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Hydra Quench Cream

Clarins HydraQuench Cream

23 Reviews

Availability: Clarins counters countrywide

Clarins’ HydraQuench Cream offers beauty and well being for normal to combination skin all year round, thanks to the anti-dehydrating properties of Katafray bark extract, and for dry skin in summer. Its fine, comfortable and quickly absorbed texture provides skin with instant well being and balanced, long-lasting hydration. Ensures unrivalled complexion radiance.

What our Beauty Master says:
‘I was a bit skeptical about a cream-gel, as I have never used something like this before, but when I opened this blue jar I was pleasantly surprised. It looks like a cream that has been whipped into a soft smooth silky texture. The HydraQuench Cream-Gel is very hydrating and seemed to glide onto my skin and was absorbed quite quickly. This is perfect for the summer as it’s very moisturising minus the heavy creamy consistency. I have a combination skin and find that with a regular face cream (even ones specially for summer) can still be a bit too heavy for the less dry areas on your face and even leave you with a bit of an oily shine.

‘All Clarins products have very clean and subtle scents that are not overpowering at all, and the Cream-Gel equally had a light and fresh smell. The only downside to this product is its packaging. I found the glass jar to be very heavy, which is not travel friendly at all, but in the end it’s a small sacrifice for an amazingly moisturising cream-gel. The HydraQuench Cream-Gel will definitely be added to my summer skincare routine.’
– CarolynMcM

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My Holy Grail

Mbali Ngwane

This product is a firm favourite of mine. It saved my skin and in turn saved me a lot of money. I had tried nearly everything for my dry skin. It leaves my skin feeling comfortable and healthy, none of the dry, flaky patches that I used to have.

The product comes in a rather heavy jar so it is not so easy to travel with. But I still keep a jar in my gym bag.

The perfect gift for dehydrated sun kissed skin!


I am normally a combination to oily customer but from enjoying the summer sun on the coast I have had to add extra moisture to my skin. I am really excited that I have a bit of a bronzed tan although my skin peels more easily. To avoid this I have purchased a wonderful product that does just the trick! Apply morning and evening on the face and neck after thorough cleansing, and whenever skin feels uncomfortable due to dryness. I guess the products active ingredients help maintain my new tan and keep my skin hydrated and soft yet radiant all day long. Hyaluronic acid helps to restore the skin’s water reserves and the Katafray extract helps to reinforce the barrier effect of the outer layer of the skin, limiting dehydration. Also not forgetting to drink plenty of water to keep you refreshed and hydrated from within…

Hydration Hydration Hydration

Liesl Nel

Hydraquench is one of those moisturisers that you cannot help but fall in love with! And my love affair with this baby has spanned many years. The scent is clean, and the feel refreshing and comforting. I used this product when I was using Roaccutane, and it calmed my sensitized skin.

Clarins HydraQuench Cream

Tania Maree

Hi to MARGSC. This is my review on the Clarin HydrQench cream-gel. You seem to like the product alot, but on what basis? What is in the product that makes you like it alot? You say you find it a bit rich. That would be because the product contains ESSENTIAL OILS FROM THE KATAFRAY BARK. This is quite rich in essence and also has some good properties to give the skin. BUT IT REALLY IS NOT ENOUGH.T he skin needs more when getting older to keep skin firm and counteract those lines. This kind of skin regime starts from young already- so it should have more in like hyaluronic acid. It is not enough for someone just to like smell or texture- it MUST WORK for you, otherwise you could buy a few pots of a local cream which has same in and save. If you do have combination skin, use this cream less on that oily panel, and do not apply near eye area either.

Best for dehydrated skin


I started using this when I went onto Roaccutane as I needed a solid moisturizer, and after receiving a sample of this product along with the mask in my rubybox I was hooked. If you buy it at dischem, as I did, I received a full size moisturizer along with a small, but larger than sample size night cream or hand cream! With acne I have to be carefull what I use on my skin, and can’t use heavy moisturizers as they tend to make my acne even worse, but with the Roaccutane my skin is dry and if I don’t moisturize properly than I suffer, but with Clarins hydra quench it takes care if all my need, replaces the moisture I loose through the treatment and doesn’t clog up my pores! It absorbs quickly and doesn’t leave a sticky residue.



I love all clarins products and the Hydraquench is a winner :-)

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