L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam Review

L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam 

Foaming Gel – For normal to combination skin

L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam Review

Product Description:

Hydrafresh foaming gel is enriched with vitamins and essential minerals and thoroughly removes make-up and cleanses the skin impurities. Containing a moisturising agent, its formula clarifies your skin and leaves a fresh and hydrated skin. It gently cleanses the skin everyday. Instantly removes make-up, cleanses skin thoroughly and eliminates all impurities for an impeccably clean skin.  Result-Skin feels soft, supple and perfectly cleansed.

L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam

The face wash is from L’Oreal’s hydra-fresh range. While this one is suitable for combination to oily skin, this range has one creamy face wash meant for normal-dry skin. Check its review here.

L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam


L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam


INR 249 for 100 ml.

L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam


L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam


L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam

The Face wash comes in a pretty, light green colour, simple, tube-type packaging with a flip cap.

L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam


L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam

My Experience with L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam:

While I have found my HG toner and face cream, I am still looking for “the face wash” that would satisfy me completely. My search is still on and the latest purchase is this L’Oreal hydra fresh face wash meant for combination-oily skin.

L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam

The face wash comes in a clear gel formula, slightly green-ish in colour, with no beads or particles.  I take a little less than a coin-sized amount for each wash. It’s a gel formula which turns into foam when it comes in contact with water.  It lathers lightly and has this really amazing, pleasant, refreshing fragrance which I love. I guess its a mix of fruity/citrus.  The fragrance lasts for a minute or so.

One thing which has impressed me about this face wash is that it makes my face extremely soft and supple. My skin is more on the combination side in winters and when I use this, there is no stretchy feel.  It cleans my face thoroughly and leaves behind no trace of oil/dirt. I also see a slight glow.  It removes my routine makeup, but I feel it is not sufficient enough for removing heavy makeup.

Overall, I find this face wash nice. I believe this would make a good face wash for you if you have combination-oily skin, but no skin issues like acne.

Pros of L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam:

  • Removes oil, dirt, grime, impurities well.
  • Makes my face super soft and supple after washing.
  • Gives a fresh feeling.
  • Mild, pleasant, refreshing fragrance which I like
  • Does not give any stretchy feel.
  • Good packaging.
  • L’Oreal products are easily available.

Cons of L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam:

  • Does not remove completely heavy makeup.
  • Slightly expensive for the 100 ml quantity you get.
  • Not meant for dry skin.
  • Contains parabens

IMBB Rating:

3.75 on 5 :-* :-* :-*

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65 thoughts on “L’oreal Hydrafresh Gel Foam Review

  1. Nice review Nupur!!!!!!! Me same skin type as urs.. Will check this out :yes: :yes: :yes:
    BTW.. Which is ur HG toner and face cream?
    I have also sent u a request on fb, do accept O:) O:)

      1. Clinique (type 2) clarifying is my HG toner toooooo but vichy did not behave well with my skin…currently dealing with pimples…. but TBS Tea tree face mask is taking them to task….hope to see some light before the new years party …… but some how I felt this toner has oodles of alcohol in it….not sure if you feel the same way.

        1. Akhila, this toner does have alcohol in it.. however Clinique has launched its new formulations which they claim has less amt of alcohol….
          n I read a derma. s interview smetime ack, n he had written, toners without alcohol are merely hydrators… O:) O:) O:)
          Which Vichy Cream did u use?

          1. hey thanks for the quick respo…I bout the clinique trial version last month…I believe this has the reformulated toner…I am fine with alcohol content in it…but felt its a lill too much….okay vichy … this is what I used for day : vichy normaderm tri-activ anti-imperfection hydrating care ; night : vichy normaderm night anti imperfection + rejuvenating care ……… such long names :spank: :spank: :spank: these are the ones I used and felt some trouble with lill bumps popping up….so discontinued….mine is a combi skin gets dry in winter and gets super oily in summer….the clinique lady sold me a type 2 kit saying coz its winter I better use this type….not sure if I am heading in the right direction….pls help :worship: :worship: :worship:

