The History of Whoo

Gongjinhyang Essential UV Protective Cream SPF50+/PA++++

Product overview

Brand: The History of Whoo
Product Name: Gongjinhyang Essential UV Protective Cream SPF50+/PA++++
Korean Product Name: 공진향 진해윤 선크림 SPF50+/PA++++
UV Protection: SPF50+/PA++++
Water Resistance: Not water resistant
Capacity: 60ml
Formulated by: LG Household & Health Care
Manufactured by: LG Household & Health Care
Distributed by: LG Household & Health Care
Country of Manufacture: South Korea
Functional Cosmetic Certifications: UV Protection
Original Retail Price: 52,000 KRW
Date of Release: March 2023
Shelf life: 3 years before opening. 12 months after opening.

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Sunscreen type: Hybrid (organic + inorganic UV filters)
UV filters:
Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Phenylbenzimidazole Sulfonic Acid, Titanium Dioxide, Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine.
Notable allergens
: Alcohol, Essential Oils, Fragrance, Mica.

Water, Cyclopentasiloxane, Butylene Glycol, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Dipropylene Glycol, Glycerin,Diethylamino Hydroxybenzoyl Hexyl Benzoate, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Phenylbenzimidazole Sulfonic Acid, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Titanium Dioxide, Glyceryl Stearate, Tromethamine, 1,2-Hexanediol, Bis-Ethylhexyloxyphenol Methoxyphenyl Triazine, Panthenol, PEG-100 Stearate, Palmitic Acid, Cetearyl Alcohol, Stearic Acid, Carbomer, Aluminum Stearate, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, C14-22 Alcohols, Squalane, Xanthan Gum, Lactobacillus/Soybean Ferment Extract, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Alumina, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Saccharomyces/Potato Extract Ferment Filtrate, Triethylhexanoin, SD Alcohol, Arachidyl Glucoside, Shea Butter, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Saccharomyces/Barley Seed Ferment Filtrate, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Mica, Sorbitol, Lecithin, Trisodium EDTA, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Angelica Tenuissima Root Extract, Bupleurum Falcatum Root Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cnidium Officinale Root Extract, PEG-10 Rapeseed Sterol, Platycodon Grandiflorus Root Extract, Polysorbate 80, Schizonepeta Tenuifolia Extract, Iron Oxide Red, Ceramide NP, Cholesterol, Dimethicone, Dioscorea Japonica Root Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, Typha Angustifolia Spike Extract, Cinnamomum Cassia Bark Extract, Poncirus Trifoliata Fruit Extract, Paeonia Lactiflora Root Extract, Ophiopogon Japonicus Root Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Atractylodes Japonica Rhizome Extract, Ziziphus Jujuba Fruit Extract, Saposhnikovia Divaricata Root Extract, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Cornus Officinalis Fruit Extract, Angelica Gigas Root Extract, Asparagus Cochinchinensis Root Extract, Chaenomeles Sinensis Fruit Extract, Polygonatum Officinale Rhizome/Root Extract, Polygonum Multiflorum Root Extract, Arginine, Cordyceps Militaris Extract, Cordyceps Sinensis Extract, Diospyros Kaki Leaf Extract, Lycium Chinense Fruit Extract, Morus Alba Fruit Extract, Schisandra Chinensis Fruit Extract, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract, Glycoproteins, Artemisia Princeps Leaf Extract, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Chrysanthellum Indicum Extract, Tocopherol, Angelica Acutiloba Root Extract, (Red) Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Yeast Extract, Ganoderma Lucidum (Mushroom) Extract, Astragalus Membranaceus Root Extract, Citrus Unshiu Peel Extract, Ethylhexylglycerin, Saccharomyces Ferment Filtrate, Fragrance, Linalool, Geraniol, Limonene, Benzyl Salicylate, Citronellol, Hexyl Cinnamal

