ULTA
  • Home
  • / Skin
  • / Moisturizers
  • / Hope In a Jar
PhilosophyHope In a Jar
Philosophy

Hope In a Jar

2.0 oz

Item #: 2209117

Ask a Question
Options
Details+
How to Use+
Ingredients+
Shipping & Coupon Restrictions+

Reviews

Product Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
PhilosophyHope In a Jar
 
4.1

(based on 612 reviews)

81%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (369)
  • Improves skin texture (352)
  • Soothing (285)
  • Non-greasy (254)
  • Noticeable results (213)

Cons

  • Bad smell (125)
  • No noticeable results (42)
  • Irritates skin (34)
  • Too greasy (27)
  • Dries out skin (10)

Best Uses

  • Dry/chapped skin (233)
  • Oily/combination skin (191)
  • Fine lines (187)
  • Sensitive skin (168)
  • Sun damage (106)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (315), Budget shopper (221)

Reviewed by 612 customers

Sort by

Displaying reviews 1-10

Back to top

Previous | Next »

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

High recommended!

By sobusek

from Pittsburgh, PA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy
  • Softens Skin

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • After Shower/Bath
  • Bedtime
  • Winter Dryness

Comments about Philosophy Hope In a Jar:

Great on skin that can be both oily and dry. Great for skin that is dried out from winter weather. Doesn't feel heavy on the skin. A bit pricey but a little goes a long way.

 
5.0

Very moist!!!!

By Laura

from Acton,MA

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Deep Moisturization
    • Dry/Chapped Skin
    • Winter Dryness

    Comments about Philosophy Hope In a Jar:

    It is a great moisturizer. I have been using for just a month and I can see a result of a soften skin, however it is winter, so my skin is drier, so the "wet" feeling absorbs fast and gives my face a perfect glow. easy to apply and spread onto the skin. the smell not so great, but I got used to it. so far, I loved!,

     
    5.0

    love this product

    By Angie

    from Poughkeepsie NY

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Deep Moisturization

      Comments about Philosophy Hope In a Jar:

      As a daily moisturizer

       
      5.0

      Dry skin savior!

      By MakeUpAholic

      from Minneapolis, MN

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bedtime
        • Dry/Chapped Skin
        • Winter Dryness

        Comments about Philosophy Hope In a Jar:

        I've said it once, I've said it a hundred times: I have SUPER oily skin. Like even with mattifying makeup and powder, I will still soak through a blotting sheet an hour after application. BUT it's also winter in Minnesota and it gets super cold and dry. I've developed dry patches on the sides of my face and nothing would make them go away. My skin felt tight in those areas and was flaky. I decided to give this a try because I had heard good things.

        I use it after I wash my face at night, and a little bit in the morning after my normal Neutrogena moisturizer, just on the dry flaky spots. I love the souffle texture, the smell is okay. A little bit goes a long way! I've noticed a huge reduction in the flakiness of my skin. It's smoother and more supple. I do think it takes a bit to absorb into my skin. It feels just a little bit greasy right after application. But at night that doesn't really concern me, and in the morning, I can't tell once I put my makeup on. It also never caused me to break out at all.

        Overall, I love this product! It's been a godsend for the dry flaky patches on my otherwise oily skin.

         
        4.0

        love this stuff

        By penny

        from dallas,tx

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Philosophy Hope In a Jar:

        This is my holy grail face moisturizer! I use it along with the philosophy purity 3 in 1 cleanser. My skin has never been better!

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Just Okay

        By Laurie

        from Provo, UT

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

        • Bad Smell
        • Not Long-Lasting

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Bedtime

        Comments about Philosophy Hope In a Jar:

        This was all right for skin that isn't very dry, however I have very dry skin, and this was not moisturizing enough for me. I also didn't care for the smell.

         
        5.0

        Love it

        By Becky

        from Platte city mo

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Deep Moisturization
          • Winter Dryness

          Comments about Philosophy Hope In a Jar:

          Basic moisturizer

           
          4.0

          I would buy this product again

          By Yoyo

          from vero beach,FL

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • After Shower/Bath
            • Bedtime
            • Dry/Chapped Skin

            Comments about Philosophy Hope In a Jar:

            smooth skin

             
            5.0

            Love it

            By JCGarcia

            from Miami, FL

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Improves Skin Appearence
            • Long Lasting
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Philosophy Hope In a Jar:

                I'm picky when it comes to body/skin products. My skin is sensitive to everything. I love this moisturizer because its light but provides great coverage. I've used others where you feel the grease and oils for hours after applying. This absorbs quickly and it improves the appearance of you skin. My makeup is looking better everyday. I'm in my 20's, so I figure now is the best time to start the anti-aging process. I would love if this product had a light rose scent.

