Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Bioderma Sensibio Range


So June has come and gone, but the most exciting thing to happen in the land of beauty last month for me was the launch of the French Skincare Brand Bioderma. Bioderma began in 1977 by Jean-Noël Thorel, a pioneering pharmacist who had a fresh approach to dermocosmetics. The products are formulated to maintain not just your beauty but the health of your skin. There has been a lot of hype around Bioderma especially their Sensibio H20 Micellar solution, so when I was sent these products to try out I was very excited to see if they really are worth the hype.


So I'll start with the Bioderma Sensbío H20 Cleanser (€5.50 100ml) the one I heard the most about and the one I was most intrigued about. I was a big fan of the cheaper micellar waters on the market, and even these are a great cheaper alternative to Bioderma, but for me there is no comparison. The Bioderma really feels like it's part of your skincare routine, but I would always recommend not to cut out your toner, serum or moisturiser even if the Bioderma Micellar Solution feels like you could skip it. It is without a doubt the most effortless way of taking off your makeup or as first cleanse. This is great for taking off my eye makeup too without much effort and great for my sensitive eyes. My skin is left fresh, soft and clean. It doesn't feel tight or zapped of moisture from using it. I loved this so much I went out and bought the 250ml (€11.50) bottle and I have a feeling I might end up buying the 500ml (€16.00) on next payday.
This is fragrance free, paraben free, alcohol free and hypoallergenic!

One bottle of Sensibio H2O sold around the world every 5 seconds!



I love BB creams as they are quick, handy and light on the skin. The Bioderma Sensibio AR BB Cream (€17.50 40ml) is no exception, as it helps perfect the skin and prevents redness. It blends easily into the skin leaving a flawless finish but also leaves a healthy radiance to the skin which I love. It contains light reflective particles of powder and pigments to help conceal the redness and has SPF 30. It leaves a natural matte finish. If I have one gripe with this product, it is in the shade "light" but even on my porcelain skin this is still very dark even if I do blend down my neck, it just doesn't look right. If they ever come out with a shade lighter I'll be first at the counter!


As you can see from the swatches the shade is very dark and I hope you can see in the below photo when blended that it's still very dark for a light shade.


The packaging is fresh and clean and easy to find with it's colour coded ranges which include the following:

These products are on the more expensive side but if you like to spend money on your skincare these are just fab products and products I'm definitely loving and I certainly think they are worth the hype. You can buy these online with Sam McCauley right NOW!

12 comments:

  1. I'd like to try the BB cream. I wasn't crazy about the micellar water - thought it was over hyped! xx

    Beautylymin

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    1. I really didn't think I was going to like the micellar water as much as I do, I haven't used my Garner one since as the Bioderma works a million times better for me xx

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  2. I understand your pain about trying to find Bb creams that suit porcelain skin! It's a nightmare 😂

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    1. One day a brand might take us into consideration lol I have yet to find one to suit my me :-( If you ever come across one let me me know xx

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  3. Before I tried the Bioderma Micellar Solution I kept wondering if it really could be as good as people said. I couldn't tell how it could be better than any other Micellar water but it is! It just removed makeup that little bit better and feels that little bit nicer on the skin. I find it hard to explain why I think it's better but I really do!!

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    1. I know exactly what you mean, and I struggled to actually bring that across in the post. My skin feels so much better using this particular Micellar solution compared to others, and I happily handed over my money for the bigger size. It feels like a skincare treatment! x

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  4. I was the same about the Micellar water. I was never really a fan of the Garnier but the Bioderma is bloody amazing!! I always use it as a first cleanse and then use my usual cleaner. I will definitely be re-purchasing the bigger bottle when I run out! Love the photos too btw x

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    1. Yes always as a first cleanse and then I go onto my trusty Ole Henriksen melting cleanser. Thanks so much for the compliment on my photos I'm really trying to do better with them xx

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  5. Love the sound of these - I'm yet to try Bioderma and can't wait to give it a whirl x
    Becca | theBeautyInbox

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    1. I hope you like them as much as me Rebecca! x

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  6. I have both of these, love the micellar water, the bb cream is slightly too dark but if im wearing tan it might be ok.

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    1. I might get away with it too if I had my fake tan on, so must give it a go it the tan soon. Both beautiful products x

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