Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Launch: TheFaceShop ChiaSeed skincare line featuring ChiaSeed Moisture-Holding Seed Cream

In the month of January, TheFaceShop launched a new skincare line called the CHIASEED. For that, they sent me a press kit to feature it on my blog. The press kit is cute! Scroll down further to view it yourself! ^_^

The parcel I received is in TheFaceShop (TFS) paper bag. See my name there? lolx~ And the press kit comes in a huge box.

ChiaSeed Press Kit
The box says, "Do you want moisture? Open this box." 
And I was thinking, "d'hell, of cos I do!!!" *opens box*


And then I saw this... 500ml? 50ml? x10? Basically its saying that Chia Seed can absorb 10 times its weight in water. Therefore it comes up to 500ml of moisture! You get 500ml of moisture in this 50ml of product! ^o^

Oh yeah, not forgetting.. there's a spatula too! (the spatula kinda camouflaged in this pic. hahax~)


About ChiaSeed
CHIASEED - Seed moisture on your face all day long.
Your inner skin fully hydrated with the powerful moisture-capturing Organic Chia Seed.

Before I continue showing more of the product, I'm going to introduce you to Chia Seed... in its real form. Looks like little stones eh?
After researching, here's what I found: Chia can absorb between 9 and 12 times its unit weight in water, and when soaked in water forms a thick gel-like substance. This can be added to different foods, or can be used as a substitute to create healthier versions of your favourite recipe. Chia seeds are jam-packed with goodness (read more to find out...) Chia seeds are also one of Athlete's nutrition aside from Spinach, Gogi, Acai berries etc..
In the pic below, what you see surrounding the Chia seeds are the gel-like substance.
↑ image from HERE. Info ref from HERE


Now back to TFS CHIASEED...

CHIASEED that has ten times its original moisture amount drops moisture-bombs all over the world.
A moisturizing cream with freshly germinated chia seeds in water drops fully hydrate the skin appearance.
A moisturizing cream for fully hydrated skin.
A refreshing water drop that busts the moment it touches the skin fully hydrates the skin and moisturizes the inside of the skin for an extended period.
Immediate hydration and a comfortable protective film
Chia seed, which carries moisture 10 times its own weight, and chamomile provide immediate hydration and soothe dry and reddened skin quickly.
Contains 100% chia seeds water instead of water
Chia seeds water is extracted within 24 hours via the Fresh method, instead of water delivers the vitality of the highly pure chia seeds.

How THEFACESHOP CHIASEED bears moisture!
After 10 minutes being soaked under water, CHIASEED brings out more than 10 times its original moisture amount. The king of moisture!

Moist skin comes in 5 promises - made by THEFACESHOP!
1. Contains 100% CHIASEED extracts instead of water
2. Uses organic CHIASEED (manufactured via the Fresh Extration method within 24 hours)
3. A Moisture Hug System
4. Formula without 7 additives
5. Dermatology tested


TFS had launched a series of products for the Chia Seed skincare line.
Here's the following products which are to be used in the sequence as shown in the below pic:
CHIA SEED Boosting Essence: First-step boosting essence for use when the skin is thirsty after washing face.
CHIA SEED Watery Toner: A moisturizing toner for hydrating inside the skin with organically grown chia seeds.
CHIA SEED Watery Lotion: A moisturizing lotion that improves suppleness and moisturizes the skin a degree higher with nutrients in organic chia seeds.
CHIA SEED Watery Eye & Spot Essence: An eye & spot essence in a new concept to remove dark circles and fully hydrate the skin.
CHIA SEED Moisture-Holding Seed Essence: A moisturizing essence with moisture jelly capsules containing condensed organic chia seeds for a crystal-clear and moisturized skin appearance.
CHIA SEED Moisture-Holding Seed Cream: A moisturizing cream with freshly germinated chia seeds in water drops fully hydrate the skin appearance.
*CHIA SEED Mist Toner: A mist-type toner for quick soothing & moisture-recharging with fine moisture drops. (Mist toner is not in this picture, however it is available at TFS stores)
↑ image from thefaceshop.com


ChiaSeed Moisture-Holding Seed Cream
I was sent a 50ml tub of Chia Seed moisturizing cream. Expiry date is shown at the bottom of the tub.

The cover with a heart shape flap

When I lift the cover up, alot of product sticked to it.

The cream appears to be a gel-like cream (kinda like the gel substance that comes out from the actual Chia Seed?) and it looks almost yummy to me *thinks chia seed*.
Base on just looking at the content, it looks sticky and somewhat.... gloopy? Not sure if it's the right word to describe. lolx~

Application
Every morning and evening, dispense an adequate amount during the final stage of skincare according to the following sequence and gently apply along the skin texture in an outward direction and let absorb.

I will be changing my moisturizer to this Chia Seed Moisture-Holding Seed Cream soon and I will review it with swatches and all in a separate post. ^_^


Giveaway: The Chia Seed Challenge! 
Read the below True / False questions carefully and send in your answers to marketing@thefaceshop.com.sg with:
- Your Name
- NRIC number
- Mobile number
Before 28 February 2013 11.59pm!
First 10 entries (via email) with all correct answers will walk away with a Chia Seed Pouch!
**Note: Entry information may be used for future marketing activities.


Price
TheFaceShop Chia Seed Moisture-Holding Seed Cream SGD$36.90

Where to buy?
Available at all THEFACESHOP Outlets
Bugis Junction #02-23/24 Tel: 6334 0797
Plaza Singapura #B1-62 (new wing) Tel: 6884 5508
Wisma Atria #B1-K5/K6 Tel: 6884 9501
Vivo City #02-99/100 Tel: 6376 9383
Vivo City #02-178 Tel: 6276 5517
Suntec City Mall #02-092/094 Tel: 6837 2826
Tampines Mall #01-02 Tel: 6785 8300
Jurong Point #01-48/87/88 Tel: 6861 0201
Toa Payoh Hub #01-16 Tel: 6356 9359
North Point #01-59 Tel: 6851 6115
Raffles City #B1-39 Tel: 6337 7122
The Clementi Mall #03-39 Tel: 6659 1925
Tiong Bahru Plaza #01-30 Tel: 6276 6642
Causeway Point #B1-05 Tel: 6891 4063
West Mall #02-18 Tel: 6862 1550
Parkway Parade #B1-68/69 Tel: 6346 0211
Junction 8 #01-29B/C Tel: 6258 7791
Compass Point #01-48 Tel: 6881 0711
AMK Hub #B1-19 Tel: 6752 4070
Hougang Mall #01-21 Tel: 6283 8857

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Till then! Cheers! (●♡●)

Products name written and coloured in cyan are sponsored by THEFACESHOP (Singapore) to me for trial & review only. I am not affiliated to the company. All photos are taken by me unless stated. All photos & swatches are true.

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