Unlike other Perfumery brands, Guerlain skin care has been well loved by my family consistently regardless of their ingredients. We have used their entire range to great effect. I got to try the Guerlain Super Aqua range when I visited my sister over my university summer holidays in Australia (when the rest of the world was in freezing winter!). Anyways, I completely forgot to pack moisturisers (that's what I told my sister, but hey, I didn't pack my skin care products on purpose LOL :P), so my sister kindly allowed me to use her skincare products for a month! XD (Oh, love you, sis <3) She had a full Super Aqua range, and yes, I got to use every single one of them from toner to treatment.
Back then, they only had one kind of serum and day cream, now they have; Super Aqua-Serum Light Wrinkle Plumper, Super Aqua-Serum Hydrating Wrinkle Plumper, Super Aqua-Creme Day Gel and Super Aqua-Creme Day cream. The Super Aqua range quenches dehydrated skin straight away and keeps skin hydrated for 24 hours. By the way, Super Aqua-Creme Night Balm isn't really balmy at all, so don't get scared from the name :P. It's more of a thick textured cream. And in summer, when my skin gets quite oily, I quite often just pat their Super Aqua Hydration lotion/toner onto my clean skin with hands and put on my sunscreen right on top. It feels very hydrating. You can even use Super Aqua Hydration lotion/toner as a conditioner after your regular toner if you think you need an extra hydration boost.
There's a reason why Guerlain's Super Aqua range has been always one of my favourite products when it comes to relieving thirsty skin. It has been about 7 years since I first tried it, and I've stuck with their range ever since. My family is still using their range with other products, and everyone that I know who uses them really enjoys it. There's one thing to be noted though, due to the nature of the brand, their products are highly fragranced; it's pleasant, but if you are allergic to any fragrance, beware.
Guerlain products are well worth the money that you pay like all other their skin care products. In my opinion, they are a great introductory hydrating skin care range to start off with. I think Guerlain Super Aqua range is more accessible compared to other luxury skin care brands in terms of value for quality and versatility. Great as a makeup base with a beautiful glow, and you can even make your own tinted moisturiser with the cream and a drop of your foundation. You can choose the consistency that you want according to your skin type and it should provide sufficient hydration unless you have extremely dry/dehydrated skin.
I'm also a massive fan of their Super Aqua-Mask and Super Aqua-Mask Sheets. The Super Aqua-Mask Sheets will quench even the driest and the most dehydrated skin instantly. You really should try them if you have serious issues with dehydration. I wrote another post on their masks, so if you are keen, you can check it out here.
Where to buy
- COSME-DE (Free worldwide shipping & discounts)
- Nordstrom (Free shipping & samples)
- Saks Fifth Avenue (Free shipping & samples)
- Guerlain Orchidée Impériale White The Age-Defying & Brightening Serum (Concentrate)
- Guerlain Orchidée Impériale Black Cream
- Guerlain Orchidée Impériale The Night Revitalizing Essence (Detoxifying Essence)
- Sisley Hydra-Global (Hydrating Serum)
- Sisley Ecological Compound (Emulsion Ecologique)
- La Mer The Treatment Lotion & The Concentrate