Rated 3 out of 5 by Elsi Contributes to breakouts
I generally don't break out much, and have regularly used night creams, especially during winter. I got this one last winter and my skin is the worse for it. Other night creams I feel fully hydrated in the morning, and I just don't with this one. I feel like I didn't have any cream on in the morning, and my combination skin is more prone to breaking out when I use it. I wish I hadn't gotten it.
February 10, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Megolas One of the Most Effective Moisturizers Out There
I have combination skin, and often in the winter spots on my face get really dry and start peeling. Or if I have a cold the area around my nostrils gets red and irritated. When this happens, no matter how high quality my primer/foundation/finishing powder is, my makeup never looks very good when parts of my face are that dry and irritated. To hydrate and smooth over dry areas on my face and to help sooth redness and irritation, I've tried dozens of products. I was beginning to think nothing would give me the fast relief I needed--until I found this product! Since the price is so affordable, I wasn't really expecting it to work. But it works wonders!
This cream is rich, silky smooth, easy to blend, pleasantly and subtly scented, non-irritating, but most importantly, it's extremely EFFECTIVE: more so than any other facial moisturizer I've ever tried. This cream is lightweight and very easy to blend into your skin. And the feeling while it quickly absorbs is a soothing one--there's no itching or burning like with many other facial lotions I've used. Not only does this product smooth dry spots and leave skin soft and even for perfect makeup application as promised, it works incredibly FAST! If I apply it to dry spots the night before and in the morning after I take my shower, that's all it takes to get the smooth, hydrated skin I need. Now that I have this, the dry spots of my combination skin are a very easily solved problem. I have no doubt this product would work great on someone with dry skin all over their face too.
I also want to mention that I have very sensitive and allergy prone skin--some of the other products I've tried really irritated my skin. But this product is natural and feels great on my sensitive skin. A little of this product goes a long way, and given how affordable the price is, it's one of the best buys I know of. I just can't recommend it enough!
July 17, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by lalalalila My absolute favorite nighttime moisturizer
I use this every single night along with the Vitamin E Cream Cleanser, Toner and Moisture Serum. I only use a tiny amount for all over my face and neck, as a little goes a long way. I love that it soaks into my face fairly quickly and doesn't just sit on top of the skin like so many other moisturizers I've tried. The consistency is more like a gel than a cream, which I really like. I don't use this during the day though, since it doesn't contain SPF.
February 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Anja Great for oily, sensitive skin
I have oily, sensitive skin which is prone to breakouts and misbehaving at the slightest provocation. Since starting to use this moisturizer a few months ago, my skin has improved to the point where it's the ONLY thing I wear on my face during the day, and one application lasts all day. My skin simply glows with health as it never before had in my adult life. It is light enough to be comfortable in all weather without feeling weighty or gross in hot and humid conditions.
No more cover-up! Before this, I had worn some type of make-up cover-up on my face for 15 years, and it is so incredibly freeing to now feel confident without that extra layer and, not to mention, save that time in the morning. No more melting foundation or frequent touch-ups; just make occasional use of oil blotter sheets and I'm golden.
It's a misconception that oily skin needs the application of drying agents to keep it under control. The truth is (and I know this from much experience and experimentation), using harsh drying agents makes the skin work harder to produce that oiliness to keep itself moisturized. It's all about balance. Keep the skin moisturized on a steady basis, and it will not feel the need to perform as hard in moisturizing itself and will reach a healthy balance. This may take some time with oily skin, but it can be achieved. This is a great moisturizer to reach that balance with oily skin because it is light and not overbearing, yet does the job.
Note: This is a very light moisturizer. For the night, along with another brand of retinol cream and vitamin C serum, I use the Vitamin E Nourishing Night Cream, which is a heavy-duty moisturizer that lasts the night.
August 29, 2015