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Josie Maran Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil

What it is: An innovative 99%-natural creamy oil with an infinite number of uses such as hydrating skin, conditioning lips, and illuminating complexion. What it does: One creamy oil, infinite possibilities. This makeup-artist must-have delivers all the moisturizing benefits of argan oil in a portable, nongreasy, creamy oil form. The innovative formula starts as a cream and melts into an oil, making your complexion more luminous while tightening facial contours and preventing inflammation. Use it to hydrate and gently soothe undereyes, smooth flyaways, keep eyebrows in place, and condition lips. Mix it with powder blush or eye shadow to instantly transform it into a cream.Sephora is the exclusive beauty retailer for this product.
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Questions & Answers for Josie Maran Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil

Question
Does it make skin break out? Can it be used on slightly oily skin? Thanks!
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
littledebbie
(Berthoud, CO)
on Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil
8 answers
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answer 1
I have very oily/acne prone skin and have been using this product for a few weeks now... it has actually helped with my acne! I have tried so many other creams and lotions that have actually made me breakout! This is by far the best thing! I apply a lil every night all over my face and eye area and have seen/felt a difference!
answered 1 year ago
eryfina
(Othello, WA)
answer 2
I break out with everything, and so far no break outs with it.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
jade118
answer 3
This has never made me breakout.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
BridgetteR
answer 4
I don't thick it would make you break out, but it will make oily skin oilier. I wouldn't recommend this product from that standpoint to anyone with oily skin.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
catinatl
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 5
I did break out with a couple of pimples after using it for 3 days...I think I used too much though...I have slightly oily skin at times...I think it's best to use when skin is dry or only on dry areas. Not sure if the product made me break out or it was that time of month because it was around the same time I usually get one or two pimples....so I can't know for sure if it was to blaim....I just use it sparely now and really like it.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
shellmore
(madison, WI)
answer 6
No it is not oily at all. it absorbs into the skin very fast nd it does not feel greasy at all. You may be able to use it as a daily moisturizer if you want because I use pure Aragan oil as my daily moiturizer and it does not affect my skin in a negative way. The best advice I can give you is to use a miniscule amount at first and see how it works for a couple of days before you adopt it as your daily skin regimen.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
bela281
(Houston, TX)
answer 7
No problem at all with breakouts. My skin is combination but on the oily side. This absorbs quickly on the face and leaves skin soft and supple.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
ohyesshedid
(South Riding, VA)
answer 8
I have sensitive skin and this does not break me out. This product is paraben free, organic and natural . I would get a sample to test it out just Incase . But this product , along with the whole josie maran brand is known for the high quality and natural ingredients.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
iadoresephorax
(Flushing, NY)
Question
Color
Does this product have any color to it or is it just clear?
asked 11 months ago
charley13
on Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil
7 answers
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answer 1
Seems to be just clear. It doesn't add any color to your face, just brightens the skin.
answered 6 months ago
SparksnCurls
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 2
It's clear.
answered 11 months ago
lcranny
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 3
It is a clear oil
answered 11 months ago
JohannaLL
(Galt)
answer 4
The oil is clear.
answered 11 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 5
This creamy oil goes on clear.
answered 11 months ago
HikChik
answer 6
It is clear
answered 11 months ago
rmoak
(Oakland, CA)
answer 7
It is a salve. It's clear when it melts into your skin.
answered 11 months ago
tizzilich
(Battle Creek, MI)
Question
For men? I am thinking of purchasing this for my husband who suffers from extremely dry, flaky skin.
The reviews are great, but I'm curious about the smell. Will it smell too feminine? If so, does the fragrance fade?
asked 5 months, 4 weeks ago
lareve
on Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil
7 answers
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answer 1
The smell is citrusy and very light. I think it's pretty gender-neutral, and it fades after a few minutes so I wouldn't think there would be any issues with a man using it.
answered 3 months ago
lippychick
(Bordentown, NJ)
answer 2
It smells like a dreamsicle, and it fades once it has completely absorbed in your skin.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
sjkim05
(Seattle, WA)
answer 3
Does not have a feminine smell at all. This is great for anyone who has dry skin or just wants to make there skin feel moisturizer more. This would be great for your husband.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
cookie858
(Miami, Fl)
answer 4
If he has dry flaky skin, get it !! It's truly amazing. That's basically what my face is like and since I've been using this, my skin has improved by a mile. The smell isn't too feminine (in my opinion), and besides, I recommend using this over night so I don't think the smell would matter too much when you're sleeping :) It definitely doesn't smell bad though. Ask for a sample, I guarantee after even just one night your husband will see a difference.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Neketa
(Toronto, ON)
answer 5
The scent is VERY light. My husband , who wouldn't use it if it smelled girly, used it yesterdy. I gave him some for his hands, he smelled it and didn't say anything negative, which he definitely would have done, if it was an issue.
answered 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Lisa3333
(Minneapolis, MN)
answer 6
Get it! It has a slight citrus-y smell to it that is not feminine at all which disappears. It is great for dry skin and you can use it all over. The texture is a bit unusual but it melts when it meets the heat of your skin. It doesn't absorb quickly so you need a minute or so before it is completely absorbed.
