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Thursday, January 8, 2009

Review: Skin Food Aloe BB Cream

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I've read sooo many raves about BB creams here in Blogspot. Being the "Ms. Curious" as always. I've researched and asked people where I could purchase it. But the most popular ones are only available on Ebay and resellers that they're just too pricey for me. So I tried the one that's locally available first "The Skin Food Aloe Sun BB Cream".



I chose this because the lady on the store told me that this one is for the combination skin type. What it says: Rich in extracts of Aloe, which has powerful ability to soothe skin, it protects your skin from irritation caused by UV rays and has a soothing effect to your skin. It makes your skin luminous and provides moisture and covers blemishes.


My thoughts about it:

- I had "big issues" with my skin these past few months. I don't know if it's something that I ate or the environment that caused my breakouts but I really felt bad. It was just recently that my skin started to clear off. I've been using this BB cream for almost 2 months now and it really works for me. I really have sensitive skin and it doesn't irritate my skin. (I still want to try the other bb creams though teehee.) Now my only problem is acne scars which I notice are slowly fading. Thank God!


- Some says that you can use it as a foundation. True...but only if you have a good skin. It doesn't cover my scars so I still have to use a mineral foundation and concealer. But it serves as a very very good makeup base. I like it!





Skin Food Aloe BB Cream and Oceanmist Foundation is the perfect pair for me. Too bad I've already finished my Oceanmist. I don't know if I will repurchase...shipping fee is just too much! Hope I could find a reseller here.



- "It makes your skin luminous". This is so true (for me) =D. A friend even asked me what I'm using on my face because according to him, I have nice skin. hahahaha! I just can't help but laugh.

- It comes in two shades - #1 and #2 - the former being the lighter one, while the latter being the darker one. Limited choices..but I'm so lucky to have a match =D


I used this BB cream in my pic below =D




Thanks all...Ciao! =D

11 comments:

Askmewhats said...

ohh the BB cream makes your skin looks really clear and flawless! :) Although i didn't see you having breakouts when we met months ago! :) Yay! so excited for your wedding! :)

URY said...

Hi Nikki! Madami...nasa right cheek ko kasi yung pimples ko hehehe and you were on my left side hahaha. I'm excited too haha.

sab said...

ooohh! i want one! :)

tuniez83 said...

woowww ! you face looked so bright
I only tried the mushroom one and it's also nice but aloe, never tried it yet, but....you made me want to, haha

URY said...

Hi Sab and tuniez83...yeah you both should try it. It helped me a lot. =D Now...I want to try all bb creams =D

♥ Kalila ♥ said...

thank u for the review! i was looking for a review on this product and found your entry off googling. heehe -=)

URY said...

Hi Kalila! No prob =)Have you tried it already? How was it?

Beauty Blogger. said...

Ah, the BB Cream is really nice on you. Your skin looks so flawless. I love the Aloe one. ^^

Great post^*5.

Jill said...

Hi! We sell skinfood products and the faceshop too.. our prices are cheaper than the mall prices.. we accept pre orders. pls check out my account in facebook.. search me by email.. jhilltot@Yahoo.com

or email me for the prices.. here is my contact number 09274508423.. :)

Anna D. said...

Hi Ms. Kim!

Just stumbled on your blog now...wish I had done it earlier! Anyway, I would like to know how much Skin Food's BB Cream is because the nearest Skin Food outlet is in Mall of Asia and I don't go there often. Thank you and your review was very helpful! :)

*KiM* said...

Hi Anna! This is a super old post haha. Hmmm I'm not sure of the exact price but if I remember correctly it's less than a thousand. Sorry for the late answer and thanks for visiting my blog :)

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