Origins Ginzing™ Ultra-Hydrating energy-boosting cream review

2021 is the year when I tried for the first time any product from Origins, and so far, I have used around 4 and they have impressed me a lot. In the way that I ask myself, why I didn’t try them before.

The product that took my breath away was the Eye Doctor, which in my humble opinion is one of the best eye moisturizers I have ever used. After the initial success, I decided to keep trying their moisturizers line and today I will give you my view of the GINZING one.

Disclaimer: I’m using the Origins official pictures as mine got erased while I was during backup. Go figure.

The Company

Brand: Origins

Country: United States

Story: It was created by Leonard Lauder with the mission to create a cosmetic line that uses that nature’s high performing, sustainable plant, earth, and sea-based ingredients. Basically, a more natural, plant-based approach skincare company.

Since: Est. 1990

Owned by: The Estee Lauder Companies

Cruelty free: No. Even they have stated that by principal they do not test on animals, rather human volunteers, they are sold in China. If a product is sold in China, it has to be tested (by animals) before it can be sold in chinese market.

The Product

Main ingredients: Caffeine, ginseng, Niacinamide & Hyaluronic acid

Texture: cream

Suitable for sensitive skin: yes

For whom is good: Normal for normal to dry. They have a lighter version that it suited for combination to oily skins.

Free of: alcohol

Vegan: Yes

Shelf life: 12 months

Size: 50ml. There is also a 75 ml format.

Packaging: Glass jar with plastic lead. It comes in a box

My Review

My review: This moisturizer really impressed me. In a good way. It is creamy but without feeling heavy. It absorbs quickly and my skin feel hydrated and soft. And it felt soft all day.

It wears wonderful under makeup and a little goes long way. I highly recommend this moisturizer specially if you have dry skin or suffer of dry patches. Another moment to use it is during the winter works like a charm.

How I used: In the morning, as a last step before applying my SPF.

Why I liked the most: How hydrated and soft my skin felt.

How long did it last: 3 months

Pecas’s score: 4/5 Excellent

Will but it again: Yes.


Origins is implementing many actions to reduce the impact of their products.

Packaging: eco-friendly cartons are FSC certified and 55% of their packging is either ecyclable, refillable, reusable, recycled or recoverable, with the goal to achieve 80% by 2023.

They use in 100% renewable electricity to manufacture our products in primary facilities.

And they have created the Origins Green The Planet Fund that have many actions to fund organizations that will help reduce the impact on the environment.

Sustainability score: 3/5

Where you can buy it: you can buy directly from Origins page or big retail stores.

Price: (for the 50ml format)

Note: I purchased the product myself and there are no affiliate links in this post.

Author: Maite

Hi I'm Maite I love everything about beauty and skincare but also love travel the world to see new places. I created this blog to combine my two passions and share with you in this little corner on the web. I hope you enjoy it!

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