Kimberley Kimberley
9 months ago

Is CeraVe really that good or just over hyped ? Thanks

Is CeraVe really that fabulous or just got overhyped ? Is CeraVe better then Osea !

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Osea is way better, but way pricier. CeraVe is definitely overhyped but a lot of its products are decent for the price.

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I don't know Osea (you can compare products via the menu on the left if you want), but I have been using a cerave moisturizer with spf all summer and I will repurchase it. I think their products are very gentle and do what they promise, without many bells and whistles. I think that's why dermatologist often recommend the brand. I think their cleansers and moisturizers are very good and affordable, and then you can spend a bit more on serums from other brands if you want.

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I don't know Osea (you can compare products via the menu on the left if you want), but I have been using a cerave moisturizer with spf all summer and I will repurchase it. I think their products are very gentle and do what they promise, without many bells and whistles. I think that's why dermatologist often recommend the brand. I think their cleansers and moisturizers are very good and affordable, and then you can spend a bit more on serums from other brands if you want.

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I don't know Osea (you can compare products via the menu on the left if you want), but I have been using a cerave moisturizer with spf all summer and I will repurchase it. I think their products are very gentle and do what they promise, without many bells and whistles. I think that's why dermatologist often recommend the brand. I think their cleansers and moisturizers are very good and affordable, and then you can spend a bit more on serums from other brands if you want.

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I don't know Osea (you can compare products via the menu on the left if you want), but I have been using a cerave moisturizer with spf all summer and I will repurchase it. I think their products are very gentle and do what they promise, without many bells and whistles. I think that's why dermatologist often recommend the brand. I think their cleansers and moisturizers are very good and affordable, and then you can spend a bit more on serums from other brands if you want.

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I think CeraVe products are very basic so they're perfect for sensitive skin or when you want to repair your barrier. However, they won't give you many other benefits since not so many actives are present.

I heard great reviews about their acne line though (cleanser, retinol and blemish control gel) so maybe those products are indeed worth it. Personally, I love their hand cream, it is one of the few creams that never gives me irritation as sometimes I get eczema flare-ups during winter.

Osea seems to be a much more expensive brand, so maybe it's not so comparable to CeraVe. I'm not familiar with their products, but apparently, they have quite some irritants (according to WIMJ search).

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I think CeraVe products are very basic so they're perfect for sensitive skin or when you want to repair your barrier. However, they won't give you many other benefits since not so many actives are present.

I heard great reviews about their acne line though (cleanser, retinol and blemish control gel) so maybe those products are indeed worth it. Personally, I love their hand cream, it is one of the few creams that never gives me irritation as sometimes I get eczema flare-ups during winter.

Osea seems to be a much more expensive brand, so maybe it's not so comparable to CeraVe. I'm not familiar with their products, but apparently, they have quite some irritants (according to WIMJ search).

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Some of the products are worth it. The facial washes and moisturizers are great - gentle, protect skin barrier, etc. The hyaluronic acid and Vit C serums are meh. The retinol serum is good in my experience. Not sure about Osea but Cerave is good value and lasts an age.

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Some of the products are worth it. The facial washes and moisturizers are great - gentle, protect skin barrier, etc. The hyaluronic acid and Vit C serums are meh. The retinol serum is good in my experience. Not sure about Osea but Cerave is good value and lasts an age.

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I don't know Osea, but I would say CeraVe is best for a no fuss routine on a budget. I think the reason people hype them is that their products don't have a lot of irritating or unecessary ingredients, have good ingredients like ceramides and hyaluronic acid and are affordable. However some people say it irritates their skin, and that was the case with me as my face has gotten super sensitive with age. Their basic body cream can be used on the face, which used to save me a lot of money for face lotion in my 20s, though it now irritates my skin. I found their new cream to foam cleanser to be drying and irritating, though their hydrating cleanser is supposed to be good. Their retinol in the blue bottle is supposed to be a good beginner retinol, and I want to try their p.m. and night creams at some point. A solid routine would be their hydrating cleanser, one of their moisturizers--either their P.M. cream, night cream or body cream-- their day cream as an SPF and their resurfacing retinol at night. However, for very sensitive skin or if using stronger actives, I think Vanicream is better. I use the Vanicream face wash and their mineral sunscreen around my very sensitive eyes. Their daily face moisturizer also looks great and seems to have higher percentages of ceramides and hyaluronic acid than CeraVe.

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I don't know Osea, but I would say CeraVe is best for a no fuss routine on a budget. I think the reason people hype them is that their products don't have a lot of irritating or unecessary ingredients, have good ingredients like ceramides and hyaluronic acid and are affordable. However some people say it irritates their skin, and that was the case with me as my face has gotten super sensitive with age. Their basic body cream can be used on the face, which used to save me a lot of money for face lotion in my 20s, though it now irritates my skin. I found their new cream to foam cleanser to be drying and irritating, though their hydrating cleanser is supposed to be good. Their retinol in the blue bottle is supposed to be a good beginner retinol, and I want to try their p.m. and night creams at some point. A solid routine would be their hydrating cleanser, one of their moisturizers--either their P.M. cream, night cream or body cream-- their day cream as an SPF and their resurfacing retinol at night. However, for very sensitive skin or if using stronger actives, I think Vanicream is better. I use the Vanicream face wash and their mineral sunscreen around my very sensitive eyes. Their daily face moisturizer also looks great and seems to have higher percentages of ceramides and hyaluronic acid than CeraVe.

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This brand is not vegan nor cruelty free that’s for sure.

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This brand is not vegan nor cruelty free that’s for sure.

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Their cleansers dried out my skin so I didn't love them. The moisturizing face cream is amazing if I wasn't hypersensitive to HA and it was burning on my skin, but for non-crazy skin like mine, I would recommend the moisturizer to others.

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Personally I find CeraVe to be the best thing I've ever done across for me. I have so many health issues and it's the only thing that helps me. Even prescription stuff wasn't working. CeraVe fixes the issues for me almost immediately every single time :)

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Never tried Osea but Cerave is definitely considering how affordable it is!

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