Neutrogena Fine Fairness Cream with SPF 20
Today, I am going to review Neutrogena Fine Fairness Cream with SPF 20.
Neutrogena Fine Fairness Cream is a daily whitening cream that is specially formulated to protect the inner skin against melanin to give a more translucent looking skin tone. Neutrogena Healthy White Complex™ (containing Essential SoyTM, Vitamin B3, Vitamin C and Portulaca) boosts the whitening process and helps reduce the appearance of melanin and uneven pigmentation. Helps protect skin cells against melanin formation. Promotes fairness and translucence. Delivers long-lasting moisturisation.
Rs. 299 for 50 g.
Directions To Use:
Apply liberally to face and neck after cleansing and toning. Dab a small amount onto the tips of your fingers and work the cream into your face in a circular motion. Use daily for optimum effect and smoother skin.
It comes in a tub form with a screw lid and a plastic cover with flap.
- Phyto-lily extract – Blocks signals that transmission the production of melanin.
- Stabilized vitamin C – powerful antioxidant that blocks free radicals and inhibits tyrosinase to reduce melanin formation.The stable form ensures prolonged release for long lasting healthy glow.
- Vitamin B3 – Renews cell and inhibits melanin transfer to keratinocytes, Essential Soy – Also limit transfer of melanin for fairer skin.
- Portulaca – calming properties lighten skin by soothing irritation, Retinol – Nourish and polish outer epidermis by enhancing synthesis of new collagen and cell renewal.
- Helioplex – helps UVA defense stay strong & steady, upto 3 times strong.
- Broad spectrum UVA and UVB filters – minerals like mica and titanium dioxide enhance the reflection of light off the skin making it flawless and radiant.
My Take on Neutrogena Fine Fairness Cream with SPF 20:
This is my first cream from the Neutrogena brand, therefore, I was a little skeptical as well as excited to use it. I started applying this cream regularly after bath and before heading to work. I have mixed reactions about this cream. It is a little creamy white with thinner but not running consistency. After application, I feel it makes my skin look oily and little bit on the greasier side. Though it is fine later after I use my compact, but otherwise, my face looks a little oily, like it does after using a sunscreen. I have normal skin and my previous cream “Olay White” used to make my face look better!
I think due to SPF, I cannot really use it as a night cream, else it would have been best suited for that purpose 😛 On the other hand, I don’t really mind the greasy feeling as long as it moisturizes my skin and makes it soft and that too without any chemicals like parabens. Since only a tiny bit is required to cover my face, I think this cream will go a long way.
Here’s the swatch:
Blended into my skin. Shiny right?
Pros of Neutrogena Fine Fairness Cream with SPF 20:
- Nice, light smell.
- Moisturizes my skin well.
- Does not break me out or cause any irritation except when it comes into contact with the eyes.
- Does not contain harsh chemicals like parabens.
- Added advantage of SPF 20.
- Contains healthy white complex which comprises of essential soy, stabilized vitamin C, vitamin B3, portulace. Vitamin C is known for its antioxidant properties.
- Decently priced.
- Dermatologist-recommended product.
- Easily available.
Cons of Neutrogena Fine Fairness Cream with SPF 20:
- Makes my skin greasy/oily on application.
- No ingredients list on the tub.
- Irritates eyes if it comes into contact with them accidentally.
- May leave a white cast if not blended properly or applied in an excess amount.
- Tall claims though I didn’t find any improvement.
Do I Recommend Neutrogena Fine Fairness Cream with SPF 20?
Definitely but not for oily-skinned beauties.
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