Sunday, December 16, 2012

Krave Mineral Organic Liquid Foundation and Complexion Perfection Mineral Powder



KRAVE MINERALE COSMECEUTICALS (Official website)
is a Philippine company & brand of mineral make up & organic skin care products that are all formulated & manufactured in the USA by a GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) compliant facility. Products are imported from the US and legally distributed in the Philippines with all the necessary regulatory requirements from the United States of America and from the companies that formulates & manufactures the whole product line. The ingredients in all our products have been assessed, approved and certified in compliance with the EU Cosmetic Safety Regulations and US-FDA (The United States- Food and Drugs Administration).
       
I was supposed to post this a few months ago, I think last October pa unfortunately I forgot the password of my laptop and had to reformat :( <//3 Anyway, enjoy! I'll be uploading more posts soon! Promise! :P


 Wow, time flies so fast. I remember accepting a friend request from Krave about a year ago, when it was still starting up its online shop. I said to myself, "Ohh. Very Nice. Another pinay mineral make-up brand." From that point on, I stalked its page. Album per album, blog per blog. Although it took me several months before I got myself a few products to try. Better late than never! :P

Here are the products that I purchased:



 Organic Liquid Foundation in Ricotta and Complexion Perfection in Hazelnut

I love how they named the shades after food.

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Organic Liquid Foundation (Ricotta) -  Php385.00 (20 ml)

Detox your make up kits and replace your old liquid foundation with our Flawless Finish Liquid Foundation that has no skin damaging preservatives & irritating chemicals and are infused with skin soothing organic ingredients of Rosemary, Carrots, Jojoba, Aloe vera & Vitamin E that will promise to enhance your skin tone & gives you a broad spectrum of SPF in just a few fingertip blends. A unique liquid foundation formula that replenishes your skin with skin beneficial actives, that is not greasy nor oily. Achieve a flawless and radiant look in just a sec. No sponge/taclon brush needed for application, just your beauty finger tips. 
APPLICATION:
Due to the 95% organic contents in our formulation, it is best recommended to Shake well before use to avoid color separation inside the bottle. Pump a pea size into your fingertips and apply evenly on your face and neck. Apply Complexion Perfection or Luxurious Perfection loose mineral foundation for a complete make up regimen.


Ingredients:
Aloe barbadensis (Organic Aloe) Juice, Simmondsia chinensis (Organic Jojoba) Oil, Titanium Dioxide, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Mica, Zinc Oxide, Dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE),Limnanthes alba (Meadowfoam) Oil, Daucus carota sativa (Carrot) Oil, Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary Extract)






So cute. So tiny. A tube will probably last you a month.





Swatches:








   Too light for my skin tone huh?




Upon blending



It's barely noticeable anymore. :)



Packaging: Packaging is okay. I just think it would be better if the tube had a long, thin nozzle so that I'd have better control over the amount. Plus!! I accidentally dropped mine (clumsy) while I was applying and gush, went the foundation. It spilled over the floor. I nearly cried. There goes 3 ml of my 20 ml product. SAYANG!!!! Grr.

Color: Please do not be turned off by the shade! Haha I know it looks sort of pasty white but I tell you when you're wearing it, it hardly looks noticeable. Au naturale! I recommend you pair it with Krave's mineral foundation. :) 

Texture: Light. It is as if you're applying milk to your face :) Although you might have a hard time blending, IF you're too slow in spreading the foundie. But when you blend it well it really looks nice.

Coverage: Sheer - medium; It can conceal minor redness, blemishes here and there. Then again, it's my opinion. It may work for you, but not for me.

Fragrance: Imo, I don't smell anything fishy. Haha. Although I was hoping it did smell a bit sweet because of its skin loving ingredients hehe :P

Oil Control: Considering my combi skin and the environment, it did manage to control oil pretty well. I'm not saying that it's "Oh wow no oil, oh my gosh I'm oil free" because seriously there's no such thing as completely oil free here. You know how humid it is here in Manila :( 

Finish: Matte. I love how this alone can brighten my skin without looking dewy. 


Complexion Perfection in Hazelnut - Php 255 (3g)




Protect and beautify your complexion with one of our superb micro-formulated mineral foundation formulas with the benefit of chemical-free sun protection while giving you a flawless, air-brushed appearance. This product is so pure that applying less is more. Oil Balancing foundation. Broad spectrum SPF.
All ingredients are carefully chosen for purity. Full-coverage sunscreen to protect and nourish delicate skin while offering the coverage and matte finish for a beautiful poreless perfect complexion without experiencing any skin irritation.

Application:
Shake the jar and dab your brush in a swirling motion, tap it to remove excess powder & apply to your face in circular motion until desired coverage is achieved.



Why hello there :)







Open sesame!


Swatch:

Close enough.

Coverage: Medium, buildable coverage

Fragrance: None

Oil Control: Good oil control :)



Before and after photos upon using both products:

Bare face, after shower and drying of hair haha I know I look weird </3



All made up and ready to go out! 
Products used:

Krave Organic Liquid Foundation
Krave Complexion Perfection Mineral Foundation
In2it Lip and Cheek Tint 

Don't you just love the finish?  Natural, poreless, bright, and breathable :)
Plus there's no sticky feeling! 
No caking!

Love love my krave products <3

Better than bb cream. Definitely more beneficial than bb cream :)

My skin feels happy, health and radiant.

And that's my daily make up! I rarely shape and shade my brows, nor do I put on any trace of eye make up. Of course there are times that I do want to look like a head turner or an asian doll, but I feel better and more of myself with less on. 


Repurchase? Yes! I will definitely buy more products :) Next on my list is the concealer! And maybe the Panacea oil too! I am definitely recommending Krave to you guys! :)


Craving too?

Check out their Facebook page here! You will find a lot of beautiful girls who all agree with me - Krave is love<3 

Have you tried any of Krave's products? Tell me! Comment below :)
Leave your links btw if you want me to follow back :) let's follow each other! :)

Will take more pics :) More products to be reviewed! Hope you like my post :)

xoxo! :-*

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