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Review: Missha All-around Safe Block Sebum Zero Sun SPF 50+PA+++

I am very sad to have to tell you that this Sunblock by Missha is a total disappointment.

  • First of all, why did I order this sunblock in the first place?
  • You may already know from my previous blog post, that I've been using the much loved Missha All Around Safe Block Soft Finish Sun milk read my review here for many months. I just can't speak highly enough about that sunblock. It is pure magic for oily skin. It matifies like no other product I've ever used and it diminishes the pores beautifully. 

  • I was so impressed with this "normal" sunblock that I thought, Imagine what a sunblock specifically formulated for oily skin could do?


    That is why I became very curious about this Sebum Zero Sun SPF 50 + sunblock by Missha.


    So, as gullible as I am,  when I ordered the Sebum zero sunblock I was expecting a pore minimizing and sebum reducing miracle.

    But no such luck!!

    Quite the opposite.

    First of all, this product is described as formulated with a Double Layer UV Blocking System which holds up to water and sweat. That part sounds great. It is also supposed to control sebum and have a smoothing effect on the skin's texture.

    However, in my experience, this sticky, tacky, thick sunblock is a mess upon application. Do I describe it as white, sticky glue, or as white oily Vaseline?

    It is both. 

    It spreads with great difficulty because it is so thick and has an oily feeling to it. No matter how much I massage it onto my skin, it just "sits" on top of my skin as white as snow.

    If you visit England this summer and catch a glimpse of a ghostly looking woman walking about- that would be me.

    I am surprised no flies have stuck onto my face so far, my skin is that sticky after I apply this sunblock.

    I am afraid I have nothing good to say about this sunblock. And this is a great shame because I love so many of Missha's products. Also because this sunblock may very well be a really good one in terms of blocking UV rays. But who would want to use something that looks and feels this bad on the skin?

    I will be ordering more of the Soft Finish Sun Milk you see in the photo below.

    Till next time, Milu

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