I was given two 7 ml sample bottles of this product at a Shiseido Bio-Performance Super Corrective Serum event, where the BA recommended I use it over the serum. I took her advice and sometimes used it over the latter – I really liked how supple my face was upon waking, with this combination. I also used it on its own in the day and at night; I appreciated how it sank into the skin without a greasy feel, yet gave me the moisture I need. It’s not too rich as a moisturising base (it makes a great primer for foundation) and it’s good enough to keep my skin smooth at night.
It seems to work best over a serum – besides the Bio-Performance serum, I also received positive results with this over Hada Labo Super Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Lotion. This lightweight yet slightly creamy lotion is adequate for a night’s repose in a non-air-conditioned room but you might need something a little richer if you sleep in an air-conditioned one or have dry skin.