Clinique Moisture Surge!!!

Full Review of My Experience with Clinique Moisture Surge:

I own three deluxe sample of Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief in 5mls and 7ml respectively. I’ve used up a whole jar of 5ml and I couldn’t see or feel the different at all so I stop using it. Moisture Surge has been sitting in my drawer for 6 months now and recently I revisited this Clinique’s best seller for a skin S.O.S.

Every brand counter I visited for the past 1 month said I have dehydrated skin. Perricone MD, Estee Lauder, Clarins, Clinique, Origins, Guerlain, Dior…they all said the same thing. I’ve been using extensively on both Clarins HydraQuench Intensive Serum Bi-Phase and Clarins HydraQuench Cream-Gel but it seems like my skin has reached to a dry stage that those two daily staple is not enough anymore. I have a few hydration skin care set which I’m currently testing and then I remembered I have a few jar of Clinique Moisture Surge somewhere. I managed to find them and gave them another go.

Clinique Moisture Surge is not a cream but it’s in gel form. Very similar to Clarins HydraQuench Cream-Gel. This give me a cooling sensation upon application. I do not press on to my face like other skin care but with this I just applied normally. I find that this way it works better than pressing on.

Time of Use:

I only use this during the odd period where I have nothing on the skin. You know. The time in between removing make ups after work to bed time? That’s when I slap this onto my face generously. I don’t apply my night skin care right after shower because my face would be oily while watching tv and by the time I’m ready for bed, I can’t stand the things on my face. So normally I’ll apply my night skin care right before I jump on the bed.

I find that my skin dehydration problem has decreased over time with the use of this product. Now I make sure my skin is properly moisturized in between the odd period and I’m not stingy to slap this on thickly. Before I apply my daily skin care I just wash my face with cold water. Surprisingly this gel is washed off easily with no oily residue. I don’t use this under my make up as I’m still on Clarins and it’s just the same except for the consistency of the gel. One thing you need to note that Clinique Moisture Surge is retailing for RM165 for a 50ml jar. I’m not sure if I’d repurchase this from the counter but I might repurchase from online store as I prefer deluxe sample jar for this. I dipped my finger in the jar! That explains why I need deluxe sample hehe.



I have gone through a lot of facial moisturizers but as of lately I have switched out from using this product as of recently, will be updating soon on my new love.


Have a great day loves!

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  • This is a wonderful product.  I have been using it for years.  Very smooth and feels light and airy.  I would recommend this product to people with all different skin types and all ages.  Men as well as women.

    Thank you for sharing.

  • I have a small jar from the Clinique sampling campaign. It was too rich for my oily skin for day use, but night use was slightly better. It didn’t get absorbed when applied on my face and I felt like it was “floating” on the surface of my skin which makes it very uncomfortable. Anyhow, Clinique products have not really worked for me actually.

  • I got a sample of this moisture surge from Clinique’s workshop at my uni a few years back and I really liked it!
    I ended up buying the full size when I was in Aust and it saved my skin. My skin was peeling but with this, it was all good. I use this back in Malaysia too but not that often. Every now and then on top of my moisturizer. Sometimes i use it over my makeup too. I think i finished two jars of this.
    I’m not really sure whether it was mentioned anywhere in your website, but just to note, this moisture surge is supposed to be used on top of your moisturizer. The clinique lady explained, moisturizer is like the food, and this moisture surge is like water. Maybe that’s why it was ‘floating’ on your skin.