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Bloom Effects: Full Product Line Review



Bloom Effects was created by two wonderful women. It is a beauty brand that uses TULIPS as their main ingredient and they created this amazing range of products that we were lucky enough to try. Make sure to check out our podcast episode (# 57), so you can learn more about how they got started. Anyway's going into this segment we wanted to try their products which are manufactured out of NY and Amsterdam! They use all-natural, clean ingredients... Tulips DUH. So we decided to do a 30 day challenge and here's our breakdown:


First and foremost, let's mention that all their products are documented as CLEAN BEAUTY. Which means they are formulated without any:


Parabens

Sulfates

Phthalates

Fragrance

Synthetic Dyes


Note: packaging is also made from recyclable materials


Royal Tulip Nectar Moisturizer & Royal Tulip Cleansing Jelly

Overview

The moisturizer and face wash come in the cutest packaging with a little tulip handle for application. Make sure you clean it and don’t put your hands in the product to avoid bacteria buildup! Both products come in a beautiful texture. The moisturizer in a honey-yellow color and the face wash in a rose pink color. The moisturizer is a little sticky when you first put it on but when you rub it in it kind of gives you that warming effect on your skin.


Royal Tulip Nectar

Pros

You can really see the difference when you use the moisturizer as an overnight mask. In the morning you can feel and visibly see that your skin is super hydrated! This product really locks in the moisture right where it should! You can also apply it wherever you need that extra hydration (full body if you’d like). We make sure to cover our face, neck and chest area!

Pro tip: You can put this moisturizer in the fridge and use it as a cooling mask.


Cons

When you first apply the moisturizer you may notice a small scent that is not really specific to anything. I don’t know if that’s good or bad for you it just depends on your personal preference. Since they are fragrance free that does eliminate yet another chemical that is typically added in beauty products. The other thing to note is when you first apply it your face will look very shiny because the moisturizer is sticky and takes some time to really penetrate your skin.


Ingredients

ACTIVE:

  • Dutch Tulip Complex - packed with antioxidants, amino acids and natural moisturizing effects

  • White Horehound Plant - boosting skin enzymes to protect against environmental damage and external skin stress

  • Tyrostat Rumex Plant Extract - works to against skin pigmentation

  • Biomimetic Peptide - promotes radiance

  • Hyaluronic Acid - acts as a natural humectant to lock in moisture

  • Vitamin C - skin brightening


Other Ingredients: Glycerin, Propanediol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Sodium Acrylates Copolymer, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Aqua (Water), Panthenol (D), Phospholipids, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Polyglyceryl-10 Stearate, 3-O-Ethyl Ascorbic Acid, Isosorbide Dicaprylate, Benzyl Alcohol, Cocodimonium Hydroxypropyl Silk Amino Acids, Marrubium Vulgare Meristem Cell Culture, Butylene Glycol, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Hydrolyzed Verbascum Thapsus Flower, Tulipa Hybrid Meristem Cell Extract, Sodium Gluconate, Sodium Lactate, Rumex Occidentalis Extract, Nonapeptide-1, Dextran, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Hyaluronate (L), Phenethyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate, Caprylyl Glycol

If we sold you on it CLICK HERE to buy


Royal Tulip Cleansing Jelly

Pros

This cleansing jelly has one of the best textures we've seen. It gives you a good clean wash without any added scent. We like that there is no scent in this particular product because we just want our face to feel clean with as little of the chemicals as possible (so as not to strip your natural oils). This product cleans your face well when you have no makeup on!

Cons

Personally, we like a soapy consistency to a cleanser! Maybe it's in our heads that it makes us feel like we're getting a deep clean. Because of this, we noticed that you need to use more product in order to get that deep cleansing effect especially after a day of wearing makeup. If you are bare faced then of course a little bit goes a long way however, if you're not we would definitely recommend a good makeup remover wash in addition to this one for double cleansing.


Ingredients

ACTIVE:

  • Dutch Tulip Complex

  • Sodium Lactate - moisturizing factor

  • Hyaluronic Acid

Other Ingredients: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Aqua (Water), Sucrose Laurate, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Benzyl Alcohol, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Tulipa Hybrid Meristem Cell Extract, Bismuth Oxychloride, Mica, Sodium Lactate, Sodium Gluconate, Carmine, Magnesium Stearate, Sodium Hyaluronate (L), Phenethyl Alcohol, Caprylyl Glycol, Potassium Sorbate

Overall

Like this product as my choice of cleanser on the days we're bare faced. If this is you every day as it has been for us during the pandemic, we would recommend using this cleanser six days a week with your one day off via a deep cleansing treatment.


Get it now by CLICKING HERE.


Dutch Dirt Mask

Overview

This Mask is meant to be exfoliating and honestly we loved how our face looked after the fact! The mud mask literally looks like you’re putting soil on your face so naturally it made us feel like a plant, but in a good way!!

Pros

You definitely feel the exfoliating effects while applying this to your face. There are two ways to use it which is nice. One way is using as a scrub cleanser and the other way as a mask once or twice a week. Make sure to gently wash it off, after which you immediately feel super clean and as if you removed all the toxins off your face! We definitely love the exfoliating aftermath of this product.


