Sadly, I must change my original rave review to one star. As a few other dry-skinned reviewers have said, this product does nothing to moisturize. It soaks in immediately and my skin then feels smooth and tight. At first, I thought this was just efficiency. Then I went through a couple weeks of using this then applying foundation (Dior)... then going through a day of flaky, ugly skin. I tried another moisturizer by Paula's Choice (Resist), and it is amazing. My foundation now looks beautiful. Sad to say that, especially if you have dry/normal skin, this probably won't be your dream product.
OLD REVIEW: My facial skin has been transformed with this product! For decades, I've followed the herd and have used various facial lotions. They were always too moisturizing, and this showed up as the day progressed as a shiny face and foundation/blush that just disappeared.
Finally, the other day I decided to try a gel moisturizer. I went to Sephora, and the Clinique gel was at the top of my list. The very young salesgirl I worked with, in very dark blue lipstick, gave me a generous sample of the Clinique. Then she insisted that I sample three other, vastly more expensive products. I spent the next week sampling all four. Then I went back in and bought the largest bottle of Clinique.
This moisturizer is amazing. My makeup goes on so much better. And it STAYS on. My skin absolutely glows. Love it!
The only thing I intensely DISLIKE is the pump. It's ergonomically awkward to use, and it only squirts out a tiny bit of product. I wish Clinique would package the largest size of this in the same squeeze tube that they do the smaller version.
Other than that, I'm in LOVE.