Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate Overview
Skincare companies are without a doubt the biggest beneficiaries of the fact that there are so many different skin types, each with their own unique requirements. After all, it’s what allows them to create and sell more and more products in attempt to fulfill those requirements. Bioderma is no exception. This company has several lines (some of them overlapping) to handle every possible skin type you can imagine.
Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate belongs to the Hydrabio line which is designed for dehydrated and sensitive skin. But when we began looking into this product, we found that most of the positive feedback came from customers with normal/combination/oily skin. Well this had us intrigued, so we took a closer look.
The claim is that Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate provides intense hydration and comfort immediately, and that it teaches skin to moisturize itself, restoring softness, suppleness, and even radiance.
The primary ingredient in focus is called Aquagenium. This is a patented biological complex that they say stimulates the cells in the skin and re-trains them to generate moisture and lock it in by bolstering the moisture barrier.
Additional components in the Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate formula are:
- Glycerin for skin-identical hydration.
- Xylitol for use as a film forming agent which tightens skin, temporarily smoothing the look of lines and wrinkles.
- Niacinamide which strengthens the skin’s moisture barrier.
- Sodium Hyaluronate which hydrates skin and also plumps out lines and wrinkles.
The instructions are to apply a small amount of Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate to clean skin morning and night. If you need more hydration, you can apply a moisturizer (Hydrabio or otherwise). Those with combination or oily skin will probably do well with Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate alone.
Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate Pros and Cons
Advantages of Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate
- The gel-like serum absorbs quickly and gets right to work.
- The majority of Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate reviews are favorable, especially referring to how it is a great hydrator for acne-prone yet dehydrated skin.
Disadvantages of Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate
- It’s got fragrance which gives it the potential to irritate sensitive skin.
- It’s lacking in anti-aging ingredients like retinol, antioxidants, and peptides.
- Even though it’s recommended for dry and very dry skin, it doesn’t provide all that much hydration.
- It’s widely available in Europe, but not so much in the US.
Where to Buy
In France, Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate is a drug store product, but here in the States, we have to order it online. The 40 ml pump retails for $38.
It’s too bad really that Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate isn’t available in drugstores here in the Us. It’s the kind of product that you pick up on a whim and quite possibly fall in love with. I’d say if you’re familiar with the line and you’re a fan, by all means, add Bioderma Hydrabio Serum Moisturizing Concentrate to your list of must-try products.