Rated 4.47 out of 5 stars
Most Helpful Positive Review Sinks into skin quickly and lasts!
I recieved this Boots No.7 night time gel cream for free as part of PINCHME test and review panel and I'm glad I did! The gel absorbs into the skin quickly and my skin remained moisturized all night without being oily at all. After it absorbed into my skin it felt like I was fresh faced and like I wasn't wearing anything on my skin at all. I've even worn this gel cream during the day under makeup as it kept me hydrated and didnt crease my makeup! I love the smell too... my only downside would be that it didnt help the dry patches of skin on my nose... it worked perfectly for my oily areas and my normal skin though... I definitely recommend trying it out to see for yourself!
Most Helpful Critical Review Not really sure where it fits in my routine...
I don't have anything terrible to say about this product. I received it free to try and I was really excited for the opportunity. I'm a skin care fanatic and this was my first time using a no. 7 product. But I'm not really sure how it fits in my existing skin care routine and I'm a little confused about the purpose. At this price point (very affordable), and with it's lack of active, anti-aging ingredients, I'd recommend this product for someone in their teens or early 20s.
The oblong shape of the jar is unusual and very attractive. It looks nice on a vaniety and stands out next to other products. But the oblong shape makes it slower to open and close and a little clumsy.
The texture of the product is nice and it absorbs quickly, but it's more of a light cream than a gel-cream. It layered under my usual products just fine and is very lightly scented.
It claims to mouisturize skin and has ingredients they call a 'polution Shield'. Usually those are antioxidants in other products, but you don't see the usual heavy hitters used in other products in this category. I'm also confused on the point of a pollution shield in a night cream. Conventual skin advice recommends one wear a product containing antioxidants during the day to counteract the free radical damage exposure to pollution, etc causes. I'm not sure what benefit it does in a night cream.
Overall, for me, this product doesn't really seem to have a place in my routine. I'm in my early 30s and I rely on products with more proven, active ingredients. This just doesn't have what it needs to replace any of my existing products and doesn't seem to add anything new either.
I don't see the no. 7 as a brand that is marketed toward very young/new skin care buyers, but this product would be a perfect entry point for a young person just learning to take care of their skin that doesn't need (and can't afford) any powerful ingredients yet.
Reviewed by 132 customers Caused a breakout
Sam from Bay Area, CA
I used this for two nights and it made my face completely break out
Leaves my skin soft!
Stef84 from Edmond Ok
I love using this product nightly on my face. I wake up without the sticky feeling of other products.
Light but still very moisturizing
Nora from Asheville, NC
I really like this as a summertime night cream. My skin doesn't get as dry in the summer as it does in the winter, but I still need hydration and this cream is PERFECT. I have fairly sensitive skin, but this cream is nice and gentle. The price does not reflect the value because you get results like those of more expensive creams, but you pay less! I will definitely purchase this again!
Charlene from California
I've been struggling to find an overnight moisturizer that didn't make my face super oily overnight. This product is incredible! Goes on light, absorbs beautifully into the skin. Doesn't leave greasy spots on my pillow, and my face in the morning is so soft! This purchase was worth every penny.
Not for me
Jlo from Arizona
This is not for I need more moisture. It absorbs quickly and my face felt dry but a little tacky sticky to the touch
Abby from Walbridge, Ohio
I wanted to like this! But it broke me out along my jaw line, chin, nose and forehead. It clogged my pores so bad and I ended up getting cystic acne. Not worth the money and the trade off in my opinion! I will be returning this product.
Missnikki17 from Chesapeake, Va
I hadn't ever tried any other facial creams before, so I wasn't sure what to expect. After I first opened the box I thought that it was pretty cool how the box flaps were three denominational to help keep the jar of facial cream secure inside of the box. The jar is very easy to open, it has a twist on/off lid. The cream is a thicker consistency and has a light scent. When I first applied the facial cream I thought that I wasn't going to like it as much because it didn't completely rub into my skin at first. I normally hate when lotions do not absorb into my skin and leave a residue behind. However, after a few minutes my skin absorbs the No7 HydraLuminous Overnight Recovery Gel Cream and it'sas if I didn't put any on at all. I then proceeded to go to sleep. In the morning when I woke up, my face was noticeably MUCH softer. I couldn't believe how well and how quickly this gel cream worked! I continued to use it and test it out for about a week.
All in all I am in love with this No7 HydraLuminous Overnight Recovery Gel Cream and use to every night now! I highly recommend this cream to anyone who is looking for a nightly face regiment and is looking to help make their face softer.
