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Water Balm Skin Prep

Water Balm is a multi-use product that not only preps skin, it helps repair a compromised skin barrier.  Use Water Balm for your day cream, night cream, serum, eye cream and makeup primer all in one. Great for air travel! Keep in your bag for quick "touch ups" before "touch-downs."

The Texture:
Water Balm’s texture feels cool, wet and has a gel like feeling that is non greasy. After one application, your skin will feel as smooth and hydrated like a wet dolphin. Your skin will stay comfortable for hours.

The Smell:
Water Balm smells of wet roses on an early summer morning. The smell is soft but not overpowering. I added Rosa Damascena Flower Water to give a “barely-there” fragrance that dissipates quickly after applying. Don’t worry, it doesn’t smell strong like your grandmother’s perfume.

Why I created Water Balm:
Broken down skin barriers keep the skin from looking it's best, especially when it comes to applying makeup. I created Water Balm because I noticed 95% of my clients had severely dehydrated skin and I needed a moisturizer that would last for hours. Due to the limited time I had to do makeup, I needed an all in one skin prep product that addressed all the needs of dehydrated skin. I then added a little makeup primer to plump the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. Water Balm gives you beautiful, hydrated canvas so your skin looks smooth and silky. 

Did you know? That Water Balm creates a thin barrier to the skin so that anything you put under Water Balm will be "locked" to keep products from evaporation? This makes Water Balm a perfect night time treatment to use over serums.

Water Balm Key Ingredients:
Formulated with Japanese super food ingredients and 10 amino acids!

  • Japanse Spring Water, Japanese Organic Rice, Silk, Soya Milk, Green Tea, Japanese Plum, Soybean.
  • Rich in amino acides & glycosphingolipids (plant based ceramide).

No chemical color. No chemical fragrance. No alcohol. No parabens. 

Water Balm Chemist Facts: Water Balm uses "water bead" technology. Inside each water bead contains your toner and serum that break apart when you "tap" on the skin.

onsen-sui (JTN), butylene glycol, dimethicone, cetyl ethylhexanoate, rosa damascena flower water, glycerin, cyclopentasiloxane, dimethicone/PEG-10/15 crosspolymer, betaine, serine, vaccinium myrtillus fruit extract, saccharum officinarum (sugarcane) extract, sodium PCA, hydrolyzed silk, behenyl alcohol (fatty alcohol), sorbital, citrus limon (lemon) fruit extract, citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit extract, oryza sativa (rice) lees extract, polyglyceryl-10 pentastearate, saxifraga sarmentosa extract, glycosphingolipids, ginkgo biloba leaf extract, acer saccharum (sugarmaple) extract, hydrolyzed rice extract, lactobacillus/soy milk ferment filtrate, camellia sinensis leaf extract, sodium stearoyl lactylate, ceramide 3, glycine, prunus persica (peach) leaf extract, glutamic acid, hydrogenated lecithin, glycine soja (soybean) seed extract, alanine, arginine, lysine, natto gum, threonine, lysolecithin, proline, prunus mume fruit extract, sodium chloride, water, phenoxyethanol

Apply Water Balm Skin Prep as your last skin prep step in your morning skin care routine. Allow your skin to "drink" for 5 minutes. Apply sunscreen and then makeup.

At Night:
Remove all your makeup and sins of the day with Japanese Cleansing Oil. Apply your favorite skin care products and finish with Water Balm Skin Prep. (Water Balm should always be your last step at night.) Wake up with hydrated, soft skin.

Pro Tips & Additional Uses:

If you're traveling by air, apply Water Balm Skin Prep during your flight where the air can get really dry. (It travels nicely in a handy 2.2 ounce size, so TSA won’t take it.)

On long days, tap Water Balm Skin Prep on TOP of your makeup to freshen up. It brings your makeup back to life! Re-apply makeup if needed.

Men adore Water Balm too. Great for post shave.

How I Use Water Balm As A Pro Makeup Artist:

  • I use Water Balm on every single client that sits in my chair.
  • I use Water Balm on all skin types, but dry, dehydrated skin tones love it most.  
  • I use Water Balm on oily skin too. 
  • I use Water Balm on acne clients because it smooths out the texture and allows makeup to lay on the skin better.
  • Water Balm a must-have in men’s grooming. I use it on all my actors.

Tips & Tricks:

  • I apply Water Balm to the face and then do eye makeup. This gives Water Balm time to soak in the skin before I apply concealer and foundation.
  • I use Water Balm to create gel stain blushes. Mix a little Water Balm Skin Prep with powder blush and apply to skin using a cream blush brush or stipple brush. This gives a glow from within. I use this trick a lot under foundation and under airbrush makeup.
  • I mix Water Balm with thick foundations to sheer them out.
  • I mix Water Balm with powder eyeshadows to create a gel like shadow. Perfect for more mature eyes.
  • I mix a little Water Balm with concealers that are too thick and sheer them out.
  • Water Balm is great to wear alone. Water Balm gives the skin a smooth looking appearance without having to wear makeup.  

Got your own technique? Let us know! We would love to hear from you!

Q: Is Water Balm vegan?
A: No.

Q: Does Water Balm contain any egg ingredients?
A: Yes, there is a very small amount of egg in the formula.

Q: Is Water Balm gluten free?
A: No.

Q: Does Water Balm contain soy?
A: Yes

Q: Is Water Balm safe to use during pregnancy?
A: Please consult your doctor. Ingredients posted on the website.

Q: Does Water Balm contain citrus?
A: Yes

Q: Is Water Balm good for rosacea?
A: Yes. Water Balm help a compromised skin barriers. There is no chemical fragrance and no chemical color. Please check with your doctor to be sure you are ok with the ingredients listed on the website.

Q: Can I use Water Balm as my moisturizer or do I need an additional moisturizer?
A: Yes you can use Water Balm as your daily moisturizer. If you need more lubrication, try adding a facial serum and a facial oil under Water Balm.

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