Review: Benton Snail Bee High Content Skin

11. June 2014

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As I promised in my review on Benton’s Snail Bee High Content Steam Cream I will show you the Benton Snail Bee High Content Skin, a complimentary toner for the Benton Snail Bee High Content skincare line. There is another toner available, called Aloe BHA Skin Toner, which was released previously, but recently the Snail Bee High Content Skin was added to the Benton range. After my skin reaction with the steam cream I thought that it might be some problem or co-reaction with my other skincare products, so I decided to try the steam cream together with this toner.

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The Korean skincare brand Benton did unleash a noticable raving amongst lots of bloggers. Especially the high quality of the ingredients, without any additional fragnances or other fillers did impress most people. Also, the key ingredient being snail secretion filtrate in first place and adding bee venom on top made it widely appalling for skincare junkies. It’s no news, when I say that especially snail secretaion filtrate products were the most wanted ingredient last year. I also did try samples from the one or other brand and I also reviewed Mizon’s Snail Secration Gel Cream. When I heard about the new brand Benton and their Snail Bee High Content skincare line I knew that I had to try the products.

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All Benton products have a simple cardbox packaging of recycled paper. The description is provided in English and in Korean. The ingredients are natural and the toner doesn’t contain any fragnances. according to COSDNA the ingredients all green flaged. Here is the list:

Snail Secretion Filtrate, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Water, Glycerin, Niacinamide, Human Ogliopeptide-1, Bee Venom, Diospyros Kaki Leaf Extract, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Plantago Asiatica Extract, Laminaria Digitata Extract, Ulmus Campetris (Elm) Extract, Zanthoxylum Piperitum Fruit Extract, Pulsatilla Koreana Extract, Usnea Barbata (Lichen) Extract, Athaea Rosea Root Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Betaine, Bacillus Ferment, Panthenol, Beta-Glucan, Allantoin, Azelaic Acid, Adenosine

 

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The Benton Snail Bee High Content Skin comes in a plastic bottle with a pump. The color of the bottle is a brown plastic and you can see the level of product inside. The writings on the bottle contain part of the descriptions of the cardbox packaging, but after some weeks and also travelling with the bottle, the writing dissapears slowly. The pump dispenser is protected by a clear plastic cap.

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The toner is easy to use. you need around 2-3 pumps for your face. The texture of the toner is liquid and watery, similar to water and not like one would imagine snail filtrate to be. It has no scent at all.

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All in all, I can say that this toner is a good toner considering the ingredients. It is very natural and scent free, which can be to a lot of people’s liking. I didn’t see any improvements to my skin condition, but I must sa, that I also had the skin reaction because of the Benton Steam Cream. The packaging is at least more hygienic than the one of the latter. If you are a fan of Bentons Snail Bee High Content skincare line, you might want to try this out. If you belong to those people whose skin cannot use the Benton line (like me) than you should skip this product though.

I bought my bottle containing 150 ml from  W2Beauty for 18 US$.  

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14 Comments

  • Reply Evelyn 12. June 2014 at 0:53

    Must get some samples! Until that, I’m going to be like “It scares me but I like it” situation hahaha

    Thanks for the review, it’s sad that hasn’t work on you.

    • Reply Frl. Schnee 24. June 2014 at 10:01

      You should try some samples, perhaps your skin doesn’t have the problem like I did. And since a lot of people like the Benton line, it is worth a try :) thanks for commenting ♥

  • Reply moi+sanom 12. June 2014 at 18:34

    so it is not particularly moisturizing?
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    • Reply Frl. Schnee 24. June 2014 at 10:21

      Yes, it does give some moisture, but the hyaloronic acid cobntaing toners are more moisturizing than this one… Thanks for commenting ♥

  • Reply Sakuranko 12. June 2014 at 22:58

    This product causes me a big breakout on my skin after apply, I used 2 samples and after that a week after the breakout was terrible, that was some months ago. And I think well this product doesn´t match with my oily sensitive skin.
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    • Reply Frl. Schnee 24. June 2014 at 10:23

      Unfortunately, it doesn’t work for me either. Luckily you only tried samples and didn’t buy the fullsize product. thanks for commenting ♥

  • Reply Arya 13. June 2014 at 10:07

    i’m seeing lots of benton products lately, but i’ll pass with products with snail for now
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    • Reply Frl. Schnee 24. June 2014 at 10:24

      For some people the Benton line really works wonders. I was not lucky unfortunately, so I’ll skip the line for now . Thanks for commenting ♥
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  • Reply Erin+Braun 21. June 2014 at 9:36

    I just bought this 15 minutes before I visited your site!

    • Reply Frl. Schnee 24. June 2014 at 10:25

      Did you receive it already? How do you like it?

      • Reply Erin+Braun 25. June 2014 at 5:20

        I probably won’t get it for a couple weeks. I’ll let you know after I try it. :).

  • Reply Mirna 6. February 2017 at 6:26

    Hi , i already buy but never try, how do you use it? Are you using cotton or direct to skin?

    • Reply Frl. Schnee 12. February 2017 at 13:42

      I used it directly on my to the skin.

  • Reply Pao 2. October 2017 at 9:21

    Can I use this toner with COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid? And if yes, at what order should I put them on my face? Thank you!

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