22.6.11

Skinfood Aloe and Gingko Green BB Cream Comparison

Hi dollies (・ω・)/
This is a requested post, lots of people mailed me and asking me about: "what's the difference between aloe and gingko? which one is better? what should I buy?" Actually, I am NOT a BB expert, make up expert or whatsoever, erh...really. I made a review based on my very own opinion.
So yes, I've reviewed this Skinfood aloe BB cream and also Skinfood gingko green BB cream back then in 2010, check it out:



Aloe sun versus Gingko green bb cream?

I think it's not about which one is better, but it's about choosing the best that suits your skin. I first begin by examining my skin. What is my skintype, do I need any sunscreen? such things. And here's what I came up with:



You might like Aloe sun BBC if:
♔ You are working outdoors (cuz it protects you from harmful sunray, SPF 20 PA++)
♔ You are working indoors but exposed to sunlight.
♔ Your skintype is oily, and sensitive.
♔ You don't usually set up your bb cream with powder.
♔ You are looking for a BB cream with great oil control properties.

You might like Gingko Green BBC if:
♔ You are working indoors and totally free from sunlight exposure.
♔ You need a BB cream with lots of hydrating properties.
♔ Your skintype is combi, which means you have a blend of oily and dry skin.
♔ You're looking for a BB cream with great beauty enhancing properties (Lecithin & Vitamin B)


I should say that Skinfood Aloe sun BBC is a BESTSELLER product from skinfood since 2010 up 'till now. I like it except for the stingy fragrance, and Aloe BBC has a better oil control properties, yeah. much better than gingko green. They have a medium sheer coverage, don't expect anything like what a foundation would do~! v( ̄Д ̄)v
ingredients etc, left click to ENLARGE
it blends smoothly on my skin, see? But, I'm just going to complain about the stingy scent of Aloe, and for Gingko, it has a baaad oil control properties. I've noticed my normal-to-slightly-oily skin has become incredibly OILIER everytime I put on gingko bbc. So dollies, I think we really have to choose one that suits our skin~(^ε^)♪


But I'm not going to repurchase, it's not bcuz I'm not satisfied with the product, I just wanna try a new product from INNISFREE, ECO GREEN BB CREAM, sounds promising, eh? I've been wanting to buy it since months ago! (`ε´) put it on my wishlisht already♥

Well, CMIIW about this skinfood BB cream comparison, and I'll leave you with my templated selcas wearing my favorite gingko bb cream. mwahaha.. |ヽ(*゜▽゜*)ノミ|Ю

 see ya~
L.K

43 comments:

Onika Chan~ said...

great comparison for the bb creams you posted :D this will definitely help other ppl which bb cream is best for them which also includes me <3

Marxie ♔ said...

I haven't tried any skinfood bb cream. Thanks for this though, this is really helpful. :))

Jadegrrrl said...

I have the Aloe Sun BB cream and I adore it, it's my current go to for a nice finish :)

mimi said...

The aloe bb cream looks promising! Thank you for the comparison post ^^ I need a new BB Cream that is good for controlling oil~

aMz88 said...

was wondering if the peach BB is much better than aloe, anyone knows? reply at a comment on my page :D thankies! nice post gurl ^^

Momickey said...

Hahahahaha the photo with the cigarette, cute!


sarang, momickey

Aki No Yuutsu said...

THanks for sharing! maybe I have to try the product too!

miss lie said...

thanks for sharing! oh ya,is ginko is more yellowish than aloe? thanks :)

yurina said...

gah, i always wanted to try skinfood bb cream range but always hold up until now~ xD and at the end.. i'm forget it. hahaha~
must write this stuff again in my wish list! >.<

Leigh said...

thanks so much for posting this! i have always been interested in the creams, but i never knew which to get! this is so helpful-the aloe one sounds perfect for me! :)

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Mrs. Kolca said...

Hi! Thanks for the visit. You have a pretty pink blog here with a very cute layout too.

Nenacho☆ said...

Your picture is very funny!!! hahahahahaha

I've always wanted to try a BB cream but I don't know well how to choose!! So your entry was quite interesting!!!

carapoppycorn said...

http://carapoppycorn.blogspot.com/2011/06/oh-my-skin-message-to.html, can you please see this? i need you opinion. thanks!:)

☆ ayu☆ said...

wow..cool course :)

Tiffo said...

LOL cute photo, you definitely look gangsta-like. (:

Thanks for this comparison review! I think I'd lean more towards the Aloe BB.

Melody said...

Omg the last photo is so adorableee !
Ee~ Thanks for the comparison ^__^ I think I have samples of these somewhere hmmm

AUDREY* said...

i love the photo of yours! you look so cute!

