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The lightweight e.l.f. Cosmetics Daily Hydrating Moisturizer is infused with skin-happy ingredients that deeply nourish and hydrate.
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Rated 4.07 out of 5 stars
I have sensitive, fairly oily skin that's prone to break-outs, so I've never had too much luck in finding a moisturizer that didn't cause my (large) pores to get clogged. I wanted to try out some different things to see if there was a decent match for me somewhere out there, so I decided to give this product a shot - and I'm really glad that I did. It isn't heavy, the formula is easy to work into the skin, and it does its job. Hot DANG, does it do its job! There is a scent like baby wipes that's... not exactly overpowering, but also not as subtle as I would have liked. Semi-strong, is what I would call it. Thankfully, it did not leave my face smelling like chemicals, so I can easily forgive the odd scent. As far as packaging goes, there have been a lot of complaints about the pump not working properly due to the dismally short straw inside the tube. I ran into the same problem - but I was able to solve it (thus far) by giving the tube a good strong downward shake before using the pump. I have to keep the nozzle facing down and give the tube itself a slight squeeze to help coax out the product, but my meathod works pretty well and I'm able to get a good bit of moisturizer out onto my fingers. A needlessly complicated process, but a manageable one. Now it's time for a story: I actually lost a dear, dear friend of mine right before Thanksgiving, which resulted in several days' worth of heavy crying. This, combined with the dry winter air left me with a painfully chapped face with peeling dry skin and scaly eyelids. The ultimate test for a moisturizer. I used this product twice a day for about three days in a row, and my chapped, grief-and-winter-wind skin cleared right up. It did sting upon the first use, but never afterwards, so I'm attributing that to just how raw my face was at the time. Upon prolonged use, there have been no breakouts, no clogged pores, no irritation due to the product itself, and there is a noticeable improvement in my skin as a whole. All in all, I would say this was a huge win. Other than the scent, the only thing about the moisturizer that I don't care much for, (though am not truly bothered by,) was the way it didn't completely absorb into my skin. It absorbed about 90% of the way, but then left a slight oily feeling on my face. Again, I have naturally oily skin, so someone with dryer skin might have a different result. I patted and rubbed it in as best I could, but even after an hour or so, the thin layer of grease was still there. Every now and then I would give it another gentle swipe just to help it sink into my pores, and that DID help a bit. I ended up washing my face just before bed anyway, and that took care of the lingering film. Final verdict: this is an amazing moisturizer that does have a few flaws, but more than makes up for them in terms of how well it works. If you have oily skin, be prepared to dab off the excess lest it leave you with a bit of grease, but there shouldn't be a risk of break-outs due to how lightweight the product itself actually is. Once you get past the weird packaging and the scent of baby wipes, this is definitely a great moisturizer - and one that I will likely repurchase.
This is a good moisturizer with a clean scent and doesn't end up oily or greasy on my skin. I only had it a week though and I noticed I was having trouble getting the product to pump out. So, I took the cap off and found the problem. The straw is only about an inch long. Really e.l.f.?
Mom from North Carolina
Very lightweight and fast absorbing. After I put this on my skin feel like it needs more moisture.
ND from USA
I bought this because it looked really simple and no fuss, but it has a fragrance I don't really like and it gave my skin a few pimples that were just red and not "poppable" like normal pimples. It was hydrating however!
yasvarez from az
my skin tends to get dry quite often so i started using this moisturizer pretty much daily, & honestly for me at least, a little goes a long way. it's worked wonders i really love it & i recommend!
Shawna12 from Nebraska
I've used this moisturizer for a couple of years now, I pair it with E.L.F cleanser and toner for my skin care routine, and it's so lightweight but still has great coverage. A little goes a long way and the entire bottle lasts quite a while.
Jo27 from California
Gives such great hydration to the skin and is very affordable!
Audrey from DeKalb, IL
I have had SUCH a hard time finding a moisturizer that does what I need for my combo skin. The greasy feeling others give me was unbearable. This moisturizer doesn't feel greasy at all!
ShaniaJune from UK
Got this as a present and I love using it, easy to keep in my bag and apply when needed!
