Bioderma - French Beauty on American Shores

//products provided for editorial consideration//affiliate links in use//

French beauty has landed on American shores and I for one, couldn't be more delighted. One of my favorite French beauty imports? Micellar water. A staple in many makeup artists' kits and on the dressing tables of many European beauties, micellar water is short on ingredients and long on results.

bioderma-french-skincare

When I was offered the opportunity to try Bioderma I was excited. I like Micellar water, I use a brand I can obtain in my local drugstore but I've always been curious about the original; the French product that has spawned a white hot craze and many imitators, across this land.

bioderma-sensibio-micellar-water

Bioderma Sensibio H2O is the one I think of when I think of "Bioderma." I received a big, 500 mL, 16.7 fl. oz. bottle. Created for sensitive skin, Sensibio is gentle and yet very effective. I can remove any mascara I like to wear, effortlessly and it it cleanses away face makeup, preparing my skin for further cleansing at the sink or, if I'm feeling lazy, just use a little extra and let it do the job, by it's self. Sensibio also makes a nice, light toner or skin refresher on days I don't wear makeup and just need a quick little something before applying my skin care before bed. However I choose to use it, my skin is never left feeling over cleansed or stripped.

Ingredients: 
Water (Aqua), PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Mannitol, Xylitol, Rhamnose, Fructooligosaccharides, Propylene Glycol, Disodium EDTA, Cetrimonium Bromide.

bioderma-hydrabio-micellar-water

When my skin is feeling extremely dry and stressed, Bioderma Hydrabio H2O comes to the rescue. I saturate a cotton square and let this moisturizing makeup remover cleanse and lightly hydrate my skin and it is clean, refreshed and never tight or dry. Like the Sensibio, Hydrabio is an excellent eye makeup remover and it doesn't irritate my very sensitive eyes.

Both of these micellar waters have the merest zephyr of a "pretty" scent. It is nearly undetectable and unless you are ultra sensitive or just strongly dislike any hint of fragrance in your skin care, I don't think that it will cause you any trouble.

Ingredients:
Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin, PEG-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Polysorbate 20, Mannitol, Xylitol, Rhamnose, Fructooligosaccharides, Niacinamide, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Propylene Glycol, Hexyldecanol, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hydroxide, Citric Acid, Cetrimonium Bromide, Fragrance (Parfum). [bi 546v1]

When I see the word "light" on the label of a moisturizer, my first thought is, "There is no way this will come even close to being hydrating enough for my skin." Guess I thought wrong.

Bioderma-hydrabio-gel-cream

Bioderma Hydrabio Gel Cream is a facial moisturizer that is ultra lightweight in feel but thanks to intensely hydrating Aquagenium, skin strengthening and protecting Vitamin PP and the active ingredients stimulating Apple Extracts, this moisturizer deeply hydrates even my desert dry complexion and keeps it feeling hydrated all day long.

Ingredients:
Aqua/Water/Eau, Glycerin, Isododecane, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dipropylene Glycol, Niacinamide, Squalane, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, C14-22 Alcohols, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Ammonium Cryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, C30-45 Alkyl Cetearyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Carbomer, Pentylene Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate, C12-20 Alkyl Glucoside, Steareth-21, Disodium EDTA, Salicylic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide, Mannitol, Xylitol, Hexyldecanol, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Rhamnose, Malachite Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Seed Extract, Brassica Campestris (Rapeseed) Sterols, Tocopherol, Fragrance (Parfum)

I decided to put this moisturizer through a real trial by fire; I cleansed my skin and applied one of my non hydrating Vitamin C serums and eye cream then I smoothed this gel cream across my face. It dropped right in and my complexion felt instantly soft, smooth and deeply comforted and it kept feeling that way for the full twenty-four hour test. Amazing! Hydrabio Gel Cream is gorgeous under makeup, it drops right in, works all day but doesn't interfere with my foundation, CC cream or powder products. It is very gentle and I detect a soft, fresh, cucumber-y scent when I use it. Hydrabio Gel Cream doesn't irritate my eyes. Hydrabio Gel Cream does not provide any SPF so be sure to use a good sun screen underneath to protect your delicate flower face from the harsh rays of the sun.

I am so happy with Bioderma. The products perform to expectation and my skin feels lovely and clean, soft and cherished when I use them. You can find Bioderma on Beautylish. Visit them on Facebook, follow on Twitter and Instagram.

//products provided for editorial consideration//affiliate links in use//

64 comments

  1. Hydrabio is my jam. I would love to try the gel cream at some point!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The Hydrabio is so good! I think that you'd like the moisturizer. It's light as air but super hydrating. If it makes my skin feel moisturized, it's effective! :D

      Delete
  2. I have still never tried the Bioderma Micellar water and I had no idea they also made skincare products. They all sound really nice, but I can see why you didn't try the one for acne prone skin.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Nice to hear what you thought of them. I've always been interested in trying them out too.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The quality is excellent and I like these products.

      Delete
  4. Sounds great! I'll have to enter when I'm on a computer! I need something like this in my life.

    ReplyDelete
  5. Anything by First Aid Beauty always has my heart, hands down.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I have a First Aid Beauty cleanser that I like, so far. I need to further explore the line.

      Delete
  6. Hydrabio is so phenomenal! I love that stuff!

