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I WOKE UP LIKE THIS Beyond-hydration Perfecting Serum

I WOKE UP LIKE THIS Beyond-hydration Perfecting Serum

Regular price $72.00 NZD
Regular price $77.00 NZD Sale price $72.00 NZD
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PACKAGING NOTE: Due to shipping delays, the cardboard tubes are currently unavailable and the serums will be sent without them. Because of this, the price has been discounted by $5.

A refreshing hydrating power boost for skin, loaded with botanicals, vitamins and actives, yet oh-so-gentle.

Award winner:
🏆 Beauty Shortlist Awards 2024 - Commended

'I WOKE UP LIKE THIS' instantly hydrates and softens dehydrated skin, while working to brighten, plump and smooth your complexion over time.

The oil-free, silky light and spreadable texture, absorbs rapidly with no sticky after-feel. 

A subtle enchanting sweet floral smell, like that of a blooming spring garden. The blend of rose, neroli, lavender & kanuka hydrosols not only bring the gentle natural scent, but also provide an array of botanical benefits.

For all skin types, including acne-prone and sensitive skin. Oil free hydration that won't overwhelm oily skin, and will provide ample hydration for dry skin.

Powered by a synergy of natural and science-backed star ingredients lineup (read more in ✩ STAR INGREDIENTS section below):

⇴ Hyaluronic acid
⇴ Niacinamide (Vitamin B3)
⇴ Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica) & Liquorice Root botanical extracts 
⇴ MSM (Organic Sulfur) & NAG (N-Acetyl Glucosamine)
⇴ Rose, Neroli, Lavender & Kanuka Hydrosol
⇴ Powerful humectant blend

Use AM ☀ + PM 🌙 

Can be used ALL over the face, including around the eyes, and don't forget the neck.

Size: 30ml

Packaging: glass bottle with a pump, cardboard tube.

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The nitty gritty of I WOKE UP LIKE THIS 💦


💦 Instant hydration & plumping

✨ Minimised, refined pores

⚡️ Increased brightness

💪 Strenghtened skin barrier

🐶 Reduction in hyperpigmentation

🪩 Regulated sebum production

🕊 Anti-inflammatory & soothing

🧱 Increased collagen production

🔮 Smoother firmer skin


 Hyaluronic acid for hydration and increased absorption

 Niacinamide (Vitamin B3) to help with acne, hyperpigmentation and enlarged pores

 Gotu Kola (Centella Asiatica) botanical extract to hydrate, firm and boost collagen production

 Liquorice Root botanical extract to help treat hyperpigmentation for brighter skin

⇴ MSM (Organic Sulfur) to soothe, hydrate and support collagen formation

 NAG (N-Acetyl Glucosamine)  exfoliate, rejuvenate and refine skin tone

⇴ Rose, Neroli, Lavender & Kanuka Hydrosol for anti-inflammatory hydration and skin regeneration

⇴ Powerful humectant blend for multi-level hydration, includes: Panthenol (Provitamin B5), Betaine, Glycerin, Sodium Lactate, Propanediol, Saccharide Isomerate


Loved by all skin types!

🌵 DRY SKIN benefits from the intense hydration, reduction in fine lines and strengthened skin barrier.

🪩 OILY SKIN benefits from oil-free light texture, regulated sebum production and gentle exfoliation.

🍓 ACNE-PRONE SKIN benefits from improved skin texture and reduced hyperpigmentation.

🚨 SENSITIVE SKIN benefits from strengthened skin barrier and accelerated skin repair.


After cleansing AM & PM, apply all over damp or dry face, including around the eyes (and neck and décolletage if desired). Complete your routine withYOU ARE MY SUNSHINE Supercharged Glow Drops.


🚫 Oil

🚫 Parabens

🚫 Sulphates / Sulfates

🚫 Silicones

🚫 Alcohol

🚫 Artificial fragrance

🚫 Artificial colour


Hydrosols (Rosa Damascena (Rose) & Citrus Aurantium Amara (Neroli) & Lavender Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Water + Kunzea ericoides (Kanuka) Leaf Water + Citrus Grandis Seed Extract), Aqua, Niacinamide (Vitamin B3), N-Acetyl Glucosamine (NAG), Dimethyl Sulfone (MSM), Propanediol, Betaine, Sodium Lactate, Saccharide Isomerate, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Liquorice) Root Extract, Panthenol (Provitamin B5), Glycerin, Hyaluronic Acid, Allantoin, Lactic Acid, Benzyl Alcohol & Salicylic Acid & Sorbic Acid, Sodium Phytate.

Please note this product contains 3% of an ingredient produced from shells of crustaceans obtained as a byproduct of the shellfish industry so it isn't vegan, unlike the rest of MATER Beauty line.

Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
Glorious product

This serum is a dream - it is so hydrating and glides on beautifully. It makes my skin feel soft and smooth and is wonderful paired with the sunshine oil. An added bonus is that these two products are all you need for your face. Love that it is a NZ product.

K Bax
Five star

Sensational product. Keeps my
Skin moist. Works well with all this range actually. Nothing I do not like.


Absolutely delighted with this serum!
I purchased it to support a NZ maker, and because the description was so beautifully written - and my gosh it’s an absolute dream product! It smells gorgeous and my thirsty skin absolutely drinks it up when I apply it. It’s super smooth, feels fabulous on, and is an excellent base for other products. Delighted and uh-oh because I can’t live without it now! 😂❤️

So hydrating

I can instantly feel my skin drink up this serum as soon as I put it on, and it feels nourished and plump. For a low maintenance and lazy skin care kind of girl, I love the simplicity of this routine combined with the YAMS serum! They are the perfect one stop combo.

Lisa D

Ok, I have to admit I was sceptical but this product is actually incredible - especially when paired with YAMS.

It's been 5 days since I ran out of these serums and I can see a noticeable difference without them - my skin is dryer and duller and now I feel sad. Can't wait to restock!

The MATER / FACE Power Duo

Water + oil, the perfect synergy and everything your skin needs. The hydration serum + the oil serum provide a complete post-cleansing routine, AM + PM.


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