Using Purito Cica Clearing BB Cream & My Thoughts 🤔
I finished my Dr. Jart+ Rejuvenating BB Beauty Balm Silver Label SPF 35 PA++, and I’m so close to being done with Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Orange. But, I’ll talk about that BB Cream some other time. Today, I’m going to talk about Purito Cica Clearing BB Cream. Yes, I started using it again.
You know, I’m trying not to spend so much on skin care products and makeup products. Since I finished what I use most of the time (Dr. Jart+), I decided to give Purito Cica Clearing BB Cream another try. All I remember from using it last time is that it’s inexpensive, soft, smooth, and gave me greyish undertones. It also gave me acne?? I don’t remember. So, this is what happened this time. haha!
The bb cream is soft and smooth in texture. I really liked the texture of this bb cream. It’s very dreamy to touch! It blends into the skin nicely too. It’s much different compared to other bb creams I have tried. This one is just so soft and melts into the skin. Love it! Too bad that it still looks greyish on my complexion. It dulls my skin out and deepens my natural skin color. It makes my skin look dead. Even though it didn’t provide my skin with much coverage, it changed my skin color to a grey color. It didn’t provide much coverage either. I’m pretty acne-free right now so I don’t need much coverage anyways. I would like some since that is one of the reasons I wear makeup. But, it’s OK. I’m not too sad about that.
The burning question is…did it break me out. Sadly, this bb cream can break me out if my skin is really oily. It makes my skin even more oily. It says on the tube that it gives the skin a healthy-looking glow. No, it made my skin look oily and greasy all over. If you have oily skin, be aware that it will increase the oils in the skin. That’s what happened to me. I think that’s what contributed to breakouts. But, I’m not a fan of this bb cream. It’s greasy-looking on my face and doesn’t provide any coverage. I’ll use it whenever until it’s gone. I’ve already decided that I’m not going to purchase it again. Once again, I just didn’t want to purchase any new makeup products right now. I already have the Purito Cica Clearing BB Cream and a few others I have to finish first. I don’t like the shade, and it’s not working for me. I’m still going to stick to my goal of finishing products first before buying.
Those are my updated thoughts on Purito Cica Clearing BB Cream. It might work for someone else. It’s just not working for me. Moving on and can’t wait to finish it soon so I can toss it out!
I Gave Mizon Snail Repair Intense BB Cream SPF 50+ PA+++ Another Try!
I tried Mizon Snail Repair Intense BB Cream SPF 50+ PA+++ again. I was sorting out my beauty items (bb creams) and noticed noticed that I still had nearly a full tube of this bb cream! Wow! I haven’t used it since…was it last year??? So I decided to try it again this morning. Here’s my previous review on this bb cream if you missed out:
Review: Mizon Snail Repair Intense BB Cream SPF 50+ PA+++
I last gave up this bb cream due to it being drying, irritating my skin, and causing breakouts. Sounds terrible, right? Why would I ever try something like this again? Well, since my skin is doing so much better now, I wanted to see if it’ll work this time around. Sometimes things may work out after a while. Who knows. I’ve had products that didn’t work at some point in time in my life, but after a good amount of time passes by, it worked great! Hopefully this bb cream is a success this time around!
So this bb cream is a multi-function bb cream. It’s supposed to help with wrinkle improvement, brightening, provide UV protection (SPF 50+ PA+++), high coverage, makes the skin brighter and more radiant. That sounds nice and all, but let’s get into my experience with this bb cream!
My Thoughts on Mizon Snail Repair Intense BB Cream SPF 50+ PA+++!
Honestly, I was pretty excited to try this bb cream again. My current bb cream looked very grey and much darker on my skin. I liked the texture and finish of it (dewy), but it obviously made my skin appear more dull. The only reason why I keep using it is because I like the way it looks on my skin (minus the grey coloring). It also contains SPF but not as high as Mizon Snail Repair Intense BB Cream (what I’m reviewing today).
