Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50

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3.8

14 reviews

78%
would repurchase
4.1/5
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Reviews

Reviews


4.0
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3 years ago

Pretty darn good sunscreen for an oily face. I don't know about white casts as I always wear foundation and I don't take flash photography so no idea about that there. It's lightweight and absorbs...

About reviewer (151 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBlack



4.0
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3 years ago

This might be my HG. Kiehl's has a super-white cast and makes me break out. La Roche Posay runs into my eyes and stings if I so much as think a sweaty thought. Neutrogena has a white cast, makes...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Coarse

EyesBrown


2.0
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4 years ago

I bought this as a slightly cheaper, higher SPF alternative to Shiseido Urban Environment Oil-Free Protector SPF 42. Nope. My skin is oily-combination that's breakout and blackhead-prone and can...

About reviewer (576 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Cool

HairBrunette, Curly, Coarse

EyesBrown


5.0
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4 years ago

I love this product! I realized a few years ago that I am allergic to the ingredient avobenzone, which is in most sunscreens. This is one of the few that do not have that ingredient. A little...

About reviewer (3 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Medium Brown, Warm

HairBlack, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 years ago

I think I've finally found my HG sunscreen! My derm wanted me to start using SPF 50 with my retinoid, but it seems the higher the SPF, the greasier the sunscreen. So I searched and searched and...

About reviewer (184 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Other, Not Sure

HairRed, Other, Other

EyesGreen


5.0
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5 years ago

This is my number one sunscreen ..... I have pale (NW10) skin and easily burn, however, this sunscreen really protects my skin ..... I love the consistency and it works well with my normal skin...

About reviewer (483 reviews)

Age

SkinOther, Other, Not Sure

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesOther


3.0
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5 years ago

Edited to add: Sunscreen is the best preventative measure you can use against aging, hence why I don't mind the steep price tag. --------------------------------- I would like to start this...

About reviewer (519 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinVery Oily, Fair, Neutral

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen


4.0
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5 years ago

Me: Skincare is my jam, and I'm a bit of a sunscreen junkie. You know the type - kind of perpetually on the lookout for a physical/mineral sunscreen that is moisturizing, wears well under makeup,...

About reviewer (283 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Medium, Warm

HairBrown, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown


4.0
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6 years ago

I have been searching for a sunscreen that doesn't clog my pores and cause breakouts ever since my HG sunscreen (BurnOut) underwent an ill advised reformulation. I wanted all physical, but since...

About reviewer (44 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair, Not Sure

HairBlond, Straight, Fine

EyesGreen


1.0
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6 years ago

Edit: BROKE ME OUT IN THE WORST CYSTIC ACNE IN YEARS!!! Do NOT use if you are prone to acne. My face is still recovering a month later and I have heaps of red marks (hyperpigmentation) to get rid...

About reviewer (9 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination

HairBlond

EyesGreen



4.0
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3 years ago

Pretty darn good sunscreen for an oily face. I don't know about white casts as I always wear foundation and I don't take flash photography so no idea about that there. It's lightweight and absorbs...

About reviewer (151 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBlack



4.0
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3 years ago

This might be my HG. Kiehl's has a super-white cast and makes me break out. La Roche Posay runs into my eyes and stings if I so much as think a sweaty thought. Neutrogena has a white cast, makes...

About reviewer (1 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinDry, Medium, Warm

HairBlack, Straight, Coarse

EyesBrown


2.0
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4 years ago

I bought this as a slightly cheaper, higher SPF alternative to Shiseido Urban Environment Oil-Free Protector SPF 42. Nope. My skin is oily-combination that's breakout and blackhead-prone and can...

About reviewer (576 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Cool

HairBrunette, Curly, Coarse

EyesBrown


5.0
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4 years ago

I love this product! I realized a few years ago that I am allergic to the ingredient avobenzone, which is in most sunscreens. This is one of the few that do not have that ingredient. A little...

About reviewer (3 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinOily, Medium Brown, Warm

HairBlack, Curly, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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5 years ago

I think I've finally found my HG sunscreen! My derm wanted me to start using SPF 50 with my retinoid, but it seems the higher the SPF, the greasier the sunscreen. So I searched and searched and...

About reviewer (184 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Other, Not Sure

HairRed, Other, Other

EyesGreen




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