REVIEW: Pure Beauty Soothing BB Cream

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Product Info from Pure Beauty
Soothing BB Cream is a natural botanical cover cream that effectively helps soothe and protect sensitive and troubled skin. It contains Vita Extract, EMX water and Na-Complex to help protect skin and activate skin cell restoration for a healthy skin tone. Suitable for all skin types, even sensitive skin.

Retail Price: Php 199.00 (at Watson's)

made in Korea

This is the very first BB Cream I've ever tried.  Ever since I read several blogs with raves about their favorite BB creams, I've been looking for a BB cream that I can afford since most BB creams I've read from blogs are too pricey.  

I was just buying some necessities for me and my hubby at Watson's when I saw this blue tube on the rack. There were only two left, and I got curious. I picked it up and saw it was a BB cream. I checked the price right away and to my surprise it's only Php 199.00 pesos that's around 4 USD.  Honestly, I was hesitating to buy it because it's so cheap, but when I read the details at the back, it said suitable for sensitive skin and it's made in Korea! I quickly placed it on my basket. (most effective BB Creams came from Korea)

I have been using this product for over a month now, and I must say I'm really loving this stuff.  I haven't used any tinted moisturizer, concealer or liquid foundation since I started to use this BB cream.  It saves a lot of time when I'm putting my makeup on.  I just use my Celeteque moisturizer, then followed by this BB cream, and then my pressed powder and that's it.  I also used this product on the look I created with avon, you can check it out HERE.



What I like about it...
* inexpensive
* has mild herbal scent
* cute packaging with floral details
* has a squeeze type tube which makes it very easy to use
* a pea size amount goes a long way
* awesome coverage, evens out my skin tone
* feels really light on my skin
* easy to blend when you get used to it because it has a thick consistency
* really makes my skin glow
* my pimple marks are still visible but are starting to fade
* didn't experience any breakouts or irritation
* written on the back of the tube says, storage period for 3 years

What I don't like...
* the shade is too light for my skin, but my pressed powder makes up for it
* it doesn't have SPF like most BB creams do
* it doesn't actually say what are its benefits in the packaging (I had to research about it)

My rating: 3/5

I wanted to give this a higher rating, but I haven't used other BB creams yet, so I can't compare.  I'm not sure if I will repurchase this, because I still want to try other BB creams. I would recommend this BB cream to you ladies since it's suitable for all skin types.  You can also check out another review of this product from Donnarence of  My Lucid Intervals for a second opinion.

This is it for now.

Cheerios!
***Hollie***


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22 Comments

  1. thanks hollie for the link!! :D

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  2. Wow! Amazing coverage. I'm currently using the Maybelline one and it's the only one I've tried so far. Maybe I'll try this too when I go through the Maybelline one. If you ever get your hands on the Purederm BB Cream I'd love to read your review on it! :) I'm also planning on buying Skinfood's BB Cream as well, it's way cheaper online compared to boutiques in our malls.

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  3. @Donnarence, you're welcome sis.

    @Elaine, I've been eying that maybelline BB cream too. Let me know what you think about it. I've been saving for the Purederm BB Cream but I ended up buying this product. LOL

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  4. good review hollie! hmmm seems like a promising product! too bad it doesn' have spf. :( would have been perfect for summer sana.

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  5. Haha! I always get stuck on the shoes too! This is a great review. It's pricey but may be worth the try...
    Tamera's Take

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  6. I was very impressed with the SKII Facial Treatment Essence (www.geocities.jp/hongkong_skii/index_e.htm), enough so that I have continued to use the product daily as part of my skin care routine after the test period. It's a luxury purchase to be sure, but this is one of the best products that can really make a significant difference in your skin, and so worth every penny.

    I applied the treatment each morning and evening after cleansing my skin and before moisturizer/primer and then makeup. Within just a few days I could see that my skin was much more supple and smooth - particularly in the t-zone. After about two weeks, I loved the beautiful glow my skin had - even without makeup.

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  7. wow it only costs 149?! looks like a good product to try...

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  8. @Sugar sugar, I'm always inside the office (which is air conditioned) and I rarely soak in the sun, so this works for me even if it doesn't have SPF...hehe

    @Tamera, Thanks.

    @Lisa, Thanks for sharing. I checked out the link you provided and saw that the product was out of stock. Must be a really good product. too bad, it's not available here.

    @Shopcoholic, Yes sis, try it when you get the chance it's super cheap anyway. won't hurt your pocket if it doesn't work out for you..hehe

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  9. This is definitely next on my list once I finish my Tinted Moisturizer! :)

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  10. Which Watsons Store did you pick this up? I've been meaning to try out BB creams to see what the rave was about & i think this product would be a good start! Thank you for checking my blog out & I definitely subscribed :)

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  11. @Michelle, Thanks sis.

    @Maricarljanah, I picked this up at Watsons Ayala Center Cebu. But I saw new stocks at SM City Cebu branch. Thanks for subscribing. I will definitely subscribe to you youtube channel as well.

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  12. Hi Hollie,

    I'm so happy to discover your blog through Say (I saw your comment in her blog) I'm actually in search of BB cream that will best work for me at the same time affordable. I think I found one. Thank you for your review. My friend is suggesting BB cream from The Faceshop but because I'm one frugal person, I'll go for Pure Beauty Soothing BB Cream. I really hope it's available in Watson's here in SM Clark.

    Btw, I'm now following your blog, hope you'll follow mine.

    Thank you.

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  13. @AidiSan, thanks for following, I followed you back. Yes, glad I found this at Watson's

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  14. I've never tried any bb creams. A lot girls seem to really like them.

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  15. I have just started using BB creams too :D Right now i'm testing the Maybelline one. :)

    Tagged you in my post here: http://ayanagrace.blogspot.com/2011/03/tagged-writings-on-wall.html :D

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  16. @Everyday makeup (Becky), I don't think you have to, you have flawless skin so you won't be needing this. skip it.

    @Aya, when I was buying this BB cream, I was already holding the maybelline one, but when I saw this, I totally went for it. because it's cheaper...lol.. I'm just glad hiyang ako nito.

    Thanks for the tag.

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  17. Great review!!! I would definitely give this one a try once I'm done with mine.
    Btw, I also have a review on Maybelline 8-in-1 BB Cream. You should check it out

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  18. thanks for the info...i'll check it for myself...

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  19. @ayieh, thanks sis. checking you review now.

    @yanee, thanks for following.

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  20. I wish they had a Watsons here in California. I would be there all the time!! A BB cream for $3 USD is crazy! It's good that it works well :) I hate overpriced BB creams just because of the hype :p

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  21. @Rainy Days and Lattes, yes, so true. Glad I found this. hehe

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  22. Hi! Nice post. I think it costs PHP199 here. I'll buy and try it!:)

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