Friday, March 14, 2014

H2O+ Water White Advanced Brightening Hydrator Lotion SPF 30 Review

After seeing many positive reviews on  H2O+ Water White Advanced Brightening Hydrator Lotion SPF 30 with marine brightening technology ,I bought this and been using this for more than 2 months and finally I finished this bottle today and so, thought of reviewing it.I have used H20+ marine calm rescue serum before,which is one of my favorite serums.

Price : INR 2,300,I got it for INR 1,499 on discount.
Quantity : 38ml/1.3U.S.fl oz
Shelf life : 12 months

Packaging : It comes in a very classy white-grayish colored cylindrical glass bottle,with a pump dispenser.

 Color and Texture : This is a white colored, cream which is neither thick nor runny. 

What the product Claims : This deeply hydrating, oil-free formula protects skin while helping to fade visible dark spots with Knotted Sea Kelp, Asian Brightening Botanicals and Vitamin C

Key Features :
  • Oil-free formula
  • UVA/UVB protection helps Protect Skin from Signs of Aging and Hyper pigmentation.
  • Visibly smoothes and Revitalizes Skin
  • Protects Skin while Helping to fade visible Dark Spots

Product Benefits : 
  • Broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection helps protect skin from signs of aging and hyperpigmentation caused by sun exposure
  • Marine Brightening Technology, activated by knotted sea kelp and Asian plant extracts, diminishes the look of discoloration and amplifies skin's luminosity
  • Brown algae and spirulina visibly smooth and revitalize skin with antioxidant-rich moisture

Availability : Available in many online stores.You can but it from Flipkart.

Active Ingredients : Avobenzone 3.0% , Homosalate 8.0% ,Octisalate, Oxybenzone.

InActive Ingredients :

My View On the Product : I use this cream daily in the morning after cleansing and toning. This cream is of medium consistency and it takes some time to get absorbed completely.It has a mild citrus fragrance.Very little cream is enough for entire face.It tends to make face oily,if applied in excess quantity. Initially for 2-3 weeks,I did not see any visible difference and it  broke me out,then I thought to discontinue it,but  some how continued it,to my surprise,after 4 weeks it started showing results. I could see my skin becoming smoother,even and glowing. I have a mild hyper-pigmentation on my cheeks, after using this cream for 2 months continuously,I could see visible reduction in pigmentation and brightening of my face.Because of SPF 30 in it,I did not use any other sunscreen above it.It is pricey for the quantity,but it does what it claims. I am very much satisfied with the product.

H2O+ Water White Advanced Brightening Hydrator Lotion SPF 30-Swatch

Pros Of H2O+ Water White Advanced Brightening Hydrator Lotion SPF 30 :

  1. Smooth textured and non sticky
  2. Hydrates and moisturizes well
  3. Brightens and imparts glow to the face
  4. Mild fragrance
  5. Reduces hyper-pigmentation on continuous usage for at least 1 month.
  6. Contains SPF 30,Broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection
  7. Little goes a long way
  8. Easy availability
  9. Can be used as a base under foundation
  10.  Hygienic Pump dispenser
Cons Of H2O+ Water White Advanced Brightening Hydrator Lotion SPF 30 :
  1. Pricey 
  2. May break out sometimes
  3. Acts very slowly,takes 1 month to show result.
  4. Makes skin oily when applied in excess
Sriz Rating : 4.5/5 (-0.5 for price)

Final Conclusion about H2O+ Water White Advanced Brightening Hydrator Lotion SPF 30 :It is a good moisturizing and brightening cream which gives a nice glow to the face. Contains SPF 30,broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection.Helps in reduction of hyper-pigmentation.Not sure about preventing signs of ageing,as I am in my mid 20's. Except for the high price tag,it does what it claims. I would recommend this for dry-combination skin and for people having  mild hyper-pigmentation.May not suit Oily skin.

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