Shop N' Chomp said...

I tried the aloe one and it didn't work for me. T_T I just gave up and stuck with my tinted moisturizer instead.

(Thanks for visiting! =)

Lovely CosMe said...

Innisfree green bb cream is a nice choice!;) Btw,I think gingko has lighter shade than aloe.Aloe tend to yellow,and gingko tend to pink..

Lina Kim ♥ said...

Lovely cosme: I got four tubes of this gingko and aloe stuff in shade 1 and both of them have a same undertone, maybe you compared it with different shades? cuz shade 1 has a pinkish undertone, and shade 2 has a yellowish undertone.

tiffyama said...

Thanks for this comparisson! I've been wanting to try Skin Food BB creams, but haven't gotten around to doing so yet.

Saving Capulet said...

thanks for the review! I've read several unsatified revioews with those bb creams as well although my sf peach sake bb cream works just okay, thank goodness! ._. I am looking forward to other bb reviews tho! and that photo of you is soo cute!!:)) <3

Rainy Days and Lattes said...

Great comparison! I use the Aloe one and I love it a lot! It lasts all day for me in the office :)
You have such a pretty blog layout!! ^_^

sugar sugar said...

the last picture is so cute! :) great comparison. =)

Kirsty said...

heyy thanks for stopp by :) I purchased Skinfood bb cream last month and im not sure if its the cream but i broke out so bad. I didnt want to 100% finger point its the BB that broke me out, it could have been anything. I might need to revisit this, just in case :)

♪♥♫◦° mimff °◦♫♥… said...

I have the aloe skinfood but sometimes i find its to thick to apply...
Maybe I'll try the ginko next since I have super dry skin xD -sighs- and drink lots of water ;___;

Thank you for making me relise aloe is not for dry skin LOL;; OTL

Jessica said...

Thanks for the review~~Im all new to this BB creams, I actually just purchased my very first just 2 weeks ago. Maybe Ill try the Gingko one (dry skin ><) oh yeah will this suit any skin tone?

Penelope said...

Thanks for the comparison! I've tred the gingko one and loved it. You look super cute in your pic!

PopBlush said...

You are so cute!
I have tried the Aloe bb cream and I liked it :)
but I haven't tried the Gingko one. Thanks for the review babe.

cominica-ai said...

thanks for this revieeww, Im looking for a new bb cream too, but I don't think Skinfood is the next one, coz they're to sheer on me >.<

Silkybow said...

ahah your selca is so cute! :P LOL
I really want to try skin food stuff! i wish i bought some when i was in hong kong :'(

Melody of Beauty said...

I would like to try them out!

http://melodyofbeauty.blogspot.com

ShinyPrettyThings said...

thx for the review! i've been wanting to try Skin Food bb creams.

Jin said...

so does the aloe one dry matte? i should get that one~ cept i have to wait to finish the one ive been using for forever! these bb creams dont get used up at all!! >:O which is fine but i wanna try other stuff too lulz

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thanks~ but really i dont look like the girl on my header. you only think so cause of the last pictures where i had a bun ha ha

* monic * said...

hello..
thanks for visiting...
btw kmu ga ada chatboxnya ya say, hehe ;D

Sakura said...

thanks for the review. never tried any bb cream from skin food before. the aloe sun one seems very nice! :D

you're very pretty and i like how you describing things.

thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a nice comment. it means a lot to me.

Chocolate Lover♥ said...

YOU'RE SO CUTE! Where are you from? Well, Thanks for visiting my blog... Sohee is from Wonder Girls.

Anna said...

I haven't tried any Skin Food make-up products so far, but the packaging is so attractive.

kaizokumousy said...

I havent really tried EH liptint like that :) BUt I think I will give it a try too ^^

Amelia said...

I've always wanting a Skinfood BB but since recently I seldom wear BB cream / foundation so I decided not to :)

btw I'm floowing your blog too
thanks for visiting mine

Jane said...

I've been meaning to try the aloe BB cream but not sure now hmm O_O thanks for the comparison! Also, thanks for stopping by my blog ^^ I already watched "Liar Game" a longgg time ago back when I was obsessed with J-Dramas haha I'll try watching "Otomen" :D

Jessy said...

great review~~~i have the aloe BB cream, and i have to say i dont like it that much...mainly because, i hate the scent....but it is really good BB though...


Jessy

Nic Nic said...

I tried the aloe version 3 years ago.. the lightest shade was too pink on me and the scent was kinda overwhelming.. didn't work for me unfortunately! I recommend my mum the gingko one and I knew she liked it a lot!

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