Tuesday, May 30, 2017

J.One Jelly Cushion By Re:cipe Review

J.One Jelly Cushion By Re:cipe

Hey Dreamers and Creators!

What is your ideal cushion? My ideal cushion has to have decent coverage, moisturizing properties, a lightweight formula, sun protection, and has a natural looking finish. Of course, the shade has to be right too and these days that can be so hard for some reason. Still, that does not stop me from testing out cushions I want to try. I have been wanting to try this J.One Jelly Cushion since last year and I finally purchased it a little while ago. I initially held off on the purchase because at full price it can be quite expensive. Shelling out a ton of money for something I may or may not like was not ideal, so I decided to wait. Luckily, there was a sale on this cushion, so I purchased it right away. I wanted to test it and see if it could be my ideal cushion. Read on to find out!

J.One Jelly Cushion

J.One Jelly Cushion
15g x2

Product Description: J.One Jelly Cushion is a convenient foundation compact created by celebrity Ha Ji Won. It is formulated to be lightweight and easy to blend. Leaving the skin with a natural looking finish that still provides decent coverage. This cushion is infused with lemon extract, sea buckthorn extract, and royal jelly to supply the skin with plenty of nutrients while hydrating and brightening it. The Jelly Cushion also offers sun protection of SPF 50+/PA+++ to protect the skin from any sun damages throughout the day.

To Use: Gently press the air puff against the cushion to pick up the desired amount of foundation. Gently pat and press evenly over the face until desired coverage is achieved.

packaging

Ingredients: Water, cyclopentasiloxane, titanium dioxide (CI 77891), ethylhexyl methoxycinnamate, butylene glycol, glycerin, dimethicone, ethylhexyl salicylate, niacinamide, dicaprylyl carbonate, butylene glycol dicaprylate/dicaprate, pentylene glycol, silica, hippophae rhamnoides fruit extract, citrus limon (lemon) fruit extract, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, royal jelly extract, honey extract, lupinus albus Sseed extract, rubus chamaemorus seed extract, propolis extract, triceteareth-4 phosphate, glycol stearate, glyceryl stearate, bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine, potassium cetyl phosphate, polysorbate 60, PEG-100 stearate, PEG-2 stearate, PEG-10 dimethicone, aluminum hydroxide, triethoxycaprylylsilane, sodium polyacrylate, sodium acrylate/sodium acryloyldimethyl taurate copolymer, ethylhexyl glycerin, isohexadecane, adenosine, polysorbate 80, sorbitan olivate, hydrolyzed hyaluronic acid, PVP, caprylyl glycol, 1,2-hexanediol, tocopherol, palmitoyl tripeptide-5, fullerenes, cetearyl Alcohol, xanthan gum, disodium EDTA, phenoxyethanol, parfum, CI 77492, CI 77491, CI 77499.

Please Do Not use if you are sensitive to any of its ingredients.


Packaging: J.One's packaging has always been simple, sleek, and to the point. This is no different for their jelly cushion, which comes in a compact case shown above. The cushion comes with one refill as well (see image below). Like most cushions, the Jelly Cushion comes with a protective sticker that needs to be removed before using.

Scent: Light, fresh floral scent. Fragrance has been added to this product but it is really light.

Color: There are only 2 shades available and the shade I have is #23. The other shade is #21.

Texture: Liquid foundation like in terms of texture. It is not super runny but still fluid and easy to apply. It also has a natural and satin finish.

Helen's Thoughts: The first J.One product I have ever tried was their Hana Cream. I liked it. I wanted to try more of J.One's products but shelling out a ton of money for something I may or may not like just did not seem worth it. So, I held it off. However, just before Memebox stopped being a retailer they had multiple sales and one item on sale was this J.One cushion. Naturally, I picked it up.

When it comes to cushions I look for one that has decent coverage, moisturizing properties, lightweight formula that is not sticky, travel friendly, sun protection, and has a natural looking finish. The Jelly cushion offers all of that and more. My normal to dry skin loves the cushion's nourishing and hydrating formula. The shade is close to perfect for me and the coverage it offers means one layer is enough. The natural satin finish the cushion leaves makes my skin look a little brighter as well. I have been using this cushion for a while now and I just recently switched in the refill, so you can say I like it a lot.

While this cushion is great, it has a few downsides too. The biggest downside is the lack of shade options. This is actually an issue with a lot of cushions and it would be nice if companies broadened their shade options. The second downside is an issue for me currently. It is hard to find this product locally. If I want to get it now, I would have to shop through a shopping service, as I cannot find it elsewhere. Another slight downside is that this cushion can settle into fine lines. However, this issue is easily fixed by wearing a good primer underneath.


Pros:
-medium coverage, buildable
-natural, satin finish
-moisturizing formula
-travel friendly
-comes with a refill

Cons:
-only comes in 2 shades
-hard to find locally

Helen's Rating: ❤ ❤    

Final Thoughts: I really like this cushion. It has the right formula for my skin type, it offers the kind of coverage I want and it has a nice satin finish to boot. The shade is a little off but that is easily fixable. The only issue I have with it is that it is hard to find locally. I might have to use another cushion until I can build up a decent size haul for a shopping service purchase.

Would I repurchase it in the future? Yes, as soon as I find a good place to buy it from. Do I think this cushion is worth a try? Yes, if you are looking for the same kind of formula I am. I think this cushion is great, if the shade and formula is right definitely give it a try!


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Until next time~

~Helen

Disclaimer: This product was purchased by me. All opinions are honest and my own.

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