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    Muji Sensitive Skincare Loves

    I like using Muji’s sensitive skincare range at times when I feel like scaling back to basics. I like that the ingredients list is fairly minimal. I have sensitive skin and mild rosacea, so I have trouble using too much skincare at one go. My skin also can’t tolerate too much active ingredients and most essential oils (very sad).

    Here are a few tried and true faves from Muji (I’ve used a bunch of others but they didn’t work too well on me):

    ♥ Light Toning Water (High Moisture) – This is a basic hydrating toner. Can be used with cotton pads if you prefer. I just pour a few drops on my palms and pat on my face. It feels moisturising but it takes a while to sink in and it’s for this reason that I prefer Korean toners. I think some people use this for the “7-skins method” but I just pat this on one or two times and it’s good enough.

    ♥ Moisturising Cream – I prefer the cream to the milk version. The cream feels more soothing and sinks in much quicker than the milk. This is a pretty basic, no-fuss moisturiser.

    ♥ Cream Cleansing – I love this cream cleanser and is probably my favourite of the bunch. This is my 3rd tube. I use this in place of a foam cleanser in the mornings and sometimes in the evenings when I only have sunscreen and light makeup to remove. I follow up with a gentle foam cleanser in the evenings as part of a double-cleanse routine. This is the most comfortable and soothing cream cleanser I’ve tried, and trust me, I’ve tried a lot.

    ♥ Oil Cleansing – This is a thick, oily cleanser and is pretty good for taking off eye makeup. It does cloud my vision slightly after rinsing off but I don’t mind it much. I follow up with a gentle foam cleanser. I like taking this travel size with me whenever I travel and haven’t experienced any spillage so far.

    ♥ Body Milk – Quite possibly my favourite body moisturiser after the L’Occitane Almond Milk Concentrate, which is a body cream. It soothes and hydrates my skin and absorbs fairly quickly. I am prone to eczema on my legs and haven’t had any reaction to this.

    Overall, I have been quite impressed by Muji’s sensitive skincare line and love it for its basic simplicity. And I like that this range is scentless so it’s suitable for those who are sensitive to fragrance. It’s also affordable and most of the sensitive skincare range have been formulated with special spring water in Japan.

    Are you a fan of Muji skincare too and do you have any faves?