no...don't cross them off your list yet.
That's just from my personal experience. Everyone's skin is different and if the overall reviews are good, I'm probably in the minority. It might work for you.
Try some samples and see how it goes~
My mother swears by shiseido and she has fab skin. I've moved onto korean brands to find my holy grail product. I do, however, like some DDF and biotherm products.