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Sensitive skin and alcohol in sunscreens

I generally avoid alcohol in every product but a lot of sunscreens actually include alcohol. Has anyone with sensitive skin used an alcohol containing sunscreen without issues?

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Catherine
20 Apr ago

I have fairly sensitive skin and am currently using Ultrasun Face SPF30. It has some alcohol in, but towards the bottom of the ingredients list. It's been good so far, no irritation, and I really struggle finding sunscreens I can tolerate. I layer a moisturiser underneath it.

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logi12
20 Apr ago

This one?: https://whatsinmyjar.com/product/ultrasun-face-mineral-spf30-by-ultrasun Alcohol is actually fairly high up according to this list (nr.5) But laying a moisturizer is a good tip that might counteract the drying effect of alcohol.

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Catherine
20 Apr ago

It's this one I use: https://whatsinmyjar.com/product/ultrasun-face-anti-ageing-lotion-spf-30 It has chemical UV filters but they seem to be the less irritating ones.

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Maria from WIMJ
5 Apr ago

I personally use some Eucerin sunscreens, they do contain alcohol, and I wish their formulas would contain less of it, but I luckily haven’t experienced sensitivity issues from them so far (my skin is moderately sensitive)

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