transparent sunscreen

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

If you're looking for a way to protect your skin from the sun's harmful rays, but don't want to cover up your face with a big hat or helmet, a transparent sunscreen may be just what you need. These products are designed to protect your skin.

$42.00

This is a great reef-safe, oil-free, transparent sunscreen product. I applied it, noticed no white residue, and felt like it absorbed easily and without leaving a greasy residue. ...It feels light on the skin, blends quickly to near transparent, smells fine, and is zinc-based without titatium dioxide or chemical sunscreens add-ons. ...Sheer, non-greasy sunscreen

What it is: An oil-free, all-physical sunscreen that blends into all skin tones and contains transparent zinc oxide and antioxidants for safe, high-performance SPF protection that visibly minimizes fine lines and wrinkles.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

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

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Non-Nano Zinc Oxide: A mineral filter that protects against UVA and UVB rays while mitigating the effects of blue light (HEV).
- Lingonberry: An abundant source of vitamins C and E that prevents and addresses visible UV damage caused by sun and blue light from devices.
- Sea Buckthorn: Protects against free-radical damage due to UV exposure.

COOLAClassic Face Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30-50

ITEM: 2217677

Size: 1.7 oz / 50 mL White Tea SPF 50

65 Reviews

$32.00

Nice, lightweight sunscreen!...It compares to some of my sunscreens from Japan and Korea but the price in comparison isn't really a save since the Asian sunscreens I have are much cheaper....Seriously holy grail of sunscreen for me!

What it is: A sheer, organic face sunscreen with water-resistant, broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection that's lightweight and nongreasy.

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.
- Safflower Oleosomes (Plant-Derived Encapsulation Technology): Optimize the formula’s efficacy.

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

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

$50.00

First off, no ghostly white cast! The transparent formula is a game-changer for my tan skin tone. ...I started using this sunscreen product about a year ago and instantly became hooked.

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.

$25.00

One of my favorite sunscreens...It’s not noticeable and makes wearing sunscreen fun....Absolutely love this sunscreen! It is completely transparent and lightweight.

What it is: A transparent, lightweight, chemical sunscreen with broad spectrum that feels like a serum on skin and doesn’t leave a white cast or thick, greasy residue.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Active Microcapsules: Provide UVA/UVB broad-spectrum sun protection.
- H2O: Water-gel formula with no drying alcohol and no thick, greasy ingredients.
- Antioxidant Complex: Helps neutralize free radicals.

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

$38.00

Keeping in mind that mineral sunscreens are tricky and won’t be as convenient as chemical, I would give it a B+ or A-....light and beautiful natural sunscreen...This is light, it melts in easily, is not chalky like a lot of other natural sunscreens. Feels the perfect amount of emollient, and blended easily on me.

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.

NUDESTIXNudescreen Daily Mineral Face Veil SPF 30

Size: 1.7 oz / 50 mL·ITEM: 2554871

Color: Warm

431 Reviews

$36.00

Good sunscreen and primer!...It is absorbed quickly and stays on transparent. I liked the packaging - the pump allows you to use a small amount. ...This product is one of the lightest and most transparent mineral sunscreens I have tried. I like mineral sunscreens better as I do not like how chemicals aboard into the skin for other types of sunscreen.

What it is: A light, hydrating, and oil-free SPF lotion, rich in vegan-powered extracts to help protect against free radicals as well as blue light.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Natural

Formulation:
Liquid

SPF: SPF 30

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Purple Tea Extract: Antioxidants defend against free radicals.
- Green Algae Extract: A natural source of niacinamide that provides moisturizing properties.
- Passionflower Extract: Protects the skin from the adverse effects of atmospheric pollutants.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, sulfates SLS & SLES, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also gluten-free and cruelty-free.

ILIAC Beyond Triple Serum SPF 40 Mineral Sunscreen with Vitamin C 10% + Niacinamide

Size: 1 oz / 30 mL·ITEM: 2579100

Color: Translucent Tone 2 - For medium to medium-deep skin tones

679 Reviews

$64.00

Ilia beyond triple serum mineral sunscreen review...Ilia spf 40 mineral sunscreen with vitamin c+niacinamide. This different from other sunscreens you just shake really well I squeezed it on my hand to apply it on my face.it absorbs directly on the skin.it feels light.it will keep your face moisturized.I like how after I applied my face doesn't feel greasy or oily. ...This product worked well as a facial sunscreen. I burn easily, but hate putting non-facial sunscreens on my face.

What it is: A stabilized 10% Vitamin C serum with mineral SPF 40 for visibly brighter skin—available in three translucent tones to neutralize white cast without adding coverage.

$22.00

Amazing sunscreen...I love how this tinted sunscreen blends into my skin very evenly. There is definitely not the usual sticky white sunscreen left on my skin like with other sunscreens. ...I love the glow that this sunscreen gives.. it didn’t break me out either which a lot of sunscreens do.

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: Provides powerful antioxidant protection while also supporting long-lasting hydration.
- Cocoa Peptides: Help protect the skin from blue-light damage.

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

tarteAmazonian Clay BB Tinted Moisturizer Broad Spectrum SPF 20 Sunscreen

Size: 1.7 oz·ITEM: 1226489

Color: Medium - for light complexions with pink undertones

2.6K Reviews

$42.00

Good tint, good texture, and MINERAL sunscreen...I really like a mineral sunscreen and now again, I'm hearing about certain combinations of chemical sunscreens, previously considered safe, can form a carcinogenic substance when combined. ...I really like this BB cream, I like that it's matte and it's not too full but not too transparent either. It's best for summer in my opinion, and gives me a nice sun-kissed glow.


✔ Normal
✔ Combination
✔ Dry
✔ Oily

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

SaieSlip Tint – Lightweight Tinted Moisturizer with Mineral Zinc SPF 35 and Hyaluronic Acid

Size: 1.3 oz/ 40 mL·ITEM: 2497501

Color: Nine - for deep skintones with red undertones

1.7K Reviews

$36.00

consider this a “heavy” sheer option; that is, it’s something more than just a fully transparent sheer, but not quite medium coverage. For me, this works really well and I think this is a great product. ...It works really well on its own and the brand is really transparent about the ingredients. I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 because it starts to show the texture on my skin when layered with other products.

What it is: A lightweight tinted moisturizer with 100% Non-Nano Mineral Zinc Oxide Broad Spectrum SPF 35. Packed with a blend of nourishing and hydrating ingredients for sheer, dewy coverage.


Coverage: Light


Finish: Radiant


Formulation: Liquid


SPF: 35


Highlighted Ingredients:

- 100% Non-Nano Mineral Zinc Oxide: Provides clean SPF 35 protection and acts like a shield against UVA and UVB rays.

- Hyaluronic Acid: Helps to attract water and retain moisture in the skin.

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