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Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Cream Reviews

Description

Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Cream is designed to instantly quench skin and lock in hydration, for smooth, supple skin all day long. The unique light-weight formula absorbs quickly, like a gel, but has the long-lasting, intense moisturizing power of a cream. It boosts skin's hydration level and locks it in all day. Formulated with hydrating hyaluronic acid, naturally found in skin, it acts as a sponge for dry skin cells, moisturizing with up to 1,000 times its weight in water, resulting in more supple and smooth skin:
 
  • Oil-free
  • Non-comedogenic (won’t clog pores)
  • Purified Hyaluronic acid
  • Wearable under makeup
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    July 20, 2021
    Alberta, Canada

    Wounderful

    This product feels awesome when applied and for me over this summer has been incredible for keeping my skin feeling great and well hydrated. It is fabulous and like my face got a drink of water with out feeling greasy or oily afterwards. Love it!

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    July 04, 2021
    Ontario, Canada

    Hydrating Cream

    This is a great bargain product and I love how hydrating it feels. They usually carry it at Costco for a great price and definitely helps for dry skin.

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    5.0/5
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    July 04, 2021
    Canada

    Best moisturizer for oily skin

    This is such an awesome moisturizer for oily skin. It is water based. So it won’t make your face extra oily after applying. Also it hydrates your skin really well.

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    June 29, 2021
    Quebec, Canada

    Loved it

    I absolutely love this product. My skin is usually dry so after the first days of using it, I felt the difference. It felt healthier, softer and moisturized.

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    June 14, 2021
    Alberta, Canada

    My skin loves it!!

    I have been using this gel creme over a year now. I have oily skin though this works wonder to my skin. After using this my skin feels soft, hydrated all the time, it has helps to lock the moisturize to the skin

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    5.0/5
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    May 30, 2021
    Quebec, Canada

    Best hydrating cream

    This cream wears super light and packs a bunch of hydrating features, especially with the hyaluronic acid. Best best best and cheap too!! I wear this day and night with no issues at all!

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    4.0/5
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    May 29, 2021
    Ontario, Canada

    Great moisturizer for acne prone skin

    This product feels so silky and goes on smoothly. It absorbs into skin fast and doesn't make your skin feel greasy at all. I have sensitive acne prone skin. I've tried many different moisturizers that made me break out but this product didn't make me break out. Great moisturizer! I did however, find it too drying for around my eyes. I love this product and recently purchased the version with spf 25 and it works just as great!

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    May 28, 2021
    Ontario, Canada

    This product is good but not excellent for acne prone skin

    If you’ve got oily and acne-prone skin, finding a decent moisturiser that doesn’t turn you into an oil tank by afternoon is not an easy task. Out of the many different formulas I’ve tried over the years, only a few products truly suited my problematic skin well. Today’s review is about Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel, which I bought a few months back. Let’s see how it worked for my skin. The Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel comes in a light blue coloured pot with a twist up lid. The packaging looks pretty, but I would prefer a pump bottle so, you don’t have to keep putting your fingers inside the pot to dig out the product. The packaging is quite bulky and not hygienic at all. However, it’s quite sturdy. I have dropped it a few times but, it’s still intact.Firstly, talking about its texture and consistency, the texture is in between that of a gel and water. Its consistency is thin, runny and translucent. It absorbs very quickly into the skin as if your skin gulps in all at once, and no matter how much product you use, it doesn’t turn your skin greasy, which is a big yay. Once absorbed, it leaves your skin incredibly smooth with an almost matte finish. The water gel does hydrate the skin very well. Just a pea-sized amount is all you need for face and neck, which means it will last longer. My husband has been using this every night before bed for almost four weeks, and I’ve also used it a few times in the morning, and I’m nowhere near the halfway mark.There is a fragrance to this product, and it smells clean and fresh to me. I love the scent of this product. It’s mild and soothing but might not suit sensitive noses. It hydrates the skin so well and provides such a perfect makeup finish if you wear it underneath your makeup. I like everything about it, except the fact that it broke out my skin. I started getting breakouts after using this, which is pretty common and happens in case of the majority of products. Only a few skincare products suit my skin or I must say, my skin is very choosy when it comes to skincare and makeup. Apart from that, I loved it as all its claims are absolutely true.

    Pros of Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel:
    Attractive packaging.
    The jar is pretty sturdy as I’ve dropped it a few times, and it never broke.
    Non-greasy, lightweight moisturiser; perfect for everyday wear.
    Easily absorbs into the skin.
    Keeps my skin hydrated.
    Suits all skin types.
    Dermatologically-tested.
    Amazing texture.
    Semi-matte finish, acts as a good base for makeup.
    Soothing smell.
    No SPF.
    A little goes a long way.
    Cons of Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel:
    Contains parabens.
    Expensive.
    Scent might bother sensitive noses.

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    4.8/5
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    May 23, 2021
    Ontario, Canada

    Perfect for summer

    Love it .. it is light weight moisturiser .. absorbs really quickly , non greasy .. perfect for summer .. very light and refreshing scent .. i will definetly buy it again

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    4.8/5
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    May 23, 2021
    Texas, United States

    Great Stuff

    I have been using this in my skin after cleansing and it is magical. I love how it makes my skin feel so soft and moisturized. It doesn't leave a heavy or sticky film afterwards. Also, I love how fast my skin absorbs the product. It has become a new holy grail of mine. I have also tested it out as a primer/Moisturizer before my makeup application. It worked perfectly.

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