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NEUTROGENA® HYDRO BOOST Water Gel Sunscreen

NEUTROGENA® HYDRO BOOST Water Gel Sunscreen

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1 year 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 1 year 3 months ago
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3 days 14 hours ago

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This sunscreen is one of my favourites. It has a nice light scent. It’s non greasy and is soaks up in your skin. I apply this in the morning and it has great spf protection. I love this stuff. Never going back to life greasy sunscreen again. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
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3 days 23 hours ago

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I liked the product, but bought it because they said that it was very dry on the skin, and it did not work with me, it leaves the skin shiny and not matte [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
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4 days 20 hours ago

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My kids in particular have an aversion to stickiness when it comes to sunscreen applications. When I learned about the neutrogena hydroboost sun screen I was quick to give it a try! Boy were we impressed and happy with our purchase. We have been using it all summer and there is no going back at this point. It goes on the skin nicely with even application, allows for swimming with no burning and the touch of your skin after application is nearly dry- as though you didn’t put anything on at all! Exactly what we were seeking. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
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1 week 2 days ago

So nice

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Province: Quebec
Age: 25-34
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I love this product. It doesnt leave the skin greasy. I am always reacting to sunscreen and this one is great for my sensitive skin. Love it
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Rebecca
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1 week 4 days ago

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I have been using this sunscreen for about a month now and just ran out. I will definitely be buying another bottle! It goes on smoothly without greasiness or white marks. I was able to apply makeup over top and did not experience any irritation. Wherever I applied it, my skin felt moisturized and protected. I am very conscious about re-applying in a timely fashion regardless of which brand I'm using, so I did not burn while using it (although hard to say if that was because of the product specifically or just staying on top of my timing). Either way, the fact that it was so gentle on my skin and did its job of sun protection is enough for me to be convinced. For the face I prefer a low aroma product and this is definitely less scented than the usual products. For the body I don't really mind either way, so I can see myself prioritizing this product for face for sure. The whole Neutrogena Hydro Boost line has been a huge winner for me, and I own quite a few products from it. I would happily recommend them to anyone. Check it out for yourself! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
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2 weeks 3 days ago

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I like how this sunscreen is the exact same texture as the SPF 50. It is still lightweight, absorbs quickly, doesn't leave any white cast, and the smell isn't that harsh typical sunscreen smell. It's nice because you don't need to only use this when you are out swimming or playing sports, but it is great for every day use too! I love the SPF 30 since that's the perfect amount of sun protection for me so I'm glad Neutrogena launched it in this SPF. Overall, I think this sunscreen is the most light-weight body sunscreen I have ever used! Received for free, opinions are my own. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
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2 weeks 6 days ago

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I got this for free as part of the ChickAdvisor Product Review Club. The gel consistency is not something I’m used to wearing as a sunscreen as I usually use liquid or spray on my body. I think one benefit of this is that it doesn’t leave your skin feeling too greasy or white that you can get from cream or liquid formulas and it does feel absorb easier. I would prefer a higher SPF though, but overall seems to be effective. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
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