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I love to cleanse my skin. It is quite a ritualistic process for me and I love to throw a few stages in there. I am a big fan of micellar solutions for removing makeup before I go in for a deep cleanse, so I was really excited to try Bioderma’s newest launch in the UK, Hydrabio H20, which is formulated for senstive and dehydrated skin.
Bioderma Hydrabio H20 claims to be the first micellar cleanser that actually moisturises while it cleanses, and so should be perfect for dehydrated skin. My skin often goes towards the dehydrated side and I sometimes feel that micellar solutions can be a bit stripping. So Hydrabio H20 sounded perfect.
I think what’s really interesting about this product is that as well as tackling the dehydration by temporarily relieving dry skin, it also claims to “re-educate skin to stimilate its own ability to generate and maintain essential moisture levels”. Clever!
Bioderma Hydrabio H20 is a 3-in-1 cleansing formula that contains apple and cucumber extract to purify without stripping, soothe and refresh the skin.
I’ve been testing this out and have been using it to remove my makeup before a deep cleanse and also as my morning light cleanse. I am really pleased with it. It effectively, yet gently, removes all my makeup, is good on waterproof as long as I let it soak on to the eye before swiping (vital!) and definitely does leave my skin feeling more hydrated than other cleansing waters I have tried. Excellent! It is also wonderfully refreshing first thing in the morning and a super easy cleansing option. I can’t tell at this stage whether it has taught my skin to moisturise itself though, and I have to say, I think this would be very hard to assess!
Until now, I haven’t been one of those people that has to go for the Bioderma option when it comes to cleansing waters. I have been through a couple of bottles but then I have been threw plenty of other brands too and have not thought that Bioderma was particularly superior. I think with the new moisturising technology Bioderma has properly set itself apart, and I’ll be reaching for this over my other options.
I have also been trying out its mask partner, Bioderma Hydrabio Maqsue, and I will report back on that soon.
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