December 7, 2009

Etude House Collagen Moistfull Essence In Primer Review

Topping off as one of my favorite items from the Etude House Collagen Moistfull Collection would be the new Essence In Primer.

Etude House Collagen Moistfull Essence In Primer 1


As you know I recently hauled the Etude House Collagen Moistfull Collection which consists of skincare and base products. I avoided the skincare and went straight for the base facial makeup. So far I fail to be impressed by about 40% of it but I must say that the Etude House Collagen Moistfull Essence In Primer is super, loves it!

What is it?

It’s basically a spray on toner that preps skin for makeup. Unlike most toners it not only preps for moisturizer and makeup but it actual provides extra hydration and leaves skin soft and dewy.

At first glance I was quite wary of using the product as it quite reminds me of salad dressing in it’s presentation as it looks like vinegar separating from oil. It’s a dual phase toner which contains some sort of a collagen moisturizing essential oil plus a base of waters and vitamins for your face. My fear to use it stems from the fact that I was worried about cloudy vision as spraying this on my face, even with my eyes closed, seemed that it would likely cause such a woe. I’m happy to report no cloudy eyes here and not the greasy feel I was expecting either. It feels much like any mist or toner would as it’s light and fresh. After misting I simply press the palms of my hands against my cheeks and forehead to help it absorb. I’m left with soft, dewy skin after.

Etude House Collagen Moistfull Essence In Primer 2

Etude House Collagen Moistfull Essence In Primer 3

I absolutely love this stuff and can see it becoming an essential item for daily use, particularly now when the colder weather is making my face dry and flaky.

A fabulous offering from Etude House! Loves it! I highly suggest checking out E-bay to see about getting a bottle especially if you have drier skin.

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  • LT

    I’m so glad there’s finally a review on this! Does it work well as a primer? Have you tried using it under makeup? ๐Ÿ™‚

    • the Muse

      hi lt

      as a primer? normally I spray it prior to using my moisturizer but haven’t used it as a primer no. it works great under makeup after I’ve applied my normal moisturizer! ๐Ÿ™‚

      • swastika istiqomah

        hi muse ,nice reviewww.
        i want to try the complete package from etude super collagen , but i have no idea how to apply .
        would u like to share how u use this product?
        i mean , what u apply in the morning before using bb cream and in the night before u go to bed ๐Ÿ˜€

        thanks before muse ^o^

        • Isabella Muse

          thanks! glad you enjoyed the review. I use it as a regular facial mist, just mist on, allow it to dry, and follow up with other skin care. Nothing too complicated ๐Ÿ™‚ hope this helps!

  • su-pah

    cyoool! my malaysian/vietnamese friend absolutely adores etude-everything and swears by it, but she wasn’t too fond of anything in the moistfull range apart from this primer.
    (i’m more of a TFS girl when it comes to korean cosmetics/skincare.)

    oh! etude house aqua sherbert sheet mask – brilliant, brilliant sheet mask. it’s a close tie between that and a kanebo hadabishei one.

    • the Muse

      hey su-pah looks like she and I agree ๐Ÿ™‚

      I really like the aqua sherbet sheet masks too and the cooling toner good stuff!

  • sunny

    muse i was wondering if you like this more than the etude house peach pore-erasing base? I really had my eyes set on that but it’s so expensive compared to what I can buy for this primer…

    • the Muse

      hi sunny. I’m a little confused as this and the pore eraser are two very different products so it’s not a matter of liking one more than the other really? as they perform too different functions so it’s difficult to say I like the peach pore eraser more or this more…the products aren’t really comparable hun.

  • Rizza

    Thanks for the very helpful review ! Do you
    have any idea if this helps in controlling the oiliness of the far?:) tnx:)

    • the Muse

      hi rizza it’s good for hydrating but not for oily hun, hope this helps!

      • Michelle

        Will it be suitable for sensitive skin?
        My skin is quite sensitive to frangrance.
        Thank you!

        • the Muse

          I’m not sure Michelle. Sadly I don’t have sensitive skin. You can never tell what may or may not break you out, it’s best to test in store if you are within Korea.