Gel crèmes are great for summer. I recently bought one such gel crème for the scorching summer. Today’s review is all about Balea Aqua Moisturizing Crème Gel. Read on to know more about the product.
Price and Quantity: $2.50 for 50ml
Fresh-experience – Aqua Moisture-Cream-Gel supports the aquatic waters. Your skin is immediately and intensively moisturized – for 24 hours.
• The formula maintains and regenerates the skin, With Swiss thermal water and blue-green extract.
• Aqua-Osmoline ™ * improves the moisture supply and gives a fresh skin feel.
• The UV protection system protects the skin against premature aging due to aging.
* Trade name of ISP
AQUA | GLYCERIN | C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE | ALCOHOL DENAT. | DICAPRYLYL ETHER | CAPRYLYL CAPRYLATE/CAPRATE | BUTYL METHOXYDIBENZOYLMETHANE | AMMONIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/VP COPOLYMER | ETHYLHEXYL TRIAZONE | PANTHENOL | APHANIZOMENON FLOS-AQUAE EXTRACT | CERATONIA SILIQUA SEED EXTRACT | PARFUM | CAPRYLYL GLYCOL | XANTHAN GUM | HYDROGENATED STARCH HYDROLYSATE | DISODIUM EDTA | LINALOOL | SODIUM BENZOATE | LIMONENE | CITRIC ACID | TOCOPHEROL | PHENOXYETHANOL | POTASSIUM SORBATE | SODIUM CHLORIDE | SODIUM SULFATE | CI 42090.
My Experience with Balea Aqua Moisturizing Day Crème Gel:
Balea Aqua Moisturizing Crème Gel comes in a cardboard box. There is all the necessary information given on the box. The cream comes in a transparent glass pot with a blue screw cap. The product comes sealed. The glass jar is very convenient and is also travel-friendly.
The gel cream is light blue in color and has a creamy gel like consistency. The fragrance is very fresh and pleasant. The cream is very easy to apply and easily spreadable. It melts like water, just like its name. There is a cool sensation when applied which stays for a short period of time. The cream gets absorbed very fast and melts away quickly. It leaves a thin film after application. Even though I have no problem with this, it makes me feel that there is a residue left behind.
The skin feels moisturized and nourished. The moisture is visible on the face and the cream makes the skin very soft and supple. The moisturization factor of the gel crème is satisfactory and you cannot use this for dry skin or winters. The claim of 24 hours is much hyped. In this season, the skin nourishment stays hardly for 4-5 hours and for a crème gel, it increases the oiliness on the face. Considering that I have combination skin, no matter what matte or oil-control makeup I use, my skin turns oily within 2 hours, and this is such a disappointment as I always need to have blot paper handy.
The cream might not be a good choice for dry or oily skin. It does make the skin look young and I have noticed that the skin feels energized and is renewed over the time. I have stopped using this cream as a day cream, as it made my skin very oily, I have been using this in the evenings or nights for a healthy dose of fresh skin in the morning. I am not sure of any UV protection claim, as skin gets normally tanned and it doesn’t have any SPF. The cream is a good choice if your skin is in need of a small dose of moisture, and if not, then you can give this product a miss.
Pros of Balea Aqua Moisturizing Day Crème Gel:
- Travel-friendly and pleasant fragrance
- A cooling sensation when applied
- No redness or irritation and is suitable for sensitive skin
- Regenerates and renews skin texture
- Makes skin look energized and young
- Adds a healthy dose of moisture
Cons of Balea Aqua Moisturizing Day Crème Gel:
- Makes skin very oily
- Moisturization factor is very less and the claim of 24 hours is false
- Leaves a greasy residue
- Suitable only for normal skin without any issues. It lacks moisturization for dry skin and increases sebum production for oily skin
IMBB Rating: 3/5
Would I recommend Balea Aqua Moisturizing Crème Gel?
If you are in need of a small dose of moisture, this is a good choice and if not, then you can give this product a miss.
Would I repurchase Balea Aqua Moisturizing Crème Gel?
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