The Body Shop • Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream • Moisturizers
|Would buy this product again.||52%|
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair, Cool Hair: Brunette, Curly, Fine Eyes: Blue
There are a lot of good reviews of this moisturizer by beauty bloggers/gurus on YouTube and so I was in the market for a new moisturizer and of course I bought a mini size to try it. I loved the mini so much I bought the full size and the entire Seaweed line. I'm pretty picky with my moisturizers and I honestly have very little to complain about this one. The claim of being a 'mattifying' moisturizer is a bit far-fetched in my opinion, as I found it left my face not matte at all at any point after application, but that being said I loved the amount if moisture it gave my skin without any greasiness or any dryness in the cheek area. It felt silky going on and left my skin feeling fresh, which was really great. I think if I had to pick a summer moisturizer this would be it. If it was a bit more matte on my skin, this Seaweed day cream would be 5 lipsticks definitely. Enjoyable, and I would certainly recommend it to others with oily/combo skin.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Acne-prone, Tan Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
I am shocked this product has a 50% buy back review, I love this stuff. Now I wouldn't say it is thee most mattifying moisturizer, but it sure does a pretty good job at it. See I have really oily skin, the kind where you can see my shine from a mile away and it is extremely hard to find moisturizers that mattify. But I came across after this bad by after hearing so much reviews on it. At first I wish it was in a tube or some kind of dispenser, because I hate dipping my fingers into lotions I feel that it is kind of un-hygenic. Despite that, it has a pretty decent smell to it, kind of does have the seaweed tinge to it and the texture is great, light, and gel-like. hen I out it on its goes on smoothly and dries almost instantly. The best part is it actually leave my skin oil looking free! I wouldn't say it gives me a complete matte look either, but it is pretty freaken close. I also had no trouble applying make-up over it.
I love this moisturizer and do plan on repurchasing it.
Also, I am currently living in the UK and its winter here so it is usually around 30/40 degrees F, so in all honest this might have some effect on making my face more matte. BUT I am hoping this moisturizer holds up during summer when I go back home to California's hot weather.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
If your skin is SUPER oily and you live in a hot tropical climate like me, you should definitely go for this light weight, good-smelling and effectively matifying moisturiser. I bought it intending to use it as my go-to moisturiser in the day time (in combination with my Dr Jart+ Every Sun Day SPF) and as a regular night cream. I thought that since I have oily skin, I don't need a super thick moisturiser at night. But I figured I was wrong. It gets pretty cold and dry here in Hanoi in the winter, and using a matifying moisturiser at night isn't the best idea. The cream dries quickly as soon as I put it on and dry patches around my mouth start popping up. Nowadays a I have to mix it with a thicker moisturiser (actually a body lotion) to give my skin back some moisture it craves.
So over all, I still do like it and will repurchase it, for it serves as a great base for my makeup - but I will have to combine it with something more moisturising at night/in the winter.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Oily, Fair-Medium Hair: Brunette Eyes: Hazel
I really enjoy this moisturizer. I use it as a primer before my foundation when I know I'll have a long day aka work all day. It definitely keeps my face matte for many hours, I wouldn't say the entire day. You definitely have to let the moisturizer set into your skin completely before applying anything else on after because it is extremely watery. I have very sensitive skin and this doesn't break me out at all. Overall, I think this is a great product, but not a holy grail.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Other, Olive Hair: Other Eyes: Brown
It doesn't do what it claims to.. My t-zone gets oily after 1/2 hours after i put it on, i had high excpectations about this product, but it didn't do anything for me
Age: 18 & Under Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Medium Eyes: Brown
I received the sample the TBS. I have to say I'm pretty impress. With the price, it isnt expensive at all. Smells good, feels light on the skin, I have normal/combination skin depends on the weather. It keeps me shine free all day long and help to keep the makeup last longer. Will definitely buy the full size after I ran out of this.
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Brown Eyes: Brown
Average, keep skin fresh and crisp, but won't help with any blemishes.
Age: 25-29 Skin: Combination, Fair Hair: Brunette Eyes: Green
Super cream, Had it on all day long and my face didnt oil AT ALL.
Also tested it on m boyfriend, and same.
It i a little pricey but a little goes a long way, and right now in mexico, you can buy two and get the third for free...
Age: 19-24 Skin: Dry, Fair Hair: Other Eyes: Other
This is my go to morning moisturizer / primer and I like it. The reason why I use it in the morning only because it is not a heavy moisturizer like the ones I use in the night and it makes a nice base under my makeup. Smells lovely too! However, this causes some little dry bumps at the side of my jawline because I have dry skin. Will continue to use it until I find a better affordable one!
Age: 19-24 Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Warm Hair: Red, Wavy, Coarse Eyes: Brown
I got a sample of this a while ago and when I had used that up, I went to the nearest TBS and bought the full size product.
I have searched for the perfect daycream for so long now and I think this is it. I have combination skin, leaning more to the oily side, but not acne prone and the entire Seaweed line is perfect for me. It leaves my skin feeling fresh and matte, without drying out. Just what I've been looking for.