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In today's blogpost we are reviewing the Keep Cool Soothe Bamboo sun essence. It is a sunscreen that protects the skin from UVA & UVB as well as blue light. If you are curious about this sunscreen, make sure to read today's review post. 

Keep Cool is a Korean brand that is vegan and cruelty-free. They create gentle products that is suitable for all skintypes that includes EWG safe ingredients inside. The skin gets irritated every single day from outer environmental factors such as weather changes, fine dust but also stress. The products from Keep Cool can help to balance, hydrate, heal, cool and calm the skin while creating a skin barrier. They have several lines, the sun essence is a part of the soothe line which is created for sensitive skintypes. 

The sun essence is a chemical sunscreen that is water-based and it protects the skin from UVA & UVB but also from blue light. I love this sunscreen a lot as it is essential oil free, alcohol free, not sticky, there are no artificial fragrance, no artificial colouring inside, absolutely unscented. This sunscreen keeps the skin moisturised without feeling heavy or greasy, there is no whitecast at all, so people from all skincolors can use this sunscreen. 

UVA : UV Rays that penetrate deep into the skin, affecting skin elasticity.
UVB : UV rays that darken skin tone.  This sun essence is packed with 40% bamboo water inside to calm inflammation as well as providing hydration. It also contains niacinamide to help strengthen the skin barrier and fade hyperpigmentation, centella asiatica extract which fights acne and reduces redness but also 7 types of hyaluronic acid inside to keep the skin hydrated.

It contains 3% B-Circadin, a plant (Lespedeza Capitata)-derived patented ingredient that protects the skin from blue light, while giving vitality and radiance to sensitive and tired skin.

keep cool soothe bamboo sun essence

The tip makes it easier to use and easy to apply on the skin. 

keep cool soothe bamboo sun essence

The texture is creamy. It is easy to spread and doesn't leave a white cast at all. As it doesn't contain any perfume or fragrance, there is not much of a scent to it. It just smells fresh. 

keep cool sun essence swatch review

Bambusa Vulgaris Water(401,800 ppm), Water, Diglycerin, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, 1,2-Hexanediol, Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, Niacinamide, Propanediol, Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, Behenyl Alcohol, Lespedeza Capitata Leaf/Stem Extract, Centella Asiatica Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Forsythia Suspensa Fruit Extract, Chamaecyparis Obtusa Leaf Extract, Thuja Orientalis Extract, Pinus Densiflora Extract, Bambusa Vulgaris Extract, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Polyisobutene, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Silica, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Sorbitan Oleate, Adenosine, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hyaluronate, Hydrolyzed Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Acetylated Hyaluronate, Hyaluronic Acid, Sodium Hyaluronate Crosspolymer, Potassium Hyaluronate. 

I absolutely love this sunscreen. I personally have a combination sensitive skin and I usually use this when my skin feels more dry, so it is perfect for Fall & Winter. Because it has 7 types of hyaluronic acid inside it feels very hydrated and nourishing on the skin. It has a slightly thicker texture than the Purito centella green level unscented sun which I normally use during Spring and Summer. The Keep Cool sun essence is perfect for sensitive skintypes, I never broke out from it, it feels gentle on the skin, spreads easily and most importantly no white cast. It looks great under makeup too, and pilling never happened. I love that it barely has a scent to it either, it just smells fresh, slightly cooling because of the bamboo water and it leaves a nice gentle glow due to the niacinamide inside. I highly recommend to give this sunscreen a try if you have a hard time finding a gentle sunscreen with good ingredients.  



keep cool sun essence review

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