Battle of The Gel-Based Moisturizers

Battle of The Gel-Based Moisturizers
Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Now, we’ve seen all our beauty experts’ reviews on the featured gel-based moisturizers of the month, here’s the overall rating on how each emulsion fares. Read till the end for our giveaway!


If you haven’t seen their reviews, you can read it here:

1. Rachel

2. Miyake

3. Cynthia

4. Dr Harold Ma

Tarte Drink Of H2O Hydrating Boost Moisturizer

A refreshing, lightweight gel moisturiser to replenish dehydrated skin. Treat dry skin to a thirst-quenching water gel. Powered by hyaluronic acid and tarte’s exclusive Rainforest of the Sea™ antioxidant complex, this cooling gel moisturiser helps restore natural hydration for skin that’s fortified, refreshed, and healthier-looking. The lightweight formula absorbs into skin, leaving no oily or greasy residue behind. Powerful marine antioxidants help skin defend itself against everyday aggressors like pollution and sun exposure, while skin-balancing properties help boost the firmness, tone, and vitality over time.

How our beauty panelist rate the product:

Rachel: 3.5/5 Stars

Miyake: 1.5/5 Stars

Cynthia: 5/5 Stars

Dr Harold Ma: 3.7/5 Stars

Overall Rating: 3.4/5 Stars | Retailing at: $65.00 (50 ml)

KIEHL’S Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel-Cream


The Ultra Facial Oil-Free Gel Cream is a non-oily, quickly absorbed hydrator that visibly reduces the appearance of oil and leaves skin looking and feeling more balanced. The oil-free gel cream works synergistically with skin's natural lipids to visibly reduce excess oil on skin's surface. It is non-greasy, and retains essential moisture in skin for a healthier, re-balanced skin barrier and a smoother, fresher appearance. With Imperata Cylindrica Root Extract, Antarcticine, and Cucumber Fruit Extract, this unique preparation helps skin retain moisture and protect it from arid conditions. The unique gel cream texture is instantly absorbed leaving a dry feel. 

How our beauty panelist rate the product:

Rachel: 4/5 Stars

Miyake: 3.5/5 Stars

Cynthia: 5/5 Stars

Dr Harold Ma: 3.2/5 Stars

Overall Rating: 3.93/5 Stars | Retailing at: $49.00 (50 ml)

SKIN INC Pure Recovery Dew 


Invisible Armour for your skin, now in a bottle. Savor a burst of nourishing hydration with every hydro-encapsulated drop of Pure Recovery Dew moisturizer. A multi-benefit lightweight moisturizer that hydrates, primes, protects, and heals your skin in one simple step for a dewy look. soothes redness and irritation, strengthens skin’s barrier, and seals in hydration, while refining and minimizing pores. 

How our beauty panelist rate the product:

Rachel: 4.5/5 Stars

Miyake: 2/5 Stars

Cynthia: 4/5 Stars

Dr Harold Ma: 3.2/5 Stars

Overall Rating: 3.43/5 Stars | Retailing at: $72.00 (30 ml)

Clarins Hydra-Essentiel Cooling Gel


A sensorial cooling gel-cream that instantly melts into the skin. Cooling non-greasy ice-blue gel that restores radiance and comfort to dehydrated skin, while promoting a shine-free complexion. Shields skin from the dehydrating effects of daily thermic shocks that leave it looking dry and weathered: sudden temperature changes, indoor and outdoor pollutants and environmental stress. Quenches skin with Organic leaf of life extract—a succulent plant that enhances the skin’s ability to retain precious moisture—for fresh, perfectly hydrated skin, even in the face of heat and humidity.

How our beauty panelist rate the product:

Rachel: 3.5/5 Stars

Miyake: 4/5 Stars

Cynthia: 4/5 Stars

Dr Harold Ma: 3.2/5 Stars

Overall Rating: 3.68/5 Stars | Retailing at: $82.00 (50 ml)

Giveaway Time!


Select which moisturizer you would love to try the most and we will pick 1 winner for each product!
 

 

* Contest will ends on 12 April. Winners will be contacted via email by 16 April.