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ITEM 1448372
COLOR: Sugar Berry Tinted [ 14 more colors ]
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$24.00

Very gentle and smooth....I love this lip balm because: - It makes my lips feel PLUSH - It stays on forever - It feels like cushy silk - It smells incredible - It has SPF - Some of the ingredients are really good for you A couple of downsides: - Expensive - Not all natural
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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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 1.69 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2338325
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$15.00

It is not sticky...I liked it a lot...Gentle and protective...I love use sunscreens, this INNISFREE DAILY DEFENSE SUNSCREEN is best sunscreen I ever used it was gifted by INNISFREE , it's waterproof , I used it before I put my makeup I feel ow it's weightless, and definitely looks undetectable , I highly recommend this sunscreen for my friends
What it is: A lightweight, water-based SPF 36 sunscreen that delivers invisible sun protection while hydrating and soothing skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Green Tea: Nurtures skin with soothing hydration.
- Cica: Soothes skin and reduces visible signs of irritation.
- Sunflower Seed Oil: Delivers lightweight moisture to skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product comes in recyclable packaging and is reef safe.

What Else You Need to Know: This sunscreen is infused with a blend of green tea, cica, and sunflower seed oil for three-in-one benefits; it hydrates, soothes, and protects. The lightweight formula is reef-safe and delivers undetectable sun protection with SPF 36 while giving skin giving a fresh-looking glow.
Size 5.0 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 2326239
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$49.00

I love the smell...Good for my skin...It has a gentle scent to no fragrance which has me at ease to use daily....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 3 oz/ 90 mL · ITEM 2170330
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$34.00

I have fair skin...I loved this spf...I like that it has a gentle scent that's not to overpowering....I have sensitive skin with rosacea, so I prefer mineral sunscreen only, and this is one of the highest percentage of physical sunscreen (zinc oxide) without any chemical sunscreens that I have been able to find
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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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 1452002
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$35.00

Oil free all day...I loved this SPF...Light and gentle on skin...this sunscreen checks all the boxes for me, and as a previous reviewer mentioned, if you exfoliate and moisturize on a regular basis, the white cast will absorb a lot faster into your skin and provide the mattifying look and sun protection you're looking for
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 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2315935
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$34.00

I love the smell...my new holy grail...Not with this product, after I use this formula I feel as though I combined a moisturizer with a makeup primer, which creates the perfect canvas to do a beautiful, bronzed look, all while protecting my delicate skin in the process....Sunscreen is a must and the fact that this sunscreen can act as a primer that doesn't clump up or peel off when the makeup or some other cream is applied is amazing
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.
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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...Gentle on skin...Also, I'm always in front of screen at work or out playing in the sun so it's great that the formula is made to protect our skin against environmental and digital exposure
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/ 50 mL · ITEM 2326635
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$45.00

I really love it...It works so well...Scent is pleasant and gentle....I am 37, and have few wrinkles, but I am starting to get sun spots, and have dealt with pre-skin cancer, even though I am not in the sun very often (it is genetic for me), so sunscreen is very important for me
What it is: A lightweight physical sunscreen defense that is formulated for all skin types and skin tones and blends easily and layers well under makeup.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Redness, and Oiliness

Formulation: Lightweight Lotion

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Green Tea: Soothes and is loaded with antioxidants to support skin.
- Mushroom Complex (Cordyceps Sinensis and Trametes Versicolor): Calms irritated skin and soothes UV-induced redness and dryness.
- Non-Nano Zinc Oxide: Mineral particles that safely absorb UVB rays and reflect UVA rays.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, comes in recyclable packaging, and is reef safe.

What Else You Need to Know: Sheer, lightweight physical SPF features non-nano zinc oxide that protects against blue light, UV rays, free-radical damage, and pollution. This broad-spectrum sunscreen is ideal for all skin types—even the most sensitive. The weightless formula blends easily on all skin tones.

