Neutrogena - Beach Defense Sunscreen Lotion with SPF 70

Neutrogena Beach Defense Sunscreen Lotion with SPF 70

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WORKS FOR
  • Anti-aging
  • Sun protection
  • Evens skin tone
  • Moisturizing
  • +1 more
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • beeswax
  • benzophenone-3
  • butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane
  • cetyl dimethicone
  • dimethicone
  • homosalate
  • hydrolyzed jojoba esters
  • jojoba esters
  • octocrylene
  • silica
  • sodium polyacrylate
  • synthetic beeswax
  • +9 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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WIMJ summary

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.

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What does the product description say?
"From the #1 dermatologist-recommended suncare brandNeutrogena fast-absorbing sunscreen lotion with Broad Spectrum SPF 70Sunscreen lotion helps prevent sunburns when used as directedBeach-strength formula with SPF 70 that can stand up to outdoor activityStabilized with Helioplex technology that provides superior protection against UVA/UVB raysFast-absorbing SPF 70 sunscreen lotion formula is lightweight, oil-free and PABA-freeSun care products SPF 15 and above may be eligible for FSA and Has reimbursment."
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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.

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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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"This sunscreen lotion is formulated with Helioplex Technology, which offers superior broad spectrum protection from aging UVA rays and burning UVB rays."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: beeswax, dimethicone.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
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Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
Plain old water
45% - 55%
Used to create an even product consistency. Can help boost efficiency of sunscreen filters
7.3% - 8.9%
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish
4.9% - 6%
Helps oil and water mix together
2.9% - 3.5%
A preservative. Can be used to mask unpleasant smell. Can be irritating
0.5% - 1%
Used to absorb oil and can temporarily mattify skin
1.9% - 2.3%
1.6% - 2%
Helps oil and water mix together
1.5% - 1.8%
A type of silicone. Used to improve product texture
1.2% - 1.5%
A type of silicone. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and creates a nice, light product texture
1.1% - 1.3%
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
0.9% - 1.15%
A preservative
0.65% - 0.95%
Used to create a gel-like product texture, as well as to stabilize emulsions
0.65% - 0.95%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.55% - 0.85%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.55% - 0.85%
0.55% - 0.8%
Non-drying alcohol that helps water and oil mix together. Also serves as an emollient
0.55% - 0.85%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.5% - 0.75%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.45% - 0.65%
An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together
0.5% - 0.7%
Helps oil and water mix togehter and creates a nice product texture
0.5% - 0.75%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.45% - 0.65%
A preservative
0.16% - 0.32%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.3% - 0.55%
Avobenzone. An organic, or so-called "chemical" UV filter. Protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Needs to be combined with other filters in a formulation to be stable.
3%
Declared
A weak sunscreen that offers some protection against the sun rays that cause sunburn (UVB), but does not offer meaningful protection against protect against the most aging sun rays (UVA). It loses its effectiveness quickly when exposed to sunlight. It is an organic, or so called "chemical" sunscreen. When used in low concentrations, helps to stabilize the product formulation
10%
Declared
Octisalate. A UV filter. It offers some protection against the sun rays that cause sunburn (UVB), but does not protect against the most aging sun rays (UVA). It loses its effectiveness quickly when exposed to sunlight. It is an organic, or so called "chemical" sunscreen
5%
Declared
A weak sunscreen that protects against the sun rays that cause sunburn (UVB) and is somewhat effective against the UVA rays. It is quite stable and can help stabilize other, more vulnerable, sunscreen ingredients like Avobenzone. It is an organic, or so called "chemical" sunscreen
4.5%
Declared
Plain old water
0.35% - 0.6%
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
0.3% - 0.6%
Used to create an even product consistency. Can help boost efficiency of sunscreen filters
