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Size 5.0 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 2326239
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$49.00

Great barrier from the sun and reef/ocean safe!...I am impressed with the quality of this sunscreen, when I applied this sunscreen alone I just said wow, how gentle on my skin, the first sunscreen that does not irritate my eyes and my skin, this sunscreen will be my sunscreen from now on, it has a delicious and not strong smell, a perfect smell, I can use it as much as in the face as in my neck, arms in conclusion in the whole body
What it is: An invisible sunscreen veil that becomes stronger when exposed to heat, water, and sweat.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Formulation: Lightweight Lotion

Highlighted Ingredients:
- HeatForce Technology: A heat-sensing essence in the cream that becomes activated by external heat, forming a stronger barrier.
- WetForce Technology: Negative ions in the formula combine with positive ions in perspiration and water to create an additional layer of invisible sun protection.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of phthalates, oxybenzone, and hydroquinone.

What Else You Need to Know: HeatForce technology is activated on hot days once applied to your skin. For WetForce capabilities to engage, expose the area where lotion has been applied to water or perspiration for 30 minutes. This formula is water-resistant for up to 80 minutes, ocean-friendly, and free of oxybenzone and octinoxate.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty winner.

Clinical Results: In a test of 104 women applying the formula to their face and body:
- 100% said the formula blended quickly and comfortably onto their skin

4 hours after applying:
- 98% said their faces felt moisturized
- 96% said the formula remained resistant to water, perspiration, and heat
Size 0.7 oz/ 20 g · ITEM 2435261
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$29.00

I love that this product is reef safe!!...It has what I thought to be a fairly strong scent, which I didn't love (hence the four stars), but at least it wasn't a heavy sunscreen smell, it was more like a fresh/earthy perfume scent, not a bad scent at all, just a stronger, lasting scent than I would like
What it is: A clear sunscreen stick with SPF 50+ that works over and under makeup for sun protection on the go.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- WetForce and HeatForce Technology: Creates an invisible, lightweight protective veil that becomes more effective in water and heat.
- SynchroShield™: Strengthens the protective layer upon exposure to water, sweat, and heat from the sun.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, oxybenzone, hydroquinone, and sulfates SLS & SLES. It is also reef safe.

What Else You Need to Know: Formulated for all skin types, this ocean-friendly sunscreen offers invisible UV protection for face and body. Compliant with Hawaii regulations and free of oxybenzone and octinoxate, the formula is water resistant for 80 minutes. It is also non-comedogenic and dermatologist and opthalmologist tested.

Clinical Results: 4 hours after application:
- 93% of women replied their skin stayed moisturized
- 90% of women replied the product was more resistant to sweat and water than other sunscreens used before
Size 3 oz/ 90 mL · ITEM 2170330
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$34.00

I loved this spf...what a great SPF...Also I appreciate that it is reef safe....This is a sunscreen with a physical defense which means that it is the Zinc Oxide that is working as a physical barrier on the skin, instead of a chemical reaction like how most brands of sunscreen works
What it is: A sheer physical sunscreen that delivers powerful broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection and aids in the prevention of free-radical and oxidative damage.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dark Spots, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sunflower Shoot Extract: A powerful ingredient that helps neutralize free radicals and exhibits strong antiglycation properties.
- Astaxanthin-Rich Algae Extract: A carotenoid with potent antioxidant properties that defends against oxidative damage.
- Raspberry Seed Oil: Offers antioxidant protection from damaging environmental aggressors.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Umbra Sheer™ helps defend against free radicals and environmental aggressors for skin that looks healthy and preserved. Ideal for daily use (without white residue or greasiness) and developed without chemical screens or silicones, it‘s suitable for all skin, including the most sensitive.

This sunscreen is free of fragrance and essential oils.

Drunk Elephant is committed to using only ingredients that either directly benefit the health of the skin or support the integrity of their formulations. The brand focuses on healthy pH levels, formulations the skin recognizes, small molecular structure that’s easily absorbed, and effective active ingredients that also support the skin’s acid mantle. All of their products are designed to be mixed together—what Drunk Elephant calls making a smoothie. (This is true for all of their products except their sunscreen, Umbra, which sits on top of the skin, protecting it from UV damage.) The result is skin that is reset to its happiest, healthiest state.

Drunk Elephant is a supporter of IEF (International Elephant Foundation) and is cruelty-free.

