To use, apply a toner after cleansing and massage the blooming essence into your skin. The blooming essence contains green tea and various vegetable oils such as ylang ylang flower oil, tea tree leaf oil, lavender oil, that acts as a primer to sooth the senses and hydrate the skin while prepping the skin for the next stage of hydration.
The shu uemura petal skin foundation spreads well without caking, but might need a second layer to cover blemishes. It seems to be better for normal skin as it has medium staying power but starts showing shine in oilier T-zone areas after 2-3 hours. You can use it just as well with a beauty blender or sponge instead of splurging on that ridiculously expensive Petal 55 brush.
The Biore UV Aqua Rich Watery Essence is waterproof, sweatproof and contains Hyaluronic Acid, Royal Jelly Extract & Citrus extract to keep skin hydrated while providing long lasting UV protection and can be used as a makeup base. Surprisingly, it does not contain any Titanium dioxide or Zinc Oxide, which usually are the main ingredients to provide broad spectrum sunscreen.
The Caolion Blackhead steam pore pack provides double duty deep cleansing with charcoal and kaolin, both of which are powerful sebum-absorbing particles that aids in eliminating clogged pores in oily skin. I rub this in to a clean, dry face for a few minutes and left it on for a further five before finishing up with a good cold cleanse.