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Avène Hydrance Optimale RICH Hydrating Cream

If your skin feels drier than the Sahara Desert, we’d like to introduce you to the skincare equivalent of a tall glass of water. This deeply nourishing face cream for dry and sensitive skin restores skin’s natural moisture barrier and balances hydration levels throughout the day with a blend of targeted ingredients. Rich shea butter protects skin while Avène Thermal Spring Water gently soothes and softens without irritating. A combo of lipomucine and meiboserine work together to lock in optimum hydration and prevent dehydration. We can’t think of a better way to quench our skin’s thirst.

Avène Hydrance Optimale RICH Hydrating Cream
4.2 out of 5 stars, based on 2,456 Reviews 2,456 Reviews
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Not for my combination skin
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Too heavy and thick for my skin. My pores actually got bigger while I tried this over a few day period. I prefer lighter creams.

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Not for me
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This product seems to make my skin react in a negative way, with red bumps. I'm not sure what specific ingredient causes it, but it's not a product that will work for me, personally.

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Greasy
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I believe this made my oily skin even greasier than normal. I also had more clogged pores causing breakouts, which for me is unusual and led me to discontinue using it.

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Unimpressed
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Maybe I just love some other moisturizers that I have gotten from Birchbox but I was not impressed by this one!

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Very Thick
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I did not like how thick this moisturizing cream was. It made my face feel too moist and sticky after using.

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Saw no difference
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Saw no difference in my skin using this and it left a slight greasy feel. Probably won't be purchasing the full size.

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Another cream
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Another hyped up expensive cream that doesn't do anything more then any other cream. Put it on my dry face at night, woke up the next morning and was waiting for the "miracle" NOTHING. My face looks and feels the same as it did before.

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Greasy
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This product felt like it was going to be your standard facial lotion, but it's been 4 hours since I put it on this morning and I can wipe my cheeks and my hand comes back shiny and greasy. My forehead, which is my dryest area, feels a bit better but not really. I've received way too many face lotions from Birchbox for my taste.

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Too thick
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I did not like this lotion at all. Every time I put this stuff on, I felt like I my skin couldn't breathe. This stuff was way too oily for my skin. I might just switch to using the rest as a hand lotion.

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Decent
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Having really oily skin I couldn't really tell any difference with this product.

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