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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 977 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.

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  • 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
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philosophy hope in a jar
Reviews (977)
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REVIEWS
PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • "This is a very good moisturizer i really don't like that my moisturizers have smells to them because sometimes the fragrances can clog up your pores but using this has really helped my skin. It protects from any environmental damages and it is very hydrating the smell is the only downside but my skin looks so dewy and it is hypoallergenic so it wont clog pores. So anyone with acne prone skin this is your match made in heaven " in 97 reviews
  • "I've been a loyal customer of philosophy for as long as I can remember. Every winter I stock up on this stuff because my face gets so dry. After a couple of uses I noticed a huge change in my face. My face was back to glowing and it wasn't dry at all...and not too oily. Its great for year round dry skin too! I use it sometimes in the summer when my face decides to lose its moisture!" in 90 reviews
  • "I have super sensitive skin and have a hard time finding moisturizers that don't clog my pores. I love this one so much and honestly never even noticed the smell. It's really lightweight which is exactly what I was looking for! " in 74 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
  • "Hands down the best moisturizer that has worked for me." in 5 reviews
Heather W.
Middleton, WI
203 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I love this moisturizer, especially for around and under my eyes. It is one of my favorites, and I love how amazing it works, especially for the cheaper price tag!! If you are looking for luxury quality on a budget, look no further!!
Audrey W.
Webb City, MO
40 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I got this product free with the purchase of the Purity face wash (also by Philosophy) and much like the face wash, Philosophy only produces quality products. It is moisturizing without being greasy, sinks in, and provides long-lasting hydration. I use it every night before I go to sleep all around my eyes.
Erica S.
1607 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
If you're anything like me, you have had many trials and errors, in search of the perfect facial moisturizer. After false hopes and wasting numerous amounts of money, I finally found my Holy Grail moisturizer, Hope in a Jar by Philosophy. I fell in love almost instantly. From the 1st application I could see how radiant it left my skin and how smooth it felt on without being oily, heavy or breaking me out. This moisturizer is for all skin types, it has antioxidants, is very lightweight and non greasy. It leaves your skin looking extremely radiant right from that inital use and also gives you a more even-toned, smoother texture, soft yet supple skin. If i recieved something for free I'd try it but nothing compares to Hope in A Jar. The Original is for ALL skin types but the renewed is for dry skin types so dont get them confused if you have oily or oily-combo skin like me or else you'll get greasy & break out. Read containers carefully, they look identical.
Elaine E.
40 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love this and how it makes my skin change! This changed my skin after a month or two of use. I absolutely recommend this to anyone with skin needing improvements in texture or discoloration. I have reactive, sensitive skin that is prone to acne and this did not have any negative reactions.
Michelle P.
105 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Hope in a jar helps me keep my face hydrated during the harsh northwestern winters. This product does not irritate my sensitive skin and even leaves me with a bit of a glow after using it. It's light enough for daily use and doesn't smell perfumey. I would definitely recommend those with dry face pick this up!
Nicole M.
Livingston, NJ
109 reviews
This is my favorite face moisturizer! It is super smooth and very easy to apply. It is also very hydrating, I am even able to use this before makeup without using a primer! I would definitely recommend this to anyone!
Christina S.
Glassboro , NJ
132 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
The small is ok , but feels good on the skin. Idk if I see difference on the skin but skin feels soft while on. The price is pricey , but you can try the sample sizes. I don't think there is anything that needs to be fix!
Kat S.
Middlebury , VT
657 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
This is extremely moisturizing but i found that it was a little too oily for me and if I applied a tiny bit too much, my skin would break out. It is very cream and thick, which is nice but the smell makes me want to throw up. I don't know what the scent is, but I hate smelling it on my face.
Dantrell G.
129 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I've tried this product before. I bought a pack with about 3 different Philosophy products (a 3 week supply, I believe), and I honestly didn't notice any difference. The product was very light and creamy, and it seemed to be of good quality. I just didn't notice a change in my skin. 
Sarah B.
296 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This is literally the only moisturizer that I will use. It's the only product I've purchased that completely moisturizes your skin without leaving any residue or oily feelings behind. It also have never left my finicky skin with any breakouts like some other brands. I love this product!
Lisa M.
242 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
113 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Does it have a strong smell or is it a light scent?

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