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
ohyesshedid
(South Riding, VA)
answer 7
It has a very light scent that is gender neutral.
answered 5 months, 4 weeks ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
Question
Separation of oil?
When the product comes out of the tube, it is mostly oil. Not as creamy as I expected. Is this normal? Or has it separated in the tube?
asked 8 months ago
bezo
(Pensacola, FL)
on Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil
7 answers
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answer 1
The separation is normal and nothing to worry about it. All you do to get that creamy consistency again is just shake the tube before using. Good luck!
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
rebec
(Topeka, Ks)
answer 2
I think it has separated. When mine comes out of the tube, it is thicker and an opaque pale yellow colour. Is yours coming out of the tube as a transparent liquid? Maybe try massaging the tube a bit or something?
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
veronicaing
(Toronto, ON)
answer 3
Mine seems to have separated over time. I suspect it might be a result of temperature change. I am going to try leaving mine in the refrigerator overnight- will report back!
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
pa1dvacation
(New York, NY)
answer 4
My Sephora consultant told me that it will be a bit oily when you first squeeze the tube, but then it will come out creamy right after. I think the separation is normal.
answered 6 months ago
michyj
(Alton, IL)
answer 5
simply massage the tube or shake it up, you will be back to that creamy consistency you love!
answered 7 months ago
lahlahlou
(Onalaska, WI)
answer 6
I'd suggest "shaking" the tube prior to opening it. This works for me every time. I also experience the "separation" and it is thoroughly annoying! The product is 99% natural, so some separation should be expected.
answered 8 months ago
brownpanda
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 7
it is normal. the product is pure oil whipped into a creamy texture so is normal that after it had been 'sitting there' the first to come out is liquid. the product's integrity has not been compromised :D
answered 8 months ago
liudmila64
(Calgary,Ab)
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Utility of this product
Can you use this as an all over face cream? I have really dry skin and nothing seems to keep it hydrated throughout the day. I have try so many product and nothing seems to work on a long term.
asked 5 months, 1 week ago
marypi
(Montreal Canada)
on Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil
7 answers
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answer 1
I have dry skin as well, and I think if applied with a light hand this oil can be worn during the day for extra hydration. You probably want to wear it under another moisturizer.
answered 1 month, 4 weeks ago
pywd
(Washington, DC)
answer 2
Absolutely!! I use this as an overnight treatment all over my face. I apply this right before I go to bed, and then when I wake up, my skin is incredibly nourished and moisturized. The moisture will last throughout the day, as well, which is fantastic. :)
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
missfawnie
(Las Vegas, NV)
answer 3
My saving grace for dry, irritated skin is Perricone's Hyper-allergenic Moisturizer, but you could subsitute Perricone's Face Finishing Moisturizer which is heavier. I do use this product on my face, but not all over and definitely not as a daily moisturizer. That's not what this is. This product is to be used - very sparingly - on excessively dry skin. I use this occassionally at bedtime on my cheeks & neck after my Perricone moisturizer has sunk in. I also found that using the liquid pure argan oil as a serum under the moisturizer has been a huge plus. I think what you need is the pure argan oil, but for me it alone was not enough so I had to use moisturizer on top of it. Order of products: Josie Maran 100% pure argan oil, Perricone moisturizer, then 2-3X a week I top with Josie Maran creamy oil on my cheeks, neck & under eyes.
answered 2 months, 4 weeks ago
vintagespirit
(Perryville, MD)
answer 4
Yes! I have extremely dry and sensitive skin and I use this all over my face every day. It has been a life-changer for me! I can't even tell you how many products I tried before this, but I had the same problem as you-- the moisture only lasted so long. This product keeps my skin super hydrated without causing clogging or breakouts, and it gives off a lovely dewy glow under makeup. I think you'll love it!!