0.3% - 0.6%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.4% - 0.6%
A preservative. Can be used to mask unpleasant smell. Can be irritating
0.3% - 0.55%
Used to absorb oil and can temporarily mattify skin
0.45% - 0.7%
An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together
0.45% - 0.65%
Helps oil and water mix togehter and creates a nice product texture
0.45% - 0.7%
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish
0.45% - 0.65%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.4% - 0.6%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.35% - 0.6%
A preservative
0.35% - 0.6%
0.45% - 0.65%
Non-drying alcohol that helps water and oil mix together. Also serves as an emollient
0.5% - 0.7%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.35% - 0.65%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.45% - 0.65%
A preservative
0.16% - 0.32%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.4% - 0.6%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.4% - 0.65%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.4% - 0.6%
Used to create a gel-like product texture, as well as to stabilize emulsions
0.45% - 0.7%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.45% - 0.7%
A preservative
0.4% - 0.6%
An emollient made of jojoba oil. Helps soften the skin and support its barrier function
0.45% - 0.7%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.45% - 0.65%
Avobenzone. An organic, or so-called "chemical" UV filter. Protects against both UVA and UVB rays. Needs to be combined with other filters in a formulation to be stable.
3%
Declared
A weak sunscreen that offers some protection against the sun rays that cause sunburn (UVB), but does not offer meaningful protection against protect against the most aging sun rays (UVA). It loses its effectiveness quickly when exposed to sunlight. It is an organic, or so called "chemical" sunscreen. When used in low concentrations, helps to stabilize the product formulation
10%
Declared
Octisalate. A UV filter. It offers some protection against the sun rays that cause sunburn (UVB), but does not protect against the most aging sun rays (UVA). It loses its effectiveness quickly when exposed to sunlight. It is an organic, or so called "chemical" sunscreen
5%
Declared
A weak sunscreen that protects against the sun rays that cause sunburn (UVB) and is somewhat effective against the UVA rays. It is quite stable and can help stabilize other, more vulnerable, sunscreen ingredients like Avobenzone. It is an organic, or so called "chemical" sunscreen
4.5%
Declared
Same as oxybenzone. Protects in the UVB and short UVA range. In small concentrations, used to stabilize product formulation. Can be irritating. Is shown to be harmful to coral reefs - consider avoiding bathing in coral reef areas when wearing a product with this ingredient. It can penetrate the skin and get absorbed into bloodstream faster than other popular filters available in the US. The study that produced this finding did not address any potential health effects of the absorption
4%
Declared
Plain old water
0.4% - 0.6%
Used to create an even product consistency. Can help boost efficiency of sunscreen filters
0.4% - 0.6%
A silicone that helps to reduce water loss from the surface of the skin. Can temporarily "fill in" lines and wrinkles, absorb oil, and create a nice product finish
0.5% - 0.7%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.45% - 0.65%
A preservative. Can be used to mask unpleasant smell. Can be irritating
0.35% - 0.6%
Used to absorb oil and can temporarily mattify skin
0.5% - 0.75%
0.45% - 0.65%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.4% - 0.6%
A type of silicone. Used to improve product texture
0.4% - 0.6%
A type of silicone. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and creates a nice, light product texture
0.45% - 0.7%
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
0.5% - 0.7%
A preservative
0.4% - 0.65%
Used to create a gel-like product texture, as well as to stabilize emulsions
0.45% - 0.7%
Used to create a thicker product consistency
0.45% - 0.65%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.45% - 0.7%
0.45% - 0.65%
Non-drying alcohol that helps water and oil mix together. Also serves as an emollient
0.5% - 0.7%
Helps oil and water mix together
0.45% - 0.65%
Stabilizes the product formulation
0.4% - 0.6%
An emollient that softens the skin and forms a protective layer on its surface. Helps water and oil mix together
0.45% - 0.7%
Helps oil and water mix togehter and creates a nice product texture
0.45% - 0.7%
Helps preserve products and creates a nice product texture
0.35% - 0.65%
A preservative
0.16% - 0.32%
An aromatic blend of unspecified and possibly irritating ingredients
0.3% - 0.55%

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