Sunscreen

For Reference: I have combination skin – Dryish on my cheeks, oilier on T-zone and chin. It is not very dry or very oily either way. I am not acne-prone nor do I have very sensitive skin so if something breaks me out, its quite something! I prefer using chemical based sunscreens with Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide breaks me out.

I’d read so much about zinc oxide and how its THE BEST UV blocker out there, blocking both UV-A and UV-B rays effectively. Zinc Oxide is also recommended for people with sensitive skin because its a physical blocker and therefore less likely to irritate skin unlike chemical blockers. So of course I had to try […]

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If you have been reading this blog of mine long enough, you might have realised that I love my sunscreens and that I’m a mad scientist when it comes to slapping things on my skin. I’d read lots and lots of articles saying that Zinc Oxide is the best blocker for UVA and UVB rays […]

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We do not get La Roche Posay in Malaysia. Let  me pause for a minute to wail “Why not?! Their sunscreen is turning into my HG sunscreen!” Now that I’ve gotten that out of  my system, its back to business I got the La Roche Posay Anthelios XL sunscreen purchased for me from Singapore and […]

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There are some beliefs and myths about sunscreen and its application that might be worth remembering aren’t quite true. I’ve heard of some of them quite often and most are things I hear over and over so here are 5 sunscreen myths debunked. You do not need sunscreen in winter or on a cloudy day […]

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