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Water Elixir Skin Prep

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A Redness Reducing Serum & Moisturizer In One
Water Elixir, a redness reducing serum and moisturizer in one. Water Elixir is precisely formulated for dry, severely dehydrated skin.
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Water Elixir is a Japanese essence that fights redness and moisturizes your skin.

Water Elixir is ideal for dry, extremely dehydrated skin, giving it instant hydration and a radiant glow with just one use.

Unlike heavier serums, Japanese essences like Water Elixir are lighter and designed to deeply moisturize and nourish your skin. They not only hydrate but also help improve your skin's natural healing and renewal process.

Use Water Elixir twice daily for healthier, more vibrant skin that truly glows.

Made in Japan
We never test on animals

Water Elixir is specifically designed for individuals with:

  • Dry, extremely dehydrated skin.
  • It is suitable for sensitive skin prone to redness.
  • Perfect for menopausal skin.
  • Ideal for those residing in harsh or dry climates.
  • Effective for replenishing skin stripped of natural oils due to over-cleansing or over exfoliating.

Water Elixir is good for all skin types. Please check ingredients for any allergy info.

  • Shake Well
  • Apply 2-3 pumps of Water Elixir into clean hands.
  • Press palms together and press products gently into skin, face, and neck.
  • For an at-home spa experience, apply using our Skin Prep Brush.
  • Use before makeup application and before bedtime for best results.
  • Follow with Water Oil, Intense Barrier Cream and Water Balm.

For Pro Makeup Artists: Become Your Own Mixologist

  • Mix Water Elixir to sheer out the weight and texture of your makeup products.
  • Apply 3 pumps into a clean air gun and mist on top of finished makeup for radiant finish.
  • Mix with cream blushes, concealers and foundations. Let your artistic side run wild.





Mineral Oil



Mineral Oil

Petrolatum and Paraffin

Phenoxyethanol above 1%

Plastic Microbeads

Mercury & Mercury Compounds

onsen-sui, glycerin, water, butylene glycol, rosa centifolia flower water, pentylene glycol, ceramides, phytosteryl/octyldodecyl lauroyl glutamate, hydrogenated lecithin, superoxide dismutase, hydrolyzed rice extract, malic acid, sodium dilauramidoglutamide lysine, citrus junos fruit extract, prunus mume fruit extract, sodium pca, betaine, sorbitol, glycine, alanine, proline, serine, threonine, arginine, lysine, glutamic acid, glycosyl trehalose, hydrogenated starch hydrolysate, sodium hyaluronate, oryza sativa (rice) lees extract, lactobacillus/soy milk ferment filtrate, glycine soja (soybean) seed extract, hydrolyzed silk, polyglyceryl-10 laurate, tocopherol, 1,2-hexanediol, disodium succinate, phenoxyethanol

Complete ingredient list and their function:

Onsen-sui: Mineral-rich Japanese hot spring water that soothes and hydrates skin.

Glycerin: A powerful moisturizer that helps retain skin's natural moisture.

Water: Hydrates and aids in ingredient absorption.

Butylene Glycol: Helps other ingredients absorb more effectively.

Rosa Centifolia Flower Water: Refreshes and tones the skin.

Pentylene Glycol: A hydrating agent and solvent.

Ceramides: Lipids that strengthen the skin's natural barrier.

Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroyl Glutamate: Conditions and softens skin.

Hydrogenated Lecithin: Boosts skin's restorative properties.

Superoxide Dismutase: Enzyme that protects against free radical damage.

Hydrolyzed Rice Extract: Nourishes and smooths the skin.

Malic Acid: Promotes skin renewal.

Sodium Dilauramidoglutamide Lysine: Helps maintain skin’s moisture.

Citrus Junos Fruit Extract: Brightens and tones skin.

Prunus Mume Fruit Extract: Offers antioxidant benefits.

Sodium PCA: A natural hydrating ingredient.

Betaine, Sorbitol, Glycine, Alanine, Proline, Serine, Threonine, Arginine, Lysine, Glutamic Acid: These are natural amino acids that help maintain skin's hydration.

Glycosyl Trehalose, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate: Moisturizing ingredients that lock in hydration.

Sodium Hyaluronate: A form of hyaluronic acid that deeply hydrates.

Oryza Sativa (Rice) Lees Extract: Promotes skin clarity and brightness.

Lactobacillus/Soy Milk Ferment Filtrate: A probiotic that helps balance and nourish skin.

Glycine Soja (Soybean) Seed Extract: Antioxidant-rich extract that promotes skin health.

Hydrolyzed Silk: Softens and smooths the skin.

Polyglyceryl-10 Laurate: Emulsifier that helps blend the ingredients together.

Tocopherol: Also known as Vitamin E, it protects the skin from damage.

1,2-Hexanediol: A moisturizing ingredient and preservative.

Disodium Succinate: Stabilizer and pH adjuster.

Phenoxyethanol: A preservative used to prevent microbial growth.

Size: 2.02 oz (60 ml) 
60 Day Supply

Why We Don't Make "Travel Sizes"

At Sonia Roselli Beauty, we're committed to both your skincare needs and the well-being of our planet.

All of our products, except Sexapeel Spray and Japanese Cleansing Oil, are under 3 ounces, making them perfectly travel-friendly.

However, we've chosen not to produce sample sizes to avoid contributing to landfill waste.

