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VineVera Collaboration: Malbec DNA Resveratrol Collection- Luxury Skin Care


Did somebody say “Malbec”? I have always been more of a red wine drinker, and Spanish wines are some of my favorites. Today, I am not reviewing wines, ( as much as I’d like to!) but several products of the Vine Vera Resveratrol Malbec DNA collection.  I was gifted the collection and want to give you a review of some of the products. VineVera is a Luxury Skin Care Line where each collection is named after a particular wine, with varying ingredients. I am going to give you a bit of info from each one, and to let you know it has been about four  weeks of using the products. I had previously collaborated with VineVera  2 years ago, HERE, so I was interested in trying some new products.

There are so many skin care items out there, it can be difficult to find what works I have always been a bit of a skeptic when it comes to skin care, as they usually promise “The Holy Grail” or “Fountain of Youth” results.   I am reviewing  3 out of the 6 products I received and another post will be dedicated to the remaining. I was happy to collaborate as I wanted to try this line,  some of the products with Collagen, and all with Resveratrol, an ingredient I talk about further. Let me just say, if you know the benefits of red wine, then you will want to hear about Resveratrol.


At 48, some of my skin care concerns are redness on my checks, fine lines around my mouth, as well as some lines around the eyes. Overall, I feel I have pretty good skin, just would like those lines softened a bit. I have not tried fillers, botox or anything like that, due to my medical condition ,  instead I like to try products that soften the effects of aging.  The serums are probably more of my favorite products of the line, as they are light with application, as well as nourishing for my dry skin, especially in the winter. They absorb quickly and also leave my skin soft.


Pic above courtesy of Vine Vera

My mother is 73 and has  good skin. I do believe that genetics plays a large role in how one’s skin looks, as well as diet.. Drinking lots of water also adds to nourish the skin. But with that being said, there are some things we can do to protect and aid in our skin’s health. one of the key ingredients in Vine Vera’s products is Resveratrol. “Resveratrol is  believed to help slow the aging process and retain a timeless youthful appearance. As a naturally occurring antibiotic, Resveratrol works to cleanse the body of impurities. As a result, it helps maintain the skins health and elasticity while preventing new wrinkles and reducing the appearance of existing ones. Resveratrol contains antioxidants that will eliminate the free radicals responsible for the appearance of wrinkles and is a key ingredient in all our skin care products.

The first item I tried is the Resveratrol Malbec  DNA Redefying Cream  Formulated with various natural ingredients, vitamin E, and Resveratrol the claim is that is “leaves the skin smooth and silky”. I found the product to be very thick with a stronger scent once I put it on. I know some ladies that like a thick cream, much like Chanel’s day cream or an inexpensive drug store brand like Ponds, as far as its consistency. I do prefer a lighter application, as I found this product a bit heavy or thick for my taste.  However,  I also  found that when I combined the Day Cream with the Resveratrol Malbec DNA Redefying Serum, it provided a smoother and cleaner feeling application. Both are used daily in the morning. After I tried this combination for 4 weeks, I could notice some softening in my forehead lines and lines around the mouth. I have been quite pleased with these products thus far.

Here I am , with no filters The photo is after a month of using the product.  I received the Resveratrol Malbec DNA Mask and Eye Mask  ( below) and I look forward to seeing how they work as well in another post. . Overall, my favorites were the serums and Night Cream ( as it came in a pump and was similar in consistency)  as they left my skin feeling  light and  well nourished.


At night, I used the product Resveratrol Malbec DNA Midnight Cream. This light cream, in a pump, was a favorite, as I used it after removing my daily makeup.  Two pumps  did well for my face in the evening. This formula is quite light, goes on easily and hydrated my skin. I did like the fact that when I woke, my skin did not feel dry, but well nourished after a months time. I will continue to use the product and note the changes.

I do appreciate the science behind skin care, and I do like that the Vine Vera lists all ingredients, is made with Resveratrol, and am excited to try the Eye and Face Mask containing Collagen.  I have also begun to use the Resveratrol Malbec DNA Biology Emulsion beads. You will hear about these products in another post. My puppy Truffles looked at me funny with the face mask on, but I am looking forward to trying it on a weekly basis. 

I’ve been quite pleased with the products thus far from Vine Vera and do like the softening of my fine lines. I would recommend these products to friends and family based upon their skin care needs! Treat yourself!


Have a wonderful weekend!
Jess xo

Tell me in the comments, which product/s in this line you may be interested in trying? Or do you have a line you currently use and love?

All Products from the Vine Vera Malbec DNA Collection were gifted to me in exchange for a review. All opinions are mine and are truthful.****

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  • Getyourprettyon
    Posted at 01:22h, 16 September Reply

    Your skin does look amazing. Thanks for sharing this info.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:04h, 16 September Reply

      Thanks so much! I would have liked to have started my regime in my 20s, but do my best to take care of it now. 🙂 xx

  • vanityandmeblog
    Posted at 03:01h, 13 September Reply

    This sounds really interesting. I like the idea of the Resveratrol and how that works. Can I just say what gorgeous skin you have Jess ! You are obviously looking after it well.

