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Summer Sunscreen Battle!!! Spray vs Lotion

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backyardbeauty
For as long as I recall, sunscreen has been a big part of my skincare routine, simply because I grow up in Singapore which has a hot and sunny climate all year round. With my combination skin which leans towards dry on my cheeks, I am also on a lookout for a moisturizing formula that blocks the harmful UV rays but still not cause break-outs at the same time.I do believe that using a sunscreen religiously is the secret to great skin. Not only does it help prevent skin cancer, it also slows down premature aging (i.e. sagging and wrinkles).  Ø  Skin Aqua Tone Up UV Spray The spray is relatively easy to use –shake the can vigorously for 4 times and spray in an even circular motion 10 to 15cm away from your face. Although the smell from the aerosol can is too strong for me, the lavender-tinted formula does luminize my yellow undertone. Thanks to a combination of blue and pink tints, the spray helps to imbues a glass-skin translucency while giving my complexion a healthy radiance. Tip: spray may stain your clothes so spray with caution. It is also easy to layer my make-up following the spray as it is lightweight and non-greasy. The ultra hydrating hyaluronic acid and antioxidant-rich vitamin C also add another layer of moisture to my skincare routine. From USD13.10 on eBay  Ø  Murad City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 PA++++ Mineral Sunscreen – 1.7oz. The holy grail of sunscreen for many different skin types, this is definitely one of the best sunscreens I have purchased. Containing zero harmful chemicals like parabens and sulfates, the 100% mineral Murad cream also feels ultra-light boasting a milky texture that slides across my skin easily. Best part? The slight peachy tones of the fluid does not leave an ashy residue on the face (a big suncreen bane for many) or cause any break-outs on my forehead or chin after repeated use.The only gripe for me is that this suncreen is not waterproof which makes it unsuitable for pool days or when you visit humid countries during summer. USD68 on Murad  Winner: Murad City Skin Age Sunscreen It is my personal preference to use cream sunscreen as I prefer its more enriching and creamy formula on my dry skin. I also like how I can better control the application on my face. But hey, beauty is about having fun. Do try the spray next time and decide how it works for you. ;) 
Apr. 8, 2020
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Follow this 3-step morning skincare to give your skin extra sleep😴
A good morning makes a good day. But…I just hope to have a few extra minutes in bed before going to work! As a girl, we have to accept the fact that we spend much time on our morning skincare and makeup. After being late for work several times, I decided to simplify my skincare steps to save the sleeping time in the morning. This is absolutely not a rash decision, because if you know your skin type and understand what it needs, moist? whitening? antioxidant? or anti-aging? You just use the targeted products then. Let me tell you my 3-step skincare in the morning. 1. Facial cleaning Some may directly omit facial cleanser in the morning to simplify the skincare process. But there are bacteria, mite, and dust on the pillow and quilt, so a facial cleanser is needed. It's just that you don't need an overly strong cleanser, choose a relatively mild amino acid cleanser to avoid skin irritation, especially for sensitive skin. #EltaMD - Foaming Facial Cleanser[products]#[FiveStars] I use a star product--EltaMD Foaming Facial Cleanser. I will put one pump of this foaming facial cleanser in my hands and apply it to my face. After about 10 seconds of scrubbing gently on my face, it creates a dense foam. Gentle enough, I like that it’s fragrance-free and fresh feeling. One more advantage is that it doesn’t cause any discomfort to my sensitive skin. 2. Moisturizing The skin and body both in the morning are in a state of water shortage, so hydrating appears important. So after cleansing your face, be sure to use skincare products with moisturizing effects. Kiehl's - Ultra Facial Toner Kiehl's - Ultra Facial Moisturizer SPF 30 I usually apply Kiehl’s facial toner and moisturizer. They absorb quickly and do enough job of moisturizing. Great for dry skin! 3. UV protection Generally, 9-11 o 'clock is the time with the strongest ultraviolet ray in the morning, so sunblock should be an everyday necessary project. Wearing sunscreen can effectively resist the harm of ultraviolet rays to the skin, prevent aging skin. Murad - City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++ Murad Mineral Sunscreen is my choice. This is a physical sunblock, which I feel is safer and healthier than a chemical one. It blends in easily and doesn’t feel heavy, leaving any extra layer on the face. It protects my skin well as I’m always exposed to the sun.
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Maruxa
💖My secret UV protection weapon💖
I've purchased all four of the following sunscreens at least twice. I highly recommend them! Kiehl's Ultra-Light Daily UV Defense SPF 50 PA++++ Anti-Pollution (I personally think that it's suitable for dry skin, so if you have oily skin, test it out before buying it) Feeling: I've read online that it provides great UV protection. I never stay in the sun for too long and I only used it during daily work, but my skin did not darken. It has a runny consistency with a lotion texture which spreads easily on the skin but settles on the skin slowly. I think it's more suitable for fall and winter use. For spring and summer, I'll also replace the moisturizer or facial cleanser with this sunscreen after using a toner and a serum for an even greater moisturizing effect. It brightens skin complexion and gives it a natural radiance. It also blends well with follow-up foundation when it's used as a primer. Murad - City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++ (Suitable for all skin types) Feeling: It has a correction liquid texture which is very lightweight and spreads easily. It evens out skin tone and brightens skin complexion, making it suitable for those who have places to go to but don't want to wear makeup. CLARINS - UV PLUS Anti-Pollution Sunscreen Multi-Protection Tint SPF 50(Suitable for all skin types) Feeling: It has the same correction liquid texture as the Murad sunscreen, is very lightweight, and spreads easily as well, making it suitable to be used all year round. It has three shades including transparent, pink, and blue. After using and comparing the transparent and pink ones, I strongly recommend the pink one which helps even out and lighten skin tone. AMPLEUR - Luxury White W Protect UV Plus SPF 50+ PA++++ (Suitable for all skin types) Feeling: It has more of a lotion texture when compared with Kiehl's sunscreen, but it really spreads very easily. It's refreshing and doesn't leave the skin feeling greasy, settling on the skin fast. It's very moisturizing, so it's suitable for use all year round.
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nikimyra
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