Woah there, it looks like your browser is out of date.

To get the best experience, please update your browser.

philosophy hope in a jar

philosophy hope in a jar

BY PHILOSOPHY

4.3 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars61%
  • 4 Stars25%
  • 3 Stars8%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star3%
4.36 / 5 based on 958 Reviews

Product Description

our award-winning, original formula lightweight daily moisturizer hydrates and provides antioxidant protection while improving skin texture and tone, leaving it smooth and radiant. this high-performing moisturizer contains lactic acid, a gentle alpha hydroxy acid that helps remove surface dead skin cells, and beta-glucan to promote overall skin health by helping to strengthen skin’s natural rejuvenation potential. hope in a jar dramatically improves skin radiance and gently exfoliates, revealing smoother, healthier looking skin and texture.

see more...

Top Questions See all 56 Q&A

  • Is this okay for oily and sensitive skin?4 Answers
  • Does it contain hyaluronic acid?1 Answers
  • I used to love this product years ago, but it had almost an oily ...1 Answers
philosophy hope in a jar
philosophy hope in a jar
Reviews (958)
Q&A (56)
Media (28)
Buy on Sephora*
PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • "I don't have wrinkles but have dry skin especially in the winter because i live in a very snowy icky state and let me tell you this worked wonders." in 8 reviews
  • "A little goes a long way as it is super hydrating and too much will make your skin feel oily depending on your skin type." in 6 reviews
  • "However now that the seasons are changing and my sensitive skin needs more moisture, I do NOT recommend for anyone with sensitive/dry skin." in 5 reviews
  • "Hands down the best moisturizer that has worked for me." in 5 reviews
  • "It always feels like and fresh on my face and a little goes a long way!" in 4 reviews
Ellie H.
Wahiawa, HI
49 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I'm not a big moisturizer, though I know it's super good for your skin-I've just never liked the feeling. BUT THIS STUFF IS HEAVEN IN A JAR. Seriously, leaves my skin looking and feeling great! If you're a hesitant of moisturizers like I was, I highly recommend giving this a try! 
Melissa S.
Grandview, MO
73 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love the products from Philosophy, they are always of a high quality. The face cream is light weight and feels nice on the skin, dries nicely, not sticky or tacky. I felt this product was effective in diminishing my fine lines due to cost it is not a product that I purchase often. 
Samantha G.
226 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This moisturizer is amazing!! It's inexpensive and the packaging isn't anything special very simple. It did meet my expectations but keeping my face very moisturized and wrinkle free! Will definitely buy again and recommend you try it out!!
Mandy M.
Columbus, OH
29 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
If I had an option to give more stars, I would!  Hope in a Jar is singlehandedly the BEST moisturizer EVER!  It takes very little so the product lasts forever. When you apply it, it feels light on the skin and melts into your skin.  Seriously - try it!  You won't be disappointed! 
Kelly H.
93 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I have super sensitive skin and this does not break me out or react to my skin. I use this as a night time moisturizer. I love the scent of this, it smells super clean. Also, this moisturizer will not make your skin feel sticky, the consistency is almost a gel like lotion.
Ashley S.
246 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
My friend kept talking about how great this moisturizer was so I decided to try hers out a few times. I used it under my makeup and everything was fine--it actually made my foundation look really nice. About an hour later, my face and neck started itching like crazy. I just thought maybe it was irritated or something. The next day I used the moisturizer like before, and again, my face and neck were itching so bad. That moisturizer was the only thing new I was using and I soon realized that it was the source of my problem. I can put pretty much anything on my face and I will not have a reaction to it. This moisturizer is the only product I have ever used that caused such a reaction. I don't know what it is, but there is something in there that my body just doesn't like. I'm really glad the price made me hesitant to purchase the moisturizer before I tried it because I would have been very disappointed!
Tina A.
14 reviews
This moisturizer changed my skin. Although I do not have wrinkles, I do have very dry skin. Hope in a jar moisturized my skin without clogging my pores and feeling heavy on the skin. I refuse to use any other moisturizer now
Jenna R.
Battle Creek, MI
59 reviews
I am so glad they came out with a Hope in a jar with SPF! This was my go to mositurizer, but had to switch to an SPF when I was diagnosed with skin cancer. I will definately be switching back!
Tina C.
Sacramento, CA
62 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This made my skin so soft! Smells nice.. texture is very nice. It works well on my combination skin, but also isn't especially moisturizing -- need to use this in conjunction with a serum or essence. The jar tends to last a while, but it is expensive for what it is.
Miranda P.
20 reviews

Philosophy is my hands down, 100% go to brand. I use them for body wash, body oil spray, fragrance, night and morning cream. I have severe oily skin and I would recommend to anyone really they have all types of skin formulas! I never have to pay for it due to situations. However if I had to I would certainly.
Lisa M.
238 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
How has this really helped your skin, if at all? Is it worth the sticker price?
Mary R.
Carmel, IN
27 reviews
I tried this product from a sample. Anyone else think the smell is terrible?
Kay T.
Vancouver
18 reviews
How is this product on sensitive skin? My skin is dry and tends to be irritated very easily.
Christina B.
Richmond, IN
99 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
How soon do you see the affects after using this moisturizer?
Caitlin H.
Lexington, KY
111 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Does it have a strong smell or is it a light scent?

Join now to gain access to over 20 million product reviews, free full size samples, and the latest product news.

Get Started

Are you a Brand or Agency? Contact Us