Pond’s Light Moisturizer Cream Review

Pond’s Light Moisturizer Cream Review

In the last three months I have seen 5 of my relatives who use the Pond’s Light Moisturizer Cream. This made me realize how popular this product actually is. It is product like these that majority of the people use as their skincare routine. I decided to give it a try thinking it must be a good daily moisturizer if so many people are using it.

Keep reading to find out how was my experience and if I’ll recommend it!.

Ponds Moisturizing Cream vs. Pond’s Gel Moisturizer

The Ponds Light and Super Light Gel exhibit distinct variations in terms of their texture and sensory experience. The Light Moisturizer, for instance, possesses a creamy, lotion-like consistency, appearing as a white formula. In contrast, the Super Light Gel adopts a gel-based composition. Both products offer skin hydration, but the Super Light Gel stands out as the preferred choice among individuals with exceedingly oily skin types, especially during the summer months.

Many individuals have drawn comparisons between the Super Light Gel and the Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel, often considering the latter as a close alternative. Nevertheless, in my personal experience, the Neutrogena product proved more effective in enhancing overall skin condition.

What Is Ponds Light Moisturizer?

Pond’s Light Moisturizer Cream is a hydrating skincare product that provides lightweight, non-greasy moisture to the skin. It is designed to nourish and soften the skin while leaving it feeling fresh and radiant, suitable for daily use.

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Ponds Light Moisturizer Non-Oily Review

My Skin Type: Normal to combination with dry patches in winter.

Packaging: It comes in a big blue round sleek tub with a tight cap that opens when you rotate it. To get to the product you have to open the seal. The outer packaging has all the information. I like how they tried to make the usage more convenient but why lie the design is a total eyesore.

Scent: It has a mild floral fragrance and is definitely something that will bother those who like fragrance-free products.

Texture: It has a nice creamy texture not too sticky, greasy, or heavy. I didn’t get any shine after applying it which was good.

Application: Just take a pea-sized amount and apply as little dots on your face. Then slowly use an upward spiral motion to evenly spread the cream.

Overall Experience of Ponds Cream Moisturizer

I bought the Ponds moisturizer cream just to see why it is such a popular product. There are a lot of people who can’t afford the expensive moisturizers for them brands like Ponds, Garnier, and Dove mean good quality. But sadly that’s not the case. Right from the first usage I didn’t like the packaging nor the scent. To give it a fair shot, I used it regularly to see how it worked.

First Week Result

In the first week, I used it in my morning skincare routine as the final moisturizer. I was glad to see it didn’t feel too greasy and moisturized the skin rather quickly. It also has SPF in it which was a big plus. But it is not enough to skip your mandatory sunscreen. The result was that it moisturized my skin quickly and I felt it worked for like 3 to 4 hours, a reasonable number.

Four Weeks Result

In the fourth week, I started feeling a slight itch on my skin. At first, I thought it was caused by air pollution. However, when I used the moisturizer for two more days and the itch got worse I completely stopped using it. Once I stopped using it thankfully my skin got better on its own. I personally couldn’t use it for a whole month.

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What Caused My Allergic Reaction?

Since I started using skincare, I have been very careful with the products I use. I often look for underrated brands but their ingredient list matters a lot to me. One thing I have always checked in my moisturizer is if it’s comedogenic or non-comedogenic. Ponds light moisturizing cream is a comedogenic product, it has a lot of ingredients that are a big no for those who are careful about their skincare routine. Here is a list of some of the ingredients that you’ll find in this moisturizer.

Cetyl Alcohol: Known to be mildly comedogenic and can cause breakouts in some individuals.

Isopropyl Palmitate: An ingredient that may clog pores and lead to acne for some people.

Stearic Acid: Can be comedogenic for certain skin types, potentially causing acne.

Dimethicone: While generally considered safe, it can be irritating for sensitive skin.

Methylparaben and Propylparaben: These preservatives can cause skin irritation and are potential allergens.

Final Thoughts

With the way this product is always sold out you might think it is actually a good product. Sadly that’s not the case. A lot of people buy it thinking that it’s cheap and has the label of a famous brand. It might only be good to use on dry elbows or other body parts where the skin isn’t delicate. Even there I won’t recommend using it daily.