    ReplyDelete
  7. This Miceller Water is my JAM. I haven't found anything comparable!

    ReplyDelete
  8. I love the Sensibio H2O, I'm on my 3rd bottle!

    ReplyDelete
  9. I love Bioderma products, but actually tend to use their micellar less now that there are so many great drugstore options. It is nice to see the brand becoming more accessible though.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I like the Bioderma and I like the Garnier that I buy locally. It would be nice if Bioderma were available in stores!

      Delete
  10. I really need to try this! It's a travesty I haven't tried a micellar water!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Girl! You need to get on that! You'd love it.

      Delete
  11. I'm a huge fan of Sensiblo and use it all the time. After I first broke my foot and couldn't stand it's all I used for cleansing.

    ReplyDelete
  12. My HG product is witch hazel as a toner before moisturizing :)

    ReplyDelete
  13. My holy grail product is definitely witch hazel toner!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. My comment was the above comment too lol I forgot to add my name, so I had to comment again with my name lol im sorry!

      Delete
  14. My holy grail skin care product that I have been using for years is Jergens Ultra Healing Lotion. It has proven to moisturize my extremely dry skin time and again. I can't be without it!

    ReplyDelete
  15. My holy grail skincare product is Jan Marini benzoyl peroxide for acne!

    ReplyDelete
  16. Lately it's been the PC BHA Liquid. I've stopped manually exfoliating and just stick with that.

    ReplyDelete
  17. I've tried similar products, but not Bioderma's! I'm so into micellar water and it's probably my favorite skin care discovery of 2016

    ReplyDelete
  18. I love Philosophy Purity Made Simple Facial Cleanser. Very gentle yet effective. I've been curious about micellar water and have never tried one. This is a great opportunity, thanks.

    ReplyDelete
  19. My holy grail product is Josie Maran Argan Oil, it helps keep my combo skin in great shape!

    ReplyDelete
  20. I've used the Olay Oil Minimizing Clean Toner for years, so I would say it qualifies as my holy grail.

    (Rosie A)

    ReplyDelete
  21. I love St. Ive's face scrub. It makes my skin so soft.

    ReplyDelete
  22. I swear by Kate Somerville Eradikate

    ReplyDelete
  23. I really like La Roche Posay's cleanser.

    ReplyDelete
  24. Skyn Iceland Oxygen Infusion Night Cream is my favorite product!

    ReplyDelete
  25. Almay eye makeup remover pads are my ride-or-die. And I always make sure to have some Neutrogena wipes on hand...
    ~ Kim Pincombe Cole

    ReplyDelete
  26. My holy grail product is IT Cosmetics Celebration Foundation.

    ReplyDelete
  27. Miceller Water works so good my daughter and i both love it.

    ReplyDelete
  28. Mario bedusca healing powder and silver powder are must haves in my skincare routine.

    ReplyDelete
  29. My current holy grail item is Yes to Carrots moisturizer. I love it!

    ReplyDelete
  30. My favorite skincare product lately is a Lemon Sparkling peeling gel. Loving it!

    ReplyDelete
  31. My Holy Grail product right now is Philosophy Renewed Hope in a Jar Night Cream. It's wonderful in winter weather.

    ReplyDelete
  32. My favorite skincare product is my Cetaphil Daily Facial Moisturizer SPF 15. I have been using it for years and it provides the perfect amount of hydration to my skin without irritating it.

    ReplyDelete
  33. I can't live without my pixi Glo Tonic! Amazing product!! I use it every morning and night :)

    ReplyDelete
  34. I absolutely love Roc Retinol Corrextion eye cream. I have noticed fine lines are less noticeable since I started using it.

    ReplyDelete
  35. I have not yet tried your products but from what I have read they seem amazing and would love to try them!

    ReplyDelete
  36. Right now I am loving It Cosmetics bye bye foundation moisturizer.

    ReplyDelete
  37. I haven't stuck to any one product because there's so many to try and the ones i love like SK-II Essence is expensive, but one product i have on hand as of last spring is Neutrogena Rapid Clear Toner.I get a lots of acne on my face, back, and chest. I've gone thru 3 bottles in less than a year.

    Lynn T.

    ReplyDelete
  38. The Bioderma Sebium H2O Micellar Water sounds so great. My holy grail skin care product is my Cellex C.

    ReplyDelete
  39. I'm really into using the Korean face masks. They are fun and they have so many different kinds of them. The only one I haven't done is the one with the Snails. I just can't do it.

    ReplyDelete
  40. I have to have a foundation- anything that matches my skin

    ReplyDelete
  41. Dior One Essential Boosting Serum is my holy grail! It is crazy expensive, but my skin freaks out without it and I love it so much!

    ReplyDelete
  42. I really love It's potent eye cream by benefit!

    ReplyDelete
  43. Everything from Makeup Artists Choice

    ReplyDelete
  44. My holy grail Product is Sky Iceland Icelandic eye cream. Bioderma Sebium Mat Cream Light Moisturizer is definitely on my wishlist.

    ReplyDelete

I love to know what you're thinking. I dig honest discourse and lively discussion, even a good debate. I do not dig spam, hate speech or personal attacks either against myself or my gentle readers. Comments are moderated before they post to maintain a harmonious community.