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Review: Hera Sun Mate Daily SPF 35 PA+++

I love using this product and here is why:

It is both a powerful sunblock and a lovely make up base.

It moisturizes the skin leaving it supple and ready for make up.

It contains Amorepacific's special Advanced Shield Technology against UVA rays.

It delivers 3.4 times stronger UVA protection than existing (Hera) products.

Protects against UV rays with beta-carotene, tocopherol (Vit.E) and sunflower oil.

It uses derma network protection 2.0. This is my favorite part! This clever technology makes it possible for capsules filled with B-Carotene, tocopherol and sunflower oil to burst when they are exposed to UV rays. Then the content acts as a shield on the skin and suppress photo aging. Amazing, isn't it!?

So why Sunflower oil as one of the main ingredients? Apparently, this oil can fight against UV rays as it absorbs the energy from the sun.

B-Carotene is chosen as one of the main ingredients because as a precursor of Vit. A, it decomposes into bimolecular Vit. A -retinol, an ingredient which diminishes photo-sensitivity and at the same time promotes collagen synthesis.

Tocopherol, in other words Vit. E is chosen as the other main ingredient because it has been found that  when the skin is exposed to internal and external stressors such as UV rays, Vit. E - a necessary anti-oxidant, shows the largest drop in quantity.

Another ingredient is Abcell 2.0 which is a cell-mimicking ingredient. This ingredient came about after 6 year collaboration between Amorepacific Research and Development Center and Professor David Weitz from Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Science. Apparently, this ingredient -Abcell 2.0 makes the skin glow with health.

I use Hera Sun Mate Daily every day before my make up ( a BB with SPF 45 from The History of Whoo) and any other additional SPF protection ( occasionally I use Missha sunblock). I need to be extra careful and protect my skin from the sun, because I am using Lactic acid peel for my acne scars.

In my next post I will review the divine Whitening Sun BB SPF 45 by The History of Whoo. I am very impressed. I don't like to use heavy make up and this BB is perfect for me especially in the hot Summer.

Till next time, Milu

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