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Drunk Elephant B Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel

BY DRUNK ELEPHANT #83 in Facial Moisturizers

4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars59%
  • 4 Stars22%
  • 3 Stars12%
  • 2 Stars5%
  • 1 Star2%
4.31 / 5 based on 519 Reviews

Product Description

An antiaging vitamin B5 gel that replenishes, brightens, and improves the appearance of skin texture and tone while delivering intense moisture. B-Hydra™ is like a cool glass of water for your thirsty skin. Uniquely formulated with provitamin B and pineapple ceramide, it attracts and holds moisture to leave skin looking healthy and illuminated. Watermelon rind/apple/lentil complex provides up to 24 hours of hydration and significantly reduces the appearance of fine lines. Swertia chirata extract supports the appearance of skin thickness, and bearberry extract naturally brings antioxidant and skin-lightening properties to the formulation. Finally, sodium hyaluronate crosspolymer soaks in easily to provide unsurpassed moisture through the slow delivery of water. It also acts as a powerful antioxidant. This lightweight, hard-hitting gel is ideal for all skin types and maximizes the benefits of a daily moisturizer. Drabness, dryness, uneven texture, and fine lines appear diminished, and skin appears brighter and more youthful upon every application. It is formulated Without: - Parabens - Sulfates - Phthalates B-Hydra is formulated with molecular size and pH level in mind to penetrate the skin without disrupting the skin's balance. Drunk Elephant formulations only contain ingredients that benefit skin health and assist the formulation, keeping them safe and making them ideal for even the most sensitive skin. The brand is a supporter of IEF (International Elephant Foundation). Pro tip: vitamins B5 and C work together to deliver a load of benefits, so mix with D.E.'s C-Firma first thing in the morning. It can also be added to Umbra sunscreen for additional sheer luminosity. When combined with with Virgin Marula Oil, it creates an addictive blend that attacks dryness and dehydration from every angle. And don't forget to try mixing with foundation for extra glow and ease of application. You'll be reaching for it multiple times a day.