정제수, 사이클로펜타실록세인, 부틸렌글라이콜, 에칠헥실메톡시신나메이트, 다이프로필렌글라이콜, 글리세린, 디에칠아미노하이드록시벤조일헥실벤조에이트, 에칠헥실살리실레이트, C12-15알킬벤조에이트, 페닐벤즈이미다졸설포닉애씨드, 포타슘세틸포스페이트, 티타늄디옥사이드, 글리세릴스테아레이트, 트로메타민, 1,2-헥산다이올, 비스-에칠헥실옥시페놀메톡시페닐트리아진, 판테놀, 피이지-100스테아레이트, 팔미틱애씨드, 세테아릴알코올, 스테아릭애씨드, 카보머, 알루미늄스테아레이트, 폴리하이드록시스테아릭애씨드, C14-22알코올, 스쿠알란, 잔탄검, 락토바실러스/콩발효추출물, 아크릴레이트/C10-30알킬아크릴레이트크로스폴리머, 알루미나, 마카다미아씨오일, 효모/감자추출물발효여과물, 트라이에틸헥사노인, 변성알코올, 아라키딜글루코사이드, 시어버터, 하이드로제네이티드레시틴, 효모/보리씨발효여과물, 티타늄디옥사이드(CI 77891), 마이카, 솔비톨, 레시틴, 트라이소듐이디티에이, 인삼추출물, 고본뿌리추출물, 시호뿌리추출물, 카프릴릭/카프릭트라이글리세라이드, 천궁뿌리추출물, 피이지-10레이프씨드스테롤, 도라지뿌리추출물, 폴리솔베이트80, 형개추출물, 적색산화철, 세라마이드엔피, 콜레스테롤, 다이메티콘, 참마뿌리추출물, 스페인감초뿌리추출물, 애기부들이삭추출물, 육계나무껍질추출물, 탱자추출물, 작약뿌리추출물, 소엽맥문동뿌리추출물, 황금추출물, 삽주뿌리줄기추출물, 대추추출물, 방풍뿌리추출물, 생강추출물, 산수유열매추출물, 참당귀뿌리추출물, 천문동뿌리추출물, 모과추출물, 각시둥굴레뿌리줄기/뿌리추출물, 하수오뿌리추출물, 알지닌, 밀리타리스동충하초추출물, 동충하초추출물, 감나무잎추출물, 구기자추출물, 뽕나무열매추출물, 오미자추출물, 타임추출물, 글라이코프로테인, 쑥잎추출물, 녹차추출물, 크리산텔룸 인디쿰추출물, 토코페롤, 왜당귀뿌리추출물, 홍삼추출물, 효모추출물, 영지버섯추출물, 황기뿌리추출물, 귤껍질추출물, 에틸헥실글리세린, 효모발효여과물, 향료, 리날룰, 제라니올, 리모넨, 벤질살리실레이트, 시트로넬올, 헥실신남알

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Product description

Daily sunscreen that provides instant moisture upon application.

“Gongjinhyang Essential UV Protective Cream” is a sunscreen with a creamy formula that provides comfortable protection from UV rays and instantly delivers intense moisture to skin upon application.

Recommended for:

  • Those suffering from dry skin all year round.
  • Those looking for a moisturising sunscreen that feels like a moisturiser.


  • Moisturising finish. Moisturising formula that leaves skin moisturised upon application.
  • UV protection. The sunscreen offers comfortable protection from UV rays with SPF50+/PA++++

⬥ Consumer satisfaction after using Gongjinhyang Essential UV Protective Cream

  • 93.9% of users were satisfied with the finish and moisturising power of the sunscreen.
  • 87.9% of users were satisfied with the longevity of the moisture.
  • 86.4% of users found the sunscreen to be hypoallergenic.
  • 89.4% of users were satisfied with the overall quality of the product.

*Customer satisfaction results evaluated after two weeks of use. 
Survey conducted by Korea Research International Inc.
Survey participants: 66 Korean women aged 22-49.
Dates of the survey: 13-27 February 2027.

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At the last step of your morning skin care routine, take an adequate amount of product and use your fingertips to gently apply it to your face. Make sure to apply an additional layer to the areas most exposed to UV rays, such as cheekbones, nose and forehead.

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  1. General precautions:
    • Immediately consult a dermatologist if symptoms such as red blotches, swelling and/or itchiness appear while using the product, or in case such symptoms appear when the skin is exposed to direct sunlight after use.
    • Do not use the product on open wounds.
    • Storage and handling precautions:
      • Keep out of the reach of children.
      • Keep away from direct sunlight.
  2. Be careful to avoid the product going into your eyes. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with clean water.
  3. Use only for the intended purpose.
  4. Do not mix with other substances.
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Other editions and formulations

  • Gongjinhyang Fresh Sun Cream SPF50+/PA++++ [launched: June 2022, formulated and manufactured by: LG Household & Health Care]
  • Gongjinhyang Jin Hae Yoon Sun Cream SPF50+/PA+++ [Launched: February 2018, formulated and manufactured by: LG Household & Health Care]
  • Gongjinhyang Jin Hae Yoon Sun Cream SPF50+/PA+++ [Launched: January 2004, formulated and manufactured by: LG Household & Health Care]
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Source: The History of Whoo official website and official product packaging
Translation: © 2024 Odile Monod. You may not reproduce the above translation for commercial purposes without the express written consent of the translator.

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