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dr botanicals Hemp Infused Natural Moisturiser Review
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Today I want to share my experiences with you about the moisturiser I am currently using. It is made by dr botanicals and it is the Hemp Infused Natural Moisturiser. I got this product in one of my subscription boxes, and it is the first product of this brand I’ve ever used.
What does the brand say?
Protect, nourish, and hydrate skin with dr botanicals Natural Moisturiser. Enriched with hemp seed oil and cocoa butter, this daily moisturiser leaves skin energised and nourished and the complexion is visibly brighter, and glowing.
The hemp seed oil contains all the 21 amino acids and is rich in omega-3 and 6, key components to maintaining healthy skin. It contains vitamins and minerals that protect the skin from free-radical damage. Cocoa butter helps to lock in moisture and reduce water loss.
Key Features for Hemp Infused Natural Moisturiser
- Leaves skin energised and nourished
- Softens skin
- Complexion is left visibly brighter and glowing
- Protects and maintains the skin’s natural oil barrier
- Boosts the skin’s vitamin levels
- Increases the number of vitamins in the skin
- Protects against free-radical damage
- Tightens skin and reduces fine lines
- Made with Hemp Seed Oil and Cocoa Butter
How to use it
After cleansing your face, apply a small amount of cream and massage into your face in upwards circles, letting the product absorb into your skin.
Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cetearyl Olivate, Phenoxyethanol, Xanthan Gum, BenzylAlocohol, Sorbitan Olivate, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Caramel, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Ethylhexyglycerin, Dehydroacetic Acid, Geraniol, Limonene, Cymbopogon Martini (Palmarosa) Oil, Linalool, CI 75810 (Chlorophyllin-Copper Complex).
Availability and Price
You can buy it from some online retails, such as Feelunique or Very. The price is around £15 for a 30 mL tube.
My experience using Hemp Infused Natural Moisturiser
The dr botanicals Hemp Infused Natual Moisturiser comes in a 30 mL tube. It is a travel-friendly size, easy to carry in your handbag. The product comes in a sage-green plastic squeeze tube with a white screw cap. As in all dr botanicals products, the tube shows the letters corresponding to the ingredient claimed, Hm in this product.
The back of the tube has instructions about how to use and few warnings, in English and in French, and the list of ingredients. It also depicts some symbols as PAO, recycling instructions, cruelty-free and others.
Under the screw cap, there is a nozzle to dispense the product. It is quite a big nozzle and normally I dispense more product than I need. However, it is easy to get the excess of product in the tube again, because of the size of the nozzle. I would like to find a smaller nozzle that controls the quantity dispensed.
The very first time I used this product, I was surprised and worried at the same time. The cream itself is green sage in colour and I was concerned whether it was going to stain my skin. The texture of this cream is fluid and it has a soft scent, I should say lemongrass, but nothing strong or persistent.
I dispense a pea-size amount of the cream, rub between my hands, and apply it over my face with circular movements. The first time I used it, I felt a great relief after checking that my face was not green at all (I didn’t want to look like Shrek). The cream doesn’t leave any greasy feeling, but I need to massage until the cream is absorbed, which takes some time. Otherwise, my skin becomes sticky and that is not a comfortable feeling.
I use this cream only in the morning routine, as I prefer to use thicker cream at the night. After I apply the product, my skin feels quite tight, but after few minutes, I start to feel my skin replenished and hydrated and it is really soft. I use makeup over the cream most of the days but my skin feels hydrated until evening. That may be due to the cocoa butter and other emollients contained in the formula.
However, I cannot see the brightness and glowing skin as the brand claims for this product and, though I don’t have many fine lines, I don’t see any reduction on the few lines I have. I have been using the product for two months and maybe I need to use it longer to see the reduction in the fine lines and wrinkles.
Despite these small cons, I highly recommend the product. I think this product is a good option for dry and sensitive skin. I don’t know how it will be for oily skin, but looking at the ingredients, there is no reason why it should not be good for all skin type.
- Hydrates skin
- Not greasy and absorbs well
- Leaves skin soft and supple
- Good choice of natural ingredients
- Good size of packaging, travel-friendly
- You need to massage some time for full absorption
- Doesn’t contain SPF
- Nozzle is too big to control the quantity dispensed
❓ Will I buy it again?
Yes, I will, but not for daily use, as there are many other products in my wish list that I want to try before repeating any product used before. It will not be part of my favourite products, but I consider it is a good option to hydrate the skin and I would like to keep it as part of my stash.
Harmony, Momma To Go13 April, 2021 at 01:17
This time of year I need a great moisturizer – I am tan from my trip to FL, but its still cold in NY so my skin is so dry. I hate the greasy ones. How does tis one smell?
Kayrista13 April, 2021 at 01:47
Great review! I'll have to give this a try. I only use cruelty-free products so that is a plus. Thanks for sharing!
Irene RESA13 April, 2021 at 07:46
The smell is quite like lemongrass but very soft and goes quick. That is something I like as I don't like deep scents.
Irene RESA13 April, 2021 at 07:47
I try to use only cruelty-free products.
Deborah Brooks13 April, 2021 at 11:54
I have never tried any hemp infused products before. Love the travel size option
Sharon13 April, 2021 at 14:18
This moisturizer sounds like it gives great hydration benefits without being overly greasy.
Rachel14 April, 2021 at 01:23
Good to know! I generally prefer to have SPF in mine because I'm afraid of the sun!
Amanda Burnett14 April, 2021 at 04:49
I love trying new Hemp products! Maybe I'll add this to my list. Thanks for this post!
Anonymous21 April, 2021 at 11:10
Wow, would love to try this product!!
Urist Cosmetics Inc.21 May, 2021 at 13:57
Thank you so much for your efforts. I can’t say enough how useful your content is.
Kuub Cosmetics28 May, 2021 at 14:17
This is amazing ! It’s really more fun reading your post.
Irene RESA28 May, 2021 at 23:12
Thank you so much
Irene RESA28 May, 2021 at 23:12