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MuradEnvironmental 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++++

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++++
 
4.5

(based on 10 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective protection (7)
  • Not greasy (7)
  • Rubs in well (6)
  • UVA/UVB protection (6)
  • Non-comedogenic (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (7)
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    • Brand buyer (4)

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(1 of 1 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!

(1 of 1 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.

    (1 of 1 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!

      (3 of 4 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.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Did Not Work for Sensitive Skin

            By Rose

            from New York, NY

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Causes Rashes

            Best Uses

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

              Disclaimer: I have EXTREMELY sensitive skin to SPF, so I'm not sure if I should give this such a low rating, because it's probably just me, not the product. I have yet to find an SPF that does not cause my skin to start itching and to develop a rash, and this was no exception. If I had normal skin, I would've liked this SPF - it didn't smell bad, it went on smoothly, it was easy to dispense....but it unfortunately made my skin very itchy and splotchy.

              (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best sunscreen out there, hands down!!!!!

              By Helen

              from Marlton, NJ

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Beach
                • Daily Use
                • Sports
                • Water Sports

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

                I've been researching sunscreen ingredients lately because there are so many out there and I didn't know which ones were harmful. It seems mineral sunscreens are much safer for everyday use but usually are greasy and leave white residue all over your face. This mineral sunscreen is the sheerest I've ever used. It goes on like silk and completely disappears in a minute or two at most. No greasy feel, no white residue. I don't know how they did it, but this mineral sunscreen surpasses all the others. I don't care if it's a little more expensive because the product is so worth it in the long run. You will not regret buying this product. I actually want to put on sunscreen everyday now. Thank you Murad!

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again!

                By AB

                from MS

                Verified Buyer

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

                Great for daily use

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Good

                By thejordanks

                from Hanford, CA

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily

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

                  This is such a nice light sunscreen. Didn't clog my pores, went seamlessly under makeup, and didn't leave a white cast. My one complaint is that I definitely got oily a lot faster than without. I have combination skin and my oily areas are VERY oily. So if you have normal or dry skin you probably wouldn't experience that. Definitely worth a try.

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                  • 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
                  • Q:

                    Is this sunscreen ok for dry skin? Is it a moisturizer too?
                    Asked on 7/7/2017 by Luciana from undisclosed

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      City Skin Age Defense Broad Spectrum SPF 50 PA++++ is great for all skin types. But please keep in mind it is not a moisturizing sunscreen so it is applied over your daily moisturizer.

                      Answered on 7/12/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Is this sunscreen good for very oily skin?
                    Asked on 6/15/2017 by P from undisclosed

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, shake well before applying. You can apply it after applying an oil free moisturizer first.

                      Answered on 6/29/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Will this wonderful product remain stable if I carry it around in my purse on 95 degree sunny days? Very excited about this sunscreen, the way it feells and hemineral protection.
                    Asked on 6/11/2017 by Skinobsessed from Brooklyn, NY

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Yes, but just remember to shake it well before applying.

                      Answered on 6/15/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
                  • Q:

                    Will this clog my pores?
                    Asked on 5/26/2017 by Beauty fan from Miami

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Murad does not use ingredients known to clog pores in any of our formulas. Therefore we do feel confident that all of our products are unlikely to clog pores when used as directed.

                      Answered on 5/31/2017 by Brand Expert from Murad
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