Tuesday, 28 January 2014

Maybelline Baby Skin Review ♥


First there was baby lips and now we welcome baby skin! Baby lips took the blogging world by storm, so of course I had to try this! I was so excited when my superdrug order arrived as this bargain product (£7.99) has been compared several times to Benefits POREfessional but without the price tag. I was actually thinking of buying the POREfessional and then Maybelline brought out Baby Skin. So what exactly is Baby Skin? Baby skin is a lightweight primer which states to give you "smooth, poreless looking skin". I myself suffer with large, visible pores so I was hoping that it would make a difference.

The first thing I noticed when I unwrapped my order, was the adorable packaging! I love the colours and the size (22ml) is perfect for my makeup bag! Maybelline have stuck with the baby lips logo, just changing lips to skin! It comes in a convenient squeezy tube that has a nice sized nozzle so you don't waste the product.

"Translucent gel primer blurs the appearance of enlarged pores, lines and other imperfections to create a matte and flawless canvas for makeup to glide. Mattifying formula keeps skin feeling and looking fresh with a baby soft feel, improving the staying power of your foundation while creating the look of a more refined and smoother skin texture".

I squeeze out a tiny bit of the formula onto my finger tip and apply to my face. After that I wait a couple of minutes to set and carry on with my normal foundation routine. The product is a clear gel based formula that glides onto my skin with ease, however I have found that it can be slightly "Slippery." I must say that when I first used it I was not majorly impressed, I didn't notice an amazing difference in my pore size. However on the second use, I noticed that compared to without it on, my pores actually looked visibly smaller! 


Even though it does technically do what it says on the tube, I won't be rushing out to buy another one. The formula did nothing to improve the longevity of my makeup and neither did it give me a matte finish. However I would say that if you have dry to normal skin you should definitely try it out! Overall I think that if you are looking for a pore minimizing primer, go check this out!

Have you tried Baby Skin?


31 comments:

  1. Hey loved this post, I reviewed this recently this on my blog and loved it but for the exact reason you mentioned, I have very dry skin and it helps me SO much. Nice to see the view of someone else who doesn't :)


    Jamie xox
    www.bethnalbohemia.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. great review x

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  3. I haven't tried this yet, but I was really hoping it would be good in the summer when my skin is oily and my makeup likes to slide off my face! I still might give it a go when it gets warmer just to say I tried!

    Ivy xx
    Style Life Lovely

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  4. The before and after pics are good, you can really see a clear difference! I did like it when I tried it, but wasn't amazed. I think for the price, you can't get much better, but it's not exactly a life-changer of a product! x

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    1. I completely agree, It's definitely something to try but I won't be re-purchasing xx

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  5. I don't think will work for me as I have oily skin *sighs*

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  6. GREAT review! I tried it and wasn't totally blown away like I thought I would have been. Good to know I'm not alone!
    xo T
    prettylovelygirls.com

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  7. This really interesting.
    Can actually see the difference in the photos!

    Great post :)

    nailsandteapots xx

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  8. I really want to try this even though I have oily skin - I love the Pore-fessional and many oily people don't; this would be such a god alternative if i liked it! Lovely review, the pictures do show a difference :) xx

    http://katieannetc.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. I love the cute little texts you put on your pictures! What do you use to put those on?

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  10. We've heard so many great things about this and it's meant to be a good dupe for Benefit's Porefessional right?!! It looks like it's doing wonders for your skin! We'll have to hunt it down once it hits Australian stores!

    www.mkstyleramblings.blogspot.com.au

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  11. Wow great post and really impressive photographs. I was so impressed with how effective this was on your pores that I will be rushing out to buy this.I have followed on bloglovin' and can't wait to read more. Would love it if you popped across to see me on http://www.lippylikes.com

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    1. Thanks for the follow! I know in the photo you can clearly see the difference! I will have a read of your blog xxx

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  12. Great review. It is nice to see reviews also on affordable makeup! :)
    Can I ask you about which program did you use to do the picture collage?

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    1. I use pic monkey for all my picture editing xx

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  13. I love how you included a closeup so that we could see the result for themselves. It does look like it made a difference, although I don't know if I would be getting one either.

    Brittney

    Another Beautiful Thing

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    1. Thanks, I just thought it would be easier than explaining xx

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  14. Wow you can really see the difference. Need to add this item to my shopping list I reckon :)

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  15. I NEED this! Going to check the drugstore today!

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