I just used the very last drop of my La Roche-Posay Hyaluronic B5 Serum and it’s about time I told you all about this little miracle worker of a Hyaluronic Acid serum!
Let’s have a look at the product’s claims first: “ANTI-AGING CONCENTRATE, REPAIRING, REPLUMPING: This ultra hydrating hyaluronic acid face and neck serum leaves skin feeling plump to the touch and repairs by replenishing skin’s natural moisture barrier. This serum combines concentrated pure hyaluronic acid, madecassoside and vitamin B5 for optimal effectiveness while also being suitable for sensitive skin.”
La Roche-Posay brings us this beautiful glass bottle in its signature blue. The glass pipette helps to apply the product in an economical and hygienic way. The product itself is like a typical serum; transparent, not too runny and just a tiny bit sticky. There’s definitely a fragrance there but one I have no problems with. I’d say it’s somewhere in the same category as the other fragrances within LRP’s Effaclar range.
The real magic of the serum lies in its ingredients: Glycerin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin B5. Unlike most hyaluronic serums, this one uses 2 types of Hyaluronic Acid to offer hydration within different levels of the skin. Madecassoside, an extract of Centella Asiatica, is also known for its wound healing, skin soothing and antioxidant properties, which is great for sensitive skin types. I do wish the alcohol wasn’t so high up on the list, but it didn’t affect my experience with this product.
Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Alcohol Denat, Propylene Glycol, Panthenol, Pentylene Glycol, Dimethicone, Peg-6 Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Ppg-6 Decyl Tetradeceth-30, Sodium Hyaluronate, Ammonium Polyacryloyldimethyl Taurate, Disodium Edta, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Citric Acid, Xanthan Gum, Butylene Glycol, Tocopherol, Phenoxyethanol, Parfum (Fragrance).
For my combination skin this serum worked out fantastic, even during the cold wintery months it added hydration while preventing the moisture from evaporating, improving skin softness and elasticity. My skin looked so plump! I miss this already. One I will repurchase for sure!
La Roche-Posay Hyalu B5 Serum (30 ml) € 25 / £ 29 / $ 30
Available at the pharmacy & some drug stores.
Disclaimer: Product was purchased.