The shade I have is #21. It’s the lightest shade out of the bunch. This shade has some yellow undertones but leaning towards neutral. It’s not too yellow on the skin. The shade adjusts to my skin tone just fine when applied. The texture of the bb cream is super soft and creamy. It feels like a dream come true. Before I applied this bb cream onto my face, I made sure to heavily moisturize my skin beforehand. It was really easy to use this bb cream. It moved across my face nicely without tugging at my skin. I finished the application by patting and pressing the bb cream to blend it into my skin much better.
After the application, my skin was left semi-matte. I had some oily areas. Maybe it’s due to the moisturizers that I used. I fixed that by using a pressed powder to absorb excess oil. Wonderful! It worked! My results this time was a little different from before. The bb cream can make the skin appear drier if not moisturized properly beforehand. I’m glad I have richer, heavier moisturizers now to fix some of my dry skin issues (from acne treatments). My skin would’ve looked terrible with dry skin accentuated almost everywhere. I didn’t have that much of an issue with the bb cream making fine lines and wrinkles more obvious this time. Take note that I didn’t apply this bb cream around my eyes. My eyes are an ultra-dry area of my face. I used another moisturizing makeup product for that area.
This bb cream does contain ethanol in it, which is at the end of the ingredient list. That is a negative in my book. I prefer products without drying alcohols regardless where it is on the list. Fortunately, I didn’t experience any negative side effects. It didn’t burn my skin or dry it out to the extreme. Nothing like that. Since it does contain mineral sunscreens, it did accentuate some dry patches of skin. Mostly around my chin area, but that’s it. Every other area of my face looked good to go.
Even though it contains alcohol in the ingredients list, it also contains other beneficial skin care ingredients in it as well, such as snail secretion filtrate, arbutin, sodium hyaluronate, adenosine, vitamin e, and even papaya fruit extract. This bb cream is supposedly fragranced. I didn’t even notice that it had one. Lastly, coverage is pretty darn good. It’s medium-full coverage. Not light-medium as I thought it was before. Since I don’t have any major acne issues right now, the bb cream smoothed over my skin, provided enough coverage, and brightened my skin up! Breakouts? Not one in sight after a day of use. It looks like it worked out well minus some flaky skin on my chin (most likely from my acne treatments) and that it contains ethanol.
Will I buy it again? Probably not. I still prefer my makeup and skin care products without drying alcohols. That’s just a preference of mine. I guess I’ll go back to being grey. 😂
Update: Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Orange
It’s time for an update on Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Orange! It’s been 1 month of using this bb cream. I didn’t use it every day, but I used it pretty often. This is what I think about it now! Here are my results! 🙂
I have a long history with this bb cream. It was my HG for so long that I was disappointed that it stopped working all of a sudden out of the blue. But I took the chance and decided to try it out again. Did it work this time? Did I break out from it? Did it clog my pores? What happened? So the first day of using it went well. I didn’t have any issues with it in terms of breakouts. I think that’s what I was most worried about. I didn’t want to develop cystic acne or blackheads after trying it again. After using it for the first time again, I was ecstatic that I didn’t notice any breakouts. My skin looked pretty good. There were no issues that bothered me too much besides how this bb cream is highly perfumed. I just can’t get over the smell. I honestly don’t remember if it smelled this way before. Who knows! So, overall, it all went well. Much better than I expected. This time, I really thought the bb cream was working for me again, since I loved how it contains a high SPF (SPF 50+ PA+++!!). It also provided good coverage while feeling somewhat lightweight on the skin. It didn’t feel thick or heavy like other foundations I’ve used before. Also, it made my skin look flawless and just so much brighter and healthier looking! I wanted it to work, but…
Unfortunately, it didn’t work for me this time. Not anymore. 😢 I started noticing blackheads on my forehead and some pimples on other parts of my face after using it. I didn’t think it was this product but it is. I kept on getting random breakouts whenever I used it. I noticed the breakouts after removing my makeup at the end of the day. *sigh* I think this bb cream is just too heavy for my skin now even though it doesn’t feel heavy on my skin. The texture and consistency feels much thicker than it is when it’s on the skin. If that makes any sense, lol. It was one of the perfect bb creams I’ve used. I mean, I’ve used it for so many years until now. The bb cream made my skin appear dry sometimes too. I noticed dead skin on my face appearing more obvious. And it leaves my skin feeling and looking chalky and ashy due to the dryness. It’s great at controlling oil but may be a little too much. Well, it looks like it didn’t work out this time. I’m not going to try it again, haha. I think it’s time to move on to something else or something new. After this, I’m pretty much over it. I still have a ton of product left too. This bb cream just isn’t the same anymore. What really happened… 🤷🏻♀️
For more posts on Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Orange…
Review: Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Orange
Trying Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Orange Again!
