Saturday, 26 September 2015

Dr Lewinn's Private Formula Day Cream Moisturiser Light with SPF 15 Review!

Hey everyone! I'm back with a review on the Dr Lewinn's Private Formula Day Cream Moisturiser Light with SPF 15 (omg what a name), after a little break from blogging because university has just been soooo busy!

I got to try this light weight moisturiser because of the lovely Beauty Heaven. I've never tried a Dr Lewinn's product before, they look so shiny and pricey at Priceline that I've never really gone near the display. I'm really happy I got to trial this so a big thanks to BH!

So the claims of this moisturiser are:
  • "anti-ageing day cream designed to hydrate and provide the skin with SPF protection"
  • "lightweight texture"
  •  "helps promote cell turnover, while protecting against free radical damage"
 Let's start with the packaging: obviously it is very pretty, and I'm happy it has a pump. But I don't think that it's the most travel friendly in terms of size (and also it technically doesn't have a cap), which is a bummer because this is such an all-rounder sort of product that would save you carrying around even more stuff in your makeup bag. To get around this I might deposit this into smaller travel-size bottles for my overnight bag.

The finish of the moisturiser is very skin-like, ever so slightly leaning towards matte, which is fantastic for something with sunscreen in it. It also leaves my skin very very soft and smooth, virtually zero texture at all. I have some pitted scars, so this smoothing factor really helps my skin look flawless under makeup.

In terms of performance, I think the moisturiser fulfills the promise of 'lightweight texture' very well - I can barely feel it on my skin! It's a different sort of feeling for me because I'm very used to facial oils and thicker textures like zinc/physical sunscreens, etc. But this barely-there feel is definitely welcome in the warmer months, which Australia is heading into now.

I'm not so sure about the moisturising factor - my skin is very dry around my neck area, and while it feels very soft and hydrated while I have this on, I don't feel or see any long-term improvements from this moisturiser.

The price of this is a bit much, honestly. This day cream retails for $49.99 at Priceline, which is quite steep for a moisturiser. But if you're serious about skincare, and have textured/dry skin, this is worth a try.

Have you tried this product before? Let me know your thoughts below!

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  1. Great Review! I had been looking at this.
    Good thing is you can often find Dr Lewinns in sale or a gwp :)

  2. I really think the price point for Dr LeWinns is too high- if they dropped it slightly i'm sure more people would try their products. I trialled their luminosity range and couldn't believe each product was $70 each!

    1. Wow! $70! That's quite steep :/ Yay for sales?