When I saw that [ETUDE HOUSE] released the product line called Nymph AURA I had to get something of it even though I wasn't sure if it would be the right product line for my kinda oily skin. Nevertheless I purchased the Boosting Primer and the Volumer. I review now the latter!
I got #1 Pure Nymph Aura as full size and #2 Brilliant Pearl Aura as samples.
Description: Makeup Multi-Cream maximizing the radiance and dewy glow on skin, completing flawless skin with plumped up moisture.
The packaging is light purple with the description in Korean and English.
The Volumer comes in a small pump bottle which looks pearl white with a violet pump and lid. The bottle contains 25g!
#1 Pure Nymph Aura has a slightly liquid consistency - similar to a serum or essence. It looks a bit pinkish/ red and feels kinda oily. The color isn't really visible after spreading it on my skin.
It's slightly scented as well.
This Volumer contains Macadamia Seed Oil, Shea Butter, Avocado Oil, Hyaluronic Acid and more.
#2 Brilliant Pearl Aura has the same consistency as #1 but doesn't feel that oily.
It has a pearl pink color.
Just the Volumers (pic above) and mixed with BB cream (pic below):
You can see that #1 gives the BB Cream a more glowing/ wet look, while #2 seems to brighten up the BB Cream and gives a pearl shimmer. I didn't use a lot of BB Cream for the pics, though.
To be honest, I don't use the Volumer often coz I don't like to look so glowing. I got oily skin which makes me look shiny enough. So, if you also prefer the matte look I don't recommend to use this product.
But for using it just as a highlighter it's sure nice!
How to use: Apply evenly on skin with 1:3 mix of BB cream or foundation. Use foundation brush or BB brush to get perfect blending. When used for highlighting, apply on the nose, forehead and cheekbones with the Volumer alone.
Price (Full Size): around 18,- €/ US$23
Bought at: eBay (BELLOGIRL)
What I love:
There is nothing I really love.
What I don’t like:
It feels oily somehow. Not very good for oily skin!
Will I buy this again? No, not the Volumer anyway.