Unlisted Brand • Twinlabs NaPCA spray • Skincare - Face
|Would buy this product again.||70%|
Age: 19-24 Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium Hair: Red Eyes: Brown
Love this stuff under moisturizers, over makeup, and quick pick me up during the day lol.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Very Oily, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Black
To begin: I have acne-prone skin, which is dehydrated-to-oily from over 9 years of (often prescription) acne medication usage.
I purchased and use the Na-PCA with ALOE. I use it right after washing my face, and has completely replaced moisturizers for me.
With moisturizers, they tend to just "sit" on my skin. My skin feels greasy when I wake up, and when I wash my face in the morning, the moisturizer and "moisture" just washes off.
With Na-PCA, my skin feels moist, but not at all greasy when I wake up. Since using Na-PCA, my skin has gotten less flaky. It even works great as a moisturizer when I use my 5% BP gel afterwards at night - My skin still feels soft and moisturized when I wake up.
Also doubles as a setting spray for makeup. I know some people use this on their hair, but this left my hair feeling gross after use. Still, it's great for my face, so I'll definitely be repurchasing.
EDIT: Breaks out my jawline, is fine everywhere else.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Green
I have been using this product for over 20 years. It is the ONLY item in my "skin care regimen" after washing my face. Wash, spray this on, go. I just turned 43. People never guess my age. Ever. Usually, they think I'm at least 10 years younger than my actual age. This product has the consistency of water. Easy to apply, pretty inexpensive. One bottle - used solely on my face - will last a couple of months, and I pick it up for under $8. Don't understand why people think it's sticky. It isn't. If my face is raw - say from sunburn - it will sting a little bit, but nothing to cry over. People ask me what I do to stay looking so young. I have to atribute it to this product. It's certainly a lot easier than all the other crap people have tried to get me to do with serums and moisturizers and retin-a and this and that and the other. Why would I switch???
Age: 36-43 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Blond, Fine Eyes: Hazel
I was really surprised at the negative reviews since this has so few ingredients. I have the regular and the aloe version and I just mist them on my face- I don't put it in my hand first. I've never found it sticky or irritating (I'm on retin-a) It's nice and refreshing- I use it on bare skin, before moisturizer, during the day when I feel I need it, etc. I get multiple uses out of it for a reasonable price. I spray a little over my makeup to avoid the dry over-powdered look and feeling, and use it to dampen sponges or brushes for makeup.
Age: 56 & Over Skin: Other, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
I started using this product in 1985 and I am still using this great skin and hair moisturizer. It restores the pH of the skin and it is supposed to be used directly on the skin -NOT OVER MAKE UP!
After my washing routine, I apply serums and then this moisturizer, waiting after sera for about 1/2 hour...then apply NcPCA [which stands for sodium PCA -a natural factor of the skin]
You can use it in your hair after shampoo/conditioning. Just spray it on and dry as usual. Your hair will thank you by shining beautifully.
I use it on my whole body and I only use the plain variety - no menthol...
Age: 36-43 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brown, Curly, Medium Eyes: Hazel
Non-oily, aloe vera formula:
I think this is pretty good as a mid-day makeup refresher spray, but only when diluted with water. Full strength it is a sticky mess! Sticky sticky until I wash it off. And it stings too. So I found it worked much better when it's combined with water. I do about 1:5 ratio of NaPCA to H20 and found that works very well for adding a moisture boost to my cheeks and eye area, and to revive tired, dehydrated makeup without stickiness.
So I guess I'd buy it again since I like it diluted, but at full strength it's just icky.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral Hair: Red, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Green
I really wanted to like this, but it just didn't happen. I used it on my face for a few days, and it broke me out, and every time I applied it, it stung my skin badly (especially my eye area). the moisture wasn't bad, but it just was not for my sensitive, acne-prone skin.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Sensitive, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Curly, Fine Eyes: Blue
I should start by saying that I use the aloe version of this product, and I have never used it on my face. I love this product as a body moisturizer, though. I have very sensitive skin with some eczema, and it has been extremely difficult to find a moisturizer that doesn't irritate me. I have tried using pure aloe in the past, and, while it soothed redness, it dried my skin out. The combination of ingredients in this spray seems to allow the aloe to calm my skin down while moisturizing it. I will say that I wish I could give this four and a half lippies because it did make my acne-prone back break out (which is why I didn't try it on my face), but I gave it five lippies because I love it for the rest of my body. Some of my rashes have disappeared and the ones that haven't are the best they've been in years. It even smoothed out some small chest acne bumps that I had because of overly dry skin there. Worth a try! *UPDATE:* I revised this down to four lippies because everyday use on my chest and legs makes me break out a very little bit. Occasional use still clears up my chest and moderate use moisturizes my legs. It still works great on my dry tummy. And it's still one of the only moisturizers I can actually use. *UPDATE-2* I still find myself turning to this moisturizer. Whenever my legs are irritated after shaving or during an eczema flare, it helps to moisturize and calm my skin. I can't use it every day without developing some irritation, but it's still better on that front than any other moisturizer I've found.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Sensitive, Olive Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I've been using this for several years to add moisture when I need it and to set make-up. It's great on long flights to keep my skin from drying out. I use the plain version on my face and the aloe version on my body. In the winter, when my skin gets driest, this is the only thing that keeps me from getting really dry and itchy. It had never broken me out or caused any reaction at all.