We appreciate your understanding and support in our eco-conscious decision.

Bottle: Recyclable glass bottle, with plastic pump and cap. Metal collar.

Follow these steps to recycle:

  1. Rinse the bottle thoroughly.
  2. Take off the cap.
  3. Place both the jar and cap in your recycle bin.
  4. Place box in recycle bin as well.

Shipping Cut-Off:

  • Orders placed before 12 noon EST usually ships the same day, otherwise next business day (up to 2 days in some cases).

Weekend/Holiday Shipping:

  • No shipping on weekends or holidays; resumes next business day.

Order Cancellation:

24 months unopened
12 months after opening

Keep out of direct sunlight.
Don't store above 84 degrees or below 42 degrees Fahrenheit.


  • *Free Shipping For Orders Over $120 in the Continental USA
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Your two in one

Serum & Moisturizer

Water Elixir pulls double duty as your lightweight liquid moisturizer & serum all in one.

Essences are known in Japan as "beauty waters" because of the high level of efficacious ingredients.

Water Elixir is quickly absorbed into your skin, unlike other thicker serums & essences giving you better results. Skin feels soft and plump to touch and prepares your skin for other products.

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Calm your skin

Your redness solution

Inflammation & redness are caused by a damaged skin barrier.

Water Elixir is filled with efficacious nano ceramides to help rebuild your skin barrier. This will calm your skin & the appearance of visible redness quickly.

Water Elixir works perfectly alone as your moisturizer, or under Water Balm. It's perfect to use before hydrating masques as well.

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Key Ingredients

You'll Love

  • Nano ceramides
  • Superoxide Dismutase
  • Rosa Centifolia Flower Water
  • Hylauronic Acid
  • Organic Japanese Rice
  • Sodium PCA
  • Amino Acids & More...
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A must have

For Dry Climates

If you live in a dry (or cold) climate where humidity is lacking, weather conditions can also wreak havoc on your skin barrier that can lead to redness, irritation & inflammation.

Use Water Elixir day and night and throughout the day to keep skin hydrated and supple.

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Water Elixir is:

Cruelty-Free, Gluten-Free & Paraben-Free


  • No chemical color additive
  • No chemical fragrance

Product Questions

A. Elixir is a liquid moisturizer combined with a serum that hydrates, nourishes, and relieves redness and dryness on the skin. It is perfect to prepare the skin for even application of makeup.

A. Ceramides form the skin's barrier. They are lipids, holding moisture in the skin while providing protection from environmental pollutants and irritants.

A. Ceramides are absorbed into the skin; they do not clog pores. Using the Elixir eliminates any clogging of the pores with superior hydration.

A. Use twice a day, once before makeup application and after makeup removal.

A. Without the ceramides (lipids), the skin becomes dry, flaky, and irritated as it is constantly losing moisture.

A. Use Elixir in the morning as well as in the evening.

A. No, other than healthy, moisturized and nourished skin.

A. Use Elixir before using makeup, other moisturizers, or sunblock.

A. Anyone with patchy or dry skin, those suffering from seasonal dry skin, or those with skin inflammation, sensitivity, or skin flakes will benefit from ceramides.

A. Natural ceramides are typically obtained from plants, while synthetic ceramides are produced in labs. Both can be effective in treating dry skin.

A. Yes, Water Elixir can be used with foundation, eyeshadows, liquid eyeliners, powder blushes, and other makeup and skincare products.

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Hallie W.
United States United States

Water elixir skin prep

Was a great product. Soaked in quickly. Felt refreshing.


Sonia Roselli Beauty

Hi Hallie, Thank you for your review! I am so happy to hear that you are loving your Water Elixir and that your skin is feeling great! xo, Sonia

Lynne H.
United States United States

Truly a great product!

I have older skin and it was hard to find a moisterizer that absorbed into my skin. This one is remarkable and I love reapplying during the day to help with my wrinkles being so visible. And I have redness which this product is relieving. Thank you!


Sonia Roselli Beauty

Hi Lynne, Thank you so much for your review! I am so happy to hear that you are loving your Water Elixir Skin Prep, and that your skin is looking - and feeling - great! xo, Sonia

Hallie W.
United States United States

Water Elixir

This product feels calming to the face. It has a wonderful delicate fragrance. It absorbs nicely into the skin. Will definitely order this again. Does not irritate my face at all.


Sonia Roselli Beauty

Hi Hallie, Thank you so much for your review! I am so happy to hear that you love your Water Elixir and that your skin is feeling great! xo, Sonia

Donita S.
United States United States

Water Elixir

I love this so much! It feels refreshing and it has helped my Rosacea!


Sonia Roselli Beauty

Hi Donita, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! I am so happy that you are loving your Water Elixir, and that you're experiencing great results and finding some relief from your rosacea. This is why I created it! xo, Sonia

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Kathryn W.
United States United States

The best feeling

I absolutely love all of Sonia's products but this Water Elixir has such a unique effect on my sensitive, red skin. It's such a cooling relief and immediate hydration - there is nothing else like it. I can immediately see a difference in my skin. After using it for a couple of weeks there was a noticeable change in my pores. Highly recommend it!


Sonia Roselli Beauty

Hi Kathryn, Thank you so much for the great review! I am so happy that you love your Water Elixir, and that your skin is responding so well! xo, Sonia