Friday, April 22, 2011

Product Review: Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Mousse SPF50+ PA+++



At a Glance:
Price: RM32.90 (approx. US$8.89)
Website: Kao.com
Weight: 33g
Made in: Japan
Likes: High SPF protection, non-sticky, keeps my face matte, no whitish cast, cheap! :)
Gripes: Clogged my pores big time, contains alcohol, broke me out!
Repurchase: No
Jenn's Rating: 3.5 Stars! Didn't work for me! :(


Ingredients:



Product Description:

With SPF 50+/PA+++, Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Mousse provides strong and long-lasting double protection against UVA and UVB rays. It contains Aqua Micro Capsules which release ‘water-like’ moisture, leaving skin feeling light, cool, healthy and hydrated. Its texture is non-sticky and non-greasy while it spreads easily and is quickly absorbed by skin. It works as a smooth makeup base to prepare skin for the makeup regimen.


Actual Product Pic:


Texture & Scent:


This sunblock is actually a creamy mousse! Texture wise it reminds me of a more fluid version of the MAC Studio Sculpt Foundation! :D I love how this spreads easily over my skin and didn't leave a sticky shiny film behind! :D

This is how i look wearing this:




Nice and matte! :D

This sunblock has a mild citrusy scent which i'm ok with. 

Packaging:


This sunblock comes in a practical squeeze tube with a twist off cap, so it travels really well!

The dispensing hole's size is just right too:



And this is how it looks like brand new in pack! :D



Time Test:
Though it doesn't explicitly mentions that this is long wearing, i do feel sufficiently protected for about 6 hours! :)

Price & Availability:
This sunblock is priced at RM32.90 (approx. US$8.89). I got mine for about RM20 in Thailand on sale, but if memory serves me correctly it's retailing at 290 Baht each. This sunblock is found in most Watsons / Guardian outlets! :)

Usage:
This is perfect under makeup since it's non-oily and non-sticky!! :D


My $0.02:

I think some of you know by now that my skin hates alcohol! But recently i have been testing out a few products containing this no-no ingredient for my skin, and it has been so good thus far. Until i started using this product! >.<

Within days, it clogged my pores so badly, and gave me bumps and small pimples all over my face! >.< A yucky picture to show you what am i talking about:



It's really a shame. I love how matte and non-sticky this product is, and the price doesn't hurt either. Sadly, like its Milky sister, it didn't work for me. So needless to say i won't be repurchasing this one!

Its Easter weekend! For those who are commemorating this event, i wish all of you a blessed time remembering our Saviour. For the rest, have a wonderful weekend! :D


Credits: Product photos from Kao.com.

10 comments:

  1. Ooh! I love how it looks on you!!!!!! I love your hairstyle and your happy smile! ^_^ Too bad the sunscreen doesn't work for you. Alcohol in products is not good for me either!

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  2. Thank you hun!! :D

    Yeah its sad! If it didn't wreck havoc on my skin it would have been perfect!! :(

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  3. aww the matte effect was flawless looking... too bad it clogged pores

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  4. so bad it 'havoc-king' yr face.. so hard to find a sunscreen that suits my skin type too... :/

    carol

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  5. Blovet Beauty: exactly! It works beautifully under makeup too!! :(

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  6. Carol: yeah!! >.< I'm sticking to my Lancome or Loreal ones! Though those are shiny but at least they don't break me out!

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  7. the fact that it's spf 50 is great though!!

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  8. Yes! Loving the high SPF factor! :D

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  10. I love that citrus scent, light-texture and high spf too!!!

    Sharing my review with you here: http://beautysorority.wordpress.com/2011/06/14/biore-uv-aqua-rich-watery-mousse-water-base-review/

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