Neutrogena Sensitive Skin Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 60+ Fragrance-Free

Neutrogena - Sensitive Skin Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 60+ Fragrance-Free
Effectiveness
Efficacy
90 /100
Effectiveness
irritancy
MEDIUM

Formula review

Effectiveness
Efficacy
90 /100
Can work for:
  • Sun protection
  • Anti-aging
Promises, but can't deliver:
All promises can be fulfilled by this formula at least in theory
WIMJ summary

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

It is a mineral sunscreen. In other words, it contains non-organic UV filters. It will probably not sting your eyes but might leave a white cast.

Non-organic (mineral) filters
Ingredient UVB UVA I UVA II Stability
titanium dioxide
Offers UVB protection
Does not offer UVA I protection
Offers UVA II protection
Is photo stable
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?
"Neutrogena Sensitive Skin Mineral Sunscreen Lotion with Broad Spectrum SPF 60+ for face and body Provides gentle SPF 60+ protection against aging UVA and burning UVB rays to help prevent sunburn Specially formulated mineral sunscreen is made with 100% naturally-sourced sunscreen active ingredients Sunscreen lotion contains Purescreen Technology to absorb, reflect & scatter dangerous sunrays Made with a hypoallergenic formula, our gentle sunscreen contains titanium dioxide and zinc oxide Our sunscreen lotion provides water-resistant protection from sun damage for up to 80 minutes Its unique formula is both fragrance."
WIMJ summary

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
HIGH
does not meet threshold
Effectiveness
MEDIUM
does not meet threshold
Effectiveness

Potential irritants

Effectiveness
irritancy
MEDIUM
Ingredient Irritancy Skin Benefit
butyloctyl salicylate
Effectiveness
does not have skin benefit
peg-8
Effectiveness
Has skin benefit
benzyl alcohol
Effectiveness
does not have skin benefit

Ingredients by volume

Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
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
Plain old water

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