COSRX BALANCIUM COMFORT CERAMIDE CREAM REVIEW

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Today I am going to review “Cosrx Balancium Comfort Ceramide Cream”.

Human skin naturally contains ceramides but as we grow older they are lost over time. Including a topical ceramide cream helps in strengthening the protective barrier of the skin, prevents transepidermal loss of water, locks moisture, provides hydration to the skin and prevents fine lines and wrinkles.

Cosrx balancium comfort ceramide cream has Ceramide N-Oleoyl-Phytosphingosine (ceramide NP- aka CERAMIDE 3) 10000 ppm as its key ingredient.

This cream claims to be a lightweight moisturiser that contains 10000 ppm of ceramide NP and centella asiatica leaf water which suits perfectly to soothe dry irritated skin and provides a protective barrier against environmental stress.

Price- 1950 INR

Quantity- 80 g.

Ingredients- (from the website)

Centella Asiatica Leaf Water, Butylene Glycol, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Betaine, 1,2-Hexanediol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Ceramide NP, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Sucrose Distearate, Glyceryl Stearate, Dipropylene Glycol,Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Kernel Oil, BeesWax, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cyclomethicone, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Panthenol, Niacinamide, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Asiaticoside, Asiatic acid, Madecassic acid, Cassia Obtusifolia Seed Extract, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil.

Benefits of the ingredients used-

Centella asiatica leaf water– for soothing and calming the skin. 

Ceramide NP- provides hydration, moisturisation and creates a protective barrier on the skin.

Asiaticoside– helps in healing.

Madecassic acid– reduces inflammation and irritation.

Note- always do a patch test before using any new product.

Caution- stop usage if irritation occurs.

My experience with the product-

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I really love to use ceramide creams in my skincare routine as the last step. I use the Cerave PM moisturising lotion almost everyday as it contains three types of ceramides. Since I started using chemical exfoliation in the form of exfoliating toners (AHA,BHA,PHA) in my skincare 2-3 times a week I was looking for a much thicker cream to heal the skin overnight so that my skin does not feel stretchy or flaky the other day. I’ve been using the Cosrx Ceramide Cream for quite a while now and it does help in achieving me the soft smoother texture the next day. The cream comes in an opaque tube and a little bit goes a long way. The cream is thick in consistency, has a balmy texture and glides smoothly on the skin. It does give a greasy and quite heavy feel on the skin as well. It also takes a long time to get completely absorbed on the skin. I usually don’t like such a heavy feel on my face but I only apply this one at night and the next day results are really amazing. My skin feels soft and supple throughout the day so I don’t mind leaving it overnight two – three times a week. I use this cream on dry areas of my body as well such as elbows and knees which helps in making them soft and supple.

Pros-

Affordable for the quantity provided.

Hydrates and moisturise the skin.

Did not break me, even though I have a combination acne prone skin.

Travel friendly.

Packaging is sleek and pretty.

Contains calming and soothing ingredients.

Creates a protective barrier on the skin.

Cruelty free.

A little cream goes a long way.

Cons-

Feels heavy and greasy on the skin.

Will I recommend it?

Yes!! Especially if you tend to have a dry and flaky skin.

Hope you found the review helpful.

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