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Medik8 Hydr8 B5 Skin Rehydration Serum

Super hydrating B5 serum

£42.00

Free delivery for orders over £30

A long drink of water for your skin this serum sinks in, plumps out fine lines and keeps your skin feeling smoother and more comfortable. It is great for any skin type since even oily skin needs moisture and hydration.

Hyaluronic acid holds many times its own weight in water. When it’s multi-molecular, like here, it has been broken into different sized fragments, so the bigger ones sit near the surface and smaller ones reach further into the skin to give a decent sandwich of hydration. The vitamin B5 is soothing and helps the skin barrier, so your skin will hold onto moisture better.

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Description

This is a long drink of water for your skin, in the form of a multi-molecular hyaluronic acid serum. It sinks in, plumps out fine lines and keeps your skin feeling smoother and more comfortable. It is great for any skin type since all skin, even oily skin, needs moisture and hydration.

  • Hyaluronic acid holds many times its own weight in water. When it’s multi-molecular, like here, the hyaluronic acid has been broken into different sized fragments, so the bigger ones sit near the surface and smaller ones reach further into the skin to give a decent sandwich of hydration.
  • The vitamin B5 in here is soothing and helps the skin barrier, so your skin will hold onto moisture better.

You just use a couple of drops when needed – most of the time – after cleansing, maybe after a vitamin C serum, and smooth it over the skin and wait for it to be absorbed.

Aqua (Water), Panthenol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Calcium Pantothenate, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Citric Acid.


REVIEWS

What our customer say about Medik8 Hydr8 B5 Skin Rehydration Serum


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  1. Daisy

    A good moisturiser which does the job. No effect on my red veins but will keep trying

  2. Cherry

    I have used this before and it really works

  3. Marty

    Highly recommend this. I use it in the morning under my spf 50, it locks in the beautiful moisture my skin needs during the day, and i use it in the evening on its own as my skin clogs if i use other products (moisturisers). 4 drops is enough for the face and front of the neck, probably need another couple of drops for décolletage and back of the neck. i do that ever other day. Soaks in quickly, so no oily feeling. Lasts for about 4-5 weeks if used morning and evening. About to try vit C from this brand and then maybe retinol 0.3%. Hope this review helps

  4. helen rainbow

    Lovely. Feels great on your skin and I can definately see an improvement.

  5. Gemma

    Uso toda la gama de serums de Medik incluyendo Vicamina C y Retinol. A mi personalmente me encanta. Este producto en concreto es de fácil aplicación y rapidísima absorción. Cada piel es un mundo, pero para mi, una piel mixta combinado con otros tratamientos me sienta muy bien. El bote con una aplicación diaria me dura un mes/un mes y una semana


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