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SkinCeuticals Sheer Physical UV Defense SPF 50

Description

"Thanks to ingredients such as zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, SkinCeuticals Sheer Physical UV Defense SPF 50 feels ultralight and has a translucent finish. Bonus: It wicks away T-zone shine." - FITNESS, May 2010

Sheer Physical UV Defense is a ground breaking physical sunscreen offering a first-to-market transparent, mattifying liquid that is paraben-free and offers true broad spectrum coverage from UVA and UVB rays. This unique formulation provides a non-irritating, ultra sheer texture for all skin types, even the most sensitive.

Benefits:

  • Sheer, mattifying texture with a transparent finish
  • All-physical, broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection
  • Increases skin defenses and resistance to UV and heat stress
  • 'Shake then apply' action evenly distributes active ingredients for enhanced effectiveness
  • Paraben-free, non-comedogenic
  • Ideal for all skin types, even very sensitive

Product Details

Brand:
  • SkinCeuticals
Directions:
  • Shake well before use. Apply daily to face neck and chest or apply liberally before increased sun exposure. Use before applying makeup. Reapply every 2 hours and after swimming or excessive perspiration. For children under 6 mos of age, please consult your physician.

Ingredients:
  • Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide, Water, Dimethicone, Isododecane, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Undecane, Triethylhexanoin, Isohexadecane, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Methicone, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Phenethyl Benzoate, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Silica, Tridecane, Dicaprylyl Carbonate, Dicaprylyl Ether, Talc, Dimethicone/Peg-10/15 Crosspolymer, Aluminum Stearate, Pentylene Glycol, Peg-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Alumina, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Magnesium Sulfate, Caprylyl Glycol, Peg-8 Laurate, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Tocopherol, Propylene Carbonate, Artemia Extract, Benzoic Acid, Peg-9

Customer Reviews

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Summary

4.60

4.6

(15 Reviews)

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great stuff

5

fluid, matt, mixes well with my primer. Will reorder.

6 September 2016 by

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NOT so sheer!

3

It IS a very lightweight, fast-absorbing lotion. However, it is pure white! I am very fair but have blush areas on my face and initially, if not very thoroughly rubbed onto skin, this makes me look ghostly. I found if I mix it with a tinted SPF (which I didnĀ“t use before since it turned out too dark for my skin tone ) , it does work, and I guess should be glad now that the bottle will last longer. Bottom line, prepare to really work it into your skin to avoid looking ashy. I tried the Fusion SPF from Skinceuticals on a sample and that one seems much better, with a slight tint that helps it disappear right away. This one is just too white and it shows big time.

5 July 2016 by

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One of the Best Sunscreens

5

This sunscreen leaves no sticky residue at all, no grease, and no shine. It really disappears.The only reminder that I have it on my skin is the smell, which bothers me for many hours after I apply the sunscreen. However, I have an unusually strong sense of smell and almost every sunscreen (and perfume, scented hairspray, etc.) bothers me or even gives me a headache. This one's smell is subtle enough that, even though it bothers me, it would probably be fine for most people. It's not perfumey--just a mild chemical smell, like all zinc oxide sunscreens have. I don't think this is enough of a problem to detract a star.it doesn't irritate my sometimes-sensitive skin at all and doesn't aggravate my acne.I really wish they'd make this product in a larger bottle for the body; at this price, it's too expensive to use every day on my face, neck, arms, hands, and legs (if I'm wearing shorts or a skirt.), but I wish I could afford to use it every day.

23 June 2012 by

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Nice sun protection

4

Typically, I use Jurlique SPF mixed in with my favorite moisturizer. I tried this formula for warmer weather, because of the increased SPF and non-greasy, translucent formula. I thought it was a nice change, but not sure if it is worth the price differential.

27 February 2012 by

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most matte ever but chalky white residue

4

I've used many different types of sunscreen searching for matte finish. Many claim to be matte but still leaves sticky residue and my long hair sticks to my face all the time. This one is the best matte finish I've seen so far. The con is that it looks chalky white and does not disappear. Adjust the amount you use at a time if you don't want geisha look. And I could also feel mildly rough texture but it does not irritate my skin when I rub it in.