answered 3 months, 1 week ago
omrachie85
(Vail, CO)
answer 5
For me this is extremely hydrating and extremely long-lasting. Josie's Argan oil products are the only ones I've found that I can put on once and still feel hydrated hours later.
answered 3 months, 2 weeks ago
samalamadingdong
(Garland, TX)
answer 6
I've done it. I have extremely dry, hypersensitive skin (yay me!) and this works wonders
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
TomboyInHeels
(Toronto Canada)
answer 7
I am from the Michigan so the fall and winter months are brutal and my skin would get so dry. Once I started using this I have not had one hint of dryness. I usually apply it at night (I also apply it through the day as needed) and use a humidifier too. You can also use it on any other dry areas. It is deff a great buy!
answered 5 months, 1 week ago
MegEW
(Macomb, MI)
Question
Anyone use this as a day time moisturizer?
I've used this on my lips and hands during the day, it seems like it would be a little much as a daily moisturizer - i.e. thick and oily and maybe not good under makeup. Anyone have any experience using this under makeup as their primary day time moisturizer?
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
amandaesq
(San Jose, CA)
on Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil
6 answers
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answer 1
I have used it around my eyes prior to my morning makeup and haven't had an issue...use a little and I mean a little and allow it time to absorb
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
tiffh
(Carlisle, Pa)
answer 2
I use it under makeup but you have to let it absorb into your skin well. I usually wait about 10-15 mins before putting my makeup on. I live in Colorado and it is very dry here so it is a great moisturizer.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
ginco
(Fort Collins, CO)
answer 3
I have been mixing it with my Bare Minerals foundation and using it as my daytime foundation/moisturizer. Please note I have VERY dry skin; I don't recommend this product as a daytime moisturizer to anyone with oily skin.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
catinatl
(Atlanta, GA)
answer 4
I mix it in with my moisturizer and works well under my makeup, especially on dry patches around my face. Just let your skin absorb it before putting makeup on.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
paz111
(Dallas, Tx)
answer 5
I've used it as a day moisturizer when my skin was really dry under makeup and it was awesome and never ended up greasy at the end of the day or separate my foundation but....then after using it everyday for about 3 days ...the 3rd day I looked in the mirror when got home from work and my face was oily....so now I only use it at night...I'm not sure why that happened...maybe my face just became too moisturized and I no longer needed it? Hope that helps.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
shellmore
(madison, WI)
answer 6
I tried as a face moisturizer but unfortunate for me it made me break out. It might not bother you but I am very break out prone so. It may work for you if your dry.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
adickted
(COCONUT CREEK, FLORIDA)
Question
Would you use during the summer?
I am purchasing this for use on my face. I have dry skin in the winter and oily during the humid summer months. Those who have bought this product do you think you'll use in the summer too? Or will it be too oily. I don't want to purchase going into spring if it's going to be too oily.
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
mmayloca
(Maryland)
on Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil
6 answers
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answer 1
Depending on how oily your skin is in the summer...I would recommend it because its not the type of product that would sit on the surface of the skin it actually absorbs into the skin..Its also excellent if you have dry lips too....
answered 1 year ago
Florida50
(Pembroke Pines Florida)
answer 2
Use it as a nighttime moisturizer, or in small spots of rough skin. I have combo skin (cheeks dry, chin oily). I don't notice any added oilyness. In fact I am getting less acne on my chin the I used to.
answered 1 year ago
gracefulism
answer 3
yes.
answered 1 year ago
patriciahannan
(Queens, NYC)
answer 4
I have combo skin and will probably use this before bed in the summer. Also, after a day outside, if skin feels dry... a light application. Make sure it sinks in and absorbs before putting on other makeup or you go out.
answered 1 year ago
lulu876
(Boston, MA)
answer 5
I will likely use my HG summer moisturizer (Garnier Gel Cream - Dry Skin) but dot this under eyes and on my smile lines b/c those are my driest areas and they DO get just as dry in the summer months. I wouldn't use this on my forehead when it's hot but that's just me
answered 1 year ago
jaanblack
(NYC)
answer 6
For me and my skin. I'm dry all year round. So it's just what I need for myself.
answered 1 year ago
rayon
(Lynwood, California)
Question
Can it be used on hair?
asked 1 year ago
mperdo1
on Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil
6 answers
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answer 1
I think hair's my favorite use for it!
answered 1 year ago
o0secondstar0o
answer 2
Sure. It is heavy so just for fly always or to smooth split ends
answered 1 year ago
cashley26
(Melbourne, FL)
answer 3
I heard you can use that for the hair.
