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Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50

Algenist

Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50

Item #: 2288287 Size: 1.0 oz

Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50 by Algenist is a sheer, beautifully textured sun protection fluid that glides on the skin without the heaviness, stickiness or ashiness of more traditional SPF treatments. It protects against both UVA and UVB damage while helping to defer more visible signs of aging with Alguronic Acid and antioxidant-rich botanicals. It's a perfect finishing treatment before makeup application.
Shake bottle well. Apply liberally to entire face in the morning or 15 minutes prior to sun exposure. Reapply at least every 2 hours. Use a water resistant sunscreen if swimming or sweating. Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50 can be used alone or under makeup.

Precautions: For external use only - do not use on damaged or broken skin - when using this product keep out of eyes. Rise with water to remove - Stop use and ask a doctor if rash occurs - Keep out of reach of children - If product is swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Active Ingredients: Octinoxate 7.5%, Titanium Dioxide 2.0%, Zinc Oxide 17.1%.
Inactive Ingredients: Cyclopentasiloxane, Water/Aqua/Eau, Alcohol Denat., Glycerin, Polyglyceryl-3 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Algae Exopolysaccharides, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Tocopheryl Acetate, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Arctostaphylos Uva Ursi Leaf Extract, Glycyrrhiza Glabra (Licorice) Root Extract, PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Stearic Acid, Triethoxysilylethyl Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Hexyl Dimethicone, Ethylhexylglycerin, Caprylyl Glycol, Aluminum Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Hexylene Glycol, Fragrance (Parfum).

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AlgenistUltra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50
 
4.6

(based on 19 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective protection (10)
  • Rubs in well (10)
  • UVA/UVB protection (10)
  • Not greasy (9)
  • Easy to use (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (13)
  • Women (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (10), Budget shopper (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (6)

Reviewed by 19 customers

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5.0

It works

By I don't have one

from Federal Way, WA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective Protection
  • Not Greasy
  • Rubs In Well
  • UVA/UVB Protection

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50:

    I buy there because it is close to home

     
    4.0

    Not Good for Dry Skin

    By AGT

    from Oregon

    Pros

    • Effective Protection
    • Non-comedogenic
    • Not Greasy
    • Rubs In Well
    • Sweatproof
    • UVA/UVB Protection

    Cons

    • Clings to Dry Patches

    Best Uses

      Comments about Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50:

      I do really love this sunscreen, it isn't greasy or heavy, it does not break me out, and it provides effective protection. However, I have combination skin and this product really clings to and emphasises dry areas on my face, which I don't like at all. I'll use until it's gone but probably will not repurchase if I can find one that doesn't do that. I would recommend this product to anyone who doesn't have dry spots on their face.

       
      5.0

      yes

      By pennie

      from bwk g.a

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Effective Protection
      • Non-comedogenic
      • Rubs In Well
      • Sweatproof
      • UVA/UVB Protection
      • Waterproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50:

        a Lil goes a long way, I wear it under my makeup.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Perfect.

        By Michelle

        from Kansas

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Effective Protection
        • Non-comedogenic
        • Non irritating
        • Not Greasy
        • No white cast
        • Perfect under make-up
        • Rubs In Well
        • Sweatproof
        • UVA/UVB Protection

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50:

          My favorite sunscreen. I was looking for a mostly physical sunscreen ( due to most chemical sunscreen ingredients being irritating) that sat well under make-up. This is fantastic; the zinc oxide percentage is great protection against UVA and UVB rays. It absorbs in seconds and leaves no white cast ot greasy feeling. I have dry skin most of the time, and also use retinols so this was perfect protection. It looks phenomenal under make-up both liquid and powder. The bottle looked small at first, but using after generous application on my face almost everyday my first bottle lasted for months! I would highly suggest this for anyone.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Staple SPF

          By Jayme Rae

          from Commerce Michigan

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50:

          This is the best under makeup sunscreen! Does not rub off, change color or cause breakouts. Favorite!

           
          5.0

          Great Product!

          By Susie

          from Rockville, MD

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Effective Protection
          • Not Greasy
          • Rubs In Well
          • UVA/UVB Protection

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50:

            Great Product. Love the price!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Awesome sun protection!

            By NHhiker

            from NH

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective Protection
            • Non-comedogenic
            • Not Greasy
            • Rubs In Well
            • Sweatproof
            • UVA/UVB Protection
            • Waterproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Beach
              • Sports
              • Water Sports

              Comments about Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50:

              A little of this provides amazing sun protection during a variety of sweaty or wet sports (hiking, tennis, cycling, sailing, kayaking). I compete in sailing and this product holds up even when I'm out for 4-7 hours on the water. It also holds up well during cardio activities despite heat, sun & sweat.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best Facial Sunscreen I Have Ever Used

              By Inspired

              from IL

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Dries quickly
              • Effective Protection
              • Has clear finish without white residue
              • Not Greasy
              • Rubs In Well
              • UVA/UVB Protection

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50:

                I was using Clarins SPF 50, but switched to Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50 because it dries quickly leaving a clear finish without any white residue.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Amaze

                By Wendy

                from Miami Fl

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Effective Protection
                • Not Greasy
                • Rubs In Well
                • UVA/UVB Protection

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50:

                  Love it. Does the job of protection which is most important. Gives face a satin finish. I put this over my moisturizer in morning. No complaints at all!

                   
                  5.0

                  Second year to use this sunscreen

                  By Txbonnie

                  from Texas

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective Protection
                  • Not Greasy
                  • Rubs In Well
                  • UVA/UVB Protection

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Algenist Ultra Lightweight UV Defense Fluid SPF 50:

                    Daily under makeup

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