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Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++

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Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++

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1.7 oz Item 2508733

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The future of skin protection. This revolutionary, ultra-light 100% mineral sunscreen with environmental protection technology shields skin from 5 main causes of damage that accelerate signs of aging: UVA, UVB, pollution, blue light from devices, and infrared radiation.

Protects skin from 96% of pollution. Protects skin from 89% of blue light from devices. An advanced polymer matrix helps inhibit adhesion and penetration of environmental toxins, while vitamin C helps brighten skin. Color correcting tint evens tone and boosts radiance.
Shake well. Apply liberally to face, neck and chest.

Precautions: For external use only. Avoid contact with eyes.
Water (Aqua), Cyclopentasiloxane, Dimethicone, Glycerin, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Polyurethane-35, Polyglyceryl-3 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Xanthophyll, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbic Acid, Bisabolol, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Urea, Yeast Amino Acids, Trehalose, Inositol, Taurine, Betaine, Biosaccharide Gum-4, Hydroxyphenyl Propamidobenzoic Acid, Silica, Tapioca Starch, Sucrose, Pentylene Glycol, Butylene Glycol, Stearic Acid, Dimethicone/PEG-10/15 Crosspolymer, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Lauryl PEG-9 Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Dimethicone, PEG-8 Dimethicone, Octyldodecanol, Sodium Propoxyhydroxypropyl Thiosulfate Silica, Triethoxysilylethyl Polydimethylsiloxyethyl Hexyl Dimethicone, Aluminum Hydroxide, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Iron Oxides (CI 77491).

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MuradEnvironmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++
 
4.6

(based on 14 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Not greasy (10)
  • Effective protection (9)
  • Rubs in well (8)
  • UVA/UVB protection (7)
  • Non-comedogenic (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (10)
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Reviewed by 14 customers

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5.0

I love this product!

By Happy customer

from Orange County

Pros

  • Doesn't smell like sunscreen
  • Effective Protection
  • Not Greasy
  • Rubs In Well
  • UVA/UVB Protection

Cons

  • Not waterproof or sweatproof

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about Murad Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++:

Love this sunscreen for my everyday face protection! It rubs in easily, gives a radiant glow and I have not had any new sun damage since using it! It also does not clog my pores so I haven't had any issues with breakout which is something I typically experience with sunscreen on my face. The only negative thing I have to say is it isn't waterproof or sweatproof so if your going in water or plan on being active then you might need some additional protection.

 
4.0

I love this product with this product! Excellent protection,

By Kathya Nieto

from Montgomery, AL

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Effective Protection
  • Not Greasy
  • Waterproof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++:

    I love this product with this product! Excellent protection, light and helps improve skin pigmentation.

     
    5.0

    Love it

    By heather2

    from Erdenheim

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about Murad Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++:

    This is the best facial sunscreen I've found. It's not sticky or greasy or drying. It's a little expensive but well worth it in my opinion. Hopefully it lasts a while!

     
    5.0

    FAVORITE

    By Isis R.

    from Houston

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Not Greasy
    • Rubs In Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Murad Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++:

      I love this sunscreen. It is the best I've tried so far. My face feels very smooth after I apply it. It doesn't burn the eyes. And I feel like it gives me a nice glow. I will probably continue to buy this product, it will be my splurge.

      (10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love how smoothly it applies

      By 69 going on 70

      from Gardena, CA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Effective Protection
      • Love the PA++++
      • Non-comedogenic
      • Not Greasy
      • Rubs In Well
      • UVA/UVB Protection

      Cons

      • Pricey

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about Murad Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++:

      I combine it with Australian Gold tinted mineral sof 50 with a small pump of foundation. This cocktail saves me time, it actually looks like I have primer on blurring pores, and just enough color that I don't need another layer of foundation. Sometimes I don't add foundation, as bronzer takes care of more color as needed. I love the PA in it for added protection. I apply my cocktail to include my neck. This is my second bottle-- on standby, for when I finish my first one, which I bought in August. I purchase when i can get 20%off, saving $13 each time, bc let's face it, it's expensive. I'm a budget buyer on makeup, but I spend more on quality skin products, including Paula's Choice. Sun protection is essential, every day!

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love!!

      By DPuig

      from Miami, Fl

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Effective Protection

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Murad Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++:

        Love this sunblock, it works well with and without makeup, doesn't dry out my skin nor leave a white cast. I like that it has an SPF higher than 30 and doesn't cause any stinging nor irritation. So far I haven't encountered any negatives. I haven't used it with liquid foundation, only powder foundation, but it works well over my moisturizer, with my primer, concealer etc.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        HOLY GRAIL!

        By MakeupLover

        from Houston, TX

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about Murad Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++:

          I was on the market for new daily sunscreen with high SPF since I started acne treatment. I used to use Clinique City Block, but it always felt so thick on my skin and would cause my pores to clog and me to get oily. A store associate recommended this and I fell in love after two days of using it. It is so thin and goes on so smoothly! It doesn't cause my skin to get oily and it has great all day protection. I don't think I will ever change so please never stop making this Murad!