Age: 36-43 Skin: Other Hair: Other Eyes: Other
For some reason, this makes my skin itch after I spray it on. I am able to use other products with NaPCa in it so really am not sure what the problem is.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Acne-prone Hair: Red Eyes: Hazel
Age: 25-29 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium Eyes: Brown
(I have the version with aloe) Like the reviewer below me I also have tried this on and off for a while now since it was all the rage on the board, and my skin just doesn't like it. I think I might be allergic/sensitive to an ingredient(s) because my skin will get rough, red and itchy. I do officially give up on it.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Brown
I have tried this stuff off and on for over a year and every time I use it my cheeks get red, my face feels hot and I always get irritation bumps which I then have to treat with steroid cream. I think I have finally gotten it through my thick head that this stuff just isn't for my face. I do spray it on my back when it gets dry and itchy and it makes it feel better for about an hour or two. Oh, the plight of the single girl...
Age: 44-55 Skin: Combination Hair: Blond Eyes: Green
I have used this for years (no-aloe) to set my makeup after powder is applied, prior to putting on mascara. The spray is a fine mist and I have never had a problem with the sprayer clogging. This is also wonderful to transfer to a travel-size spray bottle & use on airplanes to soothe the inevitable dehydration. Whenever I reach for it on a plane every passenger in site wants their face sprayed.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel
I totally thought i reviewed this but i guess i didn't. It surprised me because i am always recommending this to people with sensitive combo acne prone skin like mine. this seems to be one of the only moisturizers i can use that does not cause serious reactions or make me break out. the only thing that bothers me about it is that u have to let it dry for about 10 minutes before applying makeup. i use minerals which work better when skin is mostly dry so until i find something that dries quicker this is my HG. it's got a ph of 6 fyi.
Age: 30-35 Skin: Other, Tan Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I think this is pretty cool! I have used it for my body and hands, it moisturizes very nicely without any greasy feel. I think the bottle will last me a long time because you mist it on, so you really don't use too much at one time. It is unscented, I got it for $7.99. I haven't used it on my face yet since I haven't had dry skin there lately (it's almost summer--which means more oily skin), but if I needed to, I would give it a try there too. EDIT: OK, I think this stuff makes me break out on my face. I am limiting this to body only!!
Age: Unknown Skin: Oily Hair: Black Eyes: Brown
Totally love this product, leave my skin supple and help to remove my very water resistan sunscreen too. I actually bought a dozen of this spray.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm Hair: Brown, Curly, Coarse Eyes: Hazel
I bought the aloe version, since I was told the other had eucalyptus which may irritate. I found this to be very sticky, and instead of feeling at all moisturized I felt like i had a thin coating of plastic on my face. Also, something (and I wish I could figure out what) in this product made me itch like crazy. If I put it on at night, I couldn't sleep because of how itchy my face was. It was just as bad when I tried to use it as a body spray. Very disappointing. UPDATE 4/22/05: My curls love this stuff. A light mist after I apply products and before I diffuse dry, and my curls are incredibly shiny all day. UPDATE: Even a light mist makes my scalp too itchy. Can't figure out what in this I could possibly be allergic to, but so be it.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Fair Hair: Brown Eyes: Blue
I have the one without aloe. Very nice, light moisturization. Nice scent. Isn't sticky/greasy. EDIT: It makes my face red/hot & irritated
Age: 44-55 Skin: Other Hair: Blond Eyes: Blue
Thought this would be great because it has so few ingredients, but it did not agree with my skin at all. Made my face very red and itchy. My skin type: rosacea and easily irritated.