Skin Care : Neutrogena Light Night Cream Review



What does the product say?

Neutrogena Light Night Cream is a light yet effective overnight cream.This non-greasy, dermatologist-tested formula absorbs quickly into skin. It provides an immediate surge of moisture, doubling skin’s moisture level for eight hours.

The appearance of fine lines and wrinkles is minimized. Skin is left feeling softer and smoother.

  • Hypoallergenic
  • Absorbs quickly
  • Light yet effective overnight cream provides an immediate surge of moisture, doubling skin’s moisture level for 8 hours
  • Non-greasy formula absorbs quickly and won’t clog pores
  • Hypoallergenic; fragrance and alcohol free

What are Night creams?
It’s also difficult to define night cream, especially in the modern sense. It can refer to creamy, pasty or even colorless skin treatments that are worn during the night. Though in the past, women who wanted to reduce aging were the highest population group using night cream, there are now night creams available for people of both genders with oily skin, or combination skin. Younger people may use nighttime creams in a variety of formulations to help reduce breakouts.
The old “standard” night cream was often a product that was heavy on moisturizing ingredients like various oils. These were meant to treat the skin, but they were too heavy to be worn during the day, especially under any kind of makeup. They also tended to be fairly greasy, which probably, especially before the advent of the washing machine, was difficult to remove from bed linens.
Today’s night creams may still have a higher oil content than lighter moisturizers worn during the day, but many of them are formulated so they won’t stain sheets. Since people often have combination skin, with drier skin around the eyes and cheeks, and oilier skin on the nose and forehead, many night creams are made in noncomedogenic formulas so they won’t clog pores. You can also make your own night creams with a variety of kitchen ingredients; there are many online recipes.

Cost: Rs.300 [Indian rupees]
Net wt 2.25 OZ (63g)

My first encounter:
I have always wanted to get a night creams,to get some moisture , although my skin is oily.
Mom “See beta , You don’t need a Night cream , why are you purchasing it?Are you stupid?You’re just 20!!”
Me”Please na :(, everyone on youtube is!!”
Mom “What?”-stares-
Me -stares back-
Night cream is supposed to be used to reduce the ageing process and also for moisturizing .

So I purchased this from a medical store, I guess you can find it anywhere and everywhere. I trust Neutrogena a lot ,although it might be a bit pricey at times! At times?Most of the time 😛

Okay, so I grabbed this product and I bought it home. Rs.300 is sort of fine for the product but obviously on the costlier side.

My first application:
I was obviously excited to use the product. So that day I wanted to sleep early so that I could use the product earlier.I had planned to sleep at 7.30 pm.
Before applying the night cream I washed my face , used the toner, and then used the night cream on my face. You just have to apply it in a normal way, the way you apply other creams. As soon as I applied it, I felt that the cream is going to get absorbed by the skin in seconds.[As it says “LIGHT” night cream] I waited for a minute.Nothing happened.

I was like “Ha??” :O
My skin was greasy for half an hour and it stayed greasy for the rest of the night.
The next morning I woke up with a super oily face.
I mean it “A SUPER OILY FACE”!!!!
As soon I woke up , I rushed and washed my face !
It was disgusting! 😐
I ignored and tried to forget whatever happened 🙁 as i had always trusted Neutrogena. You know how it feels , when someone breaks your TRUST. 😐 haha! Argh! So finally I thought of giving it a second shot. The Following day, I did the same thing,
Guess what?

I know you guessed it right 🙁 The same thing happened. I couldn’t believe it.This product was not worth the price nor was it good enough to be used on my face. It might work for people with super –dry or dry skin. [ I use it as a FOOT cream now ] But people with Combination/Oily skin should definitely stay away from it, Only if you do not want pimples. Do you? Ha?:p


Why should you buy this product?

  • If you have super dry skin or Dry skin.
  • If you’re curious to try new products and waste your money.
  • if you want a Foot cream.

Why should you NOT purchase this product?

  • For all the above reasons mentioned in the article.
  • It made my skin super oily.
  • It says “LIGHT” night cream.But it isn’t LIGHT at all.
  • It makes your skin super-greasy and might even make you break-out.
  • If you have dry skin, it might work for you.It “might”, not sure.
before and after

Before and after

Will I purchase this product again? NO WAY!!!

RATING- :star:

Hope you guys liked this review 🙂 If you have any questions , post it below. Take care !

Have you used Neutrogena Light Night Cream? Please rate in the box below.


28 thoughts on “Skin Care : Neutrogena Light Night Cream Review

  1. Good work around using it as foot cream 😀 I actually do it as well if a scrub does not go well with my face skin or cream I use it as a help for my pedi :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle: :giggle:

    Oh but i do not use any more neutrogena products as they test on animals :sidefrown: :sidefrown: :sidefrown: :struggle: :struggle: :struggle: :idk: :idk: :wilt: :-(( :-(( :-(( :-(( :-(( :no: :no: :no: :no:
    .-= deb´s last blog ..Aint they looking great =-.

  2. I juts don’t like Neutrogena, not that I have tried too many of their products but whatever I have tried has failed to impress me. I wouldn’t use this even though I have dry skin.

    Funny you are.. :giggle: :giggle: :giggle:

  3. great yaar……………i was planning to buy this..but nw i will have to look furthur………any recommendations fr nice night cream fr oily skin…………

  4. wash face doesnt work …creams dont work … ARAY NEUTROGENA KUCH ACHA BANATA BHI HAI YA NAI ????

    HUGE DISSAPPOINTMENT !!! hav super oily skin …. NEVER GOIN TO USE THIS …

  5. Hey Gia, I bought this cream b/c it said “light”, but it’s just lying there now; gonna use it as a foot cream (very good idea) b/c it’s too oily for my already-oily skin! They should have testers and not just pile up their products on the shelves without testers.

  6. d cream seemed to hv wrkd ol of a sudden it has stpd wrking and i dnt undrstnd wats happnin…confused… : : :scream: :waaa:

  7. i dont agree that it makes face oily.i got opposite results.mine is dry skin so i wanted a night cream that could moisturise my face but neutrogena!!!! :() gosh! its skin in the morning is super dry n worse than the normal days….didnt like neutrogena.

  8. Hi…i found this website really ueful.I also have Combination skin,and i am really confused what cream/moisturiser should i use at night. Please suggest !

  9. Hi,
    I bought this cream since it said ‘LIGHT’ night cream, & was also relatively less expensive.
    But I ended up wasting my money. This cream is the opposite of ‘LIGHT’.
    So greasy 🙁 & when i woke up in the morning, my face had turned dark. Even I am using this a foot & hand cream :-P.
    So disappointed with NEUTROGENA…
    I’m NEVER buying this again!!

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