I absolutely love this product. Unfortunately, now that I'm in college my mom no longer foots the bill for a $70 face lotion. I'm still looking for a cheaper alternative because once I've used this for a couple years, nothing compares! It is water-based and is so light on your skin without making it oily at all. My skin is acne prone and is very dry when I go to put on make up, but is ridiculously oily an hour later but this never made me feel like I had an extra layer of build up or grease on me!