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GarnierSkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream

Garnier

SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream

1.7 oz Item 2220338

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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 484 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Not greasy (282)
  • Smells great (217)
  • Absorbs quickly (156)
  • Goes on smoothly (151)
  • Moisturizes well (150)

Cons

  • Bad smell (15)
  • Not long-lasting (10)
  • Doesn't remove makeup (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)
  • Irritates skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (135)
  • After shower/bath (118)
  • Bedtime (69)
  • Combination skin (67)
  • Sensitive skin (55)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (203), Brand buyer (66), Beauty conscious (29), Survivalist / minimalist (19)

Reviewed by 484 customers

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5.0

Love!

By Makeup addict

from Michigan

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

    I love this gel moisturizer! Cream moisturizers clogged my pores and left my skin feeling greasy (and I already have oily/combo skin). This is the perfect balance!

     
    4.0

    My new holy grail

    By Maya

    from Detroit, Michigan

    About Me Minimalist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Oily skin

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      I have oily skin and usually during the day my face tends to get oily quickly (gets really oily in the afternoon) no matter what moisturizer i use. i wasn't sure about this product but i gave it a four day trial first to see if i would have any negative reactions and then i pushed it to a week to notice any changes. In my opinion my face seemed less oily and it goes on smoothly, I love it!

       
      5.0

      Truely Refreshing

      By Mary A

      from Middletown, NJ, USA

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      Love the way my skin feels and looks after applying this refreshing moisture. It's light and absorbs quickly

      (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Probably good for oily skin

      By AlenaJade

      from Tempe, AZ

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      I have combo to dry skin depending on the time of year during the summer this might be great but I've been using this all winter and I feel like it hasn't gotten the job done and I feel like it's the cause of my breakouts on my forehead which I don't usually get. Plus I feel like it hydrated my skin for a second then it's gone and I have to put more or another moisturizer. I don't recommend using this if you have sensitive skin, are ance prone, or if you want your skin to stay hydrated the whole day

       
      5.0

      Love this!

      By Jessica

      from Colorado

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      I have dry/combination skin. My skin is dry after using specific masks or face washes so I use this. My face feels so good after it's very refreshing. It literally feels like a gel-cream so think a gel that feels like gel going on and turns into a lotion when rubbing in. It's not sticky or really gel like. I love this and will definitely purchase again!

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Not too sure about this

      By Olive

      from Hackensack, NJ

      About Me Minimalist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Goes On Smoothly

      Cons

      • Bad Smell
      • Not Long-Lasting
      • Not Moisturizing

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

      I have the T-Zone and wanted a moisturizer I could use daily without feeling oily towards the middle of the day and still feel moisturized in the winter. This goes on smoothly, but after absorbing it feels a little strange on my skin. It has a terrible plastic smell and I don't feel like it's moisturizing. This also has no SPF, something I should have noticed at the store when buying this.

       
      5.0

      Life saver!

      By Abbi

      from Illinois

      About Me Beauty Conscious, Beauty Expert, Skin Care Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

        Over the summer, I was in need of a new moisturizer that didn't irritate my sensitive skin, moisturized my dry patches, and wasn't extremely thick feeling. This was perfect. I use this daily, both day and night, and the feeling of this stuff is amazing! I've been through 2 containers of this already, and just purchased 2 more when they had a buy one, get one 50% off. I definitely recommend to everyone!

         
        5.0

        I have mega oily skin and TOTALLY RECOMMEND THIS!

        By Gris

        from Los Angeles, CA, United States

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

        As a 36 year old female, you get more and more serious with your skincare routine as the birthdays seem to come faster than normal! I meant to purchase the Moisture Bomb but ended up getting this one by accident and it's the best Moisturizer I've ever used! I LOVE IT. Additionally as a Makeup Artist, I also use this on all my clients!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Kati H

        from Helena, MT

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Daily Use

          Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

          I used this daily. I have combo to oily skin with some dry spots. This absorbs quick, didn't make me oily and sat well under my make up. I will keep using this one as my go to!

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Just like the CLINIQUE Moisture Surge if not BETTER!!

          By Mel913

          from Houston, TX

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • After Shower/Bath
            • Daily Use

            Comments about Garnier SkinActive Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream:

            Use it every morning, Since its so light weight. I like to use a thicker heavier cream for the evening.

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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:

              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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