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Review: Missha All Around Safe Block Soft Finish Sun Milk SPF 50+ PA+++ 70ml

I received a sample of this sunblock many months ago and after I tried it, I could hardly believe how matte yet velvety soft it made my skin look.

And it even diminished my pores! The smaller ones.

The sample lasted me a few days and each day I used this sunblock I was both surprised at how good it made my skin look and excited that this one product ticks so many boxes:

-sun protection
-texture improvement
-sebum control
-pore minimizing

I bought the full size from eBay and have been loving using it daily ever since.

But because my skin is super oily, the mattifying effect doesn't last for hours. However if you have combination skin or if you are oily only on your T-zone, this sunblock may work perfectly for you.

Now let me tell you more about this sunblock.

In terms of consistency, it is a runny milk formula that is super light on the skin.  It spreads easily and doesn't even have a hint of  stickiness.  And it doesn't leave a white cast! I still can't understand how something so light and pleasant to use can do so many good things for my skin. This is one of my most cherished finds of the first half of 2017!

More information on the formula:

The long-lasting UV protection this product promises comes as a result of the Double Layer UV Blocking System used in the formula.

The skin-like-velvet effect that it gives happens because of the Silky Porous Powder ingredient. It is this "skin like velvet" effect that minimizes the pores I think.

It is called "All Around Safe Sunblock" because it can be used in very hot, humid weather and is supposedly perfect for water spots and outdoor activities. But, make sure you reapply it  every 2-3 hours. Because this is what happened to me...

A very sad story coming up....

I live in England, but we've had some very hot days back in May and throughout June. On one such day, I was out washing my car for about an hour. I had put this sunblock on in the morning but I did not reapply it during the day...

On the following morning, looking at the mirror I saw two brown patches at the bottom of my cheeks staring back at me....

I was devastated. I really was.

I do so much to brighten my complexion, to remove pigmentation and scars, but then this happens....

Since that day I've  ordered more sunprotecting skin care such as Hera's Daily Sun Mate which is a remarkable make up base and sunblock. To read my review on that magical product click here.  I also bought an amazing BB from The History of Whoo which also offers sun protection and whitening. To read my review of that great product click here

So these days I layer all those sun protective products in the hope to not get any more sun damage....

Below are the ingredients of the sunblock:

Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Silica, Zinc Oxide, Lauryl PEG-10 Tris(Trimethylsiloxy)silylethyl Dimethicone, Dipropylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Isopropyl Palmitate, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Caprylyl Methicone, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Alcohol Denat., C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Helichrysum Arenarium Extract, Quaternium-18 Bentonite, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, Dimethicone, Magnesium Sulfate, Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, Aluminum Hydroxide, Stearic Acid, Hydrogen Dimethicone, Glycerin, Fragrance, Phenoxyethanol, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Sodium Benzoate, Disodium EDTA, Tocopheryl Acetate, Potassium sorbate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Lecithin, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Isostearic Acid, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Limonia Acidissima Extract, CI 77492, CI 77491, Rosa Davurica Bud Extract, Psidium Guajava Leaf Extract, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Abronia Villosa Leaf Extract, Cinchona Succirubra Bark Extract, Rhodiola Rosea Root Extract, VP/Hexadecene Copolymer, Acrylates/Dimethicone Copolymer

In my next post I will be reviewing another Sunblock from the same brand which is meant for oily skin but it is so bad, sticky and horrid, that I can't believe it is out for sale.

Till next time, Milu

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