The Body Shop • Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream • Moisturizers

rated 3.3(185 reviews)

Average Rating.3.3
Would buy this product again.52%

rated 4 of 5 HK91 on 9/18/2013 4:01:00 PM more reviews by HK91

Age: 25-29   Skin: Acne-prone, Medium   Hair: Brown   Eyes: Brown    

This is my first review ever of any beauty product. I just want to say I love this product! the only con is it is a bit pricey. For a price of around $12 (here in Pakistan), I was thinking maybe I have made a mistake of buying this n will regret it later. But i am glad i bought it n dint keep it back at the shelf in the shop!
It has a nice fragrance, is silky to touch n vanishes when u put it on. :) I have really oily skin and moisturizing/day creams make my skin oilier/cause breakouts so for the last few months I wasnt really using any type of moisturizing creams (which isn't good either). but this is really great! keeps ur skin hydrated n gives u a smooth finish< Wish it was less pricey though.

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rated 5 of 5 Bd01647 on 8/22/2013 10:17:00 PM more reviews by Bd01647

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Grey    

I'm made an account on makeupalley JUST to write a review on this product! So I had been using it regularly and it's an awesome moisturizer and protected my skin from the sun really well. I didn't wear it the day I decided to go to the pool midday for a few hours..BIG mistake. I got so sunburned that the next day I woke up and had deep, and I mean DEEP, wrinkles in my forehead where I got the most burnt. I'm 22 so this was very abnormal. After I cried for a few minutes I took action and slathered on this moisturizer to the point where I didn't rub it in but left a thing layer for my skin to soak up. About 10 mins later the wrinkles were gone!!! Now I understand that my wrinkles came from dried out burnt skin, but still.. If the stuff can do that then it's obviously worth something!

Smells great, not too oily, doesn't make me breakout! Me love long time

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rated 5 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* Victoriajane89 on 8/7/2013 9:35:00 AM more reviews by Victoriajane89

Age: 19-24   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Neutral   Hair: Brunette, Straight, Medium   Eyes: Green    

I didn't have high hopes for this moisturiser as its difficult enough trying to find a mattifying day cream. But I received this as part of a gift and it works wonders, it controls the oil all day, gives an even finish for applying foundation and doesn't cause my make up to run during the day or break out. Also there are always discounts available for the bodyshop!

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rated 5 of 5 buidianaa on 8/2/2013 7:54:00 PM more reviews by buidianaa

Age: 19-24   Skin: Oily, Medium   Hair: Black   Eyes: Brown    

I've read alot of mixed reviews on this. Alot of people say that they find it drying for their oily skin but I find that it mattifies great. Just remember that this is a MATTIFYING GEL moisturizer. I find that my skin is hydrated but not overly moisturized. Alot of my oily skin friends notice as well that it is weird at first that their skin is not oily when using this hence believing that it dries out their skin which it doesn't. I only use about a dime size on my face and it keeps me moisturized and matte throughout the day. I love this product for my oily skin and would definitely repurchase. For $9.00 a tub, you really can't go wrong. My only problem is the packaging, I wish it came in a tube with a pump so there'd be less bacteria but it's a great product and I definitely recommend to anyone with oily skin.

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rated 2 of 5 saintkitten on 7/27/2013 11:11:00 PM more reviews by saintkitten

Age: 19-24   Skin: Other   Hair: Other   Eyes: Other    

My skin can be oily, dry, sensitive and I can get pimples. This left my skin still dry, and if I used a toner before applying this it would sting for about 5 minutes until I put another moisturiser over the top. I like the texture, feels very wet and like a drink for your skin but as soon as it is absorbed I was left with nothing. Because it wasn't moisturising, it didn't smooth my skin and it felt rough after using this. It is mattifying but only because my skin was dry afterwards? Overpriced because of the poor results. Not repurchasing.

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rated 4 of 5 TennilleES on 7/16/2013 8:50:00 AM more reviews by TennilleES

Age: 36-43   Skin: Combination, Fair   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

I have tried a sample of this and have to admit it's pretty good. I tried it in conjunction with my YSL Touch Mate and my skin pretty much stayed oil-free for ten hours although a bit of shine breakthrough on my nose.

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rated 4 of 5 ellyay on 5/28/2013 3:23:00 PM more reviews by ellyay

Age: 19-24   Skin: Oily, Fair, Warm   Hair: Red, Curly, Medium   Eyes: Brown    

I liked this cream because it's super light and took care of my dry spots. However, I never noticed a distinct difference in shine control or help with oiliness. I mean, it's fantastic that it's oil free, but I wouldn't say it's preventative of oil. Must be a marketing kick.
I feel like a little went a long way in terms of usage with this cream, but I've also almost gone through all of it in a short time. Hmmm.
Might buy again, or might try another. We'll see.

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* calooza on 5/18/2013 3:08:00 PM more reviews by calooza

Age: 19-24   Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Hazel    

Overall it's a nice product:

- it's oil free and non clogging, which is always a must for oily acne prone skins like myself
- it has a really nice scent, but very light
- it feels really nice on the skin, it's well absorbed and leaves a smooth feeling to the touch
- matifies the skin without drying it
- it has no alcohol in it

- i payed 15 euros for a 50 ml jar, which i think it's expensive
- it doesn't control shine and oils very well

Its a really nice moisturiser for oily acne prone skin types, but i'll not buying again because i think there are better options for me at the same price, and more effective on controlling the oils

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rated 4 of 5 *TOP REVIEWER* dianelarsenemail on 5/8/2013 7:46:00 PM more reviews by dianelarsenemail

Age: 36-43   Skin: Acne-prone, Medium   Hair: Blond   Eyes: Blue    

what i like about this mattifying day cream:
gentle on skin
mild smell
matte affect- gave my skin a flawless look!

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rated 3 of 5 DeeDanosaur on 5/8/2013 2:32:00 PM more reviews by DeeDanosaur

Age: 18 & Under   Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium   Hair: Brunette   Eyes: Hazel    

I read such great reviews about this product and since I had such oily skin, I decided to give it a go, so when I bought it I decided to use it. Once I opened the lid and touched it, it felt very watery and slimy to some extent.
To be honest, it did fulfill its purpose to mattify and remove excess oil HOWEVER it had this icky disgusting feeling on my face and took a while to absorb.
It was a bit over priced- scratch that: It was compeltely over priced. Now that I went to a dermatologist, this product has no use and has been sitting on my shelf for almost a year. I defiantly don't think it's worth it.

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