Awards:
- InStyle, 2019 Best Beauty Buys
- Allure, 2019 Reader‘s Choice

Clinical Results: In an independent consumer-testing panel of 50 women ages 25 to 55:
- 98% agreed skin felt protected
- 94% found Umbra Sheer™ gentle and non-irritating
- 93% agreed skin felt soft and smooth
- 88% agreed skin felt more hydrated
- 88% agreed skin had a healthy glow

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Size 2 oz/ 60 mL · ITEM 2170348
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$36.00

I really like it...I loved the tint...I received this in the Sephora Favorites Sun Safety Kit and while I liked the texture and finish of this sunscreen (for a mineral sunscreen) it made me look like a oompa loompa....I use this sunscreen with the DE sunshine serum works great together and gives a healthy tan look with the out the sun damage, can be a bit drying that's why I mix it with DE marula oil or sunshine serum helps with the dryness of the skin
What it is: A tinted physical sunscreen that delivers powerful broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection and aids in the prevention of free-radical and oxidative damage.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dark Spots, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sunflower Shoot Extract: A powerful ingredient that helps neutralize free radicals and exhibits strong antiglycation properties.
- Astaxanthin-Rich Algae Extract: A carotenoid with potent antioxidant properties that defends against oxidative damage.
- Raspberry Seed Oil: Offers antioxidant protection from damaging environmental aggressors.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Umbra Tinte™ helps defend against free radicals and environmental aggressors for skin that looks healthy and preserved. Ideal for daily use (without white residue or greasiness) and developed without chemical screens or silicones, it‘s suitable for all skin, including the most sensitive.

This sunscreen is free of fragrance and essential oils.

Drunk Elephant is committed to using only ingredients that either directly benefit the health of the skin or support the integrity of their formulations. The brand focuses on healthy pH levels, formulations the skin recognizes, small molecular structure that’s easily absorbed, and effective active ingredients that also support the skin’s acid mantle. All of their products are designed to be mixed together—what Drunk Elephant calls making a smoothie. (This is true for all of their products except their sunscreen, Umbra, which sits on top of the skin, protecting it from UV damage.) The result is skin that is reset to its happiest, healthiest state.

Drunk Elephant is a supporter of IEF (International Elephant Foundation) and is cruelty-free.

Clinical Results: In an independent consumer-testing panel of 101 women ages 25 to 55:
- 97% agreed Umbra Tinte™ does not leave a white residue
- 96% agreed Umbra Tinte™ is non-irritating
- 94% agreed Umbra Tinte™ leaves a smooth, even finish
- 91% agreed skin felt hydrated
- 90% agreed this physical sunscreen is gentler than a chemical sunscreen
- 85% agreed skin appeared healthy and radiant

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ITEM 1448372
COLOR: Sugar Berry Tinted [ 12 more colors ]
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$24.00

Keeps the product fresh and safe....The Sugar Rose is a beautiful flush of very light pink, not near as dark as in the package, the Sugar Honey is a beautiful nude, Sugar Passion is a gorgeous red hue & my most recent purchase was the Sugar Berry, a perfect flush of berry, gorgeous
What it is: A cult-favorite hydrating and smoothing lip balm that offers clear, sheer, and effortless color with lasting moisture and essential sun protection.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Sugar: A natural humectant known to prevent moisture loss.
- Meadowfoam and Black Currant Seed Oils: Help moisturize.
- Grapeseed Oil: Helps to smooth and soften and is rich in antioxidants known to protect from damaging free radicals.

What Else You Need to Know: The original, award-winning Sugar Lip Balms let you easily customize your look—swipe once for a hint of hue or more for buildable color. These bestsellers are infused with nourishing oils and moisture-preserving sugar to deliver nonstop hydration plus sunscreen.

Please note that pursant to hawaii law, as of january 1, 2021, we will no longer ship this product to the state of hawaii due to it containing the ingredient oxybenzone, octinoxate, or both.

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Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2347789
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$30.00

nice but one con...This one is great...It is difficult to find a facial SPF product without silicones, so I was thrilled when I first received a trial size of this in the Sun Safety Kit (which I buy faithfully every year despite it having so many products with silicones)....It seems to give me a nice glow if used underneath my Bare Minerals makeup so it could be a good product to use if you're wearing face powder, BUT I'll say it took a while for this to dry enough to actually be able to apply powder on top
What it is: A super sheer, 100-percent non-nano zinc SPF 30 sunscreen that protects and hydrates even the most sensitive skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dryness, and Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Lotion

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide: Provides a protective outer barrier to reflect UVA and UVB rays.
- Water Lily: Helps cool and calm skin.
- Sugarcane-Derived Squalane: Helps sunscreen glide effortlessly onto skin while weightlessly locking in long-lasting moisture.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, reef-safe, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This powerful, invisible, broad-spectrum, mineral SPF 30 PA +++ protects all skin tones like you’ve never seen—literally. The lightweight, deeply hydrating formula blends in fast without a trace, calms and cools sun-stressed skin, and leaves a soft, dewy finish.