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Drunk Elephant B Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel
Drunk Elephant B Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel
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  • "This was my best spring discovery! I absolutely love how hydrating it is! My skin gets very dry around spring because of the seasonal changes but this keeps my skin looking soft and beautiful!" in 98 reviews
  • "A great moisturizer for oily skin!!! If you have dry skin as it's suggested use this before an oil and/or in conjunction with a thicker moisturizer that adds oil (while this adds hydration). It has great ingredients but is as lightweight at the Clinique Dramatically Different Gel. " in 60 reviews
  • "This is a one of a kind product. I applied this from a tester expecting a whatever hydrating serum. I was pleasantly surprised. I have very dry and sensitive skin. This hydrated without feeling even slightly greasy. And its silicone free so it doesn't have that weird texture either. It just makes your skin feel like super hydrated skin. This wears so well under makeup. I am falling more in love with this line everyday. " in 32 reviews
Sarah M.
71 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Every product won’t work for everyone but for me this was one of my favorites from DE. After moving my skin became really dry and I kind of assumed that was just my skin now. Since using this my skin has corrected and I was able to ditch the super thick moisturizers I was using at night which I now realize was causing a lot of my non hormonal acne. I got the Little’s of most of the products in this range and like most people I was trying to find which product was really benefiting me the most and would be worth the price tag. This was it for me once I realized it was doing so much for my acne scaring! I have tried so many lightening products and all of them we’re fails. A lot of them broke me out which is kind of the last thing you want from that type of product. This has helped regulate my skin and improved the appearance of my skin so much I bought the full size before I had even finished the sample. One time is not enough to see the real benefits of this product, a week or so of regular use made me fall in love. If you have super sensitive skin, dry skin, and acne scaring like me I would recommend trying this product! Purchase from Sephora so that you can return it if you don’t see visible results but for me I will be repurchasing this forever.
Ashli M.
Muscatine, IA
65 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Okay, so this product is really between 3 and 4 stars for me, but since that isn't an option, I'll give it a little more credit than I really feel it's due, because 3 is a little harsh. Positives first; first off, I love the packaging, but DE packaging is all around just pretty great. Secondly, I love the feel of this product: lightweight, non greasy, and generally 'nice.' But here's my struggle with B-Hydra: it's good, but it's not GREAT unless you mix it with another product...which at a $52 price point, I don't feel like I should have to do. I have super dry skin, so it needs all the moisture it can get, and I just don't feel like this delivers it on its own. So if you're not dryer than a desert like me, you might like this, but if your skin is a thirsty monster like mine, you may want to spend your $$$ On something a little more heavy duty. Would I but this again? Doubtful. I will likely be exchanging for something else. Would I recommend it? Yes, but only for people without obnoxiously dry skin.
Kelly E.
Dallas, TX
280 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
B-Hydra is like a cool glass of water for thirsty skin. This ultra-hydrating vitamin B5 gel replenishes nutrients, visibly brightens and improves the appearance of skin texture and tone, while delivering intense skin hydration throughout the day. This product provides 24 hour of continuous skin hydration and significantly reduces the appearance of fine lines, while increasing moisture retention. Barberry extract adds soothing properties. Sodium hyaluronate crosspolymer soaks in easily to provide unsurpassed hydration and acts as a free radical scavenger and powerful antioxidant. Drabness, dryness, uneven texture and fine lines will appear diminished and the skin will look brighter and more youthful upon every application
Caitlin L.
Tulsa, OK
118 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I use this as my morning moisturizer and I’ll even cocktail this with my night time cream just for an extra boost of moisture. This is the only gel moisturizer that keeps me hydrated all day. I had used one previously and in the middle of the day my skin would start feeling tighter and itchy. My skin was also looking dehydrated. I decided to pick this up since I loved my C Firma so much and they were supposed to compliment each other. I have repurchased it twice now and will continue to! This always makes my skin look and feel supple. It adds a nice glow to my skin as well. Makeup layers on top of it perfectly too. I would highly recommend trying this out and any other DE products. They are well worth it!
Maria M.
193 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I finally got my hands on this product. It feels amazing on the skin. I use it after washing my face and it leaves my skin very hydrated. When applied at first it feels a little tacky, but it drys down to a very hydrated skin without the tackiness. It’s light weight and easy to blend out into the skin. Very happy with this gel!
Brandi R.
Macclenny, FL
139 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I love the DE brand and have tried a number of their products (my favorite so far being the TLC Framboos serum) which have all been great. This was no exception. It didn't have a strong scent, applied smoothly and hydrated my skin. The only reason I didn't give it five stars is because it didn't do anything extraordinary...if I'm paying DE prices I want an almost-miracle! But if you're just looking for hydration, this is a great straightforward product.
Destiny R.
Auburn, CA
58 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I received a sample of this and was really excited to try it because of all the hype! I’m not sure if i just haven’t used it long enough, or if it’s kind of being overshadowed by the rest of my skincare routine... but I’m not wowed. Sure it moisturizes my skin. But i can get a $10 moisturizer that does the same thing as well. This is just something that i would not purchase, but would use if i had a sample laying around or something.Drunk Elephant B Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel
Domynoe L.
Lawrenceville, GA
379 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Received a sample in a Sephora sample bag. This is a very loose clear gel; when I first applied it, I thought I'd accidentally put on too much. But no: while it absorbed quickly and the initial stickiness went away, my skin felt smooth but not soft and moisturized. I applied more, and it felt the same. Some spots even felt like there was some kind of film over them. I eventually used another moisturizer over it. This definitely a fail for me
Amber H.
Blaine
87 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
The Drunk Elephant Hydration Gel soaks into your skin very quickly which is great but my face did not feel moisturized much at all after about 20min. There isn’t much of a smell at all to it. It is way too much money for not moisturizing well. I would not recommend this productDrunk Elephant B Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel
Rachel Y.
Winston Salem, NC
750 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
this serum is for all skin types. It is on the expensive side. My skin does not love hyaluronic acid....it tends to dry it out...but I find this does add a small amount of hydration for me. It's biggest plus for my skin is its lightening abilities. This serum has done more for lightening age spots on my skin than anything else I've tried. Well worth the price for me and I will continue to buy it as long as it's made.
What would everyone recommend for a moisturizer for dry skin. I’m thinking of trying drunk elephant! What’s your guys thoughts? Drunk Elephant B Hydra Intensive Hydration Gel
Isabel V.
92 reviews
How's this feel on your skin? a lot of gels feel icky
Thao N.
Dorchester, MA
105 reviews
How long does this product keep you hydrated and does it make you look glossy?
Melissa T.
Saint, QC
80 reviews
I wanted to know how was this product. I have really dry skin and whenever I apply my foundation my skin breaks because of dryness. I need a good product! Would you recommend this product and does it worth the price ?
Kirsten P.
W Hollywood, CA
23 reviews
How long does a bottle of this last?

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