Saturday, May 3, 2014

PRODUCT FEATURE: TONY MOLY BCDATION

And here it is, the next iteration of the do it all face product!  Why wear just cc creams when you need more cveage?  why wear just bb creams when you need a product o last much longer on your face?  Why forgo your fondness for foundations when you actually wanna try cc creams and bb creams.  Well, now you have all that in one in the new Tony Moly BCDation! 
It's available in just two shades, typical Korean/Japanese LOL, dear Korea, Rain and Hyori love to darken their skin, how bout a darker shade please?
It's hygienic, too as it's dispensed out of an efficient pump.
Some product information at the back of the bottle?
What the product is pushing what it has.
The ingredients are below.
shade differences of 1 and 2 under normal lighting and under fluorescent lighting.
unblended.
blended.
and again swatches are below, but under the lighting conditions below, unblended the swatches look like regular bb creams or foundations.
Some of you may know that when trying out foundations, it is preferred to swatch them around your cheek bones.  Below is me trying out shade 01.
here's shade 2
and what it looks like under fluorescent lighting
and with the flash on, yep, floating white head, i blame the sunscreen in the product for this reflectiveness.
and when applied completely on my face, i am using shade 01 in the below pictures.  so this reflectiveness depends on the ambient lighting and your camera's flash setting.  so if you do plan to use this product before going to an event, pray that the photog's camera's are set for a diffused lighting so that all that light from the flash won't hit your face all at once.
but under regular office lighting it's just fine!  Below though I am using shade 02.
So you may ask, how much lighter is shade 01 compared to shade 02.  Well shade 02 is darker, visibly darker than shade 01.  Shade 01 is bright, but suits me better because without the shadows thrown by a room that isn't lit well, i.e. my shower room, it makes my face to have the same shade as the skin on my chest.  And again  under day light and regular lighting without a flash shade 01 works well on me as it's almost as light as the skin on my chest, so i look pretty much even.
LIKES:
  • hygienic packaging
  • a scent that isn't overpowering
  • easy enough to blend unlike many foundations that are too quick to dry ahem Revlon Colorstay
  • actually is better applied with fingers unlike some foundations
  • it has some spf, spf 30 and pa ++ which is just fine for indoors protection
  • has fairly decent coverage, i don't need to apply concealer on my dark circles under my eyes and it makes the scar on my cheek less noticeable.
  • doesn't cake up throughout the day
  • doesn't oxidize on my skin or change the shade of my blushes
  • i also apply this on my eye lids and it doesn't clump up on my crease
  • doesn't break me out either
  • easy to remove at the end of the day
  • long lasting like a foundation
  • doesn't wipe or melt off easily like a decent foundation
  • decent pore coverage
  • PhP998 for 50 grams of products which is quite competitive to other name brands' foundations 
  • it doesn't feel too thick at all
DISLIKES:
  • i mentioned that this is better used with your fingers or a moist sponge, because somehow this is harder to blend with a synthetic brush.  so it's a good thing, less expense of actually having a brush AND cleaning the brush.  not somehow, it's just much thicker than your average foundation but is slightly more watery than your average cc cream and bb cream, WHICH do work better when used with fingers.
  • when used with a brush it puddles on my pores and makes my 'peach fuzz' more obvious, in other words, litaw yung balahibo ko when i use this with a brush.
  • reflective with the usual flash setting is on
  • just two shades that's a tad too light for the common Indo-Malay skin, I hoping this expands.
FINAL THOUGHTS:
I look a little too made up when using this product with a brush, so I would suggest to use this product with clean fingers to apply and blend this product on your faces.  I do recommend this product for our working girls in our offices day or night.  For call center agents, this last long enough to last you through the night, you can reapply this for a bit to give you a refreshed sun protection.  The same for the ladies and gents working throughout the day.  This will protect you when you cross the street and while indoors where sunlight can still reach you.  But you may need to reapply if you want and or have to stay out in the sun for an extended period.  
Do I like it?  Sure, it certainly beats applying so many layers of products which take so much time.

23 comments:

Kanou said...

Hi. Is there a setting powder that doesn't make you look made up? I've been using Laneige BB Cushion and I like it, very natural looking. The thing is it's really dew. I tried setting it with 3w clinic powder(light beige) and it made it look very noticeable that I have something on my face :(. Also after a few minutes to an hour, I notice that the on the side of my nose the bb cushion looks different compared to the rest of face. I think it settled on the side of my nose(don't know if that's the right term). Please help.

