All posts tagged: missha all around safe block

My Updated Skincare Routine – Autumn / Winter 2018

It is a Wednesday & it feels like I am doing nothing for the first time in quite a while. I have had the free time, but there has been a lot physical & mental energy spent on settling down in the Western Hemisphere while my next visa is pending. It has been a long time, no skincare talk! My routine has been non-existent recently, I just haven’t felt like it. I have moved continents & unsure how long I intend to stay, part of rebuilding a self-care routine & settling into my current lifestyle has been revitalizing my skincare stash. Oil Cleanser: Generic Coconut Oil Value: $4.99 – 14oz / 414ml Repurchase I feel like this defines how uninspired I have felt with skincare lately. I have resorted to using standard coconut oil that can be found on an Aldi shelf. I always have coconut oil on hand to use as a hair mask, my skin is not acne-prone so I can use it to remove make-up without any clogged pores. I have not …

Review: Missha All-Around Safe Block Waterproof Sun Milk SPF 50+

I did a major sunscreen haul this summer because I moved abroad & looked forward towards having a more active lifestyle than I had in Chicago! Missha has long been my favorite brand of sunscreens & this particular product quickly became a cult favorite for the season. Missha is one of the big names in the South Korean beauty industry, offering a variety of lines to cater towards the budget conscious & luxury items, along with creating cheaper dupes or high-end brand like SK-II & Estee Lauder. I also consider Missha to be the master of cosmetic sunscreens. Missha also appears to be involved in some sustainability efforts, such as recycling program for environment protection & “assist neglected & estranged neighbors”. I have followed up with Missha, who has great customer service, for further clarification on the latter & I will update one I have more information. PURPOSE This is a combination chemical-physical sunscreen that offers UVA & UVB protection. It is advertised as being waterproof & sweat-resistant. This is designed for sebum control on oily or combination skin so …