This product is an Allure Best of Beauty winner.
Size 1 oz · ITEM 1486752
COLOR: Fair [ 2 more colors ]
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$37.00

Gentle & effective primer...The only issue I've is that I actually wish it didn't have SPF, because some people might think of this is an actual sunscreen worthy product, then either they are applying a tiny amount and not actually getting sun protection, or they are putting too much on and looking bad (and still probably not wearing enough to get sun protection) because putting too much of this will give you cake face
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 1.69 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2344547
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$39.00

I really like it...It goes on great...It's quite handy, has a gentle scent....This sunscreen is phenomenal because it dosen't feel tacky or greasy like a sun screen, it has a citrus smell but it'snt over powering, it's thicker and easier to work with, and it has a matte finish
What it is: A thorough but weightless waterproof SPF formula that is hypoallergenic, blocks UV rays, and protects sensitive skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Acne, and Blemishes

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide: Protects against UV rays while soothing the skin at the same time.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. It is also reef-safe.

What Else You Need to Know: Besides SPF 50, this formula has zinc oxide that soothes and protects sensitive skin from UVA and UVB rays. It also includes porous powder that absorbs sebum and oil to deliver a lightweight powder finish.
Size 1.7 oz · ITEM 1226497
COLOR: Medium-Tan [ 1 more colors ]
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$36.00

Not heavy at all...A great BB cream...It's gentle and gets the job done....I bought this a few days ago and really liked its coverage finish and everything ( it looked great in my pores) till I stepped into the sun and realized it was filled with glitter, if ur into that you may like it but it wasn't what I was expecting a total bummer
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.
Size 2 oz/ 59 mL · ITEM 1826569
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$65.00

Ready for the sun...use oil to remove...Big fan of Tatcha overall for gentle skin care but I found this product very drying....I don't get a lot of sun usually do I can't speak to the efficacy of the sun protection but I'm sure it's doing what it's supposed to since it provides a bit more than the minimum sunscreen requirement (broad spectrum, SPF30 or higher)
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 1.7 oz · ITEM 373894
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$42.00

So far I like it...I do recomend it...I think this product is great because it is a gentle sunscreen and you can hardly tell you have it on....I've noticed the sun spots on my face from living in ATL and am trying to find a good sunscreen that doesn't leave me slick, break out, or leave a white cast on my face
What it is: An ultra-light hydrator with moisturizers, ceramides, aloe, and broad-spectrum SPF 30 UVA/UVB protection.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Formulation: Lightweight Lotion

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Broad Spectrum SPF 30: Provides broad spectrum SPF 30 protection against aging UVA/UVB rays.
- Ceramides: Help lock in hydration for a younger, healthier appearance.
- Aloe: Hydrates and helps soothe skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, phthalates, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.

What Else You Need to Know: This ultralight, hydrator is formulated with moisturizers, ceramides, aloe, and broad-spectrum SPF 30 UVA/UVB protection. It is oil-free, fragrance-free, and contains antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E and pro vitamin B5.

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.
Size 1.5 oz · ITEM 1350974
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$18.00

OMG it is amazing...Love love love it...it's a great make-up remover but still gentle....The lightweight formula goes on smooth, absorbs quickly, leaves skin feeling moisturized (not greasy), and offers sun protection that has held up better than sunblock applied in other areas
What it is:
A lightweight, multitasking daily moisturizer that acts as a broad-spectrum sunscreen and an advanced facial treatment.

What it is formulated to do:
Double-Duty Face Moisturizer provides lasting hydration to skin, minus the oiliness or heaviness. It contains blue algae extract to keep skin supple and reduce inflammation along with sea parsley, which contains a combination of naturally occurring vitamins A and C and minerals to improve skin’s overall appearance. UVA and UVB protection plus potent antioxidants help shield skin from premature aging due to sun exposure.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product is dermatologist tested and free of alcohol, fragrance, and colorants.