Trying Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Orange Again!
I’m testing out my previous skin care and makeup products again after leaving veganism. I have some products I’m still curious about. You know, the ones that I’ve used for 10+ years and all of a sudden stopped working out of the blue. I wanted to see if it was caused by the health issues I developed and experienced when I was vegan. So the last product I tried was a skin care product called Benton Fermentation Essence. You can read more about my experience with this product right here:
I Used Benton Fermentation Essence Last Night. This Is What Happened.
An Update on Benton Fermentation Essence. Did It Clog My Pores??
👆🏻 To find out what happened to my skin, feel free to click on the links!
Now on to this bb cream that has been one of my HG bb creams for so many years. I’ve used it for so long that I was extremely shocked that it caused breakouts. It was such a weird reaction. Now let’s see if it still works or not. It should, right? How can something I’ve been using for so many years just stop working or change all of a sudden? The ingredients are the same as it was before! Has anyone experienced this? Anyways, so the bb cream I’m talking about today is Skin79 Super Plus Beblesh Balm Triple Function Orange BB Cream or what I call Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Orange. Yes, I shortened the name of the product because the full name of the product was just way too lengthy, and I didn’t want to keep saying it over and over (if I had to). Now on to my first time experience using this bb cream for a day!
My Experience Using Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Orange for the First Time Again
The first day of using this bb cream felt very different and exciting. I haven’t used it in so long that I can only recall how wonderful it used to be. How it provided good coverage, gave my skin a flawless look, and how it protected my skin from the sun because it contains a high SPF. This bb cream contains SPF 50+ PA+++!! That is on the high side of the spectrum for a bb cream and makeup product. No wonder why I always chose this bb cream over the rest that I had throughout the years. It’s just that awesome. And it never broke me out. Really, it never did. I was so surprised a product like this worked on my skin since it does contain some comedogenic ingredients in it. But it worked and my skin was ok with it because it never clogged my pores. Sometimes it’s not the individual ingredients alone that matters but the overall formulation of the product that matters if it’ll work on your skin or not. Just gotta try it out to see if it works or not for yourself!
So this bb cream comes in an orange clunky pump bottle. It’s rather big, but that never bothered me because it was an affordable and effective foundation for me over the years. I liked it. The product is only 1.35 fl. oz. (40 mL), but it seems to last for a very long time from my experience. I only purchased 1 bottle per year. Sometimes it’ll last even longer than a year. The product when dispensed from the bottle is a light-medium beige color with strong yellow undertones. I wasn’t bothered by the coloring of this bb cream. I mean, it’s a little darker than my skin tone, but it’s not that big of a deal. It blends into my skin just fine and the shade adjusts to my natural skin tone as it settles into the skin. The texture of the bb cream is soft, smooth, and creamy. It glides and smooths over my skin very nicely. Blends into the skin well and provides a lot more coverage compared to what I’ve been using! I would say it’s medium coverage, but it’s buildable.
