Who says you have to travel to Israel to experience the beauty benefits of the Dead Sea?
Powered by Osmoter™, an exclusive blend of minerals, sourced from the wondrous Dead Sea waters, AHAVA Time to Hydrate Essential Day Moisturizer (for normal to dry skin) is an express passport to soft, radiant skin.
This feather-light, oil-free daily moisturizer quenches your skin through the day, giving your complexion a soft, healthy youthful glow while soothing and protecting it against environmental aggressors with Aloe Vera and Vitamin E.
Verdict: a Natural wonder for your skin!
- It is lightweight enough for everyday use and gentle on sensitive skin
- It glides on very nicely and its fast-absorbing texture leaves no residue. Skin feels supple and nourished without feeling greasy
- We love its exclusive mineral-rich formulation featuring the skin-smoothing Osmoter complex (an exclusive blend of minerals from the Dead Sea), which naturally softens and revives skin
- This daily moisturizer uses the powers of Vitamin E and soothing Aloe Vera to protect skin against environmental damage, and Amino Acids, which are rich in humectants
- Ideal as a makeup base
- The formulation does not contain SPF protection, so you should apply sunscreen accordingly
- The jar packaging which we found less hygienic (more chances of bacteria contamination if fingers are not properly cleaned)
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At a glance
Which skin solutions is AHAVA Essential Day Moisturizer best for?
- AHAVA’s unique blend of Dead Sea minerals, Osmoter; improves skin’s well being and youthfulness
- Amino Acids; lock in moisture
- Vitamin E and Aloe Vera protects against environmental damage and soothes the skin
Ethics: Values that the brand embraces
One month with AHAVA Essential Day Moisturizer
Figuring out what moisturizers will keep your skin looking quenched, without clogging your pores and breaking you out can be hard work. Good news, we have found a true keeper!
Dead Sea Salt & Mineral brand AHAVA has truly earned its salt around the world, and for good reasons.
We recently got our hands on AHAVA’s best-selling daily moisturizer: Time to Hydrate Essential Day Moisturizer (for normal to dry skin) and we have been using it for a few weeks now. We love it – just like Cleopatra who treated the salt-saturated Dead Sea as her spa.
Time To Hydrate Essential Day Moisturizer for Normal to Dry Skin is powered by Osmoter™, AHAVA’s exclusive blend of minerals, sourced from the wondrous Dead Sea waters.
The day cream infuses skin with skin-friendly minerals, including Magnesium, Calcium and Potassium, that boost skin’s hydration and Natural Moisturizing Factor (NMF) whilst its blend of Aloe and Vitamin E provides antioxidant protection defend skin against harmful environmental aggressors.
And you can definitely feel how moisturizing it is upon application – skin feels deeply nourished, revived and remarkably soft. After a few minutes, the day cream turns velvety without feeling oily or greasy.
A little goes a long way: a pea-sized amount is all we use to cover our face. This lightweight moisturizer is quickly-absorbed yet it replenishes skin with long-lasting hydration.
Perfectly moisturized, AHAVA’s Time To Hydrate Essential Day Moisturizer leaves skin smoother, firmer and younger-looking and gives the complexion a soft, healthy youthful glow.
This daily moisturizer also fends against premature aging inflicted by free radicals while drawing moisture into the skin, for all-day hydration.
Targeted for most skin types, this is a wonderful product! Plus it smells light and fresh.
Note that this daily moisturizer is also available in two other varieties: ‘for very dry skin’ and ‘for combination skin’.
How to use AHAVA Essential Day Moisturizer?
Apply a dime-sized amount evenly onto thoroughly cleansed and toned face and neck. Use it daily to moisturize your skin and enjoy a soft and glowing complexion.
Skin appears sleeker & younger-looking. Rich in hydrating Osmoter™, skin is left soft and smooth, gaining back its natural glow. Expect healthy-looking complexion with renewed radiance and improved texture.
Who it’s for
Ideal for normal to dry skin, safe for sensitive skin.
Aqua (Mineral Spring Water), Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isopropylmyristate, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Propanediol(Corn derived Glycol), Alanine & Creatine & Glycerin & Glycine & Magnesium Aspartate & Saccharide Hydrolysate & Urea, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Peg-40 Stearate, Sorbitan Tristearate, Caprylyl Glycol & Chlorphenesin & Phenoxyethanol, Maris Sal (Dead Sea Water), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Dimethicone, Allantoin, Parfum (Fragrance), Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Coumarin, Hexyl Cinnamal, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Linalool.
Founded in 1988, AHAVA is an Israeli cosmetics company that responsibly harvest Dead Sea mud and mineral-based ingredients to create the finest nature-inspired skin care products to protect, nourish and rejuvenate skin.
Powering the entire product range is the exclusive Osmoter™ — a unique blend of the Dead Sea pure and healing minerals, optimized to protect cell composition and promote youthful, healthy skin.
Now, in sustainably-produced packaging, all AHAVA’s luxurious and effective products are formulated without parabens, SLS or SLES, petroleum or harsh synthetics. Approved for users who may suffer from allergies or sensitive skin, AHAVA’s women’s and men’s collections fit a range of skin types and concerns. Product lines include masks, hand cream, foot cream, facial cleansers, facial moisturizer, body creams, bath salts and more.
What’s in the box
Size: 1.7oz (50ml)
Price: How much does the AHAVA Essential Day Moisturizer cost?
This day moisturizer from AHAVA costs for 1.7oz (50ml).
AHAVA Essential Day Moisturizer FAQs
Question: Is AHAVA vegan?
Answer: Yes, AHAVA follows strict vegan guidelines in research and development and never includes animal-derived ingredients.
Question: Is AHAVA cruelty-free?
Answer: AHAVA doesn’t test on animals and the products don’t contain any animal ingredients. In fact, in Hebrew “ahava” means love.
Question: Is AHAVA organic?
Answer: No. Their formulas are however natural and skin-friendly, produced without harsh synthetic ingredients.
Our rating: 9.5 / 10
Summary: This feather-light, oil-free daily moisturizer quenches your skin through the day, giving your complexion a soft, healthy youthful glow while soothing and protecting it against environmental aggressors with Aloe Vera and Vitamin E.
Reviewed by: Ashley Nelson
Last updated: February 16, 2019