mineral face sunscreen

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for mineral face sunscreen.

Whether you're going to the beach, the pool or just out for a walk in the sun, it's important to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays. There are many types of sunscreens that can help you do just that. Here are some of the best on the market today.


The consistency is definitely thicker than I am used to but mineral sunscreens usually are especillay when you are looking for a matte finish. ...Seemed to have a slight tint before I put it on my face. Felt more like a traditional sunscreen than an under makeup sunscreen.

What it is: A sheer mineral face sunscreen with a visibly line-smoothing, matte finish and no greasy feel.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Raspberry Seed Oil, Buriti Oil, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, and Prickly Pear Extract: Fight free radicals and nourish skin.
- Non-Nano Zinc Oxide 10.5%: Provides broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection.

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


OLEHENRIKSEN gifted me their Banana Bright Mineral Face Sunscreen SPF 30. The first thing I noticed was the orange/citrus scent. ...I love this banana bright mineral sunscreen. I love using mineral sunscreens and this is very light weight and absorbs easily into my skin.

What it is: A 100% mineral sunscreen with enhanced vitamin C and 16.3 % zinc oxide to protect skin from UVA/UVB rays and visibly correct and prevent signs of sun damage.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Zinc Oxide 16.3%: Forms a physical barrier that instantly reflects UVA and UVB rays, discouraging the appearance of dark spots.

- Enhanced Vitamin C: Visibly brightens, evens skin tone’s appearance, and defends against damaging free radicals while visibly correcting existing sun damage.


Love this mineral sunscreen!...Love mineral sunscreen for my face!!! This is great for ski days and lake days, when I know my face will be exposed. ...nice mineral sunscreen, less product though...This is a nice mineral sunscreen, it doesn’t leave a thick white cast like many other minerals sunscreens do, the only this is that you don’t get a lot of product so for daily use it may not last as long.

Which skin type is it good for?
✔ Normal
✔ Oily
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Sensitive

What it is:
An ultra-lightweight, virtually invisible 100 percent mineral sunscreen offering SPF 50 protection.

If you want to know more…
Incredibly comfortable, even for sensitive skins, this product features invisible shield technology to form a protective veil that's virtually invisible on all skintones. The quick-absorbing formula is gentle enough to use around the eye area and wears well alone or under makeup.

What else you need to know:
This product is safe for content lens wearers, non-acnegenic, oil- and fragrance-free, and allergy, dermatologist, and ophthalmologist tested.


Okay mineral sunscreen. Too greasy....This is one of the better mineral sunscreens I’ve tried (better than La Roche Posay). ...This product checked every box when it comes to mineral facial sunscreens, but sadly it pilled pretty heavily on my freshly cleansed face.

What it is: An invisible mineral sunscreen ideal for sensitive skin that easily blends with all skin tones and defends against blue and UVA/UVB light.

Skin Type: Normal, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Redness

Formulation: Lightweight Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ultra-Sheer Zinc Oxide: Protects against both blue and broad-spectrum UVB/UVA light.
- Bioactive Mushroom Complex: Soothes skin and visibly reduces UV-induced redness and dryness.
- Antioxidant-Rich Matcha Green Tea: Protects skin from free-radical damage.


Great mineral sunscreen...Great mineral sunscreen! It absorbs well, plays nicely with makeup and doesn’t leave a white cast....I usually don’t like mineral sunscreens because I have dry skin but I LOVE the Liquid Sun Shield so much.

What it is: A 100 percent mineral SPF 50 daily sunscreen formulated with zinc oxide for an invisible, radiant-looking finish on all skin tones.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dark Spots and Dullness

Formulation: Lightweight Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Plankton Extract: Detects hyperpigmentation and visibly evens skin tone.
- Clary Sage Ferment: Gives skin a brighter, more youthful appearance.
- Non-Nano Zinc Oxide: Forms an invisible, protective shield of defense against UVA and UVB rays.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone.


