Smells amazing, love how lightweight it is.
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Refreshing cucumber-like scent. Product took some rubbing to absorb but once settled it leaves the skin feeling smooth and soft.
I have very dry, eczema-prone skin so this one feels a bit too light for me. I'd prefer a stronger moisturizing formula. I imagine this would be good for oily skins though. Shipping was quite long (took over 2 weeks to arrive).
I picked this up from a #ThingDrop and was thrilled about it; I'm a white woman in my 30s, so yes I am always on the hunt for a Holy Grail face product. The Margin moisturizer finishes really beautifully, a midweight, seasonal transition type finish, so I love it winter into spring, and summer into fall. Also the weekly emails are actually quite good and not super annoying! I read them regularly!
When applying, it does not absorb super quickly, but almost lathers up. I have to work it into my skin which I don't love, but once I do, I love the midweight feel of it. The packaging is really lovely but I definitely broke the top when trying to figure out how to open it and spilled; this is operator error though.
Got this a while back via thingdrop but was testing other moisturizers at the time so only started testing this recently! The order came relatively quickly and came with a nice a handwritten note, which was a nice touch. The packaging was nice (minimal, sturdy, clean) though it took a bit of effort to slide the sleeve off. That struggle low-key made me question if I was qualified to use their product lol. Anyhow, I've been using this moisturizer for the past few weeks. I like that it's light and has a light cucumber scent that aligns with what I'd imagine it'd smell like at a spa (though I've never been so who knows if it's accurate).
It'd be nice if the packaging was a tad looser so opening it could be effortless. While tearing it open was an option, the packaging felt too nice to ruin like that. For the container, I wish there were other top options beyond the pump. A full pump is too much for me, and I've also noticed some inconsistencies between pumps. For the lotion itself, I wish it had SPF in it, but otherwise, I'm happy with the moisturizer as-is.
I ordered this for a thingdrop a month or so ago and entered the wrong shipping address that was undeliverable, oops! A few days ago i got an email from Drew who said it has been returned to him and asked for a new address and it arrived two days later (with a handwritten note!) - A+ for customer service The product details, branding, etc are great. The light cucumber sent felt fresh without being overbearing. It goes on super light and dries quickly. Couldn't be more thrilled with the purchase!
The outer box was a bit snug and was too pretty for me to want to rip it off lol
I love MARGIN's branding, it's incredibly thoughtful and elevated. MARGIN is a light-weight moisturizer – as someone with sensitive, dry skin it's not enough on its own for me. With that said, I love the glow it gives off ☀️, didn't experience any breakouts, and appreciate the fresh cucumber scent 🥒 I'd definitely recommend it to people with oily skin / their skin does okay with lightweight products.
The outer sleeve was a bit snug on the box and therefore difficult to slide off. With such a beautiful box design and photography, I imagine I'm not the only person who would want to keep it, so the sleeve size should maybe be slightly adjusted. I'd love to try a richer formula for dry skin.
First off, the outside packaging (the box) has a minimalist design that's quite lovely. I love the very light, cucumber-infused scent of the moisturizer--it smells and feels fresh and goes on smoothly. I also like the clean design of the bottle. Also, the shipping was free and fast.
The bottle appears to be made of plastic. I don't know if the company will be able to avoid single-use plastic or update the packaging to be more eco-friendly in the future.
Love the branding /packaging and quick shipping.
I've enjoyed using the moisturizer so far, except for the fact that it doesn't sink into the skin that quickly and requires a lot of rubbing in before the white residue disappears. Have yet to see any big difference between this and other products I've been using though. Not sure I'd pay full price for this.
The moisturizer is a prefect lightweight yet luxe product. I was pleasantly surprised about the scent as it was stronger than I anticipated yet still subtle. It's one of the things that I look forward to when applying now. I tend to get milia with thicker moisturizers/lotions and am acne-prone and so far no issues with either. Looking forward to other products!
So fragrant I didn't feel comfortable putting it on my face. I will keep it for a hand moisturizer. (Note: I don't typically use any fragrance in my face skincare.) Nice packaging - airtight container with pump.
Shipping took a long time, however I believe that may just be supply chain issues that are getting worked out (it's still a new brand so giving them the benefit of the doubt on this one.) I wrote in to customer service and got a note back from the founder, which was a nice touch.