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Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel

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Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel

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Clinique's Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel is a dermatologist-developed formula that combines oil-free hydration with skin-strengthening ingredients. Your daily moisturizer helps skin look younger, longer. It's the best moisturizer for oily skin or oily/combination Skin. Drier skins should try Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+.

The secret's in the system. Their revolutionary 3-Step Skin Care System was created by a celebrated dermatologist. It's simple, customized, and takes just three minutes, twice a day: cleanse with Facial Soap, exfoliate with Clarifying Lotion, moisturize with Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion+ or Gel.

Formula Facts:
  • Allergy tested
  • 100% fragrance free
  • Non-acnegenic
  • Dermatologist developed
  • Oil free
  • Paraben Free

Explore Clinique's Perfect Skin Care Routine - Click here!

  • Use twice a day, morning and night, after cleansing with Facial Soap and exfoliating with Clarifying Lotion
  • Apply to face and throat all over, or where needed
  • If a serum is part of your daily routine, apply after Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel
  • If eye cream is part of your daily routine, apply after Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel
Water / Aqua / Eau, Dimethicone, Isododecane, Butylene Glycol, Bis-PEG-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane, Glycerin, Laminaria Saccharina Extract, Polygonum Cuspidatum Root Extract, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Hordeum Vulgare (Barley) Extract / Extrait D'Orge, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seedcake, Caffeine, Trehalose, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria), Polysilicone-11, Silica, Propylene Glycol Dicaprate, Oleth-10, Lactobacillus Ferment, Laureth-23, Laureth-4, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate / VP Copolymer, Carbomer, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Tromethamine, Disodium EDTA, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Sorbate, Yellow 5 (CI 19140), Red 4 (CI 14700), Yellow 6 (CI 15985).

Please be aware that ingredient lists may change or vary from time to time. Please refer to the ingredient list on the product package you receive for the most up to date list of ingredients.

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CliniqueDramatically Different Moisturizing Gel
 
4.6

(based on 507 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (392)
  • Moisturizes well (390)
  • Not greasy (389)
  • Absorbs quickly (377)
  • Long lasting (216)

Cons

  • Not long-lasting (23)
  • Too greasy or heavy (9)
  • Doesn't absorb well (7)
  • No sun protection (5)
  • Bad smell (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (363)
  • After shower/bath (201)
  • Dryness (109)
  • Deep moisturization (102)
  • Winter dryness (22)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (3), 30 minutes (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (195), Survivalist / minimalist (130), Beauty expert (40), Budget shopper (31), Brand buyer (20)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)

Reviewed by 507 customers

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5.0

Daily moisturizer for years!

By OVV

from Lakeland, FL

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel:

    Incredible moisturizer!! I go and use others, but it seems I always end up coming back to this one. It leaves my skin so smooth. Create a great canvas for your makeup application.

     
    5.0

    This is one of my favorite Clinique products.

    By Janna

    from Billings, MT

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Deep Moisturization

      Comments about Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel:

      I use this gel on my face and throat.

       
      5.0

      would defienitly buy again

      By snappie

      from inverness fla

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Effective Sun Protection
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Long Lasting
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Daily Use
        • Deep Moisturization
        • Dryness

        Comments about Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel:

        Living in flames creams are to heavy, this product is perfect

         
        5.0

        Love it

        By Lex

        from Florida

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel:

          Lifetime fan of this product. Great for oily skin.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          A must have!

          By MK

          from Irmo, SC

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel:

            I use this gel lotion every day during the hot, humid summer months we have in SC. It is the perfect weight and does not leave your skin feeling greasy.

             
            5.0

            Where's the 6.7oz Ulta?!?

            By Marissa

            from Arizona

            Comments about Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel:

            Really wish Ulta carried the 6.7oz version of Gel! Can't get enough of this! It's my holy grail, been using it for years! Great for combo-oily skin!

             
            5.0

            THE NAME DOES NOT LIE

            By Jordan

            from Anaheim, CA

            About Me Beauty Expert

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • After Shower/Bath
              • Daily Use
              • Dryness

              Comments about Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel:

              I have oily skin and was looking for a moisturizer that would moisturize well by tnot leave any kind of sticky or thick feeling on the skin and THIS IS IT. It applies so smoothly so you only need to use a little bit and it absorbs right away. NO STICKY FEELING. My skin feels smooth and plump. My new favorite!

               
              5.0

              My go-to moisturizer, which I absolutely love!

              By Luisa

              from Sarasota, FL

              About Me Beauty Conscious, Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • After Shower/Bath
                • Daily Use

                Comments about Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel:

                I absolutely love this product. I have been using it for years. The gel is perfect for my oily, acne prone skin. Personally the dramatically different lotion (in the past) was too oily for me...and more or less made my acne slightly worse. That is why I highly recommend the gel instead of the lotion! Overall both moisturizers are great but this gel one is what I have always come back to.

                 
                5.0

                I love this and the moisturizing lotion.