Marge said...

hi, you raised a few questions and I'd like to tackle them by bullets:
-yes, there are translucent powders available a popular one is by revlon the hd it's high end counterpart is the makeup forever hd powder.
- I don't use or like clinique so I can't say or know how effective or ineffective your powder is. but if it's not translucent then it will give you a more matte and polished look which will negate what you set out to do which is look natural.
-your nose oil oxidized the bb cushion and powder.
I hope I've answered your inquiry. good luck ^_^

Zoe Cayetano said...

Awesome review! Have a great weekend xx

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Zoe Cayetano said...

Awesome review! Have a great weekend xx

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Kanou said...

Thanks, but what do I do to solve the oxidization of the bb cushion?

Marge said...

you can use a primer. primers prolong the wear of face products since your nose's oil and sweat will oxidize the primer first then your bb or foundation.

CJ said...

Yay thanks for the review! The price isn't that bad at all and I REALLY need good bases for this summer. Everything cakes on me!!! I need a good pressed powder/loose powder too. Something that doesn't cake as well. Any recommendations? :)

Marge said...

i'm still loving my lunasol loose powder but i do hear that the tony moly dear me petit cotton pact is a good pressed powder that isn't cakey but absorbs most oil from the face and ambient humidity

Kanou said...

Oh, I see. I read you put on skincare before you put on your makeup. How does that work? Do I still apply primer after skincare? I'm afraid the bb cushion won't turn out the same as it is now if I apply skincare before hand.

Marge said...

skin care first then base [i.e. primer] in your case though, there's a pore covering product for the t-zone. so it's like this, skin care first then your primer, then foundation or bb cream. i know clinique has one of those, try that? [you apply that on your nose after skin care and before foundation or bb cream]

Kanou said...

Thank you so much for your wonderful answers. I don't actually use any clinique products, the powder I mentioned was 3w clinic powder (Dodo or formerly known as Palgantong). I'm more into korean products. If you have any suggestions for a good translucent powder and primer that is korean brand, it would be highly appreciated :)

Hazel said...

Tony moly deserves an applause for coming up with yet another clever product concept. Haha. Haven't heard of a BB-CC-Foundation in one until this. Thanks for the review!


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Marge said...

I know tony moly has a decent tranclucent powder, i forget what it's called. you can also try the face shop's pore minimizer, their version of the clinique one i described ;-)

Marge said...

Tony Moly sure does deserve a pat on the back for this innovation ;-) it really does save time ^_^

Mad Cow Mary said...

Hello ate, I've been looking for Pinay bloggers reviewing Korean products for two obvious reasons: the skin color and because MAS KWELA PAG MAY NAGRE-REVIEW AT NAG-REREPLY NG TAGALOG. Hihihi...Anyway, na-try ko po yung CC cream (Aura) ng Tony Moly. Ok naman sya i-apply kaso nga lang, nag-mukha ako parang nakakita ng mumo. Sana ito, di naman masyadong magmukhang maputi mukha ko.

Marge said...

ahihii medyo nga di nagwork yung aura cc cream sa kin din, eh ang put ko na nga LOL. lalo kamo yung cooling cc cream. pero yung snail cc ok yun ^_^

disqus_P37tkEeFN3 said...

hello! which is better? BBdation from EH or this one? Thanks!

Electric Bearbearina said...

Hi Marge!
I noticed this review is almost 2 years old. Do you still love this product as much as you did back then or have you found another BB cushion product that you love more? I have the Etude House one but I'm not 100% happy with it so I'm wondering if I should try the Laneige one next or another brand perhaps? Would love to hear what you recommend.
Thanks :)

Marge said...

so far the only dupe i found is the clio cc cushion and the precious minerals any cushion. the face shop's screen cell is too dewy, the etude house magic any cushion didn't do too well on my skin. so yeah this original formula still is the best for me. i have yet to try the updated version of this beloved of mine 😁

Electric Bearbearina said...

Thanks for the feedback!
Will try out your "beloved" next :)

Marge said...

you're most welcome, my beloved has a new formulation. i haven't tried it, i do hope it works out for you :-)

Electric Bearbearina said...

Hi! I finally bought the BB Cushion Pore Control over the weekend. Its not as "cooling" as I hoped it would be but I'm still pretty happy with it overall. Thanks for the suggestion. :)

Marge said...

hey there, you're most welcome. Glad that you didn't dislike it ;-)

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