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Belif is a Korean skincare brand which integrates the concepts of centuries-old herbal apothecary in its products. The company has a diverse portfolio of skin care products. The brand claims that it is the ‘most truthful skincare brand’. It draws inspiration from a renowned medical herbalist, Duncan Napier, who was able to cure his chronic cold symptoms using various herbs to make a cough syrup. Just like the renowned medical herbalist, the company incorporates true herbs in its products to give best results to the user.
About The True Cream Aqua Bomb
The True Cream Aqua Bomb has a gel like consistency. The cream is free from parabens, phthalates, and sulfates. It is dermatologically tested and doesn’t include any synthetic preservatives, fragrances, mineral oil, animal origin ingredients, and dyes. After application, the gel-cream does exactly what it says on the packaging - gives instant hydration to the skin. Your skin feels soft and smooth. The formula contains various apothecary herbs, including lady’s mantle, which is rich in antioxidants. Due to its gel-like consistency it is extremely lightweight and blends right into the skin. It feels refreshing on application, and there is a burst of moisture on the skin.
The product has the following ingredients:
WATER, DIPROPYLENE GLYCOL, GLYCERIN, METHYL TRIMETHICONE, ALCOHOL DENAT, DIMETHICONE, CYCLOPENTASILOXANE, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, MALACHITE EXTRACT, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAETHYLHEXANOATE, PEG/PPG/POLYBUTYLENE GLYCOL-8/5/3 GLYCERIN, ALCHEMILLA VULGARIS LEAF EXTRACT*, EQUISETUM ARVENSE LEAF EXTRACT*, STELLARIA MEDIA (CHICKWEED) EXTRACT*, URTICA DIOICA (NETTLE) LEAF EXTRACT*, PLANTAGO LANCEOLATA LEAF EXTRACT*, AVENA SATIVA (OAT) KERNEL EXTRACT**, CALENDULA OFFICINALIS FLOWER EXTRACT**, NEPETA CATARIA EXTRACT**, RUBUS IDAEUS (RASPBERRY) LEAF EXTRACT**, BAPTISIA TINCTORIA ROOT EXTRACT**, DIMETHICONOL, POLYMETHYLSILSESQUIOXANE, SODIUM ACRYLATE/ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE/DIMETHYLACRYLAMIDE CROSSPOLYMER, ISOHEXADECANE, POLYSORBATE 60, CERAMIDE 3, CHOLESTEROL, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) BUTTER, PHENYL TRIMETHICONE, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE, PANTHENOL, SQUALANE, TRIETHYLHEXANOIN, MACADAMIA TERNIFOLIA SEED OIL, PEG-150, PEG-40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL, ACRYLATES/C10-30 ALKYL ACRYLATE CROSSPOLYMER, C14-22 ALCOHOLS, ARACHIDYL GLUCOSIDE, HYDROGENATED LECITHIN, PEG-100 STEARATE, STEARIC ACID, GLYCERYL STEARATE, CARBOMER, TROMETHAMINE, TRISODIUM EDTA, FRAGRANCE+, CITRONELLOL, LIMONENE, CITRAL, GERANIOL, LINALOOL
*NAPIERS AQUA FORMULA
**NAPIERS ORIGINAL FORMULA
+FRAGRANCES OF NATURAL ORIGIN
Ingredients of True Cream Aqua Bomb
|Function||Ingredients||What exactly they do|
Malachite Extract, Alchemilla Vulgaris Leaf Extract, Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract
These ingredients have anti-aging properties and help protect skin's collagen.
Glycerin, Ceramide 3, Cholesterol, Squalane
This helps the skin to stay highly hydrated.
Equisetum Arvense Leaf Extract, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Leaf Extract, Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Panthenol
These help decrease the discomfort on the skin.
Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract
This helps exfoliate the skin.
Alcohol Denat, Plantago Lanceolata Leaf Extract
These ingredients help reduce the bacterial growth on the skin.
This helps in keeping the formula stable.
This helps to maintain the stability of the product formula.
Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Equisetum Arvense Leaf Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Dimethiconol, Isohexadecane, Cholesterol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Phenyl Trimethicone, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Squalane, Triethylhexanoin, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Stearic Acid, Glyceryl Stearate
These ingredients are responsible for making the skin soft and smooth.
Polysorbate 60, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Arachidyl Glucoside, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Peg-100 Stearate, Glyceryl Stearate
These ingredients help in binding the mixture of oil and water, which tend to separate.
Glycerin, Peg/?Ppg/?Polybutylene Glycol-8/?5/?3 Glycerin, Dimethiconol, Panthenol, Peg-150
Ingredients that help the skin to stay hydrated so that it feels moisturized.
Dipropylene Glycol, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Triethylhexanoin, Fragrance, Citronellol, Limonene, Citral, Geraniol, Linalool
Add fragrance to the product.
Water, Dipropylene Glycol, Methyl Trimethicone, Alcohol Denat, Cyclopentasiloxane, 1,2-Hexanediol, Isohexadecane, Peg-150, Limonene
These ingredients help dissolve other ingredients in the formula.
Polysorbate 60, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Peg-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Arachidyl Glucoside, Peg-100 Stearate
These ingredients help the product to distribute evenly and with ease on the skin.
Dipropylene Glycol, Alcohol Denat, Pentaerythrityl Tetraethylhexanoate, Sodium Acrylate/?Acryloyldimethyltaurate/?Dimethylacrylamide Crosspolymer, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Acrylates/?C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Stearic Acid, Carbomer
These ingredients give texture to the product, by thickening them to give a moisturizer like consistency.
Price of the Product and Packaging
The product is priced at INR 2660 (USD 38.00) for 1.68 Fl. Oz. (50ML). It comes in a plastic tub like packaging. The packaging is sturdy and travel friendly.
The gel-cream is extremely lightweight, has a blue tint to it, and has a really nice and fresh fragrance. On application, the cream immediately blends into the skin and you can feel a burst of moisture. The cream doesn’t feel greasy on the skin. It makes the skin soft and supple.
How to Use The Product
I generally like to apply the cream after the use of cleanser and toner and before the application of a sunscreen in the morning. The gel-cream can be used both in the morning and night skincare routine. I use the cream at night time after I have cleansed and toned my face.
Pros of belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb:
- The gel-cream is extremely hydrating and feels refreshing.
- It blends into the skin instantly and is non-greasy.
- The packaging is travel friendly.
- Most of its ingredients are skin-friendly and natural.
Cons of belif The True Cream Aqua Bomb:
- The product contains alcohol. This may be a concern for some skin types as it may not be suitable for them. But it works like wonders for my skin, which is a combination skin type.
I have been able to see some really good changes with this moisturizer. My skin feels softer and smoother after use. It is extremely lightweight, doesn’t feel sticky or clogs my pores, and its effects stay on for about 6-8 hours. For a combination skin type, I think it's a great product. If anyone is facing any dryness, they should definitely give this product a try. Would I recommend it? Yes, I definitely would with a rating of 5 out of 5.
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
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PGupta0919 (author) on September 15, 2020:
Thank you sangre.
Sp Greaney from Ireland on September 14, 2020:
Nice review. I've never heard of this product before but I like that it is parabens, phthalates, and sulfates free.