3 October 2011 by

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Best Sunscreen for Faces

5

I began wearing sunscreen religiously about two yeas ago. I have tried every sunscreen that claims to be lightweight and provide broad spectrum protection. Never before have I found one that feels so light and doesn't make my oily skin feel greasey. I can work in the yard, run in the park and, though I may be drenched in sweat, my skin is still protected from the sun. This is the first year ever that my nose hasn't been pink....not once! That little bottle lasts a long time too! I use it on my face, neck, and chest and have had the same bottle for about two months.

29 July 2011 by

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Great product!

5

This sunscreen is exceptional. I love it. It is more liquid than other sunscreens and absorbs more quickly. Also a lot less greasy. The best thing though is that I can rub it all over my face and do not need to avoid my eyes because it is absolutely non-irritating. I have had a lot of problems with other sunscreens irritating my eyes, even though I do not put them near my eyes. It seems like they exude some kind of fumes that make my eyes hurt all day.

24 July 2011 by

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Great find!

5

I am allergic to chemical sunscreens and noticed that I got small breakouts on my face using the usual greasy and heavy sensitive skin sunscreen formulas. So I've been looking around for one specifically for the face, and this product is awesome. It goes on greasy at first, but dries to nice light matte finish so it doesn't rub off or slide off. Its white when it comes out of the bottle, but does not leave a white palor to the face. I recommend this product to anybody who has sensitive skin!!!

18 July 2011 by

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great sunscreen

4

This is a great product for anyone with oily skin as it does not leave any greasy residue and stays matt. Looks good under makeup and does not clog pores.

22 April 2011 by

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I Love It!

5

As a light, sensitive skinned person who burns easily and has never tanned, I have unsuccessfully searched for a facial sunscreen for years. Most irritate my skin and eyes, have a sticky and/or gloopy residue, or clog my pores. This sunscreen doesn't cause any problems. It spreads easily over my face cream, works well with cosmetics, isn't greasy, and goes a long way. I put it on after my facial serum and cream. Make sure you shake it first.

19 March 2011 by

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Worth the Price!

5

I recently purchased this sunscreen, hoping that I would finally find something that I could wear. Most sunscreens feel greasy and heavy on my face. SkinCeuticals offers a great alternative. The product absorbs quickly and doesn't feel greasy or sticky. Best of all, it doesn't have the typical sunscreen smell. Yes, it is expensive. I would rather pay more for a sunscreen that I will use, than struggle to use a product that I hate or go without altogether!

16 January 2011 by

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Great sunscreen!

4

This is a wonderful sunscreen. The finish is, as other reviewers have noted, quite dry and matte, which is a definite bonus! Moreover, a little goes a long way. I only gave this product 4 stars, though, because it makes my foundation cake. Great choice if you will not be wearing under makeup!

16 January 2011 by

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Finally!

5

This product absorbs quickly without any residue. I love the matte finish and the lightness of the product. I have melasma and this has helped to control the pigmentation.

23 October 2010 by

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My New Sunscreen!

5

Since I've had positive experiences with so many other Skinceuticals products, I thought I would try this sunscreen out.I'm like most people - I don't wear sunscreen everyday and keep feeling guilty and I know I should. But sunscreens are greasy.This is different - after it absorbed, my skin almost felt TOO dry. It left a very matte finish - although it was a little too white at first, it faded within an hour.I challenge anyone who things sunscreen is greasy to give this a shot. I don't think you'll be disappointed!

1 August 2010 by

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Great sunscreen

5

I have been trying different sunscreens since DDF discontinued my favorite one and I think I finally found a replacement. This sunscreen is light, non-greasy and has no fragrance. It absorbs quickly in the skin and wears well under foundation. I love it!There is one caveat: The bottle is small, so you don't get a lot for your money.

2 June 2010 by

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