- Value: 16/20
- Functionality: 18/20
- Quality/Ease of Use: 20/20
- Aesthetics: 20/20
- Scent: 20/20
- Total: 94/100
When I hit my mid-20s, I somehow tricked myself into thinking that meant my skin would be in its prime. I was too old for acne yet too young for wrinkles. That was a lie.
It was more like: annoying pimples, oily yet flaky skin and general dullness. I was impatient to find a fix. So I shelled out $185 for the much-lauded Vintner’s Daughter Active Botanical Serum.
At the time, I would fully admit that it was more than I felt comfortable spending on most things, let alone a single skincare product. But after reading glowing reviews, then hearing from a close friend that it was a miracle in a bottle, I wanted to give it a try. Now, two years later, I’m still glad I did—I’ve since repurchased the serum twice. Here’s why.