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Light Moisture UV Defense SPF 50 Oil free sunscreen for face and body

Light Moisture UV Defense SPF 50 is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 20.
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A broad spectrum, oil free sunscreen for face and body that provides high UV protection while moisturizing skin in a weightless lotion.

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Product Details

Light Moisture UV Defense SPF 50 is a weightless, non comedogenic sunscreen featuring an optimized concentration of UVA/UVB filters to provide advanced broad spectrum protection against damaging UV rays. Formulated for the face and body, this oil free sunscreen thoroughly moisturizes as it protects, leaving skin feeling comfortable and soothed. Fast absorbing, quick-dry technology blends invisibly into skin and does not transfer to clothing.

  • Sheer, weightless formula that easily blends into skin
  • Moisturizes in a weightless lotion without clogging pores
  • Absorbs quickly on face and body with a clean skin finish
  • Fast absorbing, non-transfer, non-whitening formula
  • Oil-, paraben-, and fragrance-free; non comedogenic

How To Use

Apply a generous amount of this oil free sunscreen to the face, neck, and overall body 15 minutes prior to sun exposure. Apply before makeup. Reapply after 80 minutes of sweating, swimming, immediately after towel drying, and at least every two hours. For children under six months of age, consult a physician before use.

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  • Science

    Sun Protection Measures: Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad-Spectrum SPF value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including:

    • Limit time in the sun, from 10 am - 2 pm
    • Wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses
    • For children under six months of age, consult a physician before use

Key Ingredients

  • 3% Avobenzone
  • 10% Homosalate
  • 5% Octisalate
  • 7% Octocrylene
  • Glycerin

This oil-soluble, organic compound is commonly used in sunscreen formulations to absorb skin-aging UVA rays.

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Avobenzone, Homosalate, Octisalate, Octocrylene, Water, Styrene/Acrylates Copolymer, Dimethicone, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Glycerin, Alcohol Denat., Poly C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate, Caprylyl Methicone, Trisiloxane, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylate Crosspolymer, Acrylates/Dimethicone Copolymer, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Caprylyl Glycol, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Disodium Edta, Glyceryl Stearate, Inulin Lauryl Carbamate, P-Anisic Acid, Peg-100 Stearate, Peg-8 Laurate, Phenoxyethanol, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Tocopherol, Triethanolamine, Xanthan Gum

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This universal SPF is perfect for all of my patients - its weightless formula thoroughly moisturizes as it protects and leaves skin comfortable. While daily sunscreen usage is necessary to protect their skin from UV-induced aging and discoloration, many patients claim that sunscreen formulas feel greasy and are difficult to rub in. This new SPF is a game changer!

Dr. Brian A. Stolley - SkinCeuticals Aesthetic Center By Medispa Maui

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from All in one tube! So very nice to have a moisturizer added to this sunscreen. It allows for UV protection while keeping your skin moist. I like thie combination in this product so much. You don’t have to remember to keep adding the moisturizer each time you reapply this sunscreen...a great benefit!
Date published: 2018-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My husband stole this! This lotion goes on easily without feeling heavy or greasy. Can be applied to face and body and works well everywhere. My hubs tried it out and basically won't give it back! He likes that it stays put so it doesn't run into his eyes during workouts and mountain biking. And he's not burned during outdoor activities since giving it a try. Also soothing to apply even after shaving: a winner!
Date published: 2018-07-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not my favorite I love s In Celtic also products and was excited to try this sunscreen. I found that it flakes and marked up my bathing suit. It did not look nice on my skin. Over the years I use this brands sunscreen on my face...I did not find it to be effective sunblock for my face. PLEASE BRING BACK DAILY SUN DEFENSE SPF 20! This was your best facial sunscreen for all day sun. And please NEVER discontinue Physical Fusion UV Defense SPF 50. I use that on my face instead of make up on a daily bases. Not great for all day at the beach though.
Date published: 2019-04-08
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Tried because can't get Ultimate UV Def. 30 Texture is very thin, application not smooth for consistent coverage. Tried this because I couldn't get Ultimate UV Defense 30. Will use on extremities to finish the tube but not on my face again. I have sensitive, very fair skin & this just did not provide the protection I need.
Date published: 2019-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for the entire family I bought this because my husband has had melanoma and needs to wear a sunscreen daily. I tried many different brands but he likes this and consistently uses this. It is non greasy, moisturizing and protects. My husband even brags about how soft his skin is now.
Date published: 2019-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So awesome I can’t believe this product doesn’t get more recognition. It is the best SPF Moisturizer that I have ever used. Not greasy and you get so much for the price!
Date published: 2018-12-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Looking for Moisturizer/sunscreen I am not happy with this product. It may be good for an over all sunscreen, however I purchased it to replace ULTIMATE UV DEFENSE which I have been using for YEARS as a daily moisturizer/sunscreen for my face. No one seems to know if ULTIMATE UV DEFENSE has been discontinued or what the problem is. I sent Skin Ceuticals a note on their web site when I found out ULTIMATE UV DEFENSE was not available to see what product might be comparable and received no reply. I purchased Light Moisture UV Defense only because it was the "featured product" and got such good reviews. This product does not work for an all around moisturizer/sunscreen on my face, in fact, it leaves tiny white particles on my skin as I gently massage it into my skin. I worked in Dermatology my entire adult life where I was introduced to the Skin Ceuticals line and have always loved their products. I will continue my search for a good facial moisturizer/sunscreen if ULTIMATE UV DEFENSE is no longer available.
Date published: 2019-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great everyday sunscreen I bought this as an everyday sunscreen and so far it has been great. I have not yet tried it out for the beach but imagine it would hold up well and not be too sticky.
Date published: 2019-06-12
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