July 22, 2014

FACE it OIL CUT Pore Balm : Review

FACE it OIL CUT Pore Balm (Rs 800/17g)


  • Perfectly filling visible pores and fine lines for porcelain-like smooth skin
  • This magic balm prevents sheen caused by excessive sebum and keeps the skin soft all day long. It improves adherence to the skin of products used in subsequent stages for a velvet-like smooth finish

How to use:
After completing skin care and before beginning make-up, use a puff included in the package to apply lightly to areas that have troubled pores or appear excessively shiny

Dimethicone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Silica, Aluminum Starch, Octenylsuccinate, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Lauroyl Lysine, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Polyethylene, Caprylic/Capric Glycerides, Glyceryl Behenate, Glyceryl Dibehenate, Tribehenin, Hydroxyapatite, Betula Platyphylla Japonica Bark Extract, BHT, Butylene Glycol, Phaseolus Radiatus Extract, Rumex Crispus Root Extract, Water, Beta-Carotene, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Root Extract, Daucus Carota Sativa (Carrot) Seed Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Methylparaben, Fragrance, Citral, Hydroxycitronellal, Limonene, Linalool

FACE it OIL CUT Pore Balm from The Face Shop was one of the products that I had picked from my first trip to Sephora. The Face Shop is a Korean makeup and skincare brand and the visually appealing lineup at Sephora got me interested and I ended up buying this product.

The FACE  it Oil Cut Pore Balm comes in a shiny metallic blue round screw top tub with a plastic separator that also holds a sponge provided with the primer for application. Although, I hate dipping my fingers into the tub every time I have to use the product, I still would have to say that I am in love with the shiny packaging. The sponge applicator is not of much use in my opinion because it leads to product wastage, plus I fell it will be unhygienic to use the same sponge applicator over and over again with remnants of product from the last use. I use clean sanitized fingers to take out the product.

The Face it Oil Cut Pore Balm is nothing but an oil controlling primer in a solid balm form. The texture is extremely smooth and soft and this spreads easily on the skin , providing a smoother base for the makeup to glide on. I have noticed that my pores appear visibly reduced when I wear this primer, but it doesn't hide them completely. The pore balm keeps oiliness at bay a little longer than a regular foundation primer and can be a boon for those struggling with oily skin issues. You would still need a touch up, but say an hour or so later than when you usually do it.

I usually apply this pore balm only on targeted areas and not as an all over face primer and it works better for me that way. The Pore Balm has a nice fresh tangy scent to it which I like.

Overall, The FACE it OIL CUT Pore Balm is a nice oil controlling primer that also minimizes/covers up the appearance of large pores on your face. It instantly smoothens out the skin and makes it easier for makeup products to be applied. I like the Pore Balm, but use it only on targeted areas. I really like this product because it exactly delivers what it claims to and you can get it without breaking the bank.

I recommend!!

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