BiossanceSqualane + Zinc Sheer Mineral Sunscreen SPF 30 PA +++
Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily
Skincare Concerns: Fine Lines and Wrinkles, Dryness, and Redness
Formulation: Lightweight Lotion
- Zinc Oxide: Provides a protective outer barrier to reflect UVA and UVB rays.
- Water Lily: Helps cool and calm skin.
- Sugarcane-Derived Squalane: Helps sunscreen glide effortlessly onto skin while weightlessly locking in long-lasting moisture.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, reef-safe, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: This powerful, invisible, broad-spectrum, mineral SPF 30 PA +++ protects all skin tones like you’ve never seenliterally. The lightweight, deeply hydrating formula blends in fast without a trace, calms and cools sun-stressed skin, and leaves a soft, dewy finish.
Clinical Results: In a single-use clinical study of 35 women ages 25–60:
- 100% showed significant protection against pollution while using this product
In a 28-day clinical study of 35 women, ages 25 to 60, when used once daily:
- 100% showed clinical improvement in skin hydration
In a 28-day consumer study of 35 women ages 25 to 60, when used once daily:
- 94% said this product was non-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.
-Apply 15 minutes before sun exposure.
-Wear alone, layer over your favorite serum, and moisturizer or under makeup.
-It can also be used in place of your moisturizer.
-Reapply as necessary.
-Water Lily: Helps cool and calm skin.
-Sugarcane-Derived Squalane: Helps sunscreen glide effortlessly onto skin while weightlessly locking in long-lasting moisture.
Zinc Oxide, Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Squalane, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, Methyl Dihydroabietate, Sorbitan Olivate, Coco-Glucoside, Cetyl Palmitate, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Nymphaea Alba Flower Extract, Acacia Senegal Gum, Ethyl Ferulate, Xanthan Gum, Sodium Gluconate, Lecithin, Sodium Palmitoyl Proline, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Isostearic Acid.
Clean at Sephora products are formulated without:
SulfatesSLS + SLES, Parabens, Formaldehydes, Formaldehyde-releasing agents, Phthalates, Mineral Oil, Retinyl Palmitate, Oxybenzone, Coal Tar, Hydroquinone, Triclosan, Triclocarban, Undisclosed synthetic fragrances (Products can be formulated with disclosed synthetic fragrances that meet the following two criteria: (1) the synthetic fragrances do not include any of the ingredients listed in numbers 1 through 12 above and (2) the synthetic fragrances are at a concentration below 1% of the total formula) The following type of acrylates: (ethyl acrylate, ethyl methacrylate, methyl methacrylate, butyl methacrylate, hydroxypropyl methacrylate, tetrahydrofurfuryl methacrylate, trimethylolpropane trimethacrylate , aluminum salts), Animal Oils/Musks/Fats, Benzophenone + Related Compounds, Butoxyethanol, Carbon Black, Lead/Lead Acetate, Methyl Cellosolve + Methoxyethanol, Methylchloroisothiazolinone & Methylisothiazolinone, Mercury + Mercury Compounds (Thimerisol), Insoluble Plastic Microbeads (This prohibited ingredient applies to products that are meant to be rinsed off ), Resorcinol, Talc (Talc that is free of any asbestos can be used in the formulation provided that Brand conducts testing to ensure that talc is free of any asbestos.), Toluene, Butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA), Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) that is 0.1% or more of total formula, Ethanolamines DEA/TEA/MEA/ETA, Nanoparticles as defined by the European Commission, Petrolatum and Parrafin that is not USP grade, Phenoxyethanol that is 1% or more of total formulation, Polyacrylamide & Acrylamide, The following types of Styrene (Bromostyrene, Deastyrene/acrylates/dvbcopolymer, sodium styrene/divinylbenzene copolymer , styrene oxide, styrene), 1,4 Dioxane in final formulas must comply with the thresholds as follows: (10 or < ppm for products that are meant to be rinsed off, wiped off or removed, 3ppm or < for products that are meant to remain on the skin).
Biossance is paving the path for clean beauty for all. We formulate effective, clean and sustainable skincare products in our in-house lab and are setting the standard for the entire beauty industry. Currently, the United States bans only 12 ingredients for cosmetic use—we believe that’s not nearly enough. Biossance bans more than 2,000 potentially toxic or irritating ingredients from our formulas. Our products are also cruelty-free, vegan and EWG-verified. We make our hero ingredient, squalane, from renewable sugarcane. It’s nature’s best moisturizer for you and the planet—and helps save 2 million sharks every year.
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