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[Pink Box May 2013] Etude House Precious Mineral Cotton Fit BB & CC Cream


Hi!

So its been another month and that means its time for another Etude House Pink Box review! You would have seen in my previous Pink Box post that this time it contained the ravedddd about CC cream, and also their new Cotton Fit BB (and an eyeshadow quad! Which I havn't tried >.<). Here's a detailed review on which one probably suits you better and which you should.. try.

CC Cream in Glow


This CC cream comes out white and blends into your skin colour as you massage it onto your face (that would break the colour capsules), and it has the same consistency of their precious mineral BB creams; slightly gel-lish slightly thick. It feels slightly sticky but is realllyyyy moisturizing and it wouldn't crack or smudge when I'm in an aircon environment for long. This CC Cream comes in 2 version, Silky and Glow. Glow was included in the Pink Box and Silky was not. I'll do a comparison since I managed to try both!

Little brown capsules in white cream. They break apart when you blend it with your fingers, releasing the colour into the cream.

Left: Glow Right: Silky

Glow: Thick gel, stays white till you take more effort and time in blending, colour capsules feel slighttttlyyyy sandy and gritty. Finishes with a glow like K-pop stars.

Silky: Smooth liquid, blends fast into skin colour, colour capsules break fast and not gritty at all. Feels light and semi-matte.

Check out the glow~

CC cream from Etude House means Correct & Care, which aims to correct skin colour and cares for the skin by providing 8 skin benefits like Anti-Ageing, Stress Relief, Hydration, Whitening, Sun Protection, Tone-Up, Smooth Texture and Luminosity. I know, you would be cynical about the claims of providing 8 skincare benefits in one cosmetic product, and you know what? Me too. I've used it for a month on days where I use makeup, and I would say that it works well for me. It makes my skin feel more moist and hydrated, and it doesn't feel thick even though its texture is thicker than the silky one. I really like the moist feeling because its not what most foundation can offer me; most of them ended up being oily. Honestly, I would use this on its own if it provides better coverage (pimples....) but I use it under my Cotton Fit BB cream. Because it also has SPF40, I feel really safe to expose myself to Sun and not layer on too much SPF stuff. This would do. Repurchase? YES, Silky one though. I felt that the silky one felt lighter and more suited for me. Oh! And both of them does not have much colour or coverage, so it would slightly tint your face only.

Precious Mineral Cotton Fit BB Cream in W13


This one is great. BB creams are the revolutionary must-have makeup product for every Korean girl, and this one from Etude House is the most popular one around. If you would have recalled or tried, their Precious Mineral BB was slightly thick and oily (but ofcos, hydrating). Here comes its better half - The Precious Mineral Cotton Fit BB Cream! It can be applied with your hands as how BB creams should be applied, but I tried using their Sliced Cake Puffs aka wedged sponge and it was matte almost immediately and has great coverage! Better than I expected! SO LOVING THIS on top of the CC Cream. Also, this BB cream is suitable for people with sensitive skin! Cos they don't add chemical composition like Paraben, Artificial Color and Benzophenone, while from its name, Precious Mineral, you can tell that they used precious minerals (LOL) but really, and pearl extract too. The matte effect lasted a good 2 hours in Singapore's really humid weather, which I was really impressed about. This one has SPF30. I also found that it was slightly waterproof even though it didn't make such a claim as my face came in touch with some mist and rain, but it didn't smudge or move at all.

Matte finish~

So now here's the question.. BB? CC? Both?

For me, I would take both CC Silky and BB Cotton Fit. In short, BB is more for coverage as a cosmetic product and CC is more for skincare benefits and less as a cosmetic product. You should apply CC cream as a base to supply skin with long-lasting moisture and skin benefits while applying the BB cream over to cover blemishes if needed. If your skin doesn't have blemishes, you can use the CC Cream alone but if you need some coverage on redness, blemishes, scars or colour uneveness, the BB cream would be good over the CC Cream.

These CC Creams & BB Creams are really affordable, and I would take both without questions! Check out Etude House Global's Facebook Page for more info on these awesome new product!

*Etude House Cotton Fit BB Cream W13, Etude House CC Cream in Glow and Dear My Blooming Eyes Quad in PK001 (not shown) were provided for this review. Opinions are my own and integrity completely not affected.

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  1. I want to try the Silky CC Cream and Cotton Fit BB Cream *-*

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  2. I just bought these set of cream yesterday.. lokking forward to use it.. ^_*

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    1. Wow~ let me know if they work for you! :)

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  3. Hi Fenny.. Can you tell me how to get that Pink Box from Etude House? I want it too, because I love Etude House product and love to try a new one =) Thx..

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    1. Hi Santiya,
      This is given to bloggers for review purpose :) I don't know how to help you get it too but you can follow their facebook page for more updates on their new products :)

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    2. Yeah I know it for review purpose.. I'm already message them on facebook, but I didn't get any reply =( Did you get that Pink Box because you contact Etude House for them or Etude House contact you to review? Thx for reply..

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