Etude House Sweet Recipe Baby Choux Base Review & Swatches
As you know Etude House launched three shades of Sweet Recipe Baby Choux with their new Spring 2013 Collection. I was excited about this because I adore their Peach Base (of a similiar idea) released a few years ago and expected these would be the same formula.
Turns out they aren’t quite like the Peach base but they are however, just as brilliant.
Take a look!
Etude House Sweet Recipe Baby Choux Base are available in peach, mint, and berry shades. I picked up the peach and berry both of which address duller skin and brightening, whitening it where as mint is for redness. Technically peach addresses dullness where as berry acts to whiten skin but really both perform equally the same function in my opinion so you might not need both if you’re looking the save some money.
Berry does indeed have a faint strawberry scent however, I didn’t really smell anything with the peach and to my nose it was more of a play-doh scent than anything else.
These are one of the few products that deserved a back up purchase for me. I used to be all about purchasing back ups of LE products however, when you have beauty coming and going out of your life so often you learn that you really DO not need two of every single product and color around. Things start to get out of control very fast. So you can imagine these are pretty special to warrant a back up purchase from me.
Each comes in a glass jar with a screw top lid and spatula for application. If you own Etude House’s older Peach Base this is nothing like the product in terms for formula. The old Peach Base was a dense formula versus the Baby Choux which has a loose, thinner, runny yet creamy texture. I know that was a mouthful but this is indeed runny yet it still has a certain creaminess to it. I thought it would be a mousse texture to be honest and probably would have thought it twice as awesome if it was but I’m ok with this creamier, looser texture as well.
Berry and Peach
I wouldn’t bother with it if you’re not into brightening or whitening bases as that’s basically its function. Both the Berry and the Peach look very similiar on my face so as I mentioned above you don’t need both. The texture absorbs easily into my skin, leaves it delicate hydrated, and has a soft, smooth finish on my skin. It isn’t dewy nor is it powdery, it has soft, natural dry down that adheres to skin beautifully.
As I said, it does brighten and it does whiten. If you put enough on you can take your skin tone down an entire shade so in this case less is more. A tiny bit dotted on cheeks and blended out is enough to brighten your skin up and creates a beautiful base for makeup. It eases my dullness, perfects my skin, and gives me a flawless finish that’s no less than perfection.
I absolutely love what it does for my skin and have gotten many compliments asking what I was wearing on both Musings of a Muse and in my “real life”. It’s the type of product that creates a beautiful base for makeup. It doesn’t necessarily prolong the wear of foundations or BB Creams but it does perfect them and creates a flawless base for them. If you want you can use a very tiny bit as your makeup as well and go without foundation for a more natural look however, more is less as I said.
Needless to say I love what these do for my skin. It brightens, eases dullness, and even whitens when enough is applied. It makes an excellent base for BB Cream and wears well on its own as well. If your skin is duller and in need of a pick me up I do highly recommend these.
Absolutely a gorgeous base for creating a flawless, beautiful appearance!
I’d recommend E-bayer, Zinoparks, for a purchase (Not affiliated) as he ships fast and has fairly reasonable prices.
Tried the Baby Choux?
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