            1. ummm…akhila, i reallt dont trust the Clinique skin Analysis, thz guys do at the counters 😐 😐
              I belong to the type 3 and i was given Type @ products by them which didnt suit me at all 😐 😐
              I am not sure whts causing u thoz tiny red bumps, may be u shud consult a derma, if its getting worse :sidefrown: :sidefrown:

  2. My question too ” Which is ur HG toner and face cream?” :victory2:

    It looks like a nice refreshing summery face wash. i will check the dry skin version in winters. really wanted to try the hydrafresh cream in summers lekin kept picking up something else or the other. :yikes:

      1. haan blooo wala..I donno about its anti-acne wala thingy..but I really like that facewash..very gentle on skin though harsh on all dirt and impurities.. 😀

            1. btw, I am tired of using vaseline hand and nail cream so bot neutrogena norwegan formula hand cream yesterday and its really awesome……..it survived the ac and dryness of office…did u try ???

        1. heyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy howdy ???? what wild shopping did you do this week/month…..me still waiting for the levis sale…….. :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa: :jalwa:

          1. heyyy..i am walking walking every morning at at uneartly hour in the hope that I will lose atleast 3 to 4 more kilos..perhaps then will be ready for that levis thing. Till then i shall master the art of camouflage 🙂

            my last purchase would have been some kajal or something but am tempted to buy that John Freida secret weapon thing.. :woot: :woot: :woot:

            1. me too …. walking for 45 mins everyday and also eating healthy to get back in shape for demi curve id levis indulgence…..hope I reduce atleast 3 kgs and get fit for my b’day 🙂 hope for the best and good luck to both of us….if all goes well, we will have our first meeting at some nice levis store very soon… :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

                1. yah and also take an oath at the mac store :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: :yikes: that we will think before buying anything and not experiment with all that glitters :nonono: :pan: :nonono: :pan: :nonono: :pan:

  3. Nice review Nupur… :waytogo:
    Wanted to ask u abt ur HG toner & Cream. But u have answered the question in the previous comments :victory2:
    I have to try this face wash as I too have combination skin..

  4. Nupur – I bought that Biotique cleanser becos of that wonderful review from you :spank: :spank: :spank: :spank: and it is suiting me great and now you go ahead and review this one and this also sounds good..not fair..cant confuse us like this :duel: :duel: :duel: :duel: :duel: :duel: :duel: :duel: :lol2: :lol2: :lol2: i am sticking to Biotique :smug: :smug:

      1. offfffo…two two cleansers now :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: :headbang: tum log mujhe kangaal kar doge. :announce: :announce: .well not that you guys are putting a gun to my head or anything.. 😥

        1. hhhehe… :vampire: :vampire:
          noh aruna, dat creamy cleanser is just for the winters ya, in summers toh i use one face wash only :victory2: :victory2: :victory2: :victory2:

            1. :toothygrin: :toothygrin: :toothygrin:
              Face wash is a cleanser only Aruna, but a cleansing milk is different naa, it does not foam, is creamier. In winters I use a cleansing milk like the Biotique one I reviewed/ the H2O sea results one “for night time only” instead of my normal face wash, just bcoz, thy r creamy n they do add some moisture to ur skin :victory2: :victory2: :victory2:

              1. hey thanks Nupur, many of my doubts are now clear….but one thing I wanted to ask you…..you review atleast one prod per day….which also means you have been using that prod for atleast two or three weeks……you having a sensitive combi skin….will this not effect your skin’s ph and how do you really handle that ???? :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa: :waaa:

                1. Akhila, i stick to my toner and moisturiser and do not experiment with them a lot. its just the face wash i keep changing over time. Also, I always make sure than i buy good quality skin care . Along with all this, I do use some home remedies like applying curd on the face, besan+milk pack etc and take supplements like vitamin E, c and A .
                  And if i see that my skin is not in good cndition, i stop using everything and start using the products my derma has prescribed me for a week to bring back my skin to normal.

              2. got it… :pompom: :pompom: :pompom: thanks for your patience in explaining..feel like a dud sometimes..a year atleast on IMBB and now am asking what si the difference bet a face wash and cleanser.. :ghost2: :ghost2: :ghost2:

  5. Good review, Nupur! :toothygrin: I like the sound of this product. :woot: :woot: I’m going to try this in summer when my skin turns combination. 😀

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