Clinical Results: In a single-use clinical study of 35 women ages 25–60:
- 100% showed significant protection against pollution while using this product

In a 28-day clinical study of 35 women, ages 25 to 60, when used once daily:
- 100% showed clinical improvement in skin hydration

In a 28-day consumer study of 35 women ages 25 to 60, when used once daily:
- 94% said this product was non-greasy

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Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2062842
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$46.00

I love the smell...hunny sign me up...Safe for sensitive skin....However, I think it works best when added into foundation or used underneath foundation as a daily sunscreen as opposed to a normal sunscreen to be used at the beach or pool
What it is: A weightless facial sunscreen that protects against visible signs of aging caused by the sun, pollution, and digital overexposure.

Skin Type: Normal and Dry

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dullness and Uneven Texture, and Loss of Firmness and Elasticity

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Full Spectrum 360° Complex: Helps defend from damage from exposure to blue light, infrared, and pollution.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Known to bind moisture to the skin and help promote soft, supple skin.
- Neroli Flower Extract: Helps to calm, rebalance, and hydrate skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This powerful, yet traceless sunscreen features COOLA’s plant-derived Full Spectrum 360° Complex to defend against indoor and outdoor daily aggressors. Its unique serum-like texture blends effortlessly into all skin tones and types, and leaves skin soft, hydrated, and prepped for makeup application.

Clinical Results: In an independent consumer testing panel of 250 women:
- 100% agree it's fast-absorbing
- 100% agree that skin looks and feels more radiant
- 96% agree it hydrates

Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 1.7 oz · ITEM 1680818
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$42.00

Love me some SPF...This is the best...) that has safe ingredients....I got a full-size of this in the Sephora's Favorites box I purchased this past summer that had a bunch of different sunscreens (which considering the cost of just a full-size of this product, makes that sampler set a huge bargain in retrospect
What it is: An all-physical facial sunscreen that helps prevent damage from UVA/UVB rays, reduces the appearance of dark spots, and protects against photo-aging without the use of chemical filters.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide: Mineral sun filters that sit on top of skin to scatter, reflect, and absorb UVA/UVB rays; they are the only sunscreens with the ability to reflect and mitigate the effects of blue light (HEV).
- Black Rice Extract: Potent antioxidant that simultaneously targets collagen degradation while supporting collagen Type I production.
- Mela-C Complex (Melatonin and Vitamins C and E): A precise blend of melatonin, three different forms of vitamin C, and vitamin E that work together to prevent visible hyperpigmentation and dark spots, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and target collagen breakdown.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging and is reef-safe.

What Else You Need to Know: This hydrating SPF 50 is the highest FDA-allowed level of sun protection available. Your first line of defense against photo-aging and sun damage, this all-physical SPF reduces the appearance of dark spots, uneven skin tone, and signs of aging around the face. The melatonin defense complex features melatonin as well as three forms of vitamin C and one form of vitamin E, and potent antioxidants to fight free-radical damage and minimize and target the appearance of hyperpigmentation, fine lines, and wrinkles.

Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 2.0 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2339943
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$40.00

Good for my skin...Not sticky at all...Keeps me safe from the sun....not bad just hate rubbing in cream sun screen, I used this on spring break and as you can assume I would opt for spray sun screen over this when leaving in a hurry
What it is: A facial sunscreen with a protective veil that becomes stronger when exposed to heat and water. Ocean-friendly, and free of oxybenzone and octinoxate.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- HeatForce Technology: A heat-sensing essence in the cream that becomes activated by external heat, forming a stronger barrier.
- WetForce Technology: Negative ions in the formula combine with positive ions in perspiration and water to create an additional layer of invisible sun protection.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, oxybenzone, and hydroquinone.

What Else You Need to Know: HeatForce technology is activated on hot days once applied to your skin. For WetForce capabilities to engage, expose the area where lotion has been applied to water or perspiration for 30 minutes. This formula is water-resistant for up to 80 minutes, ocean friendly, and doesn’t leave skin feeling greasy. Reapply every two hours and immediately after towel drying.