Cons

That exfoliating effect might be just a little too much for our skin. It’s definitely more of a rough product to put on. We recommend doing a test run on another area of your skin to make sure you have no reaction to it (especially, for anyone with sensitive skin). This product is great but you should try to put on a little bit at a time or maybe to skin that is slightly damp and not completely dry. The other thing that also coincides with this is that it dries almost immediately as you put it on your face which has you use more of the product and also reiterates back to the why it’s so rough on your skin.


Ingredients

ACTIVE:

  • Prickly Pear Enzyme -  tingling sensation, helps eliminate dead skin cells

  • Flower Acid - tingling sensation, helps increase cell turnover and helps your skin to eliminate dead skin cells

  • Sodium Lactate

  • Hyaluronic Acid

  • Dutch Tulip Complex

Other Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Alcohol Denat., Peat, Bentonite, Moroccan Lava Clay, Pumice, Kaolin, Glycerin, Volcanic Sand, Illite, Bambusa Arundinacea (Bamboo) Stem Extract, Caramel, Phenoxyethanol, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Stearic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Silica, Hibiscus Sabdariffa Flower Extract, Sodium Gluconate, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan) Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tulipa Hybrid Meristem Cell Extract, Sodium Lactate, Charcoal Powder, Hydrolyzed Opuntia Ficus-Indica Flower Extract, Sodium Hyaluronate (L), Phenethyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate

Overall

We absolutely love this product due to the after look and feel! After the first try, we began to notice how good your skin looks. You look refreshed and feel clean but you have to work around the rough nature of the product and if you can’t then this product may not be for you.


Did we sell you on it? CLICK HERE.


Tulip Tint

Overview

The lip balm is meant to give you a moisturizing effect that is long lasting with an added pink lip tint and for it's anti-aging effects.


Pros

This lip balm definitely meets the criteria for being useful for a longer wear with the added bonus of a subtle rosy pink color.


Cons

Personally, for us we love a good scent which this product doesn't give us. Also, a lot of the lip balms are tasty which due to the natural ingredients this balm also doesn't offer. However, take this con as you may. This is more of a personal preference than anything else. Finally, not necessarily a con but we can't yet comment on the anti-aging effects of this product in terms of reducing the appearance of wrinkles.


Ingredients

ACTIVE:

  • Dutch Tulip Complex

  • Grapes that have frozen naturally on the vine - increase moisture and reduce wrinkle appearance

  • Matrixyl-MS6 peptides and MM peptides - reduce the appearance of vertical lines and boost six-skin building components including Collagen I & II

  • Neodermyl - natural moisturizer, reactivates collagen and elastin synthesis in the skin 

  • Sodium Lactate

Other Ingredients: Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Jojoba Esters, Canola Oil, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Candelilla/Jojoba/Rice Bran Polyglyceryl-3 Esters, Acacia Decurrens Flower Wax, Glyceryl Stearate, Octyldodecanol, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Wax, Corn Starch Modified, Glyceryl Behenate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Silica, Brassica Campestris/Aleurites Fordi Oil Copolymer, Titanium Dioxide, Cetearyl Alcohol, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Hydroxystearic/Linolenic/Oleic Polyglycerides, Eclipta Prostrata Extract, Ethylene/Propylene/Styrene Copolymer, Silica, Aqua (Water), Ethylcellulose, Polyglycerin-3, Isostearyl Alcohol, Hydrogenated Dilinoleyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Glycerin, Mica, Butylene/Ethylene/Styrene Copolymer, Tocopheryl Acetate (D-alpha), Iron Oxides, Benzyl Alcohol, Melia Azadirachta (Neem) Leaf Extract, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Tulipa Hybrid Meristem Cell Extract, Sodium Gluconate, Sodium Lactate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Red 27, Moringa Oleifera Seed Extract, Methylglucoside Phosphate, Copper Lysinate/Prolinate, Pentylene Glycol, Sodium Hyaluronate (L), Phenethyl Alcohol, Caprylyl Glycol, Hydroxypropyl Cyclodextrin, Potassium Sorbate, Palmitoyl Tripeptide-38, Caesalpinia Spinosa Gum, N-Prolyl Palmitoyl Tripeptide-56 Acetate, Maltodextrin, Wine


Overall

We believe this is a good moisturizing balm made with clean ingredients which we can definitely appreciate in an era where many brands call themselves clean but really aren't. Would be nice to establish a line of different colors and also don't forget that this product doubles as a blush!


Want a moisturized rosy pout? CLICK HERE.


These products are a must have. We decided that even with the minimal scent component we can tailor these products for what they were meant to provide. We would also love to see their list of ingredients on the bottles. Our favorite product from this line will of course have to be the ROYAL TULIP NECTAR. That is a product we plan on purchasing for many years to come. What we want? A tulip eye cream! But, for now we will wonder about how magnificent that would be.


Listen to our BLOOM EFFECTS episode NOW by CLICKING HERE.


Thanks,


Your Favorite MD Duo

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