With this bb cream, it did help cover up my dark under circles, some acne marks, and smoothed out the texture of my skin. Last time I used it, I experienced skin dryness, but I didn’t experience dry skin this time. It actually helped to control excess sebum on my skin. Worked well on my oily skin! Even though it didn’t dry out my skin, it did accentuate flaky skin. Oops, I think I just needed to exfoliate before using this bb cream, lol. Otherwise, my skin looked pretty good with the coverage that it gave me. The finish of this bb cream was dewy, semi-matte, not oily. It didn’t accentuate fine lines and wrinkles like it did before. It gave my skin this flawless appearance to it. I love it! I’m very happy that my experience with this bb cream is very different this time. Also, I didn’t break out after wearing it for only a day either. But who knows, it’s only been a day. I think I’m going to keep using this bb cream and see how it goes. Everything is going well so far, except for this, which is the fragrance. It contains fragrance that smells like perfume, and it’s pretty overwhelming.
That’s my first day experience of using Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Orange!! A new update coming up within a week or so!
Take a peek at my previous review if you wish ~ Skin79 Super+ Beblesh Balm Orange
Tonight’s Update on Andalou Naturals Vitamin C Beauty Balm
I had Andalou Naturals Vitamin C Beauty Balm on all day. Here’s my first review on this bb cream right here. Now on to my thoughts on this bb cream! I thought it would take a week for me to make up my mind on this bb cream. Nope! Here are the results!
So I had OK results the first time I used it. The only thing that truly bothered me about the bb cream is that it would accentuate dry patchy skin. Well, sadly, that didn’t change as the day went on having this bb cream on my face. My skin looked worse by the end of the night. I think the zinc oxide in this product is way too drying for my skin. I love how it protected my skin from the harsh UVA and UVB rays, but I’m not going to walk around with dry patches of skin on my face like I did today. That’s one aspect I didn’t like about the bb cream — it accentuates dry skin/patches on my face. There are other aspects of this bb cream that I tried to make work but couldn’t, but it started to bother me real quick. My skin just looked terrible with this bb cream on in many other ways.
The bb cream felt too moisturizing and heavy on my skin. Even though this bb cream feels very moisturizing (and accentuated dry skin at the same time). It’s a combination of moisturizing and making it look dry. It’s has a weird moisture/dry effect on the skin. I didn’t like it at all. So the bb cream felt too heavy on my skin. I’ve used other bb creams before that provided more, better coverage and felt more lightweight on the skin. The instructions on this product does state that it can be used daily alone or under makeup. Apply liberally 15 minutes before sun exposure and as needed. I only used it alone this time. I used it as a makeup primer before (under makeup). It just made my skin look so fake and caked. Also, applying liberally and as needed, with this bb cream, is a bit too much. It felt like there’s a thick layer of makeup every time I apply this bb cream to my face. Layer after layer. No, just no. haha.
As mentioned before, it dried my skin out. I want to elaborate more on that. The bb cream didn’t just accentuate dry patches, but it made the overall appearance of my skin look drier even though it didn’t leave my skin feeling dry. Visually, the bb cream did not look nice on my skin. I want my makeup to look neat when applied to my skin. This bb cream just made it look like a huge mess. And I applied it correctly to my face. How can anyone mess up on that? It just didn’t look good in the end. Just a huge pile of goop on the face. Yuck! The zinc oxide is definitely the culprit of the dryness. I’ve used other skin care products and makeup with zinc oxide, and they all dried my skin out and made it look aged. Also, the bb cream didn’t stay put on my skin. After applying the bb cream to my face, it would swish around. It doesn’t sit and cling on to the skin well. It moves around. It would transfer on to my clothes. If I gently just itched my face, the bb cream would smear and leave a makeupless spot on my face. It creased on my eyelids too. I found a thick chunk of product in the crease of my eyelids, lol.
Last but not least, it made me breakout! I don’t recall this product making me breakout last summer, but it did by the end of the day. I noticed two little pimples on my chin. Ugh! Why did I bother trying this bb cream again??!! 😭 Hopefully it goes away soon! I feel that the bb cream is way too heavy, way too moisturizing, and way too cakey for my skin. It’s thick, oily, and greasy. It felt like thick makeup suffocating my skin. I won’t be trying it again. It didn’t work before. It didn’t work this time around. Never again. On to something new…