Sana Morning Kiss Skincare Makeup Base Review & Swatches

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Oh, Sana Morning Kiss Skincare Makeup Base I love you so!

Japanese brand Sana is fond of releasing gimmicky products, I should know, I’ve tried most of ‘em but I must say I’m utterly in love with their new Morning Kiss Skincare Makeup Base. It’s not only cute but practical too!

Take a peek!

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This little pump jar primer has a soft rose scent (it kinds smells like some sort of fresh hand cream) and acts as a makeup base, primer, sun protection, and skincare all in one.

You can skip moisturizer if you like and apply this prior to foundation to give skin a super soft, smooth finish. The formula is a watery base with a hydrating feel that glides on and absorbs easily leaving behind a soft finish sans stickiness or oil. I think it’s rather fabulous that it contains SPF 30 for UV sunscreen protection. If you’re wanting to just use it as a moisturizer/SPF all in one you can easily do so as it multitasks easily as such particularly if you have oily skin and don’t need a heavier facial moisturizer or SPF. Of course this is mild sunscreen so don’t spend hours of your day out in the sun with it as protection.

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The color is a light, pink shade so it gives a very natural tint to skin that looks fresh and pretty. A no makeup up look if you will. I used this all last weekend (in the evenings) while I was away as my base, sunscreen, and makeup with a hint of cheek stain, mascara, and lipgloss. It gave me a natural, no nonsense look that had my two of my friends asking what I was wearing.

I will say I do find it a little TOO moisturizing if I use facial moisturizer and SPF prior…it’s a little too much. So I think I’ll keep it to evening use or Winter when I can get away with applying all three products.

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Sana Morning Kiss Skincare Makeup Base Swatches

It eases the way and preps very nicely for foundation as well particularly BB Creams as it allows them to have a lovely glide across skin and eases blending.

Overall, Sana Morning Kiss Skincare Makeup Base is absolutely adorable. I love this stuff. Sana occasionally produces some lemons but all is forgiven and forgotten when they give us little gems like this one.

musings approved

Dry skin users will love it.

I got mine at AlphaBeautyUK on E-bay for $18.95 plus shipping. It typically retails for 1,500 yen in Japan so not TOO too bad with the price jack however, if you take the 30% off that most Japanese drugstore’s have you might feel a little jipped off.

Disclosure:

This product was purchased
by the Muse for review purposes. I am not affiliated with the seller in this post.
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  • 6/8/12 0:06 C:

    I saw this on Ratzilla a while back, it actually has pretty good beneficial ingredients. Think a combo gal with normal cheeks but slightly oily t-zone could swing it if I used it as a 3 in 1?

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    • 6/8/12 15:49 the Muse:

      as a 3 in 1 sure c! makes a nice lightweight makeup, moisturizer, and sun protector but don’t stay outside too long with it. you want stronger protection than spf 30 ;D

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      • 6/9/12 12:00 C:

        Thanks! Just a heads up for other readers Sasa has this in stock for about $18 and they’re running a free shipping special.

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      • 8/26/12 18:56 sa:

        hi,i am wondering if i need to use make up remover to take this sana spf30 off?or foaming is enough?

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  • 6/8/12 9:48 Tiffany Martin:

    This looks awesome, but just to be clear, is this a primer?

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    • 6/8/12 10:54 the Muse:

      tiffany it’s all in one primer, moisturizer, spf :) and lightweight makeup if you can go without foundation/bb cream ;-D

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      • 6/8/12 12:59 Tiffany Martin:

        Sweet, all-in-one means on lazy days this + BB cream = DONE! lol.

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        • 6/8/12 13:00 the Muse:

          exactly! or just think and some cheek stain! ;D

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  • 6/8/12 11:42 Ming:

    I’m kinda confused. Is there a difference between a Make-up base and a Primer? I do notice that some make-up bases come in green, purple or pink shades though.

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    • 6/8/12 11:45 the Muse:

      depends how you look at it ming. primer is more for filling pores, mattifying, etc…where as makeup bases (not really a US thing but more an Asian one) come in various formulas that contain sun protection, prep skin, come in a variety shades such as lilac for whitening skin, etc…makeup base multitasks a lot more than a simple facial primer would.

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  • 6/8/12 13:11 Kimryan8:

    Uhhh, what exactly is Vitamin Pink?

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    • 6/8/12 13:17 the Muse:

      the shade :)

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  • 6/8/12 13:57 Rebecca:

    Well this is interesting.. and the bottle is cute! You’ve got me interested to try this.

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  • 6/13/12 12:11 christine:

    do they make one thats or mattifying for us combo skin girls?

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    • 6/13/12 12:12 the Muse:

      not that I know christine

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  • 9/14/13 5:27 SJ:

    http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=141039041299&fromMakeTrack=true&ssPageName=VIP:watchlink:top:en

    HMM what a familiar wrist!
    Funny I went to buy this based on your review and found a verrrry familiar image

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    • 9/16/13 9:51 the Muse:

      looks like they stole my images SJ

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      • 5/20/14 5:12 Lubyanka:

        Looks like the seller’s listing at the end of that (still active) link STILL has image(s) stolen from you in it. :((

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        • 5/20/14 9:22 Isabella Muse:

          that’s weird, I don’t see any images of mine on that link.

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          • 5/20/14 19:42 Lubyanka:

            To me, every image they display of the product with their watermark looks just like lightened & cropped versions of your images of the product.

            And to me, their watermarked image of skin with a drop of product on it looks just like yours with your mole cropped out.

            Shared features include air bubbles in precisely the same places, identical photographic angles of view, locations & shapes of light reflections. I also wonder why all but one of their listing images appear to be hosted on servers outside eBay’s jurisdiction. All 4 of the images appear only in the body of the description, only one appears at the top.

            I sincerely hope they didn’t lighten, crop & watermark your images to disguise stealing them. It’d be my pleasure to be wrong.

          • 5/20/14 22:13 Isabella Muse:

            oooo I thought you meant the link in my post!!!!!!!!!!! to AlphabeautyUK’s site. Yes, those are my images, stolen! I contacted ebay twice, put in a compliant, and also the seller and they haven’t removed as of yet. sigh!

          • 5/20/14 22:43 Lubyanka:

            Darnit I hate finding image thievery, I feel all ickified by such social pestilences, ugh.

            Sorry I wasn’t clearer about the link. I hope somebody gets your images out of where they don’t belong quicker than quick.

          • 6/12/14 10:13 Isabella Muse:

            no worries thanks for telling me! I tried getting it removed but haven’t heard back le sigh!

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