Clinique - Moisture Surge Intense Skin Fortifying Hydrator


Moisture Surge Intense Skin Fortifying Hydrator

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Clinique Moisture Surge Intense Skin Fortifying Hydrator repairs the skin barrier and helps skin stay hydrated and plumped for up to 24 hours. The nourishing face cream creates the perfect base for foundation or tinted moisturiser.

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The best so far

My mum purchased this moisturizer from the US and I'm totally loving it. I have been on the hunt for a good but lightweight moisturizer for my combination skin (more on the oily scale )and after using both of cliniques dramatically different moisturizer in both lotion and gel I find this one is by far the best.
It has this chemical smell to it as Clinique doesn't add any fragrance which probably to some is good since you don't want clashes of different scents.
I use this right before bed and when I wake up its like so damn smooth and supple. And the packaging is a bonus, gotta love the pink :)

Ashlee Jade


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Guaranteed hydration

I suffer with dry, sensitive skin. When my skin is especially dry and flakey there is no other moisturiser that compares to the hydration that I get from clinique's moisture surge. It's perfect to use before going to bed for completely hydrated skin in the morning or before makeup to create the perfect canvas for whatever foundation you're wearing. A definite favourite of mine.



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Great moisturiser

A friend bought this for me as a Christmas present. I use it twice a day morning and night after cleansing and applying a serem and eye cream . It is a light peach coloured gel . It has a cooling effect on the skin and leaves my skin feeling smooth, soft and hydrated. My skin isn't overly dry but it would be great for people with really dry skin.



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I love this moisturizer! After a benzac disaster, this cream was lovely. My skin felt fresh and hydrated, which was fortunate since my skin was just about peeling off. It is wonderful under make up. It travels well. The texture is great, not a creamy cream, more gel like. It does not irritate my ultra sensitive skin and it always leaves me looking a little 'glowy'. A wonderful product that I always restock.



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The perfect little moisturizer

This product doesn't have a smell like all other Clinique products which is why it's a great fragrance-free product.
The texture on my skin was that it felt really light and airy and I encourage you all to get this beauty essential especially for those with extra dry skin during Winter.
I felt really good after using the product as I suffer from dry skin and by applying this on daily, my face felt hydrated and very comfortable.
The packaging of the Intense product is that it's really convenient and small to pack into your luggage or handbag, so easy for on the go.


Apply on skin first before foundation, concealer to get a your skin hydrated first!

Ideal for

People with really dry skin....



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Super hydration boost

This has to be my favourite Clinique product! Love how intensely it hydrates my skin, leaving it smooth and supple to the touch. This is the perfect winter face cream for me. Really hydrates the skin all day long. Absorbs quickly into the skin. Has a very very light pink in colour. Love the pretty pink and silver tub.
The cream feels very light not thick in consistency and absorbs quickly into the skin.
Has almost no fragrance which I dont mind. Felt a immediate difference especially in the areas around my nose that tend to get dry half way through the day even after applying other moisturizers.
And love that my skin does not look oily or greasy just looks healthy and moisturised.



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This is my all time favourite. I have very sensitive skin and breakout or get rashes that sting when I use almost anything. but this leaves me feeling so silky, not greasy and no reactions!

Ideal for

all.. but especially sensitive and those with eczema may benefit as I use on my areas and it heals up with extreme moisture



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Great to use under makeup

It's light-weight and can go on top of an existing moisturiser. I like how it seals in moisture so perfect for anyone who works in a place that uses air conditioning all day. The best part is you can also use it like a mask. This is the first product I've seen that can hydrate while used as a primer!

Ideal for

anyone who works in a place that uses air conditioning all day.



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Epic beyond epic

I've had a history of really poor, dry skin - other moisturizers I've used have always felt awesome at first before drying out within a half hour. Although this Clinique one was reasonably expensive (xmas-list worthy!), it's worth every cent. Soaks in fast and maintains moisture all day, basically until you wash again.


Awesome when paired with Clinique's Moisture Surge 'Extended Thirst Relief' gel on the bad spots (sides of nose, around eyes/mouth)

Ideal for

Super duper dry skin



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Beautorium review - intense moisture treatment

I use this product in two ways - first, as a nighttime moisturiser and second, as a sleeping mask (on top of serum and moisturiser to 'seal' in more moisture).

I love the gel/cream texture - it provides a nice balance as the weather warms up. I wake up with soft, dewy skin. Even after I wash my face, my skin remains soft and supple. I've had no reactions/irritations which is great and I don't mind the mild chemical scent (typical Clinique scent).

Pros: lovely texture, hydrates well, no greasy finish, works great as an additional moisture booster, fragrance-free

Cons: I would prefer a tube packaging

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