Caudalie Contouring Concentrate Review

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    Professional review of Caudalie Contouring Concentrate. See how it compares against other cellulite creams.

    Caudalie Contouring Concentrate ReviewProduct Name:  Caudalie Contouring Concentrate

    Overall Rating:  2.5/5 Rating

    Product Type:  Serum

    Size:  2.5 oz

    Price:  $35.00

    Cost Per Ounce:  $14.00

    Where To Buy:  Click Here

    # Of Ingredients:  14

    Notable Ingredients:  Grape Seed Oil, Lemon Peel Oil, Rosemary Leaf Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, Juniperius Communis Fruit Oil

    Quick Summary:

    Caudalie Contouring Concentrate is an oily serum advertised to prevent dimpled skin (appearance of cellulite) and smooth skin for a “slimmed down” appearance.

    The product is very oily and runny, which is my least favorite consistency of contouring products. This serum is messy and makes me feel greasy.

    The serum dries in minutes, but leaves the skin feeling oily.

    This cellulite product is very difficult and messy to apply.  The oil runs through your fingers like water making it difficult to hold in your palms before rubbing into your problem area.

    It has a decent citrus scent that smells like essential oils in a spa. I didn’t mind the smell, so that’s a plus.

    I noticed that my skin felt incredibly soft after using this product, which I really liked.  Although my skin felt soft, it also felt dehydrated and flaky.

    Did it make me lose inches and remove all dimply skin?  No, not necessarily.  My thighs look smoother and the appearance of my dimpled skin definitely improved a bit.

    Unfortunately, I did not experience my thighs becoming smaller or more defined.

    Caudalie Contouring Concentrate did improve the appearance of my thighs, but not to the extent that I had hoped.  For $14 an ounce, I think this product is too expensive for the average results it provides.

    Detailed Opinion:


    The serum appears to be yellow oil.

    It has an oily consistency, but is runny like water.

    It feels very greasy, which I didn’t like.


    Caudalie Contouring Serum should be applied daily, preferably after your shower/bath.

    I found the application process to be messy and greasy.  I really didn’t like how the oil slipped through my fingers as I applied it to my thighs.

    I washed my hands directly after application because my hands felt incredibly greasy and gross.  YUCK!

    Luckily, this product only suggests daily usage, instead of 2x a day.  It’s easy to remember to apply if you put it on every day after your morning/night shower.

    Drying Time

    It dried within minutes.  Obviously the oil takes a little longer to dry than some other products, but it still only took about 10 minutes to fully dry.

    Unfortunately, my thighs felt greasy right after I applied it. I really dislike that greasy feeling which takes longer than 10 minutes to go away.

    Smell (in the bottle)

    This serum smells fine– like a citrus essential oil.

    It’s a little stronger than I prefer, but the smell reminds me of a relaxation spa, so I didn’t mind too much.

    Smell (a few hours after application)

    Like I said, the smell is pretty good.

    Obviously the scent lessens over time.  It starts out as a pretty strong citrus scent, but after a few hours it transitions into a much lighter and clean smell.

    Short Term Results

    Directly after applying this product, my skin felt greasy which I didn’t like; but after one day, I noticed softer and smoother skin. My thighs felt amazing.

    Long Term Results

    After a couple weeks, I noticed my skin feeling soft and smooth.  Most products make my skin also feel incredibly moisturized, but this one really didn’t make an improvement in that area.

    I did notice an improvement in the appearance of dimpled skin.  My cellulite appeared a little less noticeable, but my legs did not appear more toned.  I definitely didn’t lose inches. (I think those claims are rather ridiculous.)


    This serum contains primarily essential oils and fruit extracts.

    Caudalie Contouring Serum claims to contain no parabens and include only ingredients that are organically grown.  I do like that this product has such healthy and safe ingredients.

    It contains Lemon Peel Oil, which is believed to be beneficial to the circulatory system and is helpful with cellulite by aiding blood flow.

    This serum utilizes most of the essential oils that are believed to be most effective in fighting cellulite.  For example, it contains Juniper, Grapefruit, Rosemary, and Sunflower oil.


    One bottle of Caudalie Contouring Cream, costs $35.

    At a bottle size of 2.5oz, that works out to about $14 per ounce.

    Surprisingly, this isn’t the most expensive product out there, but I still find it to be too pricey.


    Caudalie offers a 14-day return policy if you order from their website.

    It’s not a 30-day money-back guarantee, but it’s better than nothing at all :)

    Where To Buy

    To buy Caudalie Contouring Serum, click here.

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