          (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Absolute Favorite

          By Steph

          from Orlando, FL

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Murad Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++:

            I've tried so many different mineral sunscreen, from drug store brands to luxury brands, and finally settled with this one. I avoided going for this sunscreen so many time due to the price, but I can't find anything else like it. It's not drying to the skin, not sticky or greasy, doesn't irritate, or leave an obvious horrible tint on the skin. After applying the sunscreen it doesn't take long for it to dry down and leaves your skin fresh and healthy looking. It doesn't leave your skin completely matte nor does it leave your skin shiny and gross at the end of the day. Another nice thing is that the tint is not enough to stain your shirts or anything you might rub your face against, an issue I've had with a lot of tinted physical sunscreens. I love it, I just wish it wasn't so expensive!

             
            5.0

            Awesome sunscreen!!

            By LP

            from Arizona

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective Protection
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Murad Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++:

              great under makeup! doesn't give you that "white" masky look.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Never leave home without putting this on first

              By Mrs. Awesome

              from Bryan,TX

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about Murad Environmental Shield City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++:

                I love this moisturizer! I'm a Murad girl and this is by far the best one I've used. It leaves your skin with a nice subtle glow. I put it on after the Invisiblur, no foundation and it looks flawless.

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                • Q:

                  How much of this are we supposed to apply to our skin each application to best block UV rays? A dime sized amount each application or...? It's a tiny bottle and it's expensive and I need adequate protection from the sun so please don't give a dodgy answer
                  Asked on 4/13/2018 by Sick of dodgy non-answers from Texas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For best results, apply a generous, nickel-sized amount after daily moisturizer application for complete protection.

                    Answered on 4/13/2018 by Official Answer from Murad from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  Is this sunscreen made for use on the face or body or both?
                  Asked on 4/10/2018 by Acne Prone from Texas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We have formulated the City Skin Broad Spectrum SPF 50 and tested for the face.

                    Answered on 4/11/2018 by Official Answer from Murad from Brand Answer
                • Q:

                  Is this sunscreen waterproof?
                  Asked on 3/7/2018 by KTW10 from undisclosed

                  2 answers

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    No, the City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 PA++++ is not waterproof.

                    Answered on 3/27/2018 by Official Answer from Murad from Brand Answer
                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    No it's not. If you are outside exercising or in water it is important to reapply often.

                    Answered on 3/9/2018 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Is this waterproof or sweat resistant?
                  Asked on 2/22/2018 by Isa from GA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    No it's not. If you are outside exercising or in water it is important to reapply often.

                    Answered on 3/9/2018 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  His this product give a white cast? I am currently using Age Reform Invisiblur which gives me no white cast but I would like to try this one but I have medium deep skin and most mineral sunscreen are not medium deep skin friendly (I live in sunny Florida and always have a deep tan)
                  Asked on 2/20/2018 by Elaine from Sarasota, FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This should be ok for medium deep tones. It does have a very light peach color but blends very well into the skin. Shake well and press into the skin after you apply your favorite moisturizer.

                    Answered on 3/4/2018 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Is this product tinted? I have extremely fair skin and I need either a white product or an untinted product, as the tints are always too dark. Additionally, does this sit well under makeup? Does this go on top of moisturizer? Thank you!
                  Asked on 1/26/2018 by mkd123 from New

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes it does have a very light peach color tint that works well on most skin types. City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 l PA++++ should be applied over your moisturizer and does well under makeup.

                    Answered on 2/13/2018 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  I see it's recommended to put this product on AFTER moisturizer and primer, but to clarify—-then you'd put this on BEFORE applying foundation. Is that right?
                  Asked on 1/23/2018 by DreDre from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This is a very amazing sunscreen that not only protects you from environmental aggressors but also protects you from things like blue light from computers and cell phones and artificial lighting. I always recommend applying sunscreens after your moisturizer and before your foundation. The nice thing about this product is you can press it into your skin even with foundation on for more protection mid day.

                    Answered on 1/26/2018 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  Is this non-comedogenic? Also, is it oil free?
                  Asked on 12/5/2017 by Findingskinroutine from Florida

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Although it doesn't have the non-comedogenic symbol and yes it does have oil it is not known to clog pores.

                    Answered on 12/18/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  How does this product compare to Murad's Invisiblur (which is what I currently use)? I love Invisiblur because it leaves me matte, but I love the results from using the Murad City Skin Detox Overnight Moisturizer. Would this give me similar results?
                  Asked on 11/30/2017 by skincareobsessed from Modesto, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    City Skin Age Defense also have a nice matte feeling. It isn't a moisturizer so works well when layered over the City Skin Detox Overnight Moisturizer.

                    Answered on 12/4/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                • Q:

                  What point in the skincare routine would be best for application? Before or after moisturizer and primer?
                  Asked on 10/20/2017 by Stevie Marie from Las Vegas, Nv

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 / PA++++ should be applied after the moisturizer and primer. Keep it closest to the sun.

                    Answered on 10/26/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
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