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An ultra light, unscented hyaluronic acid moisturising gel with minimal oil and maximum hydration, perfect for oily and combination skin. Powered by probiotics and the ayurvedic plant Moth Bean - the natural alternative to Retinol - it assists with the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and blemishes.
Australian made and owned
Not tested on animals
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Do you ever feel like your skin is just too hard to please when it comes to getting the moisture balance right?
Maybe it feels like it needs moisture and hydration but creams and oils (even light ones) are just too much and cause breakouts and congestion? (lookin’ at you, oily and teen skin!)
And hydrating gels feel great but just don’t provide enough lasting hydration and protection? (hello maturing combination skin!).
If you answered yes then you're not alone - this has been Phoebe’s skin challenge ever since we dreamt up Happy Skincare back in 2010.
The Butterfly Kisses Probiotic Gel Cream has been inspired by Phoebe's personal need for a perfectly balanced moisturiser for skin that needs hydration and some treatment without the risk of pesky breakouts. So this cream is a bit of a revelation in our household and Phoebe is singing Aaron’s praises even louder than usual right now!
A gel cream delivers the perfect balance of lightness and lasting moisture. It has taken us quite a long time to get the gel cream just right because the ingredient technology hasn’t been available for natural products. Until now.
To reduce the chance of breakouts the Butterfly Kisses doesn’t use any solid waxes, butters or heavy occlusive ingredients. Instead it uses some natural magic to deliver the lightness of a gel with the deep moisturisation of a cream. Hence the name Butterfly Kisses (a butterfly kiss is the light brushing of someone’s eyelashes across your cheeks) ;)
Who should use the Butterfly Kisses Probiotic Gel Cream?
Your skin will fall head over heels in love with the Butterfly Kisses if you…
Have oily or combination skin (all ages),
Are a teens or tweens, or
Live in humid or tropical climates
The Butterfly Kisses will suit almost everyone except those of us with very dry skin, unless you get a bit creative! Dry skin types can use the Butterfly Kisses together with another moisturiser, layering your richer moisturiser over the top.
The Star Ingredients
Hyaluronic acid- a special low molecular weight version of hyaluronic acid that allows it to provide moisture deeper into your skin, visibly improving smoothness, fine lines and wrinkles.
Saccharide Isomerate - a skin-loving carbohydrate complex for long term skin hydration. It reduces the appearance of flakiness caused by dry skin and skin becomes visibly smoother.
Betaine - this amazing natural moisturiser from Sugar Beets protects your skin from the visible signs of environmental stress and dehydration.
Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters - a light feeling oil free emollient protects your skin from transepidermal water loss (TEWL). It reduces the appearance of redness and extends skin hydration so your skin looks and feels hydrated for longer.
Native Australian Lilli Pilli - this Australian native delivers a potent range of phyto-actives that condition your skin and helps to reduce the appearance of UV damage and dark spots.
Vigna Aconitifolia (Moth Bean) Seed Extract - this wonderful seed of a bean provides the pros of Retinol and Vitamin A without the cons. This means rejuvenated skin without sun sensitivity and irritation. It is also safe to use during pregnancy.
Fermented Noni Juice- works to balance your skin's microbiome for healthier looking skin. It helps reduce the appearance of blemishes, oily skin, redness, skin imperfections and pores.
After cleansing and toning gently massage a small amount into your face, neck and décolletage.
We recommend patch testing before use. Store below 30°c away from direct sunlight.
Which age range do you fall into?Below 18 years old
What is your skin type?Dry
What are your skin concerns?Dryness / flaking,Sensitivity,Acne / pimples,Redness / rosacea
Great, but not for dry skin
I originally trialled this new gel cream because I wanted to test whether it would help with my dry skin. It hasn't helped reduce redness or dryness but does help to smooth the skin when paired with a facial oil. I wouldn't recommend this gel cream for dry skin, but I'm sure it works perfectly with other skin types :)