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Solar Defense Booster SPF 50

Dermalogica

Solar Defense Booster SPF 50

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Add critical UVA and UVB defense to your moisturizer or foundation with this Broad Spectrum sunscreen by Dermalogica for all skin conditions. Formulated without artificial fragrances and colors.

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Apply evenly and liberally to face, preferably 15 minutes prior to sun exposure. Or, mix with your moisturizer or foundation, then apply. For continuous coverage, apply regularly and reapply as needed after swimming and exercise.
Water/Aqua, Butylene Glycol, Carthamus Tintorius (Safflower) Oleosomes, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Polysorbate 80, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/VP Copolymer, Dimethyl Capramide, Nylon-12, Centella Asiatica Extract, Echinacea Purpurea Extract, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Melissa Officialis Lead Extract, Camellia Oleifera Leaf Extract, Citrus Medica Limonum (Lemon) Peel Extract, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Oil, Lecithin, Tocopherol, Allantoin, Hydroxyethayl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Ascorbyl Tetraisopalmitate, Cocamidopropyl PG-Dimonium Chloride Phosphate, Sorbitan Sesquicaprylate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Squalane, Carbomer, Sodium DNA, Polysorbate 60, Disodium EDTA, Sodium Benzoate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Titanium Dioxide (Cl77891).

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DermalogicaSolar Defense Booster SPF 50
 
4.4

(based on 41 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective protection (23)
  • Not greasy (22)
  • Rubs in well (21)
  • UVA/UVB protection (18)
  • Non-comedogenic (14)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (31)
  • Beach (12)
  • Sports (9)
  • Water sports (5)
  • Women (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (20), Budget shopper (11)

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

A+ Sun Protection

By MissLiz62

from Naples, FL

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Effective Protection
  • Rubs In Well

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50:

      As a recent (4 months) transplant to sunny Florida, I knew I needed to up my sun protection. Have been using this sunscreen since I moved here, and absolutely love it. It blends very easily and moisturizes my aging (+50) skin. Some are saying it is greasy, but I disagree. It moisturizes my face, while giving great protection. I have even stopped having "adult acne" breakouts too! Bestof all, is it is GLUTEN FREE! Pricey? yes- but a little goes a long way. (I only use this product on my face, neck & chest) I think my skin actually looks & feels better since starting Dermalogica. Very very happy.

      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Love it!

      By Stevie2theMaxxx

      from Alhambra

      Comments about Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50:

      I do solar panel installations in the mornings till noon. Before this stuff I was experiencing premature aging. I can't say enough about this stuff. I'm so grateful.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I love this product because it's pure spf. Leaves no film.

      By SUNNY

      from NJ

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • ALSO GREAT TO PROTECT SUN SENSITIVE SKIN W, MEDS
        • Beach
        • Daily Use
        • Sports
        • Water Sports

        Comments about Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50:

        I USE THIS PRODUCT UNDER MY MOISTURIZER IN AMYEs

         
        1.0

        Go for Julep No Excuses instead

        By Lizzy the Redhead

        from Kent, WA

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Effective Protection

        Cons

        • Doesn't rub in well
        • Expensive
        • Greasy or Heavy
        • Stings eyes

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50:

          Tried this on its own and mixed half and half with my Dermalogica moisturizer and didn't like it either way. It's heavy and sticky and as someone with pale skin who needs sunscreen ALL THE TIME I was disappointed to spend over $50 on this tiny bottle and dislike the product so much - esp since I generally LOVE Dermalogica products and use them daily. I returned it and opted for the Julep No Excuses gel SPF and although the SPF rating is a touch lower, I find the Julep product infinitely better on my skin and that it absorbs much better.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love that it's a cruelty free line!

          By Ella

          from Hickory Hills, Illinois

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50:

            Truly like this product

             
            5.0

            Worth the money

            By Kim

            from Texas

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Effective Protection
            • Non-comedogenic
            • Not Greasy
            • Rubs In Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50:

              Wow I am obsessed with this sunscreen. I came across this product because I asked an ulta employee what sunscreen she used and she said this one. Ther price tag made me nervous but her skin was perfect so I just decided to go for it. So happy I did! I have never been able to find a sunscreen that does not irritate my skin. Finally found this gem. My skin has become way less irritated/ less a ensitive since I started using this. I see improvements after using just 2 weeks.

               
              5.0

              Great sunscreen!!!

              By Paris

              from Atlanta

              Pros

              • Effective Protection
              • Non-comedogenic
              • Not Greasy
              • UVA/UVB Protection

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50:

                  I have sensitive skin and this is the only sunscreen my skin truly tolerates. I've tried everything from drugstore to high end sunscreens and this one suits my skin type. It's also hydrating and doesn't have a tacky consistcy like many sunscreens which is an added bonus!

                   
                  4.0

                  I buy this product over and over

                  By Emma

                  from Edgewood, NM

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Effective Protection
                  • Non-comedogenic
                  • Not Greasy
                  • Rubs In Well

                  Cons

                  • Stings eyes when sweaty

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50:

                  I wear this product everyday for the last 2+ years. I have very sensitive skin and this sunscreen does not cause me to break out, which is awesome.

                   
                  5.0

                  Love this SPF

                  By Roseknows

                  from Fresno

                  About Me Brand Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Beach
                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50:

                    Great everyday Face SPF . Not greasy and no white cast on face.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Awesome SPF for sensitive skin

                    By Nomi

                    from Bozeman, MT

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Beach
                      • Daily Use
                      • Sports
                      • Water Sports

                      Comments about Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50:

                      This is great because you can use it on it's own or mix it with any lotion or foundation. I have fair skin and have never burned while using it.

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                      • Q:

                        Hello. Can I use it under eye area?
                        Asked on 8/29/2017 by Aleks from Ohio

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hello Aleks:

                          Thank you for your interest in Dermalogica. We do not recommend that you use Solar Defense Booster under the eye area. If you are looking for an SPF for the eye area we recommend that you use Total Eye Care. It provides chemical free broad spectrum SPF 15 that smooths the eye area, reduces puffiness and dark circles.

                          Best Regards,

                          The Dermalogica Team

                          Answered on 9/1/2017 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        Will this help the redness on my cheeks during the summer?
                        Asked on 12/14/2016 by Cupcake from Santa cruz

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. For redness on your cheeks we recommend Ultra Calming Serum Concentrate and Super Sensitive Shield SPF30. Follow with Sheer Tint Redness Relief SPF20 to counter act redness.

                          Answered on 12/15/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        Is Dermalogica Solar Defense Booster SPF 50 gluten-free?
                        Asked on 7/9/2016 by Flava

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. All of our products are gluten free accept for Extra Firming Booster. The rest of our line is gluten free.

                          Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 7/11/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        How much of this product should we add to our moisturizer or foundation?
                        Asked on 1/17/2016 by ticha from Chicago, US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. You should mix equal parts of moisturizer to Solar Defense Booster SPF50. For a normal application we recommend a pea size amount of product for face, neck and chest.
                          Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 1/20/2016 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
                      • Q:

                        Is this a mineral or chemical sunscreen?
                        Asked on 10/19/2015 by Shopping Maven from Sunny South FL

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Thank you for your inquiry. Solar Defense Booster SPF50 is a chemical sunscreen. We also have mineral sunscreens in our Ultra Calming line, Super Sensitive Shield and Ultra Sensitive Tint.

                          Kindest Regards, Dermalogica Brand Expert

                          Answered on 10/21/2015 by Brand Expert from Dermalogica
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