I love European skincare lines, so I was thrilled to try the Embryolisse face cream. This line is made in France, and French women are very particular about their skin. I tried a small dab on my skin and rubbed it in. It felt all right, a little greasy. I then read the ingredients. Ugh! Mineral oil (paraffinum liquidum) was the first ingredient after water! Mineral oil is derived from petrochemicals. It is cheap, greasy, and clogs pores. I will not use mineral oil on my skin. Time to scrub it off! If this is ever reformulated to exclude mineral oil, I will be the first to try it. Hopefully some of the current Embryolisse line is petrochemical-free---I will research that tonight.
This product did everything it said it would. I tend to have dry skin, but this moisturizer changed that! I was very happy with this product!
A great moisturizer for dry skin
This product is a great lightweight moisturizer and absorbs quickly; I particularly love the light floral scent of the cream. I would not recommend using this product several times a day to individuals who have oily skin or are prone to break-outs, as excess product does tend to sit on the top of your skin. It's best to just use this right after washing your face or showering, when your skin can absorb all of the moisturizer you put on it.
Also, the full size tube makes it more difficult to control the amount of product that comes out, which means you have to be pretty careful when you squeeze it, or else you can easily end up with more cream than you need. Even so, it's one of the only products that moisturizes my dry skin without irritating it. Will buy again!
Says multi-purpose, I wouldn't buy it for one.
Labeling say it is a miracle product, everything from baby care to make up remover.
As a make up remover, it works decent if you have a cloth or tissue, and you scrub.
As a moisturizer, it goes onfine,but never sinks into the skin. it left me feeling tacky, with shiny skin.
It smells awful, and the smell doesn't fade.
Left my skin feeling extra hydrated and smooth. Reduced fine lines.
a little to greasy
this is just a little to greasy for me and made my face break out :-( its way to heavy and greasy
Too heavy and rubbery
This moisturizer was way too heavy for my combination skin. It did not feel like it sunk into my skin instead I felt like I had a layer of rubber cement on my face. I wiped this stuff right off, yuck.
Still looking for that "miracle"
I have extremely oily skin and have yet to find the one product that satisfies me. This product was greasy and thick on my skin. Not something that I am looking to put on my face and wear all day.
Light and Airy
Lightweight that left my skin smooth and silky! Nice scent and sample size was perfect to try it out. I also tried it as a makeup remover and it left no residue on my skin. Multi-purpose is great to have these days!
Loved the texture of the ream and tried it as a make up remover. It removed the make up nicely.