                By Ieesha

                from Clarksville Tennessee

                About Me Minimalist

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Moisturizes Well

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel:

                  I love this and the moisturizing lotion. I have repurchase this product 3 or 4 time. I have tried other and came back to this time and time again

                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Best Moisturizer for dry \ oily skin!

                  By Brandy

                  from Cincinnati

                  About Me Beauty Expert

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • After Shower/Bath
                    • Daily Use
                    • Deep Moisturization
                    • Dryness

                    Comments about Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel:

                    A lot of people don't know that if you have oily skin, this means that your skin is dry! Your body \ face produces oil to get rid of the dry skin. This is why your face is oily! Use this moisturizer to reduce oil and dryness! Seriously! This is the best stuff ever!

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                    • Q:

                      I've used this nightly and daily as a makeup primer since I was 15, but am almost 27 and my skin has changed. I've always been combo-oily and acne-prone, but now my skin is dehydrated, my dry patches have increased so I exfoliate, and I have fine lines/"crepe" skin that this moisturizer isn't helping, especially under makeup. What do you recommend as a replacement? The lotion version of this is too greasy for me, as is the 72-Hour Replenishing Moisture Surge which broke me out badly. I'd prefer a one-step product that can be used daily and nightly as a moisturizer and primer.
                      Asked on 5/22/2018 by Kelly from Louisiana

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello. Skin can always change and we are happy to help. Clinique Smart Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 15 oily combination skin formula helps to repair fine lines and wrinkles and also hydrate skin for a more intact moisture barrier so skin is less dehydrated and more comfortable. We can't wait to hear what you think!

                        Answered on 5/22/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      Does this have any SPF?
                      Asked on 4/20/2018 by lauren275 from mount Pleasant

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello. Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel does not contain an SPF. Thanks for your question and have a great week!

                        Answered on 4/23/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      i have been using this moisturizer for a while and i love it, and i recently started using bio oil to help with scarring. i thought oils should go on after moisturizer, but in the instructions (randomly read them lol) it said to put serums on AFTER applying this..so, i would just like a little clarification on which order to use the products, or if it even matters at all. thank you!
                      Asked on 4/8/2018 by sam from bloomingtonj

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello! Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel is part of our 3 step system in which serums are applied after and followed by booster moisturizer. If this is your only moisturizer, apply your serum first and follow with Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel. Thanks for your question and have a great week!

                        Answered on 4/9/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      I have pretty normal skin - not really dry or oily at all. I only have breakouts occasionally. I'm concerned about using the dramatically different lotion that contains oil for fear of that causing a breakout. Would this product work well for my normal skin type? Would I follow this product with my serum (smart serum), eye cream (smart eye serum) and then another moisturizer (I use the smart day and night cream)? Would this product even be necessary with my other products? Thanks in advance!
                      Asked on 4/1/2018 by tori from tipton

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello. We describe your skin as a skin type 3 (comfortable all over-oily combination). Yes, Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel will be an oil-free moisturizer to control surface oil and keep the skin comfortable. Follow with your Clinique Smart Custom-Repair and Eye Serum and Smart Moisturizers. Thanks for your question and have a great week!

                        Answered on 4/1/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      I have combination /oily skin and I've heard a lot of good things about this product, but my question is how much does it lasts on the skin?and how long it takes to go through the bigger bottle of this?
                      Asked on 3/18/2018 by ana from Tehran

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello! Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel controls surface oil while helping oily skin feel more comfortable and hydrated. With twice a day usage, it lasts typically 4-6 weeks. Thanks for your question and have a great week!

                        Answered on 3/18/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      I have combination skin, more on the oily side and it is acne prone- I tend to have bumps on my forehead and oily t-zone. I wanted to know if the gel or lotion is better for my skin type?
                      Asked on 2/21/2018 by anita from Fremont, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello! Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel is oil-free and helps to absorb surface oil for a more comfortable feel. We know you'll enjoy the oil-control and can't wait to hear your results!

                        Answered on 2/22/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      Is this water based or oil based or silicone based?
                      Asked on 2/20/2018 by steph from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hi! Yes, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel is water based and oil free. Thank you for your question and have a great week!

                        Answered on 2/21/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      Does this product contain any fragrances?
                      Asked on 1/31/2018 by Amanda from PA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello! All Clinique products, including Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel, is 100% fragrance-free. Be sure to let us know your results!

                        Answered on 1/31/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      I have super oily skin and am looking for a moisturizer to wear under my foundation to help extend the wear of my foundation. Would this moisturizer help with that?
                      Asked on 1/17/2018 by Angie from Little Rock, AR

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Hello. Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel absorbs surface oil so that skin feels more comfortable and strengthen skin. Try Superprimer Universal Face Primer under foundation to create the perfect makeup canvas. Be sure to let us know what you think.

                        Answered on 1/17/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
                    • Q:

                      May i know if this product is perfect for people who have oily skin like me? Thanks!
                      Asked on 1/10/2018 by Nia from Philippines

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Gel helps to absorb surface oil to leave the skin feeling more comfortable throughout the day. Be sure to let us know your results!

                        Answered on 1/10/2018 by Brand Expert from Clinique
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