retinol Treatment is a great choice for those who want an “in-between” product.

By that, we mean it’s strong enough to help with fine lines, dark spots sand smoothness– but not so strong that it causes a lot of irritation.

We enjoy using this retinol product, especially after we’ve used a more heavy-duty retinol cream for awhile.

The only downside we saw that kept us from ranking this higher was the moderate difficulty in application due to a bit of sticky-ness.

That’s a minor point but still worth mentioning.

So overall, this is a very good retinol cream that the vast majority of people will like.

Detailed Opinion:


Philosophy Help Me Retinol Treatment comes out of the tube as a smooth white lotion.

It feels pretty thin and “lightweight”.


When we were applying this, it was a little sticky and greasy.

Nothing terrible but it did take a bit of work to spread it evenly on the face.

Drying Time

Help Me dries very quickly.  I think that’s part of the reason why it is somewhat difficult to get even coverage.

You definitely have to work a little faster with this one!


Philosophy Help Me Retinol Treatment smells a lot like a sunscreen or generic moisturizer.

I would classify it as a kind of neutral smell.

I don’t think most people will be bothered by it…

Short Term Results

The next morning after use, we really liked what we saw…

Our face look refreshed and felt very smooth… we were impressed!

Longer Term Results

Over the longer term, Philosophy Help Me Retinol Treatment produced really good results as well.

Our skin continued to get softer and smoother without any noticeable irritation  redness.

There was some slight “peeling” but nothing out of the ordinary for a retinol cream :)

Ingredients Analysis

We’re not sure on the concentration of retinol in this product, but we’d guess it’s in the 0.5% range.

In addition to retinol of course, Help me also has bisabolo and vitamin E, two good skin conditioning ingredients.

Other than that, most of the other ingredients in Philosophy Help Me are of the fairly standard skincare variety.


Philosophy Help Me Retinol Treatment costs $49.00 for a one-ounce tube.

That’s actually in the average to slightly above average range.


Philosophy has a 60-day return policy for “gently used” items– whatever that means.

You do have to call and get an RMA number.

Where To Buy

To buy Philosophy Help Me Retinol Treatment,  click here.


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