Mommax3 from North Carolina
The No7 HydraLuminous Overnight Recovery Gel Cream was an okay product. I used it daily and did not noticed much of a difference in my skin. It went on nicely with a nice texture though.
Cassiev2727 from Minneapolis mn
This overnight gel is great for hydration I have sensitive skin so it made me breakout but the biggest benifit was how light weight it felt as it mosturized
My new favorite cream!
Rebecca from Greenville, SC
I have used this face cream for the past couple weeks. It has made my skin more moisturized and luminous! I could tell a difference in my skin after only using a couple times.
Very hydrating but clogged pores
Bri from Austin
I loved how hydrating this product was, however the clogged pores it left behind weren't worth the trade off. I could only use it a week because it caused a breakout all along my cheeks and forehead.
Light and moisturizing
ambydasu from Arizona
This product works great for bedtime. It's light and moisturizing after a hot shower. I haven't had any issues with breakouts either. Definitely recommended!
Bzzer123 from Alabama
I didn't have much of an expectation for this product. Upon first use I was blown away at how my face just drank it up. My skin was baby soft and looked soooo good
Ell from Grand Rapids Michigan
I use this on a regular basis. I use it morning and night. My fave feels great and super hydrated! I will definitely purchase in the future and continue using on a regular basis.
Love the hydration!
Kait87 from Missouri
The HydraLuminous Overnight Recovery Gel Cream is definitely hydrating! My skin loved the healthy moisture it provided, especially on my cheeks. This product provides a healthy look and feel to normally dry skin. I definitely approve and would recommend to all my friends!
Good middle of the road night cream.
Samantha from Geneva, IL
I don't really have many complaints for this night cream but don't have any big positives either. It's a good night cream, hydrated my face but I didn't see any real huge improvements. I do wish that it came in a pump or squeeze since I'm shying away from products you stick your hands into repeatedly. Especially for face products.
Best night cream I've used
Hil from Massachusetts
I love this stuff. I will say I Havnt been on top of my skin care regime lately due to having knee surgery, however prior to this, my skin was so soft and glowing! It was the best my skin has been in a while. I love the fact that it dosnt leave a greasy film or residue like some creams I've used. I would highly recommend!!
Love love love
Lindsey from Mission viejo, ca
This cream is amazing. It's nice and thick and creamy. It makes my skin feel beautifully soft and look brighter. I have naturally dry skin and this has helped tremendously. I use it nightly.
I would buy this again
None from Niles,OH
With my nightly regimen
It's a nice cream that didn't stay on the top of my skin
Mari Mar from Anaheim
This cream was wonderful! It didn't stay on top of my skin. I did have to reapply but my skin would drink it.
Nice lightweight moisturizer
Kimbo from Glendale, AZ
This was a really good lightweight moisturizer. What I love is that it was not at all greasy and absorbs super quickly. It leaves my face feeling moisturized and refreshed and leaves my skin glowing without causing breakouts. I would highly recommend and I will be repurchasing.
Bex Banx from Arizona (AZ)
The artificial fragrance was very strong right when I opened it. I took a chance and wore it one night. Even my husband commented on the old lady perfume smell of it. Next morning when I washed my face it was like it just sat on the surface all night and I could feel a slimy film on my face. Didn't even bother opening or using the day time cream I bought from same brand. Returned them both
Amber15 from Shelbyville, In
The HydraLuminous Overnight Recovery Gel Cream Native is a great product! The gel cream is lightweight. The cream absorbs instantly and no stickiness. Right away my face felt refreshed! I will definitely keep using this product! I definitely recommend this product!
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Rohinee from Chicago
It is last step in the nighttime routine but u can use it as a daytime moisturizer ,It absorbs right in . I have combination skin . For these dry winter mornings and nights it is working for me .
However it is cheaper in other stores so I bough it from UIta when I had a coupon which bought the price really down.
I love the consistency !
Emily from Maryland
My usual night cream was very thick and creamy. It didn't absorb well, but in my mind it made me feel like that meant it was working while I slept. I decided to try this product with no prior knowledge of any of the No.7 products. I was skeptical of the gel consistency, but I kid you not I WILL NOW NEVER USE ANY OTHER NIGHT CREAM. This not only absorbs well, but also keeps my skin so hydrated in the coldest of winter. It never clogged my pores or reacted in any negative way with my skin. I love this product and highly recommend everyone try it.