17.7.12

KATE Mineral Gel BB Cream


Much to my excitement, KATE (by Kanebo), released their Mineral BB Gel Cream with the promise of providing "superb coverage with a light finish". I could't wait to try it as I have a great fondness for Japanese BB creams.





I bought this from Adam Beauty for the reasonable sum of £12.00 including shipping from Hong Kong. I opted for the #OC-C shade which is the middle ground of the three available and fortunately, this is a good colour match.


I prefer BB creams with a high SPF and this does well to satisfy my criteria with its SPF 30 PA++ rating.


The Mineral BB Gel cream is without alcohol and fragrance and is formulated with jojoba, olive and almond oil as well as water soluble collagen. It does a good job of keeping my skin moist without being greasy nor too oil absorbent. 


The coverage is medium - sheer and the gel factor makes it a breeze to apply. The thing most striking about this BB cream is its lasting power. It clings to the skin in a most light and natural manner yet lasts all day without going awry. 


I am most impressed with this BB cream and would recommend it to others with dry/combination skin. Great value!

8 comments:

  1. OOh you have me wanting to find this.. sounds excellent. Am so in love with my Missha one from Hong Kong..

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  2. Many thanks! After reading the review by BeautyBox, and now yours, I just have to purchase this BB cream. I am fond of Japanese BB creams (and skincare in general) as well.
    Sandy

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  3. cannot wait to try this one... also do you think that kate bb cream oc- c would suit a mac nw 25 or bobbi brown beige 3 skin tone? how easy is it to remove? i've found with korean bb creams, it almost always needs cleansing oil....

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  4. WANT. O_O Oh my gosh, your review really makes me want it!

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  5. will give this a try! i am loving the light weight gel bb creams that hv been coming out.

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  6. I love KATE products! I wish they'd sell it here like they do in Japan!

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  7. I'm intrigued by these BB creams and I would love to try them...do you have any recommendations for BB creams for normal/sensitive skin? Many thanks in advance!

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