I have a slight obsession with creams and moisturizers - I am pretty content with anything at night, as long as it doesn't clog my pores, but I'm a bit more picky during the daytime. I have oily skin so I need a more lightweight moisturizer - but I also have dehydrated skin so I also need something hydrating. I previously have only found two moisturizers that fit the bill - one of which is the Freeset Donkey Milk Cream - but will this lotion add to my daytime moisturizer lineup?
The Cosrx Oil-Free Ultra-Moistuzing Lotion with Birch Sap was originally designed to restore lost moisture in your routine after using aha and/or bha. Claiming to deliver intense hydration to all skin types, and be repairing for damaged skin as well.
The highlight of this lotion is birch sap; an all-natural moisturizer that poses as a good anti-aging ingredient.
Ingredients: Betula Platyphylla Japonica Juice, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Dimethicone, Betaine, Cetearyl Alcohol,1,2-Hexanediol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Sodium Lactate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Allantoin, Panthenol, Xanthan Gum, Ethyl Hexanediol, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil.
Healing & Calming Ingredients
Do not use if you are sensitive to butylene glycol, dimethicone, cetearyl alcohol, or any of ingredients.
The lotion comes in a pump bottle - typical for Cosrx liquid products, and I must admit that I love how easy it is to dispense this lotion product as well. I hope in the future Cosrx considers putting more of their creams in pump bottles. Though I can see some product being lost if you can't find a tiny cosmetic spatula or skewer to scrape the last bits out when the bottle is almost empty.
The lotion is thick and creamy, white in color, and has a citrus scent to it. It can feel a tab greasy at first, but it does absorb easily into the skin after a few seconds.
I've been using the Cosrx Oil-Free Ultra-Moisturizing Lotion for a month now and am very happy with how it performs. It applies nicely onto my skin and absorbs well. It gives a good amount of hydration no matter if I use it during the day or at night. During the day, it pairs well with sunscreen without causing any balling and doesn't leave my skin greasy. Over night I can wear it alone for light hydration with a sheet mask and have soft skin in the morning - or pair it with a sleeping pack for extra plumping hydration. Two pumps is enough to cover my entire face, so a little goes a long way!
I purchased my lotion from Cupidrop, but you can also find it at WishTrend and Memebox USA*.
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