NeoStrata Sheer Hydration SPF 35


NeoStrata Sheer Hydration SPF 35 is a light, oil-free daily hydrator that helps control and reduce oiliness, while providing broad spectrum sunscreen protection. This sheer formula also helps even skin tone and improve skin firmness while providing broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection. Formulated with patented NeoGlucosamine® which is clinically proven to help diminish the appearance of dark spots, for a more even skin tone, and improved texture and firmness. Broad spectrum sunscreen protects the skin from burning and further sun damage, while Phytotal®, a botanical blend, helps to control and reduce oiliness without irritation. Oil-free, fragrance-free. Non-comedogenic, non-acnegenic.

Key Ingredient :

Acetyl Glucosamine – An amino acid sugar that aids in wound healing, minimizes wrinkles and helps inhibit melanin production.


First of all Sheer hydration spf 35 is not ideal product for me since my skin type isn’t oily but I do get breakouts. So I like to be careful with products and ingredients I choose. BUT this lovely texture can work even for those with normal or dry skin who are looking for very lightweight daily hydration and high sun protection. Often higher SPF includes thick, hard to spread texture that leaves sticky residue and white cast. That is not the case with Sheer hydration. Extremely lightweight, goes on easily and absorbs instantly while providing great coverage. I also love the packaging with the pump since it’s protecting product from the air and light and it helps you get the right amount every time. One pump is enough for the whole face. I was worried since it’s for oily skin it might dry me out but it did not, it just left my skin soft. I did wear it over my regular mositurizer or serum but if you are not as dry as me this would be all you need.  Since it’s so lightweight this is perfect to be used in very hot and humid climates (hello Chicago’s summer and it’s 92% humidity).

What I love about Sheer hydration is the fact that is anti aging but for oily and acne prone skin too. It is extremely hard or almost impossible finding product on the market that will help with aging sings but not being thick, heavy, and very moisturizing. So basically women who are trying to fight sings of aging but struggle with oily skin and acne are left without proper product for them. I often hear women saying “I have these lines and age spots but I can’t use certain product because it is so heavy and my skin is still oily”. Neostrata really nailed it with this product!


More about the brand:

NeoStrata has a passion for developing the very best in antiaging skincare. From the beginning, founders, Dr. Eugene van Scott and Dr. Ruey Yu, discovered novel ingredients that have advanced the science of dermatology. Their commitment and dedication to discovery and quest for innovation in skin health and revitalization have helped to revolutionize physician grade skincare for more than 40 years. This dedication and deeply embedded passion continues today in the laboratories of NeoStrata with the careful crafting of elegant, highly effective formulations, with results proven by rigorous studies. Each NeoStrata product is backed by the highest standards of quality and effectiveness to deliver products and results worthy of our dermatological heritage.



Sheer Hydration spf 35 has 1.7 fl oz and retails for 48$ .  You can find it at NeoStrata website

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