Crystal Radiance Hydrating Elixir Neroli • Step 3 Day & Night

  • Renews Hydration • Balances Complexion • Facilitates Healthy Cell Regeneration

    The Crystal Radiance Hydrating Elixirs, Step 3 in our 5-Step Facial Regimen, are developed as treatments to help hydrate, balance, and rejuvenate the skin. These original nourishing water-based products were developed in 1986 to reestablish water hydration.

    The hydrating nature of our elixirs include a complex botanical synergy specific to each skin type, along with an energetic gem elixir, chosen for its specific mineral qualities, all to assist water saturation.

    For use both day and night, these elixirs will assist in renewing hydration deeper into the epidermis before oil-based products during the day, and alone at night to regulate while you sleep, without the use of serums, or night creams. Also perfect for travel to keep from dehydrating, especially on planes.

    Our delicately floral Tunisian neroli is moisturizing and calming, making it a perfect treatment for irritated, inflamed, or dry skin. It is also excellent for rosacea and sunburned or windburned skin.

  • Shake and spray 3-4 pumps over face and neck. Keep bottle approximately 10-12 inches from face.

    Day: After cleansing with Créme Cleanser, spray face and neck with Crystal Radiance, before applying Precious & Nourishing Facial Oil and Visibly Radiant Moisturizer.

    Night: After cleansing, apply Nighttime Repair Serum, then spray face and neck with Crystal Radiance.

  • By Julia Faller, Founder/formulator

    The Crystal Radiance Hydrating Elixir series are authentic formulas based on water integration, saturation and balance. Created in 1986, these little sweeties would become the impetus for creating the Benedetta facial regimen launched 10 years later.

    My intention for the Crystal Radiance Elixirs was to aid the relief of dehydration, plaguing the majority of individuals and my clients. The key was to introduce cell hydration during sleep to regain balance when waking.

    Our biological clock and *circadian rhythms in the skin affect the biology of appearance and also have a profound effect on the absorption of products where hydration is a key factor. A recent study reveals the importance of the biological clock in the regeneration of skin stem cells. When this system is disrupted it results in premature tissue aging. When skin cells divide, in a process called proliferation, this process takes place during the day at various times, but is at least 30 times more rapid at night than during the day. The rate of water loss is 20% to 30% higher at night than during the day. Therefore, the skin’s regulation with regard to water loss and skin hydration, as well as skin ph and skin temperature, are controlled during sleeping hours.

    Enter… Crystal Radiance Hydrating Elixirs

    Crystal Radiance is comprised of activated, bioavailable waters, to encourage the skin’s natural cell division, repair, and regeneration through hydration. The Crystal Radiance Elixirs where created with this biological clock reference in mind. Use during the DAY under Precious & Nourishing Antioxidant Oils to secure cell saturation and revitalization.

    Use alone at NIGHT after cleansing the skin with one of our Massage-In Crème Cleansers. Using no other facial products allows the skin to “breath” while securing much needed moisturizing hydration. After 29 years I can attest to the fact that those of us that refrain from night time cream based products, retain hydration at greater levels, and ultimately have gained a youthful glow and supple feel upon waking.

    *Circadian rhythms are physical, mental and behavioral changes that follow a roughly 24-hour cycle, responding primarily to light and darkness in an organism's environment. They are found in most living things, including animals, plants and many tiny microbes. The study of circadian rhythms is called chronobiology.

    Circadian rhythms and the skin - References

    Peggy Janich, Gloria Pascual, Anna Merlos-Suárez, Eduard Batlle, Jürgen Ripperger, Urs Albrecht, Karl Obrietan, Luciano Di Croce, Salvador Aznar Benitah. The circadian molecular clock creates epidermal stem cell heterogeneity. nature, 2011; Doi: 10.1038/nature10649

    Crystal Radiance Neroli
    Domestic Harvest Organic - 20%
    Local Harvest Biodynamic- 5%
    Global Harvest 75 % Organic- 40% Biodynamic 35%

    Crystal Radiance Rosemary Verbenone
    Domestic Harvest Organic - 11%
    Local Harvest Biodynamic- 4% Sustainable 25%
    Global Harvest Organic- 60%

    Crystal Radiance Ylang Ylang
    Domestic Harvest Organic - 20%
    Local Harvest Biodynamic- 5%
    Global Harvest Organic - 75%

  • Hydrosols Aqua: Rose Rosa damascena, Neroli Citrus aurantium, Lavender Lavandula angustifolia • Aloe Vera Aloe barbadensis • Gem Elixir Aqua • Vegetable Glycerin Glycerin • Grape Vitis vinifera Alcohol • Proprietary Blend Essential Oils • Aventurine Mineral

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  • hi is this a spray?

    Hello! Yes, the Crystal Radiance is a spray. 

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Sherry K.
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I’ve used neroli hydrating elixir along with the face oil, eye cream and cleanser for years. I love these products - my skin feels clean and well moisturized.

Mary H.
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I love this product. My skin feels and looks hydrated after using it and it smells great. I apply it at night and in the morning, my skin still feels great.

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My skin is happy, I use the 5 step protocol

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Absolute Magic for dry skin

I have been using the entire 5 step product line from Benedetta for over 8 years, but I always say the Crystal Elixir is pure magic! My most vital, versatile and favorite step of my skin care regimen. Highly recommended for folks like me who have fair, dry skin and love the outdoors.


I can't live without this product!

I have used the hydrating elixir for 3 years and love it. My skin is very dry and I use it right after washing my face - twice a day. If I don'tmy face always feels too dry.