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Product summary

We believe that "MyChelle Dermaceuticals - Sun Shield Liquid Tint SPF 50 - Natural Tan" can provide reliable sun protection based on the ingredients listed. It can protect from both UVA and UVB rays. This is great news because not all sunscreens with SPF ratings give UVA protection. (UVA rays do not cause sunburn, but still damage our skin and lead to early aging).

Its formula is also hydrating, so you might not need an additional moistruizer during the day. Like all broad-spectrum sunscreens, this product helps prevent early signs of aging.

Sunscreen filters

This is a "mixed" sunscreen in the sense that it uses both mineral and organic (so-called "chemical") sun filters. Here are the organic filters this product uses: butyloctyl salicylate. As for the mineral filters, this sunscreen uses zinc oxide.

Irritation risk

This sunscreen contains actives that can be irritating. We assess the overall irritancy of this sunscreen to be low. For a detailed overview of all potential irritants: click here

You can see the detailed formula review with the breakdown of all actives in the product and the full ingredient list with estimated concentrations in the tables below.

About the brand

According to Cruelty-Free Kitty "MyChelle Dermaceuticals" is cruelty free and so is its parent company.

Price

The product retails for 78.38A$ in Australia and for 24.00$ in the United States.

For a detailed price comparison: click here.

Can the product deliver on its promises?

WIMJ summary for sun protection

This product offers a good level of protection against both UVB and UVA rays.

This sunscreen uses organic (so-called "chemical") sunscreen filters. Organic, or "chemical" filters usually provide reliable sun protection and rarely leave a white cast. Sunscreens with organic filters can sting eyes.

This product can be considered "reef safe" because it does not contain the UV filters (oxybenzone and octinoxate) that can be harmful to coral reefs when present in the water in high concentrations.

Organic filters
Ingredient UVB UVA I UVA II Stability
butyloctyl salicylate
Offers UVB protection
Does not offer UVA I protection
Does not offer UVA II protection
Not photo stable
Non-organic (mineral) filters
Ingredient UVB UVA I UVA II Stability
zinc oxide
Offers UVB protection
Offers UVA I protection
Offers UVA II protection
Is photo stable
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Promise
What does the product description say?
"This silky, sheer formula blends weightlessly and seamlessly, matching your skin tone, giving skin a fresh, healthy glow."
WIMJ summary for evens skin tone

This product offers broad spectrum sun protection. It means that it can prevent hyperpigmentation and help keep the skin tone even (sun damage is the main factor causing age spots, darkening of post-acne marks and other discolorations).

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WIMJ summary for anti-aging

This product can help prevent early signs of skin aging because it offers a good level of broad spectrum sun protection. Sun damage is the main cause of premature skin aging, and protecting your skin from the sun is the best anti-aging strategy.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
LOW
does not meet threshold
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WIMJ summary for moisturizing

This product can help improve hydration of the skin with the two types of ingredients.

The first type is called “humectants”:
these ingredients help attract water. When humectants are on the surface of the skin, they “pull in” the moisture from the outside environment, or from within deeper layers of the skin. The following ingredients in this product do the job: glycerin, caprylyl glycol.

This product also contains ingredients called “occlusives”. They help reduce the speed with which our skin loses moisture to the outside environment. These ingredients also help soften the upper layer of the skin, so it feels less tight and nicer to the touch. The following ingredients in this product do the job: jojoba esters, carthamus tinctorius oleosomes.

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
MEDIUM
meets threshold

How honest is this product?

Promise Can it deliver?
Sun protection
Evens skin tone
Total Promises Fulfilled score: 90/100.

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
LOW

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
A broad spectrum sunblock (protects from both UVA and UVB rays). Is suitable for most sensitive skins. In small concentrations, can be used as a colorant
16.1%
Declared
23% - 35%
Helps stabilize the product formulation
6.3% - 9.4%
A synthetic ester of salicylic acid that is used to help disperse pigments and boost effectiveness of sunscreen ingredients. It is able to absorb UV light (working as an organic, or chemical filter), but is not approved as a sunscreen ingredient on its own
3.7% - 5.6%
A preservative
2.8% - 4.2%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
2.1% - 3.2%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
1.8% - 2.6%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
1.5% - 2.2%
A non-drying alcohol. Works as an emollient. Helps water and oil mix together and creates a nice product texture
1.2% - 1.9%
Used as a cleansing agent (surfactant) in cleansers. Helps water and oil mix together in lotions. Can be irritating
1% - 1.5%
Helps to soften the upper layer of the skin and creates a nice product finish on the skin
0.9% - 1.35%
One of the best moisturizing ingredients. Naturally present in skin. It attracts water to the upper layer of the skin working as a humectant
0.55% - 1.25%
0.45% - 1.05%
An umbrella term for the following three colorants: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499
0.4% - 0.95%
An emollient made of jojoba oil. Helps soften the skin and support its barrier function
0.35% - 0.85%
0.15% - 0.65%
An emollient that helps to soften the skin and create a pleasant product texture and stabilize the formulation
0.15% - 0.6%
Helps stabilize product formulations
0.1% - 0.35%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.05% - 0.3%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and improve the product texture
0.05% - 0.2%
Plain old water
0.05% - 0.2%

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