Clinical Results: In a test of 102 women, immediately after applying the formula to their face:
- 95% said the formula felt lightweight and comfortable on their skin
- 95% said their faces felt moisturized

4 hours after applying:
- 97% said the formula remained resistant to water and perspiration
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2315935
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$34.00

I love the smell...Not greasy at all...It's scent free, oil free and reef safe!...It is a very nice sunscreen because it leaves a smooth look and it's clear which I'm an esthetician and have always worn sunscreen and this is the first time I see one that's not white and doesn't leave a white cast but unfortunately it does have dimethicone and silica which clogs my pores and breaks me out in tiny pimples all over my face
What it is: A totally invisible, weightless, scentless, and makeup-gripping daily primer with SPF 40.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Pores, and Dullness and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Gel

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Complex Derived from Meadowfoam Seed: Helps increase hydration levels, resulting in a more even skin texture.
- Red Algae: Helps protect against blue light emitted by electronic devices.
- Frankincense: Helps to provide a soothing effect.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, reef-safe, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This innovative, antioxidant-rich SPF primer preps skin for makeup while providing broad spectrum SPF 40. The ingredients also help offer tech protection against the light emitted from our phones and computers. The unique oil-free formula glides onto skin providing shine control and leaving a velvety, makeup-gripping finish.

Clean at Sephora
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Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2315158
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$36.00

I really love it...give me that glow...Beautiful Sun Safety...I'm not particularly pale (in a shade range that includes fair and fair-light, I'm usually a light or even a light-medium) but the tint in this makes it look like I've smeared a liquid highlighter all over my face
What it is: A hydrating, makeup-gripping primer with SPF 40 and blue-light protection that has a pearlescent finish to leave skin luminous with a instant glow.

Skincare Concerns: Dullness, Dryness, and Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Formulation: Lotion

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid and Vitamin B5: Help boost moisture in the skin, leaving it feeling soft and nurtured.
- Sea Lavender: Helps provide powerful antioxidant protection while also supporting long-lasting hydration.
- Cocoa Peptides: Help protect the skin from blue-light damage.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and is reef safe.

What Else You Need to Know: This is your daily glow essential for a fresh-faced look with or without makeup, proving to be the ultimate morning multitasker. It has broad-spectrum, clean-chemical SPF 40 actives, hydration, and tech protection.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty winner.

Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2176634
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$38.00

Loving it so far...My skin felt great...great sunscreen with safe ingredients....I'm not a fan of mineral sunscreen because it doesn't blend well onto the skin but to make it work I mix a little moisturizer or a chemical sunscreen
What it is: A silicone-free, mattifying mineral SPF 30 made with 22 percent zinc oxide (and without oxybenzone) for UVA/UVB and blue-light protection.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores, Dryness, and Redness

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide: A physical shield that effectively blocks and reflects UVA, UVB, and blue light rays to prevent visible signs of aging and pigmentation.
- Yellow Passion Fruit Seed Extract: Antioxidant action that supports skin‘s internal defense system to protect from pollution and free radical damage.
- Rice Starch: Soothes, absorbs oil, controls shine, and minimizes pore appearance.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, comes in recyclable packaging, and is reef safe.

What Else You Need to Know: This formula‘s non-nano, naturally derived zinc oxide offers broad-spectrum protection, while passion fruit extract—known for its antioxidant properties—supports the skin‘s natural defense against free radicals. Its rice starch leaves the skin mattified, helping to ensure your sunscreen stays put on oily skin.

Clean at Sephora
Clean at Sephora is formulated without a list of over 50 ingredients, including sulfates (SLS and SLES), parabens, phthalates, and more. For the full list, check out the Ingredients tab.
Size 1 oz · ITEM 1486752
COLOR: Fair [ 8 more colors ]
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$37.00

The added bonus is that their products are all natural and safe....I love this stuff because it is mattifying over my sunscreen, lasts all day, has a light coverage that can be built up (you only need a pea size amount for a layer, this should last a long time), and as a primer it doesn't sink into my pores and make them huge
Coverage:
✔ Medium

Skin type:
✔ Normal
✔ Dry
✔ Combination
✔ Oily

Finish:
✔ Matte

What it is: A five-in-one long wear, vegan primer that can be used under (or instead of) foundation for smoother, brighter skin.

What it does:
This product hydrates, helps smooth fine lines, and works to correct dullness and enlarged pores. It provides lightweight, sheer coverage, while protecting your complexion with SPF 30. This formula also contains a triple-B complex to help brighten, smooth, and soften your skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist-tested, vegan, and formulated without mineral oil, triclosan, and gluten.

Research results:
Immediately after application:
- 100% of women saw an improvement in surface texture of skin for smoother makeup application
- 97% of women felt smoother, softer skin

After 4 weeks:
- 94% of women said pores appeared less visible
- 91% of women said fine lines appeared minimized