answered 1 year ago
mclxo120
(Surprise, AZ)
answer 4
Yes, you are welcome to use this on the hair/scalp.
answered 1 year ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
answer 5
Yes, apply a small amount to hands and rub into ends of hair. You will be shocked how well your hair looks.
answered 1 year ago
gracefulism
answer 6
Yes, I've used it on my hair when it is dry to define my waves and tame frizz. (I think I like it better than the argan oil)
answered 1 year ago
bellag2107
(Tampa, FL)
Question
New Argan Infinity cream vs Cult favorite Rosebud Salve
I have the Rosebud Salve, and it looks just like it's basically the same thing! A multi purpose moisturizer that's perfect for almost everything. I do want to buy this, but I don't want to just buy the same thing! Also, which one would you prefer? I know for a fact I'd drive myself nuts walking out the door and having to choose between the two to throw in my purse ( yeah decision making isn't my best quality)
asked 1 year ago
Lizzie199
(Somewhere)
on Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil
6 answers
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answer 1
So not the same thing. The infinity cream is 1000 times better
answered 9 months ago
liftoff1
(Los Angeles, CA)
answer 2
I really like this product, but Rosebud Salve is great too and less expensive.
answered 11 months ago
MJK1
(Metro Chicago, IL)
answer 3
This is much creamier & has many more uses than Rosebud Salve (can be used instead of moisturizer over your entire face). It also makes your skin glow & sinks in. I've used both & really have to recommend the Creamy Oil if you have dry skin as I do. Rosebud Salve would be more like the Josie Maran balm (which is excellent).
answered 11 months ago
ninya
(Boston, MA)
answer 4
I really love the rosebud salve for my lips, but not to use on my face as it is too glossy and feels really heavy. However, I like the argon oil cream for my face and don't use it on my lips as it feels like it is too lightweight. Hope that helps.
answered 1 year ago
pslone
(Gurnee, IL)
answer 5
Rosebud salve is more of a balm whereas this is more of an oily cream consistency. I love both products, but because of the differences in texture I find the rosebud salve is better as a lip balm and the argan cream as a hair product, face moisturizer and eyeshadow primer etc. You won't regret purchasing both :)
answered 1 year ago
o0secondstar0o
answer 6
You can't compare the two! And believe me, as a fellow Rosebud Salve devotee, you definitely will be using BOTH products. They're both great. I keep the Infinity Cream in my bathroom and carry the Rosebud Salve with me in my purse. This is only because of logisitics - the Rosebud Salve is much easier to use on the go. (Also, it's cheaper, so I don't mind using it 75 times a day, whereas I'd rather use the Infinity Cream in the a.m. and p.m. or as needed). Plus, the Infinity Cream has a subtle, pretty scent to it so it feels a little more luxe. Bottom line - they're both great, and you definitely need them both. :)
answered 1 year ago
beautyjunkietj
(Forty Fort, PA)
Question
How to use
I have dry to normal skin how do I use or apply this. What are the best ways to use this?
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
ashrob
(Dallas TX)
on Argan Infinity Cream Intensive Creamy Oil
6 answers
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answer 1
You can use of course but use a small amount on your finger tip...and massage on a dry parts of your face or neck
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
kated32
(Flushing, NY)
answer 2
This product is very moisturizing, you take a little bit and warm it on your finger tips and apply it to any dry spot. I've tried it as a lip balm, as an elbow moisturizer, for my feet with socks, for my dry hands. I even used it under my eyes after a long day out.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
lokita427
(Sunnyside, NY)
answer 3
I use it on my face at night after I wash my face. i first apply my other products, let them sink in first for a few minutes, then I apply this last. I actually start by applying it to clean hands, then apply to face - including my lips.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
eastbayshopper
(Bay Area, CA)
answer 4
This product can be used night or day. Great as an all over facial moisturizer applied at night. Good for spot touch-ups too. Non-greasy, great scent. A little goes a long way.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
angiem1
(Brook Park, OH)
answer 5
It can be used any and everywhere. I use as a face moisturizer it only take a pea size. I rub my hands together and just press on my face, around my eyes, on my lips and my neck. It's a true treat.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
tinamichaels
(goodlettsville, tn)
answer 6
A little goes a long way. The tube looks like it might not last long, but you only need a tiny bit if you're going to use it on your face or hands or for smaller areas, like elbows or heels. It comes out thick as a cream, then kind of melts in your hands as an oil. It can be used for face and body. The literature on the package lists numerous uses, even blending it with makeup.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
melbeans
(Marlton, NJ)
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