Maybelline Product Launches – 2015 – Babyskin & Babylips

Maybelline Product Launches – 2015 – Babyskin & Babylips

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Maybelline – This post was a spur-of-the-moment kind of post. I was innocently sitting at work scrolling through Twitter when I noticed that there was an almost identical tweet doing the rounds on a few South African bloggers’ Twitter accounts. Now this tweet had my heart stopped in its tracks because – drumroll please – Maybelline’s famous Babyskin Pore Eraser will be hitting our South African shores in June! THATS ONLY FOUR MONTHS AWAY!

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Now, you may think that I am getting over-excited about a beauty product but if you have followed my Twitter, Facebook or blog you will know how much I covet these little tubes. If they were available in South Africa last year they would have most certainly made my ‘Top 10 Beauty Products of 2014’ post, however, I did feature it in my Save VS Splurge: Cosmetics post.

The Maybelline Babyskin Instant Pore Eraser is a lightweight primer used under or instead of make-up to smoothen your face for poreless looking skin. It works just as well as a make-up primer and as a pore filler. I myself actually do not struggle with large pores but I find that when I use this before any make-up it holds my make-up in place for much longer than usual and my face does not get as oily. It is especially good used in your T-Zone.

I don’t think I would use this without make-up as I don’t need a pore filler. The serum is so extremely soft that I think if I didn’t apply foundation over it I would just walk around rubbing my face the entire day. It glides onto your skin so smoothly. It helps to leave it for a few minutes to sink into your skin before applying any foundation on top.

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Maybelline has also introduced a new Babyskin; the Instant Fatigue Blur which comes in two different tones, Rose and Apricot. I am yet to try this one and there is no word on whether this will be included in the South African launch.

Babykin Pore Eraser costs 8 pounds in England (roughly R186) but the SA price is still to be confirmed.

 

The second product which is getting my panties in a twist is the Babylips Dr. Rescue medicated lip balms! I could not WAIT to get my hands on the other categories of Babylips, such as the originals and the Electro range, when they arrived in South Africa. I am a huge fan of these balms, especially during Winter, so the fact that they have released a medicated version is fantastic to me.

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The new ranges’ colours are set to be more of a natural tint than the usual pop of colour. We have seen wild colours from the other ranges and this suits me just fine. The colours all look muted and gorgeous, I am especially dying to try out Just Peachy and Soothing Sorbet.

The Maybelline website’s promises for this product:

Medicated care + 12 HR hydration.
Soothes quickly with a hint of eucalyptus.
Cools sore lips with a touch of icy menthol
Medicated care soothes sore lips and combats dryness

In 1 minute, lips feel soothed.
In 1 day, lips look more smooth.
And in 1 week, lips are renewed.

I am still yet to find out the cost but if they stay in the same price range as the others, they will be about R29.95.

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So now all we can do is wait and see. The Maybelline Babyskin should be hitting our shelves mid-June and the Dr. Rescue range willl be out in April. As soon as I have got my greedy lil hands on the Dr. Rescue’s you can be sure that a blog post will follow up shortly. I have also heard though the (Twitter)grape-vine that some other product launches shall be making their way to us shortly. Including brow, nail, eyeshadows and lip products.

Rayne

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UPDATE: PRICE RELEASES – Dr. Rescues with be R35 each.

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