3 Japanese Sunscreens Tried and Tested: Review

3 Japanese Sunscreens Tried and Tested

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Applying sunscreen is a vital step to our skincare routine, especially in Singapore’s hot tropical climate. There are tons of sunscreens out in the market, which make us spoilt for choice. Being Asian, should we select Western brands or continue to trust Asian brands? What about cost vs. effectiveness? Does it mean expensive sunscreens perform the best?

C/o Datumou Recipe, an online site dedicated to testing Japanese cosmetics and beauty services, I got to try out 3 popular Japanese sunscreens from their curated list of top 12.

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(L-R: SKII Atmosphere CC Cream, AstaLift D-UV Clear White Solution and Allie Extra UV Gel)

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Whether you’ve been up all night prepping for that big presentation, or partying till dawn with your co-workers after a long day at work, we’ve all had mornings where we could use an extra shot of espresso, don’t we? With days where you need an extra caffeine boost to look refreshed, Origins has got you covered.

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Coconuts always bring to mind images of a tropical vacation complete with sunny beaches and a salty ocean breeze. And while we know fresh coconut juice will definitely quench our thirst on a hot, sunny afternoon, what about having coconut in our beauty products? Well, thanks to its hydrating properties and its lush creamy scent, coconuts are widely used in skincare and makeup.

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– Estée Lauder
Estée Lauder has always been a luxury beauty brand that I am drawn towards despite my lust for funky players like Urban Decay and Too Faced. Ever since my encounter with the famed Double Wear franchise, I’ve been hooked onto several lines within the range of products the brand offers, one of which, is the Advanced Night Repair. Continuing my exploration journey with Estée Lauder, I’ve recently been introduced the Genuine Glow collection.
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