Hi there! I’ve tried this Yves Rocher Hydra Végétal Gel Cream sample a couple of days ago. This product for normal and combination skin claims to provide 24 hour hydration and it says it’s paraben-free.
I expected a light, fresh gel formula and a green, refreshing scent. Wrong! The cream was actually very rich (I’ve got dry skin, so I’m not complaining) and it smelled warm and honeyed. This wasn’t bad at all, but it was just not what I expected.
What I liked: I thought the cream felt really nice on my face. When I applied the cream, I knew that it would moisturise my skin very well. While I wouldn’t say it kept my skin hydrated for 24 hours, it did a pretty decent job for more than 12 hours and I didn’t feel the need to reapply during the day.
What I didn’t like: The cream doesn’t have sunscreen. I know some people prefer their face creams to be SPF-free, but I need sunscreen. I also think this cream is not the best base for make-up as it’s quite rich.
To sum it up: This is a really nice face cream for women who like to go make-up free and who want a SPF-free day cream. Yves Rocher Hydra Végétal Gel Cream is available as 50 ml for £13.50.