When it comes to face moisturizers, creams, and gels, there isn’t one specific product that I stick to. I believe that depending on the season, my surrounding environment, mood, or age, my skin behaves differently, and, therefore, it will require different products to suit its immediate needs. In addition to not relying on only one brand or type of product, I also never stick to only one price point. Cheaper doesn’t mean worse, and pricey doesn’t mean better. When it comes to selecting the right product for me, I look for something that fights the immediate challenge I’m faced with.
The beauty? I get to experiment and try many products without feeling guilty!
When I was invited to be a part of the Neutrogena Canada campaign, I was excited to try their Hydro Boost product line. In addition to being in and out of airports and planes for the last several weeks, I also caught a cold, this has caused my skin to dehydrate and I was ready to get it back into shape.
Neutrogena Hydro Boost offers three new products: Hydro Boost Gel Cream (left); Hydro Boost Gel Cream for Extra Dry Skin (right); and Hydro Boost Eye Gel Cream, that promises instant benefits to refresh and re-hydrate your skin. The water-based gel and eye gel-cream are suitable for all skin types but I was particularly drawn to the extra dry skin option. The extra dry skin product has no fragrance or dyes, which is great for dry or sensitive skin.
These extremely lightweight gel-creams are non-greasy and infuse skin with intense hydration that lasts 24 hours. Since they absorb into skin instantly, I was able to apply makeup to my face almost right away without any wait time or any greasy residue.
Due to my recent cold, the areas around my nose and upper lip suffered from extreme dryness and flaking (from all the nose-blowing!), I was desperate for a solution. I’m happy to share that the Hydro Boost for Extra Dry Skin product was able to provide me with some immediate relief. If you’re experiencing a similar problem, soak the affected clean area with warm water, using an exfoliating wash cloth, gently scrub the area until you’ve removed all dry and peeling skin. Pat dry and apply the gel-cream liberally onto the area. I promise this will help you tremendously!
I also really enjoyed the eye gel-cream. In addition to providing hydration, it also decreased the puffiness around my eyes. Similar to the face products, the eye gel-cream exhibits a lightweight texture.
All products under the Hydro Boost line is formulated with Hyaluronic Acid – which is an ingredient naturally found in your body that helps keep our skin supple and visibly youthful, but we lose it over time. The added hyaluronic acid in Hydro Boost helps your skin hold on to moisture.
One more fun fact: Moisture is a vital part of our body’s biological eco-system. Healthy-looking, hydrated skin forms a brick and mortar barrier that keeps out dirt, bacteria, and potential allergens. So ladies, keep hydrated!
If you get the chance to try the Neutrogena Hydro Boost product line, please let me know what you think!
Changes are a part of life and the ones that happen when you’re a young adult represent some of the biggest transitions. Our latest innovation: Hydro Boost gel creams for face and eye feature purified hyaluronic acid, instantly quenches and infuses skin with an abundance of moisture, so your skin will feel smooth and supple day after day. For more information, visit us at www.neutrogena.ca/hydroboost
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