Why You Need To Add A Hydration Booster To Your Skincare Routine

by Gio

indeed labs hydration booster

My skincare priority in winter is hydration.

With the harsh winds and low temperatures plotting to suck every last drop of water out of my skin, I want to make sure its hydration supplies are unlimited and that its protective barrier hasn’t cracked under the pressure.

That’s where a hydration booster comes in. I love boosters because you can use them alone (sort of like a serum) or add them to your fave moisturiser. At the moment, I’m using Indeed Labs Hydration Booster for dehydrated skin.

Here’s what makes it work so well:


Glycerin is a humectant. That’s how scientists call magnets that attract water from the air and dump it into your skin. This extra moisture keeps skin soft and smooth, plumps it up and makes it glow.

Now you know why glycerin is in almost every skincare product you own!

Related: Why Glycerin Is One Of The Most Common Skincare Ingredients


RevidrateTM is a complex made up of Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Sorbitan Oleate, Sorbitan Laureate and Myristyl Malate Pbosphonic Acid.

Together, these four fellas creates a barrier on the skin that keeps moisture in and stimulates skin cells to increase natural moisturising factors.

Basically, they fix your skin’s protective barrier and make your skin soft and smooth.


My fave thing about Indeed Labs Hydration Booster is niacinamide. It’s a skincare hero that does everything. Studies have shown that niacinamide:

  • Moisturises skin
  • Reduces the appearance of wrinkles
  • Fades dark spots
  • Treats acne
  • Soothes irritations and rosacea

Niacinamide is one of those few antiaging superstars that even sensitive skin can tolerate. If it’s not in your skincare routine yet, this is your chance to incorporate it.

Related: Is Niacinamide A Skincare Do-It-All?

Let’s Put It To The Test: Personal Use And Opinion

Indeed Labs Hydration Booster has a lightweight consistency that sinks immediately into my skin. No residue is left behind.

I don’t need to use a hydration booster in the summer but if I skip one in winter, I notice a difference immediately. This booster strengthens my skin’s protective barrier so it can better withstand the cold weather and gives my skin that extra moisture it needs to stay well-hydrated.

After every use, my skin is soft and smooth and my fine lines look smaller too. The best thing is that my skin stays that way throughout the day now!

I dare you ruin my skin now, crappy winter weather!

Availability: £16.99 at Asos

Ingredients: Water, Propylene Glycol, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Glycerin, Niacinamide, Cyclopentasiloxane, Cyclohexasiloxane, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Dimethicone, Phosholipids, Isohexadecane, Glycine Soya (Soybean) Extract, Sorbitan Oleate, Polysilicone-11 , Polysorbate 60, Biosaccharide Gum-1, Sorbitan Laurate, Sorbitan Isostearate, Myristyl Malate/Phosphonic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol

Do you use a hydration booster in winter? Let me know in the comments below.

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