Lenalena from California
I have been using this specific moisturizer for a year and I love it! It's light, gets the job done, and doesn't hurt your wallet like other moisturizers. Only complaint is I wish it came in an even bigger size.
Juliestar72 from New York
It worked just ok for my skin, would like a little more hydration from it
TonyB from Connecticut
I have used this product before and had no problem. However after applying some retinol regiment my skin became more sensitive. This cream was stinging my neck skin so badly that it left a burn mark.
Tee from Usa
I have dry skin and this is the perfect moisturizer for me. In the summer & spring i use this for my day & night moisturizer. In the winter (depending on the wind) I can get away with using this as a day moisturizer only. Now it's fall and I'm still using it as my day cream! I am currently buying my 3rd tube! Its affordable, i love the packaging (squeezes everything out), it's /actually/ hydrating, and vegan! Try it out
NikkiB99 from London
This cream is lightweight with an amazing scent and is great for everyday use
Zoya from Kirkland
it's ok kind of product. Didn't do much for my skin but didn't break out either.
Cat from Springfield, MO
I have rosacea and really dry skin, and this has been the best daily moisturizer I have ever used. I use it twice a day along with their gel cleanser and the rest of my routine and I can always tell of it's missing! This has really helped my skin be more manageable.
krejcis from Slovakia
I used it both AM and PM, good for layering (putting SPF and primer directly after using this moisturizer was no problem). Left my skin hydrated and with a very nice feeling afterwards. Very easy to use thanks to the pump!
CC from Unicorn Land
love this. Very light and very hydrating to my skin. I would highly recommended this to everyone.
bmr1979 from Montreal, QC
I was pleasantly surprised that this totally moisturized my face and my skin didn't feel like it was going to crack an hour later. It stays moisturized all day long! One tube lasts forever and I lather this stuff every day!
Kaitlin S from Long Beach, CA
I got this moisturizer as a gift from a friend and I was pretty impressed with it! It does exactly what it needs to do and it's a very good starter moisturizer.
Kaitlin Mary from Long Beach, CA
kw13 from undisclosed
I think it is so clean and aesthetic. There is a slight fragrance, but I'm not sure how much it did in terms of moisturizing. It's not bad for the price, but I think I would have rather spent a little bit more for more moisture and no fragrance.
Cocosmama2010 from Nova Scotia, Canada
I have oily but dehydrated skin… this moisturizer helped keep my skin quenched without making me greasy. It works very well under makeup.
I see people comment on the length of the "straw" in the tube… I have never had any issues getting product out and I'm near the end. You need to store the tube cap side down - that will fix the problem :)
keishcay from Toronto
i'd say it's not life-changing or anything but it pairs really well under makeup so I like to use it for that! not too thick too so that's great.
Ariana from Miami, Florida
This is the BEST and only moisturizer I will ever use. I didn't consider myself acne prone and I bought this over a year ago when I first got into my skincare journey. Then I started watching Hyram and I bought his recommended products instead like the holy hydration cream and I got terrible break outs, then I tried the cerave moisturizer and I continued to have terrible break outs, my confidence was crushed and I had a lot of hormonal acne. I decided to go back to what I used to use which was this to see if my skin would get better and thankfully it did!!! I am now acne free again and I will never trust any other moisturizer for my face
DBarrett from Morton WA
I've been using this moisturizer a few weeks and I love it. I really don't think there is anything better for the price. The scent is light and clean. Wears nicely over and under my other skincare. My foundation is always even, skin adequately hydrated, no dry patches (which I battle with occasionally). My only complaint is the packaging choice. I hate the pump. It's ok now, but I have no idea how much product I have left and in the past this pump style has failed in other ELF products. Put it in a jar or tube so I can get every last drop, please!
Lexi from Myrtle beach, SC
I and my best friend use this moisturizer exclusively and we love it. He hates the texture of most lotions but absolutely loves the formula of this product. He constantly calls me to tell me how amazing it is and how much better his skin looks since using it, I've been using this one religiously for about 6 months and he just started using it about a week ago and I can gladly say we'll never buy another moisturizer again