WHEN Kim Kardashian debuted SKKN by Kim, followers of the fact star had been desperate to get their palms on the luxurious skincare line.
One fan tried the entire model’s choices, and whereas one product was a standout, she had blended emotions concerning the others – and one main query concerning the model’s packaging.
YouTube star and Kim Kardashian fan Hope Allen bought all of the SKKN by Kim merchandise at their mid-summer launch.
“After I say I purchased all of it, I imply I purchased the whole assortment,” Allen stated, brandishing the massive field she obtained.
Allen paid $575 for the whole assortment, which might have price $673 if she bought every product individually.
Allen stated the attractive packaging was one of the vital interesting components of the skincare line. “It offers the identical vibe as Kim’s home,” she stated, admiring the modern traces and impartial tones.
However the minimalist look of the merchandise got here at a worth, as Allen discovered when she investigated the “refill” system the model provides.
SKKN sells “refills” for every product, which slide and snap into the stylish plastic packaging.
The worth distinction between the refills and the merchandise varies, with some refills costing $13 lower than the merchandise that include the branded packaging.
“This plastic case is value $6?” requested Allen, holding up the cleanser in confusion.
Regardless of the baffling pricing, the vlogger tried all the line, prepping her pores and skin with the $43 cream cleanser to start.
“I really feel clear,” Allen stated, however added that her on a regular basis cleanser feels simply as efficient, and at a way more reasonably priced worth.
Subsequent, Allen opened the spherical package deal containing the exfoliant, which includes bodily exfoliants plus enzymes at a $55 price ticket.
“This does have a scent to it,” Allen stated, working the exfoliant into her pores and skin. She stated that the exfoliant was a standout product from the road and left her pores and skin feeling nice.
Although she encountered some issue opening and utilizing the liquid merchandise, Allen appreciated the toner, $45, as a result of it appeared to be efficient whereas nonetheless being mild.
“It is not ‘spicy’ like numerous toners,” Allen defined.
The hyaluronic acid serum and vitamin C8 serum, priced at $90 every, weren’t as spectacular. Working the hyaluronic acid into her pores and skin, Allen grimaced.
“It is form of sticky,” she stated. “I do not know if I prefer it.” She wasn’t wowed by the watery vitamin C, both.
“I do not know concerning the serums,” Allen admitted.
The attention cream and face cream had near-identical, spherical packaging, although the container eye cream was a lot smaller.
The 0.5-ounce eye cream prices $75, whereas the face cream is available in a 1.6-ounce container for $85.
“I assume this little bit will go a great distance in your eyes,” Allen stated, tapping a small quantity into the pores and skin round her eyes. She appeared far more enthusiastic concerning the face cream.
“Ooh, it is thick, which I like as a result of I am such a dry individual,” she stated.
The worth tags for the oil drops and evening oil, which price $95 every, left Allen in shock.
She held up the bottles, saying she could not consider the merchandise price almost $100 “for this little tiny one-ounce!”
As soon as she tried the oils, Allen nonetheless wasn’t satisfied. “It is good,” she stated, however “I am unable to say if its $95 good.”
Regardless of being a significant Kim Kardashian fan, Allen discovered the skincare line to be missing, and not one of the merchandise appeared considerably totally different from her less-expensive vainness staples.
“It is a lot of steps,” Allen stated. “Plenty of costly steps.” She stated until one of many merchandise stunned her after common use, she would not re-purchase SKKN gadgets, however would undoubtedly expend all of the expensive merchandise to get her cash’s value.