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Size 5.0 oz/ 150 mL · ITEM 2326239
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$49.00

However, this sunscreen was very light and gentle on my skin....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 1.5 oz/ 45 mL · ITEM 2454361
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$35.00

It is gentle and fragrance-free....I was expecting a rose smell to this sunscreen maybe because of the package but it turned out to smell just like sunscreen what do you know, but they way it felt on my face was definitely not sunscreen my face feels smooth and soft I couldn't believe how great my face felt, I never wear sunscreen now I will make sure my sunscreen is on
What it is: A lightweight, 99.99 percent oil-free sunscreen with antioxidant-rich turmeric, blue-light defense, and velvety finish. It has broad-spectrum SPF 30 to protect and hydrate skin—with or without makeup.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots, Fine Lines and Wrinkles, and Pores

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Hybrid Sunscreens (Organic and Inorganic): An innovative combination with zinc oxide that delivers youth-preserving support without a white cast.
- Plant-Based Xanthophyll (Lutein): Naturally defends skin from blue light.
- Turmeric Extract: A powerful antioxidant that may reduce the appearance of surface redness.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Perfect for all skin types and tones, this super-light, breathable, and transparent sunscreen sinks right into skin without leaving a white, chalky residue or an oily finish. It defends against blue light with plant-based xanthophyll, protects skin from pollution with antioxidant-rich turmeric, and has a velvety finish that visibly minimizes pores, dark spots, lines, and wrinkles.
Size 1 oz · ITEM 1486760
COLOR: Light [ 6 more colors ]
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$37.00

Very gentle to my sensitive, acne-prone skin....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 3 oz/ 90 mL · ITEM 2170330
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$34.00

I loved this spf...I love the smell...Then I dot it all over my face and neck and gently pat the product with my fingers like I would a beauty blender until it's evenly spread all over my skin....I started wearing this daily about a month ago and have enjoyed it... I noticed the big difference when I went out in the sun for over 8 hours at a water park(submerged in water and all) and forgot to bring face sunscreen
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 1.7 oz/ 50 mL · ITEM 2326635
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$45.00

I really love it...It is scent free...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/ 30 mL · ITEM 2062842
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$46.00

hunny sign me up...My skin loves it...Gentle on skin...I love that this sunscreen is easy to apply like a serum and is essentially invisible so you don't have to spend minutes rubbing it in like a white sunscreen with tons of zinc in it
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 1.0 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 2422350
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$46.00

So far I like it...This is a keeper...The formulation is gentle....I love my serum with vitamin c sun protection this really is fantastic on the day when I go out in a hurry I just have to put this on and that's it, I try to put on an extra sunscreen afterwards but there are days where I can't do it so with this I really feel so calm that the texture is incredible, I will continue using it to see if I see any change in my face
What it is: A two-in-one, high-potency vitamin C serum with SPF 40 that visibly brightens skin and targets the two main causes of dark spots: UV and blue light.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

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

Formulation: Lightweight Serum

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 10% Vitamin C: Helps to visibly even and brighten skin.
- 2% Kakadu Plum Extract: Helps to visibly improve skin’s radiance and luminosity.
- 2% Niacinamide: Visibly evens skin tone and reduce the appearance of pores.

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

What Else You Need to Know: Vitamin C is only truly effective when worn with SPF. This first-ever hybrid serum combines the power of stable vitamin C with SPF 40 in a brightening treatment with an instant dewy glow. Add this as the serum step of your skincare routine for clinically-proven radiant, youthful and even-toned looking skin.

Clinical Results: In an independent clinical research study:
- 94% said skin felt instantly more hydrated
- 91% said skin appears brighter after 1 week of use
- 94% said skin felt instantly more hydrated after 8 weeks of use

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 2315935
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$34.00

I love the smell...Good for the sun...Super lightweight and gentle for sensitive skin so you don't get breakouts or overly dry or oily skin....I think the Unseen Sunscreen is a great primer-like sunscreen in the sense that it really helps blur my pores a bit and smooth out my skin before applying any base makeup product and I find that on my skin it also helps the longevity of my makeup although I haven't actually tested this theory out
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
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 1.5 oz/ 45 mL · ITEM 2445419
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$38.00

THIS IS THE BEST...This is a winner...Moisturizing and Gentle...After years of breakouts from sunscreen, it is great to finally find a sunscreen that isn't so sticky / oily and blends well underneath or over makeup
What it is: A totally sheer, weightless, 100 percent–mineral daily sunscreen lotion that provides SPF 30 protection and shields skin from blue light.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

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

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Bush Clover Extract: Protects skin from free radicals and oxidative stress from blue light.
- Aloe Leaf Juice: Provides a moisturizing benefit that visibly smooths skin.
- Squalane: Leaves skin soft without a greasy residue.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This super-sheer, barely there formula effortlessly blends into skin, leaving a smooth, natural finish that can double as a primer under makeup. Formulated with non-nano zinc oxide, this mineral lotion applies with a lightweight, veil-like consistency for protection from UV rays.

The unique whipped texture quickly blends into a smooth, sheer finish on application. The formula features an innovative SheerMatrix Technology that suspends the sunscreen actives in a matrix for a totally sheer finish unlike any other mineral formula, without compromising efficacy.

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 1452002
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$35.00

I loved this SPF...Gets the job done...Super lightweight and gentle...I normally try to avoid wearing sunscreen even though I know it's important because I find sunscreen either breaks me out because it's too heavy (especially during the hot weather months when Im sweating etc) but also because I find most sunscreen makes my combination- oily t zone super oily
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 1.4 oz/ 40 mL · ITEM 999565
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$28.00

LOVE IT, LOVE IT...This one is great...I have super sensitive skin, and the titanium dioxide and zinc oxide are gentle enough to use every day....I've oily skin prone to dehydration and I've never been able to use a sunscreen on my face without feeling absolutely disgusting, breaking out, or turning into a tomato because of the chemical sunscreens
What it is:
A lightweight daily sunscreen that provides UVA/UVB sun protection.

What it is formulated to do:
This daily sunscreen provides the face with broad-spectrum sun protection in a sheer formula. Worn alone or as a primer under makeup, its oil-free formulation helps to absorb excess oil and whisk away perspiration. Formulated without chemical sunscreens, it is appropriate for sensitive skins and the eye area.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
Size 1 oz/ 30 mL · ITEM 1898725
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$23.00

So Far No Issues...I love this line...Is very gentle....This sunscreen goes on easily, and I think it protects my skin, although I've only been in the sun a couple of times for a little over an hour each time
Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An ultra-lightweight sunscreen and universal perfecting tint in one.

Solutions for:
- Dryness
- Sun protection

If you want to know more…
This 100 percent mineral formula protects against UVA/UVB rays with SPF 50. Ideal for a naturally perfected look on those no-makeup days, the weightless hydrator blends flawlessly under makeup.

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

What else you need to know:
This product is allergy tested, free of fragrance and oil, non-acnegenic, and gentle enough for even sensitive skins—and around the eye area, too.
Size 1.7 oz · ITEM 1226471
COLOR: Light-Medium [ 5 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.