                 
                4.0

                This stuff is great for dry skin

                By savagekelley5

                from Vacaville, CA

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Absorbs Quickly
                • Goes On Smoothly
                • Long Lasting
                • Moisturizes Well
                • Not Greasy
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                • Bad Smell

                Best Uses

                • After Shower/Bath
                • Bedtime
                • Deep Moisturization

                Comments about Philosophy Hope In a Jar:

                love how this moisturizer makes my face feel - the smell isn't bad per say but it is a little perfumey to my liking. But not too overwhelming.

                Displaying reviews 1-10

                Back to top

                Previous | Next »

                Q&A

                Product Q&A

                Do you have questions about this product?

                Get answers from in-house experts.

                11 Questions | 11 Answers
                Displaying questions 1-10Previous | Next »
                • Q:

                  does this product have any SPF??
                  Asked on 3/12/2015 by alex

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  What is the difference between Hope in a jar and Renewed Hope in a jar?
                  Thank You,
                  Philosophy Lover ?
                  Asked on 2/1/2015 by Philosophyfan from Wheaton, IL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    renewed hope in a jar has a different scent, texture, and consistency.

                    Answered on 2/2/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                • Q:

                  I recieved a gift set of philosophy products which I love and have bought tons since. I love the hope in a jar at first, but I'm too nervous to use it since it has a green tinge. Is this normal?
                  Asked on 1/15/2015 by KTe

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    we appreciate your question. the hope in a jar color can vary from a pure white to a buttercream color due to the natural ingredients.

                    Answered on 1/21/2015 by brand expert from philosophy
                • Q:

                  Will this tighten your pores? Also I have mild eczema, will this help?
                  Asked on 12/6/2014 by lisa from NYC

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    because eczema is a diagnosed skin condition, we always recommend that you check with your physician before using any new products. hope in a jar moisturizer does contain lactic acid, which will offer gentle exfoliation and may help to minimize the appearance of pores.

                    Answered on 12/10/2014 by brand expert from philosophy
                • Q:

                  I bought this product for the first time, i previously used Miracle Worker but noticed a "funny" smell and just wondered if this is normal.
                  Asked on 10/23/2014 by yoyo

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    hope in a jar is made with a natural essential lavender oil. the lavender oil is what creates the distinct scent that you may have noticed. the scent will slowly fade after application.

                    Answered on 10/23/2014 by brand expert from philosophy
                • Q:

                  Is this product gluten free?
                  Asked on 7/15/2014 by Diana from Idaho

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Its formula contains Beta Glucan, which could be a source of gluten. Philosophy does not claim that this product is gluten-free. If you have a gluten allergy, we recommend consulting your physician prior to use.

                    Answered on 8/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  Is Hope in a Jar good for oily skin? I have a dry skin but oily T zone
                  Asked on 6/19/2014 by Jacky

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Yes, Hope in a Jar features a lightweight hydrating formula that is suitable for ALL skin types including oily skin and combination oily/dry skin! It is formulated with antioxidant-rich botanicals and vitamins to help balance your skin.

                    Answered on 6/20/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  There is no mention of sunscreen in this product. Does this moisturizer protect the user from the sun?
                  Asked on 5/22/2014 by Becky

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  What is the size of this product
                  Asked on 4/25/2014 by Nk from Nj

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    This product's size is 2 oz.

                    Answered on 4/25/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                • Q:

                  What is the difference betweeen Hope In A Jar VS Miracle Worker? I have been using the former and am ready to buy more....not sure now which one to get. Tks
                  Asked on 4/7/2014 by Debbie from Newburgh, NY

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Reviewer

                    A:

                    Hope in a Jar provides lightweight moisture, gentle exfoliation, and antioxidant protection against premature aging, while Miracle Worker provides richer moisture and targets more advanced signs of aging with the highest level of antioxidants of any Philosophy moisturizer.

                    Answered on 4/8/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                Displaying questions 1-10Previous | Next »

                Do you have a question about this product?