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BIODERMA Hydrabio Gel Creme & Hydrabio Creme

28 Nov 2016 (Updated: 19 Jan 2019)

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Well this cold weather’s suddenly hit us hasn’t it? My skin tends to be combination/sensitive in the summer and dry/sensitive in the winter. Luckily BIODERMA is here to help, and I’ve been testing out the Bioderma Hydrabio Gel Creme and the Hydrabio Creme.

BIODERMA Hydrabio Gel Creme & Hydrabio Creme
BIODERMA Hydrabio Gel Creme & Hydrabio Creme

Around since the 1970s, BIODERMA fuse science and dermatology, formulating products inspired by the biological mechanism of the skin. The BIODERMA approach involves reactivating the skin’s own natural resources to help it resist pollutants and irritants and recover the normal functions found in healthy skin.

I trialled the Hydrabio Gel- Crème for light moisturising care and the Hydrabio Crème for rich moisturising care.

Designed for dehydrated, sensitive skin, Hydrabio is described on the BIODERMA website as:

Every day, pollution, stress, cold weather, etc. disrupt the skin’s cellular activity. It no longer knows how to deeply generate or retain on the surface the water it needs for its natural balance. The skin becomes dehydrated, uncomfortable and more sensitive and loses its radiance. Found in the full range of Hydrabio products, the patented  biological complex, Aquagenium™, stimulates the skin’s cellular capacities and reactivates its natural hydration process”

Bioderma Hydrabio Gel Creme

BIODERMA Hydrabio Gel Creme
BIODERMA Hydrabio Gel Creme

The Gel-Crème comes with a handy pump on top of a squeezy tube. I did have some issues with the pump sticking on occasion but I found lightly squeezing the tube helped. It’s enriched with Vitamin E to help protect against oxidative stress and combat premature ageing. I found this to be great before my primer application, as it was easily absorbed into my skin but did leave it nicely hydrated which lasted throughout the day.

Bioderma Hydrabio Creme

BIODERMA Hydrabio Gel Creme & Hydrabio Creme
BIODERMA Hydrabio Creme

The Crème is in a lovely container and comes with a little spatula to ensure hygiene is maintained, so bacteria from hands cannot enter the pot. Again the crème contains Vitamin E. Texture wise this is certainly a much thicker cream, similar to the consistency of a cold cream. A little goes a very long way. Applied a while before sleeping to allow for absorption the crème provides a lovely end of day treat for the skin.

BIODERMA seem to have my skin sorted for Winter. If you have dehydrated, sensitive skin and you’d like to try these products, you can find Bioderma Hydrabio Gel Creme here and Bioderma Hydrabio Creme here

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