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 05:25h, 13 September Reply

      Thank you Laurie for the lovely comment! I am glad you enjoyed the review, and I will be writing more on the products face and eye mask next. Have a great weekxx

  • Celia M. High Heeled Life
    Posted at 21:03h, 12 September Reply

    Ohh these sound great .. may need to give the eye cream a try … you look great!!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 21:05h, 12 September Reply

      Thank you Celia, I really like the serums, I will let you know how the masks work out . I appreciate your lovely comment! xx

  • shelbeeontheedge1
    Posted at 13:15h, 12 September Reply

    You really do have beautiful skin, Jess! I have been blessed with good genes when it comes to skin. I have never used any skin products except soap in the shower. I don’t over wash and I stay out of the sun. So far, so good. But now I am suffering from a bit of perimenopausal acne which is really bugging the heck out of me! Thanks for sharing this review!

    And thanks so much for linking up with me On the Edge of the Week! I hope to see you again this week.


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 16:23h, 12 September Reply

      Thank you Shelbee! I try 🙂 I use a variety of products but was happy to collab with VV as I did before and love the serums. Glad you like the review! Genetics do play a part, and drinking lots of water for hydration.. sorry to hear about the perimenopausal acne, it will go away. THe Perimenopause is just a delight, right?

  • Emma Peach
    Posted at 11:32h, 12 September Reply

    Your skin is amazing Jess! It sounds like an interesting range – one I hadn’t heard of. I’ll keep a lookout for these products as I like trying new skincare ranges.

    Emma xxx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 11:50h, 12 September Reply

      Thanks so much Emma for your compliment! I didn’t really discover skin care routines until I was in my 30s, but do my best in taking care of my skin.I do believe diet and water help as well. Glad you enjoyed the review, I have collaborated with them before and enjoy the serums most. xx

  • Andrea@WellnessNotes
    Posted at 18:49h, 11 September Reply

    Your skin looks wonderful! It’s nice that you tried the products and noticed a difference! I’m currently using a mixture of different products and should probably put a bit more thought into it…

    Looking forward to reading about your experience with the masks!

    Thanks for the review!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 04:46h, 12 September Reply

      Hi Andrea, thank you! I would have liked have tried skin care in my 20s, but didnt start with products until my 30s. I have collaborated with Vinevera before and liked the product, it sounds like you are trying different things, which is the right way to go to find out what works best!
      The masks should be interesting! 🙂

  • Patti
    Posted at 10:06h, 11 September Reply

    I love finding new skincare products! And your skin is lovely, a good testimonial (And I know you don’t tan your face!). Thanks for this, xo


    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:53h, 11 September Reply

      Thank you Patti! I have enjoyed using the products and look forward to trying the Pre-mask, Eye and Face masks. Glad you enjoyed it xx

  • Rachael Thomas
    Posted at 23:53h, 10 September Reply

    I’ve been hearing good things about adding resveratrol to your beauty regimen, and this line sounds like a great one. I can’t wait to hear the reviews on the other products!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 03:21h, 11 September Reply

      Thank you! YEsm that is what I like about the Vine Vera line too, all of the products contain this. Glad you enjoyed my review, and that you for commenting xx

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 04:37h, 11 September Reply

      Thank you Rachael, I appreciate you stopping by. I am glad you liked the review. I am enjoying the products thus far. xx

  • Amy Christensen
    Posted at 20:24h, 08 September Reply

    I’m a Mary Kay fan, but these products look good. You are a beautiful lady with or without make up! Thanks for posting. -Amy

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 22:32h, 08 September Reply

      Thank you Amy! They are quite good, and I will continue to use and notice changes. I love face masks, but my pup is afraid of me with it on! I know that once people find something they like, often they stick with it. I will share more on the remaining products .I appreciate you stopping by! xx

  • Ashley
    Posted at 14:09h, 08 September Reply

    Oooh, I love discovering new skincare! Keep us posted on this line, lady. 🙂

    Le Stylo Rouge

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 15:21h, 08 September Reply

      Will do AShley! So far I really love it. It is a splurge, but you deserve it! ( wink) I will post on the rest of the products in a month or so. Thanks for stopping by! xx

  • Elle
    Posted at 10:35h, 08 September Reply

    I also like serums , I think they have a good benefit, and yes Reservatrol is a good ingredient, and anything with the word Malbec seems great to me. Your skin is gorgeous!
    Truffles must have been a bit spooked, but your skin proves it is worth the effort.
    I used skincueticals by L’oreal, and am loyal to them.
    xx, Elle

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:42h, 08 September Reply

      Thank you Elle! I love to hear what everyone uses! I have tried some of the Loreal as well, I like seeing what works. Ha! I had to laugh when you said anything with “malbec” sounds good! so true 🙂 I appreciate the lovely comments, I will continue to use Vine Vera as I do like the serums! Have a great weekend. xx

  • robjodiefilogomo
    Posted at 09:56h, 08 September Reply

    I think I tried this cream a couple years back!! Although I really loved it, I’m not a very loyal brand person….I always want to try a different brand next! That’s bad, isn’t it?
    These new products sound interesting—thanks for the info!

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:01h, 08 September Reply

      HI Jodie!
      Thank you Jodie, they are a treat! I was lucky to try them and notice a change. I try different brands too, not bad at all! You want to find what suits you. Have a great day! xx

  • jaymieashcraft
    Posted at 06:07h, 08 September Reply

    Your skin is amazing!!!
    Fridays Fashions link up

    • Jess Jannenga
      Posted at 10:02h, 08 September Reply

      Thanks so much Jaymie! I had to be brave and take photos without makeup! xx

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