gel creams

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for gel creams.

Gel creams immediately hydrate and moisturize the skin. Gel creams may help your skin look fresh and dewy without being oily or glossy. They're a great addition to any skincare routine.


As an oily skin person it is a challenge to find the right hydration level. Comparing to other gel creams I've used in the past, this gel cream was fast absorbing and not sticky at all. ...This is definitely a true gel cream. I would repurchase and recommend this for all those who don’t like a thick old school cream....Great gel cream.

What it is: A shine-fighting, cooling gel moisturizer with up to 24 hours of hydrating power for oily and normal skin types.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Glacial Glycoprotein: Intensely hydrates and maintains skin’s moisture levels.
- Micronized Amino Acid: Reduces the appearance of sebum and facial shine over time.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.


Best gel cream I have ever tried!...I cannot rave about this gel cream enough! Most often, gel creams aren’t hydrating enough for me but cloud dew is the perfect balance of light and hydration! ...maybe just not a fan of gels....loved this product, super lightweight although can’t say it delivers allll day hydration. layered with my skincare/makeup routine, i can notice and feel a lil dryness after work (6-8 hours shifts). other non-gel moisturizers i’ve tried have no issues.

What it is: An ultra-lightweight gel cream that infuses thirsty skin with three types of hyaluronic acid and ceramides for nonstop, visible plumping hydration.

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Gel Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid Complex: Penetrates skin’s surface for long-lasting, visible line-plumping hydration.
- Amino Acids: Help provide antioxidant protection and support skin's resilience.
- Pineapple Enzyme: Gently visibly smooths, softens, and reveals brighter, more even-toned skin.


This is really nice for those who like a gel but need a bit more moisture than typical gels give. ...Great gel-cream...I recieved this korres gel-cream from influenster as a free item, This gel-cream is great!

What it is: A Mediterranean superfood gel-cream with prebiotic- and probiotic-rich Greek yoghurt plus time-released hydration to keep your skin looking dewy and hydrated all day.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Redness

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Greek Yoghurt: Nourishes.
- Sea Water: Hydrates.
- Passion Flower: Promotes bouncy-feeling skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: A lack of hydration in your skin can cause mid-day oiliness or dry patches. This gel-cream contains nourishing Greek yoghurt with prebiotics.


Skin fix gel cream...I have been looking for something that is light but still has moisture. Most creams and gels are super thick and this is not which I absolutely Love. ...Lately I have been obsessed with moisturizing gels in my morning skincare routine. I get shiny and oily during the day and gels just feel more lightweight.

What it is: A lightweight, visibly pore-refining gel-cream powered by B-L3™ that hydrates, absorbs excess oil, and repairs skin’s moisture barrier.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Uneven Texture, and Oiliness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 3.75% Patented* B-L3™ Barrier Lipid Complex: Replenishes natural lipids to repair skin’s moisture barrier in as little as one hour.
- 1.84% Saccharide Isomerate: Soothes and supports the skin barrier to deliver long-term hydration.
- 2% Niacinamide: Evens the look of skin tone, absorbs excess oil, and refines the appearance of pore size.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing


Great day and night cream with salicylic acid....I use this in between other harsher peel creams/gels and it's a perfect balance to keeping my skin moisturized and smooth....It's a little thicker than most gel type creams. It has a light scent which is pleasant & not overpowering.

What it is: A lightweight gel moisturizer that blurs pores and mattifies skin while providing optimal, up-to-all-day hydration.

Skin Type:
Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Acne and Blemishes, and Oiliness

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Santorini Grape Extract: Minimizes appearance of pores.
- Salicylic Acid: Unclogs pores, aids in blemish reduction.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Locks in and increases hydration.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.


A gentle hydrating facial gel/wash + paulas choice advance replenishing toner + Dior hydralife sorbet + and finally right before bed I add this layer. ...I cannot stop going back to this cream...I have been using this cream for 8 months and I used to use SHISEIDO Bio-Performance Advanced Super Revitalizing Cream daily and still own it.

What it is:
A face cream that works to combat signs of aging and revitalize the look of skin.

What it is formulated to do:
NEW Capture Totale Intensive Night Restorative Crème revitalizes the look of skin during the night by recharging surface skin cells. The longoza-cellular complex of age-defying ingredients addresses visible signs of aging, while oenothera helps support natural collagen production and diminish the appearance of dark spots to brighten and even out the complexion. Skin will look younger and re-plumped—more beautiful than the day before.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens


Beautiful gel-cream!...This is a luxurious gel-cream that has a nice scent and easily absorbs into the skin & it's very moisturizing. ...Luxurious and amazing cream...As a mom over 30 I am always looking for the best face creams that can actually work to keep my skin healthy and pretty, this Ginseng cream is absolutely incredible and I really love the texture and how well hydrated it keeps my skin, it does last long enough during the day.

What it is: A silky-soft, powerful cream that diminishes visible signs of aging and helps skin look firmer, smoother, and more refreshed.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fines Lines and Wrinkles, Dryness, Dullness, Uneven Texture and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Ginsenomics™: Sulwhasoo’s signature ginseng saponin improves the look of wrinkles and firmness while ginseng peptides help protect skin from environmental stressors.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates.


I fell in love with this cream from the first use. It is exactly the texture that a night cream should be, in my opinion. ...I am already obsessed with the Tula protect and glow sunscreen gel and the Tula Lip SOS treatment! Packaging is 10/10.

What it is: A potent overnight cream clinically shown to hydrate and improve the look of fine lines, leaving skin looking plump and radiant.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dryness, and Dullness

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Probiotic Extracts: Locks in moisture and supports skin balance.
- Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHAs): Improves the appearance of firmness and smoothness.
- Vitamin C: Gives the appearance of brighter, more even-toned skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is gluten-free and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This nighttime cream visibly improves skin’s smoothness, signs


The cool Biotic Prebiotic Redness relief cream smells nice. I have a dry patch on my chin and most of the creams make it oily. ...I would call it almost a gel cream type texture. My skin drank it up immediately!

What it is: A luxurious cream that cools on contact and helps to alleviate discomfort due to redness and irritation.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Redness

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil: Calms, soothes, and relieves distressed skin.
- Biotic Balancing Complex™: Replenishes the skin‘s surface microenvironment for a soothed, even, and healthy appearance.
- Colloidal Oatmeal: Attracts and seals in moisture while visibly calming signs of distress.

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