*Cross-posted from Amazon*
I don’t usually write reviews, but after experiencing this creme and raving about it in my bathroom mirror as if I’m filming an episode of Vogue Beauty Secrets for the past 3 weeks, I felt it was time.
I have oily-combination skin so I’m very finicky when it comes to moisturizers; in fact I only recently incorporated a true moisturizer into my skincare regimen (approx 4-5 months ago); prior to which I soley relied on hyaluronic acid serum and other treatments with “moisturizing” ingredients.
I began using this this moisturizer during a week my skin was absolutely unhappy with me due to over-exfoliation and piling actives. I wanted to focus solely on hydrating and repairing my skin barrier for a week and this did just the job.
I expected this product to leave a visibly shiny film or “glow” I typically associated and experienced with moisturizers, but I was (to my pleasant surprise) given the complete opposite.
While it is noticeably more occlusive upon application with a visible “glow”, by the time I put away my skincare and looked back up, it had already sunk down into a velvety, skin-like finish leaving me to question if I even put anything on at all—I use a benzoyl peroxide cleanser, so it’s very easy for me to tell when my skin is parched.
The formulation is rich, luscious yet *extremely* lightweight and comfortable; it doesn’t make me produce any excess sebum throughout the day or night.
I’d like to add that the review written by Or…