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Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1452002
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$35.00

Good for Dry Skin...I like this brand...Best for oily skin and makeup...I've heard it can be great as a primer under makeup but to be honest, with having to wear a mask, I gave up on foundation and tinted moisturizers so I just go with a little concealer and blush instead
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination

What it is:
An ultra-light, oil-free fluid with broad-spectrum SPF 42 for daily protection that absorbs excess sebum for a fresh, matte finish.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Oiliness

If you want to know more…
Water- and sweat-resistant, this fast-absorbing formula guards against UVA and UVB rays minus any chalky or sticky residue. Peony root extract and sebum-absorbing powder eliminate excess oil and reduce the appearance of pores, while scutellaria baicalensis extract, used for centuries in Asian medicine, helps provide a more youthful appearance. Developed in the bustling urban metropolis that is modern Tokyo, antioxidant rose apple leaf extract and thiotaurine were added to defend against skin-damaging free radicals and pollution.

What else you need to know:
This featherweight sunscreen doubles as a primer when worn under makeup. It is noncomedogenic and dermatologist and ophthalmologist-tested.

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.

Research results:
In a consumer survey, tested on 176 women, during application:
- 100% of women felt the formula blends quickly

After application:
-95% of women felt a the texture was feather-light

After applying foundation:
- 94% of women felt the formula promotes a smoother application of foundation
- 97% of women felt their foundation had a beautiful finish

4 hours after application:
- 98% of women felt the formulation felt comfortable on skin
Size 5.0 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 2326239
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$49.00

It gives my skin a little bit of a glow and works great under makeup....I had my eye on this product for a bit and I was so excited when influenster sent it to me, and it did not disappoint, it's a great product you just have to make sure to shake it before you use it and once you apply it doesn't leave a sticky feeling on the skin at all, a little bit goes a long way and it's a huge jar compared to most of my sunscreens
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 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2315935
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$34.00

Good for the sun...I love the smell...Best makeup friendly sunscreen!!...I would love to see them make a Unseen Sunscreen Broad Spectrum in a spray to set the makeup throughout the day since this only last for 2 hours...I would definitely buy that also
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, and helps to protect from blue light, the light emitted from our phones and computers. The unique oil-free formula glides onto skin and leaves a velvety, makeup-gripping finish.
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

Under my makeup everything looks 100% better now....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
Size 1.5 oz · ITEM 1701671
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$36.00

So far I love it...it's a love hate...It helped a little for makeup staying on....I use this not as a setting spray but as a way to reapply sun protection over my makeup at the end of the workday, when my makeup is already not great but I'm heading home anyway, but I don't want to totally mess up my makeup completely
What it is: A hydrating and weightless SPF 30 sunscreen mist that offers UV protection, reduces shine, and keeps makeup looking fresh all day.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines, Wrinkles, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight LIquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hyaluronic Acid: Known to bind moisture and helps promote soft, supple skin.
- Juniper, Date Palm, and Peony Plant Cell Extracts: Offer powerful antioxidant protection while nurturing the skin barrier and maintaining hydration.
- Organic Aloe Vera: Helps hydrate and soothe skin.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This lightweight matte-finish mist protects the sensitive skin of your face while keeping your makeup looking fresh all day. A blend of plant stem cells and Hyaluronic Acid promote hydration and replenish skin, while natural scents of green tea and aloe help soothe and refresh.

Clinical Results: In an independent consumer testing panel of 83 women:
- 96% agree it keeps skin protected
- 94% agree it solves how to apply SPF over makeup
- 91% agree it's comfortable on skin all day, without feeling sticky or greasy

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 0.7 oz/ 20 g · ITEM 2435261
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$29.00

It's easy to use...So easy to apply...Great for no makeup days...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

It's a great spf...I love the smell...I've found it works best to wait few minutes after it is applied before putting on makeup....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

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 oz/ 59 mL · ITEM 1826569
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$65.00

Ready for the sun...use oil to remove...Holds up very well under makeup....It does, as advertised, work well as a primer under makeup (it works even better under the Tatcha Silk Canvas primer), but the sunscreen alone has such a nice blurring effect that I sometimes use it in lieu of makeup
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
A weightless, anti-aging sunscreen with broad-spectrum SPF 35 that blends effortlessly and invisibly for matte, poreless-looking skin.

Solutions for:
- Pores
- Uneven skin tone

If you want to know more…
Perfect as a primer for makeup without leaving a chalky finish, this lightweight mineral sunscreen provides broad-spectrum SPF 35 protection from UVA and UVB rays with pure, skin-loving ingredients. Silk extract leaves skin feeling silky-smooth, Japanese wild rose helps tighten the look of pores and smooths skin texture, and loquat leaf extract offers a rich source of antioxidants to protect and calm skin.

What else you need to know:
For centuries, the geisha’s iconic makeup, oshiroi, has created a poreless finish and protected her skin from the sun. After three years and over one hundred formulations, Tatcha has remastered the geisha’s classic SPF—capturing the same benefits, with an invisible, weightless finish and only the purest ingredients.

This pure formula is non-irritating, non-sensitizing, dermatologist tested, cruelty-free, and formulated without synthetic fragrances, mineral oil, sulfate detergents, urea, DEA, TEA, aminobenzoic acid, homosalate, oxybenzone, or octinoxate.

Beauty that gives back: every Tatcha purchase you make supports girls’ education around the world. Tatcha is proud to partner with Room to Read to transform girls’ futures.—Victoria Tsai, Founder

Research results:
In a consumer use survey after 4 weeks of use:
- 94% agree that their makeup wears better when applied over this product
- 94% agree their fine lines appear smoother
- 91% agree that this SPF prevents mid-day shine
- 91% agree that their skin appears clearer
- 91% agree that the texture of their skin is improved
- 88% agree the size of their pores appear reduced

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/ 30 mL · ITEM 2062842
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$46.00

My skin loves it...I love the smell...Works great with or without makeup....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 1226471
COLOR: Light-Medium [ 4 more colors ]
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$36.00

Not heavy at all...A great BB cream...This makeup is very moisturizing and feels light and fresh on my face....It provides great moisture for the rest of my makeup application, and enough coverage to cover up a few years of intense acne scars...for a long time I just put up with uneven skin tone and never really liked using foundation, but this is light enough that it doesn't feel like I'm wearing makeup
Skin Type:
✔ Normal
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Oily

What it is:
An oil-free, multitasking tinted moisturizer that hydrates, brightens, treats, and protects skin.

What it is formulated to do:
- Lightweight, oil-free moisturizer blends easily into your skin without clogging pores, while micro-treated mineral pigments diffuse the look of fine lines and wrinkles for an even, natural-looking finish
- Features SPF 20 sun protection
- Comes in 10 shades

Infused with skin-balancing Amazonian clay and chamomile, vitamins A, C, and E, and sodium hyaluronate, this multitasking, tinted moisturizer hydrates, brightens, treats, and protects skin from UV rays and free radical damage with SPF 20. It offers lightweight, buildable coverage, making it easy to achieve a flawless complexion.

What else you need to know:
This product is vegan.