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NEUTROGENA® HYDRO BOOST Water Gel Sunscreen

NEUTROGENA® HYDRO BOOST Water Gel Sunscreen

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2 years 3 months ago

Greasy, but workable

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Province: Nova Scotia
Age: 18-24
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I adore the entire HydroBoost line so when I heard about this sunscreen, I was so excited. I typically wear SPF 15 in the winter (since my commute is in the dark both ways and my office doesn’t have windows) and SPF 30 in the fall and spring. And every summer, I struggle to find an SPF 50 that I like. So far, this will be the winner of them all! No white cast, no flashback, good price, doesn’t break me out, easily accessible - and it truly feels like effective protection. I feel safe in the sun. But it is SO SO SO GREASY. You need 1 ml of product for your face for effective coverage and protection. Maybe I’m using more than 1 ml, but my face is an oil slick as soon as I apply it. It’s advertized as SPF for face and body, but how greasy it is makes me think it’s just for body. I’ll continue to use it as long as I can work around it. In the morning, I apply a mattifying moisturizer, wait 10 minutes for that to absorb, apply this, wait 15 minutes for it to absorb, then I apply a mattifying primer. With these steps, the finish is great, and it lasts all day!
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Neutrogena, Consumer Service 2 years 3 months ago
Thanks for taking the time to share a review! We'd love the chance to chat a bit more. Please give us a call at 1-888-663-8876. We're free between 9am and 5:30pm ET Monday-Friday <3
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3 days 19 hours ago

Awesome

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Province: British Columbia
Age: 25-34
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I have recently started using this product and I would say that its worth buying it. Non greasy and gel based formula makes it a wonderful product. I have a sensitive skin with break outs and I have found it very light and gentle on my skin with a mild fragrance. I loved it.
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Millie
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Vancouver, BC
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1 2 3 4 5 1
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1 week 10 hours ago

Got a rash/break out

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Province: British Columbia
Age: 25-34
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I saw this being advertised on a talk show, and I heard good reviews about this product. I have used Neutrogena's Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch before and had high hopes for this new product. However after using it on my face, I got an allergic reaction to it: red bumps on my face (mainly around my cheeks and along my jaw line) and also got pimples. At first I thought it might've been an allergic reaction to something else, but when I used the product again today (after 2 weeks) it happened again! I'm going to discontinue using this product, and go back to my usual face sunscreen. I would say that this product is not for everyone.
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JL
Location: 
Vancouver
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Neutrogena, Consumer Service 6 days 22 hours ago
Hi there, thanks for leaving your review! We're sorry to hear about your experience and we'd love to chat more and see how we can help. Please give us a call at 1-888-663-8876 from 9am - 5:30pm ET, Monday through Friday. Talk soon!
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3 weeks 1 day ago

Great product

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Province: Alberta
Age: 18-24
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The best sunscreen I have ever used. No white film like most other sunscreens. So lightweight and good absorption by the skin.
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Gagan
Location: 
Edmonton
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3 weeks 1 day ago

Overpowering smell

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Province: Ontario
Age: 13-17
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I bought this product because I wanted a light feeling sunscreen, which it was light feeling but the smell is just SO strong. So I recommend using this on your body and not your face if you really want to use this product.
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KatHH
Location: 
Brampton
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3 weeks 2 days ago
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Wonderful sunscreen. My skin is dry, it doesn't get oily and protected, it is hydrated and it smells soft. Great cost / benefit I don't have this sunscreen in my bag. Use on face, lap, arms and hands.
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andreadojales
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3 weeks 6 days ago

Stings eyes

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Province: Ontario
Age: 25-34
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This sunscreen doesn’t leave a white cast but it is very greasy and burns your eyes. Would not recommend.
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Erika
Location: 
Woodbridge
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Neutrogena, Consumer Care Center 3 weeks 6 days ago
Sorry to hear about these results, Erika. Could you give us a call and share few more details on your experience? We can be reached at 1-888-663-8876, M-F, 9-5:30PM ET. Talk to you soon!
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1 month 23 hours ago

I love Neutrogena but this SPF failed

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Province: Alberta
Age: 25-34
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I love all Neutrogena products. My skin is oily and I love the sensation that Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel gives me so I decided to try the SPF. I don't usually write reviews but I am so disappointed that I needed to say something. It is so oily and greasy. I feel like washing my face every time I use it; not to mention the acne that tripled since I started using. So the note "non-greasy and won't clog pores" shouldn't be there. I bought mine at Costco with 3 in the pack because I was so confident I would love it and now I don't know what to do with the other two that I will never use.
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Rhass
Location: 
CALGARY
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Neutrogena, Consumer Care 4 weeks 1 day ago
We're so sorry to hear this, Rhass. We wouldn't expect this from the brand you love and we'd like to follow up with you to learn more. Please give us a call at 1-888-663-8876, M-F 9am to 5:30pm ET. We hope to speak with you soon.
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