I’m always excited when Belo comes up with something new. My hubby, teenage son, and I all use Belo AcnePro to address our pimple problems. I personally use Belo SunExpert Sunblock SPF40 PA+++ Face during my daily drive to and from the house, school, and office when I want a matte look without having to wear makeup. Yes, Belo products are very much a part of our daily life.
Belo has something new for us once again — the Belo Intensive Whitening line for the face and body!
|Belo Intensive Whitening line with Kojic Acid and Tranexamic Acid|
The Belo Intensive Whitening product line formulated with Kojic Acid and Tranexamic Acid. Kojic Acid is an organic compound which inhibits the production of melanin (the pigment which makes skin and hair dark) while Tranexamic Acid is a peptide ideal for lightening stubborn dark spots. My husband’s dermatologist actually told him to use products with Kojic Acid to lighten sun-damaged areas of his face which are marked with dark spots.
There are three (3) products in the Belo Intensive Whitening line:
- Belo Intensive Whitening Bar 65g (P59.75)
- Belo Intensive Whitening Face & Neck Cream SPF 30 50g (P249.75)
- Belo Intensive Whitening Body Cream SPF 30 150ml (P199.75)
|Belo Intensive Whitening Bar 65g (P59.75)|
First we have the Belo Intensive Whitening Bar. It’s colored bright orange and it comes in just one size.
I noticed that the suds are orange-tinged. Some of my friends who’ve tried this warned me of a slight stinging sensation which is normal for products with Kojic Acid. I didn’t feel it when I used it on my body. My face however, is a different story. I tried this on my face and I felt the slight stinging sensation I had heard about. Nothing drastic, just a light tingling that’s nowhere near uncomfortable. This bar had a drying effect on my face which I countered easily with a moisturizer. Those with oily skin will find the grease-fighting effect a bonus. This actually isn’t the first time I’ve used this bar as it has been available since last year. I use it after outdoor activities (like swimming and going to the beach) to help me go back to my original skin color faster.
|Belo Intensive Whitening Face and Neck Cream SPF 30 (P249.75)|
Now this is something entirely new, Belo Intensive Whitening Face and Neck Cream SPF 30. It even comes with a quote card which says “Taking care of yourself is the most powerful way to begin taking care of others — Bryant McGill”.
A spatula is included inside the jar. I love how the spatula can be stored inside the jar. My problem with spatulas is always storage. I hate leaving them out on my dresser because they can get dusty or dirty when left out in the open.
The cream is white and thick. Like the Belo Intensive Whitening Bar, the cream is also mildly scented.
I use the spatula to scoop out the product as not to contaminate what’s left inside the jar.
The cream spreads easily onto the skin and is not as thick as it looks when inside the jar.
I apply it all over my face every morning before going out. I usually don’t wear makeup when I’m just going to the office.
I love how it dries to a nice non-greasy natural-looking finish after application. My skin looked instantly brighter and felt nice, soft, and smooth throughout the day. I’ve been using it everyday.
|Belo Intensive Whitening Body Cream SPF 30 (P199.75)|
I’ve been using the Belo Intensive Whitening Body Cream as my daily sunscreen ever since I got it.
It’s easily absorbed by the skin so there’s no greasy feeling after application. I can feel the moisturizing effect throughout the day which is great.
What I like about the Belo Intensive Whitening products:
- There is an immediate brightening effect — I’m quite positive that there will be more obvious results with continued use because as early as now I can already see brighter-looking skin.
- I didn’t break out or have any adverse skin reactions.
- Everything is affordable. You can buy the entire line for P500+.
- The creams double as sunscreen since they have SPF 30.
- All the products have a similar mild scent which I find delightfully unobtrusive. I don’t like using heavily perfumed products so it’s all good.
- I’ve gotten compliments for looking more fair-skinned than usual, no joke!
Downside? None really. As I’ve mentioned earlier, I’ve been using all the above products for a week now and so far I’m very happy with the results.
Good news, I’m giving away some Belo Intensive Whitening products to 5 lucky readers! Just follow the simple mechanics below:
This giveaway is open to all Philippine residents. It’s a raffle so the more steps you do, the more chances of winning. Prizes will be shipped to the winners.
Belo Intensive Whitening products are available at leading supermarkets, drugstores, and department stores nationwide.
Congratulations Allan Reyes, Ellen Joy Flores, Aliz Maganis, Avie Dalisay, and Ann Cagalingan for each winning a Belo Intensive Whitening gift pack! Please e-mail me your full names, shipping addresses, and contact numbers at animetric(at)gmail.com. Thank you all for joining!
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