So when I saw commercials and ads in magazines for this product, I decided it was worth a try.
And I am now in love.
To paraphrase Stefon, of "Saturday Night Live" fame, this product has everything: a light feel, a cool feel, virtually no scent, hyaluronic acid, and you only need a small amount to cover your face (and your neck if you get a little carried away).
Seriously, this is exactly what you need if you are like me. Though it is a gel, it's a very light gel, liquidy but not runny. It feels invisible on your skin, and application is a breeze. But most of all, it immediately sinks in to your skin and your face feels cooler. As I mentioned above, it has the slightest of scents and does not in any way sting or feel like it is shrinking your skin - you know, like products with alcohol content can do.
Of course, since it contains hyaluronic acid, it is good for anti-aging, but also means that you need a good sunscreen if you are using it in the daytime. But whether you put sunscreen or foundation or powder - or even all three - on top, you never feel like you are adding a layer.
Also, since it is a Neutrogena product, you can find it in your local drug store. I got mine on sale at our local CVS, for under $20.00. I have a feeling it's gonna last me a nice long time, since you need the tiniest amount for full face coverage. So there is a better than usual chance that this will do well on the BMST.
This gel has not caused any extra redness, breakouts, or other problems with my sensitive, rosacea-ed skin. I really feel like this might be one of the best things that Neutrogena has come up with - or that anyone has, for that matter!
My face and I are both happy.