An all-year round sunscreen that’s particularly good for summer and winter sports. Contains antioxidants, phyto-protector plankton extract and organic oils as anti-ageing agents and to help weather-beaten skin. It absorbs quickly and is non-greasy. 3 varieties: unscented, cucumber or green tea fragrance. Wears well under makeup.
Some customers found that it dried out their skin.
Goes on smoothly and dries to a satin finish, which makes this good for wearing under makeup. Transparent, so leaves no white pasty residue on the face, which is especially useful for darker skin tones.
It can be too shiny on the skin for some.
Lightweight and moisturizing, it absorbs quickly, and is easy to apply. It doesn’t have a chalky feel, nor does it leave the skin feeling sticky, so is especially good for wearing under makeup. Fragrance free, so no unpleasant sunscreen smell.
It does not work well for oily complexions.
The milky liquid-like cream is easy to apply and absorbs quickly. It helps to control excess sebum, leaving a matte finish to skin and can be used as a primer under foundation. It doesn't feel greasy and is long-lasting.
It would be useful if it came in a bigger size since it runs out quickly with everyday use.
Goes beyond sunscreen, also improving skin tone, firmness and radiance. Doesn’t leave a white cast and blends to a translucent, matte finish. Has a high level of zinc oxide for maximum sunblocking properties. It’s also suitable for kids over 6 months.
Some found it had a slippery texture and took some time to be absorbed.
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Luxury facial sunscreens protect your face from damage by the sun, but have added ingredients to improve your skin at the same time. Many are formulated to absorb quickly and work well under makeup and act almost like a primer. Ingredients include rosehip seed oil, vitamin E, lemon peel oil, and green tea. Some sunscreens are unscented while others have a light scent or are available in multiple scents. Many formulations are meant to be lightweight and therefore work well for oily or sensitive skin, but others are meant to be more moisturizing. SPF protection typically ranges from 30-50 SPF and brands use both physical and chemical sunscreens.
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