Canmake Cica Sunscreen Review
Beauty,  Skincare

YAY OR NAY: Canmake Cica Mint Sunscreen Review

Inspite of already having five sunscreens in rotation, I just had to get this one the moment I saw it on my newsfeed. Canmake’s Cica Mint Sunscreen. It’s just like their clear, made even better with Cica mint that can help combat redness. I have combination skin and am prone to redness on my face, especially on my cheeks, chin, and nose area. Hearing the benefits sounds like music to my ears.

Canmake Cica Sunscreen Review

Not only that, but Canmake’s Cica Mint Sunscreen also claims to have ten skin-enhancing ingredients, so I can skip the moisturizer in the mornings. I am lazy like that. I like multipurpose products.

Why am I addicted to sunscreen? Aside from my retinol use, research shows that using a sunscreen every day helps slow down the skin’s aging process. According to a study, people who use broad-spectrum sunscreen on a daily basis experience 24 percent less skin aging than those who use sunscreen only intermittently.

 

How much and where to buy? Canmake Cica Sunscreen on Lazada

 

Canmake Cica Mint Suncreen Review

Product Description

If you loved our Mermaid Skin Gel UV, you’re bound to enjoy this newest sunscreen from Canmake Tokyo. This contains Centella Asiatica leaf extract that helps give your skin a fresh, cool feeling. It also has a green-tinted formula that corrects redness and dullness to enhance your skin’s natural glow ✨

Ingredients

✨NOW WITH 10 SKIN-ENHANCING INGREDIENTS!✨


CICA : Centenella Asiatica Leaf
~Combats and reduces inflammation.
~Speeds wound healing and recovery.
~Boosts collagen.
~Hydrates.
~Increased skin resilience.

Job’s Tears: Coix Lacryma-Jobi Seeds
~Brightens skin and evens out the complexion

Mulberry Root: Morus Alba Root
~Fades discoloration and uneven skin tone

Evening Primrose: Oenothera Biennis Seeds
~Softens and smooths skin texture

Meadowsweet: Spiraea Ulmaria Seeds
~Calms skin of irritation, reduces redness

Bilberry: Beryllium Myrtillus Leaf
~Defends against environmental stressors (such as damaging UV rays)

Artichoke: Cynara Scolymus Leaf
~Repairs the damage caused to the skin by harsh UV rays and gives the skin a radiant glow with healthy pores

Strawberry Begonia: Saxifraga sarmentosa
~Protects the skin from environmental free radicals, and also tones and tightens the skin, as well as reduces excess oil

Cherry Blossom: Prunus Yedoensis
~Reducing skin inflammation

Jojoba : Simmondsia chinensis
~Soothes and moisturizes Skin

 

Photos

Canmake Cica Sunscreen Review
How much sunscreen I put on
Wearing Canmake’s Cica Sunscreen
Swatched on my hand

Swatches

Source: Canmake PH

Review

Like other sunscreens, you need to use at least a quarter of a teaspoon for your entire face. Sometimes I put more. I want my skin fully protected from the sun. What I love about Canmake’s Cica Sunscreen is that it’s never sticky. It feels like applying cool water to your skin and leaves a clear bright shiny finish. Sorta makes youre skin “glass” if it’s clear, oily if it isn’t.

What’s the difference between Clear 01 and Cica? The GREEN of course! It has a subtle green pigment that helps neutralize skin’s redness, and the Cica ingredient itself helps calm redness and inflammation. It does help to have other skin-enhancing ingredients too so you can skip using other skincare products like moisturizers or serums during the daytime. Especially in our hot and humid environment, layering skincare is not so great.

I have a Light-Medium skin and it doesn’t leave any white cast on my skin. Looks great on photos too, with or without flash. It also doesn’t sting or burn my eyes. While Anessa Sunscreen (my other love) is great, when it gets into my eye it burns!

The only gripe I have with Canmake’s Cica Sunscreen is the price. In the official PH store, it costs 749php for a 40g tube. With the amount of sunscreen we need to use daily, this is empty in 2 weeks. You can get it cheaper from resellers but BEWARE OF FAKES.

That’s the reason why I have to use other sunscreen brands. Huhuhu tinitipid ko to! I use this for special occasions like when I’m going out on a date or an event, not for daily use.

I read other feedback that using Canmake sunscreen breaks them out, according to a review on reddit, so use with caution. What works for me may not work for you. 

 

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