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SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream

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SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream

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Garnier Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream provides long-lasting hydration in a lightweight, oil-free formula. The fast-absorbing gel-cream instantly penetrates skin and locks-in moisture for 24 hours. Antioxidant fruit waters help defend skin from external aggressors while vitamin E soothes and conditions. Instantly: Skin looks and feels more supple and smooth.
Gently apply Garnier Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream to face and neck, every morning and night after cleansing.
Aqua/Water, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat., Dimethicone, Isononyl Isononanoate, Carbomer, Dimethiconol, Chlorphenesin, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Vitis Vinifera Extract/Grapefruit Extract, Xanthan Gum, Tetrasodium EDTA, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Menthoxypropanediol, Magnesium Gluconate, Sodium Citrate, Benzyl Salicylate, Linalool, Calcium Gluconate, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, CI 19140/Yellow 5, CI 42090/Blue 1, Parfum/Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol.

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GarnierSkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream
 
4.5

(based on 515 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Not greasy (292)
  • Smells great (225)
  • Absorbs quickly (168)
  • Goes on smoothly (165)
  • Moisturizes well (163)

Cons

  • Bad smell (18)
  • Not long-lasting (12)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)
  • Irritates skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (149)
  • After shower/bath (128)
  • Bedtime (69)
  • Combination skin (67)
  • Sensitive skin (55)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (203), Brand buyer (66), Beauty conscious (37), Survivalist / minimalist (24)

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3.0

BOTH OF THEM GIVE ME GLASS SKIN!! SO PRETTY!

By J.B

from Michigan

Pros

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

Cons

  • Not Long-Lasting

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

I like this one better than the other one for dry skin because this absorbs better and doesn't cause as much breakouts as the last one but i eill not use this again on my acne prone skin. It gives you GLASS SKIN because of the alcohol in it I believe. So beautiful. I will still use the rest on my cheekbones where i dont break out cuz it looks like i have glass skin.

 
4.0

Overall really great

By Olivia

from Broken Bow, Oklahoma

Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

I read reviews before purchasing this item and a lot of people said this is good for oily skin plus it's super affordable. I have had oily skin for a while but recently my skin has had some patches of flaky skin and it hasn't been too oily. After about three days of using this stuff my dry, flaky patches had gone
away. I love this moisturizer it's just perfect for my combo/oily skin The only thing I don't really like is the smell. The smell is tolerable but it kinda smells a little like plastic. Other than that i like this moisturizer a lot.

 
5.0

Love

By Brooke

from Midland MI

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath
    • Daily Use
    • Dryness

    Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

    It is so nice and the most cost effective option i found for a gel moisturizer. No reason to spend more, its awesome. Feels so nice and a tiny bit on your finger goes a long way for your entire face. I hated how thick regular face lotions felt and this stuff is amazing.

     
    5.0

    MY NEW MOISTURIZER!!!

    By Marissa

    from Montebello, CA

    Pros

    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Moisturizes Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • After Shower/Bath
      • Daily Use
      • Deep Moisturization

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      I have acne prone skin and I'm very oily. I wanted to find a good drugstore moisturizer that I could use everyday instead of using the Clinique Moisturizing Gel. I love this moisturizer already! It hydrates my skin to the perfect amount and it leaves my skin looking and feeling smooth. I haven't noticed any breakouts in my face. And it does not feel heavy at all. I've been using it for the past few days and I love it. A little goes a long way! Seriously!! Does it have a scent? Yes. Is it really that bad? No. It's tolerable and I personally like it. I strongly recommend this gel cream!!!!!

       
      2.0

      Scent is obnoxious

      By Lindsay

      from South Carolina

      About Me Beauty Expert, Skin Care Professional

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

      • Bad Smell

      Best Uses

      • After Shower/Bath
      • Daily Use

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      I bought this and was so excited to try it, I wanted to love it. I like the gel consistency of Clinique's Moisture Surge and this is a fraction of the cost, but I won't purchase this again. It's alright for the price but the smell is stong and perfume like, I hated the scent as soon as I opened it. Also it's not a gel-cream but just gel, and it's quite watery/runny. I'll suck it up and spend the money on moisture surge next time but this will do until then

       
      5.0

      My favorite moisturizer

      By GabiIrais

      from Orlando, FL, USA

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      I have super only skin and this is the only moisturizer that makes my skin super hydrated but never oily. Under makeup or alone, it is perfect. Smooths out skin like a primer.

       
      4.0

      I like it

      By calaniz

      from Tempe

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      I have oily skin and up until this point I've been using a cream moisturizer, so I wanted to try a gel cream instead. So far I really like it, it doesn't feel heavy on my face. You also do t need to put as much on cuz a little goes a long way.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Holy Grail Moisturizer

      By Emily Brown

      from undisclosed

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      I have been using this for about a year, and it my FAVORITE! I have combo skin and this moisturizer sinks in immediately. It's perfect to wear under makeup or alone and leaves my face soft and never oily. Even after trying more expensive moisturizers and I always come back to this one. I've gone through 3-4 jars of this stuff- I don't think I can go without it!

       
      1.0

      Broke me out really bad.

      By Anonymous

      from Secret

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      I wanted to like this but it made me break out all over my face. Disappointed.