The best mineral face sunscreen I've tried...I absolutely love this sunscreen. I have combination, sensitive, acne prone skin and prefer to use mineral sunscreen on my face. ...Best mineral sunscreen...It dries less sticky/oily and more matte than the other mineral face sunscreens I've tried. I've become a loyal customer and I am going to stick with this one!

What it is: A weightless, matte, high-SPF physical sunscreen that looks and feels good on skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness and Acne and Blemishes

Formulation: Cream

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Zinc Oxide and Titanium Dioxide: Create a physical barrier to protect skin from UV rays.

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.

What Else You Need to Know: This non-greasy mineral sunscreen protects skin from sun damage by


It would be pretty as a highlighter, but when I put enough of it all over my face (as you must with sunscreen), it didn't look right to have my entire face shiny....Nothing wrong with it and I’ll use it up, but the tint isn’t very flattering and there are other sunscreens I like more for the price!

What it is: A serum, moisturizer, and SPF in one—packed with superhero ingredients and clean mineral zinc oxide for hydrated, protected skin.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Encapsulated Vitamin C: Protects against free radicals, supports collagen, and visibly brightens skin.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Attracts and retains water for visibly plump, hydrated skin.
- 100 Percent Mineral Zinc Oxide: Provides clean SPF 35 protection and shields skin from UVA and UVB rays.

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

What Else You Need to Know: This all-mineral, broad-spectrum SPF 35 moisturizer with clean, non-nano zinc oxide absorbs easily with a sheer finish. Active levels of encapsulated vitamin C brig

Iris&RomeoWeekend Skin SPF 50 Instant Glow Mineral Sunscreen with Vitamin C + Niacinamide

Size: 1.8 oz / 35 ml·ITEM: 2745149

Color: Universal - sheer luminosity

191 Reviews


It is so lightweight for a 50 SPF sunscreen! And girl, the GLOW. Unmatched. Usually mineral sunscreens leave such a bad white cast on me, that I unfortunately had to resort to chemical in the past. ...Never going back to my old sunscreens and in addition, this one is clean and filled with great minerals!!

What it is: An innovative formula that combines transparent mineral SPF 50 & stabilized Vitamin C serum with dewy, luminous skin.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Dryness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Formulation: Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Time-Release Vitamin C: Antioxidant that visibly firms, supports natural collagen, and diminishes the look of dark spots.
- 3% Niacinamide: Helps visibly even out skin tone, reduces the look of pores, and smooths texture.
- Non-Nano Mineral Zinc Oxide: Reef-friendly SPF 50 protection shields against UVA/UVB blue light.

Ingredient Callouts: It is cruelty-free, vegan, and comes in recyclable packaging.


Good Sunscreen...As a WOC I’m always on the hunt for a good mineral sunscreen. I prefer mineral over chemical sunscreens and I fully expect there to be a cast, at this point I just want it to be minimal. ...Nourishing and looks natural with a little pep. The best mineral face sunscreen I’ve tried this summer

What it is: A mineral-based SPF that’s equal parts clean and silky, Sunvisor absorbs easily into skin and guards against UV rays for a dewy complexion.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, and Combination

Skincare Concerns: Dryness and Dullness

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Licorice: Brightening extract helps protect from discoloration after sun exposure.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Plumps and moisturizes for lasting hydration.
- Aloe Vera: Soothes irritation.

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

tarteMini BB Blur Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 30

Size: 0.33 oz/ 10 mL·ITEM: 2413078

Color: Medium - medium skin with a balance of warm & cool undertones

58 Reviews


I mix it together with the Bare Minerals complexion rescue in a lighter shade and it corrects the color and the dryness other reviews have mentioned. ...very good, Gentle, does not bother the face, makes the skin monotonous, I love it.❤️

What it is: A low-maintenance, long-wearing vegan primer that can be used under (or instead of) foundation for smoother-, brighter-looking skin.

Skin Type:
Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Pores and Uneven Skin Tone

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Triple-B Complex: Minimizes the look of pores, while visibly brightening and smoothing your skin.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

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