Best Korean sunsticks
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In case you haven’t heard, the girlies are now using sunsticks. Sunsticks are essentially solid sunscreen in a stick form, making them convenient for on-the-go application. I love sunsticks because of how they make it so easy for reapplication. Reapplying with typical sunscreen can be very difficult especially if you’re wearing makeup and a sunstick makes it so easy to do so.
In this post, I’m going to be sharing the best Korean sunsticks out there for your skin type. If you haven’t tried it yet, this is your sign to add one to your cart.
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Best Korean sunsticks for oily skin
Beauty of Joseon matte sun stick
You know how I already feel about the beauty of Joseon’s viral sunscreen and this also blew my mind.
It offers sun protection with a potent SPF50 PA++++ broad-spectrum defense against harmful UV rays. Its matte formula ensures a seamless and fresh application, eliminating clumping and greasiness. Thanks to sebum-control Silica powder, it not only regulates excess oil but also enhances its adherence for a long-lasting silky finish. It is Packed with Mugwort, rich in vitamins A & C and minerals, and it soothes and cools the skin. This sun stick also deeply moisturizes and smoothes the skin with Mugwort and Green Tea extracts, leaving your skin feeling refreshed and revitalized.
Tocobo cotton soft sun stick
I can still remember when I came across this on the Style Korean Instagram page. I was really intrigued because it was the first ever sun stick I saw.
This vegan and cruelty-free sun stick not only shields your skin from UV rays but also minimizes the look of oily and textured skin. It provides moisturization while regulating sebum production. Enriched with cotton extract for hydration and skin protection, as well as Herb AC Complex™ to soothe the skin, this portable, broad-spectrum sunscreen stick features a refreshing and lightweight formula, ensuring UV protection wherever and whenever you need it.
it glides really smoothly and it has a nice floral scent although it was a bit smaller than I expected.
Best Korean sunsticks for dry skin
Abib Quick Sunstick protection bar
First of all, I love how curved this sun stick is because it makes it much easier to glide around without missing a spot. It feels like you’re using a Gua sha.
This is a handy sun protection bar that delivers SPF50+ PA++++ sun defense through its wide stick for swift application. It leaves no white cast and can even be applied over makeup. The smooth application ensures a non-sticky finish, while the inclusion of Acacia Peptide and Ceramide helps fortify the skin barrier.
Isntree Hyaluronic Acid Airy Sun Stick
This product is equipped with broad-spectrum SPF50+ PA++++ to provide robust protection against harmful UV rays. Packed with Bambusa vulgaris water, kelp extract, aloe vera extract, and yam root extract, it effectively soothes and moisturizes the skin. Additionally, the inclusion of hyaluronic acid replenishes moisture levels. Its smooth application effortlessly covers your skin, and the product’s curved design is specifically designed to reach those tricky, hard-to-reach areas.
Scinic Enjoy Super Active Airy Sun Stick
Perfect for those with active lifestyles, this chemical sunscreen stick features SPF50+ PA++++ to shield your skin from UV rays. Its lightweight and airy balm texture ensures a smooth application with no greasy residue. Enriched with natural ingredients such as licorice extract and willow bark extract, it brightens the skin and reduces the appearance of wrinkles, promoting a radiant and youthful look. The inclusion of elastic powder helps absorb excess oil, giving the sunstick a transparent matte finish.
After application, it leaves a little bit of glow (shine) which is why I think it will be great for those with Dry skin.
Scinic Enjoy Super Active Airy Sun Stick is available on YesStyle
Best Korean sunsticks for combination skin
Skin 1004 Madagascar Centella Hyalu-Cica Silky-Fit Sun Stick
If you love the viral skin 1004 cica fit sunscreen, you will love this sun stick.
This moisturizing chemical sun stick not only shields your skin from UV rays but also keeps it well-hydrated. With a broad-spectrum SPF50+ PA++++, it provides robust sun protection. The special blend of Centella Asiatica Extract and Hyaluronic Acid works to heal and moisturize the skin at the same time. It smoothly adheres to your skin, leaving a silky touch behind.
Round lab Birch Juice Moisturizing Sun Stick
This is the sunstick version of the viral Round Lab birch sunscreen.
This moisturizing sun stick not only shields your skin from UV damage with a chemical filter SPF 50+ PA++++ but also provides multiple skincare benefits. It includes birch tree sap, aloe, kelp, and other plant-based extracts to hydrate, soothe, and cool irritated skin. Enriched with Niacinamide, Adenosine, and 12 types of Peptides, it offers additional brightening and anti-aging advantages. Its stick-type texture is easy to reapply and adheres well to the skin without leaving a sticky feeling.
FAQs about Sun sticks
How much sunstick should I use?
I would say at least 4-5 swipes back and forth on each area to make sure you’re 100% Protected
How often should you reapply sunstick?
You should generally reapply sun stick every two hours, or more frequently if you’ve been swimming, sweating, or towel-drying your skin.
Are sun sticks worth it?
Yes! They have made reapplication, especially on makeup so much easier and better.
Final thoughts on the best Korean sunsticks for your skin type
I hope you enjoyed this post as much as I did while writing it. Sun sticks make it so easy to reapply your sunscreen throughout the day and I love how they can fit into any bag or purse making it easy to carry everywhere you go. If you haven’t tried a sun stick before, I highly recommend you do because it’s something you wouldn’t know you needed till you start using it.
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