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Online Only Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream

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The Body ShopOnline Only Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream
 
4.2

(based on 9 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Goes on smoothly (9)
  • Absorbs quickly (8)
  • Moisturizes well (7)
  • Not greasy (6)
  • Long lasting (3)

Cons

  • Not long-lasting (3)

Best Uses

  • After shower/bath (5)
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Addicted.

By SJ

from Los Angeles, CA

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath
    • As A Primer

    Comments about The Body Shop Online Only Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream:

    I think this product is a miracle. I have combination/oily skin, and blushers and bronzers tend to fade mere hours after applying. I always end up shiny at the end of the day, and my skin just looks like I didn't put anything on in the first place. Not anymore! This stuff is basically a moisturizer AND primer. My skin stays matte all day; my makeup more in place; and my skin doesn't dry out. I hope this product stays in production FOREVER.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Really controls oil!

    By ashleynne

    from seattle, wa

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Cooling
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Cheap packaging
    • No SPF

    Best Uses

    • Morning

    Comments about The Body Shop Online Only Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream:

    Having never tried the Body Shop's skincare before I was a little hesitant. After some research I decided to make this gem a morning moisturizer. I really it. It glides as a light weight gel cream onto the skin, kind of has this cooling effect, and absorbs fairly quickly. The smell is lovely. I think people go through it faster because it absorbs really well into the skin where you might think you need another layer. Remember it is made to control oil, not leave behind some like most creams do! Your skin becomes soft and matte. I have found I don't need to use a primer really anymore because this does the job it claims to do. By the end of the day my nose gets a little shiny, but other than that it controls my oil throughout the entire day. Some small downsides for me was that it had no spf (knew that when I bought it) and the packaging comes off a little cheap looking/feeling.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love

    By Kaileigh

    from Milwaukee, WI

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

    • Absorbs Quickly
    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Morning

      Comments about The Body Shop Online Only Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream:

      I have been on the prowl for a moisturizer that takes the shine away from my nose for years. I saw this product and decided to give it a try. The first few days, I wasn't too happy with the product because I would put it on and there would be a shine. I later noticed that after it dried, the shine that my nose naturally has was gone...and stayed gone the entire day. I always put it on every morning after washing and drying my face. I love this stuff. Make sure you put the cap on when you finish because if you don't, the product can get thick and then feel greasy which pretty much defeats the purpose. I made that mistake but luckily it was when there was only about a days worth of product left in the jar.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Perfect day cream

      By mariposa85

      from chicago,IL

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Daytime

        Comments about The Body Shop Online Only Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream:

        I have combo skin more on oily side as the day progresses. I use this product in the AM after washing my face and it leaves my skin looking and feeling great. I don't look like a grease ball after applying it. Has a matte finish indeed and I have noticed less oil build up throughout the day.

         
        5.0

        Love it!!

        By Lettye

        from Southlake, Tx.

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting
        • Moisturizes Well

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Base For My Makeup

          Comments about The Body Shop Online Only Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream:

          I like the way this feels on my face. It is smooth and goes on well. It lasts all day. I use it as my base for my makeup.

           
          4.0

          Its great for oily skin

          By Alex

          from San Antonio, TX

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy
          • Super Light

          Cons

          • Not Long-Lasting

          Best Uses

          • Moring And Night
          • Super Oily Skin

          Comments about The Body Shop Online Only Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream:

          I love this because it does moisturize my skin (I have super oily skin) and any other facial moisturizer will break me out, feel greasy or heavy on my skin. This is perfect for me because is light and gel consistency. The only thing for me is that the matt effect does't last all day, specially in very hot days.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Good Moisturizer But Not Matte

          By Kerby Hawke

          from Redondo Beach, CA

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

          • Not Long-Lasting
          • Still Oily

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Bedtime

          Comments about The Body Shop Online Only Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream:

          I needed a moisturizer that was good for oily skin and that didn't leave me waking up super shiny. I have extremely oily Asian skin so the best thing for me is to use a day cream as a night cream. Now I did try this cream in the day time as well which is why I would say the mattifying effect does not last. An hour later I am starting to get shiny. I can put this cream on at night before bed after I have done my nightly cleansing.

          I feel this cream is a good moisturizer for people with oily skin but I don't see very much mattifying.

           
          3.0

          Don't love it, don't hate it

          By Stephanie

          from Maumee, OH

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

          • Not Long-Lasting

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath

          Comments about The Body Shop Online Only Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream:

          I've been trying this out as my daytime moisturizer and I don't hate it...but I also don't love it. It absorbs quickly, but I feel like maybe too quickly. I moisturize, do a few other things, then apply makeup. Often by the time I'm ready to apply makeup I feel that I need to moisturize again. For someone who needs a lightweight moisturizer, this would be great.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great for oily summer skin

          By Meg

          from Buffalo, NY

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great
          • Softens Skin

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • After Shower/Bath
            • Bedtime
            • Summertime

            Comments about The Body Shop Online Only Seaweed Mattifying Day Cream:

            I really like this. It's perfect for the hot, sweaty months of summer. Great lightweight moisture, and it really does help keep the shine away. I have a large excess of shine on my t-zone. The only downside is that it is nowhere near moisturizing enough for winter. You'll probably have to switch to another product when the weather changes.

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            • Q:

              What is the difference between your mattifying day cream and your lotion? I currently use a mattifying lotion as a daytime moisturizer that is being discontinued and am trying to find a replacement.
              Asked on 12/13/2014 by Clearer Skin

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Both products are indicated for combination/oily skin. The only real difference is the consistency and that one contains SPF and one does not; the lotion features a lighter weight, more fluid formula than the cream and is formulated with SPF 15. For daytime use, we recommend the lotion, since it provides sun protection.

                Answered on 12/16/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
            • Q:

              Can I use this cream with the other sets by The Body Shop?
              Asked on 7/9/2014 by Vicky

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Yes, all The Body Shop products are designed to be mixed and matched according to your skin type and concerns.

                Answered on 7/10/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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