Etude House Moistfull Collagen Cream Review

So today, I decided to purchase the Moistfull Collagen Cream from Etude House. The moistfull collagen series had been a bit hit (especially in Korea) for a while now and since I turned 22 and realised that my skin was ageing, I decided to give this a try. Also, I heard that collagen really helps hydrate dry skin, which was just what I needed during this season.ย And I also became determined to focus more on skincare than makeup. And honestly, let’s face it… you can hide EVERYTHING with makeup. Even a tiny amount of BB cream or CC cream can make you look like a different person! A slight winged eyeliner can make you look like a goddess for goodness sakes! Makeup will help you hide all those nasty zits and blackheads and stuff like that.

But later on in life when you meet the love of your like and gradually get married and etc. You don’t wanna look like a wrinkly old woman in front of your hot man! Well, i’m sure I don’t want to! So that’s why I realised that skincare was my number one priority. If your skin looks healthy, you don’t need to put loads of heavy make up on to cover that beautiful, natural, original face of yours! I believe that having healthy skin will boost your confidence even more than putting on makeup. And my mum always told me that I needed to start taking care of my skin when I was just a junior in high school! She was right.

But for those of you who’ve had flawless all your lives, you guys are truly blessed so I hate you! haha just kidding.ย Despite my own thoughts, every woman is beautiful and you should take care of yourself because no one else is going to do it for you.

Anyways, enough with the blabber! Let’s get on with this review ๐Ÿ™‚

Disclaimer: All of the words written in this blog post are 100% my own opinions!

So, here’s a photo of the product(s). A small bottle of essence came with the cream. The packaging was okay. Both bottles are plastic. And the cap looked kind of cheap.


And here’s a more detailed description of the product. As a summary, it just says that it contains 30% hydrolysed collagen. Hydrolysed collagen is a type of marine collagen that is extracted from clean water seas. It also easily absorbs into the skin. The Moistfull Collagen Cream contains real baobab leaf extract (btw, baobab is a tree that originates in the African desert. It is said to store up to 120,000 litres of water. It’s also called a ‘moisture storage’). And best of all, both of these products are: paraffin, rubber, benzophenone and talc free!


So the Etude House Moistfull Collagen Cream retails for 15,000 won which is approximately $14.28 which is a fairly good price. It only contains 60ml (2.02 fl. oz.). The essence that comes with it was 20ml (0.67 fl. oz.). I was expecting it to be a lot bigger in person but I was wrong.

Here’s a photo of the real packaging.







So here’s a photo of the products!


They both came in plastic containers, which kind of suites the whole collagen collection since you can see that they look really shiny and gel-like.

First off here’s the essence. So I don’t know if it’s just Korea, but Korea has a variety of skincare products like freshener, toner, essence, skin, emulsion, etc. (I don’t know why they call lotion ’emulsion’ lol)

So after washing you face, you’re supposed to start off with the facial freshener -> essence -> eye cream -> emulsion -> cream -> mist

After I washed and toned my face, I ignored the other steps and went straight on to applying the essence. The essence came in a really small bottle. I thought it was a rip off at first but after swatching it on my hand, I realised that i’d be able to use the essence for about a month. A little goes a long way!

Here’s a swatch of it on my hand. As you can see in the photo, the consistency is extra liquidy. It felt sticky too. It smelt like fresh cut grass or something that smells really fresh.


And here’s a photo after I rubbed it in. It absorbed in right away. I didn’t feel much of a difference after I applied it other than it feeling sticky.


Overall, the emulsion was alright. I didn’t feel that it hydrated & moisturized my skin completely. But after letting it set for a few minutes, I could feel that my skin became silkier.

* Although these are photos of my hands, I did test them on my face. I just couldn’t get around taking photos of my face. Sorry about that!

Next is the cream.ย Here’s a close view of the cream…It looked like pudding in a cup!ย But the smell…I honestly didn’t like the scent. It’s hard to describe the smell but it smelt like freshly cut flowers or something. But it’s really my own opinion. If you enjoy the smell of fresh lemon or grass or wild flowers, then this is the product for you! But apart from that, it looked interesting.


Here’s a more detailed of the cream. I dabbed a little of it on my finger. It has a sheer, jelly-like consistency. Also, it had a very bouncy feel to it. You could tell right away that the cream was very supple indeed.


I swatched the cream on my hand. It felt like water+vaseline+lotion mixed together. I actually liked the feeling of it on my hand. It wasn’t runny at all. The content didn’t droop down when I shook my hand.


I rubbed the cream into my skin and instantly, I could see a glow. It felt really smooth and moisturising.


After the essence and lotion had absorbed into my face, my face became really moisturized. My face felt so soft and smooth I kept touching it LOL. The cream itself wasn’t that heavy but it still nourished my face and kept my face moist for a long time.

Overall, I think the Moistfull Collagen Cream is a must-have item. Despite it only containing 60ml, it’s definitely worth the price. I’m really excited to use this product daily. I hope it does wonders to my skin!

Overall score out of 10

Moistfull Collagen Essence – 7/10

Moistfull Collagen – ย 9/10

Happy New Year everyone โค


  1. I had this too, mines almost empty lol
    Btw i love your blog! ๋ธ”๋กœ๊ทธ ๋ณด๊ณ  ๋„ˆ๋ฌด ์ข‹์•„ํ•ด์กŒ์–ด์š”. ๊ณ„์† ๋ณผ๊ฑฐ์—์š” ใ…Ž

    1. Did you like it? I’ve been using this for almost a week and I think it’s really good, especially during this season ๐Ÿ™‚ and thank you so much ๊ณ ๋งˆ์›Œ์š”!

  2. Ahh I just found your blog looking for reviews on a bbcream and came across yours. I enjoy your blog! I wish you were on blogger so it would be easier to follow XD but I share bookmark and visit again~

    1. Thank you so much ๐Ÿ™‚ is blogger better? I used to use blogger a long time ago…I can’t even remember how I started to use wordpress!:)

      1. ah I am the exact opposite! lol I used to use wordpress a long time ago and I switched over to blogger recently. Turns out I can follow you on bloglovin so I shall follow you there ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Thank you for the informative review. Sounds like I need the cream!
    I only have the sleeping mask from this line. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Would really appreciate it if you could check out my blog xx
    It’s fairly new. Thank you!


  4. If I stop buying and using this collagen containing product after I finish it will more wrinkles appear than before? Because i read somewhere that if you stop using any product it’ll make your skin even worse so I’m worried><

    1. I’m not sure but I doubt that wrinkles will appear if you stop using it! I think it depends on how much you focus on skincare, regardless of the product you are using ^^

  5. Hey I’m 15 am I to young to use it in kinda scared I bought and its my first time using it.

    1. Hi i’m sorry for the late reply. I understand it might be scary using something new. I’ve been using this cream for about 2 years now and I think it’s really light, hydrating and mild on the skin. Since you are still in your good teen years, I think will be good to just apply toner and then this product. Nothing too heavy ๐Ÿ˜€ I hope this information helps..! And if you have other questions, just message me and i’ll get back to you. ๐Ÿ˜€

  6. I love this stuff! I recently purchased it in a set along with the Age Defense Firming Cream and Pure Water Baobab Cream in Seoul.

    1. Yes, it’s my favourite cream!^^ I’ve already bought 2 more of this! How do you like the Age Defense cream and Baobab cream so far? ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. I have combination skin and I think during Summer, it can be a bit oily on the skin but since the cream itself is more like a gel, it will feel lighter than the average cream. But I still use it because it keeps my skin hydrated throughout the day so i’d say it’s good for all skin types. ๐Ÿ™‚

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