Visibly smooth, condition and refine with a luxurious veil of hydration to enhance your beauty routine. This feather-light essence hydrates and prepares skin to improve the performance of the products that follow. With a moisture-boosting blend of hyaluronic acid, purified pomegranate extract and organic argan oil, over time skin looks healthier, brighter and more refined.

Clinically proven to hydrate skin for up to 24 hours, and to improve the performance of your Frankincense Intense™ Age-Defying or Lift Serum, it’s the perfect partner to enhance your Frankincense Intense™ beauty routine.

Improves performance

Purified pomegranate extract helps to restore the natural flow of water in the skin, prepping it perfectly to better absorb serums and moisturizers, improving their performance.


A skin-conditioning combination of hydrating hyaluronic acid and organic argan oil plumps, nourishes and helps to strengthen skin, to leave it feeling soft, smooth and radiant.

Enhances wellbeing

Soothes your senses with our Boswellia sacra (frankincense) essential oil, treasured for centuries for its deeply relaxing aroma.


Clinically proven to hydrate skin for up to 24 hours.

After 1 week*

80% agree their skin looks smoother

75% agree their natural glow is restored


After 2 weeks*

80% agree the appearance of skin is improved

80% agree their skin looks brighter

71% agree their complexion is refined



When using Frankincense Intense™ Hydrating Essence as part of your Frankincense Intense™ skincare routine.

Target fine lines and wrinkles

95% agree their skin looks smoother

87% agree their fine lines and wrinkles are visibly reduced


Target deep lines and loss of firmness

90% agree their skin looks smoother

88% agree their skin feel firmer and recontoured


*Based on a consumer trial with 100 women

†When using Frankincense Intense™ Hydrating Essence and Frankincense Intense™ Age-Defying Serum together. Based on a consumer trial with 65 women after 4 weeks.

††When using Frankincense Intense™ Hydrating Essence and Frankincense Intense™ Lift Serum together. Based on a consumer trial with 60 women after 4 weeks.

Apply morning and evening after cleansing. Add a few drops in the palm of your hand and take a moment to inhale the aroma. Using your fingertips, gently glide over the face and slowly pat until absorbed.

For results you’ll love, use as part of your Frankincense Intense™ routine. Use after Frankincense Intense™ Cleansing Melt and before your Frankincense Intense™ Serum.

WARNING: Avoid contact with eyes. Avoid use in case of known allergy to listed ingredients.
Aqua/Water, Glycerin, Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate, Levulinic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate, Xanthan Gum, Potassium Sorbate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice Powder*, Sodium Levulinate, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Peel Oil*, Commiphora Confusa Resin Oil*, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Flower Oil*, Citrus Nobilis (Mandarin Orange) Peel Oil*, Commiphora Myrrha Oil*, Punica Granatum Fruit Extract , Boswellia Sacra Resin Oil*, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil*, Boswellia Neglecta Resin Oil*, Tocopherol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Limonene, Linalool, Geraniol, Farnesol.
From Essential Oils.

Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
Stunning, and smells gorgeous :)

This product is lovely. It smells gorgeous, and you don't need an awful lot either. My only criticism is that the glass bottle makes it very difficult to get the product out.

I LOOOVE this product

This is my favourite product that I have tried from Neal's Yard Remedies. It smells divine and it is really hydrating- a few drops are enough to make your skin smooth and hydrated.I have sensitive skin and seborrheic dermatitis- this is one of the few products on the market- I have tried others which have been even more expensive than this - both organic and luxurious etc. This has been my favourite product.I also noticed it evens out my skin tone a bit.I bought it last year and still have a bit left..a little goes a long way. I bought the full bottle after receiving a tester through my post.

Hydration explosion

I have used the Frankincense Lift cream for last few years and very happy with the results but adding the Hydrating Essence was a game changer. Skin has never been so consistently smooth, bright and hydrated! Recommend trying it!!

Lovely Essence

I bought this and was not disappointed. It smells wonderful, goes onto my skin and is absorbed so quickly. it leaves my skin looking radiant and soft.

Really good

I bought this off the back of a free sample that came with a previous order. This is better for my skin than the Green People Seaweed serum I was using before. This is a very large bottle, so good value for money. It has a very subtle aroma which is pleasant and not at all chemically. A little goes a long way, just a few drops is all that is needed. It feels refreshing going on and after several days use, can definitely see a difference. I do wonder whether a pump dispenser would be an easier option to get the fluid from the bottle but that is minor. I would have liked to try a Frankincense moisturiser but I think the current ones would be too rich for my skin. I am using the Rose Daily Moisturiser and that goes well with this.

Radiant skin

I love Neal's Yard, yet most of the time I can't tell if the product actually has made much difference. This essence was a pleasant surprise! It is well absorbed and leaves the skin radiant and hydrated. Happy to combine it with the Rose and Mallow moisturizer.

Danny 67
Amazing Essence

Beautiful fragrance even more beautiful and supple skin!

Gave my skin a treat!!

Super hydrating and a lovely smell too! My skin feels like it has had a holiday!