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Lioele BB Creams Review

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I bought a sample kit of BB creams by Lioele to try out to see if I would like them. I ordered them through Lilies Shop (which has since been rebranded as Keauty Store.com). The sample kit includes 2 BB creams, a shimmer base, and a sunscreen. I’ll review the BB creams and shimmer base.


The Packaging

Lioele - packaging
From L-R: Blooming Shimmer Pearl Base, Water Drop BB Cream, Beyond the Solution BB Cream

Each little plastic tube contains 5ml of product, which, depending on how much you squeeze out at a time, can last you anywhere from 1-2 weeks. The cap twists off to reveal a small, elongated opening (think of Too Faced Shadow Insurance Primer). I like that the cap actually has a small “pin” on the inside that goes through the opening when you twist on the cap. This keeps the product from drying out and clogging the opening. Smart design.


The Product

Lioele - product
From L-R: Blooming Shimmer Pearl Base, Water Drop BB Cream, Beyond the Solution BB Cream – straight from the tube

Now a bit about each product from Lioele’s website:

Blooming Shimmer Pearl Base

It gives definition to the face to make it lustrous by the light diffusing colour system. Regarding as a makeup base, this controls moisture balance and keep your skin moist.


Water Drop BB Cream

This is no product listing on their main website, but I found some old advertisements floating on the inter webs. The Water Drop BB cream is the most hydrating of all of Lioele’s BB creams, and claims to keep the skin moist and hydrated with their “water drops”. It also contains SPF 27.


Beyond the Solution BB Cream

It creates clear and natural skin tone by being effectively absorbed to skin. You can complete make-up speedily as it does not require any make-up base or foundation. Its bisabolol, licorice acid derivatives, and allantoin component sooth your skin and jojoba oil, macadamia nut oil, hyauronic acid derivatives, and marin collagen make your skin moisturize and smooth.


Lioele - swatches
From L-R: Blooming Shimmer Pearl Base, Water Drop BB Cream, Beyond the Solution BB Cream – swatches

The Blooming Shimmer Pearl base is a light pink colour, with quite a bit of shimmer to it.

The neat thing about the Water Drop BB cream is that you can actually see water drops forming when you’re starting to blend it out! See those little white spots? Those are the “water drops”!

The Beyond the Solution BB cream is thicker than I anticipated, but a pretty good colour so far.


Lioele - blended out
From L-R: Blooming Shimmer Pearl Base, Water Drop BB Cream, Beyond the Solution BB Cream – blended out

So you can see that the Blooming Shimmer Pearl base blended out still has a light pinkish hue to it. It does give my face a little bit of brightness, but I’m not a huge fan of the sparkliness it gives me.

The Water Drop BB cream is amazing. Blended out, it completely melds with my own skin tone and gives off a very natural finish. I love this.

Beyond the Solution BB cream scares me! It has a very greyish colour payoff and makes me look rather sickly. I think this could work with the more fair skin tones, but for my asian yellow-toned skin, I looked ill. Even when I used less, it still gave off a grey colour. I had read that it would oxidize to match your skin tone but for me, it didn’t oxidize enough. Those with yellow-toned skin, stay away from this one.


The Verdict

For me, I would purchase the Water Drop BB cream not just because it worked for me best, but also for it’s hydrating properties. I tend to get dry skin in the winter, and produce lots of oil in the T-zone during the summer. This is light enough to not have that caked on feeling, and works well for my skin. For the Blooming Shimmer Pearl base, there are many other makeup bases that work better for me. And as for the Beyond the Solution BB cream, well, I’m staying far away from that one.


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Written by Jessica

March 31st, 2013 at 6:02 pm

Posted in Beauty,face