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Muji Makeup base

There was a time I love ardently with anything marked for sensitive skin. Muji makeup base comes with  UV protection, fragrance free, contains no mineral oil and no UV absorbant. Instead of using it for makeup, I treat this as tinted moisturizer.


Muji Makeup base1


I don’t have oily skin and spend most of my time in air-conditioned environment, sometimes skin condition varied from combination to dry or severely dehydrated within few hours according to the environment. Oilier skin moment can be easily tackled by patting loose powder on, while sudden dehydrated skin certainly need something moisturizing, and any powder is NO. Then this Muji makeup base serves as good foundation in the situation.


Muji Makeup base2


The thick and moisturizing consistency reminds me of Korea BB cream in fact. Indeed, the finish of this Muji make up base is also quite close to BB cream. No remarkably coverage, skin looks subtle brighten up and more even up. Small amount needed for natural radiance finish due to the moisturizing consistency, applied too much possibly comedogenic for my combination skin and end up with “Gasper” skin, partly adding up with the white residue of sunblock.


Left side: Bare skin   Right side: with Muji MU base


After dabbing Muji pressed powder on both sides 


Because it’s quite moisturizing for oily to normal skin, so it’s also not ideal for sebum controlling. It also didn’t cause me breakout since I use it occasionally only, but sometimes 1-2 clog pores if I used heavy moisturizer underneath.


In my opinion, MUJI Make up base for sensitive skin is gentle and comfortable to use  although it used up quickly and not moisture enough for drier skin. For THB595/30g, this is worth to re-purchase if I want a tinted moisturizer in summer.


Rating: ….)))  Good  Good. May buy again.



Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, BG, Dimethicone, Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone Phytosteryl/Octyldodecyl Lauroylglutamate, Lauroyl Lysine, PEG-10 Dimethicone, Glycerin, Sodium Glutamate, Prunus Domestica Seed Oil, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Tocopherol, Polyglyceryl-2Isostearate, Talc, Phenoxyethanol, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Dimethicone/Vinyldimethicone Crosspolymer, Diiostearyl Malate, (+/-) Mica, Methicon Zinc Oxide, Titanium Oxide, Iron Oxide, Disodium Stearoyl Glutamate, Aluminum Hydroxide.


January 2010

My apology

Hi, many things have been keeping my mind and time occupied these days, thus I need more time to response to all comments. Please bear with me, thank you.

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Sensitive, combination skin type, visible blood vessels, freckles, easily dehydrated, dry and having fine line undereye, occasional breakout, visible aging pores.



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