       
      5.0

      Amazing quality! Small quantity.

      By Jill

      from Virginia

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      One of the best moisturizers for my oily skin! Completely absorbs in minutes and doesn't leave my skin with a film feel or oily. You don't need much because of its gel texture, but not much comes in the jar anyways. That is my only disappointment, but the quality is so great I will keep going back for more!

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      • Q:

        My face tends to get red after using some moisturizers, the one I'm using now is a lotion moisturizer (aveeno) and it makes my face red. Is this good to use for sensitive skin? Will it make my face red?
        Asked on 1/19/2018 by abby from usa

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          Hi Abby! Thank you for your interest in our Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream! Although this product is for individuals with normal to combination skin, it is formulated with vitamin E. The vitamin E is designed to soothe and condition the skin, therefore, it should not cause any irritation. We hope that this information helps!

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

        Hi. What is the difference between this and the Moisture Bomb gel? I have oily skin and head a gel formula would be good, but not sure which to go for. I would like to not be extra greasy after moisturizing. :)
        Asked on 11/19/2017 by Brit from undisclosed

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          Hi Brit! Thank you for your question! Our Moisture Bomb is designed for dry skin, while our Moisture Rescue Gel-Cream is designed for oily to combination skin. Since you have oily skin, we recommend the Moisture Rescue!
          We hope this information helps!

          Answered on 11/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Garnier
      • Q:

        Is this product good for oily skin? Does it contain alcohol? Is it recommended for daily use? How much product I need?
        Asked on 11/16/2017 by Jennifer from Santa Ana, CA

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          Hi there! This Moisture Rescue Gel Cream is suitable for normal/combo skin. The ingredients list can be found underneath the "How to Use" on the product page. You can apply a dime size amount daily. Hope this helps!

          Answered on 11/20/2017 by Brand Expert from Garnier
      • Q:

        I am going through this too fast and I wonder if I'm applying it wrong? Shouldn't this kind of product be in a pump? What's the best way to apply?
        Asked on 9/29/2017 by JennaBo from Colorado Springs, CO

        1 answer

      • Q:

        Is this product good for oily skin or combination skin ? I need a moisturizer that will help with my oily skin
        Asked on 7/14/2017 by Frida from Olive Branch,MS

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          Hi Frida! Our SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream is suitable for normal-oily skin.

          Answered on 7/18/2017 by Brand Expert from L Oreal Paris
      • Q:

        Is this product good for nightly use on acne-prone skin? Is this product non-comedogenic, and will the alcohol in the product dry out or irritate my skin?
        Asked on 4/21/2017 by teenskin from US

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          Hello! This product is Dermatologist tested so it is safe on acne-prone skin. This product is also non-comedogenic and the alcohol should not dry out your skin because it is a lightweight gel-cream formula that is meant to moisturize your skin. This product should not cause any irritation on your skin either. In the event that does happen, we recommend you give us a call at our toll-free number because we take reactions very seriously and would like to help you the best way we can.

          Answered on 4/25/2017 by Garnier Consumer Care from Garnier
      • Q:

        Does this leave a matte finish on the skin or does your skin still feel slightly dewy?
        Asked on 4/20/2017 by Christa from PA

        2 answers

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          Hello Christa! Moisture Rescue Refresh Gel Cream would give your skin a natural dewy finish without feeling sticky. We hope this information was helpful!

          Answered on 4/25/2017 by Garnier Consumer Care from Garnier
        • Brand Expert

          A:

          Hello Christa! Moisture Rescue Refresh Gel Cream would give your skin a natural dewy finish without feeling sticky. We hope this information was helpful!

          Answered on 4/25/2017 by Garnier Consumer Care from Garnier
      • Q:

        I am 63 yrs old. I am seeing
        Signs of aging and have developed new creases recently.
        Which product should I buy...for normal/combo skin or for dry skin?
        Asked on 11/19/2016 by Questioning? from Nashville TN

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          To combat dry skin and fine lines we recommend using the Ultra Lift Anti Wrinkle Firming Daily Moisturizer SPF 15 in the AM and the Ultra Lift Anti Wrinkle Firming NIght Cream for PM. Don't forget the delicate eye area! Use the Ultra Lift Anti Wrinkle Firming Eye Cream both AM and PM to moisturize, treat and reduce the puffiness unique to the eye area.

          Answered on 11/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Garnier
      • Q:

        What are the ingrediants?
        Asked on 8/25/2016 by Michie from Chandler, AZ

        1 answer

        • Brand Expert

          A:

          The Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel Cream Oil Free ingredients can be found on the outer packaging of this product for review in store as well.

          Aqua/Water, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat., Dimethicone, Isononyl Isononanoate, Carbomer, Dimethiconol, Chlorphenesin, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Vitis Vinfera Extract/Grapefruit Extract, Xanthan Gum, Tetrasodium EDTA, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Glucoside, Menthoxypropanediol, Magnesium Gluconate, Sodium Citrate, Benzyl Salicylate, Linalool, Calcium Gluconate, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, CI 19140/Yellow 5, CI 42090/Blue 1, Parfum/Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol.

          Answered on 8/26/2016 by Brand Expert from Maybelline
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