Hello Readers, I am going to post L’Oreal Paris Hydra fresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel Review. Autumn happens to be my favorite time of the year but somehow my skin and heart do not share same tastes. At this time of the year my skin is neither oily nor dry, it lies somewhere in between and my regular lotions do not work anymore. Thus, I picked up a gel based cream which would hydrate as well as keep various skin problems like excess sebum production a bay.
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L’Oreal Paris Hydra fresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel has a light weight skin-cooling texture which brings an instant ocean splash to your skin, locking in a reserve of hydration and freshness. It controls your skin temperature to prevent perspiration and shine. Enriched with Zinc and Micro Sponge technology, it regulates the sebum and inhibits excessive oil production to bring an immediate mattifying action. Let’s proceed to the review to know more.
Price of L’Oreal Paris Hydra fresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel : Rs.550/-
Ingredients : Not mentioned
Directions for use : Use twice a day – Morning and Evening
Shelf life : 3 years
Color : Light Blue
Smell : Mild
What L’Oreal Paris Hydra fresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel claims
Pollution, humidity and stressful lifestyle can provoke an excessive sebum production. Hot and damp climate can also cause perspiration. Skin loses water, becomes dehydrated, and yet appears shiny. For the first time, L’Oreal skincare laboratories formulated deep marine source water naturally enriched in purifying minerals to clear your skin from shininess and supply it with hydration all day long.
The deep Marine source water is directly extracted from 22m under the ocean soil, off the French Brittany coast. Preserved and filtered by this rich granite soil, this source water is naturally enriched in essential minerals. It is 8* more concentrated in the purifying zinc mineral than ordinary sea water. The Richness of Deep marine source water.
Skin cooling texture that provides 24 hrs Hydration and Mattifying
My Experience with L’Oreal Paris Hydra fresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel
The first thing which attracted me to L’Oreal Paris Hydra fresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel is this being an icy gel. It comes packed in a small jar so one has to make sure of using clean hands while digging out the product and also I start from one of the sides. The texture it has is like a light gel which is non runny and non sticky. The color of this product is light blue which looks very different to from other facial gels available in the market. As per instructions L’Oreal Paris Hydrafresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel is to be used twice a day on clean skin like a normal moisturizer.
Being an icy gel, L’Oreal Paris Hydrafresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel instantly cools down the skin on application and imparts a relaxing effect too. Due to its light consistency it is extremely easy to blend and within a few seconds it gets absorbed into the skin. The finish it gives is matte and oil free. It actually evens out the surface of the skin as promised. Instantly post usage there is no extra shine which according to the company is due to presence of zinc. The best part is that L’Oreal Paris Hydrafresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel makes the skin ready for makeup as not only it regulates oil but also hydrates the skin like a moisturizer.
The hydration that L’Oreal Paris Hydra fresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel imparts is suitable for normal to oily skin or combination skin. However for women who have extremely dry skin would not find the hydration enough. In fact, it does quench the moisture needs but only till a few hours so one needs to apply more frequently. Plus this lacks SPF so wearing a sun protection over this is a must. The ingredient list of this is cream is impressive which makes this a great gel based moisturizer to try. Last but not the least, it does not work on tightening pores as claimed.
Overall L’Oreal Paris Hydra fresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel is a great gel based moisturizer with an impressive ingredient list, skin quenching and matte finish like properties. This is recommended to people with normal to oily or combination skin.
Good about L’Oreal Paris Hydra fresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel
- Light and non sticky
- Gel based
- Gets easily absorbed
- Provides hydration to normal or oily skin
- Excellent ingredients
- Mild fragrance
- Matte finish
- Makes skin ready for makeup
Bad about L’Oreal Paris Hydra fresh Anti- Shine Icy Gel
- Does not tighten pores
- Effect does not last long
- No SPF
- Not for extremely dry skin but this is not a con applicable to an anti shine product
Availability : Easy
Fashion and Beauty Ratings : 3.5/5 ♥♥♥•