REVIEW // The Tea Tree Trio by Biossance

Happy Wednesday my pumpkins! Today, I am sharing with you my Biossance’s tea tree trio review. I actually purchased this set in hope of soothing my redness and calming my skin while targeting my acne.

If you want to know how my experience with these products went, then keep on reading. Don’t forget to check out my previous post: JUNE MOVIE REVIEWS

Biossance tea tree trio review

Product Information

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This trio contains three products and retails for 29$. It contains the Squalane + Tea Tree Cleansing Oil (1.01 oz/ 30 mL), the Squalane + Tea Tree Detox Mask (0.84 oz/ 25 mL), and the Squalane + Tea Tree Balancing Oil (0.33 oz/ 10 mL).

Biossance describes this set as “a trio of pure and powerful formulas enriched with tea tree to help control excess oil, soothe redness, and reduce the appearance of blemishes”. It targets fine lines and wrinkles, dullness, and uneven skin tone and dryness.

The cleanser has a gel formula and is meant to intensively purify the skin and control excess oil while keeping it nourished and balanced.

Water (Aqua), Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Disodium Coco-glucoside Citrate, Squalane, Cocoyl Proline, Melaleuca Alternafolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Sodium Levulinate, Hydrolyzed Pea Protein, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Medicago Sativa (Alfalfa) Leaf Extract, Magnesium Chloride, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Gluconate, Caramel, Citric Acid, Linalool

The detox mask is meant to reduce the appearance of blemishes and draw out impurities from the skin while keeping it super hydrated and nourished. It is also meant to calm the skin.

Water (Aqua), Montmorollinite, Illite, Squalane, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Cetearyl Olivate, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Kaolin, Sorbitan Olivate, Propanediol, Melaleuca Alternafolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Ocimum Sanctum Leaf Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Powder, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Phytate, Linalool

The oil is described as lightweight and quick-absorbing. It is meant to reduce the appearance of blemishes, enlarged pores, and other imperfections while keeping the skin moisturized and nourished.

Squalane, C13-15 Alkane, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Bran Extract, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Salix Alba (Willow) Bark Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Physalis Angulata Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Tocopherol, Limonene, Linalool

Just a side note that Biossance retrieves its squalane ethically and is plant-based.

This set is available at Sephora and Biossance’s official website. Moreover, it is cruelty-free and vegan.

Packaging 4/5

Biossance tea tree trio review

I love Biossance’s green and gold aesthetic and the packaging of these products does not disappoint. They follow perfectly well Biossance’s aesthetic and look so beautiful in photographs and on my shelf. They also come in a pretty practical packaging. The gel cleanser and detox mask come in a squeezable tube while the oil comes in hard plastic and has a dropper which I appreciate.

The packaging is not the most sustainable but it is definitely recyclable which I love!

Formula 3.5/5

I really liked how each of these products performed on my skin however I did not see any major results and let me explain why. I have an acne-prone, combination skin that is quite sensitive hence this trio looked great for my specific skin issue. The three of them contain tea tree oil which is a good acne-fighting agent. It’s an ingredient that soothes the skin and is an anti-oxidant. So, it’s a great ingredient to soothe inflammation caused by acne. However, this ingredient was not enough to fight my acne or even show major changes in my skin. These three products also contain squalane which is an amazing ingredient to hydrate and replenish the skin and which my skin absolutely loves!

The gel cleanser cleans the skin effectively yet is super gentle. It has a light scent that is pleasant and soothing yet is not overpowering. This cleanser does contain a lavender essential oil which can be bad for the skin but is harmless in a wash-off treatment. Hence, I don’t mind it at all. This cleanser contains other great ingredients to hydrate and soothe the skin like glycerin and Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice. In general, I loved using it, it removed all of the impurities on my skin and left my skin looking clean and fresh however it is not as purifying as it claims.

The mask felt very gentle and non-drying on my skin yet felt very refreshing and detoxing. For my type of skin, I think it was a bit too hydrating and not detoxing enough. As for clay, it contains montmorillonite which is a good absorbent and great for oily skin. It also contains illite, also known as French green clay, which is perfect to calm irritated skin and kaolin which is perfect to absorb impurities. Like the cleanser, the mask contains lavender oil but again, it’s in a wash-off treatment so it’s fine.

Finally, amongst these products, I enjoyed the most the oil. It made my skin feel so hydrated and calm. It contains interesting ingredients such as sunflower seed oil which is an amazing emollient. It’s an amazing ingredient to replenish, nourish, strengthen, and soothe the skin. What I don’t like about this product is, like the two products above, it contains lavender oil. Lavender oil can be very harmful and sensitizing to the skin when it’s in a leave-on product, like this oil.

Conclusion – Biossance tea tree trio review 7.5/10

To conclude, I really enjoyed using this trio but I don’t think I’ll ever repurchase them. The products are okay and perfect to calm the skin, and in theory, they should perform amazingly. It’s just that I did not see any major difference in my skin when I started using them. And, tea tree oil is, in my opinion, not the best product to treat acne.

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2 Comments

  1. July 20, 2020 / 6:46 am

    The product sounded great but I can see why you were disappointed by them! I’m not a big fan of tea tree oil except for spot treatment (not the best though)! As for lavender oil, I also find it pretty tricky to use and maybe it has it’s best benefits as a scar treatment 🤔 Did you use all of them together? Great review!

    • Joy🌻
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      July 22, 2020 / 10:26 am

      Thank you so much ❤️ I used the mask and oil together…the cleanser a bit later in my routine because I was waiting for my Youth to the people cleanser to finish. They are good products. I just think my skin needs something stronger.

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