REVIEW: The Face Shop Chia Seed Line

By Roger Goh

In this section, we’ll be reviewing and comparing 3 of the products of the Chia Seed line from The Face Shop -cleanser, toner, and moisturizer- in few different aspects for their competitive position in the market as well as potential customer.

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These 3 products contained 100% organic Chia seeds extract from their Chia Seed product lineup with their arrow aimed towards customer young teenagers and adults. Why say so? The purpose of these products share the same goal that benefited from Chia seeds.

So, what’s the benefits of infusing essence of Chia seeds into skin care product?

  1. Keeps acne at bay

These seeds contains anti-inflammatory properties, helps in reduce skin redness, prevent acne, and revitalize skin’s moisture.

  1. Moisturizer

Chia oil, ability to prolong skin’s hydration while reduce water and moisture loss perfect for even the driest of skin under the hot summer season in Malaysia.

  1. Natural Serum

The essence of Chia oil, secret to maintaining skin radiance. It prevents makeup from melting or creasing while also providing a healthy glow to your skin.

  1. Prevent the signs of ageing

Chia oil contains high levels of antioxidants and phytonutrients. Not only whooping 30% more antioxidants than blueberries, whereas Alpha-Lipoic acid, a powerful antioxidant that diminish fine lines, wrinkles and enlarged pores.

With these Chia seeds product lineup, The Face Shop can easily dominates a place in the youth-market aspect while maintains its top position throughout worldwide as one of the most popular skin care product in its place of origin, South Korea.

SkinTest

Chia Seed Fresh Cleansing Foam

702002-100106-359-B

RM 38.90 | Product of Korea | 150 ml

Enhanced moisture formula of Chia seeds infused into skin enables it to hold 10 times of water than its weight and effectively absorbs excessive sebum with cotton seeds. It penetrates, deeply cleanses inside pores and makes skin look crystal clear and refreshed. Contains soluble scrub that effectively removes dead skin cells and promotes blood circulation.

Ingredients:

Saponin, a compound commonly found in various herb-plants not only purifies the skin, also moisturize and prevents skin from drying. This product also contains Tamanu Seed and Glycyrrhizin, both natural ingredients that effectively calms sensitive skin and provide excellent skin protection.

Steps:

Dispense a sufficient amount of foam in wet hands and rub together into a lather. Gently massage over entire face and cleanse thoroughly, leaving skin soft and cleansed without being irritated.

This cleanser is panel-tested for various skin sensitivity including dry, tight, irritated, invigorated, and calmed burned skin. A tight feeling can be felt after cleansing, leaving your skin oil-free and refreshed. People who have oilier skin would recommended to try out this product.

Chia Seed Soothing Mist Toner

702002-100015-276-B

RM 83.90 | Product of Korea |170ml

Chia Seed Soothing Mist Toner is an essential toner that infuses skin with moisture. Features include fine mist particles provides freshen and soothing effects. Enriched with Chia seeds, to ensure full hydration all day long to keep the skin smooth, fresh, healthy and supple.

Ingredients:

Main ingredients includes organic chia seed and dietary fiber. Organic Chia seed is a miraculous seed from South America with fresh extraction method within 24 hours. Besides, dietary fiber enhanced the toner by giving it ability to live under a very dry environment.

Steps:

Apply after cleanser, slightly tilt face upwards and spray onto face evenly at an appropriate distance. Tap gently with hands to ensure essence is fully absorbed. It can also be used as mist for dry or irritated skins.

This toner is dermatologist tested, designed to soothe sensitive, dry and irritated skin. The Mist Toner has a refreshing scent same with the rest of Chia seed lineup. It could also be used as a refreshing mist over make-up as it doesn’t melt make-up off due to its light in weight which easily dissolve into skin. Not to say it’s very easy to use and hydrating as well!

Chia Seed Sebum Moisture Cream

702002-100032-296-B

RM 119.90 | Product of Korea | 50ml

A moisture cream with long-lasting formula that strengthens and binds water to skin while preventing excess sebum. Mild oil-free translucent cream manufactured under low-carbon formula with environmentally-friendly technique that helps protect the environment.

Ingredients:

This product contains 100% pure organic Chia seed’s extract instead of chemical water which promises to deliver satisfied freshness and efficacy.

Steps:

Dispense an adequate amount during the final stage of skincare, gently apply along the skin texture in an outward direction, tap gently to ensure the cream is absorbed.

It is dermatology tested and is suitable for all skin types especially against dryness, sebum, and pores.

Recommended as a must-have for acne prone or oily skin, this moisturizer is incredibly moisturized, fast absorb rate, and free from artificial coloring or scents. Your skin definitely felt and looks a lot better than before.

 

Features Chia Seed Fresh Cleansing Foam Chia Seed Soothing Mist Toner Chia Seed Sebum Moisture Cream
Size/Volume 150 ml 170 ml 50 ml
Price RM 38.90 RM 83.90 RM119.90
Suitability All skin types including dry and sensitive All skin types including dry and sensitive All skin types especially oily skin

Ratings: 8.5/10

Do look forward to our next review on Skinfood: Fresh Apple Sparkling Pore Line.

 

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