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NEUTROGENA® HYDRO BOOST Water Gel Sunscreen

NEUTROGENA® HYDRO BOOST Water Gel Sunscreen

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2 years 6 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 6 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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2 months 2 weeks ago

Great spectrum protection, but too oily

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Province: Alberta
Age: 25-34
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I've been using this sunscreen for about 3 months now, and I'm on the fence about it. First of all, you only have to use a little because it goes a long way,smells sooo good. Very good UV protection and doesn't have a white cast to it. I have very oily skin and this makes it worse as well as sometimes makes me break out. There's definitely great PROS to this product, but they should change their formula.. would recommend to people that have dry/combo skin.
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Calgary
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, NeutrogenaCA, CCC 2 months 2 weeks ago
So sorry to hear this! Give us a call at 1-888-663-8876, M-F, 9AM-5:30PM ET so we can learn more. Can't wait to chat with you soon!
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2 months 3 weeks ago

Great Product

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Province: Alberta
Age: 55-65
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This is my new favourite sunscreen for the body. It is transparent, hydrating and feels good on the skin. The only downside is that it contains fragrance. Please create a fragrance free option. Thanks.
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Hillrepeats
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Calgary
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2 months 3 weeks ago
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I really enjoyed the product, specially considering it has hyaluronic acid (which is great for the skin). The only thing that bothers me a little is that I have extremely oily skin, and the product made it oily very quickly. Although it doesn’t says it’s specific for the face, it doesn’t say i can’t use it either.
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2 months 4 weeks ago

feels good at first but a bit too greasy and causes clogging

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Province: Quebec
Age: 18-24
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I’ve been using this sunscreen for months now, every single day. Although i like the way it applies and hydrates my normal/dry skin, i find it can look too oily and greasy. I also noticed that i have more congested bumps and clogged pores more than usual.
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Sammie
Location: 
Montreal
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Response from Johnson and Johnson, Neutrogena, Consumer Service 2 months 4 weeks ago
Oh no, we're so sorry to hear about your experience! We'd like to learn more and help however we can, so please give us a call at 1-888-663-8876 from 9am - 5:30pm ET, Monday through Friday. Hope to hear from you soon!
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3 months 3 days 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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3 months 6 days 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 3 months 6 days 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 months 3 weeks 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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