We believe that "Neutrogena - Sheer Zinc Dry-Touch Broad Spectrum Sunscreen SPF 50" can provide reliable sun protection based on the ingredients listed. We love that it can protect from both UVA and UVB rays (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).
It should also be hydrating enough to use without an additional moisturizer during the day. Like all broad-spectrum sunscreens, this product helps prevent early signs of aging.
This sunscreen is a mineral sunscreen. It uses zinc oxide for sun protection. Zinc oxide almost never irritates the skin or stings eyes, but it can leave a white cast.
This formulation includes some common irritants, including ingredients that do not provide a benefit for the skin. 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.
What our users say
Based on 3 reviews 67% recommend this product
- As for the white cast, it didn't leave a white cast for the two of the reviewers, but the whitish residue was noticeable for one user.
- When it comes to using this sunscreen under makeup, two out of two reviewers report that the product does not pill under makeup.
- As for using this sunscreen in the eye area, two out of three reviewers said that it doesn't sting eyes, but one user experienced the issue.
Our users describe the finish of this sunscreen as dewy, They find the product's texture to be heavy and In terms of the smell, our users report that strong fragrance - light fragrance.
The product retails from 94.83A$ up to 99.00A$ in Australia, from 9.74$ up to 44.46$ in the United States and from 23.50£ up to 50.02£ in the United Kingdom.
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