Review: L’Oreal Hydrafresh Anti-shine Icy Foam

Before I use up my Nivea facial wash, I started searching for my next potential HG. As I scour the mall’s beauty section, I saw that L’Oreal is having a sale on their skin care products. The marked down price to me is like bait, so without having second thoughts, I added this to my basket. This L’Oreal Hydrafresh Anti-shine Icy Foam is originally priced at Php 199 but I got this for I think around Php 150. Seems like a wise buy to someone as frugal as me. :D

This facial wash comes in a white and mint green tube with flip top cap. The color of the product itself is mint green. I have been using this for almost a month now and here’s what I think about this product...

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What I like about this product:
Green is my fave color so yeah; I love this product because of its color. LOL! Kidding aside, this product is a new experience for me. Indeed, I have tried using skin care and hair care products with cooling effects but this one is different when it comes to degree of the sensation. I mean other products like the Cyleina Black Pearl soap or All Organics Lemongrass toner gives that slight cooling feeling for less than a minute while this L’Oreal facial wash gives more intense cooling effects and for longer period of time. Additionally, the cooling feeling increases when the face is being rinsed with water. Such a delight! :D

The cleaning power is okay. While it doesn’t give me that squeaky-clean feel, I notice that it does good job in removing all the dirt accumulated within the day. It doesn’t break me out spare for the three or four pimples I got during the first few days of use (which is typical) and during that time of the month.

What I do not like about this product:
I do not like that dry and tight feeling I get after washing with this product. I know it is supposed to take away and minimize shine but the dryness and tightness don’t seem healthy to me.

When it comes to oil control, I cannot really time if it is indeed going a job in that area because I think nothing has changed. An hour or two after use, my face is still like an oil slick that needs to be blotted with two sheets of oil control film. Yes, my facial oil is that worst

This facial wash claims to improve the appearance of large pores but it seems like the size of my pores still look the same... just cleaner though.

Will I repurchase?
Can’t tell! For now, I am bent on returning to Nivea Visage Sparkling White Acne Oil Control Cleansing Foam 


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