July 24, 2013

Mizon Returning Starfish Cream Review

Mizon Returning Starfish Cream 2

Mizon Returning Starfish Cream is kinda the same concept and formula of the Mizon Angel Tears Waterfull Cream so if you already have one or the other I wouldn’t recommend owning both.

I just wanna know where the starfish is returning from. Did he go on a trip? Was it far away? Out of space? Europe? Just around the corner? Don’t starfishes move really slow…did it take him a long time to return? Questions like this keep me up at night.

Supposedly Mizon Returning Starfish Cream unlike the ANgel Tears Waterfull Cream comes in a box with a spatula outside of this there isn’t a ton of differences between the products. Both have the same memory foam, blob-like alive texture that reforms with each use. So you can poke it, dip a finger in it, scrap some off the top, and it’ll basically bounce back to its original smooth texture with each and every use. This is both fascinating and slightly creepy….remember when the jello casually got up and practically walked off the table in Better Off Dead while John Cusack casually watched from the dinner table (4:16 mark)?

Yeah well, I can’t be held responsible if Mizon Returning Starfish Cream gets up and walks off your vanity one day soon if you do purchase.

Mizon Returning Starfish Cream

The other thing I noticed was both had similar fresh floral scents with aquatic notes and both are the same size packaging. Now this does get a little bit of a beefier packaging as it comes in a rather cute tin much like Steam Cream does!

Outside of that both offer the same intense hydration! This feels kinda weird on your face at first…I feel like I’m rubbing jello all over my skin. It doesn’t really break down easily but once it does absorb it leaves skin feel super hydrated, smooth, and supple. It does quite well with my patchier, drier areas as it quickly injects hydration into this drier areas and leaves skin very smooth and flake-free after use. I find it a little rich for daily use so I stick to using it in the evenings.

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Supposed it contains 70% Starfish Extract…dunno is that the trail of goo they leave behind when returning!? Not sure….but this is what gives it the intensely moisturizing formula according to Mizon and also aids in improving skin’s elasticity. It also contains Hyaluronic Acid to aid skin in retaining moisture with argan oil for extra moisture replenishment. And finally a a skin brightening and anti-aging ingredient.

I can’t say it’s done anything so far aside from provide moisture but this it excels at so I’m happy with that benefit alone.

If you have drier skin you should definitely give this or the Angel Tears Waterfull Cream a try out!

I purchased this item.

About the Muse

Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • Angel

    I just wanna play with it! I wanna sqoosh it. Do you think it can bounce LOL!

    • the Muse

      lol seriously it is awesome! it might just bounce if you tried ;-D haha!

  • ms

    Or could it mean re-turning? In a sense like rewinding? Hahahhahaha

  • melissa

    wow never heard of starfish for anything lol i may have to try this the texture sounds fun lol

  • Joy

    I know how you feel Musey. I’m outraged that they failed to tell us where the starfish is returning from! This situation will not stand! I demand to know!!!

    I love your sense of humor <3 Have the best, most wonderful vacation ever ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Ruthless

    Hmmm thanks for the review-I saw this on sale at rose rose and considered trying it out.

  • Cassandra

    I’m sure I’d have plenty of fun with this even if it’s not for it’s actual purpose. Do you think it would be a good stress reliever? Lol!

  • Lorie

    exquisitely funny review-! You have a great sense of humor-some of these Korean products translate hilariously in English!
    I bought some of this after reading about starfish “juice” online…I hope somewhere between the snail slime and starfish goo my face will not resemble something from a science fiction movie…..!
    Great review!Thanks!

    • Isabella Muse

      hehe Lorie glad I made ya laugh, agreed the names are WEIRD and fun! ;-D haha….have fun with your starfish juice and snail slime!