Review: Origins – Make a Difference Plus+ Rejuvenating Treatment

I have mentioned in my current winter skincare routine that I have been using Origins – Make a difference plus+ Rejuvenating Treatment for a long time. I think I should write a longer review since my skin love it!

First of all, I want to say this is my personal opinion for this product. I just want to share my opinion online, so if someone curious about this product, this post can help them making decision.

Make a Different Plus+ collection claims that they can repair, replenish and rejuvenate our skin, but I just go for the hydration. I believe if our skin hydrate enough, it will be automatically repaired and brighten up by itself. If you looking for hydration, this collection might be an option for you.


Make a Difference Plus+ Rejuvenating Treatment is a gel type moisturizer. It comes in a thick plastic jar which I think is recyclable (Origins collect empty container to recycle) . It has a lightweight non-sticky consistency, and easy to absorb. It also have a fragrance. I believe it is rose of Jericho which is the main selling ingredient for  Make a Difference Plus+ collection. I think this smell is pleasant and natural. It kind of smell like grapes for me;). Lucky enough this is not a strong smell, and you won’t smell it anymore after applying on your face.

I use this as a day moisturizer for entire year and a night moisturizer during summer. I have normal to oily skin type, so it works perfectly for me. If I need extra hydration in dryer days, I will use this before I put my night cream since it absorbs really quickly. Although I keep saying it is light-weight, it is not the type that you put it on, after absorb, you feel nothing on your skin. You can still feel the moisture on your skin, but it is not oily like cream type does. And this is the hydration and moisture I want. If you want a moisturizer that can leave you a “light-weight like nothing” feeling, this is not the one for you.

To talk about effectiveness, I feel nothing except my skin stay hydrate and breakout less. Although their collection named “make a difference”, this doesn’t give you any magical change. If you are already using some very good moisturizer, this won’t make your skin any different. I am just having long time searching for a  best fit moisturizer, and this moisturizer just comes in my hand and gives my skin what it needs. It is so important for me to find a moisturizer that can balance the hydration and oil level of my skin. I am not sure if this will still fit for me in the future, but it has been working for me for three years.


I recommend you to get a sample or try in store if possible. Try and see if you like the texture and smell. Don’t expect any magical difference make to your skin. If you can find cheaper alternative, go for it. If you are looking for moisturizer with other purpose (anti-winkle or whitening), this is not the right product for you. If you are looking for light-weight, gel type, hydration and oil level balance moisturizer, this might be a good product for you.

I hope this review can help you, and I hope you can find the best fit moisturizer for your skin! Feel free to leave any comment below. What is your favorite moisturizer?

Thanks for reading. I hope you have a wonderful day 🙂




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I am a 24 years old Asian girl living in San Francisco with natural brown silky long hair XD I love Asian beauty and currently learning more brands around the world. I am for sure a cat slave, but I couldn't have one in my apartment yet :( so I have a cat collection <3

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