I have been using Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel daily and it has made a significant difference in my skin. It looks plumper and more dewy – you can’t beat that! I have also tried Tatcha Water Cream – a very similar product and it is also excellent – albeit more expensive. This seems to be a genre of product that is increasing in popularity and for good reason.
I use my water gel at night, after my retin-a application, but before an occlusive moisturizer. After applying retin-a, I wait about 10 minutes for it to thoroughly absorb, then I pat on the Water Gel. After a few minutes, I mist my face one more time with distilled water, and apply the moisturizer.
In the morning, I apply the water gel after my vitamin C serum and my peptide-plus serum (peptides plus stem cells, ceramides, niacinamide, growth-stimulator and other results-proven goodies). This is where I enjoy the water gel most. It really softens, plumps and makes my skin look dewy and young. I then lock the moisture and the dewy look in with my tinted moisturizing mineral sunscreen.
The results: a more youthful face and a happier me!