August 17, 2015

[REVIEW] The Face Shop Natural Sun ECO Sebum Control Moisture Sun (40 SPF PA+++)

Helloo ~~ What time is it? It's review time yaaay ! As you might have read from the title today I'm reviewing this sun cream from The Face Shop. The post title is such a monster LOL ! Let's get started right away ~


 DESCRIPTION 
- Water based sun cream calms down hot and tired skin
- Absorbs quickly upon application without any stickiness
- Solve the biggest concern in the summer of sun protection and pore care at the same time
- Can be used as makeup primer as it controls excessive sebum with moisturizing effect
- SPF 40 PA+++
- 50ml/1.69oz
-- Description taken from Cosmetic Loveamazon

 PACKAGING 

The product comes in a pretty packaging which has sunflowers printed on it. The sun cream is inside a squeezable tube which has a twist type cap. Under that is a secure sticker you need to remove before you can use the product (at least that's how I remember LOL). You can find all the basic info you need such as the name, SPF, usage period etc. in English and in French as well. Ingredients are listed only in Korean. Which is a bummer for those who wants to check out what the product has inside... I found out that the ingredients can be found on COSDNA so check them there :)



Text from top to bottom: Purified extract of sunflower sprouts / NMF (Natural Moisturizing Factor) / Sebum Control / No Animal Sourced Ingredients





 WHERE TO BUY 

You can buy this from Cosmetic Love in two sizes: 50ml (8,96$ 25% OFF: 6,72$) and 100ml (31,94$). My review is based on the first one :) This can also be found on ibuybeauti (13,15$) and Korea Depart (11,46$).

 SCENT & TEXTURE 

The scent is really mild and fresh. You can smell that it's a sun block product but it's not too empowering scent. The scent disappears pretty quickly so I think this is good for those with sensitive noses :)

The texture is really nice ~ It's easy to apply, absorbs quickly and I haven't noticed it leaving a white cast on my face. It's non-sticky and my face feels really nice after applying. However I've noticed that when I apply too much it does get a bit sticky and starts to crumble if I have used some thicker moisturizer under it. When used under makeup this is like a dream ! It keeps my makeup in place for a longer time, however I do use primer as well. Below you can see how the product applies on my hand.

The best part in this is that it doesn't break me out and it doesn't irritate my eyes. I obviously don't put this around my eyes but my previous sunblock product kinda dripped down to my eyes and my eyes started to sting :(


 SUMMARY 

+ Pretty & hygienic packaging
+ Easy to use
+ Absorbs quickly, non-sticky finish
+ Can be used as a primer & sunblock
+ Affordable, can be found from many webstores
+ Travel friendly; small packaging
+ Works well with my skin; doesn't irritate or break me out

- Not much English on the packaging
- When used too much it crumbles on my skin

 RATING: 4+/5  Would I repurchase this product? I really might repurchase this. So far this is the best sunblock for face I've ever tried ! I totally recommend this one ~

Have you tried this product before? What are your favorite sunblock products? Comment below and let me know :)

4 comments :

  1. i love how the product really blends! great to hear that it works out for you ;) btw, let's keep in touch and support each other :D we should follow each other, i adore your blog!

    Love,
    Pudding Monster

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    1. It blends really well :) I thought I already followed you on bloglovin but I might have accidentally unfollowed while doing some cleaning.

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  2. Hi, I'm just curious. The product seems different from the original which had a metalliish look cap. This one is plastic. Could it be a fake?

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    1. I think there might have been packaging style change at some point? I bought it from Cosmetic Love which I trust the most.

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