Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream Review
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Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream Review

Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream Overview

Most (if not all) night creams are very rich and emollient. It’s the time when skin gets to relax and just drink it in. Of course, skin needs more than just moisture. It needs nutrients, cell communicating ingredients, antioxidants, moisture barrier repairs, and believe it or not, so much more. So when we look at night creams, we look for something with the whole package. Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream claims that it lives up to the challenge. But does it?

When we take a look at the online Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream reviews from customers, what we find is a lot of compliments on its rich feel and texture, but no raves about actual positive effects its having on the skin. So our next step is to look into the ingredients to see what we can figure out.

Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream ReviewAlgenist Overnight Restorative Cream Ingredients and How They Work

The signature ingredient in Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream and all Algenist skincare products is Alguronic Acid. This is touted as an accidental discovery by a San Francisco laboratory. The found that this substance has an uncanny ability to regenerate skin cells, which leaves you with smooth, even toned skin upon waking.

But the formula doesn’t stop there. It also includes:

  • Vitamin C which is an antioxidant that also regenerates cells.
  • Vitamin E which is an antioxidant.
  • Peptides which encourage collagen production.
  • Crithmum Maritimum Extract which increases the density of skin so it’s more resilient.

Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream Pros and Cons

We always look at both the good and bad sides of a product to make sure we’ve covered all our bases before making a final conclusion.

Advantages of Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream

  • It contains several ingredients targeted toward regenerating skin.
  • It’s rich and emollient.
  • Lots of Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream reviews talk about how well it absorbs into skin.

Disadvantages of Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream

  • It’s expensive.
  • A whole lot of reviewers talk about how it’s okay, but not worth the money.
  • The jar packaging means that a lot of the best ingredients won’t last long because they break down with exposure to light and air.

Where to Buy

You can purchase Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream online, or if you prefer a brick and mortar store, it’s carried by Sephora. The 2 ounce jar retails for $90, but I’ve seen plenty of indication that it may be possible to get a decent sized sample from Sephora.


While Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream may be a good night cream, the word on the street seems to be that it’s just not worth the high price you’d have to pay. Since it’s available at Sephora, I’d recommend you try a tester and see if you can get a sample. That way if you end up buying Algenist Overnight Restorative Cream in the end, you know what you’re getting.

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Q: do i need to use serum first? can i use serum under this product? -rosemary

A: Rosemary, a serum is where you'll find the most concentrated ingredients as the molecules are smaller and able to penetrate deeper than a cream. I always recommend a good serum plus a moisturizer! :) xo Rachel

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Rachel Vrabel

Rachel is Chief Editor of Women’s Blog Talk and writes reviews across the spectrum of anti-aging, health and beauty. She has an English degree from USF and worked in finance for 15 years before establishing this website in 2011. She loves having a place she can share her inspiration for health and beauty and continue to help others! She lives in South Florida with her husband and her hobbies include beach volleyball, HIIT training and combing the beach for sea glass and shells.

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