The Body Shop Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream

3.3

201 reviews

51% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.1

Price: $$$

Package Quality: 3.1

Price: $$$

Not tested on animals
The Body Shop is a Cruelty-Free Subsidiary.

INGREDIENTS

Water (Solvent/Diluent), Cyclomethicone (Emollient), Glycerin (Humectant), Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate (Absorbent/Anticaking Agent), Polysorbate 60 (Surfactant), Phenoxyethanol (Preservative), Carbomer (Stabiliser/Viscosity Modifier), Tocopheryl Acetate (Antioxidant), Glyceryl Stearate (Emulsifier), Cetearyl Alcohol (Emulsifier), Dimethicone (Skin Conditioning Agent), PEG-100 Stearate (Surfactant), Butylene Glycol (Humectant), Sodium Hydroxide (pH Adjuster), Methylparaben (Preservative), Fragrance (Fragrance), Zinc Gluconate (Skin Conditioning Agent), Hydrolyzed Algin (Soothing agent), Zinc Sulphate (Cosmetic Astringent), Disodium EDTA (Chelating Agent), Fucus Vesiculosus (Bladderwrack) Extract (Skin Conditioning Agent), Butylparaben (Preservative), Ethylparaben (Preservative), Propylene Glycol Alginate (Binder), Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein (Skin/Hair Conditioning Agent), Sodium Stearate (Surfactant), Propylparaben (Preservative), Isobutylparaben (Preservative), Benzyl Alcohol (Preservative), Algae Extract (Natural Additive), Acacia Senegal Gum (Film Former), Serine (Skin Conditioning Agent), Xanthan Gum (Viscosity Modifier), Linalool (Fragrance Ingredient), Butylphenyl Methylpropional (Fragrance Ingredient), Benzyl Salicylate (Fragrance Ingredient), Citronellol (Fragrance Ingredient), Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone (Fragrance Ingredient), Tocopherol (Antioxidant).


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Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Oily, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

I bought this moisturiser in the hopes of having it mattify my skin. While it made my skin matte, it also heavily broke me out on my cheeks giving me a new large white head everyday, and it also left me with harsh hyper pigmentation. As soon as I stopped using it the pimples stopped. Overall very disappointed with this product.

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.



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Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Green

I have a combination/oily skin and if I wear foundation/powder on my face it gets shiny in a matter of minutes (20 minutes to be exact). I have tried other primers and this one does the best job so far! It is not the best at moisturising, and I had to apply extra as compared to what I would use with other creams, but it did a great job in mattifying. From 20 minutes without it my face lasted about 4 hours with it when it started getting oily! I wouldn't use it on a daily basis since I don't use foundation every day, but every time I have a full face of makeup this is my holy grail primer.
To solve the problem with packaging that is not very hygienic I've been using it with a teaspoon which I put in a dishwasher afterwards. Price is alright - the quantity isn't big, but it is comparable to what other makeup brands are charging for their primers.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

It's pretty meh, not bad, but not really good. However it's great for oily skin when it's a really hot day and you need a quick mattifying fix. However it's not overly mattifying and provides little to no moisture.


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Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Other, Fine

Eyes: Hazel

The Body Shop's Seaweed face wash is my HG face wash, so I thought this stuff would be amazing, but I was rather disappointed. This wasn't moisturizing enough and it didn't have any noticeable mattifying effect. I started to break out in tiny spots, and I suspect that it's the seaweed, as I've read that seaweed is a highly comedogenic ingredient. Not a smart choice for something that's supposed to soak into your skin. Too bad.

Also, I really don't like when moisturizers are packaged in jars that you have to dip into, because every time you use it, you're adding more and more bacteria to the mixture and contaminating it. Yuck.

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Oily, Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

I've always wanted to try this out and when TBS had a sale and sold smaller versions of this (and obviously much cheaper than the actual tub), I got it. I half expected it to not perform well because of some reviews I read on here but it actually worked well on me! Does not last the whole day, but it was good enough. Especially when I'm not planning to use makeup but don't want my face to look super oily (I have oily skin naturally), I just put this on. Unfortunately, it is pretty pricey.... :(


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Age: 19-24

Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Other, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

Unfortunately this product didn't really do anything for me. I liked the fact that it feels lightweight and mattifies the face after application without overdrying the skin, but this doesn't last very long on my very oil skin. I think it's quite an expensive product considering how little it did for me and my oil control - I think this would probably be better suited for those with combination skin.


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Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

i just love this cream!it's mosturising but it's still laight and doesn't make your skin feel greasy.it's just perfect with a cooling effect and a nice sent.i will buy this again!!!

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


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Age: 25-29

Skin: Acne-prone, Dark, Warm

Hair: Black, Curly, Medium

Eyes: Black

This product is crap! Please do not buy it. It made my skin more oily on my T-Zone and dried up my cheeks. When I wear my pressed powder, my face looks like an oil factory within 2 hours. I don't know how to explain how bad this product is. Don't waste your money. I usually like Body Shop but this is definitely the worst.


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Age: 36-43

Skin: Acne-prone, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Black, Other, Other

Eyes: Black

After I read wonderful reviews I decided to buy this product. Unfortunately this not work for me, it is has a light consistent and it is absorbed by the skin very quickly, but one hour after my skin become oily.


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Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Other, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Brown

please please please do not buy this product. I wasted $18 and wow this product completely sucks. Does not moisturize at all, and it smells so bad I wanted to cry. that is all. please heed my warning.


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